Engineer and Lead Auditor looking to Middle East

Serial No: 16394
Skills keywords: drilling, quality, reliability, upstream

Short Bio:

Qualified Engineer/Lead Auditor with 8+ years of technical work experience overall,experience in UK and Middle-east-Oil industry. I am presently Working with National Oilwell Varco as Area Quality and Reliability Specialist-Drilling and Downhole Operations for Saudi and Bahrain Region. I am an IRCA approved ISO Lead Auditor for QMS/Technical.

Current location:  Eastern Province, Saudi Arabia - View on map
Nationality: Indian
Preferred Sector of Employment:  Oil, Gas and Energy
Spoken languages: Arabic, english, Hindi, Malyalam
Location I am interested in working: Dubai, India, kuwait, Middle East, Oman, qatar, saudi arabia, United Arab Emirates

Qualifications & Certifications

2009 – 2010 : Master of Science in Intelligent Systems –
The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen, UK.

2003- 2007 : Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Instrumentation –
Maharaja Engineering College,Anna University, Coimbatore, India.

IRCA approved ISO 9001:2008 QMS Lead Auditor

The Scottish Saltire Scholarship –
Awarded by the British Council during 2009

The Robert Gordon University Merit Scholarship –
Awarded by the Robert Gordon University during 2009

Career Summary

2013 – present
National Oilwell Varco, Dammam, Saudi Arabia
DSE – Quality & Reliability Specialist
Reporting to the Country Manager- Saudi and Bahrain

2009 – 2013
Emerson Process Management, Aberdeen, UK
Lead Operations Engineer
Reporting to the Division Head- North Sea Region

2007- 2009
NEC, Cochin, India – Service Engineer
Reporting to the Operation Manager
Project for : MAHA, Maschinenbau Haldenwang GMBH & CO. KG, Germany.
(Leading Safety Equipment Manufacturer)

Project for : MIDTRONICS Inc

Videon Industries – Trainee Engineer -Internship during Engineering.

TVM Mohd Kunhi Contracting & Consultants, Thrissur, India – Fertilizer, Steel plants and appliances -Operations, Sales ,Business development, Family Business


National Oilwell Varco, Saudi Arabia, Nature of work :-

Ø In charge of the Service Quality, Reliability of Drilling and Downhole Tools, its operations for the Saudi Region.

Ø Conducting Quality Meetings and Trainings with the Customers/Clients and within the Management review sessions on a routine basis.

Ø Carrying out Failure Investigation of Drilling Motors, Anderreame etc, Failure Trend Analysis.

Ø Work on the HSEQ, Operations, Service and coordinate the Corrective actions to be implemented, support the Operations and Sales in their respective tasks for the Saudi region.

Ø Analysis /Investigations, Audits in measurement Quantity systems, equipments and data audits / inspections / surveys to check compliance with ISO 9001, API and relevant standards, Preparation specification for new and upgrade of existing Quality Standards.

Ø Train & coordinate the Quality meetings with all the Technicians and Dammam facility lead.

ØConduct Management Review meetings for improvements, Conducting Service Quality Sessions with customers on a Quarterly basis in regards with the Failure Investigation.

Ø Report to the Country Manager regarding the Quality and Reliability of all the Downhole Tools, Tools include Drilling Motor, Stabilizers, Ander-Reamers , Agitators ,Coring Tools etc.

Emerson Process Management, Aberdeen, UK , Nature of work: –

Ø Project detail planning, budgeting, scheduling and operations.

Ø Responsible for Preparation,Presentation and Training on the new and upgrade of existing Oil & Gas metering systems and the plans.

ØAnalysing Cost of Quality, Work on the operations, service and Installations and commissioning of the equipments, valves , power systems, Supplier Evaluations

Ø Carrying out QMS, Asset Integrity, measurement quality systems on equipments, data audits, inspections / surveys to check compliance with relevant standards, codes of practices.

Ø Perform data monitoring and verification, Risk assessment and manpower allocation.

Coordinating with client – consultant- contractors, maintain cordial relationships with them.

Ø Review Design drawing form client and prepare Technical specification sheet, loop diagrams.

Ø Review of work progress, preparing monthly/weekly/daily report, setting priorities and

developing construction sequences.

Ø Liaise with procurement and logistics to deliver equipment /materials on time

Ø I have acted as Manager-Operations & Service for the department on various Projects during the absence of my manager.

Ø Clients include BP, Shell, CNR, Talisman, TAQA etc

NEC, Cochin, India , The Nature and Extent of Duties Consists of :

Ø Conducting the Electrical and Electronic installation & commissioning of the diagnosis equipment, visit the various sites of installation, technical supervision for the conduct of work.

Ø Coordinates with the person in-charge and plays the role of a Team Leader in conducting and Commissioning of Safety Equipments at various client sites.

Ø Coordinate Quality meeting, Technical Evaluation and Training Sessions with the Project engineer and other concerned staff with regard to the operation and its way of conduct.

Ø Conduct of the junior engineers and technicians and modulating them in doing everything

within the Scope of Work.

Ø The complete laying out of the Test Lanes for the Safety Testing from the power supply cable connections to the real demonstrations on standard practises and QMS implementations.

Ø Service and commissioning of MIDTRONICS Conductance Testers and my clients include Reliance Industries India, Exide, Amaron Batteries and so on.



● Reliability and Maintenance of Oil and Gas -Project Management ,Asset Integrity Management,Security Consultation, Risk Assessment, Internal Audits and Evaluation, QHSE,Quality Management System,Eurosystem IW, CPTED,HAZOP methodologies.

• Drilling Tools Failure Analysis, QMS, RAM, RCM Methodologies, Software application design, maintenance, and commissioning of Oil and Gas Instrumentation devices, project management, ISO 9001,API, DS 1 Standards.

● Coordinated and erected various assembly blocks as well as machinery’s during the stages of Project construction at NEC, Cochin, OSHA’s PSM regulations.

Communication and Organizational Abilities

● Provided weekly and monthly progress report to senior management

● Negotiated with various sub-contractors and suppliers to supply and arrange materials towards the completion of project.

● Highly motivated and strong work ethics ,Self-driven, dynamic, pro-active and able to work with a keen eye for details to identify risk and lead team in resolving problems

● Independent planner under pressure to meet the dead lines.


Ø Successfully completed Emerson – marine and offshore on job training(2009-2010)

Ø Won certificate excellence award for Innovative Quality control,(Aberdeen,2010)

Ø Active participant of Energy Institute Chapter (Aberdeen)

Ø Have successfully installed and commissioned safety equipments at ASHOK LEYLAND, SWARAJ MAZDA and TATA Motors facilities in India.