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Imran Sabri

United Arab Emirates - Dubai


24 Years of Experiences

24 Years of Experiences



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Muhammad Imran Sabri Contact: +971-50 843 3807 / 559099562❖Email Id: imransabri@yahoo.com Overview: Highly qualified professional with 24+ years of experience across diverse organizational domains. Currently functioning as Facilities Manager (Projects, Facilities Maintenance) with Alpha Flight Services UAE, seeking a challenging leading assignment with a reputed organization. ➾ Proven ability in setting up new factories and installation of plant, production lines, machineries as well as the installation of utilities such as, power generators, ammonia and refrigeration systems, firefighting systems, water treatment and wastewater treatment plants, steam boilers, LPG supply network, air compressors, air conditioning systems (HVAC), etc. ➾ Proficient in establishment of facilities and plant maintenance system (Preventive, Productive, Planned, Breakdown, Predictive & Shutdown maintenance) TPM (Total Productive maintenance) & Kaizen techniques, KPI management, OE, OEE, etc. ➾ Implementation of major certifications (ISO-22000, BRC, SQMS, YUM, HACCP, AIB Standards, ISO–9001, ISO- 14001, OHSAS-18001, SQF-2000). ➾ Lead Auditor (SGS certified) for FSSC-22000, BRC, SQMS, and HACCP. ➾ Skilled in the development and implementation of SOPs, WIs (work instructions), factory and plant startup procedures. Also have an operational understanding of setting up departments, along with knowledge of legalities and documentation required. ➾ Skilled for plant operations, (maintenance, production, quality), extensions, installations and modification projects. ➾ Acknowledged for great understanding of business-technology interfaces and the capacity to identify and aligned client’s emerging technology needs with products and services. ➾ Polished leadership skills with ability to motivate teams to increase productivity, all while maintaining a ‘Can Do’ attitude. ➾ IT skills include: Programming languages for Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC’s), Microprocessors, MS Office, MS Project, MS Dynamics, ERP systems, JD Edward, SAP etc. ➾ Skilled in conducting training sessions for aspiring trainers and staff. Can provide training in several disciplines including procedural, work improvement and safety. Work Experience Alpha Flight Services UAE LLC (Dnata Catering) Facilities Manager (Maintenance and Projects) (Feb 2022- Feb 2023) Alpha flight Services UAE LLC is the joint venture of Air Arabia and Dnata, engaged in the in-flight catering for Sharjah international airport and Ras al Khaimah International airport, to operate the catering units, business class Lounge, inflight Transit Hotel, 15+ restaurants and Kiosks, like Peppers, Brioche Doree, Green Life,take off, Terminal, Catalina, world news café, Segar lounge, Kiosk, etc. Responsibilities. • Establish maintenance system of all the company facilities. Catering units, Restaurants, Hotel, Laundry, Staff accommodations for 400 + residents MANAGEMENT PROFILE: PLANT, FACILITIES, MAINTENANCE & PROJECTS PROJECT MANAGEMENT ~ OPERATION MANAGEMENT ~ SLA COMPLIANCE ~ SYSTEM PERFORMANCE ~ FM MANAGEMENT ~ TEAM MANAGEMENT ~PLANT MANAGEMENT ~ QUALITY ASSURANCE • Looking after new projects, like upcoming catering unit expansion, Building up new staff accommodation • Leading the ongoing projects, like expansion in VIP Lounge on Sharjah airport, 4 restaurants in Air Arabia HQ, Business Lounge in Ras al Khaimah airport along restaurants and catering facility • Leading the project of new restaurants in the airport food court. • Maintain all Service level agreements for all locations. • To produce documentation for best engineering practices and standardization • Implementing and monitoring the PPM, risk assessment, work permits and safety protocols • Spare parts procurement and inventory management • Production line expansion and efficiency improvement projects • Working on production capacity improvement with existing equipment Ali Suleman Building Hardware & Tools Trading Co LLC General Manager (March 2021 – Feb 2022) Ali Suleman Building Hardware & Tools Trading Co LLC deals in building material, hardware, tools and Industrial supplies to serve the customers in construction, auto, technical services and manufacturing industries. It is serving the customers with supply of Iconic brands, as an importer, stockers and retailer. Dubai showroom in Al Quoz Industrial area is serving to Dubai customers, and other sister concerns are serving in Sharjah industrial area no 6, 10 &12 as well as in Sajaa Industrial area. Responsibilities. • To Look after the complete operation of Business Procurement, Sales, Supplies, Marketing, P&L etc. Alshaya Food (Central Production Facility & Best Artisan Bakery), Dubai - UAE Services Manager (Projects, Facilities and Plant Maintenance) September 2016 – March 2021 Alshaya Food is a mega-project under the Alshaya Group worth of AED 300 Million. The facility is based in the Dubai Industrial City. The role of the facility is to produce products for its own food chains and restaurants like, Starbucks, Café Coco, Cheesecake Factory, PF Chang’s, Bouchon Bakery, Shake Shack, Babel, Pink berry, Texas Roadhouse etc. as well as other food chains in the region. Setup the factory, consists on multiple automatic and semi-automatic production lines for fresh and frozen baked, cooked and fried products, confectioneries, meat, soup, fresh juices, vegetables, salads and ready meals. Job Profile • To establish and looking after the factory maintenance management system • To produce documentation for best engineering practices and standardization • Implementing and monitoring the PPM, risk assessment, work permits and safety protocols • Procedural implementation to fulfill the major certification e.g. HACCP, ISO-22000, AIB, ADNH, SFDA • Spare parts procurement and inventory management • Production line expansion and efficiency improvement projects • Cost saving and capacity improvement • Facilities management as per SLA with contractors • Establish the asset management system and SLA performance monitoring as per guide line of ISO 55001 • Negotiate supply / service agreements with contractors and suppliers • Working in implementation of SAP system for the factory maintenance and asset management • Organize HSE trainings for company staff and specialized technical trainings for members of the engineering department Accomplishments Project Manager, Sep 2016-Oct 2017 • Manage the setting up of plant and production lines, installations and commissioning of Bakery, Butchery, Hot kitchen and Cold kitchen, all the machinery and equipment, such as ovens, cooking kettles, brat pans, mixers, proofers, retarders, silos, weighing systems, product coolers, de-panning system, rack and crate washers, spiral cooler, blast & shock freezers, conveyor systems, metal detectors, end line packaging and printing machines. • This also included setting up power generators and LV room caballing, electrical terminations, installation of electrical panel boards, terminations and connection with machines. • Installation of factory facilities equipment such as Air compressors, Steam boilers and Hot water reservoirs, Ozone & Ro water treatment and wastewater treatment plant, HVAC, Ammonia and glycol plant etc. • Oversee the installation of all MEP work in the factory. • Manage the project execution in line with the approved budget. • Involved in finalizing the quotations, procurement of equipment and machinery, negotiating with the suppliers and contractors. • Conduct audits/ trainings for team members for maintaining and ensuring compliance to safety protocols and procedures. • Managing and preparing the necessary documentation and procedures for factory startup, commissioning and maintenance system establishment. Al Rashed Food Company (Yaumi International Bakeries), Dubai - UAE Facilities Maintenance Manager September 2012 – August 2016 Job Profile • Responsible for the maintenance of plant, machinery, utilities and facilities • Monitoring of efficiency improvement projects through Six sigma and Lean practice • Assess maintenance schedule and activities • To establish maintenance system, PPM procedures, health, safety and environment procedures (HSE) to align with ISO-22000, BRC, SQMS, YUM, HACCP and AIB Standards • Spare parts inventory management by implementing (J D Edward ERP system) • Evaluate best practice of engineering procedure to enhance OEE of Fresh and Frozen food and reliability of plant, machinery, boiler, air compressors, water treatment plant, glycol system ammonia plant, freezers, cold rooms, air conditioning system • Monitor and maintained the all Al Rashed Dubai facilities i.e. factory, building, warehouse, delivery fleet etc. for the food standard compliance. E.g., Pest control management, cleaning, utilities equipment reliability etc. • Spearhead maintenance of civil works, new projects to align with organizational standards • Negotiate annual maintenance contracts with companies for specialized jobs like firefighting system, fire pumps, LP gas systems, power generator, ammonia plant & air compressors • Organize HSE (Health, safety and environment) trainings for company staff and specialized technical trainings for members of the engineering department • Managed the maintenance of distribution fleet consist of 100 vehicles fitted with chillers and freezers. Project Manager, Sep 2012- Dec 2013 Accomplishments • Managed end to end management of assigned projects like installation of ammonia plant and refrigeration system, freezer and cold stores, boiler installation and steam piping, air compressors installation, utility piping for air, potable, hot and cold water, installation of water treatment plant, LPG system, air-conditioning system, installation of rapid doors, loading dock levelers and shelters, fire alarm and fire- fighting system (water, gas and FM200) worth $100 Million USD in compliance to various SLA parameters • Set up plant and production lines machinery like ovens, mixers, silos, product coolers, de-panners, washers, spiral freezer, conveyer system, metal detectors, packing and printing machines including power generator and LV room caballing, electrical connections and installation of electrical panel boards etc. • Maintain regular interaction with key decision makers across government organizations, contractors and site supervisors pertaining to day to day operational requirements • Responsible of finalizing quotations, BOQ, preparing the comparisons and negotiating with the suppliers and contractors for erection/procurement of equipment and machinery • Conduct audit/trainings for team members for maintaining and ensuring compliance to safety protocols and procedures Accomplishments Unilever Gulf Free Zone, Dubai – UAE (Lipton Tea Factory) Technical Coordinator December 2003 – September 2012 • Acquired significant exposure in working as, Shift Supervisor, Plant Technician, Technical Trainer (Train the Trainer) program for, Technicians and Engineers, as well as Technical Coordinator. • Highly regarded for qualitative service delivery during tenure with the organization. Job Profile • Involved in implementation of maintenance schedules, standards and reliability of plant and machinery i.e. production lines machinery, Tea bags, pouch (packet) filling machines and weighing system including packing (end) line machinery. • Fully automatic Carton erecting, over wrapping, case packing, checkweigher and printing machines. • Coordinated activities related to productive maintenance, predictive maintenance and breakdown through a team of technicians. • Managed extensions, installations and modification projects including reverse UBD factory project, dismantling/ installation, relocation of production lines • Maintained inventory of spare parts, ordering level and ordered spare parts based on requirement • Involved in implementation of ISO–9001, ISO-14001, OHSAS-18001, SQF-2000 standards • Monitoring of safety hazards, conducting safety audits, implementing safety procedures • Efficiency improvement projects through process improvement and Lean practice • Worked as TPM Circle Leader, FI pillar leader and PM pillar leader involved in implementation of TPM (total productive maintenance), 5s, Kaizen techniques, 8 Pillars etc. Accomplishments Prepac Pakistan Engineering (Pvt) Ltd. Pakistan Maintenance Engineer Jun 1998 - Oct 2003 • Successfully managed various initiatives including of Plant and Production line installation projects: o Dairy plant - Lahore Milk Plant Pakistan o Dairy plant - Dairy Crest Food Pakistan o Dairy Plant – “Idara-e-Kissan” Pakistan o Dairy production line – Islamabad Milk Plant, Pakistan o Dairy packing line - Anmol Dairy Industries, Pakistan o Cooking oil filling and ghee packing machines in renowned oil refineries and ghee plants in Pakistan Job Profile • Accountable for assembling, installing, commissioning and backup services for machines including: o ASEPTIC packing machines for milk, juice, cream etc. o Ultra Clean bottle filling Machines for fresh milk, cream, juice etc. o Non-aseptic liquid filling machines for cooking oil, ghee, ketchup etc. o Pasteurizing and UHT Plants o Cup making and packing machines for yogurt, custard and ice cream etc. o Solid packing machines for chips, beans, pulses, powders, tea, sugar etc. o Auto Weighing Systems, Product Feeding & Dosing • Responsible for maintenance activities of spare parts manufacturing line machinery such as: o CNC (Computer Numeric Control) Lath, Milling, Cutting & Grinding Machines o High Frequency Induction Metal Hardening Machines, High Frequency Induction Melting Furnaces o Process Controllers & Motor Drives, Air Compressors, Water Chillers and Pumps Past Experience ➾ Hybrid Technics (Pvt) Ltd. Pakistan ~ Instrument Technician ~ Dec 1997 - Jun 1998 Scholastics Education ➾ Post Graduate Diploma (PGD) in “Purchasing & Supply”, Dubai University, Dubai 2006 ➾ Master’s in Business Administration-(MBA), Preston University, Pakistan 2003 ➾ Diploma in “Computer Application”, Punjab College, Pakistan 2001 ➾ Bachelor of Technology (B-Tech) in “Electrical”, Preston University, Pakistan 1999 ➾ Engineering Diploma in “Industrial Electronics”, Technical College, Pakistan 1997 Professional Development ➾ Certified training for Coaching and Mentoring for the organization by Dale Carnegie ➾ Certified training for Customer service and Management skills for the organization by Spearhead ➾ Internal auditor of BRC issue -6 by SGS ➾ Certified implementation of BRC issue -6 & 7 ➾ SGS, Certified Auditor for ISO 22000 & FSSC 22000 ➾ Certified implementation of ISO 22000 ➾ Service stream management ➾ Seven Habits ➾ CAN DO attitude and implementation ➾ Certified auditor for HACCP ➾ Certified implementation for HACCP ➾ Storage, pest management system ➾ Trained for Hygiene level 1 and level 2 ➾ Certified training for management by London Business Forum ➾ TPM instructor course by Unilever Global Education System ➾ TPM facilitator course by JIPM (Japan Institute of plant maintenance) ➾ Training of SAP, (Planning, Production, PM Module, Stocking, etc.) ➾ Training from MIWE Ovens, ACMON Silo system, New Smith & Hobart washer, Kronen veg washers, Hobart and WP Haton Mixers, WP kemper and Rondo Production lines. ➾ Training from Heinen spiral coolers and Koma Shock Freezers. ➾ Training from Ilapak and Multivac packaging machines. ➾ Trainings from Mecatherm Baking System, Gouet Tunnel Ovens, VMI Mixers Company, AMS Kohl Packaging Co, AMF Machinery Company, A&T Dexter Silos’ and Dosing Systems, Ilapak Packaging Co, Mycom Compressors Co, ➾ Firefighting training by Fire Fighting Department Government of Dubai. ➾ Training on Implementation of ISO 55001 ➾ 3- Months training by Tetra Pak Pakistan (LTD) For the maintenance of process & packaging machines for dairy and beverage industry. ➾ 2-Weeks training by “PREPAC Engineering FRANCE” for Maintenance of PLC based Aseptic Liquid Packing Machinery ➾ 2-weeks training by “COALZA INTERNATIONAL SPAIN” for manufacturing of PLC based Auto Weighing systems and solid packing machines ➾ 3-day’s seminar on Food Hygiene, Processing and Packing by Institute of Food Science and Technology UK. ➾ 1-week training of (HSE) Personal safety, Industrial safety & Environment safety. ➾ 1-Week training of Risk assessment and Safety Audit in work and on site ➾ 4-days training of maintaining and programming of printers by DOMINO UK, Including 2-days Training of Laser coding unit. ➾ 1-Week training of maintaining and programming of Auto weighing machines by Ishida Europe UK ➾ 1-Week training of Designing and Automation of Pneumatics instruments by FESTO Automations ➾ 1-Week training by “SOLLAS” UK for over wrapping machines ➾ 1-Week training of maintaining and programming of Auto weighing machines by Ishida Europe UK ➾ 15-DAYS training by MOHRBACK GERMANY, for all ranges of inner forming machinery ➾ 15-DAYS training of SANDIACRE AND MOLLENS, by MOLLENS UK. ➾ 1-Week training by “KLIKLOK” HOLLAND for inner forming machines. ➾ 1-Week training by “SKF BEARING” DUBAI for Bearing maintenance and technology, bearing reliability, Bearing root cause failure, Lubrication, etc. ➾ Date of Birth: ➾ Language ➾ Nationality ➾ Visa Status Personal Dossier 31 August 1977 English, Urdu, Hindi, Punjabi and Arabic Pakistani Residence Visa UAE ≈ Reference Available on Request ≈
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