Nachiappan, Adaik

Adaik Nachiappan imageYears at SMB



Mechanical Engineering

Education post SMB

Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, SMB
(Ballarat College of Advanced Education) (1963-1968)  
VCE - Taylors Coaching College, Little Collins Street, Melbourne (1962)

Employment History

Jan 2008 - October 2013Kota Bhaur - Kelantan, Malaysia

Renovation & Maintenance Manager.  Appointed as project manager for the selection of architectural design plus building construction cost estimates review for a multi storey boutique service apartment with underground car park with lifts and modern amenities.

Responsible for refurbishment office blocks and residential properties in Malaysia and India.

Facilitating and supervising the installation of electronic security system with cameras and sensors.

Jan 1999 - Dec 2007Kota Bhaur - Kelantan, Malaysia

Operations & Maintenance Manager.  Responsible for the overall operations and maintenance of forty five chalets and forty five rooms plus five conference halls.

Preparation of annual budget forecast for maintenance and renovation and also upgrade of buildings.

Awarding of contracts for the servicing of air conditioners, mechanical and electrical equipment based on performance evaluation.

Improved the water reticulation system by increased storage capacity and additional booster pumps.

Sep 1997 - July 1998Murrin Murrin Operations, Perth WAEngineering Maintenance - Spare Parts Coordinator.  Procurement and selection of spare parts from drawings, operating and maintenance manual and review of vendor recommendations of spares for Nickel and Cobalt project plant at Murrin Murrin green field site in WA.  Interface between Engineering Maintenance, Engineering Design and supply department for timely selection and delivery of equipment spares to meet commissioning schedules.
Apr 1996 - Nov 1996Transfield Technologies - Sydney, NSWProject Engineering - BHP NZ Cogeneration.  Procurement of boiler equipment, preparation of tenders, bid evaluation, monitoring subcontractors, spare parts selection, and progress report to senior management, equipment labelling and listing.
June 1990 - July 1995Australian Defence Industries (ADI), Bendigo Operations GroupProject Manager - Commercial Projects.  Responsible for special commercial and Navy Projects, Diesel Engine, Base Frame for ANZAC ships, Power Generation Beater Mills, Control Pitch Propeller, DYADS, Cement Kiln and Autoclaves.
June 1989 - June 1990ADI, Bendigo VictoriaWorkshop Shop Engineer.  Appointed to carry out rationalisation and inventory control of disposable tips.  Introduction of vendor controlled replenishment stock.  Shop floor layout for improved productivity.  Procurement of specialised equipment and tooling.
March 1986 - Jan 1989Brunei Shell Petroleum Sdn. Bhd.  Seria - Zbrunei DarassalamSenior Maintenance Planning Engineer.  Appointed as engineer responsible for computer focal point and implementation, business analysis and trainer for on line computer end users.
Aug 1984 - March 1986Seria - Brunei DarassalamHead of Planning and Scheduling Onshore.    Appointed to carry out planning and scheduling for central workshops and major overhauls. Preparation and monitoring engineering work requisitions. Maintenance of field and workshop equipment.
Jan 1980 - Aug 1984Seria - Brunei DarassalamHead of Spare Parts.    Responsible for development of spares parts information system and inter - changeability records for mechanical, electrical and instrumentation. Procurement of initial spares for new projects and setting up of engineering data bank. Motivating technical staff to meet organisation demands for spares parts for overhauls and routine maintenance.
Aug 1979 - Jan 1980Seria - Brunei DarassalamPlanning Engineer Workshops.   Responsible for workshop planning of mechanical, electrical and instruments repairs and overhauls of both onshore and offshore equipment
Mar 1978 - Feb 1979Indo - Malaysia Eng. Company Bhd.  Shah Alam-Selangor-MalaysiaPlanner and Co-ordinator.    Appointed as planning engineer in charge of foundry production, planning and scheduling. Time and motion study on shop floor production. Staff recruitment and training on the job.
Mar 1972 - Mar 1978Shah Alam-Selangor-MalaysiaPurchase Manager.   Responsible for procurement of Engineering material as per specifications Inventory control and cost evaluation of stock items. Import licence applications to  government agencies for the importation of raw materials used in  the manufacture of valves , engines, castings, motors and alternators. Staff development and training.
Mar 1971 - Mar 1972Magnet Wires & Electrical.  Shah Alam-Selangor-Malaysia Engineer.     * Replacement parts cost reduced by forty percent based on condition monitoring  and schedule maintenance
* Introduction of process control minimised final product rejection
Mar 1970 - Jan 1971Malcolm Moore Engineering.  Port Melbourne, VictoriaMechanical Draftsman.   Awarded letter of competency for Industrial training for engineering graduates.
Jan 1968 - Jan 1969M B John & Hattersley Ltd.  Ballarat, VictoriaTrainee Engineer.   NDT  and Inspection of Steel Casting   Assisting in EDP (Electronic Data Processing)   Planning and store reorganisation