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Mechanical Engineer Manager

Winnipeg, MB, Canada
August 01, 2020

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Sanjay Kaushal

** ****** ****** ***: 204-***-**** (H)

Winnipeg, R2C 5K9, Cell: 431-***-****

Manitoba, Canada E mail: Printing Press Maintenance Manager. Food Processing Industry Maintenance and Engineering Manager. Rolling Mill Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor. Rolling Mill Mechanical maintenance Planner. Service Shop Supervisor. Feed Production Technician. Senior Engineer. Cold Rolling Mechanical Maintenance Engineer. Mechanical Engineer Reliable, trustworthy, well organized, structured, goal oriented, and accomplished manager and engineer. Great conflict management skills, excellent problem solving and leadership skills. Experience with various CMMS systems, with proven ability to successfully handle capital projects, mechanics, machine shop, welding shop, carpenter shop and garage. Expertise in cold steel, hot steel rolling, food and printing industry. Professional Experience

Maintenance Manager, Pollard Banknote June 2017-July 2020 Manage maintenance and housekeeping department team of 18 hourly & 1 salaried, introduced detailed LOTO procedures that are machine specific, installed new equipment, facilitated to improve procedures, proposed & helped change general safety procedures, improved preventative, proactive and predictive maintenance programs, improved CBM, introduced FAs for delays over 2 hour delays, shift rounds, introduced weekly workload planning & scheduling, budgeting, reporting PM compliance, downtime, introduced RCM, writing justification for capitals.

Maintenance and Engineering Manager, Simplot, Canada March 2014-June 2017 Managing engineering and maintenance team of 7 salaried and 30 hourly paid members, improving safety policies and procedures, lockout procedures, critically analyzing data of MTTR & MTBF based on past failures on equipment and finding solutions, managing maintenance budgets of 6MM/annum and explaining variances, started FA program in maintenance, building RCM based program, initiated weekly maintenance work load prioritization meeting, and overseeing maintenance down days and outages. Work closely with engineering department for new designs and modifications, take part in biweekly capital project updates with corporate engineering team, define, justify, and prioritize capital projects, and make sure that deadlines are met by engineers. Working with quality management team on audits like BRC, maintaining GMPs and analyzing data for lost capacities & downtime in plant to reduce future downtime.

Mechanical Maintenance Supervisor, Gerdau Ameristeel, Selkirk, MB 2009-March 2014 Worked directly with engineering team on capital projects, made sure new designs justify plant needs, member of capital project team, and made sure milestones and deadlines were met. Supervised over 18 Industrial mechanics, scheduled down days and shutdowns, met deadlines of scheduled jobs and supervised over 100 mill wrights during 14 days planned shutdowns. Controlled overtime, costs, and exceptions every day. Made & modified safety procedures. Made sure that jobs were completed in a safe manner, all lockouts and safety procedures were met including confined space, fall arrest, restrain etc. Drafted and modified safety procedures, hours and activities. Maintained monthly budget of over 300 K and shutdown budget of 3 MM. Mechanical Maintenance Planner, Gerdau Ameristeel, Selkirk, MB 2008-2009 Planned outages, preventative maintenance, worked closely with maintenance supervisor & production schedules, maintained budget over $3 Million/year, planned 2 week shutdowns, and tracked them over Microsoft projects. Managed repairs and modification of machinery

(through FAs) and other management systems for better reliability. Worked with mechanical and structural engineers on structural repairs, built new platforms, suggested modifications and followed through the projects. Managed modification of Job plans on work orders and PMs. Made packages for shop work, followed up and ordered parts to assemble and repair machinery.

Supervisor Service Shop, Gerdau AmeriSteel, Selkirk, MB July 2005-2008 Supervised machine shop, welding shop, carpenter shop, and garage. Ordered material, scheduled all jobs and met deadlines. Administered $150,000.00 budget every month. Supervised and controlled 18 crew members and managed exceptions for them everyday. Initiated and maintained partner relations. Played key role in controlling overtime and costs. Feed Production Technician, Puratone Corporation, Niverville, MB May 2005-July 2005 Mixed feed to required composition. Maintained equipment on outages. Senior Engineer, Vallabh Steels Ltd., Punjab, India Apr. 2003–Dec. 2004 Managed preventive maintenance of cold rolling machines. Helped facilitate maintenance and modification of machinery. Played active role in development of new projects, manpower handling and management. Supported erection of new machines. Directed handling of new mechanical project. Served as team leader to attend machinery breakdown. Oversaw maximum production.

Mechanical Maintenance Engineer, Bhushan Ltd., Chandigarh, India Mar. 2001–Apr. 2003 Carried out cold rolling mechanical maintenance engineer duties. Established Uninterrupted production. Met deadlines for different projects of cold rolling. Played active role in scheduling the installation and commissioning of machinery. Maintained shift handling. Mechanical Engineer, Vardhman Industries Ltd., Punjab, India May 1996-Feb 2001 Planned and directed maintenance and development of machinery for cold rolling of metal sheets. Played key role in manpower management. Managed machinery breakdowns. Ensured unhampered production. Inspected machine parts etc. Mechanical Engineer, Navrattan Steels Ltd., Punjab, India 1996 Maintained machinery for sheet metal. Attended machinery breakdowns. Carried out responsibilities for production unit.


P Eng. Status in Manitoba since July 2015

Bachelor of Engineering (Mechanical), K.I.T. Tiptur, Karnataka, India (1992 – 1996) Project: “Design of steam strainer housing in HP and LP steam turbines” Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd., Haridwar, India

Grade 12, D.A.V, College, Chandigarh (1990 – 1992) Grade 10, All India Secondary School, Examination, Shivalik Public School, Mohali, Punjab, India (1989 – 1990)

Specialized Training and Education

Graduate Engineer Training (GET), Punjab Tractors Ltd., Mohali, Punjab, India

(Sept. – Oct. 1997)

AutoCAD® (Computer Aided Designing course), Regional Computer Centre, Chandigarh, India (Oct. – Nov. 1998)

CNC Programming and Machining Course, Central Tool Room (An Indo-German government project), Ludhiana, India (Dec. 1998- Jan. 1999) Operation of Class IV & V Forklift Trucks Certificate, Puratone Corporation, Winnipeg (May 2005)

Standard First Aid/CPR Level C Certificate (Expiry date;June 2009), Canadian Red Cross, Winnipeg (June 2006)

GD & T Training per ASME Y14.5M-1994, Effective Training Inc (Jan. 2007) WHIMS & 5S Training, MB (2006)

RAPID Ergonomics Event, Humantech’s Manitoba (Nov. 2007) Safety in Action Leadership Certificate, DNV (Nov. 2007) Due Diligence Course, Safety Services Manitoba (Feb. 2008) Teamwork Training, Personnel Decisions International, Winnipeg (April 2008) Rexroth Bosh Hydraulic 5 day training

Esso lubrication management training

DNV-safety training

Work place safety and health-incident investigation and training Excel level 2 & 3

Root cause elimination training-IDCON

References: Available on request

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