good news.

i got me a job!!!!

i just got a call from Anis at american apparel. i got the job. basically i am the resource assigner, which described by them is as follows: (cause, really, i have no idea...haha)

Jobe Description:
Assigns production resources based on stock levels.

Detailed Work Activities:
*Creating master sew orders (MSO) for wholesale and retail to support company and sewing production requirements.
*Analyzing production reports in order to allocate best resources for production.
*Communicating fabrics needs to Fabric Planning department and inquiring on fabric arrivals.
*Constant interaction with Production Planning Sewing Coordinator in regards to current/future production plans.
*Close communication with Trim department regarding trims for new and/or existing styles.
*Uses computers to enter, access, or retrieve data.


Responsibilities:
*Revising MSOs when required due to design changes, labor or material shortages.
*Ensuring MSOs are being cut in a timely manner based on production needs and following-up with appropriate departments.
*Analyzing data/reports to guarantee resources are being allocated accordingly.
*Responsible for pushing MSOs in Assigned and CIP status thru the pipeline.
*Informing /Updating Sewing Coordinators with information regarding to increase/decrease of resources assigned.


Knowledge/Skills:
*Must be extremely detail-oriented, organized and able to multi-task multiple projects simultaneously.
*Intermediate computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, and Microsoft Excel.
*Results oriented, self starter and creative thinker.
*Strong written and verbal communications skills
*Strong problem solving and trouble shooting skills
*Flexible team player with ability to establish strong working relationships with internal partners.


so there you have it. i am a fish out of water. but, as i am reminded by my amazing family, they would not have hired me if they didnt see something in me. i have to believe that. and, really, what the hell did i know about magazine stuff before urban?? ill answer that...not a damn thing. and they liked me there...i grew into it. i did a good job. this just better be like that. haha.

but, look, i keep telling myself that if i can get a job, an apt, get my car, and get a move together in a week...i can do this. and when i get moments of WHAT AM I DOING i know who to call. yep...all of you! haha :)

love you guys!!

abbs and i got ice cream on balboa today, and are heading out for dinner to celebrate.

Comments

Drew said…
I need some advice from you. I've been looking for 9 months and no job offers!!!

How much are they paying? When do you start?
Drew said…
Oh yea...so is the person who hired you called Anis (as in butt?) Childish humor, I know.
yeah Hil! Congrats on everything...we are so proud...and look at that...beat ur own bro to it all! hahahaha! love you :)
hilary said…
hahaha thats funny drew...sadly. no. its pronounced ah-neece.

i start august 17th. please pray i get my stuff by then :)