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Production Manager (TGM1445) – £30-£33k

Production Manager (TGM1445) – £30-£33k

Location: Leicester

Type: Permanent

Industry: Ladieswear

Job Ref: TGM1445

The Company:

An established Ladies and Men’s fashion manufacturer, who have been operating for over 20 years, have an exciting opportunity for a Production Manager. They supply to ladies and men’s fast fashion companies and are looking for a candidate that has worked in the same industry.

The Role:

  • Responsible for ordering fabrics and trims
  • Arranging Factory meetings
  • Ordering raw materials
  • Collating reports from factories
  • Supporting the senior management team
  • Completing factory export documents and import documents
  • Ensuring the high quality of goods ordered and their timely delivery.
  • Involved in the full life cycle of products from design and sampling through to delivery.
  • Inspecting and measuring samples and providing feedback to factories clearly, ensuring compliance.
  • Negotiating and placing bulk orders, ensuring best price and delivery date.
  • Constant communication with suppliers via phone and email to ensure production is on track.
  • Arranging inspection of bulk production and ensuring quality before shipment.
  • Resolving quality issues and enforcing penalties as necessary.
  • Checking final deliveries against packing list and production orders.
  • Arranging deliveries to clear customs and safely reach the warehouse.
  • Ensure all aspects of production departments are operating to target
  • Collate and analyse weekly production/delivery reports
  • Improve efficiency within the factory and work to expand weekly production capacity
  • Oversee compliance of the factories internal and external production
  • Manage production, communication and allocation for external factories
  • Source and manage all production suppliers i.e. Material suppliers, CMT units etc.

Skills Required:

  • Good communication, problem solving and people skills
  • Must have prior experience managing people and production, preferably internal.
  • Sound understanding of the production process for garments
  • Sound understanding of garment make-up
  • Sound computer skills, and use of office softwares
  • A minimum of 3-5 years experience in a similar role is essential.
  • Must understand critical path management.
  • Able to effectively deal with any issues that may arise during the production process and resolve these with suppliers.
  • Must have experience of building successful relationships with suppliers, keeping orders on time and trouble shooting on a daily basis.
  • Experience in critical path management.
  • Highly effective problem resolution skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills.
  • Highly determined and motivated, with a proactive and hardworking attitude.
  • Ideally be able to drive
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