Mr. Steelmaker To Consultant
I am working as Senior Manager(Operations) in a government-owned leading steel manufacturer in India for last 12+ years.Have experience in both primary and secondary refining of steel and as well as with the transformation of liquid steel into solid blooms.Currently handling a team of over 150 people and overseeing the production and planning processes, in addition to quality and safety aspects. Prior to this,I worked as a software engineer and an instructor-mentor for MBA aspirants.
Undergrad School: BIT SINDRI
Undergrad Major: Metallurgical Engineering
Age: 36, Ethnicity: Asian or Indian
Extracurriculars: Volunteer at a center for autistic kids, astronomy enthusiast, and a volunteer for an orphanage.
Company: Steel Manufacturing Unit
Length of Employment: 10 yrs, 11 mos
Title: Software Engineer
Company: Fortune 500
Length of Employment: 1 yr, 10 mos
Big Life Wins:
-Have acquired experience of various stages and facets of Steelmaking on both fronts, managerial and operational, in a very short period of 12 years, and have applied that knowledge to bring about quite a few changes of my own on both fronts, which have resulted in substantial savings and efficient manpower management for the organisation.
-Successfully transitioned from Software to Steelmaking during a tough phase of my life,both emotionally and professionally.
-Faced biggest challenge of my life,my daughter’s autism head on despite it affecting her and us as a family adversely.Working with her towards her speech issues and other social aspects of her condition has made me even more determined and strong when it comes to my goals and has instilled a sense of extreme compassion in me, which in my opinion has made me a better human being ,more understanding of others’ situation, helping me see both sides of any argument without any prejudice.
-United my family post mother’s brain haemorrhage and subsequent coma and paralysis and currently working on improving her quality of life.She has been improving ever since.
-Overcame long lasting depression and used my energy for the better things in life,and maintain positive attitude even in the face of utter despair.
Post MBA Goal:
Professional Goal-To work at MBB and develop insights into functioning and intricacies of both developed and emerging markets.To apply my own insights embedded with those of industry leaders to bring innovative changes.
Life Goal-To establish a 1-stop center for autism in India and to make it accessible to underprivileged sections of society.To expand this idea to smaller cities.To enable the kids more than just a formal basic education by means of providing with professional skills and proper environment for them to carry on their work.