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Operations Manager

Your Responsibilities:

  • Manufacturing Production manages or assists with managing various production activities (e.g., assembly, material forming/shaping, processing, treating, or packaging, etc.) including: Planning, directing, and monitoring production to meet established specifications, schedules, volume/cost/wastage targets, and quality standards. Liaising with Manufacturing Engineering, Supply & Logistics, Sales, etc.
  • Input to developing production schedules and allocating labor/capital resources.
  • Planning, prioritizing, and managing production line maintenance/downtime to minimize disruptions A Manager (M3) manages experienced professionals who exercise latitude and independence in assignments. Responsibilities typically include: Policy and strategy implementation for short-term results (1 year or less).
  • Problems faced are difficult to moderately complex. Influences others outside of own job area regarding policies, practices and procedures.
  • Drive excellence within unit for HSE (Health Safety Environment) performance.
  • Drive execution of operations functions of production & testing, facility maintenance, planning, procurement & warehouse management.
  • Implement best practices to drive continuous improvement in quality and enhance productivity.
  • Inventory Management: optimize inventory levels and managing material processes from forecasting to material consumption.
  • Collaborate with the management team to align operations with overall company strategic goals ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Lead and motivate a high-performing team in operations.
  • Identify areas for enhancement, formulate compelling cases for change, and oversee implementation of modifications to boost speed, cost-efficiency, and customer satisfaction.
  • Lead cross-functional improvement projects including CAPEX procurement & commissioning to drive business growth, quality & continuous improvement.
  • Optimize resource allocation for maximum operational efficiency.
  • Leading the transfer of products and implementation of new upcoming product launches
  • Guide and support cross functional teams to ensure individual and collective success.
  • Living Hitachi Energy’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business

Your Background

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical/mechanical/industrial engineering or related field. Master's degree would be preferred.
  • Overall > 12 years of experience with minimum of 5 years of experience in Operations Management in a global manufacturing company.

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills.

  • Proficient leadership skills and significant experience in change / transformation management
  • In-depth knowledge of process optimization and implementing sustainable improvements using lean six sigma techniques
  • Functional knowledge of ERP systems (such as SAP) is preferred.

  • Analytical and structured mindset with the ability to make data-driven decisions .

  • Proficiency in both spoken & written English language is required .

Location Maneja, Gujarat, India
Job type Full time
Experience Management
Job function Production & Skilled Trades
Contract Regular
Publication date 2024-03-18
Reference number R0046834

About Hitachi Energy

Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. 

We employ more than 40,000 people in 90 countries who each day work with purpose and use their different backgrounds to challenge the status quo. We welcome you to apply today and be part of a global team that appreciates a simple truth: Diversity + Collaboration = Great Innovation.