Production Manager


Job summary

CSM Live
Finishing, Printing
Contract Type:
Full Time
Expiry Date:

About the job

CSM exists to create impact by challenging convention We do this because it produces work for our clients that is more meaningful, memorable and measurable

Our diversity of experience, expertise and opinions is our greatest asset, which is why we celebrate our differences We 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

CSM is proud to share fresh perspectives and new ideas to produce work that others don’t and won’t What we do is fast paced, exciting and rewarding which is why we love it and why you’ll love life at CSM

What you will be doing

Our production department is the heart of the CSM Live offering to all the CSM 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 throughout the UK, Europe and the rest of the world.

The role of is to provide comprehensive production management support to the account management teams with day to day job requirements and administration tasks such as :

• Work effectively with all CSM Live 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 “go live” 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 CSM Live Health and Safety policy

The skills and experience you need

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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