Production Controller

Waltham Cross, Hertfordshire, EN9 1AS

Job summary

The Delta Group
Competitive salary and benefits
WX – Production Controller
Packaging, Printing
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

About The Delta Group 

The Delta Group is committed to service excellence in-store, outdoor and online. We are dedicated, knowledgeable and client focused people who aspire to make a difference every day. We value the long-term partnerships we have with our clients and work collaboratively to lead effective change and empower your strategic goals.

Our clients operate in an increasingly complex world and must constantly evolve to meet the dynamic needs of retailers, e-tailers and consumers. Our services – comprised of three units: Creative, Display and Technology – are designed to reduce the complexity of international marketing campaigns across multiple markets and languages whilst maintaining consistency, increasing localisation and responsiveness. 


Job Overview

Supporting the Production Team Leader / Production Manager in providing a service that focuses on producing the correct job first time, on time and in full. Managing projects from start to finish ensuring they are flawlessly moved through the business and delivered to client satisfaction. Being pro-active in your approach toward the client, the account management/sales team and the internal departments, helping all to meet business objectives.


  Role Objectives

  • Work with the Account Management team and the Production Manager and Team Leader to ensure that you receive the required standard of brief, understanding client expectations and what is required to deliver on those expectations;
  • Ensure you manage the operational process of product manufacturing and ensure that you maximise efficiency;
  • Ensure you meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Understand current jobs, minimizing production costs and timings, reducing both material and time wastage involved in the quote through to complete production;
  • Ensure you deliver on tasks correctly, on time and on quality, and where this was not possible, that it is escalated to the CSM and/or Account Manager and remedial action taken.
  • Commit to a thorough and clear communication loop with the Account Management team and the client, updating with job progress, errors and mutually beneficial solutions
  • Responsible for effective management of outsourced permanent POS
  • Ensure that your personal knowledge is up to date on MIS systems, product, material and technical processes development
  • Operate invoicing process accurately and in a timely fashion;
  • Strive for continual improvement of client work;
  • Ensure that you or the correct personality, when requested, join the Account Management or New Business teams for pitches, presentations or visits, as required, seeking new cross selling opportunities and growth of existing business.

Skills, Knowledge & Experience

  • Thorough knowledge of print production practices and processes 
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to communicate effectively internally with colleagues and externally with clients
  • Good relationship building and negotiation skills 
  • 5 years’ experience with print
  • Analytical thinking skills 
  • Professional approach to problem solving and internal customer relations
  • Reliable, trustworthy and conscientious
  • Effective and collaborative team player
  • Prepared to listen and learn from others
  • Ability to be fexible and adaptable to priorities and business needs

Principle contacts

  • Internal – production staff, management, directors and all other areas of the business
  • External – all suppliers and customers

Safety Considerations

The post holder agrees to be committed to health and safety, and be aware of their contribution towards it in the workplace. This includes the requirements to monitor safety and compliance with any systems of safe working within the Group and to take reasonable care of oneself and other people who may be affected by one’s actions and omissions at work.

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