Associate Production Manager

Swim USA
Easton, Pennsylvania
Salary, annual bonus program, excellent benefits 1st of the month after 30 days & generous PTO
Closing date
12 Mar 2024

Job Details

Job Summary: The Associate Product Manager supports the Product Manager in the management of the pre-production and production stages of product lifecycle management – initial prototype to finished goods delivery

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

Product Development/Pre-Production

  • Follow up and help maintain seasonal Time and Action Calendars for each account/line
  • Attend Cross Functional Team (CFT) meetings, help create agendas and provide recaps for distribution to Product Manager
  • Support all required entries in our PLM system (YPLM)
  • Assist in ordering, tracking and communication follow up for sample yardage and components
  • Follow up, track, and communicate progress regarding all sampling and swatch book needs
  • Follow up with PD team on all strike-off, lab dip and fabric development status
  • Follow up and track Tech and Design team’s status and approvals
  • Help keep track of MOQ’s, lead times, surcharges, and expenses


  • Assist in creating bulk production purchase orders and cutting lists – matching to our ERP system (Blue Cherry’/QLIK reports)
  • Learn to optimize ‘Blue Cherry’ reporting systems
  • Learn how to set up and maintain
  • Quote files under the supervision of their managers
  • Learn how to communicate with our internal team members, factories, fabric, and trims suppliers as needed under the supervision of their managers
  • Help track and log factory liabilities, expenses/invoices
  • Participate in production WIP’s follow-up
  • Complete Work Orders for warehouse inventory transfers
  • Other ad-hoc duties/reporting as assigned by Product Manager


Education:    Bachelor’s degree preferred, however, will consider job experience.

Experience:   3+ years’ experience in the apparel industry or related field essential


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be organized, detail oriented with excellent follow up skills
  • Must possess strong computer skills (i.e., Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Must be able to accurately work with numbers
  • Must have a keen sense of urgency and have an eagerness to learn new skills
  • Ability to work under pressure in an environment of constant shifting priorities and changes

Working Conditions:  In-Office/Hybrid availability after training period

Travel:  Negligible

Physical Demands: Must be able to stand, sit, and walk 8 hours/day



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