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Production Manager

Stockholm (SE)
Closing date
13 Feb 2022

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Production - Garments & Accessories
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Totême is looking for a Production Manager to join the team in Stockholm. As Production Manager you will oversee the entire bulk procurement of RTW and accessories from SMS approval to warehouse delivery. 

The role

  • Manage the production critical path and communicate deadlines to stakeholders in time
  • Lead all larger strategic or structural changes concerning the supplier network and structure, from idea to completion 
  • Support the Management team in carrying out regular supply chain assessments and sourcing new manufacturers in line with Totême’s strategy requirements (price, minimums, quality and COO)
  • Collaborate with Product Developers and the technical team to set seasonal fit approval dates as per the production calendar 
  • Responsible for capacity booking with manufacturers and pre-booking all RM with fabric and trims suppliers where needed
  • Responsible for the Production team’s success at managing production orders and reorders from PO approval through to warehouse delivery
  • Support with the procurement of labels, swing tags and packaging materials where needed
  • Keep all deliveries and T&A documents up to date to guarantee visibility to stakeholders and the Management team on delays and cancellations
  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with all suppliers and manufacturers and ensure that goods are delivered on time and to standard
  • Manage quality control, both internal and external, and external testing processes 
  • Negotiate minimums, lead times and any challenges that may arise during the procurement process
  • Communicate best working practices, changes to existing practices or key seasonal information updates to the SOP (i.e. contractual changes, packing or labelling changes, etc.), to vendors
  • Train and manage a Production Coordinator: carrying appraisals, managing performance reviews throughout the year and setting goals on a quarterly basis

Your profile

  • 7-10 years of proven experience in a production role (required)
  • A skilled user of MS Office, PLM experience is a plus 
  • Strong costing and negotiation skills

About you

  • Self-motivated, solution-oriented and hands-on
  • Business and results-oriented with a strong commercial drive
  • An organized multi-tasker with an analytical mindset and strong attention to detail
  • Strong communications skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Flexible to change and happy to work in a fast-paced environment with a company in expansion
  • Able to develop strong relationships with vendors, peers and cross-functional business partners
  • Fluent in English (Italian, Portuguese or Mandarin are a plus)
  • Able to travel if required

The position is based at Totême’s Stockholm office with an immediate start.


Totême makes go-to uniforms, starting with the piece itself and its relevance in our woman's wardrobe. With looks for different occasions, our design revolves around the idea of creating a modern uniform. Distinct shapes and pragmatic styling define each piece, as do Founder Elin Kling's strong point of view. Totême was founded in New York by Elin Kling and Karl Lindman in 2014. From the studio in Stockholm we design ready-to-wear, shoes and accessories, signed Totême.





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