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Careers

Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career at Brahmin. We are always looking for talented individuals to join our growing organization. Below you can browse our current job opportunities. If we don't have an opportunity of interest at this moment, please submit your resume for general consideration to employment@brahminusa.com.


PLANNER

Department: Planning

Summary of Position: Under limited supervision from Planning manager, this position is responsible for developing department store sales plans to ensure the growth of our business is profitable while maintaining corporate goals. This position is accountable for ensuring all accounts are meeting their individual sales, receipt, markdown and margin goals through constant analysis and communication with the sales team.

Location: Fairhaven, MA

Major Functions:

  • Build financial sales, gross margin and inventory plans by location for retail accounts. Build category plans to align with top line goals.
  • Analyze current trend to reforecast sales and margin. Identify risks and opportunities to sales plan through weekly trend analysis.
  • Prepare and distribute weekly reporting with performance measures to Director and CEO.
  • Conduct weekly meetings with Account Executive to review business results on key performance metrics. Develop and implement action plans to drive sales and margin.
  • Conduct location analysis by region and volume group to identify sales opportunities.
  • Develop in season forecast of sales, markdowns, margin and turn and recommend strategies to drive the business.
  • Partner with Account Executives on Open To Buy and recommend changes to receipts, markdown, sales projections to maximize sales and margin.
  • Partner with Account Executive to build Market orders based on historical data. Review final order to ensure category, price tier and collection targets are met. Based on finding make recommendations to achieve desired goals.
  • Hindsight each season thoroughly to insure missed opportunities are addressed in future assortments. Present hindsight recap to sales team and CEO on quarterly basis.
  • Create and maintain inventory flow of basic products to support stock models.
  • Collaborate with Production to ensure current inventory flow meets the need of sales trends.
  • Interact with Account Executive, Product Development and Design to understand demand forecast drivers.

Measurement of Performance:

  • Turn, sales, and margin performance.
  • Inventory goals.
  • Product sell through.
  • Product cancellations.

Major Contacts: This position has contacts with department store buying and planning teams and must at all times be the professional representative of Brahmin. Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential in the optimum performance of this position. This position regularly meets with Sales, Product Development, Design, Production, and Allocation.

Education, Knowledge, Training Skills and Experience Required: A Bachelor's Degree in business, along with 2 plus years of experience in retail planning or buying is typically required. Thorough knowledge of retail math is also required. Must have strong analytical and problem solving skills, takes pride in accuracy, ability to view things in a different perspective and able to independently organize and prioritize workload to meet deadlines. Solid understanding of financial measurements: including sales, gross margin, inventory turn, weeks of supply and how to impact them.

Please send resume and cover letter to apply.

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QUALITY ASSURANCE TECHNICIAN

Department: Product Development

Summary of Position: With direction from the Director of Product Development assures quality product by conducting raw material inspections and tests, continually improving in-process manufacturing inspections and checkpoints, evaluating finished product. Documents material testing processes and results and communicates with suppliers when issues arise and ensures all Brahmin Quality Control policies are maintained with key finished goods suppliers.

Location: Fairhaven, MA

Major Functions:

  • Responsible for developing raw materials technical specifications, interpreting test results, compare them to established specifications and make recommendations based on reported results.
  • Conduct routine and non-routine analysis and tests of raw materials, in-process materials and finished goods.
  • Complete and maintain appropriate documentation and logs needed to support testing procedures and results.
  • Communicate quality issues for components and finished goods to appropriate vendor and follow-through to ensure issue is corrected in a timely manner.
  • Evaluate analytical testing methods and procedures to determine how they might be improved.
  • Manage the Brahmin Lab and monitor testing procedures to ensure that all tests are performed according to established item specifications, standard test methods or protocols.
  • Participate in out-of-specification and failure investigations and recommend corrective actions.
  • Maintain quality testing results on leather, fabric and hardware in appropriate software applications.
  • Review and evaluate new-product design, specifications, product assembly, and component test requirements, ensuring technical accuracy and cost efficiency.
  • Create, review and maintain quality inspection audits for inbound finished goods and oversee the training of Quality employees.
  • Track and analyze Customer Complaints for future corrective and preventative actions.
  • Identify critical points in the manufacturing process and specify sampling procedures to be used at these points.
  • Calibrate, validate, or maintain laboratory equipment.
  • Partner with overseas agent to ensure proper attention given to QA at all stages of material production and finished goods manufacturing.
  • Create and maintain Finished Goods packaging requirements for all product.
  • Continuously improves work process, productivity, and accuracy for functional area.

Education, Knowledge, Training Skills and Experience Required: Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering along with 3 to 5 years quality assurance experience in leather or textiles. Strong understanding of materials is required. Microsoft Excel Proficiency a must, statistical analysis, ability to work on tight deadlines, manage multiple priorities, work independently, take initiative, and a close attention to detail is a plus. Lean experience is desirable.

Please send resume and cover letter to apply.

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MANAGEMENT TRAINEE

Department: Administration

Summary of Position: The management trainee will participate in an extensive, well-structured, eighteen month training program, designed to provide a strong knowledge of all aspects of our business, as well as developing strong leadership and management skills and gain greater understanding of the fashion industry.

Location: Fairhaven, MA

Program Overview: The Management Trainee program combines a series of rotations in various departments for the purpose of preparing the individual for what area best matches their interests, skills and abilities. Upon successful completion of the program, the trainee will be eligible to be placed in one of several areas, such as Planning, Design, Marketing, Product Development, Operations or Finance.

The program is designed to sharpen your ability to drive results through strong business acumen and leadership skills. You will gain additional experience through shadowing assignments and mentorship during and after the 18 month formal program.

Education, Knowledge, Training Skills and Experience Required: Bachelor’s degree in a fashion related field is required. Strong communication and computer skills. Leadership skills that include professional business ethics, confidence and self-motivation. Ability to analyze data, draw conclusions, recommend action as well as prioritize projects and execute multiple tasks. A true willingness to work in all areas of business and be open to job placement at the completion of training.

Please send resume and cover letter to apply.

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SALES ASSOCIATE, PART TIME

Department: Retail

Summary of Position: At Brahmin our Sales Associates are responsible for delivering the Brahmin brand through supporting the management team by providing exceptional customer service, driving sales and profit performance. Locations:

  • SouthPark Mall, 4400 Sharon Road, Charlotte, NC 28211
  • The Mills at Jersey Gardens, 651 Kapkowski Road, Suite 2224, Elizabeth, NJ 07201
  • The Summit Birmingham, 213 Summit Blvd, Birmingham, AL 35243
  • Palm Beach Outlets, 1751 Palm Beach Lake Blvd, West Palm Beach, FL 33401
  • Orlando Premium Outlets, 4959 International Drive, Suite IF.05, Orlando, FL 32819
  • Galleria Dallas, 13350 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, TX 75240
  • Premium Outlets San Marcos, 3939 S IH 35, San Marcos, TX 78666
  • Lenox Mall, 3393 Peachtree RD NE, Atlanta GA 30326
  • Newport, 22 Bannister's Wharf, Newport, RI 02840

Major Functions:

  • Provide exceptional customer service driving sales and key performance indicators for the store and on an individual basis
  • Actively participate in client building initiatives
  • Support and participate in marketing initiatives and in-store events
  • Ensure store is clean and properly merchandised maintaining visual standards
  • Shipment processing
  • Complete markdown and replenishment processes
  • Support loss prevention measures

Education, Knowledge, Training Skills and Experience Required: Candidates should have client based sales experience, a professional demeanor, and be an energetic, outgoing, team player. Our part time associates must be available to work flexible, part-time hours including nights, weekends, and holidays. Please send resume and cover letter to apply, or contact the store directly for an application

Please send resume and cover letter to apply.

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MERCHANDISE COORDINATOR

Department: Retail

Summary of Position: The role of the Merchandise Coordinator for Brahmin is to maximize Brahmin's sales in the assigned doors by ensuring that Brahmin's goods are presented in the best locations and merchandised according to guidelines. This is a permanent part-time field position throughout major cities in the US. Locations:

  • AL - Dothan
  • AR - Hotsprings
  • FL - Several Locations
  • GA - Columbus
  • KY - Paducah
  • LA - Lake Charles
  • MO - Columbia
  • NC - Asheville
  • NY - Several Locations
  • TX - Houston, El Paso, Texarkana, Midland

Major Functions:

  • Maximize sales in assigned doors by ensuring Brahmin's goods are presented in the best locations and merchandised according to guidelines
  • Providing before and after photos and a brief recap for each visit
  • Locating and filling in stock
  • Informing management of any opportunities, challenges or customer requests in a weekly manner
  • Ensuring mark downs are taken
  • Developing positive relationships with store associates

Education, Knowledge, Training Skills and Experience Required: Candidates must have some merchandising experience preferably in major department stores, be fashion forward, possess attention to detail and be able to communicate in a professional manner.

Please send resume and cover letter to apply.

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SELLING SPECIALIST

Department: Retail

Summary of Position: Drive Brahmin full price sales and achieve sales goals in assigned locations through excellent customer service, shop presentation and development of effective retailer partnership. Locations:

  • Chicago, IL
  • Louisville, KY
  • Houston, TX

Major Functions:

Customer Service
  • Deliver the brand through customer awareness.
  • Actively participate in client building initiatives.
  • Overcome guest objectives and close sales while building on-going relationships.
  • Demonstrate detailed knowledge of all product.
  • Ensure each customer is welcomed in a warm genuinely sincere manner.
  • Ensure appropriate quality time is spent with the customer, asking questions in order to learn about/his/her needs, preference and lifestyle.
  • Engage, entertain, educate clients.
Shop Presentation
  • Merchandise according to quarterly guidelines.
  • Restock sales floor and monitor inventory needs, communicating back to management on stock requests.
  • Inventory fixtures, communicating back to management on any damages for timely repair.
  • Ensure current visuals are installed immediately upon receipt.
  • Ensure shop is clean.
Retail Partnership
  • Connect with store management and associates to discuss business and needs.
  • Provide product and brand knowledge on a consistent basis.
  • Motivate associates to drive sales.

Education, Knowledge, Training Skills and Experience Required: Candidates must have 2-3 years experience in retail - designer handbags, accessories and/or apparel, 1+ years experience in visual merchandising, excellent communication skills and a strong fashion sense.

Please send resume and cover letter to apply.

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