AFZAL ANIS Technical Manager foundry

Abu Dhabi
Autocad;MS Office


Contact: +971 563682538

E-Mail: [email protected]

An accomplished & knowledgeable professional aiming for assignments as Project Management/ Foundry Operations & Maintenance with an organization of high repute

Location Preference: UAE/ Middle East

Foundry Green field projects


Operations & Maintenance


Project Management


Statutory Compliance


Cost Optimization


Installation & Commissioning


Quality Management


Client Relationship Building


Liaison & Coordination


Strategic Planning


Team Management
v  A competent professional with over 24 years of experience in Foundry operation, plant layout designing, installation and commissioning maintenance Pneumatic, Hydraulic, Electrical and Electronic Systems for Automation in a sophisticated foundries

v  Demonstrated abilities in effective monitoring & analysis of foundry operations

v  Skilled in handling and maintaining highly confidential and sensitive information

v  Looking after erection, commissioning & installation of machines & equipment and ensuring completion of project in minimum turnaround time with effective resource utilization to maximize the output

v  Liaising with clients, senior level executives and other vital contacts

v  Planning & implementing preventive & breakdown maintenance schedules of utilities for improving overall reliability and safety of equipments & machinery

v  Developing project baselines; monitoring & controlling projects with respect to cost, resource deployment, time over-runs and quality compliance to ensure satisfactory execution of projects

v  Developing strategy and ensuring that the team members have the necessary education and training to accomplish exceptional performance

v  Creating and sustaining a dynamic environment that fosters development opportunities and motivates high performance amongst team members

v  An effective communicator with good analytical, leadership, interpersonal, planning and problem solving skills


·         Looking after end-to-end management of projects as per schedule and ensuring timely completion & delivery of work to management

·         Investigating and solving plant problems, which may be complex or long-standing problems

·         Monitoring progress as per scheduled deadlines for various tasks and taking necessary steps to ensure completion within time, cost and effort parameters

·         Ensuring that all activities are carried out as per the requirements of organizational policies

·         Liaising with client, customers and other engineering and production colleagues

·         Implementing quality management system & ensuring adherence to the same while ensuring compliance of quality measures

·         Expertise in:

o    Foundry Green field projects (Green sand moulding and high pressure moulding lines),

o    Production & Maintenance

o    Mobile & Industrial Hydraulic Projects – Design, execution & technical backup to sales

o    Sales & inventory management through BAAN ERP system

o    Productivity Process and System improvement

o    Technical support to Sales and Marketing

o    Computer skills in AutoCAD; ERP System; Internet etc.

o    Designing in AUTOCAD 2D.

o    Kaizen, TPM, TS 16949

·         Lead from the front, set-up world class processes in the operations, build trust in working relationships and create open & frank working environment for teams thereby motivating teams to achieve consistently improving results

·         Inspiring & decisive team manager and collaborative player with strong liaison, communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills; and ability to expedite cross-functional dependencies, relationships with multiple stakeholders




Jan’2016 –Till Dec’2016: Integrated Casting Industries LLC Abu Dhabi

Role: Technical Manager


·         Managing Greenfield Foundry Project to manufacture Pump Casting, Pipe fittings and Manhole Cover & Gratings

·         Getting Environment Approval, Industrial License and various other approvals

·         Key role in design of Plant Layout

·         Coordinated with Consultants and contracting companies

·         Selected, Got Quotes and finalized machinery.

·         Budgeting of the entire project and deriving at the running expenses and revenues.


Apr’2015 –Dec’2015: Techno flow Trading LLC (Dubai)

Role: Head- Product Development


·         Essayed stellar role in design and manufacture Valves for the water industry under TFL Brand name (Gate Valves, Check valves, Butterfly valves Hydrants etc)

·         Technical support to sales team for potable water, sewage & O&G Sectors.

Jan’2012 –Dec’2014: McWane Gulf LLC-Abu Dhabi, UAE

Role: Sr. Manager- Projects- Mechanical


·         Managing Greenfield Project to manufacture water line Valves, fittings and Drainage soil pipe line

·         Key role in Plant Layout Design, Machinery selection from India & China, Erection and commissioning, Utility (compressed air, water, power and natural gas)

·         Erection of Factory Building(Shed), offices and utility Rooms.

·         Design, erection & commissioning interaction with consultant & Contractors and obtaining approvals from Govt. Authorities


Aug’2009 –Dec’2011: Jayswals NECO LTD., Nagpur, India

Role: Senior Manager Maintenance/Projects


·         Leading a Team of 2 managers, 5 Engineers and 18 Technicians for preparation of layout, selection of machinery and implementing the project of Flaskless moulding line (Tokyu Japan) of 95moulds/hr and Sand Plant of 33 MT/HR.

·         Up gradation and Maintenance of the existing S.G. Foundry producing 1600 Metric tons of good Castings per month in green sand moulding process through conventional moulding

·         Maintenance of Aluminum Foundry.


Feb’2008 –Feb’2009: ALAA for industry, Dammam, Saudi Arabia

Role: Senior Engineer


·         Led a team of 8 Design Engineers & draftsmen to design and manufacture products for customers like mobile crane installation; vacuum system installation; jetting system installation etc.

·         Managed complete manufacturing cycle – from material procurement to customer approval.

·         Conducted technical interactions with customers and provided technical backup to the Sales Team.

·         Implemented innovative techniques to save on manufacturing cost ensuring cost optimization

·         Improved sales and factory output by 20% from 64.5million Saudi riyals to 80 million Saudi riyals for sales and from 28 million Saudi riyals to 35 million Saudi riyals.

·         Successfully executed Design, manufacturing and customer approvals of 1.3 million Saudi Riyals project for Saudi Aramco within a year

Nov’2003 –Feb’2008: Axles Foundries And Spare Parts Company, Dammam Saudi Arabia

Role: Foundry Maintenance Engineer


·         Headed a team of 12 and managed maintenance, vendor development and outsourcing in fully automatic foundry having HWS moulding line, induction furnaces,Aluminium melting furnace etc.

·         Maintained the lowest record of downtime of the plant.

·         Upgraded and re-engineered the complete plant.

·         Implemented productivity improvement and cost cutting/saving projects

·         Increased the monthly plant output from 350 tons to 685 tons per month of Automobile engineering castings




Jun’2001 –Sep’2003: M/S. Kores (I) Ltd. Chakan Foundry Division, Chakan, Pune (India)

Role: Asst. Manager Maintenance


Mar’1998 –May’2001: M/S Rhino Machines Pvt. Ltd., Vadodara – Gujrat (India)

Role: Sales and Service Engineer


Jun’1992 –Mar’1998: M/S Jayswals Neco Ltd. Foundry Division, Butibori

Growth Path: Feb 1995 to Mar 1998 as Asst. Manager Maintenance

Jan 1993 to Jan 1995 as Maintenance Shift Engineer

Jun 1992 to Jan 1993 as Graduate Engineer Trainee



·         B.E. Industrial Engineering from Nagpur University in 1992


·         MS Office

·         Auto CAD

·         Internet Applications



·         Specialized Training in Hydraulics, Pneumatics, Electricals and Electronics for High Pressure Moulding Machine at Germany

·         Training for Proportional and Servo Technology with M/s Bosch Rexroth Bangalore



·         Date of Birth:                                15 March 1970

·         Address:                                        ME-10; Plot No C55; Flat No-104; Musaffah, Abu Dhabi, UAE

·         Language Known:                        English, Gujarati, Marathi, Hindi, Arabic

·         Passport No.:                                H4218753 (Valid till 20 March 2019)

·         Driving License:                           UAE & India


June 1988 till June 1992 Bachelor of Industrial Engineering at R.K.N.E.C(Nagpur University India)


January 2016 till Dec 2016 Technical Manager at Integrated Casting Industries LLC