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Planning Engineer

Al Jubail, Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia
November 12, 2017

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Mr. Zinfred Siruelo Culilang

Jubail, Saudi Arabia

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Mobile phone Number: +966*********/ +639*********


Mechanical engineer with substantial background in oil and gas, power and manufacturing industries in the field of business planning, performance reporting, budgeting, technical auditing, maintenance planning, O&M of plant utilities, and cost control of the plant operations.


Well qualified in business planning, performance reporting, technical auditing, maintenance planning, budgeting and cost control in plant operations.

In depth experience, in the O&M of power plant, water treatment plant (High Purity), HVAC-Clean Room (electronic manufacturing) and Oil and gas plant facilities.

Career History:

1.Senior Planning and Analytic Engineer – June 2013 to present

Marafiq-Saur O&M company

Jubail, Saudi Arabia

Reporting to the GM-Performance & Reliability, responsible for the following:

Preparation of Department plans and budget.

Preparation of department performance reports, KPI and Dashboard.

Development of change management plans & programs of the company optimization project.

Cost control – budget variance analysis and action planning.

2.Technical Auditor, October 2011 – February 13, 2013

Al-Khafji Joint Operations (KJO) – Aramco Gulf Operations & Kuwait Gulf Oil Company, Al Khafji, Saudi Arabia

Reporting to the Internal Audit Manager, responsible for the following:

Risk-based operational auditing on the exploration and production facilities of KJO.

Assigned to audit production, maintenance and projects related audit.

3.Planning & Program Analyst, Jan. 2008 – July 15, 2011

MARAFIQ – Power & Water Utility Company for Jubail & Yanbu, Jubail, KSA

Reporting to the Seawater Cooling Manager, responsible for the following:

Preparation of 5-Yr business plan, annual budget & programs.

Preparation of business unit performance reports.

Cost control – budget variance analysis and action planning.

Cost Leadership Goals implementation.

Improvement of the reporting system of the business unit.

4.Mechanical Engineer, June 2006 to Dec. 2007

MARAFIQ – Power & Water Utility Company for Jubail & Yanbu, Jubail, KSA

Reporting to the Seawater Cooling Manager, responsible for the following:

Implementation of the Asset Health Care Project (Work Management System) of the department. Facilitate weekly Asset Health Care Meeting, review & analysis of KPI’s, update action register, update System Implementation Status, Facilitate the Sustainability Audit & DILO (day in the life of) & Planning & Scheduling meeting.

Performed technical assessment & recommendation of the plant equipment conditions (Pumps, Chlorination Plant, Gas Turbine, etc.)

Prepare various equipment performance reports, such as availability trend, reliability trend, efficiency reports, operating & cost reports.

Participate in the conduct of RCA of plant outages & incidents.

Supervise the operations contractor in the day-to-day operations of the plant.

5.Power Plant Manager, December 2002 to June 2006

Poyry Energy (Philippines), Inc. - Engineering and Consulting Firm, Makati City, Philippines

Reporting to the Technical Advisor O&M, responsible for the following:

Manage the day-to-day operation and maintenance of the plant.

Develop operating & maintenance procedures of the Diesel Power Plant.

Develop business plan, budget and operations plan of the plant.

Lead the implementation of the Work Management System Utilizing CMMS (Asset Controller) for the plant.

Development and implementation of management & operational reports of the plant.

Lead the major project works on the replacement of power plant cooling tower & ventilation systems.

Lead the major overhauling of the 5 Diesel Generator Sets.

Team member of the Technical Due Diligence consulting activities of the company.

6.Facilities Manager, May 1997 to December 2002

NSG Philippines, Inc. – Manufacturing Company (Glass Disk for HDD’s of computers), Laguna, Philippines

Reporting to the VP Engineering, responsible for the following:

Managed day-to-day activities of the section – plant utilities operations & maintenance such as Diesel Power Plant, Water Treatment Plant (Filtered water, Pure water, Ultra-pure water, Recycle water & Waste water treatment systems), Steam Generators, Air Compressors, Air conditioning, clean room systems, and maintenance of building & structures

Lead the development & implementation of operating & maintenance procedures.

Implemented the Work Management System using CMMS.

Lead the implementation of continuous improvement activities such as 5S, Quality Circle & TPM.

Implementation of quality control/assurance system on the plant such as statistical process control (SPC).

Lead the facilities expansion activities on Gen. Set, Water treatment plant, HVAC and Clean rooms expansion projects.

7.Maintenance and Project Engineer, July 1992 to May 1997

Distileria Bago, Inc. – Alcohol Distillery, Bago City, Negros Occ., Philippines

Reporting to the Engineering Manager, responsible for the following:

Managed day-to-day maintenance activities of the plant (steam turbine, boiler, water treatment plant, cooling towers and distillery process equipment).

Development of operating & maintenance procedure of the plant.

Lead the implementation quality circle of the plant, (problem solving, RCA, quality improvement).

Part of the team involved in the detailed engineering the distillery (tank, piping design, plant lay-out).

8.Staff Engineer, June 1989 to June 1992

Central Azucarera de la Carlota - Sugar Mill, La Carlota City, Negros Occ., Philippines

Reporting to the Shift Charge Engineer, responsible for the following:

Assist the Shift Engineer in the operations of boilers, water treatment plant, conveyors, etc.

Prepare operations performance reports.

Participate on the continuous improvement activities of the plant such as quality circles.


College: Western Institute of Technology, BSME, Iloilo City, 1984~1989

Post Graduate: Ateneo Graduate School of Business, MBA, 2000~2005 – Not graduated, finished 38 units.

Computer Skills:

Proficient in the following software:

MS Office – Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio

MS Project & Primavera


Lotus Notes, Asset Controller



1.IMS Course (ISO 9002, 14001 & OSHAS 18001.- Nov. 24-27, 2014, Jubail, KSA

2.Management Development Course - Oct. 12-24, 2014, Jubail, KSA

3.Safety Leadership Workshop – Feb. 16-19, 2011, British Safety Council, Jubail,KSA

4.Project Management – March 10-14, 2007, Euromatech, Marafiq, Jubail, KSA

5.The Manufacturing Game, March 4-5, 2007, SAMI Corp., Marafiq, Jubail, KSA

6.Occupational Health & Safety Seminar – April 21~25, 2003; Safety House, Inc.

7.Total Quality Management – Oct. 19- Dec. 7, 2002;University of the Phils. UP-ISSI)

8.Managers’ Course – Jan. 26-June 15, 2002; University of the Phils. (UP-ISSI)

9.Statistical Process Control - Aug. 3~17, 2002; University of the Phils. (UP-ISSI)

Professional License/s:

Professional Mechanical Engineer (PME), October 2000

Registered Mechanical Engineer (RME), October 1989

Personal Details:

Date of Birth

September 6, 1968

Place of Birth

Pototan, Iloilo, Philippines

Civil Status




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