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Aramco Plant Manager

Vasanth Nagar, Karnataka, India
October 21, 2022

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Gopal Krishna,

Technical Manager / Technical Director,

Outokumpu Stainless Pipe ltd, Saudi Arabia,

CP: +918*********,



Certified Pioneer in Technical management with over 22+ years expertise in Production, Plant Maintenance, quality and Automations functions in Manufacturing process in particular to Steel – Iron mill / Pipe – Tubing and Fittings for Oil and Gas, Petrol chemicals and Energy segments Products in Large scale Manufacturing process; the Technical Management skills consistently exceeds performance goals in multiple P&L Management Positions. Field of Study & Expertise

Overall Plant Technical Strategic:

Management system, Equipment / Machineries, Workforce, Material, Product reliability, Product development, Customer satisfaction, Corrective actions etc. for steel-Pipe / Tubing with Corporate Program Alignment;

§ Process Support strategies, cost effective operations and Risk assessment / action plant,

§ Facility utilization and Business continuity plan; KPI threshold

§ Integrated Management System, Management Representative Functions,

§ Q, HSE- API Management system, Procedure / Manual preparation, System Audits, Plant Survey and Prequalification process,

§ Employees Training, Accreditation & Regulatory Compliance

§ Statistical Quality control and continual improvement,

§ Preventive maintenance and Down time rating; Yield calculation,

§ Familiar to International standards and Customer Specifications for Pipe-Tube and Steel

(ISO 9001, 14001, 45001, 14001, 17025,17020, PED, ASTM, JIS, BS/EN, ASNT-NDT, ASME -ASNI, SAUDI ARAMCO-SAMSS, PDO, NORSOK, PED, AD2000, DNV, NSF-WRAS Etc.).

§ WELD, NDT Technique, Metallurgy, Micro-Macro Analysis,

§ Special Process for Pipe Manufacturing and Testing, Career History:

Jan 2010- Oct 2021

Sr. Manager Quality /Technical (additional role been handled for plant Manager Function) Outokumpu Armetal Stainless Pipe Co. Ltd .

(Outokumpu Oy/Ab Finland and Sweden is operating in Riyadh works for Steel/Iron Welded and seam less weld Pipe

-Tubing/Fitting Manufacturing and metal Fabrication Factories. The Stainless-Steel process pipe mill Manufacturing high integrity Pipe with the combination weld and Seamless technique, occupied Full NDT testing facilities and Technological for the application of Oil and Gas, Energy and Rail-Architectural segments). EXPERIENCES:

o Managing overall Technical functions of the two Factories i.e. Manufacturing of Pipe –Tubing, Fitting products Mill and Flat products and all types of Iron and metal weld and Fabrication Factory. Reporting to MD/CEO with 242 reports including 32 direct reports on continuous shift operations, o Providing efficient and effective leadership and managing of production, Maintenance and Quality team, o Manage Production, Engineering and Maintenance, Equipment calibration process, o Managing Raw material selection acc to order plan/customer requirement, o Managing Production plan acc to Sales Forecast,

o Cost effective operation strategy and facility use, o Managing Supplier Evaluation /Re-evaluation and Approval for Raw material, o Leading New product development process and metal fabrication in process inspection o Managing NDT methods for X-ray, ET, UT, mt, LPT and Mechanical and Chemical testing for the products, o Leading a Technical review team & confirmation in accordance with Customer specification/International standards, o Planning, developing and directing Q,HSE policies and programs in-line with the corporate initiatives, whilst demonstrating and taking the lead.

o Identify the Requirement of Industrial standards, codes, legal requirements, Certification Approvals and Pre- Qualification. According to business strategy,

o Technical Support to oversee bidding stage & preparing CAPEX & Supplier performance Evaluation, o KPI Implementation and its Thresh hold, driving continuous improvement with the aim of hitting QA targets o Communicating and ensuring that the Project QA plans are understood and operated by all employees and subcontractors,

o Following regulatory requirements in order to meet service level agreements o Providing technical support to all staff.

Worked: June- 1996 –Nov 2009

Technical/QC Manager,

Alessa Industries Ltd (JV with Whirlpool cooperation-USA) Saudi Arabia, Riyadh


o Managed Quality Control department for over 11 years for iron/ metal Sheet product lines including Final product Manufacturing Factory for Domestic Refrigerator/Window and Split unit Air conditioners, Desert cooler, Deep chest Freezer, etc.

o Directed QA/QC department to implement ISO Quality system and day to day Quality Functions in the Manufacturing line

o Headed the entire Manufacturing and Quality control Inspection process starting from press shop steel metal, forming, metal pre-paint coating on CR metal, PU foaming to until final assembly including performance assessment of various Electrical components/parts

o Managed training Document Management System and Quality Management system o Planned and executed multiple tasks to ensure controlled documents were managed per procedures in the plant

o Provided coaching to personnel on Quality systems (QS) to include document control and training. Acted as liaison with electronic quality systems vendor(s)

o Performed solutions designs support field efforts processes submittals and review. Worked: June 1989 – June1996.

Carrier started (Sr. Engineer –Production -Quality) Kelvinator of India Ltd (JV Whirlpool Cooperation U-S-A) PROFILE:

o Lead Quality department in the Manufacturing Machine shop product line for Quality Inspection on Sheet metal components, Incoming material Inspection for Sheet, coils and all type of components & product such as, plastic components, Electrical Compressor Motors, Electrical Control box and Overload relays, Cables etc. o Created Planned and coordinated quality assurance and quality control activities following Project Quality Plan, in line with national and international quality norms /rules /regulations o Established supplier QA/QC coordination procedure and inspection Management Plan o Identified non-conformances and negotiated corrective actions with responsible Management and the Company identify non-conformances and agree corrective actions with responsible Management and the Company Education Background

Bachelor’s degree Mechanical Engineering,

API –Management system,

ISO & HSE (9001, 14001 & 45001) Certified Manager, NDT/ASNT -American Society of Non Destructive Test. Personal Info

DOB: 1967June

Birth place: India, Kerala

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