May 19

Business Unit Manager

May 19
We have been retained by a specialist manufacturing company based in the Manchester area to source a Business Unit Manager to head up one of their manufacturing site and to improve their current operation. This organisation is in the process of establishing itself as a leader in its field. A fantastic opportunity to help to implement and drive improvements across a growing SME Manufacturer.   Heading up a multi-disciplined team you will be responsible for championing the lean principles throughout the business and refining the manufacturing operation. You will be responsible for:  
  • Driving operational improvements through the facility in order to meet the overall strategic objectives of the business.
  • Developing high performing teams who are aligned, and improvement led
  • Ensuring that the Plan is achieved in order to ensure the monthly budget is achieved and growth is sustained
  • Work cross functionally with Production, Sales, Technical and Supply Chain in order to ensure operational objectives are being achieved
  • Coach and mentor key team members
  Currently a seasoned Senior Production Manager, Business Unit Manager or Operations Manager, you will be experienced in working in a bespoke manufacturing environment. You will have experience of improving production processes, you will be improvement driven and with a strong coaching and leadership style. Analytical, engaging, proactive and driven will all be part of your behavioural profile. It is important that you are a hands-on leader, one who leads by example and operates in a collaborative way.   This is an excellent opportunity for someone to join an established, secure and growing manufacturer in order to progress their career. This role offers immediate challenge as well as the opportunity to be involved, and lead, group wide projects.
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