Ref. No. : JA - 4526 - Plant Manager – Production Planning - Plastic Products and Processing at Banyan Nation, Hyderabad

Job Description

** Job brief **
We are looking for a Production Engineer/Plant Manager with 3-5 years hands on experience in plastics molding and/or recycling industry to drive continuous improvement and optimisation of all processes. You will oversee all daily operations of the plant from production and manufacturing to ensuring policies and procedures are followed. The successful candidate will have the key skills to develop processes that will maximize stewardship, safety, quality and productivity.

** Responsibilities **
Plan, organise, direct and run optimum day-to-day operations to exceed our customers’ expectations
Increase production, assets capacity and flexibility while minimising unnecessary costs and maintaining current quality standards
Be responsible for production output, product quality and on-time shipping
Allocate resources effectively and fully utilise assets to produce optimal results
Implement strategies in alignment with strategic initiatives and provide a clear sense of direction and focus
Monitor operations and trigger corrective actions
Recruit, manage and develop plant staff
Address employees’ issues or grievances
Collect and analyse data to find places of waste or overtime
Commit to plant safety procedures
Develop systems and processes that track and optimise productivity and standards, metrics and performance targets to ensure effective return on assets
Stay up to date with latest production management best practices and concepts

** Requirements **
Proven leader with 3-5 years working experience as a plant manager/production engineer in plastics molding and/or recycling industry
Experience leading teams of machine operators, and other support staff on the shop floor
Strong team building, decision-making and people management skills
Familiar with plastics molding/recycling industry standards in production processes, equipment, etc
Technical expertise in Injection, Blow Molding and Extrusion techniques in Commodity as well as Engineering Plastics with ability to troubleshoot and resolve production issues
Familiar with Quality Control methodologies such as Spectral and Thermal Analysis, Impact and Flexural Strength, etc
Hands on experience with MFI Testers, etc
Adequate knowledge of business and management principles (budgeting, strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources)
Be knowledgeable of safety, quality, productivity, demand creation, inventory and stewardship processes
Computer literacy including Office Productivity Software, etc
Ability to create accountability and to lead by example
BS/MS degree in Engineering, Polymer Science or related field
Polymer Science background is a plus

About Company

Banyan Nation is an award winning recycling venture that is leveraging technology to consolidate a fragmented supply chain to bring in more transparency and legitimacy to the recycling industry. We have integrated over 1000 informal sector recyclers into our supply chain and process various streams of post consumer recyclates. We work closely with leading polymer science experts to bring in scientific rigor and establish a gold standard in reprocessed plastic granules.

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