Wednesday , September 27 2023

Ackermans Model Application 2023 – Production Specialist

Website Ackermans

Job Description:

We are looking for a resilient, efficient and dynamic Production Specialist to manage our local supplier’s performance (new and existing) in terms of their supplier scorecard and agreements in accordance with the Company’s supplier strategy; and to expand the local supply base, enable quick response, improve/maintain OTIF and maximise profits through continuous analysis and building and maintaining strong supplier relationships

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure effective and successful management of all priority orders, which can include Promoted Styles, Turn-Ons, Quick Response, RPL and Test Orders
  • Collaborate and support supplier partners achieving agreed supplier KPI’s
  • Must be able to travel locally and across Southern region countries twice weekly or depending on operational requirements
  • Ensure sum of true local product planned on time and in full deliveries increased according to business required
  • Provide business with feedback on factory capabilities and development status in terms of sourcing and technical skills.
  • Competence in all the latest Microsoft applications, including Excel

Job Requirements:

  • Knowledge & understanding of relevant fabrics and trims (clothing/materials/substrates)
  • SA’s manufacturing market, customers & competitors
  • A sound knowledge and understanding of garment construction
  • A working knowledge of costing, processes & calculations
  • A working knowledge of product components (styling, silhouettes, etc.)
  • The clothing manufacturing cycle, manufacturing critical path & relevant buying – and manufacturing processes

Qualification & Experience:

  • A Grade 12 Certificate/Matric is an essential requirement
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Project Management
  • General Business
  • A relevant degree/qualification in Clothing Production/ Product Development Merchandising, or a related field in:

Job Details:

Company: Ackermans

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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