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Polymer Engineer

Location:
Dallas, TX
Salary:
115000
Posted:
October 26, 2019

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Vikram Shah

*** ****** **. #***, *****, TX ****3 Cell: 214-***-**** Email: adaor9@r.postjobfree.com

(U.S. Permanent Resident)

Cost effective process engineering, business analysis and project management with accurate time and budget control, understanding customer needs and managing stakeholders

Seasoned engineering professional with over 20 years of experience in managing blow molding, extrusion, training production technicians, process engineering, manufacturing, people management, complex and, managing production, project scope and project control, timely and complex decision making and responsible for profit and loss of the organization

Key Areas of Operation:

Process planning and management for sustainable operations

Project management from planning until implementation and customer satisfaction – SDLC

Implement Agile and scum project methodologies for complete customer satisfaction

Gas processing, Large diameter and long gas pipe design, seawater and underground piping design for natural gas

Business Analyst : Energy project requirement management of medium to large complex

Energy economics, energy modeling, energy measurement and audit

Safe handling of gases like Air Separation products, Argon, Helium, Nitrogen, Oxygen and Hydrogen

Safe handling of Natural gas, Ammonia, Thionyl Chloride, Cyanides, Acrylonitriles, Acetyl Chloride, HCl, H2S2O7, Isobutylene, Isoprene, NOx, SOX, Bromine, Chlorine, CF, Cl2F2, R134-a

Leakage handling for all dangerous gases and emergency management as per international safety procedures

Training personnel on safe procedures for construction, unskilled person, skilled persons, mock drills, evacuation and hospitalization

Environmental pollution control and ecology balance – Filing return for environment norms

Solid waste management, classification and secured landfill site management, supervisor and control

Business Analyst for various projects up to $50 M

Key skills developed:

Business Planning and Organization, Written Communication, Time Management,

Flexibility, Drive, Motivation,

Teamwork, Commercial awareness, Analysis and Investigating Creativity,

Interpersonal relationship, Decision making, Action planning,

Supervision, Integrity, Independence, Life Long learning,

Stress Tolerance, Personal Impact, Self Awareness,

Global skills, Leadership, Persuading and Negotiations, special safety training

Software skills for Energy modeling, Oracle Primavera 6, Process engineering software Aspen and HTRI, SAP, MS Suite

Professional Experience

Business Analyst and Energy Advisor, August 2015 onwards

Wal Mart and Tara Energy, Plano (Part time)

-Excellent customer services and stakeholder satisfaction by accurate requirement management

-Energy pricing analysis, multiplayer discussions

-Loss prevention – feedback to management for loss areas

-Business management by excellent customer services

-Advise energy efficient use of HVAC system for cost reduction with heat pump

-Selection of energy plans, electricity and gas

-Pricing analyst for the district

-Optimum temperature setting

-Educating on impact on moisture level in air on HVAC load

-Selection of HVAC machine for various industrial applications

-Implemented leak detection in R-134a system to enhance performance

-Conducting energy audit of entire system using equipment for Trane, McQuay chillers 600TR

-Sell of HVAC systems, automation and trouble shooting

-Maintenance of compressors, valves, valve plates, refrigerants, and manage labor

Process Engineer for RKW Nov 2013 to Aug 2015

(Through Acme LLC – Plano, Texas)

Work directly with manufacturing management teams in matrix organization for small project management up to $ 2 m

Excellent customer services

Training production technicians for blown film extrusion techniques, extrusion, safety, problem solving

Setting up blow molding applications with different raw materials – PVC,PE, HDPE, LLDPE

Utilities management for trouble free operation of blow molding operations

Monolayer and multilayer blown film techniques

Film Blowing Extruder, ABS extruder, Degassing and Dewatering extruders

Dynamic modeling of blown film techniques

TPU/PU film extrusion

Pricing analyst and business analyst role for requirement management and stakeholder concern study and resolve the issues

Prepare project cost estimate, P&IDs, PFDs preparation, scope and quality analysis and direct for project management

Design gas compressor piping systems, design auxiliary system, direct the efforts of project and work teams to accomplish related task and assignments

HVAC trouble shooting, Develop solutions to a variety of complex problems, requiring independent judgment creativity and ingenuity to solve such as specific quality issues at certain locations only

Prepare sizing sheet, incorporate specifications

Early resolution of issues

Safety trainers and implementer

Blow molding plant trouble shooting, training workmen and translate German to English for RKW

Environment management system introduction – file return for environmental norms

Deputy General Manager (Process Engineering) – India September 2000 to November 2013

Aditya Birla Group (www.adityabirla.com)

1.Ensure all Energy Engineering and sustainability functions are performed in a safe, efficient, and effective manner in accordance with standard utility practice, good engineering principles, good business practices, applicable codes and regulations, and the rules and policies of SEBs

2.Comply with established company safety and operating rules, procedures, and guidelines. Responsible for reporting unsafe practices to a supervisor

3.Advanced Excel – Pivot table and V look up

4.Liaison among stakeholders in order to elicit, analyze, communicate, and validate requirements for changes to business processes, policies, and information systems

5.Conduct TPM workshop within the units, educate staff and workmen – develop case studies and best models for zero downtime, zero loss in each situation

6.Comply with established Information Security Handbook, policies, procedures, and guidelines. Responsible for reporting suspected information security incidents to Tech Support

7.Responsible for ensuring that Energy Engineering personnel adhere to company procedures, standards, and policies for the safety and success of the employees and members.

8.Design and implement cost effective Energy Efficiency Rebate Programs for residential and commercial customers of Tara Electric

9.Verify and document EE Rebate Program energy and demand reduction, costs and expenses, and savings and provide reporting to Sr. Staff and Board of Directors

10.Design and implement a cost effective Demand Response Program to reduce wholesale demand charges

11.Verify and document demand reduction, costs and expenses, and savings and provide reporting to Sr. Staff and Board of Directors

12.Develop a process to track, forecast and predict the wholesale transmission and power supply peak demands for use in deploying demand response technologies and other peak shaving capabilities to reduce Tara wholesale power cost. Develop and implement strategies to deploy demand response and other peak shaving capabilities and technologies for optimum benefit

13.Implement and manage renewable energy programs approved by the Board of Directors for Tara electric members and gas customers, including but not limited to, overseeing and/or performing the design of renewable energy systems, managing and inspecting the installation of the systems, and managing warranty and maintenance services for the systems

14.Manage and/or perform the on-going operations and maintenance of Tara owned renewable energy facilities

15.Develop, and/or revise, and implement standards, criteria, rules, policies, and procedures for interconnection and parallel operation of distributed generation on Tara distribution system

16.Direct the administration of requests for interconnection of customer owned distributed generation and the provision of Tara standards, rules, procedures and policies to those requesting interconnection service

17.Oversee the field inspection and approval of third party distributed generation interconnections

18.Maintain a thorough knowledge of applicable NEC and NESC codes, IEEE Standards, local codes and ordinances, PUC regulations and rules, and ABG tariffs, service rules, and interconnection policies.

19.Develop and oversee work procedures, rules, and policies to ensure compliance with applicable Tara Tariff, policies, standards and specifications.

20.Educate residential and commercial consumers of electricity for Solar and electric powered vehicles, provide costing and explain long term government benefits for renewable energy program, explain recent development in solar power generation with invention of micro reactor technology for cost reduction by process intensification

21.Attend meetings, conferences, schools, and workshops to maintain and increase knowledge about utility best practices, engineering practices, and codes and regulations

22.Oversee all related budgeting, interviewing, hiring, planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints, resolving issues, establishing work procedures to improve efficiency as it relates to the Energy and Sustainability Development Department, implement OSHA and EPA guidelines

23.Direct the efforts of project and work teams to accomplish related task and assignments

24.Conduct TPM workshop within the units, educate staff and workmen – develop case studies and best models for zero downtime, zero loss in each situation

25.Develop solutions to a variety of complex problems, requiring independent judgment creativity and ingenuity to solve such as specific quality issues at certain locations only

26.Work directly with manufacturing teams in matrix organization for project management

27.Project cost, scope and quality analysis and direct for project management

28.Developed sustainable process to manufacture Vanadium Pentoxide to eliminate pollution, cost reduction

Process Manager (Consulting Division) July 1999 to September 2000

Indogulf Fertilizers, India (www.adityabirla.com)

(A Forbes World 500 chemical company)

Conduct TPM workshop within the units, educate staff and workmen – develop case studies and best models for zero downtime, zero loss in each situation, prepared TPM manual

Trained personnel for Sustainability and Reliability-centered maintenance practices and safety for 100MW Power plant – NG and Coal based combined cycle power plants for Ammonia & Urea, Ammonium Phosphate, rayon grade pulp, and viscose staple fiber

Conducted maintenance audits and verified practices as per RCM reliability-centered maintenance to prevent blow outs, shutdowns, or lost time – SCADA, SAP, and process automation validation and management

Conduct safety, environment, process and electrical audits

Environment impact assessment

Construction safety management

Manager

Polychem (Polymer and petroleum products process plant) Limited July 1992 – June 1999, INDIA

Operated extruders at 300 Tons per Day

Safety trainer and implementer

Developed lattices for SAN

Blow molding

Gas handling, isobutylene, Acryonitriles, Cyanides safety

Maintenance of HVAC system, cooling towers, pumps, compressors, fans and boilers

Developed process for 70% HRG ABS.

Conducted maintenance audits and verified practices as per RCM Reliability-centered maintenance to prevent blow outs, shutdowns, or lost time.

Overhauled compressors of HVAC machines following by energy audit.

Led blow film extrusion for plastic bags of varying sizes.

Developed extrusion processes on sophisticated dewatering and degassing extruders.

Troubleshot material handling systems, roots blowers and pneumatic blowers.

Became certified for Polymer Extrusion and Molding.

Led a team of engineers for basic and detailed engineering for the development of ABS, SAN & Polystyrene.

Customers: toothbrush manufacturers like Colgate, Palmolive and transparent polymer applications in jewelry

Sun Pharmaceuticals April 1992 to June 1992

Project Manager

Manage FDA approval, IQ/QQ/PQ protocols, validation of equipment and process

Ficom Organics, May 1990 to March 1992

Project Executive

Work directly with manufacturing management teams in matrix organization for small project management up to $ 0.5 M for Alkyl Phenols and Malathion pesticide

Gharda Chemicals: Jan 1987 March 1990

Shift Superintendant

Led a team of engineers for Cypermethrin technical, Fenvalerate technical and formulation development.

Customers satisfaction – attend complaints

Bakul Chemicals: June 1984 to Dec 1986

Manage FDA approval, IQ/QQ/PQ protocols, validation of equipment and process

K J Polytechnique Oct 1983 to June 1984

Develop curriculum for diploma and certificate course students, teach

Education, Training and Presentations

Bachelor of Engineering (BE) in Chemical Engineering – India – 3.87/4.00 GPA, 1983

Certified Safety Auditor – National Safety Council, India, 1995

Certified Safety Instructor – Gujarat Safety Council, 1998

Certified Energy Auditor – Bureau of Energy Efficiency, India, 2006

Trainer Energy Auditors – Bureau of Energy Efficiency, India, 2007

Certified Environmental Auditor – Gujarat Pollution Control Board, 1995

Certificate in training - Project Management – Collin County community college, Plano, TX, 2015

Certificate and Diploma in German – MS University, India, 1981

Certified training on molding and extrusion, CIPET, 1994

Certificate in Microsoft Office suit, 1999

Certificate in AutoCAD,2005

Training in Business Analyst, 2017

Language spoken: English, Gujarati, Hindi, German

Date of birth: 02-23-1961

Height: 180cm

Country of Residence: United States of America

Country of Nationality: India



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