Manager, Production Footwear (Rach Gia)

Purpose & Overall Relevance for the Organization:

Fully accountable for quality, production, manufacturing efficiency targets and Social & Environmental Affairs (SEA) in one factory of at least 500K monthly capacity.
 
Key Responsibilities:

  • Independently manage all production, quality, production planning and SEA aspects of 1 factory (of at least 500K pairs monthly capacity.)
  • Manage relationship with factory top management (Head of Production & Head of QIP) but with support from Production Team Leader or Senior Production Manager in implementing CI techniques and quality tools in daily production operations.
  • Manage junior team members and contribute considerably to the achievement of team objectives.
  • Supervise junior production staffs ensuring that quality is the paramount priority and focus.
  • Explain practices and directives to factory QIP/ Production Heads and/or LO teams to achieve shared goals.
  • Influence factory production/ quality middle management and drive change to achieve production objectives.
  • Make day to day decisions within defined scope (with support on complex issues)      
  • Account for production area with predefined scope of responsibilities.
  • Execute defined directives.

 
Key Relationships:

  • Factory Production & QIP Floor Manager, Supervisor
  • Development Managers
  • Quality Department
  • ME Department
  • Supervisors
  • Senior Operations Manager

 
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Have production knowledge and expertise and can provide input into projects.
  • Have a strong Continuous Improvement (CI) and quality mindset.
  • With minimal input and feedback, can identify problems and provide solutions to complex production issues.
  • Can manage direct reports with support from line manager.
  • Good written and verbal English communication.
  • Chinese or Korean (for communication with Factory Production/ QIP heads) a clear advantage

 

Requisite Education and Qualifications:

  • University degree preferably on shoe making or engineering
  • 3-5 years shoes making or quality experience in Footwear industry.
  • Prod or dev/comm background
  • Shoes making / quality experience
  • Good knowledge of shoes manufacturing process
  • Practice exposure and min 6-12 months rotation in another function outside Production i.e.Quality, Commercialization, Planning or Development
Location:  Ho Chi Minh City
Country:  Vietnam
Team:  Sourcing
Brand:  adidas
Position Type:  Full time
Number:  198969