Oscar Colombo

Engineering Manager at Talgo

Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

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Oscar Colombo's Overview

  • Engineering Manager at Talgo
  • Commissioning engineer at Talgo
  • Head of Kazakhstan Office at KazEurope Consulting
  • Project Manager at Solvi Obras y Servicios S.L.
  • Industrial Engineer at CEMEX

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Oscar Colombo's Experience

Engineering Manager


De financiación privada; De 1.001 a 5.000 empleados; Sector de Railroad Manufacture

agosto de 2014Presente (2 meses) Astana

- Coordinator and responsible for commissioning, electrical and mechanical technical assistance departments.
- Modifications' management. Defects follow up.

Commissioning engineer


De financiación privada; De 1.001 a 5.000 empleados; Sector de Railroad Manufacture

mayo de 2013Presente (1 año 5 meses) Kazakhstan

- Technical assistance for functional tests of Diesel generators, battery charging units, high voltage DC-DC converters, compressors, brakes, pneumatic suspensions, hydraulic systems, auxiliary electric and electronic devices. Dynamic tests.
- Systematic problems’ analysis and modification proposals for design improvements.

Head of Kazakhstan Office

KazEurope Consulting

Empresa pública; De 1 a 10 empleados; Sector de Management Consulting

noviembre de 2012mayo de 2013 (7 meses) Astana, Kazakhstan

- Support and consulting on companies’ internationalization processes to Kazakhstan.
- Search of investment projects and tenders.
- Bilateral business relationships beteween industrial companies, international organizations, and state agencies of Spain and Kazakhstan.

Project Manager

Solvi Obras y Servicios S.L.

junio de 2012septiembre de 2012 (4 meses) Vinaroz, Castellon, Spain

3-month project for company’s management and administrative system reorganization. Responsible for the design and implantation of the new database program for integral management and control. Staff training.

Industrial Engineer


Empresa pública; Más de 10.001 empleados; CX; Sector de Building Materials

enero de 2006febrero de 2009 (3 años 2 meses) Alcanar cement plant (Tarragona, Spain).

MECHANICAL MAINTENANCE AREA CHIEF, at Alcanar cement plant (Tarragona, Spain. ~5000 tons_clinker/day):
- Responsible for preventive, predictive and corrective mechanical maintenance of 3 cement milling lines, GBFS milling, inverse osmosis plant, cooling water plant, silos storage, freightliners dispatching, and port.
- Planning, programming and execution of mills’ and other auxiliary equipment overhauling labours.
- Root cause analisis. Mechanical improvements and solutions.
- Up to 12 field workers (technicians and specialists) under supervision.

FIELD ENGINEER at Alcanar cement plant:
- Clinker production process optimization (combustion, chemical process stability, thermal and gas balances).
- Participation in worldwide multinational teams for kilns’ and mills’ efficiency and reliability improvement.
- Planning, programing and excecution of kiln overhauling works. Safety measures and procedures.
- Elaboration and follow-up of anual budgets, investment and 5-year strategic plans alongside plant’s director.
- Responsible for adapting Alcanar plant’s equipment and infrastructure to meet Spain’s safety standards.

INTEGRAL TRAINING PROGRAM for young professionals at several facilities across Spain.
- Technical training through optimization field works on each stage of the whole productive process.
- Strategic planning and profitability analysis projects at Madrid headquarters, Spain.
- Shift chief (2 months), responsible for Alcanar plant’s production, safety, and environmental care during shift. Up to 20 employees under direct supervision.

Electric Power Specialist

Grupo Cobra

De financiación privada; Más de 10.001 empleados; Sector de Mechanical or Industrial Engineering

julio de 2003octubre de 2003 (4 meses) Valencia, Spain

- 3-month internship during university studies.
- Installation and routine maintenance of high voltage transformers at Valencia’s electrical substations.
- Maintanance of high voltage rectification stations at RENFE train network infrastructure.
- Installation of remote controlled switches for trains’ power-supply control.

Oscar Colombo's Skills & Expertise

  1. Maintenance Management
  2. Equipment Maintenance
  3. Heavy Industry
  4. Process Optimization
  5. Thermodynamics
  6. SAP
  7. Teaching skills
  8. Dislodgement adaptation

Oscar Colombo's Languages

  • Russian

    (Competencia profesional completa)
  • Bosnian

    (Competencia básica limitada)
  • English

    (Competencia profesional completa)
  • Croatian

    (Competencia básica limitada)
  • Spanish

    (Competencia bilingüe o nativa)
  • French

    (Competencia básica)
  • Serbian

    (Competencia básica limitada)

Oscar Colombo's Education

Universidad Politécnica de Valencia

Industrial Engineering, Masters Degree. Energetics Specialization


Thermohydraulics subspecialization.
Focus on: Combined cycles, cogeneration, steam and gas turbines, boilers, combustion. Hydroelectric power. Alternative and renewable sources of energy.
Spainsh Ministry of Education scholarship in all courses and Final Project (mark 9 over 10).

Universidad de Buenos Aires / UBA

Industrial Engineering


Partial studies continued at the Polytechnic University of Valencia.

St. Mark's School

Elementary and secondary education


Double shift bilingual (British-English / Spanish) education.

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