“The product is fun and lets me flex my creative muscles every season, but the best part of working here honestly, is the team. The people I work with are amazing, and that counts for a lot in the design industry!”
Gymboree Group, Inc. is a portfolio of children's brands operating specialty retail stores with high-quality clothes and accessories. Our family of brands includes Gymboree, Janie and Jack, and Crazy 8. Since our start in 1976, we have grown from offering mom-and-baby classes in the San Francisco Bay Area to currently operating hundreds of retail stores throughout the United States, Canada, and Puerto Rico, along with franchises around the world. We believe that respect for the customer, respect for the brand, and respect for each other are at the core of everything we do.
The Associate Production Manager will be responsible for the cost, quality and delivery of product for the department. They will own the end to end costing process each season including: pre-costing sub-class analysis, leading at DV/Paso meeting, owning costing meetings, and placement finalization with the Manager. The Associate Production Manager will partner with Quality and Product Safety / Regulatory Compliance teams on concerns balancing design and merchant needs with Company requirements. This role will ensure all deadlines are met and issues resolved to meet in store date for your product and effectively communicate to internal and external partners' status of production, approvals and deliveries. The ideal candidate will maintain core responsibilities with minimal supervision and be accountable for work commitments and outcomes. The Associate Production Manager will identify and proactively engage manager and cross-functional partners when issues arise. S/he will travel to vendors to understand pre-production and production process and gain knowledge of garment construction and manufacturing methods as well as build partnerships with agent and vendors. They will also engage in 2-way product development.
Gymboree Group, Inc. is unable to provide relocation assistance for this position.
Principals Only. EOE. No phone calls please.
71 Stevenson Street
San Francisco, CA 94105