Production Assistant

Job title: Production Assistant
Contract type: Full-time
Location: San Francisco
Discipline: Retail
Remote: No
Reference: 416477
Contact name: Daisy Martinez
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

Production Assistant Soft-Goods/Clothing, Headwear, and Accessories

Assist the Production Manager in producing the best skateboard, trucks, wheels, apparel, and accessories available.

Ideal candidate is organized, communicative, self-starting and will have a complete understanding of production with a focus on soft-goods/clothing, headwear, accessories, and more.


Job Description

• Understand and follow overlapping seasonal calendars, prebook schedules, and special order timelines

• Continuous communication with cross functioning teams to ensure on-time handoffs so production deadlines can be met

• Ability to provide clear communication to cross-functioning teams in order to ensure optimal flow of information for the “next steps”

• Understand product costing and customer pricing; how it relates to target cost/margin

• Confirm program placement and costing with cross-functional departments and vendors

• Update and maintain seasonal linelists

• Create and maintain inventory sku numbers/b.o.m.s for raw materials/trims and finished goods

• Create and maintain UPC numbers for all inventory skus

• Generate and analyze stock status and sales reports where necessary

• Issue and ensure the accuracy of purchase orders based on initial orders and re-buys (coordinate and send trims, if necessary)

• Accurately update multiple vendor WIP reports-communicate any changes to Production Manager

• Daily communication with domestic and offshore vendors regarding production status on open purchase orders to ensure accurate production and on-time delivery

• Track and manage additional procedures for custom orders

• Research, maintain, and enforce production and shipping procedures with vendors for stock, dropship, and custom orders

• Maintain accurate inventory of raw materials/trims

• Work with receiving team to maintain accurate finished goods inventory to proceed with re-buys when needed

• Trouble shoot inventory or receiving issues at product/production level

• Ability to take on special projects as needed


Job Requirements

• 2+ years of previous production/product management experience

• Strong analytical and communication skills

• Prioritization and problem solving skills

• Proficient in PC applications including Word, Excel, Outlook

• Experience using Inventory Database systems

• General knowledge of product-based needs 

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