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Business Unit Manager 

Reporting To: Head of Engineering.

Due to Brett Martin's rapid expansion we are searching for a competent, experienced individual to take up the role of Business Unit Manager


  • Competitive Salary+ excellent overall package
  • Overtime Opportunities: Increase your income through overtime, including shift premiums.
  • Additional Service Days: Receive extra days off to appreciate your commitment.
  • Employer Pension Contribution: Secure your future with our pension plan.
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) + Health Cash Back Plan: Access support and health benefits with eligibility based on service.
  • Free On-Site Parking: Convenient parking facilities for our team members.
  • Cycle to Work Scheme: Embrace a healthier lifestyle with our cycling initiative.
  • Christmas Payment: Celebrate the festive season with a special bonus.
  • Employee Discount Scheme: Enjoy exclusive discounts on various products and services.
  • Training Opportunities and Clear Career Paths: Invest in your professional development with ongoing training.
  • Excellent company culture

Key Responsibilities:

  • Report to the Head of Engineering Plastic Sheet 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 products on a daily basis across all production machines in accordance with specification and quality requirements;
  • Lead, champion and deliver the departmental business improvement plans;
  • Maximise the synergies that exist between the production units;
  • Work in close collaboration with the Head of Engineering Sheet 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.


  • Have a proven track record with a minimum of 5 years’ management experience within manufacturing
  • Have experience of lean manufacturing tools (5S / 5WHY / SMED);
  • Have a good understanding of materials management;
  • Have a comprehensive knowledge of HSE standards and ISO 9001 quality in a manufacturing environment;
  • Have excellent communication, interpersonal and reporting skills;
  • Have excellent analytical, problem solving and decision making skills;
  • Have experience of developing staff and achieving departmental and business objectives;
  • Have strong IT skills including MS office and particularly excel;
  • Have a third level qualification in either:
  • Production / Mechanical / Process / Polymer Engineering
  • Have strong people management skills in leading, managing and motivating teams to achieve challenging targets;
  • Have experience with MRP and Manufacturing Execution Systems (MES).

How to Apply: please send your cv to or apply using your cv below;

Brett Martin is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or religion.


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