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Organization
Job Title
Director of Production
Location
New York, New York
Zip/Postal Code
10013
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Position type
Permanent
Category
Apparel
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
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