Senior General Manager - Manufacturing - Lingerie Brand

Sri Lanka (LK)
Generous salary package with expat benefits
07 Oct 2016
24 Nov 2016
Job Type

We are currently seeking a highly experienced apparel manufacturing expert with extensive experience working in the intimate apparel sector. This is a senior position reporting to the Head of Operations of this vertically-integrated organisation with manufacturing facilities located within Sri Lanka, India and Bangladesh, producing jersey and woven casualwear, lingerie, underwear, textiles and trims.

Based in Sri Lanka and covering multiple sites, the main purpose of the role is to ensure best in class manufacturing practices, and will include:-

  • Developing standards operating processes within each stage from warehousing, cutting, sewing, finishing to packing
  • Focus on achieving the best pre-production activities
  • Problem-solving within under-performing units
  • Leading and developing talent, and succession planning
  • Establishing effective lean manufacturing

The ideal candidate will have:-

  • A related degree-level education, with 10-15 years' industry experience in multiple product areas and particularly the intimate apparel sector
  • Experience in implementing lean manufacturing processes
  • A hands-on approach
  • An industrial engineering background with strong GSD understanding
  • A strategic mind-set and excellence in communication and negotiation
  • Ability to problem solve and thrive in a pressurised environment
  • A knowledge of future tech trends within manufacturing

In return for your commitment the role offers a generous salary package with housing allowance, vehicle, flights, school fees if required.