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Manager of Production Operations

Company: The Gap
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

About Banana Republic

Banana Republic was founded with an explorer's spirit and a desire to venture to new places, beyond the boundaries of the everyday. Our clothing is designed for a life with no boundaries.

We travel near and far in search of the finest materials and fabric innovations to infuse style with substance, because we believe that what you wear should open a world of possibilities. And the people that make up Banana Republic share the same qualities as our brand: curious, connected, undaunted by boundaries. Sound like you? Join us for the adventure of what's next.

About the role

A key member of the BR Product Operations Team, responsible for supporting the Production function with operational and strategic leadership, so that teams can work in the most efficient and effective ways possible. This position is a key partner to the Production organization as well as cross-functional Product Leaders.

What you'll do

  • Continuously review and improve existing E2E P2M pipeline processes
  • Partner with cross-functional partners to infrom the P2M calendar
  • Influence roadmap development and implementation of technology solutions, including: Tradestone, PLM, Buying Track Manager (responsive application), SMEE (booking application), SMS (sample management tool), PETE (global assortment tool)
  • Use data to identify root cause & develop plans to manage and measure issue resolution
  • Support the application and execution of responsive capabilities including Demand Driven Buying and VMI
  • Support the application and execution buying tracks involving greater intergration with sourcing base (e.g. FAST /Co-Creation/Co-lab)
  • Own creation and distribution of key operational dashboards
  • Serve as a thought partner to peers and leaders alike. Serve as the expert on market, competitor and customer dynamics in priority divisions/categories
  • Lead special divisional projects related to company initiatives (e.g. 3D samples, assortment architecture, omni-channel platform)

Who you are

  • Strategic Agility: Sees ahead clearly and can anticipate future consequences and trends accurately; can articulately paint credible pictures and visions of possibilities and likelihoods
  • Problem Solving & Business Acumen: Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions. Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results
  • Planning & Process Management: Demonstrate an ability to set objectives and goals and organize work appropriately to meet and exceed goals. Possess strong organizational and time management skills. Anticipate risks and identifies contingency plans and processes to prevent disruptions
  • Collaboration Skills: Demonstrated ability to build consensus and work collaboratively across levels and functions. Demonstrates strong listening, written and oral communication skills
  • Self-starter and independent: agile and flexible with regards to changing priorities and business needs
  • Comfortable with ambiguity and able to provide clarity and effectively apply perspective throughout the process
  • Systems and Tools Acumen: Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, and have aptitude to learn technical applications quickly (PLM, VBA, SQL, Python, R, all PLUS)
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • 4-6+ years of professional work experience, retail experience a plus, with ideally 2-4 years in strategy consulting, corporate strategy or business strategy

Notice to applicants in San Francisco: Gap Inc. and its related brands will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. The Fair Chance Ordinance is provided here: English Spanish Chinese Tagalog

Benefits at Banana Republic

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Old Navy, Gap, Banana Republic and Athleta, and 30% off at Outlet for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five "on the clock" hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee's base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.
  • For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we've been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.

Keywords: The Gap, San Francisco , Manager of Production Operations, Other , San Francisco, California

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