Production Supervisor

Full Time
Posted 1 year ago

The role of the Production Supervisor is to ensure the team of sewers work productively, complete all allocated sewing work effectively, on time and to the highest quality.

Responsibility –

Team Supervision:

Duties – Receives instruction from Manager as to daily production requirements. Reviews and organises daily jobs for team. Responsible for direct supervision of all sewing work, whilst also being a hands-on sewer in the team. Performs pattern matching, as required. Provides training for new and current sewers in the team. Works on new designs and samples and provides advice, sewing etc. Performs annual stock-take assistance. Liaises with Customer Service and carries out any repairs required. Liaises with Design team. Liaises with the Visual Merchandising team regarding all flocking issues. Liaises with the Marketing team regarding all marketing issues.

Key Performance Indicators – Critical path achieved in line with agreed timeframes and standards. Projects delivered within scope. Displays leadership to ensure employee performance and engagement.

Machines, materials and working environment:

Duties – Assists with maintenance of sewing machines, sharpening of scissors and knives etc. Ensures a clean and tidy work area, no obstacles in pathways, no leaking oils in machines etc.

Key Performance Indicators – Maintenance, safety and cleanliness of equipment and work areas.


Duties – Adheres to all Procedures and Policies. Sets high standards of performance for self and others. Assumes responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks and meeting the required standards. Self-imposes standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed. Is punctual and responsible

Key Performance Indicators – Sewing quality flawlessly executed in line with Product DNA

Relationship Management:

Duties – Builds and maintains communication channels with key stakeholders of the business. Maintains strong relationships with the internal teams and other key external stakeholders and ensure requests are responded to in a timely manner.

Key Performance Indicators – High levels of engagement and positive feedback from peers and stakeholders.

Team Work:

Duties – Works collaboratively within Purchasing, Product and Design teams. Promotes a positive work environment. Carries out any other task, as requested.

Key Performance Indicators – Positive feedback from peers and stakeholders.


Duties – Ensures work practices are in line with workplace health and safety requirements. Identifies and corrects conditions that affect employee safety and upholds safety standards.

Key Performance Indicators – Compliance to WHS requirements.

Role Specific Competencies

Competency – 

Work Standards: Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.

Quality Orientation (Attention to Detail): Accomplishing tasks by considering all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; being watchful over a period of time.

Commerciality: Using economic, financial, market, and industry data to understand and improve business results; using one’s understanding of business functions, trends and own position in the business to contribute to effective business strategies and tactics.

Planning and Organising: Establish courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

Creativity and Innovation: Generating creative and innovative solutions; trying different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities.

Building Positive Working Relationships: Developing and using collaborative relationships to facilitate the accomplishment of work goals.

Negotiation: Effectively exploring alternatives and positions to reach outcomes that gain the support and acceptance of all parties.

Initiating Action: Taking prompt action to accomplish objectives; acting to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive

Reports To: Head of Factory and Supply Chain

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Job CategoryWarehousing & Distribution

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