Manufacturing Specialist

Updated: August 02, 2018

Job Description:

Job Purpose: To spearhead the implementation/transition of solutions from R & D to Plant.

Job Responsibilities:

·         Identify and scope the techno-economic challenges at the project formulation and the implementation stages.

·         Develop the business case and techno-commercial feasibility proposal of the R&D solution.

·         Evaluate the engineering aspects and vendor selection for / fabrication / modifications / new equipment

·         Coordinate with the manufacturing and R&D teams to implement the R&D solution.

·         Identify the key technology challenges from manufacturing and facilitate converting these into projects for R&D


Professional Experience description: 

·         Demonstrated operational/technical experience in manufacturing process improvements, translation of technology solution to the plant, scale-up and commercialization.

·         Demonstrated experience in developing the techno-economic proposal and exposure to project engineering 

·         Managing multidisciplinary projects and demonstrating results to internal/external customer; networking with external collaborators/partners (preferred).


Critical competencies:

·         Strong manufacturing background and process knowledge with experience in leading and implementing the technical solution.

·         Preparation of techno-economic feasibility and project reports, project engineering, equipment sizing and specs, system integration.

·         Demonstrated expertise in identifying the technology challenges and applying innovative process engineering concepts to solve the plant problems.

·         Well conversant with six sigma, TQM, Kaizan and stage-gate based project management systems.

·         Strong project management, communication and interpersonal skills.

Person specifications:

Age:                                                   30 – 35 yrs.                                          

Professional Qualifications:               B Tech/M Tech (Chemical Engineering)

Professional Experience:                  10 + years preferred


Key Ask from the position holder:

·         Building relationships with plant stakeholders by being involved in addressing routine operational issues from R&D perspective and be able to envisage challenges & technology advancements for the benefit of the plant.

·         Co-operate with R&D and use synergies & expertise to convert problems into effective solutions.

·         Strong domain expertise in at least one area, more than one would be added advantage.

What’s for the position holder?

·         The position can be a secondment, after spending min 3 years in the position and as projects grow by no’s/ volumes it will evolve into strategic R&D portfolio managing a team OR will have a choice to move back to manufacturing too.


B.Tech/M Tech (Chemical Engineering)

Minimum Experience Level:
9 - 12 Years

Report to:
Assistant Vice President

Please ensure the completeness of application. Incomplete Application will not be accepted.