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09/01 Shweta
Senior Consultant at Avani Consulting

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Factory Operations Role - Spices Business (8-16 yrs)

Guntur Job Code: 1359551

Factory Operations-Spices

PURPOSE OF JOB: To ensure processing of spices products and effectively manage manufacturing operations in terms of quality, capacity , delivery and cost


Production planning and control:

- Prepare plant and line wise weekly, fortnightly and monthly production plans in liaison with marketing and Supply chain team

- Ensure availability of Raw material, Packing material for the planned monthly production activities

- Set production and maintenance targets for the processing teams and monitor production, down times, manpower availability across Plants

- Continuously monitor Food Safety and security systems across the Processing plants including Grinding, Sterilization and Blending Plants.

- Set quality and improvement targets for the Processing plants and ensure HACCP and BRC systems are upgraded in line with emerging requirements

- Monitor new equipment performance and feedback the same to the projects/Capex team

- Regularly update plant performance to the senior management

- Liase with service providers regularly for manpower planning, system improvements and adherence to Food safety and statutory norms. Monitor costs and key issues of the service provider .

- Ensure instructions of FBD related to packaging, MRP and market schemes are adhered to

- Liaise with marketing function and oversee production planning and logistics

- Develop packaging requirements for various customers in partnership with Executive - Packaging

- Identify outsourced facilities for processing whenever required

- Liasie with Projects for installation of new equipment and capacity enhancements.

- Ensure CAPA are raised for all quality claims and improvement plans are devised. Ensure SOPs for the Processing function is prepared, reviewed and regularly adhered to

- Ensure ITC Safety and Environmental norms are adhered to across all manufacturing locations

Documentation and compliance:

- Implement quality and food safety management systems and work towards relevant certifications such as HACCP & BRC per business requirements across all units

- Ensure due diligence and verification of processes are carried out for outsourced facilties

- Ensure strict adherence to customer specifications and statutory regulations for production. Pr

- Oversee hygiene, IQA, pest control and management audits and take corrective /preventive actions for deviations

- Provide reports to senior management on plant activities for business decisions periodically

- Attend to internal and external auditors during audits of production facilities


- Devise training programmes for the processing function

- Ensure training of service provider's staff to ensure adherence to statutory regulations for production

Vendor management and external networking:

- Meet with service provider periodically

- Interact with suppliers for various spares, parts, machinery and equipment

- Coordinate with vendors for repairs and machine maintenance etc.

- Maintain relationships with customers during their visits of production facilities

Planning and coordination of planned Capex and Projects

- Monitor capacity, quality and technical requirements of the Spices Business to plan Capex and project requirements of the Business

- Prepare Capex plan for the business and monitor progress against Plan.

- Oversee the documentation of all quotations, minutes of meeting, cost analysis, life cycle costing for all approved Capex

- Involve in end-to-end Project planning , PERT/CPM preparation and ensure on time completion of identified projects

- Ensure adherence of processes as per DSAI/C2PM, ITC Safety and Environmental standards and Statutory norms

- Liaise with Finance for preparation of Financial analysis (NPV and IRR) for all projects

- Develop vendors for various equipment and continuously seek new developments in Technology and machinery

- Negotiate along with other team members with vendors and service providers in terms of costs, warranty, spares, performance guarantees etc.

- Manpower planning - Plan manpower requirements with erection and commissioning teams

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Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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