Corrine Munro
Consultant - Creative Support
+44(0)207 562 8282Contact Corrine

Production Manager for Leading Luxury Furniture Company

Creative Support
Ref: BBBH32364
Permanent
£35000.00 - £50000.00
London

A leading luxury furniture design company is seeking a Production Manager to enhance their production efficiency via planning, coordination and relationship management. The company offers high end, international design services with innovative and precise techniques. This person will be confident, proactive, and experienced in the furniture production process.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pre-production
    • Liaise with clients and designers for necessary information
    • Ensure drawings are approved, purchase orders are raised to suppliers, and fabrics are compliant to regulations and delivered on time
    • Track project details in internal preproduction systems
    • Coordinate with sales for sample specifications
  • Production
    • Regular communication with suppliers, finance and clients to ensure targets, finances and expectations are being properly taken care of
    • Ensure internal teams are informed of any possible lead time issues
    • Quality check orders and progress weekly, managing admin and logistics needs for production and updating production status via internal systems
    • Meet and source new suppliers when needed and maintain supplier relationships with regular workshop meetings
  • Deliveries
    • Manage the overall logistics, sourcing new suppliers, tracking margins and business profits
    • Work closely with suppliers to ensure any external work and deliveries are correct, on time and within budget
    • Act as main point of contact for delivery enquiries and be on call when necessary for warehouse needs
    • Arrange deliveries and monitor furniture within storage unit, providing data to shipping companies to facilitate transportation and delivery
  • Sales/Business Development
    • Manage sales admin needs by following up on quotations, answering sales calls, keeping team members updated on production news, and liaising with marketing on new orders to photograph
    • Build on new and existing supplier and client relationships
    • Manage customer complaints, ensuring they are properly resolved and reviewed so the issues do not continue

Skills:

  • Proven production experience within the creative industry, preferably luxury furniture
  • Confident and decisive with the ability to lead others
  • Adaptable, flexible and ability to multitask
  • Highly organised with extreme attention to detail
  • Business minded, proactive and driven
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

To enquire about this opportunity, please contact Corrine Munro at or call 02075628282.

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