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Studio Production Planner
Los Angeles, CA
Senior Production Manager
Flexible opt-in benefits including 8 days’ holiday, birthday off, Farfetch/Browns Fashion site discounts, 401k, company equity, medical/dental/vision insurance, flexible spending accounts + more.
Hours of work:
As needs and operational demands may necessitate variations in starting and ending times, as well as variations in total hours that may be scheduled each day and week, your hours will be scheduled directly by your manager or supervisor.
About the department :
We a re a creative family that works closely together to make sure our customers know every detail about our products before purchasing. We have three primary teams - Styling , Photography, and Content - who make sure customers have an engaging, seamless and luxurious experience. We are focused on continuous improvements and like to encourage everyone to make the most of their talents and contribute ideas.
About the r ole:
The Studio Production Planner is responsible for the planning and workflow of high volumes of products for farfetch.com. The Planner set s daily production goals and ensures resources are in place to meet targets, coordinating directly with studio and commercial teams to ensure seamless planning for product requiring images. You will deliver clear studio direction while motivating a team of people to deliver results. The role will report to the Senior Production Manager.
What y ou’ll do:
You will oversee the scheduling of product within the US Production studio allocating studios and
resources to balance volume, SLA, and budgetary requirements.
You will approve and input all requested partner studio shipments/slots within daily set capacities and manage prioritization of daily arrivals within set guidelines.
You will creatively problem solve when resources and/or product constraints require additional product chasing or partner flexibility (i.e. collaborate with AMs for more product, and/or communicate held product).
You will communicate with the Account Management & Partner Service team to exchange critical
information about the boutique needs, volume, and the production process.
You will own feedback loop on cross-departmental shared goals (i.e. slotting accuracy, cancellation
issues, category accuracy, etc.).
You will provide resource planning for production operations and define & forecast resource allocations per workstation and activities.
You will adhere to a range of time, cost and quality SLAs as expected on a weekly/monthly/quarterly b asis.
You will analyze metrics and KPIs to identify potential efficiency improvements determines solutions for at-risk areas.
You will be responsible for reporting performance metrics and studio status to stakeholders.
You will partner closely with the Commercial team to analyze and optimize production costs as they
apply to business segments (partners, BFC).
You will apply continuous improvement and support process optimization related to procedures,
techniques and/or systems and identify and evaluate bottlenecks and opportunities.
You will deliver operating procedures that can scale at high volumes.
Who you a re:
You have a bachelor’s degree in Management, Supply Chain or equivalent.
You have solid business acumen and commercial awareness, with 4-5 years of experience in fashion e-commerce or technology.
You have knowledge of creative production with respect to general industry standards and processes.
You have exceptional written and verbal communication skills with the ability to persuade and negotiate for mutual benefit.
You are able to work under the pressure of tight deadlines.
You have advanced Microsoft Office skills including Excel & Power Point.
You are advanced in your planning and analytical skills.
You are experienced in SQL programming & database management (a plus).
We can’t wait to receive your application . But before you send it to us , here are some helpful tips to make sure your application is as strong as it can be.
Have you set out why this role is a good match for your career aspirations and that you have the skills and experience required ? We want you to be as clear about your future ambitions as we are and whilst
we encourage people to learn, develop and grow, you will need to hit the ground running.
Have you c heck ed spelling and grammar? We have high standards and you don’t want to miss out because of something as easily correctable as a typo.
We are committed to equality of opportunity for all employees .
A pplications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships .