Mechanical engineer

Resume posted by cbranis in Engineering.

Desired position type: Any
Location: Thessalia Sterea Ellada Greece

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Maintenance, quality, safety engineer, with hands on experience



1997 – 2003 NTUA National Technical University of Athens
Mechanical Engineer National Technical University of Athens
2013 – today Hellenic Open University
M.Sc. Quality Assurance (Distance learning postgraduate course)
2016 – today Hellenic Open University
M.Sc. MBA – Master in Business Administration (Distance learning postgraduate course)

LANGUAGES English, Fluent (Certificate of Proficiency Level, C2)
Italian, Intermediate (Certificate of intermediate Level, B1)



03/2017 – 06/2017 Maintenance Engineer
Elval Colour Coated Aluminium Manufacturer, Division of Viohalco, Inofyta Viotia, Greece
• Worked as a mechanical engineer handling daily maintenance issues, deployed maintenance performance and reliability indicators. Provided solutions in the field of facilities. Involved in safety issues.

01/2016 – 02/2017 Self-Employed-Lamia, Greece
• Work as mechanical engineer for HVAC & electrical installations in buildings

02/2015-11/2015 Production Engineer
Halcor Metal Works S.A., Copper Tube Plant – Inofyta Viotia, Greece
• Had been responsible in the production field for the production of final straight Cu tubes and coils (pancakes)
• Led a team of 50 people consisting of the foreman and 4 shift assistants handling 15 final and semi-final machines.
• Worked through the production planning in a daily basis.
• Worked together with the technical department and achieved new machine installations e.g. increased by 50% the productivity of the packaging production of 3m Cu tubes by installing automatic cap machine for Cu D15mm and D22mm tube bundles.
• Solved issues in daily operation including technical and also quality issues.
• Successfully cooperated internally and externally for machine requirements, projects and engineering aspects.
• Supported packaging department
• Continuous improvement through Six Sigma project assigned and implementation. Improved OEE Cu pancake machines by reducing idle time and improving standard production times (SMED implementation)

02/2014-12/2014 Mechanical Engineer
Arnaoutelis S.A. Rice Industry – Lamia, Greece
• Provided preventive maintenance and repairing by personal interventions either on mechanical or electrical equipment
• Supported packaging department and other production requirements.

01/2013-01/2014 Self-Employed-Lamia, Greece
• Buildings’ electromechanical installations
Charalampos Branis, Mechanical Engineer Page 2

10/2007-01/2013 Maintenance Manager
Nexans Hellas Global Cabling Industry – Lamia, Greece
• Led and supervised a team of 16 technicians for handling daily and planned maintenance tasks and accomplishing new machine installations.
• Maintained continuously the good operation of all the cabling machines and equipment and also of the network facilities such as steam boiler, cooling equipment (chillers), heat exchangers and thermal units.
• Achieved good operation of the equipment by monitoring them through instrumentation and control systems (PLC, SCADA applications)
• Analyzed maintenance critical indicators (MTR, MDT breakdown ratio) through SAP PM modules and worked respectively.
• Applied TPM and TQM methodologies and achieved continuous improvement.
• Worked successfully with contractors for several business requirements for maintenance, new projects, safety.
Selected accomplishments:
• Improved preventive maintenance versus total applied maintenance from 5% to 20%
• Reduced breakdown ratio from 4, 0% to 1,8%.
• Improved bottlenecks machines OEE > 85%
• Provided accurate drawings for several parts
• Provided technical descriptions for all new machines installation projects and completed installations successfully.

10/2007-01/2013 Health & Safety Engineer
Nexans Hellas Global Cabling Industry – Lamia, Greece
• Achieved high level of Health and safety standards according to local authorities’ rules and policies, following also
Corporate directions and instructions for applying and following:
 Safety indicators
 Risk assessment methodologies
 JSA check lists
 Training
 Visitors and contractors handling
 Incident analysis

03/2005-10/2007 Quality Assurance manager
Procter & Gamble Hellas Global Consumer Company, CS&L /Distribution Center — Athens, Greece

• Led P&G’s QA system known in the market as “19 Key Elements” which extend further to the definitions and requirements of ISO 9000 family standards.
• Administration offices back up – handled SAP WM/IM module
Selected accomplishments:
• Sustained DC’s high level of QA – Rated 100%
• Achieved high QA>90% in 3 P&G’s contractors by providing consultancy
• Led to the deployment of high level of QA system (>91%) in P&G’s New DC, built in 2007/ Awarded by P&G’s General
• Cooperated successfully with several internal and external departments.

Groups & Associations

    Technical Chamber of Greece

Spoken Languages

    >Greek (Native language) >English (Certificate of Competency in English, - Italian (beginner) - Greek (native)