Production Coordinator

Location
Sussex
Salary
£25,000 - £30,000
Posted
26 Jul 2018
Closes
23 Aug 2018
Function
Production
Job Type
Permanent

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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