Manager Production and Technical FW

Guangzhou | China (Peoples Republic of) | Sourcing


  • Assist Five Ten HQ to oversee factory operations to meet and establish Five Ten standard
  • Collaborate with HQ Teams, Factories, and Suppliers to successfully implement technologies and processes into mass production for on time delivery and costs

Key Responsibilities:


  • Work closely with HQ teams to ensure products achieve target cost during product development stages
  • Identify opportunities for cost savings in the product and working with the factory for process efficiencies.

Product Development/Commercialization

  • Work with factory team to maintain commercialization schedule in order to develop quality product on time and timely production launch.
  • Communicate and follow up daily with HQ Teams
  • Work on other projects as assigned by Five Ten HQ team.


  • Implements in-line checking and final inspection ensure production processes are executed correctly based on standard processes and MCS samples.
  • Assist in following up and resolving rubber production issue.
  • Implement a knowledge retention and Continuous improvement process for feedback from production in to new developments.
  • Proactively participate in pre-production meeting, quality improvement meeting
  • Evaluate factory QC performance
  • Tracks delivery performance and identifies and support to resolve potential production delays and delivery problems. 
  • Closely monitors key product launches.
  • Work on other projects as assigned.

Key Relationships: 

  • Five Ten Development team
  • Five Ten Supply Chain Team
  • Apache Factory
  • Five Ten Vendors/Factories

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Advanced excel skill and analytic abilities mandatory.  Basic computer skills a given.
  • Ability to drive process improvement.
  • Ability to communicate detailed information clearly and consistently via phone, written communication and in person.
  • Ability to understand complex supply chain issues and drive them to solution.
  • Ability to effectively communicate (both written & verbal) and to lead discussions and give presentations in small and large groups.
  • Strong team player with the ability to work with diverse groups of people in a productive manner.
  • Ability to prioritize, manage and complete multiple projects under a deadline.
  • Able to travel both domestically and internationally.

Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications: 

  • 4 year college degree mandatory.
  • 5+ years of experience in product development, costing, production and in a footwear manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge of Excel, Word, Microsoft Outlook.
  • Strong communication and managerial skills.
  • English and Mandarin a must.
  • TA14
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The Facts

Jobtitle Manager Production and Technical FW
Team Sourcing
Brand adidas
Location Guangzhou
Country China (Peoples Republic of)
Number 179761
Position Type Full time
Date Dec-06, 2018
Relocation no

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