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We invite you to consider the current position openings described below.
For consideration, please email your cover letter and resume to email@example.com or fax to (315)364-8075. You may also mail your cover letter and resume to:
Human Resources, MacKenzie-Childs, LLC
3260 State Route 90
Aurora, NY 13026.
Product Development Sales Analyst - Aurora, NY
Assist Design, Product Development, Sales and Operations teams in managing the product development and launch processes; provide sales analytics for decision making. Maintain new product launch listings. Classify new products and maintain accuracy in the Product Classification database. Overview new product sku counts by product class/collection compared to previous launches. Prepare sales analytics for pricing meetings. Complete season sales history and estimate future season sales. Complete visual sales ranking by product class/collection. Job requires a B.S. in Business or a related field and minimum of two years sales analysis experience. Familiarity or experience with the development of new product a plus. Position requires the ability to learn and use software effectively and efficiently, Microsoft Excel in particular.
Application Developer/Business Analyst - Aurora, NY
The Application Developer/Business Analyst is responsible for helping to provide support for the ERP/POS/E-Commerce business applications currently in use, developing and supporting all custom .NET applications in use and driving efficiencies in the organization through Business Process Improvement. The Application Developer/Business Analyst is a key member of the applications development team responsible for the entire life cycle of company-wide applications. Requires the development of Windows and ASP.Net web applications using C#, SQL server experience and being capable of writing T-SQL queries, procedures and functions. Requires solid interpersonal skills and the ability to work effectively with others. Requires 24/7 on-call support on a rotational basis between the hours of 6pm and 7 am. Desired skills include experience with E-commerce or retail POS systems, ERP systems in manufacturing environments, Crystal Reports for .Net and SQL Server administration including SSRS and/or SSIS. Requires a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or MIS and 3-5 years professional experience.
Furniture Designer - Aurora, NY
High-energy Furniture Designer sought to work in a highly unique and creative design studio for a manufacturer of luxury tableware and home furnishings. Designer must have a playful and wholesome imagination and must possess knowledge of working in a broad range of materials. Required skills: Product and home furnishings design experience, the ability to take product from concept to working drawings, the ability to prototype, and experience working with multiple manufacturing resources. Surface pattern design and a strong understanding of color is essential. Knowledge of working with metal is also an asset.Successful candidate must be a highly organized, efficient, focused, detailed professional with the ability to work well with others. BA Fine Arts, painting expertise preferred, Photoshop, Illustrator, CAD experience required.
Catalog Graphic Designer - Aurora, NY
Take catalog layouts through various drafts, approvals, design and production from start to finish in accordance with our graphics and brand standards as defined by the Creative Directors for the two luxury brands, MacKenzie-Childs and Jay Strongwater, that comprise Aurora Brands. Work with creative and merchandising teams to create drafts, concepts and storyboards. Page layout and type formatting of catalog spreads. Create and maintain catalog templates. Photoshop catalog beauty shots. Prepare files for press, color proof files and attend press checks. Position requires a BA in Graphic Design or related field with 5 or more years of design experience in print, magazine or catalog experience preferred. Expert at InDesign and Photoshop; experience with Illustrator, Word and Excel. Demonstrated understanding of typography. Editing skills a plus.
Product Development Support/Design Admin - Aurora, NY
Assist Product Managers with new product preparation, sku creation and purchase order maintenance for assigned product categories. Assist with Master Spreadsheet by creating, maintaining and confirming product information, while maintaining consistency in SKU, price, description detail, and codes. Edit product records in Ecometry. Responsible for all Houzz maintenance and product uploading and editing. Assist with gathering and organizing launch data. Assist in proofreading catalog and web information and Product Manager approval. Assist in product archives and inventory. BA in a related field or equivalent experience. Minimum 2 years experience working with Excel and Microsoft Word. MRP experience strongly preferred.
Sales Associate - Aurora, NY
Full time Sales Associate position in our Aurora retail store. Assist customers with their purchases guiding them to their points of interest in our product offerings. Cashier, wrap and replenish stock. Weekends and some holidays required. Must be interested in assisting others and be excited about imparting the whimsy and wholesomeness of the MacKenzie Childs brand to our visitors. Position requires a H.S. diploma or equivalent. Previous experience in high-end retail preferred.
Jay Strongwater Decorator - Union Springs, NY
Decorates exquisite giftware collections with enamel and crystals. Requires good hand-eye coordination, patience, and attention to detail. Previous experience working with enamel or epoxy helpful but will train on the job. Must exhibit willingness to work in a shared team environment and to work with supervision, trainers, and quality control to maintain a high standard of quality, productivity, and efficient production. High School diploma or GED required.