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Business Unit Manager

Recruit Right

Great Harwood


£35000 - £37000/annum


Posted: 15/03/2023

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Recruit Right Blackburn are looking for an experienced business unit leader

to support the Operations Manager to deliver on key manufacturing targets, driving business success and managing operations staff.

The position has direct line management for three shift-team leaders, overseeing 40 manufacturing operators on three shifts. It could be suitable for an experienced supervisor looking to take a step up.

This role is day shift only, and site based. The successful candidate will: - Allocate activity and resources while achieving quality and safety standards - Motivate and manage their team, including performance management, development, welfare, and target monitoring - Increase productivity, quality, and delivery reliability - Maintain records and systems to ensure that all information reporting is correct - Lead by example and in line with the Guiding Principles and the Code of Conduct - Be ambitious, with a view to building a long-term career - Communicate effectively and flexibly to team members and managers - Show initiative and drive to get things done Essential experience requirements: - 2 years leading a large operational team in a busy environment or strong academic background in management or manufacturing -

Use of lean management tools, for example six sigma, or 5s - Comfortable using I.T. including but not limited to, Microsoft Office Package and ERP systems The following would be desirable but not essential: -

Experience in a manufacturing environment - Management qualification - Health and Safety qualification (IOSH Managing Safely or similar) - Experience of SAP As well as joining a people focussed multi-national organisation, the post holder will also receive access to our fantastic benefits package which includes the following: -

Competitive salary - 29 days annual leave in addition to bank holidays - Westfield Health Cash Plan - Employee Assistance Programme - Defined contribution pension with up to 9% employer contribution - Free onsite parking

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