Sachin Charudatta Wadnere
Instrumentation Engineer with over 10 years of successful experience in Process Instrumentation and Control system Automation. Skilled in Process Control, Control Systems, PLC Allen Bradley, and SCADA. Demonstrated history of working in the Process industry with adaptability to changing requirements & with multicultural team environment.
Knowledge & Skills:
Allen Bradley (Rockwell Automation) PLC families & HMI, Siemens PLC, GE Fanuc PLC.
Knowledge and hands on working experience of PLC (Allen Bradly, Siemens) installations, Upgradation & Maintenance. Experienced with Studio 5000 Logix Designer, RSLogix 500.
Conversant with Intouch-Wonderware, Ignition SCADA system.
Hands-on experience & knowledge of process instrumentation and Electrical control systems. Experience of VFD interfacing and control.
Process Control Systems: speed and rotation sensors, control loop operations, PID controller/loop tuning, final control elements, measurement level detectors/ transducers.
Familiar with Reading and interpreting P&ID, control narratives.
SAP working knowledge.
Mechanical Systems: Pneumatic control systems, air operated valves etc.
Able to manage budgets and Monitor performance to maximize the yield from them.
Operation Technology Instrumentation Engineer Dec 2019 to till date
Sadara Chemical Company, AL-Jubail, Saudi Arabia.
Responsible for providing Technical support for key Operational Technology Systems in the Sadara Plants.
Perform system analysis and initiate improvements to optimize the OT network, including operation & maintenance procedures. Maintain and provide technical support to Operations and other departments for OT network.
Collaborate on design with other discipline engineers and perform configuration on process control systems and the OT network due to plant modifications and projects;
Develop, install and maintain advanced OT security measures to guarantee OT network availability. Worked closely with System Engineer for cybersecurity assessment on OT Systems & Completed actions as per assessment within tight deadlines.
Maintain system infrastructure including system administration, cyber security, hot fixes, patches, virus definition updates, back-ups, etc.
Created Process flow for OT system with all interconnecting components, servers, switches and PLCs/DCS.
Lead Engineer- Instrumentation, Oct 2015 to Dec 2019
Owens Corning (I) Pvt Ltd, Taloja, Maharashtra.
Lead Instrumentation Team for Projects & Routine Activities; act as Technical resource.
Keep Instrumentation Manager & Engineering Leader informed on progress of Projects & day to day activities with agreed periodicity.
Assisted Leadership team to monitor cost estimates, annual Instrumentation budget. Support for providing estimates for engineering work.
Worked on Expansion Project of Manufacturing facility at Taloja, Navi Mumbai as instrumentation Lead engineer. Provided field support to on-site personnel and the construction management team/Contractors.
Successfully completed Automation upgrade completed for Oven system & Chopped Strand Mat Line from OLD Rockwell PLC (PLC 5 & SLC 500) to ControlLogix, CompactLogix System along with HMI Upgrade.
leads new equipment initiatives by applying existing controls and instrumentation solutions. Manage the supplier documentation & Technical Communication with Supplier.
Define and validate the internal technical interfaces with the other disciplines (operations, Utilities, Electrical, Mechanical, IT). Coordinate the technical aspects with the respective discipline Engineers.
Identifies and manages critical instrument spare parts and specialized tools like calibration instruments/ programming devices. Ensures instrument spare parts availability through SAP system.
Identify, implement and execute preventive maintenance of equipment. Coordinate with Production to undertake Maintenance requests
Instrumentation Engineer, Sep 2010 to Sep 2015
Owens Corning (I) Pvt Ltd, Taloja, Maharashtra.
Maintain Daily Critical control system check list as per schedule and documentation.
Hands-on experience on Troubleshooting, logic modification, Network communication, instruments configuration, back-up with Rockwell PLC & HMI, Siemens PLC.
Responsible for installation, qualification and efficient maintenance equipment / instruments. Responsibilities for troubleshooting the issues of equipment related to electronics and instrumentation.
Hands-on experience on Burner Management Systems & Combustion Control Systems.
Preparing and checking Instrument Loop diagrams as well as Control Systems cabinets design and wiring. Performed installation and commissioning for internal projects.
Hands-on Experience with Installation & Calibration of the field instruments such as flow, level, pressure and temperature transmitters, RTD, Thermocouples, pressure switches, analytical (pH/Conductivity) sensor, Control valves, Motorized valves, weighing instruments, pneumatic & hydraulic system.
Maintenance of Pressure Regulating Gas Skid of Flammable Gases like - Propane, Liquid Natural Gas and Oxygen and Combustion.
Trend the breakdowns /concerns of the equipment and implement corrective actions to improve the reliability of the equipment.
Instrumentation & Electrical Engineer, Sep 2013 to Sep 2014
Owens Corning Veil UK Limited, Liversedge United Kingdom.
Monitor, track and course correct site construction progress during every project milestone.
Undertake Instrumentation & Electrical engineering work in all Projects in partnership with E&I Leader to ensure successful & timely implementation of critical electrical projects.
Handle installation, commission, maintain Electrical & Instrumentation equipment’s such as Electric Motors, Converters, Motor VFDs, PLCs, SCADA system, Flow Transmitters, Values, Level Transmitters.
Completed DC to AC conversion Project for Conveyer Drive system for veil line which includes replacement of Electrical motors, VFD & PLC components & Binder section automation improvement project.
Train, coach Technicians on maintenance procedures and best practices.
Engineer Trainee- Instrumentation, Jan 2010 to Sept 2010
Owens Corning (I) Pvt Ltd, Taloja.
Get Familiarize with Process & Control system of continuous process plant, plant policies.
Troubleshooting during Machine breakdown situation.
Researched system requirements and components to improve Machines Uptime in Fabrication area.
Instrumentation Engineer, July 2009 to Dec 2009
Adtron Technologies Pvt Ltd, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra.
Worked for Projects based on PLC controlled Process. Finalizing & implementing of control logic, Ladder Logic for process requirement.
Project on PLC, like stepper motor control by PLC, Level and Temperature Control loop. Designing & implementation of control loop wiring.
Preparation of manuals Process diagram, electrical diagrams and another document.
Advance Diploma in Operations Management: Operations Management, 2012
Welingkar Institute of Management Development & Research, Mumbai.
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering: Instrumentation Engineering (First class), 2009
Decision Making: interpret information to understand problems & draw conclusions.
Teamwork, Stress Tolerance.
Hands on experience standard tools like AutoCAD, MS Visio, MS Access & MS Excel.
Enthusiastic about learning & using new technology
Date of Birth: 17th March 1988
Passport details: Z2899280 valid up to July 2030
Current Location: Aj-Jubail, Saudi Arabia