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Production Manager Job Description

We have crafted a series of job description examples for a variety of digital roles.

Very often, in-house recruiters and HR departments ask us to help them write their job descriptions, and since this aspect of our recruitment service is very useful to them, we’ve realised that this could be useful to others too, so we have provided a list of job descriptions here.

With more than 20 years of experience in digital and technology recruitment and having placed thousands of candidates in Ireland and across Europe, we understand the value of a compelling job description, so we hope that these examples will help you in your search for a digital or technology professional; please feel free to use and edit to as per your specific needs and preferences.

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example of a Production Manager Job Description


  • Company overview: Founding vision, current state of affairs, size, relevant stats.
  • Role mission: Goals, team and resources to make it happen.


  • Oversee production processes, ensuring efficiency, quality, and adherence to timelines.
  • Manage resources like manpower, machinery, and materials for optimal output and cost-effectiveness.
  • Implement and maintain strict quality control measures to meet or exceed industry standards.
  • Promote a culture of safety and compliance within the production team.
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to boost productivity and minimize waste.
  • Lead, motivate, and support production staff to achieve high performance.
  • Collaborate with other departments for smooth production planning and execution.
  • Provide regular reports and analysis on production performance to inform decision-making.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing, or related field.
  •  5+ years experience in production management.
  •  Profound understanding of production processes and technology.
  •  Demonstrated ability to lead and build effective teams.
  •  Strong analytical skills for problem-solving and process improvement.
  • Clear and concise communication skills.
  • Proficiency in relevant software for production planning and analysis.
  • Fluency in multiple languages and experience with innovative production technologies are advantageous.


  • Fluency in multiple languages besides English, such as Spanish, French, or German, to facilitate communication in a multicultural environment.
  • Previous experience in marketing and traffic acquisition can offer insights into customer behavior and market trends, which can be valuable in optimizing production strategies.
  • Experience in technology and innovation can bring fresh perspectives to streamline production processes and introduce cutting-edge technologies for enhanced efficiency and quality.


  • Salary
  • Working arrangement: (Hybrid, Remote, Office)
  • Perks


We are accepting applications until the end of *MONTH*. We’ll be delighted to meet you for a first interview with *NAME*, our hiring manager.

If you are looking for roles that are more oriented towards Digital, you can check the Digital Product Manager Job Description

If you would like to view 2024 salaries for other sales and business development positions, check our Digital Marketing Salaries. Or you can download our acclaimed Prosperity Digital Salary Survey to be on top of current salaries for the digital sector.

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