• Kolkata West Bengal
  • 9830186202 / 9163864731
  • sanjiv.naidu.07@gmail.com


Wide professional exposure to Engineering & Operations / Product Development / Project Management and Quality Management systems


An Innovative and Dynamic Mechanical Engineer with more than 30 years experience in

  • Factory Operations
  • Design of Mechanical Equipment & Tools for Productivity improvements                
  • New Product Design & Development (NPD)
  • Hydraulic/Pneumatic  application SPM's for the Metal Forming Industry                      
  • Metal Processing & Plastic molding Technology
  • Industrial Automation 
  • Value Engineering  
  • Quality Management
  • Budget and Cost control

Project Planning & Execution

  • Anchoring Project planning/Capex/Asset procurement
  • Identify & eliminate performance bottlenecks.
  • Developing system driven processes.

Product Development

  • New product introductions/existing product improvements as per market dynamics
  • Implementing innovation, special purpose machines (SPM’s) and reverse engineering.


  • Defining and monitoring Quality systems viz: TS-16949/ISO-9000,
  • Identifying assignable and chronic causes for eliminating wastes.
  • Implementing TPM techniques for resource conservation.


  • Directing, leading & motivating workforce for accomplishing operational effectiveness.
  • Working on succession planning 
  • Resolving interpersonal issues & working towards a harmonious and productive work environment.

Work History

Work History

Director (Operations & Engineering)

May 2014 - Present
Valutech Metalliks Ltd- Mfr. & Exports of Seamless tubes & engineered components

Significant contributions:

  • Diversification projects into various Seamless components is envisaged.
  • Process Improvements, Re-design of Machines & Capex to enhance profitability

GM (Tech)

Aug 2010 - Apr 2014
Special Engineering Services Ltd - Auto Ancillary & engineered products ( C. K. Birla Group Company)

Significant contributions:

  • Development of Complete Seating systems
  • Streamlining of manufacture of Catalytic convertors
  • Optimizing of Heavy Engineering Forged / fabricated and CNC machined components

VP (Operations)

May 2008 - Jul 2010
Advantec Coils Ltd - Mfr. of HVAC products

Significant contributions:

  • Handled State-of-the-art Assembly lines, Press shops, Paint shops, Plastic Injection molding shops & CNC processing machines.
  • Visited China on several occasions for plant selection and technology transfer

Director (Engineering) - CEO

Jan 2005 - Apr 2008
Arvind Engineering Works Ltd - Auto Ancillary

Significant contributions:

  • Within a short time, the strategic plan for 100% growth in T.O. was formulated.
  • Production almost doubled aided by: Low cost Automation / Efficient management tools / Coordinated teamwork / Supply-Chain management etc...
  • Achieved ‘preferred supplier’ status and commenced business with Large Reputed OEM’s. 
  • Successfully reduced in-house PPM levels to global standards
  • Introduced 15 new automotive assemblies in a short span 
  • Reduced customer complaints by analysis and effective CAPA 
  • Initiated a Joint venture with a Global leader of USA for sophisticated automotive assemblies.

Chief Engineer - Associate VP - VP (Operations)

Feb 1989 - Jan 2005
Patton International Ltd - Mfr. & Exports of engineered components

Significant contributions:

  • Started a green field EOU for tubular and Sheet metal components, which grew to a flagship status for the group.
  • Increased customer base and turnover through foreign alliances & new product introductions.
  • Increased productivity by 500% in certain product lines by introducing completely automated in-line plants consisting of imported and indigenous machines.
  • Introduced around 300 new products for USA giant corporations. 
  • Introduced Innovative in-house design and manufacture of Special Purpose Machines (SPM’s).
  • Achieved UL/CSA certification of all products to international quality standards, in its class.
  • Successfully implemented cell manufacturing processes.
  • Visited USA & Europe on a number of occasions for technology transfer & business development.

Sr. Design Engineer

Jun 1984 - Feb 1989
Vankos Ltd - Hydraulic Equipment Mfr.

Significant contributions:

  • Critical ISRO project for 500T jacks within stipulated timeframe.
  • Critical Defense Project for Aircraft jacks as an import substitution.

Design Engineer

Jun 1983 - Jun 1984
Usha Telehoist Ltd - Hydraulic Equipment Mfr.

Significant contributions:

  • Designed and manufactured a variety of high pressure cylinders and pit props for Steel, excavation & mining industries.
  • Played a key role in increasing design output by Introducing standard library of parts to speed up assembly drawings



B.Tech (Mechanical Engineering)

National Institute of Technology - Surathkal

Specialized Subject: 

  • Design of Axial Piston, Positive displacement Pumps
  • Elective subject: Science of Metal Cutting
  • IT Skills: Windows 08/XP, Auto Cad / Pro-E, ERP systems LN Baan

Training Undergone:

  • Six Sigma concepts.
  • UNIDO- best manufacturing practices.
  • Lean manufacturing intensive program
  • ISO – 9000 internal auditors training.
  • TS-16949 internal auditors training./ ISO 14001 & OHSAS - 18001


Jun 1978
Don Bosco - Kolkata

ICSE (10) + ISC (+ 2)

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 25th November 1959

Languages Known: Fluent in English, Bengali, Hindi, Telegu

Passport: Valid till 2026

References: Available on request