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Production Assistant

Come join the crew!

Applications are now open to join Cargo Crew as our new Production Assistant. Keep scrolling to learn more about the role and submit your application via SEEK.

Who we are (Why we exist)

Cargo Crew’s mission is to ethically and sustainably, build brands through the design, manufacture and supply of a range of quality modern uniforms that clients and their staff want to wear.

This Australian uniform business is not your average business. With an enviable brand aesthetic, unique point of difference in the market, a strong digital presence, amazing testimonials and huge international market growth – this fashion-led brand is a marketer’s dream. Full of opportunity and backed by a talented, smart team of people that are passionate about customer experience, brand and sustainable growth. 

Our culture

Cargo Crew is an energetic and inspirational workplace where no day is the same. A creative & nurturing culture, we love coming to work, finding solutions and going above and beyond. 

A large beautifully designed office space, free parking, commercial kitchen onsite and a double head La Marzocco coffee machine (don’t worry we’ve got barista training) our space reflects our business with plenty of room for growth. 

We value innovation, ethical behaviour, passion, openness, ability to execute and perseverance. We work with people who embrace these same values - this includes staff, clients and supply partners. 

At Cargo Crew, we pride ourselves on quality and doing things for a better outcome, never because it’s faster, cheaper or easier. Joining our crew you’ll feel confident that you’re working for an authentic business, that has so much growth in its future, you’ll be bursting to get started.

The role

Reporting to the Production Manager, this role is critical in the support of the Cargo Crew production supply chain. 

The Production Assistant works exceptionally well with the broader business, can express and demonstrate a passion for production, consistent quality and delivery management.

Key responsibilities include:

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

Raising, Managing and Tracking POs with suppliers, including:

  • Arrange target intake vessel dates, manage cut-off dates with suppliers to raise POs,
  • Raise the purchase order into Netsuite and update the production schedule
  • Track, coordinate and manage production critical path. Check weekly the Work In Progress (WIP) tracker with supplier and raise concerns with the Production Manager and planning team. 
  • Update and communicate changes of POs to all key stakeholders, ensuring accuracy and management of updates both internally and externally,
  • Ensure shipping samples are sent on time from overseas and inform Production Team when they arrive
  • Liaise with freight forwarders to understand shipping timings and costs  
  • Arrange freight quotes, including sea and air freights and recommend cost savings,
  • Ensure all shipping related documents are accurately completed and submitted (including having appropriate accreditation and clearances),
  • Assist with reconciliation of PO matching between suppliers and Accounts Team,
  • Manage tracking of supplier invoices and payment schedule, forwarding payment receipts and checking off on paid invoices,
  • Communicate with Warehouse with respect to receipting deliveries, providing documentation.
  • Providing DHL custom paperwork to the team

SKU creation and management, including:

  • Inventory, assembly, third party, custom and local production product information
  • Barcode allocation and management
  • Ensure style creation is timely and accurate

Updating and maintaining the accuracy of NetSuite and our records relating to:

  • PO delivery dates and information
  • Pricing (both cost and sell prices)
  • Product hierarchy and attribute information

Does this sound like you?

  • Preferably 1-2 years’ experience in production and/or logistics administration
  • Ability to multitask and work in a fast paced/reactive environment
  • Highly organised with strong attention to detail, commitment to accuracy
  • Proficient in managing and maintaining data in Excel and other systems (experience using NetSuite would be advantageous)
  • A desire to work in an innovative and growing organisation and team, and to play a part in shaping the production of products in a quickly expanding business
  • Understanding of, or exposure to, uniform fashion industry or the like
  • Can demonstrate skills in:
    • Communication (written & oral)
    • Time/workload management
    • Problem solving & analytics
    • Relationship building (experience working with offshore suppliers)
  • Personal values which truly reflect those of Cargo Crew
  • Able to take initiative - you get things done

In return we offer you a great place to work inside a reputable organisation with an excellent company culture, a competitive remuneration package, commensurate with experience and a long-term career path with genuine development opportunities.


Please submit your application via SEEK