Jan 16, 2020

Production Manager

$50,000 - $65,000 yearly
  • Flat Vernacular
  • 28 Knight Street, Norwalk, CT, USA
Full-Time Distribution - Shipping General Labor Logistics Management

Job Description

Position Overview: 

The Production Manager is responsible for all aspects of production and inventory, from order to shipment, on a daily basis. You must be in constant communication with our vendors, shipping services, suppliers, and team for smooth order placement, inventory counts, costs flow, and product sales. It is your responsibility that all purchase orders are placed in a timely manner and according to our inventory counts. All orders must be packed and shipped in a timely manner according to brand guidelines. Weekly inventory counts, refilling the sample drawers, and updating spreadsheets are mandatory. The ability to understand and streamline the ways in which we produce and deliver our products is important. 

Occupations

General-Other: Logistics-Transportation,   Import-Export Administration,   Inventory Planning and Management,   Shipping and Receiving-Warehousing,   Supplier Management-Vendor Management,   General-Other: Production-Operations  

States

CT  

Security Clearance

NO Security Clearance

Job Requirements

Responsibilities Include:

  • Managing and facilitating all aspects of order fulfillment, including shipping, and inventory. 

  • Managing and maintaining sampling and sample inventory.

  • Working directly with vendors to ensure the efficient production of products. 

  • Overseeing rush production and time-sensitive orders 

  • Assisting the office and studio managers with questions about product specifications and production. 

  • Negotiating shipping rates when necessary

  • Maintaining and ordering all shipping supplies including collateral materials included with shipments. 

  • Developing an expert-level knowledge of all Flat Vernacular products. This includes material specifications, product names, and details related to lead times and shipping. 

  • Endeavor to cut waste and packaging materials whilst ensuring the safe shipment of Flat Vernacular products. 

  • Ensure that all orders are professionally packaged and shipped efficiently. 

  • Maintain the organization and cleanliness of the shipping and inventory areas of the studio. 

Necessary skills:

  • Ability to adhere to deadlines and take direction. 

  • An expert understanding of shipping and logistics including international and customs-related requirements and issues. 

  • Knowledge of Shipstation, Shopify, Acrobat, and G Suite, or eagerness to learn.

  • The ability to identify inefficient practices and systems, and work to develop solutions. 

  • Lift 50 LBS. 

  • A valid driver's license and a clean driving record. 

  • Ability to adapt to changes in production schedules and order volume whist maintaining estimated shipping quotes and lead times. 

This position is NOT for you if:

  • You are unable to work on a team

  • You are unwilling to adapt to the changes and fluctuations of a small business. 

  • You want to be a designer


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