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Production Manager

New York, NY

Posted: 08/05/2020 Job Category: Production Job Number: 144994

Job Description

Title: Production Manager
Location: NYC
Company: Advanced Contemporary Fashion Brand

Responsibilities:
- Negotiate and own the production time and action calendar
- Foster impactful relationships with suppliers and manufacturers-some travel required
- Manage the operational, organizational and communication aspects of the production
department
- Daily communication with internal departments to resolve issues that could affect
deliveries
- Oversee update of WIP report with style, costing, and production status
- Responsible for costing all garments on both FOB, LDP and domestic programs while
maintaining margin goals
- Actively participate in weekly production meetings with cross-functional team
members and departments
- Work with logistics team to ensure on time production flow and inventory
management
- Manage the set up and entry of all Style Master details into RLM
- Actualize style details in RLM including costing, yields, etc.
- Negotiate fabric and trim costs, lead times and minimums with mills and suppliers
- Monitor and track raw materials
- Ensure all materials are tested against internal MRSL
- Work with Technical designer/patternmaker to ensure fit samples are in house on
time and work flow is moving according to schedule
- Ensure fit samples are in house on time and participate in fittings, including taking
notes, specing garments and updating techpacks
- Place bulk buy commitments in RLM to domestic and overseas factories and establish
delivery flow of bulk goods against sales requirements
- Monitor product quality and delivery and provide improvement solutions to vendors
when encountering issues
- Manage style review meetings with sales and design and ensure the team is aware of
necessary details, ready dates, preliminary costs and other essential information
- Work with print team to ensure proper consumptions are being calculated
- Write UPC and care label layouts
- Confirm label and packing instructions with logistics team to give garment factories a
direction before production
- Code and process production invoices
- Communicate and enforce brand standards/policies with overseas vendors
- Regularly visit domestic and international factories to check on production and QC

Requirements:
- 7 years production experience & must have domestic experience
- A natural ability to multi-task with strict adherence to deadlines
- High level of communication experience with overseas agents and/or factories
- Must be detail oriented and possess strong time management and organizational skills
- Proficient in Illustrator and Excel
- Outstanding follow up skills
- Proven ability to lead a team of direct reports and mentor talent
- Organized and able to work in a fast pace environment
- RLM experience a major plus

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