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Senior Manager, Production Apparel, Adidas, Ho Chi Minh City

Job title: Senior Manager, Production Apparel

Company: Adidas

Job description: Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

  • Fully accountable for quality, production, manufacturing efficiency targets and Social & Environmental Affairs (SEA) topics in one or multiple factories of at least 2.5 million pcs monthly capacity.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead a production team in one or multiple factories in different geographically locations in managing all production process, quality, Manufacturing Excellence, SEA and adidas standards implementation.
  • Ensure the production team follow up and follow through on agreed action plans with quality, ME and SEA teams
  • Ensure manufacturers comply with relevant regulations e.g. fire, health & safety
  • Use CI techniques and quality tools to continually improve efficiency and quality standards.
  • Manage operational relationship with the factory production top management to drive best practices across different quality mindsets and cultures of the assigned factories using CI techniques and quality tools.
  • Manages the development of cohesive and customer focused production direct reports ensuring that quality is the paramount priority and focus.
  • Ensure physical production appearance in assigned factories is aligned with the development approved Virtual 3D image
  • Lead a team and contribute to the achievement of team objectives.
  • Give input to issuing directives in production and related supply chain (T2/T3) area.
  • Tactical and operational direction setting focus primarily on direct area of responsibility. Influence direction in the production area
  • Make day to day decision including those in moderate or high level of complexity within the defined production quality, availability, Manufacturing Excellence (ME), SEA scope.
  • Explain standard or directives to HQ (Brand Operations, Quality) and external parties (Factory QIP/Prod Heads) to accept practices, approaches or solutions for the purpose of achieving shared goals (e.g. quality and efficiency.)
  • Influence factory (T1 & Supplier T2) production/quality Senior plant Management and drive change to achieve right quality mindset in the responsible factories.Actively manage and develop direct reports with a high focus on effective teamwork.
  • Coach and support direct reports to further their skills, capability and management competencies.

Key Relationships:

  • Sourcing Director, Manufacturing Excellence, Quality, SEA
  • Factory General Managers, Factory Heads of Production, Factory Heads of QIP
  • 3rd party / external auditing firms (Quality, Lab, SEA, Sustainability, Security, etc…)
  • Tier 2 material suppliers-as lead
  • Senior Development Manager.
  • Other GOPS functions (Brand Operations, Quality, Costing, Planning, SEA, Materials, etc…)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Strong Continuous Improvement (CI) and manufacturing knowledge and tools..
  • Strong garment construction, fit, sewing and production management
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills
  • Strong project management skills
  • Good written and verbal English communication.
  • Chinese or Korean (for communication with Factory Prod/QIP heads) a clear advantage.
  • Basic 3D knowledge and skills on virtual sample creation & engineering

Requisite Education and Qualifications:

  • University degree preferably on apparel making or engineering.
  • 5-7 years apparel making or quality experience in apparel industry.
  • Production or development/commercialization background or apparel making / quality experience.
  • 2-3 years experience in one other function outside Production i.e. Quality, development, Commercialization, Planning.

Expected salary:

Location: Ho Chi Minh City

Job date: Fri, 25 Jun 2021 07:06:01 GMT

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