2014 Engineering Leader Under 40: Mahesh Singh
Mahesh Singh, 29
Deputy Manager, Environment Health and Safety
Roulunds Braking India Pvt. Ltd.
Education: BS Economics, M.K.J.K. College; MS Industrial Safety Management, Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology
Mahesh Singh is a certified internal auditor for ISO-14001 and OHSAS-18001 with nearly 8 years of experience in the manufacturing industry. Working at Roulund Braking India, Mahesh has reduced the amount of lost-time injuries by nearly 80%. Mahesh has also introduced the work permit and lockout and tagout systems at his facility, and he has saved Roulunds Braking India approximately $1.5 million by incorporating LED lighting.
In his spare time, Mahesh loves to travel and familiarize himself with other cultures. He also enjoys listening to music, playing cricket at a district level, and playing badminton.
Why choose this career path?
“Environment health and safety are essential for an industry to be successful,” said Singh. “This is a profession where one can feel internal satisfaction by contributing towards the welfare of the society and environment. It is a profession which enables you to act and protect the life of those working in any industry. It is an integral factor to increase the productivity and employee satisfaction. This is very noble profession which gives you the feel of a deep satisfaction and a moment of pride by saving lives.”