WE'RE HIRING FOR THE FOLLOWING POSITIONS! IF INTERESTED  
email us at info@mainstreamintl.com

Sales & Marketing Manager

  We are looking for a hardworking, detail-oriented sales and marketing manager to join our team.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Correspond with buyers on a daily basis

  •   Must have previous experience working with buyers in a sales type environment

  •  Be the primary point person for assigned accounts

  •  In stores on a regular basis studying market trends

  •  Setting up and submitting customer forms and internal spreadsheets

  •  Analyze weekly POS reports for emerging trends

  •  Work with production, design, pd, packaging and sales departments daily

  •  Selection and creation of planograms, line directions, seasonal endcaps & special promotions

  •  Organize and submit pricing for new products to customers and internal departments

  •  Work with overseas offices on a daily basis

 

Skills Required:

  •  Must have home textile experience

  •  Proficient with Microsoft office suite

  •  Experience with vendor portals such as plm, cbx, & tradebeam a+++

  •  Mass retailer experience

  •  Experience working with buyers

  •  Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail

  •  Ability to handle multiple projects and tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment

  •  Willing to travel 10%

  • 2-5 years’ experience 

Associate Production Coordinator  

Mainstream International is a fashion focused textile firm looking for a motivated, organized, and hard-working individual to join our team. The ideal candidate will have experience with production and has a background in home textile.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Marketing to create a program

  • Goes out to factory / overseas teams for costing

  • Meets with marketing to determine items and specs to be quoted.

  • Responsible for customer costing and creating margins for management 

  • When order arrives, works with marketing to review orders, checks sell prices, factory, port, details for accuracy to what was quoted 

  • Confirms/ recap quantity and ship date to Shanghai/ India / Pakistan as well as obtain deadline dates needed to ship on time

  • Follow up on timeline with marketing, packaging, factory to keep schedule

  • Create sku's / UPC ** may have to be done at time of quoting

  • Creates PO /SO in system then sends over to overseas team

  • Follows all order details with Shanghai/ India / Pakistan until shipment

  • Follows up for packaging, carton markings, price tickets 

  • POE orders - proof payment request so shipping docs can be sent

  • POE orders - follow up for documents from factory and forward to logistics team

  • Sends customer documents as needed - sales contracts, proforma invoices, packing lists etc.

  • Trouble shoot all details for all orders - from buyers, factories, agents - any problems that come across

 

Skills Required:

  • 2-4 years’ experience in a comparable role or company

  • Background in Home Textile, Fashion, Apparel and/or Accessories

  • Must be proficient Excel

  • Must be good with numbers

  • Strong analytical, computer, and organizational skills

  • Willingness to learn, team player, sense of urgency, strong communication skills

  • Candidate must be organized and able to prioritize workload & email inbox

Demand Planner:

Demand planner will ensure our company’s supply operations are timely, efficient, and cost-effective. You will assist in all demand planning duties including estimating future product demand, analyzing inventory flow, and developing forecast models.  To succeed in this role, you should be professional, highly-analytical and possess excellent communication skills. The successful candidate should also have an in-depth knowledge ability to analyze and forecast.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Develop effective forecast models based on industry trends and demand patterns.

  • Develop customer level forecasting to assure adequate stock levels.

  • Track shipments from overseas into fulfillment and distribution locations.

  • Support management with risk assessments and mitigation activities.

  • Propose and implement solutions to improve demand forecast accuracy.

  • Successfully communicate forecast and inventory estimations to management.

  • Monitor and report on important changes in sales forecasts, budgets, and business strategies.

  • Conduct monthly forecast maintenance.

  • Address demand-related issues in a timely and effective manner.

  • Interact with Sales, Marketing and Product Development to understand demand forecast drivers.

  • Assist with Item Master information.

  • Create/generate reports based on Demand/Supply requirements.

  • Perform Ad-Hoc reports for planning analysis for operations and other teams.

  • Support Ad hoc projects as required.

 

Skills Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain or other relevant fields.

  • A minimum of 3 years experience in a demand planning/forecasting role.

  • Solid understanding of inventory management practices and procedures.

  • Amazon/Ecommerce experience a plus.

  • Strong Excel skills.

  • Capability to multitask in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to work well with other departments and a total team player.

  • Strong analytical & problem solving skills.

  • Attention to detail and organizational skills.

  • Commitment to timely follow through.  

  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision.

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