An accomplished multi-lingual chemical engineer with leadership qualities, problem solving skills, expertise in refinery commissioning and operation, and process experience,seeking an assignment, as Process Engineer in Petroleum Refinery sector.
IOCL/ (Panipat Refinery Expansion Project HCU), Panipat Process Engineer, Jan' 2009 Onwards • Review, identify and rectify the discrepancies/deviations in the Hydrocracker unit (HCU) during normal operations, start-up and shutdowns. • Established and reviewed production targets, motivated the production staff and achieved the production and quality targets. • Established and monitored advanced process control parameters. • Achieved better performance of process operations through optimization and control • Conducted Process test runs, and fine tuned the process through analysis and correction. • Identified process limitations, conceptualized and modified the process for improved performance. • Develop strategies and action plans for the business turnaround and plant start up Assistance. • Conducted safety inspections and mock drills, investigated incidents, identified and implemented corrective /preventive actions. • Improved safety awareness in the employees, ensured Safe operation, resolved problems and handled emergencies in the Hydro cracker unit operations. • Issued work permits for maintenance activities. • Coordinated the day to day plant operations with other units like OHCU (Once through Hydro-Cracker), HGU (Hydrogen Generation Unit) and DHDT (Diesel Hydro Treater). • Supervise the catalyst changeover (i.e. loading and unloading) of Hydro treating and Hydro cracking reactor.
EIL/ (Engineers India Ltd.), New Delhi Commissioning Engineer, Nov' 2006 to Dec '2008 Unit Operations Management: • Develop schedules, and undertake pre-commissioning and commissioning activities for the HPCL, Mumbai Refinery Expansion Project. • Undertake loop checking of various sections of the Utilities (Flare, Nitrogen and Cooling Water) NHT, CCR, and Plat forming section, along with line purging and leak checking at operating pressures. • Purge these areas and conduct leak tests at the operating pressures. • Conduct various pre commissioning checks tests and liquidate formats with co-ordination of client and licensor. • Check Control Valve Strokes, various interlocks and modify DCS Display as per process requirements. • Supervise various plant processes in shifts such as Catalyst Reduction, Sulphiding of the Pre-desulphurisation Catalyst. • Conduct Hazop Studies.