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Diageo India - Manager - Manufacturing Excellence (10-15 yrs)

Aurangabad/Bangalore/Hyderabad/Maharashtra/Baramati Job Code: 646401

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).

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Position Name : Manager - Manufacturing

Level : L5-B

Reports to : Head - Manufacturing Excellence

Purpose of the Role :

- Lead/facilitate plant leadership team in their implementation of the Manufacturing Excellence journey.

- Facilitate improvement in performance, standards and capability through the ManEx journey.

- Manage Process Capability and Training& Development Teams in addition to the Manex Agenda.

- Provide Manufacturing Excellence subject matter expertise, offering strategic guidance at all Tiers.

- Lead Site management to ensure consistency of approach and alignment of Diageo Standards


Qualification :

- Mechanical or Industrial Engineering degree, MS or MBA preferred

Experience :

- 10+ years of Consumer Goods manufacturing & Process Improvement experience

Knowledge & skills :

- Thorough knowledge of Manufacturing Excellence principles

- Strong focus on Process Improvement, Waste Reduction, Efficiency Optimization & Excellence Problem Solving Skills

- Stong influencing skill and should persuade senior stakeholders, using data, that the investment of resources in their improvement plans will deliver the correct results.

- Effectively manages relationships, internal and external to achieve world class performance outcome

- Demonstrates great leadership to drive people performance to consistently deliver results & sustain culture change

Best suited for someone who has :

- Strong orientation for long-term business performance improvements

- Led significant business change through people in a production led environment

- Track record of outstanding employee development

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