Summay: • Experienced Manufacturing and Production / Product Manager with 10+ years in the clothing and apparel industry. A self-starter, proactive problem solver and hard worker, who is very motivated to do what is right for the business. A very diverse background has allowed experience in all areas of manufacturing and production, including delivering cost viable deliveries, aligning teams with new process and process updates and streamlining design process.
• Produces cost effective product from inception through production w/costing, PLM development/proto packages/sampling, fabric/trim/artwork; Problem predicting and solving skills w/a proactive approach to the business; Organizational skills necessary to handle multiple tasks/reports completing within deadlines; Ability to think analytically and plan strategically to the needs of the business; Lead teams to meet and accomplish deadlines successfully; trains and implements new processes; clear communication. Manages effectively and prioritizes multiple SKU’s, projects and tight deliveries at once.
•Hands-on experience: clothing and apparel, fabrics/ garments/handbags construction: patterns, grading, markers, fits and cut/ sew etc.
• Excellent verbal/written communications skills, global sourcing, pre-production/product development, costing/forecasting.
• Bilingual English/Spanish.Technical Summary: •Tech Packs MS Office: Excel, Word, Access, Outlook, Apparel Magic, Nylon, Mac, WebPDM, Adobe, Logistics.