Business Unit Manager

Job description

Looking for an experienced Business Unit Manager to take responsibility for the overall operations of a Business Unit in a highly successful Medical Device company in Galway.

Key responsibilities

  • Set the Business Unit goals that support current business objectives.
  • Drive and meet the KPIs of the Business Unit.
  • Determine appropriate staff levels and hire staff as required.
  • Establish and maintain good employee relations in line with Company Policy.
  • Drive an environment of Business Excellence.
  • Manage and monitor department budgets through monthly sales and cost reviews leading to the continued improvement of operating margins.
  • Build and refine cost models that best attract profitable business when necessary.
  • Position the customer at the centre of all activities to avail of commercial opportunities -- lead time, price, special requirements.
  • Develop close links with both internal and external customers such as Regulatory Affairs, Sales Personnel and sales organisations.
  • Lead and develop the team in communication, team development, career development, motivation and skills.
  • Lead cross-functional teams in identifying and resolving technical issues.
  • Ensure department adherence to regulatory and GMP requirements.

Key requirements

  • Education and/or experience equivalent to a third level qualification in Engineering, Business, Science or related field.
  • Minimum of 8 years' experience in a similar environment, of which at least 3 years related experience at middle management level.
  • Demonstrated aptitude for process improvement and use of Lean and Six-Sigma resources and tools. (Green Belt certification or higher is desirable).
  • Possess strong analytical skills and solution-driven thinking.
  • Strong project management skills, including the ability to prioritize, balance, and manage multiple efforts with strong results/goal orientation.
  • Demonstrated computer skills preferably Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, Project, oracle and other applicable tools.
  • Working knowledge of the necessary Regulatory Requirements.
  • Understanding of supply chain processes.
  • Flexibility to work within different shift patterns is essential.

If you are interested in this Business Unit Manager role, please send your resume to: or call me on 091 455 300 to find out more.

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