We are seeking a few Production Assistants to join our team of 20. We are looking for individuals who are available Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, beginning ASAP.
Compensation: $16.00 with benefits
Employment type: Full-time
We are looking for individuals who are punctual, attentive to small details, able to perform repetitive tasks at an acceptable pace while maintaining quality. We are looking for individuals who take pride in their work and are excited to contribute to our small business. We experience a high volume of orders, so individuals should understand when and how to pick up the pace of their work, be able to stand on their feet for 8 hours per day, potentially lift 50 lb multiple times throughout the day, work with their hands, and enjoy listening to the wide array of music and podcasts we play while working. If you enjoy getting things done with a small and reliable group of people, this could be a great job for you! All candles are designed, produced, and shipped out of our studio space in Industry City, a bustling hub of creatives and makers with plenty of campus-related perks (like events, a gym, foodcourt, etc.). We are dedicated to creating a comfortable workplace for our employees. We offer a range of benefits and appreciate their engagement and feedback.
Production responsibilities may include:
-Loading wax melters with up to 250 lbs of wax daily
-Hand pouring candles
-Making and packaging room sprays and reed diffusers
-Wicking jars in preparation for pouring process
-Labeling and cleaning of candles with aesthetic care
-Keeping stock organized and easily accessible for shipping
-Receiving freight shipments of supplies from our building's loading dock
-Must be able to stand on your feet for 7-8 hours a day
-This job will require lifting of 50+ lbs
-Assist with packing and shipping, as needed
Attention to detail
Self-motivated to perform well
Ability to take direction
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to learn quickly
Ability to perform well under pressure in a fast-paced environment
Ability to maintain focus while performing repetitive tasks for long periods of time
Previous candle making experience is not required, however experience in food preparation, service industry, or other manual labor positions is ideal
We take the pandemic very seriously and enforce a strict mask-wearing policy in our studio. We also expect our team members and applicants to be vaccinated or on the way to becoming vaccinated.
Proficiency with computers and technology
HOW TO APPLY:
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your résumé and a blurb about yourself. Social media links are encouraged and welcome.