Responsibilities:

- Manage the production process from placing bulk order through bulk shipping to warehouse

- Interact daily with the Design, Technical Design and Sales/Merchandising teams regarding all aspects of production

- Direct communication and follow-up on production related processes and issues with overseas factories on a daily basis

- Manage all sample sending, tracking, and receiving to/from factories

- Responsible for accurate and efficient distribution of all incoming packages to the appropriate Design and Technical Design teams

- Create, maintain and follow-up on time & action calendar for development (prototypes through SMS samples) and production samples (pre-production samples through TOP), lab dips, bulk fabric approval and bulk inspection/QC

- Communicate with all vendors regarding the timing & action of all programs in work

- Responsible for the bulk production purchase order entries, maintenance and tracking with overseas vendors for on-time delivery

- Track statuses of all samples from development through bulk production using a WIP chart

- Stay up-to-date on all fabric / lining / trim changes throughout the fitting process

- Arrange and manage fabric requests between factories

- Manage and track approval process of fit, trims, fabrics, etc.

- Review and approval all bulk colors, fabrics and trims

- Approve all hangtag/care labels for bulk goods

- Review and approve all TOP samples

- Communicate all production issues and delays internally to appropriate points of contact

- Receive and review QC reports, work with factory QC, and manage quality control of bulk production

- Create lace treatment standards

- Communicate and manage process with third-party lace vendors

- Request, manage, and distribute samples for photographing to appropriate wholesale accounts

- Assist wholesale/merchandising team with copy information for ecommerce

 

Job Requirements:

- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in production or apparel-related, preferred

- 1-3 years of experience in apparel production (wovens production preferred)

- Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills

- Ability to prioritize and multi-task competing priorities to meet deadlines

- Act as a team player in a fast-paced environment

- Strong attention to detail, highly organized, and self-motivated

- Proficient in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite, including Excel

- English/Chinese bilingual preferred

- Excellent eye for color

- Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

- Strong understanding of the production process