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13/01 K A Sivakumar
CEO at Bell Curve Strategic Consultancy Private Limited

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Head - Production & Manufacturing - Eyewear/Lens Business (20-25 yrs)

Bangalore/Karnataka/Andhra Pradesh/Anywhere in India/Multiple Locations Job Code: 1206295

Production & Manufacturing - Head [ eyewear /Lens / related industry]

Job Details :

This role is responsible for leading, co-ordinating, guiding and directing the manufacturing teams for lens manufacturing & logistics in the eyewear business in line with Company guidelines and policies with the objective of meeting the manufacturing goals of production, quality, safety, Cost optimization, Capacity Optimization

External Interfaces:

- Suppliers

- Government & Regulatory authorities

- Industry forums

- Communities

- NGO's

Internal Interfaces :

- IT team

- Design team

- Merchandising team

- Retail team

- Finance team

- HR team

Education Graduate/Post-Graduate

Relevant Experience 20+ years

Behavioural Skills :

- High level of professionalism, integrity and commitment

- Ability to influence key stakeholders

- Ability to manage time and prioritise effectively

- Ability to analyse complex data, draw connections and advocate a coherent strategy for improvement

Knowledge :

- Retail and service industry

- Productivity maximization

- Quality

- Delivery adherence

- Cost optimization

- Safety awareness

Strategic Planning & Budgeting:

1. Plan, implement & review lens manufacturing strategy for eyewear business

2. Plan, monitor and control budget, inventory, overheads, resources

3. Plan, implement & review the sourcing and capacity plan with high focus on cost effectiveness, high quality and improvement

4. Recommend investments in technology, capital, equipment, systems or other assets to enhance the overall production capabilities

5. Recommend investments to increase the capacity wherever possible in mother lab and satellite labs by introducing new machines and processes.

Manufacturing & Delivery :

1. Design and develop the production strategy & plan via investments/layouts/ machines/ manpower for lens manufacturing

2. Evaluate, develop and implement a variety of operating policies and procedures to ensure that meets its current and future production targets and quality standards

3. Plan and drive preventive maintenance/overhauling/reconditioning for the entire unit of all locations including utility services.

4. Own targets of lens manufacturing in and drive top line and cut costs for them

5. Set up processes, deploy resources to ensure reduction in man-hours lost

6. Facilitate the innovation/renovation agenda of in terms of source identification, start-up support, commercialization and planning

7. Provide inputs on sourcing decisions related to capacity and capability

8. Establish new manufacturing and warehousing facilities by coordinating with the different in-house and external business partners.

Productivity & Quality

1. Set up, review and monitor quality goals with optimum quality costs in order to achieve planned quality levels Logistics, Customer service

2. Guide customer service team to provide immediate complaint resolutions from all retail stores against any issues related to back - end operation.

Innovation :

1. Drive Technology & Innovation Roadmap for the Future by driving initiatives with respect to:

a. New Product Development

b. Manufacturing & process excellence

c. Supply Chain responsiveness

- Safety, Health & Environment

- People management

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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