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ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER, MEN'S KNITS

Location:
NEW YORK, NY
Job Terms:
Temporary
posted by:
Meghan Bennett
Date:
02/22/2017

Job Description:

ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER, MEN’S KNITS
START DATE: ASAP
CONTRACT: ON-GOING
LOCATION: NEW YORK, NY
PAY: $27/HOUR

** A FORTUNE 500 FASHION COMPANY IS LOOKING FOR AN EXCEPTIONAL ASSISTANT PRODUCTION MANAGER FOR THEIR MEN’S KNITS AND SWEATERS TEAM **

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Develop and maintain an understanding of brand aesthetic and work with Product Development team to support the development of the product line
• Develop and maintain an awareness of how raw materials perform when in garment form
• Assist with timely review of raw materials selection and good / better / best process during sketch review
• Collaborate with GIS to ensure sample development meets the brands goals for quality and aesthetic
• Help to coordinate the presentation of any proto types, washes, testing results and cost options to Design in preparation for Alignment in partnership with R&D
• Develop and maintain an awareness of AUC
• Assist with preliminary costing and product options to solve for cost issues and sharing with cross functional partners
• Create, maintain, and track sample requests and BOMs through Product Adoption
• Assist with frolling and help create / track open issues during Alignment and Development trips
• Work with cross functional teams to assist in troubleshooting open issues
• Track cost effective options, samples, and submits
• Ensure system upkeep and data integrity is maintained through development process

REQUIREMENTS:
• Bachelor’s Degree
• One year of Production or Product Development related work experience
• Manufacturing knowledge – trade regulations, testing protocol, product integrity
• Garment production knowledge – production cycle timeline, garment construction and garment costing
• Retail math knowledge: AUC, AUR, IMU
• Good aesthetic, design and color sense
• Solid understanding of design process and garment/product construction
• Computer skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
• Effective written and verbal communication skills
• Strong detail orientation and follow through skills
• Organize and prioritize multiple projects
• Have a sense of urgency in managing time and accomplishing tasks
• Demonstrate proactive problem solving skills
• Create and maintain a cooperative team environment that promotes high performance standards and attainment of goals
• Ability to react to change and deal with ambiguity
• Solicit feedback / self development
• Demonstrated drive for results