Production Manager

Posted 14 June by Merlin Entertainments

We are Merlin Magic Making and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!

We’re a place that makes magic. Magic that gives millions of people fun, thrills and memorable experiences. We’re the thinkers, dreamers, doers and achievers whose job it is to create and deliver world-class new attractions, hotels and major investment projects, as well as manage the extensive real estate assets of one of the most exciting companies in the world. Welcome to Merlin Magic Making (MMM), the creative heart of Merlin Entertainments plc.

We are currently looking for a Production Manager for our Theming department, based at our offices in Staffordshire, Stoke-On-Trent. In this role you will be overseeing and managing the operation of the Theming Production facility. You’ll be a key member of the team and will build strong working relationships between the departments of Creative, Project Delivery and other Senior Stakeholders.

In this role you will provide your expertise in engineering, technical support and design solutions to ensure the successful delivery of theming for large projects across our existing estate as well as new openings. You will deliver projects to current standards & legislation, agreed timescales, budget and brief. Working closely with the Creative teams to provide a link between creativity, operational and maintenance to ensure all disciplines are considered during the design and build stage. In addition, you will also manage, support and develop the Theming team.

We are looking for the following skills and experience;

  • Degree in a relevant subject or equivalent experience

  • Proven experience of working in Project Management, Construction and/or Engineering is a must

  • Able to translate a technical brief in to a project plan

  • Experience and understanding of the structural design processes

  • Provide technical engineering support to assist in the delivery of the creative brief

  • Experience in managing large scale budgets

  • A leader with proven managerial experience of a team

  • A hands on approach, someone who isn’t afraid to roll their sleeves up and get involved

  • You will have a proactive approach to your work and be able to demonstrate a high level of initiative

  • An excellent tactful communicator with the experience of dealing with people at all levels

This is a Full Time, Permanent role and the hours of work are 8.00am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday but the need to be flexible around the projects is essential. Some travel required.

Alongside a competitive annual salary and 25 days holiday you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package including a Group Personal Pension Plan, Merlin Magic pass, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off of LEGO, and much more!

Required skills

  • Construction
  • Engineering
  • Project Management

Application questions

Do you have experience working as a Production Manager?
Do you have managerial experience?

Reference: 35396251

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