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Apparel Production Manager

Got an eye for quality? Are your time management skills at a Master Clockmaker level? Are you basically like Mickey Mouse in Fantasia (you know where he's a magician with all the broom and whatnot?) Then we want you for our Apparel Production Manager position!

As the APM (that's what we call it around here) (sounds cool, right?) you'll ensure that bulk production meets its quality assurance and delivery by planning, scheduling, executing, and directing production activities. Like having control? You'll have it. Who's the boss? You're the boss. Well, you and Tony Danza. But Tony's retired now so we'll just go with you.

Job Description:

  • Manage custom product development and production control of multiple vendors
  • Daily communication with domestic and overseas factories to address and resolve production issues. 
  • Create and update WIP reports daily.
  • Provide/approve care instruction, and carton stickers submission from factories
  • Create and maintain cost sheets for every season.
  • Negotiate garment pricing/delivery with factories as if you're a master haggler.
  • Follow up all required testing on fabric and garments.
  • Work closely with designers, sales, and factories to ensure timely delivery and quality control on mass production. People should, you know, like you, too.
  • Develop Cost sheets, review all factory quotes for accuracy on fabric yield, fabric costs, trim costs, embellishing costs, etc.
  • Review prototypes, lab dips, salesmen samples and production for accuracy according to the brand’s requirements.
  • Organize/maintain samples, strike-offs, and fabric submits. They should feel nice against your skin.
  • Understanding of apparel tech packs, size grading, embellishing, fabrications (knit and woven), trims, construction, and apparel manufacturing techniques.
  • Creating and/or revising tech packs.
  • Manage fittings to maintain size scale across styles.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • We want those EXPERIENCED FOLK. Gotta have 3 to 5 years of experience.
  • Must be proficient Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Detail oriented with strong follow through – able to organize and prioritize multiple tasks.

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Profit sharing
  • 401(k) with a company match plan (after 6 months with the company)
  • Open vacation policy
  • Competitive medical/dental/vision insurance plans
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