Principal Mechanical designer
Last Updated: 13th September 2019 (over 3 years ago)
-Hydro power industry
-Electrical rotating machinery
• Thorough knowledge in engineering (Basic +detail) of Compact hydro, Large hydro and Large Hydro Refurbishment Projects.
• In depth experience in High speed vertical and horizontal compact machines with its key demand from the market.
• Complete detailed know how of original ELIN and present Andritz engineering guide lines related to Engineering and manufacturing.
• Technical trouble shooting of problems from site (Both Andritz machines and other OEM machines).
• Basic and detail design review of all type of above machines with center of competence Austria.
• Trained in Austria parent company for 2 years.
• Developed the compact hydro vertical Machines from 2012 onward in close partnership with Austrian colleagues.
• Engineering execution of projects (Compact hydro, large hydro and Refurbishment project) with minimum deviation from the offered weights.
• Technical presentations to Government and private customers for new Refurbishment orders in close coordination with sales and Marketing team
• Development of trust and reputation among the customer through good and correct design for any deviations and problems reported from our executed machines.
• First designer to develop the first cylindrical Rotor Machines with Endshiled Bearing for Horizontal compact hydro and Turbo way back in 1999-2001.
• First designer to execute PTFE thrust pad bearings in India from Andritz.
• First designer to work in the spring mattress bearings in India from Andritz
Thorough knowledge in cooling water lubrication pipings.
• Part of team to develop the standard Automation tool knowhow and using in the last project successfully.
• Experienced in Unigraphics and ASAP system. Team center newly introduced.
• Verification of Mechanical calculations, FEA reports for stiffness and stress analysis and leading the Engineering team for project execution.
• Close co-ordination among the designers of different other packages like Turbines team, EPS team, Mechanical Balance of plant team, Power house design team etc.
• First designer to develop complete tooling of GVPI stators as well as VPI stators.
• 6 sigma projects on stator coil impregnation device
• First designer to use high strength bandage for Rotor winding over hang portion in case of cylindrical rotors.
• First designer to develop to design modulated bearing system in Vertical compact Hydro machines using SUND, GTW, RENK Standard bearings.
• Development of complete Test rig for Vertical Generator testing in Factory
• Lead member in complete indigenizing the Engineering in compact hydro and making the Andritz India as Center of competence.
• First lead designer to execute the compact Vertical machine of 90 tons is Factory tested and tilted horizontally and transported to site in assembled condition. Finally erected and commissioned successfully in 2016.
• Leading the project Engineering with simultaneous coaching of the junior designers in the project.
• Lead team member in the design lead time reduction of Compact hydro Machines through development of standard drawings and Automation Tools.
• Engineering support to site team for the projects under execution in different part of the country and world.
• Core team member in indigenizing the components to be used in the machines as a drive for cost optimization.
• Key decision holder for the Engineering deviations from site or from manufacturing.
• Regular part of the manufacturing team meeting during manufacturing either inhouse or at supplier’s end.
• First designer to cross 20+ years of design experience in Andritz Hydro.