M L Dhimar


Bhopal,Madhya Pradesh,India | FMCG / Foods / Beverages / Food Processing

E-Mail: lal.m@live.com ~ Mobile: +91-9303031313


Visionary Operations Leader with rich experience & impressive success in driving operational excellence to maximize profits within challenging business markets; targeting assignments in Manufacturing Operations / Plant Operations/Quality Control with a leading organization of repute
Location Preference: PAN India/Overseas

Plant Operations
Manufacturing & Supply Chain Operations
Human Resource Operations
Quality Management
Regulatory Compliances
Profit Centre Ownership
New Business Development
Value Engineering
Process Improvement & Waste Elimination
Team Management

Date of Birth: 13th August 1977
Languages Known: English and Hindi
Passport No.: P0121000; Valid Till: July 31st 2026
Present Address: A-18, Nirmal Estate, Near Misrod, Bhopal (MP) 462026

• Offering nearly 22 years of experience in directing the entire gamut of manufacturing operations with key focus on top-line and bottom-line profitability by ensuring optimal utilization of resources
• Evolved strategies for implementing world class manufacturing processes to curb machine breakdowns, reduce rejection rate, realize operational efficiencies, control variability, costs as well as reduce the cycle-time by applying multi nationals quality management
• Proven success in consistently increasing business turnover YOY by re-organizing business direction and through cost control measures; track record in Quality Management, Strategic Business Initiatives, Project Management, Manufacturing and Resource Planning
• Production Expert: Led the production planning, execution and management in tune with immense working knowledge of fully automatic lines for quality control and manufacturing processes
• Displayed paramount efforts in managing verified range of plant activities such as evaluation of strategic plans, process & equipment selection, capacity planning, process control, cost management & quality assurance to ensure top & bottom line profitability
• Recognized for outstanding instructional and business communication skills, proven acumen in collaborating with the key decision makers of the organization and achieving consistent success with transforming business problems into technology solutions
• Proficiency to support and sustain a positive work environment that fosters team performance; possess proactive attitude, capability to think in & out-of-the-box

• MBA (International Business) from TASMAC, Pune, affiliated to Adam Smith University of USA in 2007
• Post Graduation in Human Rights from Indian Institute of Human Rights New Delhi in 2005
• BBA (Production & Operation) from Bhopal University in 2002

• SAP PP Module from SE Indore in 2007
• Diploma/Certificate in Mechanical Trade from MITI Jabalpur in 1995
• Certification in Flavour & Fragrance from Flavour & Fragrance Development Centre Kannauj UP 2012

• MS Office/Word/Excel/ PowerPoint/Outlook
• Internet Applications
MAKSON Nutrition/Healthcare/Export Pvt. Ltd. (MANDIDEEP - MP) Jun’14 – Present
Growth Path:
Plant Manager Jun’14-May’18
Group Factory Manager Jun’18-Present
Key Result Areas:–(

• Shouldering overall responsibility of manufacturing operations, quality, regulatory compliances, Human Resource, Warehouse and business excellence functions for the plant and heading 5 manufacturing units

• Largest manufacturer of lozenges / cough drop / confessionary OTC (Over the Counter) – supervising following customer’s production/ quality/ statutory compliances.
o Cipla (cofsils) / Lupin (Zysils) / Glenmark (Alex) / Mondelez (Nutties / Choclaires) / Reckitt Benckiser (Strepsils) / Procter & Gamble (VICKS – Vapocool) / Himalaya (KOFLET) / NOVA (Betadines) / Pfizer (Robitussin) / Perfetti (Chlor-mint) / MAKPAR (Betadines – Sugar Free)
• Especially brought me for Synchronize / Organize / Administration to optimum flawless utilization of this manufacturing unit.
• Directing plant activities with responsibility for strategic utilization of available resources & machine loading as per production schedules; executing cost saving techniques to achieve reduction in terms of man-days, raw materials & energy conservation
• Steering the successful roll-out of plant operations with liability of defining scope, setting timelines, analyzing requirements, prioritizing tasks and identifying dependencies as per preset budgets
• Releasing raw/finished materials & bought-outs as per preset quality parameters; conducting rejection analysis at vendors’ end and executing quality audits for improvement in products
• Supervising confectionary manufacturing – third party operation of mondelez / cadbury – brand choclairs candies
• Managing:
o Both the pre-production (planning) stage as well as the production (control and supervision) stage
o Workforce of 500 no. with 4 contractor and permanent staff
o Statutory compliances to run food manufacturing industries
o 3 Production line – production around 45 MT/day
• Monitoring:
o Production process, drawing up a production schedule, ensuring that the production is cost effective
o Required utilities and resources to run the plant
o Market demand / Production plan / Resource arrangement / Plant security / Plant Safety/ System development / Product Quality / Discipline in-plant / Manpower recruitment as per task/skill / Yearly schedule of events
o FSSC certification Audit and periodic audit to sustain certification
o Global Audit, last audit performance was 0 NI in site
o All the HR / Statutory compliance of 2 more subsidies of company
o Grievances of the employees / worker
• Performing timely completion of statutory compliance – PF/ESIC/ Factory/Labor /PCB/Boiler/MPEB /DG/Property Tax / AKVN lease/Legal Metrology/NSSO/FSSAI/FSSC and Pressure Vessel

Significant Accomplishment:
• Visited Beijing (China) Nov 2015 for one of the special project

Fena (P) Limited (Kathua J&K) May’13-Jun’14
Unit Head (Works Manager)
Significant Accomplishments:
• Successfully supervised manufacturing and supply of Fena Detergent Powder/Cake, Nip Scouring Powder/Bar, Impact Detergents Powder; performed new unit staff set-up and created roles and responsibility for each employee
• Worked for government subsidies – CIS/lab equipment/toll tax / transport / insurance
• Coordinated with government authorities to fulfill all the legal requirement of company – PCB/Metrology/DIC/Sale Tax
• Monitored overall management of Production, Quality, Material, Dispatches, Waste, Spare Parts, Engineering, Maintenance and Project, Personal, General, Information Technology, Cost, Policy Formation and Implementation

Vanesa Inc. Sunder Personal Care (Kalaamb HP) Dec’11-Apr’13
Production Manager
Significant Accomplishments:
• Steered efforts in running 2 eight nozzles swastik techno pack filling line (Brands: Denver/Gio Sport/ Envy/Charlene/Aqua/Rio/Temptation)
• Successfully manufactured specially IPA (Isopropyl Alcohol) base perfumes and 1 manual aerosol line (Vintage breeze/ Rio Deo/lacy red/ Sharelle); provided 50% supply to CSD and 50% supply to Domestic Market

S2M GLOBAL Private Ltd., Kandla, Gujarat Dec’11-Apr’13
General Manager Operations
Significant Accomplishments:
• Successfully managed plant shifting project (Perfume Manufacturing). We shifted manufacturing unite, Office building, 2 warehouses and merged to one location. – “FOR ME” – PERFUME 300 – EXPORTING LATIN AMERICA, SAUDI
• 30,000 BOTTLES PER DAY 90 CR
• Developed new plant layout. Machine position layout. Material flow layout, with 100% employee involvement
• Liaised all government approval to take startup of the plant DC, FDA, GBE, KASEZ
• Reviewed and approved plans for the control of planned output, budget spending, material efficiency, engineering effectiveness, and human resources
• Reviewed all the plan in way of PDCA (Plan – Do – Check – Action)
• Steered efforts in performing manufacturing of perfumes alcoholic (ENA) base
• Managed in-house, bottle printing section, pump making section, foil stamping section

Mukwano Groups of Companies – Kampala, Uganda (East Africa) Jun’09-Jul’10
Business Unit Manager (Plant Manager)
Significant Accomplishments:
• Monitored the processing of:
o Spray Dried Detergents & Liquid Detergents Manufacturing
o In-house Plastic Injection Molding / blow molding Manufacturing & Plastic Recycles Plant
o 700 Ton Light Density Detergent Powder Manufacturing
o 250 emp. including Powder/Liquid Detergent, Plastic & Plastic Recycle
• Successfully performed formulation optimization for powder detergents & liquid detergents
• Improved trust & collaboration among supply chain partners, thus improving inventory visibility & velocity
• Worked on projects from the initial brief, through the design and development stage, to the testing of one or more prototypes, right through to final manufacture and implementation
• Coordinated the entire product development including requirement analysis, finalizing specifications, designing, prototype development and testing activities
• Liaised among different Departments such as suppliers, managers; worked with managers to implement the company's policies and goals

PROCTER & GAMBLE Nov’95-Jun’09
Growth Path/Deputations:
Packaging Technician, Mandideep, MP Nov’95-Jun’02
Warehouse Coordinator, Mandideep, MP Jul’02-Jun’03
Quality Assurance Coordinator, Mandideep, MP Jul’03-Jun’04
Production Execution, Trichy, TN Jul’04-Jun’05
Site Leader, Third Party Contract Manufacturing, Kanpur Jul’05-Jun’06
ESO SITE LEADER, Procter & Gamble Home Product Ltd., Pithampur, MP Jul’06-Jun’09
Significant Accomplishments:
• Supervised the shifting of Tide Bar Production and operation from SSL Kanpur to Shivani Pithampur and increased capacity from 1500ton/mon to 4500ton/mon
• Successfully started Tide Powder packing operation in lead time with capacity of 1800 ton/month using cost effective methods, maintaining quality/ safety norms in 2006 - 2009
• Delivered a production & dispatches projection of 54000 ton’s detergent powder/BAR/month in 2006-2009; supervised and motivated multi departments with staff of 125+ professionals in 2006 – 2009
• Played a key role in:
o Improving the reliability of packaging machine NICHROME from 85% to 95%
o Flawless formula (detergents cake/soap) set-up while increasing the productivity from 300 to 650 tons
o Legal Excise / Materials planning / supplier payment / Quality / IT. Inventory record accuracy maintain +- 1%. Increased Capacity utilization up to 50 to 80% in 2005-2006
• Launched the Tide Detergent Bar and managed 0 to 100 (means start to get full finish product) in 2004-2005; managed all the SAP activities/ reporting on time/ zero error in SAP
• Implemented training course for SANGAM leadership team speed & profitability in 2004-2005
• Administered all the manufacturing resources including SAP set-up in 2004-2005
• Maintained RM/PM and FG quality. GMP, SIP, QAKE, TAMU, QW Expert, Activity Board in 2003 - 2004
• Steered efforts in developing excellence in new comers training course and developed benchmark standards after that follows by Asian region (2003 - 2004)
• Managed all the teams as a Safety Owner Zero Incident; expertise in managing RM/PM quality check while coordinating with the suppliers (2002 - 2003)
• Improved the productivity by 5% by implementing KAIZEN in the organization (1995 – 2002)
• Acted as a Maintenance/ Team Planner/ SOP Developer with the responsibility of ensuring compliances as per 5S / IWS / SAP; operated & maintained FFS (form-fill-seal) 20gm to 2kg packing machines (1995 – 2002)

• Corporate Training for Improving Managerial Skills East Africa
• 7 Habits of Highly Effective Peoples - 2 Days Session-Following same habits in our daily personal life and professional life
• DNV Business Assurance Certificate – Food Safety Management System (ISO22000:2005 STD) – 1FCVFAY/01
• Attained 10 day’s VIPASSANA (Meditation Course) twice
• NCC “A” & NCC “B” Certificate

• SAP implementation in P&G PP Module
• Tide Detergent Cake (Soap) Launch in India: Supervised entire manufacturing project including SAP implementation
• Detergent formula upgradation
• Design Change of Manufacturing Flow

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