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Workshop Manager(scenic) - East London

Workshop Manager

My client is an exciting and innovative design and build company based in East London. Due to our ongoing expansion, we are seeking somebody with an extensive background within the industry to manage and oversee all projects and logistics within the workshop.

The workshop has a constant variance of craftspeople producing scenic elements for TV, Film, Installations, brand and immersive experiences alike.

The Key responsibility will be to maintain and monitor the workshop across the board, actioning H&S awareness, workflow, logistics and maintaining standards.

Key Attributes

● Depth of knowledge with this industry, management and manufacturing

● Experience of managing teams and individuals on multiple projects

● Excellent interpersonal skills and leadership qualities

● A strong aptitude for analytical problem solving

● Ability to motivate, assess, plan and organise resources

● Working knowledge of safe working practices

● Pro-Active! We want to hear your ideas!


● Managing multiple jobs and teams within the workshop

● Ability to arrange and manage up-keep of workshop including relevant safety, maintenance, logistics and general standards

● Manage all H&S responsibilities

● Maintain Inventory of all tools

● Maintain and log all consumables

● Oversee management of all waste

● Scrutinize, develop and improve methods

● Improve on systems, productivity and output

● Supplying feedback for job timelines inc adequate labour and materials

Full Time

The working hours 8am-5:30pm (1h breaks) Mon-Fri

OT available

If you feel that you are suitable for this role, please do get in contact with your CV and cover letter.

Thank you!

Other H&S:

● PAT Testing – Manage bookings

● Maintenance of posters for working practice within the Workshop

● Point by Point to new starters to explain procedures and policies in place

● Maintain COSHH Storage

● Responsibility for opening/closing all shutters.

● Safe Driving procedures/ planning

● Emergency Plan adhered to

● Metalwork - Fire Prevention

● Fire prevention measurements

● Reporting - To who and where.

● Hot work equipment in use

● Relevant training for particular machinery / Risk Assessments completed

● Ladder/ Working at heights safety / Posters + Maintenance

● Workshop Extraction checks

● Mandatory, prohibited and warning signs and posters checked

● Racking and Stacking. Checks on all

● Manage cones etc for traffic management.

● Waste management

● Check areas for any potential slip, trip causes.

● Maintain safety, following instructions with power and compression tools

● PPE checks and maintenance

● Check manual handling / manage accordingly

● First Aid

● Keep all exits clear

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £50,000.00-£55,000.00 per year


  • Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • East London, Greater London: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: One location

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