Manufacturing General Manager

Minimum ? MBA/PG in Operations

Minimum experience of 5 to 8 years in the relevant field

The tasks a General Manager, Manufacturing is expected to perform include:

Organizing, co-ordinating and supervising the manufacturing work within the powers delegated

Ensuring efficient utilization of men, money and material in public or private organization

Managing establishment of one or more of its departments or branches

Engaging in producing, maintaining or repairing of capital or consumer goods excluding crops, minerals electricity and natural gas

Skilled in supervising manufacturing operations

Ability to handle multi-location units and diversified manpower

Skilled in handling employee relations issues and laws related to workforce

Knowledge of business and management principles involved in production

Knowledge of quality management systems

Knowledge of health and safety practice involved in manufacturing

Skilled in production planning and scheduling

Not applicable

Good communication skills

Leadership skills



Team player

Problem-solving skills

It is a desk job

Need to handle a team of supervisors and managers

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours
Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

For candidates with experience - INR 1,25,000 to INR 2,50,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Capital Goods and Manufacturing Industry in India

The capital goods and manufacturing industry in India is a strong, resilient and vibrant manufacturing sector. A robust manufacturing sector is an essential element of the Indian growth story. It is particularly important in ensuring employment for a large and growing working age population. Manufacturing, currently at 15% of GDP, needs to grow at a rate that is 2-3% higher than GDP, in order to make a significant contribution to our economy and towards employment generation.

In 2011-12, the size of the capital goods industry was estimated to be 5,00,000 crore, the domestic demand was valued at 2,35,000 crore and the exports were valued at 2,65,000 crore.

The government of India has announced a national manufacturing policy with the objective of enhancing the share of manufacturing in GDP by 25% within a decade thereby creating 100 million jobs. It seeks to empower rural youth by imparting all the necessary skills set to make them employed. So, this sector will have a lot of demand for a General Manager, Manufacturing in the present as well as in the future.

Manufacturing units

Cities and towns across India