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Production Manager

Stage One
Closing date
28 Jan 2022

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Job Title: Production Manager

Location: York

Salary: Up to £35,000

Job type: Full time, Permanent

You may not have heard of Stage One, but we can guarantee you will have seen our work. From the set of the TV show The Voice, to the Mercury Music Prize stage and even the 2012 Olympic Cauldron we produce work that is seen all over the world.

We are a creative construction and manufacturing company and are responsible for delivering some of the most iconic projects in recent times. We are a multi-disciplined manufacturing facility spread over 14,000Sqm of estate with four manufacturing and storage facilities, engineering, fabrication, woodwork, finishing and a specialist manufacturing facility.

The Production Management Team oversee the manufacturing within the various Stage One Workshops including the Wood Shop, Metal Shop, Paint Departments, Machining and Operations; also working closely Drafting and Design, Project Management and Specialist Manufacturing.

The Role:

The Production Manager role holds responsibility for all aspects of production activity within the workshops at Stage One and is responsible for ensuring that manufacturing processes run reliably and efficiently and that project requirements are met, specifically projects are delivered on time, in full, to the required quality whilst adhering to all H&S standards.

The Production Manager will work closely with all Production Departments including, Engineering Drafting and Design, Project Management, Specialist Manufacturing, Machining. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing the production teams, materials and production facilities to high efficiency levels within the framework of all Company policies.

Key Responsibilities:

Planning & Resource

Ownership of the production planning process for all departments within production so that they operate in alignment, ensuring plant, materials and personnel are in place and coordinate inter-departmental transport
Responsible for material demand planning and stock control, chase any PO requests and ensure that adequate storage space if available to load it into the shop etc.
Responsible for sub-contracting production work when required, identifying and maintaining contact with sub-contractors and organising and monitoring sub-contracted work
Sourcing suppliers and products as the Production team needs
Monitor and review team capability, ensuring all staff are clearly focused on their key objectives and developed to maximise their potential
Clearly communicate and monitor team targets and KPI's and the processes to be carried out to ensure these targets are achieved and remain in line with company policies and proceduresDrawings & Design

Issue drawings to the workshops for specific projects
To co-ordinate as necessary with the Design Team to ensure that key workshop personnel have the necessary input into design and specificationQuality

Ensure that all company & statutory systems and procedures are followed
Manage, control and mitigate any quality issues
Understand the required level of quality to match client expectations and ensure that built items conform to this standardThe above list of duties is not exhaustive and is subject to change. The post holder may be required to undertake other duties within the scope and grading of the post.

Person specification:


A general education to include 5 GCSE passes at Grade C or above (including Maths and English), or an equivalent educational qualification, or relevant experience


Excellent knowledge of materials / grades of steel
Knowledge of H&S and correct use of PPE
Knowledge of construction methods in a broad range of sector
Working knowledge of wood / metal/ CNC machinery / equipmentSkills, experience, abilities and competencies

Ability to lead a team, problem solve and deal with pressure
Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
IOSH Managing Safely Training
At least 3 years' experience in a multi-disciplined workshop environment
Experience of supervising / managing production departments
Experience of working to varying production deadlines and changing specifications
Lean and process improvement experiencePersonal attributes

Positive attitude to work
Highly organised and able to work flexibly, under pressure and to tight deadlines
Drive, enthusiasm and commitment
Flexible approach to working hoursAdditional information: 7.30am-4.00pm, with regular overtime, weekend work may be required

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience of Manufacturing Supervisor, Production Planning Manager, Production Controller, Manufacturing Lead, Production Coordinator, Production Supervisor, Production Manufacturing, Deputy Operations Manager, Manufacturing Team Leader, Multi-Trade, Multiskilled Tradesman, Engineering Assembly Manager, Production Planner, Project Planner, Production Planning Manager, Production Engineer, Production Controller, Materials Controller, Production Engineering, Production Coordinator, Manufacturing Manager, Production Supervisor, QA Manager, Production Manufacturing and Engineering Planner may also be considered for this role
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