Senior Production Manager APPLY NOW

Brooklyn, NY
Full time

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Position Summary: We are seeking a motivated, qualified individual to join our company as Senior Production Manager. As part of our operations team, this individual will organize and oversee the production of our home fragrance goods and the production department’s personnel, as well as the supply chain aspects associated with this position. You will ultimately be responsible for the smooth operation of all product lines and the quality of output. We expect you to have deep production, supply chain, and operations know-how. As a manager, we expect you to have experience leading a growing team and be able to clearly communicate with both team members and vendors. This role is a critical connection between our production staff and the highest levels of management. 

Team management, problem-solving, supply ordering, negotiating prices, and overall quality control will take up a great part of your day. You will need to be both a big-picture thinker and someone who “sweats the details.” The goal is to ensure an efficient and productive studio while respectfully and effectively leading and motivating a team.

Compensation commensurate with experience. This position includes an exceptional benefits package.

Responsibilities

  • Oversee personnel of Production Department including a team of up to 15 people
  • Lead and engage production team by setting and meeting regular production goals; work with department managers and leads to optimize efficiency and production output
  • Forecast annual production volumes and raw materials needed in conjunction with Senior Director, Sales + Operations
  • Regularly review staff performance, including formal evaluations, and make suggestions to senior management regarding staff plans; hire team members as needed
  • Report and record daily production output; develop ideas and goals for improvement; creates and implements techniques to optimize production output
  • Communicate with vendors, overseeing ordering of all production-related materials and price negotiations
  • Oversee daily production schedule and assign duties to team members as necessary; steps in to assist with production, as needed
  • Take a keen interest in machinery that we currently use; research technological upgrades and facilitate integration for new equipment in conjunction with department managers; assist in machinery troubleshooting as needed
  • Lead regular meetings with Production Department
  • Work closely with subdepartment managers and shipping department to develop and implement new systems, as needed (e.g. batch tracking, FIFO, QA/QC)
  • Use inventory management software, DEAR, to place purchase orders and reconcile raw materials received
  • Work with  Senior Director, Sales + Operations to address studio needs, ensure production of new products is on track for samples and launch dates
  • Identify and communicate any safety precautions that need to be taken and facilitate implementation


Qualifications

  • Experience managing a growing team, supply chain coordination, and production operations
  • Comfort using spreadsheets and performing basic modeling to forecast material needs, manage daily production schedules, and negotiate pricing
  • Strong listening skills
  • Impeccable communication, both written and verbal
  • Ability to understand overall operation and delegate tasks accordingly
  • Self-starter and exceptional problem solver
  • Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Experience with wholesale business and warehousing a plus
  • A love of working with teams and a passion for operations
  • Visionary leadership; demonstrates adaptability, engagement, open and effective communication
  • A no-job-too-small attitude


Benefits

We offer an exceptional benefits package that is aimed at keeping our team healthy, happy, and engaged. Below are some highlights: 

  • Company-subsidized Healthcare coverage for employees and dependents
  • Fully covered Dental and Vision plan
  • Three percent matching 401k eligibility after one year of employment
  • 15 days paid time off per year
  • 11 paid holidays
  • Company closed from December 23 to January 1 each year, as additional time off
  • Summer Fridays offered as half work days from approximately June through August
  • Work with an amazing, diverse, open-minded team of artists building an exceptional brand
  • Free candles and other goods periodically, as well as deep employee discounts


Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • All employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to starting work and must provide proof of vaccination prior to beginning work. This is a requirement of employment, no exceptions will be made.


|||Brooklyn, NY|||||||||o1FesQi_hl2tL6v9|||FULL_TIME|||USD|||HOUR|||single||||||||||||false

APPLICATION FORM

* Required

Thank you. Your application has been received successfully.