Production Assistant

Recruiter
Nili Lotan
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Posted
05 Oct 2020
Closes
05 Nov 2020
Ref
Prod
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Support domestic production team in all aspects of NY garment production, from sampling through G&M, cutting, sewing, dyeing, washing, finishing, QC and shipping
  • Communicate daily with factories and suppliers on all related production issues
  • Assist PD/pre-production team during development process to help cost coming collections
  • Build and maintain a constructive and positive relationship with suppliers, contractors, and factories
  • Follow T&A calendar, assisting with helping meet target dates from PP launch through bulk delivery to warehouse, raising concerns when necessary
  • Work with patternmaking, technical design, G&M teams to obtain and maximize accuracy of consumptions, fabrications, trims, processes
  • Attend production fittings and assist in relaying fit comments and returning samples to factories
  • Work with trucking companies and logistics team on inbound shipments; consolidate or expedite as necessary
  • Visit 3PL, stores as necessary for occasional QC checks
  • Help update style information, BOMs, costing, POs and shipments in ERP system and charts
  • Validate and approve factory, supplier and freight invoices as needed
  • Participate in weekly team meetings with production and tech design; advise of issues or concerns on delivery / process

Ideal Candidate:

  • College degree, preferably in fashion-related field
  • 1 year of experience in production and or product development, or multiple internships in same
  • Experience with domestic factories required
  • RLM or similar ERP/PLM system experience
  • Proficient in Word, Excel
  • Detail oriented with a strong sense of ownership over projects and sense of urgency
  • Excellent organizational skills and proactive work ethic
  • Strong ability to self-manage, prioritize, and execute at a high level                     

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