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Production Coordinator

Kearny, NJ
November 15, 2018

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Maria Jose Fernandez Fashion Production Coordinator LinkedIn: 201-***-**** Kearny, NJ 07032

High fashion professional with international sourcing and production experience. Skilled negotiator who builds networks of cost-effective suppliers. Multilingual, a dynamic team player focused on success.

Areas of Expertise include:






Customer Service

Negotiating Skills

International Shipping


Vendor Agreements

Demand Forecasting

Investment Strategies

Professional Experience

Adolfo Dominguez S.A.• San Ciprian das Viñas, Spain •2007 to 2018

Buying and Sourcing Department Coordinator • October 2017 to June 2018

Negotiated with vendors for competitive prices for the textiles and other raw materials that go into the fashion products of Adolfo Dominguez and were sold through their stores worldwide. Worked in conjunction with the company’s design team, sourced needed materials, arranged for their manufacture and shipping and negotiated claims or insurance payments regarding quality or delivery problems. Conducted ongoing research that anticipated changes in suppliers or logistics and developed alternative strategies. Developed cost benchmarks, risk analysis, and vendor ratings.

Key Accomplishments:

Consistently met deadlines, allowing production to proceed uninterrupted.

Developed strong relationships with an international network of vendors, leading to competitive, lowest prices.

Import/Export Administrator • June 2007 to October 2017

Administered the purchasing for all clothing labels, chose vendors and negotiated prices, set delivery dates, provided a three-month forecast for future purchases, and administered retail orders shipped to overseas vendors. Followed up with vendors on delivery dates, labelling, and quality. Worked with the accounting department on wire transfers, chargebacks, import discrepancies, and customer returns.

Key Accomplishments:

Provided Spanish-English translation of emails, legal documents, and customer communication for the Sales, Production and HR departments.

Merrill Lynch Professional Clearing Corporation • New York, NY • September 1992 to August 2002

Senior Specialist Clerk

Met client and broker sales-related service needs, reconciled internal and investor accounts, carried balances on customer accounts, and calculated and paid broker commissions. Assisted the Manager in day-to-day operations and oriented and trained new employees. Registered and settled trades and ensured they complied with legal and regulatory guidelines.

Key Accomplishments:

Gained extensive knowledge on the securities market and the process of reconciling the different markets and investment vehicles.

Project managed the development methods to confirm side agreements and operations breaches.


International Business,

La Guardia Community College • Queens, NY

Multilingual: English, Spanish, Galician

Training & Development

Logistics in International Commerce, Adolfo Dominguez • Textile Technique, Adolfo Dominguez • Project Manager, Merrill Lynch. New York • Microsoft Office (Word, Access, Excel and PowerPoint), Merrill Lynch, New York

Windows 2.000/XP, Merrill Lynch. New York • Customer Service, Merrill Lynch. New York • Investments in the Stock Market, Merrill Lynch. New York

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