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Serial No: 41612
(10/05/1963, male)
List top 5 skills: 
Short Bio:

Achieve ISO 14001:2004 certificate,Reduced Rejection/Repair rate by 0.8%

Current location: 

Gujarat, India - View on map

Nationality: 

Indian

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

english

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Personal & Professional Profiles:

  • Over 28+ years of professional experience in Oil & Gas construction projects ,textile engineering, forging & machining, wind mill tower & substation structure fabrication and QMS/HSE auditing. 
  • Dynamic, proactive, dedicated and committed to accomplish company targets and goals.
  • Fulfilling assigned responsibilities through Sr.Management /client/Consultant’s confidence by supporting Company’s initiative to meet set goals, schedule, quality and productivity.
  • Possessing high tolerance, patience, persistence, transparency, honesty, communication skills, building work relationship, team work etc. qualities required to be a successful key person.
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt the new concepts or knowledge.
  • Capable of working under tremendous work pressure and extreme climatic condition & meet the dead lines with ease and efficiency.
  • Good administrative skills and capable of handling confidential matters in it’s high spirit.
  • Able to take quick decisions with an overview of risk factors.

 

Position

 

Lead QA Engineer

 

 

 

Name

:

Amitkumar Bhaskerray Vasavada  

 

 

 

Residential Address             

:

A/141,Sun City,opp. Ambe school,

Near Darbar Chokadi,Manjalpur,

Vadodara,Gujarat(India)

 

 

 

Contact Number                           

:

9978335903/9376918295

 

 

 

Nationality

:

Indian

 

 

 

Passport details               

:

G4947188 dt.20/09/2007

 

 

 

Date Of Birth

:

05.10.1963

 

 

 

Years of Experience

:

28 Years

 

 

 

Geographical Areas of Work

:

UAE, Qatar & India

 

 

 

Languages Known

:

English, Hindi & Gujarati

 

 

 

Software Know-how

:

Proficient with: MS Office, ERP/MRP

 

Awards and Memberships

:

Honored by Chief Minister of Gujarat ( 2006)   during  Buyers-Sellers Summit

 Life time member of SVNIT Alumni Association

 Surat (Gujarat)India

 

Professional Exposure        

 
  • Internal/External QHSE audits, Subcontractor/vendor audit
  •  QA/QC/HSE documentation mainly PQP/HSE PLAN/ITP
  •  Inspection of Welding, Machining, Casting, Forging components & NDT Tests
  •  Production, Purchasing Management, Vendor Development
  •  Technical/system related Training conducted more than 15 public house trainings
  • Developed HSEQ management system for small & medium companies/projects
    • Familiar with various International  standards & codes viz. ASTM,ASME,API etc and other client specifications(QP,QG,RGX,ADCO,GASCO,SHELL GTL etc)
    • Fully conversant with QMS, EMS and OHSAS system requirements

 

     
Educational Qualification  : D.B.I.M. (Personnel Management) with First Class from South Gujarat University in 1992.
    B. E. (Mech.) with First Class from SVNIT/REC, Surat in 1985
     
Professional Qualification : (1) IRCA Certified ISO 9001:2015(QMS) Lead Auditor from BV-successfully completed in Dec.’15
     

(2) IRCA certified OSHAS 18001:2007(OHS) Lead Auditor from BV

 

(3) IRCA certified ISO 14001:2004(EMS) Lead Auditor from BV

 (All courses successfully completed)

 

     (4)A’Welding Inspection’ Course as per “AWS QC1 DOC”completed

 

(5)ASNT NDT level-II in MP/PT/RT

     

 

Professional Experience

Aug,2012 to Oct,2015                      : Lead QA Engineer  with Black Cat Engineering &                                                      

                                                                Construction  Company, W.L.L. Doha-Qatar .                                              

 

 Responsibilities :

  • Implement & maintain ISO 9001,OHSAS 18001 & ISO 14001 system at site & Head office.
  • Participating in defining Quality & HSE strategy for the organization and translating the strategyinto actionable initiatives.
  • Preparing & Review of QMS documents such as Quality manual,Job description,Project Quality Plan(PQP),ITP,standard Operating Procedure and designing of formats/templates in accordance with client’s specification.
  • Ensure the implementation and improvement of the QHSE system by conducting the QMS/HSE audits.
  • Qualitative data collection and analysis of data through statistical techniques.
  • Customer complaints investigation and root cause & recommend corrective/preventive actions.
  • Manage and maintain completeness and accuracy of quality records in computer data base and ensure deliverables submission to the client is on time.
  • Plan and undertake supplier/subcontractor’s audit and conduct supplier/subcontractor evaluations including surveys and on-site audits.
  • Create awareness through training for implementation of QMS/OHSAS & EMS and roll out QA best practices related QHSE system.
  • Preparing project specific ‘Internal audit plan’ covering all major elements of contract & international standards,notifications for scheduled internal audits within organization and to the client.
  • Conducting Internal Audit in professional manner  in accordance with approved audit plan as Lead Auditor.
  • Communicating to the process owners for corrective/preventive actions outcome from internal audits.
  • Taking appropriate corrective actions in consultation with discipline engineers and if require guiding on corrective/preventive actions to be taken by relevant department.
  • Follow-up audit in order to ensure close out of issues arisen during the audit.
  • To ensure that project specification & contract requirements are strictly complied. In case of failure, raising non-conformance and QC concerns for improvement.
  • Measured & monitored project quality objectives throughout the project phase.
  • Attending external audits conducted by Client /third party.
  • To attend management review meeting and interact with top management in case of delays and constraints on outstanding issues.
  • To assist top management for setting the target/objectives of the department and also monitoring of the targets & objectives.
  • Guiding on implementation of HSEQ system throughout the organization.
  • Updating NCR LOG & keeping track for the same.
  • Identify area of improvements in day to day project activities and implementing the same in consultation with Project Manager, Construction Manager & delivery team.
  • Liaison with external audit agency (certification body) with regards to external audits and act as focal point during certification,surveillance and re-certification audit.
  • To take appropriate corrective and preventive actions based on NCRs raised by certification body/clients.

 

 Details of Projects ATTENDED at Black Cat     

  • GC09102200: EPIC of Sweet Fuel Gas Supply to Dukhan Consumers
  • GC10105500: EPIC of Upgrading of Turbine / Compressor Controls System at Fahahil Gas Lift Compressor Station (FGLCS) and Recycling Gas (RG)
  • GC11111500: EPIC for Continuous Emission Monitoring System at Dukhan
  • GC11114300: EPIC for Installation of Continuous Emission Monitoring System ( CEMS ) on Selected Combustion Sources in NGL-1&3 Plants, Mesaieed
  • GC11111600: EPIC for Upgrading the Instrument Air System at KNDS within Dukhan Fields

 

Oct,2010 to Feb,2012                      : Senior QA Engineer and Lead Auditor     

                                                              with CCIC in their BTG project at Abudhabi (UAE).                                              

                                     

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • Provide QMS awareness training on sites and offices to all level of employees in presence of client and PMC’s representative.
  • Preparing discipline wise “Internal Audit” plan and check list for entire project.
  • Sending audit notification to relevant department well in advance.
  • Carrying out “Internal Audit” & “Spot Audit” in professional manner.
  • Making audit report and distributing copy to Project Director/Manager, Clients, PMC and relevant department.
  • Guiding on corrective and preventive actions to be taken by relevant department for continual improvement.
  • Follow up for corrective and preventive actions and measuring effectiveness of actions taken.
  • Updating CAN (corrective action note) and observations LOG & keeping track for the same.
  • Identify area of improvements in day to day project activities and implementing the same in consultation with Project Manager and Construction Manager (s)
  • Attending client’s audit (external audit) as well as MOA audit and taking appropriate actions for closure of non-conformity
  • Attending Quality and safety walk with PMC members and client’s representative on weekly basis and sharing strengths and weaknesses with internal department for ongoing improvement
  • Prepare and update QA/QC Organization and forwarding the same to client and PMC as and when updated
  • Conducting Quality tool box talk on construction sites in witness of PMC
  • Carrying out subcontractor’s assessment and provide feedback to QA/QC Manager, Project Manager and PMC group
  • Recording client’s and PMC complaints related to Quality and discussing the same with Construction Manager(s) and Project Engineer(s) for closed out
  • Attending client’s meeting once in a week and sort out issues arises during meeting
  • Attending Management Review Meeting .

 

 March,2010 to July,2010                            : Sr.Manager-QA/QC with

                                                                          Associated Power Structures P.Ltd

                                                                          (APS),Vadodara.Resigned recently

                                                                          for better opportunity.

Dec. 2009 to March,2010                               :  Worked  as Manager –Operation &

                                                                     QA with reputed    valve manufacturing                

                                                                            company at Ahmedabad.

Nov. 2008 to Nov. 2009                           : Senior QA Engineer and Lead Auditor

                                                                        with CCIC in their Shell Pearl GTL (Gas-To

Liquid) project at Doha-Qatar.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

  • QMS awareness training to employees.
  • Preparing ‘Internal audit’ plan and check list for entire project.
  • Sending audit notification to relevant department in well advance.
  • Carrying out ‘Internal Audit’ & ‘Spot Audit’ in professional manner.
  • Making audit report and distributing copy to Project Managers, Clients & relevant department.
  • Guiding on corrective & preventive actions to be taken by relevant department.
  • Follow-up for corrective & preventive actions and measuring effectiveness of actions taken.
  • Updating CAR (corrective action request) and observations LOG & keeping track for the same.
  • Identify area of improvements for project related procedures and making required changes in QMP.
  • Attending client’s audit (external audit) as well as MOA audit and taking appropriate actions for closure of non conformity.
  • Monitoring Quality statistic and communicating to QA/QC Manager on weekly basis.
  • Attending Management Review Meeting.
  • Liaison with external audit agency (certification body) with regards to External audits

 

Nov. 2007 to Nov. 2008                               : QA/QC Engineer- welding with CCIC

in  QGX (Qatar Gas)  project    at

Doha-Qatar

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reporting to QC Manager  & reported by QC Inspectors.
  • Carrying department TBT (Toolbox Talk) & highlighting Key area related to safety, quality, housekeeping etc.
  • Monitoring & reviewing spool release documents based on client’s priority.
  • To ensure adequacy on applicable NDT requirements, PWHT, WPS etc. based on ISO drawings & project specifications.
  • Carrying weekly surveillance inspection to Fabrication Shop & provide feedback to construction department.
  • Reviewing DWR (daily welding record) on daily basis & keeping track of pending DWR.
  • Attending priority spools in consultation with clients, departmental head and thereby reducing spool backlog.
  • Following HSE rules & regulations for self & down the line.
  • Attending  meeting organized by clients in connection with priority & backlog spools. 

Nov. 2006 to Oct. 2007                                     :General Manager/M.R. with B. M.          

                                                                                  Engineers, Vadodara, Gujarat                                                                               (India)                                                                    

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reporting to Managing Director and reported by Engineers & Inspectors (13 persons).
  •  Looking of day to day production summary, machine utilization & efficiency and taking

Immediate actions on gap.

  • Monitoring contract base function & providing feedback on production/quality to the contractor.
  • Establish QA/QC function right from incoming stage to final inspection.
  • Preparing Quality Assurance Plan (QAP) based on customer’s requirements.
  • Attending contract review meeting with customers & taking appropriate actions on delivery and quality matters.
  • Approving welding related document i. e. WQR, PQR & WPS as per ASME, Section IX.
  • Inviting third party for proto assembly inspection & making necessary corrections if required.
  • Monitoring & fine tuned existing quality management system   with a view to bring more effectiveness.
  • Monitoring & maintaining QMS (ISO: 9001:2000) throughout the organization.
  • Following HSE (Health, Safety & Environment) policy & guidelines as per PDO requirements.
  • Conducted ISO awareness & IQA training program for staff members.
  • Prepared a training program on ‘Industrial Safety’ & reduced hours lost due to accident.
  • Prepared a management information system and format containing all the details right form inward to sales.
  • Put Universal Tensile Machine (UTM) into running conditions and started physical test in house.                                
  • Prepared inspection fixtures & checking gauges for mass production items.                                   
  • Successfully faced PDO audits on 14th April ’07 & have been   appreciated on implementation of health & safety environment throughout the organization.
  • Achieved and sustained  ISO certification & system throughout the organization.
  • Carrying external Audits on behalf of ‘Moody International’ & also played a role of ‘Technical Expert’.

 

 

March 2006 to Nov. 2006                                                  :                 Assistant General Manager/ M. R.

                                                                                                                              With Sanghvi Forging & Engg. Ltd,

                                                                                                                              Vadodara, Gujarat (India)

                                                                                             

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reporting to Director & reported by Engineers & Supervisors.
  • Monitoring production activities in accordance with sales order planning.
  • Review of production data on day-to-day basis & reporting on utilization & efficiency of machine shop to the top management.
  • Handling CNC (machining centers & turning) & conventional shop independently.
  • Keeping track on pending Indents & purchase orders based on ERP system.
  • To identify & provide in house ISO awareness & technical training to the employees & evaluate the same for effectiveness.
  • Developing new vendors based on organization’s requirement & maintaining network of reliable vendors.
  • To ensure on prompt & perfect data entry into ERP system for relevant functions.
  • Conducting Quality walk on shop floor.
  • Identifying resource requirements & taking actions to meet requirements.
  • Maintain good housekeeping, health & safety throughout the company.
  • Monitoring QMS (ISO 9001:2000) & PED requirements.

 

Feb. 2002 to March 2006                                                  :Purchase Manager / M. R.  with

                                                                                        Himson Textile Engineering   

                                                                                        Industry Ltd,Surat (Gujarat), India 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reporting to Managing Director/Director
  • Monitoring Indents/ Purchase orders based on M.R.P II. Systems.
  • Timely procurement of quality material at optimum terms and conditions.                                                              
  • Ensure balance inventory level as agreed in the operating plan. This was done in consultation with users department.
  • Developing network of Sub-Contractor & reviewing existing vendor base in line with requirements.
  • Development and implementation of cost reduction Process.
  • Keep track of outstanding payment to vendors.
  • Vendor’s evaluation based on delivery and quality points and providing feedback to the Vendors for improvement.
  • To liaison between internal management, Vendors & Government authorities to  sort out technical/ Quality/ Commercial/legal problems.
  • Monitoring & maintaining ISO-9001:2000 QMS throughout the organization.
  • Carrying out vendor assessment while developing new vendors.
  • Conducting management review meeting and taking appropriate actions.
  • Measuring quality objectives and reporting in Management Review Meeting & taking actions on gap.
  • Successfully updated current QMS (1994 version) to new version (ISO- 9001:2000) in Himson Group Company.
  • Participated in ‘LINKAGE 2006’ organized by CII on 24th / 25th January at Rajkot & honored by State Chief Minister.

 

 

 

Jan. 1995  to  Feb.  2002                                   :Works Manager/M.R. with Tapti  

                                                                                 Ind. Engineers (Div. of Himson Textile

                                                                                 & Engg. Ind. Ltd.) Surat, Gujarat,  

                                                                                 India.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reporting to Managing Director & reported by foreman (six), supervisor (two) and

engineers (three)

  • Planning shop floor activities in accordance with assembly requirements.
  • To maintain weekly production target in consultation with planning & assembly department.
  • To ensure that proper corrective actions are taken for product and system.
  • To provide safe working conditions throughout the organization.
  • To monitor effective utilization of machines, manpower & utilities.
  • Provide technical/general training to employees.
  • Communicating on customer complaints/ feedback to the relevant persons.
  • Installed Nitriding Plant (Heat Treatment) purchased from M/s. Fluidtherm Tech. (P) Ltd., Madras and started in house nitrocarburising process.
  • Plan for conduct of internal audits and ensure their adherence to the audit calendar.
  • Initiate modification in Quality Management System on the basis of audit finding.
  • Report on performance of Quality Management System and recommending areas of improvements to Managing Director.
  • Convene Management Review Meetings and maintain associated records.
  • Written down ISO procedures including formats, work instruction & inspection instruction.
  • Liaison with external audit agency (certification body).
  • Shared experience on ISO-9000 Journey with Southern Gujarat Chambers of Commerce

Surat (1998).

July 1993 to January 1995                                :  Asst. Works Manager with Tapti Ind. Engrs.

(Himson group) at Surat, Gujarat (India)

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Reporting to Works Manager and reported by Foremen & supervisors.
  • Monitoring daily production activities.
  • Conducting daily meeting with relevant staff members to discuss on  dispatch plan, priorities etc.
  • Maintain track of customer complaints & taking proper corrective actions to close them.
  • An active involvement in framing ‘Quality Policy’ of the organization
  • Measuring quality objectives and reporting in Management Review Meeting & taking actions on gap.
  • To provide training on ISO awareness & ‘Internal Audit’ (IQA) to staff members.
  • Making Internal Quality audit schedule, plan and checklist & carrying internal audits throughout the organization.

 

 

 

 March 1987 to June 1993                                                :QC Engineer with same group

company.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:                                

  • Reporting to Q.C In charge and reported by Inspectors (Three)
  • Carrying inspection activities as per quality plan & inspection instructions.
  • Conducting sampling inspection during incoming, In-process & final process.
  • Practicing SQC techniques and prepared control charts.
  • Checking first & last work piece/job of shift.
  • Discussing on deviations with supervisors & foremen for necessary actions.
  • Inspection of Jigs / Fixtures at regular interval.

 

         

Trainings /Seminars performed /attended : Attended- Practical Leadership by CCIC Abudhabi

CBT Training on various HSE topics  by Shell GTL

Performed-ISO awareness & implementation for small scale industries

organized by SIDBI/Chamber of Commerce

-Technical Faculty in Entrepreneurship Development Programme

Organized by Gujarat Government

-Statistical Techniques & its application, Industrial Engineering,

Value Engineering

-Training on ‘5S’,7 tools of Quality,Kaizen,TPM,TQM