Production Manager

Location
Marylebone, London
Posted
06 Jul 2022
Closes
06 Aug 2022
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As our team continues to expand, we are looking for a highly organised individual to join our team on a full time basis, based in our studio in Marylebone, London. Responsible for managing the entire production process from start to finish across multiple categories, you will be an instrumental part of driving the brand forward as well as spearheading sustainable production practices throughout our supply chain. 

 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Managing the production calendar and overseeing all stages of production processes from sampling through to final delivery
  • Establishing and maintaining strong relationships with all partner suppliers and workshops
  • Communicating daily with partner workshops to ensure smooth flow of production and on-time deliveries, anticipating and working around any potential issues that may arise
  • Proactively identifying solutions to improve and problem solve production issues with internal and external workshops including managing Quality Control process
  • Working closely with the Design team to ensure a successful transition from sampling stage to final production
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with workshops, researching new resources, new suppliers and techniques when necessary
  • Managing production budget by negotiating costs and minimums with workshops and vendors to keep designs into cost Pricing designs, as well as continuously monitoring any change in supply costs that may neeed to be flagged
  • Working closely with the Finance team to approve and correctly file all production related invoices in a timely manner
  • Sourcing raw material, components and findings for partner workshops where necessary
  • Maintaining inventory positions for all packaging and planning future orders accordingly
  • Planning and managing forecasts and inventory management with Sales and eCommerce team; analysing reports for best sellers, colour trends and categories for in season reorders
  • Working with internal and external workshops on developing and pushing for improvements on sustainable practices; ensure production practices are in line with overall sustainability goals
  • Developing and executing strategies to meet targets and KPIs including meeting order deadlines, inventory returns, forecast accuracy, product availability and replenishment

 

Skills and Experience

We are looking for someone who is highly organised, detail oriented and is passionate about managing projects.  Other required skills and experience include:

  • Ability to prioritise and manage many projects simultaneously whilst always maintaining attention to detail
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in a related field
  • Experience in jewellery and fashion is preferred but not essential
  • Knowledge of Zedonk preferred
  • Previous experience in a management role is an advantage
  • Strong project management, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Flexible and self-motivated with ability to problem solve, carry out tasks independently and prioritise workload
  • Excellent communication, organisational and management skills
  • Interest in the world of Completedworks and a passion for luxury goods.

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