Production & Product Development Assistant

Recruiter
ALIX NYC
Location
New York City, New York (US)
Posted
09 Sep 2021
Closes
09 Oct 2021
Ref
PD_assist2021
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time

ALIX NYC is looking for a Production/Product Development Assistant. The ideal candidate will assist department managers with domestic development, sampling & production from beginning to end.


Roles & Responsibilities: 

Production

  • Participate in regular visits to domestic factories in Midtown for routine status checks, pick ups/drop offs and assist in quality control as needed.
  • Manage inventory of in-house trim, size labels, main labels, hangtags, care labels, etc.
  • Assist in managing prep of all trim packs for factories.
  • Aid in Production sample tracking: SRS/PPS/TOP – Tagging garments, organizing and pack down of all rejected fit samples.
  • Filing & Data Entry – Making sure seasonal binders are organized and documents filed.  Updating cutters musts, spec sheets, cut tickets, etc as needed.
  • Contribute to team efforts by completing projects and tasks as needed

Product Development

  • Assist in issuing cut tickets/pattern hand off to domestic factories.
  • Help with weekly fitting prep and organizing fit notes.
  • Sits in on development fittings when needed. 
  • Aid in sourcing local trim/fabric as needed.
  • Assist with updating and maintaining PD budget tracker
  • Pattern upkeep and organization: Pulling reference patterns for patternmaker and managing/updating master pattern tracker.
  • Assist with Design and Product development team needs: Doing design research, updating seasonal boards & assisting in seasonal photoshoots.
  • Tracks and organizes all sales samples, ensures they are properly tagged and presentable for seasonal markets
  • Create technical flats.

 

Skills & Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor degree preferred
  • 1-2 years of relevant experience
  • Proficient in Excel and Word
  • Knowledgeable in Abobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Experience in RLM is a plus
  • Strong time management skills and ability to prioritize workload in order to meet all objectives.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.  Ability to work as part of a cross-functional team.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Organized and extremely detail oriented
  • Eager to learn and grow in the fashion apparel business

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