PRODUCTION MANAGER

OVERVIEW:

MICHI, www.michiny.com, a fashion forward performance active lifestyle brand, is currently seeking an experienced Production Manager in Toronto, Canada.

JOB SUMMARY:

We are seeking an experienced, highly motivated Production Manager to manage the production process to deliver innovative, high quality product while achieving financial goals.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meet calendar deadlines to ensure that products are delivered on time.
  • Develop strong relationships with sourcing partners to plan and control item costs and expedite finished goods.
  • Ensure the final product meets intended aesthetics, function and quality goals.
  • Understand the Michi technical features, fabrics, trims and construction.
  • Manage production, fabric and trim sourcing and product development.
  • Create production timelines and manage the flow of raw materials throughout the production process.
  • Continually follow up with factories and raw material suppliers.
  • Issue raw material purchase orders and cut tickets.
  • Manage factory capacities and implement solutions to hit targets.
  • Resolve any delivery or material issues affecting production.
  • Ensure QC is accurately completed in a timely manner (material and product level).

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working with local contractors.
  • High taste level and critical eye for detail,
  • Understanding of industry lead times and ability to create realistic timelines.
  • Ability to accept and meet critical deadlines with excellent planning and organization skills.
  • Ability to anticipate problems, offer solutions, ask the right questions and address issues to meet aesthetic goals and financial targets.
  • Effective ability to research new raw materials and factories.
  • Strong sense of urgency, motivation, persistence and ability to take initiative.
  • Global sourcing experience.
  • Ability to work in a fast pace and challenging environment and meet deadlines.
  • Strong understanding of the MICHI aesthetic.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be highly organized, motivated, proactive and a team player.
  • Driver’s license for travel between factories for QC.
  • Minimum of 4 years work experience in the activewear or knit production industry (knowledge of manufacturing process, fabrics, trims and logos).

 TO APPLY:

Please email your cover letter and resume to:  careers@michiny.com

Please include Job Title, “Production Manager”, in the subject line of your message.

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