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Production Coordinator/Manager - Hybrid Role (Fort Lauderdale, FL) - (JN -122021-4648)

Company: ASAP Staffing Services
Location: Fort Lauderdale
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

This is a design and production leader in the development of end to end marketing solutions focusing on POS and promotional products. They service some of the world's iconc brands like Bacardi, Diageo and The Macallan and more. They are a young, fast paced and fun company, highly customer service focused where their goal is to provide the customer amazing products and a seamless process from design to delivery.
About The Role
The role will include delivering a best in class service, communicating and building relationships with the team (account manager, design team) and their current set of vendor / factories. Responsibilities include receiving of product and design briefs, sourcing and development of point of sale displays and promotional products domestically and internationally, meeting and exceeding production cost targets set in the monthly and yearly forecast along with achieving and increasing our quality of production and vendors.
Qualifications / Requirements
3+ years production management experience.
Knowledge in point of sale, displays and/or promotional product in premium industry. Experience working with multi-national companies on a direct basis.
Understanding of basic materials and manufacturing methods/processes, machinery.
Extensive experience in engaging and working across multiple national and global markets and procurement teams.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong project management skills.
Problem solving and the ability to identify and clearly present solutions.
Critical thinker.
Team player.
Proven track record in managing outsourcing and negotiations.
Experience in the spirit / beverage industry would be of advantage.
Experience in Point of Sale, Point of Purchase and Promotional Products
Highly skillful on computer, email, MS office / Excel / Web platforms
Detailed and organized
Friendly, out going and great at relationship building

Manage total quoting, production and delivery of project requirements, from initial quotes through to sample production, production timelines to successful delivery of all items.
Update daily project tracker working with internal and external stakeholders ensuring all sign offs and deadlines are met in accordance of the critical path timeline.
Liaise daily with factories, Elevate account managers, local and global suppliers, ensuring each product is developed to the brief specifications.
Ensure customer service is a priority by providing clear communication and timelines. Identify and resolve all issues relating to customers within agreed time lines.
Ensure accurate samples based on approved designs, negotiate with multiple vendors to find best vendor to produce each item and ensure quality samples and artwork for proposals. Diligently follow-up all quotations distributed to generate orders.

Ensure that each product in development has a high profit margin. The sales and profit budget is exceeded and that all costs related to your orders are strictly controlled.
Find and evaluate new vendors learning what tools/machinery/expertise they have. Vendors should be evaluated on history, quality, expertise, ability to design and work with multiple materials, understand designs presented and produce high quality products.
Participate in proactive innovation to develop and maintain business relationships, improve product knowledge and identify opportunities to increase sales.
Analyze production information, processes management and optimization and cost and sales reports to ensure achievement of objectives and budget.
Submit all requested reports including but not limited to vendor weekly reports, forecasts, profit improvement plans in a timely fashion.
Demonstrate creativity and research for new productions and share new ideas with peers.

If you have experience working in adult beverage brands would be a huge plus!
Compensation & Benefits:
Competitive PTOs
Friendly environment
Very flexible with vacations, working hours.
Hybrid position more onsite but flexible with office hours.
USD$200 monthly for insurance

Keywords: ASAP Staffing Services, Fort Lauderdale , Production Coordinator/Manager - Hybrid Role (Fort Lauderdale, FL) - (JN -122021-4648), Executive , Fort Lauderdale, Florida

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