Production Lead APPLY NOW

Sat, Oct 31, 2020
Full time

This position is responsible for production and costing related tasks for processing client orders as well as processing new product development. This position is also the point person between internal departments (of operations, design and client services) as well as point person for external vendors, closely monitoring production from PO (purchase order) placement to receipt in the warehouse to ensure product is ready by the designated date each month. This position requires an in-depth knowledge of the product, raw material and managing production workload.

This position reports to the CEO, Creative Director and Design Lead.

How you will contribute:

1. Production

  • Daily review of manufacturing timelines
  • Work closely with the design team day to day in ensuring and overseeing development of new orders and/or new collections
  • Review accuracy on fabric used, fabric costs, trim costs, embellishing costs, etc.
  • Coordinate with Inventory Controller and Operations to release fulfilment boxes
  • Calculating sample make price from prototype stage according to target margin
  • Active participation in new design fits; proposing finishing’s, trims and ensuring the communication flows between the different teams
  • Knowledge and understanding of technical specification sheets
  • Responsible for ensuring end to end completion of orders and quality checks

2. Daily Communication with Inventory Controller

  • Maintain communication about new orders, fulfilments, open issues and deliveries
  • Work with inventory controller to receive and update material content in the system
  • Work with inventory controller on mitigating delay risks and monitor them for on time delivery
  • Ensure Company SOPs are being followed

 3. Issue/Maintain Purchase Orders with Operations

  • Collaborate with Client Advisory and Operations to receive orders on time
  • Ensure Operations issues production purchase orders on time via SAP B1
  • Ensure Operations submits purchase orders to vendor on time
  • Evaluate and update production delivery dates - alert cross functional teams of potential issues
  • Ensure SAP B1 item coding is being maintained

 4. Track Deliveries of Orders and Sample Orders

  • Communicate with Inventory Controller to obtain most up-to-date delivery dates of raw material procurement
  • Report quality or delivery issues of raw material by providing details
  • Review production report and ensure timely production and coordination between all departments
  • Communicate delivery status/changes to business units

 5. Additional Responsibilities

  • Ad Hoc and weekly/monthly recaps
  • Participate in bi-monthly production meetings
  • Run monthly cross category vendor performance report and call out outliers and review with each category
  • Issuance of ad hoc reports as required by manager


 Ideal Candidate:

  • Bachelors in Fashion Design
  • Strong technical aptitude and understanding of garment production
  • Comfortable with managing production teams
  • Strong Excel and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication and project management skills
  • Ability to work independently and/or collaboratively with other groups, as necessary
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and adapt to a changing and fast-paced environment
  • Passion, energy and enthusiasm to drive results with a team-oriented approach



* Required

Thank you. Your application has been received successfully.