Production Manager

LIVE NATION, INC Los Angeles, CA
Job Summary:

Live Nation Merchandise is looking for a capable and driven production manager to oversee production for the eCommerce division. We are looking for a creative and experienced individual who is comfortable in a fast-paced environment handling a wide range of projects.

Responsibilities –

* Develop, manage and foster strong relationships with vendors both domestic and international

* Participate in project planning, retrospectives and other development-related meetings

* Confirm and update tech packs to ensure they are production ready to maintain continuity across factories

* Inspect to insure all products are compliant with tech packs provided and up to Live Nation Merchandise standards

* Establish best practices for product category and set expectation standards

* Maintain constant communication with eCommerce, Creative and Production teams on all pre and production issues.

* Oversee the production and purchasing of all goods within the eCommerce division

* Work directly with manufacturers and vendors on sample production

* Create sample purchase orders and maintain sample WIP

* SKU Item set up in inventory system

* Process purchase orders necessary for all aspects of eCommerce

* Maintain production WIP

* Maintain accurate tracking and confirmation documentation

* Ensure the setup and implementation of quality assurance protocols for all goods

* Work with internal teams to insure all deadlines are met

* Continuous prioritization of workload and tasks, research and resolving quality issues.

* Provide technical input to support goals of the department.

Requirements –

* Extensive knowledge of the apparel industry, vendors and trends

* Strong working knowledge of the production of hard goods, both domestic and internationally

* At least 5 years in a production and/or sourcing roll.

* Ability to multi-task and handle several projects at once

* Knowledge of product lifecycles and supply chain processes

* Excellent attention to detail

* Exceptional verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills