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Interests

Has interest in business strategy & technology

Summary

  • Experienced as leader in handling operations, manufacturing operations, general administration including HR, projects, business development in pharma, cosmetic and chemical industry over 25 years.
  • Vast technical experience as well as experience in establishment of new business, facility and management. Has wide exposure in areas ranging from establishing systems to statutory liaisoning.
  • Proven track record of exceeding all production, quality, quality and cost goals. Has considerable experience in implementing Kaizen in plant operations.
  •  Experienced in use of language processing techniques for solving business level problems (trained by Prof. Shiba). Experience in leveraging ERP systems for business processes & lean manufacturing.
  • Has limited exposure to supply chain management
  • Experience in Business Visioning Process

Work experience

Aug 2001Present

General manager - Mfg & SCM

Technova Imaging System
  • Responsible for strategy development & implementation of goals across manufacturing plants.
  • Gives overall direction & guidance to operational managers of three chemical mfg units.
  •  The functions dealt with are Planning, Manufacturing and SCM, Quality assurance, Engineering, Projects, Systems deployment and ERP.
  • Responsible for technology transfer from AGFA-Belgium & HDP – UK.
  • Overall responsible for Safety, health & environment aspects pertaining to the plants.
  • MR for ISO: 9001 (QMS certification).Co-ordinating visioning process for chemical business group
Sep 1990Aug 2001

Factory Manager, Business Development Manager

Mul Dentpro Ltd ( Co-packer firm of Hindustan Unilever Ltd)
  • Responsible for setting up cosmetic plant and subsequently operating the unit as factory manager till 1996.
  • As a factory manager was responsible for factory operations like production, quality assurance, engineering, projects, statutory liasioning, general administration & HR.
  •  From 1996 to 1998 was responsible to set up modern cosmetic plant for manufacture of toothpastes and start up of factory operations till 1998.
  • From 1998 to 2001 was responsible for conducting feasibility studies and evaluating new business projects for the group.
  • Responsible for setting up of Menthol extraction plant for group companies.
Mar 1989Sep 1990

Asst manager Production

Biogenics Ltd
  • Responsible for production operations and engineering requirements of liquid orals and capsule filling operation as well as liasioning with FDA.
Jun 1986Mar 1989

Production Executive

Litaka Pharmacueticals Ltd
  • Responsible for all plant operations of Liquids and capsule manufacturing plants.
  • Projects related to plant automation and deployment of systems
May 1984May 1986

Production Executive

Responsible for production operations during shifts for Liquids and subsequently of small volume injectible departments

Jul 1983May 1984

Pharmacist Production

Sandoz I ltd
  • Responsible for production operations during shifts for tablets/capsules and liquid orals
Nov 1980Jun 1983

Chemist

USV Ltd
  • Responsible for production operations of Capsules, Liquids & tablets

Education

Nov 2006Nov 2007

Senior Management Programme ( Strategy)

The course include foundation level subjects of general management in the introductory module followed by subjects of operations strategy,Corporate finance strategy, Mergers & Acquistions,Corporate strategy , Marketing strategy in advanced module

Jul 1982Jun 1983

Diploma in Business Management

R.N.Welignkars Institute of management Development

Foundation level course covering for business management subjects with special emphasis on marketing

Nov 1976Jul 1980

Bachelor In Pharmacy ( Hons)

Birla Institute of Technology & Science

This is a four year professional course consisting of subjects in pharmacy,applied sciences,engineering subjects and research project

Skills

Project Planning
I have set up 4 green field projects for Co-packer firm of HLL