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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.


STORE MANAGER

Department: Retail Operations

Summary of Position: Our Store Manager's primary responsibly is to provide overall store leadership and profitably operate our stores by maintaining standards and motivating associates to maximum performance to achieve store goals. The Store Manager creates a positive work environment and is an exemplary role model for associates and creating a positive shopping experience for our customers.

Location: The Mills at Jersey Gardens, Elizabeth, NJ

Major Functions:

  • Build confidence of customers by making the store experience interactive, engaging and reassuring.
  • Lead customers through the sales process of selecting, coordinating and purchasing handbags and accessories.
  • Instruct and coach associates on merchandise features including new items, fashion trends and selling techniques.
  • Maintaining the company's visual merchandise standards for the entire store, including general housekeeping cleanliness.
  • Providing the highest Customer Service standards while maintaining a professional demeanor and personal presentation at all times.
  • Utilizing company resources to generate traffic to maintain customer contact and to build their client book.
  • Overall responsibility for managing store payroll projections, productivity, and controllable expenses in relation to sales trend.
  • Adjusts plans/directions/schedules when necessary and acts with a sense of urgency to meet changing priorities, store needs and the demands of the business.
  • Responsible for all documentation related to associate personnel files in accordance with Human Resources/Company policy and legal requirements, including performance counseling documentation.

Education, Knowledge, Training Skills and Experience Required: A four year college degree in retail, personnel management, fashion merchandising or a similar discipline is preferred. 3 to 5 years retail experience, with at least two years of demonstrated success in a management position. Solid business acumen and analytical skills, can confidently analyze and speak to the Store’s business. Strong selling and customer service orientation; ensures the customer is always a top priority. Great Brand Ambassador with strong personal presence, passionate, fashionable, confident, poised, articulate, credible, professional and acts with integrity. Excellent communication, delegation, follow-up and time-management skills. Ability to work varied hours/days, including nights, weekends, and holidays, as needed based on the needs of the business. 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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DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS

Department: Operations

Summary of Position: Reporting to the CEO this position is responsible for the Operations group and ensures that all activities are consistent with the corporate strategy. This position interacts with all other departments to ensure information and direction from the Operations group is accurate and complete. This group consists of all manufacturing including Overseas Suppliers, Engineering, Supply Chain, Quality and Distribution.

Location: Fairhaven, MA

Major Functions:

  • Direct all activities of Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Quality, Distribution and Lean Engineering.
  • Develop, review and revise procedures and standard practices across the areas of responsibility to ensure the compatibility with company policies/procedures.
  • Develop and implement processes to ensure the supply chain is managed appropriately at the lowest possible cost while maintaining quality standards as well as ensuring on time delivery and overall customer satisfaction is maintained.
  • Develop and implement quality procedures and processed to align with the performance requirements of our product and ensures all suppliers adhere to these requirements.
  • Oversee all distribution activities are consistent with the business need and are exceeding customer’s expectations.
  • Research, develop and recommend departmental objectives, develop short and long term plans and programs to ensure success. Provide supporting budget requests and financial estimates as needed.
  • Evaluate new technical developments and recommend appropriate action where appropriate, assess proposed systems enhancements.
  • Review and evaluate product design, specifications, product assembly, and test requirements, ensuring technical accuracy and cost efficiency.
  • Routinely travel to suppliers to assure their quality and productivity expectations are met.
  • Define areas of responsibility and training needs for group consistent with company objectives.

Education, Knowledge, Training Skills and Experience Required: A Bachelor’s Degree in Management/Business Administration or Operations (MBA preferred), along with 10 to 15 years’ experience in multi-site Global Manufacturing and Sourcing is required. Thorough knowledge and successes in the application of Lean principles in manufacturing environments is also required. Detailed-oriented with the ability to manage projects from inception through execution, effective verbal and written communications. A proven track record of leadership and action, ability to adapt and thrive in a dynamic, changing environment; Excellent collaboration skills with a team –oriented mentality, Business and Financial Acumen, Supply and Demand cycles is required. Please send resume and cover letter to apply.

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DESIGN ASSISTANT

Department: Design

Summary of Position: With direction from the Manager of Design, collaborates to create proprietary product designs or refreshes existing product that reflects Brahmin’s design philosophy, quality guidelines and inspires targeted consumers.

Location: Fairhaven, MA

Major Functions:

  • Create designs and develop product to meet seasonal plans and market success.
  • Develop concepts reflecting seasonal fashion trends utilizing boards, tear sheets, samples and presentations.
  • Partner with creative team to refine seasonal concept, materials, hardware, and color palette.
  • Responsible for researching trends, ideation of new concepts and creating compelling products to meet the brand aesthetic.
  • Identify potential production, quality, and costing issues and make appropriate recommendations to ensure brand integrity and uphold design intent while maintaining best cost.
  • Responsible for developing technical specifications .

Education, Knowledge, Training Skills and Experience Required: Four year college degree in fashion design, 1-2 years of related design experience. Strong understanding of materials, hardware, leather, and handbag construction is required. Must have strong working knowledge of CAD design applications such as Illustrator, Photoshop and Microsoft Office. Knowledge of fashion and market trends with an understanding of Brahmin product image and quality. Ability to work under deadlines, manage multiple priorities, work independently, take initiative, and a close attention to detail. Luxury brand experience is a plus. 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:

  • 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

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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
  • AR
  • CA
  • FL
  • GA
  • ID
  • IN
  • KY
  • LA
  • MO
  • NC
  • NJ
  • NY
  • TX

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.

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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
  • Arlington, 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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