100% fashion Staff with care

Head of Production

New York, New York 10017

Post Date: 05/15/2018 Job ID: 95934 Job Category: Production

Title of Job: Head of Production
Location:  New York, New York

Company Description: Digitally native accessories brand in the affordable luxury space

Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple relationships with current factories and source new factories across Europe and Asia as applicable to scale production and improve costs
  • Set attainable and ambitious margin targets consistent with needs of the business
  • Source raw materials for existing and new products
  • Work with factories and introduce procedures, policies, controls, and calendars to ensure consistent product quality, timely delivery, and sound communication
  • Work with factories and other departments to gauge demand and production capacity to effectively place orders and maintain inventory
  • Work with Design, Marketing, Strategy, external vendors, and factories to develop new products and bring them to market
  • Troubleshoot production issues to identify root causes and course-correct
  • Works with Operations to manage international logistics and facilitate efficient shipping and receiving processes
  • Identify and develop opportunities to introduce recycled and sustainable materials into our supply chain

Requirements:

  • 7+ years experience within production, including relationships with Asian factories 
  • Experience working with an early stage start up and proven ability to scale growth 
  • Background in accessories, luggage a plus 
  • Entrepreneurial, self-starting and scrappy 
  • Sales mentality 

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