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Khopoli, IN

Function:  Project Management
Job Category:  Project Management

General Manager, DCK

We are now looking for a General Manager to lead our Delivery Centre Khopoli (DCK) team in India. The position is permanent. The location for the position is in Khopoli, India.


What will you be doing

In this position, your work will include leading the team at DCK (approx. 90 employees) with role model behaviors and you will be responsible for the strategic developments and financial results of the unit.


As General Manager, your work will focus on these responsibilities:


  • To lead DCK community with Wärtsilä values in mind, fostering openness, respect and trust at all levels in the organization.
  • To set and communicate the vision for DCK long term development. Ensure it's understood at all level of the organization.
  • To ensure continuity and continuous improvement of Safety practices in line with Zero LTI targets.
  • To secure investments are made in line with strategic development vision for DCK
  • To ensure DCK capacity utilization on products in portfolio is in line with demand needs for Auxiliaries, DG-Sets, Waterjets, Seals & Bearings.
  • To organize, delegate and supervise work so that quality will be "first time right" and delivery to customers will be on-time, as promised during sales stage.
  • To enable a continuous improvement mindset in all levels of the organization with the overall target to improve productivity, throughput and product cost
  • To ensure EBIT, WCAP for DCK operations are in line with set yearly financial targets
  • To monitor compliance to applicable Quality standards and act upon deviations, promote and institutionalize adherence to Standard Operating Procedures Development responsibilities
  • Secure a smooth ramp up of Waterjets manufacturing capability and the related industrialization plan, ensuring on time and in quality delivery to the customer and liaising with Propulsion Business Line.
  • Deliver business case and ramp up plan of Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) manufacturing capability, in line with specifications and technical guidance from Energy Storage business line
  • Lead people in DCK community with role model behaviours: ensure Personal Development Plans are made and implemented, act upon MyVoice feeback
  • Benchmark with external industry and set industrial capability roadmap for DCK Authority
  • In line with statutory requirements (factory head)
  •  Approve recruitment of personnel
  • Approve request for investment


To be successful in this role, we expect you to have:

  • Graduate Engineer in Mechanical, Electrical or Production;
  • Additional Six Sigma or PMP certification, and MBA are considered a plus Experience
  • 10+ years experience in leadership roles in production, supply chain or manufacturing with proven track record of results, preferably including P&L accountability
  • Proven capability of building high performing teams
  • Engaging and hands on leadership style
  • Capable of handling complex negotiations


Why you and us

We at Wärtsilä believe in empowerment, ownership and taking responsibility of our work. We support each other’s growth and co-creation is the true basis of our innovation. We have courage to see opportunities and take initiative.


We are authentic and honest, and we strongly believe in a diverse and inclusive work community where everyone can be their true self. We don’t always get it right the first time, and if mistakes are made, we make sure to learn and grow from them. We want everyone to voice their opinions freely. That is why we have built an environment that empowers you and everyone around you, and where you can feel safe and cared for. Are you eager to be part of this ambition? 


We have an outstanding team, and we are excited about our work and the impact it has on building sustainable societies. We are looking to find a colleague with this shared passion for smart technologies and a sustainable future.


Contact & next steps

Does this sound like the job for you? If yes, we hope to hear from you before the application deadline September 24th, through submitting your application through our careers portal. We aim to keep you updated on the process all the way. 


Are you still wondering if you should apply and would like to get something clarified? Please reach out to David Negrisin, Director Supply Chain Management through email (david.negrisin@wartsila.com) with any questions related to this position (only for questions from direct job applicants, applications through email will not be recorded or responded to).


Please apply by September 24th. Our recruiting tool recognizes the time zone where the job ad has been published and closes the application period according to same time zone.


Last application date: 24/09/2021


At Wärtsilä we value, respect and embrace all our differences, and are committed to diversity, inclusion and equal employment opportunities; everyone can be their true self and succeed based on their job-relevant merits and abilities.


This is Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä is a global leader in smart technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation, total efficiency and data analytics, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2020, Wärtsilä’s net sales totalled EUR 4.6 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. Find out more at www.wartsila.com