Challenging position as a Engineering Director or Engineering Manager or Sr. Project Manager
M. ASHRAF HUSSAIN, P. Eng., PMP
641 Fothergill Blvd., Burlington, ON, L7L 6E3 Phone: :(905) 333-6538, Fax:(905) 333-6538
Professional Engineer (P. Eng. – Ontario), Project Management Professional (PMP) and Six sigma black belt with over 20 years of multiple projects experience in a fast paced environment in chemical, medical , industrial gases, power generation, diesel electric /diesel hydraulic locomotives.
Excellent in project management include planning, scheduling, cost control, vendor negotiation, successful management of consultants and contractors, budgeting and forecasting cash flow for competition of the projects on time, within budget and with high Quality.
EDUCATION/ PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENTS
•Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial and Production Engineering,
•Bachelor of Science in - Mechanical Engineering ,
•Comprehensive Seminar on Project Management, PDC, University of Toronto.2007
•Seminar on combustion system, North American Manufacturing, 2007.
•Training & certification on Six Sigma Green Belt, 2005.
•Training on HAZOP under Process Safety Institute, Murray Hill, New Jersey, 2000
HIGHLIGHTS OF PROFESSINAL EXPERIENCE
•SAFETY & ENVIRONMENTAL
a.Ensuring design, installation and commissioning complies with Occupational Health and Safety Act (OSHA).
b.Adequate risk management to avoid any incident or accident to employee or contractors during any phase of the projects.
c.Maintained construction site practices and regulatory requirements.
d.Maintained WSIB/WCB and insurance requirements and management on construction sites.
e.Maintained GMPs of medical gas production, medical gas health & safety and validation.
f.Maintained Certificate of approval (CA) from MOE for specific industry.
g.Adequate risk management to avoid any reportable or non reportable environmental emission and complies with MOE requirements.
a.Being Flexible and Adaptive: Handles many different tasks at the same time. Get along with people from different cultures and backgrounds. Recovers from situations that don’t go well. Maintains self-control in tense situations. Adjust to changes in the way the work is usually done.
b.Driving for result: Fully carries out assigned responsibilities. Asks for the resources and information’s to do the job, when necessary. Shares information with others for them to do their jobs correctly. Use the appropriate measurements to be sure the job is done properly, safely and within budget.
c.Engineering knowledge: Using sound judgment in decision making process. Links problems and symptoms to solve underlying issues and root causes. Uses appropriate problem solving techniques.
d.Self-starter: Undertake responsibilities with minimal supervision.
•AREA OF EXPERTISE
Project planning and scheduling, cost control, estimating, change control contract award and administration, vendor negotiation, resource allocation, technical compliance with the scope, budget control, Construction, co-ordination with vendors and execution of projects, Multiple projects execution at the same time and preparing the capital expenditure proposal for projects, preparing capital project budget and forecast the cash flow. Progress reporting and presentation to senior management, implementation of all necessary procedures and systems for the project management function, risk management, postmortem study, and training, preventive maintenance setup and hand over documentation of the projects. Sound knowledge of Engineering codes and standards.
•AREA OF SPECIALIZATION
Combine cycle Power plant, Gas & natural gas fired power plant, Gas & Diesel engine, Gas & Steam turbine, Boiler, Refrigeration, Heat Exchanger, CAD, FEA, Pneumatic Conveying system, Cryogenic Engineering, Process Equipment, Air Separation Unit, Locomotive, Compressor, fan & blower, Dryer & combustion system, Automation of process, PLC Programming, hydraulic and electrical system.
Columbian Chemicals Canada Ltd., Hamilton, Ontario 2001 –2010
(Manufacturer of Carbon Black)
Project management including analysis, design, preparing specification of equipment, construction, purchase, material control, project planning and scheduling, cost control, forecasting cash flow, co-coordinating with vendors, pre-startup inspection, installation validation, testing and commissioning. Annual budget for capital projects 5 million USD.
•Constructed and installed two 800C carbon black heat exchanger for energy saving. Project value 4 MM USD increasing revenue 1.2 MM USD per year.
•Constructed and installed two 7 feet diameter and 60 feet long carbon black dryers for energy saving by using Kilburn Engineering, India to fabricate the dryer and reducing the capital cost by 200K USD.
•Procurement, installation and commissioning of 4MVA high voltage substation installation for entire plant. Project is 4.5 MM USD.
•Provided feasibility study for on site oxygen plant (Canada 20 TPD) and negotiated with current oxygen vendor saving 100K CAD per year.
•Provided feasibility study for onsite oxygen plant (USA 80 TPD) with potential savings of 400K USD per year when implemented.
•Prepared the project proposal to install 2MM USD high-density racking and robotic palletizer for warehouse with potential savings of 800K CAD.
•Reviewed and installed all fire suppression system (FM-200, sprinkler system & water hydrant) for the entire plant.
•Used variable speed drives to reduce energy consumption for air compressors, fans and pumps which has a motor more than 150 BHP with energy savings of 40-55%.
•Used CFD modeling to change dutch oven burner design and improve efficiency by 38%.
•Trained over 10,000 contractor personnel on plant safety and environmental policy.
•Provided excellent leadership ensuring all projects were completed without any accident or incident and reportable or non-reportable environmental release.
Acting Engineering Manager 2006-2007
Prepared five year strategic plan for Capital equipment investment as well as drafted contingency planning for major critical equipment failure.
•Initiated plans to replace existing 650°C heat exchangers by 950°C high temperature heat exchangers to recover heat energy and improve the yield of the process by 4.5%.
•Prepared the feasibility report for installing 10MW cogeneration plant by using the by-product gas and synchronizing with the utility.
•Prepared the report for ERIP program to obtain a rebate for electricity from the utility department.
•Created innovative ideas to reduce electricity consumption, water usage and boiler chemicals in the plant.
•Performed HAZOP on major projects as a part of risk management.
BOC Canada Ltd., Mississauga, Ontario 1998 – 2001
(Producer and Supplier of Medical and industrial gases)
Canadian Regional Engineer,
Project management including analysis, design, construction, purchase, material control, project planning and scheduling, cost control, co-ordination with vendors, pre-startup-inspection, installation validation, testing & commissioning. Annual budget across Canada approximately 2 MM CAD.
•Designed and constructed Brampton propane filling station and facility projects (500 M CAD) resulting in an increase of propane business.
•Prepared the detail design of mechanical, electrical and cost estimate for Calgary, Winnipeg and Ottawa compressed cylinder filling plant.
•Re-engineered the factory layout for Nisku and Montreal compressed cylinder filling plant reducing costs by 1MM CDN.
•Designed and installed 6 ton CO2 and N2O refrigerated storage tanks.
BOC Bangladesh Ltd., Bangladesh 1994 – 1997
(Producer and Supplier of Medical and industrial gases)
Project management including analysis, design, purchase, material control, project planning and scheduling, cost control, co-ordination with vendors, pre-inspection, installation validation, testing & commissioning dollar value around thirty million.
•Developed the factory layout and project management for the installation, testing and commissioning of 30 ton per day air separation plant, 1.7 MW power plant, 500 BHP centrifugal compressors, 160 ton capacity cryogenic vessels, and welding rod factory. Project value 30 MM USD.
•Studied the feasibility of synchronizing two 620 kW gas engine generator sets with 1720 kW gas engine generator set and load management for emergency shutdown or trip of plant
•Designed and maintained refrigerated system to cool up to -50°C in air separation plant.
•Designed the cryogenic pipe line and prepared specification for power plant, air separation plant, and refrigeration and cooling system creating standardized factory specification.
•Designed the open and close loop cooling system for power plant and air separation unit.
Bangladesh Railway, Bangladesh 1989 -1993
•Maintained workshop turnover on a critical schedule
•Developed and maintained preventive maintenance schedule of locomotives (GM, BD, Hitachi) making allowances for breakdown as they occurred
•Controlled budgetary and administrative activities of the workshop, inventory and manpower
•Trained 1000 staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policy.
Bangladesh Power Development Board, Bangladesh. 1986 - 1989
Power Plant Engineer,
•Active member of accepting team of Power Development Board to accept 150 –300 MW newly installed steam power plant.
•Performed maintenance management for 150 MW combined cycle power plant.
•Investigated mechanical failure or unexpected maintenance.
•Trained 500 staff in job duties, safety procedures and company policy.
•Project Management Professional, Project Management Institute, USA.
•Registered Professional Engineer, Ontario, Canada
•Six sigma black belt.
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