While on vacation to Oaxaca, Mexico, in 2013 they discovered the traditional market totes endimic to the region. Drawing on their experience in their fashion and design industries, the pair collaborated with artisans at the local market to create a small collection of brightly colored tote bags. TRUSS is now available in around 20 countries globally and at over 60 high-end online and brick-and-mortar retailers, including Net-A-Porter, Barneys New York, Lane Crawford, Harvey Nichols, Selfridges, Liberty London, and Opening Ceremony.
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TRUSS is hiring a Production Manager to scale its operations in response to its success in the luxury space. Candidates will be evaluated in the following points:
1- Academic experience in Industrial Engineering, Process Management or similar, or relevant business experience (that is, consulting in process improvement or in project management)
2- Written and oral fluency in Spanish and English
3- Professional experience in Mexico
4- Entrepreneurial attitude, which we define as: A) Taking ownership on all aspects related to production processes B) Great sense of responsibility C) The ability to think quickly and creatively in the face of business challenges D) Planning and independent work capacity, workload prioritization
5-Passion for our values: A) To see the work of skilled artisans flourish on a global luxury level B) To pay the artisans fairly and equal to what their handcraft is truly worth C) To create fantastic design that performs both aesthetically and functionally.
1- Ensure timely and cost-efficient supply chain operation
2- Overall responsibility for logistics, import/export matters, shipments and delivery of orders
3- Maintain production facilities in an optimal state
Changing the socio-economic status quo in Mexico´s artisan communitites by taking traditional, artisanal products and modernizing them for the contemporary consumer.
TRUSS founders Elise Durbecq and Gillian Tozer met in 2011 while working at the high-end New York retailer Opening Ceremony.