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Director of Production

Los Angeles, CA 90039

Posted: 08/27/2019 Job Category: Production Job Number: 115507


Title: Director of Production

Company: Women's Lifestyle Brand

Location: Los Angeles


Seeking Director of Production with 8+ yrs experience. Must be currently working with women's apparel and partnering with box business or off-price accounts. Ideal candidate would have private label experience.  


  • Responsible for time and action calendar for all stages from design to finished products to ensure timely deliveries for each season
  • Develop and coordinate companies manufacturing agents and directs factory sourcing.
  • Forecast future production projections to book factory and fabric mill capacity
  • Collaborates with design and development to assess product prototypes during development and assess viability for production.
  • Responsible for all detailed costing for the collection from proto stage thru to Production achieving to target margins. 
  • Analyze profit margins to set goals for upcoming seasons to increase profitability
  • Develops development & production procedures to be followed by both our staff and our factories/agents.
  • Work closely with Product Development and Design team at proto stages on any potential issues that will affect overall margins in addition to counter sourcing needs early in development
  • Negotiates terms and discusses payment with factories.
  • Develop overall strategy and projections with sales, and design to forecast needs
  • Daily communication and follow up with all overseas factories to ultimately maintain timely delivery
  • Maintain department budget
  • Supervises development & technical design
  • Manage technical design department on construction changes and overall quality consistency ensuring timeline is kept on track


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