Production Manager

Richmond, England, United Kingdom · Product

Description

You will be responsible for the timely, cost-effective, and quality achieving delivery of our garments. We are obsessed with fit. You should to be too. You will report into the Head of Product to start with, but will be great at thinking strategically and taking initiative and will need to be able to work autonomously and independently.

You’ll have a strong desire to see our business grow, and will work closely and collaboratively with the rest of our small team.


Day to day responsibilities will consist of:

Supplier Base Management:

Maintain strong supplier relationships

Manage supplier base to deadlines and in-line with the strategic direction of the department

Source new Vendors and manage counter-sourcing

Maintain supplier summaries, KPIs and Hindsights

Delivery Management:

Responsible for on-time deliveries

Create POs and place CMT orders

Review / update critical path and take any action necessary to ensure timely deliveries

Provide deliver forecasts to fulfilment and merchandising teams to anticipate inventory flow into warehouses

Costing:

Manage final price negotiations & margin, providing seasonal price analyses across vendors and product categories

Secure cost efficiencies

Quality Control:

Visit factories as necessary throughout the cost negotiation, development and production stages

Partner with Technical Services each season on fit and quality standards across garments, communicating to supplier base

Provide QC assurance on all production

Planning:

Allocate production to budgets, factory capacities, and risk mitigation standards

Advise suppliers of seasonal buying/production calendar, unit plans & negotiate minimums as applicable, working with merchandising for guidance on unit projections

Work with marketing and PD to assess sample requirements – confirm production space with factories and ensure timely delivery


• Work as part of the team in all aspects of managing and running the function effectively

• Any other duty as directed by management

Requirements

Benefits

A competitive salary

A steady supply of awesome menswear

Regular, awesome team socials

A busy, dog-friendly office with lots of laughs and good music

Growth potential and the chance to make a real difference in an exciting company

A nice shiny Macbook


Please grab our attention with a fantastic cover letter, we read every one that we receive. No cover letter, no interview.

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