Ref. No. : CA - 37651 - (R&D - Raw Material – with 12.8 years in Plastic Industry)

Education

POST GRADUATE M.Tech. (Polymer Nano-Technology) 8.50 S.G.P.A Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET)

M.Sc. (Materials Science) 72% University of Mumbai, Vidya Nagari Campus, Kalina
UNDER GRADUATE B.Sc. (Physics) 85% Thakur College of Science& Commerce, University of Mumbai
HIGHER SECONDARY CERTIFICATE (HSC) 64% Thakur College of Science & Commerce, (Mar - 2005) Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education
SECONDARY SCHOOL CERTIFICATE (SSC) 80% Acharya Narendra Dev Vidya Mandir, (Mar - 2003) Maharashtra State Board of Secondary and Higher Secondary Education

Skill Sets

Attended an International Conference on Advancement in Polymeric Materials (APM - 2011) at Chennai, Organized by ARSTPS,CIPET.
Attended the Workshop on Sensing Forces on Biological Materials at Nanoscale Using AFMat Mumbai University.

ACHIEVEMENT :-
National Level MERIT Certificate on National Graduate Physics Examination NGPE (2007-2008).
Experience of set up on product application lab for polymer masterbatch and compounds application

Work Experience

Manager R&D and Technical Services
From:- June 2022 Present
Company Profile- Masterbatch manufacturing company

Job Profile:-
Incharge of Product Application Lab.
Set up product application lab consist of analytical equipment like DSC, TGA, FTIR, XRF, WEATHEROMETER, COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION, UTM ETC.
Pigment, additives and Polymer selection as per application to develop cost effective products.
Making Technical reports of Competitor samples.
Reverse engineering of competitor standard samples.
Specialist in development of Additive Masterbatches, White Masterbatches, Black Masterbatches, Filler Masterbatches etc.
Promotes and establishes the new developed grades for existing and new customers.
New product development including requirement analysis, finalizing specifications, design of
experiments and testing as per required specification of customer.
Technical Support and technical services and providing technical and product details to customer about products. Solving troubleshoots and resolving processing or any quality issue at customer site.
Recommending suitable products as per application of customer.
Having Knowledge of Regulatory documents like RoHS, REACH, EN 71 Part-3, EU AP 89 (1), EU 10/2011, IS 9833:2018, 21 CFR US FDA etc

Application Manager
From :- Jan2022 to May 2022
Company profile :- food colouring and dried ingredient industry, providing innovative and sustainable solutions.

Job Profile :-
Incharge of Product Application Lab.
Promotes and establishes the new developed grades for existing and new customers.
New product development including requirement analysis, finalizing specifications, design of experiments and testing as per required specification of customer.
Technical Support and technical services and providing technical and product details to customer about products. Solving troubleshoots and resolving processing or any quality issue at customer site.

Assistant Manager R&D and Technical Services
From:-Sep 2018 Jan 2022
Company Profile :- Coraplast Industries Coraplast Masterbatch (Colourtex Group)

Job Profile :-
Conduct experiments using laboratory equipment and calculations. Plan the use of equipment, materials and owntime.
Set up product application lab consist of analytical equipment like DSC, TGA, FTIR, XRF, WEATHEROMETER, COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION ETC.
Make detailed observations and analyze data by DSC, TGA, FTIR, Stereo Microscope and XRF. Maintain complete and thorough lab notebook and training file. Making formulation receipt and after approval from R&D head, submitting to QC team for making compounds and masterbatch.
Pigment, additives and Polymer selection as per application to develop cost effective products.
Making Technical reports of Competitors samples.
Reverse engineering of competitor standard samples.
New product development including requirement analysis, finalizing specifications, design of experiments and testing as per required specification of customer.
During Development and trial, visiting with marketing people.
Technical Support and technical services and providing technical and product details to customer aboutproducts. Solving troubleshoots and resolving processing or any quality issue at customer site.
Recommending suitable products as per application of customer

Senior Executive R&D and Technical Services
From:- May 2013 July 2018
Company Profile :- Rajiv Plastics Private Ltd

Job Profile:-
Conduct experiments using laboratory equipment and calculations. Plan the use of equipment, materials and owntime.
Make detailed observations and analyze data by DSC, TGA, FTIR, Stereo Microscope and XRF. Maintain complete and thorough lab notebook and training file. Making formulation receipt and after approval from Directors, submitting to QC team for making compounds and masterbatch.
Making Technical reports of Competitorsamples.
New product development including requirement analysis, finalizing specifications, design of experiments and testing as per required specification ofcustomer.
Developed Biopolymer as a new compound product for Extrusion filmapplication.
Interact closely with new project teams and support in design, material & process to meet quality targets like performance, reliability & first timeright.
Research on journals, literature, magazines, internet on printing, packaging and relatedevents.
Research on Intellectual property and patenting for brandprotection.
Making MSDS, TDS, TPDS, RoHS, FDA, ODS, PPAP, EN-71, ELV etc.certification
During Development and trial, visiting with marketingpeople.
Technical Support and technical services and providing technical and product details to customer about products.

QC and R&D Executive
From:- June 2012 April 2013
Company Profile :- Plast Alloys India Ltd

Job Profile :-
PET Slip-Antiblock Masterbatch: Developed for PET monofilament application.
PP Black UV Compound: Developed for Mahindra tractor division requiring UV stability of approx. 8 years.
Biopolymer Compound and Masterbatch: Developed for extrusion film and molding application.
Fragrance Masterbatch: Developed for extrusion film application.
Nylon Slip-Antiblock Masterbatch: Developed for Nylon monofilament application.
VCI Masterbatch: Developed for extrusion film packaging application for ferrous and non ferrous materials.
Hydrophilic Masterbatch: Developed for Agriculture application.
Developed cost effective Antiblock masterbatch for extrusion film application.
Developed Chemical method to check exact carbon content in PET and PBT polymers.
Foaming Masterbatch: Developed for Polyethylene foaming rotomoulding application.
Having an experience of set up of product application lab with equipments like DSC, TGA, FTIR, MICROSCOPE, WEATHEROMETER, XRF, UTM and COEFFICIENT OF FRICTION etc.
Polypropylene and Polyethylene based Flame retardant Masterbatches with excellent flame retardant properties.
Many more...

EQUIPMENTS EXPOSURE
Fourier Transform Infrared spectroscopy (Perkin Elmer Spectrum Two FT-IR)
Thermo gravimetric analyzer (Netzsch TGA 209 F3 Tarsus, TA TGA 55 Instrument)
Differential scanning calorimeter (Netzsch DSC214Polyma,TADSC25 Instrument)
Stereo Microscope (Leica S8AP0 Stereo Microscope with MC170HDCamera)
XRF analysis for Inorganic element analysis (Thermofisher ARL QUANTAX EDXRF)
Universal testing machine (UTM) (Instron)
Heat Deflection Temperature (HDT) Apparatus
Coefficient of Friction (RDM Testing Equipment
QUV Weather-o-meter- QUVB-313nm
Izod impact tester
Twin Screw Extruder
Injection moulding
Extrusion
Two Roll Mill
SPUN Bond Nonwoven Lab line (Keimei)
Monolayer and Fiver layer Blown film (Dr. Collin)
Carbon Black Tester (Pestro)















Future Goals

To organize my environment and achieve challenging goals through strong will and consistent hard work.

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