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Import Coordinator / Production Assistant

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Our customer a Montreal based Apparel importer growing in various markets mid high end is currently looking to add an Import/production Assistant to their Department.  This is a great opportunity to grow your list of responsibilities and become a key resource for the company.  This company has always promoted from within and supported people in their development.  You will have the chance to work with strong individuals from who you will learn and grow.

In your daily tasks you will be communicating with makers to ensure production is running smoothly and keep the production calendar updated.
You will be placing PO’s with a variety of Suppliers and ensure that customers requests are respected.
You will also participate in the production cycle and approve all Lab dips, strike offs, trims, embellishments, samples, fittings etc. with Internal Depts.
Manage all issues pertaining to product development and anticipate and suggest solutions to reach feasibility and production deadlines   
Negotiate best cost and terms and adjust costing sheet 
You will also work with freight forwarders to ensure proper shipping and delivery

In order to be considered you will need to have at least 2 years of import experience in the Fashion industry and have a strong understanding of the entire apparel production cycle
You will be required to work daily on Excel and have the ability to create entire worksheets yourself.  Knowledge of Pivot tables are very important.
If you happen to have worked with Illustrator that would be considered a strong asset
Strong English communication is a must  

If you are looking to grow your career and want to work for a company that respects it’s employees and enjoy being accountable for your decisions this might be the best opportunity for you right now in the Montreal fashion industry.