SARAVANAN

  • Cuddaloor Area, India, IN Tamil Nadu
SARAVANAN

Sr.Manager - Project Engineering with 14.5 yrs of exp in API/ Pharma/ Chemical Indusrties.

Summary

An incisive professional with 14+ years of experience in Process/project Management. Projects activities  of Process equipments, Utilities, Facility enhancement, Implementing Quality systems and Team management in Pharma / Chemical Industry. 

A skilled communicator with exceptional presentation skills and abilities Willing to take responsibility for delivery of all aspects of assigned Projects. 

Prepared for some domestic and international travel as required. 

Highly numerate and analytical. Creative thinker, excellent communicator and influencer.

Demonstrated abilities in achieving cost savings, across assignment,minimizing performance bottlenecks for achieving high up time of equipment with maximization of men, material & machine efficiently.

Work History

Work History
Oct 2012 - Present

Senior Manager - Projects/ Process Management

Shasun Pharmaceuticals ltd, Cuddaloor (T.N)

ACHIEVEMENTS IN SHASUN

  • Capacity planning and equipment mapping for the commercial products at Multi Purpose Plant.
  • Detailed Engineering, PI&D for process and utility equipments and preparation of BOM.
  • Performed the HAZOP and risk assessment studies for the products mapped at MPP.
  • Designing, procurement and commissioning of MPP plant Production equipments and Clean Rooms.
  • Designing , procurement, installation and commissioning  of  ISO-8 Clean Room
  • Preparing design concept, budgetary estimate, project scheduling, procurement, installation, commissioning of Commercial Solvent Tank Farm (Class –A Solvent Storage under CCOE).
  • Concept finalization, Designing, Detailing, Procurement and commissioning of Pilot Plant.
  • Preparation of concept Note for centralized ware house (RM,Packing materials and FG storage ) and budgeting

JOB DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  Project Capabilities

  • Project Management 
  • Preparing Detailed budget,planning,scheuduling and commissioning of new projects 
  • Basic engineering calculations (Process flow, P&ID, Equipment selection).
  • Detailing of Layouts & P&ID for New Products
  • Identifying technical bottlenecks in process and promptly troubleshooting to   optimize the resource utilization and maximize the productivity.
  • Capacity planning for the commercial products and market projected products.
  • Performing HAZOP review and Risk Analysis, which includes failure mode effect analysis, Critical care points, Process safety information, MSDS of process materials and emergency preparedness.
  • Trouble shooting & technical service to the production.
  • Equipment selection, preparation of process flow & material balance of process
  • Preparation of Project Schedule in MS Projects
  • Responsible for safe delivery of projects to schedule and cost. Manage Project Teams from project initiation through to Project completion
  • Manage the Project costs and create monthly reports
  • Coordinating personnel & managing contractors. Promptly escalating any quality or integrity issues. Identifying project risks and planning with appropriate people to resolve them.
  • Preparation of  Specification sheet for equipments as per the process(URS)
  • Technical comparison package for Equipments
  • Installation, commissioning and validation of equipments 
  • Detailing of HVAC / Clean Room Panel Items
  • Preparation of Engineering Documents( DQ,IQ,OQ) as per GPA
Aug 2010 - Oct 2012

Deputy Manager - Projects/ Process Engineering

Teva API India ltd, Gwalior (M.P)

ACHIEVEMENTS IN TEVA

  • Capacity planning and equipment mapping for the commercial products at MPP-2.
  • Performed the HAZOP and risk assessment studies for the products mapped at MPP-2.
  • Designing, procurement and commissioning of MPP-2 plant Clean Rooms.
  • Designing ,procurement ,installation and commissioning  of  ISO-8 Clean Room
  • Designing  and procurement of ISO-8 Multi Product Milling facility 
  • Preparing design concept, budgetary estimate, project scheduling, procurement, installation, commissioning of Commercial Solvent Tank Farm (Class –A Solvent Storage under CCOE) with Automation.
  • Concept finalization, Designing, Procurement of HVAC and Fume hoods for Proposed PD lab. 

JOB DESCRIPTION & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Process Engineering & Project Capabilities

  • Basic engineering calculations (Process flow, P&ID, Mass balance, Equipment selection).
  • Detailing of Layouts & P&ID for New Products
  • Identifying technical bottlenecks in process and promptly troubleshooting to   optimize the resource utilization and maximize the productivity.
  • Capacity planning for the commercial products and market projected products.
  • Minimization of solvent losses through preparation of material and energy balance for various products and solvent recovery. 
  • Performing HAZOP review and Risk Analysis, which includes failure mode effect analysis, Critical care points, Process safety information, MSDS of process materials and emergency preparedness.
  • Trouble shooting & technical service to the production.
  • Equipment selection, preparation of process flow & material balance of process.
  • Adoption of new technology in scale up to make process more robust and user & environment friendly. 
  • Preparation of Project Schedule in MS Projects
  • Responsible for safe deliveryf projects to schedule and cost. Manage Project Teams from project initiation through to Project completion
  • Manage the Project costs and create monthly reports
  • Coordinating personnel & managing contractors. Promptly escalating any quality or integrity issues. Identifying project risks and planning with appropriate people to resolve them.
  • Preparation of  Specification sheet for equipments as per the process(URS)
  • Technical comparison package for Equipments
  • Inspection of equipments i.e. FAT
  •  Installation, commissioning and validation of equipments 
  • Detailing of HVAC / Clean Room Panel Items
  • Preparation of Engineering Documents( DQ,IQ,OQ) as per GMP

Mar 2008 - Aug 2010

Asst. Manager - Plant Engineer

Neuland laboratories ltd, Hyderabad (A.P)

Project Capabilities

  • Preparation of Plant layout, equipments list and P&ID drawings.
  • Preparation of Cost estimation of project and summiting to management.
  • Preparation of project schedule in concerto software, monitoring & updating project activities.
  • Overseeing project related tasks including equipment / plant installation, commissioning and checking the operation & performance activities as per engineering design to meet the user requirement.
  • Ensuring the required work force and material procurement follow up to facilitate the project requirements.
  • Preparation of CGMP documents for various process equipments
  • Coordination with the other activities like Civil, Electrical and Instrumentation related tasks.

Projects done at Neuland Labs:

  • Design, planning, execution and completion Of Vitamin D (Paricalcitol) production facility which compliance with G M P requirements.
  • Design and commissioned purification water plant for process water for GMP Production facility.
  • Design and commissioned of G L P Lab facility for peptide product synthesizes.
  • Installation and commissioned for 8 ton fire tube boiler Thermax.
  • Completion of ETP RO system (90kl/day) project, which saves the effluent treatment cost of 15, lacks per annum
Dec 2004 - Feb 2008

Sr.Project Engineer

Kewaunee Scientific Corp India pvt ltd, Hyderabad (A.P)

 I joined this organization December 2004 in project department where I have been involved execution of Turnkey Projects and designing of pipelines. Moreover, I have added with designing of Exhaust &HVAC systems.

  • Preparing total requirement of gases and other utilities based upon the consumption calculation of equipments.
  • Preparing the piping layout and cost requirement at optimal project cost. Also providing gas purification systems, pressure regulators and gas manifolds as per the requirement.
  • Quantity calculation of exhaust air to be exhausted from the labs and preparing the effective duct layout.
  • Designing of HVAC system, which mainly includes heat calculation, air changes requirement calculations in the labs, tonnage of refrigeration required and power requirement.
Oct 2002 - Nov 2004

Production Incharge

Siris ltd, Hyderabad (A.P)

Joined as a shift in charge and promoted as production in charge in a short period. Where I have responsible for production of EFR Intermediates and Pentaprozale Intermediates.

  • Preparing of BPR sheet and getting Approval from Concerned departments
  • Minimize the losses in the raw materials and products while maximize the yield of products.
  • Troubleshoot the process to give suitable and feasible solution with out delaying the production.
  • To prepare document daily/weekly/monthly/production reports 
Jun 2001 - Sep 2002

Shift Incharge - Production

Natl Technologies ltd, Mirylaguda(A.P)

Joined as a shift in charge (trainee), I have involved in production of hydrogenated castor oil. After completion of six months trainee period, promoted to shift in charge and looking after the production of 12HSA, RA and Hydrogen Gas.

  • Preparation of production batch sheet as per the product requirement. 
  • To check the status of raw materials availability. 
  • Intend the raw materials as per batch requirement.
  • Regular monitoring of reaction parameters such as temperature, vessel pressure and progress of the reaction. 
  • Maintaining the safety precautions in the plant.

Education

Education
Jun 2011 - Present

MBA 

Annamalai University (T.N)

Project Management

Jun 1996 - Apr 2000

B.Tech

Annamalai University

Chemical Engineering aggregated with 70%.

Skills

Skills

SOFT/ TECHNICAL SKILL:

Soft Skills:                                                                        C, C++ & Data structure, Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Power Point, Word, Projects Windows Net meeting, MS Live Meeting, Autocadd                                                                                              Technical Skills:                                                   Project software Concerto, Plant management & Supply chain software (SAP).

Key Skill:                                               Project  Management, Process Management, Resources Management, Strategic Planning, Workflow process Analysis, Quality Management, Plant Management & supply chain software(SAP), Autocadd.

*Project planning detail engineering equipment mapping & layout, project execution & installation & commissioning of different equipment, e.g. Reactor, HDFD, ANF, Centrifugal, VTD etc, utility load calculation material & energy balance, HVAC systems, providing technical assistance, preparing equipment layouts & BOQ of piping materials & consultant during installation & creations & commissioning activities of plant.

Certifications

Certifications
Feb 2008 - May 2008

Autocadd

Cadd center
2D and 3D drawing

References

References

Available as Required.

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