Product Development - Mr.Prabhudoss

Advisor : Metallurgy, Casting & Forging Product Development.
JIT Engineering & Solutions Pte.Ltd.,
General Manager, (Rtd) Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd, Tiruchirapalli.

Over 36 years’ experience in Engineering, Metallurgy, Design/Development of castings/forgings Commercial and Materials Management functions for Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd, a leading Power plant equipment manufacturer. Highly effective, passionate, persuasive, fair, articulate, able to achieve results of others believed to be most difficult. Additional experience in residual life estimation of power plant equipment, material selection, vendor development, and MM module of SAP.

Core Competencies
» 1 Metallurgy
» 2 Material selection
» 3 Heat treatment
» 4 Castings / Forgings Product Development.
» 5 Materials Management
» 6 Competitive procurement Strategic Planning
» 7 Budgeting/ Forecasting
» 8 Vendor development
» 9 BVQI Certified assessor for New Vendors
» 10 ERP MM Module –SAP
» 11 Inventory Management
» 12 Transparency in operations
» 13 Familiar with codes such as ASME, API, IBR, ASTM, BS, IS etc.,
» 14 Skillful Negotiator

Demonstrated success record in:

» 1 Procurement of capital equipment worth Rs 1500 Crores during the past two and half years at competitive prices from international market.

» 2 Commissioning of the equipment and their capitalization

» 3 Development of new materials / Specifications, castings and forgings.

» 4 Economic design of castings and forgings.

» 5 Procurement of steel items including alloy, stainless steels to exotic grades.

» 6 Procurement of all categories of materials such as castings, forgings, steel bar stock, non-ferrous items, electrical/ pneumatic actuators and sub deliveries for Valves plant at

BHEL Tiruchy

» 1 Development of new vendors for increasing the competitiveness.
» 2 BVQI certified vendor assessor.
» 3 Motivating staff to peak performance levels.
» 4 Implemented the MM module of SAP at BHEL, Tiruchy.
» 5 Field Engineering service of Valves division.
» 6 Proven record of initiative and success in Project Management and commercial activities of Valves division..

Significant Career Achievements

» 1. Capital Investment - Within two and half years, procured equipment worth Rs 1500 crores at competitive prices from national/ international market and commissioned them.

» 2. Casting and Forging vendor development – Developed several new vendors to improve the competiveness and delivery performance.

» 3. Indigenous development of new materials - Developed exotic Alloy and Stainless steel , Nonferrous materials, etc., resulting in substantial savings and cycle time reduction.

» 4. Implementation of ERP – Implemented SAP system for MM module at BHEL as core group leader.


» Bachelor of Engineering (First class), Metallurgy, Regional Engineering College – Trichy (Presently NIT), 1974

» Master of Engineering (Distinction), Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 1977

» Master of Science (IT) (First class), Alagappa University, 2004 (Distance education)

» Professional body Membership

» Member: Indian Institute of Metals.

Welding Technology - Dr.Manoharan


Advisor : Welding Technolgy
JIT Engineering & Solutions Pte.Ltd.,



» EEE from ACCET, Karaikudi, Madurai University, 1975.
» ME (High Voltage) from Guindy, Madras University, 1979.
» Ph.D in Electrical Engineering, from REC,(NITT) Bharathidasan University, 1996.


» BHEL – From 22-1-1977 to 10-7-2011 – Additional General Manager,
» Welding Research Institute, BHEL, Tiruchirappalli-620014

Professional Achievements:

» 1 Carried out extensive research in EBW, LASER welding and Resistance welding. Developed special equipments like, vacuum packing facility, Bowl mill roll overlaying system, Process control systems for resistance welding processes. Development of MIAB welding system for welding tubes; Activated TIG welding process.

» 2 Presented more than 85 papers in various national and international symposiums and journals in the field of welding.

» 3 Received 5 times Best paper Awards in the field of machine development and welding fabrication.

» 4 Guided two scholars in obtaining Ph.D in Electrical engg. (NIT and Sastra University)

» 5 Languages: Passed pre-diplome in French and G Einze in German Language.

Professional body Membership:

» Life Fellow of Institution of Engineers, India,
» Life Fellow of Indian Institute of Welding,
» Life member of Indian Institute of Metals,
» Life member of Indian Institute of Non destructive testing,
» Life member of Indian Laser Association,
» Life member of Indian Welding society.