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Workshop Production Manager

Do you have extensive bench joinery and supervisory experience?

Established in 1968, you’ll be joining a company with proven success, clear goals, and a strong commitment to finding the best person for the job! As the successful Workshop Production Manager you will be accountable for the production of goods and managing employees in the joinery workshop, including health, safety, quality, productivity and budgets.

Key Responsibilities:

  • SHEQ Management
  • Ensure compliance with company SHEQ procedures and industry regulations.
  • Maintenance and operational compliance of tools and equipment.
  • Preparation of RAMS and other relevant safety documentation.
  • Resource management, training & development
  • Lead, motivate and manage workshop employees, with a positive and collaborative approach.
  • Support and develop apprentices in line with apprenticeship framework.
  • Undertake periodic appraisals with workshop employees.
  • Technical Support and guidance
  • Provide technical support to workshop employees including construction techniques and recommending solutions.
  • Produce working drawings & technical sketches where applicable.
  • Budget & Stock Control
  • Manage the use of stock and resources to optimise productivity and reduce wastage.
  • Undertake material and subcontractor procurement.
  • Undertake stock control and assist in periodic valuation where appropriate.
  • Planning & programming
  • Provide advice and support on forward planning of projects through to delivery/installation.
  • Detailed planning of activities within the workshop on a daily and weekly basis.
  • Reporting on any key variances or delays likely to impact on delivery.
  • QA/QC and logistics
  • Manage and control the quality of products being manufactured to agreed specification.
  • Ensure compliance with the company quality control procedures.
  • Liaison with Internal & External Customers
  • Liaise with external customers and the wider CCL team (internally) throughout the manufacture & installation process, including site measures/site visits where applicable.


  • Extensive bench joinery and supervisory experience essential
  • Previous joinery soft experience preferred but not essential (all training will be provided where required)
  • Proficient in using Microsoft programmes such as Word, Outlook and Excel preferred
  • Organised and good attention to detail
  • Excellent understanding of technical drawings and significant technical expertise and knowledge. CNC machine experience would be advantageous but not essential
  • Flair for customer service, and be naturally helpful, approachable, and reliable
  • Good work ethic, enthusiastic and motivated with the ability to work as part of a team in a fast paced environment
  • Good communication both internally and externally with teams and clients

In return, we offer a dynamic and supportive working environment with opportunities for continued professional development. Excellent benefits include: 24 days annual leave; Personal Pension Scheme; Access to Medical Health Plan; Life assurance cover; and the opportunity to work flexibly.

Can you embrace our core values: Rise to the challenge, Do the right thing, Be accountable and Together…. we can do more. If so, we would love to hear from you! Apply below now or email your CV, along with a covering letter, outlining your suitability for the role to

We reserve the right to close this advert early if we receive a high volume of suitable applications. The remuneration package will be negotiable, depending on experience. Cubby Construction Ltd is an equal opportunities employer, so we welcome applications from any suitably qualified individual.

Job Category: Joinery Workshop
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Carlisle

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