Plant Manager - Leading German MNC (optics)

  • Bangalore
  • Confidential
  • 12-18 years
  • 29 Sep 2015

  • Production/ Manufacturing/ Engineering, Operations

  • Pharmaceuticals/ Life Sciences/ Clinical Research
Job Description

In a complex global matrix environment, defines the operational strategy, structure and processes for supply, fulfillment.
Responsible for the efforts of the above functions to achieve the operation plan that delivers product cost, quality, and reliability at target levels.
Is responsible for the production and supply chain, sets goals, monitors work and evaluates results of these business functions to ensure that operational requirements and organizational objectives are met and aligned with the overall organizational goals, i.e., the business plan for growth and profit.
Defines, implements, and manages enabling best practice methods, policies, programs, that are aligned to organization strategy and priorities.
Directs and coordinates end-to-end operational process in order to achieve the worldwide Customer Perfect Order objectives of on time, equipment functional, and order complete delivery.
Directs resources to meet the companys profit goals by orchestrating continuous improvement in operational efficiencies as measured by the reduction in the cost of goods sold and operational expenses.
In coordination with Finance, develops budgets and ensure adherence to budget targets and forecasts.Revenue generating responsibilities related to achieving profitability relative to forecast.
Accountable for reaching key financial targets, production product line objectives and devises strategies that achieve set objectives and ensure short and long term growth and profitability initiatives are delivered.
Develops and manages major policies, programs, and practices in the implementation of strategies to drive operations towards world-class operating levels.
Creates a learning environment that shares best practices and ensures talent upgrade and development at all levels. Works towards goal of ensuring all key and strategic positions are held by A players.
Aligns to coordinate decisions on technology and operational best practices.
Responsible for the evaluation and implementation of new manufacturing methods and new products ensuring cost, quality and productivity gains will be realized.
Establishes methods to maintain inventory goals consistent with operational, marketing and distribution plans within global targets.
As needed, coordinates new product introductions with appropriate departments and ensure that the manufacturing, the materials functions, order administration, and service parts support product commercialization roll out schedules.

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