Specific ResponsibilitiesThe Production Assistant contributes to the seasonal production process by assisting with the placement, execution and follow-up of manufacturing orders and by ensuring the timely delivery of quality, profitable goods.Strategy & Innovation* Research and coordinate raw materials and trims for approval.Operations and Results* Partner with Design and Merchandising to ensure timely execution of product development calendar.* Enter and maintain updates for each style in Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) system or shared drives; perform daily tracking of goods on order, in progress (WIP) and in-transit to ensure timely delivery according to development calendar; create and distribute production status report; follow-up with vendors, factories and Design/Merchandising as needed.* Partner with merchandisers to confirm accuracy of size breaks, tickets, and item information in PLM system; enter data into approved vendor matrix, with costing and production capacity portfolio.* Create, revise, input and maintain production orders and monitor transmission to factories; file and maintain records of purchase orders (POs); receive and track all pre-production samples and stock deliveries.* Maintain fabric/trim library, in partnership with Design; maintain product development logs, trim inventory/liability inventory, and production archives library; track non-compliance/claims chargebacks with vendors, where appropriate.* Observe and assist with fit process; keep detailed notes; adhere to and enforce production standards set by LF USA.* Provide general administrative support to the team as needed.Customers & Relationships* Build collaborative relationships with vendors and internal customers.* Perform special projects as assigned.Leadership & Teams* Contribute positively to team dynamic and manage up where necessary.Skills and Requirements* Superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills; team oriented.* Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines; highly detail oriented and meticulous.* Creativity, technical capability and sensibility for merchandising/design.* Basic knowledge of garment manufacturing, including construction, fabrication, trim and print techniques.* Bachelor's Degree.* 1+ year experience in apparel production and sourcing.* Proficient in Microsoft Office, Adobe products, CAD and Mac computers.GBG USA Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Associated topics: cultivate, fertilize, forklift, garden, lawn, plant, production management, prune, ship, watering
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