We turn fashion into technical apparel for an active lifestyle, because we believe life should be simpler and you should be able to do everything you do in a day without having to change your clothes. Inspired by the modern, active individual, we've created a clothing line for men and women that maximizes performance without sacrificing style. From denim that you can cycle in, to pants that eliminate sweat, DUER enables you to do everything you do in a day - in style. 

The Production Coordinator is our primary point of contact with all vendors, coordinating the placement, execution, and follow-up of production orders to drive on-time delivery, quality, and profitability of our finished goods.

 

Production 

  • Based on input from planning, reserve production capacity and ensure supply of raw material on-hand to meet production requirements  
  • Track commitments of raw materials and liabilities  
  • Manage on-time placement of buys, working closely with the planning team  
  • Support sampling process for product development as proscribed by current process (i.e., Proto Sample to Size Set Sample and Salesman samples), and oversee communication for any special testing, shipping, and sampling needs for specific customers. 
  • Tracking WIP from hand-off to final deliveries 
  • Working with vendors to arrange delivery of products and coordinate the inbound shipping. 
  • Make day to day decisions within defined scope with limited support on resolution of complex production issues. 
  • Ensures an efficient and effective management of quality in manufacturing, with reference to raw materials, packaging, semi-finished and finished goods acceptance. 
  • Aligned with global technical and quality direction to ensure products meet the defined standards. 
  • Coordinate 3rd party in-line and finished goods quality testing in partnership all vendors. 
  • Develop and execute a strategy for quality review of goods on receipt at our warehouse. 

Vendor Management  

  • Manage relationship with factory teams in implementing key initiatives and quality tools in daily production operations 
  • Influence factory production/ quality management and drive change to achieve production objectives. 
  • Evaluate vendor performance based on on-time delivery, lead times, quality, fulfilment.  
  • Provide technical support for the on-boarding of new suppliers to ensure adherence to standards, policies.   
  • Maintain a supplier scorecard and review process to drive constant improvement 
  • Drive & support to ensure suppliers meet all key quality milestones & KPIs including monthly analysis on quality performance, with clear action plans and follow-up. 

 

The right candidate will: 

  • Be highly organized and with great time management skills  
  • Have a high attention to detail  
  • Be adaptable and thrive in a high-paced environment  
  • Have previous experience in a similar role, ideally within apparel, working with off-shore vendors 
     

Some of the Benefits: 

  • Employee Stock Option Plan 
  • Paid time off  
  • Extended health and medical benefits 
  • Employee discount for Duer product 
  • A monthly health and wellness stipend to put towards whatever you decide will most benefit you in this area of your life

If this sounds like you, send your cover letter and resume to jamila@shopduer.com