Bachelor of Science - BS @
University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore
Highly skilled with 20 years of proven professional record of accomplishments in variety of disciplines related to Project Engineering, Capital Projects & Program Management, and Plant/Facilities/Maintenance Engineering while working in challenging global manufacturing, R&D, and Engineering environments. Diverse growth experience in various areas especially in bacth and continuous chemicals manufacturing (Petro/Chemicals/Agro/Chemical/Polymer/Speciality/Formulations etc), Infrastructure/Utilities Operationa, BioScinces (Seeds processing,
Highly skilled with 20 years of proven professional record of accomplishments in variety of disciplines related to Project Engineering, Capital Projects & Program Management, and Plant/Facilities/Maintenance Engineering while working in challenging global manufacturing, R&D, and Engineering environments. Diverse growth experience in various areas especially in bacth and continuous chemicals manufacturing (Petro/Chemicals/Agro/Chemical/Polymer/Speciality/Formulations etc), Infrastructure/Utilities Operationa, BioScinces (Seeds processing, Plant Breeding & Traits deevlopment facilities), Paper and Pulp manufacturing.
Areas of expertise include:
Engineering and Project and Program Management (entire project life cycle) of medium to large capital engineering projects (up to >US$100MM)
Plant and Facilities Engineering
Mechanical Integrity, Regulatory Compliance
Plant anf Facilities Maintenance (planned, preventive, predictive)
Reliability Engineering and Management
Turnaround Planning and Execution
Technology and Investment Management
Lean Manufacturing, Manufacturing Support
Specialties: Capital Projects and Investment Management. Engineering Project design, construction, and Commissioing. Plant & Facilities Engineering, Maintenance & Production Support. Trained in Six Sigma, TPM, and Lean Manufacturing Techniques/Methodologies. Mechanical Integrity and plant Reliabilty Engineering. Technical Design & Continuous Improvement. SOP Development, Packaging & Process Engineering. Technical Documentation. High Performance Team Building and Culture Development.
Head of Engineering and Program Management, North America, Bayer @ Responsible for development and implementation of regional Capital Investment (i.e. CAPEX) plans and budgets, drive capital & expense projects from inception to completion through participation in steering committees, business group collaboration, and by providing for Project Management.
Develop and deploy a reliable, efficient network of internal & external resources, capital equipment & service providers, and professional project managers.
Work as regional focal point of contact in global and corporate forums. Contribute by providing expertise and benchmarking, to on-site engineers in engineering/maintenance functions. Provide support and coaching to Plant/Site Services, Maintenance & Engineering Managers to improve reliability, development, sharing and implementation of engineering best practices, and general problem solving, in close cooperation with regional and corporate QSHE. From April 2011 to Present (4 years 7 months) Manager Mechanical Integrity @ Lead and Managed Mechanical Integrity (MI) department at Kansas City manufacturing site (Fine chemicals Active Ingririents and Formulated products), comprised of technical equipment inspections, pressure safety design, plant reliabilty, related regulatory compliance and other associated groups functions. Lead Inspections Section and implimented a new very elaborate inspections system (and databse), covering mandatory pressure vessel inspections, relief stream inspections, registered piping inspections and structure inspections. Launched new initiatives of Risk Based Inspections, monitoring and predicting piping condition and development of inspections database. Partnered with various plant and operation management key individuals and Pressure Safety Relief Design System group, and implimented strategy reducing 40% recorded NCRs (Non Conformance Reports).) From November 2010 to April 2011 (6 months) Engineering Projects Manager, Principal Plant and Facilities Engineer @ 10 years of diverse and increased responsibility roles with Bayer including production support, plant maintenance and facilities engineering (planning and execution of day to day, annual turnaround, and reliability maintenance/engineering functions), capital investment projects engineering, execution, and project management.
Delivered medium to large size capital investment projects in various type and size of plant and manufacturing facilities including AI (Activated Ingredients) Chemicals and Formulation Operations manufacturing.
Lead project teams, managed, and delivered capital engineering projects ranging from modifications and additions in existing operating plant processes and equipment (to address capacity, safety, yield improvement, reliability, and debottlenecking initiatives) to design, erection, construction, and commissioning of new production plants facilities, buildings and associated infrastructure (to launch new products, and to add additional production lines/capacity).
http://www.bayercropscience.com/ From August 2000 to November 2010 (10 years 4 months) Assistant Director Plant Operations and Services @ Worked as Assistant Director Plant Operations and Services at the Scarritt Bennett Center, a non-profit educational, cultural, retreat, and conference organization center, located in the heart of Nashville, Tennessee, on ten tree-filled acres.
http://www.scarrittbennett.org/ From April 2000 to August 2000 (5 months) Nashville, TN, USAConsultant Engineer @ Provided technical consultation, problem solving and engineering services to the clients on assigned projects of varying nature. From 2000 to 2000 (less than a year) Assistant Manager (Engineering/Maintenance/Reliabilty/TA Planning) @ Joint venture of ICI PLC (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Imperial_Chemical_Industries) and Dupont Ltd (PTA Manufacturing).
The majority of the former ICI's actitivities have now been integrated into AkzoNobel (http://www.akzonobel.com/).
Lead a team of 12 maintenance personals and two field engineers. Delivered on plant commissioning, startup, turnaround execution, and engineering projects implementation primarily in Utilities/Waste treatment and Oxidation plants. From 1998 to 2000 (2 years) Plant Area Maint & Reliability, Project & Planning Engineer @ Worked in Ammonia-Urea manufacturing Petro/Chemical Complex alongwith associated Utilities and Packaging plants. Delivered on expected duties and projects in diverse range of responsibilities related to area maintenance, reliability, small to medium size capital projects, and annual TurnAround planning and reporting.
http://www.dawoodgroup.com/ From 1995 to 1999 (4 years) Plant Maint & Project Engineer @ Worked as Mechanical and Facility Engineer in the Engineering department of Century Paper & Board mills ltd., one of the biggest plants of Pakistan in paper and pulp manufacturing. Was responsible for preventive, predictive and all running maintenance of plant equipment resulting in the excellent reliability and productivity. As a member of engineering team suggested and implemented various modifications to improve smooth operation and machinery reliability.
http://www.centurypaper.com.pk/ From 1994 to 1995 (1 year)
MS, EMGT (Engineering Management) - From KU @ The University of Kansas From 2003 to 2005 BSc, Mechanical Engineering - From UET @ University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore From 1989 to 1994 High School, Pre-Engineering (Science) @ FCC - Forman Christian College, http://www.fccollege.edu.pk/ From 1986 to 1988 Asif Iqbal is skilled in: Project Engineering, Process Engineering, Engineering, Factory, Continuous Improvement, DCS, Six Sigma, Engineering Management, Lean Manufacturing, Commissioning, Manufacturing, Plant Maintenance, Project Management, Preventive Maintenance, Instrumentation, Capital Projects, Chemical Engineering, HAZOP, Engineering Design, Manufacturing..., Cross-functional Team..., R&D, Piping, Process Optimization, Operations Management, Inspection, Root Cause Analysis, P&ID, TPM, Reliability Engineering, Team Building, Process Control, Process Simulation, Maintenance Management, Facilities Management, Program Management, Plant Engineering, Production Support, Cost Control, Intercultural..., Organizational..., Start-ups, Petrochemical, ISO, FEED, Turnaround Specialist, Technology..., Communications Strategy, Self Driven, Plant Commissioning
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