Clio Goldbrenner

Production manager & sustainability coordinator

Available until 04.10.2022
CDD

Clio Goldbrenner is a Belgian designer who makes leather handbags and accessories. She started creating unique objects five years ago in her Brussels studio. Each item is produced by craftsmen selected for their expertise and eye for detail. Her first collection that was launched in 2011 immediately defined the identity of this young brand, which rapidly became the leading reference for women looking for the ideal accessory. All the bags and accessories are recognisable thanks to the trademark chain mail and the minimalist and graphic lines. Inspired by women of all ages and origins, Clio models are the antithesis of standard codes and each season sees new versions being launched. The brand enjoys continuous growth and has arrived at a point where the obvious next step is to open it first flagship store. Antwerp, which is a leading fashion city, was the ideal location.

Function

As Product Manager you will oversee the entire development and production process of the products. 
You will liaise with product design, sales & marketing, and manage the production process with the factories with a responsibility for all aspects of production as ; Planning , Margin, Quality,… with the goal to higher the efficiency of the company.
 
CREATION AND DEVELOPMENT:
  • Assist the designer in briefing the factories for material sourcing and prototype developments
  • Contact new suppliers from raw materials
  • Follow-up with suppliers on a regular basis for on-going developments, prototypes, and other creation processes 
  • Prepare and share SMS orders with factories
  • Collaborate with the designer to give remarks on received samples 
  • Assist Marketing team for all sales tools 
  • Responsible for product catalogue creation 
  • Ensure quality standards
 
PRODUCTION :
  • Secure quality by physical tests of the production materials & quality control 
  • Handle all production instructions and set quality standards for suppliers
  • Create product cards & Bill of Materials in our ERP business system
  • Negotiate purchase prices from suppliers
  • Create and share production PO &  clear production remarks & follow up whole production procedure
 
LOGISTICS: 
  • Organize logistics of samples & day-to-day needs 
  • Organize bulk transport via Sea or Road with forwarders from factory to Belgium
 
ARCHIVES: 
  • Secure and mark all samples and keep order 
  • Keep material archives organized 
 
SUSTAINABILITY / RESPONSIBILITY: 
  • Study, analyze & recommend a more responsible & sustainable approach of the brand on product side such as sourcing new materials,  sourcing new packagings, sourcing upcycling and recycling ideas and so on

Profile

  • Graduate with a degree in Fashion Leather accesoires/Textile/Apparel / Product Development or similar experience acquiered
  • Knowledge in Adobe Illustrator and Excel
  • Fluent in English, both written and verbal
  • A team player with strong communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills with an eye for details
  • An action-oriented, cooperative and positive attitude
  • Strong interest for fashion business and general knowledge of the fashion industry
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment and be flexible
  • Capable of working on own accord, taking responsibility and being a flexible proactive co-worker

Offer

Interested?
Send your cv & motivation letter to marie.mys@octogold.com