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The Donna Karan Company LLC Production Manager, Calvin Klein Jeans in New York, New York

GIII Apparel Group is a leading manufacturer and distributor of apparel and accessories under licensed brands, owned brands and private label brands with an entrepreneurial culture that flows throughout the comprehensive portfolio of over 30 licensed and proprietary brands, including Andrew Marc, Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, Kenneth Cole, Cole Haan, Tommy Hilfiger, Karl Lagerfeld, Levi's, Dockers, Vince Camuto, Kensie, and G.H. Bass, among others.

GIII also has licenses with the four major professional sports leagues, as well as over 100 U.S. colleges and universities. In addition, G-III currently designs, manufactures and markets an extensive range of apparel, including outerwear, dresses, sportswear, beachwear, women's suits and women's performance wear, as well as luggage and women's handbags, small leather goods and various accessories.

GIII Apparel Group is currently seeking a Production Manager to join its Calvin Klein Jeans team based in New York City!

  • Manage WIP report for production approval and garment delivery.

  • Provide status reports to direct manager

  • Drive daily development process through communication with global vendor base throughout product’s life cycle.

  • Actively highlight development issues and propose resolutions to meet deadlines and make product Production-friendly

  • Partner with the Design team for product development approvals

  • Initial and finalize costing partnering with internal teams to engineer products within cost parameters

  • Track internal development milestones to meet larger GTM calendar and SMS deadline dates

  • Attend fittings when necessary

  • Own seasonal Production validation meetings

  • Costing Charts Creation and Maintenance

  • Maintain Pre-costing by coordinating information from the Design, Textile, Trim, CAD and factory quotes.

  • Working with the factories to get all costing charts and breakdowns

  • Analyzing costing charts

  • Review final FOB confirmations for accuracy

  • Maintaining a file of all cost sheets and factory quotes, updating as revisions occur.

  • Provide manager with updated Pre-costing summary reports.

  • Style master Creation & Maintenance

  • Buy Charts Creation and Maintenance

  • Organize Buy Charts meetings

  • Changes after buy meetings - Running Change email

  • PO issuance

  • PO Extractions

  • PO updates (Prices/ Deliveries) once approved by the manager

  • Open orders clean up

  • Ticket ordering


  • Packing including Cartons, RFID, UPC, Poly bag layouts approvals

  • Care label and testing approvals

  • At least 5 years’ experience

  • Strong cost negotiating skills combined with a detailed knowledge and understanding of cost breakdown

  • Communicate skills to partnership with product development, merchandising, design and overseas production team

  • Strong Excel and other computer skills

  • Strong follow-up skills

  • Must be a team player

  • Sweater knowledge a plus.

Advertised Job Title: Production Manager, Calvin Klein Jeans

ID: 2019-7780

External Company Name: Donna Karan Company LLC, The

External Company URL:

Street: 512 7th Avenue