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Delhi, India
May 16, 2020

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Nagaraj Mesta

Mobile: +91-757*******

Passport No.: L8527205


With the strong background and knowledge of Paper Technology I aspire to be an integral asset in the technical or project department in an organization that can offer a challenging environment where I can use and develop my technical and interpersonal skills effectively.


•A dynamic professional with nearly 11 years of experience in Technical Services, Customer

Services, Production Planning & Inventory control, Converting & finishing house, Dispatch, Project Management, Erection & Commissioning, Operations, Process Enhancement and Team Management.

•Have Worked in reputed company’s like MWV(Westrock), BILT, ITC, WCPM and currently associated with APP India.

•Possesses sound knowledge of varieties of paper like Wood Free, Coated, Photo Copier, Speciality Grades, Food Grades, Thermal, NCR, Kraft, etc. its operations and end usage.

•Production Planning & Inventory control, Packaging material for conversion of rolls/ sheets and Shipment Planning of trucks/ containers.

•Possesses sound knowledge of erection, testing, commissioning.

•Exposure in managing planned maintenance for reducing breakdown / downtime & enhancing operational effectiveness of equipment.

•Steered efforts for ensuring optimized utilization of resources (human, material and goods) and recommending appropriate training programmes.

•Worked in TPM & IMS & BRC culture.

•An effective communicator with excellent relationship management skills and strong analytical, leadership, decision making, problem solving & organizational abilities.


Project Management

Production Planning


Safety Management


Procurement Management

Erection & Commissioning

Vendor Development

Team Management


Conversion& Finishing


Copier A4 sheeters

Technical Services

Customer Service & Business Development

•Developing project baselines, monitored & controlled projects with respect to cost, resource deployment, time over-runs and quality compliance to ensure satisfactory execution of projects

•Formulating operating budgets, managed overall operations for executing projects within cost and time norms

•Conducting failure investigation analysis to identify gaps & take corrective measures to reduce losses & equipment downtime & maximize plant availability

•Allocating equipment, managed breakdown, scheduled & planned the maintenance and coordination with other service departments

•Training & guiding the teams towards identifying factors critical to quality, reducing process variation and improving capabilities

Curriculum Vitae

•Leading the team members, ensured suitable deployment and timely availability of manpower

•Solving the problems through Fish bone &Root cause analysis.


From Sep’17 till date working for Asia Pulp & Paper Private limited, India as Specialist in Technical Services and Customer Service department

Provide Techno- Commercial services to the customers at PAN India level.

Bench marking of all paper products like Wood free, Copier, Stationery, Coated, Speciality Food Grade products, FBB, Kraft, Thermal, NCR, Interleave, Sanitary Paper etc with competitors and to improve the quality parameters and service level.

Handling customer complaints most effectively.

Responsible for Business Development through regular follow up with channel partners, distributors, retailers, printers.

Educate and assist customers to use our products

Provide techno-commercial solutions to the customer’s problems

Work out with the mills to solve the repetitive problems and improve our overall quality and services to the customers

Provide ultimate customers satisfaction

Ensure ongoing development of sales organisation and processes.

Facilitate communication between different business functions of organisations like operations, marketing, customer services, business PAN India level.

Provide required information, samples and supporting evidences to ease mill investigation

Verify the problem reported by customer.

Be the central communication window between the customer and TSCRD / the mill

Works together with Technical Sales Customer Relation Department to get win-win solution to settle the complaint.

Provide quick settlement for small claims below USD 1,000 (for authorized offices)

Having strong product knowledge: kind of product, quality, brands, paper properties (e.g. gsm, brightness, thickness etc), recommended end use / application, mill capabilities & constraints, minimum order quantity per item etc.

Understand customer’s requirement (e.g. product, end use, size, grain direction, paper properties etc) and translate it properly on the Sales Confirmation. Any special requests from customers should be put on the Special Instruction column of SC and further followed it up closely with mills.

Understand market specific standard and its conversion to mill’s standard (e.g. pt, lbs, inch, cwt, Ren, M etc)

Closely monitor customer orders, started from order taking till cargo arrival at customers’ premises.

Any samples being sent to customers to get their order, should be organized through Mill QC to ensure consistent quality.

Continual Improvement on business need.

From Dec’15 till Aug’ 2017 worked in Westrock (MWV India Paper Board Packaging Pvt. Ltd. ) Vapi, Gujarat

As Manager in Converting & Finishing, Production Planning & Control and Dispatch.

Worked in Kraft paper manufacturing operations where kraft was used for corrugation segment.

High Strength burst factor Kraft and high RCT Kraft was manufactured and having thorough knowledge of the operations.

To ensure budgeted finish production.

Coordinating with Production team & Sales team for manufacturing urgencies and prioritize the same.

Complete follow up of the shift wise activities & reducing the losses.

Solving the problem through fish bone & root cause analysis.

Curriculum Vitae

Training &guiding the teams towards identifying factors critical to quality, reducing process variation and improving capabilities.

Devised a Monthly Production Plan as per Customer requirement, sales projection and executed the same.

Production Planning through Dimensions, deckle planner & over all Control Over Shift working.

Analyze Master Production Schedules Maintain correct inventory &Inventory analysis

Involved in listing out daily shortages for production.

Daily planning meeting with production, materials & marketing dept. oversaw the execution of daily production plan.

Oversaw the execution of daily dispatch plan as per customer requirement. Daily communication with multi customers for daily requirements and shipment planning.

Deftly handled the complete logistics operations to facilitate smooth workflow. (Monitoring invoicing, packing dispatches, daily tracking of FG stock with multi customers & Logistics services warehouse thru portal, mail, and phone. Sending daily dispatch details to multi customers. Evaluation of actual Plan Vs. Physical Dispatches & execution of the same on day today basis.

Finalizing dispatch mode so as to keep freight at min. level.

Handled Indirect Material & Capital Goods rate Negotiations, Release of P. O., Release of monthly schedules, Follow up with suppliers to complete committed delivery schedules. Supplier’s payment clearance.

Confirmation of schedules, Creation of New customer, sales orders etc.

Extended support to the day-to-day activities through Navison for production activities.

Was the core member to implement deckle planner software Dimensions.

Using Heijunka system for material stacking

Daily monitoring TAT and VIVO and analyzing RCA if there is deviation wrt the targets.

From Sep’13 till Dec’15 worked for Bilt Graphics Paper Products Limited, Ballarpur

As Assistant Manager in Production Planning & Converting & Finishing House Department.


Worked as a Assistant Manager at Bilt Graphics Paper Products Limited, Ballarpur from Sep’13 to Dec’15.

Supervising the General shift activities of the whole Production Planning & Converting & Finishing House Department of paper of all grades.

Having thorough working experience in paper in writing &printing, excise book grades, note book grades, copier etc.

Production Planning through Optivision, Oracle &Over all Control Over Shift working

To ensure Budgeted Finished Paper production

Having the knowledge of IMS documentation.

Worked in Allimand& Globe rewinder, Pasaban & Milltex sheeters, Bielomatik ream packaging etc machines.

Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team .Good analytical and problem solving skills. Dedicated to maintaining quality standards.

To ensure man power & packing material consumption

Arrangement of input of materials as per production planning & effective utilization of resources deployed & new projects & development.

To motivate people working under & manage the team to achieve sectional targets.

Coordinating with MSD &engineering people for improving plant performance.

Carrying out modifications for benefit of process & plant.

Optimum utilization of resources like manpower, inputs etc.

Carrying out jobs in time given by my Superiors.

Planned maintenance.

Discuss with Vendor about the Material & new processing.

Daily Monitoring & optimizing the OTIF, OEE, Production performance report of the Plant

Coordination with the other department regarding any problem.

Curriculum Vitae

Handled Breakdowns and troubleshooting and carrying out root cause analysis of repetitive failure of equipment parts and Improvement in availability and reliability of equipment’s and Implement new techniques of bringing machines up to their optimal condition

Conducted preventive maintenance activities as per schedule and mobilization of resources as per day to day maintenance activities

Coordinate work done by the contractors, review their performance and continuous seek of competence contractors

Was also a Team member in Oracle Implementation core committee upgrading in our plant.

ALSO Responsible for

1)Maintaining Safety Standards, use of PPEs & 5S in work place & maintaining good housekeeping In responsible areas and surrounding areas.

From Oct’11 till Sep ’13 Worked for ITC-PSPD, Bhadrachalam, Andhra Pradesh as Assistant Officer in Production planning, Converting and Finishing House Operations.


Worked in TPM methodology in the above said designation handled overall Converting & finishing process.

Working with PDCA approach for continual improvement. Making Optimum usage of resources & obtain best results.

To develop knowledge level & skill of employees & encourage team spirit & work with TPM culture.

Substantial reduction in production costs by less loss reduction.

Substantial reduction in stores inventory, WIP, product inventory & negligible transits damages.

Having thorough knowledge in Optivision & sap systems.

Following 5 S Well developed in knowing & following the culture of TPM & IMS & BRC.

Having thorough working experience in paper in writing printing, excise book grades, note book grades, copier etc& paper boards like tetra pack, saffire graphic, cyber Xl, cyber cy-pack grades etc.

From Aug’09 till Oct‘11Worked for West Coast Paper Mills Limited, Dandeli, Karnataka as Shift Incharge In Production Planning & Converting & Finishing House Department.

Production planning & shift incharge responsibility for converting & Finishing house department in PM1,2&3.

Later Promoted to PM6

Worked in erection & commissioning of voithvariflex winder of deckle 5.5m of2500mpm.

Worked in Erection & commissioning of synchrosheeters of Milltex&Pizzolato of deckle 2.4m of300mpm.

Wella quantised with all the equipments under converting & finishing house. i.e. Rewinder (Voith,globe,serval, Jagenberg)Minicutters,Guillotine, Marrushi ream packing of 18reams/minute, raumasters reel packing,

Worked in Bielomatik A4 sheeters of 8 pockets of 450mpm speed.

Responsible for production planning & deckle combination.

Having thorough working experience in paper in writing printing, excise book grades, note book grades, copier etc

Handling thorough knowledge in handling ERP systems & targeting for minimising the finishing losses.

Coordination between marketing, production & dispatch.

From July’08 till April‘09Worked for South India Paper Mills Limited, Nanjangud, Karnataka as Trainee Supervisor In Paper machine Department.

Worked in Fourdrinier paper machine operation where newspaper, manifold tissue, cream wove 7 Kraft grades were manufactured.

Having thorough working experience in paper in writing printing, excise book grades, note book grades etc

Curriculum Vitae

Monitoring, reviewing production, quality, machine & technical efficiencies review & reporting.

Maintaining wastage within limits. Ensure rework is completed within the shifts.

Manpower allocation & supervising jobs of workmen in the process floor.

Attend to process problem in the shifts & guide the workmen in solving these problems.






Strenuous industrial training during education at WEST COAST APER MILL LTD& BILT SEWA unit,


“Optimisation of Bleaching of Pulp by varying the retention time in initial stage C+D” “Reduction in Finishing loss in west coast paper mills ltd. In PM6.”


-Solving problem by findings its root causes through WHY-WHY analysis and Fish Bone.

-Ability to work effectively as a team member as well as individual contributor.

-Understanding trouble shooting skill.

-Quick Learner


•Attended training in: Interpersonal Effectiveness Fire Protection & Safety.


Computer Literacy:

Optivision, Oracle, Basis, MS-Office, FORTRAN& Internet.


Father’s Name

: Suresh Mesta

Mother’s Name

: Jyoti Mesta

Date of Birth






Marital Status









Language Speak & Write:

English, Hindi, Konkani, and Kannada.

No of Dependents



Curriculum Vitae


I hereby declare that the above mentioned particulars are best of my knowledge and belief.

Place : Gurgaon ( India Nagaraj Mesta

Date : 21/07/2019


Dr. Anita Nair +91-944*******

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