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  • Temporary Production Manager (MAT Leave Cover) United States
  • Away in United States, , United States
  • jobs
  • 1 week ago

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Away is a global lifestyle brand with a mission to transform travel through products and content that inspire people to get away more. In support of our mission, we are seeking a Temporary Production Manager to join our Production team for a Maternity Leave Cover. Want to help us transform the travel experience? The ideal candidate will come with experience in the Bag & Accessory categories... helping to support the end to end production life cycle from procurement through receipt & collaborating closely with our portfolio of vendor partners to ensure on-time delivery.

We believe in being intentional about our approach to modern work. Our hybrid model drives our commitment to fostering an environment that empowers, enables and supports our workforce to do their best work with in-person moments that matter. The Temporary Production Manager role reports to the Senior Director of Production and will require a weekly in-office presence on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

As a company that values diversity, equity, and inclusion, Away seeks individuals of all backgrounds and experiences to apply for this opportunity. We’re creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Our customers are global and diverse, so we’re building a team that is too. Through initiatives like our Employee Resource Groups, anti-racism training, and bias prevention initiatives, we’re building the cultural foundation that gives people the emotional and physical space to bring their authentic selves to work.

What you’ll do as the Temporary Production Manager:
• Oversee the day to day operations of our seasonal and core bags & accessories product
• Drive daily communication with our Asia based Production team and portfolio of global vendor partners
• Collaborate with key cross-functional partners to drive calendar adherence on final product approvals that align with our lead times and production plans
• Proactively problem solve for production challenges in an effort to mitigate impact to planned delivery
• Maintain data integrity in our weekly WIP report & ERP system
• Keep up to date records of raw material (RM) stock levels in collaboration with our core suppliers and Asia based team
• Track weekly E2E production & delivery flow, highlighting any risk or delays to Sr. Director ahead of key meetings each week
• Build and maintain relationships with our global vendor base through recurring video meetings and daily communications (email, WIPS, etc..)

Who you are:
• 6 years related professional experience. Category exposure in bags/accessories a plus!
• Experience working with overseas vendors and Asia based teams
• Analytical & proactive problem solver with a strong attention to detail
• Familiarity with building and maintaining product calendar timelines
• Strong written/oral communicator
• Proficiency with Excel and Google suite; experience working with an ERP system
• Proven success in multi-tasking and remaining agile as needs of the business evolve
• Team player with a "no task is too small" attitude
• Enjoys working in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
• Passionate about transforming travel (but that’s a given!

Compensation Package:

Our salary ranges are based on paying competitively for our size and industry, and are one part of our total rewards program that also includes benefits, bonus, equity and various social and professional investment opportunities at Away. Pay decisions are based on a number of factors, including scope and qualifications for the role, experience level, skillset, and balancing internal equity relative to other Away employees. We expect the majority of the candidates who are offered roles at Away to fall healthily within the range based on these factors.
• Compensation range: $50.00 - $55.00 hourly

About Away:

Away is a global lifestyle brand with a mission to transform travel through products and content that inspire people to get away more. The company launched in 2016 with one perfectly designed carry-on and has since expanded to offer an array of luggage and travel essentials built for the modern traveler. Headquartered in New York City, with teams in London and Toronto, Away currently ships products to three countries around the world. Away has been named one of Fast Company’s “World’s Most Innovative Companies”, has been recognized on TIME’s list of “Best Inventions”, and Inc's Best Led Companies. To learn more, visit awaytravel.com.

You’ll love working at Away because:
• We travel. We encourage you to take time to recharge outside of the office. You’ll have generous PTO to explore new places and access to Away products to ensure your travels are seamless.
• We’re not just employees. We’re people. We deeply value the talent our team brings to the table, and believe that fair and equitable total rewards packages are part of our commitment to everyone who works here. We offer insurance coverage (health, vision, and dental), tax savings plans for retirement, dependent care, commuter benefits, generous and inclusive parental leave, and a stocked kitchen.
• We’ll invest in your career. Our company’s growing quickly, and we’ll give you the opportunity to do the same. You’ll have access to a number of professional development opportunities, as well as access to one-on-one professional coaching services, so we can support you as the company's needs evolve.
• We’re creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Our customers are global and diverse, so we’re building a team that is, too. Through people-focused initiatives like our Employee Resource Groups, monthly cultural programming, our hybrid approach to ways of working, and our newly designed HQ that centers intentionality & collaboration, we're building the cultural foundation that gives people the emotional and physical space to bring their best selves to work.
• And so much more…! You can bring your dog to work. We organize ways to give back to our local communities.

EEOC Statement:

Away is dedicated to hiring a diverse workplace that celebrates an inclusive culture and a sense of belonging. As an equal opportunity employer, we do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, gender expression, and sexual orientation), national origin, age, veteran status, genetic information or disability.

Away is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at [email protected]
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