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Mohit Gharat

Mohit Gharat

Environmental Health Safety professional
Mumbai, Maharashtra


About Mohit Gharat:

Resilient, diligent leader and result oriented self – reliant, highly organized Environment Health Safety Professional having eloquent communication skill, command, and authority in the subject with more than 33 years of progressively senior level experience in the diversified fields such as Quality, Manufacturing, Process Engineering and EHS in the Chemical, Petrochemical, Fertilizer, Bulk Drug Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (API), Formulation, Insecticide / Agrochemical manufacturing industries and Research & Development Laboratory.


  • Risk and Hazard Assessments – HIRA, HAZOP, PHA, ZHA, JSA, PRORA, FMEA, SHRA, MCLS, QRA
  • Implementing and maintaining Environment Health Safety (EHS) Management system, Risk Based Process Safety (RBPS) Management System, Management of Change, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 45001 and Responsible Care systems with processes for the effective planning, organization, control, monitoring, review, and maintenance of the preventive and corrective measures (CAPA).
  • Risk portfolio, emergency and business continuity management plan, Security Plan, Crisis Management Plan development
  • Heading multiple sites fostering collaboration with site teams, regularly visiting sites / services / project works interacting with project teams, contractors, sub-contractors, vendors, and customers to ensure adherence to the EHS processes through direct intervention and guidance. Known as ‘Solution Provider’ rather than ‘Show Stopper’.
  • Handling large contractual workforce from different streams such as Civil, mechanical, electrical, instrument at project sites during designing, fabrication, erection, pre-commissioning, and commissioning stage
  • Developing and implementing industrial safety practices, safety improvements, safety procedures in Electrical and mechanical maintenance field with profound expertise in welding, cutting, machine guarding, transformer, and switch yard safety, permit to work (PTW) system, Lock Out Tag Out (LOTO) system, working at height and confined space entry.
  • Five Why, What If and Tap root tree incident investigation, EHS Dashboard with Leading and Lagging Indicators
  • Development of effective safety culture with behavior-based safety approach 
  • EHS Training Need Identification (TNI), designing training modules / workshops on Fire, Safety, Environment and establishing focus on enhancing working standards through training and development.
  • Liaising with government authorities, adhering to Indian, United State and European safety and environmental regulations


General Manager – Environment Health Safety 

Gramercy Trade Industries Private Limited (formerly SI Group India Private Limited)

Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra

August 01, 2018 – Current

In the SI Group India Private Limited tenure (2018 – 2022) handled responsibility as Regional EHS Coordinator for INSEA (India and Southeast Asia) Region leading the team of EHS Managers of Navi Mumbai, Rasal, Lote, Ranjangaon and Singapore sites. Maintained EHS Organization in the region and improved competency of the team members by driving professional and personal development of all EHS team members.

Assistant General Manager – Environment Health Safety (Crop Protection Division) 

Hikal Limited

Taloja, Maharashtra

September 21, 2017 – July 31, 2018

Headed EHS function in the Crop Protection intermediates and Active Ingredients manufacturing facilities at Plot T-21, Taloja M.I.D.C. having 1905 MTPA capacity and Plot A-18, Mahad M.I.D.C. having 993 MTPA capacity. Also held responsibility of functioning as ‘Management Representative (MR)’ for Environment Management System ISO 14001 and Occupational Health and Safety Management System ISO 45001 and ‘Responsible Care Coordinator’. 

Head – Environment Health Safety 

Strides Chemicals Private Limited (formerly ‘Perrigo API India Private Limited’ and presently ‘Solara Active Pharma Sciences Limited’) 

Ambernath, Maharashtra

August 17, 2010 – September 20, 2017

Headed EHS function in the API manufacturing unit and API R&D at Plot N 39 / 39-1, Additional Ambernath MIDC having 600 MTPA manufacturing capacity, Raw material warehouse at Plot N 67/1, Additional Ambernath MIDC. Also, headed EHS function of Perrigo Laboratories India Private Limited under shared responsibility in their Formulation R&D at Plot N 39 / 39-1, Additional Ambernath MIDC and Global Supply Chain Office at Millennium Business Park, Mahape. Handled EHS auditing and system development responsibility of India Third party business of Perrigo Inc., UK at M/s Flamingo Pharmaceuticals Ltd., M/s Velepack Pvt. Ltd., M/s Indoco Remedies Ltd. and M/s Sharon Bio-Medicines Ltd.

Senior Manager – Health Safety Environment 

Sandoz Private Limited

Turbhe, Maharashtra

May 16, 2006 – August 16, 2010

Headed EHS function in the 85 MTPA API plant and 2.67 Lac units per day oral solid dosage plant for Cephalosporin manufacturing and 6 MTPA sterile API plant and 62.5 thousand units per day sterile injectable plant for Carbapenems manufacturing. From March 17, 2010. Appointed as ‘Country Health Safety Environment Officer’ on ad-interim basis with direct reporting to Managing Director & Regional Tech Ops Head – APAC, Sandoz Private Limited. In this capacity headed HSE operations of all Sandoz India manufacturing sites at Kolshet, Kalwe, Turbhe, Mahad and Head office at Kanjur Marg

Manager – Process 

Schenectady Herdillia Ltd. (formerly ‘Herdillia Chemicals Limited’ and presently ‘SI Group India Private Limited’)

Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra

June 01, 1992 – May 15, 2006

Worked in the Technical services department as a Manager – Process (February 01, 2002 to May 15, 2006) and in the Production department of Cunene – Phenol manufacturing plant (June 01, 1992 to January 31, 2002). 

Chemical Plant Operator

Deepak Fertilizers and Petrochemicals Corps. Limited 

Taloja, Maharashtra

July 12, 1990 – May 30, 1992

Worked in the 1,00,000 MTPA ICI U.K. designed Methanol plant during erection and commissioning. Received 4 months exclusive training at Southern Petrochemical Industries Corporation Ltd. (Tamilnadu) in their 5,28,000 MTPA Urea plant and 3 months training at Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers (RCF), Chembur in their 49,500 MTPA Methanol plant. 

Trainee Chemist

Kopran Chemicals Limited 

Andheri, Maharashtra

November 10, 1989 – July 11, 1990

Worked in the Quality control department.


Post Graduate Diploma in Industrial Pollution Management

National Institute of Ecology and Environment (NIEE)                             October 1999

Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh                                                                         Marks: 78.3%

Advanced Diploma in Industrial Safety

Central Labour Institute (CLI)                                                                     April 1998

Board of Technical Examination (MSBTE), Maharashtra State              Marks: 71.3%

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) Chemistry 

Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan’s Hazarimal Somani Collage                               May 1989

Mumbai University                                                                                       Marks: 62.1%

Diploma in Total Quality Management (TQM) & ISO 9000 

National Institute of Labour Education & Management (NILEM)            April 2001

Adyar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu                                                                       Marks: 67%    

Certification Course in Radiation Safety aspects of Nucleonic Gauges

Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC), Government of India             January 2019


Certificate course in ‘ISO 14001 (Environmental Management System) Internal Auditors training’

Forum for Management Excellence, Navi Mumbai                                    October 1997

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