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KERING TECHNOLOGIES Production Planning Application Manager

Kering - Regular
Firenze - Italy

 About us   Kering Technologies is the Kering Group division that provides the smartest solutions for our cross-brands services. In particular, the Kering Technologies division handles all the activities concerning the company’s Management Information System Development in order to link the business’s needs to the company’s IT infrastructures. As part of the global luxury group Kering, we are committed to ‘empowering imagination’ in a sustainable manner and encouraging our employees to flourish. Join our passionate journey and fulfil your potential and creativity. We are currently seeking a Production Planning Application Manager who will report to the IT Production Manager as part of our dynamic team in Florence.

Your opportunity 


You will be an integral part of the IT Production Team and you will be responsible for providing high quality support services related to the applications used for production planning management across Kering’s Luxury Brands. You will also assist and provide quality and solid system designs and solutions to solve business requirements. 


How you will contribute 


  • Define the project objectives in the demand process by common agreement with the IT production manager 
  • Contribute to the budget definition in the IT production planning area  
  • Manage the functional and technical analysis of the forecasted solution and the change requests of the production planning applications 
  • Plan and monitor change requests and project progress in terms of definition of the project plan (deliverables, deadlines, etc.) 
  • Manage the activities of analysts and developers 
  • Test, validate and upgrade applications  
  • Manage the standards and evolution of maintenance processes 
  • Manage conflict escalation and negotiations to maintain an equilibrium and recover from critical, expected or unexpected events ​ 


    Who you are 


    • An experienced professional with at least 5 years of IT experiences in large, complex and international companies (preferably fashion & luxury) 
    • Knowledgeable about production planning process (GPS suite and TXT Plan preferably) 
    • Knowledgeable about Stealth 400 application 
    • A collaborative individual, able to work with internal and external stakeholders, with good interpersonal skills and a team-working attitude 
    • An effective communicator with excellent oral and written communication skills, able to negotiate and influence 
    • A graduate in computer science or management information systems (preferably) 
    • Fluent in Italian and English, French knowledge as a plus 


    Why work with us? 


    This is an excellent opportunity to join the Kering adventure in a moment of extraordinary growth and become part of a thriving team in a global Luxury group that offers endless possibilities to learn and grow. Talent development is a managerial principle at Kering and we are committed to fostering internal mobility. Our common vision promotes leadership skills and helps every employee to reach their full potential in a stimulating and fulfilling workplace environment. 


    Kering is committed to building a diverse workforce. We believe diversity in all its forms – gender, age, nationality, culture, religious beliefs and sexual orientation – enriches the workplace. It opens up opportunities for people to express their talent, both individually and collectively and it helps foster our ability to adapt to a changing world. As an Equal Opportunity Employer we welcome and consider applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of their background.   


    • Full time
    • Europe
    • Italy

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