Footwear Production Manager
My client, a leading luxury Footwear brand, are recruiting for an experienced Footwear Production Manager to join their London team.
Paying circa £35-40k, the ideal Footwear Production Manager to work within this well-established, high-end and highly creative will oversee and be responsible for:
•Quality Control – ensure product is of the highest quality and in line with the specifications required by the design team
•Work with suppliers to correct any failed QC inspections to in a timely manner
•Collaborate with the design team to define & update quality control policies
•Build relationships with suppliers to successfully negotiate final fabric, trim and make costs to drive margin and improve lead times.
•Build relationships with factories and visit them each season to ensure quality control standards are adhered to.
•Checking of all technical specs with Product Development team to ensure that they are correct and ready to be communicated with the factories.
•Responsible for fabric and trims ordering, pricing and verifying costing sheet post manufacturing order.
•Responsible for the pre-production sampling, fit, grading, and quality of entire collection.
•Working collaboratively with the merchandiser to manage the delivery schedule with weekly updates to senior team and shipping all production to the warehouse (must follow delivery window)
•Assuring all raw materials in correct quantities are with suppliers in time for production
•Responsible for making sure that every item is produced by the correct factory, respecting brand quality and finishing, delivery timing and logistics.
•Timely ordering of all packaging materials for suppliers to ensure delivery schedule not impacted
•Source new methods of productions and factories.
•Manage all supplier payments through close collaboration with the finance team
Other knowledge, Skills and Experience:
•Fluent in both written & spoken English
•Ability and willingness to travel abroad
•Full drivers license
If this sounds like the ideal role for you, please apply asap to allison@cvukgroup DOT com