Production Manager

Recruiter
AMIRI
Location
Los Angeles, California
Posted
16 Jun 2021
Closes
16 Jul 2021
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Production Manager will lead the Production team, who oversee the pre-production and production process for all styles domestically. This role requires a collaborative drive, someone who likes to tackle tough problems, and is a creative problem solver. We are looking for someone who is results-driven and passionate about innovating processes and building/maintaining structure. The Production Manager will work closely with cross-functional teams on implementing systems, technologies and staff to support a wide array of targets.

What You'll Deliver:

  • High quality product within sample and production deadlines by proactively planning, coordinating and managing external sources while identifying and addressing issues that may impact timelines or cost. 
  • Ensure all Purchase Orders are delivered to and from the vendor on the date agreed.
  • Work with the QC Specialist to ensure any related quality issues are addressed and resolved in a timely manner.
  • Work cross-functionally to make sure deadlines are met.
  • Embody high standards of the Production department and actively represents the department in all calendar checkpoints and milestone meetings.
  • Promotes the adherence of the product calendar by ensuring the efficient collaboration and coordination between cross functional partners including Design, R&D, Merchandising and Materials.
  • Research new sources of manufacturing and industry best practices to ensure continual process improvement and long term vision.
  • Assist in building the sourcing strategy in collaboration with vendors, inventory management and design.

What You'll Offer:

  • 4-6 years of experience in Production/Sourcing and/or Supply Chain roles of increasing scope, complexity and leadership responsibility
  • Apparel and fabric manufacturing economics and operations management (i.e., lead-times, transit times, garment and fabric construction and apparel manufacturing operations)
  • Effective project management, problem solving, and negotiation skills
  • Extreme attention to detail 
  • Must be sharp, deadline focused and motivated

Nice to have, preferred but not required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to act and operate independently with minimal daily direction from manager
  • Thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Proven prioritization, time management and project management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to build lasting relationships