Intellex Acquires Expert by Big Village

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Expert Details

Cement Process Engineering

ID: 739564 Lebanon

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Expert is a Mechanical Engineering professional with 18 years of experience, including 10 years of experience in cement process performance. His expertise is with local and regional audits of mills, kilns, energy efficiency and plants performance, local and regional training of operators and junior process engineers. His additional responsibilities include advanced process control and high level control systems management, installation and commissioning for mills and kilns.

In his current role as an APC (Advanced Process Control) Projects Manager, he's increased mills production rate more than 10%, improving cement fineness and uniformity, reducing energy consumption and reducing clinker factor. He's also increased kilns production rate by 5%, reducing energy consumption and improving clinker uniformity.

Prior to this, he was a Process and Environment Manager for Holcim, a global leader in innovative and sustainable building solutions. Here, he was responsible for process and environment performance targets development and monitoring, coaching for technical trainings, optimizing clinker and cement manufacturing, high level control installation for plant operation, optimizing projects, and digitalization initiatives (CCR KPIs digital dashboard, plant KPIs, online mobile app, etc.)

He is familiar with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Projects, Google Smartsheet, Google Appsheet, Labview, and Autocad.

His is certified as a Process Performance Engineer, Lead Auditor, and Internal Auditor.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2005 Degree: ME Subject: Mechanical Engineering Institution: Lebanese University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2020 to Present Employer: Undisclosed Title: APC Projects Manager Department:
Head of APC department managing technical analysis, solutions development, projects implementation and client support.
Project Manager for Advanced Process Control & Artificial Intelligence (APC-AI based) optimizers for cement manufacturing process. Leading department of engineers analyzing the client performance baseline, defining the improvements to be guaranteed by the technical and commercial offer, defining the project timeline and cost, installing and commissioning the project, evaluating the performance for client support.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2013 to 2020 Employer: Holcim Title: Process & Environment Manager Department:
Optimization Manager for 2.2 MT grey cement plant and 100KT white cement plant.
Leading the process engineering department, managing plants process performance and energy reduction initiatives.
Management of environmental performance optimization, energy initiatives, and high-Level process control systems.
Developing and providing technical trainings for operational team.
Contributing in Regional technical audits and initiatives.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2010 to 2013 Employer: Holcim Title: Safety & Environment Engineer Department:
Managing the Safety Management System as per Holcim Safety Pyramid.
Managing the Environmental Management System (ISO 14001:2005).
Developing and reviewing all required procedures, instructions, forms and internal audits to assure updated systems.
Leading Holcim team in Lebanese national radiation protection system.
Certified Lead Auditor for Safety Management Systems and Environmental Management Systems.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2008 to 2010 Employer: Folda Title: Production Engineer Department:
Managing the plastic and steel parts manufacturing department for aluminum accessories.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2005 to 2008 Employer: Joseph Tehini ET Fils Title: Powerplant Site Engineer Department:
Site Engineer for the powerplant project of 18900 KW - 18V48/60B MAN B&W Genset (10 MUSD project) for Holcim cement plant in Lebanon.
Supervision of Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Works.
Supervision of the local project team consisting of 100 personnel (3 Engineers, 15 technicians and 82 workers and helpers).
Leading the local team and contributing in the project commissioning with MAN B&W Engineers and experts.
Leading the operation during the 2-years warranty period.
Maintenance and Service during the 2-years warranty period.

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
Process Performance Engineer
Lead Auditor ISO 14001
Lead Auditor OHSAS 18001
Internal Auditor ISO 9001

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Fluent
French Advanced
Arabic Fluent
Italian Beginner

Fields of Expertise

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