Production Manager

Our client is a privately owned company that has been in business for over 45 years. As a leader in the premium wholesale “blanks” apparel industry, they have distribution centers across the United States and average roughly 3 million units sold per month. They are mill-direct, having exclusive partnerships with several overseas factories which allows them to have an extremely efficient operation with low turnaround time.

As the Production Manager, you will help lead a complex, multi-national production. You will usher the garments through the entire production lifecycle. This includes managing the TNA, WIP, and identifying risks while clearly communicating with stakeholders. We seek a production manager with excellent project and process management skills and a solid track record demonstrating technical understanding and sound business judgment.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent practical experience
  • 4 years of experience in knit production and 3 years of project management or operations management

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain front production office operations as a neat and orderly environment
  • Create and maintenance of tech pack and technical data sheets
  • Management of the TNA and PO’s
  • Troubleshot quality and technical issues with factories, mills, vendors and team
  • Ensuring the SOP of onboarding of new vendors and our compliance are being achieved
  • Update vendor files for vendor profiles, certifications, factory licenses and code of conduct
  • Track and manage negotiate quotes and sales requests to aid in efficient product distribution processes
  • Schedule and attend fittings and advised about risks for delivery/cost issues due to design changes
  • Private label tracking and ensure on time delivery with TNA tracking updating stakeholders of any changes
  • Receive and log fit samples and inspect all Top of Production (TOP) samples
  • Creation and maintenance of master color standards libraries
  • Fabric management
  • Quality control management at our USA facilities and overseas SOP being followed
  • Management of debt memos
  • Cost sheet management

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Sales team commination
  • Assist tracking on time deliveries
  • Executive Management communication
  • Assist in and directional new styles based upon upcoming style requirements for the markets served
  • Assist in shipment planning and ensuring all procedures are adhered to
  • PO Accuracy assurance
  • Cost Negotiations supported by supervisor

Characteristics:

  • Highly organized
  • Excellent Communication Skills
  • High integrity
  • No job too small

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

To apply for this job email your details to resumes@rushandcompany.com

Rush & Company is a full service Executive Search Firm that specializes in the Soft Goods industry.

Included in this industry are the apparel, home furnishings and industrial markets. We work in the fiber, fabric and fashion industry with clients and candidates located all over the world.

All candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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