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Production Manager

Company: SWIM USA
Location: New York
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSWIM USA is the premiere designer and manufacturer of women's swimwear located in New York, NY. We are 84 years young and seeking a dynamic Production Manager to join our team. Swim USA designs, markets and manufactures women's swimwear for consumers around the world. Our long-term success was founded on the principles of delivering high quality apparel, superior customer service and a strong team-oriented culture. We pride ourselves on being a leader in the industry.In this position, the Production Manager will coordinate and manage product needs between sales, design, and manufacturing entities overseas for our clients.Primary Duties and Responsibilities:Product Development/Pre-Production

  • Create, manage, and assume ownership of seasonal Time and Action Calendars for each account/line
  • Coordinate, prepare and lead Cross Functional Team mtgs
  • Responsible for assessing customer requirements and creating/ update, approve and communicate customer compliance requirements which include finishing requirements, labels, tickets, packaging, certifications, testing, QC requirements etc.
  • Operate and responsible for all brand specific finishing Requirements in PLM system (YPLM)
  • Order sample yardage and pre-position greige. Responsible for supporting solution and options
  • Manage all sampling and swatch book needs
  • Follow up and drive resolution with PD teams on all strike-off, lab dip and fabric development needs
  • Partner with Tech and Design teams on status updates. Elevate risk and collaborate on solutions
  • Coordinate with Sales and Production Operations on factory bulk capacity planning and costing
  • Negotiate with suppliers and comply with MOQ's, lead times and surcharges
  • Accountable for defining development risk in; cost, lead-time, customer requirements, etc.Production
    • Create bulk production Style Set up, purchase orders and cutting lists - matching to 'Blue Cherry'/QLIK reports
    • Understand and utilize ERP system (Blue Cherry) to communicate any production or development issues
    • Communicate with factories, fabric and trims suppliers as needed
    • Track and log factory liabilities, expenses/invoices
    • Participate in production WIP's follow-up
    • Prepare and support Unit Planning Meetings
    • Communicate and manage delivery risks with Sales Teams, Asia counter parts, suppliers and in some cases customers
    • Work with Sales and Warehouse for inventory transfers to ensure work orders are complete and accurateLogistics
      • Follow up with logistics teams on transit tracking through 'Air Table' and communicate risk
      • Vet air transit requirements
      • All other duties as assigned by Senior Product ManagerQualifications/Requirements:
        • Bachelor's degree preferred, however, will consider job experience.
        • A minimum of 5 year's experience in production with participation in sourcing process
        • Must be organized, detail oriented and follow up skills
        • Must possess strong computer skills (i.e. Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
        • Must be able to work with numbers
        • The ability to work with Asian suppliers after work hourswww.swimusa.comAll candidates MUST provide proof of at least 1 (one) COVID vaccination at the time an offer is made, or contact the SWIM USA Human Resources team, if eligible for an exemption.SWIM USA is an EOE

Keywords: SWIM USA, New York , Production Manager, Professions , New York, New York

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