apparel production manager resume example with 16+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
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Qualified Apparel Production Professional with over 15 years of manufacturing management experience, including cross-training and scheduling employees, ordering parts, record-keeping and meeting all production deadlines.
Dedicated leader with demonstrated ability to train, manage and motivate team members to achieve organizational objectives.
  • Monitor production process from Development sample to shipment.
  • Source factories, evaluate, negotiate prices and place orders.
  • Knowledge of work with Design, Technical & Sales teams.
  • Knowledge of handling shipping documents.
  • Detail oriented and extremely organize.

  • Monitor and maintain WIP reports.
  • Knowledge of Win fashion and other Apparel software systems. 
  • Experience work with buyers on Purchase orders.
  • Resolve issues in timely manner.
  • Strong and clear communication skills with factories and vendors.
  • Ability to work under heavy pressure.
02/2016 to 03/2017
Apparel Production Manager Barrett Business Services Riverside, CA,
Established and adjusted work procedures to meet production schedules.
Supervised production schedules, production quality and on time delivery.
Defined manufacturing performance standards and reviewed the performance outcomes to set future targets.
Enforced a culture of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement while providing operational leadership.
2000 to 05/2015
Director - Production & Technical Design Giorgio Morandi Inc City, STATE,

Work out costing by style based on target prices

Managed projects according to timeline and seasonal changes.

Drove sales by developing business strategies, marketing plans and merchandise assortments.

Issue P.O's, cutting tickets, breakdowns based on delivery plans

Action calendar plan from bulk fabrics to shipping and follow-up same

Daily communication between buyers, factories, vendors and discuss and alert any issues which effects the delivery plans

Conduct weekly progress meetings based on WIP reports

Follow-up shipping, shipping documents, payments with Accounts and receiving departments.

Handled customer claims by directly dealing with manufacturers

Expected in
Bachelor of Science: Textile Technology & Clothing Technology
University of Moratuwa - Moratuwa, Western

Fashion and Textile course related to Apparel Technology

Hands on Technical and production issues during in-plant training with guidence from senior lecturers

Course details such as method study techniques & applications, efficiencies, performance & capacities, productivity improvement, work study as a service to the management and work measurement techniques

Expected in
Associate of Science: Garment Technician
British Technical Training Institute - Ratmalana, Western

Training in garment construction

Knowledge in basic pattern making and alterations to suit bulk production

Basic and advance training of sewing machines and different types of attachments to improve product quality standards

Advance training in product line balancing and time study and techniques to improve product line efficiency


Data Entry, Technical Design, Shipping, Data Entry, Pattern Reading, Development Samples, Cutting, Quality Assurance, Production planning based on OTB and WIP reports.

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School Attended

  • University of Moratuwa
  • British Technical Training Institute

Job Titles Held:

  • Apparel Production Manager
  • Director - Production & Technical Design


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Associate of Science

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