Cargill Manufacturing Manager in Bhathinda, India

Manufacturing Manager

Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and over 150 years of experience. We have 155,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work.


Position Purpose:

Managing overall operations to ensure timely accomplishment of production targets within defined time & cost parameters. Monitoring adherence to Safety & Quality systems & maintaining requiste documents .

Principal Accountabilities:

Productivity, Process Improvement and Cost Management :- 40%

  • Planning, organizing Schedules & overseeing production process.

  • Formulating technical procedures & standards for carrying out operation & maintenance of equipments.

  • Inventory control and maintaining proper stock of raw & packing materials for ensuring that there is no loss of production time, for want of any of the materials.

  • Formulation of Preventive Maintenance System and Adhering to preventive maintenance program to keep plant and machinaries in healthy condition without breakdowns.

  • Ensure efficient collaboration and coordination between relevant departments including procurement, distribution and management.

  • Preparing and timely submitting of production reports, along with variances, if any.

  • Analyzing daily production reports for determining efficiency and productivity within the products range and minimizing wastage as per Plant KPIs.

  • Cost optimization within all plant operations for meeting OPEX and budgets.

  • Monitor dispatches of all products and carry out stocks reconciliation at plant periodically.

  • Direct process capability and efficiency efforts to reduce overall operating costs and improve plant operations.

  • Base Capex Projects and Asset Management.

  • R & M Budget and Cost Saving/Productivity Improvement Projects.

Product Quality :- 20%

  • Ensure basic principles of food safety are implemented and adhered to, for the entire food chain, starting from raw material handling, processing, packaging and dispatch of finished goods.

  • Maintain and upkeep of Plant hygiene by ensuring good manufacturing practices all the time.

  • Analyze and reduce re-occurrence of break-downs by carrying out RCA within the team.

  • Investigate incidents related to the plant and make records/recommendations on preventive or corrective measures

  • To proactively identify potential problems within production and find resolution to minimize damage/risk or possibly create unforeseen opportunity for gain.

Safety, Environment and Housekeeping and Appearance:- 20%

  • Conducting Prevent accidental injuries and reduce health exposure to extreme environmental levels via employee learning, safe behavior and the application of engineering principles to facilities, equipment and process design.

  • Ensures all work is completed in adherence to safety policies and guidelines. Conducts weekly safety training and safety inspections on job-sites.

  • Investigates any accident or safety violation, prepares appropriate reports, takes action steps to correct and prevent future occurrences. Defines and implements solutions to reoccurring accidents or most common hazards .

  • To carry out continuous improvement in area of operation for improving safe work environment.

Manpower Planning and Development:- 10%

  • Ensure ample manpower capacity to ensure enough resources are in place to operate the plant in a given shift (both contractual and regular employees) as well as ensure smooth delivery of products (supply chain).

  • Ensure manpower schedules are properly implemented.

  • Mentoring and imparting technical training/knowledge to staff for better working.

  • Monitoring labour performance, rating their efficiency, building a positive work culture and enforcing good product handling practices during maintenance, production and dispatch.

Customer Satisfaction:- 10%

  • Ensure customer satisfaction by way of delivering products, services and information with promptness and accuracy at all times.

  • Understand service quality index (SQI) and make meaningful contribution in continuous improvements.

  • To provide and maintain excellent customer service.


Required Qualifications:

  • Graduation/UG in Mechanical Engg/Food tech.

  • 8-12 Years of Exp. in manufacturing industry i.e. FMCG/Food industries.

  • Basic Knowledge of Quality Standards & Quality Tools - Applies knowledge of quality standards and tools to enhance food safety and quality.

  • Knowledge of FSSC 2200,ISO 9000.

  • Team building, conflict resolution, innovation and engagement within the work force

  • Effective communication (verbal, written, presentation) skills for multiple levels of Cargill and customer organizations.

  • Good Analytical and Problem solving skill

  • Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Ability to work in a team environment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Should have Knowledge in Operation activity,Engineering Maintainence of Mechanical , Electrical and Civil Stream, good analytical skill , Should be cost conscious and come out with cost reduction/productivity improvement projects. Should be physically strong to carry out shop floor activities , Should be a good communicator.

  • Should have knowledge on project management as well.

Job Maintenance and Reliability

Primary Location India-PB-Bhathinda

Schedule Full-time

Job Type Standard

Shift Day Job

Req ID: BHA00018