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  • Production Manager

  • Reports to: Operations and Supply Chain Manager

    Responsible for: 4 x Production Supervisors, 3 x Engineers


    About Premiere:

    Premiere was established in 1989 and is part of the Markey Group; It is one of the leading kitchen and furniture companies in the UK and its success is based on delivering cost-effective, design-led solutions tailored to suit customers’ specific needs.

    Our Kitchens includes ranges for social housing and assisted living as well as executive developments, whilst our furniture division caters for bathroom and some bedroom furniture into student accommodation, hotels and care homes.

    Dedicated to quality and service all our products are manufactured at Premiere’s state-of-the-art factory based in Gloucester. Our attention to detail, full surveying design service and delivery by our own fleet of vehicles provides for a complete solution and fast turnaround.


    Mission and Values

    Markey Group’s mission is ‘creating tomorrow’s environments’, which we regard as sustainable environments where people and businesses can flourish.

    Our mission is underpinned by three core values:-

    United in purpose – we strive to be clear in our goals, pulling together to deliver excellence and building effective and efficient teams

    Making a difference –we are committed to being the best, being distinct in our style and creating high standards.

    Serving each other – we believe in leading with respect, caring for individuals and building trust and reliability

    Our core values are further supported by three traits which we expect our teams to demonstrate: determination, perseverance and patience.


    About the Role:


    The main purpose of the Production Manager role is to identify and drive improvements in efficiency, quality and waste reduction in a multi-skilled Assembly operation.

    This is a well established business that needs to move forward quickly to reduce cost whilst improving control disciplines and implement the introduction of both new products and methods of operation.

    The Production Manager will oversee 80 operators working a 3 shift operation.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Manage the production process and Engineering function
      Ensure that the production is cost effective and meets cost per unit targets
      Identify what resources are required
      Monitor the production processes to identify opportunities to reduce cost and improve efficiency
      Monitor product standards and implement quality-control programmes
      Work with managers to implement the company's policies and goals
      Ensure that health and safety guidelines are followed
      Supervise and motivate a team of workers
      Review Direct Reports performance
      Identify training needs


    What we are looking for:


    • Background in multi-stage manufacturing and assembly process
      High volume manual assembly process
      JIT production environment
      Materials control and waste reduction
      Management of a multi-shift operation



    • HNC / Degree
      NEBOSH – General Certificate
      5 years experience in similar role


     What we can offer you:

    • Competitive salary, based on skills and experience
      Contributory pension scheme
      Life Assurance
      A range of flexible benefits, including childcare vouchers, cycle to work etc
      Free parking


    To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to HRadmin@markeygroup.co.uk


    No agencies please.

Markey Group
associated companies

  • Premiere
  • Park View Gloucester
  • Student Digs Gloucestershire
  • Markey Interiors
  • Markey Construction
  • Honeybourne gate


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