Find your calling of crafting and working with Frost River’s reliable softgoods in our fair city of Duluth, MN. Frost River is growing and we need more talented folks to help us out! Take a look at our available positions below.

To apply for an available position: come to our store at 1910 W Superior St. to pick up an application. We look forward to meeting you, Cheers!

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Quality Assurance/Shipping/Receiving

Frost River Trading Co. is seeking a Full-time Quality Assurance/Shipping employee. This position requires a strong attention to detail. Ability to stand for long periods and ability to lift 80lbs required. The select candidate will inspect quality of products, along with working with our retail/sales manager to ship product to the end user/partner efficiently and perform other duties as assigned. The preferred candidate will have the ability to ensure the highest quality product is delivered in the correct quantities and time frame for our customers. Strong interpersonal skills are necessary to maintain a professional working environment. Intrinsic motivation and ability to work alone is necessary. Ability to use a computer required. Previous experience and knowledge of sewing manufacturing preferred, but not required. Previous shipping experience preferred, but not required. Full-time Employees are eligible to receive PTO, Health/Dental Insurance, 401k, Health Savings Accounts and discounts on products. Applications available at Frost River Trading Co. 1910 W Superior St. Duluth, MN 55806. Wage commensurate with experience and abilities.

Quality Assurance/ Shipping Job Description-

The Quality Assurance/Shipping position will work closely with the Production Supervisor of Sewing and Finishing, Retail Manager and Sales team to ensure a quality product is provided to our customers. He/she will be responsible for notifying the Production Supervisor of Sewing and Finishing along with sales team while also address with the sewers if there are any discrepancies in established quality standards. At the same time keeping accurate logs of errors/repairs. Upon passing inspection, the QA/Shipping employee will package products for distribution or end user, and build wholesale orders for shipment. Assist with Vendor Compliance and shipping claims for retail and wholesale. This position requires high attention to detail to ensure that products leaving Frost River are of high quality in both materials and workmanship and are delivered accurately.

Job Duties Include-

Inspecting Products for blemishes such as-

Follow established manuals and guidelines to maintain product standards

Unfinished rivets

Skipped Stitches

Blemishes in canvas

Blemishes in leather

Proper Placement of parts

Correct parts used to build

Correct Accessories

Building Orders

Tagging and packaging products with proper bags, methods and part numbers

Using the Work Order List (WOL) to accurately build shipments based on priority

Ensuring prioritized orders are completed as assigned.

Ensuring correct products and quantities are shipped to the proper customers

Maintaining brand identity through consistent shipping and packaging practices

Preparing shipping quotes and finding the best possible rates and ensuring accuracy of shipping documents

Supporting sales team in getting products/documents to partners and tradeshows

Receiving

Monitor incoming packages and materials

Allocate received materials and stock to their proper places

Monitor inventory of raw materials in assigned areas

Communicate with supervisors and other employees to maintain proper workflow

Maintaining Finished Goods Inventory

Monitoring stock levels of Finished Goods

Updating Finished Goods Spreadsheet

Shopping for Finished goods to build Wholesale Orders and Retail

Purchasing shipping supplies and maintaining adequate stock levels

Position Inquiries: email Resume and Cover Letter to Lynn at lhopper@frostriver.com or pick up an application at our retail store at 1910 W Superior St. Duluth, MN

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Assistant Store/Customer Service Manager Frost River Trading Co.

Frost River Trading Co. is looking for a motivated, quality and customer-service-oriented individual to fulfill the role of Assistant Store Manager at their 1910 W Superior St. location. The ideal candidate will be reliable, responsible, detail-oriented, confident, enthusiastic, self-motivated, hard-working and able to work under pressure, available weekends and evenings. Candidate must have prior retail, customer service and sales experience. Candidate must be comfortable using Windows computers. Management, outdoors/outdoor industry, shipping, Quickbooks and WordPress experience is a plus.

 

Duties of the Assistant Store Manager will be as follows:

 

  • General Store Coverage: Serve walkup retail customers, process and fulfill online orders, and provide quality customer service via telephone, email etc. in a timely and professional manner.
  • Provide timely packaging and shipping of retail orders.
  • Ensure store is maintained and well displayed. Assist in proactively providing a safe and clean store environment for customers and coworkers
  • Manage Frost River eBay, Amazon and Etsy stores and orders. Assist with FrostRiver.com adjustments, improvements, and other duties as assigned.
  • Assist in scheduling, recruitment and training of retail staff.
  • Assist Store Manager with retail buying and inventory management.
  • Track and report retail store trends and strive to achieve monthly goals as outlined by Store Manager.
  • Assist in the planning, staffing, stocking and intake of product from off-site retail and wholesale shows and events. Occasional night and weekend travel as required.
  • Assist with Point Of Sale migration and payment processing
  • Inventory Management- physical monthly and quarterly
  • Manage scrap material bundles for resale and inventory
  • Support Custom product process and repairs
  • Other duties as assigned.

Full-time Employees are eligible to receive PTO, Health/Dental Insurance, 401k, Health Savings Accounts. Applications available at Frost River Trading Co. 1910 W Superior St. Duluth, MN 55806. Wage commensurate with experience and abilities.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Duluth, MN 55806

Applications: Pick up an application at Frost River Trading Co. 1910 W Superior St. Duluth, MN, or send resume and cover letter to: dmoen at frostriver.com

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Full Time Industrial Sewer Job Summary

Industrial sewers are responsible for the assembly of all goods produced by Frost River and additional items as brought in as a contract sewing opportunity. Industrial Sewers are assigned their own work-station which will allow them the opportunity to accomplish the following:

Work in a team environment to produce top quality goods in a timely manner

Develop necessary skills to work independently on finalizing production of goods

Strive to improve our production processes through communication and collaboration

Ability to sew a product all the way through the production process

At Frost River our Industrial Sewing Machine operators are given large, well-lit work stations, and a clean working environment. Our sewing team has a large support staff, and is provided with the latest available equipment.

We are currently seeking an experienced sewing machine operator to join our Sewing Team. Experience working with heavier materials, such as canvas and leather is preferred. Hours of Production are 7:00am -3:30pm M-F. Full Time employees are eligible for PTO, Health Savings Account, Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, and 401k.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Duluth, MN 55806

Position Inquiries: Call 1-800-FROST-84 ask for Bill

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Full-time Riveting/Finishing Position

 

Frost River Trading Co. is seeking a Full-time Riveting/Finishing employee. Hours of employment are M-F 7:00am-3:30pm. This position requires a strong attention to detail. Ability to stand for long periods and ability to lift up to 50lbs required. The select candidate will install rivets, grommets, buckles, back-straps, etc on Frost River Trading products, and perform other duties as assigned. This position requires a strong attention to detail, the ability to work together as a team member, and work towards improving efficiencies. The preferred candidate will have the ability to ensure the highest quality product is delivered in the correct quantities and time frame for our customers. Strong interpersonal skills are necessary to maintain a professional working environment. Intrinsic motivation and ability to work alone is necessary as well. Previous experience and knowledge of industrial sewing manufacturing preferred, but not required. Previous shipping experience preferred, but not required.

Full-time Employees are eligible to receive PTO, Health/Dental Insurance, 401k, Health Savings Accounts. Applications available at Frost River Trading Co. 1910 W Superior St. Duluth, MN 55806. Wage commensurate with experience and abilities.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Location:

  • Duluth, MN 55806