Prasanth Kumar I

Prasanth Kumar I

Process Engineer- Fuel gases

  • Mumbai Maharashtra
  • +919769830649
  • Member of core central engineering & technical team responsible for supporting project, design development & process/plant improvement strategy worldwide.
  • Technical astute professional with proven ability to manage multiple projects & development of best engineering solutions while meeting challenging deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to acquire technical knowledge and skills rapidly with an eye for detailing & passion for designing.
  • Experience of working on both local & global projects including India, China, Turkey, and Australia worth $16 million.
  • 30% international travel for business meeting, plant visit, commissioning, vendor meeting.
Work History
Work History
Feb 2013 - Present
Process Engineer- Fuel Gases

 Key Responsibility

  • Supporting project leader in cost estimation, designing, engineering,  installation,  commissioning of new & upgrade plants while ensuring compliance to Linde & international standards like EIGA, ASME, NFPA etc.
  • Managing development, testing & implementation of plant improvement engineering solutions worldwide.
  • Developing project plan and participate in the Project Kick off, Progress reviews, Design Reviews and record minutes.
  • Performing research and developing recommendations for equipment and/or materials selection for new plants/upgrades.
  • Technical drawing development including layout, PFD, P&ID, equipment assembly.
  • Ensuring compliance of safety, health, environment & quality in all work practices & projects.
  • Collaborate & co-ordinate with cross functional teams/team of experts/vendors for various projects.


  • Design Engineer for medium pressure acetylene plant design, installation, commissioning & performance checks in Turkey.
  • Project Leader for developing of global standard automatic acetone system design including global supplier development.
  • Process Engineer for plant design comparison project to identify global Standard Low pressure plant.
  • Technical support for Medium pressure acetylene plant design in Australia.
Nov 2011 - Feb 2013

Key Responsibility

  • Developed standard plant layout, equipment specification & modular equipment design to reduce cost & ease installation while understanding the local needs of different countries and in line with Linde standards & codes of practice.
  • Assisted cost estimation, productivity calculation, production capacity analysis & equipment sizing for new plant business case development.
  • Supported in productivity & plant production capacity analysis.
  • Developed data sheet for pipe sizing, equipment sizing including cryogenic pump, vaporizer, vacuum pump etc
  • Performed project documentation & operating manual development.
  • Developed engineering system and process for the data management and engineering work flow of projects for the establishment of new engineering center.


  • Design Engineer for Air-gases & special gases plant at Suzhou and Chengdu, China.
  • Design Lead for Standard Medical filling plant layout development for global healthcare plants
  • Project Leader for implementation of Data base management system for storage, review, distribution of engineering & technical documents.
Sep 2005 - Dec 2011
Production Engineer

 Key Responsibility

  • Managed inventory-production-cost-distribution of plant.
  • Lead compliance to HSE standards and continuous improvement in quality.
  • Lead the site team to deliver production volume ensuring best customer service.
  • Managed maintenance & spares/raw material procurement.
  • Managed production planning, supply chain planning & loss reduction.
  • Structured annual operational budget (CAPEX & OPEX).
  • Operations & engineering auditor for South East Asia region.
  • Competency management of engineers, operators & contractors of 14 plants in India.
  • Generated all India MIS, monthly performance & KPI reports.
Bachelor of Technology
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, MG University

Mechanical Engineering

2015 - Present
Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
The Linde Group

Attended Green Belt training including topics DMAIC tools including basic statistics, Change management, delivered one project and significant contribution to Linde's success as a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt

2009 - 2012
Packaged Gases & Products Region South East Asia Internal Lead Auditor
The Linde Group

Certificate of competence for operations & engineering audit

safety standards
quality management
Design development
AutoCAD 2D & 3D/ Inventor fusion
Project engineering


  1. Manfred Bornstein,  Technical Authority- Fuel Gases                                                Contact Number: +498974462213
  2. John Romer,  Head Process Safety & Standards                                                        Contact Number: +441483244004
  3. K Manoharan, Head Global Engineering Center                                                          Contact Number: +919769577885


 Notice Period : 1 Month

 Current CTC   : INR 15.5 lacs p.a

 Expected CTC : Negotiable

 Experience      : 10+ Years ( 5+ Years international experience)

 Hobbies          : Playing football, swimming, listening to music, playing guitar.

 DOB                 : 10-Dec-1983

 Language       : English (R/W/S), Hindi (R/W/S), Malayalam(S/R)