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Plant Engineer

Bukit Batok, 659247, Singapore
September 10, 2018

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Senior Management Professional: Around 28 years of expertise in Production Management A principal executive ‘point of contact’ for the company, accountable for ensuring that appropriate business strategies are in place and are acted upon according to the priorities. Adept in ensuring sufficient human, financial, technological and material resources are available to carry these out. Ä A keen strategist with expertise in managing manufacturing & supply chain operations with key focus on top line & bottom line profitability by ensuring optimal utilization of resources. Ä Expertise in turning around operations from low volume high cost to high volume low cost besides improvement in product quality with almost zero rejections Ä Proficient in planning, organising, directing & controlling manufacturing operations and production department, across varied industrial segments of Cable industry Ä Proficient in leading In-house digital transformation Ä Focused approach on digital solutions for business unit in enhancing the operations. Ä Proficient in filling up gaps in IT and OT

Ä Expertise in planning and implementing changes to machinery and equipment for Digital Transformation Ä Expertise in production systems, methods of working, direction of quality control inspection systems & reporting procedures.

Ä Known for developing and executing innovative corporate policies and procedures. Proven track record of increasing revenues, streamlining workflow and creating a team environment to increase productivity. Ä Expertise in managing operations involving resource planning, production planning, materials planning, in- process inspection, team building and co-ordination with the internal departments. Ä Proficient in formulating sourcing strategies, vendor identification / development, supply chain management and analytical assessment to strengthen effectiveness. Ä Possess excellent interpersonal, analytical and negotiation skills with proven track record of utilizing a process-oriented approach towards the accomplishment of cost, profit, service & organizational goals. CORE COMPETENCIES

- Strategic Planning - General Management - SBU Performance

- Operations Management - Project Management - Performance Review

- Process Enhancements - Training & Development - Digital Transformation

- Budgeting - Cost Optimisation - Supply Chain Management

- Materials Management - Capacity Improvement - Team Management

- ERP implementation - Automation - Technology implementation FUNCTIONAL SKILLS:

Ä Spearheading production activities involving working out various requirements & monitoring overall project operations for ensuring timely completion.

Ä Making production plans and coordinating projects for the set up standards with accountability for strategic utilization & deployment of available resources to achieve the targets. Ä Monitoring the production and project review/ schedule, ensuring cost control within budget, planning for cash flow, etc.

Ä Establishing manufacturing quality standards, methods, facilities policies, and procedures. Ä Conducting necessary audits, energy conservation measures; ensuring product quality control as per various standards; receiving customer complaints and taking necessary corrective and preventive actions to eliminate the recurrence of the complaints.

Ä Handling raw material planning & procurement; ensuring optimum utilization of materials, maximum cost savings and meeting anticipatory orders for monthly sale. Ä Maintaining minimum stock level; ensuring timely deliveries, release schedules and quality checks. Ä Leading, mentoring & monitoring the performance of team members to ensure efficiency in process operations and meeting of production targets.

Ä Handling a team of supervisors & process operators and managing dispatches through SAP liaising with sales team.

Ä Creating and sustaining a dynamic environment that fosters development opportunities and motivates high performance amongst team members.


Since Jan 14– Till date Wilson Cables Private Ltd., Singapore Working with one of the pioneer cable manufacturers in Singapore known for Quality wires and cables


Overseeing complete operations for the achieving Business objectives, preparing budgets, P&L of the plant by achieving KPIs, manpower requirements and optimization, maximizing output, improving productivity, reduce costs . Support Sales, Sourcing of New Equipment for expansion and their installation and commissioning, Digital Transformation of existing machinery and systems, New Product development, new raw material development

Major accomplishments:

Ä Responsible for record maximum production tonnage for the whole plant in the history of the company Ä Reduced costs of major products to bring in considerable savings Ä Improved overall productivity of the machines by up to 30% Ä Automated machines for improving efficiency (doubled Output) and reduced downtime by 50% and reduced labor cost by 50%

Ä Reduced inventory cost by 10% by using Lean methodology Ä Reduced FG cables rejection rate to 0% by using Root cause analysis Ä Improved in process rejection rate to minimum level by doing process improvements using Six Sigma techniques

Ä Lead in developing Inventory control system thru IT which automatically identifies the SKUs nearing minimum stock level

Ä Lead the development and implementation of Planning module for auto-updating the respective job orders and their status

Ä Lead the development and implementation of location control systems for FG stocks thru ERP Ä Lead the Cable cutting module implementation in ERP Ä Automation of Product Job order information including important cable data to operators on machines Ä Build training systems to overcome manpower shortage by multi-skilling operators Ä Capex Project for Cable storage and plant expansion right from inception to commissioning Ä New machines Selection, review, inspection, installation and commissioning. Ä Tagging and traceability of cables during manufacturing by minimum manual intervention Ä As Chairman of Safety in the company reduced no. of accidents to zero during the tenure Ä Prepared a Project report on Digital transformation and IIoT/Industry 4.0 implementation for the company Since Feb’08 – Jan 14 / Nov’90 - Oct’91 Finolex Cables Ltd., Pune Working with one of the largest cable manufacturer in India known for its quality cables and wires Growth Path

Since Feb’08 Plant Head - GM (Production) Power Cable Plant at Urse, Dist. Pune Nov’90 - Oct’91 Trainee Engineer - Pimpri Plant, Pune Ä Spearheading operations for profitability of the plant by improving productivity, reducing costs, minimizing manpower cost and controlling scrap.

Ä Overseeing complete operations of the plant and accordingly supporting marketing division. Major Accomplishments

Ä Successfully developed systems and methods for operations of the plant. Ä Standardized outputs of all the new machines purchased in the High voltage cables plant. Ä Increased the production of low voltage cables by 30% Ä Holds distinction for registering cost savings to the extent of 10% in order to be competitive. Ä Lead the Installation and commissioning of new CCV line, Armouring, Stranding machines and Extruder lines

Ä Ensured close coordination with diverse departments for improving project delivery to clients. Ä Obtained BIS approval.

Ä SAP implementation in the Power Cables Plant

Mar’95 - Jan’08 Uniflex Cables Ltd., Umbergaon Gujarat Working with a leading manufacturer of Cables namely XLPE & PVC Power Cables, Optical Fiber Cables, Jelly filled Telephone Cables, Rubber/ Elastomeric cable & other speciality cables. Growth Path

Mar’95 - Aug’95 Asst. Manager (Production): Flouro polymer insulated cables for special applications Sep’95 - Jun’04 Divisional Head of Optic Fiber Cables Division Jul’04 - Jan’08 Divisional Head of Power Cables Division Role: Managing production, planning, quality control, implementation of ISO 9001 quality systems & continuous improvement, vendor development and to provide training to various personnel. Major Accomplishments

Ä Actively involved in developing cable TV market for optical fiber cables. Ä Instrumental in designing & development of:

o 17 Kms. of single length of Electro- optical cable for Indian Navy (first of its kind in India). o Cost effective designs & improved manufacturing processes in of cables. o Optical cables for torpedo which were earlier made of copper. This has resulted in to development of longer range of torpedos by Indian Navy.

Ä Showed exceptional performance by developing electro-optical- mechanical cables developed for defence. Ä Effectuated strategies which facilitated in:

o Improvising production of various lines by upto 30%. o Minimising the:

§ Scrap generation from more than 10% to less than 1 %.

§ Overall diameter of cable because of reduced diameter of conductor. Ä Played a pivotal role in the planning & control In power cables division considerable savings & better quality were effected in various sizes of cables by making circular compacted conductor through roller compaction. Ä Obtained over 20 different approvals have been taken without any rejections by the customers. Ä Clients served: BSNL, RDSO, EIL & other public sector undertakings such as HPCL, NPC. Nov’91 - Feb’95 Thermon Heat Tracers Ltd., Pune Production Engineer Worked for a leading multinational company in the field of design, manufacture, supply & installation of heat tracing cables.

Role: Ensuring proper Production Planning, control & execution of Heat tracers, accessories of thermostats & heat transfer cements.

Major Accomplishments

Ä Contributed actively in the:

o Diversification programe of the company in manufacturing various types of instrumentation & speciality cables in Fluoropolymer & PE.

o Preparation of Quality Manual of the company which was approved by Factory Mutual Research Corporation, USA.

ACADEMIC: B.E. (Electrical) Ravishankar University 1990 PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth: 02.11.1968

Passport : S3826862

Address: 26, GUILIN VIEW, Bukit Batok Street 52, #15-04, Singapore -659247 Available to Join


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