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  • Posted: Oct 30, 2020
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    WELCOME TO SUPERBALIST Here it is – the site where you can shop the world’s best brands shipped quickly, easily and free-of-charge, to your door. Our multichannel platform, including the Superbalist App and our blog, The Way of Us, serves the latest in trends and style advice to 1.5 million registered subscribers daily. What we do From fashion...
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    Production Planning and Dispatch Manager

    The Role is a fast growing online fashion business based in South Africa. We're obsessive about our high performance yet collaborative culture, and are looking for leaders to join our team. We think big, move fast, take ownership and are used to winning. We're lucky to be surrounded by colleagues who are experts in their field, working together to create a world class brand.

    We're looking for people who:

    • are decisive
    • are continuously learning & improving
    • think big
    • are proactive
    • obsess about the customer and the customer experience
    • are accountable
    • collaborate
    • are trustworthy, approachable and open minded
    • simplify processes and solve complexity
    • diverse and inclusive

    If that sounds exciting to you, then you may be right for Superbalist, and ready to help us build SA's biggest and best fashion retailer.

    The Role

    • Managing the outsourcing of production. Determining manpower and equipment needed to cover production demand. Ensure that finished products meet quality standards and customer delivery requirements

    Reports to:

    • Production and Quality Manager

    Key Responsibilities

    • Strategic and capacity planning, identifying, and developing new avenues of supply methodology
    • Dealing with about 25-30 sewing factories on any queries, delivery and production issues
    • Final CMT price negotiation
    • Develop production plan and timelines according to available capacities at Marker Making, Cutters, Printers, Pleaters and Sewing Factories
    • Determine equipment and manpower required to complete production
    • Plan workflow and schedules for all external service providers
    • Monitor production status and ensure timely delivery
    • Identify delays and accordingly adjust schedules to meet deadlines
    • Resolve production issues and escalate unresolved issues to management promptly
    • Analysing, reporting, checking, and ensuring all counts of receipted and dispatched merchandise are correct and ensuring orders are packed and delivered on time
    • Holding all staff accountable for work performance
    • Evaluate current processes and recommend improvements

    Key Requirements

    • Matric / Grade 12
    • Degree/Diploma in relevant area of specialization would be advantageous
    • Good Excel skills to generate reports
    • 5+ years in a production planning and management role
    • Minimum of 7 years' experience in a garment manufacturing environment
    • Driver's License

    Key Competencies

    • Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles
    • Good maths and reporting skills
    • Strong organisational and problem solving skills
    • People Management skills, including the ability to lead and motivate others, delegate work and explain ideas to others

    Superbalist is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants from the previously disadvantaged groups and people with disabilities will be given preference.

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