Production Assistant

johnnie-O is a branded lifestyle apparel company, founded in 2005 in Santa Monica, CA, that embodies living your best life. Its blend of Southern California lifestyle coupled with a hint of East Coast tradition and Midwest grit creates a truly distinct point of view within the lifestyle apparel industry. johnnie-O is a unique lifestyle apparel brand providing classic, casual pieces for men and boys.  The brand fills a niche in the apparel marketplace between the traditional East Coast “preppy” brands and West Coast “surf” brands.  The johnnie-O brand is both a personality and an experience that can be described as fun, fresh, tongue-in-cheek, accessible, active and family-oriented.

johnnie-O is a fast-growing multi-channel apparel company. We seek to attract highly motivated individuals that want to work as a team and share in the commitment, responsibility and discipline required to achieve our vision. johnnie-O management philosophy is based on responsibility and mutual respect.  We are a fun and dynamic bunch that are motivated in working to get the company to the next level. Our employees are smart, creative, and passionate individuals who meet the same superior standards we set for our products. We embrace talented people with diverse backgrounds and experiences. It is our goal to hire high-energy, diverse, bright, creative, and flexible individuals who thrive in a fast-paced work environment.

The Role

johnnie-O is looking for an amazing Production Assistant to join our team in our Raleigh, NC office! Our ideal candidate is enthusiastic, a team player, extremely detail-oriented and committed to ensuring that the production process operates smoothly and efficiently. We’re also looking for someone who wants to grow, learn, and to strategize ways to make the production process smoother, and ultimately play a major role in the success of the company. This is an incredible opportunity to make a large impact for the right person.


  • Liaison between Production, Vendors, Corporate and Licensed Sales Team and the Design Team
  • Partner closely with the Corporate and Licensed Sales Team and the Design Team to execute custom designed product from initial onset through shipping completed product to the customer
  • Responsible for master list of Licensed products and maintaining proper flow through our 3PL
  • Coordinate the arrival, receiving and distribution of custom products
  • Work in a team environment with the Production and Design teams and be responsible for the accuracy of each season’s style master
  • Assist in quality control throughout the production process and communicating changes as needed
  • Support the management of design and production data in the Company’s ERP (Sample PO entry, Sample SKU creation, HTS code management, etc.)
  • Monitor factory compliance to vendor manual and standards
  • Complete other duties as assigned

Location: Raleigh, NC

Position: Full Time

Reports To: Director, Production & Planning


  • BA/BS in related field and/or 2+ years of experience
  • Strong communication with factories and fellow employees
  • Team player - ability to work well with others in fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information
  • Computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel
  • Prior Experience with Full Circle, Blue Cherry or similar ERP a plus
  • Apparel experience a plus

Benefits & Compensation

  • Salaried position plus bonus opportunities, paid time off, and paid holidays
  • Health/Dental/Vision/FSA/Life Insurance benefits
  • Employee discounts

Aside from a fun and unique working environment, johnnie-O offers a challenging career coupled with a competitive compensation and benefits package. We value our employee’s time and efforts. Our commitment to your success is enhanced by our competitive compensation and extensive benefits package, including health, dental, vision insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, a generous time off policy including vacation, paid sick time, a retirement savings plan, bonus opportunities, and a generous employee discount. Casual dress policy, potential career growth and a family oriented working environment.

To apply for this exciting job opportunity, please send your resume to:

We appreciate your interest in our company and look forward to hearing from you!