Production and Logistics Manager

Up to £22,000 per annum
14 Feb 2018
15 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Our company is a well-established exhibition and display company based in Wiltshire. We produce and manufacture exhibitions stands throughout Europe and specialise in offering a comprehensive, professional service, handling all aspects from the initial design through to onsite completion.

Our company is forward-thinking and has a creative approach to all that it does. A position is available for an outstanding candidate to be an integral part of our successful team.

The position will suit someone with a real 'can-do' attitude, who is willing to roll up his/her sleeves and lend their hand to many associated tasks. The successful candidate will assume direct responsibility for the manufacturing processes, production planning and Health & Safety. Attention to detail, excellent spreadsheet and database skills and strong organisational skills are key for this role.

Responsibilities include:
    •    Client and show organiser liaison.
    •    Logistical planning for UK and European shows, including booking of freight/crew/accommodation/fights and onsite services, etc.
    •    Preparation and submission of risk assessment and method statement documents.
    •    Purchase production materials and goods (such as paint, furniture, components, etc)
    •    Stock control for our workshops in the UK and Italy, ensuring all components are effectively managed.
    •    Production of concise and clear workshop job sheets and packing lists.
    •    Occasional control of workshop, when required.
    •    Working with our designers in preparation for production of technical plans and stock allocation.
    •    Creative problem-solving in order to accomplish production targets.
    •    Overseeing and maintaining relationships with our suppliers.
    •    Occasional communication with accounts.

Skill Set:
    •    Strong interpersonal skills and resilience to lead and encourage by example.
    •    Attention to detail.
    •    Ability to work on one's own initiative, to plan and organise your workload.
    •    Strong organisational skills and an ability to prioritise effectively.
    •    Full driving license and passport for travel.
    •    Computer literate, with strong spreadsheet and database skills
    •    Logical thinker.
    •    Capable of working in a fast-paced environment.

Desirable skills:
    •    Transport/logistics management experience and hold a valid forklift license (or alternatively express an interest in training)
    •    Working knowledge of production materials and electrical systems.
    •    Good level of Education (graduate level preferable but not essential).
    •    Language skills will be considered a bonus.

Starting salary:
    •    £22,000 per annum, rising to £24,000 per annum, plus performance-related bonus after a six-month trial period.

To apply please send a full CV together with a covering letter by e-mail.


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