About Bluetree:

Bluetree Group is a leading print manufacturing company dedicated to delivering high-quality print products and exceptional customer experiences. We have an exciting opportunity for a Production Coordinator to join our Production Control team.

In this varied role, you will control the costs and flow of production by planning and scheduling the workload across multiple printing presses. We are looking for someone keen to learn about our printing processes, and who is excited about the prospect of making key commercial decisions daily, that maximise both sales and profit.

Bluetree Group is a fast paced manufacturing environment, with an ambitious and driven team.

Shifts are on a rota covering Monday to Friday 6am - 11pm, 42.5 hours per week

Salary range is £28,000 to £32,000

Role responsibilities

  • Planning the daily workload.
  • Setting running lists and priorities to manage the flow of work to finishing teams.
  • Actively check and manage progress and output.
  • Control cost variance by managing material, ink and labour costs.
  • Make commercial based decisions to achieve key KPIs.
  • Maximise efficiencies through creating print layouts
  • Make improvements to processes to increase output and efficiency.
  • Forecasting weekly volumes.
  • Liaise with sales brands and production teams to agree deadlines.

What skills and experience are we looking for?

  • Previous pre-press experience is desirable but not essential.
  • Experience in a production planner role.
  • Excellent organisational and problem solving skills.
  • Able to make good commercial decisions.
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Accountability
  • Decisive nature
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Adherence to company policies and procedures and living our company values at all times
  • You will be a team player and complement our Production team

Benefits

    • Enhanced maternity/paternity package
    • Health cash plan
    • Long Service gifts
    • Discount/voucher schemes
    • Wellbeing support, including access to mental health support lines and personal skills workshops such as managing your money
    • Cycle to work scheme
    • Free fruit, snacks, and beverages in the Bluetree canteen
    • Regular social events and team-building activities, such as our annual sports day
    • 20 days annual leave (plus bank holidays) and the opportunity to earn additional days, the longer you work here

    The Company

    Bluetree Group is the UK’s largest online printer and in 2020, became the UK’s first manufacturer of Type IIR Surgical masks. In 2022 we were chosen as the book printer for the Queen's Jubilee book.

    In 2021, Bluetree Group acquired Doncaster- based luxury printer, Kingsbury Press, branching out into the publishing industry and has aims of expanding into packaging solutions in the future

    Bluetree exists to manufacture and sell high volume, premium products through investing in the latest technology and its highly skilled team. Consisting of two divisions, Bluetree Print and Bluetree Medical, which are both supported by a Central team.

    Bluetree's combined office, production and training facilities are located in Wath Upon Deane which is close to Sheffield, Rotherham, Barnsley, and Doncaster. Our state-of-the-art 165,000 square foot facility is just a 15-minute drive from either the M1 or A1M and boasts ample free on-site parking, the facility is also located on a major bus route which is just a few minutes away from the train stations of Mexborough, Swinton and Wombwell.

    Once you walk through our doors, you realise that people are central to all of our operations. It’s a place for curious and ambitious people at heart.

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