Production Director

Country :
State :
County :
Los Angeles County
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Category :
Production - Quality
Contract type :
Availability :
Full time
Experience :
5 to 10 years

Company description

Indie Source is an apparel manufacturer and fashion consultancy that is redefining the way clothing is developed, produced, and distributed in the United States. Based out of Los Angeles’ fashion district, we provide fashion designers with a personalized, in-house product development team which includes a dedicated project manager and the best sourcing specialists, patternmakers, and sample makers that the industry has to offer.

Job description

-Ensures on-time delivery of all projects

-Works directly with contractors to ensure deadlines are met.

-Negotiates terms with contractors as well as penalties for quality and lateness.

-Negotiates pricing to ensure required margins are met for each project.

-Issues PO’s to cutting and sewing from Apparel Magic.

-Ensures quality of all garments and provides quality assurance before fabric is cut, after fabric is cut, during sewing, printing and before product is shipped and packed.

-Promises to keep all projects on budget and will use approved costing sheets to make purchasing decisions.

-Sets target output for individual sewers to ensure sewing budget is met or is lower than costing sheets allow for.

-Responsible for costing all garments.

-Creates cut tickets providing fabric to sewers and cutters in development

-Responsible for communicating with marking/grading and ensuring markers are completed accurately.

-Responsible for providing sewing team with accurate measurements and quality standards for garment construction.


-Your performance will be measured by the production budget vs your actual spending, and whether or not the product was delivered on time without returns.
-Establish signed vendor agreements with all contractors, printers, dye houses, and outside sample makers so that we can protect our company and/or take civil recourse for failures. Vendor agreement must pass liability of materials to vendor. 
- Document critical quality checkpoints for all production processes. This shall include inspecting and keeping record of nests, markers, specs of production garments, etc. We will need these if problems arise. 
-Ensure that Clients are updated on their production weekly. Work with Project Manager (Juan)  to accomplish this shared task. 
-Create documentation on all issues in production so that we can learn from and calculate losses.