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Experienced Facilities Manager with a demonstrated history of working

Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20878, United States
August 12, 2018

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Mehdi Khatibi

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Chemical Engineer with 10 years of experience in the industrial production and organizing the resources and services necessary for producing quality products. Proven expertise in scheduling, staffing, procuring, maintaining equipment, overseeing quality, inventory control, and coordinating production activities among departments.

Comprehensive knowledge in establishing structure of the Engineering and Quality in all stages of Production (ISO9001-2000). The OH&S and risk management, International Specifications, Procedures and Safety Codes, and general Site Safety (AS1940).


Industry experience

Production Control

Quality and OH&S standards

Meet production schedules

Be pro-active in improving efficiencies

Improve Systems and Reporting procedures

Excellent communication and organizational skill

Coordinate with Installation Teams

Knowledge of ERP and MRP system software and DIFOT System

Utilizing Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, SPC and related process improvement techniques to ensure the most cost-effective manufacturing process

High level computer skills including AS400, PowerPoint, Excel, Word.

Knowledge and experience with Process Hazard Analysis (PHA) and Process Safety Management (PSM)

Experience in managing production cycles of Chemical &Coolant processing companies, specializing in cost and production management for profit maximization and effective inventory management.


Plant/Facilities Manager 2009 to Present

RECOCHEM Co., Perth, Australia

Managed the manufacture of finished products and ensure that all aspects of legislation that relate to Dangerous Goods storage and handling, internal or customer’s quality and safety requirements are complied with continuous improvement of all function within the operational area and development of the skills of the staff. Key responsibilities/accomplishments includes:


Maintaining site safety and regulatory compliance in production.

Ensure plant personnel compliance with established systems.

Active participation in and demonstrated leadership of all OHS&E initiatives.

Issue of maintenance work permits in accordance with procedural and statutory requirements.

Plant Activities Management

Production planning for Coolants and Solvents and issue of required work orders.

Ensure the work orders are completed fully prior to receipting

Ensure sufficient notice is provided to purchasing function for raw materials and packaging purchases to meet the production plans

Inventory management for supply of raw materials & packaging is closely managed so that costs are kept to a minimum and there is no or undersupply based on present requirements

Manage activities of production and logistics personnel, allocate staffing, contract “Casual” labour, maintain labour costs against budget, track and report rework labour costs

Production & Logistics operate to meet supply requirements in accordance with parameters agreed by the business eg. DIFOT, Lead-time targets etc

Maintain the monthly operations performance sheet

In conjunction with the Logistics Manager, provide management of local transport

Lead stock take processes including physical count, data entry and reconciliation

Manage scheduling of incoming & outgoing containerised goods to optimise site utilisation and minimise demurrage

Identify plant areas that require investment and the benefits that would result from such investment

Liaise with local customer service to meet customer requirements

Facilities Management

Where required, identify alternate service providers for site services, conduct a cost analysis and provide recommendations to the Australian Operations Manager. Seek approval prior to changes.

Act as a local contact point for Regulatory authorities and the property owner or their delegates

Indicate delivery of service on invoices from local providers and authorise invoice payments within approved limits

People Management

Conduct annual reviews for all EA based production personnel

Co-ordinate delivery of identified EA personnel training

Active involvement in EA development negotiations and conductive committee.

Chair the EA classification Review panel

Product development

Active involvement in commissioning of new equipment and implementation of new and modified procedures and work instructions

Review and sign-off of proposed new and related products.

Checking the quality of all industrial products and raw material in the lab and compare with the retained sample.

Reminding to supply planner to make order all raw materials on time related to industrial product that is producing in WA site.

Checking the all products without any label in the lab and find out what is it?

Getting the right solution for disposal of all return products from our customers.

Production Manager 2004 to 2008

Hempel Co., Perth, Australia

Establishing the structure of Engineering & Quality in all of stages of

Production (Iso9001-2000).

Visiting various Sites and interacting with client representatives on quality related activities

Designing of coating system in offshore and onshore projects as EPC and EPCM (Oil, gas petrochemical).

Joint cooperation with international consultant companies such as Linde, Technip, Dailem, Lurgi and …in EPC &EPCM Projects for calculating of usage paint &coating and decreasing of waste paint.

Full supervision on equipment of production lines aimed at prevention of losses.

Proper design of painting system and estimation of the weight and quantity of paint and solvent used in the painting operation.

Coating Supervisor 2002 to 2004

CTI Consultants Pty Ltd, Pert Australia

Performed Inspection of blasting and painting operation of various tank and internal epoxy coating systems.

Performed supervision and allocation of work Allocating work to blasters spray painters, manual painters and helper


B.Sc, Chemical Engineering, University of Tehran: Tehran, 1999 (recognized Australian tertiary qualification in engineering)

Professional Development

Certificate of training course in Australia Dangerous Goods

Certificate of training course in operation of Emergency Control Organisation

Certificate of training course in Production Lean By TUV NORD(Germany)

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