A result oriented Military professional, who accepts challenges and overcomes with astute leadership and technical acumen. Ability to Adapt and Adept new environments and excel. Womb to Tomb experience in managing Engineering equipment/ systems
Supply Chain Mgt/Asset Management
As Chief Engineer, ensured Operations of entire range of Engineering machinery/ complex systems on Ships, through optimal exploitation and reliable maintenance to attain zero downtime.
Planned, Co-ordinated and forecast skilled work force, resources and material for sustained operations including training.
Maintained & operated Habitability Facilities viz. HVAC, deep freezers, Power Generation & Distribution, Food Galleys, water generation/distribution systems, Sanitation, Sewage Treatment, Fire-Fighting etc.
As Head of Maintenance/ Repairs function, executed concurrent time-bound projects within laid down Quality standards leading Multi-cultural cross-functional teams.
Production Planning & Scheduling, Material planning/sourcing, contingencies/ escalations planning for Resource management of Shop-Floor operations.
Formulated Technical specifications, concluded Techno-Commercial negotiations and Budget management for Annual Maintenance/ Repair rate contracts worth over 10 Crores.
Executed Infrastructure upgradation/ modernization and effected organizational change management.
Trouble-Shooting, defect trend analysis and mitigation for continuous process improvement.
As Group Head for Quality Assurance of Engineering Equipment/ Control systems, evolved Policy Plans and their implementation for effective QA coverage. Vetting/ Approval of Drawings & processes, formulation of ‘Quality Assurance Plans’ and Inspections scheduling. Vetting of RFI/ RFPs, Tech Specs and commercial/ contractual documents on QA aspects.
Capacity Assessment of Manufacturers for Registration as Defence Vendors.
Design, development & integration of Propulsion Systems for new construction Naval Ships.
Vetting/ Approval of RFPs, Tech Specs and Techno-commercial documents on Design aspects.
Led teams of up to 250 professional and skilled personnel to accomplish assigned tasks. Comprehensively addressed HR functions including recruitment, career mapping, talent management, appraisals, team building, grievances and conflict resolution.
Imparted technical lectures, groomed Officers and commissioned laboratories at the largest Naval Academy of Asia.
Interacted with senior Govt. ministry bureaucrats, diplomats & top management of MNCs on areas of mutual interests and business.
Executed Repair & Modernization package worth 175 Cr of the second largest Ship of the Navy (40,000T) through effective Project and Resource Management with crashed Timelines.
Executed installation of Magnetic Bearing based AC System as ‘Technology Demonstrator’.
Executed infrastructure renovation including lay-outing and machinery upgrade at two major shop-floors for enhanced productivity.
Designed alternate propulsion system for a warship as part of design team.
M. Tech (Mechanical), IIT Bombay, Mumbai
BE (Industrial Production)
Post Graduate Diploma in Management, Jamnalal Bajaj Institute of Management Studies, Mumbai University, Mumbai
Business Management-Armed Forces Programme,Persuing
Leadership & Training
Design & Development
Received ‘Best Safety Trophy’ for a Ship as Chief Engineer.
Third Rank in the University with distinction in Engineering Graduation.
Specialised Training Programme on Oil Tanker Operations
Course on Nuclear, Biological, Chemical Defence & Damage Control including Fire-fighting
Engine Room Watch-keeping Certificate
Marine Engineering Professional Course
Commended twice by Commander-in-Chief for exemplary devotion to Duty.