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Production Assistant - Printable Apparel

Role: Production Assistant – Printable Apparel
Brand: Volcom
Location: Costa Mesa, CA


  • Provides support of printable production process from po placement through po deliverance
  • Assist with maintaining blanks inventory data accuracy
  • Arrange and track order placement for all necessary upc hangtags and stickers per order specifications
  • Organize blank reference samples, seasonal PPS and TOP samples
  • Keep detail records of materials that are provided to printers such as hangers and size strip stickers; process new orders once inventory is low
  • Update incoming packing list detail in FC of printable production pos
  • Make sure UPC code is generated for each new production SKUS and MSRP information are correctly set up
  • Check BOM (Build of Material) style detail for incorrect or missing information prior
  • actual bulk po issuing
  • Proof read style set up to ensure correct category number is assigned to designated blank, especially with SMU skus
  • With Manager preparation, arrange pull request for purchase orders of selected styles
  • Help Manager with blank po placement as well as blank status tracking
  • Receive blanks in system once delivered or complete following Manager instruction and approval
  • Generate official pos and send to printers

Once printers are ready to print, tasks include:

  • Support Manager to double check pulls and receiver records from printers; Adjust BOM details as instructed
  • Follow up on trim order status and trim delivery confirmation
  • Proceed with po BOM confirmation (BOM actualize) once receive po packaging list

Remaining duties consist of: 

  • Run weekly production report and check accuracy of data; Alerts Manager of pending past due date or of order deadline changes
  • Ensure Top sample quality (screen print and blank) match up to approved standard
  • Participate off site tasks to keep production deadline on track including physical blank inventory count, pick-up and delivery blanks or trims to printers
  • Other duties as assigned