Production Manager - Paper Mache & Accessories

Job Title: Production Manager - Paper Mache & Accessories
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: UK - England - South East England, London
Salary: £30,000 per annum
REF: 120679
Contact Name: Vildan Cifci
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 4 years ago

Role Summary

  • To ensure the effective management of order fulfillment through planning, production, resource allocation and team management.
  • To be responsible for managing the Paper Mache & Accessories departments.
  • To portray the company image and role model the company values at all times.

Main Duties:

  • To supervise and motivate a team of workers.
  • To ensure all production staff understand and adhere to all relevant health and safety at work procedures, guidelines and legislation.
  • To ensure all team members follow the company policies and procedures, and if this is breached then to pick this up with the HR Office Manager.
  • To ensure all direct reports have accurate and detailed job descriptions.
  • To identify areas of skill deficiencies and training needs and cross-train staff.
  • To set objectives and appraise Team Leaders.


  • To take overall responsibility of the production plans for Paper Mache & Accessories  departments.
  • To schedule production.
  • To ensure production is cost effective through management of all resources.
  • To ensure all products are made to specifications and meet the company quality standards.
  • To document and implement quality control improvements as applicable.
  • To identify and manage complex or time sensitive orders.
  • To manage and resolve customer order queries with the Sales and Client Services teams.
  • To monitor the production process and adjust schedules if required.
  • To liaise with and manage all Team Leaders to ensure effective running of all teams.
  • To manage factory timesheets and any other management systems as required.
  • To prepare diagrams and quotes for the sales team for items with new specifications.
  • To assist the Sales and Client Services teams with lead times and enquiries via email.
  • To liaise with purchasing and logistics to ensure raw material supply and timely dispatch of orders.
  • To liaise with the Operations Manager regarding any issues, challenges and resolutions.
  • To identify, document and implement improvements in production workflow.


  • To ensure company resources are used in an appropriate and cost-conscious manner.
  • To meet KPIs set by your manager in the specified timelines.
  • To maintain strong attention to detail and the ability to maintain performance under pressure and to tight deadlines.
  • To promote excellent customer service at all times.
  • To remain professional at all times.
  • To abide by the company’s policies and procedures at all times.
  • To abide by and promote Health & Safety at work, at all times.
  • To treat everyone fairly and equally.
  • To abide by the company handbook.
  • Any ad hoc duties required for the needs of the business.