Maintenance Manager in Highly automated industrial environments

Last Updated: 18th June 2017 (over 5 years ago)

United Arab Emirates


Phone Number


Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level

English, Hindi


A result oriented professional with 22 years of experience in Plant Maintenance and Utilities Management. Presently working as Section Head Maintenance with United Printing & Publishing Abudhabi. Extensive experience in maintenance/operations of a wide spectrum of electronics, electrical, mechanical & Utilities equipments and components. Adept at preventive and breakdown maintenance. Skilful in enhancing systems to bring greater cost efficiency levels & energy/ power reductions. Possess strong skills in maintenance planning, condition monitoring, ensuring cost control and maintaining budgets. Demonstrative excellence in the erection/ installation and commissioning of various electrical equipments. Excellent relationship management with the ability in imparting continuous on-job training to the team.


Symbiosis Institute of Distance Learning

   Jun 2006
— Jul 2008

Post Graduate Diploma in Operations Management

Aligarh Muslim University
BE Electrical

   Aug 1989
— Aug 1993

Degree in Electrical Engineering


United Printing & Publishing
Section Head

   Sep 2010
— Current

UPP is the one of the largest commercial as well as newspaper print companies in the UAE.
Handling complete Plant & Facilities maintenance.

 Responsible for plant maintenance which includes Newspaper Printing machines, Mailroom machines, Commercial Printing machines, Commercial binding machines, Facilities management and Power Distribution.
 Formed all the maintenance systems and plans from scratch.
 Huge cost savings by alternate sourcing and in-house repairs.
 Designed all the maintenance documents and formats.
 Successfully handling operations with a team size of 40 people.
 Focus on skill up gradation for the team.
 Spare parts management and control.
 ISO records & documentation and HSE compliance.
 Installation & commissioning of new machines.
 Identifying CAPEX / OPEX requirements and budgeting.
 Strategic Planning for available resources

Hindustan Times
Asst General Manager Utilities and Maintenance

   Jul 2005
— Aug 2010

India’s foremost media conglomerate belonging to K K Birla group.

 Best performance award on all India level for Energy / cost saving efforts.
 Initiated in-house repairing of failed spares resulting in substantial saving.
 Successfully handling operations with a team size of 40 people.
 Instrumental in stabilising utilities operations & maintenance.
 Distinction of overseeing services such as Facility management contracts, Yearly Service Contracts (AMC/CMC), System Up gradation, Improvement projects, New installations etc.
 Demonstrated excellence in localisation & standardization of spare parts & consumables.
 Team Leader for propagating Multi-skilling , Safety & TPM.
 Installation of 4 x 400 KVA UPS as a standby power source to facilitate running of Presses on State Power.

Moser Baer India Ltd
Deputy Manager

   Mar 2003
— Jun 2005

World’s second largest storage media manufacturing company.

 Successfully handling operations with a team size of 70 people
 Successfully carried out machine cycle time reduction projects resulting in huge increase in productivity.
 Introduced the concept of My Line resulting in substantial reduction in number of alarms.
 Implementation of 5’s concept & ensuring safety norms in the department.
 Strong focus on training & development of sub-ordinates.
 Awarded for best performance in preventive function.

Dynamic Automation
Senior Engineer

   Oct 2000
— Feb 2003

Installation commissioning of new PLC based machines

Samtel Color Limited
Asst Manager

   Mar 1996
— Sep 2000

Handling Maintenance of color picture tube manufacturing facility supplying to all TV manufacturers

ATV Projects

   Mar 1994
— Feb 1996

Maintenance of sugar plant machinery manufacturing unit