Operations

Plant Head

Bengaluru, Karnataka   |   Full time

Plant Head 

Key responsibilities

 Assume the line and support function management of the plant (across Production, HR, Quality,

Finance, Logistics, Stores, Procurement etc.)

 Ensure smooth inbound and outbound information flows

 Ensure customer satisfaction (Operations team)

 Drive plant Quality, Cost, Delivery and People (QCDP) performance and build and meet the plant

budget

 Drive product/process QCD improvement; optimise plant lay-out and equipment usage

 Ensure manufacturing readiness and launches at plant level

 Develop and manage master production schedule and operations budgets for products to

directly support and ensure that the product is delivered to agreed cost, quality and timelines

 Define a deployment plan for the Excellence System and implement it

 Drive plant improvement networks and involve everyone in continuous improvement processes

 Plan and execute maintenance activity to ensure plant is kept safe and compliant

 Provide design for manufacturing input at early stages in the new product development process,

coordinating with and supporting the new product development team to implement new and

revised designs and developing effective processes to ensure manufacturability of product while

maintaining quality, safety and environmental standards and achieving cost targets

 Manage the accurate and on-time introduction of new products

 Support project management to cross functional activity required for project execution

 Ensure that Environmental, Health and Safety, manufacturing and quality standards and

procedures are adhered to

 Set department objectives and monitor ongoing progress and performance

 Ensure strong communication between teams under leadership to facilitate exchange of

information and in order to implement change and improvements

 Responsible for developing the appropriate organisational structure, resource plans and culture

to support the business objectives and customer deliverables

 Ensure staffing / recruitment, induction, training and development of plant employees

 Report on Manufacturing activities on a regular basis to the Senior Management team, ensuring

accurate and timely reporting of the relevant Key Performance Indicators

 Fulfill legal responsibilities and interface with local authorities

 Manage social climate and labour relations

Experience required


 BE / B.Tech with 10-15 years of plant management experience across automotive / engineering /

electronics sectors

 Should have independently managed plant operations (300+ strength) for a period of 3-4 years

(with all key functions reporting into him)

 Demonstrable experience of leading a manufacturing function with a proven track record in

strategic manufacturing leadership delivering effective manufacturing strategies, policies,

processes and systems

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