Manager – Technology (Mixing and Extrusion)

KEC International Limited

  • Halol, Gujarat
Manager – Technology (Mixing and Extrusion)
Job Posted : Oct 13th, 2021

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:-

Process & Product:-

  • Industrialize of new dies as per timeline- Annual NPD plan
  • Responsible and lead for all the technological activities at the mixing/compounding area
  • Trouble shooting of compound and raw materials across tyre manufacturing process
  • Organize and execute Raw materials trials
  • Analyze product failure due to compound variations and take necessary improvement measures
  • Review of key product and process parameters and initiate actions
  • Lead Productivity and quality improvement projects in mixing area
  • Optimization of compound cost as per cost optimization plan.
  • Responsible and lead for all the technological activities at the extrusion area
  • Trouble shooting of Profiles variation and extrusion related issues across tyre manufacturing process
  • Preformer design and die design knowledge for PCR, TBR compounds
  • Review of key product and process parameters and initiate actions
  • Knowledge on handling Hot feed and cold feed extruder (Duplex, triplex & quadrpalex)
  • Lead activities that involve issuing reports, issuing, and dispositioning product holds, process and material specifications related to maintaining and improving the product quality within the manufacturing process
  • SOP, PFMEA, Control plan making along with CFT
  • System implementation, monitoring and control.
  • PDCA approach to continual improvement for Productivity, Quality, waste reduction etc.

Claims & Losses:-

  • Monitor products to bring in continuous improvement and keep claims and losses to a minimum.

Technical & Quality Tasks:-

  • Provide technical know-how and inputs to the designated sections.
  • Analyze mixing variations and take necessary countermeasures.
  • Good knowledge and experience on Full silica compound mixing.
  • Analytically sound to analyze the data & should retrieve any statistical data available in the system.
  • Knowledge and experience of mixing recipe creation based on recipe released by R&D
  • Good knowledge in Lab testing and compound Rheo and physical property analysis
  • Good knowledge on Raw material used for Rubber mixing and Indirect materials.
  • Analyze Extrusion variations and take necessary countermeasures.
  • Good knowledge and experience on TBR and PCR component extrusion.
  • Analytically sound to analyse the data & should retrieve any statistical data available in the system.
  • Good knowledge in extrusion TCU setting and screw clearance settings
  • Good knowledge on handling silica compounds in extrusion line.
  • Knowledge of handling wire cut machine and CNC machine

Technical Competencies:-

Proficiency in Tyre Manufacturing Technology (Capable)

  • (Technical knowhow & ability in Radial extrusion process, production processes, systems, layout plans and quality measures)

Proficiency in Plant systems & processes (Foundational)

  • (Ability to understand & implement 5S, safety practices, production best practices, QBM and other contemporary systems & process.)

Business Focus (Foundational)

  • (Knowhow on organizational mission ,Code of conduct, product SKU’s, accountabilities w.r.t market scenario & competition & ability to apply in one’s role, profitability )

Customer Orientation (Foundational)

  • (Cultural orientation to engage with customers, proactively assess their needs and continuously create value for them)

Data Interpretation Ability (Capable)

  • (Ability to study & interpret data/trends and draw inferences/projections)

Managerial Competencies:-

Analytical (Advanced)

  • (Analyze issues and break them down to component parts. Makes systematic and rational judgments based on relevant information’s)

Decisive (Capable)

  • (Demonstrates readiness to make decisions, takes the initiative and originates actions)

Strategic (Foundational)

  • (Demonstrates a broad-based view of issues, events and activities and perceives their longer term impact or wider implications)

Organized (Capable)

  • (Organize and schedule events, activities and resources. Set-up and monitor time scales and plans)

Coordinating (Capable)

  • (Motivates and empowers others in order to reach organizational goals, Inter departmental coordination’s)

Qualifications And Experiences:-

  • B. Tech / BE (Polymer, chemical l)
  • Minimum 7-10 years.


  • Experience on Cold feed extrusion, Hot feed extrusion, combination of hot and cold feed
  • Radial plant extrusion experience
  • Silica compound die /preformer design on extruder
  • ERP/SAP knowledge & able to make the specification in SAP
  • Experience on Full silica mixing and mixing recipe creation in SCADA, Basic Knowledge in Raw materials.


  • ISO-Deming awareness


  • Halol, Gujarat

Company Overview:-

KEC International Limited, headquartered in Mumbai, India, is the flagship company of the RPG Group. A USD 1.7 billion Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) major, we deliver projects in key infrastructure sectors such as Power Transmission & Distribution, Railways, Civil, Urban Infrastructure, Solar, Smart Infrastructure, and Cables.

Our robust and integrated capabilities span the entire spectrum of ‘concept to commissioning’. We have successfully executed complex projects across some of the world’s most difficult terrains and conditions aided by robust project management and execution capabilities. We have unrivalled expertise in manufacturing and testing, with a footprint extending across India, Dubai, Brazil, and Mexico. Our vast global presence has enabled a robust and agile supply chain that extends across six continents in over 100 countries.

For 75 years, we have prided ourselves for our unmatched expertise across EPC, backed by a strong, customer-centric approach, quest for world-class quality, and ‘safety-first’ attitude. Integrity in our actions and respect for people, environment and our stakeholders are the cornerstones of our corporate responsibility. Empowered by a mindset driven to outperform and excel, we build infrastructure for the world of tomorrow