Production Director - Fabrication & Build - Events & Exhibitions - Kent - £68k + 10% Bonus

Reference: PrintMatch1753

We have asuperb opening for an individual with expertise within the Graphics/Fabrication, Events & Exhibitions arena to join an established and highly regarded graphics display company.

The business works with an array of clients across Retail, Sport, Festivals etc to provide eye-catching graphics and stand builds and have may years experience in this field. The role will see the successful candidate lead and direct a extensive team of carpenters, CAD technicians, Production Managers and subcontractor freelancers to ensure “Right First Time” event and fabrication builds that are delivered within budget to agreed timelines and continue to push boundaries of our clients ideas as well as adhering to all required Health & Safety guidelines and procedures across the full variety of clients and markets.


You will work closely with your team as well as guiding and advising the project management team with their budgets, scoping, designs and build schedules.

You will provide comprehensive support and leadership on projects and tasks, plan daily, weekly and monthly build schedules, as well as strategically look to grow the department and fabrication offering as well as developing your team and their skills.

Key performance tasks will be:-

•Ensuring your team are holding productive daily production meetings.

•Creating and monitoring build schedules ensuring client delivery is always met.

•Develop build event ideas with project managers and production team.

•Updating internal MIS system with workloads and tasks for the wider team to ensure projects deliver on time. Training provided.

•Providing guidance and leadership across practicable build, construction and site project management needs.

•Ability to liaise with clients as and when, as well as be part of pitches for new works.

•Management experience and guidance across live event and exhibitions, Festivals, Roadshows and live days ensuring that we have full cover for these when needed.

•Advise on build drawings for projects, drawing on your experience to ensure that items are built in the most efficient way driving profitability

Strong experience and knowledge of



•Octanorm and event build systems

•Carpentry/joinery skills

•Electrical LED lighting systems


•Excellent ability to project manage, problem solve, work to deadlines with fantastic organisation skills.

•Ability to deal with conflict and ultimately resolution.

•Hardworking, reliable ability to work as part of a team

•Able to multi-task and prioritise, you will be expected to understand the entire fabrication build schedule and manage this accordingly.

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•Computer literate with knowledge of MS Office suite.

•Health and Safety trained

•Clean driving licence - essential

•Fork lift licence – desirable

•Weekend and offsite working may be required from time to time

If you feel the above sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!


Alternatively, we have a number of other vacancies we are currently dealing with across various categories that include: Account Manager, Account Executive, Account Director, Project Manager, Production Manager, Estimator, Buyer, Sales Manager, Sales Executive. Call us on any of the following numbers: 01279 730801 - 07538 088621 - 07538 088625


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M. 07538 088621
M. 07538 088625