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Head of Operations - Vietnam

About the Business

A large diversified international garment manufacturer is expanding their production by setting up a new manufacturing unit in Vietnam. They are seeking a seasoned professional to head their operations there.

The business aims to operate a 500-600 machine facility at the site. The site will produce soft womenswear - tops, skirts and dresses for the US and European markets. Product price point ~$10-12. The business is keen to ensure that the needle work is of high quality. 

The role will suit someone with experience in managing womenswear (soft) production.

Head of Operations: The Role

  • Design and implement processes and work flow of manufacturing operations from Cut to Pack to ensure right quality and timely delivery.
  • Ensure that the workmanship (including needle work) is of high quality
  • Develop the standard operating process keeping an eye on productivity and operational excellence
  • Plan and forecast resources and raw materials¬†
  • Coordinate with Merchandising team to ensure timely feed to the production lines.
  • Daily analysis of production, efficiency, quality and other plant reports and provide direction to teams consisting of staff from Production, Maintenance, Industrial Engineering, Quality, Technical, Merchandising and Planning.
  • Implementing right systems to ensure smooth functioning of the unit.
  • Interaction with Corporate Office on daily /weekly and monthly monitoring reports and on critical production related issues
  • Work closely with the Planning Department and coordinate for the machinery requirements.
  • Ensure factory meets the compliance as per technical, social and health standards.
  • Ensure compliance to local laws and standards

Head of Operations: The Person

  • Experienced in Womenswear - top, dresses and skirts manufacturing
  • Experienced in setting up and running a new unit; ensuring a smooth running of operations
  • The ideal candidate will have experience in producing high quality garments¬†
  • Experienced in driving operational excellence
  • Strong planning and process skills
  • Strong leadership skills

If this sounds like you, please apply with confidence

Head of Operations - Vietnam

Head of Department
Up to $120,000 (net of tax) + expat benefits

Published on 17 May 2023

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