Production Manager


£45,000 per annum

Permanent, Full-Time

20th November 2023

We’re hiring for a Production Manager to join a specialist manufacturing firm based in Glossop who embrace the synergy of time-honoured craftsmanship and modern technology.

In this role, you will oversee a dedicated team of 15-20 employees, ensuring projects adhere to scheduled and meet the premium standards expected by our discerning clients.


What do you need?

  • Starting salary £45,000 (negotiable)
  • Monday – Thursday 7:00am – 4:30pm / Friday 1:30pm finish (40 hours per week)
  • 29 days holiday, plus additional holidays for long service
  • Private dental insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Wellness programmes
  • Company pension
  • Company events
  • Cycle to work scheme


What will you be doing as a Production Manager?

  • Production of the manufacturing schedule ensuring projects remain on track
  • Ensuring all items undertake a robust quality control process
  • Efficiently organising workshop personnel to assign each project to the most suitable individual based on their skill set
  • Creating a comprehensive training plan to facilitate cross-training among workshop staff
  • Managing staff resources to ensure continuous coverage for holidays, sick leave, and other contingencies
  • Generating management reports to monitor progress
  • Ensuring the workshop operates within allocated hours allowed for each project
  • Ensuring strict compliance with Health and Safety regulations


What do you need?

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a furniture/cabinet making/assembly environment
  • Experience in using various woodworking machinery
  • Competence in operating a wide array of hand-held tools, including power tools
  • Veneering experience would be advantageous
  • The ability to interpret technical drawings


If you’re ready to champion excellence in a thriving setting, this could be your next career step. We are looking for a self-motivated, results-driven individual with a positive outlook and a passion for fostering a positive work culture. Apply now for consideration or speak with Gail at KPJ Group for more information.

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