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WING COMMANDER ABHIJIT VIDYADHAR KALEContact No.: 09422365780 ~ E-Mail: kabhi70@gmail.com, DOB: 12 March 1970

Performance-driven Professional in pursuit of challenging and enriching assignments in Maintenance/ Procurement/ Project Management with an organization of high repute.

Profile Summary________________________________________________________________________ Over 2 decades of experience in:

~ Engineering Maintenance ~ Human Resource Management ~Project & Material Management~ Procurement & Contracts

Expertise in formulating operating budgets and managing overall operations for executing projects within cost & time norms. Distinction of being involved in maintenance administration of aviation and electronic-systems; implementing standards and ensuring adherence to quality standards through in-process checks Proficient in swiftly ramping/ completing up projects with competent cross-functional skills and ensuring on time deliverables within pre-set cost parameters Adept in consistently evaluating vendor performance to ensure adherence to predefined specifications and supply of quality material/execution of job works Prudent, disciplined & self motivated with excellent interpersonal communication & organizational skills with proven abilities in team building and team management

Core Competencies_______________________________________________________________________

Concept building through positive, innovative and creative thinking Project Management: Analysing all the project requirements, reviewing project proposals, mapping manpower requirements and materials resources, developing project baselines while monitoring and controlling projects with respect to cost, resource deployment, manage time over-runs and quality compliance to ensure satisfactory execution of projects and ensuring cost effective execution as per schedule Maintenance: Planning and effecting preventive maintenance schedules of various equipment to increase machine up time and equipment reliability. Identifying areas of obstruction/ breakdowns and take steps to rectify the equipment through application of trouble shooting tools and out of the box thinking Procurement: Interfacing with cross functional departments for ascertaining procurement plans of raw materials and spares, vendor identification / development and contract management Material Management: Budgeting and planning the funds for procurement and sourcing of material, ensuring optimum utilization of funds with maximum cost savings Human Resource Management and Administration: Planning, directing and coordinating organizational human resource management activities to maximize the strategic use of human resources

Work Experience________________________________________________________________________

Aug93 Jun14 Commissioned Officer in Indian Air Force in Engineering and Maintenance Branch

Growth Path:Aug93 to Aug02System Engineering Officer (Posting at various places across India)Aug02 to Dec03Senior Engineer Radar Operations and Maintenance (Patiala, Punjab)Jan04 to Dec06Head Radar Division - Electronics & Maintenance Control (Barnala, Punjab)Jan07 to Nov09Plant Manager Aviation engineering Transport Aircraft (Agra, Uttar Pradesh)Nov09 to Apr13Head Engineering and Procurement, Bangalore, KarnatakaApr13 to Jun14Head Aviation, Engineering and Electronic Systems (Jorhat, Assam)

Head- Aviation Engineering (Chief Engineer -Aircraft) Led a team of ~200 highly skilled personnel, responsible for aircraft fleet and aircraft maintenance organization Monitored aircraft induction, servicing requirements on aircrafts and coordinated support services Conceptualised infrastructural requirements, project execution and training and human resources

Head Engineering and Electronic Systems (Chief Engineer-Electronics) Led a team of 150 highly skilled personnel, responsible for providing electronic support services Ensured 24X7 operational availability of all electronic-services Project management of the infrastructural projects for the systems Execution of installation works and testing of newly inducted systems. Contract Management by preparing request for quotes, contract documents and monitoring execution

Head Engineering and Procurement, Bangalore, Karnataka (Chief Engineering Officer) Organised and executed operations in diverse fields such as engineering, concept formulation and building, project management, supply chain management, Human resource development and management, general administration and social welfare of staff Undertook initiative for incorporating crashing as well as fast tracking schedule to execute projects on time and within budgets. Using MS project 10, the Gantt details made by vendor were reviewed and changes were suggested to fast track the execution and to crash the schedule by marginal increase in the resources without increasing the budget.

Plant Manager Aviation engineering Transport Aircraft (Agra, Uttar Pradesh) (Chief Engineer-aircraft) Restructured the overall Aircraft Maintenance Processes for the execution of maintenance operations through meaningful dialogue with the experienced staff thereby reducing man-hours. Guided the aircraft structure team in planning and execution of several modifications in the aircraft using creative and innovative skills. Successfully designed, tested and & installed new bulkhead structures and certain structural modifications in the aircraft

Head Radar Division - Electronics & Maintenance Control (Barnala, Punjab)(Senior Engineer Radar & Electronics Systems) Efficiently carried out induction of new systems and various projects like development of new system concept Selected to attend aircraft maintenance training based on my performanceSenior Engineer Radar Operations and Maintenance (Patiala, Punjab) (Senior Engineer) Played a stellar role in shifting of a large Radar facility from its existing base; to include planning and execution Successfully revived five vital data processing systems, located at various strategically important locations, grappled with variety of problems where the manufacturer had given up the possibility

Highlights: Awarded Chief of the Air Staff Commendation for retrieving the radar systems Complimented for installation of new systems Pivotally developed one tester, thereby reducing manual effort and man hours

Academic Project_________________________________________________________________________Title: A case study and analysis of 110 Tonne Central Air - Conditioning Plant Installation Project at Air Defence Ranging & Detection CentreAcademic Details_________________________________________________________________________

2013MBA in Project Management, Sikkim Manipal University1993Aeronautical Engineering Course, Air Force Technical College, Bangalore1991BE (Electrical Engineering), Government Engineering College, Aurangabad

Additional Qualifications:COTS Automatic Data Handling System Course (2012) Senior Engineers Management Orientation Course (2011)Integrated Air Command and Control System Course (2010) Aircraft Maintenance (An-32 Aircraft) (2006)Futuristic Advanced Data Handling System Course (2001) General Intelligence and Security Course (2000) Radar Surveillance Officers Course (1998) Junior Commanders Course (1995) Extramural Engagements & Accolades_______________________________________________________

Nominated for Chief of the Air Staff Commendation Badge for three consecutive years (2010 - 2012) Showed distinctive ability by achieving recognition as Sharp Shooter in Indian Air Force shooting competitions Silver medal in 25 m Rifle shooting in all India Air Force Competition (2011) Silver medal and Bronze medal in 25 m Auto-Pistol shooting in all India Air Force Competition (2010 & 2009) Represented Marathwada University in Kabaddi. Captained School and college Kabaddi team. Actively participate in outdoor games, swimming, trekking and table tennis Practice Yoga and Prananyam Proficient Languages : English, Hindi and MarathiReferences on request