• Department Head Viscose Jobs in Ahmedabad,India

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  • 17 - 20 Years
  • Posted : 10 days ago

Job Description:

1) Job Purpose

To provide technical support and facilitation to all VSF plants for Viscose area and enhance competitive edge with respect to environmental, safety and operational efficiencies for producing quality products in line with customer expectations, while adhering to operations best practices SOP (Standard operating Procedures)

2) Job Context & Major Challenges

Job Context Pulp & Fibre is one of the oldest businesses of the Aditya Birla Group that commenced in1954 Its production units are widely spread across six countries, viz Canada, Thailand, India, Indonesia, China and Laos The Central Technical Cell has been created to help and achieve the business vision of being the premium and No1 quality Fibre producer in the world

The objective of the Central Technical Cell is to provide technical support and facilitation to our VSF plants towards enhancing our competitive edge with respect to environmental, safety and operational efficiencies for producing quality products in line with customer expectations through

Driving and aiding cross pollination of existing knowhow between different fibre units

Developing and maintaining a repository of technical details and theoretical backups of key processes, technologies and equipment employed in all our plants (knowledge management)

Evaluating and facilitating adoption/ retrofitting of new processes/ technologies/ equipment in our plants for current products

Participating in modification/ development of new process/ product/ applications

Promoting Systems based approach based on benchmarking and best practices to operate our plants effectively and drive continual improvement with respect to environment, safety, quality and cost-competitiveness

The cell will be a repository of knowledge and best practices implemented across the business so as to prevent reinvention of the wheel

Other Major Challenges

Viscose is one of the main section of the Plant It has dependency on major raw materials of Viscose Fiber production ie Pulp, Caustic, CS2 & water & has to take care of all the Process adjustments required to compensate any variation anywhere, without impact on Viscose Quality to ensure consistency of Product Quality

Set up & Process parameters are different for different Quality of Pulp, one has to have in depth knowledge of type of required operational control for different Quality & blends of Pulp

The process requires high quality hygiene for Quality production, in addition to standard SOPs visual observations is the key to Quality

Debottlenecking in Quality & Productivity is day to day challenge, need to have clear understanding of overcoming debottlenecks

Losses during viscose Production, which contribute to load on environment (Water & Air Pollution) is the challenge to control without impacting Fiber Quality

Hazard levels in handling CS2 in Churns/ Xanthator & dissolvers requires high degree of awareness about the Process controls required

3) Key Result Areas

Facilitating in development of knowledge centre/Repository and sharing Pertaining to Viscose section - Collate all the information on the process related activities available within Business as well as the latest developments in the technology

To provide ready available solutions as and when required, based on vast knowledge rather than reinventing

Facilitating units in benchmarking various Operations, internally and also from International Standards

Safety - Analyze all accidents/Fires in Viscose & to work on Solutions to avoid repentance

Techno Commercial Evaluation of Capex - Techno Commercial evaluation and viability of Capex proposals from unit to integrate new initiative cost effectively

Evaluation of proposed scheme with respect to layout & process proposed

Evaluation of PID & PFD of proposed scheme

Quotation evaluation wrt time and amount proposed by vendors

Evaluation of Bill of material proposed in each scheme by each unit wrt the PID proposed

Follow up each UTC, for the proposals in CAPEX sought

Supporting Business cell & COO office for the final presentation of CAPEX to the Chairmans office

4) Quality/ Cost competitiveness

Develop a uniform system to monitor operating parameters & quality effecting parameters & performance of all the Units & recommend correctives to units not performing up to the mark

Identifying opportunities for improvement in consumption of all resources through New Process/Technology

Monitor operations of Process functions of all the VSF units & development of MIS to improve

Develop a strong mechanism to capture all Process operations related Spinning to Bailing of VSF plants

Prepare Exception Report based on the comparative analysis

Internal & External Bench Marking

Analysis of Operational Data of all units as & when required Pertaining to Viscose section - Identifying Root Causes against abnormality and work out possible solutions to take timely actionsVisit to units for visual inspection of systems/troubleshooting

Identifying Opportunities for Development of innovative practices/New Technology to increase efficiency of operations of all the VSF units ( for Viscose section) - Identify opportunities for improvement of Plant working at different locations based on the analysis of data to upgrade the Product Quality, improve efficiency & productivity to meet Global standard

Facilitate Units in adopting schemes for new initiative

8Self-development & training others - To update self through Internal & External Training programs, Seminars

Sharing the data base & extract out of that for correctives

Training of team members of different units/new comers on technical issues

Facilitating units in developing plans for improvements & running operations successfully - To facilitate Units in developing schemes & Capex proposals to integrate new initiative as per Project Vega

To facilitate in adopting schemes & Capex Proposals for normal operation cost effectively

Tasks from Units - Developing system to capture the problems faced by units

Help in Resolving the issues faced by Units

Facilitating Project team - Facilitate Project team in new equipment selection, lay-outing etc

Interaction with Units - Facilitating in UTC CTC meeting for sharing of new ideas & resolving issues faced

BE - Chemical with minimum of 17 years of experience

Minimum Experience Level

Report to
Senior Vice President

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Construction/Cement/Metal/Steel/Iron, Manufacturing/Industrial
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 08th Apr 2020

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