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Plant Head - Operations

Job Name

Plant Head - Operations






Operations - Supply Chain - Logistics - Procurement

Reporting Line:

General Manager - Operations

Job type:

Full time

Lead recruiter:

Neha Malik

About the role

Your Opportunity

In this role you will be accountable to create strategies and execute them in your manufacturing unit. Your ability to manage multiple projects at any given time will be key, as will be your comfort in working seamlessly within the matrix, with the Operations teams and India Commercial teams.

About You 

As Plant Head you will support the smooth functioning of production by planning and ensuring implementation of standard operating
procedures at the plant. This includes adherence to budget, execution of special projects and adherence to processes related to safety and quality.


With our Consumer at the heart, your key focus will be to:
  • Lead the team and efforts of material scheduling, production planning, procurement and material ware house at Plant.
  • Coordinate with Sales controllers and their teams to understand their market requirements (import permits) and supplies the finished goods to meet their requirement.
  • Responsible for the dispatch of the finished goods to various destinations and continuously improving customer service.
  • Responsible for improving material scheduling process to reduce the material inventory at the Plant level.
  • Responsible and accountable for the production planning at Plant to improve efficiencies, reduce machine changeovers and improve customer service.
  • Accountable for all the Legal and Statutory compliance, related with the receipt and dispatch of the material.
  • Responsible for RM/PM receipt and storage at Plant and related WHs.
  • Responsible for Plant procurements and dealing with suppliers to improve performance

Skills and Experience

The Skills & Experience needed to create your legacy
  • Should be an Engineer having 10-12 years of Operations & Maintenance work experience in an Alco bev / FMCG industry.
  • Sound knowledge of Manufacturing Excellence & Maintenance systems. Exposure to 5S,GMP,TPM, Kaizen, Lean & Six sigma practicing culture. Using problem solving tools like Pareto, why why Fishbone analysis, on day today basis.
  • Sound Knowledge on managing Quality, Safety, Health & Environment at plant
  • Should be good at people management to Drive Continual improvement process across all levels at plant.
  • Should have hands on experience of material scheduling and production planning in fast moving consumer goods industry
  • Should have knowledge of excise Regulations & other statutory compliances to be maintained at plat level. 
  • Skill on internal as well as external customer relationship
  • Sound Knowledge of Material Resource Planning & Exposure to day to day material inventory management
  • Strong analytical & financial skills and budget management experience
  • Excellent presentation skills with strong interpersonal leadership and team management skills
  • Ability to communicate at different organization levels
Personal Qualities
  • Globally minded and able to demonstrate cross-cultural understanding and sensitivity.
  • Great communication skills and gravitas with the ability to present credibly to local and global stakeholders.
  • Good at Multitasking & Socially engaging. We want someone who will love this job and make that clear for everyone they work with!
  • Someone who can create a strong positive first impression and easily form great relationships with new customers, consumers and stakeholders

Our culture

We share the passion and entrepreneurial flair of our founder and are guided by our three culture pillars - Fearless, Family and Founders, they inspire our Primos to be the best they can be and drive us forward in all we do. But what does this mean?

·       Being Fearless; means adopting an agile mindset, being comfortable trying new things and taking risks. We are empowered to question, challenge and innovate.

·       Family; We treat each other, and our communities, like Family. Always.

·       Founders; The spirit of entrepreneurship is at the heart of everything we do. We see the business as if it’s our own. We do the right thing for the business and we all take accountability for our work.

When you join Bacardi, you become part of our family and gain more than just a job.

Disclaimer: Bacardi is an equal opportunity employer that values workforce diversity. Diversity is core to our business: by embedding diversity into all aspects of our culture, we maximize the opportunity to achieve sustainable business success and growth. The duties and responsibilities described in the role profile might not be a comprehensive list.