Production Coordinator

Old Navy
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted 1 month ago
Full timeProduction

About the Role

The Production Coordinator role is an entry level position designed to be a flexible and dynamic resource utilized to address more robust projects, in order to improve overall efficiency of our production organization. This role works closely with our product development, production management and fabric R&D teams, supporting the end to end production process. This position provides an opportunity to gain foundational knowledge on our brand and production organization in order to seamlessly pursue career opportunities in one of production’s various teams.

What You'll Do

Product:

  • Develop an understanding of our product to market calendar and the role production plays throughout each phase
  • Support teams with accurate data entry into our product lifecycle management system (PLM) and help to resolving discrepancies with cross-functional partners
  • Assist with development and production sample check-ins and strike off comments for on time bulk approval
  • Manage the seasonal sample ordering for brand advertising samples (AD samples) and tailoring samples for new fabric approvals (sample product requests)
  • Identify opportunities for process improvements to drive efficiency and simplification

Financial Management & Reporting:

  • Partner with production management team to report bi weekly late delivery log dashboard
  • Assist in development and/or final costing accuracy in brand order management system
  • Drive brand liability task force team and monthly reporting to ensure utilization of material liabilities
  • Build and publish visual hindsight reporting for product development teams
  • Collaborate with functional leaders to continue to improve and validate value and efficiency of reports

Relationship Management:

  • Build strong relationships with global production team partners, mentors and peers
  • Take advantage of available educational training and professional development opportunities offered (LinkedIn Learning, Business Bootcamp and internal Retail Academy classes)
  • Actively participate in discussions for department, division or brand initiatives
  • Understand roles and responsibilities of cross-functional business partners

Who you are:

  • 1-year work experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent preferred
  • Knowledge of production cycle timeline and basic retail math skills
  • An analytical, thoughtful and methodical thinker
  • Illustrates a strong work ethic and shows initiative
  • Effectively communicates in written and verbal form
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite; Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook & Teams
  • Demonstrates an aptitude with learning and excelling in new systems or tools (PLM, Smartsheet, Internal Tools)
  • Goal orientated; can fulfill and complete tasks on time with precision
  • Able to work as a member of a team
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills
  • Creative and/or innovative problem-solving skills
  • Solicits feedback and has a desire for self-development
  • Adaptable to change and can overcome roadblocks to deliver results
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite is a plus

Who You Are

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