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Engineer Human Resources

Location:
Jalalpur, Gujarat, 391430, India
Posted:
October 02, 2016

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Sujal Patel

B ***, Nakshtra Flats, Surat, Gujarat, India

Mobile: +91-756*******; E-mail: acwvaq@r.postjobfree.com, acwvaq@r.postjobfree.com

Steel industry professional with metallurgical engineering background, offering 13 years’ rich experience steel melting and casting operations,process and planning, including current 4 years in the Gulf

Middle / Senior Management Profile – Steel Making Operation,Process and Planning

Broad based experience in shop floor operations Melting and CCM shops in largescale steel manufacturing set up including long products. In-depth knowledge of melting, casting process and planning, having worked in EAF/LF/Caster operations to help control process parameters in optimizing productivity and quality. Ability to analyse process data against operational and production pitfalls, and efficient in resolving the inconsistencies Excellent in-plant coordinator and process troubleshooter, driving operations to maximize throughput, while meeting safety, quality and cost objectives. Working with Saudi Iron & Steel Company (Hadeed) – Jubail, KSA, since August 2012, as Process Engineer.

Areas of Expertise

Process Management

Procedures Development

Production Planning & control

Resources Management

Operations Management

Productivity Enhancement

Process Monitoring/Control

Quality & HSE Management

Operational Troubleshooting

Commissioning & Startup

Continuous Improvement

Performance Management

Team Mgmt. & Leadership

Sustainability

Professional Synopsis

In-depth experience in all aspects of customer support, manufacturing, quality, co-ordination with EAF/Caster/Ladle sections and various other functions like Production Planning, Ferro Alloys Store and QA/QC

Experienced in special processes like Vacuum Degassing, Vacuum Carbon Degassing, all aspects of furnace validation/qualification & maintenance, Argon Oxygen Decarburization (A.O.D) operation, Cold & hot commissioning of EAF, LF & CCM, internal/external Audit

Strong understanding of Theoretical Principles of Steel Making, Principle Reactions of Steel Making, Gases & Non-Metallic Inclusions in Steel, De-oxidation & Alloying of Steel, Charge Materials & Refractory

Conversant with EAF- LF- CASTER processes, process control, quality control techniques and cost of production for these areas

Proven ability to provide overall technical support to the Electric Arc Furnace,Ladle furnace and Continuous Casting teams

Decisive leader and strong team player with strategic thinking capability, communication/time management/problem solving skills, and ability to work with people at all levels within the organization in a multicultural setting

Experience Summary

Process Engineer Saudi Iron & Steel Company (Hadeed) – Jubail, KSA Aug 2012 to Aug 2016

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for operations and process of Melt shop & CCM of long product Unit

Control and monitor process on melt shop & caster, and maintain the standards, records & data of all quality parameters

Explore feasibility of making new products/grades in the plant

Production planning including external & internal agencies

Control product defects by reengineering process, defining parameters, and modifying equipment

Analyse and eliminate abnormalities during steel making for the melt shop through RCA and corrective and preventive action

Improve and maintain quality of product by metallurgical analysis and chemical correction

Coordinate with Electric Arc Furnace and Caster for operational synergy and optimum utilization of plant & equipment

Meet the production target, improve productivity & yield by reducing rejections

Prepare and review SOP / Work Instruction, and ensure compliance thereof

Coordinate with Mechanical & Electrical Maintenance teams to avoid delays and breakdowns

Coordinate with auxiliary departments like Ferro-Alloy, Store, Utilities and MRSS for continuous supply of materials

Department Focal Point for SHEM-13( Environment Standards), Sustainability, Reliability module PMP (Production Management Process), and ISO 9001:2008 (QMS)

Achievements

Successfully managed Cold & Hot commissioning plant, and commissioning of Bellow casting

Gained insightful experience in Submerged Casting practice and High Carbon developments in LF/ CCM

Increased Tundish casting duration in Dry vibe material to 50 hrs

Won first prize in sustainability for section companywide

Minimizing scale formation at Billet Caster

To Enhance EAF taphole service life

Manager Essar Steel Limited – Hazira, India Dec 2007 – Aug 2012

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for operations & planning of EAF, LF, VD,VCD & CCM

Set up & review standard operating practices/procedures for the plants, troubleshoot bottlenecks, and optimize operations

Review operational reports, identify root cause of performance gaps, and take corrective/preventive action to improve production performance and plant availability in coordination with appropriate group.

Ensure the integrity of the process material balance including additives and consumables, while economizing fuel consumption.

Coordinates production activities with maintenance, process & quality control teams to integrate production interfaces.

Drive efforts to optimize production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment.

Evaluate and recommend improvements in usage of equipment, material, manpower, performance and quality.

Identify and work on scope of improvement in process, workflow, systems and equipment to enhance operational efficiency and improve operating costs in view of minimizing utility cost component in mainstream production

Plan & implement the preventive, predictive & systematic maintenance schedules for improving the overall reliability and safety of plant, personnel and production processes

Communicate and establish HSE objectives and targets in department’s operations in terms of safety & environment

Analyse plant performance against benchmark targets, troubleshoot bottlenecks and gear up operations to achieve superior performance in output, quality, cost efficiency, productivity, etc. to maximize profitability

Ensure strict adherence to relevant industry quality standards

Analyze the rejection and implement the corrective and preventive action

Scrutinize the performance of multi-skilled workforce & conceptualize need-based training programs for skills enhancement

Achievement

Reduced Aluminium consumption in medium carbon grades

Previous Experience

Senior Engineer Ispat Industries Limited – Raigadh, India Dec 2005 – Dec 2007

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for secondary metallurgy operation

Set up & review standard operating practices/procedures for the plants, troubleshoot bottlenecks, and optimize operations

Coordinates production activities with maintenance, process & quality control teams to integrate production interfaces.

Drive efforts to optimize production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment.

Evaluate and recommend improvements in usage of equipment, material, manpower, performance and quality.

Identify and work on scope of improvement in process, workflow, systems and equipment to enhance operational efficiency and improve operating costs in view of minimizing utility cost component in mainstream production

Plan & implement the preventive, predictive & systematic maintenance schedules for improving the overall reliability and safety of plant, personnel and production processes

Communicate and establish HSE objectives and targets in department’s operations in terms of safety & environment

Analyze plant performance against benchmark targets, troubleshoot bottlenecks and gear up operations to achieve superior performance in output, quality, cost efficiency, productivity, etc. to maximize profitability

Analyze the rejection and implement the corrective and preventive action

Asst Engineer Panchmahal Steel Limited – Gujarat, India Sep 2003 – Dec 2005

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for stainless steel making through EAF, A.O.D, LF & Caster

Set up & review standard operating practices/procedures for the plants, troubleshoot bottlenecks, and optimize operations

Coordinates production activities with maintenance, process & quality control teams to integrate production interfaces.

Drive efforts to optimize production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment.

Credentials

Education

PG Diploma in Business Administration (Operations), Symbiosis University – Pune, 2013

B.E. (Metallurgy), M.S. University of Baroda, Gujarat, 2003

Professional Development

ISO 50001:2011 ( Energy Management System ),2015, Saudi Arabia

Completed Yellow Belt in Six Sigma& Fire and Safety Training

Undergone Process Hazard Analysis/HAZOP Leadership, 5S, TPM and Poke-Yoke Trainings

Personal Particulars

Date of Birth: December 17, 1980

Languages Known: English, Hindi,Gujarati

Nationality: India

Passport No: K0693952, valid till 27/12/2021

Skype Id: sujal.patel80

Linkedin:acwvaq@r.postjobfree.com



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