This job has expired

Production and PD Manager

Employer
With Nothing Underneath
Location
London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Closing date
2 Jan 2024

View more

Function
Production - Garments & Accessories
Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Details

About the role
Based in London, WNU is seeking a highly experienced individual to lead technical development and
global production across all areas from sourcing to warehousing. With the company experiencing ongoing
growth, the role requires a process driven individual who has great time keeping, a problem-solving
attitude, who can lead and manage a team of 3. You will be overseeing our current supply chain whilst
also looking into new opportunities. Being B-Corp certified you will ensure that we are always looking for
new ways of working and materials ensuring our company values are maintained.

Key tasks include:
● Manage and plan the development and production of the collection from start to finish, working alongside
our designer to ensure that new developments meet the brief.
● Overseeing and managing the technical product development process at every stage required until launch.
● Oversee and maintain all tech packs, ensuring these are kept up to date.
● Overseeing and management of Critical Path, ensuring deadlines are met.
● Sourcing and onboarding suppliers, in line with the brand's aesthetic and values (must have a wide portfolio
of mills and factories within Europe)
● Setting and executing the development strategy and production plan of the company. Which include
allocation of development and production factory’s locations based on expertise, price and capacity.
● Oversee and drive both the sample and production fitting process.
● Reviewing styles prior to bulk to resolve delivery and issues affecting development and production.
● Establish QC specifications per product, establish in house requirements/checklist for the factories on
processes to ensure product's quality is properly checked.
● Oversee return/repairs as needed. Responsible for managing credit/discounts for any late deliveries or
faulty items.
● Working closely with manufacturing to resolve quality issues.
● Manage factory timelines; responsible for achieving seasonal production deliveries according to dates set.
● Set up the full budget for the season as well as the cashflow forecast for clear visibility on upcoming
payment requirements.
● Negotiate and confirm make costs with manufacturers to meet required margin.
● Oversee all communications with the warehouse.

● Manage the PD Coordinator, the Production Assistant, and the Logistics Coordinator. Set workload and
weekly priorities with the team.
● Liaise closely with the accounts department on payments that are due to make sure deliveries are not held
due to payment delays.
● Reconcile seasonal budget to ensure all the overheads have been accounted for and fall into the original
allocated budget.
● Maintain delivery tracker seasonally and ensure it is updated daily.
● Maintain System (Zedonk), ensuring it is kept up to date.
● Raise production orders for each manufacturer.
● Maintain strong relationships with all suppliers along with frequent visits.
● Monthly raw material stock and finished goods inventory reporting


Essential Skills & Requirements:
● Experience and understanding of the lifecycle of Product.
● Proactive, problem solving and organised.
● Ability to work on different calendars at the same time.
● Knowledge of both Fully Factored and CMT production is essential.
● Understanding of the products and price point.
● Experienced in working with Excel.
● Experience with Zedonk is preferable.


Soft skills:
● Must be able to work well both independently and as part of a collaborative team.
● Excellent communication skills, able to provide clear direction and leadership on creative concepts visually
and verbally.
● Needs to be able to adapt to the changing needs of a fast-paced fashion business.
● Excellent time keeping and organisational skills are essential.

Company Benefits:
● Excellent career opportunities in a fast-growing business.
● Work from home 2 days a week
● Flexible working hours
● Clothing allowance
● 25 Days holidays

Company

With Nothing Underneath is a DTC Womenswear start up creating shirts for women. Inspired by men’s tailoring, British heritage, and timeless style, WNU was started in London in 2017 out of the need for shirts that were perfectly adjusted for women, sustainably sourced and stood the test of time. WNU is all about simplicity - paired back, laid back, timeless, effortless. WNU fulfils the under exploited territory of female shirting, in an accessible, easy to shop manner, an affordable price for a luxury item, using the highest quality sustainable materials.

 

Company info
Telephone
07837532810
Location
Hewlett House
7 Havelock Terrace, Avro House unit 102
London
London
Sw8 4AS
United Kingdom

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert