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Position – Production Manager
Location – Perundurai, Tamil Nadu

Job description

  • Position Title: Production Manager
  • Function: Manufacturing
  • Key Stakeholders:


  • Maintenance manager
  • Production Officers
  • S&F (stores and forwarding) Officer
  • Regional Replenishment Team
  • HR Team (only for worker population issues)
  • R&D (commercialization – occasionally)
  • Plant finance manager
  • Quality manager


  • Vendor interaction (material suppliers)
  • Inspectorate of Factories,
  • Department of Labor etc. (labor supervisors for labor license)

Educational Qualification:

  • B. Tech (Mechanical, electrical Engineering Production or Food Tech. Engineering)


  • 5-8 Years (experience in an FMCG/ food processing unit, with specific knowledge on Food Safety Management Systems, HACCP, ISO, and exposure to management of Industrial relations)

Desired Competencies:

  • Competencies – Commercial Orientation, Basic Understanding of QA standards in foods industry

Key Responsibilities:

  • Execute the production plan for the factory
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure support to Production activities and adherence to Legal, Commercial and Quality norms WITHIN the Food Safety and Environment Management Standards WITH THE OBJECTIVE of ensuring delivery of right quality and quantity of goods as per the plan

Manage Production Activities

  • Schedule and allocate resources (ppl, material, no. of shifts) to ensure achievement of production plan by week/month/SKU by line
  • Ensure adherence to the SOP (manufacturing process)
  • Schedule maintenance windows in coordination with plant maintenance mgr. (trade off between machine down time and preventive maintenance)
  • Monitor and analyze trends around production deficits as per plan (e.g.. defect increasing specific to a line, down time, cost & root cause analyses of the same and suggest corrective actions)
  • Review shop floor operations daily
  • Analyze rejections arising out of Quality Inspections

Control Production Costs

  • Consolidate variances from budget, analyze and find out root causes, plan and execute corrective actions by having daily meetings with shop floor personnel

Improve Business Processes:

  • Coordinate audit of the premises w.r.t Quality, Hygiene, Food Safety and ensure compliances to all standards
  • Identify opportunities for improvements which will help achieve cost savings and present recommendations to plant managers

Manage Industrial Relations:

  • Participate in IR committee discussions; negotiations with Union; IN ORDER TO maintain harmonious industrial relations

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