YBS Insulation - Operations Management Team

From left to right – Chris Wilson, Craig Curtis, Ben Mills & Martin Thacker

The Operations Team cover all Production & Warehouse responsibilities and keep their fingers on the pulse – this is where the heartbeat of the business is.

Martin Thacker – Operations Manager

Martin joined the business at the start of this year (2022) and brings with him over 30 years of manufacturing & Operational experience at corporate level ensuring that KPI’s, H&S, Compliance & Service are at the forefront of all the production departments.

“In the short time I’ve been here I can see from the solid foundations already in place that the potential for growth and continuous improvements is in our control – the whole team are all enthusiastic and very engaging with great knowledge and experience and have accepted me into the team as though I have worked here for years – I am very happy with how things are progressing”

Craig Curtis – Quilt Unit Production Manager

Craig joined the business in 2006 and is one of the longest serving Managers, his experience with the Quilt machine making the multi foil layer products – SuperQuilt, BreatherQuilt etc is second to none and he is a vital cog in the process for maintenance of the machine and making our quality products.

Craig pushes performance daily with effective use of the OEE report.

Chris Wilson – Stores Manager

Chris started his career at YBS as a Stores operative in 2013, he has worked his way up through the ranks and is now leading his team covering all warehousing, transport, and despatch.

Chris is passionate about achieving the daily manifest target and drives this hard.

Ben Mills – Bubble Unit Production Manager

Ben joined the business in 2013 as a production operative and worked his way through supervisor to management – he took on the role as Bubble Unit manager just over 6 months ago and is making great steps forward with the OEE performance and reduction of waste management control. Ben is driven with continuous improvements of his area and implementing the 5S standards.