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CV, Greece Based Mechanical Plant Operations Manager Looking Globally

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Serial No: 33488
(05/20/1977, male)
List top 5 skills: epc projects, industrial projects, lean manufacturing, mechanical engineering, operations management, plant management, process optimization, refinery/petrochemical
Short Bio:

I am an ambitious and career-focused professional, degree qualified (BEng in Mechanical Engineering), along with 12-years experience on the field. Since my graduation on October 2003, I've been exposed to numerous challenging projects and roles and gained valuable experience managing resources inside and outside Europe. Since 2007 I've been living and working overseas, in areas such as Middle East (UAE) and West Africa (Liberia, Nigeria) where I grew my working experience and expertise.

Current location: 

Thessaloniki/Greece - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Manufacturing and Operations, Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

english, french, german, Greek

Locations I am interested in working:


Professional Experience

Period June 2012 – March 2015
Company SOCFIN

Location Benin City / Nigeria

Activities Agro-industrial Projects

Name of Project The Okomu Oil Palm & Rubber Company PLC (O.O.P.C.)

Department Plant / Operations Manager

• Ensure the smooth operation of the Rubber Factory and adhere to the Health, Safety and Enviromental Agenda

• Ensure the optimum use of resources (people, plant, equipment) and best operational practice

• ISO 9000:2008 certification

• Following up the implementation of the Integrated Management System (IMS)

• Lean Manufacturing Implementation & KPIs Follow-up

• Supply Chain Optimization & Processes Management

• Continuous Improvement and Cost Reduction Program

• Budget Follow-up

• P/L Responsibility

• Contracts Management

• Manage and drive all operational activity and performance

• Ensure the highest quality of product/service adhered to the customer’s requirements.


November 2010 – June 2012
Company SOCFIN

Location Brussels, Belgium / Monrovia, Liberia

Activities Agro-industrial Projects

Name of Project Liberian Agricultural Company (L.A.C)

Department Project Engineer/Manager

• Managing the industrial upgrade of the existing Rubber Factory.

• Installation & Commissioning of an industrial dryer and steam boiler (capacity: 5tn/h)

• Contracts Management

• Preparing Cost and Time efficient solutions

• Implementation of Factory’s Computerized Maintenance via CMMS software

• Warehouse Management & Optimization

• Following up the implementation of the Quality Procedures attached to the project.


January 2010 – October 2010
Company EKME S.A.(Mechanical Engineering & Construction Contractors),

Location Thessaloniki, Greece

Activities EPC Contractor, Refineries/Industrial/Power

Name of Project Hellenic Petroleum Refinery Upgrade / Hydrocracker Revamp

Department Fabrication / Mechanical / Piping Supervisor

• Manage a team of structural / mechanical assemblers, welders, pipe-fitters and supervise the planning/ erection tasks

• Carry out the installation, commissioning, and operational control of industrial installations, steel structures, equipment, piping, and installation

• Manage planning, organization and control of operations

• Overseeing quality control and safety matters on site and ensuring of the compliance between applicable legislation and relevant international standards, codes of practice and client requirements in respect of occupational health, safety and the environment

• Resolving unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.

• Participate in annual Turnaround and Hydrocracker revamp


November 2008 – January 2010
Company Aktor S.A.,(Group of ELLAKTOR SA),

Location Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Activities EPC Contractor, Infrastructure/Facilities

Name of Project Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (CCAD)

Department Mechanical / Project Engineer

• Checking drawings and quantities and ensuring the accuracy of the calculations

• Overseeing the selection and requisition of materials for use in the construction

• Making cost-effective solutions and proposals for the progress of the project

• Planning the work and efficiently organising site facilities in order to meet agreed deadlines

• Liaising with consultants, sub-contractors, supervisors, planners, quantity surveyors and any workforce involved in the project

• Day-to-day management of the site, including supervising and monitoring the site labour force and following up the progress of the subcontractors

• Writing detailed reports

• Overseeing quality control and safety matters on site and ensuring that regulations are adhered to

• Resolving unexpected technical difficulties and other problems that may arise.


March 2007 – October 2008
Company Athena Emirates LLC,

Location Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

Activities EPC Contractor (specialized in Marine Projects)

Name of Project Northern Port Expansion Project (NPEP) of the Port of Fujairah

Department Fabrication & Workshop Head

• Monitor and assign work to 60 well-trained technicians on a daily basis in order to ensure progress.

• Estimating steel projects and preparing bills of quantities.

• Monitor and control expenses related to project work and ensure organisational forecasts and budgets are met for these expenses.

• Responsible for planned and preventive maintenance of all mobile plant equipment, mobile cranes and floating cranes, as well

• Responsible for the operation and maintenance of a batching plant

• Undertake team briefings and inception activities to ensure all aspects of work are understood by all concerned parties.

• Ensure safety standards and procedures are implemented and followed in accordance with contract requirements and Company guidelines.

• Report on the scheduling of man/material movements for all aspects of construction and maintenance activity.

• Liaise with sub-contractors and clients

• Contracts Management

• Review and evaluate technical submittals and shop drawings prior to submission to consultants and clients according to required project standards.

• Participate in dry-dock inspections, repairs and modifications of the company’s vessels (barges and tug boats)


December 2005 – February 2007
Company Sarikos S.A.

Location Thessaloniki, Greece

Activities Mechanical & Civil Construction Company (Industrial Projects, Steel Structures, Machining, Mechanical Engineering)

Department Project Manager Assistant

• Monitoring the project’s timeline

• Coordinate engineering, manufacturing & procurement department

• Monitoring of Pre-commissioning & Commissioning activities

• Follow-up of the contractual agreement and assure the compliance with the quality requirements

• Review and approval of design documents

• Assist to deliverable project’s completion according to initial planning


October 2003 – November 2005
Company Hellenic Steel S.A.

Location Thessaloniki, Greece

Activities Steel industry ( Cold rolled coil manufacturing)

Department Maintenance Engineer

• Participation in planning and programming of maintenance

• Daily and Weekly routine maintenance of production lines

• Preventive maintenance

• Maintenance’s department warehouse management (orders of spare parts, acceptance of the supplies and deliverance)


March 2003 – September 2003 (paid internship)
Company INTRAKAT S.A. (Group of INTRACOM),

Location Larissa, Greece (factory based)

Activities Construction & Infrastructure Projects

Department Quality Control Engineer

• Analysis of specifications and customer’s requirements for product inspection according to standards

• Being a part of the supervision team concerning the quality standards in projects, such as the construction of steel roofs of the Olympic stadiums of “Athens 2004”,the Stand supports and steel roof of the G. Karaiskakis Stadium , O.A.K.A. Swimming Centre and so many other important projects .

• Performing dimensional control and welding quality control on parts and finished products by carrying out visual inspection and NDT (liquid penetrants, ultrasonics, magnetic particles) according to the referring standards.

• Communication with customers and suppliers and teamwork along with fabrication division for problem solving on quality issues.


Education & Qualifications

Graduation Date October 2003
University Technological Educational Institute of Larissa – Greece
Department Mechanical Engineering
Degree BSc in Mechanical Engineering
Grade 7.0 / 10.0



Certificate •ECPE (Michigan)
Written / Oral Fluent /Fluent

Certificate •Zertifikat Deutsch als Fremdsprache (Grundstuffe)
Written / Oral Basic / Basic

Certificate •No Certificate (Graduated from a 6-year french teaching High School)
Written / Oral Basic / Basic



Computers & Informatics

• AQManager GMAO, Computerized Maintenance software.

• Aconex, an online project management software for the construction, engineering and facilities management industries.

• User of AutoCAD 2008 (2D & 3D). Certified by an authorized Autodesk centre.

• User of Autodesk Inventor Series (computer program for 3D mechanical engineering design).

• Ms Project

• Windows 98 & 2000, XP, Vista. Professional hands-on experience on Microsoft Office 2003 (Word , Excel , PowerPoint, Access, etc.)


Sports & Hobbies

• Sailing, Swimming, Basketball

• Cooking



• Completed military obligations in the Greek Army – Marines (1998-2000)

• Driving License type “B” since 1996

• Married with 1 child