Head of Production

Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
Town :
Category :
Production - Quality
Contract type :
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
Less than 2 years
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Job description

The client is looking for a professional with the experience in premium to luxury RTW, ideally experience in WW, MW and Accessories, however WW is essential. A team leader with charisma who will be managing a team of 8 and partnering with the CEO you will be a key senior leader in shaping this brand's future across the production and logistics process. If you are looking for a new challenge in the new year please send your CV to sandra@eliteassociates.co.uk for further information.

Core Competencies:
*Managing, developing and inspiring experienced team of QCs, Logistics and Production
*Managing the life cycle of all products - RTW and Accessories from sampling to
production, including quality control and delivery
*Leading the development process, including raw material & fabric sourcing
*Making sure that sampling meets Design expectations and technical requirements
*Managing the critical path and organising product development meetings
*Managing an international portfolio of suppliers/producers and allocating production
*Leading price negotiations with producers to achieve and improve target margins
*Implementing costing for each product, making sure that all is trackable and that
information is timely passed along to the Merchandising team
*Travelling to production sites to oversee sampling and production
*Setting up weekly meetings to inform the other departments on deliveries and
production status
*Organising fit meetings
*Guaranteeing that products arrive in time in store and meet the required quality


Additional requirements:
*Significant experience in Production, Logistics and Outsourcing
*Based in London but availability to travel where necessary
*Experience of managing teams to achieve potential
*Ability to work hard, learn and progress
*Experience in RTW & Accessories (preferably Womens and Mens, however Womenswear
essential) * Proficiency in English - other languages beneficial but not essential
*Evidence of the following characteristics: pro-active, resilient, able to work under
pressure and respect deadlines, problem-solving attitude, ability to multi-task

* Please note that due to the high volume of applications, only successful candidates
will be contacted.