Head of Manufacturing Operations



Your role as a Manufacturing Operations Leader will be to own, build and run the manufacturing function at Karkhana.io. It’s a unique role with a lot of opportunities to learn, and to contribute towards building a manufacturing-as-a-service platform. This is a hands-on leadership role that includes ownership of project delivery, quality, customer satisfaction, strategy & roadmap, process development & implementation, and driving business results. You’ll love this job, if you like building things from first-principles, have a passion for supply chain and manufacturing, and are ambitious to want your imprint on India’s manufacturing ecosystem!


We are looking for a senior professional (10+ years experience)

  • with a demonstrated experience in manufacturing technology and operations, preferably in industries such as electric mobility,medical devices, robotics & automation, consumer electronics
  • having a strong grasp of project and contract management and in developing strong processes with suppliers,
  • who has led, mentored and nurtured diverse teams
  • with excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills
  • willing to get involved in details and get-hands dirty


  • Lead the manufacturing team in executing best practices, and achieving performance goals
  • End-to-end management of manufacturing projects in conjunction with the sales and sourcing team
  • Drive adoption of our digital platform across the supply chain
  • Build processes to achieve objectives related to timelines, quality, cost and customer satisfaction
  • Ensure strong communication between teams to facilitate efficient execution
  • Build, nurture and manage relationships with key suppliers and customers
  • Establish cost control systems, actively optimize project spends and working capital
  • Partner in decisions on supplier setups to improve cycle time on delivery of project
  • Develop training plan for internal team and work with suppliers to improve productivity

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