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SME - Para aminophenol Manufacturing

The project focuses on understanding the initiatives taken by companies involved in Para Amino Phenol (PAP) manufacturing.
No. of Vacancies: 5

The project focuses on understanding the initiatives taken by companies involved in Para Amino Phenol (PAP) manufacturing.

We are seeking Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) with deep knowledge of the Para Amino Phenol market, who can provide insights on the following - 

1. Current capacity and utilization of Para Amino Phenol

2. Allocation of capacity for captive consumption, domestic sales, and exports

3. Challenges in achieving full utilization, including operational, sales, and quality constraints

4. Difficulty and ease of overcoming these challenges

5. Insights on new green production methods using Nitrobenzene catalytic hydrogenation for producing Para Amino Phenol

6. Scalability challenges associated with this production route

7. Global demand for PAP produced via this method

8. Quality comparison with traditional synthesis routes

9. Expansion plans for PAP and Paracetamol: objectives, planned capacities, and target markets

10. Overall PAP market landscape, trends, and challenges

We anticipate this will be an on-call engagement billed hourly, with potential utilization ranging from 6 to 10 hours, subject to extension.

Apply for the Job before Last Date: 31-07-2024
 
SME - Business Development Expert

The project focusses on building an understanding of initiatives taken up by companies operating in the industry of pest control/hygiene/home care to improve/accelerate the sale and business development function, the major challenges they face, etc.
No. of Vacancies: 4
The project focusses on building an understanding of initiatives taken up by companies operating in the industry of pest control/hygiene/home care to improve/accelerate the sale and business development function, the major challenges they face, etc. 
 
Hence, we are looking for SMEs who can provide insights on -
  • What is the total addressable market for Pest Control services in India? How has it grown historically, and what are the projected growth trends for the next five years?
  • Which are the key sectors (food, retail, healthcare, etc.) in B2B segment?
  • What proportion of the market is structured, and what proportion operates without formal organization?
  • How is the adoption of digitalized product and service offerings?
  • What pricing strategy is employed?

We are anticipating an On Call engagement on hourly basis. The potential utilization could be in the range of 4-10 hours which is subject to extension.
 

Apply for the Job before Last Date: 31-07-2024
 
Project Manager

Project management means that you wear more than one hat. You shall be the link between site operations and management decisions. You will play a vital role in ensuring billables for the company. You will offer advice in the planning, co-ordination and supervision of commercial aspects of projects, while also doing everything in your power to ensure that the firm works towards its vision and mission. The goal is to achieve 100% client satisfaction while keeping the influencing parameters of the projects are kept in check.
No. of Vacancies: 4

Job description

Project management means that you wear more than one hat. You shall be the link between site operations and management decisions. You will play a vital role in ensuring billables for the company. You will offer advice in the planning, co-ordination and supervision of commercial aspects of projects, while also doing everything in your power to ensure that the firm works towards its vision and mission.

The goal is to achieve 100% client satisfaction while keeping the influencing parameters of the projects are kept in check.

Responsibilities

  • Prepares and co-ordinates with site for paper-work, and statutory compliance. Ensures efficient resource allocation
  • Establishes and maintains excellent professional relationships with clients to act as a business development manager as well.
  • Does practical technical learning continuously to provide relevant industry and commercial advice to solve problems on-site
  • Liaise with Accounts and Site team
  • Ensures that health, safety and sustainability policies are adhered to Liaise with the assets and procurement team to ensure the site has adequate resources to complete the tasks
  • Assists in preparing estimates for new projects

Description

The client is known for its quality and speed of execution while managing progress within the estimated budget. We are looking for a pro-active Project Manager, who demonstrates quick learning ability, with an ability to think differently, embodies the organization's brand values and is responsible. The ideal candidate must be able to employ her/his academic learning and practical knowledge in her/his everyday work. Relevant field experience is always a bonus.

Knowledge & Skill Requirements

  • B.E. Civil well versed in civil engineering basics Graduate in Construction Planning & Management Street-smart
  • Fluent in English, Hindi

Behavioural requirements

  • Quick learner and capacity to understand intricate technical workings on site. Adaptability to different working conditions, people and culture
  • Excellent organizing abilities
  • Thrive in high-pressure environments and meet deadlines Good interpersonal skills
  • Calm under pressure, has excellent work ethics
  • Always proactive, open to new ideas and pushes for higher standards Highly motivated, achievement oriented and centered

Physical requirements and working conditions

  • The job would involve a lot of travel.

Apply for the Job before Last Date: 31-05-2024
 
AGM Packaging & Development

Be the Packaging Expert for CMD supporting all customers Globally.
No. of Vacancies: 1

Job Requirements:

Key Internal Interactions

1. Supply Chain: Lead and Coordinate the timely delivery of packaging materials for New Product Development, Participate in technical and commercial vendor audits at their plants to certify them. Support mould development for packaging material. Develop and qualify new vendors for PM as required.

2. Engineering & Purchasing: Lead on packaging development according to the needs of the business. Lead technical & commercial discussions for new packaging machines. Evaluate new packaging technology, and work with quality on IQ, OQ, and PQ for new equipment.

3. Operations: Document the packaging needs of the business with respect clients' requirements. Lead Technology Transfer of packaging option between plants as required. Troubleshoot operational issues related to pkg by coordinating with QA & Production. Monitor the functioning of the packaging machinery at the plants and address issues.

4. IT: Lead the standardization of the treatment of packaging materials in the Bills of Material across the world.  Assure proper scrap rates are used worldwide in the bills of materials.

5. Marketing and Sales Managers: Lead projects as given by Sales Management to launch new customers and new projects for existing customers as it relates to the packaging of the products.  Se the projects through to full production.

6. R & D : Create documentation for the Packaging Materials required by customers and ensure proper system documentation of the same.

Key External Interactions

1. Customers: Understand the needs of the customer in regards to packaging and support the execution of the product packaging in coordination with the customers and our suppliers.

2. Research organisations and industry forums: Keep abreast of industry developments and trends and report the same to management.

3. Packaging Suppliers: Specify the correct packing that meets the customer's needs while focussing on cost competitiveness.

4. External Testing Labs: Work with packing material testing labs as required and coordinate the cost and scheduling of required testing

Key Responsibilities:

1. Planning and Strategy

Ensure that the packaging developed meets customer requirements.

Set the Packaging Materials strategy for CMD under the leadership and guidance of the President of CMD.

Create the plan for the development and evolution of packaging fro CMD.

2. Policy, Process Design, Implementation and Review

Continuous update and improve the packaging material specifications and test methods.

Lead, direct, control and review progress of packaging development to ensure that delivery is timely and cost-effective

Design packaging material for existing and new products considering form, function and cost.

Continuously evaluate packaging effectiveness

Ensure that packaging meets determined standards of quality by coordinating with the QA team

3. Coordination, Interface, Imparting Training to Internal Stakeholders

Coordinate with IT for Code Creation, Code Release, BOM Upload

Troubleshooting at plant with respect to packing material and resolving challenges for existing products.

Interface with line managers, R&D business partners and customers/ clients to identify opportunities for packaging development

Rendering technical assistance to supplier/manufacturing sites and resolving problem related to packaging.

Develop and maintain an extensive external supplier network. Independently identify suppliers for materials, components and packaging development services to enable innovative work. File Patents on innovations.

Continuously build self-capability on skill sets with the help of seminars & In-house training programs

Support R&D Business partners in packaging development initiative roll-out and training to the rest of the organisation

Develop and maintain contacts with relevant organizations in the industry for exchange of ideas and information

Developing team with the help of seminars & In-house training programs. Onjob training to the team members.

Act as an expert and advisor on packaging development for the business. Understand the needs of the external market and the commercial implications packaging

Provide regular coaching to team members

4. Management of performance, capability and morale

Manage the performance of the packaging development team, support capability building and ensure that individual and individual / team morale and motivation is positive

5. Infrastructure and Technology Investment and Management

Develop the Packaging Segment of the Innovations Lab and coordinate regulary on developments with your peers in Bar Soap R&D and Liquids R&D.


Key Result Areas (KRAs)

1. Commercialization and Launch of new projects

Lead the launch of new products for customers globally.

Compress the product launch timelines through effective project management.

2. Process Improvement or Development

Reduce quality complaints by optimizing the packaging.

Concept, initiate and lead cost reduction projects

3. Cost Saving projects 

Track and report the results of the costs savings projects

4. Innovation and value engineering

Review and recommend new technologies as appropriate

Create a system to track and execute innovation programs.

5. Technical Skills & Knowledge

Remain current with new packaging technologies and present them to the President of CMD.

Knowledge of packaging development processes; knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements in the packaging industry

Strong skill/knowledge of analyzing the packaging requirements of a brand and ability to identify new packaging solutions

Through an understanding of manufacturing processes and standards and packaged product composition

Knowledge of the company’s strategy, structure and practices

Ability to identify scope for new product/ process development and come up with new and innovative solutions

Strong project management skills

Strong conceptual, planning, and decision-making skills

Ability to come up with attractive and creative packaging designs, while ensuring ease of use

Ability to communicate the relevant dynamics of the packaging industry.

Apply for the Job before Last Date: 03-06-2024
 
VP - Oleochemicals + Specialty Supply Chain Head

Responsible for managing and optimizing the supply chain operations for Oleo + Specialty Chemicals, ensuring efficient procurement, production, distribution, and logistics to meet local market demands and larger organization goals
No. of Vacancies: 1

Profile - VP (Oleochemicals +Speciality Supply Chain Head)

Educational Qualification - B.E. / B.Tech + MBA (Degree in Chemical Engg/Oil Technology Preferred)

Experience - Over 15 years experience in Oleo/Speciality chemical Industry 

Key Responsibilities :

Timely and accurate procurement of supplies

Effective vendor management to ensure adherence to agreed customer service levels

Ensure efficient inventory management

Manage logistics to ensure on-time and damage-free delivery of supplies to manufacturing units

Ensure that Supply Chain and RMPM Procurement MIS is completed on time

Increase Customer (Operations)  Satisfaction with Supply Chain and RM Procurement

Continuous process improvements in sourcing

Control impact of commodity price variations on bottom line

Establish and maintain strategic relationships with key suppliers ensuring focus on cost, quality and service on purchased items

Ensure that Strategic Procurement MIS is completed on time

Increase Customer (Manufacturing, Geog.) Satisfaction with Strategic Procurement

Ensure accurate demand planning and budgeting

Technical Skills and Knowledge :

Knowledge of company’s strategy, structure and practices

Thorough understanding of latest trends and best practices in SCM in Oleo & Speciality industry

Strong skills in strategic planning

Strong negotiation and relationship management skills 

Proven ability to build, sustain, and influence relationships, at all levels of an organization

Strong planning and decision-making skills 

Deep data analysis and forecasting skills

Strong conceptual knowledge of the SCM function 

Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to invoke change

Deep people development, coaching and leadership/teambuilding experience 


 
Data Engineer

6-8 years of experience as a Data Engineer, with expertise in developing scalable data solutions and In-depth/ HANDS ON knowledge of cloud services, with a minimum of 4 years of experience working with AWS. Familiarity with AWS fundamental services, data services, security services, IAC services, IIOT services such as S3, Glue, Redshift, Lambda, Glue DataBrew, Athena, EMR, Kinesis, AWS Glue Crawlers, QuickSight, CloudFormation, AWS IOT Sitewise, AWS IOT Core, AWS IOT GreenGrass, etc.
No. of Vacancies: 2

Responsibilities:

·         Develop, implement, and maintain efficient and scalable data engineering solutions to support the company's data initiatives.

·         Collaborate with cross-functional teams to understand business requirements and translate them into technical data engineering solutions.

·         Build and maintain data pipelines to ingest, transform, and store data from various sources, ensuring data quality, integrity, and reliability.

·         Deploy and operationalize machine learning models for real-time inference and prediction on edge devices.

·         Optimize data processing workflows to achieve high performance and low latency in handling large volumes of data.

·         Design and implement data warehouse and data lake solutions to support data analytics and reporting needs.

·         Collaborate with data scientists and data analysts to understand their data requirements and assist in the design and implementation of data solutions.

·         Monitor and troubleshoot data pipelines, proactively addressing any performance issues, bottlenecks, or failures to ensure uninterrupted data flow.

·         Stay updated with industry trends and emerging technologies in data engineering, edge computing, cloud services, data warehousing, and data lakes, and evaluate their potential for improving existing systems and processes.

·         Continuously improve data engineering processes and systems through the adoption of best practices and innovative approaches.

·         Leading a team of Data Engineers, grooming

Skills and Qualifications:

·         Bachelor’s or master’s degree in computer science, Data Engineering, or a related field.

·         6-8 years of experience as a Data Engineer, with expertise in developing scalable data solutions.

·         Strong experience in data engineering, including data ingestion, transformation, storage, and data pipeline optimization.

·         Proficiency in programming languages such as Python, Java, SQL for data engineering and analytics tasks.

·         In-depth/ HANDS ON knowledge of cloud services, with a minimum of 4 years of experience working with AWS.[SB1]  Familiarity with AWS fundamental services, data services, security services, IAC services, IIOT services such as S3, Glue, Redshift, Lambda, Glue DataBrew, Athena, EMR, Kinesis, AWS Glue Crawlers, QuickSight, CloudFormation, AWS IOT Sitewise, AWS IOT Core, AWS IOT GreenGrass, etc.

·         Experience in designing and implementing data warehouses and data lakes for analytics and reporting.

·         Basic Understanding of MES, MIS, SCADA, etc systems that are relevant to manufacturing environment.

·         Knowledge and experience with NoSQL databases (e.g., MongoDB) and graph databases.

·         Understanding of data governance policies, data security measures, and relevant regulatory requirements.

·         Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to optimize data processing workflows for performance and scalability.

·         Excellent communication, collaboration, and attention to detail to deliver high-quality, reliable data solutions.

Key Performance Indicators (KPIs):

·         Successful development and implementation of efficient and scalable data engineering solutions.

·         Timely delivery of data engineering solutions that meet business requirements.

·         Efficient utilization of cloud services and technologies to achieve optimal performance and cost-effectiveness.

·         Ensuring data quality and reliability through robust data validation and cleansing techniques.

·         Effective collaboration with cross-functional teams to understand and address their data requirements.

·         Proactive identification and resolution of performance issues or bottlenecks in data processing workflows.

·         Compliance with data governance policies, data security measures, and regulatory requirements.

·         Continuous improvement of data engineering processes and systems through the adoption of best practices and emerging technologies.


Apply for the Job before Last Date: 29-07-2024
 
Data Scientist

Location : 1. Mumbai 2. Nagpur 3. Chennai
No. of Vacancies: 4

·         5+ years of strong experience in building & maintaining machine & deep learning models

·         Experience in performing detailed exploratory data analysis (EDA) & having sound statistical knowledge

·         Understanding of concepts related to algorithm and deep learning architectures

·         Develop prototypes, proof of concepts, algorithms, predictive models, and custom analysis

·         Analysis of structured and unstructured data from problem statement to model deployment & business impact using ML/DL/AI

·         Should be hands on AWS cloud services that includes VPC, EC2, S3, RDS, Redshift, Data Pipeline, EMR, DynamoDB, DevOps, Lambda, Kinesis, DMS, SNS, SQS, Sagemaker, Apache Airflow, and EKS.

·         Proficient in big data ingestion and streaming tools like Amazon Kinesis, Beam or Kafka.

·         Experience in deploying models via APIs and on the edge devices in a secure manner.

·         Good Knowledge/Understanding of NoSQL data bases and hands on work experience in writing applications on NoSQL databases like Cassandra and MongoDB

·         Good knowledge on various scripting languages like Linux/Unix shell scripting and Python

·         Good knowledge of Datawarehousing concepts and ETL processes using Redshift & SQL Server

·         Experienced in using IDEs and Tools like GitHub, AWS CodeCommit, Jupyter Notebooks/Lab and Anaconda.

·         Strong team player, ability to work independently and in a team as well, ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment, commitment towards learning, & documentation skills

·         Sound practical knowledge of statistical packages like – R & Python

·         Creating data visualisations to effectively convey findings using Tableau.

Technical Skills:

·         Cloud Platform: AWS

·         Big Data: Python, Pytorch, Torchserve, Airflow, TensorFlow

·         Databases: Redshift and SQL Server.

·         Visualization: Tableau or Quicksight

·         Languages: SQL, TensorFlow, Pytorch and Python

·         Tools/IDE: Docker, Kubernetes, Airflow, Jupyter Notebooks/Labs and Anaconda

·         Operating Systems: UNIX, LINUX

·         AWS Services: EC2, Sagemaker, RDS, Lambda, Redshift, S3, CloudWatch.

·         Packages: MS Office Suite

·         DevOps: AWS Code commit

·         ML Ops

·         Other Tools: Putty

 

Apply for the Job before Last Date: 17-07-2024
 
Manufacturing– Project Manager (Digital Projects)

Role Business - Project Manager Position Title - Manufacturing– Project Manager (Digital Projects) Department - Digital Grade/Level - M3 Reporting To - GM – Digital Head for Manufacturing
No. of Vacancies: 1

Job Requirements:

1. Project Planning:

  • Develop comprehensive project plans, outlining scope, objectives, timelines, and resource requirements.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define project deliverables and milestones.

2. Strong domain experience in Manufacturing 

  • Should have worked in manufacturing domain ( either discreet / process manufacturing) as a maintenance engineer. 
  • Should have a strong understanding of automated machines, assembly lines and should have worked on PLCs , SCADA systems. 

3. Digital experience applied to Manufacturing 

  • Should have robust experience of undertaking various Digital initiatives around Analytics, IOT,  AI , AR/ VR , Digital Twins.
  • Should have a good understanding of Data pipelines in Manufacturing plants and IIOT / Analytics.   

4. Resource Management:

  • Allocate resources effectively and ensure optimal utilization of team members.
  • Coordinate with department heads to secure necessary resources for project execution.

5. Risk Management:

  • Identify and assess project risks, developing mitigation plans to minimize impact.
  • Proactively manage issues that may arise during the project lifecycle.

6. Budget Oversight:

  • Develop and manage project budgets, tracking expenditures and ensuring adherence to financial constraints.
  • Provide regular financial updates to relevant stakeholders.

7. Cross-Functional Collaboration:

  • Work closely with IT teams, business analysts, developers, and other stakeholders to ensure seamless communication and collaboration.
  • Facilitate regular project status meetings and provide updates to project sponsors.

8. Quality Assurance:

  • Define and implement quality assurance processes to ensure project deliverables meet established standards.
  • Conduct regular quality reviews and make necessary adjustments.

9. Project Execution:

  • Lead the execution of IT projects according to the project plan.
  • Monitor progress and make adjustments as necessary to ensure successful project completion.

10. Stakeholder Communication:

  • Communicate project status, issues, and risks to key stakeholders.
  • Ensure stakeholder expectations are managed and met throughout the project lifecycle.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering  Information Technology, Computer Science, or a related field.
  • 7-10 years of experience in delivering IT / Digital projects in Manufacturing in user company. 
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering IT projects on time and within budget.
  • Strong knowledge of project management methodologies and tools.
  • Excellent communication, leadership, and problem-solving skills.

 
Planning Manager

A leading provider of innovative geotechnical solutions, Pavai Infra Geotech offers world-class design, sourcing, and execution services for infrastructure projects of any size.
No. of Vacancies: 4

Job purpose & Goal

As a Project Planner, your primary responsibility will be to plan and monitor the progress of projects, ensuring that project milestones are met in a timely and efficient manner. You will work closely with project managers, stakeholders, and team members to establish project timelines, track progress, identify potential roadblocks, and develop contingency plans to keep the project on track. Your attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and ability to effectively communicate with team members and stakeholders will be critical to ensuring the success of the project.

Job description

As a Planning Manager, your role will be to oversee the entire spectrum of project planning, including estimating, billing, purchasing, and personnel management. You will be responsible for monitoring information such as blueprints, materials, and personnel to ensure that projects are progressing according to plan. You will work closely with project engineers and other team members to provide guidance, solve problems, and document progress at the job site.

In this role, you will ensure that all necessary paperwork is in place to facilitate smooth transactions and will manage the day-to-day running of the site from a high-level perspective. You will be responsible for dealing with escalated problems and ensuring that project managers are facilitating the flow of information. Additionally, you will monitor the timelines prepared by project engineers and coordinate with them on the technical aspects of the project.

As a Planning Manager, you will be responsible for generating status and budget reports and assigning personnel to different aspects of the project. Your attention to detail, strong organizational skills, and ability to work collaboratively with team members will be critical to the success of the project. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in project management and a solid understanding of the technical aspects of construction and engineering projects.

Job responsibilities of a planning manager include:

  • Take pro-active measures to ensure projects meet agreed specifications, budgets, and timelines
  • Review all plans and proposals before meeting with management
  • Review bids for new projects
  • Examine and inspect all drafts and blueprints
  • Prepare cost estimates for materials, equipment, and labor
  • Maintain a strong focus on people and help the organization transition smoothly to a digitized environment and way of working
  • Split time between planning and costing activities in a 70-30 fashion
  • Work with an engineer associate, with basic project management skills, to do the groundwork and collect required data

Job Responsibilities

  • Set out sites and organize facilities.
  • Ensure knowledge transfer from the costing and planning team to the project team
  • Check technical designs and drawings to ensure that they are followed correctly
  • Establish and maintain excellent professional relationships with clients
  • Collaborate with operators, labor, supervisors on site productively to meet targets effectively
  • Continuously learn to provide technical advice and solve problems on site
  • Prepare site reports and file paperwork as needed
  • Ensure that health, safety, and sustainability policies are adhered to
  • Prepare weekly and monthly production plans and ensure they are adhered to
  • Liaise with the procurement department to ensure adequate resources are available to complete tasks
  • Assist in preparing estimates for new projects
  • Identify and address gaps in business processes to ensure 100% accountability and transparency
  • Document the course of the project, including existing and planned business processes, and ways to address gaps
  • Take proactive measures to ensure projects meet agreed specifications, budgets, and timelines
  • Prepare cost estimates and proposals for projects
  • Prepare progress reports and file paperwork as needed
  • Maintain records on inventory, progress, labor, and manage them
  • Maintain project-specific accounts receivable and payable and raise monthly invoices
  • Prepare weekly budgets and communicate with the finance team
  • Ensure regular asset maintenance
  • Liaise with the procurement department to ensure adequate resources are vailable to complete tasks
  • Assist in preparing estimates for new project

Knowledge & Skill Requirements

  • Prior experience in handling planning manager role with proven track record in infrastructure sector.
  • Good exposure to geotechnical activities such as piling, micro-piling, drilling, grouting, anchoring
  • Quick decision making and logical thinking capabilities
  • Fluent in English, Hindi, Tamil
  • Excellent communication and written skills
  • Highly skilled in MS Project, Primavera, MS Excel, budgeting
  • Behavioral requirements
  • Capacity to understand intricate technical workings on-site from an administration point of view.
  • Attention to Detail
  • Adaptability to people and culture
  • Excellent organizing abilities
  • Thrive in high pressure environments and meet deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Calm under pressure, has excellent work ethics
  • Always proactive, open to new ideas and pushes for higher standards
  • Highly motivated, achievement oriented and centered
  • Presence of mind

Physical requirements and working conditions

  • Candidate will be expected to travel occasionally and independently to the project sites across India.
Apply for the Job before Last Date: 30-05-2024
 
AGM R&D Cosmetics

Responsible for managing Clients Research and Development function for Cosmetics business, new products development based on market requirements and commissioning research projects to ensure that the company is at the forefront of industry developments, and continually improves its products and services.
No. of Vacancies: 1

Job Requirements:

Key Internal Interactions
  • R&D / QC: Inputs to process selection & optimization. Planning for infrastructure & process development work in the pilot plant and analytical requirements.                                                                                                                                                                                                        
  • Sales & Marketing: Gather market information on new products/idea, screening of ideas, and Guidance on new product development in the pilot plant including product costing, job worker evaluation, process evaluation etc.
  • Pilot plant: Overseeing of pilot plant operations; Planning, review & monitoring of product trials, Guidance, direction & inputs to pilot plant in charge.
  • Manufacturing: Oversee planning & coordination for in-house plant trials, scale up of new products, Raw materials booking for job work process trials, performance analysis & review of in-house trials, for process improvement projects
  • Purchase: Oversee Planning & Coordination for procurement of Raw materials/Equipment’s etc for process development work in pilot plant / Job work, for procurement of equipment for commercial plant, for techno-commercial evaluation & discussions with suppliers.
  • Projects: Coordination for detail engineering package development, techno-commercial discussions with suppliers, CAPEX  estimation & schedule workout for the project and project coordination.
Key External Interactions
  • Research Organizations/Educational Institutes: Liasoning for strengthening capabilities and projects
  • Industry Forums: Interact and represent company in Industry forums, govt liasioning for R&D work
  • Customer R&D and manufacturing heads: Understanding customer research and product improvement needs; analyze customer products and suggesting new/ improved products/ processes as per customer requirements
Key Responsibilities:
1. Planning and Strategizing
  • Ensure that R&D Cosmetics projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Formulate and execute the Research & Development strategy for the organization by understanding business needs and industry developments
  • Plan and develop a product development strategy
  • Develop new raw material vendors, Alternate vendors
  • Oversee  SAP  BOM of Cosmetics for correctness 
2. Policy and Process Design, Implementation and Review
  • Documentation for FDA and Tech transfer
  • Troubleshooting the operational and quality issues at mfg plants across the globe
  • Suggest new process, improve existing process at plant to improve the quality of Cosmetics and productivity at Plant. Support implementation and design of processes to foster a continuous improvement environment
  • Develop and govern process of generating new product basket, funneling, stage gate process, lab/pilot trials and commercialisation
  • Oversee the design and implementation of all R&D &CI processes and policies -Cosmetics
  • Champion new product development through sanctioning and approving proposals, obtaining patents and copyrights and reviewing product development team performance to ensure that customer expectations are met
  • Review progress on continuous improvement projects and initiatives, such as suggestion schemes, continuous improvement teams, quality circles etc
  • Review and approve product formulation as well as the change of production processes
  • Review progress of R&D and CI projects -Cosmetics
  • Interface with BU Heads, Function Heads, R&D business partners and customers/ clients to identify opportunities for product development
  • Guide QC/QMS teams for system compliance to Cosmetics industry standards
3. Coordination, Interface, Imparting Training
  • Technical support to Exim dept for correctness of HSN codes for Cosmetics category
  • Technology transfer of New Cosmetics , syndets , Noodles at plant
  • Participate in the routine oil purchase meetings and suggest oil combinations for cost-effective noodle preparations
  • Provide scientific guidance and advice to the Cosmetics leadership team to enable them to decide on priorities and make cost-effective decisions
  • Develop and maintain contacts with relevant organizations in the industry for exchange of ideas and information
  • Interface with BU Heads, R&D business partners and customers/ clients to identify opportunities for product development
  • Liasoning with Senior management for approvals/appraisals of the reporting  team
  • Participate in seminars and industry conferences to keep abreast with the latest development in the industry
  • Influencing internal stakeholders to achieve targets on time
  • Facilitating meetings with external suppliers for obtaining techno-commercial offers, workers for production trials etc.
  • Review of SOPs for new product processing & facilitate training and skill development of team
  • Customer approval for new products
  • Coordination with the Supply chain for Expired raw materials management of Cosmeticss
4. Management of performance, capability and morale
  • Suggest and initiate Cost saving projects in Cosmeticss
  • Manage performance of the Cosmetics R&D team, support capability building and ensure that individual/ team morale and motivation is positive
  • Mid-year and final appraisals completed on time for direct reports.
5. Infrastructure and Technology Investment and Management
  • Develop and implement new processes and technology in Cosmeticss to improve business performance.Suggest new hardware and improve existing hardware of Cosmetics mfg at plants as and when reqired
  • Development of Cosmeticss , syndet, noodles formulations for Global business requirement
  • Ensure that new products in Cosmetics category are developed to improve business performance
  • (New products includes variants of existing products)
  • Encourage and sanction the use of up to date equipment and support team in learning about new technology
Key Result Areas (KRAs)

1. Technology Development
  • Technology refinement for translucent noodles (min benchmark Jocil quality)
  • Syndet Cosmetics throughput to be increased by dedicating line with support from cross cross-functional team
2. International Sites Technical support to International sites
  • Technical support by demonstrating at the main plant at USA, Dubai, Poland & South Africa apart from India
3. Method Development
  • Method development for active analysis at the factory instead of sending to 3P Lab Baddi
  • First time right in commercial trials with quality documentation
4. OTIF Delivery
  • OTIF delivery of NPD for both when we are developing formulations / supporting rollouts for CMB (timeliness of delivery & quality of roll out)
  • Softsens products-Develop on the innovation requirements for Softens
5. People Development
  • Improve service standard to internal stakeholders.
  • Functional skill development Cross-functional training of R&D team in Cosmetics and Liquid technology., Analysis of products.
  • Timesheet generation and monitoring
Technical Skills & Knowledge
  • Thorough understanding of the R&D environment, industry best practice and trends
  • Thorough knowledge of compounds, processes, products, packaging etc relevant to the business
  • Thorough understanding of manufacturing processes and standards
  • Knowledge of company’s strategy, structure and practices
  • Strong project management skills
Apply for the Job before Last Date: 20-06-2024
 
Analytics Specialist

Role - Analytics Specialist Position - Title Analytics Specialist Department - Digital Grade/Level - M2 Reporting To - Head of Technical Architecture
No. of Vacancies: 2

Job Requirements:

1. Analytics Strategy and Planning:

  • Develop and execute a robust analytics strategy aligned with digital and business objectives.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to define business KPIs and data requirements.

2. Data Architecture Optimization:

  • Work closely with data architects to optimize data structures for effective analytics implementation.
  • Ensure data consistency, accuracy, and integrity across digital platforms.

3. Analytics Tool Expertise:

  • Leverage expertise in Tableau and AWS QuickSight to develop insightful and visually compelling dashboards.
  • Configure and implement analytics tools to extract meaningful insights from data.

4. Data Visualization:

  • Design and create advanced data visualizations, reports, and dashboards for various business units.
  • Transform complex data sets into actionable insights and communicate findings effectively.

5. Business Analytics:

  • Apply business analytics techniques to interpret data trends, patterns, and anomalies in sales, marketing, consumer exp, Supply Chain, Mfg, Finance (atleast 2 or more)
  • Collaborate with business analysts to align analytics initiatives with business goals.

6. Performance Monitoring:

  • Monitor the performance of digital platforms and campaigns through continuous data analysis.
  • Identify areas for improvement and optimization based on performance metrics.

7. Technical Collaboration:

  • Collaborate with technical architects and developers to integrate analytics solutions into digital platforms.
  • Provide technical guidance on analytics best practices and tool integration.

8. Data Governance and Security:

  • Implement data governance policies and security measures to ensure compliance.
  • Work with cybersecurity teams to address data security concerns.

Qualifications:

• Bachelor's or Master's degree in Analytics, Business Analytics, Data Science, or a related field.

• 5-7 years of experience in analytics, with a focus on technical architecture within a digital environment.

• Proficient in analytics tools such as Tableau, AWS QuickSight, Google Analytics, or similar.

• Advanced skills in data analysis, SQL, and programming languages.

• Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Preferred Skills:

• Familiarity with big data technologies (Hadoop, Spark)

• Experience with cloud-based analytics solutions, especially AWS.

• Relevant certifications in analytics, Tableau, or AWS QuickSight

Apply for the Job before Last Date: 17-06-2024
 
Marketing Project Manager

The ideal candidate should have strong project management skills, analytical abilities, and proficiency in tools like Jira and Agile practices. A university degree, knowledge of industry trends, and expertise in banking applications are essential. The role demands excellent communication, negotiation, and decision-making skills, along with the ability to manage multiple projects and prioritize based on business needs, cost, resources, and risks.
No. of Vacancies: 1

Job Description:

·         We are hiring for Project Manager for large banking project in Mumbai.

 Problem Solving / Complexity / Innovation :

·         Ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects across the bank.

·         Ability to analyze and identify technical drawbacks and increase process efficiency by rethinking.

·         Detail understanding of different systems for various banking products and functions

·         Excellent analytical skills for data management & process reengineering.

·         Discuss/Debate on issues, which are detrimental to bank's initiative by being open & fair, if necessary to higher authorities.

·         Ability to identify the best solution across platforms.

·         Negotiation and interpersonal skills to seek buyin for projects.

·         Thorough knowledge of software development tools & its applications to business process.

Decision Making /Authority:

·         Negotiate and decide on the appropriate effort for the simple to medium change request.

·         Recommend change solutions to incorporate newer standards & monitor change benefits.

·         Review functional specifications and coordinate user requirements.

·         Seek consensus with project sponsors on proposed solution.

 Problem Solving / Complexity / Innovation:

·         Ability to manage and coordinate multiple projects across the bank.

·         Ability to analyze and identify technical drawbacks and increase process efficiency by rethinking.

·         Detail understanding of different systems for various banking products and functions

·         Excellent analytical skills for data management & process reengineering.

·         Discuss/Debate on issues, which are detrimental to bank's initiative by being open & fair, if necessary to higher authorities.

·         Ability to identify the best solution across platforms.

·         Negotiation and interpersonal skills to seek buyin for projects.

·         Thorough knowledge of software development tools & its applications to business process.

 Decision Making /Authority:

·         Negotiate and decide on the appropriate effort for the simple to medium change request.

·         Recommend change solutions to incorporate newer standards & monitor change benefits.

·         Review functional specifications and coordinate user requirements.

·         Seek consensus with project sponsors on proposed solution.

·         Highlight constraints, project parameter, and deadlines for project.

 Education Level and Technical skill sets required :

·         University Degree

·         Should have broad knowledge about the applications being used by other banks and Industry trend.

·         Good Knowledge of banking applications in the respective domain

·          Good knowledge of various MIS requirement for the domain and reporting tools used by the banks.

 Work Experience:

·         Over 10-12 years of Banking software development/ implementation for large organizations.

·         A good knowledge on Project Management and combination of operations knowledge with expertise in system applications in the domain.

·         Experience with project management tools such as Jira, Agile practices.

·         Able to justify the change undertaken

·         Strong analytical, presentation and communication skills.

·         Ability to manage multiple projects spanning across large divisions.

·         Knowledge of Banking products & regulations in the domain.

·         Expertise to manage & prioritize among several projects based on business need, cost, resource and risk.

 
Strategic Procurement Head

Looking for a procurement head for one of the largest manufacturers of Bar Soaps & Oleochemicals. Minimum years of experience : 15 years. Should know in & out of procurement of oleochemical like palm oils, mustard & other associated commodities.

Key Responsibilities:
Planning and Strategizing
Develop a Procurement Strategy for sourcing the RM portfolio in line with Oleochemical business objectives and dynamics
Strategic sourcing of Palm Oil, Mustard and associated commodities to ensure continuous availability at competitive price.
Envisage and drive key strategic projects in supply chain for changing needs of the business and derive better efficiencies in the value chain.
Policy and Process Design, Implementation  and Review
Price and Volume forecasting for key RM :: Provide inputs for decision making.  Ensure delivery of agreed volume @ competitive cost and credit terms
Drive Lean inventory including Vendor Managed Inventory with extended supplier credit. 
Lead processes of Cost Reduction, sourcing Strategy Development, Supplier Selection, Rate Negotiations and Capacity planning for oil portfolio
Transformation & Continuous Improvement :: Capture Supply market insights and translate the same into Buying Opportunities at Global scale. 
Implementing & ensuring best commercial practices between Suppliers and VVF
Collaboration and Supplier Relationship Management
Manage inbound and outbound logistics operations, and inventory control of raw materials and finished goods
Structure vendor agreements and costing in line with company’s profitability
Build and manage Suppliers relationships at the senior most levels.  Drive value thro Strategic long term contracts.
Provide inputs for Annual Business Planning processes based on supply chain performance
Management of performance, capability and morale
Delivery Buying savings as per plan. Drive Best in Class End to End RM sourcing (Transformation)
Infrastructure and Technology Investment and Management
Implement cutting edge Digital practices for Tracking markets and delivering RM Blends 

Technical Skills and Knowledge:
Knowledge of company’s strategy, structure and practices
Thorough understanding of latest trends and best practices in strategic sourcing
Strong skills in strategic planning
Strong negotiation and relationship management skills 
Proven ability to build, sustain, and influence relationships, at all levels of an organization
Strong planning and decision-making skills 
Deep data analysis and forecasting skills
Strong conceptual knowledge of the sourcing function 
Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to invoke change
Deep people development, coaching and leadership/teambuilding experience