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Associate Production Manager (Toddler Girl & Newborn)

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Associate Production Manager (Toddler Girl & Newborn)

Start Date:  ASAP

Assignment Length:  5 months

Location:  San Francisco, CA

 

Summary:

The Associate Production Manager actively participates as a member of a Global Production Team, which is responsible for the financial and responsive execution of the strategy and direction for a single or multiple departments.  He/she works closely within a cross-functional team that includes; Product Development, Sourcing, Merchandising, Tech Services, and IM and Allocation, responsible for strategies to support financial and responsive Production Management.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Product Strategy Management
    • Review and Recommend costing opportunities related to country placement, i.e. e-sourcing, duty free sourcing, etc.
    • Partner with Manager to execute fabric platforms and responsive supply chain styles
    • Participate in crafting seasonal sourcing document, in partnership with Manager and Product Development team
    • Participate in monthly in-store quality assessment visits and partner with Assistant Product Development to write recaps
  • Seasonal Management
  • Production Management
    • Prepare final order placement recap to review with manager
    • Confirm program placement with sourcing channels
    • Support an action plan for post-placement open issues to drive to closure
    • Compile data for production hindsight package
  • Financial Management
    • Partner with manager and cross functional team to execute Placeholder, chase and fast track strategies
    • Partner with cross functional teams to maintain Vendor Managed Inventory and Rapid Response initiatives per department
    • Gather information on liabilities and present solutions to Manager
  • People and Relationship Management
    • Create teams and partnerships across functions
    • Manage self-development by:
      • Scheduling training and educational opportunities (i.e. factory visits, system/IT training, forms and reports)
      • Develop relationship with mentors, peers, and all sourcing channels

 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 2 years of Production experience
  • Knowledge of:
    • Manufacturing, trade regulations, testing protocol, product integrity, production cycle timeline, fabric and garment construction
    • Cross-functional inter-dependencies
  • Computer skills:  Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, web-based applications
  • Effective communication in written and verbal form
  • Detail oriented with strong follow through
  • Organize and prioritize multiple projects
  • Have a sense of urgency in managing time and accomplishing tasks
  • Demonstrate proactive problem solving skills
  • Use basic retail math needed to determine costs, margins and turn
  • Influence others; Negotiation skills
  • Monitor employee performance, provide feedback, and develop employees through formal and on-the-job training
  • Create and maintain a cooperative team environment that promotes high performance standards and attainment of goals
  • Ability to react to change
  • Solicit feedback / self-development
  • Make effective presentations
  • Emphasis on driving and influencing business
  • Understand the principles of apparel manufacturing and apparel costing

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