Margaret Hood

Margaret Hood

Apparel & Fashion Professional

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Summary

As a professional Project Manager I am dedicated to producing quality products on time. I have worked for over twenty years managing production of consumer products, apparel and accessories. I have well rounded experience that includes domestic and international product development, production, purchasing, quality control, and logistics

The key strengths that I possess for success include, but are not limited to the following:

• Experience in taking product from concept through fruition including sourcing domestic and overseas manufacturers, creating tech packs, sampling, tooling, costing, and logistics

• Understanding of construction, materials, yields, patterns, tooling, dyeing, embellishments and fit

• Competence in maintaining a timely development schedule

• Keen management of communications with sales teams, designers, merchandisers, purchasing managers, agents, forwarders, contractors, and vendors

• Consistent and measurable gains in operations, quality, efficiency and productivity

• Microsoft Office, Confluence, Microsoft NAV, SAP, Winfashion, AIMS, Retail Pro, Basecamp

• Experience traveling to Factory's and Trade Shows in US, China and Vietnam

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