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Job Title
Director of Production
New York, New York
Zip/Postal Code
United States
NY Metro
Position type
Job Function
Product Management
Experience level
Mid to Senior Level (Management)
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

Director of Production

Position Summary: 

  • Oversee the production and sourcing functions for all categories.
  • Set global sourcing strategy: source new suppliers based on business growth plans and introduction of new product categories. Develop and maintain a diversified supply chain.
  • Communicate daily with overseas and domestic agents, factories and suppliers on related production issues.
  • Vendor capacity planning and maintenance.
  • Create and monitor seasonal/ yearly calendar to ensure relevant due dates are met.
  • Interface with design and merchandizing teams from development through production to meet company costs, delivery and quality standard requirements.
  • Help drive growth through strategic planning during cross functional team meetings.
  • Attend seasonal design presentations and related meetings.
  • Oversee cost analysis and negotiations to ensure company margins/ retail targets are met.
  • Monitor and manage weekly TA calendar/ reports. Establish quick response and fast track program with suppliers. (long term goal)
  • Attend fittings to monitor approval process and ensure approval deadlines are met.
  • Develop, maintain and revise QC standards and finishing practices
  • Manage and mentor a team of three production associates
  • Approve or obtain Nili’s approval for difficult production issues