Production Manager

Company Overview

Bryr Studio

Bryr Studio is a collection of hand-made clogs inspired by the West Coast lifestyle. Based out of their workshop in the Dogpatch district of San Francisco, every pair of Bryr clogs are hand-made by Isobel and her small team. Dedicated to the simple idea that the best products are made with the best materials, Bryr clogs are constructed using the strongest and most supple American leathers, and traditional European solid wood bases. The name Bryr (pronounced Bri-er, like the old English word for a thorny thicket) means to care in Swedish. We believe whole-heartedly in the intrinsic value of well-made things. With a nod towards 70

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  • Hours: Full-time
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  • Industry: Apparel and Sewn Goods
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Job Duties

Job Requirements

We are looking for the right person to help us take Bryr to the next level. As our production manager, you will be responsible for the smooth running of our production department, and will manage all areas of the department. You will work directly with Isobel Schofield, the owner of Bryr, to help us build our tomorrow.

You must be a natural leader and possess an ability to communicate with directness, humility and empathy. We are looking for someone who values their own professionalism and growth and supports the growth of others. We are looking for a problem solver, not a problem-finder, someone who handles stress and complexity with calm confidence. We are looking for someone who loves finding ways to improve things, from fine-tuning the smallest detail to building the most efficient system.

You are the right candidate if you understand that fundamentally we are all in it together, and that it takes a team to deliver great work. This job is meant for you if you’re a creative, detail-oriented person who also sees and understands the big picture. You will excel at this job if you put your all into everything you do, and know that success is as much about attitude as ability. This job is not meant for you if you prefer working solo, or you shy away from giving or receiving constructive feedback.

About Bryr: Bryr has been in business for over 6 years, and we are a growing start up with plenty of room to grow for the right people. We believe in building a strong foundation and providing a positive, supportive environment for our team. We are looking forward to the future, and hope to find someone to help us take our next step. We love what we do.

Job responsibilities: As our production manager,  you will be responsible for the smooth running of the entire production department including but not limited to: supervising, managing and training employees, giving hiring input, facilities and equipment upgrades and maintenance, inventory management, product development coordination, order fulfillment and tracking, working with owner to upgrade our systems, fine-tuning our best practices, creating and supporting a safe and healthy workplace for the team, and giving input to projecting our labor needs. Our production manager works on the workshop floor with the team, and participates in actual production making. You will work in partnership with our Operations Coordinator and the business owner and designer, Isobel.

Skills/Experience Preferred

Qualifications: Candidates must have proven success as a team leader and must have led a team in manufacturing. Experience in leather (shoes, bags, etc) manufacturing prefered but not required.

Physical requirements: This position involves physical manual work, including but not limited to: standing for extended periods of time, walking, lifting, hammering and cutting.

Compensation

Salary dependant on experience and expertise of applicant

Benefits

We offer a benefits package that includes health care packet (HMO, Dental and vision), life insurance, accrued PTO days, sick days, commuter benefits, company holidays, a clog allowance, and deep friends and family discounts.

Hours

Our core hours, Monday-Friday 8:30-5pm

Resume Required

Yes

Cover letter Required

Yes

Other Application Requirements

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