Kaustav De

Kaustav De

6 Years 9 Months Experience
A driven professional with 7 years of diverse experience in Product Development of cutting edge Industrial offerings, Digital Transformation of industries and Project Management in Petrochemical/Oil and Gas industry.

Experience

Senior Engineer, Honeywell Technology Solutions Lab, Bengaluru
  •  Played a pivotal role in validation and release of Honeywell’s New Safety Product Solution offering whose existing version has an installation base in 20,000 Industrial sites across the globe and has a market of $250 Mn.
  • Spearheaded a drive to improve and automate Testing Strategies to increase test coverage and reduced Testing Cycle time of critical functionalities by 30% , saving $300K dollars in testing.
  • Engaged in new product initiatives in Digital transformation of industries such as ML based Flare Detection and Smart IO testing, utilizing emerging technologies such as ML and IIoT that has a market potential of $15 Mn Dollars of revenue in the next 3 years.
  • Got Awarded a Six-Sigma Green Belt DFSS Software for reducing leakage of critical defects to customers by 10% by analysing historical defect trends and addressing the root causes of defects.
  • Got Awarded HPS Test Execution excellence award for the successful system test of Honeywell's new Universal Marshalling Solutions that offer tremendous flexiblity and features to customers.
  • Engaged with the validation and implementation of Cloud based Factory Acceptance Test to ensure logic testing without the dependency on hardware.

  • Engaged in online/offline migration of legacy Honeywell industrial systems to latest product versions to increase performance and safeguard against spare part obsolescence.
  • Collaborated with cross functional teams to integrate different industrial product offerings on a single platform to increase usability.

  • Conducted Safety Product Demos to internal and external Stakeholders to improve visibility of new features of the product.
Manager, Reliance Industries Limited, Jamnagar
  • Managed and Led a work-force of 20 Individuals to execute Instrumentation Commissioning Targets of the world’s largest Pet Coke Gasification Project($6 Bn), J3 Projects and ensured 100% completion within project timelines.
  • Created SOPs for Field Instruments which reduced Sensor commissioning time by 20%, enabling cost savings of $20K per unit.
  • Developed and Implemented Maintenance and Preservation Strategies for Instrumentation Systems worth $5Mn used in AGR Complex that resulted in faster availability of Spares during Commissioning.
  • Led a team of 4 for the successful conduction of Factory Acceptance Tests (FAT) of 5 units of Gasification Complex at M/s Schneider Electric that ensured smooth commissioning and start-up of units.
  •  Led a team of 7 technicians to ensure reliability of AGR plant equipment during the steady state operation of Gasification complex.
  • Conducted regular safety trainings for technicians and operators to ensure compliance and a safe working environment.

Functional Areas

     

Education

RV College of Engineering Bangalore, VTU
BE(Instrumentation Technology)

2014

Accomplishment

HPS Test Execution Excellence Award

2020

Certificate of appreciation for significant contribution towards commissioning of J3-DTA Gasification Complex.

2018

Certification

Six-Sigma Green Belt DFSS Software

2019

Certified Scrum Product Owner® (CSPO®), Scrum Alliance
CSPO

2021

Microsoft AZ900
Azure Fundamentals

2021