• Perth Western Australia
Manesh George

Manesh George

Mechanical Engineer, MBA, PMP

Summary

Senior Mechanical Engineering Professional with sound technical background working for EPCM Projects in leadership roles with many years of  experience  in Engineering sectors including Defence, Oil&Gas working for large MNCs as Project Manager, Program Manager and Technical Specialist. A smart contract administrator/vendor manager who comes from strong technical background,  who can adapt quickly with any corporate environment, its people, process and technology who has successfully installed diverse packages. Confident and Capable to achieve project objectives and goals  working with Site Managers, Project Managers, Technical Team to get things done within budget while ensuring global delivery standards  in every project in a dynamic environment.

Work History

Work History

Project Planner

  • Mentoring Project Managers for Mechanical Packages
  • Developing full scope of works from early phase of project in Mechanical Engg Packages
  • Review of 3D models and process documents during design
  • Build project schedules with well-defined work break down structure
  • Tracking changes in design and analysing impact on schedule
  • Shut down project planning for critical projects
  • Develop and maintain summary and detailed schedules , Primavera  and MS Project  with supporting trackers in excel
  • Provide planning assistance to Business Development Team for estimation
  • Data Analysis and Process improvements for improved efficiency using Earned Value Management(EVM)
  • Identify risks related to design, procurement and execution causing any potential delay 
  • Periodic review of schedule with clients to review fast tracking options for delayed activities
  • Delay analysis and variation tracking with cost controllers and contract administrators
  • Detailed Planning for Shutdown activities at Santos with hourly breakup
  • Periodic Site Visits to Santos/APA facilities to review progress
  • Guide project managers  in resource management, contract management and risk mitigation

Project Manager

Managing multiple projects in  for Spectrum Data Pty Ltd Perth, working closely with the senior management for managing multiple projects

  • Data Management for Large Engineering Companies like Woodside, Oil Search
  • Planning and Implementation of  a totally new  infrastructure  working with the core team
  • Visiting the client site for expectation management and acquire better business knowledge
  • Handling multiple jobs on media transcription of data from O&G Surveys and scheduling the tasks for the processing team for various clients like Reliance, Cairn Energy, Woodside, Oil Search and TGS.
  • Processing data of data management business in Oil and Gas  Exploration

Program Manager

  • Converting business requirements from KPMG Auditors working for various domains  including Mining, Oil and Gas, Construction to develop solutions
  • Identify Business Improvement opportunities in eAudit application development
  • Visiting the client location in US for understanding business requirements
  • Guiding the team for Completing Proof of Concepts in latest technologies in .Net(Microsoft) and iPhone(Apple)
  • Working for KPMG Auditing Applications used across the globe  with a great group of   Developers and Architects
  • Implementing efficient Project Management Methodologies in SharePoint and Team Foundation Server
  • Developing Business Intelligence solutions using SQL Server - SSRS, SSIS

Zensar Technologies, Pune, India

Mar 2009 - Jul 2009

Project Manager

  • Design Intranet for Colliers International (Real Estate) using SharePoint 2007.
  • Project Management for MOSS 2007 with .Net Developers and Architects
  • Direct Reporting of Progress to Client/Senior Management at US
  • Implement efficient Project Management Methodologies using SharePoint

Sigma Micro Corporation/Ind Sigma Infotech, Indianapolis USA/ Kochi, India

Mar 2005 - Feb 2009

Senior Project Manager/Onsite Project Coordinator

  • Onsite Project Coordinator at Sigma at Indianapolis, USA(Jan – Dec 2007)
  • Project Management for Sigma Commerce – A multichannel retailing solution using Microsoft Technologies
  • Implement efficient Project Management Methodologies using Team Foundation Server
  • Direct Reporting of Progress to Senior Management at Indianapolis, USA
  • Took over all project management activities in PMO coordinating Business Analyst, Development, Testing and Support Teams
  • Facilitate Triage Meetings with effective style in conflict resolution
  • Implemented improved communication/coordination between 3 centers including WebEx, Video Conference etc
  • Educated employees in US about Indian Culture/Traditions through  Toastmasters club
  • Key player for coordinating activities during User Conference 2007 at Sigma
  • Setting up Hosting Infrastructure in external data center for latest version of Sigma Commerce
  • Senior Project Manager at India
  • Joined as the second employee of In-Sigma InfoTech Put Ltd
  • Implemented Sigma Development Process at Offshore Development Center for Sigma
  • Executed Projects in multiple technologies while coordinating work with PMO,US
  • Key role in acquisition of new product Sigma Commerce from Quark
  • Managed transition of team from Quark to Ind-Sigma
  • Worked as Onsite Project Coordinator for one year from Sigma, US to coordinate work with Kochi/Chandigarh teams
  • Visited existing clients using Sigma’s Controller in US
  • Managing Conflicts between US/Indian teams
  • Learned and conducted internal training on various tools like Web Time Sheet and Bugzilla for new team

U S T Global Pvt Ltd, Trivandrum, India

Mar 2003 - Feb 2005

Senior Software Engineer

  • Management of various Wellpoint Healthcare Systems in US for the largest Insurance Provider in USA
  • WGS 2.0 Claims Revitalization forWellPoint, US (Fortune 500); WGS 2.0 Claims systems objective was to position it to become WellPoint’s flagship medical and health services Claims   The project was executed with a team of 20 using COBOL, JCL, IMS DB/DC, Expeditor, File Aid, Change man. Involved in PCMM assessment activities.

 

  • WellPoint Healthcare Quality Assurance IT Support for WellPoint, US; provide maintenance and enhancement support for various IT applications of WellPoint Healthcare Quality Assurance Department. The applications include Utilization Review, Case Management, Medical Decision Support System, and Medical Management System. Used tools such as COBOL, JCL, IMS DB/DC, Oracle, UNIX, Expeditor, File Aid, Change man, Oracle.

 

  • WellPoint Medical Management System Support for WellPoint, US; maintenance and enhancement support for WMMS and GNQ applications of Medical Management Division. Used tools such as COBOL, JCL, IMS DB/DC, Oracle, VB, Expeditor, File Aid, IOF, Crystal Reports

IBS Software Services Pvt Ltd, Trivandrum, India

Jun 2001 - Feb 2003

Software Engineer

  • Developing Business Proposal for a new Business Process Outsourcing center for Revenue Accounting of Airlines
  • Developing applications for airports including reservation systems, baggage handling, airport operations etc
  • Interacting with clients in Dubai(Mercator) and Europe(Atraxis) for understanding requirements for application development
  • Selected for Project Management Development Programme in IBS
  • Advance training in Revenue Accounting and Cost Sharing of Airline Companies 

INDIAN AIR FORCE

May 1995 - May 2001

Flight Lieutenant - Aeronautical Engineering(Mechanical)

  • Military Training in Air Force Technical College, Bangalore, India in Aeronautical Engineering
  • Advance Training in Air Defense System using SAM III used by Indian Air Force
  • Deployed in airfield located in forward area (Srinagar) close to border  Unit
  • Managing support services for Airfield including specialist vehicles, support systems  and general operations
  • Maintenance of large trucks and mobile equipments used for Air Force Units
  • Duty officer for the Air Field for handling critical issues related to airport operations
  • Specially selected for Technical Training for Airmen in Electrical and Instrumentation Institute, Bangalore as a Training Officer
  • Attending regular meetings related to operations of airfield including met briefing, ATC briefing and crew briefing
  • Maintenance and Testing of various equipments used in Air Field

Skills

Skills
Customer Service

Customer Service is a way of life for me as its part of my daily job. I enjoy helping others, listening to requests and providing genuine feedback. I give lot of value for others time which is a way of respecting others. This has helped me to be comfortable with diverse cultures and societies. My friendly nature with excellent communication makes others interact with me very comfortably

Process Improvement

Specialising in Engineering Process Improvement with complete understanding of the Construction Scope . After starting my career with Air Force, as a Technical Officer, I have gained experience in diverse domains and technology to become a techno-commercial manager capable of tuning projects most efficiently . Process improvement was part of my job through out my role as a  Senior Manager/Onsite Coordinator/Project Manager/Planner. Continuously generate new ideas and diverse approach on proposals for businesses improvements. Executing  projects for the clients across the globe against tight deadlines

Business Improvement

Every Project I have worked has achieved the set goals of time, scope and quality very smoothly.  The profit made from the projects is just part of the value add to the business. More relevant is the continuous process improvement through lessons learned and technical advancements 

Project Management

I have started working in Global Project Manager role many years back . Working as a Technical Officer in Indian Air Force gave me good exposure to basics of Project Management. Passion of delivering tough projects against tight deadline was achieved with  using the right people, process and technology while handling a diverse team. Getting things done through focused communication and team building  with right expectation setting with the clients was key success criteria in my projects

Planning

Most of my focus in Project Management goes into planning. Getting into details guaratee end results with accurate project schedules for the team and stakeholders. The success of any project depends on managing risks efficiently with clear communication. Working as a Planner in Engineering sector , implemented Earned Value Management for tracking my projects. Along with the overall S Curves for the projects, implementing  S curves to be mandatory for all subcontractors has helped Enerflex make good savings in project

Education

Education
Jul 2000 - Jun 2003

Master of Business Administration

The MBA course from IGNOU covers various management topics which is classified into 11 management subjects, 5 core specialisation and 3 electives along with a project. My specialisation was in Human Resources Management. I completed my project on People Capability Maturity Model(PCMM) and its effectiveness in an IT Organization

Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India

Sep 1989 - Jul 1993

Bachelor of Technology - Mechanical Engineering

One of the leading universities in India which has lot of reputation across the globe. The course for the B.Tech degree extends over a period of four academic years comprising of eight semesters. The evaluation is based on selected subjects with in Mechanical Engineering Discipline including internal exam, semester exams and labs

Certifications

Certifications

Global Oil & Gas Management

May 2015 - Jul 2015

Thunderbird University, USA

Global Oil & Gas Management is designed to provide  a well-rounded, global understanding of the ever-changing oil and gas industry.  In this era of increased industry consolidation and heightened competition, the dynamics of international business are in full force.  Thunderbird Online's Certificate in Global Oil & Gas Management focuses on the business of the Upstream, Midstream and Downstream segments of the industry. This gave me  the opportunity to analyze and understand global oil and gas strategies, and how to position an organization as a leader in this dynamic, global competitive landscape. It helped to gain a thorough understanding of today’s global energy marketplace, and how it directly relates you as an integral part of the overall oil and gas value chain.

Project Management Professional

May 2003 - Dec 2003

Project Management Institute, USA

Project Management Professional (PMP) is an internationally recognized professional designation offered by the Project Management Institute (PMI),The certification exam is based on the PMI Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK). The PMP® credential scheme is accredited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) against the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 17024.

Six-Sigma

Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

International Six-Sigma Institute

Using Six Sigma Methodology, a business can strategize its plan of action and drive revenue increase, cost reduction and process improvements in all parts of the organization.Six Sigma is a data driven methodology. Statistical Analysis is used to identify root-causes of the problem