Business Unit Manager

Posted 27 February 2023
Salary £50000 - £55000 per annum + Company Bonus
LocationCounty Antrim
Job type Permanent
DisciplineEngineering & Manufacturing Jobs
Contact NameWarren Watson

Job description

Business Unit Manager



Vickerstock are currently working in partnership with one of our tier 1 clients to recruit a Business Unit Manager for their site in Mallusk. Our client is one of the top employers in Northern Ireland with over 800 staff across the UK. Over the past 65 years they have went from strength to strength to become one of Northern Ireland biggest success stories.

Your new role as a Business Unit Manager;

  • Report to the Head of Building Products Operations weekly on all matters relevant to the performance of the production units;
  • Prepare monthly reports for presentation to the Board;
  • Manage the efficient production of injection moulding products and extruded pipes on a daily basis across all production machines in accordance with specification and quality requirements;
  • Lead, champion and deliver the departmental business improvement plans;
  • Provide technical expertise within the plumbing and drainage department and take on a hands-on role when required;
  • Trouble shoot moulding and processing issues and ensure process optimisation;
  • Maximise the synergies that exist between the production units including tooling and assembly;
  • Work in close collaboration with the Head of Building Products Operations to deliver and exceed targeted production key performance indicators;
  • Working in conjunction with master planning, plan all production activity and manage complex scheduling of work on a daily basis;
  • Maintain tight management and responsibility for all operational and material costs including budgetary control;
  • Engage daily with support departments i.e. maintenance, commercial, quality, HR, H&S, technical etc. to ensure effective running of the factory;
  • Meet internal and external customer expectations with regard to delivery and quality.

Your new role as a Business Unit Manager;

  • Have a proven track record with a minimum of 5 years' management experience within a Manufacturing Environment.
  • Have experience of lean manufacturing tools including (TPM /5S / 5WHY / SMED);
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of HSE standards and ISO 9001 quality in a manufacturing environment;
  • Have strong people management skills in leading, managing and motivating teams to achieve challenging targets;
  • Have a good understanding of materials management;
  • Have strong IT skills including MS office and particularly excel;

What we hope you will do next;

Contact Warren Watson to discuss this in absolute confidence on 028 9031 3720, or send an updated CV via the link on the page

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