The Production Director is responsible for the technical management; supervision and control of all exhibition and industrial production processes within this established stand build company. With a firm understanding of plant & machinery, warehouse management and client servicing this is a senior role managing a large team and operation, and is not for the feint-hearted. You will strategise across the department, prepare production plans and oversee the preparation of production proposals, pitches and scopes of work. You will schedule and lead customer meetings and presentations and assist in developing and managing overall project budgets. Negotiating contracts and pricing and building up good relationships with contractors and suppliers you will work with the production team to manage production workflow, schedule and quality and ensure on-time delivery. Overseeing the production department you will develop processes and implement a strategy and improvements to optimize efficiency, margins and keep your clients happy. A strong leader, you will manage and motivate team members on a day to day basis, identifying training needs and guiding your staff to deliver exceptional work and exceed expectations in everything they do. You will ideally offer 10+ years' experience in manufacturing operations and a degree in mechanical engineering would be ideal.