Production Assistant (Seasonal) APPLY NOW

Brooklyn, NY
16 - usd / hour
Full time

Part-time and full-time positions available!

We are seeking several seasonal Production Assistants to join our team of 18 at a rapidly growing artisanal candle company. We are looking for individuals who are available Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, beginning ASAP and going through the end of December, with employment status reviewed at the end of December after our company's needs are reassessed.

We are looking for individuals who are punctual, attentive to small details, able to perform repetitive tasks at an acceptable pace and maintain 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 during this season, so these individuals should thrive under stress, be able to stand on their feet for 8 hours per day, 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 seasonal 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE

  • Loading wax melters with up to 250 lbs of wax daily
  • Hand pouring candles
  • 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

DESIRED SKILLS

  • Attention to detail
  • Strong communication
  • Physical strength
  • Positive energy
  • Self-motivated to perform well
  • Ability to take direction
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to learn quickly
  • Adaptable
  • 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

PLUSES

  • Proficiency with computers and technology
  • Google Drive

All applicants must be fully-vaccinated for covid-19 before starting work, this is a requirement of employment


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