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Factory manager

Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
USD 7500
November 26, 2018

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M P Lalith Hemantha 009*-**-**-**-***


M P Lalith Hemantha BSc.(Hons).

No.543, Nagahapitiya Road,

Alawathugoda, Kandy

Sri Lanka

Home: 0094– 81-2303346

Mobile: 009*-**-**-**-***



Successfully completed the Post Graduated Diploma in Business Management program Conducted, by University of Colombo during the period of 1998-99.

Participated and completed the AIB Biscuit Production Management program conducted by Prima Baking School Sri Lanka with the collaboration of American Institute of Baking in 2005.

Participated and completed successfully a program in Elementary Cookie and Cracker Production course conducted by US Wheat Association in 2006 in Bangkok Thailand.

Participated and completed the AIB Biscuit processing technology conducted by American soybean association and ASSOCOM – INDIA in 2008. POSITIONS HELD

1. Working at Dian Trading Company Private Limited (ISO 22000-2005, SLS Certified Company) since 2016.

Job Responsibility

Planning and Implementation of New Biscuit Factory Project (HAAS Line)

Facilitate the definition of project scope goals and deliverables.

Define Project task and resource requirement.

Develop full scale project plans.

Manage Project budget, resource allocation.

Provide directions and support to foreign technologists and technicians.

New Product development and R & D activities.

Prepare the labor plan, recruitment of staff and labor force, training and development.

Develop Quality standards for GMP, ISO 22000 - 2005, Hallal etc.

Implementation of Preventive, planned and predictive maintenance to maximize machines uptime.

Stabilize Production standards of efficiency, minimum wastages and maximum utilization of recourses.

Preparation of production plans as per sales forecast.

Coordination with sales, supply chain, HR and maintenance.

Monitoring production Vs sales to review production schedules accordingly. M P Lalith Hemantha 009*-**-**-**-***


2. Worked at Maliban Biscuit Manufactories Private Limited (ISO 22000-2005, SLS Certified Company) since 2014 - 2016.

Drive the production archive an objectives as per Organization business plan.

Frame policies procedures and set individual objective of the department.

Maintain Healthy relationship with all the departments.

Maintain and ensure all existing ISO and GMP compliance.

Dealing with employees, other staff officers and senior management effectively.

Ensure required management information pertaining to production related section, functions have been properly documented.

Responsible of achieving the overall productivity of the production department.

Ensure the development of departmental staff officers and frame proper succession analysis.

Worked at Orient Lanka Confectionery (Pvt.) Ltd (ISO 22000:2005, SLS Certified Company)

Sri Lanka as a General Manager since 2008.

Job Responsibilities:

Area of projects.

Installation & Commissioning of process and packaging machinery. Areas of interpersonal skills.

Communication and acceptance of responsibility.

Strong in techno commercial discussions.

Product development.

Farsighted and visionary with capability to lead any team work from the front.

Sincere and hard working with abundant positive attitude. Excellent character with loyalty and commitment to solid work ethics and moral principles.

Disciplinarian and a change manager.

Flexibility to carry out different projects on a daily basis such as looking for new suppliers, testing for new products, planning the launching of a new product etc.

As long as project deadline is met.

Worked as a Production Manager at Orient Lanka Confectionery (Pvt.) Ltd. (ISO 22000:2005, SLS Certified Company) - Sri Lanka, since 2001 - 2008. Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for P&L of the organizations by managing all the activities related to operations of the industry.

Coordinate and managing all operations including production planning, production activities, corrective and preventive maintenance of all the assets and execution of lean manufacturing activities across the organization. M P Lalith Hemantha 009*-**-**-**-***


Dealing directly for managing manpower of Liaison with Govt. semi govt. officials on legal compliance issues.

Responsible for consolidated reporting on all biscuit business data.

Responsible for maintaining and reduction of conversion cost of the products against budget and dynamic market requirements.

Ensure compliance and adherence to QMS & HACCP.

HACCP based food safety system implementation in the organization.

Implementation of SOPs in all the functions to comply with BRC requirements Day to day operational leadership of the production sites covering cost management, quality assurance and packaging development process.

Oversee the implementation of the strategy throughout operations for the region and provide guidance direction for employees

Define and oversee all processes in areas including cost control, quality, safety, environment, health & safety EHS.

Worked as a Shift Manager at Ceylon Biscuits Limited (ISO 22000: 2005, ISO 9001, SLS certified company) manufacturers of MUNCHEE BISCUITS since 1998 2001. Job Responsibilities:

Production planning and coordination with sale and marketing to achieve the targets.

Coordinate and managing all operations including production planning, production activities, corrective and preventive maintenance of all the lean manufacturing activities across the organization.

Dealing directly for managing manpower.

Worked as Quality Management Representative of the organization. Involved directly in implementation and certification of ISO 22000- 2005 food safety Management System.

Develop best practices and roll out to all sites KPI's. Define and oversee reductions in cost by methodologies Lean, Six Sigma and Kaizen.

Co-ordinate resources and maintain working relationships throughout the existing chain of products for cost saving and innovations through

Additional function is to develop new products and to bring about changes in recipe and packaging development as well as providing support to production, supply chain, sales and marketing departments

Worked as a Junior Executive at Lanka Wall Tile Ltd, Meepe, Sri Lanka since 1995 1998. Job Responsibilities:

Lead effort in plans to improve productivity, cost reduction and energy Conservation.

Schedules and supervises manufacturing resources to meet production goals established by operations management in alignment with business goals and objectives.

Develop and administer material and labor usage controls.

Develop and implement employee relations programs with the objective of improving employee engagement and morale.

Directly supervise production supervisors and production employees. M P Lalith Hemantha 009*-**-**-**-***


Participates in production equipment maintenance program including evaluation of predictive maintenance data, scheduling and conducting preventative maintenance activities.

Conduct safety audits, lead safety training, behavior/awareness programs, and provide a strong safety presence on the plant floor.

Assure production activities are in compliance with company policies.

Work with Purchasing, Engineering and Transportation departments in maintaining services for the plant.

Responsible for goal setting and performance management.

Assist in preparation of budgets and standards for cost measurement and manages operations within that budget.

Ensure that all manufactured goods meet the appropriate finished product specification.


Successfully completed the Bachelor of Science degree program conducted by University of Peradeniya Sri Lanka during the period of 1994 in Chemistry subjects and awarded the graduation of BSc.(Hons). FIELDS OF INTEREST

Manufacturing of Cookies and Biscuits.


Human Resources


English & Sinhalese


Very much familiar with Office automation systems, Internet & e– Mail, Graphic designing.

M P Lalith Hemantha 009*-**-**-**-***



Full Name : Manamendra Patabadige Lalith Hemantha

Gender : Male

Date of Birth : 17.11.1968

Age : 49+

Civil Status : Married

NIC Number : 683224405-V

Address : No.543, Nagahapitiya Road, Alawathugoda, Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Contact Numbers

Res - 0094– 81-2303346 Mob - 0094-77– 2244443

Email :

Contact Preference _ Mobile

Hobbies : Reading, Using of Internet to look for New Technologies related to food science


Mr. Nihal Kumarasinghe

General Manager,

Lanka Walltile (Pvt) Ltd,

Meepe, Padukka,

Sri Lanka

Tel: 009*-**-*******


Mr.Sisil Rubasinghe

The Manager,

Bank of Ceylon,

Matara Branch

Sri Lanka

Tel : 071*******

I do hereby certify to the best of my knowledge that the particulars contained herein are true and accurate.



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