head of engineering in bengaluru / bangalore

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head of engineering in bengaluru / bangalore

Company: Food Processing CompanyLocation: Bangalore Job Description:


Graduate or Post graduate in Engineering background in the field of Mechatronics, Mechanical, Electrical, etc.

Work Experience:

A minimum of 12-15 years of work experience in food manufacturing/FMCG setup handling different types of machinery/equipment in the food processing and FMCG sector with an inclination to automation. A desired minimum work experience of 5 years handling multiple sites with an exposure to project management and/or Greenfield projects. Experience in Canned food, bottling lines, Thermally Processed Value-added retail product range, Ready to Eat or Ready to Cook production lines is an added advantage.

Job Role & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for smooth functioning of all machinery and production lines in all the units of India.
  • Create and implement best practice engineering vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance.
  • Shall have good knowledge on Machine design/Selection criteria, layout planning, Retrofit projects for existing machines to enhance Safety, Productivity, Quality, Cost & Delivery that maximizes efficiency while driving engineering excellence.
  • Responsible for all new and/or enhancement projects across all the Indian locations.
  • The incumbent shall be leading new initiatives as part of project management by defining hygienic design, establishing IQ, OQ & PQ for all the equipment. This includes investment and development plans.
  • Develop detailed cost estimates and project designs/schedules in coordination with potential suppliers and internal cross functional CAPEX/OPEX plans at sites.
  • Shall provide engineering designs in further enhancing the hygienic product handling with improved productivity and lean manning while meeting customer requirements.
  • Shall be able to technically facilitate and liaise or coordinate with external government authorities in obtaining NOC or License for utilities like Boiler.
  • Assign, evaluate and direct maintenance aspects across the locations.
  • Drive Key Performance Indicators across all areas of the Engineering function to ensure that all projects are delivered on cost and on time to the desired safety and quality standards.
  • Oversee technical aspects of Process Safety management and Environmental management
  • Hands on experience in auto-cad to optimize production layout and unidirectional flow of men and materials in the manufacturing setup.
  • Adequate knowledge on thermal processing while handling equipment like Pasteurizer, Retort, Cooling systems etc.


Engineering, "plant engineering"