Sr. Executive - Production



Jhagadia, Gujarat0, India
Posted on Thursday, July 11, 2024

Primary Function:

  • Provide overall leadership to shift blending operation team.

  • Responsible for planning,execution, monitoring and overall supervision of entire blending operation in the shifts by ensuring Abbott Standards.

  • Primary purpose of role is to focus on blending efficiency/FIBC reuse through operator standard work and drive projects / actions related to continuous improvement in same.

Major Responsibilities:

• To achieve the blending targets as per schedule. Ensure that product manufactured are free from defects and meet Abbott quality standards.
• To monitor the shift activities as per quality compliance.
• Promote and foster good human relations within the department and plant-wide and work to ensure that employees embrace the Abbott Values.
• To assume responsibility of improving efficiency and quality of overall blending and dryer discharge operations.
• Ensure effective maintenance programs in place and ensure that all equipment maintenance is done effectively in blending and dryer discharge area.
• Ensure no line clearance events during shifts.
• To carry out assessment of engineering spare parts required in blending and dryer discharge section and ensure timely availability of same.
• Drive the Business Excellence Program and Lean/Sigma continuous improvement initiatives in the department. (RCA, OSW etc.)
• Provide relevant training to ensure employees retain craft skill.
• Lead and manage specific projects as required.
• To ensure safe operation in blending rooms.
• Timely reporting of Safety, Quality, Food Safety, Equipment Down Time, People related incidents.
• No un-authorized person entry inside dryer discharge & blending tower - High care area.
• To ensure only authorize employees are operating the blending and other equipment’s in dryer discharge and blending area.
• Ensuring 5 S in across dryer discharge and blending area.
• To ensure Operator Standard Work in all blending operations.
• To analyze Root Cause and executing CAPA for all failures in blending area.
• To ensure batch records and other documents are maintained as per SOP.
• To ensure 100% adherence to in process testing of during blending operations.
• To ensure GMP in dryer discharge and blending area & Ensure compliance to food safety related concerns in Manufacturing department for maintaining food safety in plant. .
• To ensure fixed crew system is followed across all shifts.
• To engage self and blending team on continuous improvement of overall operations.
• Take responsibility for the career development /planning and performance discussion of the team members by continuous training / coaching of shift crew in the span of control.
• Manage line or production scheduling and plan work force utilization to ensure efficient use of the company resources and timely delivery to customer.


• Graduate with Nutrition Manufacturing experience of 5-10 years
• Sound people management skills.
• Good understanding of production and/or material operations.knowledge of planning and forecasting techniques.
• Knowledge in lean manufacturing or six-sigma methodologies.
• Being proficient in Gujarati is an added advantage.


• The ability to organize, motivate and develop employees.
• Interpersonal skills in order to have healthy relationship with colleagues working in different functions at site.
• Communication skills in order to understand and provide necessary feedback or solutions to the Site team and internal customers.
• Strategic thinking in order to go in depth understanding of Site Operations and related complex issues and provide the best feasible solutions at all levels. Should possess sound analytical skills.
• Decision making skills in order to handle the different problems at Site.