Job Description :
Provides strategic direction and leadership for the product quality initiatives of Fertiliser Business in both QA and QC aspects.
Primary responsibilities includes :
Assures continuous improvement of product quality leading towards customer satisfaction
Building product quality leadership and competitive advantage in the market Strengthen the quality organization through multiple initiatives
Establish high standard quality processes for RM, Procured materials and Finished goods.
Manage the establishment and administration of a SBU wide Quality Management System (QMS)
To handle the local QA team based team at the plants
Major Responsibilities :
Responsible for day to day function and team management of QC & QA function at Plant levels
Develop and refine SOPs for chemical analysis, instruments and calibrationEnsure of raw materials, intermediate, finished goods of all plants and utilities in unit to ensure conformance to the specifications and requirements
Providing support for operational issues in plant by carrying out special analysis
Analyse and address the quality complaints and failures at plant level and from market
Strengthening management systems like IMS, TQM, PSMS pertaining to Quality Function
Head the quality system related activities for products and processes related to fertiliser manufacturing units for continuous improvements.
Provide quality leadership and support in development of new products and processes.
Sound exposure in troubleshooting and resolving several critical technical issues related to method development, product failures, customer complaints and plant operations.
Interface with customers, suppliers, partners, and internal stakeholders in both the plant and at customer locations to enhance their perception and understanding of the product quality and systems
Provide guidelines to unit QA functions for closing gaps in quality processes, monitoring and reporting results
Collaborate with the marketing team for field related complaints and provide support for their reduction
Develop and implement new quality initiatives and strategic projects to continually improve the overall quality of products.
Facilitate quality audits and inspections as appropriate to demonstrate compliance to FCO standards and process specifications.
Create an ecosystem to improve product quality & sensitivity towards maintaining high quality standards through use of 7QC tools, SPC, Six Sigma and Kaizen.
Lead the development & implementation initiative for improving the quality standards of organization and effective implementation of management systems viz., QMS, TQM, PSMS
Desired Candidate Profile :
Qualified Msc -Chemistry or Phd -Chemistry with Certification in Quality or MBA in Quality Management
20 + years of experience in Quality Assurance and quality control in chemical, pharma or fertilizer industry with atleast 5 -
7 years in Phosphatic Fertilizer / DAP or SSP is mandatory.
Rich experience in analytical, QC, QA, R&D of Fertiliser industry with highly skilled in analytical method development and handling high end analytical instruments
Good knowledge in fertiliser manufacturing processes and system related knowledge for quality process
Knowledge in SAP - QM module preferred
Deep understanding of the products, processes and practices of the business to plan and deliver the functional strategy
Analytical knowledge, structured problem solving skills and expertise in management systems like QMS, IMS, LSS
Proven leadership, communication and teamwork skills with demonstrated abilities to both work collaboratively Strategically contribute to the system development to minimize product failure or reprocess to reduce cost of poor quality and improve customer satisfaction.
Candidates willing to relocate to Hyderabad may only apply.
Candidates currently heading Plant / Corporate Quality department will only be considered.
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