Production Manager

Truckee California
Required Experience: 6 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 13 days ago

This position will consist of overseeing production and managing high-level product line management tasks (timeline management & costing). But because this is a small and nimble team, you will wear many hats. A huge portion of this role is assisting design and development in design decisions and acting as liaison between departments.

We are all skiers (snowboarders are accepted:). It is highly preferable to have someone who understands and actively participates in hunting for pow.

Duties:
- Oversee timeline of entire production process to ensure timely delivery of goods. This position is responsible for launch of seasonal line through delivery at the Flylow warehouse in Denver.
- Oversee product team – Product Coordinator & Design and Development Manager.
- Act as liaison between design and development, marketing/sales, and operations to ensure everyone is working toward the same goals.
- Managing high level factory & vendor communication and logistics.
- Prompt forecasting and place POs to factories.
- Calculating fabric consumption, placing fabric orders, & aiding mills and factories with shipping logistics.
- Managing costing to fulfill desired margins.
- Play active role in design and development. Aid in brainstorming and flushing out ideas/concepts. With a small team, everyone is needed to help make design decisions to ensure high quality product and all users are considered.
- Maintaining factory relations and developing new strategic partnerships.
Requirements:
- Production & factory communication experience is a MUST (@ least 3 years)
- PLM experience is a plus, but not necessary
- Thorough knowledge of outdoor product lifecycle
- 5 years experience in outdoor/sport industry
- Knowledge of apparel design and development
- High level experience with Excel
- Illustrator experience
- Ability to travel to trade shows, factories and fabric mills in Asia
Full Time, w/ flexible work schedule. Unrestricted PTO.
Free Ski Pass