Senior Production Manager

New York New York
Required Experience: 5 year(s)
Employment Type: Full-Time
Salary Range: Not available
Posted 9 days ago
Job Description
We are seeking a Senior Production Manager to advance The Arrivals brand by providing exceptional management throughout the merchandising, product development, and production stages. The ideal candidate is excited to support the growth of the brand in a variety of key responsibilities.

Key Responsibilities:

-Daily communication with factories, mills, and vendors to ensure timely progress on all developments, prototypes and production
-Comprehensive understanding of key merchandising strategies and ability to plan season collection SKUs
Responsible for all costing, margin targeting, and negotiation cross-category
-Develop and maintain detailed status of design and development calendar- making sure to hold all key stakeholders responsible for all deliverables
-Manage all freight forwarding and receiving merchandise into warehouse. Also, ensure all samples are returned to factories in a timely manner.
-Manage Factory cashflow and communicate all deposit and payment needs with Finance person
-Initiate and frequently update all in-season re-order analytics, in addition to all season sales reporting
-Source new manufacturers as needed to ensure top production quality for all product categories
-Create and execute all company Purchase Orders for DTC, Retail, B2B and wholesale
-Daily update and review of all WIP and collection status reports
-Work closely with Creative Director and Senior Designer to ensure all department needs are met in order to produce season product in a timely manner, while maintaining utmost quality of final product
-Work closely with Tech Designer to ensure all tech packs and product specs are delivered to factories in a timely manner with correct information
-Develop and update all style BOMs and relay any and all updates to factories at a regular cadence.
-Coordinate and attend all fittings- take detailed notes and supply factories with updated fit comments and any and all material/trim changes.
-Alert management to any potential production delays or bottlenecks and provide updates and solutions
-Work with management to identify and develop new categories for company expansion
-Works with mills on all custom developments, tracking progress from concept to approved sample to production launch.
-Source and test materials for season including fabrics, trims, hardware, labels, etc.

THE IDEAL CANDIDATE:

You are an intelligent, optimistic, aesthetic-driven, and solution oriented person who is excited to work with THE ARRIVALS team to create and deliver the best possible product for our customers. You are passionate about fashion and design, as well as technologically savvy and interested in all aspects of a DTC start-up.

Our ideal candidate is a motivated individual who is:

-Exceptionally proficient in Adobe Suite and Excel
-Knowledgeable about textiles, garment construction, fitting, and tech packing
-Comfortable with presenting to greater team on a daily and weekly basis
-Able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Job Requirements
-5+ years experience in a similar role
-Degree in Fashion Design or similar
-Excellent communication and organizational skills
-Autonomous and resourceful with a confidence in computer skills and trend forecasting
-Superb work ethic and stamina to work long hours
-Interest in all parts of a startup and how each department works together to achieve a unified goal
-Passionate about fashion with a natural curiosity to learn
Perks
Full package benefits including health /vision/dental, discounted annual Citibike membership, apparel credits, company happy hours, #outthere team trips.