Embroidery & Print Production Manager

Job Purpose:  To provide an effective and efficient printing and embroidery service for the Company through careful managing of production team and resources.

Duties and Key Responsibilities

  • This is a hands-on role and involves managing the production team to ensure all garments are embroidered and printed to required standards and timescales
  • Responsible for managing in-house resources for printing and embroidery of school, club and corporate garments 
  • Managing the recruitment and training of the team

Day-to-day management of team members/resources:

  • For embroidery of logos, initials etc on clothing and other items
  • Managing team resource for printing of logos and numbers for clothing and other items; involving: weeding of decorations and heat pressing; establishing where additional help may be required.
  • Ensure adequate levels of embroidery and printing materials/resources to meet demands
  • Maintenance and systematic filing of print and embroidery resources
  • Ensuring regular maintenance/house-keeping of embroidery and print machines
  • Maintaining positive working relationships with other departments including working with sales team to develop their knowledge and ensure that staff quoting customers are briefed on best or most cost-effective methods to achieve results
  • Upholding a clean, safe, and pleasant working environment
  • Develop relevant knowledge and skills for production activities, keeping up-to-date with latest technologies, fabrics etc. by reading and attending relevant trade shows

Qualifications/Knowledge and Experience

  • Previous experience in production activity, but not necessarily within garment embroidery, vinyl or DTG printing
  • Previous experience in management, supervisor or leadership position
  • Positive attitude to building relationships and leading a team
  • Good written and verbal communication and organisational skills with ability to work on own initiative
  • Enthusiasm for developing product and wider business knowledge
  • Full UK driving licence

Full time, permanent role. Immediate start available.

Production Assistant


Flexible/Shift hours available

The role will involve working with our in-house embroidery and print team, heat-pressing sportswear and other garments and preparing them for retail and wholesale orders.

To apply please send a CV to liz@hawkinsport.co.uk.