Future Recruitment Ltd

Production Manager - Signage

Greater Manchester
£Negotiable (Depending on Experience)
03 Apr 2018
03 May 2018
Clare Devlin
Full Time
Contract Type

£Negotiable (Depending on Experience)

Our client is a signage & graphics company based in the North West. They offer clients a large variety of signage and large format print products including wayfinding signage, built-up letters, vehicle graphics, exhibition stands, promotional banners, window graphics and interior / exterior signage.

Due to continued growth within the business, they are now looking to recruit a Production Manager. The role will require exceptional organisational skills and good all-round experience within a very busy production department. The successful candidate must have at least 3-5 years' experience within the signage industry.

  • Lead and manage the production team through the production process ensuring all work is manufactured, delivered and installed to the highest standards achievable
  • Develop production planning schedule, quality control process, delivery / installation process and schedule
  • Develop and train all production team members to ensure necessary skills and work standards are developed and maintained
  • Ensure all roles have clear job specifications with clear responsibilities, set clear measurable personal objectives, devise individual training plans based on developmental needs
  • Develop a raw material purchasing process which drives substrate costs down and improves profitability as well as ordering materials for each job and working with suppliers to assess buying cycle and propose new process
  • Deliver excellence and communicate professionally with all customers through production and installation
  • Ensure team is set up and all components are available and in place for delivery and installation
  • Work effectively across internal departments to communicate production schedule, status, lead times
  • Raise any issues and seek solutions to problems in a proactive and positive manner
  • Ensure information contained within job sheet is clear and accurate before commencement of production
  • Ensure all health and safety regulations are adhered to within the production area and externally within the installation site as well as ensuring risk and method statements are raised and completed prior to installation where necessary
  • Daily production meetings and weekly management meetings
  • Research market to propose new methods, machinery, investment required to constantly strive to improve quality and efficiency in production

  • Ideally will have led and managed a team and be able to demonstrate tangible results in delivering quality and optimal efficiency in production methods
  • In-depth understanding of signage and graphics industry
  • Computer literate with Clarity or similar production software
  • Certificates CSCS, IPAF and PASMA and ideally IOSH trained
  • Self-motivated with excellent leadership and teamworking skills
  • Reliable with good time management skills
  • Problem solving and communication skills