Production Manager

Recruiter
Totême
Location
Stockholm (SE)
Posted
13 Jan 2022
Closes
13 Feb 2022
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

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.