Production Associate

Spanx - Atlanta, GA3.6

Full-timeEstimated: $40,000 - $54,000 a year
EducationSkills
Overview

Spanx is a brand for women, by women. We obsess comfort, deliver results and ensure you look as good as you feel. We think forward, and give back. We believe that we are stronger together. And together, we will make the world a better place…one butt at a time.

The Production Associate will execute end-to-end product management to achieve development milestones, margin goals and effective issue resolution. The successful candidate will be highly organized, proactive and comfortable with taking ownership of various projects; communicate effectively - with a sense of urgency when necessary - to internal and external stakeholders to deliver assignments accurately and on time. He/she will be an effective problem-solver who interacts with vendors and team members with integrity and openness as a key member of the Production team.

Responsibilities

You'll love it because you will:
Manage daily individual supplier relationships as it relates to:
Executing and delivering on all key TNA dates and development deadlines (fits, commit dates, production start dates, etc)
Costing and price negotiations
Communication and management of factory capacity planning / forecasting / seasonal projections
Review and challenge WIP reports
Review product QA inspection and TOP test reports; Review/resolve issues
Resolve vendor disputes – claims, RTV, fabric and trim liabilities
Onboard new vendors to Spanx requirements at each stage of development, production, packing and shipping
Facilitate Vendor Set Up information: NDA, Manufacturing Agreement and Shipping & Logistics Guide
Manage factory compliance audits through Third Party Provider; Address CAP where needed
Partner cross functionally with Development team (PD, Design, Tech Design, Merchandising) to achieve product development milestones, margin goals, and to resolve issues as they arise
Work closely with Inventory Planning on purchase order entry and updates as it relates to costing and ship date changes
Qualifications

You'll be a contender if you have:
Minimum 2 years experience in apparel production or product development
Basic understanding of product development and production processes
Working knowledge of retail math
Intermediate skills in Microsoft Excel
Strong attention to detail and follow through
Ability to manage multiple projects/tasks
Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally
A Bachelor’s Degree