Production Manager - Polymer Fabric Products/Textile Manufacturer (5-8 yrs)
- The Indian textile industry is experiencing an upswing with increased demand from all over the world. Technological innovation is the core reason behind significant advancements in this sector.
- Our client is one of the oldest technical textile manufacturers in India. They produce a diverse range of products leveraging state of the art technology and innovation. The company is known for producing specialized products such as cordura, geo-synthetics and parasail fabrics of topnotch quality.
- The cater to armed forces - DRDO is one of their prominent clients. Besides, US and EU markets are their biggest customers purchasing material for parachutes, automotive and industrial applications. Through years of operations, the company has set up joint ventures and entered into long term agreements with many reputed companies in India and abroad.
- As a Production Manager for Polymer Fabric Products, you will be responsible for the seamless production of inflatables products like mattresses and various multispectral camouflage systems.
What you will do :
- Overseeing and managing the product development and production process for Polymer fabric products
- Developing and implementing effective sealing techniques to ensure air-tight and water-resistant products
- Maintaining stringent quality control measures to ensure that all sealed products meet established standards for durability, functionality, and aesthetics
- Collaborating with the production planning team to create efficient schedules and production plans that optimize resource utilization and meet production targets
- Leading a team of production technicians and operators, providing guidance, training, and motivation to ensure a skilled and cohesive workforce
- Ensuring that all sealing equipment is well-maintained, calibrated, and operational to minimize downtime and disruptions in the production process
- Continuously identify opportunities for process improvement within the sealing and production workflow, implementing best practices to enhance efficiency and reduce waste
- Coordinating with the materials procurement team to source efficient raw materials and ensure an adequate supply of raw materials required for the sealing process
- Maintaining accurate production records, reports, and documentation related to the sealing process, quality checks, and production metrics
What you need to have:
- Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or a related field
- Proven experience in PVC coated fabric product manufacturing, with a focus on sealing techniques. Prior experience in inflatable mattress production and inflatable product manufacturing is highly desirable
- A minimum of 5 to 8 years of relevant work experience in a manufacturing environment, with at least 3 years in a managerial or supervisory capacity
- Strong technical knowledge of sealing equipment, processes, and materials
- Demonstrated ability to lead and manage a production team, fostering a culture of teamwork, accountability, and continuous improvement
- Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to troubleshoot and resolve production-related issues effectively
- Proficiency in production planning, resource allocation, and project management
- Attention to detail and a commitment to producing high-quality products
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate across departments and communicate with team members at all levels