Assistant, Production

US-NY-New York
Category
Production
Division
(KID'S GROUP)

Specific Responsibilities

The Production Assistant contributes to the seasonal production process by assisting with the placement, execution and follow-up of manufacturing orders and by ensuring the timely delivery of quality, profitable goods.                                                                                                                                    

Strategy & Innovation

  • Research and coordinate raw materials and trims for approval.

Operations and Results

  • Partner with Design and Merchandising to ensure timely execution of product development calendar.
  • Enter and maintain updates for each style in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system or shared drives; perform daily tracking of goods on order, in progress (WIP) and in-transit to ensure timely delivery according to development calendar; create and distribute production status report; follow-up with vendors, factories and Design/Merchandising as needed.
  • Partner with merchandisers to confirm accuracy of size breaks, tickets, and item information in PLM system; enter data into approved vendor matrix, with costing and production capacity portfolio.
  • Create, revise, input and maintain production orders and monitor transmission to factories; file and maintain records of purchase orders (POs); receive and track all pre-production samples and stock deliveries.
  • Maintain fabric/trim library, in partnership with Design; maintain product development logs, trim inventory/liability inventory, and production archives library; track non-compliance/claims chargebacks with vendors, where appropriate.
  • Observe and assist with fit process; keep detailed notes; adhere to and enforce production standards set by LF USA.
  • Provide general administrative support to the team as needed.

Customers & Relationships

  • Build collaborative relationships with vendors and internal customers.
  • Perform special projects as assigned.

Leadership & Teams

  • Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary.           

Skills and Requirements

  • Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented.
  • Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented and meticulous.
  • Creativity, technical capability and sensibility for merchandising/design.
  • Basic knowledge of garment manufacturing, including construction, fabrication, trim and print techniques.
  • Bachelor’s Degree.
  • 1+ year experience in apparel production and sourcing.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe products, CAD and Mac computers.   

GBG USA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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