Production and Development Coordinator (Wholesale Apparel)

Mad Engine

Irvine California

2 year(s)

Job Description
Position Summary

The Production and Development Coordinator is responsible for assisting in key elements of Production and Product Development. Under the direction of the VP of Production, Product Development, & Sourcing, the Coordinator will aid in clerical responsibilities for both Production and Product Development teams, along with other organizational tasks in support of the department. This position is located in Irvine, California.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

• Assist key members of the Production and Product Development teams in facilitating clerical duties, including the update and review of WIP, purchase orders, and sample allocation.
• Support the Domestic Production Manager in the issuance and tracking of all raw materials and trims.
• Aid both Domestic and Import Production Managers with WIP and purchase order updates.
• Help manage and update interdepartmental documentation responsible for the movement and receipt of goods.
• Accommodate the receipt and organization of samples for both Production and Product Development teams.
• Bolster communication and flow between all departments of key Production and Product Development documents.
• Assist in the organization of seasonal, SMU, and reference sample libraries.
• Manage and update sample checklists/inventory.
Minimum Qualifications

• BFA or BA in Fashion Merchandising, Business, or related field preferred.
• 2+ years experience in Production or Product Development.
• Basic understanding of garment construction as well as technical knowledge of production preferred.
• Must have exceptional organizational skills.
• Must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.
• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
• Knowledge of Full-Circle is a plus.

Working Conditions

• Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment
• Office with open floor plan
• Business casual office attire
• Work is performed inside a temperature-controlled office building

Physical Requirements

• Sit, stand, bend, lift occasionally lifting.
• Ability to maintain a composed and professional demeanor within a flexible and (at times noisy) work environment.
• Ability to look at a computer screen for extended periods of time.


• Ability to work minimum direction and independently.
• Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
• Customer Management: Ability to summarize information and succinctly communicate analyses verbally and in writing.
• Problem Solver- Identifies issues and resolves problems in a timely manner; uses reason even when dealing with issues.
• Process-oriented: Designs & systematically executes proactively goals and objectives.
• Organized: Possesses an ability to work on multiple projects, problems or tasks.
• Team-oriented and collaborative
• Demonstrates high integrity in all activities; does not cut corners to achieve goals.