Head Mechanical

12 - 15 Years

Job Description

Key Purpose of the role:
The role is responsible for planning and overseeing Mechanical projects of various sizes and complexity. Ensuring successful completion and delivery of the projects within the prescribed timelines and cost is a critical part of the role. Additionally, manage project activities throughout lifecycle, including the procurement, allocation of adequate resources, ensuring quality services, documentation and other factors necessary for success.

Key Performance Area:

Improvement in plant reliability index
% Reduction in abnormalities / increase operational efficiency (OE)
Elimination of unsafe conditions
No. of improvement projects (Kaizens)
Training and Capability building for the team

Key Reponsibilities:

Project Planning:
Prepare accurate estimates, budget and quotes for Mechanical work in consultation with the Head Projects
Prepare a project plan and proposal - Defining the scope of project, project procedures, project control systems, project co-ordination mechanisms, project quality plan, project budget, etc. to accomplish goals within stated timelines, budget, safety norms and quality standards
Participate in planning any major capex investments at the plant such as installation, replacement, major repairs, etc.
Provide inputs for the procurement plan for Mechanical section covering requirement for machineries, equipment, supplies and tools

Project Execution and Control:
Ensure smooth planning and execution of new projects; maintain and improve existing standards and guidelines; ensure that the installed new machineries fosters improved efficiencies and productivity for the company
Provide project direction; coordinate with the Design team - for the product design drawings for Mechanical and communicate if any changes required in the drawings
Ensure that the projects (Mechanical) are executed as per the plan by the team by closely monitoring the progress
Oversee the process of installation of new machineries
Conduct scheduled and unscheduled visits to job sites to review completed work and to ensure proper adherence to safety and quality standards, and that the work is in compliance with the standards operating procedures
Track performance of projects post installation to analyse if the desire ROI is being achieved and device & execute an action plan in case of any deviations
Conduct post project reviews to determine areas for future improvement
Maintain and foster contacts / relations with consultants, contractors, vendors and material suppliers to help deliver the end project
Get necessary quotations from vendors for identifying the most appropriate vendors as per specifications
Provide all necessary specifications and support to the SCM team for negotiation and selection of the most beneficial vendor / supplier
Ensure that project related contracts are as per the organizational guidelines and agreed upon by vendors / contractors
Coordinate with various contractors / vendors to ensure smooth working process toward optimal achievement of project objectives
Meet with the vendors, as needed, to ensure quality product and timely delivery
Plan for & resolve unexpected delays, installation issues or schedule recovery options
Monitor and ensure strict adherence to projects budget, identify any deviations and highlight the same to the Projects Head
Track vendors performance and ensure that all vendors are performing as per the agreed deliverables and organizational guidelines
Coordinate with the SCM team for ensuring timely procurement of material for the new installation of machineries and avoid shortages
Ensure successful project handoff to the Plant Engineering team at the end of the project

Cost Management:
Monitor the project expenditure to ensure compliance to the budget
Ensure all projects done by the team are undertaken with optimum use of resources and minimum wastage
Identify areas for cost saving and recommend action plan to achieve the saving

Safety Standards:
Ensure all projects and operations activities are carried out in complete adherence of the safety policies and procedures for the Plant
Ensure safety measures are consistently followed and take initiative to enhance acceptance of safety as a culture so as to achieve zero accident level
Design and implement project audits plans at regular intervals in order to ensure 100% compliance
Liaise with plant Head Safety to ensure that safety norms in the safety policy are customized to meet Project requirements

Improvement Initiatives:
Ensure all Mechanical related jobs for any major plant wide improvement projects / capex projects are completed in time such as new installation, replacement, etc.
Identify improvement projects that may be needed to improve plant performance and contribute to better product / service quality

MIS & Reporting:
Ensure records of all project services and installations works carried out in Mechanical section are maintained
Maintain project schedules and project cost summaries to track work progress, budget status, and manpower resource utilization
Ensure SAP updated regularly and accurately with data and information regarding Mechanical services
Ensure Mechanical drawings, history records and other related documents are properly maintained
Team & Relationship Management
Guide and manage the Mechanical Projects team to ensure the functions objectives are met
Ensure team is adequately trained
Conduct effective performance appraisals for the team and provide regular feedback
Motivate, counsel and coach employees to ensure a conducive working environment

Salary: Not Disclosed by Recruiter


Functional Area:Production, Manufacturing, Maintenance

Role Category:Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance

Role:Project Manager-Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance

Employment Type:Permanent Job, Full Time


Desired Candidate Profile

Experienced in Leading role for Mechanical Maintenance/Plant Engineering role.

Able to lead team and good interpersonal skills

Ability to appreciate cross functional dynamics


UG:B.Tech/B.E. - Any Specialization, Mechanical, Production/Industrial

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