Production Operations Manager PDF

Triple Aught Design is an apparel and equipment manufacturer headquartered in San Francisco. On their toughest missions and in their everyday adventures, our highly-engaged and dedicated community depends on our gear to help them prevail. With the Pacific to our west and the Sierras to our east, we have spectacular landscapes to inspire our designs and rugged wilderness areas in which to test and use our products.

We are seeking a highly capable Production Operations Manager at our new Old Fort, North Carolina factory.  This role directs and manages all factory operations with overall responsibilities for production, maintenance, quality and other production-related activities. The ideal candidate will have a solution-oriented focus with attention to detail, as well as a strong ability to multi-task and juggle priorities. 

Essential duties and responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

Core Responsibilities

  • Direct and manage factory operations for production, quality, cost, safety and maintenance

  • Coordinate factory activities through planning with production managers to ensure that total manufacturing objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost effective manner

  • Plan, schedule, set daily goals and coordinate factory activities to fulfill production orders, meet inventory requirements, and deliver manufactured products in a timely fashion

  • Monitor daily numbers to ensure that production goals are being met

  • Monitor overall factory performance for production and quality standards

  • Control and minimize labor overtime and repair expenses

  • Ensure production floor organization and plant cleanliness 

  • Participate in production decisions concerning new product lines. Use product specifications and release dates to determine product costs and resource needs

  • Recruit, evaluate, hire, train, and manage sewing machine operators, quality control personnel, fabric cutters, and other production staff.

  • Provide leadership, development and training to build a cohesive team and positive working environment.

  • Monitor day-to-day performance to manage throughput, yield, and quality.

Core Proficiencies

  • Knowledge of relevant computer applications, product planning and inventory control procedures

  • Attention to detail and accuracy

  • Time management skills and organizational skills

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of all manufacturing methods within a sewing environment 

  • Must have complete knowledge of production scheduling and factory operations

  • This position requires that the person be a highly organized, self-motivated individual who can work independently

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks efficiently and determine priorities without supervision

  • Must have strong leadership skills, with excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks and priorities and easily adapt to changing situations

  • LEAN manufacturing and Six Sigma knowledge preferred

  • ISO 9001:2015 Quality Standards knowledge preferred

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to stand for extended periods of time.

  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs.

  • Ability to look at a computer screen for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to maintain a composed and professional demeanor within a flexible and (at times noisy) work environment.

  • Must be able to travel domestically and internationally utilizing various transportation methods.


Triple Aught Design offers a comprehensive benefits package for all full-time employees working 30 hours/week or more. Benefits include Medical, Dental, Vision, PTO, Life Insurance, Long term Disability Insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, Alternative Commuter Program, and others.


Please apply by submitting your resume and cover letter in either PDF or plain-text format to the email address listed below.

While we thank all applicants for their interest, only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.