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Production Leader - Display & Packaging

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At Happy Socks we have made it our mission to spread happiness everywhere, and you only have to spend a few minutes with us to realize how seriously we take it! In fact, our fun, positive approach is probably the reason we’ve seen such amazing growth over the past couple of years.

We are now looking for a talented Production Leader for Display & Packaging. You will be part of a happy and extremely driven multicultural company of approx. 120 people from 25 countries, and based at Happy Socks’ Stockholm, Sweden HQ. You will be working in the Production team which consist of five driven team-players and you will be working close to our design team as well. 

Our  Production Leader for Display & Packaging will drive the development process, taking the designs & technical drawings from our designers, and communicating with our factories through to approved prototypes. As the main contact between our designers and the suppliers, energy and drive will be your strongest assets, whilst it’s important to maintain an eye for the details. Good, clear communication skills are a must, since you’ll have stakeholders both internally and externally. Structure is your best friend; you will handle a lot of articles, you might get lost without it.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Drive display and packaging developments through prototyping, quotation and into production
  • Be the primary point of contact for suppliers
  • Request, follow-up and comment prototypes
  • Work closely with designers to ensure quality standards are met
  • Communicate closely with factories to ensure all deadlines are met
  • Ownership of project documentation and filing
  • Aid designers in the sourcing of new materials, suppliers and factories
  • Ensure displays and packaging meet regulatory standard & restrictions, providing relevant documentation

Requirements & Skills

  • 2+ years experience in product development within the fields of: packaging, displays, furniture, retail interiors or interior design, including factory contact
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects with external suppliers and maintain documentation
  • A good knowledge of materials and construction processes for displays and packaging
  • A good knowledge of paper and card substrates & printing processes
  • Ability to understand technical drawings
  • Fluent in English, both spoken and written
  • Proficient in Office
  • Experience in Adobe Creative Suite is a plus
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Workplace & Culture

When we’re not getting the job done, we're all about having fun at our Stockholm HQ! Our office is based in a grand ex-embassy building in central Stockholm, and each floor is decked out with quirky decor.

Being in Sweden, we love making time for fika, each month we throw afterwork drinks and we often plan team activities to keep morale high. We believe work should be fun, and we do everything we can to make sure our employees feel the same.

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