Footwear Head of Production (based Vietnam)

Job-type Contracting
Salary Negotiable
Contact Angela Tsui
Email email Angela
Reference 1469_1656897938

Role: Footwear Head of Production (based Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh City)

Reporting Line: Footwear Head of Production - based in EU Headquarter

Department: Operations

1 Year Consultant Agreement to start - renewable (as per company policies, this Production position will not be hired in-house but through Consultant Agreement with company's Hong Kong based branch);
Even my client would like to start with one year agreement, they are investing on this professional and intention is to build a long term relationship with the Company.

Flexibility and mobility are crucial for this role, which means the work locations might shift within different SEA production countries, e.g. Vietnam / Indonesia / India

The candidate is expected to have the necessary expertise, capabilities and product know-how in overseeing the different step of development and production that will encompass from Confirmation samples development, their productions at the designated COO and factories, ensuring production timeline and final deliveries, while flawlessly maintaining the expected Quality Standard of our final products.

This person will be a point of reference for HQ Divisions like: Tech Dept, Supply Chain Dept, Buying, Operation and Quality Control;


- Coordinate the Local Tech Team to their daily operations of initiated and supervise the development of Confirmation Samples, along with the current monitoring of execution within the given timeline;
- Daily Monitoring, review and assessment of production operations status. Expected to overly communicate with HQ in sharing progress and eventual actions that will overcome backlogs;
- Coordinating the local team in supporting the HQ Product Development by implementing industrialization and adherence to the needed design requirements;
- Scheduled Monitoring of Production Progresses based on agreed terms and conditions;
- Responsible in ensuring that quality is uphold to the company level expectations. Working hand in hand with HQ QC lead, to organize process and team responsibility in the COO;
- This role is expected to also be a touch point and a valuable addition to our QA process. By providing improvement and alternatives that will ensure a higher degree of quality;
- Responsible in scouting and developing sourcing partners that will be an asset for the future of the brand;


- Accountable for SQL % (Submitted Quality Level) that will be further assessed at HQ Distribution Center for each product;
- OTP, On time performances, as per agreed T&C between HQ and Factory;
- Logistic %, Impact of late deliveries to finish goods;


- 8/10 years experience in same field (footwear is essential);
- Knowledge of Vietnam/ South East Asia;
- English: excellent communication skill;
- Previous Team Management experience;