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Shipping and Fulfillment Associate

Warehouse Associate

Retail Sales Associate - Boston Location

Retail Inventory Associate

Stitcher/Seamstress

Industrial Sewing Machine Operator

Wholesale Sales Associate



Shipping and Fulfillment Associate

Location: Portland, Maine

Contact: [email protected]

Description:

Purpose: Manage workflow to ensure Sea Bags orders are filled to the highest standard within 24-48 hours.

Scope: Effectively coordinate with team members and internal production groups for order shipping and fulfillment including all wholesale, retail and corporate orders. Assist retail and production during busy seasonal periods. Work at annual trade shows and other outreach events.

Basic Function:

Verify and maintain records on incoming and outgoing shipments. Prepare items for shipment. Duties include assembling, addressing, stamping, and shipping merchandise or material; receiving, unpacking, verifying and recording incoming merchandise or material; and arranging for the transportation of products.

Responsibilities:
  • Pull/pick orders in preparation for packaging to ship.
  • Package orders for shipment in a timely fashion.
  • Maintain orders and shipments in a neat, orderly and safe manner.
  • Prevent order errors by reviewing for accuracy.
  • Communicate with appropriate teams regarding order fulfillment or shipment delays and/or errors.
Job Qualifications

Must Requirements (including any physical requirements):

  • Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documents.
  • Be a team player and jump in and support any needs in the company when called upon.
  • Solid interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Strong ability to communicate and articulate processes and instructions both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work as a team and as an individual.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Capable of working occasional long work periods including evenings, weekends and holidays to support the needs of the business and overtime as deemed by management.

Preferred Requirements:

  • 1+ years experience in manufacturing.
  • Equivalent work experience in manufacturing and quality assurance.
  • Commitment to recycling and a keen sense of the creative Sea Bags brand and knowledge of products used made in the USA.
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced production environment.


Warehouse Associate

Contact: [email protected]

Job Responsibilities
  • Work autonomously and be self-directed.
  • Assist in gathering cut parts prior to laundering.
  • Process cut parts through laundering.
  • Develop a detailed understanding of cut part quality standard.
  • Perform quality sort and bundle cut parts per standard bundle size.
  • Prepare shipment of cut parts per Kitting Schedule.
  • Perform various die cutting duties as required.
  • Perform cut parts inventory.
  • Process discarded sail trim to remove and sort hardware.
  • Maintain cleanliness and organization of laundry, cut part inventory and die cutting equipment.
  • Equipment Operations and Maintenance
  • Operate designated light manufacturing equipment (e.g., laundry, die cutter, grommeting machine).
  • Install equipment as necessary.
  • Perform routine maintenance of company equipment.
  • Construct and repair fixtures, equipment and facilities as requested.
  • Cleaning/Organization
  • At least weekly, organize warehouse space to maintain area for cutting sails.
  • Remove cardboard and trash on a daily basis.
Job Qualifications

Must Requirements

  • Be a team player and jump in and support any needs in the company when called upon.
  • Solid interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Good scheduling and time management skills.
  • Strong ability to communicate and articulate processes and instructions both orally and in writing.
  • Physical ability to lift and stand for extended periods, and to move throughout the warehouse, which entails lifting, and perform all functions as set forth above.
  • Availability to work a minimum of 40 hour a week.
  • Ability to work as a team and independently.

Preferred Requirements

  • A commitment to recycling and a keen sense of the creative Sea Bags brand and knowledge of sail is a plus.
  • Ability to communicate with management team.
  • Ability to accurately record counts and complete all documentation.


Retail Sales Associate

Locations:
  • Boston, MA

Contact: Amy Gaynor, Director of Retail at [email protected].

Scope of Job

Provides exemplary and knowledgeable service in supporting all Sea Bags customers and visitors. Maintains relevant product knowledge and stays current on new product introductions, collections, and third-party products. Is knowledgeable of all point of sale functions and efficiently processes customer transactions. Ensures all customers and visitors are asked to provide his/her email address. Is knowledgeable and encourages customer engagement in attempting to sell custom order bags or totes using the iPad station. Supports all social media directives and promotions. Supports company sail trade program.

Basic Function

Provides exceptional customer service, brand and product knowledge in selling Sea Bags products and accessories.

Job Responsibilities
  • Acknowledge and openly greet all customers and visitors in sharing the Sea Bags brand story.
  • Proactively assists all customers and visitors with his/her questions and purchases providing appropriate selling techniques including up selling each item selected.
  • Be a driving force behind the Sea Bags brand.
  • Expert on product knowledge by keeping current on all new collections as well as core product lines.
  • Strong user of the point of sale system.
  • Proactively communicates sail trade program to all customers and visitors.
  • Works a rotating schedule, including nights, weekends, based on the needs of the business.
  • Assists the Manager in the protection of all company assets, with focus on inventory
Job Qualifications

Must Requirements

  • Be a team player and jump in and support any needs in the company when called upon.
  • Solid interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Strong ability to communicate and articulate company history and product information orally.
  • Solid customer service skills.
  • Strong ability to listen and communicate thoroughly with customers, co-workers and others.
  • Ability to use a point of sale system.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds / climb a ladder / load/unload trucks and accept sail trades.
  • Capable of working occasional long work periods to support the needs of the business.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work a rotating schedule, including nights, weekends, based on the needs of the business.

Preferred Requirements

  • Equivalent work experience in sales and customer service.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word and Excel.
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced sales environment.


Retail Inventory Associate

Contact: [email protected]

Scope of Job

Manage the inventory data of our 25 retail locations using our current POS system, Clover/Shopventory. This includes facilitating the weekly orders sent to stores, managing the weekly inventory updates in the system, as well as ongoing item and pricing updates/accuracy.

Basic Function

Replenish retail store inventory weekly, manage store inventory levels and inventory adjustments.

Job Responsibilities
  • Manage inventory levels at all 25 retail store locations, including creating weekly replenish orders based on sales/seasonality.
  • Communicate with retail store managers weekly to help guide order requests, shortages and special inventory available. Make inventory adjustments when requested.
  • Manage all data integrity within Clover; including accurate stock assortment, new/deleted SKUs, pricing, location specific product, etc.
  • Keep records of inventory transactions; including orders received, quantity errors, manual adjustments, etc.
  • Work closely with merchandising team, Retail Director and fulfillment team to ensure stores are properly
  • stocked with product according to season launches, customer favorites and marketing initiatives.
  • Print weekly store orders for fulfillment team pick lists, work with fulfillment to update orders with known shortages, work with Retail Lead in fulfillment to print final order copies and product
  • labels for all store shipments.
  • Facilitate the transfer of quarterly inventory paperwork and system updates.
Job Qualifications

Must Requirements

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel)
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Exemplary organization and analytical skills


Stitcher Seamstress

Contact: [email protected]

Scope of Job

Stitches Sea Bags products from recycled sales as assigned by team leader. Manages time effectively on each sewing project. Maintains personal work area, including sewing machinery as necessary to keep work moving effectively. Communicates with other team members concerning problems and possible solutions.

Basic Function

To meet stitching production goals to ensure Sea Bags are produced to the highest standards.

Job Responsibilities
  • Prepare work to be accomplished by gathering and sorting materials.
  • Prepare machine by changing needles and thread and inspecting machine.
  • Sew materials together by guiding material under machine needle.
  • Adjust machine settings as necessary after observing machine operation; detecting malfunctions.
  • Quality check materials by inspecting work performed for flaws.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; noting necessary repairs.
  • Maintains materials and supply levels, noting reorder needs with supervisor, anticipating needed materials and supplies as necessary.
  • Document action by completing production and time studies as requested.
  • Contribute to team effort and production goals.
Job Qualifications

Must Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience in a variety of machine sewing techniques.
  • Ability to operate with skill a variety of sewing machines including but not limited to: single needle industrial; industrial zig-zag; overlock, merrow or serger; domestic straight and zig-zag machines.
  • Ability to sit for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to manage time effectively.
  • Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documents.
  • Be a team player and jump in and support any needs in the company when called upon.
  • Strong ability to communicate and articulate processes and instructions both orally and in writing.
  • Capable of working occasional long work periods including evenings, weekends and holidays to support the needs of the business and overtime as deemed by management. Hardworking and self-motivated; must be able to work at a fast pace with high accuracy and minimal supervision.
  • Strong attention to detail including continually checking for completeness of work order requirement and components.
  • Able to professionally communicate with other team members concerning problems and possible solutions with a positive attitude.
  • Deadline driven and goal oriented; comfortable working in an environment with production targets.
  • Work collaboratively while developing close working relationships with other members of Sea Bags team.

Preferred Requirements

  • Equivalent work experience in manufacturing and quality assurance.
  • Commitment to recycling and a keen sense of the creative Sea Bags brand and knowledge of products used made in the USA.
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced production environment.


Industrial Sewing Machine Operator

Contact: [email protected]

Scope of Job

Stitches Sea Bags products from recycled sales as assigned by team leader. Manages time effectively on each sewing project. Maintains personal work area, including sewing machinery as necessary to keep work moving effectively. Communicates with other team members concerning problems and possible solutions.

Basic Function

To meet stitching production goals to ensure Sea Bags are produced to the highest standards.

Job Responsibilities
  • Finishing totes and accessories by topstitching using a high-post, single-needle industrial sewing machine.
  • Prepare machine by changing needles and thread and inspecting machine.
  • Sew materials together by guiding material under machine needle.
  • Adjust machine settings as necessary after observing machine operation; detecting malfunctions.
  • Quality check materials by inspecting work performed for flaws.
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; noting necessary repairs.
  • Maintains materials and supply levels, noting reorder needs with supervisor, anticipating needed materials and supplies as necessary.
  • Document action by completing production and time studies as requested.
  • Contribute to team effort and production goals.
Job Qualifications

Must Requirements

  • Proficiency with a single needle industrial sewing machine and basic troubleshooting of same.
  • Ability to stand for long periods of time.
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Ability to manage time effectively.
  • Ability to read, count and write to accurately complete all documents.
  • Be a team player and jump in and support any needs in the company when called upon.
  • Strong ability to communicate and articulate processes and instructions both orally and in writing.
  • Capable of working occasional long work periods including evenings, weekends and holidays to support the needs of the business and overtime as deemed by management. Hardworking and self-motivated; must
  • be able to work at a fast pace with high accuracy and minimal supervision.
  • Strong attention to detail including continually checking for completeness of work order requirement and components.
  • Able to professionally communicate with other team members concerning problems and possible solutions with a positive attitude.
  • Deadline driven and goal oriented; comfortable working in an environment with production targets.
  • Work collaboratively while developing close working relationships with other members of Sea Bags team.

Preferred Requirements

  • Equivalent work experience in manufacturing and quality assurance.
  • Commitment to recycling and a keen sense of the creative Sea Bags brand and knowledge of products used made in the USA.
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Experience preferred but willing to train motivated candidate.


Wholesale Sales Associate

Contact: [email protected]

Scope of Job

The Wholesale Inside Sales Associate will report to the Wholesale Channel Manager and will be responsible for significantly growing wholesale sales to existing accounts up to $5k and for Corporate Sales up to 50 units. The Associate will also be responsible for trade show follow up and sales including occasional travel and selling at trade shows. Will work with the Wholesale Channel Manager to ensure achievement of department goals.

Job Responsibilities
  • Grow wholesale business for existing accounts with sales <$5K (currently 350 accounts) to over $650K. Reach out to all accounts regularly providing the highest level of service building ongoing mutually beneficial relationships.
  • Complete all trade Show lead follow up capturing orders and growing account base by 20%
  • Initiate first contact with all incoming requests and provide all necessary information. Follow up on all inquiries to generate new wholesale account orders weekly
  • Responsible for all aspects of Corporate Orders up to 50 units, from initial communication through order closing
  • Build on the success of High School Fundraising Program by developing relationships with local schools and Clubs to collaborate on fundraising programs. Expand this program to schools and clubs throughout the US.
  • Support Account Executives and Wholesale Manager with various administrative, supporting, and additional tasks as needed.
Job Qualifications

Must Requirements

  • A team player ready to jump in and support any needs in the company when called upon.
  • Solid interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • The ability to work independently, highly self-motivated.
  • Strong ability to communicate and articulate processes and instructions both orally and in writing.
  • Goal oriented and personally driven with hunger to close sales.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, Excel is a must.
  • Exceptional Customer Service skills delivered with the highest level of professionalism.
  • The ability to passionately sell Sea Bags products based on quality and company values to achieve sales goals.
  • Must demonstrate both analytical and creative abilities in selling strategy and custom product design support.

Preferred Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related business field
  • Professional experience in networking and sales
  • Experience in wholesale and/or retail industry


Equal Opportunity
We created Sea Bags with a commitment to providing jobs and career paths in Maine. It is our policy to consider all applicants for employment on the basis of his or her qualifications for the job without regard to age, sex, race, religious creed, color, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual preference, national origin, or citizenship. We actively pursue this policy in all aspects of employment including hiring, promotion, transfer, termination, recruitment, rates of pay, and selection for training, and general treatment during employment. We do reserve the right to refuse to hire or continue the employment of undocumented workers. At Sea Bags, being an equal employment opportunity employer is not only a legal principle; it is a moral commitment as well.