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Job Title Production Executive
Based at London Office
As a Production Executive, you will be working closely with Head of Production and assist him/her on all daily tasks as well as working directly with suppliers and with cross-functional teams.
Production Critical Path Management:
To pro-actively track product throughout the entire lifecycle to ensure on-time deliveries, from receiving first proto through to the bulk order leaving the factory. This will include daily communication with suppliers to seek accurate updates on all orders, as well as leading weekly tracking meetings with the internal team to update on all orders and deliveries. You will be responsible for inputting/updating the information into our “Delivery /Replenishment Plans” and keeping it permanently updated.
To accurately raise, amend and maintain all purchase orders and order details in a timely manner when instructed to do so by the team. You will be responsible for ensuring all order information is 100% correct and properly checked before sending to suppliers and you will be managing barcode/SKU/PO creations in our software systems.
You will be responsible for the full organization of the production samples and bulk swatch library, from posting/tracking deliveries of samples/swatches to/from suppliers. You will also be expected to pull the relevant/correct samples/swatches for Sign Offs, Fit Sessions/Approvals, and all other ad hoc meetings. You will also be responsible for providing the press, web and photography teams with the relevant samples as and when required.
You will be communicating daily with suppliers, from sending supplier set up forms, retrieving cost prices/product information, posting swatches/dips, sending print/tech packs, to sending the purchase orders. You will also be expected to keep the supplier tracker updated as and when new suppliers are introduced or when T&C’s change, as well as checking supplier invoices and communicating errors when necessary.
The Ideal Candidate
- Dynamic, ambitious and hard-working with 3-5 Years work experience in production
- Proven industry experience in product development, manufacturing, sourcing, supply chain or a highly motivated individual, keen to develop their experience in Production.
- A strong understanding of production processes, including the impact of costings and target margins
- Understanding of the manufacturing process, capabilities and materials
This list of tasks is not exhaustive and will be reviewed from time to time in discussion with the senior management team.
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