Accomplished and results driven professional with more than 15 years of
multi-category manufacturing and Retail expertise. Possesses excellent
interpersonal skills and ability to communicate and collaborate
effectively with co-workers at all levels.
Managed/Maintained company factory matrix, scheduled factory audits for all Major Retailers (Wal-Mart, Macy's, JC
Penney, Kohl's, Sears/Kmart) Worked with factories after audits and created CAP reports where necessary.
Setup/Completed all new Wal-mart quotes(orders) in Retail Link
Completed all PIMS for Wal-mart.com orders. Tracked and sent samples for WM.COM photo shoot ads/online site.
Provide weekly Production recap reports and any special assignments to Director of Production.
Reviewed all purchase orders sent to the factories to ensure information sent is correct
current on all Label, Tag, CPSIA and Packing requirements for all Private Label
accounts. communicate any changes with Imports and
that all necessary charge backs have been issued for any outside work
required due to factory errors.
01/2013 to 05/2015
Production ManagerJerry Leigh Of California
Domestic/Mexico Manage team through stages of development, purchasing, production, and delivery of goods Review all cost sheets and tech packs in order to properly place production.
Create purchase orders for samples and bulk production
Update routing in ABS daily to ensure accuracy of cost and deliveries
Coordinate all deliveries and pickups with the warehouse manager Work closely with sales and design to facilitate the timely approval of all production components
Calculate the cost of' design style changes and impact on delivery commitments
Negotiate prices with contractors to increase target margins *
Approve lab dips, production and TOP samples.
Troubleshoot production delays Conform to customer compliance and testing protocols Handle documentation and communication for returns, factory discrepancies, shortages, damages.
Travel as needed to review production and maintain strong relationship with contractors.
01/2012 to 01/2013
Account ManagerAMW Apparel, INC
Reviewed all tech packs and production buy sheets Confirmed best delivery and FOB for blanks, printing, packing and shipping Distributed tech packs to design/Create production line sheets Prioritized flow of separations Purchased blanks for samples and production Coordinated delivery with Domestic and Mexico contractors Scheduled all PP samples and worked closely with buyers for all approvals and resamples Sent contractors purchase order, packing instructions and approval comments for production Maintained WIP for ECKO, Kid Headquarters, Bravado and Private Label accounts Scheduled all production deliveries with contractors Created sample Library with record of all approvals and changes.
Main liaison in Mexico for all samples and production Prioritized all sample requests Supervised the sample screen-printing department Approved all in house samples before sending for production approval Maintained film and sample library Updated sample and production WIP Provided production with buyer approvals/changes Created treatment/printed development packages for design.
Palisades Charter High School － Pacific Palisades, ca
CommunicationsSanta Monica College － Santa Monica, CA
Fluent in Spanish
Screen Printing, Treatments, Buying, Costing, Production Placement/Planning