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UK Production Manager - Home-based

Job Title: UK Production Manager - Home-based
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: East Midlands
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: Q89149
Contact Name: Quest Seach Selection
Contact Email: DMB.94553.4032@quest.aplitrak.com
Job Published: September 11, 2012 17:09

Job Description

One of the UK's most innovative and fashion focused retailers on the high street is actively seeking a home-based Production Manager for its UK factories. They are looking for someone to join the business on a 12 month contract. You will be required to set, maintain and adhere to all factory production in relation to quality and trading standards. Reporting into the Production Controller your key areas of responsibility will include: * Ensuring that all production processes are cost effective and delivered on time within agreed standards * Conducting regular visits to factories within the UK to promote and ensure QA practices. * Continually liaise and update the Buying teams on the UK manufacturing process * Ensuring awareness and understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility policy. To be considered you will need to possess the following skill set: * A wealth of knowledge and experience within garment production and processes; gained from another large fashion retailer or supplier to the high street ideally within ladieswear * Knowledge of factory capacity validation * Be proactive in problem solving potential fitting, fabric or component quality issues * Excellent communication and influencing skills and have the ability to engage with individuals across various levels. This role will be homebased although will involve extensive travel to factories across the UK and travel to the head office in the South East 1 day per week. Candidates based in the Midlands would be a preference.