Hire a Production Coordinator

Whether you're in need of a Production Coordinator or you're hoping to become one, Career Group Companies is here to help. We take the hassle out of hiring by shortening your timeline - we'll handle the paperwork and background checks. Prospective candidates can also count on us to provide information on the job market and company culture.

What is a Production Coordinator?

A Production Coordinator is responsible for supervising all the efforts that take design collections through the process of mass production. This means taking responsibility for scheduling, inventory, quality control, and team management. A production coordinator in the fashion industry may be required to oversee production floor activity as well as scheduling, event coordination, public relations, and travel details.An ideal candidate for this position is flexible and always prepared. Organizational skills and the willingness to work long hours are a must. The recruiting experts at Fourth Floor take on the responsibility of screening skilled candidates and matching them with the right companies. Whether you're seeking a production coordinator you can count on or you're an applicant looking to further your career, you can rely on Fourth Floor as your go-to recruiting agency partner.

Production Coordinator Qualifications

A Production Coordinator requires a unique skill-set and the ability to perform multiple functions at any given time. Flexibility and the willingness to travel are a must, as well as organization and communication skills. A production coordinator is often the liaison between production staff, vendors, and production managers.A college degree may not be required for the position, but a bachelor's degree in a relevant field as well as courses in manufacturing could be a plus. A keen understanding of manufacturing, merchandising, and design will be essential for the successful production coordinator, ensuring they have what it takes to complete the quality control tasks necessary to create a smooth-running operation.

Duties of a Production Coordinator

  • Communicate between design and sales teams as well as overseas factories
  • Track and organize inventory and purchase orders
  • Keep a keen eye on production, tracking and detecting any issues
  • Work with buying team to run and analyze sales reports
  • Ensure product quality and submit feedback to factories on fit, color, fabric, and trim

Interview Questions to Ask

Asking the right interview questions when hiring a production coordinator is key. When interviewing, we recommend engaging in thoughtful conversations and purposeful relationship building. Here are some starter questions to consider when hiring a production coordinator:

  • What do you view as the most important qualities of a production coordinator?
  • Can you describe a project you were assigned in one of your previous roles and how you approached it?
  • What made you interested in working with our company?

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What roles do you hire for?

Across our divisions, we hire for roles in corporate services, administrative support, marketing and design, fashion, finance and accounting, information technology, C-level placements, and events.

If I like my freelancer, am I allowed to hire them full-time?

Yes! All temporary contract roles can move into full-time positions if the employer desires. If you’re interested in bringing your contracted employee on your team full-time, you can let your account manager know and they will get the process started.

What are the steps of recruitment?

Our steps to recruitment entail the following:
1. Contacting us to begin your talent search. Here, we will advise you on current market trends and salary benchmarks.
2. Our in-house marketing team will help curate job advertisements and our recruiting specialists will begin outreach to qualified candidates in our network.
3. We will vet and pre-screen top candidates by scheduling in-person or virtual interviews to further assess their fit for the role and your unique company culture.
4. Your dedicated Account Manager will send a summary of each candidate over for your review and consideration.
5. We will continue to source and vet candidates that align with your business needs and objectives as necessary.
6. Based on your final selections, we will coordinate and schedule all interviews.
7. When you’re ready, we’ll send the candidate the offer on your behalf and celebrate your newest addition!

How quickly can a freelancer start?

Your Account Manager will work with you to ensure we meet any hiring goals or deadlines. Through our standby program, we have the ability to fill open roles immediately with our exceptional pool of available temporary talent. Based on industry standards, the average recruitment process for a direct hire candidate, from start to finish, takes about 42 days.

How much does it cost to work with Career Group Companies?

For candidates, our resources are free to utilize in their job search.

For companies seeking to utilize our services, bill rates vary depending on the position, employment type, experience level, and length of the assignment. After contacting one of our offices, your account manager can speak to specifics.

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