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16/04 ashish
Senior Manager at EDGEHUNT SEARCH

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Manager - Operational Excellence/Production/Maintenance - Automotive Manufacturing (11-19 yrs)

Chennai Job Code: 27140

Industry Background : Sheet Metal Fabrication / Proprietary auto components manufacturing / Export oriented business

Job Description :

Operational Excellence, Production, Maintenance & IT :
- Over-all responsible starting from site selection, liaising with various government agencies for obtaining NOCs, installation of all facilities and make ready the plant for Start of Production

- Handling robotic welding shop

- Drive installation, commissioning including, ramp up of plant installed capacity

- Plan & implement manufacturing processes, methodologies, monitor and control manufacturing processes

- Upkeep and optimization of plant machinery installations and other equipment with predictive and preventive maintenance tools

- Review customer demand & schedule and plan for its delivery right form material requisition, production planning, scheduling, achievement of required level of efficiency as per inter-company / industrial benchmark

- Tools, Consumables, Manpower, Electricity and Layout cost optimization

- Plan CAPEX (Capital Expenditure) according to budget and ensure acquisition and installation of the same

- Monitor operation expenses (OPEX) to reduce costs while maintaining product quality

- Ensure adherence to Environmental, Health and Safety guidelines, maintain and support a superior safety and housekeeping program, including all timely communication initiatives in the organisation

- Review and work-out resource requirements, including manpower, remove production constraints allocate human and equipment resources and direct production employees to attain all planned organizational goals

- Develop and execute the Plant manufacturing / Operations budgets

- Establish Production, Maintenance, Quality, Engineering, HR, Supply Chain & IT process in line with corporate guidelines

Quality management and Business Excellence :

- Sound knowledge of Quality systems & processes. Tools like 5S, IL6S, IATF, QMS etc. including cost engineering., zero quality impact, COPQ, PPM Level, APQP, FMEA, PPAP, SPC, MSA etc.

Purchase & Supply chain Management :

- Guide the team on alternate sourcing, evaluate and manage the supplier base to ensure best supplier quality. Vendor management and development in line with business requirements. Control material consumption by maintaining the right Inventory level, Cost optimization.

- Warehouse and logistics management

Customer management and satisfaction :

- Networking with key customers on a regular basis for reviews and updates on production, quality and other manufacturing related areas

- Ensuring all customer demands are fulfilled in alignment with the stakeholder expectations of OEM's and other channel partners

HR management :

- Support in identification, recruitment and building resources according to the defined organization structure

- Compiling and implementation of excellent HR policies in alignment with corporate objectives and definitions

- Payroll management and Performance management support to plant HR inline with corporate HR guidelines

Plant Finance management :

- Monitor and support corporate finance department in being responsible for local expenditure (CAPEX & OPEX)

- Follow corporate signature rules and guidelines for highest internal financial control

- Implement highest levels of self and team integrity following corporate compliance guidelines

Must Have
- B.E / B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering with 13-15 Years experience in relevant industry.

- Good scores (average 60%) throughout the career

- Strong analytical skills, with the ability to handle and solve all Operations issues

- Fluency in MS- Office and ERP Software knowledge

- Expertise in advance Excel and Powerpoint

- Fluency and command over spoken and written English

- Experience in working for an International organization in the last 5 years

- Working knowledge on ERP in MRP module

- Experience of press shop and fabrication operations namely Hydraulic Press / Weld line, Surface treatment and assembly processes

- Experience in Project management from manufacturing industry

- Experience in welding operation / special machining operations

- Expertise in strategy planning, Operational expertise, Cost Leadership, experience of implementation of Business excellence models, Inventory management, forecasting, customer management, grooming and mentoring the team, and establishing right connect with the stakeholders

- Target setter / Goal oriented person achieving desired company objectives

- Team Leader, able to coach and mentor handling diversified team and lead from the front

- A person with techno commercial expertise with business acumen

- Customer focused / centric, high level of cross functional synergy

- Able to design and implement systems and processes

- Excellent oral and written communication skills

- Knowledge of IATF / OHSAS, Kaizen / Poka - Yoka etc.

- Excellent interpersonal skills are required in order to deal with sensitive issues

- Sound analytical skills to forecast and solve all business barriers

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