Production Coordinator/ Manager

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Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2016
Closes
10 Oct 2016
Sector
Womenswear
Job Type
Permanent
Level
Manager

Production Coordinator/ Manager

Emily and Fin

The Company

Emily and Fin is an internationally recognised British boutique brand incorporating classic styling into contemporary womenswear. With stockists worldwide, the brand attracts a large following thanks to its classic style and clever detailing, complimented by quality fabrics and in-house designed prints.

We are a small, but growing, hard-working team who are passionate about our product.  We are looking for a Production Coordinator / Manager, experienced in womenswear, who is a proactive and energetic individual with excellent organisational and communication skills. This is an exciting time to join an independent label which has always maintained consistent and healthy growth, and with planned new categories to be added to the range.

The Role

You will be responsible for overseeing all production aspects of the business together with liaising with our factories and maintaining a smooth-running and efficient supply chain and critical path. 

Working in a tight-knit team, you will have the opportunity to input on the collection and work closely with the Design Directors, Product Developer, Financial and Sales departments.

This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual to join a small, but growing, international brand in a friendly and positive environment.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage Supply Chain and Critical Path for all products.
  • Close supervision of suppliers to ensure timely deliveries, and to resolve any arising issues.
  • Raising production orders for factories and invoices to major customers using Zedonk.
  • Manage and improve costs and margins of all products.
  • Manage all freight and logistics, communicating regularly with our 3rd party warehouse.  
  • Overseas factory visits as required, and develop new relationships as necessary. 

Essential Skills

  • Ideally a candidate with at least 5 years experience in a Production Manager/Coordinator role, within a multi-product womenswear label.
  • Experience of working with overseas factories. 
  • Key computer skills: Zedonk, Excel, some Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Willingness to participate and engage within a small and friendly team environment.
  • Strong problem solving skills, and technical/ garment construction and print knowledge.
  • Ability to work independently with a great work ethic, and ability to take on additional tasks when necessary

The role is based in London N1,with easy access via bus routes 141, 21 and 76 / Old street tube or Haggerston Overground.

Please forward all CVs and a cover letter with starting salary expectations via email.

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