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Plant Manager

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
January 11, 2020

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Rabinder Singh

Present address : Rabinder Singh Thakur, Ravindra Apartments, Flat-606, block-D, 2nd floor, Baltana Zirakpur Distt. Mohali Punjab-140604 Contact No

: 088********/086********

Permanent address : Rabinder Singh Thakur,VPO-Driedh, Sanhoon,Tehsil- Palampur,Distt.Kangra ( Himachal Pradesh)

H.P-176093, Contact No : 088********

E-mail: or I have over two decades of rich cross-cultural experience in Servicing, Maintenance, start up projects, Erection and commissioining and Team Management related to dairy and food processing industries . I am conversant with current Industry Practices and have sound background of keeping machines and equipment up and running for better productivity CORE COMPETENCIES:

-Maintenance and Service :

Monitoring and optimising processes, troubleshooting in coordination with related departments and improving efficiency.

Focussing on cost reduction, energy saving measures by optimizing key processes

-Project Management

Leading activities to monitor overall project for in-time and in cost delivery Strategic utilization of available resources to achieve overall efficiencies to meet organizational objectives.

-Erection& Commissioning

Anchoring; erection & commissioning of machines, process equipments and ensuring completion of project in minimum turnaround time

-Organizational skills

An effective communicator with excellent relationship management skills, strong analytical skills, leadership view, decision making, problem solving capability


Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering,M.D.U,ROHTAK [JUNE'90-MARCH '94] Master Diploma in Business Administration,I.I.M.M,PUNE [JUNE'00-JUNE'03] Extracurricular Activities : Held Entrepreneurship awareness camp in College

: Secretary of college cultural club

: State level player of Volley Ball

My Job experience is elaborated as below :


(From Nov-2016 to till date) : Responsible for Plant maintenance and utilities .8KL milk Aseptic pasteurizer plant and Aseptic milk IPI filling machine 4nos with downstream straw applicator,cap applicator,shrinkmachines,milk powder pouch packing machine, Ammonia base refrigeration plant /cooling tower/Thermax boiler 5ton/hr,RO water treatment plant 15KL/HR,Atlas Copco Air compressors 2nos and Cummins DG Sets 4nos. Successful Commissioning of 160kva UPS Emerson make for Four IPI filling machine Organization Name Senior Manager – Technical, Kwality Limited Bhallabhgarh Duration From June 2016 to Oct 2016

Major Job content : Responsible for up and running of 7.5 Lac /Ltr. plant and utility maintenance which included :

Milk filling machine,Dahi machine /20kl milk pasteurizer plant and spray dryer and evaporator /powder packing machine/bag filling machine /ghee process and packing /paneer process and packing /900 tr refrigeration plant /cooling tower/boiler two no (14ton/hr and 8 tons/hr)/water treatment plant /tetra pack processing plant and machine 3nos.Air compressors and DG Sets. Organization Name Services Manager : United Kaipara Dairies Dubai(Unikai) Duration From Jan 2014 to Aug 2015

Major Job content : Responsible for Services and maintenance operations of Unikai Dairy Tetrapak Processing and Packing with capacity of 10000L/hr. Maintenance (TPMS) and Spares Management included following :

-TBA 19 AND TBA 8 Filling Machine 3nos lines including Cap applicator

-Accumulator ACHX 30 47m

-Aseptic Sterilizer with Homogenizer & De-aerator (10000 L/hr.)

-Sugar Dissolving (Jet Mixer) system

-Batch Processing system (Blending Tanks)

-Homogenizer and Pasteurizers

-Coordination with Tetrapak team for proactive Troubleshooting

-Involved in Production Planning, Execution .

-Driving force for achieving Unit Metrics in terms of Productivity, Wastages,Overheads, Plant Efficiencies, Quality, Projects and S.H.E.

-Unit Overheads (Power, Fuel, Manpower and Spares) Budgeting and Product Routing. Monitoring and Control of Fixed and Variable Overheads.

-Capex Budgeting and Implementation.

-Operation and Maintenance of Utilities- Boiler,VAM, Chiller, Cold storage for Ice Cream,Referigeration Plant, Air Compressor, softening Plant, Cooling Towers, Pumps. Maintenance of Waste water and Consumption as per statutory norms.

-Compliance to Local Legal Laws relating to Utilities Operations and Testing.

-Driving TPM

-SHE - Member of Safety Committee, Incident Reporting and Investigation.

-Team Management – Handling Team of 35 people including Maintenance Executives, - Technician and Utilities operators.

-Quarterly Management Reviews.

-PV/Hardening tunnel/cone machine Tetra pack/Rollo machine/Sandwich machine/cup filler Micron.

-Unit Overheads (Power, Fuel, Manpower and Spares) Budgeting &monitoring Total lines 15 nos including bottle /carton /cup/cone and tetrapack.

-Knowledge about cross functional working among warehouse/quality,production to achieve organizational goals

Organization Name Manager (Maintenance & Engg),Devyani food industries Ltd.Baddi Duration From April 2013 to Dec 2013

Major Job content : -Responsible for complete maintenance of plant and equipment,homogenisor,pasturisor,filling machine (Catta),Rotary fillers PWS,linear fillers Catta/Nenso China, tapping machine,printers,conveyors,Freezers WCB/GRAM/CATTA,ETP (120kl)

-Handled products under Brand name Cream bell Ice cream. Operation and Maintenance of Utilities- Boiler, Chiller, Cold store for ice cream,Refergeration Plant, Air Compressor, softening Plant, Cooling Towers, Pumps.

- Managed regulatory documentation for Plant- ISO/EHS certifies .Responsible for Audit of ISO/ERP/EHS

Organization Name Associate Manager (Project &Operations), Dabur India Ltd. Baddi. Duration From Feb 2011 to Jan 2013

Major Job content : Honey project capacity 20MT/day, Total project cost-1743 Lacs. Responsible for complete civil/electrical/mechanical /HVAC Plant started in Jan -11 and completed in aug-11.

Responsible of ordering of equipment’s(process and packing), delivery, installation and commissioning of equipment’s.

Project completes and handed over plant for commercial production in September and looked after operation of plant .

Machine handled bottle filling machine, capping m/c,labelling,shrink sleeve and cartoon machine.



Civil construction started .Total Project Cost-58 crore. Chawanprash Mfg.Equipments like Herbal extractor, falling film evapoartor,sugar disolver,batch mixing cooker, terlet cooler,stoarge tank,dust collection system,multimill.

Machines handled bottle fillers,bottle cleaning,foil sealer.capper,auto collator,inkjet printer,case packers.

Glucose Equpments-Nauta mixers,vibro shifter,screw elevator and machines Carton fillers Make Rolatainer,Hasia Make-jar fillers.

Toothpaste Mfg.Gel Kettle/Mixers,roto pumps/Tube filling machine,cartonator machine,conveyors,printers and case packers .

Odonil –Blender,multimill,Tabelleting machine,FFS machine,case packers and inkjet printers.

Electrical, mechanical/HVAC/chillers/cooling towers /Boiler 5 ton wood fired make Thermax/RO PLANT Ion Exchange /Softener/MGF.

Civil work is completed and commercial production starts from 23-3-2012. After project looking after CTGO operations of plant. Responsible for ISO/TPM/OHSAS implementation in new project . Organization Name Maintenance Manager, Kuwait Dairy Company, KUWAIT. Duration From Nov 2005 to Aug 2010

Major Job content : Responsible for putting work request that are value adding and align with business, plant and team goals.

Assist area technical advisors and shift groups during troubleshooting and advanced troubleshooting.

Coordinating the timing and scheduling of process equipments preparation and maintenance with maintenance scheduler.

Preparing and presenting the annual value assessment of routine operation and maintenance tasks.

Acting as Plant liaison to expertise centers like Technical Improvement Dept., Reliability Engineer, Maintenance Dept., and other general services provider. Plan, Schedule and implement maintenance for plant. Develop, modify and train operators on the unit operating, emergency procedures and work processes.

Involve in internal and external assessment for Work Processes implementation. Responsible for Manufacturing Operations maintenance of Unikai Dairy Combibloc UHT Processing and Packing with capacity of 20000L/hr. – : Maintenance and Spares Management of Combibloc Machines 3nos : Machines lines handled17 nos:Elopak Fillers carton filler, GASTI cup filler,FOGG Bottle Fillers,ICON Filler, Dosomat Filler, BWI Filler,CattaBriga Ice Cream manufacturing machineries.

Achievements and Awards:

Reduction in machine downtime by 20% then budgested year 2005-2006 Energy and cost savings of 15% then budgeted year 2005-2006 Gases consumption reduced in 2007-2008

Appreciation award from Dabur India Ltd.CEO for project completion on time(2012). Organization Name Sr.Mechanical Engineer, Jagatjit Industries Limited,Jagatjit Nagar,Punjab Duration From March 2000 to Oct 2005

Major Job content : Preventive Maintenance,Planning and Scheduling Manpower Management and Utilization

TQM,GMP and training of staff for Quality Systems Implementation Budget Planning and Capex Management

Productivity Management through monitoring and optimization line performance,Output speed, Total Down Time,Labour Performance and Wastage Control Planning for machinery spares and keep inventory as per requirement and with minimum cost

Preventive and corrective maintenance

Operation and maintenance fo Boilers, Compressors,Chillers,PHE,HVAC Maintenance of hangover conveyor having length of 350 ft carrying 160 trolleys. Maintenance of Vacuum pumps, milk pumps,roto pumps, water pumps Maintenance of steam ejector (3 stage)

Maintenance of high speed milling machine, packing machine like Tetrapak,semi auto powder filling machine,vibrators,Rolla trainer,Hasia machines, Slate chain conveyor,MEthan Plat Machine

Maintenance of Condensers,Evaporators and Spray driers,VAM. Projects

Job Profile:

Successful commissioning of Project for "Boost" manufacturing for GSK :including commissioning and installation of Evaporators,Condensors,Granular machine, Scrapping machine,Vapour Absorption machines in the year 1999-2000. Successful commissioning of laban storage tank 3n0.cap-8000ltr(2006-2007). Successful Commissioning of DG SET CATTERPILLER 1000kva along with electrical panel including ATS(2007)

Successful commissioning of ICON FILLER cap-4000l/hr(2008) Successful commissioning of ICE CREAM MACHINE CAP-5000 P/Hr(2009) Successful commissioning of APV UHT processing plant 7000l/hr(2009) Successful commissioning of REVERSE OSMOSIS WATER PLANT(2009) Successful commissioning of Milk storage tank 50,000L(2010) Mechanical Enggr.,Jagatjit Industries Limited, Jagatjit Nagar,Punjab [Mar'95- Sep'99]

Job Profile:

Looking after complete maintenance of Boilers(100T/Hr),Water Softening Plants, Cooling Tower, Pumps

Workshops,Tranings and Technical Activities:

GMP Training



Date : Rabinder Thakur

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