High-end, CFDA award-winning hat and accessories company, Eugenia Kim, seeks extremely organized, hands-on, forward thinking Production Manager with previous hat production experience to help oversee domestic & international production. This person must be an expert at Excel and Quickbooks, be extremely detailed oriented, and a hard worker. Previous knitting experience and/or experience with other high-end production is highly preferred.
Responsibilities: * Communicating daily with domestic and overseas factories and in-house sewers to ensure timely delivery and a high quality product * Managing the Production Department and Production Assistant * Communicating and negotiating with suppliers to ensure the most cost-efficient prices and timely delivery of supplies and materials * Sourcing new factories, materials, trims, and ways to have our hats made * Working on production spreadsheets to take care of production and inventory on Microsoft Excel and Google Docs * Creating reports through Quickbooks * Quality control of all merchandise * Assisting with Shipping Manager to allocate production in order to meet deadlines
Requirements: * Must be extremely organized and able to multi-task * Must have production experience with either of the following: cut-and-sew hats (preferably) or cut-and-sew garments * Previous experience with hand-knits, felt/straw hats, fur, hair accessories, and/or belts is highly preferred * Working technical understanding and knowledge of cut-and-sew patterns * Both domestic and overseas production experience * Contacts with or the ability to source new domestic/overseas hat factories a major plus * Must have experience sourcing/costing * Must have quality control experience * Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, especially in Excel, and Quickbooks * Foreign language skills including Cantonese, Mandarin, Korean, and Spanish fluency a major plus
Job is located in Manhattan.
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