Production Assistant

Horizontal in Pickerington, OH

  • Industry: Entertainment - Administrative And Operational Support
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Job Description: Columbus, OH Production Assistant 4-5 months Contract JOB DESCRIPTION: The Production Assistant, Raw Material Planning is responsible for assisting the Raw Material Planning activities for assigned categories within a brand. The Production Assistant works under general direction and also collaborates to handle complex issues and product responsibilities. The Production Assistant must use their strong problem-solving skills to help resolve complex issues, which will include working with cross functional teams on complex issue resolution. The Production Assistant must maintain an intense focus on cost and speed to ensure timely and efficient results. ResponsibilitiesDevelopment Stage RM PlanningEngages with RM Technical based on identified capacity riskSeasonal RM ProjectionsCoordinate with the subsidiary to deliver on time complete seasonal projections for a full brandAggregates seasonal projections to help analyze discrepancies before passing to millsPartner with the subsidiary to resolve any discrepancies before sending to millsSeasonal Raw Material Capacity PlanningCommunicates identified risk and commitment timing at the material style and collection level to the subsidiaryResolves any open discrepancies or capacity issues with the subsidiaryPartner with the subsidiary to prioritize RM output across categoriesCommunicate brand strategy changes and implications to millsSeasonal RM Commitment ManagementCoordinates with the subsidiary to receive RM commitments according to commitment guidelinesAggregate commitments and issue to millAdd new commitment ownership to financial tracking systemCoordinates with the subsidiary as projections change to reconcile commitment-based risk assessment done with millsAnalyze and advise commitment needs across categories to minimize business risk and spendCoordinate with the subsidiary based on MOQ and MCQ liability implicationsRaw Material Ownership ReconciliationCommunicates total RM ownership with millsValidates mill changes and publishes to aggregated databaseUpdate system of record based on current ownershipCommunicate current ownership to the subsidiaryCollaborate with mills on ownership to resolve issues risen by the subsidiary including; expiration extensions, ownership inquires, or ready date discrepanciesAnalyze total RM ownership to advise brand riskMaintain/update cadence and communicate to mills and the subsidiaryCommunicate aggregated ownership to the subsidiary encompassing all updatesWrite-Off and Liability ManagementCollaborate with the subsidiary to align write-off needsCommunicate write-offs to millSupport the subsidiary in month-end liability analysisCalendar and ProcessAdvise on, communicate and execute to seasonal calendarOnboard new mills to current RM Management processCross Functional CommunicationMillsPlanningPDProduction ManagementCommercializationBusiness OpsRaw Material TechnicalProduction & SourcingTalent ManagementResponsible for writing and delivering mid-year and year end performance reviewsOwn scheduling of one over one sessions with IDP as a focusOwn creation and conversation related to IDP/PPO creationAddresses performance opportunities, escalating to leadership as necessary QualificationsBachelor's degree in business or related area or equivalent experience0-2 years of experience; preferably in a retail production & sourcing environment1-2 years of experience in retail/production & sourcing; overseas/factory exposure preferredExperience working with regional partners requiredKnowledge and understanding of the supply/vendor base and global manufacturing environmentProficient with Microsoft Office suite; proven Excel skills requiredDetail oriented with strong multi-tasking and organizational skillsAbility to communicate effectively verbally and in writingExperience in bringing flexibility and read and react capability to production #LI-SJ1 Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law. In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@. All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.
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