Experience

  • Head Asset Management - South

    at Siemens Ltd

    February 2012 - at Present

    Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

     SPOC for real estate operations for South India. Real estate division is responsible for managing work space requirement, facility management service, Site security, space planning which include identifying new office space, creation of new office, refurbishments and all real estate projects.  The real estate division operates as a profit center. Southern region has P & L responsibility. The region has R&D division, BPO, Engineering office, sales & marketing offices and manufacturing facilities in Chennai & Pondicherry.   Align with business units to arrive at space requirement, budget requirement for capex and opex. Get all the change requests, labs, infrastructure requirements for new programs done.  Budget, forcast & manage the spend. Also dynamically manage change in requirement of Capex and Opex. Presently the budget being managed for all real estate units in south is close to INR

  • Head Facility

    at Firstsource Solutions Ltd

    July 2007 - February 2012

    Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

     Selection of vendors for Facility management service, maintenance contracts etc.  Design review of all new centers being setup during project stage. Interface with commercial team for site selection. Interface with LL to resolve disputes.  Drive green initiatives across the organization. Drive operational efficiency.  Budget for Capital and operational expenses. Also manage the spend.  Ensure compliance to safety & security systems requirement and all statutory requirements related to Facility management.

  • Manager Facilities

    at Wipro Technologies

    June 2004 - July 2007

    Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

     Ensure a smooth transition of the facility from construction phase to operational. The facility construction started in 2004 and by 2007 was a 1.6 million sqft facility.  Effective operational controls ensured that all the utility services were delivered at high reliability and all the critical systems such as data centers was maintained at 100% uptime.  Implemented a unified helpdesk to address all the employee issues.  Setup some of the critical labs, demo rooms, solution centers for various project accounts. Also involved in setting of a large data center.  Managed renovation and refurbishment projects.

  • Dy manager Maintenance

    at Tata BP Solar

    February 2003 - June 2004

    Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

     Lead a team to maintain the plant equipments and utilities in a Solar Photovoltaic plant.  Worked on a ware house project.

  • Equipments Engineer

    at GEBEL

    June 2000 - January 2003

    Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

     Lead a team to maintain the plant equipments and utilities Organize relocation of equipments to manufacture X-Ray tubes from GE Milwakee to Bangalore.  Managed all facility expansion projects. Setup the utilities such as substation, backup power house with DG sets, air compressors, chillers, Air conditioning systems, Humidity control .  Involved in installation of various process equipments used to manufacture X-Ray tubes.

  • Asst Manager - Engineering service

    at Lucent Technologies Finolex Ltd

    September 1998 - May 2000

    Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

     Lead a team to maintain the plant equipments and utilities of an optical fibre cable manufacturing plant.  Drive ISO 9001 for the function.

  • Project Engineer

    at ABB

    June 1994 - August 1998

    Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

     Installed & commissioned HT switchgears for a Nuclear power plant.  Installed and commissioned power distribution system and complete shop electrics in continuous casting plant in Rourkela steel plant.  Installed and commissioned power distribution system, PLC & DC drives based control system, other shop electrics at rolling mills in a revamp project at Rourkela steel plant.

Education

  • Certified Internal assessor - OHSAS 18001

    at DNV

    2009 - at Present (9 years) Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

  • Six Sigma Green belt

    at GE Health care

    2001 - at Present (17 years) Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

  • Lead assessor ISO 14001

    at DNV

    2008 - 2008 (1 year) Bangalore Urban - Karnātaka

  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering

    at Calicut University

    1989 - 1993 (4 years) Palakkad - Kerala

Languages

  • English Native

  • Hindi Negotiation

  • Kannada Native

  • Tamil Negotiation

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