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Production Project Manager

Employer
Ignite Recruitment Services
Location
Stevenage
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
30 Jul 2024

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Sector
Construction / Built Environment
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager
  1. Production Project Manager
    5-7 years of experience in the event industry or shopfitting.

JOB DESCRIPTION

  • To oversee and manage multiple client projects. You are responsible for managing all aspects of the project from receipt to completion. This will include:
  • Receiving the design brief, providing quotes and production lead times as appropriate. You will be involved in initial project meetings where you will need to offer and discuss project direction. You may need to provide quotes to supply the work and will need to estimate production lead times on print work. Communication with the client throughout production is key as well as providing constant feedback on how the project is progressing.
  • Work with external suppliers to outsource work. Certain work will need to be outsourced, so you will need to manage work through other suppliers. Quality, budget and timelines will need to be managed. Visit suppliers to ensure goods being produced are to the specification and quality expected.
  • Provide a full briefing to the production team. Daily and weekly meetings with the production team to brief in projects and set project targets will be required. The production eam must have a full understanding of what is expected of them.
  • Attend site surveys and installations. On occasion it may be beneficial for you to attend the installation to ensure the final part of the project runs smoothly.
  • Staff Management and training. Management of staff and keeping morale high at all times. To provide or organise training to staff members and to keep this well documented.
  • Oversee the Quality Control of products throughout each stage of the production. QC of goods is vital to make sure we meet the high demands of our clients. All work must be QC'd and signed off before it can be passed on to Dispatch.
  • Briefing in project detail to Dispatch and Logistics. Making sure finished goods are sent to packing in good time to meet collection requirements. Clear discussions with the packing team to ensure they're aware of how goods need to be packed and that all allocated parts are ready.
  • Budget control/management and HOST admin. Making sure projects are in line to make profit and within the budget quoted.
  • Order materials and organisation of stock control. Correct materials to be ordered to specification and fit for purpose. Stock levels of material must be managed and readily available.

SKILLS

  • The candidate must have experience in Retail Display manufacture/installations and should have at least 5 Years experience working in a workshop.
  • Experience in working/knowledge within each Department (technical, CNC, Bench, Sprayshop) is advantageous.
  • Experience using Project Management tools / scheduling tools is a must.
  • The candidate must be sufficient in using spreadsheet software such as Excel or Numbers.
  • The candidate must have excellent communication skills and respond to clients in a professional manner.

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