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Commando is looking for a critical thinker to join our busy Supply Chain team! The Production Supervisor will manage vendor production operations. Optimize supply and demand systems to develop and maintain production schedules for all Commando’s vendors and suppliers.  

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Oversee the production plan based on supply and demand, capacity constraints at various vendors, and delivery date targets  
  • Oversee supply and demand systems. Use data from forecasting department and ERP system as well as in house planning tools.  Assist in developing and implementing new methods to further analyze inventory levels and production scheduling 
  • Prioritizing and rearranging the work flow for cutting and sewing as priorities change
  • Develop and foster strong relationships with key vendors and contractors
  • Work strategically to reduce the cost of goods throughout the raw material management process to include raw material purchasing and freight
  • Oversee and monitor the progress for all purchase orders: finished goods and raw materials  
  • Resolve production concerns & issues with vendors
  • Troubleshoot quality issues and determine financial solutions with respective vendors
  • Negotiate material and finished good pricing, terms, MOQ, etc
  • Coach and provide feedback to direct reports to develop their skills 
  • Oversee and work strategically to maximize the utilization of in-house cutting team
  • Ensure clear communication and production updates and product availability across multiple departments- Design, Sales, Fulfillment, Receiving, etc.

Knowledge & Skill Requirements:

  • 5+ years of relevant experience in an analytically sophisticated supply chain operation
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Experience managing production lines and production schedules 
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast pace environment
  • Sewing and/or technical background a plus