G. VAIDHYANATHA SARMA
Seeking senior level assignments in Production Planning / Operations / Quality / Training & Development with an organization of repute in manufacturing sector, preferably in South India
A competent professional with over 12 years of experience in:
Testing & Inspections Production Planning Extractive Metallurgy Quality Assurance
Project Management Heat Treatment Training & Development Quality Management System
Demonstrated excellence in Ferrous Process Metallurgy Substantial hands on experience in production,operaton and maintenance of Blast Furnace of 2500TPD capacity
Erection and commissioning of Furnace project management skills enhanced by involving in such activities
Adept at implementing QMS and systems like NABL Accreditation, AS,PE/97/23,Lloyds,ISO,TS-16949 and delivering MR functionsTPM
Complete exposure to NPD, 5S,, Problem solving and Certified Six Sigma green Belt Holder
Safety assurance through RCGS (Risk Control Gradation System) got Diamond award for the department.
A trained technical trainer who can use Instructional Design & evaluation for training delivery and SharePoint for training management and a thorough learning & development manager with mapping skill requirement and achievement experience.
Skilled in interpreting Radiographic Results on Cast & Welded Sections and managing diverse range of metallurgical activities such as evaluation of metal characteristics, production, process control or quality
Significant expertise in handling all types of Heat Treatments and ensure Metallographic properties and structures as recommended.
Proven abilities in Casting Practices of Sand Moulds & Die Castings Melting Furnaces and EAF or Induction Furnaces for various steels as well as handling IR issues through practical knowledge on Labor laws
Sound understanding of WPS, WPQ & Weld Process Metallurgy for steels and cast irons and testing standards such as ASME, ASTM, IS or ISO System Procedures.
Team payer with strong analytical, problem solving, interpersonal and organizational skills
Maintaining Thermal balance and ensuring proper Temperature Control and thereby enhance productivity in a blast furnace of 2500TPD capacity with stringent composition control over both metal &slag. Shut down planning and Quality planning for major and Minor shut downs.
Handling of Raw materials and Gas cleaning plant along with other auxiliaries.
Has been working as front line Team Lead in getting NABL Accreditation by following ISO17025 and achieved
the same in 2012.Similarly Established standards and QMS in order to get PED & AS Certifications
in the respective organizations.
Conducting Metallurgical testing of steel, casting forging components through chemical, physical, non-destructive & metallographic practices and ensuring quality for heat treatment of automotive elements.
Quality management in the area of Hot forging of all grades of steels, Aluminium Castings catering to the Aero Space, Oil & gas and valve Industry.
Adept at operating all testing equipments like UTM, Impact testing and Metallography with image analyzer with hands on expertise to perform all kind of Corrosion tests.
Providing aid to the Supplier to solve metallurgical problems, conducting failure analysis and material evaluation as well as controlling all process activities, customer complaints & in-house failures or rejections
Planning and effecting preventive & predictive maintenance, overhauling and repair schedules of various equipment to increase uptime or long term machinery reliability
Exhaustive experience in Technical Training, Skill Competency mapping and Instructional Design.
Adept at OD activities involving performance mapping with role desired
From AUG 2001-FEB 2009 STEEL AUTHORITY OF INDIA LIMITED (Rourkela Steel Plant), Rourkela, Orissa
Aug’01-Feb’09: MT(T) To Deputy Manager-Operations
From SEP 2011 –NOV 2012 SUZLON ENERGY LTD Pondicherry
Sep’11-Nov’12: Member-Manufacturing Engineering, SEL, Pondicherry
From DEC 2012 –FEB 2014 TAG Corporation Chennai
Dec‘12-Feb’14: Manager-Testing, TAG Corporation, Chennai
From JAN 2015 –MAY 2016 INNOFORGE PVT LTD Hosur
Jan ‘15-Till date: HEAD QA & Lab Innoforge Pvt Ltd Hosur
From Aug 2016 –TILL Date ARS Steels & Alloys International Pvt Ltd Chennai
Aug ‘16-Till date: HEAD QC ARS Steels & Alloys International Pvt Ltd Chennai
As Consulting Metallurgist (Head QC)
Establish & Implement Quality Management System for the Organization
Document and Maintain BIS standards for the products
Overall Plant Metallurgical quality involving Chemical & mechanical Analysis with quality intervention in Steel melting and TMT Processes.
As Head-QA, Lab & MR
Functioning as Head of QA & QC, Managing Plant Metallurgist functions, establishing and operationalizing in house Laboratory.
Achieved PED and AD 2000 Certifications for the Organization.
Established Corrosion testing facility .
Over all in charge of In process quality, metallurgical quality,Heat Treatment quality and final forging quality
Implementation of QMS as MR
Implementation of 5S across the Factory.
Establishing TPM in the shop floor to enhance equipment availability &increase productivity
Functioning as Manager In-Charge for all Conductors Testing such as UTS, DC resistance and Stress strain test
Serving as Manager In-Charge for creep test & spectrometer analysis of conductor hardware(Steel Forgings & Al Castings)
Looking after Testing & Inspection of Steel forgings with Metallography.
Playing a significant role in getting NABL Accreditation
Overseeing implementation & improvement of Quality Assurance System as Quality Manager
As Member-Manufacturing Engineering
Implementing cost reduction initiatives to consolidate tasks, eliminate non-value added processes & re-engineering of processes or systems
Utilizing Cost Analysis Tools for strategic sourcing process, procurement prices, cost reduction metrics & bottom line performance indicators
Involved in all NPD activities from Proving Engineering, Proto typing, pilot production and final regular production of Longer Rotor Blades for wind turbine industry.
Supervising & guiding Materials Management Team
Imparting Skill Development Training to enhance performance of subordinates for improving their contribution levels
Assuring the liaison with Govt. Depts. and Statutory Authorities for daily smooth operations
Developing Personnel Attendance Improvement Plan to achieve reduction in absenteeism through substantial amount
Interacting with concerned agencies for equipment utilisation, safe work practices & quality management
As Junior Manager to Deputy Manager
Handling operations with a view to achieve organisational objectives for profitability
Formulating and implementing policies & procedures to ensure smooth operations
Managing production related tasks involving planning, control & troubleshooting to achieve periodic schedules
Planning & effectuating preventive or predictive maintenance schedules to improve overall reliability and safety of Integrated Steel Plant, personnel as well as production processes
Leading production operations by analysing monthly production requirements through effective target allotment and tracking progress against targets through daily reports
Performing operations on plant engineering, R & M, utility budgeting & other allied functions to accomplish business targets
Coordinating with workmen to achieve production targets and scheduling material procurement plans for optimal inventory
Liaising with Quality Department for detection of potential deficiencies and implementing corrective actions to maintain quality systems & process control records
Interacting with concerned agencies for equipment utilisation, safe work practices & quality management
Ensuring conformance of product as per safety norms & specifications
Interpreting Material Testing Data of mechanical & non-destructive to analyse root causes for failures and accordingly detecting appropriate solutions
Executing operations related to High Top Pressure Blast Furnace (capacity: 2500 tonnes per day) since Mar’05
Conceptualizing various safety measures to reduce the occurrence of accidents, fires & calamities
Providing operations related to repair & rebuilding of 2 Blast Furnaces in record time (under 75 Days) in 2003 & 2005
Short Assignments on Contractual basis:
Was a member in Cross functional team of Industry-Institute project of TVS Motor company with NIA institutions from Jun’2009 toJun’2011 where the role contributed to content development, delivery and Mentoring with focus on OD.
Functioned as MR & QA Manager at Vinir Engineering Pvt Ltd, Hosur from Aug 2014 to Dec2014 taking care of overall Quality Management System, Heat treatment and Lab.
Shortly served Manis Foundries Pvt Ltd as Sr Management team Member in PPC,R&D and Sales & Marketing between June ‘2016 and Aug ‘2016in order to enhance customer interface and improve customer support with close technical interaction.
Reduced coke rate to optimal level for improving productivity by reducing furnace irregularities, tuyeres endurance and longevity
Ensured equipment utilization time to 100% by proper operations & proactive preventive maintenance activities
Achieved enhanced productivity by 5% (from 92% to 97%)through effective process improvement techniques & training in 2008.
Bagged Letters of Appreciation for highest productivity
Attended following Trainings at HRD, RSP and SAIL:
oManagement Development Program in 2002
oStatistical Quality Control Techniques in 2003
oPresentation Skill Development in 2003
oISO Certifications & TQM in 2004
Completed following Trainings:
oTQC Training at TVSM, Hosur from TVSM Hosur in 2010
oComposite Manufacturing-Rotor Blade Making Process at SECL, Padubidri from SECLPadubidri in 2011
oA3 & Root Cause Analysis Training at SECL, Padubidri from SECL Padubidri in 2011
ASNT Level-II Certifications on NDT Techniques of RT, UT, PT & MPT at Integrated Engineers in 2011
PMP Preparatory course completion.-Synergy school of Business studies, Chennai.
Six Sigma Green Belt from iACT Global.
Business Process Reengineering from iACT Global
Certified Internal Auditor from TUV India Ltd,Bangalore
Attended Workshop on Quality Control in Production of Iron at HRD, RSP & SAIL in 2001
Workshop on Automobile material selection & Metallurgy at TVS Motor Company
Workshop on chemical & metallurgical testing of steel &Aluminium at TAG Corporation,2012
Well versed with Windows, MS Office, Cirquest, Captivate, LMS tools and Internet Applications
2001 B.E. (Metallurgical Engineering) from Govt. College of Engineering affiliated to Madras University
1997 12th from Muthiah Alagappa Matriculation Higher Secondary School affiliated to Tamil Nadu State Board, Kottaiyur with 93%
1995 10th from Muthiah Alagappa Matriculation Higher Secondary School affiliated to Tamil Nadu State Board, Kottaiyur with 85%
Member of Indian Institute of Metals, IIM Trichy Chapter 2009
Involved in Personality Development & Problem Solving among People at Blast Furnace, RSP in 2004
Associated with social development with Dakshin Bharat Samaj, Rourkela, Orissa during 2002-09
Date of Birth: 24th August, 1979
Current Address: HIG -105 Old A S T C Hudco, Hosur -635109, Tamil Nadu
Permanent Address: 10, Kalidasar St., Sriramnagar, Kottaiyur, District: Sivagangai-630106, Tamil Nadu
Languages Known: English, Tamil, Hindi, Oriya & Malayalam
I do declare hereby that the information provided by me is correct to my knowledge and I am responsible for any deviation from them.
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