Head of Manufacturing

Job description

Lenskart is looking to bring on board a transformational, dynamic leader who will be responsible for running the current manufacturing facility and building a new world class Manufacturing facility that is spread across 5L sqft within 12 months. The ideal candidate will bring on the ability to help scale up the operations by bringing in innovative processes, build a strong team and build a culture of Lenskart . Incumbent should be passionate about leveraging technology and new age Manufacturing Systems and Processes. The incumbent has to be agile, energetic and proactive leader with a capability of producing from 20,000 to 100,000 units a day.


•Run existing just in time robotic manufacturing operations for making 30,000 spectacles a day
•Use technology and automation to consistently ship customer orders in time with best quality and reliability
•Ensure customer satisfaction by delivering 0 PPM and next day delivery to customers across India and abroad
•Optimize efficiency and efficacy of operations to deliver better margins for business
•Deliver consistency in operations and reliability of 99.8%
•Maintain global standards in safety, discipline, hygiene and quality
•Build world’s best and fully automated centralized optical frame + just in time lens manufacturing & edging factory at a new green field location spread over 500,000 sqft within next 12 months
•Make lenskart the most reliable brand in India and abroad by delivering a Net Promoter score of 80+
•Prepare the annual Manufacturing budget and forecasts and all Capital Expenditure proposals as well as ensuring compliance with legal standards. Manage the budget from identification to completion of projects
•Contribute to overall business strategy and expansion process

Job requirements

•8 to 12 years of experience
•Super Passionate about Technology and manufacturing
•Ability to understand consumer problems very well and implement innovative solutions using technology to solve them
•Strong Strategic and Problem Solving Skills in a Manufacturing Role
•Experience and knowledge of leading a manufacturing team, including the ability to build a culture of discipline safety and reliability
•Track record in successfully building a world class manufacturing operation in a consumer business
•Track record in transforming a manufacturing operations through process changes and use of technology
•Experience in managing P&L
•Engineering from a premier college
•Super strong with numbers and process
•Should have strong Project management skills – should be very disciplined and organized
•Must have very high attention to detail
•Consulting background/ Ecom experience is good to have; International exposure good to have
•Ideal Candidate: Entrepreneurial. Ambitious. High-Performer. Confident. Leader. Good consumer judgement. Startup mindset. Team-focused. Techie. Proactive. Strategic. Innovative. Direct. Desire to build a world class brand and consumer experience.