Quality/QHSE Manager


Mobile: +971 50 8662486 ~ E-Mail:msmdass@yahoo.com

~Senior Level Professional~

QHSE Manager: HSE Management/ Quality Assurance & Control

“Excellent influencing skills with sound knowledge of Quality Health Safety and Environment”

Preferred Industries: Engineering                                  Preferred Location: UAE                                  


Profile Summary

Result-oriented professional with 17 years of commendable success across Middle East & India:

~ HSE Operations                                  ~ Risk Assessment                                                 ~ Incident Management

~ Accident Investigation                   ~ Emergency Management                                ~ Audit & Inspection

~ Project Management                       ~ Quality Assurance/Quality Control            ~ Production Operations

~ Liaison & Coordination                  ~ Team Management

  • ISO Lead Auditor with third party certification body – ICS; competency in devising significant solutions, implementing health safety management systems for maintaining sound environmental and safety conditions
  • In-depth understanding of Quality & safety methods; proven abilities in coordinating / leading variety of people and projects; Preparing quality objectives, establishing KPIs, monitoring achievement and reporting to top management
  • Gained expertise in managing processes to obtain & retain IMS – ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001: 2004 & OHSAS: 2007 – certification as Management Representative
  • Demonstrated excellence in developing and integrating the QHSE strategy into the overall business strategies, instilled an appropriate QHSE culture within the organization as well as stakeholders
  • Distinction of carrying out the system certification audits, advancement assessment audits, gap analysis audits, assurance audits and re-certification audits for IMS standards
  • Proficient in conducting Safety Internal Audits & Risk Assessment, implementing procedures and securing AD EHSMS Certification & introducing various measures to achieve high safety in the organization
  • An expert in handling Quality Assurance & Control ,Process Safety, SHE Legislation, Emergency Plans, Mock Drills, Risk Analysis, EHS Audits, Staff Training and Regulatory Compliance
  • Skillful in performing incident / accident investigations, gathering facts & relevant information, analysing and interpreting different hazards and safety controls
  • An enterprising leader with skills in leading personnel towards accomplishment of common goals


Core Competencies

HSE Operations

  • Creating effective procedures for the preparation and implementation of programs within the area of construction, safety and environment in process; implementing HSE policy and programmes in site according to demand of clients
  • Ensuring workplaces comply with the health and safety legislation & investigating complaints, serious harm incidents and accidents
  • Spearheading development, implementation and maintenance of Standards like:
  • OHSAS 18001 (Occupational Health & Safety Assessment Series)
  • EMS 14001 (Environmental management systems)
  • ADEHSMS (Abu Dhabi Environment Health Safety Management System)
  • NEBOSH - National Educational Board of Occupational Health & Safety

Quality Control/Assurance

  • Identifying areas of quality failures and taking steps to rectify the system wide preventive and corrective actions to avoid the reoccurrences.
  • Ensuring adherence to quality standards and maintaining all related documents.
  • Taking stringent quality measures including preparation / maintenance of necessary documents and conducting audits to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Conducting the meetings of APQP on weekly basis for the status of progress as per the time line.
  • Planning & organising complex activities in relation to implementing the quality agenda, promoting a multidisciplinary approach to quality improvement



Process Enhancement:

  • Identifying scope for planning, implementing alternate methods to reduce the environmental impact of chemicals & to enhance HSE aspects
  • Conducting Safety Internal Audits & Risk Assessment; implementing Health Safety Environment Management System and formulating First Aid Scheme.
  • Verifying the reports about results of inspections & investigations; investigating employee health & safety complaints; carrying out inspection and testing of fire-fighting equipment, alarm system and sprinkler systems


Liaison Work

  • Acting as liaison with Local Regulatory Agencies (Zones Corp) for the environmental program, ensuring submission of applicable monthly, quarterly and annual environmental reports; working with Corporate EHS Personnel on a frequent basis
  • Overseeing the maintenance of all statutory records in coordination with Govt. Bodies; coordinating with Contractors and imposing penalty for violation of safety rules


Organizational Experience


From June’14     ZAHRAT AL SAFA Contracting LLC, Dubai UAE

Quality Manager

Key Result Areas:

  • Monitored and reviewed the effectiveness of the implementation of the Quality Systems with the Project Manager & other Managers in project periodically to identify and implemented improvement to Construction
  • Attended the project meetings with the Project Management, Sub Contractors, Consultants and Clients (Dubai Municipality) every week
  • Prepared weekly report & monthly report send to Top Management, Sub Contractors, Consultants and Clients (Dubai Municipality)
  • Received the appreciation letters for actively supporting the site in attaining the best safety standards through close monitoring of Quality, Health, Safety and Environment (QHSE) activities
  • Performed risk assessment of critical jobs and equipment.
  • Successfully designed and implemented the Monthly Award System for the plant to motivate employees for ensuring adherence to QHSE standards
  • Conducted safety promotional activities.
  • Successfully executed internal quality, occupational health & safety as well as environmental audits in the designated Projects unit
  • Functioned as the Management Representative (MR) for IMS standards as well as the operational control procedures for all operations

Jan’11 to May’14                                  AL REYAMI Steel Industries, Abu Dhabi UAE

QA (QHSE) Engineer/Management Representative


Key Result Areas:

  • Coordinated for preparation & revisions of all IMS documentation – manuals, system procedures and other documents
  • Pivotal in preparing:
    • Audit schedules, organize internal audits, analyse audit findings & write reports, identify non conformities, follow up and close NCRs
    • Agenda, schedule & conduct Management Review Meetings
    • Ensuring ITP, Method Statement, Prequalification documents, QA/QC procedures as per project specification and ensure fulfillment of customer requirements
  • Conducted periodic review of all functions, assessed effective implementation of quality management system and initiated required corrective actions



  • Corresponded with the certifying agency and managed successful completion of all external audits – certification & surveillance as Management Representative
  • Significantly contributed to the company’s certification to IMS – ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 & OHSAS 18001
  • Implemented processes & procedures and secured Abu Dhabi Environmental Health Safety Management (AD EHSMS) Certification
  • Ensured adherence to QA/QC procedures and reduced end customer rejections & customer complaints
  • Improved production planning & quality control methods and reduced wastage
  • Internalized the QHSE program which proved to be more cost effective than using externally provided services
  • Safety Consultant for various construction sites also
  • Handled all HSE issues and took effective measures to resolve the same

Major Projects

  • Abu Dhabi International Airport, UAE Clients: CSCEEC, TCA JV & ADAC
  • Shaybah NGL Power Generation Project, KSA Clients: Samsung & Saudi Aramco
  • Haramain High Speed Railway Project, KSA Clients: Saudi Oger & Dar Al Handasah
  • Ruwais Sulphur Handling Terminal – 2 ship loaders, UAE Clients: Tenova, Techint & GASCO
  • Qusahvira Full Field Development Project, Abu Dhabi UAE Clients: NPCC & ADCO
  • Ruwais Refinery Expansion

Nov’09 to Jan’11                                   International Certification Services, Dubai UAE

ISO Lead Auditor/Marketing Executive


  • Successfully lead certification & surveillance audits of clients for ISO 9001 Certification as per the Audit plan
  • Discussed audit findings with clients, prepared audit reports, raised non conformity reports (NCR) and followed up implementation of corrective actions for closing NCRs
  • Corresponded with senior management and contributed to formulation & implementation of business development & execution strategies
  • Served as the focal point for collecting information from various sources and maintained central documentation & client database




Dec’04 to Nov’09                                                    Safario Cooling Factory LLC, Dubai UAE

         Quality Assurance Engineer

Jun’00 to Aug’04                                                     Roots Industries Ltd., Coimbatore India

               Asst. Manager (Production & Quality)


  • MBA in Operations Management
  • Tech. Mechanical Engineer

Diploma in Mechanical CADD

  •        AutoCAD – 2D, 3D Drawings
  •        Pro-Engineering – 2D, 3D Drawings, Section Views, etc.



  • EMS/ISO 14001: 2004
  • OSHAS/ISO 18001: 2007
  • Abu Dhabi Environment Health Safety Management System Certification (AD EHSMS) and Implementation
  • NEBOSH Course



Date of Birth                           : 21st May 1975

Address                                                      : Flat No 316, China Cluster, International city, Dubai, UAE

Languages                               : English, Tamil, Hindi & Malayalam

Nationality                              : Indian

Driving License                     : India, UAE

Last Resume Update January 31, 2019
Address Musaffah, United Arab Emirates
E-mail msmdass@yahoo.com
Phone Number 00971508662486


BTech Mechanical Engineer
Mar 2012 - Jul 2014

MBA in operation
May 1996 - Jun 2000

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