Posted on: July 15, 2019 | Job#: 287546

Associate Manager, Production Management

Full-time | 550 Terry Francois Blvd., San Francisco, CA, US 94158

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About Old Navy

Forget what you know about old-school industry rules. When you work at Old Navy, you’re choosing a different path. From day one, we’ve been on a mission to democratize fashion and make shopping fun again. Our teams make style accessible to everyone, creating high-quality, must-have fashion essentials for the whole family, with love, season after season. 

We opened our first store in 1994 in San Francisco and have been on a roll ever since. We cultivate a community of playful personalities that thrive in a fast-paced environment where our employees can be their most authentic selves. Here, we’re family.

About the role

The Associate Production Manager supports a Global Production Team, which is responsible for the financial and responsive execution of the strategy & direction for a single or multiple departments. He/she works closely within a cross-functional team that includes; Product Development, Gap Inc. Sourcing (GIS), Merchandising, Tech Services, and IM and Allocation, responsible for strategies to support financial and responsive Production Management.


What you'll do

  • Develop and manage relationships cross functionally and with overseas partners

  • Manage self development by scheduling training and educational opportunities (e.g., factory visits, system/IT training, forms and reports) and develop relationship with mentors, peers and all sourcing channels

  • Hindsight Fabric Platform, and DDB effectiveness in order to utilize the best strategies for the department

  • Identify DDB opportunities and collaborate with xfunctional teams and GIS to finalize

  • Need to understand T&A’s, timelines, and product pipeline
  • Need to be able assess risk and liability
  • Manage in season responsive dates and handoffs for all markets

  • Manage in season late dels,

  • Manage in season production/order changes

  • Provide final booking direction to GIS

  • Resolve open issues posts final bookings

  • Facilitate weekly production update with cross-functional team

  • Partner with sourcing channels and internal cross-functional teams to manage calendar adherence

  • Analayze large sets of data to be able to present findings and recommendations to cross functional teams

  • Communicate and colloborate monthly liabilities with xfunctional teams

  • Review Open To Buy issues identified by merchandising and execute an action plan to achieve financial goals with manager input

  • Execute Vendor Management Inventory (VMI) and DDB initiatives to react to business needs

  • Prepare and execute Placeholder, chase and/or fast track strategies

Who you are

  • 2-4 yearsproduction experience

  • Bachelor’s Degreeor equivalent

  • Knowledge ofManufacturing – trade regulations, testing protocol, product integrity

  • Knowledge ofGarment production – production cycle timeline, fabric, and garmentconstruction

  • Self starter

  • Computer skills: Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook, Access,web-based applications

  • Effectively communicate in written and verbal form

  • Detail oriented with strong follow through

  • Have a sense of urgency in managing time and accomplishing tasks

  • Demonstrate proactive problem solving skills

  • Use basic retail math needed to determine costs, margins and turn

  • Participate in a cooperative team environment that promotes highperformance standards and attainment of goals

  • Make effective presentations

  • Emphasis on driving and influencing business processes

Benefits at Old Navy

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
  • See more of the benefits we offer.

*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.

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