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Engineering Business Unit Manager

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Job Title:              Business Unit Manager

Sector:                  Aerospace & Manufacturing

Salary:                   £38,000 – £42,000 depending on experience.
Location:              Sheffield, South Yorkshire

Contract:             Full Time / Permanent

Do you want to work for a leading global aerospace manufacturer who understands that it is important for you to work for an employer who put their people first?

Are you wanting to work for a business which offers constant support and training to get you to where you want to be in your career?

We are supporting this fantastic business in the Recruitment of a Business Unit Manager. We are looking to speak with someone who has previously delivered operational business improvement projects and has experience in leading and managing a large team.  The role is instrumental in creating and sustaining a good working environment, encouraging team working, flexibility and adherence to procedures.

Job Purpose:

  • The focus of this role will to lead and manage the business unit in order to meet targets, maintain quality standards and maximise productivity.
  • Deliver operational business improvement projects.
  • Lead a large team.
  • Follow and promote Health & Safety practices.


  • Management of the financials for the business unit, including cost reduction activities.
  • Execution of manufacturing plans in order to meet targets. If these plans fall behind, you will be responsible for the creation of a recovery plan, including the organisation of resources and reporting the progress to the senior team.
  • The Business unit performance, to achieve/exceed targets.
  • Manage a flexible workforce. (PDR’s etc)
  • Drive a quality-focused business unit.
  • Continually seek to improve existing working practices and exceed targets and standards set
  • Conduct process and product audits to ensure compliance. Taking action to rectify areas of non-compliance.
  • Health & safety audits, risk assessments and accident investigations.
  • Quality audits.
  • Liaise with the maintenance department to deliver preventative and planned maintenance schedules.

About You:

  • Ideally have 5 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Experienced in leading a large team (Management)
  • Delivering operational business improvement projects.
  • Experience of working to business-level KPI’s.
  • The ability to work in a team and autonomously.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Excellent communicator and a Team player.
  • The ability to work in a fast-paced and high-pressured environment.
  • Aerospace and or/ automotive experience ideally.

What’s in it for you?

  • £38,000-£42,000 per year
  • Free Parking.
  • Working for a fantastic business.
  • Pension scheme and other benefits.


For more information please contact our Sheffield Team on 01143 830 046.

***Verus Recruitment Partners are acting as a Recruitment Agency in relation to this vacancy and is an Equal Opportunities Employer***

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