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Product - Director, Production (Sweaters Expert)

Vancouver, BC
Full Time

The mission of the Production Department is to partner with best in class suppliers to deliver on Aritzia's standards for quality, lead-time, price, and sustainability.


Aritzia is growing, and our Production team is growing with it. This is a unique opportunity to be part of the team responsible for achieving Aritzia's objectives for quality products, timely delivery and competitive costing. As the Director, Production, you will play a pivotal role in the delivery of Design's vision, exemplifying the guiding principles of accurate allocation, informed negotiation, and flawless execution. And, with the skills you gain in this role, the opportunities are endless - from a rewarding career in Production to continued growth and development with Aritzia.


As the Director, Production, you will lead the team to:
  • Optimize your supplier's capabilities with the product strategy
  • Develop high quality product that fulfills the design vision
  • Secure and deliver on optimal production lead-times
  • Effectively negotiate to maximize margins without compromising quality or lead-time
  • Ensure the high quality, timely, and cost-effective delivery of all fabric, trims and finished goods once they are in production


The Director, Production has:
  • Proven experience and expertise in Sweaters
  • Proven skills, education, and/or applicable certifications in:
    • Production, Global Sourcing, and/or Direct to Vendor
    • Product component costing and negotiation skills
  • A commitment to learn, apply, champion, and enrich Aritzia's Values, Business and People Leadership principles
  • The skills to collaborate strategically with cross-functional partners in the pursuit of shared business outcomes
  • The ability to set clear objectives and design a strategy that inspires the team
  • A dedication to quality and investing in results and new business opportunities that add value at all times
  • A deep understanding and commitment for the industry in which we operate


Some of the industry-leading benefits you will receive working at Aritzia:
  • A-OK Commissary & Café - Our in-office, world-class bistro and café
  • The SET - Our in-house gym, with state-of-the art equipment and custom classes
  • Aspirational Workspace - Every detail is considered to connect to the energy of the culture
  • Amenities - Facilities include private parent's room, bike storage rooms, and shower facilities with complimentary conveniences
  • Product Discount - Our famous product discount, online and in store


Aritzia is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Our goal is to be inclusive, diverse, and representative of the communities where we work while creating an environment where every person can enjoy a successful career. This commitment applies to all candidates and employees regardless of race, ethnicity, citizenship, creed, place of origin, religion, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, family status, marital status, disability, age, and any other protected characteristic.

Requests for accommodation due to a disability or any other protected characteristic can be made at any stage of the recruitment process and during employment by contacting our People & Culture Team.
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