Careers

FOR INFORMATION ON CAREERS CONTACT US AT

bhccareers@bollmanhats.com

Bollman Hat Company is an equal opportunity employer, headquartered in Adamstown, PA. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package that includes: an ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan), profit sharing, health care, dental plan, flexible spending account and 401K.

Our people are dedicated, passionate, hard-working.

WE UNDERSTAND OUR MISSION AND WORK

TOGETHER TO ACHIEVE SUCCESS

CURRENT OPENINGS

SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Open territories throughout the US and UK for independent sales representatives.

MAINTENANCE SHOP FOREMAN

In search of a highly motivated individual for our Maintenance department. Requirements: Electrical background and troubleshooting, PLC experience, plumbing, steam, pneumatic experience, mechanical skills and fabrication (troubleshooting and design).  FULL-TIME hours for the position are Monday through Friday 6:00 am- 2:30 pm.  Apply in person M-F 8 am-4 pm at Bollman Hat Company, 110 East Main Street, Adamstown PA 19501 or submit resume via email. 

MANUFACTURING

Currently accepting applications for manufacturing positions in Adamstown, PA. Bollman Hat Company is looking for highly motivated individuals to work for America’s Oldest Hat Company. Basic skills needed for the job include the ability to occasionally lift up to 40 pounds, attention to detail and a passion to take pride in the work being done.  These are FULL-TIME positions. The shift for the factory is Monday- Friday 6:00 am- 2:30 pm. Benefits are available after 90 days of employment. Apply in person M-F 8 am-4 pm at Bollman Hat Company, 110 East Main Street, Adamstown PA 19501 or submit resume via email. 

Operations Support Specialist

Required experience

  • Application programming languages and interfaces
    • Visual Basic.NET
    • C#
    • Microsoft Transact-SQL
    • Windows Presentation Foundation
  • Microsoft Excel including development and analysis of formulas and pivot tables

Interested in being an expert in key DC operational systems – training provided

  • WMS – experience with use of warehouse managements systems, including several custom solutions.
  • EDI support & backup – routine processing and monitoring the following EDI transactions
    • 832 Price/Sales Catalog
    • 850 Purchase Order
    • 860 Purchase Order Change Request – Buyer Initiated
    • 940 Warehouse Shipping Order
    • 943 Warehouse Stock Transfer Shipment Advice
    • 944 Warehouse Stock Transfer Receipt Advice
    • 945 Warehouse Shipping Advice
  • Serves as the primary contact on status and the communication of electronic & EDI transaction activities from and to both internal and external customers.
  • Monitors the EDI programs and customer satisfaction to insure timely and accurate results from EDI and compliance
  • Executes and manages exceptions within the EDI and electronic communication processes
  • Develops and manages EDI documentation for internal and external use
  • Expand opportunities to streamline processes, systemically, in other areas of the supply chain – experience in work flow process review and optimization is a plus

Data entry requirements – setup and maintain

  • Style Master
  • UPC catalogs including customer-specific pricing and override detail

Generate monthly metrics

Other projects as assigned

Global Trade Compliance Specialist

Lead and direct the implementation of trade compliance programs, policies, procedures and audits to ensure product and process compliance with U.S. and international import, export and product representation regulations. Including but not limited to global product labeling, testing, environmental, banned or restricted substance standards for countries in which we do business.
Also assist in logistics with focus on U.S. and international customs duty, value added and other international tax regulations.

Duties and responsibilities:

  • Obtain compliance requirements from government websites, publications to provide interpretation and directives for incorporation into products and processes.
  • Stay abreast of multiple, complex sets of regulations to determine relevancy and to proactively mitigate product and organizational risk.
  • Audit products, labeling, import/export documentation and implement corrective action required in collaboration with Design, Product, Supply Chain, Marketing, Sales teams.
  • Ensure accuracy of product tariff codes, U.S. and international duty rates and applicability and calculation of value added and other taxes.
  • Implement and administer verifiable, sustainable duty drawback program.
  • Develop and thoroughly document compliance requirements, provide internal/external training and establish audit process to meet all applicable regulations.
  • Corporate point person for all requests, questions, customer inquiries relating to international compliance.

Qualifications:

  • Prior international compliance, logistic, sourcing experience preferably in soft lines industry.
  • Possess a strong collaborative style and problem solving skills with proven ability to drive change across multiple organizational levels, functions, locations to achieve objectives.
  • Ability to cope with multiple priorities and ambiguity.
  • Must possess solid judgement and ability to work independently to achieve strategic goals and directives.
  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail.
  • High degree of personal integrity, personal responsibility and accountability.
  • U.S. Customs Brokers license, coursework a plus.

Product Manager

Facilitates the execution and documentation of new designs between design teams and factories. Becomes “the product expert” for a given range of styles .

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Work with design team twice a year to develop “doable” new design concept ideas taking into consideration factory capabilities and proposed product material limitations.
  • Prepare initial product documentation using Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) software to initiate sample production with appropriate factories.
  • Assist in communications between design team and factories to ensure sample production stays on track to defined timeline and delivery.
  • Document all product changes in PLM as they occur. Compile information needed to maintain complete bill of material, instructional and cost details through the course of development.
  • Coordinate with design to obtain proper approvals at each stage of sampling and maintain custody of latest approved physical sample for future reference.
  • Attend all product review meetings EG: prototype reviews, line closing, sales conferences to facilitate continuity of communication and of documentation.
  • Ahead of final line closing meeting provide cost details and bulk order limitations EG: minimum order qty to Supply Chain and Merchandising teams for consideration in final product selection for upcoming line.
  • Finalize all documentation after line closing, promote styles to our Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system to ensure each style can and will be made correctly.
  • Responsible for coordinating the placement of Sales sample orders and for the tracking of same orders through to timely completion.

Qualifications:

  • Prior Product Management, Design, Purchasing experience preferably in an apparel or fashion related industry.
  • Possesses a strong collaborative style, problem solving skills with a proven ability to drive change across multiple organizational levels, functions, locations to achieve objectives.
  • Ability to cope with multiple priorities and ambiguity.
  • Must possess solid judgement and ability to work independently to achieve strategic goals and directives.
  • Highly organized with meticulous attention to detail.
  • High degree of personal integrity, personal responsibility and accountability.

Material Handler

Responsibilities:

  • Loads, unloads, and moves materials as needed throughout Corporate office, factory, distribution complex. Direction is provided via written, verbal requests or by an established schedule.
  • Able to operate and is competent in safe use practices of common material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet jacks, hand trucks, lifting slings, hooks.
  • Maintain inventory accuracy of cartons and other select materials not stored within secured “stockroom” areas.
  • Distribution of cartons, insert materials to production and distribution facilities. Record daily issues and receipts, maintain clean and safe storage area.
  • Maintain log of inbound small package and truck deliveries. Deliver and record end destination and or recipients of same materials.
  • Minimum twice daily pickup and distribution of mail to destination points.
  • Minimum twice daily run to transfer hat bodies to and from production and warehouse facilities.
  • Provide backup support for all Stockroom functions.

Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 100 pounds.
  • Current valid OSHA forklift operation certificate or able to obtain within first 10 working days.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Diligent, strong work ethic, requiring a minimum of supervision to remain productive.
  • Positive, cooperative team-oriented attitude.
  • Strong attention to detail, precise and accountable for actions.
  • Knowledge of applicable safety practices and a “safety first” mindset.

Procurement Specialist

Fulltime position executing seasonal buy plans as developed by demand planning. Work with import factories to ensure that PO’s stay on schedule. Work with factories to resolve day to day issues as they come up. Negotiate FOB prices with vendor. Take initiative to constantly review and streamline process to cut down lead time and ensure right products come in at the right time and right way. Assist in managing freight and freight consolidation. Assist in auditing freight charge and provide HTS information to broker for custom clearance.

Requirement:

  • 1-3 years experience in supply chain related filed IE: global purchasing, international logistics or planning.
  • Experience in fashion related business preferred but not required.
  • Familiar with Incoterms and US Harmonized Tariff Codes.
  • Familiar with International trade, import custom rules and regulations
  • Good negotiation skill.
  • Self-motivated and eager to learn. Ability to solve problem independently.
  • Prior experience with any ERP system a plus
  • Strong basic and algebraic math skill a must.
  • Intermediate or higher Microsoft Excel spread sheet skills and basic competency in Microsoft Word.
  • Other language skills a plus. IE: Mandarin , Spanish, Italian
  • College degree preferred but not required. Equal opportunity for experience along with track history of continuing learning and results.