Senior Production Manager

As UEC continues to advance its production capabilities and meet increasing customer demands, we are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Senior Production Manager/Manufacturing Engineer. In this role, you will be responsible for solving production challenges, overseeing daily operations, and driving continuous improvement projects. If you are passionate about making a difference and enjoy working on impactful projects, this is the opportunity for you to join our dynamic team.


  •          Ensure compliance with the daily production schedule and facilitate the efficient movement of materials among different departments.
  •          Optimize the efficiency and productivity of manufacturing processes, machinery, and tooling to achieve maximum throughput.
  •          Coordinate with cross-functional teams to gain a comprehensive understanding of customer requirements, provide accurate production lead times, and ensure timely delivery of orders.
  •          Enhance the efficiency of daily manufacturing activities by optimizing resource allocation and effectively managing the shop floor team.
  •          Lead continuous improvement initiatives, which encompass the establishment of a Control Plan, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP), Visual Management Tools, Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA), Process Flow Charts, Root Cause Analysis (RCA), and Poka Yoke techniques.
  •          Strategize, develop, and execute new manufacturing processes with the objective of reducing costs, enhancing productivity, and minimizing downtime.
  •          Responsibility for leading the leadership team in driving key business initiatives and focusing on critical areas of the organization.
  •          Track and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs), evaluate production performance, and deliver comprehensive reports to the leadership team.
  •          Ensure product conformance to industry standards.
  •         Foster safety engagement and identify areas for improvement to minimize injuries.
  •          responsible for coaching and mentoring junior staff members, concurrently with leading training sessions focused on production.

Desired Skillset:

  •          Strong knowledge of Lean Manufacturing practices.
  •          Proficiency in AutoCAD or SolidWorks.
  •          Understanding of Line Balancing, Standard Work, and Tooling/Fixture design.
  •          Experience with electro-mechanical assembly.
  •          Knowledge and working experience in establishing Control Plan, SOP, Visual Management Tools, FMEA, Process Flow Charts, RCA, and Poka Yoke.
  •          Knowledge of ISO/TAPPI/SCAN Standards is a plus.
  •          Ability to interpret engineering drawings and technical specifications.
  •          Familiarity with MES/ERP systems.
  •          Proficiency in MS Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  •          Proven teamwork, communication, and problem-solving skills.

 Desired Candidate Profile:

  •          Minimum of 4 years of experience in a manufacturing environment, preferably in the paper industry, instrumentation, or other engineering operations.
  •          Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering, manufacturing, operations, or a related field.
  •          Demonstrated experience in managing a workforce in a production facility.
  •          Excellent teamwork and management skills.
  •          Knowledge of industrial equipment and raw materials.
  •          Willingness to drive change and coach staff on new practices.
  •          Willingness to work onsite in Saharanpur, U.P.

Key Personal Attributes:

  •          Passion and interest in working in the manufacturing industry.
  •          Strong management, coordination, and communication skills.
  •          Ability to build relationships and network with internal and external stakeholders.

 Join Universal Engineering Corporation (UEC) today and be part of a globally recognized company where you can apply your skills, solve challenging problems, and make a significant impact. Apply now!