Harrison Scott Associates

Print Production Manager

Leeds, West Yorkshire
£Highly Competitive Salary
17 Oct 2018
17 Nov 2018
Full Time
Contract Type
The Company
An exciting opportunity has become available in one of the UK’s fastest growing print companies.

Focusing on providing an amazing experience, our client offers customers the best possible products and service, with flexible print run lengths and catering for tight turnarounds.

This is a proudly independent company, committed to creating a strong, sustainable, responsible business that not only wows customers but also provides a rewarding place to work, with opportunities to develop personally and contribute to a fast-growing business with ambitious plans.

The Role
A fantastic career opportunity for a High Calibre Production Manager to join a company during a time of exciting growth. The ideal candidate will have management experience in a high volume and short lead time production environment.


  • Overall responsibility for the production of all printed products
  • Ensure all process supervisors are aware of performance requirements and are meeting their set KPIs
  • Organise, control and monitor the flow of production and ensure quality is maintained
  • Create and maintain capacity plans to ensure all staff and machines are running at maximum efficiency.
  • Manage production schedules
  • Ensure departmental budgets are met.
  • Oversee stock management and ordering
  • Ensure all machines are maintained and all team members adhere to 5S principles
  • Maintain strong communication between all team members and other departments and encourage team members to be open about ideas and suggestions for improvements.
  • Embody the company’s 5 core values and ensure these are at the heart of everything you and your team do.
  • Work with Growth Team on product development to ensure efficient production processes for all new product launches.
  • Monitor all supervisor performances and work with them to monitor full teams’ performance, including regular one on ones.
  • Run daily team meetings
  • Create and maintain quality control procedures and ensure any order ideas are dealt with pro-actively and efficiently
Experience/Skills Required.

  • Previous experience managing a production team (4 years preferred)
  • Industry experience of print specifically screen printing (4 years preferred)
  • Analytical approach to reviewing working practices, equipment etc.
  • Strong leadership/people management skills
  • Team building
  • Strong knowledge of organisational effectiveness and operations management
  • Knowledge and experience working with lean manufacturing principles, 5S, 6 Sigma etc.
  • Budgeting
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organisation (both verbally and written)
  • Be able to be both proactive and able to react speedily when needed
  • Perform well under pressure
  • The ability to manage change
  • Be able to work with teams/other departments
  • Be innovative
  • Have good judgement and decision making skills
  • The ability to manage multiple priorities

This is a great opportunity for someone who ticks the above boxes to join a company which encourages a positive and enjoyable working environment.