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Vadodara, Gujarat, India
November 13, 2017

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Dr. Jitendra Govind Tongaonkar C/o Mr. Deshmukh, Chowk No.3, Near Bhavsar Bhavan, Govind Nagar, Mobile No 09594477367 Nashik 422009 Maharashtra INDIA Career Objective:

Seeking opportunities in the domain of New Product Development, Formulation development, Specialty chemicals, oleo-chemicals and FMCG industries (Personal care, Home Care) Arena of Interest:

Surfactant, Cosmetics (Home care and Personal care), Formulation development, Oleo chemicals KNOWLEDGE PURVIEW – RESEARCH EXPERTISE (Formulation and Development) Hair Care – Shampoo, Conditioner, Hair Oil, Hair Gel, Hair Serum, Hair Cream Liquid Soap, Soap bar, shaving cream, shower gel, face wash Wipes

Liquid Detergent, Powder detergent, surface care, laundry care INDUSTRIAL EXPOSURE:

Duration: ( March 2016 to Present)

Principal Scientist – New Product Development: Wipro Consumer Care, Bangalore Product Design and Development, Applied research, Alternative raw materials, formulation design & development, claims generation, scale-up & technology transfer.

• Research & Product Development, scale-up activity, technology transfer as well as optimized resources including processing time for Hand Wash, face wash, liquid detergent, fabric conditioner, shower gel, shaving cream and gel, deodorants, Soap

• Alternative vendor development program for strategic raw materials

• Designed novel and innovative approaches to improved productivity

• Proposed and implemented business de-risking strategies Duration: (September 2014 to March 2016)

Research Scientist – The Himalaya Drug Company, Bangalore

• Expertise in Formulation Design & Development of Innovative Hair Care Products, (Different shampoo technologies for Different hair types /needs)

• Design and Development of Innovative Hair Care products (Leave on & Rinse off) and Shampoo

formulations based on novel scientific approach with focus on current and future market trends.

• Formulation Development and optimization – Shampoo, Conditioner, Hair Oil, Hair Gel, Hair Serum, soap, wipes, creams.

• Prepare new SOP's, MFRs, revise current documents and implement compliance to meet corporate

/ regulatory requirements.

• Track and Carry out Competitor Product and profile study

• Exploring new format in hair care & consumer product categories.

• Specialty: In-depth understanding of complex Surfactant Structures Assemblies, focusing on its diverse practical applications.

• Part of Innovation team.

Duration: (January 2004 to June 2007) - Cargill Foods India Pvt. Ltd, A fortune 500 subsidiary, as a Process Executive / Product Development Executive for 3.5 years.

• The job involves working with processes of Refining, Fractionation, hydrogenation of edible oils like Palm oil, Soya Oil, Cottonseed Oil, Palm Kernel and Bakery Shortening, Cold Room

(Tempering) activity.

• Erection and Commissioning of Bakery Shortening Plant designed by Des met India.

• Knowledge of Bakery Shortenings various products blends, its implementation and new product development.

• Implementing innovation in existing process and Customer focus.

• Preparing SOPs, MOCs conducting Safety and food safety audits and Training personnel.

• Complaint handling along with the customer services team.

• Part of Customer Focus team & Product Development Team.

• Part of Food Safety and HACCP team, which focuses on implementations of GMPs.

• Coordinating with logistics for Inventory Management of finished goods and packing materials.

• Implement the Environment Health and Safety policy of the organization. ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Ph.D. Tech (Chem Engg.) at Institute of Chemical Technology (formerly UDCT), under guidance of Prof. Sunil S. Bhagwat. (Sept 2009 – June 2014) M. Tech (Oils, Oleo-chemicals and Surfactants) at Institute of Chemical Technology

(Formerly UDCT), Mumbai. Secured 74 % First class with Distinction (June 2007 -2009) B. Tech (Oil, Fats & Waxes Technology) from University Department of Chemical Technology (UDCT), North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon in July 2003, First class (63 %) Post Graduate Diploma in Chemical Technology Management (PGD – CTM) in January 2014 at Institute of Chemical Technology.


Holds a Doctorate degree in Surfactants and Interfacial Science from Institute of Chemical Technology (erstwhile UDCT), Mumbai with major research thrust on dispersion of gas in liquid (Foam) its characterization methods, surfactant characterization and applications, Effect of additives on foaming properties of surfactant.

Working knowledge of Formulation science in Hair care range, shampoos, Detergents, Soap, Oleo chemicals and allied products.

Adept in using and interpreting results from advanced Analytical instruments like Tensiometer, Goniometer (for contact angle measurements), Ross Milles apparatus, Dynamic surface tensiometer, Turg o tometer.

Master’s degree project involved Phosphate free detergent formulation for removal of heavy greasy soil.

Worked in Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Trombay in PSDD division as a part of project. PUBLICATIONS AND CONFERENCES

Jitendra G. Tongaonkar, Sunil Bhagwat, J.L.Goswami, C. Srinivasa, Banerjee “Foaming Properties of Amine Oxide surfactant”, Int. J. Nuclear Energy Science and Technology, Vol. 8, No. 4, 2014,pg 277 – 289

Jitendra G. Tongaonkar, Sunil Bhagwat, Dynamics of Amine Oxide surfactant in solution Manuscript communicated to journal.

Senior Research Fellowship (SRF), project sponsored by Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

(Sept 2009 – May 2014).

. Book Chapter on Ultrasonic Application in Foam Breakage, Innovative Food Processing Technologies communicated to Elsevier Publication

Attended four national conferences and presented research work on international platforms like American Chemical Society and Surfactant in Solutions. WORKSHOPS & CERTIFICATE COURSES

Holds a postgraduate Diploma in Chemical Technology Management with focus on Communications, project Management, technology management, product design and development, Marketing.

Attended workshops and technical seminars conducted by professional bodies like INDIAN SOCIETY FOR SURFACE SCIENCE AND TEHNOLOGY, OIL TECHNOLOGIST ASSOCIATION OF INDIA, and IIChe


• Life Member of Oil Technologist Association of India.

• Life Member of American Oil Chemist Society.

• Organized University Level Annual function in ICT, Mumbai.

• Joint Secretary of National Level Young Research Conference and Young Innovative Choice Competition of ICT (2009 to 2011)

• Core Committee member of “Manthan” college cultural club.

• Core Committee member of “Drama Club, Music Club and Social Service Cell” of ICT. PERSONAL DETAILS:

Date of Birth : 22nd Aug, 1980

Marital Status: Single

Language Known: English, Hindi, Marathi

References will be provided on request

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