Production Manager

Location
North West England
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum + Salary is anagency guide only
Posted
17 Sep 2018
Closes
15 Oct 2018
Ref
CHG902007
Contact
Claire Harker-Gill
Function
Production
Sector
Childrenswear
Job Type
Permanent
Production Manager:
This is a rare opportunity with a well-established supplier of fashion for the UK high street. The successful individual will be responsible for leading the production department and ensuring that products are delivered on time, at the right quality and profitably.

Production Manager - The role:
*To manage the day to day running of the production department.
*To work with the sales department to achieve target margin.
*To work with manufacturers to achieve and improve margin by ensuring each style is commercial, print design is appropriate and fabric, trims and packing are bought efficiently.
*To meet the annual delivery targets as defined by the Key Performance Indicators.
*Manage all customer claims in a way which ensures minimum cost to the Company. Recommend any settlement payments to the Sourcing Director for approval.
*To ensure that Cost of Quality keeps within the agreed target.
*Ensure the development of strong relationships with all customer merchandising and technical personnel.
*Lead, coach and develop the production team by providing regular feedback and development planning sessions
*To remain within departmental budgets

Production Manager - The candidate:
*Significant experience in a similar role within the Clothing Industry.
*Degree/Technical Qualification or equivalent job related experience
*Has a proven track record in the development and implementation of a production strategy
*Has IT skills, particularly MS word & excel
*Clean current driving license
*Willing to undertake travel throughout the UK/abroad.

Production Manager - Salary:
*Commensurate with experience