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19/11 rhea
Executive-Resourcing at Peoplekonnect

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Unit Head - Operations - FMCG (10-17 yrs)

Any Location Job Code: 1182761

Career opportunity with a leading FMCG company for the role of Unit Head

Career opportunity for Unit Head

Location: North /South/ East/ West

Reporting: Cluster Head


Operations Planning & Budgeting:

- Lead the operations planning for the brewery based on monthly forecast shared by Corporate. Schedule monthly and weekly production and achieve alignment with targets set for volume, quality, cost etc.

- Engage with the sales team to understand market penetration and product off-take and anticipate sales growth to effectively plan capacity for production

- Estimate the annual Capex requirement for managing part/machine replacements, meeting statutory requirements, new product manufacturing and process efficiency improvements

- Consolidate the budgets prepared by the departments heads; Formulate the overall Brewery budget (Capex and Opex) basis consolidated inputs; Work closely with the Cluster Head to finalize budget for corporate approval

- Ensure resource availability (raw material, packaging, utilities, manpower etc.); Plan for optimal utilization to maximize productivity and minimize costs

Review and Operations Management

- Review daily operations through key parameters such as production volumes, bottling efficiency, consumables, inventory, expenses, safety incidents etc.

- Lead daily meetings with the function heads to track the actual vs. daily target achievement on key parameters; Interpret and provide course correction inputs on the variance

- Monitor issues causing losses such as inefficiencies, material non-availability, manpower, etc; Engage with the department heads to plan for next steps

- Provide guidance and empowerment to the function heads to manage plant operations smoothly

- Step in to resolve issues and concerns related to manpower, material, capacity constraints, material mix, etc.

- Review engineering KPIs and provide approvals for R&M plan and budgets

- Drive testing of quality of raw material, packaging material, in-process and finished goods by team; Address any deviations and issues

- Lead teams in driving adherence to SLAs agreed upon by various vendors (Across operations); Resolve complex issues, in coordination with Cluster Head/HO; Conduct vendor negotiations (technical and commercial), as required


- Ensure all statutory compliances including labelling and packaging requirements, factory and boilers maintenance, pollution and waste management, infrastructure changes, billing ledger and inventory upkeep etc. are met for the brewery

- Build a culture of HSE at the brewery ensuring adherence to corporate guidelines to maintain HSE performance

- Review brewery HSE objectives, Environment Management Plan, important incidents and suggest modifications to corporate guidelines

- Review brewery performance on environment parameters and provide necessary guidance for corrective actions

- Projects - Improvement and Expansion - Lead identification of opportunities for improvement across plant operations

- Scope out projects vis- vis the identified opportunities and allocate them to concerned pillar heads; Provide guidance on project planning and execution

- Review progress on a weekly basis by analyzing score-cards to determine cost saved vs. drained by project; Guide implementation of course corrections, as required

- Oversee execution of capex projects monitoring progress vis- vis milestones and ensuring adherence to safety and statutory guidelines

- Engage with the Corporate team to update on project progress, seek technical guidance, ensure timely resolution of issues etc.

Stakeholder Management:

- Develop strong relationships with local officers, police and revenue authorities, plant inspectors and other relevant stakeholders to avoid any issues in day to day operations

- Liaise with senior officials from the state excise department, other statutory bodies and district administration to safeguard UBL's interests in the state

- Conceptualize and develop plans for community development programs to resolve issues pertaining to education, health, environment etc. thereby building successful relationship with the community thereby coopting their express support

- Team Management - Participate in recruitment process to identify the right talent across positions within the team

- Ensure training needs for the plant team are met with adequate programs and sessions

- Establish individual performance expectations and regularly review individual performance of the team

- Identify and create development opportunities for team members to enhance functional knowledge and behavioral skills

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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