Production Coordinator – Raw Materials

East London
Up to £15 per hour
Full Time Freelance

Create have teamed up with a luxury womens and menswear designer based in East London who are seeking an enthusiastic and passionate Production Coordinator to support their Production team.

This role is working at a fast pace, so willingness to learn and a pragmatic mind is important.

There is a lot of invaluable experience to be learnt with this knowledgeable team, so this is a great opportunity for the right candidate.

Job Description:

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work with mills and trim suppliers to ensure goods are suitable for production
  • To review fabric collections ahead of purchasing to identify any potential issues and present solutions to overcome
  • To Assist with Season Set up of Key documents and critical path
  • To place Fabric orders with Production Manager / follow through for Order confirmation / delivery dates, update System & critical path. Ensure prices match on the systems
  • To manage the approval of bulk fabrics for despatch and facilitate shipments.
  • To launch season colour comments with print houses, approve Strike Off for all prints with design, send approval Print Placements.
  • To calculate Trim forecast / Projection
  • To place Trim Orders / follow through for Order confirmation / delivery dates, update System & critical path and advise QC’s
  • To create Care Instructions seasonally
  • To set up the Care Label spread sheet for label printing
  • To plan bulk send outs based on department priorities.
  • To advise Product team of fabric delivery (if delivery to Studio), check fabric and allocate & send to factories (Bulk Packages)
  • To advise team of changes to delivery so they may relay to factories
  • To liaise with sales (seasonal info) & Shipping with PM on points of query & delegate to team.
  • To take responsibility of Trims room (with PA, Apprentice & Studio Intern)
  • Weekly ZEDONK check on raw materials shortages,
  • Using the Zedonk inventory system to monitor raw material arrivals and send outs. When sending bulk packages you must be aware of all re orders communicated to you and therefore send out the further required materials accordingly.
  • To undertake stock take in Studio & maintain stock level information, inc system updates, addressing stock levels by way of disposal / W/O of older season stock.
  • Reconciling system, ensuring the book ins/outs are completed and discrepancies’ are being addressed.
  • To review the monthly RM stock liability for Finance team.
  • Ensure that stock items are being utilised at all times and minimising additional expenditures for the business
  • To take ownership of Small Accessories from Handover to Production , launch to PP , through to scheduling , QC and Delivery.

General Responsibilities:

  • To manage the day to day work of the PA & Studio intern ensuring that they are working on the right jobs at the right time.
  • Liaison with factories to resolve any RM issues, follow up with Mill to a timely and satisfactory resolution.
  • Maintaining the office and personal spaces so that they are clean, tidy and organised.
  • Maintaining generic RM stock such as labels, swing tags etc considering companywide requirements for such items.

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