We are seeking a candidate with 6+ years of strong experience in production development and production on women's denim and washed product.
*Collaborate with merchandising & design to develop denim product that meets quality and AUC expectations, while leading the team to deliver results. *Active participant in all product development and production meetings (sketch review, line review, fittings etc.), while addressing issues with cross functional team. *Ensure proper measurements are being met, sample corrections are made, and accurate costing is maintained *Manage development to adoption rates to meet defined targets *Monitor testing and work with factories/mills/vendors to correct failures. *Maintain garment delivery, manage time and action calendar, along with other production reports *Trouble shoot delivery concerns as well as potential quality issues *Communicate daily with agents and factories to monitor and drive the production process. Build strong vendor relationships. *Interact with inter-department colleagues from initial concept stages through delivery to ensure all deadlines are met *Define and execute the sourcing strategy with supervisor to deliver companies expectation *Ability to travel as needed
*Demonstrated experience leading a team and strong cross functional influence, to ensure production deadlines are met on a timely basis *Identify talent, develop and mentor team to deliver outstanding results and team growth. *Strong leadership skills. Must have the ability to give guidance answer questions and over see all managerial aspects *Ability to prioritize workload, while achieving deadlines. *Oversee all Production functions of the area
*6+ years of Denim product development and production experience, with strong knowledge of garment construction, raw materials, procurement, manufacturing and wash process. *Strong demonstrated cost analyzing and negotiation skills and techniques to driving down cost, while maintaining product integrity. *Fluent in the overall production process from the design card stage to the shipping of the PO. *Must have a strong understanding of the product develop life cycle -trims, lab dips s/o washes. *Ability to identify issues and solve problems, bring creative solutions to the table *Must drive to meet deadlines, creative problem solver and pro-active business approach *Strong cross functional partnerships both internal and external, and continuous positive attitude *Overseas factory travel experience *Excellent communication, organizational and follow through skills. Ability to multi-task *Expertise in time and action calendars *Proficient in PC applications including MS Word, Excel, Outlook Express and PLM System *AAS or BA/BS degree in Production Management or related field preferred *Passion for Denim
J.CREW GROUP, INC. IS AN EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO) EMPLOYER
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Website : https://www.jcrew.com/
J.Crew debuted in 1983 with the mailing of its first catalog. Six years later, we opened a flagship store at New York's South Street Seaport. Today, the business includes retail and outlet stores nationwide and an ever-growing online and catalog business.