• Danielle Grant

Production Manager (Newhaven)

My client is an acclaimed, award-winning company based just outside Brighton; due to company expansion, they are looking to recruit an experienced Production Manager to oversee the smooth running of projects, ensuring a successful outcome.

Main Duties

  • A wide range of skills within prop making/production management with a minimum of 5 years’ experience within the industry.

  • Required skills woodworking, metal work, poly carving/fibre glassing, spray paint, and scenic paint and general prop making.

  • The ability to design and develop prototypes and work out best ways to manufacture.

  • Advise the project managers on ways of making when quoting projects.

  • Design skills in packages such as Photoshop, Illustrator and CAD or sketching skills, sketch up would be advantageous.

  • Oversee and manage team members on production runs within the workshop

  • Maintain a tidy and organised workshop, assisting with stock control.

  • Research and develop new materials and relations with suppliers.

  • Maintain successful working relationships with production/project managers team ensuring there is no shortfall in communication.

  • Manage onsite installations

Skills and Experience

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Sound commercial skills with a minimum of 5 years’ experience within this industry

  • Good knowledge of the materials and processes used in the manufacture of props

  • A self-starting and motivating personality – a ‘can do ‘attitude

  • Flexibility

  • Excellent organisational skills and the ability to plan, prioritise and adapt to changing demands

  • A creative and innovate approach to problem solving

  • Own transport

Working Hours

  • Mondays to Fridays

  • 8.30am-5.00pm


  • £35,000 to £45,000

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