33 YEARS TOTAL EXPERIENCE including Doctoral and post-Doctoral work.
1991 to 1995
  • Establishment of Water testing laboratory and water purifier’s evaluation procedures.
  • Standardized the test methods.
  • Development of various types of sediment filters.
  • Customer queries handling & Training the field staff (sales & service) on water purification.
1995 to 1998
  • Developed Quality management Systems.
  •  Documentation of ISO 9001 initiated and completed.
  • Faced certification & surveillance Audits for ISO 9001.
  • New Methods development for R&D developed products.
  • Analysis of Effluent from Treatment plant.
  • Hands on experience on HPLC, GC, IR, UV, etc.
1998 to 2006
  • Established modern Water Research and Testing laboratory in Bangalore.
  • Got recognition for the lab from Water Quality Association, USA.
  • Got recognition for the lab from NABL, Delhi as per ISO/IEC 17025.
  • Established chemicals manufacturing facility and developed many formulations for cleaning liquids.
  • Developed an additional accessory for vacuum cleaner(Fragrance pad).
  • Collaborative work on nano technology with IIT, Chennai.
  • Selected as member of Dream Team.
  • Achieved an award for knowledge management systems (Internal).
  • Certified Lead Auditor for OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health and safety Assessment Systems).
2006 to 2008
  • Development of Quality systems for the manufacture of Flavors & Fragrances.
  • Monitoring Quality staff on regular Quality control.
  • Customer complaint handling.
  • Handling production non conformances and finding the root cause.
  • Coordination with Global Quality aspects.
  • Supporting the perfumers on their development.
  • Maintaining ISO 9001 certification.
  • Coordination for Regulatory Affairs & Product Safety.
2008 to 2014
  • Development of water business in Asia region. Member in National Water Committee, Water Equipment & Management Division, BIS Committee on Water purifier standards, Member in WQA India Task force, etc.
  • Established a World class Laboratory for Chemical & microbiological analysis and
    certification of water products. This lab can test as per NSF/ANSI 60 & NSF/ANSI 61
    International standards related to drinking water treatment chemicals & components Certification.
  • Established a microbiology test facility to test and certify Drinking water treatment Units for their efficiency (bacteria, virus & cyst).
  • In-charge for Product safety certifications for water treatment chemicals, water treatment components, RoHS, etc.
  • Actively involved in developing product safety standards for India
  • Product safety certification audits in Asia.
  • Development of new protocols for product safety based on customer requirements.
  • Development of Food safety certification programs.
  • Reviewer for product safety certifications.
  • Meeting the targets of order bookings and revenues.
  • New business development.
  • Coordination with Govt. officials for bringing new regulations relevant to India.
  • Leading a team of chemists & microbiologists.
  • Interaction with Global team and providing technical information in development of
    product safety standards.

Participated in GLP (Global Leadership Program) at China, USA & Japan and learnt many Global leadership techniques. This gives the familiarization of different cultures like Chinese, Japanese, Indian, Europe, American, etc