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Production Associate

Job title: Production Associate
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Discipline: Fashion
Remote: No
Reference: 428308
Contact name: Sarah Stanley
Job Published: January 01, 1970

Job description

PRODUCTION AND SOURCING ASSOCIATE

Client Overview:
Our client is the leading fashion authority in the design and manufacturing of sportswear, outerwear, and a full assortment of leather clothing. Evolving in a rapidly changing industry, the company is celebrating 50 years of superior quality, design innovation, and exceptional service. The company is a well-established, full-service private label division.

Production Associate Overview:
Our client is looking for a solid candidate to join the team and focus on supporting sales and production departments with costing. This position’s primary role is to receive inquiries from the sales team and negotiate with suppliers to secure the best cost & place for the orders.

Production Associate Responsibilities:
  • Work with overseas vendors to resource product
  • Understand production lifecycles, T&A Calendars, development lead-times
  • Work closely with the design team to source new product
  • Analyze & negotiate costs with overseas vendors to hit company required goals
  • Establish and maintain vendor relationships
  • Understand the overseas vendor-matrix and which products to place in certain countries
  • Partner with sales team to secure orders
  • Communicate with buyers as needed regarding sourcing within cost targets
  • Understand garment construction and partner with design/tech teams to provide cost saving solutions as needed 
Production Associate Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of overseas production capability by country and factory
  • Knowledge of the women’s Apparel Industry 
  • Bachelor's degree in fashion marketing or related field required
  • Work experience: 1-2 years of experience in contemporary and missy women’s apparel
  • Strong Knowledge of Excel · Knowledge of retail math
  • MUST BE ABLE TO WORK ON SITE 5 DAYS A WEEK IN NYC OFFICE
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