JACHS NY, LLC Production and Global Sourcing Manager in NEW YORK, New York
The Production & Global Sourcing Manager will analyze and coordinate production and global sourcing processes for assigned accounts within multi-brand apparel company. Maintain and develop key Brand account relationships for entire production lifecycle from garment design to delivery, coordinating design, sales and production teams to ensure garments meets customer specifications. Coordinate and negotiate costing with vendors and oversee the development, production and photo-shoot of vendor samples. Attend adoption meeting, bulk-fitting sessions to ensure styles are consistent with the latest fashion trends and manufactured according to specifications. Oversee fabric and trim development, fashion and technical garment design to anticipate and resolve production-related issues. Ensure all samples received meet Brand requirement for quality, color and physical appearance. Ensure that IT department creates and updates production orders, WIP (Work-in-Progress) reports for all vendors on a daily basis to avoid interruptions to the shipment. Ensure all production samples received have been tested for the fabric and other raw materials. Coordinate with overseas office, vendors and internal teams on a daily basis to maintain smooth production process and make sure orders are shipped on time. Review and analyze weekly production reports for season and highlight and anticipate issues.
Position requires a Bachelor's degree in fashion production, fashion design or a closely related field and two years of experience as a production assistant in the garment industry. Also must have two years of experience with the following: 1) developing key brand account relationships from design to delivery, coordinating with design, sales and production teams to ensure production meets specifications; 2) coordinating factory and social compliance audit and verification process in Asia to ensure suppliers meet retailer requirements; and 3) analyzing, reviewing, and approving individual garment requirements including fabric and color choice, construction and sizing for both style and manufacturability.
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