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Production & Development Specialist
Company: Roman and Williams Guild
Duration: Full-time
Date Posted: 05/30/24
Category: Product Design
Location: New York
Salary: 50-100k
Job Description

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES –
DEVELOPMENT:
• Coordinate between SVP of Production & Development and vendor(s) to manage deadlines, communication, and quotations for development projects
• Collaborate with SVP of Production & Development to gather all pricing information for development projects
• Manage periodic check-ins fir the life of a development project
• Document all development meeting notes and action items
• Fulfillment of development projects by way of purchase orders, data entry into tracking files and daily communication with RW Guild vendors and manufacturers

PRODUCTION:
• All order entry, putting on trackers, identifying all orders that need further involvement from supervisor, tagging JP on all orders
• Fulfillment of made to order Original Designs Lighting by way of creating detailed purchase orders, data entry into tracking files and daily communication with RW Guild vendors and manufacturers.
• Audit invoices for accuracy in pricing and finish details, working in tandem with internal finance department to ensure payments are made in a timely fashion.
• Participate in weekly vendor production calls and general project management of each customer special order from data entry through order delivery.
• Provide timely order updates for Sales team via internal communications SOP (Shopify).
• Place bulk orders and tracking these orders,
• Assist in managing Original Designs component inventory including but not limited to hardware, fabric, and leather.
• Coordinating with our Visual Merchandiser on Sales samples and place POs accordingly
• Liaise with Logistics team on all special-order shipments to ensure products are delivered within the product delivery window.
• Lead in fielding sales team requests for order status and stock status queries. Status updates

Job Requirements

SKILLS
• Experience in the furniture and lighting industry in Production as well as Development
• Ability to work in the creative as well as highly technical realm
• Ability to read and interpret shop drawings
• CAD & graphics experience necessary
• Strong communication skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Flexibility, ability to adapt to changing priorities easily
• Superior time management and organizational skills
• Interior design, industrial design or architecture background a plus.
• French fluency is a plus

About our Company

Roman and Williams Guild is presenting an opportunity for a professional to join our home & lifestyle luxury brand. Joining a small team of established and successful professionals, candidates are expected to be true self-starters who are highly organized and detail oriented. Offering a position with tremendous growth potential, this is a unique opportunity to work alongside of and learn from some of the best professionals in the industry. This position will work closely with our Production and Fulfillment Manager and our Senior Vice President of Production & Development on order fulfillment and project management of our Original Design furniture & lighting and development projects.

Our ideal candidate is an individual who has worked in the made to order luxury furniture, lighting or home accessories industry. The candidate must be detail oriented 5-8 years’ experience, having worked specifically with the procurement of custom furniture and lighting, and having worked and communicated with artisans and manufacturers. Candidate must be comfortable with travel. Microsoft office experience is required. Experience in Shopify or Lightspeed POS systems a plus.

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