Assist the Production Manager in producing the best skateboard, trucks, wheels, apparel, and accessories there are. Ideal candidate is organized, communicative, self-starting and will have a complete understanding of production with a focus on soft-goods/clothing, headwear, accessories, and more.
As a Production Assistant you will:
Understand and follow overlapping seasonal calendars, prebook schedules, and special order timelines.
Continuous communication with cross functioning teams to ensure on-time handoffs so production deadlines can be met.
Understand product costing and how it relates to target cost.
Confirm program placement and costing with cross-functional departments.
Update and maintain seasonal linelists.
Create, maintain, and discontinue inventory sku numbers/b.o.m.s for raw materials/trims and finished goods.
Create and maintain UPC numbers for all inventory skus.
Generate and analyze stock status and sales reports where necessary.
Issue and ensure the accuracy of purchase orders based on initial orders and re-buys (coordinate and send trims, if necessary).
Accurately update multiple vendor WIP reports-communicate any changes to Production Manager.
Daily communication with domestic and offshore vendors regarding production status on open purchase orders to ensure accurate production and on-time delivery.
Track and manage additional procedures for custom orders.
Research, maintain, and enforce production and shipping procedures with vendors for stock, dropship, and custom orders.
Maintain accurate inventory of raw materials/trims.
Work with receiving team to maintain accurate finished goods inventory.
Trouble shoot inventory or receiving issues.
Ability to take on special projects as needed.
These are the qualifications you'll need:
2+ years of previous production/product management experience.
Strong analytical and communication skills.
Prioritization and problem solving skills.
Proficient in PC applications including Word, Excel, Outlook.