Plant & Equipment Director/Manager

Last Updated: 29th January 2018 (over 4 years ago)




Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level

Arabic, English, Hindi, Urdu


High-profile executive successful at leveraging career experience to enhance organizational productivity and efficiency by effectively directing and supporting operations, services and solutions, result driven and strategic with over 23 years experience in operation, maintenance, logistics and procurement of plant & equipment for major infrastructure and EPIC projects in the GCC & Africa.


Osmania University
Bachelor Degree in Mechanical Engineering

   Jun 1987
— Jul 1991


Shapoorji Rustumji Engineering Services - Hyderabad; India
Senior Plant & Equipment Executive

   Mar 2017
— Current

• Handling large fleet of Plant & Machinery having Road, Building Construction Machinery / Equipment's, Material handling equipment, Piling Equipment's, Utilities, Concrete & Earth Moving Equipment's which are used to construct used in the “High Rise Building, Road, Bridge, Metro Railway projects, Dam Construction, Piling Work, Port Projects in EPC Industry”.
• Directing & overseeing all operations and maintenance projects across the state and ensuring prompt execution.
• Ensures the required manpower, materials reliability and availability to increase productivity delivering operations and maintenances services at projects.
• Identifying and developing quality control mechanisms related to operations and maintenance to the technical crew as necessary in timely manner.
• Ensures the project management is properly managing the operating expenditure in a responsible manner and in accordance with budget expectations and cost control mechanisms.
• Design and implement business strategies, plans and procedures and on time mobilization, demobilization, erection & commissioning of P&M for establishing the major Infrastructure projects as per schedule.
• Set comprehensive goals for performance and growth in professional & technical services
• Implemented quality and safety controls to ensure consistency in production and avoid accidents
• Establish policies that promote company culture and vision.
• Oversee daily operations of the company and the work of executives (Plant & machinery, Marketing, Sales & Services, workshop & logistics etc.).
• Lead employees to encourage maximum performance and dedication.
• Evaluate performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics.

Manco International Subsidiary of Almana Group - Doha; Qatar
PMV Director

   Jan 2013
— Jan 2017

• Directed and lead PMV activities & staff group wide with the highest level of proficiency and oversees overall task and problem rectification within the PMV department, project support and line managers with all their PMV needs.
• Acted as functional leader in PMV department, coordinated the work of subordinate staff and working effectively with other departments, projects and line managers to ensure effective completion of work and achievement of departmental objectives and targets.
• Developed and implemented the Plant/Equipment Division, Operational Strategies, business plans, budgets & resources in accordance with the Company policy.
• Managed assets worth USD250m including various heavy plant equipment/machinery, batching, asphalt plant machineries, construction equipment, heavy lift mobile and tower cranes as well as heavy/light vehicles.
• Leading 600 employees including managers, engineers, drivers, plant /machinery operators and office staff.
• Handling all aspects of PMV purchasing and vendor management, ensuring on-time delivery to meet business needs and planning PMV lifecycle.

• Managing all department costs, revenues, liabilities, employees and Health & Safety matters, and leading operations / maintenance functions, taking full P& L responsibility.
• Led Central Workshop refurbishment, meeting all health and safety requirements, and refurbishment of heavy earthmoving equipment, road construction machinery and material handling equipment,
optimized plant and equipment utilization, introduced equipment lifecycle and maintenance planning and PMV ERP (Enterprise resource planning) system.
• Ensuring efficient maintenance/operations and profitable growth of all business including development of core activities and capital sales.
• Formulating and implementing monthly strategies for purchase of materials and parts, considering lead-time requirements.
• Monitoring all expenditure reports relating to plant, machinery and vehicles, as well as stores reports.
Forecasting, budgeting and planning for all assets and manpower to ensure optimum utilization and profitability, accounting for equipment lifecycle planning and employing latest maintenance management systems.

AMSCO - United Nations Development Program - Lagos; Nigeria
General Manager Technical/Operations

   Jan 2011
— Dec 2012

• Directed overall aspects of technical & operational activities on a daily basis to accomplish maximum output as per efficiency and potential available in the plant & logistics departments.
• Ensured procedural adherence and resolved unexpected technical difficulties by providing appropriate recommendations.
• Imparted guidance to the technical & operational department pertinent to day-to-day activities of providing various projects with plant, machinery, vehicles & workshop tools in compliance with ISO standards & procedures.
• Executed key activities like overhauling, repairs and maintenance of machines and equipment required maximizing output from existing plant, machinery & vehicles.
• Planned, monitored and implemented cost effectiveness program of all technical & operations activities in consultation with subordinates, consequently reviewed the information, made recommendations and approved changes to attain improved performance.
• Communicated efficiently with marketing, estimation and HR department in a parameter of new assignments, thereby prepared maintenance-costing templates and rendered technical & operational recommendations based on client requirement.
• Worked in close collaboration with the HSE department thus assumed responsibility for the design, implementation, communication and coordination of all environmental, health and safety programs for the betterment of organization to avoid the risk factors, accidents and asset damages.
• Instrumental in analyzing internal HSE policies and practices to ensure that they are appropriate and up to date simultaneously carried out hazard and risk assessments measures as well as suggested new recommendations for the same to ascertain smooth operations.
• Functioned as the division expert within the field of HSE once called upon to address regulatory agency compliance issues by third party safety & liability consultants and subcontractor representatives.
• Managed the preparation of various reports and submitted the same to the CEO for efficient decision-making.
• Actively participated in board of director’s quarterly meetings for the purpose of key performance indicators (KPI’s) progress, performance reviews & succession plans.
• Evaluated latest/most innovative technologies to help organization achieve established goals in an efficient and effective manner.

EPC Emirates LLC; Dubai, UAE
Group PMV Manager

   Dec 2000
— Dec 2010

• Actively involved in managing and guiding the workshop department in day to day activities pertaining to providing various projects with vehicles, plant, machinery and tools by implementing Quality Management system, thus ensuring better functioning.
• Ascertained that all vehicles are safe, secured and road-worthy and driven by trained drivers and accordingly maintained knowledgeable personnel for smooth business operations.
• Assumed responsibility for implementing procedures to meet the transport needs of the company, particularly concerning the movement of labourer’s from different camps to the construction sites.
• Being familiar with all vehicles used and maintained records of licenses, registrations and insurance, thereby proficiently obtained approval for executing systems, standards, procedures and methodologies to facilitate the provision and operation of plant services to the utmost standard.
• Interacted with site management for the demobilization of project plant, spare parts and miscellaneous service equipment to achieve augmented productivity.
• A planned, developed and implemented strategy program for workshop management to congregate organizational performance plans within permitted budget and prescribed time scale.
• Evaluated the prevailing system, thus recognized losses along with establishing/ tracking appropriate system for measuring essential aspects of workshop management and improvement.

• Reported to the senior management regarding workshop related issues/development plans / achievements within timescales to facilitate efficient decision-making.
• Accountable for monitoring and controlling department expenditure within permissible budgets, consequently assured maximum manpower utilization through task cards to achieve operational efficiency and reduce idle time.
• Ensured that all records/catalogs linked to equipment and machineries are maintained accurately in the particular section for instant reference.
• Researched and stayed attuned of emerging technologies in order to deliver up-to-date solutions and automate processes.

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