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SANJAY SOLANKI

Assistant Manager_Technology Transfer (Personal care)

Work experience

2014-09

Assistant Manager R&d

Emami Limited
to Assistant Manager R&D Technology Transfer- Kolkata, India Key Responsibilities: Leading Development & Deployment portfolio of Skin, Hair care, Personal wash & Soap category Asia Pacific & Middle East. Have been solely responsible for Develop & Scaling Up products from Bench scale to Pilot to Main Plant scale in the most energy efficient way by employing technical & logical methods. Lead the processing-related components of Innovation implementation through Ideas, Feasibility and Capability project phases Independently co-ordinate and conduct processing trials at manufacturing units to establish scale-up of technology. Responsible for formulation projects from business case development, technology screening, product development, claims testing and implementation while focusing on product cost & quality. Coordinate with Global manufacturing sites and vendors for the effective and timely implementation of technology. Perform formulation redesign and technical transfer of base business products for cost improvement and process excellence. Provide technical leadership by applying creative problem-solving skills. Responsible for conducting factory audits for maintaining Hygiene standards. Select and validate processes and documentation e.g. P& ID, SOP etc. Engage, energize and support cross functional team throughout the change process. Flawlessly leading team of Executive to meet business requirements & process-sensitive matters. Drive innovation to create new opportunities for business growth Monitoring the compliance of Health safety and environment related statutory requirements, internal SHE standard and management audit requirements.
2011-122014-09

Production Executive

Hindustan Unilever Limited

Production Executive (Process Excellence) (Export Unit), Kandla, India Key Responsibilities: Independently responsible Liquid & Oral Care Pilot plant Activity. Actively participated while implementation of GMP, GLP TPM & TQM guidelines Handling the overall Manufacturing Process of Skin, Personal wash, Hair & Oral Care products. Support quality team to standardize Technology, specifications & SOP. Engage with manufacturing units to improve processes and Quality. Assisting the R&D team in scale-up, analysing and recommend the actions for troubleshooting of manufacturing processes. Wastage reduction by reducing the technical efficiency loss. Conducting weekly review meetings with Department Head as regards process, safety and quality.

2010-112011-12

Research Scientist

Emami Limited

Actively involved as a R& D Scientist in developing Home and Personal Care, Ayurvedic & OTC products. Key Responsibilities: Perform formulation design and technology transfer of Personal care Skin Creams, Lotions, Body washes, Shampoo, Hand wash, Hair Oils, Talc, Soap etc. Work stream leader responsible for end-to-end product development from ideation to formulation to scale-up to global roll-out by engaging with multiple cross functional leaders from Regulatory, Legal, Marketing, Insights, Supply Chain, Operations, Finance, Clinical, Packaging and Deployment. Assist Plant Personnel in making initial batches of a new product/process. Aggressively track competition product and market benchmarks from formulation and claims perspective across key distribution geographies. Carry out application tests/sensory evaluation of products. Carry out stability studies & Product Packaging compatibility tests of the developed product. Align with Marketing Department for prototype generation for Market Research and work as Technical support to marketing queries. Extraction and isolation of active compounds from plant materials. Claims Substantive study for market claims related to ingredients, with authentic references.

2007-072010-10

Hindustan Unilever Limited

to PROCESS EXPERT (Export Unit), Kandla, India As a Process Expert in Manufacturing of Skin, Personal wash & Oral care along with OTC products, an USFDA and Canadian MOH approved company. Job profile: Handling the plant manufacturing process activities. Provide support to R&D team for issues related to product & process during innovation. Batch cycle reduction with desired quality product. Critically examine the defects and act promptly for defect minimization Understand new product/project deliverables

Education

M.Sc

Madurai Kamraj University

B.Sc

Saurashtra University

H.S

Post/Graduate

College of Distance Learning

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