Welcome To Paramount Apparel
  • PAi History PAi originated in 1929 as Paramount Cap Manufacturing Co., and was founded by William and Simon Rubenstein. In 1936, the brothers moved their company from St. Louis to Bourbon, Missouri, where the corporate headquarters remains today. Surviving and even growing throughout the Depression was no accident for PAi. William and Simon sewed, sold and shipped their own caps. They made them with care and insisted on the highest quality of craftsmanship. As a result, they built an ever increasing base of satisfied customers. MORE
  • Design Expertise One of PAi’s greatest assets continues to be our 30-person design department. The design department is made up of cap artists, licensed product designers, belt designers, bag designers, digitizers, import artists, separators, t-shirt artists, print media artists, and photographers. Because of its size and strength, we are able to excel in headwear, apparel and accessory design. MORE
  • Case Studies Throughout the over 80 years that PAi has been in business, many customers have come to us with challenges they face, hoping we can overcome their challenges and provide solutions. As a whole, PAi embraces the challenges, and as a team, we succeed. MORE
  • Green Initiatives To make PAi’s strong focus on sustainability efforts a success, we believe that informing customers and employees with information related to our goals and achievements is a necessity. We need both our employees and customers to be aware of the continued efforts we will share as a whole. Responsibility starts with the company as one entity and turns into the responsibility of individuals. MORE
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    The Premium Licensed Brands Department Is Seeking a Sales Coordinator

    Location: Bourbon, MO

    Key Job Responsibilities:
    • Order processing back up
    • Sample coordinating, organizing, and shipping
    • Excel spreadsheet set up
    • Assisting and communicating with Brand Managers
    • NuOrder setup

    • This candidate should have Microsoft Excel experience, organizational skills, communication skills, ability to work in a fast paced environment, ability to be flexible and work independently and with a team.

      Candidates should submit their resumes to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


      PAi Is Seeking An Information Systems Programmer / Project Coordinator

      Paramount Apparel International, Inc. a growing screen print, headwear, and apparel company is looking for an Information Systems Programmer / Project Coordinator to drive our continued growth. Reporting to the Director of Information Technology, the candidate will identify and complete projects to provide a wide variety of information needs at all levels of the organization.


      The Information Systems Programmer / Project Coordinator position provides resident expertise in all areas of information management including data collection, analysis and reporting structure. Through strong visionary and leadership skills the programmer / coordinator will build coalitions, negotiate authority, and inspire the corporate culture in order to move projects forward.

      Essential Functions
      • Feasibility and needs analysis
      • Project identification, budget, prioritize, coordinate, and manage the execution of short and long-term projects to be undertaken.
      • Identify and access information needs throughout the organization.
      • Access current hardware and software functions and gaps.
      • Leading cross-functional project teams.
      • Define and implement agreed upon project management methodology.
      • Ensure end user training.
      • Conduct the analysis and design the programming requirements.

      • Competencies
        • Leadership
        • Project Management.
        • Communication proficiency. Both written and verbal.
        • Technical Capacity.
        • Stress Management/Composure.
        • Time management and multitasking skills.
        • Personal Effectiveness/Credibility.
        • Problem Solving / Analysis.
        • Ability to prioritize multiple demands.

        • Work Environment

          This job operates in a fast paced environment. This role routinely requires the programmer / coordinator to be present on the manufacturing floor. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions. The work environment can be both hot and loud.

          Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

          This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Hours of work and days are generally Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

          Required Education and Experience

          BA/BS in Engineering, Engineering Management, Information Technology, Business

          Information Systems, a 4-year technical degree in related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

          Preferred Education and Experience
          • Co-Operative Education is possible for the suitable candidates.
          • Education and/or experience with LEAN processes and techniques is a plus.

          • Other Duties

            Please note, this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

            Candidates should submit their resumes to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)


            PAi Is Seeking A Division Merchandise Manager