3 Nov 2023
A market leading Toy Licensing Company
What can the client offer?
Ample growth opportunity to be a part of a company’s growth trajectory.
A chance to work for a company with fewer layers of bureaucracy with greater recognitions
What are your responsibilities?
Develop and execute a comprehensive manufacturing strategy for the plush toys division, aligned with the overall company objectives.
Lead and manage a team responsible for plush toys manufacturing, including production planning, process optimization, and quality control.
Oversee the entire manufacturing process, from sourcing raw materials to final product assembly, ensuring efficiency, quality, and on-time delivery.
Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product development, design, and sourcing, to ensure seamless integration and efficient manufacturing of plush toys.
Implement and maintain best practices in manufacturing processes, including lean manufacturing principles, to drive operational excellence and cost efficiency.
Build and maintain strong relationships with suppliers and manufacturers, ensuring reliable and high-quality supply chain management.
Monitor and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) related to manufacturing performance, productivity, quality, and cost.
Identify and implement continuous improvement initiatives to streamline processes, reduce waste, and enhance overall manufacturing effectiveness.
Stay updated on industry advancements, emerging technologies, and manufacturing trends to drive innovation and stay competitive in the plush toys manufacturing industry.
Provide leadership, guidance, and mentorship to the manufacturing team, fostering a culture of collaboration, continuous improvement, and excellence.
What skills/ qualification will you need?
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Operations Management, or a related field is required; a Master's degree is preferred.
Proven track record of at least 10 years of experience in plush toys manufacturing, including significant experience in a senior leadership role within a manufacturing environment.
Strong knowledge of plush toys manufacturing processes, including material sourcing, production planning, assembly, and quality control.
Demonstrated ability to develop and execute manufacturing strategies, drive operational excellence, and deliver results in a competitive market.
Excellent understanding of manufacturing principles, lean methodologies, and quality management systems.
Strong business acumen, analytical thinking, and problem-solving capabilities.
Excellent communication, negotiation, and relationship-building skills.
Willingness to travel domestically and internationally as required.
Who would be suitable for the position?
Candidates who can exhibit strong leadership quality. Inspiring and motivates their team members and willing to make informed decisions.
Someone who is very detail-oriented with excellent problem solving skills.
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