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Apr 5, 2024

Joinery Factory Manager

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About Our Client:

Our client specialises in joinery solutions for residential and commercial spaces. There is a keen focus on quality craftsmanship, innovative design and pride themselves on delivering exceptional results. They have a culture that is built on positivity, fun, laughter and an attitude of getting things done.

About the Role:

The Joinery Factory Manager is responsible for overseeing all operations within the factory, including managing personnel, ensuring quality control, optimising production processes, meeting production targets, and overseeing installations of bathrooms, kitchens, and wardrobes. This multifaceted role requires strong leadership skills, technical knowledge of joinery manufacturing, and the ability to efficiently manage resources while ensuring high standards of installation quality.

What you will be doing:

  • Prioritizing daily and weekly activities within the joinery factory, including production, quality control, scheduling, and maintenance
  • Leading, supporting and motivating a team of programmers, joiners, installers, and support staff.
  • Fostering and continuing to build a positive work environment that encourages teamwork, creativity, and continuous improvement.
  • Developing and implementing production schedules to meet customer demands and deadlines.
  • Conducting regular inspections to ensure quality standards and compliance.
  • Manage and coordinate levels of materials to ensure timely availability of all products while optimising workflow and adjusting tasks as required.
  • Liaising with customers to understand their requirements and expectations and addressing any inquiries in a timely and professional manner.
  • Work closely with management to identify opportunities for business growth and customer satisfaction.
  • Conduct site visits and inspections to assess installation progress.
  • You will be required to assist the production team by being onsite doing measurements and quotes along with being able to assist on the factory floor when needed.


  • 5 years Proven experience in joinery manufacturing.
  • Previous experience in a process OR managerial role is preferred.
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to inspire and motivate teams.
  • Excellent organizational and problem-solving abilities.
  • In-depth knowledge of joinery techniques, materials, and machinery.
  • Proficiency in production planning, resource management, and quality control.
  • Familiarity with health and safety regulations and compliance standards
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Proficiency in computer applications and machinery related to joinery manufacturing.
  • Ability to pass a pre-employment drug test


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