Production Assistant - Melbourne Fashion Agency

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Slyletica is a full-service fashion agency that specializes in building activewear and athleisure brands through custom manufacturing, original garment design, marketing, and brand development. Due to growth, we are searching for a super organised Production Assistant.

We hold our values dear to our heart and protect them fiercely:

- Customer First – our customers success is our success – we will always adapt and grow with our customers

- People Matter – Strong relationships with external and internal stakeholders are crucial to our business

- Innovation & Quality – Continually staying at the forefront of the industry through research and development

- Ethical Manufacturing – we only work with hand-picked ethically accredited manufacturing partners

Reporting to the Head of Product and working closely with our Senior Production Coordinator – we are looking for someone with strong administration and organisation skills who has had some experience in an apparel business in either a junior buying or production role.

What We’re Looking For:

You will support and assist the internal and external partners with administrative support that ultimately lead to critical path timelines being met.

Key responsibilities will be:

  • Liaising with Senior Production Co-ordinator to manage samples

  • Monitoring and tracking sample/bulk ETD’s

  • Raising Purchase Order’s once samples are approved to bulk

  • Raising customer invoices for Brand Managers

  • Managing shipment of bulk goods out of China with Freight Forwarder direct to Sly warehouse

  • Liaising daily with offshore suppliers chasing Certificate of Origin’s

  • Assisting the Senior Production Co-ordinator with production admin tasks including sending labdip/trim/sample approvals.

  • Dispatch of samples to customers

What We’re Looking For:

We have outlined some experience that is essential to this role – however the real crux of this role is that we are seeking an epic communicator, with a number of internal and external stakeholders you will have amazing time management, follow up, and have developed an understanding of an apparel critical path, you will know how to tailor your communication across verbal and written to ensure internal stakeholders and external supports such as factories understand what you need from them and you take a hands on, glass half full approach to solving problems with innovative solutions in partnership with our Senior Production Coordinator.

We are looking for someone who can thrives in an innovative, entrepreneurial environment and a self- starter. Strong systems and software experience is an absolute MUST.

  • Previous experience in a similar production or buying role - apparel essential, 1-2 years ideally

  • Proven critical path management experience

  • Ability to develop, influence and maintain relationships with external stakeholders with a proactive nature

  • A comprehensive understanding of the production life cycle

  • Offshore production experience

  • Strong initiative, drive and enthusiasm

  • Experience working in a high-pressure environment with daily timelines

  • Extremely strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Superb organization and attention to detail

  • Ability to multi task and self-manage time effectively

  • A ‘Can Do’ attitude with a positive outlook

With strong remuneration and company benefits – we will be interviewing with urgency so don’t wait! Apply now!

Slyletica was named Australia’s #84 fastest growing scale-up in 2018 & the #1 apparel business amongst the ranks. It continues to grow each year. Come join our dream team.

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