Manager, Production (Beauty)

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Business Group
Kid's and Character Group

About Us



Centric Brands is a leading lifestyle brand collective that designs, sources, markets and sells high quality products in multiple segments, including women’s, men’s and kid’s apparel, accessories, entertainment and beauty.  Centric Brands is focused on our customers and our brands that will drive the company’s future growth. We are defined by innovation as we seize new opportunities and thrive in an environment informed by creativity and thinking that is both analytical and outside the box.  Centric Brands reflects a team built on respect, for others and for the hard work it takes to achieve our goals and build our bright future together.



From sourcing raw materials to manufacturing, order placement, pricing and quality control and getting the finished product where it needs to be, our production team is responsible for ensuring we keep our standards high and our business profitable at every step of the journey. If you are a focused, results-driven, tenacious and highly flexible team player, we’ll give you every opportunity to build a rewarding career with one of the world’s foremost major lifestyle brand collectives

Specific Responsibilities Would Include

The Manager of Production manages the execution and follow-up of manufacturing requirements to ensure the timely delivery of quality and profitable goods.




  • Attend daily/weekly meetings with Design, Development and Sales to review retail program initiatives to determine development requirements and financial goals.
  • Partner with Design to develop concepts in support of product cost, quality and delivery requirements.
  • Work closely with Hong Kong team to evaluate and recommend sourcing allocation based on product profile and cost objectives.
  • Negotiate pricing and delivery of projects against aggressive timelines with worldwide manufacturing partners.



  • Create and manage product lifecycles from concept to production; communicate and drive development requirements and critical deadlines.
  • Work closely with Demand Planning and Operations to ensure forecast and avail commits align with production and delivery schedules.



  • Partner with China Compliance counterparts to ensure development adheres to product specifications and regulatory standards.
  • Troubleshoot development and technical issues with factories to meet production quality and aesthetic standards.
  • Share Quality, Regulatory and Safety insights to ensure team is creating products that will meet consumer expectations.
  • Support research and formula testing; Create, review and approve product testing documents.
  • Review test reports and provide interpretation of results in support of development requirements and implementation of corrective actions as needed.



  • Perform special projects as assigned
  • Travel to factories and international trade shows, where appropriate
  • Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary
  • Optimistic and resilient in challenging and stressful situations
  • Communicate with confidence, ease and enthusiasm

Our Best Fit Candidate Would Have


  • Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented
  • Beauty or Accessories experience preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented and meticulous
  • Creativity, technical capability and sensibility for merchandising/design
  • Knowledge of manufacturing, materials, tooling and print techniques
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience in manufacturing and sourcing; relevant experience in category
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, PLM, SAP

Salary Range: $75,000-$90,000


At Centric Brands, we believe our people are our greatest asset, and we seek to structure competitive compensation offers to ensure that we are able to attract and retain the best talent.  Our job postings include an annual base salary range at the time of employment.  The stated base salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on several factors, including the selected candidate's educational and professional experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the selection process.  Base salary is a part of a total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, annual bonus and other Centric Brands sponsored benefit programs. 


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Centric Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer






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