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Assistant Manager - Process Engineering


Pune, MH, IN, 410501

Req ID 25913

To lead and manage Process Engineering function with strategic approach and focused drive to achieve company objectives. Responsible for implementing Process Engineering strategy to exceed customer expectations for product development, quality, cost and delivery, maximising efficiency, optimising and driving engineering excellence.  Strive for best in class products and business practices to deliver to the customer’s expectations, managing teams and projects across the business. Drive Key Performance Indicators across all areas of the Process Engineering function. Ensure Health, Safety and Environmental issues are prioritised and facilitate, direct and drive implementation of Lean Business strategy and drive Continuous Improvement across all process engineering related areas of the business.


Your Tasks:

  • Create and implement best practices in process engineering vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance
  • Ensure that process engineering strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of cost, quality and delivery targets and which enables the company to function and compete effectively in the market
  • Process Optimisation : Drive innovative ideas to optimise the process and implement the lean manufacturing setup ensuring optimum utilization of the resources.
  • Optimise equipment according to standard procedure, enhancing performance and product quality, ensuring the achievement of all Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Capacity planning, Plant  layout planning & changes, capital investment plan and budgeting based on sales plan.
  • Ensure any new equipment or engineering activity is supported with appropriate qualification documentation and that this is appropriately stored.  Ensure up to date drawings are maintained appropriately
  • Coordinate with production team to ensure productivity of product line while maintaining quality, safety and environmental standards and achieving cost targets in a timely fashion
  • Develop clear accountability for maintenance material spend combined with a strategy to manage expenditure
  • Manage the process of the introduction of new machinery, plant and equipment from drawing up the specification, to managing suppliers through to full installation and handover to production in collaboration with all relevant parties
  • Establish quality and reliability standards by studying industry benchmarks and the requirements of customers and research/design and development, and define the metrics required to assess performance against standards required
  • Ensure implementation and adherence to ZFPS activities
  • Periodic MIS reporting to all stakeholders including ZF different product line central functions
  • Implement and maintain company policies and procedures for production area.
  • Establish operating systems and procedures, instructions for manufacturing Line in line with company policies
  • Set quality control standards for the manufacturing Line that are in line with company policy. 


Your Profile:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering.
  • Minimum 6+ Years’ of Experience in Process Engineering
  • Fluent, Verbal and Written communication skills in English.
  • Awareness of ISO / IATF (TS16949)
  • Awareness of advanced manufacturing practices like Lean, TPM, CIP, Industry 4.0, Digital Manufacturing, VSM, Robotics, Automations
  • Awareness of global production systems & practices


Be part of our ZF team as Assistant Manager - Process Engineering and apply now!


Karthick Subramaniam


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