Production Manager - Kent - £40-45k

Reference: PrintMatch1386

We have a rare opportunity for a hard working and highly driven individual to join a leading provider of stand-out marketing material for retailers and well-known Brands alike.

Reporting in to the Works Director, the successful candidate will run the factory on a daily basis, ensuring the work is produced safely, efficiently and at a high standard.

The Candidate

  • A proven ability to lead with natural presence and gravitas.
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to build good working relationships with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Expertise in developing and initiating continuous improvement and cost reduction activities
  • Understanding of Strategic planning and resource allocation
  • Ability to demonstrate coaching and leadership techniques
  • Ability to prioritise and execute tasks.

Key responsibility and activities:

  • Ensuring the factory is kept in a safe and productive working environment taking into consideration all ISO commitments.
  • Attend daily production meeting.
  • Monitor/Check that materials have been allocated to jobs.
  • Sign off and pass jobs in the absence of departmental head.
  • Maintain machine calendars making sure they are up to date and deadlines are met.
  • Oversee allocation of staff from idle machine to a more affective position.
  • Liaise with central office team to ensure staffing needs are met.
  • Liaising with production handlers and transport regarding job information.
  • Assess, on a daily basis work flow checking quality of work.
  • Approve weekly/monthly staff hours.

Measurement of performance:

  • Internal and external audits will be carried out regularly to ensure standards are being met.

Company requirements:

  • Understanding of print, production methods and their suitability.
  • At all times to keep all company, customer and supplier information that is not in the public domain confidential.

If you are from a manufacturing background and in particular, have exposure to the large format printing environment, we would love to hear from you!


Alternatively, we have a number of other vacancies we are currently dealing with across various categories that include: Account Manager, Account Executive, Account Director, Project Manager, Production Manager, Estimator, Buyer, Sales Manager, Sales Executive. Call us on 01279 772967 or 772968




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