Project Manager - Manufacturing Excellence (Japanese Speaking)

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For Lacoste, Life is a Beautiful Sport!
With a vision to be the leading player in the premium casual wear market, the Crocodile brand is today present in 100 countries through a selective distribution network. Two Lacoste items are sold every second in the world.
As an international group gathering 10,000 women and men, Lacoste offers a complete range of products: apparel, leather goods, fragrances, footwear, eyewear, home wear, watches and underwear, all of them being elaborated in the most qualitative, responsible and ethical way.

One Team, One Voice, One Hundred Faces
Elevating elegance to a universal value that contributes to a more human & solidary society is Lacoste purpose.
So, are you up to the challenge?
Lacoste, play at your best.

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LACOSTE is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  



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Job title

Project Manager - Manufacturing Excellence (Japanese Speaking)

Contract type

Fixed-term contract

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Job description

  • Map current manufacturing practices at Lacoste internal factories and supplier factories; 
  • Identify manufacturing best practices for Lacoste (at global and local levels);
  • Perform a market study on manufacturing solutions;
  • Assess best global solutions for Lacoste needs depending on manufacturing streams (Knitting, Dyeing, Cut & Sew) and geographies (Americas, Asia, EuroMed) to have validation by Operations committee; 
  • Roll-out chosen solutions ;process definition (manufacturing, automation…); organization design; continuous improvement methodology; build P&L of the solution; 
  • Create and Rollout best practice audit matrix;
  • Coordinate My Lacoste-Customization project;
  • Coordinate communications/projects with Lacoste Japan factory


  • Engineering master’s degree; 
  • 2–3-year experience in a manufacturing environment;
  • Lean manufacturing background with Black Belt certification being a plus;
  • Strong interpersonal skills needed with transversal stakeholders;
  • Problem solving, process mapping and reporting abilities needed;
  • Reactivity, agility, analytical skills and proactivity are a must;
  • MS Office knowledge;
  • Languages: Japanese Native, English fluent, French will be considered as a real plus 

Position location

Location (city, zip code, Country)

Hong Kong

Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4- Master

Minimum level of experience required

2-5 years


English (3- Advanced)


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