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Production/Logistics Manager

Permanent  for Leyshon Limited in Wiltshire

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 on-site 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/flights 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.

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 skillsLogical thinker.Capable of working in a fast paced environment.

Desirable skills:

Transport/logistics management experience and hold a valid forklift license.Working knowledge of production materials and electrical systems.Good level of Education (graduate level preferable but not essential).

Staring 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 clicking on the link below.

Job added on 15-11-2014