Jitendra Purwar

Senior Reliability Professional with Saudi Aramco Shell Refinery (SASREF) with 25 years of acknowledged experience in managing Rotating Equipment Reliability.

Al Jubail Saudi Arabia

 Confident, highly proactive, and Multi-tasker Reliability Machinery Condition Monitoring Root Cause Problem Solving Predictive Maintenance Condition Monitoring Maintenance Management Rotating Equipment Strategist Integrity Asset Managment Troubleshooting Consultancy Risk Management

• Worked for both short-term as well as Long-term Reliability of Rotating Equipment & associated systems

• Extensive experience in Maintenance Reliability & Engineering support to Operation & Maintenance groups

• Seasoned in orchestrating strategies for Rotating Equipment performance & Condition-based Maintenance with a proven track record in wielding Reliability prediction

• Handled Integrated Reliability Monitoring & Maintenance Management program and high impacting failure cases meticulously

• Inured in facilitating reliability improvement, RCA, Incident investigations, management of change issues, Reliability Centered Maintenance (RCM) studies, FMEA and bad actor elimination

• Experienced in coordinating with OEM & Vendors to facilitate technical support, latest technology & equipment support. 

• Experienced in coordinating with OEM & Vendors to facilitate technical support, latest technology & equipment support.

• Presently associated with Saudi Aramco Shell Refinery Company (SASREF) as Senior Reliability Engineer

• Insightful knowledge & exposure of Process Safety, CMMS(SAP, Meridium), Shell DEP Standards & Guidelines, API standards, Mechanical Engineering principals & calculations

• A strategist & accomplished leader with recognized adroitness in working with all personnel across levels and taking accountability for individual and team contribution as a whole 


Senior Engineer (Reliability) at Saudi Aramco Shell Refinery Company

Mar 2017 - Present

• Translating corporate goals into departmental key focus areas, developing and implementing their perusal strategies; undertaking Reliability risk assessment and managing mitigation plans • Developing the facility-wide Reliability management philosophy and strategies that include Risk Ranking, Maintenance Routines and prioritization of equipment with single failure points, as well as a repair strategy to mitigate risk • Planning, budgeting, administering and implementing the strategies, thereby defining, measuring, monitoring and benchmarking performance milestones & KPIs • Spearheading reliability engineering improvements to rotating equipment and providing support • Evolving Asset management strategy and reliability improvement programs based on RCM principles to ensure the integrity of equipment and mitigation of all identified risks • Leading & facilitating teams for performing Equipment Criticality analysis, RCM Study/FMEA Risk Assessment, ERM, HAZOP, Equipment strategies and RAM • Managing Business process re-engineering for a large diversified and aged business organization; developing and implementing asset surveillance plan for rotating equipment • Providing advisory & expert services on maintenance & troubleshooting of equipment & associated systems • Interfacing with Operations, Maintenance, Inspection, Engineering and defect elimination to determine resources and cost requirements to strategy enhancement solutions • Leading, motivating, developing and assessing the assigned team to achieve business objectives and grow capability HIGHLIGHTS • Active and recognized contribution in Corporate Reliability Excellence drive-  Led Simplified RCM workshops of 30 single line & 44 spared Rotary Equipment  Spearheaded the spare parts rationalization, inventory modeling & Structured Bills of Materials project for 125 C1 & C2 critical Equipment  Feted with Special Recognition Award for conducting SASREF wide Finfans reliability & performance study • Acted as subject matter expert of Rotating equipment and provided solutions for chronic Reliability problems

Senior Engineer Planning at Bahrain National Gas Company , Bahrain

Apr 2007 - Jul 2007

 Managed the corrective, Preventive, Predictive & Shutdown maintenance Planning & scheduling, Spare parts management for shutdown requirement. Assisted the procurement of Insurance & critical spares. Prepared KPIs & monthly Maintenance report.

Team Leader Rotating Equipment Reliability at Reliance Industries Limited , India

Sep 1993 - Feb 2007

• Acted as subject matter expert for Site Rotating Equipment Reliability • Supported the procurement & monitored the installation & commissioning of upgraded Siemens Steam Turbines 2 x 11.5 MW in the year 2016 (including Selection/Techno-commercial Evaluation/TQ preparation/FAT/SAT) • Spearheade the Overhauls & flawless startup of 05 Dresser Rand multistage centrifugal compressors in Jan 2016 Turnaround • Provided resolution to the 11.5 MW CG Steam Turbine's Governor hunting issue • Anchored the root cause analysis of high moisture ingress issue (>6000 ppm) in C3R Lube Oil System • Played a key role in re-organizing the Bad Actors Management System and developing systems & practices for Mech seal maintenance & reliability; achieved Seal failure reduction by more than 60% in FY 2014/15, 2015/16 & 2016/17 • Achieved failure reduction target of Small Driver Steam Turbines by 50% by bad actor management, 2014-2017 • Secured the upgrade of Oil Ring seals to Dry Gas seals in Dresser Rand Ethylene Refrigeration Compressor • Reduced:  25% in annual cost by facilitating the lube oil consumption optimization project  Grades leading to better Oil management & inventory optimization and rationalized the site Lube Oil grades from 126 to 33 in the year 2013-2014 • Monitored the plant condition including vibration analysis activities for targeted 98.5% compliance • Formulated spare parts strategies for Rotating Equipment including stock levels and ensured the quality preservation of capital spares including rotors (40 no.) & critical spares (650 no.) • Supported & participated in fitness for service evaluation of new & repaired Rotating Equipment/parts • Managed RCM, RCA, FMEA studies on APM platform (Meridium)


Design of Process Equipment at MNNIT , India

May 1991 - May 1993

Mechanical Engineering at MNNIT , India

May 1984 - May 1988

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