Bhikhukumar Kunwaradiya (B. Kumar) is a vibrant performance-driven professional with more than 25 years of rich experience in multinational and local companies in the field of Purchase management, Project management & Production management, Holds the Approved manufacturing license for Tablet, Capsule, O.R.S. and Dry syrup in B-Lactum & Non B-Lactum.
A creative thinker, luminary, problem solver and decision maker who balances needs of employees with the organizational mandate. Proficient in spearheading talent acquisition & employee relation activities and setting Priorities for improving the competence of the work-force.
R&D and Recipe developer for entirely new type of Khakhra (Wheat crisps) ,Papad(white lentil crackers) & Many more.
B. Kumar 's Work Experience
Manufacturer of Khakhra, Bhakhri & Papad
- As Whole time Director(Since 2017 to present)
- To see each and every activity and Product development
SOMNATH & JALARAM ENTERPRISE, Metoda(Rajkot)
Manufacturer of Khahra, Bhakhari & Papad
- As General Manager for More than two years from Year 2014
- Where Established world’s first of its kind automatic Khakhra (wheat crisp) manufacturing unit, all R&D to commissioning and successful operation done within a pre-decided time of 6 month, Factory Cost Chain management from RM Plan to finish good dispatch, All statutory and regulatory compliance along with throughput and cost reduction Plan,Pre-planned project expansion, Training & capability building in functional and cross functional activities and facilitating smooth implementation of SOPs and tracking monthly improvement of staff, Concept prototyping, process design, selecting appropriate technology and execution from pilot plant to commercialization of the new products
BAN LABS LIMITED (Rajkot)
Manufacturer of health granules, World famous Sesa Brand Hair oil and More than 100 Cosmetic Products
- As Purchase officer (5 years since year 2005)
- Purchase management and Machine procurement and trial on the basis of our experience in plant installation, Done all purchase activity related with technical data only to set up plant at Paonta saheb(HP), Contract order for procurement of material for smooth running of Production, Monitor timely Procurement of Packing Material, Laboratory Equipment / Chemicals & Spares, National /International sourcing & negotiations: For example Shrink pack machine purchased from AUTOPACK, Thailand, Ordering for rescheduling, Follow-up of Pending order, New vendor Development, Vendor evaluation, minimising material cost, Supplier rating
INDO ALUSYS INDUSTRIES LIMITED, Bhiwadi, Distt. Alwar, Rajasthan)
Manufacturer of Aluminium extruded & architectural products
- As Anodizing Supervisor for one year
- The basic knowledge of anodizing Process is very much helpful in today’s food technology related machine R&D.
HSM FOODS INTERNATIONAL PRIVATE LIMITED, Padadhari(Rajkot)
Manufacturer of Khakhra,papad,Bakery items, Sago crackers
As Production manager(4 years Since 2010)
Done Production planning & scheduling procedures and control on overall production activities of various products ,Handled 750 manpower, Organised basic shift with optimum plant performance with respect to Quantity & Quality standards, cleaning and sanitation, On time delivery & compliance with budgetary requirements with managing routine labour issues like transportation and canteen management, Managed entire packaging section by following country wise legal requirements,
Achieved high productivity by maximising the efficiency and minimising the cost, As well as Optimising the utilisation of resources i.e.3M and reducing the wastage/Rejection losses, R&D for Indian cousin, Acting as an interface to R&D function in new product development, new packaging development activities, Achieved plant KPM of Safety, Quality, Productivity and Cost, by ensuring quick response and corrective action to any problem related to 4M i.e. Man, Machine, Material & Method.
Maintained GMP,GHP & HACCP based food safety management system, Achieved continuous productivity, process improvements and facilitate problem solving on the floor, Heading Q.A.,Q.C.& Purchase department as head of department.
MEDICAMEN BIOTECH LIMITED
Manufacturer of Health products like Capsules, Dry syrup, Tablets (Rajasthan’s biggest tablet manufacturing Company)
- As Production manager (Two years since year 2002)
- This is multination company having joint venture with Denmark’s Mission pharma, Where we have set up ORS manufacturing plant to produce 2Lac pouches per day,100% R&D on product development done by us. All Documentation as per CGMP/GLP norms, Co-ordination among visitors from various countries like Denmark, Nigeria, America, Zimbabwe, USA, Denmark etc.
BRITISH HEALTH PRODUCTION (INDIA) PVT. LIMITED(A unit of Dabur India Limited, Bhiwadi, Distt. Alwar, Rajasthan)
Manufacturer of Food and Pharmaceutical products like Juice, Glucose, Weight reducing, Weight gaining, Milk premix, Chutney premix, Ginger garlic paste, Ayurveda products, Spirulina Capsules and Allopathic capsules, Tablets, Dry syrup & ORS.
- As Manufacturing chemist(More than 10 years since Year1993)
- Manufacturing & Packaging activity of these products were most important by maintaining controlled environmental condition, which was monitored each and every 30minutes,Manufacturing of above products and Daily W.I.P. preparation and sending to Dabur’s head office through email by V-Set.