Business Unit Manager

Owen Daniels Consultancy
18 Oct 2019
19 Oct 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
Business Unit Manager

**Permanent Position**

**Competitive Salary**

**Non-contractual Quarterly Bonus, Private Healthcare,

Matched + contribution company pension**

**Herefordshire based**


Our client is a specialised maker and supplier company who supply to a variety of industries are looking to recruit a Business Unit Manager. We are looking for a leader comfortable with overseeing a designated section of the business including driving a KPI environment and with P&L management. This role comes with a comprehensive benefits package and is attractive to people who are keen on achieving the best out of a company and looking to train and develop on the job.

Business Unit Manager


* Deputise for the Business Unit Director of Operations

* Provide management and direction to the relevant unit.

* Ensure the unit meets all metrics; sales, fixed costs, variable cost, ESH, productivity, headcount, overtime, inventory, AR, AP and EBIT

* Responsible for ensuring compliance with quality standards to ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction and standard of products is maintained.

* Relationship building and liaison with internal/external customers, as required.

* Ensure that working practices and operational methods are appropriate to maintain site competitiveness.

* Develop a culture which supports process management and continuous improvement in alignment with company strategy.

* Works closely with finance to ensure reporting standards are met.

* Preparation and coordination of the operations budget to ensure maximum cost control.

* Work actively with HR to attract, develop, retain and motivate staff and build and maintain a strong and effective team.

* Talent management skills and abilities to identify and develop key talent and a strategically focused workforce within the manufacturing organisation.

Business Unit Manager

Essential Skills:

* Proven Leadership background

* Experience within an Engineering / Manufacturing background

* Excellent leadership qualities, positively model's behaviour and leads by example.

* Demonstrated ability to lead a team and manage managers.

* Excellent communication skills written, verbal, interpersonal and presentation.

* Excellent financial, commercial and operational acumen.

* Ability to cope with competing demands and to prioritise tasks.

* Analytical thinker.

* Excellent organisational and time management skills.

Business Unit Manager

Desirable Skills:

Degree educated or equivalent qualification in a relevant subject (e.g. engineering)