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Production Manager


JA - 12

Job Title

Production & Engineering


£30,000 to £35,000 Per Annum


+ Benefits



Contract Type


Talk to Supply Chain Consultant
Please send your application across & one of the team will contact you in due course. Many thanks.
(8.30am - 6.00pm)

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Strive Supply Chain are a leading management recruitment consultancy, specialising in Supply Chain, Production, Planning, Logistics, Transport & Warehouse Operations.


Production Manager

 £30 -  £35k - negotiable




Our client designs and manufactures tactical apparel and equipment, composite materials and armor for the police and military in over 50 countries. They are a young, lively office, and are growing fast. Reporting into the Operations Manager on a full time basis Monday – Friday 6:30am – 3:00pm.


They are looking for a Production Manager with:

planning and organisation skills to be able run and monitor the production process

the ability to act decisively and solve staff or equipment-related problems

the capacity to grasp complex concepts easily

ICT literacy to deal with various technologies and programmes

attention to detail to ensure high levels of quality

the ability to communicate clearly and persuasively with your team, managers and clients

strong negotiation skills for getting materials within budget at the right time

the ability to work under pressure and multitask

leadership skills and the ability to motivate others to meet deadlines

a results-driven approach to work

the ability to work in a logical, systematic manner.

5 years+ of experience



As a production manager, you'll oversee the production process, coordinating all production activities and operations:


plan and draw up a production schedule

decide on and order the resources that are required and ensure stock levels remain adequate

select equipment and take responsibility for its maintenance

set the quality standards

ensure that the production will be cost effective by estimating costs and negotiating and agreeing budgets with both clients and managers

monitor the production processes and adjust schedules as needed

monitor productivity rates and product standards and implement quality control programmes

organise the repair of any damaged equipment

liaise with different departments, teams and companies, e.g. suppliers, managers, clients

ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed at all times

ensure customer orders are completed on time and to budget and that quality standards and targets are met

work with managers to implement the company's policies and goals

collate and analyse data, putting together production reports for both factory managers and customers

supervise and motivate a team of workers

review worker performance and identify training needs.

Key Performance Areas:

The candidate must demonstrate strong technical skills

Must have good project management skills

Must have high level of organisation and efficiency

Good leadership and interpersonal skills

Excellent problem solving skills

Must be able to communicate effectively across all areas of the business

Experience working in a textile industry


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