Production Manager | Flexible Packaging | Norfolk


Job summary

Mercury Search and Selection
Up to £50k
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

Are you seeking a challenging role you can make your own?  This is an opportunity to ride a wave of investment and enhance your career, updating all aspects of production for this established manufacturer of flexible food packaging; part of a renowned international group.


Production Manager | Flexible Packaging | Norfolk | Up to £50k

With pioneering patented technology, this organisation is at the forefront of innovative packing solutions. Their growth has been fuelled by an attitude of always going that ‘extra mile’ to keep clients satisfied. They have become a valued and trusted supplier of packaging materials to all types of industry, but with long and established roots within the food sector and are looking to invest more across their sites.

As Production Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Overseeing 33 members of staff print and pre press teams 
  • Managing consumption, and ordering of, solvents, additives and other consumables
  • Helping optimise output by working with the print team and the rest of the management team
  • Monitoring, promoting and maintaining good housekeeping on the presses and surrounding areas
  • Recruiting printers as and when necessary/authorised by the Operations Manager


Key attributes required:

  • Flexographic print knowledge and experience – 2/3 years’ plus preferable
  • Good leadership skills and ability to manage staff
  • Strong decision-making and problem solving skills
  • Ability to implement improvements & cost saving initiatives
  • Have previous held a managerial position
  • Help inspire a sense of accountability and responsibility in the workforce by demonstrating the benefits of implementing new procedures and workflows, which in turn reduces work related stress


If you are a high class Production Manager and believe you have what it takes to the reins on this role, contact Mercury Search and Selection today to find out more!

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