CEO - Solar Module Manufacturing | New Delhi

New Delhi Permanent
  • Leadership to grow into a Group CEO of the organisation
  • Excellent growth trajectory & work with CMD in a high visibility role.

About Our Client

The client is an Indian MNC with multiple businesses across Heavy Engineering, EPC and Solar Module Manufacturing.

Job Description

Project Planning and Execution:
* Lead planning, setup, and commissioning of the greenfield / brownfield Module manufacturing facility
* Ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements and environmental standards.

Sales & Marketing:
* Develop and implement strategies to grow the business unit's revenue.
* Identify new revenue streams and market opportunities.
* Set and achieve revenue targets as mandated by the ManagementCost Control:
* Control and optimize operational costs and expenses within the business unit.
* Identify areas where cost-saving measures can be implemented without compromising quality or efficiency.
* Ensure cost effective sourcing strategies including vendor development both domestic and globally.

Profitability:
* Ensure the business unit operates profitably and Financial milestones are achieved within the defined time frame
* Monitor profit margins and implement strategies to improve profitability.
* Assess the financial impact of various business decisions.

Production Management:
* Oversee and manage the manufacturing processes to achieve high-quality wind turbines.
* Establish and maintain production schedules, ensuring timely delivery.

Technology and Innovation:
* Facilitate and steer TOT with global partners, clients and vendors.
* Stay updated on the latest advancements in Module Manufacturing sector and technology and integrate innovation
into manufacturing processes.
* Collaborate with R&D teams for continuous product improvement.

Capacity Augmentation:
* Develop strategies for capacity expansion and backward integration into Module manufacturing.
* Drive initiatives to increase production capacity and efficiency.

Production & Manufacturing Management:
* Oversee and manage the production processes to meet quality, cost, and production targets.
* Implement best practices in manufacturing and ensure highquality PV module production.

Contracting and Vendor Negotiations:
* Establish and manage relationships with suppliers and vendors for the procurement of raw materials and equipment.
* Negotiate contracts and agreements to ensure favorable terms and cost-effectiveness.
Supply Chain Management:
* Capability to build strong vendor based both domestic and globally to ensure cost benefits.
* Develop and optimize the supply chain for efficient production and inventory management.
* Ensure timely availability of materials to support production schedules.

Capital Expenditure (CapEx):
* Plan and prioritize capital expenditures, such as equipment purchases, facility upgrades, or technology investments.
* Assess the return on investment (ROI) for CapEx projects.

Risk Management:
* Identify financial risks that could affect the business unit's operations.
* Develop and implement risk mitigation strategies.

Pricing Strategy:
* Determine pricing strategies for modules for both captive as well as external parties.
* Adjust pricing as needed to remain competitive and achieve revenue goals.
* Keep a tab on the Module prices including cost of raw material both in domestic and global market to have a command on our pricing.

Working Capital Management:
* Manage the working capital cycle, including accounts receivable, accounts payable, and inventory.
* Optimize working capital to free up cash for investment or debt reduction.

Financial Performance Evaluation:
* Continuously monitor and assess the financial performance of the business unit.
* Identify areas for improvement and growth opportunities

The Successful Applicant

Approximately 20+ years of experience in manufacturing/operations, greenfield projects, technology innovation and sales, in a "Solar Module Manufacturing/Heavy Engineering/Renewables" industry or an allied industry.

The incumbent should have worked in the capacity of a CEO/COO/Business Head with key responsibility over manufacturing, production, sales, metrics the course of his/her career and should ideally be currently leading multiple plants/Single large unit in a techno-commercial capacity.

Soft Skills:

  • Robust leadership skills / people management
  • Problem analysis and resolution
  • Strong Communication skills
  • Quick decision-making skill
  • Conflict Management
  • Innovative thinking

What's on Offer

  • Leadership role to head the business operations with P&L responsibility of multiple business verticals.
  • Excellent growth trajectory to Group CEO in 2-3 years in a high visibility role.
Quote job ref
JN-042024-6408037

Job summary

Function
Engineering & Manufacturing
Sub Sector
Manufacturing operations
What is your area of specialisation?
Industrial / Manufacturing
Location
New Delhi
Job Type
Permanent
Job Reference
JN-042024-6408037

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