This is a Temporary, Full-time position.Category: Production
What you’ll be doing
Coordinating and overseeing MEC production at MEC contracted factories throughout pre-production, production and post-production.
Managing and reporting on factory performance
Working closely with Sourcing to support and execute seasonal sourcing strategy (program placement, capacity allocation, etc.)
Communicating, reporting and administrating production activity.
Reviewing and approving specifications and samples to production status.
Working closely with QC and QA teams to ensure quality expectations are met.
Performing in-line production checks and working with factories and all MEC stakeholders to resolve issues.
Continually developing technical product knowledge and expertise.
What you need to do it well
High school diploma plus post-secondary certificate or degree program.
Minimum two years’ experience in garment and/or outdoor equipment production
Strong knowledge/background in garment and/or outdoor equipment construction
Well-rounded quality and service orientation.
Detail-oriented, effective at problem solving, process and system-oriented
Well-developed organization, coordination and time management skills.
Excellent judgment, tact, diplomacy.
Able to work effectively both independently and in a team.
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Working knowledge in Windows environment (Word, Excel), experience with product data and production management systems an asset
An appreciation for being active and getting outside
Please note that this posting is for a 1-year contract at our Vancouver Head Office
Salary: annual salary based on experience
How to apply:
Interested candidates are asked to apply on our website only. Please visit http://www.mec.ca/jobs to set up a profile, apply for this position or browse through current job postings at MEC. Only applications received through our website will be considered. We thank all applicants for their time and interest in MEC, but will only contact those selected for an interview. Deadline to apply is June 9, 2014
An outdoor retail co-operative, MEC exists to encourage and inspire Canadians to live active outdoor lifestyles. From backcountry trails to city streets, MEC supports a range of outdoor activities, including climbing, hiking, camping, snowsports, watersports, cycling, running and yoga. Well known for selling high-quality well-designed products that offer great value, MEC employs outdoor enthusiasts who possess a strong service ethic to provide its members with an authentic and accessible customer experience. MEC has more than 3.5 million members across Canada, whom it serves through 17 stores in 6 provinces as well as mec.ca and the Shop MEC iPhone® app. Anyone can join MEC by purchasing a $5 individual lifetime membership in the Co-op.