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Product Coordinator at Perry Ellis International Inc.

Posted in Art 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: New York, New York

Job Description:

Original Penguin, a division of Perry Ellis International, is seeking a Product Coordinator to act as a liaison between Design/Merchandising and overseas partners. The Product Coordinator will support and drive the development process encompassing sample management, design aesthetic, quality, and calendar adherence.


  • Owns product lifecycle from development through production by being the point person for styles in PLM, managing daily communication with overseas partners, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure product accuracy and adherence to calendar

  • Reviews all styles packages for accuracy and completeness prior to release

  • Monitors, schedules, tracks, and reports on all handloom/knit down/strike-off/protos

  • Manages and maintains WIP reports for areas of focus to ensure all submittals and sales samples are progressing in a timely manner and communicates status to internal and external partners.  Identifies and elevates potential delays to cross-functional partners.

  • Partners closely with Merchandising, Design, Sourcing, and Technical Design, to ensure all design changes are reflected accurately in style packages.  Clearly communicates revisions to overseas partners & facilitates updates in PLM.

  • Maintains a development library per season with all submittals for area of responsibility

  • Sends out fabric/trim qualities and color standards to overseas partners for development

  • Submits sales sample Purchase Orders via PLM, approve sample costs, and organizes payment with AP department

  • Operates with working knowledge of the development process and how it relates to the Product Development Timeline and business partners (Design, Merchandising, Production, Sales)

  • Tracks and organize all proto and salesman samples and communicate risks accordingly

  • Identify process improvements/development procedures and drives efficiencies

  • Assists with special projects and deadlines as needed


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field

  • 1-2 years of work experience in product development/production environment

  • Basic understanding of apparel design, fabric qualities, and development process

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, knowledge of PLM a plus

  • Excellent time management and organization skills

  • Ability to work independently and set deadlines

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

  • Team player

  • Detail oriented


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