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Operational Engineer

Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
January 14, 2018

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Address: Flat No. C-309, Rafi Paradise, Gulistan-e-Johar, Block No. 18, Karachi, Pakistan

Senior Management Professional

A multi-faceted professional with 11 years of extensive experience in the areas of strategic planning, project management, plant operations, sourcing vendors and contractors, installation & commissioning, and team management

Expert In: Project Management Sourcing & Vendor Development Plant Operations P&L Accountability Strategic Planning Maintenance / Troubleshooting Installation & Commissioning Process Enhancements Purchase & Vendor Management Cost Optimization Team Management Techno-Commercial Operations Bid Technical Evaluation Coordination & Liaison PFD & P&ID Reviews Start-Ups/Shut-Down FAT & SAT Management Validation Engineering

IT Skills: ERP & SAP, HYSYS - APSEN, PIPE-FLO, ROSA – GE, MS Office and Internet Applications


Currently associated with K-Electric Ltd. as Deputy Manager; a keen planner & implementer with expertise in managing entire project functions with key focus on top-line & bottom-line profitability by ensuring utilization of resources.

Skills in handling erection & commissioning activities involving resource planning, in-process inspection, team building, and co-ordination with internal / external departments.

Technically sound with thermodynamics, fluid mechanics, mass and heat extensive principles, theories & processes of designing; participated in conferences with Engineers, Suppliers, Purchasers and Inspectors to facilitate material inspection, substitution, standardization and economical procurement of parts & equipment’s.

Demonstrated experience in minimizing downtime, improving operational effectiveness and ensuring smooth uninterrupted operations of utility / process sections with best utilization of resources.

Talent for conducting out various tests & inspections to ensure that systems are in compliance with pre-set technical specifications; proficient in detecting defects / faults and taking corrective actions.

Works independently with no direct supervision and exhibits the ability to plan and conduct effective meetings as a team player, leader, and trainer that garners consistent success in planning and managing projects.

Effective communicator & negotiator with strong analytical, problem solving & organizational abilities.


K-Electric Limited Aug 2015 to Present

Deputy Manager

Worked in Operations Department, Plant Combination of Gas Fired Engines, Cooling Towers, Water Treatment Plant, De-Aerator, Boilers, Air compressors, and Air Cooling Condenser.

Managed overall plant operation, with a view to ensure timely accomplishment of targets within the time, budget and cost parameters; optimizing man & machine utilization to achieve results.

Finalized purchase orders, schedules and following up with vendors for supply of components. Strengthened vendor source and developing alternate source of suppliers; evaluated and negotiated with vendors for price & various other terms & conditions.

Accountable for material procurement & purchase planning functions, ensuring continuous supply at optimum costs

Actively involved in SAP Portal related works, as well as looked after shutdown planning functions regarding equipment’s and instruments replacement or services.

Key Projects:

Heat Recovery and Grid Power Project:

Team Member of EPC Project from KE, in the selection, installation or commissioning by Descon Engineering Pvt. Ltd. Plant Features Included:

9.5 MW Steam Turbine NG Allen MC 800 Brand

32 WHRB with Capacity of 1.7 Tons/Hr. Steam Generated, Descon Brand

De-Aerator Pressurized 0.3 bar with Capacity 32 Tons, Descon Brand

Condensing Unit - Jord Australia

Air Compressors Brand KEASER Compressors Germany

Water Treatment Plant 14582.2 Gallons / Day GE Water Process technologies

Waste Water Treatment Plant Project for KTGTPS:

Taking care of overall Project activities of Effluent Treatment plant under guidance of NEQS; managing design phase, preparation of tender documentation, vendors finalization.

Sami Pharmaceuticals Private Limited Mar 2013 to Aug 2015

Utility Engineer

Responsible for operation of WTP & WFI Plants, Cooling Towers, Boiler, Nitrogen Generator and Air Compressors; Water Treatments, Sanitization, Chemical Injection and Facilitate Maintenance work related to the same facility.

Drafted work orders & service orders; provided technical assistance in preparation of technical specs and work scope of different services to be carried out by user departments. Also negotiated as well as finalized commercial terms and conditions.

Assessed performance of vendors based on criterions such as technology improvement rate, timely delivery, and credit terms.

Key Projects:

Project WTP Plant:

Functioned as Lead Engineer with Chinese Engineers in the EPC of 7000 lit/hr. WTP and 3000 lit/hr. WFI (Steam Distillation) PLC base Automatic Plant. The plant features entailed MMF & ACF Filter Skid; Softener Skid; Ultra Filtration Skid; 2-Stage R.O. Plant and EDI Modules.

Project Distillation Plant:

Lead Engineer with Chinese Engineers in the EPC of Distillation Plant with capacity 2x3900 Lit/hr. PLC Base Automatic Plant

Project Purified Steam Generator:

Lead Engineer with local contractor in the installation & commissioning of Steam Generator Plant with capacity 20 kg/hr.

Project Raw Water Filtration Plant:

Lead Engineer with local contractor in the installation and commissioning of MMF Plant. Plant Features: MS Vessels with Epoxy Coating; Capacity of Vessels 200 gpm each; Media, Sand and gravels, Anthracite with Pneumatic Operation.

Technical & Commercial Evaluation of 15000 lit/hr. Water Treatment Plant, having the capability to produce bio-bourdon and anti – fungal free de-ionized water; managed installation & commissioning of waste heat boilers with capacity of 5 tons steam generated per hour; also cooling towers for new facility

Chemical Synergies Private Limited Jan 2012 to Feb 2013

Application Engineer

Oversaw wide gamut of tasks involved in Operations and Projects - Water Treatment Services; resolved troubleshooting related functions with plant. Designed proposal & tender documents/enquiries for various clients.

Managed pre-qualification and selection of services contractors; contract's exceptions and commercial terms & conditions. Finalized contract documentation and techno commercial evaluation process or negotiation with clients.

Performed Industrial Water, R.O. Water, Waste Water and Process Chemical Analysis

Acted as In-charge of onboard laboratory activities; resolved scaling, corrosion & erosion and deposition issues by field trials

Analyzed effluent water, industrial, bore and sea water samples from gathering center or field side; field chemicals for proper dosing depending on the updated analysis; water (DM, Raw, Boiler, Feed, Cooling & Effluent), steam and condensate; water (Potable or Drinking) and inspection of raw materials.

Conducted bacteriology tests (TVC, SRB); ensured use of chemicals and controlled substances in the lab & process. Managed calibration of Sophisticated Instruments viz. Photometer, Calorimeter, pH & Conductivity Meter, TDS & D.O. Meter.

Clients Details:

Byco Refinery: 2x250000 GPD Membrane base Desalination Plant

Karachi Electric: 30 and 60 Meter cube SWRO Plant and Chiller Cooling Circuit

Lucky Cement: 150000 GPD Bore water R.O Plant and 6 Boilers with 10 tons Capacity

National Refinery: 50-meter Cube Cooling Towers and 100,000 GPD Bore Water R.O. Plant

PRL: 40 Meter Cube Cooling Towers

Chemical Synergies Private Limited Jan 2010 to Dec 2011

QA/QC Engineer

Held accountable for developing new products formulation & new product range in the area of specialty chemicals and report to CEO/TSM. Searched out the new resources of raw materials & finished goods and reported to CEO/TSM.

Followed up the plant trial of new products and agency agreement and report to CEC/TSM. Worked in close relation with Technical Sales Manager regarding the technical back up services to Sales Engineer and Customers.

Ensured fulfillment of the requirement of testing equipment of reagents, third part test & samples for lab trials; resolved technical enquiries from Regional Offices & Customers.

Involved in smooth & efficient working of Quality System and Activities related to ISO – 9000 Quality Management System. Performed calibration of all lab instruments and verified the accuracy using appropriate ISO 9001-2008 Procedures.

Maintained records of all lab test performed; literature, COA and MSDS related with chemicals &formulated products. Procured instruments, fine chemicals & glassware; prepared the laboratory and maintain sufficient stock of chemicals, apparatus for test.

BalChem Tech Pvt. Ltd. (Subsidiary of Chemical Synergies Pvt. Ltd.) Jan 2008 to Dec 2009

Production In-Charge

Held accountable for the Material planning and production of chemicals and performed tests record data to carry out statistical process control on process operations and write production logs.

Formulated process units or production equipment for maintenance and designed operator procedures for normal operation start-up or shut-down of unit in adherence with the safety and environmental regulations.

FRC – Petrochemical Private Limited Jan 2007 to Dec 2007

Field Support Engineer

Visited sites and inspected reasoning behind corrosion providing consultancy and available solutions, systems including cathodic protection, coating, and paint system.

Actively participated in the business continuity planning and procurement development strategies and oversaw management of sub-contractor and evaluation of supplier performance.


6-Weeks Internship in Pakistan Still Mills

2-Years Apprenticeship from PMTF

2 Day Workshop on Water Treatment Engineering from Collagen Middle East


2006 Bachelors in Chemical Technology from University of Karachi, Department of Chemical Engineering

2001 DAE in Mechanical Technology from Sind Board of Technical Education (1st Division)

2000 F.Sc. (Pre-Engineering) from Board of Intermediate, Karachi (Grade B)

1997 SSC (Science) from Board of Secondary Education, Karachi (Grade A)

~ References and other documents shall be furnished upon request ~

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