Mangalaramanan - Technical Writer - Chennai, TN, India

Muralidharan Mangalaramanan

Chennai, TN, India


Technical Writer


I have completed start up, shut down, precommissioning, commisioning procedure for various chemical plants.

Work History

DGM (Projects)

Essar Engineering Services Limited

From October 2007

as DGM (Projects) till 21-05-2013
Job Role:
Responsible for co-ordination with Detailed Engineering Contractor , site technical queries clarification,
-for essar refinery expansion projects like [VGO, SRU Revamp, SRU New, Butamer].
Worked as Team member for the Urea Project for the client Matix Project , DEC being Saipem India Ltd.
Reviewed RFP for chemical projects submitted by BD dept and sent our estimation for them to do the bidding for the same.

Project Manager

Mott Macdonald

December 2006 - July 2007

Job Role:
Worked as Project Manager for the execution of ATF tank farm facilities for client GMR International Air port, Shamshabad, near Hyderabad, India.

Engineering Contractor Technicas Reunidas, Spain

Job Role

June 2006 - July 2006

Preparing tie-in procedures for the new equipments being added to the existing due to expansion of Kuwait Oil Refinery, under the Engineering Contractor Technicas Reunidas, Spain.
➲ Worked as Technical writer for the preparation of standard operation procedures of plant and systems of Kuwait oil Company, under the supervision of ABS Consultants, Kuwait. (Aug 2006 to Nov'06).

GM (Technical)


November 2005 - February 2006

Job Role:
➲ Responsible for the overall production and maintenance activities of Illminite and Garnet productions.
➲ Achieved 30% enhancement of production without additional costs or other inputs like labour, energy etc.,

Senior Process Engineer

PT.Sempec, Indonesia

May 2005 - July 2005

Job Role:
➲ Responsible for preparation of commissioning, start up and operation manual of Oil & Gas processing (Refining of Butane, Propane) unit of Batara Gas Development Project at Indonesia. Worked in the Engineering division (P.T Sempec, Indonesia) for the above assignment as Senior Process Engineer.

Manager (Utilities)

Spic Biotech

January 2003 - April 2005

Job Role:
➲ One of the team members nominated for revamping the entire operation of Enzymes/ Neem Formulation Unit.
➲ Implemented energy saving measures improved the effluent treatment plant and coordinated with stores, services and purchase.

Manager (Projects)

Pharma Division

July 2002 - December 2002

Interacted with Thermax to carry out Energy Conservation Project like implementation of Waste Heat Recovery Boiler. Engaged in inspection of technical documents, studying of P&ID, Carried required modifications, checked procurement status, oversaw project schedule.

While working in Spic Tuticorin, did erection & commissioning of Fluorine Recovery Unit-H2SiF6 Plant
➲ Involved in the:
o Erection, commissioning of Aluminium Fluoride Plant.
o Engineering, erection, commsioning of Penicillin-G Project-(200 Crores worth Project).
o Technical Evaluation of Waste Heat Recovery Boiler For Recovering waste heat from the flue gases of 6Mw DG Set.
➲ Finished ATF tank farm facilities within the scheduled period of 6 months at International Airport, Hyderabad.

Manager (Utilities)

Pharma Division

February 1998 - June 2002

➲ Headed the utilities section comprising of the following equipments.
➲ Water Treatment Plant, Water/ Brine Chilling Section, Nitogen Generation Unit, Boilers, Instrument Air Compressor, Process Air Compressor, Effluent Treatment Plant, DM Water Plant, etc.
➲ Implemented various energy saving measures and affected 40% increase in production levels while maintaining the same levels of utility infrastructure and energy utilization.
➲ Was nominated as Energy Manager by Management to implement energy saving measures in the whole unit- Coordinated with energy auditors.

Manager Projects Co-ordination

Pharma Division

November 1996 - January 1998

➲ Managed energy conservation projects like Waste Heat Recovery Boiler, Vapor Absorption Chiller systems.
➲ Prepared technical queries did techno-economic evaluation of the tender documents & did technical recommendations of the party.

Joint Manager (Projects)

Pharma Division

March 1994 - October 1996

➲ Headed the erection & commissioning team for Solvent Recovery Distillation Columns of Penicillin-G Recovery System. Commissioned Distributed Control System-Centum XL supplied by Yokohawa Blue Star Limited.
➲ Did trouble shooting while commissioning of solvent recovery plant and minimized solvent losses and effected 99% solvent recovery output.

Senior Operation Engineer

January 1992 - March 1994

➲ Involved in the 200 Crore Rupees Project-Penicillin-G projectworked as Communication channel between detailed engineers and basic engineering know how suppliers viz CIPAN, Portugal.
➲ Engaged in the study of Basic Engineering Packages, Did Modifications to suit Indian conditions before issuing to Detailed Engineering Contractors as Good For Engineering work.
➲ Prepared technical queries while studying the vendors documents, quotations of contractors like Thermax, Phaharpur, Alfa-Laval, Westfalia, Kirloskar Oil Engines, Sri Ram Cooling Towers, Sulzer India, Shah Pneumatics, Dominick Hunters, Knik chemical engineers, Ingersoll Rand, etc.
➲ Did Techno-Commercial evaluation of the tender documents submitted by the relevant parties.
➲ Visited the Vendor shop to do vendor evaluation and submit report.

Senior Operation Engineer

July 1989 - December 1991

➲ Handled the responsibilities of Shift In charge of Acid plants
➲ Accountable for achieving the production target of the Sulfuric, Phosphoric, Aluminium Fluoride, Di- Ammonium Phosphate Plants.

Assistant Operation Engineer

May 1985 - July 1989

Worked as Shift Engineer, assisting the Senior Shift Engineer and coordinated in Shift production activities.

Spic Ltd

November 1983 - December 2002

Key Assignments Handled:

EMS Trainee

November 1983 - May 1985

Underwent training in various departments like ammonia, urea, Acid, DAP plants, bagging and logistics departments.

Qualifications & Certifications

Setupati High School

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