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Manager apparel sourcing and production

Location:
Garfield, New Jersey, United States
Salary:
negotiable
Posted:
November 15, 2018

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DEBORAH BRANCH

*** **** ** ********, ** ***** Cell 973-***-****

ac7pf1@r.postjobfree.com

APPAREL PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT, PRODUCTION AND SOURCING MANAGER

Sourcing Manager offering over twenty years of experience in global sourcing and production for private brands

In Depth knowledge of fiber content, construction, and finishes

Driven multi-tasker dedicated to achieving high levels of efficiency and communication

Expert in developing highly motivated and organized teams that produce results

Proficient in Microsoft Office; Web PDM

Emphasis in Global Sourcing, Production and Merchandising

Strong comprehension of line development, costing, price negotiation, and production planning.

Experienced in boys, girls, and newborn layette, accessories, and shoes

Experienced in knits and wovens

Strong daily communication with overseas vendors to track progress of private label programs and troubleshoot any issues or concerns.

Manage the information flow to the distribution centers of any delayed shipments or custom issues.

Travel overseas to meet with vendors for costing and placement of merchandise.

Visit overseas factories.

Tracking production and working closely with logistics.

EMPLOYMENT

Babies R Us 2013-Present

Manager Product Development and Production

In addition to previous duties, also responsible for the shoe and sleepwear depts.

Babies R Us 2006-2013

Sourcing Manager

Responsible for private label apparel programs from inception through production, including vendor placement, costing, approval processes..quality, fit, lab dips, bulk.

Track production through weekly fit art charts

Work with Quality Assurance to ensure proper fit and testing results

Categories include newborn layette for boys and girls, swimwear, and coordinate groups.

Babies R Us 1996-2006

Assistant Sourcing Manager

Work closely with the sourcing manager

Review product packages and units to pass to vendors

Worked with logistics team to ensure clear understanding of HTS. Duty rates, etc.

Maintained the accuracy of our data base and purchase order integrity

Review exception reports for item set up, time and actions, and shipping

EDUCATION

CLC business Institute ….2 year program in computer business skills. Graduated with honors certificate in 1996

FIT..Took various classes that were offered throughout my career



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