Acne Studios is recruiting Senior Production Manager with the task of delivering high quality production for the designated RTW categories for both women- and menswear including special- and one-off projects. You will lead the process from order placement until final production is delivered to the warehouse within drop precision assuring the company’s standard and goals for sustainability, quality, margins and deliveries. This is a role where you will get the opportunity to develop close partnerships with different departments and suppliers while actively contributing to high-end quality collections in a progressive fashion house.
This is a role that entails leading and managing your team and ensuring set goals and targets are met. As a senior production manager you are responsible for season planning and key production deliver deadlines. Further, you are to analyze general production lead-time and define pre-booking needs with production control manager to reach requested delivery drops. This includes managing supplier capacity by anticipating and ensuring a well-balanced production dispatch across factories. You will be responsible to oversee all shipment samples check and maintaining strong partnership with suppliers. Also, ensure production related information remains accurate in relevant internal systems (PLM and AX). You will report to Production Director RTW and belong to the Product & Design department. Your team will consist of five people therefore the ability to lead, motivate and develop your team members is a must.
This is a temporary position during a parental leave, full time throughout approximately 1 year, starting in February 2024.
We are looking for someone with an academic degree from business school and/or textile education, with a minimum of 7 years’ experience within production preferably from high-end fashion brands. You have an understanding of quality- and production processes and high end-garment construction. You have high aspirations and understand the importance of excellence. You act with integrity at all times and have a natural ability to influence and build trust. You value simplicity over complexity and are guided by impact rather than prestige. You are pragmatic and hands-on and get things done. You thrive in a fast-paced environment where flexibility and teamwork are highly valued. And ideally, you enjoy working in a creative international environment with a wide range of personalities.
If you are motivated by an inspiring and creative working environment this is an opportunity not to be missed.
Acne Studios is a global company with English as working language. Fluency in written and oral English is therefore a must. You will be based in our Stockholm HQ. Limited business travel may occur.
We embrace diversity of people as well as ideas and viewpoints, and encourage everyone's individual expression of their own identity. Connect with us, with or without a CV – in the way that suits you best! As long as we get a good understanding of who you are, your experience, and your competence, we will take it from there. Welcome!
Acne Studios is a Swedish fashion house with a multidisciplinary approach and global presence. Founded in 1996, the focus is on elevated ready-to-wear and accessories. Through founder and Creative Director Jonny Johansson’s interest in art, photography, music, architecture, and contemporary culture, Acne Studios has found an alternative path to fashion and creativity. Acne Studios has seen double-digit growth for most years since its inception with a turnover of >250 EUR million.
Acne Studios operates through own distribution channels and wholesale partners with >60 own stores worldwide, including flagship stores in Stockholm, Paris, Milan, London, New York City, Los Angeles, Seoul, Tokyo, and Beijing. Each store has a unique distinctive character, yet with common key design elements reflecting the Acne Studios brand identity.
The Acne Studios Head Office is located in Stockholm, in a brutalist masterpiece that formerly housed the Czechoslovakian Embassy. Completely restored to facilitate a fashion school-like atmosphere, the overall aesthetic is again a reflection of the Acne Studios brand identity, telling the story of its history and global vision. Acne Studios also operates offices in Paris, New York, Shanghai, and Empoli outside Florence.
Following its ambitious sustainability work and focus on supplier relationships and longevity, Acne Studios has been independently verified as “Leader” by Fair Wear Foundation for six consecutive years. Acne Studios is an official member of the Fédération de la Haute Couture et de la Mode since 2013.