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Production Assistant job with Nili Lotan | 147514 – The Business of Fashion

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Support domestic production team in all aspects of NY garment production, from sampling through G&M, cutting, sewing, dyeing, washing, finishing, QC and shipping
  • Communicate daily with factories and suppliers on all related production issues
  • Assist PD/pre-production team during development process to help cost coming collections
  • Build and maintain a constructive and positive relationship with suppliers, contractors, and factories
  • Follow T&A calendar, assisting with helping meet target dates from PP launch through bulk delivery to warehouse, raising concerns when necessary
  • Work with patternmaking, technical design, G&M teams to obtain and maximize accuracy of consumptions, fabrications, trims, processes
  • Attend production fittings and assist in relaying fit comments and returning samples to factories
  • Work with trucking companies and logistics team on inbound shipments; consolidate or expedite as necessary
  • Visit 3PL, stores as necessary for occasional QC checks
  • Help update style information, BOMs, costing, POs and shipments in ERP system and charts
  • Validate and approve factory, supplier and freight invoices as needed
  • Participate in weekly team meetings with production and tech design; advise of issues or concerns on delivery / process

Ideal Candidate:

  • College degree, preferably in fashion-related field
  • 1 year of experience in production and or product development, or multiple internships in same
  • Experience with domestic factories required
  • RLM or similar ERP/PLM system experience
  • Proficient in Word, Excel
  • Detail oriented with a strong sense of ownership over projects and sense of urgency
  • Excellent organizational skills and proactive work ethic
  • Strong ability to self-manage, prioritize, and execute at a high level