Dhanasekaran - Maintenance Manager - Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Palani Dhanasekaran

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Services

Maintenance Manager

Summary:

18 years vast experience in effectively implementing maintenance process, handling of green field projects.
Achieving departmental KPI's through Kaizen and problem solving tools like PPS and A3
Handling of cost saving VAVE projects
Elimination of waste through TIMWOOD
Implementing LEAN and 5S on the shop floor
Driving a maintenance team through structured training and LSW standard works

Work History

Deputy Manager Maintenance

GKN Driveline India Limited

From June 2010

(A LEAN concept MNC company is wholly owned CV joints for all OEMs)

Deputy Manager

Plant Maintenance

From June 2010

(Reporting to Plant head and handling 16 member maintenance team)

Job Profile:
• Responsible for maintenance at the state of the art facility of factory.
• Core responsible of erection & commissioning of tool room CNC and NC machines.
• Supervising the installation of machineries, including the erection of DGs.
• Setting up department
• Estimated the costing of new and repairable products.
• Coordinating with process team for new equipment finalization, procurement & installation
• Handling vendor management for procurement of products from different brands.
• Managing systems implementation.
• Involved in planning and implementation of effective maintenance schedules so as to achieve set target of plant uptime in a cost effective manner.
• Ensuring excellent safety records and training the members.
• Undertaking preventive, predictive & breakdown maintenance of plant equipment & machinery, including floor, overhead and rotating equipments, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.
• Monitoring, analysis and improvement of key maintenance parameters such as maintenance cost, preparing schedules and ensuring compliance.


Contributions:
• As a team member for the single flow production line project ( Greenfield project)
• Successfully managed the complete setup of department in new plant, and installed requisite machinery.
• Effectively handled and implemented with fully automated single flow concept from raw material to finished goods.
• Introduced best practices in the work and successfully met the stringent quality standards.

Manager - Maintenance

Caparo Engineering India private lTD

September 2007 - February 2010

(Reporting to the GM maintenance and handled 20 member maintenance team)

Job Profile:
• Responsible for electrical infrastructure erection capacity with 10 MW,33 KV substation
• Establishing maintenance system working
• Supervising the installation of machineries, including the erection of DGs and Other utilities like compressor, cooling towers, drier and EOT cranes
• Estimated the costing of new and repairable products.
• Coordinating with design team for new equipment finalization, procurement & installation.
• Handling vendor management for procurement of products from different brands.
• Managing systems implementation.
• Involved in planning and implementation of effective maintenance schedules so as to achieve set target of plant uptime in a cost effective manner.
• Ensuring excellent safety records and training the members.
• Undertaking preventive, predictive & breakdown maintenance of plant equipment & machinery, including floor, overhead and rotating equipments, pneumatic, and hydraulic systems.
• Monitoring, analysis and improvement of key maintenance parameters such as maintenance cost, preparing schedules and ensuring compliance.

Contributions:
• Successfully managed the complete setup of department in new plant, and installed requisite machinery.
• Effectively handled the 33KVA Power supply project.
• Introduced best practices in the work and successfully met the stringent quality standards.

Assistant Manager- Plant Maintenance

Super Auto Forge limited

October 1998 - September 2007

(Reported to the AGM Maintenance and handled 32 member maintenance team)

Job Profile:

• 11 KV.2.5 MVA power station including 1500 kva transformers and H.T&L.T equipment installation

• Recondition and installation of SKL gen set up to 1100 kva capacity

• Reconditioning and installation of mechanical presses up to 2500-ton capacity

• Design and execution of material handling automations in varies areas as follows

Feeding of raw material to press with pick and place automation
pre heated billet to Induction heaters with step conveyors and lube tanks
Die lubrication with cross arm automations synchronized with press cycle through the camshaft
.Fully automated 11 tanks, 7 Ton/Hr capacity Phosphate plant with Two-trolley operation

• Energy conservation activities in varies areas machines like compressors, presses and CNC machine

• Conversion of relay logic electrical panel to PLC logic panels in line with the Tool automation and material feeding for 20 no of presses


• Ensured adequate training, state of art equipment, and motivated the maintenance technicians to accomplish the set tasks.
• Adhered to safe work practices while carrying out the maintenance jobs.
• Supported the team in handling machine breakdowns and carried out root cause analysis.
• Independently handled all the improvements in the allocated areas.
• Approved maintenance job planning for allotted areas.
• Checked details of the quality of daily material receipts and followed up with the purchase department to ensure that the raw materials are as per standards.
• Coordinated reduction of MTTR and supervised the estimation and costing of new and repairable products.
• Maintained a successful track record of satisfactory work and punctual delivery.
• Handled vendor management.
• Reconditioned machines and increased the MTBF.
• Centralized Lubrication Projects and brake cooling water circulation for forging drop Hammers.

Contributions:
• Successfully managed the breakthrough modification of...

Projects

instalation of 10 MVA,33 KV,substation and electrical distibution system in Caparo forging at chenna

Instalation of 33 KV,10 MVA H.T equipments and Genset,
Fulfilling government statutery compliences
1600 Ton capacity single piece flow consept forging line start with shearing process to final forging process which includes,induction heaters,control cooling conveyers,shotblasting,polymer and integrating conveyers.

Qualifications & Certifications

Diploma in electrical and electronics engineering

Hidu higher secondary school

Hindu Higher secondary school.Chennai

Electrical and electrical

M.N.M Jain polytechnic

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