Experience

  • Operating Engineer

    at Sofina Foods Inc

    October 2017 - at Present

    Ontario

    Monitored & operated ammonia refrigeration systems to maintain temperature for production area & Freezers. Executed start‐up and shutdown for plant equipment, control switches and log out/tag out of equipment. Monitored water softeners' operation and tested boiler water and feed water. Maintaining water chemistry for boiler and condenser. Start‐up and shut down low-pressure air compressor and recorded suction, discharge and oil pressure, and Temperature reading and corrected action to maintain plant temp. Maintained all refrigeration systems in the plant & performed regular preventative maintenance. Start‐up and shut down ammonia compressors as per cooling. Ammonia leak detections. Preventative maintenance for air handling units (AHU). Maintaining logbooks for daily operations, water chemistry and

  • Plant Shift Engineer

    at GDF SUEZ

    October 2013 - August 2018

    Ontario

    Using computerized systems to control, start, shut down and track the operation of boilers and related equipment, as well as using automatic or manual controls. Monitoring alarms, gauges and other instruments associated with plant operations (HRSG gas turbine generator, steam turbine, and water tube boilers).  Troubleshooting and taking corrective action to prevent equipment or system failures. 
Isolating and locking out equipment mechanically and electrically for inspection and repair.  Ensuring that equipment and processes operate at maximum efficiency.  Doing chemical tests of boiler water and other process samples (boiler feed water, condensate returns, and softener).  Interpreting chemical tests of a boiler and other process water, to determine appropriate chemical treatments.   Perform minor plumbing and general maintenance duties Document air compressor readings, all plant steam produced and consumption, gas consumption. Supply gas forecasts to gas suppliers.

  • Process Engineer/Lean Specialist

    at Gates Corporation

    January 2007 - March 2011

    Ontario

    Establish kanban on containers being delivered from the supermarket market, kanban for finished goods and kanban for the parts being replenished at the market. Developed the value stream maps for current and future state for all 12 assembly lines using I-GRAPHIX and MS-EXCEL. Developed PFEP (Plan for every part) spreadsheet/database which includes in excess of 30 pieces of information from several different departments on 13000 + components and 336 finished goods. Develop and manage the flow of materials between plants and off-site stored materials using kanban. Update PFEP database with the required information. Managed an initiative to minimize costs & space for assembly workstations by converting containers to small lot, reducing walk time with flow racks, & improving the flow of materials within the plants. lean manufacturing culture, inventory reduction, cost reduction, lean layout, physical inventory/cycle count, safety, material movement, waste elimination.

  • Software Tester

    at Madison Mutual Insurance Company

    March 2004 - April 2006

    Illinois

    Involved in Business requirements decomposition, assisting other QA(Leads and Project Manager in Test Strategy development. Prepared Ambiguity reports and addressed it to the BA’s. Once the BAs (Business analyst) and the final walkthrough of the Requirements Document was done addressed the ambiguities, I started typing the requirements in Test Director. Prepared the test cases in the Test Plan tab of Test director. Played a major role in manual testing, Automation testing, and Back End Testing. Prepared Trace ability Matrix to map the test cases with the requirements from the Design Requirement Document. Involved in writing and executing test plans, test cases, and QA procedures tracking and reporting the defects using Test Director on a daily basis. Reporting the test execution status in the Bug Review Meetings on a weekly basis with the project group. Performed regression testing to test the functionality of the application after the bug fixing using Quick test pro

Education

  • Power Engineering Technology - Mechanical

    at St. Clair College

    2011 - 2014 (3 years) Ontario

  • Mechanical Engineering

    at University Of Bridgeport

    2001 - 2003 (2 years) Connecticut

  • Mechanical Engineering

    at Osmania University

    1994 - 1998 (4 years) Hyderābād - Telangana

Languages

  • English Native

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