Production Coordinator

Marylebone, London UK
17 Nov 2022
17 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Department: Production

Reports to: Production Manager


Our Values:

  • Every day the energy, creativity and passion of Manolo permeates through our business.
  • We believe in the artist and the artisan; we are innovative while still protecting our heritage.
  • We strive for timeless beauty and quality craftmanship.
  • We celebrate curiosity and believe in working proactively and being solution focused.
  • We believe in upholding family values; we treat everyone with honesty, respect and kindness while nurturing our teams to deliver excellence.
  • We believe in making people smile.



The Production Coordinator works closely with the Production Manager and oversee the production of all products making sure they are made in a timely manner.


Key Responsibilities

  • Allocate classics and carry overs numbers to factories and obtain Production Manager approval
  • Responsible for allocating production quantities with Production Manager
  • Procurement planning of accessories /materials
  • Confirm if minimum order quantities are met and if not communicate cancellations to the Commercial team
  • Deal with any material issues during production such as substitution or supplier delays
  • Monitor material minimums and approve pre-orders when relevant
  • Monitor factory performance and planning
  • Challenge factory lead times and production complications and make sure that Purchase Orders are meeting buyers’ ex-factory dates
  • Fast track any production for events and VIP orders
  • Travel to factories to oversee production issues
  • Give updates to Commercial team on a regular basis
  • Packaging forecast and stock levels maintenance
  • Carry out such duties as the Directors may from time to time assign to the employee.


Skills and Experience Required:

  • Experience 2-3 years in a similar role
  • Proactive with strong problem-solving skills
  • Italian language skill is mandatory
  • Be able to develop effective working relationships with suppliers and internal departments
  • Proactive with strong problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to prioritise tasks, and ensure delivery of results within tight deadlines
  • Excellent accuracy and attention to detail, with an appreciation of colour and imagery, and the ability to lead innovation
  • Positive attitude and team player
  • Excellence: High level of finesse and excellence required in delivery of all tasks


Our Commitment to Diversity, Equality and Inclusion:

Manolo Blahnik is an equal opportunity employer and are committed to preserving a caring, diverse and inclusive culture with people who feel a real sense of belonging. We recruit and reward based on capability and performance. Our diverse and multicultural teams ignite our creativity and we celebrate the differences that we collectively bring. We are committed to equal employment and progression opportunities and the elimination of any form of discrimination. We all hold a responsibility to recognise and respect our diversity and to support this in our words and actions.

If you need reasonable adjustments at any point in the application or interview process, please let us know.


Our Benefits:

  • 4 pairs of Ambassador Shoes per year
  • 50% Friends and Family Discount
  • 25 days holiday with an additional day off for your birthday, plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid working model (core hours 10-4pm and 10 ‘flexi’ days per annum)
  • Pension Contribution
  • X2 Executive Coaching Sessions per year
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policy
  • Workplace Nursery Benefit – a salary sacrifice based childcare scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Employment Engagement Calendar

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