Our goals - Your path

Position Title: Factory Manager

Reporting to: Operations Director

Location: Manda Factory, Jaipur

Broad Function and Purpose of Position:

To be responsible for leading operations of our factory at Manda Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Growth, legal compliances, capacity enhancement and maintenance. Lead and take overall ownership of 3 workshops through the workshop Managers of Epoxy Plant, Powder Plant and Mortar Plant will report directly to this position.


Specific Responsibilities:

1.Manufacturing of quality products as per schedule.

2.Delivery of goods as per time scheduled by the customer.

3.Maintain standards of 5S and Housekeeping throughout the factory.

4.Complete compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements and ensure effective relation building with Government officers / departments.

5.Maintain EHS, ISO-9001:2000 and other related quality systems as per existing norms. Fully compliance with Pollution control norms and well aware about pollution norms, ETP, STP and water treatment.

6.Inspire leadership, maintain positive discipline and foster harmonious industrial relations among management, staff and workmen.

7.Recruit, train and retain a strong team for successful unit operation.

8.Reduce unit overhead cost through Direct Labour, expenses, Productivity, effective process flow etc. Managing factory Budget and ensure monthly reporting the same.

9.Cycle counts and physical verification process and take factory inventory visibility to organization.

10.Good understanding of equipment, engineering process, productivity KPI and projects for running a sizable formulation plant.



Internal: With production, Engineering and Maintenance, Stores & Warehouse, Purchase, Finance and Sales Departments.

External: Government bodies such as Electricity Board, Pollution Control Board, Factories Inspector (Health and Safety), Labour officers etc. and customer.



Good Chemical process knowledge of paint industry, powder and liquid blending through HMI and SCADA process automation.

Good knowledge on packing machines of powder lines, liquid and viscous products.

Good supervisory skills with capability of handling Company employees and contractors.

Experience of retail, distribution and direct business product manufacturing exposure. Handling 300+ finish goods SKUs and more than 1000 RM/PM exposure is desired.

Problem solving and analytical abilities. Solution provider and positive attitude.

Good English written and oral Communication. Good inter personnel skills and the ability to inspire and build a strong team.

Good Coach and mentor.

Integrity and honesty and able to foster it in team.

Good knowledge of supply chain process.

Good production planning capability along with hands on experience with shift management. Handling Production activities, bringing improvements in Productivity and providing guidance to the manufacturing unit in production planning, Inventory Control, excellent managerial abilities.

Resource organizing and networking capability.

Hands on financial and factory cost understanding

Your expertise - Our strength

BE/BTech: Chemical or Mechanical. 10 to 14 years exp in Manufacturing.

Going Beyond. Together.


    About Sika

    Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting in the building sector and motor vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 101 countries around the world and manufactures in over 300 factories. Its 33,500 employees generated annual sales of CHF 11.20 billion in 2023.