• Coordinator, Production

    Work Location US-NY-New York
    Manufacturing and Sourcing
  • Specific Responsibilities

    The Production Coordinator contributes to the seasonal production process by coordinating 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 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 reports; 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; create and maintain approved vendor matrix, with costing and production capacity portfolio.
    • Create, revise, input and maintain production orders and monitor transmission to factories; coordinate records of purchase orders (POs); coordinate tracking of 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.
    • Coordinate fit process with design and merchandising and ensure detailed notes are kept in PLM; adhere to and enforce production standards set by GBG.
    • Assist Production Manager in product development with merchandising, design and sales to ensure correct execution of products and attainment of agreed-upon margin goals; assist in negotiations on pricing to ensure profitability, where appropriate; track customs classification coordination with imports.
    • Identify and raise quality and technical issues with factories, mills, vendors and team(s); track capacity and performance of vendors for Production Manager; track accurate costing and commitments to raw materials, where appropriate.

    Customers & Relationships

    • Build collaborative relationships, coordinate interoffice communication and follow-up with internal and external customers.
    • Perform special projects as assigned.



    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.
    • Knowledge of garment manufacturing, including construction, fabrication, trim and print techniques.
    • Bachelor’s degree.
    • 3 - 5 years experience in apparel production and sourcing; relevant experience in knits.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe products, CAD and Mac computers.

    GBG USA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer




    Global Brands Group 2019


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