Production Assistant

Our client is an emerging Home Fashions & Textiles manufacturer that aims to provide unique, thoughtful, and inspiring products into the market. This company prides themselves on their two core values – people and purpose. The brand is extremely fashion forward and is always looking to be an innovator within Home Fashions. They have built a youthful and supportive culture that encourages contribution and collaboration amongst all employees. This is an exciting company to join and grow within.

As a Production Assistant, you will play a vital role in supporting the production process of our home textile and décor products. From coordinating with suppliers to ensuring smooth production workflows, you will be involved in various aspects of the manufacturing process. Your organizational skills, ability to multitask, and strong attention to detail will contribute to the efficient and successful production of our home fashions items.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Production Coordination: Assist in coordinating production activities, including material procurement, manufacturing schedules, and ensuring timely delivery of finished goods
  • Inventory Management: Monitor and maintain inventory levels of raw materials and finished products to meet production demands and prevent stockouts
  • Quality Control: Collaborate with the Quality Assurance team to conduct inspections and tests on materials and products, ensuring they meet the company’s quality standards
  • Supplier Communication: Act as a liaison between the production team and external suppliers, addressing inquiries, providing specifications, and resolving any issues that may arise
  • Data Entry and Documentation: Accurately enter production data into the system and maintain production-related documentation, such as purchase orders, shipping records, and inventory reports
  • Sample Coordination: Assist in managing and organizing product samples, both incoming and outgoing, for product development and quality testing purposes
  • Production Monitoring: Keep track of the production progress, identify potential delays or bottlenecks, and report production status to the production manager
  • Production Line Support: Provide assistance on the production floor when required, helping with assembly, packaging, and other production tasks as needed
  • Compliance: Ensure production processes adhere to safety, health, and environmental standards, as well as any applicable industry regulations
  • Continuous Improvement: Actively participate in process improvement initiatives, suggesting and implementing ideas to enhance production efficiency and product quality


  • High school diploma or equivalent. A degree or relevant certification in Production Management or a related field is a plus
  • Previous experience as a Production Assistant or in a similar role, preferably within the home fashions or manufacturing industry, is advantageous
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize deadlines effectively
  • Detail-oriented and committed to maintaining high levels of accuracy in all production-related tasks
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, to interact with suppliers and internal teams effectively
  • Proficiency in basic computer applications, including MS Office (Excel, Word, Outlook) and data entry software
  • Physical stamina to work in a production environment, which may involve standing, lifting, and moving materials
  • Knowledge of production processes and familiarity with production equipment and tools is desirable
  • Problem-solving skills and a proactive attitude to address challenges during the production process

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

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