Assistant Manager/Deputy Manager - Industrial Relations - Rishra, West Bengal

Job Description:


To maintain good IR on the shop floor by proactively engaging with the workforce and supervisors and timely redressal of grievances to achieve the desired business & as well as department Goals

Rationalization of hands to achieve global benchmark on productivity,

Conducting HR-IR data analysis to find patterns, trends which will help in decision making.

Workmen Recruitment Planning and Execution

Job Context:

West Bengal was once known for the Textile Industry as there were 42 Textile Mills operating here out of which only 4 - 5 mills have survived and JST is the only mill which has proven financial track record. However over the years the work culture at JST had deteriorated sharply. There had been numerous instances of acts of indiscipline like abusive, riotous, disorderly & violent behaviour, concerted stoppage of work, drunkenness, insubordination, sleeping at workplace, habitual absenteeism etc. There are also 8 Industrial Trade Unions affiliated to different political parties. 

Over the last 2 years a lot of steps are being taken to improve the culture and productivity of the Unit.


Ensure that the productivity is strictly as per the Chinese benchmark

High Absenteeism during the marriage season / summer season leading to huge production loss 

Keeping high morale of the worker during adverse business scenario

Ensure timely redressal of grievances and discipline


Industrial Relations in Designated Area

Ensure healthy employee relations by proactively developing better understanding between supervisors and workers

Timely redressal of employee grievances

Ensure Labor Law Compliance

Training of ITI and general workmen for Linen

Reduction in Manpower Costs as % of EBITDA through Manpower Rationalization

Working closely with the Manpower Rationalization process and ensure that the numbers are achieved as per Chinese benchmarks

Recruitment process of Workmen

Manpower Planning on monthly basis- Preparation of on-roll statement and assess requirement then recruit trainee/worker as per the system

Ensure supply of workers in full

Adjustment of workers in shifts by checking their off and availability.

Coordinate with production section.

Control over extra hands; report to the Management if worker are extra than target/budget

Disciplinary Actions: Work & general individual grievances.

To prepare & issue letters, warnings, charge- sheets to coordinate with Domestic enquiries.

To handle any dispute related work or work place by coordinating with Production Section In charges /Shift In charges

Liaison, Legal & Statutory compliances

Liaison with Govt. Labour dept., PF, ESIC Administration & related authorities.

To coordinate with legal advisor for labour cases.

To attend labour cases in court of law.

To prepare documents, collection of data for the cases.

All the Statutory compliances of Factory Act, ESIC, PF & other related compliance. Coordinate during the inspections by Labour Inspector, Labour Welfare Inspector and Factory Inspector.

Coordinate Time Office activities

To prepare hands report & other relevant work in absence of Incharge T.O. & guidance whenever needed to make grievance free Time Office working

Workers absenteeism

To collect data on weekly basis.

To analyze data to know the real causes of absenteeism.

To counsel the workers.

To issue warning/show cause to habitual absentee.

Post Graduate Diploma in Personal Management & Industrial Relations.

Minimum Experience Level:
9 - 12 Years

Report to:
General Manager - Industrial Relations

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