Full Time Job

Assistant Manager Costume Fabrication


Universal City, CA 07-03-2024
Apply @ Employer
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

We create world-class content, which we distribute across our portfolio of film, television, and streaming, and bring to life through our theme parks and consumer experiences. We own and operate leading entertainment and news brands, including NBC, NBC News, MSNBC, CNBC, NBC Sports, Telemundo, NBC Local Stations, Bravo, USA Network, and Peacock, our premium ad-supported streaming service. We produce and distribute premier filmed entertainment and programming through Universal Filmed Entertainment Group and Universal Studio Group, and have world-renowned theme parks and attractions through Universal Destinations & Experiences. NBCUniversal is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation.

Each day Universal Studios Hollywood creates unforgettable experiences for our guests from around the world. We bring to life the ultimate Hollywood experience with our real working movie studio and heart-pounding rides, shows and attractions that put you inside some of the world's most popular movies and TV shows. USH offers something for everyone from thrill seekers to movie lovers to family fun for all ages. Our Team Members are passionate individuals who create memorable moments whether it's on the studio lot, or in our conference rooms, theaters, or kitchens. We believe in the talent of our team members. It's our passion and commitment to excellence that drives our business to succeed in everything we do across the park. We believe in a culture of family and fun, here you can make a difference and build your career!

Here you can be your authentic self. As a company uniquely positioned to educate, entertain and empower through our platforms, Comcast NBCUniversal stands for including everyone. Our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives, coupled with our Corporate Social Responsibility work, is informed by our employees, audiences, park guests and the communities in which we live. We strive to foster a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where our employees feel supported, embraced and heard. Together, we'll continue to create and deliver content that reflects the current and ever-changing face of the world.

Job Description


The Assistant Manager, Entertainment Operations - Fabrication is responsible for assisting the Entertainment Costume Fabrication Manager with overseeing the day-to-day operations of the Costume Department, including all aspects of front and back of house operations. The Assistant Manager will play a key role in managing finances, resolving operational challenges, reviewing and/or revising process and procedure when necessary and addressing guest and/or team member issues. The primary focus will be supporting the scope for the Costume Fabrication process for Entertainment Costume Operations and Event. There will also be responsibility in assisting with project management and short or mid-range planning and preparations.

• Ensure that the Universal Studios Hollywood vision, mission & values, and Guest Service Philosophy & Standards are understood and supported across the organization.
• Essential Responsibilities
• Cultivate and lead a culture that promotes a professional, collaborative, inspiring, fun, and teamwork-driven work setting for all employees.
• Oversee the daily operation of costume venues and areas, including managing staff and process/procedures and providing necessary support for the operation. This includes resolving operational and technical issues within the venues/areas, as well as handling employee and/or guest situations.
• Lead Supervisors and front-line employees in Entertainment Operations, including assignment and delegation of projects and duties, ongoing development, and process improvement.
• Maintain both labor and non-labor departmental budgets. Develop operating budgets and adjust operations as necessary to identify issues or opportunities and control budgets.
• Maintain and pro-actively address any concerns with character and show costumes, including but not limited to fit, function and quality.
• Maintain the operational efficiency and effectiveness of venue/area and/or element. Ensure all elements operate effectively and that all inventories are well maintained and address/resolve any issues as they arise.
• • Provide direction, development, and support to supervisors, leads and hourly employees. Communicate feedback and address performance issues, providing recognition, coaching and/or discipline when appropriate and complete employee evaluations annually. Assist in hiring, training, and development of staff.
• Responsible to ensure an annual updated and accurate SOP/GOP available to all employees. Ensure that all compliance training/requirements appropriate to area/element are developed, updated, and completed in accordance with annual plan and deadlines.
• Help develop and create weekly work scheduling templates for employees.
• Plan and implement action plans for the department's future success for employee satisfaction (TSAT) and guest satisfaction (GSAT), including training programs, workforce planning, and rewards and recognition programs.
• Work closely and efficiently with other Entertainment Management, including Production, Creative Development, and other departments on specific needs and/or support related to the venue/area.
• Ensure that collective bargaining agreements are upheld by partnering with Human Resources and Labor Relations in providing input, addressing issues, and maintaining positive union relationships. Ensure that discipline is applied in accordance with company procedures and collective bargaining agreements.
• Understand and actively participate in Environmental, Health and Safety responsibilities by following established USH policy, procedures, training, and employee involvement activities.
• Perform other duties as assigned.

• Specific Job Duties:
• Assists the Manager in hiring, training and development of skilled craft staff and seasonal support.
• Help mentor and partner with Costume Fabrication Supervisors and Buyers, ensuring they are meeting job requirements while offering opportunities for development.
• Collaborate with the Manager to create and maintain the department budget in accordance with company procedures.
• Follow all company procedures for using purchase orders and submitting invoices and receipts.
• Keep track of vendor contact information and forge/maintain positive, collaborative relationships with internal and external partners.
• Help Monitor and track progress of various costume fabrication projects
• Identify costume build issues and provide solutions to keep projects on track
• Report any issues with costume builds or budget to relevant stakeholders
• Support with organizing costume fabrication footprint at the Entertainment Production Center
• Partner with Costume Operations Management to ensure skilled craft staffing needs are met for any event, audition, or other projects as assigned.
• Ensure that vendors are paid within NET terms agreements.
• Aid in planning the costume operation's daily labor budget, non-labor budget, costume distribution flow and team member development.
• Responsible for managing employees by setting clear work expectations and leadership standards.
• Ensure that all employee investigations are closed out within 15 days, allowing HR and LR time to review and approve final IR.
• Investigate and close out all injury an


Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re62e7-3-238-121-7-42 in your application.

Salary Details
Salary Range: $69,000 to $75,000 Per Year ($ USD)