Production Manager - Large Format


Job summary

Future Recruitment Ltd
Printing - Digital Printing, Printing - Flexographic, Printing - Screen Printing, Printing - Sheetfed Offset, Printing - Wide Format
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job



¬£Negotiable (DOE) + Overtime (Time ¬Ĺ) + Life Insurance + 25 Days Holiday + (8 Bank Holidays)

Our client is a leading large format graphics and display company based in Kent. They are currently looking to recruit a Production Manager / Planner to join their team. They are looking for individuals who want to put their hand up and challenge convention to create something exciting, bigger and better each and every time.

You will work in the production department, offering all the customer sectors and as a result this is an extremely busy and diverse department with production occurring everyday across multiple shift patterns delivering high quality and unique live event printed products.


  • Work effectively with all Account teams, responding as appropriate to new production requirements, update requests and production tracking about projects in production.
  • Check, process and track via scheduling software the production of projects, ensuring that they are produced to the correct timeframes and requirements.
  • Proactively monitor the quality of production output supplied by the production facility, ensuring the quality is kept to a high standard and all elements are produced and collated to the specifics of the job bag and project requirements.
  • Working with Senior Production Managers to make sound judgements about when to act or implement appropriate solutions and relevant actions to assist in project production.
  • To propose, investigate and assist with implementing innovative ways of delivering the print production services that help to deliver the project.
  • Work proactively as well as with other production manager, production team or senior managers and directors.
  • To manage the production process from order to delivery. Including specification, planning, scheduling and trafficking.
  • Advising Business Development and Account Managers on best methods and materials for production.
  • Quality checking on final product prior to despatch.
  • Liaising and working with Logistics Teams for timely and cost-effective despatch.
  • Completion and maintenance of project specific information, including raising of NCR's.
  • To comply with Health and Safety policy


  • Planning & organising skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in a fast-moving environment
  • Experience working in planning and scheduling of large format graphics production.
  • Passionate about servicing clients internal and external
  • Great attention to detail, along with fantastic communication skills - verbal, written and presentational.
  • Experience of print and finishing production techniques of large format graphics
  • Competency at all Microsoft Office packages, as well as good all round computer skills( training provided for MIS system).
  • Ability to prioritise and think logically and methodically

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