Production Manager

  • Job title: Production Manager
  • Location: Trowbridge, Wiltshire
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Working Hours: 40 per week. Day shift. Monday to Friday.
  • Closing Date:

Airsprung Beds, part of the Airsprung Group, is one of the largest mattress and divan manufacturers in the UK, and is a leading brand in the bed sector.

Why work for us?

  • We are established – Airsprung has been around for over 150 years and is one of the biggest brands in the bed market.
  • We have great people – We boast a workforce of over 300 people across the Group, many of which have chosen to stay with Airsprung for many years. This is an excellent indicator that our team enjoy working for us, and with each other.
  • You will be working with a leading brand – The Airsprung brand is an established brand within the bed sector and with our wide range of mattresses, divans and bed frames, it is no wonder our products are sold by some of the biggest online retailers.

Main duties will include, but are not limited to:-

  • Managing KPI’s through the correct control of labour costs, quality and volume
  • Driving improvements in all production areas to include Safety, Quality, Cost Delivery, People and Environmental KPI’S
  • Leading and motivating all direct and indirect staff to ensure maximum output
  • Attending daily production meetings
  • Assisting the HR and Health and Safety Departments to ensure compliance
  • People Management to include employee development, team engagement, absence management, disciplinary hearings etc.

Required skills and competencies:

  • A proven background in production management, ideally in furniture manufacturing but not essential
  • The ability to lead and motivate the team around them
  • Confident decision maker
  • Driven with a can do attitude
  • Strong organisational skills
  • A methodical approach
  • The ability to work to tight deadlines, whilst keeping calm under pressure
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • A Level 5 ILM Certificate in Leadership and Management, or equivalent, is desirable

What we offer in return:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 23 days annual leave per year plus bank holidays, (rising to a maximum of 26 days annual leave dependent on length of service)
  • Company sick pay scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • Staff discounts
  • Referral scheme
  • Long service awards
  • Free on site car parking

Don’t see a vacancy that suits you?

We are often looking for skilled people with furniture manufacturing experience. If you don’t see a suitable vacancy listed but feel your skills and experience would benefit our business please email a copy of your CV to recruitment@airsprung-group.co.uk or print an application form here