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Millbrook Beds appoints new manufacturing manager

Bed manufacturer The Millbrook Bed Company has announced the appointment of Lee Pharoah as its new manufacturing manager.

Lee, who is no stranger to managing a busy manufacturing floor having worked as operations manager in a printing subsidiary of the Daily Mail group, joins to support the increase in manufacturing, which has been fuelled by the company’s growth and innovation.

His awareness of deadlines and a key eye for detail will be vital transferable skills to Millbrook’s busy manufacturing space.

Lee will manage a team of 60, taking responsibility for staffing levels, safety, training and development, operational improvements, production planning as well as task and financial management.

“I feel privileged to have the chance to be part of the journey Millbrook. I am looking forward to channelling the passion and enthusiasm I have for efficient, smooth processes into my new role,” explains Lee. “I am ready to learn the ropes for a new industry while drawing on the relevant skills which I can transfer from my last role.”

Lee will be working under Ross Thurston, operation, sales and marketing director at Millbrook. “Lee is an instrumental member of our management team and we are already seeing the benefit of having him in role,” explains Ross. “We are conscious that growth brings increased responsibility on our manufacturing team and by having Lee in place, we are able to use his experience of managing a busy workload and environment to ensure that our team is happy and that systems, processes and outputs grow in line with the business.”

As a member of the senior management team, Lee will also contribute improvements to operational and production processes and manage financial forecasting and budgets.

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