Mailing Shift Manager (Nights)- North London - £28k + £4k Shift Allowance

Reference: PrintMatchMailing

With business as usual throughout the whole of the Covid pandemic, this leading print an direct mail manufacturer has an opening for a Mailing Shift Manager to cover the night shift.

The purpose of the job is to support the goals of the Production Department and help to achieve the smooth running of the Mailing Department, to ensure that budgets and commercial targets are met, and to help to ensure the smooth running of the Production Department as a whole.




  1. To gain a full knowledge of the range of services provided by the Mailing Department.
  2. To be able to understand the company’s Management Information Systems in regards to estimating, job bags, delivery systems etc.
  3. To have a full working knowledge and understanding of the processes and complexities of the Machine Mailing & Hand Enclosing Department, the machinery, services and products being produced.
  4. To be fully conversant with a range of mailing machines, ink print printers, hand enclosing, digital finishing techniques.
  5. To manage the machine & Hand Enclosing Mailing Department Night Shift Team with full responsibility for monitoring time and attendance, holiday schedules, recruitment, and discipline where appropriate.
  6. To liaise with the Mailing Manager, Production Management Team and the Account Management Team to pro-actively ensure that all jobs are running accurately, efficiently, on time and to specification,
  7. To receive and chase all Machine & Hand Enclosing Mailing production job bags, to check and distribute the job bags to the enclosing operatives.
  8. Achieve team and individual targets as set by the Production Department Management.
  9. Prepare weekly productivity reports for analysis as required by the senior management team.
  10. Undertake support tasks as required by the senior management team.
  11. Complete projects as and when requested by the Production Director.
  12. Strong and effective communication at all levels of the business.
  13. Good time keeping and attendance.
  14. Maintain a tidy and clean work area ensuring that the office and desks are kept in a clean and orderly manner.
  15. Understand and adhere to the company policies and procedures with particular emphasis on quality and health and safety.
  1. To be willing and able to work overtime at relatively short notice and to cover holidays and sickness as and when required.


Background / Experience: A successful 2 years proven record of accomplishment gained within a Print & Mailing environment at a similar level.

Skills / Abilities:

  1. Good verbal, written and listening skills
  2. Able to generate innovative and effective solutions to meet requirements
  3. Able to cope with multiple tasks at one time
  4. Ability to analyse relevant information to make quality decisions
  5. Must be methodical with excellent attention to detail
  6. Generate solutions to meet the customer requirements
  7. Team player, able and willing to assist other members of the team
  8. Flexible and able to cope under pressure and demonstrate a level of emotional control and resilience
  9. Able to maintain good disciplines and standards, initiative, and drive
  10. Understanding of commercial issues surrounding jobs
  11. Able to ensure that all documentation is complete and accurate

We would love to hear from you if you have a strong mailing background and are happy working on a permanent night shift.

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 any of the following numbers: 01279 730801 - 07538 088621 - 07538 088625


PrintMatch - Print Recruitment Consultancy

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PrintMatch Ltd
Harlow Enterprise Hub
Kao Hockham Building
Edinburgh Way
CM20 2NQ

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Contact Information

T. 01279 730801
M. 07538 088621
M. 07538 088625