Manufacturing Production Assistant

Job Description

Company: Milexa Group Ltd
Position:  Production Assistant (Manufacturing)
Location: Liverpool City Centre (Baltic Triangle)
Reports to: Dominic, Operations Manager
Salary: £16,500 – £18,000

Milexa Group is looking for an enthusiastic individual keen to forge a career in operations. The core mission of the Production Assistant is to provide support for in-house production and operations for our wallpaper and flooring products. Working in a hyper-growth business that is expanding globally, you will manage increasing demand and help to grow, evolve and develop the production department to generate ever-increasing efficiency. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone looking for a career in operations. You will be joining a highly creative business, passionate about digital technology, bringing the best in the world at what it does.

Job Description
The role of the Production Assistant is to operate and continually improve the operations side of the business. You are expected to be proactive and take ownership of in-house wallpaper and flooring production, working with other team members to fulfil orders and maintain quality standards whilst looking to increase efficiencies and reduce cost.

You will be an integral part of a high growth business that is expanding globally. Reporting to the Production Manager and working closely with the design and customer operations team, you will ensure the smooth running of production at Milexa and be committed to continuous improvement. In-depth training will be provided on production equipment and operational systems, so background knowledge in this field is not a requirement. As you will be operating our machinery we are looking for a candidate that holds specific aptitudes, particularly strengths in thinking logically, approaching any task and projects systematically and incredible attention to detail.

Metrics & Accountabilities
  • Gross profit margin %
  • OTIF (On time, In full)
  • Wastage %
  • Production Success Rate %

Job Responsibilities
  • Working alongside a team manufacturing wallpaper and flooring products at Milexa.
  • Working with the department to ensure quality standards are met.
  • Operate printing, laminating and cutting production equipment.
  • Follow and organise your print schedule and workload effectively to deliver on dispatch deadlines for orders.
  • Engage in very high-quality control standards for all products.
  • Arrange packaging and dispatch for outgoing orders.
  • Ensure accurate record-keeping for the department including reporting and quality standards.
  • Feedback to other departments on products: Problems, quality issues, improvement ideas and products that have been printed that would be good to showcase for marketing purposes.
  • Continually look to improve and make department and production processes more efficient, effective and better at delivering a quality product and service to our customers, especially as the business evolves.
  • Utilising new technologies and operating practices to increase efficiency and profitability.
  • Work closely with in-house tech team to map and shape bespoke systems and technology that increases efficiency and automation.
  • Work with the production team on new ideas and across the board innovation.
  • Ensuring the department is maintained at a world-leading standard for cleanliness and organisation.

Skills, Experience & Requirements
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to work in a varied environment and prioritise accordingly.
  • Acute attention to detail and quality.
  • Sound and systematic approach in everything you do.
  • Motivated by a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines.
  • Dynamic, self-motivated and enthusiastic – a can-do attitude.
  • Passionate and dedicated to the continuous improvement of the department.
  • Creative/commercial thinker with great new ideas.
  • Excellent time management and ability to prioritise own workload effectively.
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a wider team.
  • Good interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate clearly to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excited by our products and keen to be a part of our business; an interest in design a bonus.
  • Strong computer skills.

About Milexa
Our mission at Milexa is to deliver leading design in cutting edge new forms, to enrich the environments that people occupy. We design and manufacture design leading products that enhance the spaces where people live, work and play.

Our core products of bespoke wall and floor coverings give us a unique offering, and brings totally new design possibilities to our customers. We have a passion for launching innovative new products into established markets, and our aim is to be industry leading in every space we enter.

Our business is based around innovation and creativity, and we’re passionate about developing people as well as products. Everyone has an important role to play in our organisation and it is a place where all ideas are listened to and people are given the freedom to make a real impact and develop their skills.

Our Values

We’re passionate about our company values and want people who align well with them to join our team. If you feel that you’re well-aligned with our core values then we’d love to hear from you.

Be Remarkable – Bold. Committed. Push for excellence. Digs deep. Creative. Passionate. Gives 100%. Quality & detail-focused.

Be a Pioneer – Innovative. Drives change. Creative. New ideas. Always learning. Bold. Risk-tolerant. Open-minded. Adventurous.

Be Sharp – Focus on impact. Efficient. Moves fast. Cuts through.

Focus on Customers – Start with the customer. Removes friction. Creates a wow customer experience. Empathetic. Uses data & feedback.

Support and Grow – Team player. Collaborative. Helps and grows others. Open. Makes a positive difference. Supportive. Happy. Authentic.

Make it Happen – Seizes responsibility and empowerment. Takes ownership. Tenacious. Delivers results.