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Engineer Process

South Branch, Michigan, United States
March 21, 2019

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March **, ****

Sita Ram Paul Tel: +1-289-***-****

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Whitby, Ontario

L1R 2V4, Canada

Manager, Human Resources, Primary Metals, USA

Subject: Application for a position of: Melt Shop Process Engineer – South Branch

I am contacting you to indicate my interest for a position of Melt Shop Process Engineer. I am confident that my skills, qualifications and Meltshop experience will fit within your organization. Legally, I’m able to work in USA.

Area of expertise are steelmaking through EAF, AOD and VOD of SBQ, HSLA and tool steel grades through LMF, 150 MT EAF hands on operations with safety first as our goal.

My Steelmaking experience includes:

Over 20 years of proven Melt shop experience in Carbon steel through EAF to LMF and Stainless Steel by AOD, VOD, LMF to continuous caster

Trained trainee engineers, operators and hourly employees on shopfloor

Developed and optimized many process procedures, audited safety procedures

Defined and established the necessary systems, practices, methods in steelmaking processes for AOD, EAF, LMF and CCM to make steel with quality as number 1

Solid knowledge of processes about heats processing at EAF, AOD and LMF

Collected and analyzed process data, processes redesigned, resulting a decrease in Ferro Silicon consumption by 20 to 25 % per heat that driven the profitability

Redesigned flux addition practice, Slag-refractory equilibria, to enhance the quality of steel and increase in refractory lining life of AOD and Ladles

Participated in Converter vessel redesigning process, resulted an increase in yield by .8% to 1.0%, company profited more than 3 million dollar/year

Working as process engineer and as shift manager in unionized shop, experience in assigning work to hourly employees while running or in case of shutdowns

Assisted in Melt Shop system execution system QMOS/MES

My Metallurgical Engineering background and commitment to establishing a long-term career with the company will be an asset. In addition to my experience as noted, I possess all the qualities for the position. I’m able to relocate on short notice.

I look forward to meeting with you to further discuss my suitability for this position.

Thank you.


Paul S R

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Sita Ram Paul +1-289-***-****

OBJECTIVE: Position for Melt Shop Process Engineer


Strong Ability to demonstrate the processes of AOD,VOD, EAF (UHP), LMF

Self- motivated, dynamic with strong interpersonal communication skills and have high aptitude to learn new skills and technologies, strong computer skills

Assisted QA Managers in development of new products and solutions for NC product

Expert in scrap selection, recovery of Ferro-alloys, Fluxes and refractory etc.

Safety in action, people management, daily safety meetings, JHSC monthly updates

Auditing hourly employees to follow the routine procedures and maintain the shop conditions safe to work, make sure equipments, systems work in required manner

Conducted many successful trials that were smooth and safe to work related coworkers, equipments and safety on the shop floor, worked in unionized atmosphere

Solid knowledge of Data Acquisition, SPC, Physical Metallurgy, Metallurgical Thermodynamics, casting of liquid steel (CCM) and refractory

Solid knowledge of chemical composition and properties of SS, High Carbon steels


2007 – Presently working Routine facilitator Melt Shop (EAF, LMF) Gerdau Whitby

Conducts On Job training to operators, hourly’s at EAF, LMF and caster

Designed a new procedure for caster size changes that saving company more than a million dollar/year as size changes happen two times or so per week

Covers shift when other shift managers are OFF, have vacations or as needed

Builds job aids, conducts FAs, trials, recording, analyzing, implement procedures

Responsible for chemistry of heats and disposition them, and all OES, slag machine

Assisted in setting up project Bruker robotic lab OES and some other lab instruments

Adhered to all Health and Safety rules and procedures, followed directions and tips from supervisors and colleagues to make the place safe to work

Maintains, build and audit the routine procedures, job aids to carry out the process smooth that must be safe to employees and equipment

2004 - 2005 Production Executive (SMS)

Al – Oula Steel Manufacturing Company, Kuwait

Provided technical support to process Heats at Induction Furnace and ladle furnace, production increased from1200Metric Ton/ Month to 6500MT/ Month

Analyzed the Charge mix for melting, provided the proper mixing technique to control the tramp elements and opening chemistry

Responsible for costing, production planning and achieving the targets

Conducted On-the-job training to improve steel making techniques for existed staff

Assisted in manpower planning, task distribution and in making shift schedules

Operated Ladle Metallurgy Furnace, Participated in Caster’s setting-up cooling parameters, tundish metallurgy and selection of mold powders for various grades

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1994 – 2004 AOD Melter/Senior Supervisor (steelmaking)

Panchmahal Steel Limited, India

An ISO 9002-2000 Certified company

Company has two Arc Furnaces, AOD 75 tons as a secondary steel-making unit, LMF, CCM 9/16 m. radius, Rolling mill, Wire drawing, SA Furnaces etc.

Investigated product/process quality issues, developed corrective/ preventive actions

Heats processed at AOD, Ladle Metallurgy Furnace, and EAF independently

Developed processes for making high Sulphur, Ti and Leaded (Pb) grades

Improved process of AOD for making AISI 300, 200, 400 series and PH grades

Maintained good relationship with all functional groups and locations within the company by participating in multifunctional teams, attended disciplinary meetings

Redesigned the additions sequence of AOD, blowing profile of gases, refining stage

Collected and analyzed statistical data to monitor quality performance and improvement, to ensure internal and external customer’s requirements are met

Improved desulphurization process, Sulphur level achieved up to .005%

Assisted in documentation of ISO 9002 and internal auditing

1991 – 1994 Senior Engineer (Process Control)

Jindal Stainless Limited, India An ISO 9002 certified company

Company comprised Electric Arc Furnace, AOD, Slab Caster and Rolling Mill etc.

Operated AOD and LMF independently to make Stainless Steel of various grades AISI 304L, 310, 316Ti, 321, 314, 303, 430L,431 and Alloy steel

Standardized the process of AOD for making Stainless steel of 200 series

Monitored behavior of Flux additions and its impact on over all steel making process such as economy, quality, refining and heat process timing etc.

Optimized the fluxes additions, recovery of Ferro-Alloys increased 5% to 10%

1989 – 1991 Graduate Engineer Trainee/Assistant Engineer (Production.)

Bokaro Steel Limited, India an ISO 9002 certified company

Integrated Steel Mill, with 07(seven) Blast Furnaces, 4.0 MT/year steel manufacturer

Worked as an Operations Engineer at Blast furnace

Promoted to an Assistant Engineer in 1990

Performed in calculating burden and fluxes for blast furnace

Participated in process trials and used statistical techniques to establish the process and performance of Blast furnace


M Engg. (Material Science and Engineering) University of Toronto (2008-2011)

Bachelor in Engineering (Metallurgy) 1985-1989

Punjab Technical University, Chandigarh (India)

Education was mainly focused on Ferrous Metallurgy (Iron and Steelmaking), Extraction of Metals, Foundry, Physical Metallurgy and Heat Treatment etc.

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