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12/02 Surendranatha Reddy
Manager-Talent Sourcing at Ad Astra Consultants

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Technical Head - R&D - SPM & Food Machinery (15-30 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 39357

Experience :

- Should have worked in Design and Development activities from Food processing industry or SPM industry or Capital goods industry.

- Should be able to lead a team of 20 members

Key Skills :

- Engineering Design and R&D,

- Process Machine R&D

- Process Design Manufacturing

- Food processing Machines and R&D

Key deliverables :

- New Product as per market requirements to market readiness

- New technology to create market need

- Life Cycle Management of existing machines and processes

Job Responsibilities :

- Coordinate with multi-disciplinary team of Mechanical engineers to complete Machine Product development.

- Build, setup and manage R&D team /facilities

- Manage New Product Development

- Manage Technology Development

- Manage Innovative projects

- Understand Business needs

- Build know-how by basic R&D

- Commercializing the technology

- Strategy for future technology and Product strategy/ create a disruptive performance enhancement in R&D

- Ensure first time right Product

- Ensure zero occupational illness & accidents

Skilled Requirements :

- A solid understanding of Machine Design and Structural design.

- Expertise in the Machines applicable to Rice milling industry and would have designed them.

- Experience of welded Structural design, knowledge of casting and forging component design.

- Tolerance stack-up analysis and GD&T is a must.

- Knowledge of ASME-14.5 and other IS standards.

- Learn & apply Clients CADD Standards document to all drawings. Recommend improvements.

- Review and approve vendor equipment approval drawings. Incorporate in design.

- Work in a team environment and alert Project Engineers as to any issues that may exist in a design.

- Experience in DFMEA.


- Able to put appropriate control plan and strive for first time right design.

- Good understanding of material selection, MS, Alloy steel, Castings, SS material.

- Site validation as per the Product requirement. Trouble shoot of any site issues.

- Ability to lead Project design, distribute and check other team member's work.

- Ability to attend in a professional manner customer and vendor meetings.

- Participate and lead design review meetings.

- Strong presentation & communication skills.

Other Essential Responsibilities :

- Be an effective leader by engaging with the team members and motivate them to get the best performance out of them. Shows very high level of interpersonal effectiveness.

- Follow job guidelines as described in the Clients practice and procedure manual.

- Perform other work-related duties as assigned sometimes beyond the defined KPI.

- Should be able to walk an extra mile when it comes to meeting the business requirements.

- Cooperating with management in an effective manner to perform design work of a high quality.

- Produce work which is first time right. Implement SOP for process improvement & standardization

- Be aware of budget and schedule constraints on all work executed.

- Treat all Clients information, customer and vendor information in a confidential manner.

- Informs supervisor of problems or issues which affect the companies- ability to meet customer requirements.

- Maintain and continually improve technical and professional abilities described above and required to perform assigned tasks. This may be done through reading and continuing education.

Skills & Requirements :

- Mechanical Engineering.

- 15+ years of previous Design experience inclusive of responsibilities included in the Job Summary.

- Experience in working with small to large scale projects.

- Experience in Grain processing / Grain handling / Grain storage Industry a definite asset.

- Experience working on multi-discipline projects.

- Ability to deal with multiple projects and conflicting deadlines.

- Strong written, verbal, mathematical, and interpersonal skills

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