• Sr. Production Coordinator

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
    Requisition ID 2018-3150
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Production & Sourcing
  • Overview

    A Brand That's What's Now

    Express is the sexy, sophisticated lifestyle fashion brand for every occasion: work, weekends, or nights on the town.  Our brand is what's new and what's now for young fashion-forward men and women.  We have more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as franchise stores in Latin America.  We also have a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at www.express.com that allows our customers to shop whenever and wherever they like.  


    A Workplace To Match

    We think you'll like it here. 

    We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, generous associate discount, and casual work environment. Working at Express is much more than the 9 to 5. It is an opportunity to connect and engage with some of the smartest individuals in the fashion business doing work they are passionate aboutThis is the Express Life and we’re always looking for talented leaders at all levels to join our team; if this sounds like you, we'd love to chat!


    Job Summary

    The Sr. Production Coordinator is responsible for coordinating and executing the production plan for Womens/Mens Apparel, from placement of orders through delivery of product.  Manages risk and opportunity for the area at a more independent role. Typically reports to Production Manager with at least one direct report.


    Essential Tasks

    • Execute annual sourcing strategy to the factory level for multiple departments
    • Project and manage factory monthly capacities to cover business needs
    • Manage fiscal responsibility for fabric and trim liability processes, as the business requires
    • Negotiate time and action calendars /ensure accuracy through clear understanding of product management life cycle and seasonal strategies 
    • Manage risk and quality across multiple channels: people, product, and process
    • Manage on order and ensure on time delivery of product
    • Lead through influence to help drive decision making in order to achieve departmental goals
    • Inspire, Motivate and Develop Talent


    Essential Requirements

    • Education: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
    • Experience:  5-7 years’ experience in sourcing or manufacturing; preferably within the apparel industry


    Preferred Requirements (skills and abilities)

    • Strength with time management and organizational skills (multi task oriented)
    • Flexible, adaptable
    • Proactive thinker
    • Demonstrates strong communication skills
    • Skilled negotiator
    • Effective problem solving ability
    • Knowledge of Apparel production and production planning
    • Effective team player
    • Computer skills (Microsoft office, Web based tools, Tradestone/Bamboo Rose)



    As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class.  Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.



    Notification to AgenciesPlease note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition, Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.


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