Production Manager - Shoes

Recruiter
Ganni
Location
Paris, Ile-de-France (FR)
Posted
06 Jan 2022
Closes
06 Feb 2022
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

GANNI is looking for a passionate and skilled Production Manager to join our Shoes & Accessories team

GANNI is committed to creating a more diverse, equal and inclusive workforce, building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. It is a fundamental policy at GANNI not to discriminate on any basis or characteristics and celebrate diversity. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to apply.

At GANNI we see behaving responsibly as our moral obligation. GANNI focuses on making more responsible choices every day to do better for our planet and community. Responsibility is at the heart of everything we do and we encourage all employees to take part in our journey towards becoming a more inclusive, equal and responsible business. Read more about our journey minimizing our impact in our 2020 Responsibility Report. 

 

OUR VISION & MISSION

Hack(ing) the fashion system.

Evolving from a distinctive Scandinavian fashion brand, we are more than a way of dressing - we are a creative collective and diverse community of first movers, committed to environmental responsibility and progressive social activism, setting the tone for the next generation to follow.

 

YOUR MISSION & RESPONSIBILITIES AHEAD OF YOU

As a Footwear Production Manager at GANNI you will experience a high level of autonomy while working very close with the Development & Design team in our Paris office. The Production Manager needs to hold proven technical skills in footwear as well as strong communication and management skills towards partners and suppliers.

The position will be handling all tasks around footwear from the sales samples are made and all the way through production; this includes fit and production comments, production timeline responsibility as well as securing quality and quantity in correspondence with the demand and planning teams.

 

Responsibilities ahead of you

You will be working independently but as part of the full Product team with;

  • Fitting and workmanship responsibility from sample stage through production
  • Responsible for the final quality level of footwear
  • Timely delivery according to launch timelines
  • Management and daily communication with footwear suppliers
  • In close corporation with the full Product team; increase level of responsible materials used in GANNI footwear.

 

TO HACK THE SYSTEM, YOU MUST HAVE

The right candidate has a true passion for shoes including;

  • 5-10 years’ experience in footwear production and preferably development
  • Proficient technical skills and understanding of footwear
  • Solid understand of critical timeline related to commercial fashion
  • High level of both verbal and written English
  • Flair for working with multiple digital tools and platforms and high level of accuracy.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft NAVISION is an advantage

 

THE GANNI WAY

We are looking for a true GANNI ambassador - someone who shares our values of Openness (ready to evolve, honest not perfect), Optimism (you never stand still, just dance!), Authenticity (you march at your own beat!), Accountability (no excuses, you make an impact) Responsibility (make small changes, see big differences).

The GANNI culture is based on a learning and results-driven mentality, where everyone is united by a common purpose of (hack)the fashion system!

GANNI is a state of mind - more than a way of dressing and we love to change the usual practice in everything we do. We are confident and capable of anything! So prepare yourself to be comfortable with the uncomfortable and hacking the system together with our amazing Product Development & Production team!

 

WHAT ELSE?

The position is required to travel frequently to production facilities in Southern Europe as well as participating in relevant meetings at GANNI HQ in Copenhagen

 

BE BOLD AND JOIN OUR GANNI UNIVERSE!

We hope you got all your questions answered and feel motivated to join our team and become a part of the GANNI Family. If you have more questions regarding the position please contact Gry Anna Nordensgaard, Production & Product Development Director at gry.nordensgaard@ganni.com

We will be interviewing candidates continuously and kindly ask you to send your application and CV as soon as possible. Please use the “Apply for position” button”.

 

ABOUT GANNI

Based in Copenhagen and owned and run by husband-and-wife team Creative Director Ditte Reffstrup and Founder Nicolaj Reffstrup, GANNI has developed exponentially over recent years with its Scandi 2.0 sense of style full of personality and contrasts. GANNI is all about making our community who wear our clothes feel even more confident and capable of anything. For us, acting responsibly is a moral obligation. We are on a journey to minimize our social and environmental impact and strive to be a more responsible version of ourselves every day. In 2020, we launched our GANNI Gameplan setting ourselves 44 tangible goals to be reached by 2023 across four main pillars; People, Planet, Product and Prosperity.

GANNI has offices in Copenhagen, Stockholm, Paris, London and New York and is represented in more than 600 of the world’s top-tier retailers as well as 26 GANNI concept stores across Europe, and the United States.  GANNI.com delivers internationally to 33 countries including Australia, Canada and South Korea.

www.ganni.com