2017 Hawkins Senior Management recruitment

Do you wish to submit an application for Senior Management jobs in Hawkins? This article provides complete information, including work profile, of the recruitment drive for Senior Management jobs in various fields, including the Factory, Test Kitchen, R&D, Legal and Marketing. There is also a vacancy for the post of Deputy Company Secretary.

Hawkins had earlier invited applications for positions as Management Trainees. Now the company is recruiting qualified candidates to be appointed as Senior Managers in various fields at its offices and factories. Selected candidates are liable to be posted or transferred to any of the company's units. The jobs and brief work profile of each are listed below.

Factory Manager

Work profile: You will be given the responsibility of inhouse and outhouse production and subcontracting. You will oversee coordination of the various manufacturing segments in order to ensure the requisite quantity and best quality of products. Additionally, you are responsible for the welfare of the factory personnel, safeguard the plant's security and be accountable for all legal compliances.

Eligibility: not specified.

Deputy Head R&D

Work profile: Your role will be that of Deputy to the current Senior VP R&D, who is holding the responsibility of maintaining and improving the quality of products, improving the manufacturing process and design & development of new products.

Eligibility: You should be a Graduate in mechanical or electrical stream with a minimum of eight years of suitable experience.

Head – Factory Projects

Work profile: You will have the companywide responsibility to expand productive capacities, including equipment and factory buildings.

Eligibility: You should have the appropriated degree in engineering with a minimum of eight years of experience in a related job in industry or in consulting.

Head – Marketing Projects

Work profile: You will have the responsibility of various projects, including designing and setting up showrooms, developing merchandising materials and signages and designing packaging of products. You will also work on the management of demonstrations and online sales development. You will be reporting to the Executive VP-Marketing.

Eligibility: You must have a minimum of eight years of suitable experience in a reputed consumer products' marketing company.

Head – Test Kitchen

Work profile: You will lead the Test Kitchen team which evaluates products and works on developing and publishing cooking manuals. You will be required to coordinate with R&D, Packaging, Advertising, Marketing and top management personnel.

Eligibility: It would be useful to have experience in a related field, such as a commercial kitchen or a quality lab or a publishing house. You should have an interest in cooking and a scientific approach to work. You must have good English writing skills.

Head – Legal Affairs

Work profile: You will be in the role of an advisor to the Company in legal matters. You will have the responsibility of ensuring legal compliance, briefing counsel and organizing the requisite action to avoid or to support litigation when needed. Primarily, you will be required to protect the intellectual property of the company, such as trademarks, copyrights, designs and patents.

Eligibility: You must be a qualified solicitor or advocate with at least eight years of post qualification experience in one or more of the required fields.

Deputy Company Secretary

Work profile: Your role is to act as the Deputy to the current Company Secretary.

Eligibility: You must be a qualified Company Secretary with at least eight years of suitable experience in dealing with matters of a listed public company.

How to apply

You should type out your application, specifying in it the job you are interested in, providing the complete details of age, education, experience and current remuneration. The application should be accompanied with a note "Reasons why I am interested in this job" in English, in your own handwriting, not exceeding 300 words.

Your application should be sent to:
Senior Vice President – Personnel,
Hawkins Cookers Limited,
Maker Tower F-101,
Cuffe Parade,
Mumbai - 400005

Selection process

Your application will be reviewed, as also the handwritten note. If selected, you will be invited to Mumbai for two days, during which there will be a selection process comprising of:
  1. A written test.

  2. A group discussion.

  3. An individual interview with the top management.

  4. A medical exam, if required.

For the trip to Mumbai, the company will reimburse your economy class return airfare.

Last date to submit application has not been specified in the recruitment advertisement.

[Reference: Hindustan Times, Mumbai, 14th November 2017, page 15.]

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