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Domestic Production Manager

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Please note: this position is only available to Permanent Residents of Canada. If you are not a PR of Canada, thank you in advance for your interest, but please do not apply to this job.
Job Description:
The Domestic Production Manager is responsible for the hands-on leadership of our clients production planning operations. This person will work with our clients domestic suppliers to manage the client’s jobs on budget, on-time, and with the highest level of service and quality. Responsible for coordinating and overseeing all aspects of order completion, including art, proofs, production timeline, order logistics, and on-time delivery. 
This role works closely with domestic printers, 3PL providers, sales, POS and creative teams to keep all orders on schedule to meet customer requirements.

  • Plan production schedule based on daily orders and sales forecast.
  • Coordinate the entire production process from picking, printing, heat transfer, packing, to shipping.
  • Maintain customer satisfaction by ensuring orders meet quality expectations and are fulfilled on time.
  • Negotiate pricing and coordinate work orders with printers and 3PL finishers.
  • Work with suppliers to receive pre-production samples and digital proofs for approval.
  • Manage ERP system for movement of goods, traceability and inventory adjustments.
  • Regular analysis of the sales forecast in managing blanks and planning production.
  • Hold weekly production planning meetings to review and highlight any issues with the current schedule with sales, production, creative department, and warehouse teams.
  • Responsible to identify, communicate, and troubleshoot any problems that arise throughout the production process.
  • Participate in process improvement initiatives by highlighting potential areas of improvement and suggesting solutions.
  • Manage a team of 4-6 direct reports and 30-40 sub reports

Our client offers:

  • Permanent Position
  • Location: Saint-Laurent
  • Benefits package after 3 months of work
  • 9 personal days per year
  • Insurance benefits package: premium is equally shared by the employer
  • Free parking
  • Summertime Fridays

Qualification, Skills and Experience Required:

  • Previous Experience: Minimum of 6- 8 years of experience in production management; A minimum of 3 years of leadership experience; demonstrated ability to manage others and experience building highly effective teams
  • Experience working in apparel
  • Strategic Thinking: Ability to think strategically, anticipate challenges, and develop effective solutions to support business growth.
  • Must possess excellent written & oral communication skills in both French and English
  • Strong communication and client relations skills
  • Demonstrated planning and organization skills