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Production manager / Foreman

Based in Barnoldswick


Since the relocation to our new factory, Kudos Exhibitions are looking for a Production Manager to join our rapidly growing company. Your role will be to manage our production facility and ensure key deadlines are met. You will be required to manufacture and assemble components as required as part of the production team, with your main role to oversee our manufacturing division. You will be required to run site installations and de-rigging, so previous experience within the exhibition industry is essential.

The ideal candidate will have the following attributes;

  • Strong leadership skills, including effective time management, prioritising and delegation
  • Minimum 3 years’ exhibition and site experience is essential
  • Bench joinery skills within the exhibition industry would be advantageous
  • Understanding working drawings
  • Knowledge of hand and power tools
  • Clear understanding of manufacturing temporary structures
  • Graphic installation
  • Installation of pre-wired electrical components
  • Attention to detail and the ability to maintain our high standards whilst under pressure
  • Being able to work individually and as part of a team is essential
  • Good communication skills are key

A team player who can demonstrate maturity, independent thinking, flexibility, creativity and be prepared to work to tight deadlines when required

A good, clean and professional personal presentation must be kept at all times

Your primary duties will include:-

  • Facilitate and lead key operational meetings on a daily/weekly/monthly basis
  • Carry out regular monitoring and assessment of housekeeping
  • Lead and develop the employees who report to the production manager
  • Identify improvement opportunities
  • Organize the manpower needed to ensure the required production output (including external temporary labour)
  • Be responsible for the repair and maintenance of all equipment, machines and tools
  • Responsible for ensuring a safe working environment for all personnel engaged within their operation and to ensure the site is meeting all minimum HSE requirements
  • Effective management of the team including recruitment, regular performance reviews and management of employee relations matters such as poor performance, disciplinary and absence management
  • When required complete contract or site personnel work permits
  • Attend all required external and customer site visits and audits


As you will be required to work away from home from time to time and interact with the clients face-to-face, a professional approach must always be maintained. Outside the factory environment you will be required to work onsite at various exhibition venues throughout the UK and occasionally in Europe.

Our working hours predominantly 08.00 – 17.00 Monday - Friday, however there will a requirement to work outside of these hours and occasionally weekends to suit the needs of the business.

If you believe you are right candidate, please contact Chris Haworth or Matt Jones on 0845 6801159 for further information.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Bespoke Exhibition Stand: 3 years (Required)
  • Exhibition on-site installation: 3 years (Required)
  • Exhibition bench joinery: 3 years (Preferred)

Between £15 and £20 Per Hour
Salary Dependent on experience
Located in:
Closing Date:
31st July 2019


Victory Business Park
West Close Road
BB18 5DH
0845 680 1159


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