Production Manager - Location Chennai

Starting date
Start immediate
Contract type
Permanent contract
We are looking for an experienced Production Manager for Plastic Injection molding facility at Chennai. Position will be accountable for complete Production activity of Molding Plastic Clips & Fasteners w.r.t. Injection Molding process & assembly processes. Plastic Injection molding facility is state of art facility along with high end Injection molding machine equipped with Robots. This position will be ultimately responsible for the smooth running of plant production function along with quality of output & Safety.

We expect to have deep knowledge in Plastic Injection Molding, multiple raw materials Robot Handling, Assembly processes, SAP, Troubleshooting, man power planning & raw material reconciliation. Decision-making and problem-solving will take up a great part in a day. Hands of Knowledge in IATF 16949 and EMS requirement

Role and responsibilities

Work Location Chennai


  • Setting up production and productivity targets including detailed action plan for the optimization, improvements, Production Set up, Trouble shootings
  • Carry out  resource planning of all inputs in the production process i.e. manpower, machinery, materials, methods so as to achieve 100% production capacity utilization
  • Responsible for Productivity, OEE, In house rejection, internal complaints, corrective actions and successful implementation, Customer PPM, Customer complaints, corrective actions and successful implementation, Material reconciliation in system (SAP).
  • Ensure identification, traceability, inspection & test status of all components during all stages of production up to delivery to customers
  • Keep track of WIP inventory on shop floor
  • Analyzing and improving product unit cost control through monitoring of various expense heads.
  • Ensure zero accident, major injuries or unfortunate fatalities on the shop floor
  • Data analysis related to manufacturing and prepare continuous improvement action plans.
  • Preparation of department wise budget considering present and future requirements
  • On job training requirements for operators.
  • Responsible for Raw Material reconciliation for Molding & Assembly processes along with closure of open orders(Not pending than >15days by end of every month)


    Maintenance – Machineries and Tools

  • Ensure the timely execution of the preventive maintenance plan
  • Prepares the major breakdown root cause analysis
  • All activities to be routed through SAP


       Leadership & Team Management

  • Guide, mentor and empower the team to take on important responsibilities and actions
  • Ensure efficient manpower planning and training in order to increase efficiency
  • Work closely with the HR Head  and the Managing Director to review the existing team performance on a regular basis


        Production Planning and Procurement

  • To set strategies for overall production planning  by prioritizing Product wise requirements
  • To provide support to Head Operations for smooth operation & production
  • Achieve the production target in terms of quantity, quality within budgeted norms
  • Ensure Factory order Closing as per agreed norms
  • Machine Occupancy Planning for next 12 months
  • Responsible for Production plans are per available time


        QMS requirements

  • Hands of knowledge in IATF and EMS requirements
  • Able to face internal and external auditors
  • Maintaining all document and record related to QMS requirement
  • Adhering to all compliances
  • Successful implementation and training the second level for QMS requirement
  • Internal Interfaces  : All internal departments, employees
  • External Interfaces : OEMs, Tier-1, Suppliers, Vendors

Education and experience


  • Engineering Graduate Plastic/ Mechanical/Electrical or CIPET
  • 12 to 20 years of experience
  • Good interpersonal communication skills.