Guide the execution of unit operations such as the production process, plant uptime and adherence to quality standards as per plan provided by Production plan & control.
Facilitate process innovations and continuous improvements in the manufacturing process;
Be the administrative head for all activities at the Unit.
Formulating the manufacturing plan of the Unit and manage sales team, operations and commercial activities
Lead development of the annual operating and budgets for the entire plant in consultation with other head office; Ensure adherence to the approved budgets.
Drive cost savings through process improvements and reduction in operational expenses overheads.
Plan plant level manpower deployment while maximizing their productivity.
Production & Maintenance Planning:
Facilitate adjustments of monthly production / material requirement planning on monthly sales projection to finalize the monthly production target
Review unit level production planning and facilitate finalization of the daily and weekly plans
Oversee maintenance planning activities to ensure that preventive maintenance is carried out as per schedule in order to maximize unit uptime.
Operations Monitoring & Review:
Monitor completion of weekly production targets at the Unit adhering to defined standards of cost, quality and time for own plant.
Monitor Plant performance to ensure optimum utilization of assets and resources on a weekly basis; Monitor loss due to breakdown of critical machines/lines and direct resolution.
Provide technical guidance in determination of the inventory levels of spares & consumables and ensure that the stores department adheres to the same.
Guide Quality & Production teams in ensuring that quality of products meets the technical norms and requirements of the customer
Monitor and analyze operational data related to production, operation of plant & machinery to identify pain and priority areas of the production process.
Review daily and monthly production MIS reports to match actual performance vis--vis the targets and provide action steps to minimize variance.
Monitor safety programs and resolve issues to ensure a safe and healthy working environment for the employees; Initiate prompt action to prevent or control abnormal/emergency breakdown conditions.
Analyze the consumption pattern of various raw material/intermediate products, power and fuel utilization and initiate action if required.
Maintain harmonious industrial relations by holding continuous dialogue with workers to ensure uninterrupted operations in the unit.
Liaise with key government officials, statutory bodies to ensure cordial working relationship and policy advocacy; Ensure statutory compliances within the Plant.