Apparel Production Coordinator

Torrance California
Required Experience: 4 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 23 hours ago

Civil Clothing is looking for an Apparel Production Coordinator.

Specific Responsibilities:


⏵ Oversee the Production Coordinators to ensure that all daily tasks are completed in a timely manner, working closely and addressing any issues or questions that may arise

⏵ Interact with and monitor design on product development tasks

⏵ Manage the pre-costing process which includes analyzing design cards, markers, fabric specs, and trim specs to estimate the most realistic and accurate pricing for all styles

⏵ Review and negotiate costing and profitability margins and

⏵ Work closely with art department to take over fabric approval and lab dip process once line is presented

⏵ Obtain time and action calendar information from all vendors with prices and communicate the same to planning in a timely manner. All schedules should be set up using the most cost-effective shipping method

⏵ Facilitate all trim coordination including purchases, track delivery and development (in some cases)

⏵ Interact with trim vendors to build sustainable business relationships

⏵ Work with all vendor/agents to receive standard WIP reports weekly

⏵ Coordinate the efforts of product development with weekly meetings involving: Design, Planning, Technical Design, Fabric

Research, and Fabric Purchasing


⏵ Facilitate communication between vendors

⏵ Document all charge-backs and non-compliance issues for senior management to review

⏵ Ensure all products are in compliance with CIVIL policies and procedures

⏵ Train and develop staff to advance to the next level

⏵ Ensure effective testing and quality standards are met

⏵ Interact with management of other divisions to streamline procedures for the team and other team leaders as well as working with divisions to ensure their timely release of info, styles,

⏵ Troubleshoot potential quality and technical issues that may affect garment delivery

⏵ Monitor production process from concept to completion

⏵ Understand fittings to ensure quality and workmanship is up to brand standards

⏵ Stay current with all shipping/packing manuals

⏵ Communicate cutting reports, fabric recaps and shortages with fabric team on replenishment plan

Skills and Requirements:

Competencies


⏵ Ability to communicate with overseas factories

⏵ Demonstrated negotiation ability

⏵ Ability to successfully work with internal departments

⏵ Ability to effectively perform in a high volume fast paced environment

Education and/or Experience


⏵ Apparel related Associates or Bachelor’s Degree from a Fashion School

⏵ 3 to 5 years Production Management experience

Computer Skills


⏵ Strong computer proficiency with emphasis on Microsoft Excel – macros, pivot tables/data manipulation and analysis