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Product Lead

 

About Swoon Editions


We’re Swoon Editions. We design, make and sell furniture, and we’re on a mission to make the world a more beautiful place for everyone.

We’re analysts, buyers, biochemists, economists, literature majors and designers - a real mix of solid experience and fresh young talent. 70% of our staff started as interns and we really believe in giving the right people great opportunities.

We're backed by some of the most reputable VCs in Europe and we’re hiring smart, hardworking people like there’s no tomorrow.

 

About the job

You will define the relationship between Swoon Editions and factories around the world by working on the ground with factory owners and our local teams, ensuring the smooth running of the manufacturing process. You'll know everything there is to know about furniture production – from wood and upholstery to construction and packaging – paying pedantic attention to detail and quality. You’ll be committed to acting in accordance with wood and upholstery compliance regulations, sustainability and ethical practises and, ensuring our products are the best in the market, over and above a manufacturer's standard output.

 

The responsibilities

- Ensuring 100% quality to minimise returns
- On time delivery to minimise cancellations pre-delivery
- Compliance for timber and upholstery
- Create and implement our sustainability and ethical strategy

The requirements

- 5+ years production experience for a high-end furniture retailer
- Experience dealing with international furniture factories
- You will have shipped hundreds of containers of furniture and be experienced in dealing with challenging situations that arise from dealing with overseas factories
- Passion for interior design and furniture
- Willingness to travel frequently to Asia and Europe
- You’re interested in breaking new ground
- You’re focused on results (we’re not fans of micro management)
- You’re able to show frequent iteration and learn on your own
- You want to turn the market upside down
- You’re a really nice person

To Apply

To apply, send us an email at jobs@swooneditions.com. Mention the position you're applying for and tell us three things you think we should be doing in this area. We don't work with recruiters.

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P.S

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