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Production Manager

Bonobos, New York, NY

Home of better-fitting menswear and an easier shopping experience


Bonobos is seeking a Production Manager to oversee the execution of multiple product categories from concept to delivery, while maintaining design’s aesthetic and achieving product launch and margin goals.   

As the Production Manager, you will manage a high growth business in a very fast paced environment. With strong leadership skills, you will train, motivate and lead a high functioning and engaged team of two Associates, while achieving company goals.  You will be ingrained in various functions of the company with a focus on teamwork and cross-functional partnerships, including planning and design.

You’ll get your hands dirty with vendor relations including new vendor development & troubleshooting issues, managing time and action calendars for product categories, owning the sample budget & development ratio, and managing our Seasonal Product Calendar with adherence to all dates & deliverables from cross functional teams. In addition, you will ideally have valuable fabric knowledge and will have the ability to partner with our design team to develop product from season to season, all while ensuring we can actually make the product... and afford it!

You…

  • Have 6-9 years of experience in Product Development & Production experience with direct vendor & mill relationships
  • Have a minimum of 4 years of management experience leading & managing 2+ team members
  • Are able to lead and manage internal and external teams from creative to business functions to achieve results
  • Are a systems whiz in Excel, Word, PLM, etc.
  • Exhibit strong leadership qualities and you are an effective communicator
  • Are always learning & thinking outside the box… wait, what box?
  • Are looking to join a team that is truly engaging, fulfilling, energetic, quirky, sometimes whacky and always passionate
  • Will communicate with a wide range of personalities, from our domestic and international vendors, to our CEO, to our customers
  • Are excited to independently travel domestically & internationally (approximately 20% of the time)
  • Are able to formulate seasonal sourcing strategies in order to achieve COGS & IMU goals 
  • Have the ability to influence process & best business decisions based on strong cross functional relationships & empathy

We…

  • Value self-awareness, intellectual honesty, judgment, empathy and positive energy, often, over experience
  • Put our customers' experience with Bonobos into every decision
  • Want someone that is both creative and detail oriented
  • Treat every order as if it is the most important order
  • Work hard because we love what we’re doing, but also highly value personal downtime that does not include pants (designing them, selling them, shipping them, etc.)
  • Will back up our talk with a competitive compensation and benefits package, challenging projects, random acts of team-wide fun and awesome co-workers
  • Are excited to hear from you

About Bonobos

Bonobos is a clothing brand focused on delivering great fit, excellent customer experience, and a fun approach to menswear. Launched online in 2007 with its signature line of better-fitting men's pants, Bonobos is now the largest apparel brand ever built on the web in the United States. In 2011 Bonobos extended offline, launching Bonobos Guideshops, e-commerce stores that deliver personalized, one-to-one service to those wanting to experience the brand in person. To date, Bonobos has 20 Guideshops across the United States. In 2012, Bonobos expanded its distribution partnering with Nordstrom, bringing Bonobos apparel into all 118-doors nationwide and to Nordstrom.com. Bonobos was named “One of America’s Hottest Brands” by Advertising Age, “Best Men’s Pants” by New York Magazine, and was twice awarded Crain’s “Best Places to Work in New York City”. 

Want to learn more about Bonobos? Visit https://bonobos.com/