Blaine, MN, 55434
Proactive and dedicated chemical engineer with a master’s degree and multiple years of experience in various industries.
SKILLS / COMPETENCY
·Pilot plant scale up
·Equipment trial run studies
·Regulatory and safety compliance
·Auditing & Compliance
Epinox prompt consulting engineers private limited 2014-2015
·Preparation of technical reports.
Manufacturing Engineer(Paint shop) 2012- 2013
Yorozu JBM automotive Tamilnadu Pvt Ltd, Chennai, India
·Coordinated the production activities of the Cathodic electro deposition coating process.
·Monitored the activities of RO/DI and waste-water treatment plants.
·Achieved a smooth and transparent operation of the plant by ensuring chemical and physical process parameters are within the standard limits.
·Increased productivity by around 20%, by ensuring timely completion of preventive maintenance activities.
·Achieved 100% audit (TS, EMS, QMS, Customer quality audits etc.) goals by implementing a systematic approach which included preparation of corresponding documents and implementation of necessary action plans.
· Monitored the overall line activities, ensuring quality of the parts matching the specification.
·Accomplished better adherence to quality and safety standards by providing monthly training on quality (FYT) and safety (KYT) to the team members.
·Developed SOP 's, work instructions and MSDS of chemicals.
·Prepared monthly operation plan and weekly reports.
·Coordinated the overall safety and 5S aspects related to paint shop and waste-water treatment plant.
·Coordinated the communication of daily production activities and plans among various shifts effectively by conducting morning and evening meetings.
·Ensured timely delivery of raw materials and chemicals by working with suppliers and clients and achieved production goals.
·Managed the purchase and accounts related issues and implemented systematic documentation.
Technical Services Specialist 2011-2012
Synthite Industries Ltd, Kochi, India
·Managed the lab trials (involving extraction and development of various extracts)with detailed documentation and scaling up in the pilot plant and later to full scale production.
·Prepared study reports on new technologies and assisted in the implementation of the same.
·Conducted in-depth lab trials to trouble shoot process and production related issues. (Project-Gingerol % improvement)
·Conducted trial runs for new equipments, optimized the various process parameters, and validated new processes. (Project-Alphalaval Centrifuge trial runs)
·Coordinated various pilot plant production activities.
·Provided Assistance to R&D in the scaling up of new food and pharmaceutical ingredients.
Design Engineer 2010-2011
V.S. Pressure Vessels Pvt Ltd, Chennai, India
·Design of pressure vessels and preparation of bill of materials.
·Prepared technical proposals and safety audit reports.
·Prepared risk assessments reports.
·Prepared technical offers and followed up with various marketing activities.
·Documentation for statutory approvals and other compliance requirements.
Engineer Apr 2010-Aug 2010
Kerala State Pollution Control Board, Thrissur, India
·Inspections and visits to different factories and sites as required for consent enquiry.
·Monitored the operation of waste water treatment plants & air pollution control systems installed by different industries for their compliance with the environmental standards and statutory requirements.
·Monitored the chemical processes in industries and gave awareness regarding the release of poisonous fumes by air, dumping of chemicals, release of untreated waste water etc.
·Prepared inspection & summary reports and submitted to the management highlighting key findings.
·Reviewed and evaluated water reports, records, logs, and graphs.
·Drafted circulars / notices and prepared chemical and bacteriological water analysis reports for administrative purposes and government procedures.
·Coordinated with other divisions for updates and follow ups.
·Arranged visits for complaint enquiries and submitted detailed report to the environmental engineer.
·Issued consents for establishments.
Graduate Apprentice Trainee Nov 2007-Jan 2008
KITCO Ltd, Cochin, India
·Assisted in the design and procurement activities of the Oleoresin Extraction Plant for Spices Board, Madhya Pradesh, India
·Assisted in Titanium Sponge Plant project for the Kerala Minerals and Metals Ltd, Kollam, India.
Master of Technology: Chemical Process Control 2010
Calicut University- Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur, India
Bachelor of Technology: Chemical Engineering 2007
Kerala University-TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, India
Title: Modification of polypropylene / glass fiber composite using modified nanoclay.
Techscript Journal, July-September 2015 issue. http://techscripts.org/JulSep_2015/JulSep201506.pdf
Modification of polypropylene using glass fiber and nanoclay (Dept. of Polymer Science and Rubber Technology of Cochin university of Science and Technology, Kalamassery). PP/Glass fibre, PP/nanoclay, PP/glass fiber/nanoclay hybrid composites were prepared by melt mixing in Haake rheocord. The required samples for the various tests were prepared by injection moulding. Mechanical tests (tensile, impact, hardness), melt flow index, and thermo gravimetric analysis of the composites were done and properties were studied.
·Industrial training- Titanium Dioxide Pigment Unit of Kerala Minerals and metals Ltd, Kerala.
·Short term training program- “Nano science and Nano technology”.
·Internal audit of ISO 140001:2004 (Environmental Management Systems).
·MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, AutoCAD, MATLAB, C++