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H.O.D. - Technical

Kolkata, WB
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  • Manufacturing & Production
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To provide direction to the research, product development and Quality assurance activities with focus on material research, product and process improvements, new product development as well as institutionalization of quality standards across all manufacturing units.Research, Product Design Product Development PlanningManage and lead the product design & development efforts for the organization, between suppliers, Manufacturing heads & sales teamsDevelop best practice guidelines for research and product development activities with respect to adherence to regulatory requirementsEstablish frameworks and methodologies to ensure standardization of appropriate documentation at various stages of new product development and improvementsIdentify partners for technology partnerships and collaborations based on a detailed assessment and analysis of the potential synergies and benefits to both partiesSupport the Export Sales needs by incorporating product development/ customization requirements to suit the needs of the export marketEnsure that product designs match the category requirements while incorporating industry & fashion trendsPD Monitoring & Review Monitor all research and formulation activities and ensures adherence to statutory regulations as applicableEnsures smooth co-ordination with Operations & Projects for transfer of process and product knowledge both for piloting and mass productionsAssume overall responsibility for patent filing and other related procedures (in case of innovations)Monitor the development of packages for various SKUs and scan for potential cost reduction initiativesEnsure that quality norms and specifications for each new/improved product is established to maintain quality standards when the product goes into production phase.Quality Assurance & ControlTake initiative to obtain Quality Certification / Plant Approvals from the authorized bodies for different processes and products as relevant to the business environment and customer expectationsEstablish a Quality Control system including sampling & testing methods for Hawai, PU, EVA , PVC and any upcoming formulations to ensure focus towards quality and continuous process improvement for the plantEnsure stringent testing of product quality in case of process / engineering changes led by the Manufacturing Heads to ensure quality is not compromised in any wayReview Quality Audit reports as well as periodic MIS to oversee quality performance; Work closely with the COO and manufacturing & procurement team to develop course corrections for critical defectsDrive culture of quality improvement through quality initiatives , certifications as well awareness programs within the organizationReview QC documentations made by the Unit Quality teams and direct corrective actions based on the results of analysisBe the custodian for resolution of Customer Complaints and translating the learning into the product development / process improvements.
Degree: M.Sc. (Science)

Additional Degree: BA (Arts) | B.Com. (Commerce) | B.Pharm. (Pharmacy) | B.Plan. (Planning) | B.Sc. (Science) | BBA/ BBM/ BBS | BCA (Computer Application) | Diploma-Other Diploma | B.Ed. (Education) | BHM (Hotel Management)

Experience: 8-10


Chemical Research
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