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Diageo India - Lead - Technical Manager Productivity - Packaging (6-12 yrs)

Bangalore Job Code: 638463

Diageo India operates through its subsidiary United Spirits Limited, India's leading beverage alcohol company, with an outstanding portfolio of premium brands. In 2013-14, Diageo plc acquired a 54.8% shareholding in United Spirits making India one of its largest markets.

Founded in 1826, it is the largest Indian spirits company involved in the manufacture, sale and distribution of beverage alcohol, producing and selling around 120 mn cases of Scotch whisky, IMFL whisky, brandy, rum, vodka, gin and wine. Its portfolio of over 140 brands includes the much-loved McDowell's No.1, Royal Challenge, Signature, and Antiquity as well as Diageo's iconic brands such as Johnnie Walker, VAT 69, Black & White, Smirnoff and Ciroc among others.

The company has 18 brands that sell more than a million cases each year, of which 4 brands each sell more than 10 million cases annually, generating total revenues of Rs.8353 in FY2015. The organization prides itself on innovative products that have made a mark on the world stage by regularly winning local and international accolades and awards.

Headquartered in Bengaluru, the company has a strong global footprint supported by a committed team of 5500+ employees dedicated to fulfilling the company's mission of becoming the best performing, most trusted and respected consumer goods company in India. The company has a strong distribution network and point of sale coverage and is represented in 81000 outlets across India. It has over 78 manufacturing facilities across 23 states and 3 union territories in India.

A major contributor to state excise revenues, it makes a valuable contribution of over Rs. 35,000 crores annually to the exchequer by way of excise, sales tax, octroi and other levies.

Diageo sincerely believes in being a good corporate citizen and is committed to creating a positive role for alcohol in society through its national Road to Safety programs. Diageo also improves the lives of people in the communities around its plants with particular emphasis on Empowering Women. Its flagship program, Project S-H-E delivers much-needed initiatives in water, health and education to lead the industry in demonstrating the highest standards of corporate citizenship.

The company is listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE: 532432) and the National Stock Exchange (NSE: MCDOWELL-N).

Visit Diageo's global responsible drinking resource, www.DRINKiQ.com, for information, initiatives, and ways to share best practice.

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Position Name : Lead - Technical Manager Productivity (Packaging)

Level : L5-B- Technical Manager productivity (Packaging)

Reports to : Lead - Lead - Productivity (I&BC)

PURPOSE OF THE ROLE : This role is responsible for identifying & executing the productivity projects end to end - from concept to commercialization thereby ensuring optimization of designs, processes and mechanisms to provide a solution which is cost optimization and fit for purpose & relevant to the consumers


Other Roles/Teams : WITHIN the Function : Manufacturing, Sourcing, Project team, Plant, RQC and Unit QC

Divisions/ Departments OUTSIDE the Function : Marketing & sales

External Interface : Packaging Material suppliers



- P G Diploma from Indian institute of Packaging or equivalent Institute


- 6 to 12 years in Packaging Manufacturing/conveter/ FMCG industry (in Paper & Paper Board, Glass PET and/or Packaging Material Printing process)

- 3-5 years of experience in manufacturing/technical development role (preferred)

Knowledge & skills:

- Ability to work closely with cross functional team

- Knowledge on SOP creation, Technical Specification Development etc.

- Knowledge in Packaging lines( filling,sealing, labeling machines) & end to end Pack Validation

Best suited for someone who

- Is Subject Matter Expert on the respective Packaging Material Category


1 Productivity

a. Must deliver savings as per plan (F19 65 Crores)

- Savings number and speed to complete project.

2 Tramlining

a. Deliver savings as per plan (50 Crores in F20)

- Savings number and speed to complete project.

3 Project Identification & Execution

a. Identify & Execute the productivity Projects end to end.

- Speed to commercialize and quality.

4 Alternative vendor development

a. Ensuring support for alternative vendor development.

- Enabling.

5 Business as usual

a. Solving business issues & problem (special projects)

- Speed to shoot the trouble and quality

6 Coaching and mentoring people

a. Coaching and mentoring people for unit

- Enabling.

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Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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