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 updates (Prices/ Deliveries) once approved by the manager
Open orders clean up
TOPS/ PHOTO SHOOT
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
External Company Name: Donna Karan Company LLC, The
External Company URL: http://www.donnakaran.com/
Street: 512 7th Avenue