Engineering Services International is the brainchild of Mr. Paul Apackken. He began his career in 1970 with Rourkela Steel Plant and was then appointed by Qatar Steel Plant after a successful tenure in his first job. He was sent to Japan for technical training for 3 months. Consequently, with his robust technical knowledge and expertise in Steel Plants for 34 years, Mr. Paul Apackken decided to conceive Engineering Services International. Starting with the supply of Technically skilled manpower in Coke oven & corex, ESI diversified into servicing and catering to many other departments at JSW Steel plant. With sheer passion and dedication, Mr. Paul Apackken realised his vision to be part of the Industrial growth in India and Internationally.
Mr. Bob P Appackan started his career with Tata Elxsi, Coimbatore. He went on to study his master’s in engineering at Melbourne, Australia. With the experience and knowledge, he then joined as one of the Directors of ESI. He brings with him the advantage of a valuable network which complements ESI’s growth. He recently enabled ESI to be awarded a prestigious project, setting up of a Robotic museum in the Science city of Ahmedabad, under State Govt of Gujarat. It is a consortium contract between Engineering Services International and Cube constructions where, the technical installations and maintenance will be done by ESI and civil construction will be undertaken by Cube constructions. Mr. Bob is currently positioned in Ahmedabad, overlooking the project.
Mr. Baby Mathew began his engineering journey with a Post-Graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from IIT. For an extravagant 34 years, he has served in various Steel Industries in the fields of Reverse Engineering ,Re-Engineering& Modifications, Maintenance Services, Project Engineering. During gaining expertise through experience he also went through with a 4 months Design Training in Czechoslovakia on Rolling Mills. He joined ESI in the year 2017 as Director -operations, and is positioned at ESI’s work site at Tata Steel Ltd, Jajpur, Odisha. He is an expert in Reverse Engineering Technique, now widely followed in Major Steel Plants in India.
Mr EP Surendran is a Mechanical Engineering graduate from NIT Calicut and also holds a Post graduate Diploma in Maintenance Management from IMME. He started his career with Bokaro Steel Plant and is fully conversant with the Planning and Execution of the Maintenance in Coke Oven and By Product plant. He has played a key role in upgrading and optimizing the of the Maintenance Management system in that area. In 1985 he joined Hindustan Organic Chemicals, who were putting up the biggest Phenol Plant in India at Cochin. Was responsible for organizing the Maintenance activities on a sound footing and also for developing the PM Module in SAP for the entire complex. Was chosen as the Project Manger for the Hydrogen Peroxide Plant which was added to the complex in 1998.In 2003 joined Oilfield Projects Development Co WLL, Qatar ,where he was working as Group Project Manger for Maintenances and Inventory optimization Projects for Refinery, LNG Plants, Gas to liquid Projects, Petrochemicals, Pipeline Projects, Sea Ports, Fertilizer Plants, Offshore installations etc. Has undergone specialized training maintenance of Centrifugal Compressors and Gas Turbines at the suppliers facilities in USA. Also got trained by UOP in Petrochemical Industry in Spain
Mr. Peter Thampi, is a Mechanical Engineer, having got almost 13 years of experience in Steel Industry with in India and 17 years experience with Saudi Iron & Steel , Saudi Arabia. He also posesses 10 years experience with an Engineering Industry in Bahrain. He joined E.S.I.in the year 2010 as D.G.M, and presently he is holding the position of General Manager (operations), and responsible for overall performance evaluation of all sites.
Mr. Varghese Eapen is a Mechanical Engineer, and has served in Tata Steel for over 28 years, and with Bhushan Steel thereafter for 5 years as Sr. D.G.M. He joined E.S.I. In the year 2016 in the capacity of General Manager. He is responsible for ESI worksites at Tata Steel Jamshedpur as well as Tata Steel, Jajpur. He is solely responsible for their total safety management and implementation of safety practices along with day to day operations at our worksites within Tata Steel Ltd, Jamshedpur and Jajpur.
Mr. Gopalakrishnan is an Electrical Engineer, started his career as Management Trainee (Tech) in Viskhapatnam Steel Plant (RINL) in November 1983 . He was attached to Design & Engineering department and later in 1988 to Construction department. He got trained in SIEMENS, Erlangen, Germany during 1987 and later was posted in Wire rod mill. He was promoted to the cadre of General Manager (Electrical) in WRM-2. He has over 35 years of experience in the Steel Industries in the fields of Projects, production and maintenance. He joined ESI in 2020 and is the Site Manager of JSW Site.
Mr. Padmasekhar is a Mechanical Engineer with more than 25 years of versatile experience, with 2 decades just in various Steel Industries in India which include firms like Vizag Steel Ltd. He joined E.S.I. In the year 2018 as Dy.General Manager and is responsible for the mechanical maintenance activities at work sites at Tata steel, and also Jamshedpur and Tata steel, Jajpur as and when found necessary. He also has adequate knowledge in Reverse Engineering Technique which is widely being applied in many Major Industries these days.
Mr. Siva Balakrishnan is a Commercial Graduate with experience in the Cement Industry, along with 20 years worth experience in Erection and commissioning field in Cement Industries. While he has extraordinary administrative skills, he has also developed his skills in maintenance and repairing of equipment. He joined E.S.I.in the year 2013, and he was our site in charge at Bhushan Steel for 3 years, and presently he is taking care of the administrative as well as maintenance activities of Tata Steel, Kalinga Nagar (Jajpur).
Mr. Uttam Charan Das is a Commercial Graduate with exposure to the construction industry for 5 years initially. He then gained 10 years of experience in Steel Industries with main contractors attached to Tata Steel , Jamshedpur and Tata Steel, Kalinga Nagar(Jajpur).He joined E.S.I.in the year 2015 in the capacity of A.G.M. He is responsible for all commercial negotiation, quotations and billing at our work site at Tata steel, Kalinga Nagar..
Mr. MM APPUKUTTAN, is an Engineer having round 45 years experience in Steel Industry. He has working experiences in HAL, Qatar Steel. He was the Site In-Charge for ESI at Tata Jamshedpur, Tata Steel Kalinga Nagar. Now he is stationed at Sohar, Oman as the Project Coordinator.
A metallurgist-turned management cum IT professional with multi-industry multi-country experience of 40 years. Experience includes 17-years in integrated steel, steel processing and refractory sectors. Provided exemplary leadership for many technology-enabled business transformation projects comprising members from multiple nations.