Hi, I'm Brian Ebie, Vice President at Hamrick, and Pipe Organ Technician.
Brian Ebie's Bio:
Executing and driving transformational change while continually delivering year over year results to support companies strategic and financial objectives.
Brian Ebie is Vice President at Hamrick Manufacturing, a leading manufacturer of end-of-line packaging machinery. Hamrick case packers are found around the world in the beverage and food industry, chemical and petroleum industries, and many other applications. In his role as VP, Brian Ebie works with a team of engineers, finance professionals, and the Vice President of Sales and Marketing to ensure the smooth flow of operations.
Under Brian Ebie's leadership, Hamrick has embarked in a new direction with outsourcing mass-production from our local machine shop to state-of-the-art laser cutting and prototyping, resulting in savings of over $100,000 annually. Additionally, Brian has lowered inventory overhead costs by implementing lean purchasing and VMI strategies.
Brian Ebie is a respected colleague, thriving in fast-paced, demanding work environments.
In addition to his "day job" Brian provides pipe organ tuning, maintenance, repair, and restoration services to a number of churches in the Northeast Ohio area. Brian Ebie Pipe Organ Service has been in business 25 years. With his wife, Laura, he regularly performs solo organ recitals and organ/flute duet concerts at venues throughout the United States. Check him out on the web at Brian Ebie Pipe Organ Service.
Brian Ebie's Experience:
Vice President of Administration at Hamrick ManufacturingOctober 2014 - Present | Northeast Ohio
Main Responsibilities: Establish, develop and implement Administration strategies Formulate and implement Administration policies, objectives and goals within the company Coordinate and collaborate with all Administrative staff Delegate responsibilities Coordinate, mentor and supervise administrative staff in performing daily tasks Integrate and conduct functions of administrative, finance, sales and marketing departments Develop and implement innovative strategies to enhance performance of the administrative staff Monitor and maintain file records Participate and conduct staff meetings Participate at conference and other public and social events Handle and update company databases Establish and manage annual budgets Maintain long term relationships with company staff, employees and business partners Handle and solve problems within the department Ensure the accurate interpretation and appraisal as well as analysis of the financial results Ensure compliance with company's policies, standards and regulations Organize internal and external events
Purchasing Manager at Hamrick Manufacturing & Service2007 - 2014 | Northeast Ohio
Responsibilities include: Negotiating pricing and contracts, and purchasing raw materials in stainless steel, aluminum, carbon steels, plastics, polymers, and rubber; purchasing motion, fluid, and mechanical power transmission components; purchasing electrical and digital components; and overall management of all procurement transactions at a multi-million dollar organization. Other responsibilities include: Establishing foreign and domestic suppliers Negotiating the lowest prices Administering online purchasing systems Acquiring materials and parts needed Structuring product contracts Studying sales records and inventory levels Placing orders and checking shipment Controlling departmental budgets Interviewing, hiring and overseeing staff Appraising products and services
Pipe Organ Technician at Brian Ebie Pipe Organ Service1990 - Present
Providing tuning, maintenance, repair, and rebuilding/restoration of pipe organs, reed organs, and player piano/reproducing piano pneumatics. I currently maintain instruments ranging in size from 3 ranks (about 183 pipes) to 89 ranks (about 5500 pipes). Competent and experienced in all aspects of organ work from new installation to restoration to removal. Capabilities: --Tuning --Releathering --Restoration --Pittman Chests --Tracker Actions --Consultation --Troubleshooting --Adding ranks --Pipe Organ Rescue
District Director/Sales at Levsen Organ CompanyOctober 2011
http://www.levsenorg.com/home.htm Levsen Pipe Organ Company is pleased to offer to you our in-depth experience in building new pipe organs as well as preserving, enlarging and renewing present pipe organs. Levsen Pipe Organ Company is headquartered along the Mississippi River in Iowa. We currently tune and service nearly 200 pipe organs in the upper Midwest. Is your church starting a project to buy a new pipe organ or refurbish your existing organ? We can help. Want to know what methods are used to get best positive results? Contact us for an initial appraisal at no cost or obligation. Levsen Organ Company would be honored to be of service to you and your congregation. We also believe in building affordable organs with state-of-the-art technology using both mechanical and electric action.
Adjunct Faculty at The University of Akron1992 - 2001
Taught courses in Organ, Piano, Music Theory, Graduate Music History, Music Appreciation, Music Education, Tests and Measurements, and Research Methods. Supervised independent studies and Master's Theses.
Director of Music and Organist at Mogadore Christian Church1991 - 2001
Brian Ebie's Education:
Kent State University1994 – 1999Ph.D.Concentration: Education, Behavioral Research, Statistics
The University of Akron1991 – 1993MMConcentration: Music Education, Educational Psychology, Organ Performance
The University of Akron1985 – 1990BMConcentration: Music Education; BM Performance: Pipe Organ
Brian Ebie's Interests & Activities:
Golf, Gardening, Early American Clocks, Model A Fords, Hiking. Public speaking, Performing, folk music, mandolins, banjos, celtic music, fishing, kayaking