Production Coordinator

Recruiter
Anonymous Recruiter
Location
East Sussex
Posted
12 Oct 2018
Closes
17 Oct 2018
Sector
Retail
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This an opportunity for an experienced full-time production coordinator to join a small artisanal production company. Projects are varied and diverse but mainly focus on clothing.

In this role, duties will include:

  • Sample and production order placement and coordination. Critical path and time management skills are a prerequisite.
  • Liaise and organise shipments and spec sheets with suppliers and makers on a constant basis to ensure all deliveries along the production chain are rigidly kept to schedule.
  • Maintain a master production and operations calendar to ensure deadlines are met throughout the year.
  • Produce, maintain and update production sheets on a seasonal basis.
  • Produce and catalogue seasonal order forms for customers and production sheets for makers.
  • Catalogue, oversee and comprehend materials stock lists in order to ensure production chain continues to operate without setbacks or wastefulness.
  • Identify, catalogue and dispatch garment patterns to makers, in addition to liaising with a pattern cutter in person.
  • Produce master price sheets that take into account material and labour costs.
  • Oversee logistical organisation relating to show room / special events.
  • Liaise with customers to ensure payments have been received and goods have been dispatched.
  • Fully comprehend the brand’s standards in order to engage in quality control of goods before they are shipped to customers.
  • Negotiate material and maker’s costs to ensure expenses to company are kept to minimum.
  • Basic weekly account record keeping and liaising with company accountant.
  • Assist with company director’s special projects and developments.
  • Organise floor staff to carry out work (packing and checking).

Person requirements:

  • A highly organised individual with strong multi-tasking capabilities.
  • Previous experience (several years or more) in textiles, clothing or art production industries is essential.
  • Understand the critical path.
  • Proactive and able to work at a fast pace.
  • A keen interest in fashion and the arts.

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