Ref. No. : CA - 10810 - (Maintenance and Service - Mechanical – with 25.8 years in Plastic Industry)


Diploma in Industrial Management, From LN Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai, in 1996

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, From Maharashtra Board of Technical Education, in 1994

Skill Sets

Versatile result oriented Mechanical Engineer with rich experience in the polymer processing & packaging industry.
Extensive hands on experience on a variety of extrusion equipment like single and Twin screw extruders and sheet extruders and auxiliary equipment for the production of different products for varied applications with leading companies.

Work Experience

Senior General Manager
Since Sept 2017
Company Profile : Manufacturer of Engineering Compounds.
Job Profile :
Responsible for handling entire project work like civil work, Plant Engineering, Detail Engineering. Erection/Installation & Commissioning, Start-up.
Liasioning work & all permission for plant set up.
Key equipment selection like Twin screw extruders (SM Platek, Steer), Utilities(Cooling Tower & Pumps,RO Plant, Fire Fighting System, Air Compressor, Lab equipment’s, Gravimetric feeders with Silo’s, Raw Material & FG conveying systems, Pelletizers, etc.
Installation, Erection & Commissioning of all equipment’s, HT/LT electrical work, Panel, Transformer, Metering kiosk, VCB all connecting cable laying’s & termination, Piping for Water, Vacuum,Air & for RO water, Lay outing/Routing of all Piping’s, Mezzanine concept & execution/ erection with fabricator, etc
Dust collection & Fume extraction system Layout designing & execution/erection.
Procurement of Equipment’s and Items, RFQ preparation with technical specification, etc.
Handling of Vendors/Agencies & Manpower of project site with safe environment.
Looking after Production of Engineering compounds.
Overall Maintenance of all plant equipment’s (Including Key Processing Twin screw extruders, Pelletizers, Upstream equipment’s like Gravimetric & Volumetric Feeders, Conveying systems, High Speed Mixers, Downstream equipment’s like Air-knife, Pelletizers, Classifiers, FG conveying Bagging/Packing machine. All Utilities like Air Compressors, Cooling Towers with Pumps, Fire Fighting system, Material Handling equipment’s. Dust & Fume Collection system, All Lab equipment’s including lab extruder, etc.
Project report preparation on daily and monthly basis. Reporting to Management and Customer.
Production Planning with processing of all compounds.
Raw Material procurement support.
Set Up of Lab equipment’s like Spectrophotometer (Datacolor),UTM (Lloyds),HDT, Impact Tester(JJ Test),Auto Notch Cutter( JJ Test),MFI Tester, Moisture Analyser, Specific Gravity tester, Gloss Meter, Rockwell Hardness Tester, Muffle Furnace, Ovens, Injection Moulding, FR Chamber – Testing of compounds

Operation Manager,
Dec 2016 to Sept 2017
Company Profile : Manufacturer of PET Sheets .
Job Profile :
Responsible for whole plant operation like Production, Process & Quality control of PET Sheet (A-PET,R-PET & GAG-PET) for various packing applications like consumables, Food, Industrial, etc.
Maintenance & Spare Management of Co-Extrusion Machine with all Utilities, etc.
Manpower Handling, Daily Dispatches, Store & Logistics, etc.
Daily Report generation (MIS), Customer Interaction & Technical services.

GM – Project & Process
July 2016 to Nov 2016
Company Name : Polmann India Ltd
Company Profile : Manufacturer of White, Filler & Additive Masterbatche.
Job Profile :
Responsible for Total Plant Maintenance & Engineering work.
Partially responsibility of rearrangement of existing Masterbatch & Compounding plant machinery & equipment for proper & smooth process flow.
Expansion & addition of process equipment’s to increase capacity with procurement's.
Implementation of QMS & other system tools.

Maintenance Manager,
Jan 2016 to May 2016
Company Profile : Manufacturer of White & Filler MB.
Job Profile :
Responsible for Total plant Maintenance & Project execution of Compounding plant of Filler MB.
Worked at Kuwait city in their principle Investor office for Plant Layout, Plant Engineering, Civil & Architectural drawings, MEP, Utility Matrix, Selection of Plant, Lab & Utility equipment’s, etc.
Preparation Comparison bids for suppliers & agencies involved.

Technical Service Manager,
Feb 2012 to Dec 2015
Company Profile : Oaktree Consulting Pvt Ltd
Company Profile : Project Work for Masterbatches & Compounds)
Job Profile :
Responsible for handling entire project work from beginning conceptulisation,Plant Engineering, Detail Engineering,Erection/Installation & Commissioning, Start-up & Training, for Plastics compounding & Master batch manufacturing companies.
Key equipment selection like Twin screw extruders/Kneaders, Utilities, Lab equipment’s, feeders, conveying systems, Pelletizers, etc.
Installation, Erection & Commissioning of all equipment’s, HT/LT electrical work, Panel, Tranformer, metering kiosk, all connections cable laying’s termination, Piping for water,Vacuum,Air & for DM water, designing of same with drawing, Mezzanine design & execution with contractors,etc.
Liasioning work.
Start-up & training.
Improvement projects- Product & Process optimization.
Dust collection & Fume extraction system Layout designing & execution.
Raw material loading, conveying & Gravimetric feeding system installation.
Finished goods conveying system installation.
Hands on experience of handling & maintenance of Strand Pelletiser, Underwater Pelletiser & Water ring Pelletiser of Imported & Indian manufacturers.
Good knowledge of electrical & instrumentation trouble shooting & maintenance.
SOC & SOP, Work Instructions, All Documentation
Plant Optimization (OEE Improvement), Product Optimization, AMC, etc
Plant Layout, Plant Concept Drawings, GA Drawings, PFD, P & ID, Equipment list & Specifications, Detail Engineering, BOQ, 2 D & 3 D drawings, Project Casual, Work Scope. Etc
Project report preparation on daily and monthly basis. Reporting to Management and Customer.
Procurement of Equipment’s and Items, RFQ preparation, etc.

Leader, Maintenance,
Jan 2010 to Dec 2011
Company Name : Prescient Color Ltd,
Company Profile : Manufacturer of Colour Masterbatch.
Job Profile :
Was in charge of predictive, preventive and breakdown maintenance of key equipment like twin screw extruders, mixers, feeding systems, strand pelletizers & Utilities. Lab testing equipment’s & Injection moulding m/manufacturing colour master batches for textile & plastics application.
Looked after maintenance of ISO 9001 processes and documentation, procurement of spares and inventory management, energy management and fire fighting systems.
Maintained equipment breakdown below 2% & Maintenance cost under budgeted figure.
Installed a new imported machines and auxiliaries.

Manager Project & Maintenance,
Nov 2005 to Jan 2010
Company Name : APPL Industries Ltd,
Company Profile : Engineering Compounds Manufacturer
Job Profile :
Looked after preventive predictive and breakdown maintenance of plant and equipment like twin screw extruders, mixers, feeding systems(K-tron & Brabender), strand, underwater and watering pelletizers for production of engineering plastic compounds and specialty master batches for all Automobile, Industrial & Commodity products manufacturers.
Implemented effective preventive and predictive maintenance plans for plant and auxiliary equipment and utilities maintaining plant uptimes of above 95% with a keeping Maintenance cost under budget.
Installed and commissioned an imported extruding machine, underwater pelletizer and in vacuum systems for maintaining consistent product quality.
Successfully installed an imported extruder machine and auxiliary equipment including layout of all cables and pipelines.

Production Manager,
Jun 1998 to Oct 2005
Company Profile : Alpha Foam Ltd
Company Profile : PP,ABS,HIPS & PE Foam sheets,PU Seats,& Vacuum forming
Job Profile :
Worked in a plant producing extrusion (T-Die) ABS/ PP/ HIPS sheets, EPE foam, reaction moulded PU foam, vacuum forming parts with technology from Han Young Industries and Tongil Industries Korea and Cannon Industries Italy supplying to clients like Tata Motors, Mahindra, Bajaj Auto, Kinetic, Tata Johnson and Piaggio Greaves.
Looked after production of EPE Foam, sheets and vacuum forming parts on single screw extruder machine including raw material inspection, process control, equipment maintenance and erection and commissioning of equipment.
Successfully installed an imported extruder machine and auxiliary equipment including layout of all cables and pipelines.
Production & Maintenance of whole plant & online quality control.

Shift Engineer,
Jan 1995 to May 1998
Company Name : Prestige HM Polycontainers Ltd,
Company Profile : Blow Moulded Containers
Job Profile :
Looked after the operation and maintenance of an Extrusion Blow Moulding plant for the production of extrusion blow moulded HM HDPE containers.
Was responsible for raw material inspection, production planning, formulation and mixing of raw materials.
Maintaining process parameters and on line quality checks ensuring quantity and quantity target fulfilment.
Maintained the Extrusion Blow Moulding machine, mixers, feeding system, chilling plant, granulators, cooling tower, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, electrical and electronic maintenance of control panels, switchgear, HT/LT station, motors and pumps, etc.
Looked after spares inventory control and purchase of spares and erection and commissioning of equipment.

Plastic Processing Technology
Seminar on Production Planning and Control.
ISO/TS 16949 Quality system.
Internal Quality auditor ISO/TS 16949.
Kaizen,TPM,5 ‘S’, Pokayoke

Profile Summary
Adept in managing production and maintenance achieving targeted quantity and quality achieving superior plant uptimes, energy and material consumption norms.
Hands on experience in Project Management of Polymer Compounding & Masterbatches industries, Erection, Installation and commissioning of imported/Indian extrusion machines, auxiliaries, utilities & Lab equipment’s. Also more practically proven knowledge about Plant Engineering like Project Conceptualization, Preliminary Engineering, Plant Layout, Equipment Layout & Placement, General Arrangement, Process Flow Diagram, Utility & Power Matrix Calculation, Utility Piping’s & Cable Routing, Equipment’s Listing, Specifications & Selection of Equipment’s, Procurement,Predispatch Inspection & Wet Trial of equipments,Start-up & Training to operation staff, etc.
Well versed in achieving continuous improvement by applying 5S, TPM, Kaizen and Poka-Yoke and ISO 9001 and TS 16949 quality systems & documentation like SOP & SOC for to maintain consistency in final product quality.
Proactive committed manager delivering superior performance through effective communication, coordination, planning and execution.
Participation in equipment trial & installation of same for smooth start up as well as product & process optimisation help till set product & approval with customer.
Preventive, Predictive & Breakdown maintenance & Trouble shooting of Mechanical & Electrical systems, Switch gears, AC/DC drives, Indicators & Controllers, Thermocouples & Sensors, etc. & spare planning & control. Vendor development for maintenance. Upstream & Downstream equipment’s with Gravimetric Feeding system(K-Tron, Schenck, Brabender, Sonner) with conveying system, Pelletising systems like – Strand Pelletizing, Underwater Pelletizing & Die Face(Water Ring) Pelletizing of well-known companies like Nordson-BKG,Maag-Gala, Coperion, CTE, etc & Twin Screw Extruders of Coperion, Theysohn, Steer, Berstorff, CTE, etc Installed & Commissioned Successfully. Also Kneaders, Buss Kneader,Farrel-Pomini,etc
Spare parts purchase & Control (Inventory Management) & Plant safety.
Preventive, Predictive & Breakdown maintenance of Hydraulics & Pneumatic systems.
Having knowledge of statutory & regulatory compliance.
Any duties assigned by management.
Ready to travel & relocate anywhere.
Countries Visited China, Germany & Kuwait

Future Goals


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