Nazari - Planning Engineer - Bellville, Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Mohammadreza Nazari

Bellville, Cape Town, WC, South Africa

Services

Planning Engineer

Summary:

Over ten years hands-on experience as an industrial engineer working in manufacturing, petrochemical, refinery plants, on-site projects, planning Dept. and engineering office. This mainly includes Process engineering, process continuous improvement, quality assurance and project planning and controlling of all disciplines from Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation up to and including Commissioning.

Work History

Senior Project Planning Engineer

Sasol Technology

From August 2009

Secunda, South Africa,
Planning and project control Dept.

Sasol Technology is a subsidiary company and strategic business partner to other Sasol business units within the Sasol group. Sasol Technology manages research and development, technology innovation and management, engineering services and project management portfolios. The Business Development and Implementation cluster of functions ensure the effective execution of Sasol’s capital programme, particularly large and complex projects, and provides engineering support in a range of disciplines.

Responsibilities:
• Assisting and training junior project planners to using of the BD&I model.
• Developing of master framework plan and scheduling based on the BD&I model.
• Planning, controlling and developing of level II, III and IV schedules by using MSP and P6 software for different phases (Pre-feasibility, Feasibility, Basic development, Execution, Start-up) and defining all project interfaces according to scope of work, works information and project execution plan and design and implementing a system to manage them.
• Designing, implementing and updating project control system that includes progress measurement system (PMS), CPM technique, earned value analysis to calculate of CPI and SPI indexes and compiling consolidated management reports.
• Analyzing quality, efficiency and performance of contractors schedule and predicting project end-date using @risk and Primavera Risk Analysis (PRA) software.
• Auditing junior planners’ schedule to ensure planning compliance and keeping and developing current planning management system.
• Issuing PVP (Potential Variation Plan), VP (Variation from Plan), EW (Early Warning) and CE (Compensation Event) to client and contractor.
• Evaluating all contractors’ claim related to the time and cost based on different type of contract such as EPCM, EPCCM, EPC according to NEC2 and NEC3.
• Assisting project team to compile RFQ, Bid evaluation and negotiation process.

Head of Planning & Project Control in project site

Industrial Projects Management of Iran Company (IPMI)

September 2007 - August 2009

South Pars Gas Field Development Phases 17&18, Consortium of IDRO, OIEC & IOEC
Industrial Project Management of Iran Company (IPMI) - Asalouyeh, Iran,
Planning and project control Dep.

South pars is a natural gas condensate field located in the Persian Gulf. It is the world's largest gas field, shared between Iran and Qatar. The field holds an estimated 51 trillion cubic metres of in-situ natural gas and some 7.9 billion cubic metres of natural gas condensates. www.pogc.ir

The purpose of development of phases 17 & 18 of South Pars gas field was to be implemented to produce 50 million cubic meters of natural gas, 80,000 barrels of gas condensate, 400 MT of sulfur per day, and also 1 million MT of ethane and 1.05 million MT of liquid propane and butane (LPG) per annum.

I was head of site planning & project control department. My team was included 1 x Lead Planning Engineer, 4 x Planning Engineers, 3 x junior planners and 1 x IT expert.
Responsibilities:
• • Designing and implementing an integrated cost controlling & contractor invoicing system.
• Designing and submitting planning and project control organogram for planning project control office in project site.
• Designing and implementing an integration information stream between Planning, Engineering, Material control and Quality assurance departments.
• Produced periodically reports for management identifying areas of slippage, obstacles, risks and potential cost variances.
• Organizing and chairing the planning meeting with contractors and client and other consortium parties.
• Designing and developing a communication mechanism between project head office and site planning office.
• Mentoring the team members in successful project planning and monitoring.
• Interviewing and training the new planners.

Planning & Quality Assurance Manager

Andishe Varan Engineering & Consultant Company (AVEC)

December 2006 - September 2007

Karoon Phosphate Complex - Abadan Industrial Estate, Iran,
Planning and project control Dep.

Karoon Phosphate Complex is a first factory in Iran which is producing of Sodium Tri Poly Phosphate (STPP) with 50,000 tons/year capacity to supply needs of STPP for detergent producers' internal industries of Iran.
Abadan Industrial Estate, Iran

I was leader of the planning and Q.A department with 1 x Lead Q.A Engineer, 2 x Q.A Engineers, 1 x Planning Engineers and 1 x Project Control Engineer.

Responsibilities:
• Holding meeting with contractors, project engineers and supervisors and review all site report and test packs and checking them with ISOs, equipment layout, MFDs to find out construction bottle necks.
• Identifying all outstanding construction activities and requirements before start pre-commissioning and getting approval from all project parties and issue M.O.M.
• Revising construction schedule and approving by project manager and site manager.
• Designing and setting-up databases with Access and Excel tools to control all transitions on Q.A. packages.
• Reviewing all discipline packages to find out all construction backlogs.
• Design and implementing new format for missing Q.C. activities to cover all remaining construction activities and cover all Q.A. shortcomings.
• Providing and implementing Pre-commission and commissioning schedule.
• Integrating all outstanding construction, pre- commissioning and commissioning schedule with Q.A. packages data base.
• Preparing database with Excel tool to record latest status of all construction punches including category 1, 2 and 3.
• Cooperating to develop, review and update Pre-commissioning and Commissioning procedures.
• Leading of daily plan tracking progress meeting with contractor and project supervisors twice a day for raising and resolving construction issues on site.(War Room)
• Managing, reviewing and approving daily, weekly and monthly planning reports.
• Managing of planning and...

Project Planning specialist

Andishe Varan Engineering & Consultant Company (AVEC)

March 2005 - December 2006

Karoon Phosphate Complex, Tehran, Iran, www.kpcplant.ir
Planning and project control Dep.

Responsibilities:
• Providing and updating procurement schedule using Primavera software (P3e) and integrating into overall project schedule.
• Designing, implementing and updating progress measurement system and P.E.R file to track and control all project equipment and bulk materials.
• Auditing and checking vendors' schedules in terms of quality and alignment with overall project schedule which is including detail design, manufacturing, shipping and hand-over.
• Visiting the vendors' factories to track project procurement progress periodically and issuing detail report of manufacturing status including progress, areas of concerns to project manager and planning manager.
• Analyzing manufacturing delays and determining their impacts on project and identify corrective actions and report to management.
• Assisting project team in Bid clarification and evaluation meetings to selecting suppliers and vendors for project.
• Organizing and coordinating progress tracking meetings with vendors.
• Providing weekly, monthly and Managerial report.
• Liaising with project team, discipline engineers and also attending to internal project meeting to report project procurement status.
• Developing, reviewing and updating planning procedures.

Key Achievements:
• Successfully planned and controlled of purchasing, fabricating and delivering more than 234 equipment including Reactor, vessel, tower, rotary and stationary equipment according to original planned.
• Successfully planned and controlled of purchasing, fabricating and delivering bulk materials including piping material, electrical instrument cable according to original planned.

Project Planning specialist

Andeshe Varan Engineering and Consultant Company (AVEC)

October 2004 - March 2005

South Pars Gas Field Development Phases 9&10, Consortium of LG E&C, OIEC, IOE
Oil Industries' Engineering and Construction (OIEC), Tehran, Iran,
Planning and project control Dep.
Avec is an engineering and consultant Company which is specialized to provide project management services to vary industries such as Oil & Gas, Vehicles and Mining.
Responsibilities:
• Preparing and updating procurement schedule and integrating into the overall project schedule.
• Auditing and checking contractors' schedules in terms of quality and alignment with overall project schedule
• Designing, implementing and updating progress measurement system and Procurement Expediting Report (P.E.R) file to track project procurement progress.
• Visiting the vendors' factories to track project procurement progress periodically.
• Organizing and coordinating progress tracking meetings with contractors.
• Providing weekly, monthly and special reports.
• Analyzing delays and identifying their impacts on project.

Key Achievements:
• Successfully planned procurement project equipment and integration with overall schedule.
• Successfully set -up and tracking Procurement Expediting Report.

Project Planning Engineer

Kavosh High Pressure Cylinders Manufacturer Company (KHC)

July 2004 - October 2004

KHC was a JVC between TCMFG (Iran) and ENK CO. LTD (South Korea)
Kavosh High Pressure Cylinders Manufacturer (KHC), Tehran/Ghazvin, Iran
Planning and project control Dep.

Establish a factory to manufacture 130,000 Compress Natural Gas (CNG) cylinders for using in vehicles, and establish this type of factory for the first time in Middle East.

Responsibilities:
• Providing EPCC master and detail project schedule.
• Establishing progress measurement system and project S-curve.
• Providing planning and project control procedure for the industrial factory.
• Producing and submitting weekly, monthly and special report.
• Preparing and submitting project invoices to client based on project contract.

Key Achievements:
• Setting-up project planning and project control system for industrial factory.
• Providing planning and project control procedure for the industrial factory.

Project Planning Engineer

Turbo Compressor Manufacturing Company (TCMFG)

January 2003 - July 2004

(TCMFG), Tehran/Ghazvin, Iran
Planning and project control Dep.

Responsibilities:
• Conducted project feasibility study and submitting to Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance for foreign investment.
• Establishing and developing of planning and project control system for EPCC project including Master and detail schedule, Progress Measurement system and project S-curve.
• Providing level 4 schedule for construction including Civil, Structure steel, Piping, mechanical, Electrical, instrumentation.
• Providing planning and project control procedure for the industrial factory.
• Producing and submitting weekly, monthly and special report.
• Preparing and submitting project invoices to client based on project contract.
• Visiting project site to updating project schedule periodically, and producing project status report to project manager.

Key Achievements:
• Achieving permit from establishing JVC and foreign investment
• Successfully planned and controlled engineering, procurement, construction, of Turbo Compressor project. (Green field)
• Providing planning and project control procedure for the industrial factory.

Manufacturing Process Engineering

PKR Company

March 2002 - January 2003

Shahid Kolahdooz Complex, Tehran, Iran
Production Management

Responsibilities:
• Defining and implementing projects to improve efficiency of wagons production lines.
• Reengineering and modifying assembly line layout, manufacturing procedures and sequence list
• Design and modifying logistic layout and system (route of lift trucks, and frequencies and volume of pallet)
• Calculating standard time, studying time and motion, taking a number of optimization measures and balanced wagons production lines to increasing efficiency and reduce cost.

Key Achievements:
• Increasing the efficiency of wagons production line by 18%
• Delivering the project of time measurement, balancing and eliminating of wagons production line waste.

Qualifications & Certifications

Planning & Analysis

Azad University

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