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Production Support Manager (Kidswear)

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Lidl Asia Pte Limited, Hong Kong, Singapore, Food and Retail, Sourcing, Production, Product Development, Quality, Compliance, Sustainability, Merchandising, Logistics, Cross-Functional, Administration, Careers, Social Responsibility, Textile, Soft Goods, Hard Goods

Location

HQ {amount} km
International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon

Contract Type

Full-Time

Entry Level

Management Experience

Quality Assurance

Reference no.

278204

Summary

Lidl Asia are hiring a Production Support Manager to join our Production Support department - Ladieswear / Kidswear team. The successful candidate will be responsible to lead and develop a team of quality control specialists (Including 3rd party) who perform in factory inspections and tests on finished products at various stages of mass production. Supports the management of the critical path by defending the PP Line.

What you'll do

•    Ensures all production occurs in line with Lidl’s strict Ethical Sourcing Policies

•    Through weekly cross team meetings ensure IAN’s in development are planned in accordance with supplier lead timers (Ensures TnA compliance)

•    Ensure TnA’s for each IAN confirmed in each Selection is accurate and correct

•    Work with our QC Team’s to ensure in factory TnA is line with what was agreed at OC Stage

•    Ensure handover meetings occur for all IAN’s and DEFEND the PP Line

•    Ensure PP meetings are conducted in line with suppliers TnA

•    PP meeting agreements are detailed to ensure quality is consistent across entire production

•    Provide manufacturing technical support and procedure to reduce manufacturing costs and / or improve quality levels and production efficiency when identified 

•    Be responsible for headcount planning, training and personal development of the team

•    Notify key stakeholders of any major or critical production and quality issues identified whilst in factory and follow up and close off outstanding CAPs with the supplier in question

•    Participate in ‘Kick Off’ and Quality Assurance meetings, Risk Assessments, Supplier, and Third Party Laboratory meetings as set or requested by Production & QC Director 

•    Work with the Process & Project team to produce comprehensive reports including traffic light reporting of QC team inspections results, non-conformances and activities of suppliers or factories

•    Drive continuous improvement, simplification and efficiencies of the QC processes

What you'll need

 

•    Diploma or degree in textiles or related discipline

•    At least 8 - 10 years’ experience in sizable direct sourcing company with European garment market, with at least 5 years experience at Managerial Level

•    Possess strong leadership and managerial skills with sound problem solving techniques

•    In depth technical knowledge in raw materials, wovens / kinits and sweater garments

•    Good command of both spoken and written English. Additional languages is an advantage

•    Good command of Microsoft applications Word & Excel & Lotus Notes

•    A can do attitude with entrepreneurial spirit is a must

•    Frequent travel is required

What you'll receive

We are dedicated to fostering a family-friendly culture and work environment and we are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all candidates with the required skills and experience. We enable fair pay within the company by creating non-discriminatory salary systems.

 

Market Leading Remuneration Package:

  • Double pay and discretionary bonus

  • Choice of MPF provider

  • Life Insurance

  • Comprehensive Medical Insurance

 

Supportive Environment:

  • Rental re-imbursement scheme

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • In-house training courses

  • Training sponsorship scheme

  • Health Check

  • Vision Check

  • Supporting your child’s education with advice from a leading education consultant

 

Work-Life Balance:

  • 5 day week

  • Competitive Annual Leave

  • Charity, Community and Sporting Events