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Production Manager
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Salary: Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Start Date:
Job Reference: BBBH15799
Added: 12 Jun 2019
Job Description
Are you looking for a new management opportunity?

If you have at least three years experience in Production Management then this could be the role for you.


Job purpose

The successful candidate will be responsible for the management, design and development of new products in line with customer requirements. The Production Manager will also be required to establish a challenging yet achievable budget and maintain and build upon this through the management of the team and the relationship with the customer.

Major accountabilities

- Agreeing budget with the Category Manager to fully understand the market and analyse the
potential strengths and weaknesses of each customer to maximise sales and opportunities.
- Understanding customer profiles, thus guiding appropriate product development through UK
and Far East design.
- Managing the critical path through product development to enable all team members to
overview to delivery.
- Ensuring the product development is auctioned and delivered in line with customers'
presentations.
- Proactively building on sound knowledge of the market and the competition activity and
market trends.
- Being aware of new and emerging fashion trends in order to present a well thought
through presentations to the customer.
- Ensuring that products are developed within the customer requirements and in line with
relevant trends.
- Creating the critical path and range plans for each product range and manage and monitor
to achieve the customer delivery dates.
- Following the instruction of the Product Development Manager to ensure that all ranges
are commercially viable.
- Working with the Senior Technologist to ensure that products are technically sound and
tested in line with product requirements.


Education

- Educated to A Level and/or Degree level.
- Technical/Professional qualification/ Fashion Marketing Degree.

Desired:

- Marketing or Product Management
- Previous exposure in a similar role.

Working hours will be Monday to Friday 08:30am - 17:15pm.

If you feel your skills and experience can fulfill this role, apply today, or get in touch with Acorn Recruitment Chippenham and ask for Kristy.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment.
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