Footwear Production Manager - Italian Speaker

Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
London
Town :
LONDON, ENGLAND
Category :
Production - Quality
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Years experience :
2 to 5 years
Job reference n° :
JE071373_1507816128

Job description

An elegant footwear brand who create colourful, fashionable and handcrafted shoes are looking for an Italian speaking Production Manager. You will take ownership of the critical path and become an integral part of this tight-knit team. This role offers autonomy and challenge coupled with extensive business travel to Italy, whereby needing a proactive and experienced Production Coordinator or Manager to take on this challenge and own it. A brand new role within this ever expanding team, where you will report directly to the Product Development and Sourcing Director, taking responsibility for the production process from initial sample through to final production.

As Production Manager you will be responsible for:

* Working closely with suppliers to ensure deadlines are met in a timely manner
* Provide weekly updates to the Product Development/ Sourcing Director
* Travel to factories in Italy for time line and quality control
* Input data on Zedonk on an adhoc basis, overseeing the Product Developer

The Candidate

* Italian mother tongue or fluent Italian speaker
* Previous experience in a similar role with luxury footwear
* Experience as a Production Manager
* London based or able to commute
* Highly organised, confident and problem solver
* Knowledge of Zedonk is desirable