Operations/Unit Head

Operations/Unit Head

Job Description

  • 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
Financial Controls:

  • 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 demands.
  • 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.

Company Profile:

Salary: Not disclosed

Industry: Manufacturing

Functional Area: Others

Role Category: Others

Employment Type: Full time


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