Import Associate, Production

Location
Los Angeles, California
Posted
31 Jul 2021
Closes
09 Aug 2021
Ref
IMPA - PROD
Hours
Full Time

CORE RESPONSIBLITIES

  • Prepare and distribute Cut Tickets/PO’s to vendors in Full Circle apparel software
  • Coordinate PreProduction through Bulk samples for all Imports (Knits, Denim, Outerwear, Graphic Tees, Swim, and Kids)
  • Work with the Director of Import Production to approve all bulk material samples
  • Prioritize skus for Tech and fittings based on calendar due dates
  • Daily communication with outside vendors
  • Create and maintain WIP charts for each season and track each sku’s movement
  • Attend weekly touch base meetings with the Director of Import Production, Head of Design, category designers, and tech team members to report on the status of each sku
  • Communicate packing instructions/requirements to the vendors
  • Release trim as needed
  • Create Commercial Invoices for shipments as needed
  • Maintain and enforce PreProduction and Production Due Dates for PreProduction samples through Bulk delivery
  • Ensure factories have everything they need for samples and bulk production (artwork, trim, disclaimer tags, etc.)
  • Review care label layouts and approve per sku
  • Receive DHL packages, review contents, and disperse samples to the appropriate team member

QUALIFICATIONS 

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, flexible in changing direction as needed
  • Proficient in MS Office including Word and Excel
  • Candidate must be highly organized and able to prioritize with a sense of urgency
  • Candidate must be a team player, willing and able to work cross-functionally with multiple departments
  • Dynamic problem solving and project management skills
  • Analytical self-starter with a proven history of success self-managing complete steps of the Pre-production through Production process

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience working in Import, Pre-production and/or Production in the fashion space.
  • Knowledge of Full Circle is a plus
  • Able to work and think independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent follow-through and attention to detail

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