Associate Production Planner

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The Associate Production Planner is an individual contributor responsible for owning end to end order management process for multiple brand channels inclusive of article creation, upload and maintenance of purchase orders, issue resolution in conjunction with offshore team, on order reporting and delivery tracking. Additionally, the individual contributor is responsible for tactical cross functional communication and issue resolution with regional partners and for order monitoring, tracking, and reporting. Engages with supervisor and with time in role, different levels of leadership on production status, issue resolution and liability/dispute management.  Manages day to day with some interaction from supervisor but is able to prioritize/organize autonomously after fully on boarded into role.
Order Management

  • Initiate POs
  • Manages PO amendment resolution
  • Manage On Order Reporting
  • Review, respond and determine impact from weekly OSR.  Audit monthly
  • Maintain Delivery Tracking
  • Track dye and cut dates
  • Directing offshore COMs team to enter data in to Mainframe and SAP
  • Follow up  of Planning requests to adjust on order
  • Manage COMs/issue resolution related to on order and articles
  • Complete value Added Services
  • Manages tactical problem solving related to on order with CF peers
  • Ability to filter what needs elevated for issue resolution or can be resolved at this level.


  • Review (all) and interpret (straightforward) liabilities
  • Ensure timely receipt of liability confirmation post order placement
  • Manage liability reporting
  • Communication of liabilities to the brand
  • Commitment contract/Raw Material reconciliation
  • Dispute case management
  • Risk Assessment of expiring liabilities
  • Manages tactical systems work for cancellations of orders
  • Document cancellations for monthly MPC meetings

Capacity Planning

  • Ensure timely on order accuracy
  • Manage and report out commitments without POs

Production Planning

  • Support CGL creation and maintenance
  • Adhere to order schedule and update necessary tracking documents for CF alignment
  • Enter GNG dates in WIPS to facilitate discussion  and attend weekly WIPS meetings
  • Focus on order management related to speed orders, immediate issue resolution and escalation
  • Publish order schedules related to both flow and new fashion styles
  • Focus on order management related to speed orders, immediate issue resolution and escalation
  • Maintain floorset reporting for late deliveries 


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-3 years of experience in a related role
  • At least one internship experience in a corporate environment preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite; proven Excel skills required
  • Detail oriented with strong multi-tasking and organizational skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing

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