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20/09 Ronak Talati
Recruitment Consultants at TalentEdge Recruitment Consultants

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General Manager - Manufacturing - Heavy Engineering (15-20 yrs)

Gujarat Job Code: 29349

About company :

- Leading Heavy Engineering Company

Job title : General Manager - Manufacturing

Industry : Heavy Engineering

Job location : Rajkot, Gujarat.

Educational qualification : B.E. / B.Tech (Mechanical or Production Engineering) or equivalent

Work experience :

- Around 15 years to 20 years of progressive manufacturing experience, preferably currently having GM or similar role in a manufacturing company OR with at least 15 years of increasing management responsibility in a manufacturing environment specially with Heavy Engineering Industry

- Strong operational experience with the ability to establish and measure KPIs.

- Proven analytical, evaluative and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail.

- Proven financial acumen.

- Experience in managing continuous improvement projects / manufacturing practices.

- Strong interpersonal skills, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

- Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.

- APICS, CQE, Six sigma or Continuous Improvement credentials preferred

- Possess working knowledge of Lean Manufacturing techniques including: Kaizen, Value Stream Mapping, Kanban, Visual Management and JIT Lean manufacturing

- Proficient in ERP systems and Microsoft Office

Job Profile:

General Manager is responsible for all aspects of the manufacturing facility and has full responsibility for the plant's profitability. The General Manager taking on a hands-on approach to management plans, guides, and directs the plant operations to achieve plant objectives in manufacturing, safety, quality, production output, delivery and customer satisfaction.

KRAs :

- Directs all aspects of the business operations, including productions, purchasing, scheduling, manufacturing, warehousing, SCM, quality assurance, and customer service.

- Control of all operational aspects including; revenue growth, profit, operations & production, quality, plant production development, health & safety, finance and compliance within assigned

- Prepare an annual manufacturing plan and policy guidelines to drive the performance of key result areas on production activities and continuous implementation monitoring.

- Optimally make sure that manufacturing units improve on the standard efficiencies in terms of Machine efficiencies, material yields, labours and overhead costs versus budget.

- Implement a Plant Performance Tracking System which includes the key performance indicators covering manufacturing, engineering, quality assurance, manpower levels and finance.

- Oversee the cost-effective management of all outsourced transportation service in consistence with budgeted levels of costs.

- Develop and nurture a dynamic and competent workforce through a robust performance driven culture.

- Works to ensure that the facility's financial goals are met, including monthly profitability and EBITDA targets.

- Works with the Plant Managers to ensure that the facility's operational activities and tactical actions are executed so that the plant's working capital is properly managed.

- Provides information to various corporate personnel in a timely manner, including daily/weekly/monthly reporting requirements and other ad hoc information requests.

- Frequently researches cost savings opportunities, leading and monitoring all progress in capturing savings opportunities.

- Oversees all employee management, while being a champion for safety at the facility.

- Monitors the facility's equipment needs and ensures that the technical team is working to keep the company's equipment and physical facility are properly maintained.

- Understands the technical aspects of the facility's manufacturing processes so as to provide support to departmental personnel.

- Constantly assesses the facility's operational efficiencies and seeks out opportunities to improve processes in an economic manner.

- Implements, drives, and sustains key initiatives that support plant strategic goals.

- Ensures that quality standards are understood and meet acceptable limits in the manufacturing and distribution process.


- Assures that policies and documentation are current and facility is compliant with customer audit requirements.

- Coach and develop staff to build high performing teams. Assigns stretch assignments to further train and enhance staff development.

- Promotes cross training to optimize workforce, ensures functional coverage, reduce labour costs, and supports succession planning.

- Manage and maintain labours and operating costs in accordance with budgets and strategic goals.

- Oversees the hiring and training of facility personnel. Works with Human Resources to seek out ways to motivate and develop employees.

- Performs other duties as assigned.

CTC: Rs 30 lpa to Rs 40 lpa (depends on current CTC, relevant work experience & qualification)

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