Print Production Manager - Merchandising (Screen & Embroidery)

West Yorkshire

Job summary

Future Recruitment Ltd
Printing, Printing - Screen Printing
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job



Salary: £Open DOE + Healthcare + Pension + Mac or Laptop + Phone

Our client is a fast-growing business making custom merchandise and print for all kinds of people, all in-house. Set up in 2005, they have grown to a team of over 150 based. They serve a vast range of customers ranging from bands and record labels, through to clothing companies and restaurant chains. Their focus is on providing a good experience, offering customers the best possible products and service, with flexible print run lengths and catering for tight turnarounds. They are a proudly independent company and are 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.

A fantastic career opportunity for a Screen Print & Embroidery Production Manager to join the company during a time of exciting growth. Reporting to the Senior Production & Operations Manager, the ideal candidate will have management experience in a high volume and short lead time production environment.


  • Responsibility for the production of all screen printed & embroidery 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 alongside the Garment Department Manager and Production Scheduler.
  • Ensure all machines are maintained, the factory is clean 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 does.
  • Monitor all supervisor performances and work with them to monitor the full team's performance, including regular one on ones.
  • Run daily team meetings alongside supervisors.
  • Create and maintain quality control procedures and ensure any order ideas are dealt with pro-actively and efficiently.

Experience needed;

  • Previous experience managing a production team.
  • Industry experience of print, specifically screen printing 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.
  • 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

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