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Production Planner

La DoubleJ
Milan (IT)
Closing date
8 Apr 2024

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Coordinator / Executive
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

Our Milan-based lifestyle brand is seeking a Production Planner to be the true timekeeper of all production schedules for our RTW and accessories departments.

Ideal candidates will bring production expertise, genuine positive energy, and strong organizational skills to the team. A deep understanding of women’s categories, ideally with some luxury experience, and a passion for product are great attributes to bring to the position.

This individual will report to the Operations Director and will be their  co-captain and key partner, bringing operational acumen to the execution of each project, collection and category.

Experience working within a fast-paced growth-oriented company on the international stage and an understanding of luxury lifestyle brands are musts.


What you'll do: In detail...

·      Devising and implementing the schedule for all activities related to production processes

·      Following the planning of all activities related to the supply chain: purchasing, production, distribution, and warehouse flows

·      Overseeing and monitoring production lead times to meet company deadlines and targets

·      Designing of all production schedules

·      Constant contact with suppliers to establish a collaborative and efficient way of adapting to the everchanging day to day unforeseen hurdles

·      Reporting weekly, monthly and seasonal of all production plans including and especially re-orders

·      Overseeing raw materials and equipment stock in all aspects including order creation and data entry when necessary

·      Drafting and maintaining an ongoing timetable for each project

·      Monitoring the production processes and adjusting schedules as needed

·      Liaising among different departments, e.g. suppliers, internal functional managers, logistics, product development, purchasing


What we're looking for:

·      5+ years of experience in production planning

·      Must be able to multitask

·      Be willing to adapt and collaborate

·      Be able to prepare reports, calendars and production plans

·      Computer literacy skills (Microsoft Office/Stealth Go/PLM management systems)

·      Be decisive and committed

·      Have a positive attitude to work

·      Ability to thrive in an entrepreneurial environment

·      Ability to lead complex and overlapping calendars

·      Detail oriented and highly organized

·      Strong verbal and written presentation skills, concise and direct

·      Italian language fluency, English language proficiency

·      Calm under pressure


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