Production Manager / Production Assistant

Full TIme, Permanent
Braintree, Essex
Posted 5 months ago

Market 36 Recruitment are currently recruiting for Production Manager or Production Assistant for our client based on the outskirts of Braintree on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will take ownership of the day-to-day operations of the business. The role holder will be responsible for hitting production targets, managing the full supply chain from stock control of incoming and outgoing goods, plus ensuring the highest quality & hygiene practises. Our client are looking for someone to lead by example and drive growth into the business as they continue to expand.

The role could suit an experienced individual, or someone with strong knowledge in the signage industry who is looking to take a step up.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Operating large format printers, laminators and plotters
  • Preparing vinyl graphics and print
  • Applying vinyl and prints onto sign panels and vehicles
  • Attending site undertaking installs
  • Organising work schedule
  • Delegating and assigning tasks to team members
  • Working with the sales team and studio manager to decide on best methods and materials for production traffic management.
  • Scheduling work flow and understanding capacity within the production department.
  • Briefing and working alongside production staff to make sure each project is produced to the highest quality.
  • Quality control on final product(s) prior to despatch.
  • Working within the H&S framework of the business and understanding risks and where they may occur.
  • Managing and overseeing selected milestones.
  • Ensuring completion of artworks ready for production.
  • Oversee and execute stock and demand replenishment whilst providing feedback to the supply chain regarding replenishment risks, levels and demand.


Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Experience within the signage industry essential
  • Management of production staff preferred but not essential
  • Strong communications skills
  • Good time management skills
  • Flexible approach
  • Experience in setting and operating large format printers – HP, Yotta Flat bed
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite preferred but not essential
  • Previous experience within a manufacturing environment, ideally packaging & print
  • Full UK driving licesne


Working hours are Monday – Friday 8am – 5:30pm. In return our client offers a salary of £24,000 – £26,000 per annum with free onsite parking.


Market 36 Recruitment Ltd cover a variety of sectors including Commercial, Industrial, Engineering, and Property/Estate Agency as well as many more. We take pride on building strong working relationships with local employers and candidates.


Job Features

Job CategoryIndustrial
Salary£24,000 - £26,000 per annum

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