Process Excellence Process Excellence Lead

3 - 4 Years

You’ll be our: Senior Executive - Manufacturing Process Excellence

You’ll be based at: Ather Factory, Hosur

You’ll be aligned with: Manufacturing Process Excellence Manager

You’ll be a member of: Process Excellence


What You’ll do at ather:

  • Design Processes in line with the Ather "Ways of Working". Own responsibility for implementation, improvement, management and automation of the functional processes in Manufacturing.

  • Liaise with the Enterprise Systems team in developing and implementing enterprise applications (SAP and JIRA) to drive business processes automation. 

  • Responsible for conducting regular Process audits to ensure sustenance and compliance to the defined processes. Lead quarterly stock audit at the Factory.

  • Liaise with Function Heads (Assembly Operations, SCM, Planning, Warehouse & Logistics and Program) to identify process pain points and process improvement opportunity areas in the function and come up with People, Process and Technology solutions.

  • Work with the functional teams to design and develop quality, reliability, security, and safety standards for the End-to-End Product Development Life cycle and produce process/project based quality metrics to highlight key risks and mitigation actions. 

  • Strong presentation and negotiation skills and ability to present in front of senior leadership. Monitor and report project progress and create dashboards for health checks.

  • Identify, plan and implement Lean-Six Sigma projects to improve quality, reduce cost, increase productivity and improve cycle time by reducing time, scrap, rework, etc waste.


Here’s What we Are Looking for: 

  • Background in Manufacturing Operations with focus on Process Excellence and Systems Development.

  • Understanding of SAP and its modules used in Manufacturing.

  • Presentation and negotiation skills and ability to present in front of senior leadership. Monitor and report project progress and create dashboards for health checks.

  • Project management skills with ability to drive projects in an ambiguous and changing environment. 

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to deliver quality output to meet the deadlines.

  • Strong communication skills, particularly the ability to summarize complex technical issues to non-expert audiences, both written and verbal

  • Self-starter and able to work independently


You Bring to Ather:

  • Bachelors/Masters Degree in Engineering (Industrial/Mechanical/Manufacturing) with 3 to 4 years of relevant experience 

  • Desirable Lean Six Sigma certification

  • Implementation experience of Toyota Production System

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