GIREESH NANDAKUMARAN PILLAI
E-Mail: email@example.com/ firstname.lastname@example.org Seeking assignments in Operations & Maintenance / Energy conservation / Project Management / Supply Chain /Installation & Commissioning with a reputed organisation. PROFESSIONAL PROFILE
A dynamic professional with B.Tech & M.B.A having over 21 years of rich experience in Operations & Maintenance of Electrical & Mechanical Equipments, Energy Conservation, Erection & Commissioning, Project Management & Vendor Development.
Presently working with RAK Company for White Cement & Construction Materials, UAE as Manager Electrical & Instrumentation(Head of E&I Department).
Proficiency in managing operations & maintenance and erection & commissioning of various Mechanical, Electrical & Control Equipments in reducing downtime and enhancing operational effectiveness of equipment.
Holds distinction of implementing various systems and techniques for improving the plant operations along with Energy conservation for cost savings.
Excellent communication & interpersonal skills with strong analytical, team building and problem solving abilities. AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Operations & Maintenance
Handling the complete planning & executing of preventive maintenance assemblies, spares & schedules.
Identifying areas of obstruction/breakdowns and taking steps to rectify the equipments through application of troubleshooting tools.
Maintaining the spare items stock for the line equipments and updating it periodically; Developing and rectifying new maintenance methodologies in the company.
Identification & exploration of various energy conservation ( both Electrical & Thermal) in the Plants,
Finalizing requirements during consultation with engineering consultants/collaborators, external suppliers & clients as and when required..
Implementation of various energy conservation initiatives with control over Scope, Time & Cost of the identified initiatives. Erection & Commissioning
Anchoring erection & commissioning activities and ensuring completion of assignment within the time & cost parameters and effective resource utilisation to maximise the output.
Installation and commissioning of various equipments as well as conducting tests & inspections to ensure operational effectiveness of plant & utilities.
Controlling project activities & handling the complete project management cycle entailing requirement gathering and final execution of the same.
Finalizing requirements during consultation with engineering consultants/collaborators, external suppliers & clients.
Maintaining healthy cash flows for all the projects in execution by ensuring timely billing to the client in line with the terms of payment and work carried out at site.
Material Planning and developing vendors for timely procurement of materials and spare parts to ensure the smooth production operations.
Managing stores operations ensuring optimum inventory levels to achieve maximum cost savings without hampering the production process.
Currently working with RAK Company for White Cement & Construction Materials, UAE as Head (Manager)- Electrical & Instrumentation since July 2010. Presently looking after all Electrical & Automation activities of Cement plant & Lime Plant. Also, looking after all the energy conservation activities of the cement plant & lime plant as co-ordinator of cost committee of the factory. Major Accomplishments:
Successfully installed & commissioned electrical & control systems of the new Petcoke firing system for Lime Kilns in 2017.
Effectively executed the energy auditing of Cement Plant & Lime plant in 2017 and also carried out the feasibility study for Waste heat recovery in the cement plant.
Successfully completed the course assessment and examination for the Quality Management System Internal Auditor Training Course ( Based on ISO 9001:2015 Standard).
Effectively implemented many energy saving initiatives such as installation of VFD panels, replacement of conventional lights with LED lights and optimization of electrical system and compressed air system.
Successfully installed & commissioned electrical & control systems of the new Petcoke Mills in 2016.
Successfully executed the capacity augmentation project of Line1 & 2 Kilns with erection, testing & commissioning of complete electrical & automation systems in 2013 & 2014.
Efficiently managed the entire testing & commissioning of electrical & control system for the new 600TPD Lime Plant that include 6.6 KV Panels, MCCs, Variable Speed Drives & Siemens PLC in 2011.
Successfully installed & commissioned electrical & control systems of the new cement extraction system & Packing systems that include Rotary Packer, Automatic Truck Loader & Shrink Wrapper Machine in 2011.
Played a major role in commissioning of 33/6.6KV, 30MVA substation in the plant in 2012. Career Growth in RAK White Cement Company:
Joined RAK White Cement company as Head - Electrical & Instrumentation of White Cement Company in July 2010 in 5-1 Grade, reporting to Technical Director ( Plant Manager).
Promoted to 6-3 Grade as Head - Electrical & Instrumentation of White Cement Company in March 2013.
Given additional responsibilities of Lime Plant as Head - Electrical & Instrumentation of White Cement Company & Lime Company in December 2015.
Promoted as Manager - Electrical & Instrumentation of White Cement Company & Lime Company in March 2016.
Given additional responsibility as co-ordinator of cost committee of the factory since April 2016 responsible for all energy conservation activities of cement plant & lime plant.
Working as acting Technical Director of White Cement Company & Lime Company since February 2017 during the absence of Technical Director.
Worked with Lafarge Surma Cement Limited, Bangladesh as Manager – Electrical from July 2005 to July 2010. Major Accomplishments:
Successfully carried out erection, testing & commissioning of complete electrical system for the 1.2 MTPA capacity Cement plant and 30 MW Power Plant as per Lafarge standards in 2007.
Established electrical maintenance department in Lafarge Surma Cement Limited as per Lafarge standard with recruitment and training of suitable manpower and procurement of necessary machinery spares and tools.
Implemented LOTOTO (Locked out Tagged out Try Out), worked at Height (WAH) procedure in the plant as per Lafarge Safety Standards.
Implemented various modifications in the electrical system of the Cement Plant & Power Plant.
Implemented various maintenance tools like Maximo, ADAP, etc. in the plant. Worked with Associated Cement Companies (ACC Ltd.) from Aug’96 to Jun’05 as Assistant Manager-Electrical Major Accomplishments:
Worked in Cement grinding section as In charge of Operation and Mechanical maintenance from 2001 – 2005.
Achieved the distinction of restructuring the Electrical System by replacing 22 KV Distribution System by 6.6 KV Distribution and old SDBs by MCCs in 2001.
Successfully handled following erection & commissioning projects like Electrical Systems for 150 TPH capacity Cement Mills
& Auxiliaries in 1998.
As a member of Energy Audit Team, conceptualized and implemented the following electrical energy conservation steps:
Enhanced Power factor by commissioning of Capacitor Banks; the Plant power factor improved from 0.8 to 0.92.
Installed variable Speed Drives for 16 Number fans & 12 Number pumps.
Converted 30 Number under loaded motors from delta mode to star mode of operation.
De Rated 10 Number reciprocating compressors to reduce power consumption.
Replaced old low efficiency motors, fans & pumps, around 30 Nos. Old motors were replaced by new high efficiency motors. 6nos. low efficiency fans were retrofitted. 8 Nos. low efficiency pumps were replaced by new high efficiency ones.
Documented of ISO 14001 and ISO 9001 manuals for certification purpose.
Implemented Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) in the plant as an Apex Committee Member. KNOWLEDGE PURVIEW
110 K.V & 33KV Sub Station
H.T & L.T Transformers up to 18 MVA
Alternators in Gas Turbine Generators up to 6MVA
H.T & L.T Motors up to 3.8 MW And Associated Switch Gears
Direct Current Machines and Battery Systems and Alternators up to 15MW
Protective Relays of Alstom & Siemens
H.T Panels, MCCs, PCCs, Rotor Starters
Earthing Systems, Lighting Systems, Capacitor Banks & Reactors
UPS, Rectifiers, Variable Speed Drives, Field Instruments
Programmable Logic Controllers of Siemens & ABB
Field Instruments, Weigh Feeders & Gas Analysers
DCS, Electro Static Precipitators and 30 MW Power Plants
Ball Mills, Gear Boxes, Bucket Elevators, Belt conveyors, Pumps, Compressors, Blowers and Fans TRAININGS ATTENDED
Underwent trainings on:
Training on Leadership & People Management in 2017.
Ineternal Auditor Training on Integrated Management System ( ISO 9001,14001 & 18001) in 2017
Inetrnal Auditor Training on ISO 9001 in 2016
ABB PLC – AC800M by M/s.ABB in 2016
Cemtech Technical Workshop in Malaysia in 2014
Up gradation of ABB PLC – 450 in 2013
ABB PLC – ACS450 by M/s.ABB in 2012
Siemens PLC – Step 7 & WIN CC by M/s.KIMA, Germany in 2011
Development of Facilitator by Lafarge, France personnel in 2009.
Safety topics like LOTOTO,WAH,PPE, etc. in 2008 by Lafarge Management
MV motors by M/s. BHEL in Lafarge Surma Cement Limited in 2007.
PCS by M/s. ABB in Lafarge Surma Cement Limited in 2006.
MV & LV drives by M/s. ABB in Lafarge Surma Cement Limited in 2006.
HT Motors conducted by BHEL in 1998.
Electrostatic Precipitators by Research & Consultancy Directorate (RCD) of ACC Ltd. in 1998.
Root Cause Analysis in 2005 by APOLLO Associated Services.Inc, Texas,USA
Obtained AOTS Certificate in Total Productive Maintenance.
TPM at ACC Ltd. In 2004 by M/s. Techno Solutions.
Commercial Skills enhancement at ACC Ltd. in 2003
Analytical Skills Development at IIT, Kharagpur in 2002.
Optimization of MILLS at ACC Ltd. in 2002.
OHSAS. ISO 18001 Standards by DNV in 2001.
Fan Engineering by RCD of ACC Ltd. in 2001.
Energy Conversation in Industries conducted by Environment Training Institute, Chennai in 2000.
Electrical Risks in Industries conducted by Loss Prevention Association in 1999.
Protective Relays by Power System Consultants in 1999. EDUCATION
Obtained the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification from Project Management Institute, USA in March 201.
PGPMX ( Executive MBA) from the UAE chapter of Indian Institute of Management (IIM),Indore in 2013. Bachelors in Technology (Electrical & Electronics) from GRIT, MG University, Kerala in 1995. (Obtained First class with Distinction)
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Date of Birth : 24th May 1974
Permanent Address : Poicadu House, Ramankary P.O, Alappuzha-689595, Kerala, India. Passport Details : K8772047, Date of Issue: 31/12/2012 at Dubai, UAE (valid till 30/12/2022) Languages Known : English, Hindi, Malayalam & Tamil Driving Licences : Of UAE since February 2015 & of India since 2007