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Free People Production Coordinator

Company: URBN (Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie Group, Free
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

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DescriptionOverviewReporting to the Production Manager, the Production coordinator will manage the production process from order placement, through manufacturing and delivery of finished goods, to ensure the on-time delivery of quality garments. This position will develop strategies to meet merchant expectations from both business and service perspectives while supporting global expansion and speed-to-customer initiatives.Responsibilities

  • Understand supplier capabilities and advantages, as well as opportunities for improvement. Ensure action plans are created and implemented to further align and maximize opportunity between URBN and suppliers. Maintain positive, productive relationships with URBN suppliers.
  • Manage the production time and action (T&A) for outstanding development as needed for successful on-time product delivery. Manage the order placement process, insuring target place dates align with business strategies, and that best possible deliveries are regularly met.
  • Build key relationships between stakeholders to create an environment that drives speed to market initiatives, improves efficiency, and reduces weeks of supply. Proactively collaborate with internal partners to meet goals.
  • Review, maintain and analyze all factory and brand reports highlighting areas of opportunity for improvements both internally and externally.
  • Manage TOP process/standards including status of vendors with regards to the release shipments prior to TOP approval and make recommendations accordingly
  • Manage QA process/standards in conjunction with the DC with regards to the release of shipments and make recommendations accordingly. -
  • Manage Shipping Compliance results in conjunction with the DC to ensure suppliers are following required procedures as detailed in the Routing Guides and train suppliers further that do not meet the requirement consistently.Qualifications
    • Progressive sourcing experience within complex, fast pace apparel environment. Specialty retail and/or direct to consumer experience is preferred.
    • A successful track record of building relationships with cross functional partners and offering new and innovative solutions to sourcing issues/challenges. -
    • Process improvement capabilities including proven examples of implementing operational efficiencies.
    • Works with a high sense of integrity and urgency and is motivated by deadlines and new challenges. -
    • Ability to effectively communicate.
    • Major in Fashion, Supply Chain, or related fieldLocationPhiladelphia, PAUrban Outfitters, Inc. celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity or expression), religion, creed, age, physical or mental disability, national origin or ancestry, ethnicity, citizenship, service in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other protected characteristic as established by law. We believe strongly in fostering a safe, fair and respectful work environment. To ensure compliance with our non-discrimination and anti-harassment policies, we offer anti-harassment training to managers and employees.

Keywords: URBN (Urban Outfitters, Anthropologie Group, Free , Philadelphia , Free People Production Coordinator, Professions , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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