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Head - Production

Abbott
Mumbai, MH 400001

Job Title:

Head Production

Location/Site:

Goa

Band/Job Grade:

18

Compensation Range

Department/Division/ Unit:

Production/EPO

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS:

Reports to:

Plant Director

Supervises:

Tablet Manager, Liquid Manager, Op. Excellence Manager & MS&T Manager.

JOB DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES/ ACCOUNTABILITIES:

Role & Responsibility:

  • Achievement of the budgeted VOLUME DELIVERY of products across all categories (solid oral / liquid oral).
  • Follow weekly production PLAN ADHERENCE at product and sku level (OTIF delivery).
  • Ensure RFT score greater than 95% and identify gaps for non-delivery and then spearhead process changes. 
  • Ensure YIELD targets are met as per annual budget commitment. Prepare Waste map and close gaps.
  • Ensure manpower productivity numbers – man hours / machine and batch cycle time targets are achieved.
  • Compliance to laid standard of the cGMP - Current Good Manufacturing Practices.
  • Exposure to Domestic Markets and audits by State FDA/ WHO Local compliance for production practices.
  • Aggressively drive a culture to contain issues pertaining to DATA INTEGRITY in shop floor practices.
  • Exposure to UNIONIZED Environment and handling workforce strength greater than 150 operators.
  • Lead BEHAVIOURAL change management agenda and drive BBS and BBQ on shop floor.
  • Co-ordination for installation, qualification and validation activities as per Master Validation Plan.
  • Review of standard operating procedure, master documents of production and batch documents, etc.
  • Investigate and take appropriate action in case of any process deviation, non-compliance, market complaints, product failure, product recall.
  • Ensure effective control over the environmental conditions in manufacturing and other related activities which may adversely affect the product quality.
  • Prepare plans for man/equipment management.
  • Co-ordination with engineering for effective implementation of Engineering systems for preventive maintenance and achieve higher MTBF and lower MTTR for critical machines.
  • Budget monitoring and control for production consumables and change parts management.
  • People management (responsibility for leading, motivating, training and developing the subordinates).
  • Set annual goals for the team, monitor performance and provide constructive feedback for continuous improved performance. Identify the training needs of the team and ensure the fulfillment.
  • Internal and external co-ordination (specify type/reason of co-ordination) – R&D projects for new products and technical transfer of existing products from other locations.

    Leadership Skills:

    • Strong Leadership skills (Strategic thinking) – provides direction basis business manufacturing strategy
    • Decision Driver – provides resolution to contingent issues and manage conflicts in a constructive manner.
    • Communication skills – articulate business goals that are clearly understood by shop floor executives to deliver the same in a unionized environment.
    • Exceptional Organizational skills – able to steer and govern multiple projects and guide the team without any compromise on safety and quality. Deliver on time within budgeted cost / manpower commitment.
    • Collaborative Workforce management and Assertive Transformational leadership (visible as Role Model)
    • Response management (internal customer orientation); Stakeholder management (I&D, MS&T)
    • Working in ambiguous environment and hence adaptability to change.
    • Work in cross functional teams and able to Influence by virtue of technical knowledge (inter-personal skills)
    • Strong Work ethics (business ethics and code of conduct).

      JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

      Skill, Education, Experience

      Bachelors in Pharmacy / Management in Operations (Optional)

      15-20 years experience of handling Production Department in large pharmaceutical MNC

      • Experience of handling complex environment with large teams

        KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIREMENTS:

        Managerial:

        1) Decision Making   2) Drive for Result 3) Inspiring trust 4) Passion towards work

        Behavioral:

        Adaptability 2) Innovation 3) Initiative 4) Teamwork 5) Integrity

        Functional/ Technical:

        • In-depth technical analysis – product and process issues in day to day manufacturing
        • Structured problem solving – use tools like 5WH, Why-Why analysis, Pareto analysis and FMEA
        • Diagnostic efficiency – use tools like DMAIC approach for structured diagnostics by Production team
        • Manpower Productivity – labor hours / machine hours computation
        • Project management – internalization projects using in-house resources (PMO); develop smart goals and robust governance mechanism
        • Business Acumen – cost benefit analysis / technical due diligence
        • Product Know how – in-depth knowledge of OSD (Tablet manufacturing processes that cover granulation, compression, coating, automatic inspection machines and packing formats viz. blister, strip and bottle packs.)
        • Production Efficiency – Line throughput per day, line utilization per day, manpower productivity per day, yield for each product, waste map for each product, line break down management etc.

          Division: EPD Established Pharma
          Travel: Yes, 15 % of the Time
          Medical Surveillance: Not Applicable
          Significant Work Activities: Continuous standing for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

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Posted: 2020-03-23 Expires: 2020-04-22

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