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Production Manager
Plymouth, Devon
Salary: Up to £32163 per annum
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Job Reference: 201736
Added: 06 Feb 2020
Job Description

Production Manager for a joinery department required on a full-time, permanent basis, central location, salary £32,163

Key tasks

  • Management of the Joinery Shop and employees
  • Scheduling and allocating production, managing work to ensure it is carried out in accordance to schedules.
  • Management of staff including disciplinary matters and identification of training needs.
  • Ensuring the manufacturing sections is managed within current legislation, policies, procedures, practice guidelines and to set quality standards for performance. .
  • Ensuring that the production / installation / stores are cost effective.
  • Proactively identify where efficiencies can be made and processes can be improved.
  • Preparation of management reports including providing statistics and information relating to job costs and claims.
  • Provision of financial and performance monitoring information of the Joinery Shop
  • Management of health and safety systems relating to the Joinery, ensuring relevant safety regulations are identified and observed and documentation is held and kept up-to-date including risk assessments, COSHH assessments and Codes of Practices. Undertaking workplace inspections to ensure standards are met and maintained.
  • Overseeing the production / installation process, monitoring and managing production/ installation schedules
  • Making sure that products are produced/ installed on time and are of good quality.
  • Working out the human and material resources needed.
  • Monitoring all trades CE processes and procedures.
  • Estimating costs and setting the quality standards.
  • Being responsible for the selection, purchase and maintenance of equipment.
  • Monitoring the production / installation processes and adjusting schedules as needed.
  • Liaising among different departments, e.g. suppliers, managers.
  • Working with managers to implement the company's policies and goals.
  • Supervising and motivating a team of workers
  • Ensure planned KPI's of efficiency and performance are met or exceeded
  • Working within the tight constraints of Health and Safety and Health and Safety policy, including all relevant training requirements.
  • Carry out site inspections to ensure end product & installation standards meet required quality levels.


  • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience of liaising with and providing support and advice to staff at all levels of the business and external parties.
  • Experience of planning and organising work in meeting exacting and short deadlines and targets.
  • Proven track record of financial and budgetary management including the preparation of budgets and forecasts.
  • Experience of supervising and managing.
  • Experience of resource determination and allocation
  • Experience of quality control
  • Relevant industry experience.


  • NVQ3 in a wood occupation or equivalent qualification or experience.
  • Full Driving Licence and the ability to drive a company vehicle and comply with the requirements of the company insurers.

If you are the right candidate for this role please click apply now or call Xavier Ayling-Brasnell in the Acorn office to discuss further

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