Yearly Salary: $50,000 – $70,000 + good benefit or negotiate
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Thursday, April 26, 2018

Our global manufacturing client is extending their business who would like to recuit :

Job Title :  North Vietnam Footwear Operations Manager

Yearly Salary: $50,000 – $70,000 + good benefit or negotiate

Report to: Regional Managing Director

Working location : Hai Phong, North Vietnam

Scope of work:

  • Oversees and is responsible for the upper and tooling engineering coordination of new footwear products from sample reviews stage through commercialization and including production.
  • Maintains connectivity with the product through the initial production phase and sets the QC standards.
  • Monitors daily the Product Manufacturing Schedule to ensure on time delivery and reports to planning any deviation from plan.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provides the development manager with solid engineering support in the Asia product creation process from bulk sample review onwards. Be available to support the product development team during initial stages of development. Be available when called upon to work with factory pattern and tooling engineers in converting initial design renderings into successful and profitably commercialized product.
  • Be available to support Portland and local last makers during new last development. As needed, review blue prints and other drawings to ensure accuracy and functionality of mold details. As needed, review wooden models and upper patterns to ensure design integrity.
  • Managing a team of Engineering Technician and Quality Auditors.
  • Manage the engineering information, ensure its accuracy and lead meetings when key engineering subjects are under review.
  • Demonstrate an awareness of and engage in all phases of the Company product process. Support the development team in ensuring that projects are proven and tested, completed on time, are manufacturable, meet design intent, performance, costing and sustainability goals.
  • Constantly review and evaluate the project status with you’re the Regional engineering counterparts and keep them continually in the loop regarding issues which may take the project outside of its predetermined track.
  • Utilize your footwear technical skills to achieve project objectives and communicate any deviation from the projected course with the Asian developer,
  • Support the Asian development team by applying technical understandings of product and category objectives, quality and fit goals, best practices, testing and consumer requirements.
  • Maintain current files on all assigned models designated to you. Files should include all technical issues and sampling sequences throughout the process along with relevant laboratory test results and testing history.
  • Training and mentoring of assistant engineers is a core accountability of this job and is a key function against which job performance will be measured.
  • Take on the principal commercialization role as the product moves from stage of development and into full scale manufacturing ensuring that the Asian and Portland teams are fully updated on the progress.
  • See new models into production and follow their progress for the life of the model.
  • Daily walk the factory lines to ensure all processes are carried out correctly, that quality levels are maintained and the Q.A. Inspectors are performing their duties as required.
  • Check daily production schedule is being met, report to the Regional office any deviations and work with factory to improve any delay situations.
  • Check that daily bond tests and where necessary daily waterproof tests are being carried and meeting Company requirements.

Minimum Educational/Experience Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical, engineering, or industrial design field.
  • 8+ years footwear experience in a footwear engineering discipline or product creation with a global brand, including 3 – 5 years in managing subordinates
  • A strong understanding of the principles of pattern engineering, costing, quality implications, model making, part drawings, and manufacturing processes.
  • Project management skills.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Demonstrated leadership capability including the ability to motivate and mentor others within the working group.
  • Demonstrated skill in problem solving and results orientation.

For more the information please contact our consultant:

Ms Phuong 02839154343 ext 113

Ms Susan 02839154343 ext 111


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