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Production Lead

SUMMARY

In this role, you are to ensure that production processes run efficiently by planning, coordinating, controlling, and leading the production team. The individual will be responsible for cutting (with the pattern maker) & performing quality control across all production phases. You will be required to work closely with the designer and supervise pattern makers, tailors, finishers to achieve desired results and exceed clients’ expectations.

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ROLES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Develop and implement strategies for improving production timelines.

• Create standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the production team.

• Supervise individuals in the production team as well as processes involving pattern making, quality control, cutting, sewing, and finishing.

• Advise management on specialized machinery.

• Develop and implement innovative strategies for seamless operations.

• Review production requirements and specifications to identify and avoid or resolve production issues.

• Plan production meetings, production activities, team schedules, and machine maintenance schedules.

• Manage and monitor team members to achieve daily production targets.

• Identify skill gaps and recommend training where necessary.

• Create, cut, and grade patterns where necessary.

• Ensure fabric and production materials are of good quality.

• Oversee production process and curtail waste.

• Ensure that machinists, tailors, finishers, and pattern makers comply with workplace safety standards.

• Set quality standards and ensure compliance

• Ensure garments are finished to meet client/ company specifications.

• Stay abreast of the latest fashion trends & construction techniques.

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QUALIFICATIONS

- 7 to 10 years experience in the fashion industry.

- Bachelor's degree/ Diploma in Fashion Design or a related field.

- Certification in pattern making.

- Professional certification in fashion is a plus.

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REQUIREMENTS

- Have a positive attitude to work and be able to motivate a team.

- Must be able to multitask.

- Outstanding time management skills.

- Excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

- Strong interpersonal, teamwork, and leadership skills.

- Effective communication.

- Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications.

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JOB DETAILS

- Full-time role based in Lagos.

- Candidate should reside in Lagos or be willing to relocate.

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REMUNERATION

- Dependent on experience.

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Key Requirements


Qualified

- 7 to 10 years experience in the fashion industry.

Approved

- Bachelor's degree/ Diploma in Fashion Design or a related field. 

- Certification in pattern making. 

- Professional certification in fashion is a plus. 

Efficient

- Outstanding time management skills. 

Skilled

- Must be able to multitask. 

- Excellent analytical and problem solving skills. 

- Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications.

Communicator

- Strong interpersonal, teamwork, and leadership skills.

Team-Player

- Have a positive attitude to work and be able to motivate a team.  

- Effective communication.