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07.06.2022

Michael Lo Sordo

Fashion Production Assistant

company: Michael Lo Sordo
job title: Fashion Production Assistant
location: Sydney CBD
work type: Full-time
level: Mid-level

Role Description

From emerging designer to established brand, Michael Lo Sordo’s star has been on the rise since early beginnings in 2006.

Buoyed by an inherent understanding of style, vast experience with textiles and a creative genealogy, Michael has an uncompromised vision and resolve for quality and consistency. A master of romanticism and whimsy, Michael offers a hands-on approach to every facet of the creative process.

His eponymous brand is committed to creating staple yet unique statement pieces that can be innovated from season to season. Designing for the woman who stands out, MICHAEL LO SORDO is made for the romantic minimalist, and razor-sharp sophisticate.

This full-time position will work closely with Michael Lo Sordo from concept stage to right through to production. The priority is to ensure the collections are delivered on time, to budget whilst ensuring the highest of quality is sustained.

Key Responsibilities

  • Raising and issuing purchase orders to suppliers
  • Liaising with manufactures and maintain relationship with new factories
  • Working with suppliers to ensure samples and deliveries are on schedule
  • Working with pattern makers to resolve any issues with production
  • Ensuring sample packs are sent in an efficient manner to meet deadlines
  • Ensuring all administration tasks are completed in our system, ensuring all details are added
  • Creating care labels and barcodes for offshore suppliers
  • Help ensure the quality of our garments is to a high standard
  • Support and help manage costing and negotiation process.
  • Identify potential production, quality and costing issues and make appropriate recommendations whilst maintaining design and quality.
  • Report weekly on production status and escalate any exceptions
  • Document new processes

 

KEY SKILLS

  • Strong understanding of garment construction, size specifications and fitting
  • Knowledge to amend and simplify patterns at the sampling stage
  • Excellent understanding of garment construction and concept to delivery
  • Strong organisational skills with great attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask
  • Experience in communication with manufacturers overseas
  • Experience with Excel
  • Degree or diploma qualifications in textile manufacturing
  • At least 2+ years with a Fashion Retailer
  • Experience in sourcing apparel, manufacturing, and factory experience
  • Strong apparel technical skills and knowledge of fabrics and garment construction
  • Interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills

 

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