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Product Developer / Production Manager

Role: Product Developer / Production Manager
Brand: Banks Journal
Location: Byron Bay, NSW
Summary: Manage the Production process from design hand-off to production ready for shipping, with an emphasis on quality product development, timely completion and achieving target margins.


Establish and maintain strong working relationships with design team to ensure product success

Daily communication with vendors to ensure all samples & production are accurate, organized and received on time.

Negotiate costs with vendors to ensure margin requirements are met

Review all factory submits (lab dips, handlooms, knit downs, print strikes, etc.), Prototypes and samples to ensure manufacturing execution in cooperation with design team.

Review, oversee and assist the design team with the completion of all tech packs to factories for accuracy, completeness, quality and afford ability.

Develop all seasonal fits as requested by the design team.

Recommend enhancements, construction and material options to elevate our brand and/or improve financial targets.

Maintain fabric and trim library.

Closely monitor and manage development calendar including work in progress (WIP), product on order to ensure timely delivery.

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