Tata Motors


  • Full Time

Purpose of the Role
This role will be responsible for achieving SQPDCME (Safety, Quality, Productivity, Delivery, Cost, Morale & Environment) targets at a line & SDT level, along with training operators on specific skills & driving improvement initiatives on the production line
Job Responsibility
Production Planning 
Prepare and arrange for tools and equipment required for the production, as per the defined production plan
Check the readiness of the line by testing the equipment arranged by Technical Services
Follow up with Warehousing to ensure the availability of raw materials for the planned production mix
Ensure trained manpower availability

New Product Development 
Drive compliance to station level readiness, against the 120-point checklist provided by the Technical Services
Make arrangements for all relevant machines and equipment for the testing of new products
Provide inputs to Technical Services regarding specific issues faced at the line and create a detailed action report for course correction

Process Quality Improvement 
Execute the action plan, prepared basis the feedback received from internal and external customers
Report line issues for improvement in production
Execute action plan basis of feedback received from different agencies (Warranty, next customer, customer issues etc.)

Take appropriate actions to address and resolve daily line quality issues

Productivity Improvement 
Take actions to eliminate NVA (non-value adding), and ENVA through line balancing and various initiatives (Kaizen, Kaizen events, FPBP etc.)
Try out various initiatives identified for line functionality improvements
Execute identified kitting solutions for optimised movement of materials from Supermarket area to production line
Coordinate with shop logistics/indirect material stores for availability of indirect material and tools to ensure maximum productivity

Manpower Management 
Train operators on specific line skills and soft skills (MS Office, MES System etc)
Lead initiatives for performance readiness of Blue collar flexi manpower (with help of SQPDCME and HR) through classroom and on the job trainings
Lead self-directed teams (SDT) for productivity improvements
Coordinate with SQPDCME and HR to ensure training compliance of the Operator staff

Shop Health Management 
Provide TPM trainings to operators and reinforcing the same in culture
Participate in ICR/ICM- cross functional teams to identify new steps to keep cost levels minimum

Safety Management 
Implement safety standards in the assigned production area
Drive acceptance and usage of Safety PPE’s among Operators and temporary blue collar and ensure minimum Safety incidents
Arrange for the PPEs on the shop floor

Cost Management 
Provide inputs for preparation of annual Shop production budget basis of the production requirement
Execute initiatives to derive value from waste
Track and control Rejection, Indirect Material and Tools cost by proactively planning and executing initiatives

Other initiatives 
Execute actions for reduction of costs through TCS (Transportation, Consolidation, Services)
Participate and execute initiatives to derive value from waste
Participate in VAVE initiatives to drive cost reduction.
Achieve WCQ Targets

Stakeholder Profiles & Nature of Interactions
Production targets; Production as per sequence & priority.
Product mix

Maintenance manager 
Line availability and breakdown issues, TPM support

Quality (CQ /SQIG/VQA) 
Part quality issue & Improvement

Supply Chain 
Availability of daily material availability

Material handling and consumables

Quality Manager 
Production defects and rectification;
DRR & DRL improvement and action closures

Safety Manager 
Line and production safety

Manpower requirement
Training needs fulfillment

Technical Services
Line facility management, Support to Achieve MOP targets

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Contract Labor
Manpower performance

Material fitment, defect issues
Desired Candidate Profile
Education B.E./B. Tech (Mechanical/Elec./EnTC/Paint Technology)
Relevant Experience :
Must possess overall experience of 3-8 years in the Shop technology, and must possess sound technical knowledge of Production for the respective Shop with minimum 3 years

Skills & Competencies
Driving Execution
Customer Centricity
Leading Change
Operations Management
Business and financial acumen
Problem solving orientation.
Risk management

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