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Production Manager

Parade is looking for a Production Manager that has 5-7 years of Production/Product Development experience.
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Description

Parade is a self-expression brand. We make Creative Basics—underwear that celebrates who you are today. We believe that women’s underwear is a replenishment category that needs a mass-market challenger brand focused on delivering style and fabric innovation. Our DNA is community-first and catalyzed via mobile experiences because we know it’s the best way to find her. Parade has been honored by the Webby Awards and featured in InStyle, Nylon, Teen Vogue. Refinery29, Forbes and other publications. Parade has raised more than $6M to date from top investors such as Greycroft and Lerer Hippeau, and the founders of Warby Parker, Casper, Bonobos, and Away. In our first full year, we're on track to do $10M in revenue and sell over 750K pairs of underwear!

Parade is hiring a Production Manager to drive the development & production of our Creative Basics intimates and apparel as well as our packaging and hard goods.  This role is critical to supporting Parade’s seamless product expansion plans.  You will report directly to the Head of Production.

What You'll Do

  • Responsible for driving the development & production of our Creative Basics line through daily vendor communication and cross-functional coordination. 
  • Drive for continuous improvement and the most sustainable and efficient method of production while optimizing around high-paced product delivery demands. 
  •  Manage costing improvements and coordinate materials and apparel vendors to adhere to all deadlines for development, fit approval, sample dates, and production, and delivery.  
  • Responsible for ordering packaging and all collateral and merchandise needs included in Parade shipments, collaborating with the Brand & Community teams to determine monthly marketing needs. 
  • Responsible for timely and clear updates on product development & production status - ensuring team visibility and enrollment.

Who You Are

  • You have 5-7 years of Production/Product Development experience.
  • You have expertise in intimates raw materials & garment development and production (bras, bralettes, underwear, lingerie).
  • You have experience driving sustainability initiatives with a focus on raw materials and production.
  • You thrive in a fast-paced work environment, readily adapting to continually changing priorities, nuanced feedback, and aggressive development timelines.  Must be a team player who is willing to roll up their sleeves and get the job done.  Must be engaged, passionate, and an independent and self-directed worker with strong time management skills. You have an aptitude to prioritize multiple projects under tight timelines.
  • You live in the details while having the capacity to conceptualize the big picture.
  • Excellent communication skills with overseas vendors as well as cross-functional teams.  You have an ability to enroll and encourage. 

What We Value

We Play to Win 🏆 : We compete to win the race. We are here to make Parade the embodiment of excellence and we do that by becoming the best in the world at what we do.

We Move Like Water 🌊 : We’re flexible, fast, energized, and bring a blank slate approach to work every day. 

We’re Box Packers 📦 : We like being in the trenches and getting our hands dirty to make her experience with Parade great. We put in the hours because we know that’s what drives results. 

We’re Aligned & Collaborative 💚 : We strive to create alignment and we love to collaborate with one another through creating structure. 

We Spark Magic & Have Fun 🌟 : We’re optimistic and creative people. We love fun and we embrace the ride. 

Benefits + Perks

- Medical, dental, and vision insurance

- Competitive compensation, including equity

- Paid time off including Vacation PTO, Sick Leave, and Quarterly Company-wide Wellness Days

- WFH setup stipend

- Commuter benefits

- Employee discounts on Parade products

We welcome qualified candidates of all races, creeds, genders, and sexuality to apply.

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