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Production Leader Retail Fixtures and Fittings/Retail Fixture Displays - Hong Kong

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Production Leader

The Production Leader will be responsible to lead a team of Production Managers and reports into the Business Director – Retail Environments. He/She needs to coordinate with suppliers and internally to manage the development and manufacturing of retail fixtures/concepts to clients standards. The individual needs to be highly organized, an excellent communicator, planner and negotiator.

To apply, please send updated CV to hr.apac@hhglobal.com

HH Global is a global marketing services group specialising in the execution of print, digital and retail media. Providing services to brands and retailers, both directly and via their nominated agencies, HH Global delivers a seamlessly integrated customer brand experience and a greater measurable return on marketing investment.

With offices across Europe, the US, Latin America, the Middle East and Asia-Pacific, we deliver for some of the most successful and challenging brands in the world and are a market leader in the coordinated, leveraged, management of global marketing supply chains to unify and synchronise all customer touch points across print, digital and retail media.

HH Global continues to grow rapidly year on year and is searching for the best candidates in the market for those professionals who desire to be on a winning team.

PURPOSE OF THE JOB

The Production Leader will be responsible to lead a team of Production Managers and reports into the Business Director – Retail Environments. He/She needs to coordinate with suppliers and internally to manage the development and manufacturing of retail fixtures/concepts to clients standards. The individual needs to be highly organized, an excellent communicator, planner and negotiator.  

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO

  • Determines and sets priorities for the production and engineering team
  • Manage and coach team members
  • Supplier Management – Develop and maintain strong relationships with all suppliers
  • Liaise with different material suppliers for cross production checks.
  • Production Coordination – Plan & track all supplier production and set priorities accordingly.
  • Project Documentation – Ensure accuracy of all technical documentations. i.e., design drawings, production drawings, bill of materials, meta data, etc.
  • Manage, review, comment to Client’s drawings for manufacturing and development
  • Quality Control – Work and Plan with Quality Managers on QC inspections on supplier’s site as well as incoming components to PACKIT.
  • Providing technical input and advice on projects as required to achieve high quality standards. Rejects poor quality or incorrect jobs and schedules them to be redone when necessary
  • Identify new Suppliers/Technologies - Actively search for new technologies and suppliers
  • Claims – Manage all claims of damaged or missing components
  • Deliver a high level of customer service and act as a key point of contact for internal teams and suppliers on project status and details.
  • Works closely with the internal team members (designers, CAD engineers, other production mangers, quality inspectors, roll-out managers, assembly teams, logistic managers, installation teams and finance department)
  • Build team camaraderie and apply best practices in conjunction with wider HH operations group and encourage knowledge sharing.
  • Track and analyze benchmarking information and communicate frequently with Supplier and Account Director/SAM.
  • Initiates employee appraisals and disciplinary measures according to company policy
  • Ensures internal processes are adhered to.

CORE COMPETENCIES

  • Experienced in retail store development and retail fixture development and engineering
  • Ability to think strategically and partner with Account team to deliver project objectives.
  • Strong industry manufacturing knowledge
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Leads by example
  • Positively embraces change, accepts new approaches and maintains own effectiveness in situations of uncertainty.
  • Delivers clear, concise and well-structured written and oral communication
  • Works collaboratively with others in pursuit of team goals.
  • Shares information and ideas with others to achieve wider team or organizational objectives
  • Demonstrates a commitment to quality and operational excellence.
  • Identifies opportunities for continuous improvement. 

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Previous experience working in Retail Store Development, Retail Fixtures and Fittings and or experience of working on FF&E projects.
  • Retail roll out experience, experience working with brands and or agencies
  • Knowledge of quality assurance and control is an advantage
  • 5+ years of Production and Project Management experience, PMP certification desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to develop strong relationships and build trust
  • Proficient with Solid works and CAD
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint