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.


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



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



HPS Test Execution Excellence Award


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



Six-Sigma Green Belt DFSS Software


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


Microsoft AZ900
Azure Fundamentals