This paper deals with the functioning of a Propylene Recovery Unit (PRU) in a chemical industry and the various Managerial and Human Resource considerations that need to be accounted for, in this process. This report discusses various aspects that are to be considered, before initializing the setup of PRU, ranging from a Management perspective. Mission and objective was decided and subsequently the managerial model was developed. Propylene is an indispensible raw material that has a variety of end use. A detailed analysis pertaining to propylene demand in the market along with major sources has been incorporated in this paper. Emphasis has been placed on the type of departmentation required. Managerial aspects of various functions ranging from warehousing to quality control have also been taken into consideration. Delegations of functional departments have been defined to prevent redundancy of duties and major managerial functions of Planning, Organizing, Staffing, Leading and Controlling has also been discussed. Internal and External factors that affect the company have been analyzed through SWOT Analysis and MBO strategies are also broadly classified. Finally, Total Quality Management and strategies for adoption of Lean Manufacturing as also touched upon briefly.
S. N, Menon, A., Krishnan, J., Kumar, S. Sunil, and .T, A., “Management of Propylene Recovery Unit”, International Journal of Latest Technology in Engineering, Management & Applied Science (IJLTEMAS), vol. VI, no. XII, 2017.