Head of Print Production

Recruiter
Genesis Associates
Location
Pitsea
Posted
30 Jun 2018
Closes
14 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Head of Print Production

JOB ROLE: Head of Print Production
SALARY: 55K - 60K DOE
LOCATION: Essex

My client are a market-leading print production company based in Essex. They have a new opportunity available for an experienced candidate to join the company as Head of Production. The ideal candidate will be highly experienced within the Print industry, with previous experience working in Litho, Large Format and Digital print arenas.

The responsibilities for this Head of Print Production role are:

*Overall responsibility for the production flow through a team of department managers, managing all
print (Litho, Digital, Large Format), finishing across all shifts across different sites
*Ensuring all direct reports are aware of performance and service requirements and have a clear
understanding of what must be done to achieve them
*Organise, control and monitor the flow of production ensuring quality is maintained
*Ensuring that communication between departments is ongoing and utilised to maintain an
environment of efficiency and continuous improvement
*Ensure all staffing and shifts fully utilise the staff and equipment for maximum efficiency
*Setting and monitoring KPI's
*Ensuring budgets are met
*Reviewing all the output of all departments and work continuously to improve processes
*Keeping up to date with latest trends, technology, equipment
*Create and manage print production schedules
*Identify areas for continuous improvement and offer possible solutions
*Any other duties deemed within your capability

Experience and skills needed for this Head of Print Production role:

*Minimum of 5 years management level experience
*Previous experience in print specifically Digital and Large Format and all finishing processes
*Strong leadership/people management skills
*Team building
*Strong knowledge of organisational effectiveness and operations management
*Budgeting
*Excellent IT skills
*Strong communicator
*Proactive nature, able to react quickly when needed
*Perform well under pressure with the ability to manage change
*Work fluidly with the team and other departments
*Innovative and comfortable with change
*Solid judgement and decision-making skills
*Able to manage multiple priorities

The Head of Print Production role is an exciting opportunity. If you think you would be a good fit for the role, please apply within or don't hesitate to get in touch with Joe Booth for more information:

KEY WORDS: Production Manager, Head of Production, Print, Large Format, Litho, Digital, Exhibitions, Events, Manager, Senior Manager, Graphics, Wide Format, Print Arena.

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