Deputy Plant Manager

Amor Management Consultants
  • Chennai
  • 16-23 lakh
  • 12-18 years
  • 30 Mar 2015

  • Production/ Manufacturing/ Engineering

  • Automobile/ Auto Components
Job Description

Job Description:

Reporting Structure:

This position will report to Division/ Region Operation Director

What is expected from this role:

Permanent target of this role is to deliver its budget commitment measured through gross margin and inventory level, which means:

Secure foundations in the plant: safety of employee/ adequate customer satisfaction: quality and deliveries on time/ empowered employees and work force.

Manage P&L to drive the appropriate actions to adapt plant resources and costs to volume variation, and manage launch preparation cost for new programs

The main missions of the role are:

  • Managing the entire P&L for the Plant with increased profitability
  • Ensure safety of employees
  • Ensure permanent customer satisfaction and intimacy: quality and deliveries
  • Manage variable margin: direct labor efficiency and productivity/ material cost consumption/ Scrap and rework reduction
  • Manage fixed cost: indirect labor/ manufacturing costs/ inventory variances
  • Manage inventories: appropriate information management and physical flow in the plant.
  • Set plant lay out for optimal flow and efficient use of equipments: capacity, reliability, operating costs, CAPEX control
  • Drive continuous and breakthrough improvement through plant priorities and resources defined by the PIP (plant improvement plan) and aligned with PMT business targets
  • Support sales department for customer claims negotiation
  • Act within program team as early as acquisition, to create best conditions for production, secure launches and ensure competitiveness/ profitability of the new programs.
  • Drive supplier performance improvement, and material consumption reduction with purchasing department
  • Respect for the environment and security of the plant
  • Participate in PMT construction to confirm plant mid-term vision and future
  • Fulfill legal responsibilities and interface with local authorities
  • Secure internal control with the support of financial controller and finance network
  • Ensure staffing, induction, training, empowerment and development of all plant employees including managers & professionals
  • Develop his team to prepare succession
  • Manage labour relations
  • Manage social climate

Candidate Profile:

  • MUST be a full time GRADUATE ENGINEER with a good academic record. Masters degree will be highly desirable.
  • 12-15 yrs experience of working primarily in Automobile ideally from sheet metal background.
  • Must be handling P&L directly. Ability to build and manage a P&L is a must for this role.
  • Good understating of EBITA and PAT is much needed for this role
  • Proven track record in production

Competencies/Skill sets for this job

Production Plant Improvement P&L Ebita Pat Information Management

About Organisation

Amor Management Consultants