About the Company
Gina Group is an industry-leading wholesale fashion apparel and accessories company specializing in design, manufacturing, and distribution to retail markets. Categories include footwear, hosiery, cold weather, intimate apparel, handbags, small leather goods, tech accessories, home goods, and more across a multitude of national brands. Gina has been supplying retail markets with kids, juniors, misses, and men's products for over 30 years and continues to keep pace with the ever-changing retail landscape.
The production assistant will work closely and liaise between vendors, design, product development, packaging, QC and sales. They will act as the main support for production in facilitating cost negotiations, creating & managing orders, following up on the manufacturing of orders to drive the on-time delivery of a quality and profitable product, as well as meeting other goals.
Salary Range: 50-60k
Communicate and follow up with overseas vendors daily.
Send stock and customer inquiries to vendors.
Request pricing from vendors.
Assist with cost negotiations.
Liaise between sales and production for special customer inquiries i.e., testing, packing requirements, warehouse destination.
Help ensure on time deliveries.
Reporting & processes:
Help achieve deadlines set forth in the production calendar.
Attend weekly production meetings.
Create and maintain work in progress charts as needed.
Style master setup and maintenance.
Purchase order entry + maintenance.
Determine the proper HTS codes for all products.
Follow up, review, and maintain test reports.
Manage master charts by brand with all style info.
Various reporting, inventory analysis - sell thru - seasonal sales projections.
Operations & inbound logistics:
Request estimated carton dimensions and CBMs from vendors and submit to compliance to be uploaded into our ERP site.
Monitor orders and manage a master booking sheet for all open orders up until a shipment is arranged.
Analyze and assess delay request forms from overseas offices and factories. Check sales orders effected and communicate updated due date to sales.
Skills & Requirements:
0-2 years' experience
Highly organized and detail oriented
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, and multi-task
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Analytical with strong mathematical skills
Understanding of product development and production process
Knowledge of line plans, time & action calendars, and WIP reports
ERP and PLM experience a plus