Title:  HD - BU Factory


Job Summary

Incumbent will manage the manufacturing operations of the plants including Refinery (Palm & Lauric), Packaging (Olein, Fats, Speciality Fats) and related Supply Chain. Incumbent will also be a part of the team, that evaluates strategic projects, budgets, and executes them.

Job Description

  • Benchmarking best practices from across industries globally and implementing the same
  • Evolve and help drive strategies for the company in terms of lean manufacturing and delivery
  • Accountable for the strategy execution and translating them into actions and deliverables
  • Budgeting & Strategic Planning and Project management
  • Engineering function management and Operation management of multiple factories.
  • Process improvement, Institutionalizing SOP, creating manuals etc.
  • Cost efficiency initiatives - identification and implementation.
  • Maintain robust health of all assets with timely maintenance practices.
  • Reviewing production costs, variances & wastage.
  • Seamless interactions and navigation across Corporate Functions (Corp R&D, Corp Technical Services, Corp Sustainability, etc)


- Production & Capacity Utilization

- Refining Yields & Cost of Refining

- Quality Management / Customer Complaints resolution

- Workforce Productivity

- Safety & GMP

- Project Management

- Cost Control & Cost Saving Projects

- Environmental Management & Sustainability initiatives – Carbon Footprint, Plastic Neutrality, Alternate Sources of energy, Zero Effluent discharge, Societal & employee well-being

Work experience requirement

Manufacturing preferably in Edible Oils &Fats and ability to lead and manage large & complex operations.

15-20 years’ experience in Manufacturing (Oils & Fats) sector


  • Must have a bachelor degree in Commensurate Technical qualification in Engineering (Oil Technology, Chemical) from a Reputed Institute. 
  • Master degree and other manufacturing related certification is desirable.



Manufacturing Operations and Industry Practices
Safety Procedures and Norms
Capacity Planning and Operational Efficiencies
Quality Management
Cost Management
Self and Team Management
Planning & Decision Making
Strategic Thinking
Change Management
Ownership & Result Orientation
Business Unit:  PTSON (5300)
Business Group: