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Production Assistant

An established brand is looking for bright and organised candidate to assist with the purchase of all raw materials from fabrics to trims; liaising directly with suppliers and chasing orders for critical delivery dates. You will assist with the shipping and logistics to ensure products are delivered in line with the Critical path.

The role:

  • Work on costings and making any amendments through the computer system within agreed deadlines.
  • Through the computer system, analyse sales i.e. style, quality, colour, quantity and sizes to assess the manufacturing capacity required. Check, schedule and book production space.
  • Constantly liaise with suppliers on fabric/trims, to constantly review availability and update manufacturers on development.
  • Reserve space for all processing (e.g. laundries, dyers, embroiders, printers etc.) and ensure that the information is accurately reflected on the computer system.
  • Deliveries of completed orders should be monitored and chased, where necessary, and any shortfalls reflected in the computer system.
  • To work with and support the Head of production with all internal reporting, Pricing, Delivery schedules and any other reports that we require for the business.

You will have:

  • A Manufacturing, production, procurement background
  • An excellent knowledge of working with a critical path
  • Knowledge in scheduling, planning and prioritising workflow and meeting deadlines.
  • Good analytical skills, competent on MS Excel and the ability to learn in-house systems quickly.
  • The ability to plan, schedule and collaborate with all relevant stakeholders.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • An understanding of import and export logistics.

Production Assistant

East Midlands
Commensurate with experience

Published on 13 May 2022

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