Production Manager - Large Format Print

Recruiter
Location
Maidenhead
Salary
£30,000 - £35,000 + Overtime
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
21 Aug 2017
Ref
1854
Discipline
Finishing, Printing, Supplier
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Production Manager | Large Format Print | Berkshire | £35,000 + Overtime 

We have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Production Manager / Supervisor with a fantastic player in the Exhibition and Event Graphics industry based in Berkshire.  As the Production Manager you will be in charge of a small team, scheduling of work flow and ordering stock while maintaining a good relationship with suppliers.  This is very much a hands on role so you MUST have previous experience operating large format digital print machinery.

About the Production Manager role:

  • Hold daily department meeting to set the print team to their tasks to meet deadlines
  • Maintain good communication with other departments
  • Manage production schedule for print and finishing - Reschedule tasks and machine usage
  • Have an advanced understanding of all equipment within the department
  • Manage machine maintenance ensuring
  • Work with manufacturers and other service providers to quickly resolve breakdowns
  • Manage service engineers when on site
  • Manage day to day stock and special orders for the print department
  • Quality control to include; colour accuracy, colour consistency, artwork quality, artwork accuracy, print quality and material quality
  • Run production machines when necessary
  • Keep up-to-date with new print technologies and processes

About you:

  • Knowledge of UV, solvent, aqueous and Latex Print - Essential
  • Knowledge of artwork and finishing also essential
  • Previous experience managing a team
  • Previous experience in large format print

This is a great opportunity to join a rapidly growing company in Berkshire, so if you have the relevant experience please get in touch ASAP!