Production Manager- Footwear

Country :
United Kingdom
Region :
London
County :
City
Town :
CITY OF LONDON, ENGLAND
Category :
Production - Quality
Contract type :
Permanent
Availability :
Full time
Years experience :
Less than 2 years
Job reference n° :
RC PMS_1489569686

Job description

Key Responsibilities


We have partnered with a luxury Menswear brand, seeking an experienced Production Manager to join the team.

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

*Dealing quotations with producers, making sure that we pay for what we get and that the suppliers is the most suitable (cost per quality) for that specific product
*Implementing costing for each product, making sure that all is trackable and that information is timely passed along to the Chief Merchant, the Development Manager and Merchandising
*Managing the life cycle of all products from post-samples industrialisation to production and quality control
*Travelling to production sites to make sure that products runs smoothly and information is constantly shared between factories and head office
*Planning the critical path for production and deliveries, weekly informing the other departments accordingly
*Raising PO's for production
*Organising fit and quality meetings
*Challenging producers on quality and lead times

Additional requirements:

*Availability to travel for 1-2 weeks per month
*Experience in Shoes & Accessories (preferably Men's) is highly required
*Italian mother tongue or Italian proficiency; any other EU language a plus (Spanish and Portuguese above all)
*Pre-existing Italian and EU producers portfolio