ANAND K PANDIT
OBJECTIVE: Highly motivated and result driven chemical engineer with interest for any opportunity where in application of AI, ML, data science and analytics can be applied improving, optimizing the processes and operation by creating value to endproduct.
Work Eligibility Status: US Citizen
University of Dayton Dayton, OH MS in Chemical Engineering Graduation: May 4th2013 Thesis: Draw-down of floating solid particles in a batch vessel with liquid using different types of agitator at CHEMINEER Inc Dayton, OH.
Osmania University Hyderabad, India
BS in Chemical Engineering Graduation: May 1998
Academic Project: Iso-Butane Production methodology.
Practical exposure to different fluid, heat and mass transfer operations.
Familiar with different process equipment's like reactors, columns, heat-ex changers and tanks.
Familiar with instrumentation related equipment like temperature, pressure, humidity, weight and conductivity.
Exposed to Allen Bradley control and automation.
Ability to understand, relate and analyze analytical reports like GC-MS, HPLC, TLC, QTP, OD, Ph & Moisture content.
Maintain compliance and good documentation by following practices, polices and procedure related with regulatory board etc..,
Knowledge of Auto-cad, Chem-cad, Mat-lab and Fluent (Ansys).
Knowledge of Six-Sigma, Lean Manufacturing and SPC.
Direct experience with OSHA, PHA & PSM.
Proficient in Microsoft Suite, UNIX, C, SAP (Oil & Gas), SAS.
List of some of the certification through LinkedIn Learning and Coursera
Artificial Intelligence Foundations: Thinking Machines, Machine Learning & AI: Advanced Decision Trees, Blockchain Basics, Breaking Out of a Rut, Edge Analytics: IoT and Data Science, IoT Foundations: Standards and Ecosystems, LinkedIn Learning Highlights: Sales, Machine Learning & AI Foundations: Recommendations, Operations Management Foundations, Project Management Foundations: Budgets, Customer Analytics, People Analytics, Operational Analytics, Accounting Analytics and many more can be found in my LinkedIn profile.
Office Depot Leesburg, VA
Retail Sales Consultant Feb 2017-Feb 2018
Sales of Office related products like computers related stuff, software and hardware, equipment and accessories.
Performing cash and credit cash transaction, customer related services and assistance, explaining product details and specification as per requirements.
Wendy’s Leesburg, VA
Crew Member Nov 2016-April2017.
Greeting customer, taking order and serving orders, performing cash and credit transactions.
Working in Kitchen, setting the front, taking care of lobby like cleaning tables, trays, floor as well as rest room.
T-Mobile Herndon, VA
Wireless Retail Sales Associate May- 2017
Just training about T-Mobile products and service plans
711 Convenience Store Leesburg, Herndon & Purcellville, VA
Sales Associate July 2016 – Dec 2016
Customer services, performing cash and credit transaction.
Filling cooler, product shelfs, cooking fast food as well as making coffee and setting up soft drinks
Cleaning parking lot as well as surrounding premises, restroom and mopping floors also removing trash.
Synergy Biofuels (Bio-Diesel from waste) Pennington Gap, VA
Production Engineer/Chemist June 8th 2015-Oct 9th2015
Troubleshooting & Controlling reactors, columns and separation units.
Performing lab scale enzymatic reaction and analysis for bio-diesel production.
Process improvement studies as per EPA norms for reduction of Sulphur content.
OptaFuel (Renewable Chemicals and Bio-Fuels from Ligno-cellulosic Biomass) Norton, VA
Senior Process Engineer Aug 1st 2014-Jan 30th2015
Managing recovery and recycle team with focus on distillation, filtration and lignin purification.
Involved in the pretreatment of the biomass, enzymatic hydrolysis and fermentation.
Supporting engineering activities for the development of PDU and pilot plant.
Chemineer Inc (Mixing Equipments for Batch & Continuous Process) Dayton, OH
Graduate Student Researcher May 17th2011-Dec 22nd2012
Design of Experiment, Equipment Set-Up, Data Capturing, Analyzing and Report Generation.
Studied the behavior of two impellers under different baffles configuration by varying diameter and submergence in a batch vessel with floating solids by characterizing power and torque.
Heraeus-Daychem Laboratories Inc (Electronic Polymers & Thick Films) Dayton, OH
Graduate Internship Feb 17th-Apri 3rd2011
Performing Lab scale chemical reaction with Scale-Up and Process Development.
Performing unit operations like adsorption, distillation, drying, filtration, and solvent extraction.
Preci-Tech India (Heating Equipment) Hyderabad, India
Marketing Executive Feb 2008 - May 2008
Sales and marketing of heating equipment's like boilers, furnaces and incinerators.
Adarsh Chemicals Hyderabad, India
Marketing Executive Feb 2007-Jan 2008
Marketing and sales of different chemicals and solvents to wide industries.
Negotiating with customers, procuring orders and supply of material.
Zen Consultant Hyderabad, India
Chemical Engineer July 2006 - Sept 2006
Erection & Commissioning of Distillation column.
Responsible for being one of the subject matter experts in instrumentation and regularly enter production areas to lead or assist in trouble-shooting efforts and failure analysis.
Saraca Laboratories Ltd (Manufacturers of Ranitidine Hydrochloride) Hyderabad, India
Production Supervisor April 2003-Jan 2006
Supervised 4-6 chemists & engineers and about 10-12 technicians.
Initiate and train production technicians with use of process control instruments.
Performed Process improvement and equipment reliability of solvent recovery plant.
Develop SOP and complete change control related with process operation and instruments
Synthokem Labs Private Ltd Hyderabad, India
Maintenance Engineer Nov 2001 - Jan 2002
Performing root cause analysis, check instrument failure and do preventive and predictive maintenance of equipment's like process control instruments, motors, pumps, gear-box, refrigeration system, vapor absorption machine, RO system, DM water system, cooling tower, boiler, heat-ex changer, reactor vessel, columns and piping systems.
Coordinate, assist and lead the process engineer by calibrating instrument related systems problems.
Hiranya Chem - Elec Equipment Pvt Ltd Hyderabad, India
Fabrication Engineer Jan 1999-May 2001
Designing of chemical plant/process equipment (PFD, P&IDs) as per client requirement.
Testing quality and managing manufacturing of equipment as per safety requirement.
Manufactured equipment's like reactors, distillation column, heat-ex-changers and storage tanks.
Unique Biotech Ltd Hyderabad, India
Trainee Chemical Engineer Nov –Dec 1999
Exposed to lab scale reactions & analysis, fermenter, media & inoculum preparation.
KEY PROJECTS ACCOMPLISHED
Designed 2, 3, 4 & 6m2 Shell & Tube Heat-Ex-changer with 1-2, 1-4 & 2-4 pass.
Designed, Erected & Commissioned Single-Stage Batch Distillation Column for Multi-Component mixture under atmospheric condition.
Designed, Erected & Commissioned Two-Stage Continuous Packed tower Distillation Column under vacuum for Binary mixture (DMSO & Water).
Carried energy consumption analysis of centrifuges used for separating salts from crude.
Erected & commissioned Plate & Frame filter press as an alternative for centrifuge.
Improved the optical density of solvent distilled by connecting a vapor-liquid separator over re-boiler for controlling entrainment of liquid.
Carried optimization study on agitator power & torque for solids draw-down by varying impeller type, diameter & submergence.
Performed pilot plant level studies for developing continuous reactor for biomass pre-treatment.