Production Manager

Simone Rocha
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
01 Jul 2022
25 Jul 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Simone Rocha is looking for a skilled Production Manager to join the team in London. 

Responsible for RTW and Accessories, the Production Manager will be expected to perform the following duties:

  • Monitoring the bulk procurement of the assigned RTW and Accessories from SMS approval to warehouse delivery
  • Working closely with the Design and Technical teams to ensure a smooth transition from sampling to production 
  • Where necessary, launching factory samples for market in line with development deadlines
  • Setting up Product Costings and style codes before market
  • With the support of the management team, responsible for booking sampling and production capacity with manufacturers 
  • Actioning production orders in line with the agreed schedule
  • Collaborating with manufacturers and with the technical team to ensure fit approval dates as per the production calendar 
  • Liaising with the warehouse to ensure that all the relevant components have been delivered to assigned factories 
  • Write and order care labels for production
  • Bulk raw material purchasing
  • Assisting with the selection of suitable packaging for accessories and maintaining packaging manuals for the assigned categories updated 
  • Provide weekly production status updates and maintain the team informed about potential pitfalls that could cause delays or cancellations
  • Coordinating quality control, with both internal and external controllers, ensuring that goods are timely checked prior to shipment
  • Liaising with the Finance department to maintain all invoices up to date 
  • Establishing and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and manufacturers,  ensuring that goods are delivered on time and to standard
  • With the support from the managers, negotiate minimums, lead times and any challenges that may arise during the procurement process
  • Continuously observing the pricing structure, offering alternative solutions to improve costs maintaining the Simone Rocha standard, reviewing options with the Head of Production.


  • Solid understanding of RTW, CMT and Knitwear
  • Advanced skills in Excel, proficiency in Zedonk, MS Office 
  • Solutions-driven and hands-on
  • An organised multi-tasker with strong attention to detail
  • Good time management skills
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment with a company in expansion
  • High level of verbal and written English (Portuguese or Mandarin are a plus)
  • The position will require travelling to production facilities

*Please note, this role will be based full-time from our Studio in London. 

Please send all applications to with your CV and Cover Letter.


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