Production Assistant

Company Overview

Dare Fashion

Dare Fashion Website
Dare Fashion is a San Francisco-based fashion company. Although we make a full range of sizes, we specialize in plus-size women's clothing. All of our fashion is designed and sewn right here in San Francisco, and we sell both wholesale and retail through online channels. We are deeply committed to customer satisfaction and running a business that is simultaneously lean (efficient) and green (sustainable).

Job Categories

  • Hours: Part-time
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  • Industry: Apparel and Sewn Goods
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Job Duties

The Production Assistant is a part-time role (10 hours/week, $18/hour) with opportunity for advancement at Dare Fashion. This role includes stock/physical inventory management, shipping and receiving, and learning all facets of apparel production (design, production planning, sourcing, cutting/sewing oversight, finishing, and quality control). The Production Assistant will report directly to the Production Manager.

Preparing inventory to be shipped to fulfillment centers - includes quality control & processing at factory including lifting 30-50 lb boxes
Order fulfillment - includes processing, filling and shipping orders at office
Managing inventory at office/factory, involves lifting boxes and organizing shelves
Basic office duties, including filing and data entry, using MS Office, especially Word documents and Excel spreadsheets
Processing returns

Eventual Responsibilities
Planning and organizing apparel production
Preparing cut tickets - includes cutting swatches, learning about sample making process, and up-scaling to production
Sourcing and procurement of materials and notions for apparel production
Assisting Production Manager with product development and sourcing
Managing production samples
Maintaining virtual and physical swatch library
Maintaining yield and specs spreadsheets

Job Requirements

Essential Skills
Ability to follow instructions and attention to detail
Willingness to work in sewing factory, including lifting boxes up to 50 lbs
Accurate execution of repetitive tasks
Basic computer skills, including MS Word, Excel, Gmail
Good verbal and written communication skills, Chinese speaking a plus!
General congeniality - the fashion industry isn't as glamorous as some expect!
Team spirit - we run our company as a team, with the explicit goal of improving the lives of everyone who interacts with it: suppliers, vendors, sub-contractors, employees, retailers, and customers alike!

Skills/Experience Preferred

Social Media interest and experience a plus




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Around 10-20 hours per week to start

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