Assistant Production Manager

Los Angeles California
Required Experience: 3 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 2 days ago

Teddy Fresh makes youth-focused apparel and accessories. We’re looking for an Assistant Production Manager.

Responsibilities include:

⏵ Manages the day to day activities of Production team and updates WIP and Open PO reports on a daily basis.

⏵ Collaborates with global vendors to deliver products on time and within cost.

⏵ Manages relationships and initiates processes with internal and external partners that facilitate cross-functional synergy and collaboration.

⏵ Supports cross-category developments, communications and initiatives.

⏵ Assists with managing product development activities including the following: PDT milestone adherence, tech-pack handoff, costing milestones and Production/Design Review Meetings.

⏵ Assist and works in tandem with Merchandising and Design to maintain calendar milestones and trouble shoot areas moving through the calendar year.

⏵ Oversees tracking of all skus with global vendors and troubleshoots areas of importance at a moment’s notice.

⏵ Oversees the initiation of and ordering of materials at all milestones; ensures all are tracking on time.

⏵ Oversees the consistency and integrity of development packages and prototype samples; understands and communicates Design intent.

⏵ Assists in communicating collection changes relating to Design updates, standards, and overall consistency of information.

⏵ Anticipates and drives issue resolution and communicates up as necessary.

⏵ Enters, maintains and manages information required for Tools of the Trade.

⏵ Manages all costing activities according to target costing and other cost specific sub-calendars.

⏵ Manages product costing for each new product and develops strategies to meet/exceed margin requirements.

⏵ Assists in supporting and implementing projects and initiatives aimed at improving margins.

⏵ Assists in creating and presenting cost comparisons and counter sourcing initiatives at costing meetings.

⏵ Responsible for updating vendor manuals and keeping up to date details and communicating changes to all factories.

Preferred experience to include…

⏵ Assists in supporting Production Director and Design on early development concepts with full scale mockups and layouts.

⏵ Assists in managing print placement and alignment across silhouettes and departments.

⏵ Creates and maintains collection standards.

⏵ Maintains and organizes fabric and trim library.

⏵ Assists with engineering to problem solve challenges in the early development phase.

⏵ Assists technique developments.

⏵ Assists Production Director in Early Development and Commercialization meetings.

⏵ Assists in analyzing development statistics and creates strategies for improvement.

The accomplished individual will possess...

⏵ Bachelor's degree preferred.

⏵ Computer proficiency in Excel, Window, Word, Illustrator, Photoshop

⏵ Currently working in related fields
An outstanding professional will have...

⏵ Excellent communication skills both written and verbal

⏵ A true team player with strong interpersonal skills

⏵ Highly organized and detail oriented

⏵ Ability to multi-task and balance high priority situations under pressure

⏵ Possesses creative and innovative way of thinking

⏵ Takes proactive approach with strong problem-solving skills

⏵ Flexibility to adapt to an evolving environment

⏵ Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

⏵ Analytical skills to interpret and react to information accurately

⏵ Positive attitude

⏵ High energy
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