Sr. Production Coordinator


About EXPR

EXPR is a multi-brand fashion retailer whose portfolio includes Express, Bonobos and UpWest. The Company operates an omnichannel platform as well as physical and online stores. Grounded in a belief that style, quality and value should all be found in one place, Express is a brand with a purpose - We Create Confidence. We Inspire Self-Expression. - powered by a styling community. Bonobos is a menswear brand known for exceptional fit and an innovative retail model. UpWest is an apparel, accessories and home goods brand with a purpose to Provide Comfort for People & Planet.

The Company has over 530 Express retail and Express Factory Outlet stores in the United States and Puerto Rico, the online store and the Express mobile app; over 60 Bonobos Guideshop locations and the online store; and 13 UpWest retail stores and the online store. EXPR is traded on the NYSE under the symbol EXPR. For more information about our Company, please vis it and for more information about our brands, please visit , or .


Responsible for coordinating and executing the production strategy from product development to supplier allocation through to product delivery. Guides key partners to execute the Expressway forward strategy through negotiating best in cost and lead time. Manages risk and opportunity for the area alongside the Production Manager and is responsible for developing team capabilities along with the Production Manager.

  • Execute annual sourcing strategy to the factory level. Conveys strategy to internal and external cross-functional partners
  • Supports Design in executing product development of style for each season. Guides to ensure development is in line with departmental financial architecture through knowledge of the product.
  • Allocate, order, and manage development samples for each season in partnership with the Design team
  • Drives Average Unit Cost (AUC) through fabric and garment negotiations, knowledge of the product, seasonal volume, and vendor partnerships
  • Owns management of total category by negotiating time and action calendars / ensure accuracy through a clear understanding of product management lifecycle and seasonal strategies
  • Works directly with production vendors, factories, mills, and suppliers on projecting seasonal volume and managing monthly capacities.
  • Problem-solve with cross-functional teams for any issues that occur throughout the production lifecycle
  • Project, book, and manage fabric and trim positions. Manage fiscal responsibility for liability utilizations and report to inventory control on usage
  • Influences cross-functional teams in Columbus and New York to drive decision-making in order to meet and achieve department goals.
  • Supports the Manager and Director in executing the Go-To-Market Calendar and company initiatives
  • Manages risk and quality control across multiple channels, including people, products, and processes
  • Uses company reporting to analyze data that will drive profitable growth
  • Participate in company Go-To-Market milestone meetings, including travel to the New York office as well as overseas as needed
  • Ensure agility and fluidity within the product category by building and managing read and react scenarios and test calendars
  • Support change and maximize the efforts of others through clear goals and objectives
  • Inspire, motivate and develop talent. Assess and provide regular performance feedback against company goals and values, to prepare themselves and team for "next."

  • Education: Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • Experience: 5-7 years of experience, manufacturing/sourcing experience, preferably within an apparel retail organization

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, capable of supporting a team environment
  • Strong negotiation and analytical skills.
  • Ability to prioritize workload and work independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel
  • Ability to multi-task and have strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to adapt and react to changing work environment
  • Sense of urgency with creative problem-solving skills
  • Knowledge of production and related processes


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