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Production Manager

Production Manager

Job Title: Production Manager
Job Type: Full-Time
Location: Brixton, London (and remote)
Salary: Up to £35,000 depending on experience
Reporting to: Head of Product
Start Date: ASAP 

ABOUT US
Desmond & Dempsey is a brand dedicated to celebrating life at home. We have started by making really fancy pyjamas. We sell our pyjamas predominantly through our website and in the top retailers around the world (places like Selfridges and Net-a-Porter).  

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE
We’re looking for an experienced production manager to oversee the day to day management of our supplier network. Reporting to the Head of Product, your role is to ensure that we can continue to bring our seasonal and continuity collections in on time, to the quality standards that our customers should expect from D&D. You will be overseeing the production process, from sampling to bulk production and delivery to warehouse. The right candidate will be extremely process driven and an excellent problem solver. You’ll be comfortable thinking on your feet, a confident decision-maker and a top-notch communicator. We’re looking for someone who has 3 years of experience in a similar role and is excited to be part of a business that is at a very exciting stage of their growth trajectory and can provide plenty of career opportunities. 

IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL 

PLAN & MANAGE THE PRODUCTION PROCESS

  • Create, own and manage the production critical path, liaising with factories and suppliers to place PO’s and ensure timely delivery
  • Oversee and manage the day to day of the production of seasonal and continuity collections
  • Manage and track the production budget, invoices and payments against approved POs
  • Input & raise PO’s in Zedonk / cin7 
  • Solve production issues as they arise and communicate any associated delays and contingency planning to relevant internal teams
  • Manage the efficient inbound shipping of garments to the UK & oversee QC, ensuring quality standards are met 

MANAGE OUR SUPPLIER NETWORK

  • Constantly work to assess the capacity and capabilities of our supplier network, planning for future growth and product development to ensure we continue to operate efficiently
  • Develop great relationships with existing and new suppliers to maintain and improve capacity
  • Source new suppliers for both new product and to mitigate risk for existing continuity product
  • Negotiate and establish payment terms, set up supplier agreements with all new, and existing suppliers where relevant 

SKILLS & REQUIREMENTS

  • 3 years in a similar role
  • Highly organised, process-driven and an excellent communicator
  • Multi-talker who works well under pressure
  • Strong negotiator comfortable managing multiple supplier relationships
  • Good understanding of garment construction and fabric printing
  • Experience working in both CMT and Fully Factored / Finished Good production processes
  • Extensive day-to-day experience with Zedonk/ cin7 or other PLM software

WHY JOIN D&D?

  • We really care about making great things, whether it's pyjamas, videos or ads. We value and prioritise quality and creativity
  • We are a small team (currently 12) but growing quickly, so it’s still got the hands dirty muck in vibe, but lots of opportunities to develop with and in the team 
  • We want to see you do well and care about your development
  • We have a really great team (everyone tends to stick around)
  • Like any other growing business, it is stressful and hectic at times but we don’t take hard work for granted  

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary
  • Good holiday allowance
  • Flexible remote working and sleep hours.
  • Excellent career opportunities at a fast-growth company
  • Fancy Pyjamas forevermore.

HOW TO APPLY
Please send your application and CV to alina@desmondanddempsey.com
NB Please use this subject line: Your New Production Manager
Applications will close on the 30th November 2020  

 

Production Manager

Desmond & Dempsey
London, UK
Permanent
3 - 5 years of experience
Assistant Manager
Experienced Non-Manager
Junior
Manager
Supervisor
Depending on Experience

Published on 4 Dec 2020