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Manager Maintenance

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
January 08, 2018

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Seeking Management positions in Maintenance and Project Management with an organisation of Repute


A result oriented professional with 27 years of experience in Maintenance/ Planning/Manufacturing.

Working in M/s.Quess corp industrial services as a Site manager from September-2016.

Worked in Zenith engineering company from May 2016 to August 2016 as a site manager.

Worked in Golden African Resources as mechanical maintenance manager in mineral processing industry, (copper plate manufacturing company), Lubumbhasi, Congo, from November 2013 to October 2014.

Worked in M/s.OEG India Pvt. Ltd. from September 2012( O & M of power plant) to November 2013.

Worked in M/S.Hofincons Infotech & Indistrial services Pvt. Ltd. (O & M of blast furnace in TATA steel, JSPL & Usha Martyn) from october 2010 to september 2012.

worked in M/S.Bayer MaterialScience private Limited, thermoplastic polyurethane manufacturing company(chemical plant), cuddalore from August 1988 to September 2010 as a senior Executive Mechanical

A keen planner, strategist & implementer with competencies across:

- Project Planning - Maintenance - Spares Management - Cost Reductions - Process Enhancement - Man Management

Adept at supervision, co-ordination and managing the day-to-day and round the clock operation and maintenance of all specialized services and utilities using utility management packages.

Proficiencies in managing maintenance operations of Equipment and Utilities in Manufacturing Facilities with proven abilities in reducing downtime and enhancing operational efficiencies.

Resourceful at implementing techniques for maximum utilization of manpower/machinery.

Adept at enhancing systems and implementing energy conservation initiatives to bring greater cost efficiency levels & energy / power reductions.

An effective communicator with excellent relationship, management skills and strong analytical, problem solving and organizational abilities.


Project Planning & Execution

Conceptualizing, Planning & Execution of plant set up, expansion, modernization projects. Reviewing project status during the course of periodic project review meetings.

Listing down the resource needs for projects, after considering the budgetary parameters set.

Managing overall activities; including the finalization of technical specifications, tendering, procurement, scheduling, progress monitoring, testing & commissioning, manpower planning.

Maintenance Operations

Planning and implementing predictive / preventive / shut down maintenance schedules for machinery so as to increase machine up-time / equipment reliability.

Developing and implementing plans & schedules for Maintenance Operations and Annual Turn Arounds with focus on optimum utilisation of manpower and material.

Finalising Service Agreements with reliable contractors for execution of servicing works as per budgeted parameters. Assisting in finalizing scope of work, coverage & timings for all AMCs.

Executing energy saving & other cost saving measures with suitable modifications in processes.

Spares Management

Assessing requirement of spares; indenting material; interfacing with Purchase Dept for on time procurement of technically approved indented material.

Coordinating for the inventory function of spares involving planning for storage and use of material so as to improve storage conditions and reduce expenses & wastage to minimum.

Quality Assurance

Mentoring & directing quality - routine and non routine issues by interacting with concerned departments such as Purchase, Production etc of projects till completion.

Man Management

Leading, mentoring & monitoring the performance of the team to ensure efficiency in process operations & meeting of individual & group targets.

Ensuring that teams adhere to all the quality tool & procedures.

Resolving interpersonal issues & working towards a harmonious work environment.


Noteworthy Initiatives

Played a pivotal role in establishing a World Class Maintenance Facility to be on par with the Best Manufacturing Systems around the World.

Currently looking after job responsibilities like;

oMaintenance Management, Projects, Production Improvement Plans and Implementation.

oMaintenance Cost control and Budgeting,

oIncreasing machine up-time.

oSpares and Inventory management.

oMaintaining ISO documents and also following the ISO procedure strictly

oProject activities like setting up of new systems or modifications in the existing systems..

Successfully implementing Preventive Maintenance of Mechanical Equipments like Pumps, Heat Exchangers, Ovens, pneumatic conveying systems, Mixers, Screw conveyors, Screw feeders, AC/DC Motors, Generators, Compressors, Cooling Towers, Welding Machines, Hoists, Ammonia compressors, Hot oil unit, cold storage unit, driers, extruders, Air compressors, water softening plant, pelletiser, mechanical seal pumps, Gear pumps, vacuum pumps, Ball mills, Belt conveyors, filter press, Thickeners, disc filter, etc.

Facilitating availability of Critical Spares of Plant and Machineries to reduce Machine Break-down hours due to Spares.

Actively involved in setting up of new vacuum pump in polyol plant, which saved around 2 lakh rupees per annum by the way of energy reduction.

Involved in erection & commissioning of new zenix extruder, that is capable of producing high quality polyurethane.

Monitoring AMC’s Air Compressors, Material Handling equipments, fork lifts, thermopac, frick ammonia compressors, 600 KVA D.G, etc.,

Access the organisation’s compliance with Legal / Regulatory requirements as well as internal norms and procedures.


D.M.E (Mechanical)


MS-Office, MS-Excel, lotus notes and Power Point, AutoCadd


1. TUV ISO training programme.

2. Energy saving methods by CII

3. Fire fighting training programme conducted by M/S Usha fire Fighting handling



Date of Birth : 30/12/1965

Address : 25, Sarada Nagar, Kondur, Cuddalore-II,

Languages Known : Tamil, English & Hindi (speak only)

Passport Number : H3523517

Date : 05/10/17 (S. SANTHANAM)

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