San Francisco, California, US
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Assistant Production Manager, Women's

Country : USA USA

State : California

County : San Francisco County

Town : San Francisco

Category : Production - Quality

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Company presentation

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you’re choosing a different path. From day one, we’ve been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season.

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we’re family.

Job description

About the Role
The Assistant Production Manager supports a Global Production Team, which is responsible for the financial and responsive execution of the strategy & direction for a single or multiple departments. He/she works closely within a cross-functional team that includes; Product Development, Gap Inc. Sourcing (GIS), Merchandising, and IM and Allocation, responsible for strategies to support financial and responsive Production Management.

What You'll Do
  • Develop and manage relationships cross functionally and with overseas partners

  • Manage self development by scheduling training and educational opportunities (e.g., system/IT training, forms and reports) and develop relationship with mentors, peers and all sourcing channels

  • Work with manager to Hindsight Fabric Platform, and DDB effectiveness in order to utilize the best strategies for the department

  • Work with manager to identify DDB opportunities and collaborate with cross functional teams and GIS to finalize

  • Build understanding T&A's, timelines, and product pipeline

  • Manage in season responsive dates and handoffs for all markets

  • Provide final booking direction to GIS

  • Resolve open issues posts final bookings

  • Support weekly production update with cross-functional team

  • Partner with manager, sourcing channels and internal cross-functional teams to manage calendar adherence

  • Partner with manager to Analyze large sets of data to be able to present findings and recommendations to cross functional teams

  • Communicate and collaborate monthly liabilities with cross functional teams

  • Work with manager to Review Open To Buy issues identified by merchandising and execute an action plan to achieve financial goals with manager input

  • Work with manager to Execute Vendor Management Inventory (VMI) and DDB initiatives to react to business needs

  • Prepare and execute Placeholder, chase and/or fast track strategies


Who You Are
  • 2-4 years production experience

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent

  • Knowledge of Manufacturing - trade regulations, testing protocol, product integrity

  • Knowledge of Garment production - production cycle timeline, fabric, and garment construction

  • Computer skills: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Access, web-based applications

  • Effectively communicate in written and verbal form

  • Use basic retail math needed to determine costs, margins and turn

  • Participate in a cooperative team environment that promotes high performance standards and attainment of goals

  • Make effective presentations

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