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Job Title
COORDINATOR, PRODUCTION (WOMENSWEAR-KNITS)
Location
New York, New York
Country
United States
Region
NY Metro
Reference Number
11356
Position type
Permanent
Category
Apparel
Textiles
Job Function
Product Management
Experience level
Entry Level
Education level
Bachelor's Degree

COORDINATOR, PRODUCTION (WOMENSWEAR-KNITS)

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.
  • 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.

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.
  • Knowledge of garment manufacturing, including construction, fabrication, trim and print techniques.
  • Bachelor’s Degree.

GBG USA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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