Production Manager- 12 Mat Cover

Posted 6 February by Michael Page Retail

This role involves managing the Production team, which is responsible for the execution and communication of seasonal

collection that the Production placement strategy; supports the Design vision and intent and meets or

exceeds financial goals.

Client Details

A leading Luxury Accessories brand


  • Manage the Production team, overseeing and troubleshooting on their individual sectors and vendors they

manage for Seasonal, Carry-Over, Runway, Corporate, Bespoke and Outlet collections.

  • Manage end to end supply chain flow and critical path management, from PD handover, purchase order

placement, pre-production changes, quality assessments, manufacture and shipping to DC, whilst adhering

to company calendar with PD, Production team and Vendors.

  •  Responsible for the coordination of early bulk raw materials reservations and QC inspections and on-time


  • Manage end to end production process of all packaging requirements within the business.
  • Working with PD department and team on assessing quality issues on any new products and materials and

potential hazards and areas for testing.

  • Manage calendar to achieve on time placement dates to achieve on time delivery and financial plans
  • Issues all purchase orders, factory splits with accuracy and within deadlines.
  • Continually review all production deliveries to insure on time delivery and resolve any issues with suppliers

and tanneries.

  • Ensure that production issues are resolved in a timely manner, root cause is determined and addressed appropriately, and that resolution is communicated to cross-functional teams.
  • Identify opportunities in our current processes and develop solutions that will help improve and evolve the business.
  • Recommend and influence improvements or process changes that have cross-functional impacts.


  • Experienced (Minimum 10 Years) in Production/Manufacturing non-apparel and preferably within the luxury

fashion industry in the leather goods sector.

  • Full understanding and working knowledge of Leathers, exotics and hardware.
  • Extensive knowledge of Production: Manufacturing and product engineering, testing protocol, product

integrity, Production cycle timeline, calendar management.

  • Computer skills: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Web based applications
  • SAP and PLM are desirable but not essential.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to build effective relationships at all levels with strong influencing skills and

a naturally empathetic nature.

  • A good team player, as well as being flexible and fast on their feet.
  • A self-starter able to work independently and thrive under pressure.
  • Good planning skills with close attention to detail.
  • Dynamic, passionate and nicely determined.
  • Energetic, enthusiastic and not afraid of hard work.

Job Offer

Offering a competitive salary

Reference: 34411029

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