Production Manager (Apparel)
Company: The Forecast Agency
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: November 23, 2021
The Forecast Agency creates superior apparel products through
creativity, innovation and
integrity. Forecast works with licensors ranging from luxury to off
price to not only produce
apparel and accessories for the brands it owns, but also
manufacture private label brands
for many retailers. We are looking for a full-time Production
Manager -to join The Forecast Agency to perform a range of duties
to support the production functions of the company.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
--- - - - - - -Calculates cost of goods sold and confirms
acceptable wholesale pricing; confirms terms for wholesale
--- - - - - - -Initiates purchase orders to vendors for wholesale
orders, and supervises processing of purchase orders via NetSuite.
Will also oversee the addition of pricing to NetSuite, as
--- - - - - - -Work with Senior Production Manager to source new
factories, conforming all compliance requirements. Managers
testing, audits, contacts, materials, and implementations as
--- - - - - - -Confirms ex-factory and delivery dates for all
orders and monitors progress for wholesale orders.
--- - - - - - -Monitors, improves and manages better practices
throughout entire supply chain.
--- - - - - - -Holds weekly meeting with Production, Production
Design and Sales teams to review delivery dates and schedules.
--- - - - - - -Manages compliance for each license and sends out
all authorization letters to supply chain for each license,
including onboarding documents and updating yearly authorization
--- - - - - - -Confirms factory to use for each SMU order for both
OTS and C&S.
--- - - - - - -Work with Logistics team to confirm best mode of
transport for SMU orders.
--- - - - - - -Writing and issuing all masks PO's to factories, and
responsible for testing packaging and production dates for all mask
orders, as needed.
--- - - - - - -Fills in for PD roles (factory communication) when
certain employees are out -of office.
--- - - - - - -Problem solves all production related issues;
Contact for each factory & supplier during off
hours/weekends/holidays as needed.
--- - - - - - -Occasionally travels to trade shows and to factories
outside the United States.
--- - - - - - -`Performs other related duties as assigned by
--- Associate degree or equivalent from a two-year college or
technical school, or
--- At least 2+ years Production Management experience.
--- Experience with quick-turn production teams a plus.
--- Experience working with licensors a plus.
--- Experience with Backbone 2.0 and NetSuite a plus.
--- Comfortable using Adobe Suite (Illustrator, Photoshop), and
--- Understanding of the apparel / fashion industry, as well as an
interest in emerging
and current trends in fashion, pop culture, internet, etc.
This is a full time, exempt position. Position is currently hybrid
between remote and in-office, the right candidate - must be able to
work from our DTLA office 2-3 times per week .
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