Production Manager (Fashion brand)

Location: Lagos State

Our client, a luxury fashion brand, is looking to hire an experienced Production Manager. The ideal candidate offers both creative and administrative support to the company. He/She is responsible for ensuring the client’s sketch/design are made into a wearable garment by overseeing the production and working with the design team with fashion illustration and storyboard layout.

The Production Manager serves as the point person between internal departments and external vendors, closely monitoring the production calendar to meet deadlines, preparing shipments, and tracking samples. The Production Manager also provides day-to-day administrative support to the company such as data entry, processing orders, managing inventory, facility management, maintaining company records, office reporting, invoicing, and providing customer service etc.

Job Responsibilities

  • Managing the design process from conception through to final styling
  • Prioritize, plan, schedule, and manage production activities to meet manufacturing objectives in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • Identify production issues, analyse root causes and derive resolutions.
  • Develop Production plan and schedule to ensure continuous operations
  • Ensuring end-product is in alignment with the order
  • Collaborating with designers to ensure packages are accurate
  • Develop feasible strategies to avoid downtimes and delays
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by addressing customer concerns promptly and professionally
  • Coordinating schedules, arranging meetings and reports and ensuring that everyone is kept current on necessary company news and information
  • Ensuring office supplies are maintained, including checking sales and working with vendors to ensure adequate levels of necessary supplies at all times
  • Acting as the first point of contact: dealing with correspondence and phone calls
  • Managing inventory, Collating and filing expenses, updating accounting databases and filing systems, making use of company software and resource tools.
  • Conducting research on behalf of the business where required
  • Responsible for supervising facility management (cleaning, machine maintenance)
  • Booking and arranging travel, transport, and accommodation
  • Coordinate events, conferences and handle multiple projects with ease.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or related field
  • Experience in the fashion industry and sustained interest in fashion is a huge plus
  • Attention to Detail, Strong Multitasking & Organizational Skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Packages
  • Outstanding communication skills (to explain customers ideas clearly and persuasively)
  • Ability to handle stress and meet multiple deadlines
  • Excellent sense of style and colour
  • Ability to develop and maintain relationships with clients
  • Excellent conceptual, innovative and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to draw/sketch, either by hand or on the computer
Job Category: Creative Arts and Design

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