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01/02 Moumita Pal
HR at Prime Online Pvt. Ltd.

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Design Head - Heavy Engineering Sector (25-30 yrs)

Kolkata Job Code: 887396

- Would be heading the design function and reporting to the Manufacturing head of a company in the heavy engineering sector.

- Incumbent should already be independently heading the design of a division.

- Incumbent should be from the construction /earthmoving/defence equipment industry and have exposure in more than one division.

- Should be an Engineer

- Ideally a BE in Mechanical Engineering with around 25 years of relevant experience.

Role objective :

- Spearheading the overall Design operations

- Strategizes for achievement of immediate and future goals in relation to the his area of function

- Prepares and monitors the budget for the design operations and proper resource allocation

- Organizes manpower, machines, materials and money for most cost-effective functioning

- Ensures that routine functioning as well as change and transition initiatives stay within the framework of set processes.


-Strategizes for achievement of immediate and future goals of Material Handling unit / Equipment & Project Solutions

- Resource planning and monitoring in order to meet production target as per desired quality

- Carries out cost-benefit analysis for each of the steps mentioned in the plan and modifies the same accordingly, if required

- Brings global perspective on Design operation; analyzes any new idea which comes up and implements them keeping in accordance with business objectives

- Enforces adherence to processes and encourages the quest for continuous improvement


- Oversees the design capacity to suit marketing needs

- Monitors technology transfer from external collaborators for introducing new product line

- Guides for proper customization of the new product model as per local customer requirements

- Supervises continuous review process for design parameters

- Reviews design process for its up gradation to align with changing technology

- Evaluates customer feedback reports to implement design improvements for more value addition

- Monitors effective coordination with other manufacturing functions for efficient & cost effective output

- Analyses new concepts of reliability engineering for design validation and defect free design production

- Ensures up gradation of data bank through incorporating global developments to introduce cost effective products


- Prepares budget in line with organisation objectives keeping in mind cost rationalization; monitors it regularly for


- Anticipates bottlenecks and takes action in so that the cost of design (including conservation of energy - power, water

etc. to minimize cost of utilities) remains within the budget

- Proper resource allocation in terms of manpower, raw materials, inventory planning and monitoring

- Effective cost rationalization by reducing re-work and redo.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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