Adam Meranda is the general manager of central maintenance and construction of Power Delivery for Florida Power & Light (FPL) Company. He is responsible for execution of distribution grid construction in FPL’s North & West Service territories, including portions of FPL’s Storm Secure program and smart grid modernization efforts.
Prior to his current role, Mr. Meranda served as manager of quality and analytics where he was responsible for the data science and continuous improvement strategy for FPL’s transmission and distribution businesses, including a 1200+ belt six sigma program. In this role, Adam was awarded multiple patents for his work using smart grid data to predict and prevent customer power outages. He also participated and led teams to win NextEra’s James L. Broadhead Competition in 2016 and 2017, the corporation’s highest quality award.
Before joining FPL, Adam worked as a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and Automated Assembly Process Manager for Harris Corporation, a defense electronics company located in Melbourne, Florida. In this role, Adam led production teams to develop manufacturing processes for state-of-the-art, high reliability communications equipment used by department of defense and commercial customers. Adam also worked as an Industrial Engineer for Cintas Corporation, the largest U.S. supplier of industrial work uniforms.
April 18, 2018
9:15 - 10:15
Florida Power & Light is investing heavily and successfully to build the strongest, smartest grid on the planet. We’re replacing poles and wires, installing new smart switches, and undergrounding lines as part of the largest grid hardening strategies in the United States. Successfully executing that strategy means managing field worker productivity, and that’s not easy … Continued