Careers

Human Resource plays an instrumental role in securing the future success of a company. HR development is guided by our long-term vision of creating an environment where employees can thrive and are enabled to deliver successful organizational performance.

We retain, develop, and continue to attract people with a relevant yet dynamic skill set to help cultivate a work environment that fosters employee engagement and motivation.

Why join us ?

Dai-ichi is focusing on modernizing and expanding our plants, as well as our corporate offices. Our expansion plans will open up multiple diverse job roles and exciting new opportunities for learning and overall career development.

 

We consistently pursue multiple developmental initiatives and ongoing training programs to reinforce a high-performance work ethic. Performance based recognition drives our company’s culture of achievement and excellence.

 

To become a promising employer and to attract and retain world class talent in our organization, our human resource department has designed people driven initiatives in the major areas.

Learning and Development
  • Succession plan based training programs to fill the knowledge gap
  • Career growth plan through employee assessments throughout the year
Work Environment
  • Employee engagement activities
  • Open door policy to promote cross communication
  • A special committee to ensure proper health and safety of the employee
  • Internal communication to make daily work life transparent and flexible
  • Modern infrastructure and CRM technology to ensure high work standards
Benefits
  • Support employment related legislative compliance
  • Expanded facility for AAP Scheme, needy and economical weak youths for pursuing special industrial training
  • Leave options to help employees manage their personal life

Interested candidates please forward your CV’s to : careers@dai-ichiindia.com

Current Vacancies

Department: – Production

Location :- Dahej

Role

  • Plan and coordinate production schedule on daily basis to produce high quality products
  • Establish safety procedures and environmental regulations for employees
  • Provide support for production and maintenance activities to ensure highest level of output
  • Evaluate current production activities and make recommendations for improvements
  • Implement cost reduction initiatives while maintaining high quality standards
  • Develop operating instructions and equipment specifications for production activities
  • Stay current with product specifications, engineering technology and production processes
  • Develop best practices to improve production capacity, quality and reliability
  • Help Manage various plant utilities such as (steam, nitrogen, compressed process air, chilled water, cooling water, hot oil

Job requirement

  • Qualifications : B.Sc
  • Experience: 1 – 2 / 3 – 4 years of experience in surfactants /specialty chemicals manufacturing industries
  • Should be well versed with surface active agents and specialty chemical manufacturing processes
  • Able to understand technical problems in the manufacturing line and trouble shooting
  • Thorough knowledge on safety precautions including ISO standards
  • Experience of esterification, polymerisation, sulfonation, alkoxylation

Department: – R&D

Location :- Dahej

 Role

  • To search literature, planning synthetic schemes and make chemical plan for target molecules
  • Preparations of the cost effective quotes in a competitive manner, execution of selected route in lab and then technology transfer to pilot plant
  • Deliver the project with quality & quantity within the timelines
  • Daily reporting to the director R and D about the current progress
  • To present monthly status to higher management in terms of cost cutting and process developed for the assigned products
  • To coordinate with marketing team for the better delivery timeline and schedules
  •  Communicate well with client by making weekly update, presentations and teleconference on regular basis and share mutual ideas to enhance performance on bench
  • Strong competency in the synthetic organic /organic chemistry
  • Structure determination of the organic molecules by interpretation of the UV, IR, NMR, CMR & Mass Spectra including LCMS and GCMS

Job requirement

  • Qualification :- M.Sc/ M.Sc PhD
  • Experience :- Sc with min 10 years of good experience
  • Candidate should be a good organic chemist and polymer chemist with adequate experience in the development of PPDs/viscosity index improvers/ demulsifiers/ corrosion inhibitore, etc
  • Candidate should have experience in free radical catalytic polymerization, various types of esterification, reverse engineering techniques, etc
  • Candidate should be conversant with modern instrumental analysis techniques as well as interpretation of results
  • Should have sufficient experience of customer visit for problem solving, demonstration & convincing
  • Should have the capacity & knack for discussing with senior officer of the customer’s place for collecting market trends & commercial information which are important for the development of business

Department: – Production

Location: – Dahej

Role:-

  • Provide leadership for the successful day-to-day operation of the plant
  • Work closely with plant and quality assurance personnel to review product quality consistency while monitoring yield rates and wastage to determine trends and areas of improvement
  • Review established production schedules for all manufacturing departments to ensure established inventory levels are met while operating at the highest efficiency possible
  • Overall responsibility for ensuring that staffing and competency levels are achieved/exceeded in all aspects of the manufacturing process
  • Monitor operation expenses and research ways to reduce costs while maintaining product quality
  • Develop and execute the plant manufacturing budgets, including relevant departments accountable to the achievement of budgets
  • Analyse workforce requirements
  • Conduct performance appraisals and provide coaching and guidance to all operations managers
  • Encourage and promote operations in a continuous improvement environment
  • Remove production constraints; allocate human and equipment resources and direct production employees to attain all established goals
  • Remove waste and constraints from the production process to improve efficiencies and enhance productivity
  • Work in collaboration with marketing and quality assurance divisions to develop and bring to market new products
  • Work with the purchasing manager to develop and improve supplier relationships for all Plant inputs
  • Work in collaboration with the people & performance manager to manage relationships with site unions and negotiate enterprise agreements as needed
  • Maintain primary processing and production equipment and ancillary services
  • Maintain plant site security systems OH&S / quality systems
  • Maintain and support a superior safety and housekeeping program, including all timely communication initiatives
  • Promote the proactive reporting of workplace hazards identified during the course of work to the appropriate person, following standard operating procedures
  • Oversee the production process, drawing up a production schedule. Ensure that the production is cost effective, decide what resources are required, draft a timescale for the job, estimate costs and set the quality standards, monitor the production processes and adjust schedules as needed, be responsible for the selection and maintenance of equipment, monitor product standards and implement quality-control programmes, liaise among different departments, e.g. engineering, stores, QA, RDL managers, work with managers to implement the company’s policies and goals ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed supervise and motivate a team of workers, review worker performance, identify training needs

Requirement:-

Interpersonal Skills

  • Demonstrated strong leadership, team building and advanced coaching skills
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate people, assess and develop employee skills
  • Ability to work with teams and lead decision-making processes in a team environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and listening ability

Management Skills

  • Demonstrated understanding of the principles and applications associated with manufacturing operations, maintenance and engineering
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, with the ability to balance production, maintenance and customer needs
  • A strong ability to be adaptable and flexible
  • Strong analytical and decision-making skills
  • Highly motivated, results oriented, driven

Experience

  • 20 to 25 years work experience in manufacturing/production in a reputed chemical

company. Minimum 15 years of work experience in handling an integrated paint factory independently

Qualification

B.Tech / B.E. chemical / B.Tech in oil & paints tech

Department:  R & D

Location: – Dahej

Role:-

  • Develop and implement a portfolio of programs which support business strategies
  • Effectively develop and operate all aspects of the technical organization to support accomplishment of the technology program goals
  • Participate in the business R&D strategy development process
  • Develop the R&D program portfolio supporting the strategies:-
    • NPD & NPI processes introduction & execution
    • Process improvements associated with quality, cost & manufacturing
    • Product improvements associated with quality and performance
    • 6months -1 year horizon R & D programs
    • 1+ year horizon R & D programs
  • IP strategy development & execution
  • Team structuring and staffing of programs in consultation with head technical & management
  • Development and operation of a stage-gate managing process for programs
  • IP portfolio development and management
  • Support for recruiting of technical staff
  • Personnel leadership and management and all associated accountabilities
  • Facilities development and management for laboratories
  • Safety, health and environmental (SHE) responsibilities for all personnel and facilities
  • Communications and reporting to technical leadership and the management

Job Requirement:-

  • Minimum 20 years of industrial R&D exposure
  • Doctorate in any of the following disciplines from reputed Institutions:
  • Chemical engineering
  • Chemistry (organic, polymer, inorganic, physical)
  • Textile engineering
  • Polymer science & engineering
  • Leadership and management experience for a significant technical organization
  • Demonstrated track record of project portfolio development and execution via stage-gate processes
  • Experience in intellectual property (IP) development and management
  • Personnel recruiting and management experience
  • Capable of developing and implementing high SHE standards
  • Budget development and management experience

Department: – Engineering

Location: – Dahej

Role

  • Lead utilities & maintenance department within the budgeted manpower & budgeted costs
  • Establish the reporting mechanism & stay up-to-date on critical maintenance related issues & potential legal non-compliance related issues at all times
  • Set up continuous improvement plan, record & improve MTBF (mean time between failure) of equipment through root causes analyses, machine reliability studies and implementation of corrective / preventive action
  • Lead transformation of maintenance department from reactionary to proactive approach on maintaining equipment, by developing & executing strategies for preventive maintenance without affecting production, & ensuring that PM compliance is maintained as per OEM recommendations & best engineering practices
  • Set up & implement inspection strategies for critical equipment as per statutory requirement
  • Maintain GPCB norms for boiler stacks
  • Make strategies for spare management keeping cost of inventory at optimal / budgeted values
  • Set up standard maintenance practices & maintenance system related workflows for site from scratch
  • Ensure all maintenance work instructions are documented in a clear, simple and concise manner in compliance to ISO 9001, OSHAS18001, ISO 14001
  • Make small training modules & train the department on best engineering practices & best safety practices
  • Prepare Do & Don’ts for all critical equipment
  • Control and maintain all audit records of company & timely closure of compliances through follow up with various departments, keep an up-to-date record of compliance
  • Prepare site reporting mechanism and submit monthly reports relating to maintenance systems, compliance and incidents to top management as and when required
  • Maintain the maintenance related documentation (original manuals, engineering drawings, service reports etc.) up-to-date at all times for quick reference

 

Requirement

  • Qualification – BE mechanical / electrical engineering (Full Time)
  • Work Experience 12 to 15 years (exposure to execution of projects will be an added advantage)
  • Industry – petrochemicals, organic chemicals (handling of ethylene oxide, propylene oxide, aromatics will be an added advantage)
  • Computers – proficient in MS – Excel, word, power point
  • Exposure to the profile of engineering & utilities head for an organisation (Revenue of 500 Cr per annum& above)
  • Exposure of leading cross functional maintenance team of size > 6 No’s
  • Exposure to handling of contractor manpower of size > 50 No’s
  • Exposure of handling typical equipment – centrifugal, gear, seal-less pump, triple mechanical seal, bio mass / pellet boiler, compressors ,chillers, cooling tower, blowers, CCOE approved licensed facilities, pressure vessels, fire water system, control valves, DCS – software, PSVs, induction motors, agitators, reactors, HEs , vacuum pumps , scrubbers etc.
  • Strong in implementation of strategies of preventive maintenance for all engineering functions –mechanical, electrical, instrument, civil
  • Proficient in root cause analysis
  • Proficient in working out standard operating condition of equipment on the basis of process data sheet & equipment data sheet
  • Proficient in spares management & spares budgeting
  • Able to relocate at dahej site and stretch for long working hours
  • Good contacts & networking with vendors handling typical mechanical, electrical, instrumentation equipment, in and around dahej, bharuch, baroda, ahmedabad, mumbai, pune region
  • Knowledge of standards / legal compliances related to –IBR, lifting tools, forklifts, welding & gas cutting, vessel entry & confined space, work at height, GFR, SMPV, ASME, IS, API etc.
  • Knowledge of ISO 9001, OSHAS18001, ISO 14001