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Design & Production Manager

The Sheet Society

  • Date Expired: 2020-09-06
  • Location: 380 Johnston Street, Abbotsford VIC, Australia melbourne 3067
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Design, Arts and Architecture
  • Position: Fashion & Textile Design
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

You'll be the main point of contact to our supply chain, managing the product lifecycle from to conception to delivery. The marketing team will rely on you to set the product direction, and the business will rely on you to build on the brands product mix by introducing best-selling products and ensuring that core styles are always in stock.

  • Aligning with growth plans, you’ll be adding new products & categories to the range helping shape the future of the brand.
  • You have an innate ability to forecast and interpret trends into commercial designs as well as a numbers focused brain to calculate margins & forecast stock replenishment.
  • You’re able to work autonomously as well as lead, and growing a small team with you at the helm is one of your next career goals.

PURPOSE

You’ll be the main point of contact to our supply chain, managing the product lifecycle from to conception to delivery. The marketing team will rely on you to set the product direction, and the business will rely on you to build on the brands product mix by introducing best-selling products and ensuring that core styles are always in stock. 

Working closely with the Founders, you’ll be taking the reins of Design & Production for the business. Aligning with growth plans, you’ll be adding new products & categories to the range helping shape the future of the brand.

 

ABOUT YOU

You’ll have 5+ years’ experience in dealing with offshore suppliers.  You know how to define and deliver quality goods.  You have an innate ability to forecast and interpret trends into commercial designs as well as a numbers focused brain to calculate margins & forecast stock replenishment. You’re able to work autonomously as well as lead, and growing a small team with you at the helm is one of your next career goals.

 
BONUS POINTS FOR

Experience in homewares, or fashion design. Creating spec sheets and managing samples from design through to pre-production, QC and delivery.

A very strong eye for colour & an understanding fabric types, functions and properties.

A history of travelling to China for business.

Fluent in Adobe, particularly Illustrator and Photoshop.

An above average Microsoft Excel comprehension.

Experience in order forecasting and demand planning

Textile design skills.

 

YOU’LL BE SPENDING YOUR TIME

Design & Development

Adding new products & categories to the range shaping the future of the brand.

Researching, designing, sketching, creating spec sheets & tech packs for new styles & updates of best-selling styles. 

Ensuring that product designed adheres to the product hierarchy and that product delivered meets quality, delivery, sell through and margin expectations.

 

Supply Chain

Creating and maintaining meaningful and collaborative relationships with suppliers.

Establishing and managing critical path and production schedule, ensuring on time delivery of product. Managing purchase orders, range plans & budgeting.

 

Product

Accountable for ensuring that the current range is in stock, always. Working with sales budgets and sku velocity forecasts to place repeat orders with suppliers with precision-planned timelines and order quantity accuracy.

Working closely with the marketing team to sell the dream of the product direction and owning product performance.  

 

BENEFITS

The unique opportunity to establish yourself as being a key player in helping grow a brand that is already showing an insane level of growth and success.

Work with a team of likeminded hustlers in our Abbotsford office. As a part of a small, tight knit team, every day is different and every achievement is celebrated.

 


About The Sheet Society

The bed linen maestros behind The Sheet Society are in the business of forging sweet dreams and disrupting the global sleep industry. Born out of a desire to make purchasing linen uncomplicated and accessible, while also giving customers an extension of their personal style, co-Founders Andy and ...

  • Date Expired: 06.09.2020
  • Location: 380 Johnston Street, Abbotsford VIC, Australia
  • Salary: Not specified
  • Industry: Design, Arts and Architecture
  • Position: Fashion & Textile Design
  • Work Type: Full Time Work

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