S-1, 117, Ashirwad Apartments
19 Cross, 8th Main Road
Banaglore - 560040
Phone: +91 (0) 80 23119978, 23119978, (M) 9880340893
Date of Birth: 15 July, 1961
Seeking managerial assignments in Operations, involving Production, Marketing & Projects;
preferably in Manufacturing/Process Engineering Industry.
Gold Medallist in Metallurgy Engineering of over 24 years of extensive experience in serving
reputed business houses across Ferrous & Aluminium Industries.
Significant contributions in cross-functional arenas of Production, Marketing, Quality, Systems’
Development & Projects with demonstrated initiative. Proven abilities to turn around the sick
Expertise in spearheading the plant operations with focus on maximizing men, machine &
material optimization; while curtailing the costs/ expenses.
An excellent planner and strategist with proven abilities in accelerating growth and generating
customer loyalty levels. Holds the distinction of exploring new markets, standardising sales
operations, initiating restructuring projects for escalating turnovers & achieving desired goals.
Comprehensive understanding of QA systems, viz. ISO 9000, SQC, SPC and well versed with
manufacturing process of Iron Gravity Die Casting.
An effective team leader/player with excellent communication and problem solving skills.
Strategic Management Forecasting long-term/ short-term business projections, setting and
ensuring adherence to budgets and objectives and carrying out investment planning & process
planning for establishing resourceful & profitable operations.
Project Execution/ Operations Ensuring seamless execution of projects within the time/ cost &
quality parameters and planning/ controlling material purchase & deployment.
Production Managing manufacturing operations entailing melting, moulding, casting & heat
Product Development Designing & developing products as per requirements of marketing
department. Initiating cost re engineering through VA/ VE activities and designing iterations to
achieve target results.
Quality Assurance Conducting metallurgy inspections for raw material, parts, samples & final
product. Ensured customer quality requirements are met and corrective actions taken through
continuous improvements & strict adherence to quality control tools & procedures.
Liaison Handling inspections with external agencies and working in close coordination with
reputed companies in India, Japan, Germany, USA, UK, Korea & Middle East.
Business Development Identifying market opportunities and converting it into product
development plans. Ensuring product delivery as per client specific requirements.
Key Account Management Interfacing with clients to understand their requirements & suggesting
viable solutions. Handling tendering activities. Collating feedback from clients to identify areas of
improvement in the service level. Monitoring accounts/ cash-flows/ receivables, i.e. credit control.
Commercial Functions Liaising with Govt. bodies and external agencies for smooth business
operations. Ensuring compliance to regulation pertaining to industry.
Administration/ Man Management Handling the administrative operations and managing the
personnel, entailing recruitment, training, mentoring & monitoring of individuals towards the
Since Jul’97 with Bahrain Alloys Mfg. Co. Bahrain as Works Manager
A Unit of Ecka Granules Germany–20 units group in World
Notable Contributions :
Leading the Foundry & Master alloy plants for the production of 30, 000 tons p.a @ the cost of $
3000, 000 and working in close coordination with Inductotherm in Europe, Thermco in France,
London Scandinavian Mettalurgicals in UK and other local contractors in Bahrain.
Turned around a sick unit to the most profitable division of the Group company.
Developed different variety of castings for reputed industries, viz. Suzuki, Siemens, Lucas,
Caterpillar, Leyland, Ford, Peugeot, Nissan, Mitusbishi etc.
Developed & established business with reputed customers in India, Germany, UK, Japan & USA.
Involved in the set up of production, maintenance & shipping units and achieved 100% growth
Commissioned new master alloy unit.
Sep’94-June’97 with Bangalore Metallurgicals as General Manager
Initiated & established export/ domestic castings business and changed the entire Outlook &
Culture of the Firm. The business volume achieved was instrumental for the addition of 2 more
Brought in costs reductions on Pattern procurements, raw materials, Operation efficiency, human
May’93-Aug’94 with Usha Ispat Ltd., Redi (Goa) as Manager (Marketing)
Developed huge market for Pigiron in Usha Ispat Ltd.
Set the Product specifications suitable to Indian Iron Foundries and developed Technical support
service team to Marketing.
Introduced & Established market to Pig Iron to nearly 250 Foundries.
Joined as Deputy Manager and promoted as Marketing Manager in 6 months.
Jan’92-Nov’92 with Ashok Iron Work Ltd., Belgaum as Manager (Q.A)
Established the Quality Assurance department functions and metallurgical quality control.
Solved few perennial critical quality problems which were costing very high with leading
Industries like Mahindra, KCL.
Customer Liasioning with all OEs in India
Apr’91-Dec’91 with Nagpur Alloys Castings Ltd. as Asst. Manager
Functioned as Core member in Rs. 40 crore new projects and worked on the installation work of
Furnaces, Moulding lines.
Feb’90-Mar’91 with Engine Components Ltd., Madras as Senior Engineer
Developed process control, customers & lab activity for foundry.
Worked on rejection control of Camshafts, Tappets in house and developed various multi pattern
for enhancing productivity, new core tappets.
Excellent Customer Liaising for Quality Assurance activity with leading OEMs in India
Jun’80-Aug’89 with Brakes India (TVS) Ltd., Sholingur as Metallurgist
Involved in the commissioning & establishment of the most modern foundry for production of Fe
& AL at Sholinghur. The project valued to the tune of Rs. 30 crores in 1980.
Worked for the establishment of chemical, metallurgical, process control functions of this new
Certifications Safety of Manufacturing from IOSH, UK
Member in Indian Institute of Metals & Institute of Indian Foundrymen
Advisory committee Member in Bahrain Technical Institute of Bahrain Govt.
1983, A.M.I.I.M (Metallurgy) from Indian Institute of Metals, Calcutta (Gold Medalist)
1980, B.Sc from Vivekananda College, Madras
Passport No.: validity upto 2011 (NRI since 1997)
Mains & Medium frequency Induction furnaces with capacity ranging from 1-5 tons
Hot blast water cooled most modern cupolas and cold blast cupolas with capacity of 3-6 tons per
hour melting rate
Reverbratory & Rotary furnaces with capacity ranging from 1 – 12 tons per hour.
Heat resistance coil, crucible furnace
Green sand machine moulding, Co2, Nobake, Three parts chemical binders, Shell sand moulding.
Unique Process of Iron Gravity die casting from Iron Permanent moulding (very few in the World
& only one in India with BI Ltd), Pressure, Gravity die casting for Aluminium.
Hot box & Cold box core
Permanent moulding of Ferrous, Non ferrous die casting, All type of sand moulding machines like
Arpa 900/ 450/300 and other machines.
Gravity & Pressure die castings for Fe & Al. castings.
Cam shafts, tappets (Chill cast techniques)
All high quality Engg. Castings from Castiron, SG iron, Aluminium materials for Brake
components, Automobile, Hydraulics, Electrical Motor bodies, Pump, Earth Mover, Tractor,
Camshafts, Tappets, Fridge Compressors and General Engg. Industries.
Annealing, Normalising, Solutionising, Ageing.
Wet analysis, Spetrograph methods of all Non ferrous & Ferrous elements (Al, CI, SG castings).
Sand Testing procedures, Chemical binder’s analysis, Fuel, Refractories and Foundry Raw
materials analysis and evaluation methods.
Mechanical Testing like Tensile, hardness procedures
Non destructive testing like Ultasonic test,Magnetic crack testing etc.,
Micro structure analysis of Fe & Al. castings.
Spectrovac (Emission spectrum) for rapid analysis of Fe & Al castings alloys etc.
Immersion pyrometers, CE meter, Micro hardness testers, Rockwell, Brinell, Vickers, Poldi
hardness testing machines, UTM tensile machines, Magnetic crack detectors,Modern Leitz
Microscope with photography, Photo calorimeter, rapid elements analysis instruments, All sand