Employment

Join Our Team!

Renys is a great place to work because it’s a locally owned department store with Reny family members still involved with day-to-day operations. Customer service is the number one priority. Only employee input and performance can guarantee that Renys provides excellent customer service every day.

Renys is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate against people on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, or mental or physical handicap in hiring, employment, benefits, or advancement opportunities.

Renys Is Truly A Maine Adventure!

Casual Dress

Renys enjoys a ‘business casual attire’ policy which allows employees to dress appropriately for each business day. No big meetings? Wear your Carhartt’s!

Awesome Benefits

Renys offers a cafeteria-style benefit plan including dental, life, STD, LTD and medical, 401(k) plans, vacation, flexible work schedule, and 20% employee discount.

Business casual

Some of the jobs & departments that make up the Renys team include:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Advertising
  • Cashiers
  • Data Entry
  • Department Supervisors
  • Human Resources
  • Marketing
  • Purchasing
  • Research
  • Security
  • Store Managers
  • Team Leaders
  • Warehouse Distribution
  • Administration
  • Buyers
  • Clerical Services
  • Department Managers
  • Engineering
  • Inventory Control
  • Merchandising
  • Receiving
  • Retail Operations
  • Service Clerks
  • Store Supervisors
  • Truck Drivers

Current Job Opportunities at Renys

Clothing Buyer: Renys Home Office

Clothing Buyer

Renys is one of the greatest family-owned-and-operated businesses that exists in the state of Maine, with our Home Office located in Newcastle, Maine. Renys employs over 500 employees and has 17 store locations in Maine.

We are looking for a dynamic individual to join our team as a clothing buyer.  Our buyers travel to New York and Las Vegas to find quality products at fair prices.

Renys founder, R.H. Reny, had a simple philosophy – make great buys of quality merchandise and pass these incredible values along at the lowest possible price to our customers!  This philosophy has worked for us for the past 69 years.  If you believe that you could carry on that philosophy, we’d love to hear from you!

Position Summary: Directly responsible for all aspects of buying within the department assigned.

Essential Functions: 

Daily responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following areas:

  • Essential POS system functions
  • Working in a store environment to learn merchandising, inventory analysis, and team projects.
  • Assisting in advertising as well as in-store marketing.
  • Participating in sales meetings and buying trips while maintaining relationships and communication with our vendors.
  • Assisting warehouse and stores with product questions, product and purchase order maintenance, and customer service related issues.

Minimum Requirements: Minimum of 2 years buying experience with at least an associate degree in any field of study. Must display excellent communication skills, have strong understanding of retail math and be detailed-oriented, computer-savvy and able to learn programs that are company specific (Microsoft-based). The ability to make tight deadlines while balancing the ongoing needs of the business is essential for success in the position.

Success Factors: Candidate must be self-motivated, professional, have a positive attitude, be highly organized and able to multitask effectively. Day-to-day responsibilities shift and individual must be able to assume responsibilities based on business needs. The flexibility to travel and to work a demanding schedule, which can include an on ad hoc basis, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Reporting Relationship: Position reports to the Senior Buyers and Office Manager.

Please send resume and cover letter to Tammy Lincoln at 731 Route 1, Newcastle, ME 04553 or email to tlincoln@renys.com

Renys offers Customer Service bonuses, Employee Discounts, Health Insurance, 401K Plan and more!

Distribution Center: Distribution Center Worker - Full & Part Time Days/Part-time Evenings

We are seeking talented individuals to work in our Distribution Center located in Newcastle, Maine.

Department/Area: It is expected of every Renys employee to be willing to step into any role/job at any time, as needed, regardless of job description.

Position summary: Primarily responsible for processing and maintaining a smooth, day-to-day, flow of merchandise, both hard-lines and soft-lines, from the Distribution Center to the retail stores.

Essential functions:

  1. Sorting merchandise, either by piece or by case, from either stacks or pallets, and place it in the appropriate store’s designated freight location.
  2. Pricing merchandise in accordance with distribution/split sheets or as otherwise directed.
  3. Assist in the loading and unloading of trucks and vans, wrapping of pallets, locating and storing of warehoused merchandise.
  4. Splitting of merchandise in accordance with company Purchase Order
  5. Identifying damages and shortages with associated merchandise.
  6. Locating merchandise within the Distribution Center using currant technological devices and procedures.

Other functions: Upon attaining appropriate qualifications, operate all electrical, hydraulic and mechanical equipments in a safe manner. Maintain a clean/safe working environment by picking up loose debris, scrap paper, expended shrink wrap, etc. and placing in designated containers. May be required to assist in cleaning, snow removal, mowing, weeding, painting and other manual labor projects.

Minimum requirements: Each employee must pass a pre-employment math test as well as physical that consists of lifting 50 lbs. five times to their waist and 40 lbs. five times over head, as well as normal checks done during a physical.  Must operate a variety of mechanical/hydraulic freight handling equipment. (Company will train.) Be willing to learn and understand operating procedures and equipment associated with current POS (point of sale) systems for picking and locating merchandise within the distribution center.

Reporting relationships: This position reports directly to the Distribution Center management team for all aspects of job assignment and procedural functions.

Working conditions: All work is done on your feet, on a concrete floor (no sitting positions), You are required to use ladders to retrieve or stack boxes that may weigh up to 50 lbs, use hand trucks to move freight weighing up to 300 lbs and use manual and electric pallet jacks and fork lifts to move pallets weighing up to 2000 lbs. The indoor environment is well lit and basically clean, partially air-conditioned. This position requires bending, twisting, stooping, walking and lifting from the floor to overhead.  This position is paid an hourly wage, hours are 7 am – 4 pm Monday – Thursday, and 6:30 am – 3:30 pm on Friday.  It is generally 40 hours per week with occasional overtime, Monday through Friday and During November December some weekends.

Success factors:  Maintain a high degree of accuracy, dependability and always display a positive attitude. Do what ever it takes to make each day successful.

Please inquire at our Newcastle location for details on these positions listed below:

*Full Time Days: Mon-Fri

*Part Time Days: Mon-Fri

*Part Time Evenings: Sun-Thru, 5p.m to 10p.m

Please apply in person at 731 Route 1, Newcastle, ME 04553.

Renys offers Customer Service bonuses, Employee Discounts, Health Insurance, 401K Plan and more!

Renys Stores: Manager-in-Training Positions

We are now accepting applications for Manager-in-Training positions!

We are looking for dynamic individuals to join our team as a Manager-in-Training.  Renys founder, R.H. Reny, had a simple philosophy – make great buys of quality merchandise and pass these incredible values along at the lowest possible price to our customers!  This philosophy has worked for us for the past 69 years.  If you believe that you could carry on that philosophy, we’d love to hear from you!

We are looking for applicants who have:

  • Exemplary Customer Service
  • Time Management Skills
  • The Ability to Motivate
  • Great Communication Skills
  • The Ability to Work in a Fast-Paced and Ever-Changing Environment
  • A Strong Work Ethic and an Understanding of Seasonal Retail Hours

Some points to consider before applying for the MIT position:

  • MIT’s will be expected to work nights, weekends, and holidays whenever needed.
  • MIT’s will be required to travel to other stores as well as our home office and distribution center for training.
  • MIT’s will work as part of their store/Warehouse management team and report directly to their store manager.
  • MIT’s have no guarantee that they will be promoted to a salaried management position.
  • MIT’s who do not demonstrate above average skills and attitude can be demoted to a regular hourly position and have their hourly rate reduced accordingly.

To apply, please send a letter of interest with references and your current resume to Holly Margaritis at HR@renys.com.

Renys offers Customer Service bonuses, Employee Discounts, Health Insurance, 401K Plan and more!

Bath - Part-time Retail Positions

Part-time Retail Positions Available

Renys Department store, Bath

Duties include: Superior Customer Service,

Positive Can-Do Attitude, ABILITY TO MULTI-TASK,

Running cash register, loading and unloading of freight,

Attention to detail and physical work such as lifting,

Standing, and processing merchandise.

NIGHTS AND WEEKENDS A MUST!

Please apply in person to Becky Read

86 Front Street, Bath, Maine 04530
Telephone: 207-443-6251

Monday-Saturday between 9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M
Sunday between 10:00 A.M. – 4:00 P.M

Wells - Part-time Retail Positions

Part-time Retail Positions Available

Renys Department store, Wells

Duties include: Superior Customer Service,

Positive Can-Do Attitude, ABILITY TO MULTI-TASK,

Running cash register, loading and unloading of freight,

Attention to detail and physical work such as lifting,

Standing, and processing merchandise.

NIGHTS AND WEEKENDS A MUST!

Apply in person at:

107 Wells Plaza, Wells, Maine 04090
Telephone: 207-646-1566

Hours:

Monday-Saturday 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M
Sunday 9:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M

Topsham - Part-time/Full-time Retail Positions

Part-time Retail Positions Available

Renys Department store, Wells

Duties include: Superior Customer Service,

Positive Can-Do Attitude, ABILITY TO MULTI-TASK,

Running cash register, loading and unloading of freight,

Attention to detail and physical work such as lifting,

Standing, and processing merchandise.

NIGHTS AND WEEKENDS A MUST!

Apply in person:

65 Topsham Fair Mall Road, Topsham, Maine 04086
Telephone: 207-373-9405

Monday-Saturday 8:00 A.M. – 8:00 P.M
Sunday 9:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M