The Donna Karan Company LLC Production Manager, Wovens 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 it's New York City based team!
Manage margin to target, extensive cost negotiation with suppliers, counter sourcing
Manage production assistant and coordinator in all junior production responsibilities
Analyzing NY and HMS production reports and updating sales and logistics accordingly
Partnering with agent and NY legal team that all restricted substance testing is accurate and up to date by season
Entering Est and final costing into ACS
Reviewing and analyzing all CBD sheets for all divisions
Production system maintenance this includes updating x-factory dates and ship modes, and passing all pertinent information to sales and logistics
Checking in TOP samples against design specs and bulk swatches
Manage any sales sample requests. Issue factory chargeback for any QC issues
Set up new factories and mange vendor profile
Partner with PD to make sure all pricing for market is received on time and all design corrections reflect current costing.
Update and analysis seasonal reporting.
Yearly Cut and Delivery Calendar for full price and off-price/outlet
Seasonal HW chart
Seasonal Supplier chart
FOB by factory report
Organize weekly touch base meeting with sales to review current production standing and any outstanding issues.
Partner with PD and sales on Off-Price and Outlet workflow
Manage any pricing or production call outs, organize deliveries, and issue cuts, manage production shipping and receipts
Manage retail pricing system maintenance for Outlet – US/CA/UK/IE and communicate with HMS for ordering region specific hangtags
Bachelor degree in Merchandising or equivalent background in fashion
5-8 years of fashion industry 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
Advertised Job Title: Production Manager, Wovens
External Company Name: Donna Karan Company LLC, The
External Company URL: http://www.donnakaran.com/
Street: 512 7th Avenue