Production Coordinator

Woburn, MA | Freelance | Job ID #56141 |
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Production Coordinator Our client, a consumer product company is looking to bring on a production coordinator. This role manages the production schedule internally and externally with overseas vendors. It works closely with the other project coordinators and teams in addition to Design, Production, Licensing and Data to make sure our product is produced correctly across the board. It also works with IT, Sales and Marketing on product data needs. The Production Coordinator audits the system data regularly through reporting analysis to ensure the integrity of all products in the system. It keeps track of all projects and communicates across the company on all updates and statuses.

This role juggles many priorities at any given time, so a wide degree of creativity and being comfortable in quick decision making is key.

  • Work with overseas vendors to ensure projects are produced correctly, on budget.
  • Project manages Product Development, Design, Pre-Press, Licensing, sales and marketing on all projects that come through to ensure processes are in place and being used, in partnership with the Sourcing and Product Coordinator
  • Write and send vendor purchase orders, including costs and specific shipping details
  • Communicate client expectations, packing requirements and direct shipment information to vendors
  • Order customer specific labels when needed to apply at production stage,
  • Define the logistic of all projects to minimize freight cost by consolidating shipments as much as possible in respect to customer deadlines.
  • Maintain the master project logistic schedule in coordination with our freight forwarder.
  • Communicate logistic schedule to Distribution.
  • Manage and process Direct shipments from our vendors to customers.
  • Manage inventory daily and propose replenishment actions. Launch reprint projects in basecamp
  • Proofread product information for accuracy on marketing and sales materials


  • Ability to work independently with little supervision and with other team members
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to quickly evaluate incoming work and manage juggling priorities in time critical situations
  • Impeccable process and project management skills and proficiency with PM tools such as Basecamp is needed
  • Advanced Excel skills; Proficient with MS Office applications including Microsoft Word, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of Print Production and/or Manufacturing

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Employer Details:

  • Onward Search is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in an employment with regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status or any other classification protected by federal, state and local laws and ordinances. Candidates must be at least 18 years old to be considered for employment. EOE/M/F/D/V/SO.
  • In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.
  • The client is unable to support 1099 / Corp-to-Corp or Independent Contractor arrangements at this time. All freelancers will be paid as W2 employees.
  • Onward Search is a drug-free workplace.
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