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Production Manager

Job Title: Production Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Radstock
Salary: 30000 - 42000
REF: HQ5441
Contact Name: Isabelle Roques
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 2 years ago

Job Description

As the largest provider of hybrid mail in the UK, our client is now looking to expand their team and recruit a Production Manager to deliver a document production service including printing and enclosing of in excess of 130 million digital documents and dispatch of 76 million envelopes per annum. The Production Manager will be considered within the senior management of the company and be required to work in conjunction with other members of the Production Management Team in the management of 62 staff across day, night and weekend shifts. You will be responsible for creating and delivering the production plan to tight schedules and demanding customer service level requirements.

This position is currently a day shift role but may move to shift work moving forward. The successful candidate needs to have a high level of commitment, excellent communication skills and knowledge and experience in the printing industry.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Managing staffing levels to meet varying and tight production schedules
  • Overseeing the day to day operations of the production facility
  • Communicating production schedules and requirements to shift supervisors
  • Issue investigation and resolution
  • Managing personnel issues (disciplinary investigations/hearings)   
  • Implementing and training staff in SOP’s and monitoring compliance once implemented
  • Staff and mechanical performance monitoring and reporting
  • Key membership of continual improvement initiatives
  • Production Scheduling and monitoring 
  • Compiling production reports for use at board level  

Knowledge, skills and qualifications required:

  • You must be able to handle pressure and the responsibility of meeting deadlines
  • Excellent motivational and communication skills
  • Demonstrate commitment, dedication and persistence
  • Strong computer literacy
  • Project management skills
  • Knowledge and experience in the printing industry would be a benefit


  • 25 days holiday allowance
  • Company pension scheme
  • Life Assurance (4 x salary)
  • Prolonged disability insurance
  • Free use of company gym
  • Free yoga sessions
  • Free on-site parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare voucher scheme.