Job Opportunities

Production Inventory Specialist

This is a unique opportunity to work with two different women run small businesses – Golden Gems and The Done Department!

Golden Gems and The Done Department are seeking an employee to work with both businesses being the finishing and packaging EXPERT.  We are looking for a hard worker who is detail oriented and a self starter. A strategic person who can problem-solve and think outside the box for the best, most reasonable and efficient solutions. Hours may be more or less depending on workload, but the more you can master, the better! The Done Department is expecting to be able to fill at least 20 hours of work each week once candidate is comfortable with all finishing equipment. Golden Gems is expecting to fill 20 hours a week.  Golden Gems and The Done Department have a very close working relationship. We are both family businesses so we understand when life happens. We will come to rely on this person, but we can also manage when unexpected things happen and be flexible when needed. Paired with both businesses, this could be a 40 hours a week situation with the flexibility of a part time job. Small businesses rock!

 

Qualities

  • Superior attention to detail is required
  • Solid organization skills, with desire and knack to create and maintain organizational systems that could help workflow/production
  • Comfortable with repetitive tasks and working independently
  • Quick learner with a good memory
  • Reliable, punctual, trustworthy, great work ethic
  • Ability to take direction and stay focused on task and manage time properly
  • Ability to problem-solve and think outside the box for the best, most reasonable and efficient solutions
  • Ability to visually understand percentages, as well as measurements in inches and feet when looking at/producing printed products, and to understand how to make adjustments as needed 
  • Ability to memorize and identify specifications on paper/product sizes, quality (good with numbers, memory, tactile feeling of physical goods, once taught)

Requirements

  • At least 2 years experience in labor, production, manufacturing environment (print shop and retail experience would be ideal) or something equivalent (please explain)
  • High School diploma, Some college or GED.
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Pleasant and positive attitude. You will not always work directly with customers, but you will be around customers regularly. No Sour Susies or Bummer Brians! 

Bonuses

  • Knowledge and interest in the digital design/print process a plus
  • Customer service experience, though not required for this position.
  • You’re a creative and a maker of something with appreciation of the arts… illustrator, knitting, photography, musician, etc.
  • Sewing skills
  • Excel/spreadsheet knowledge

Responsibilities (Golden Gems)

  • You will become the primary product finisher and master packaging details. 
    • Packaging prints, cards, button packs, pins, keytags, tagging apparel, and more!
  • Shipping and managing online orders with accuracy and great attention to detail.
  • Inventory – Manage and improve upon current inventory system
    • Come up with systems and implement those systems.
      • Product and supplies inventory
    • Management of website inventory
  • Quality control – check products for accuracy before shipping or putting out on the floor
  • Maintaining a tidy and organized production space,   (cleaning tabletops, vacuuming, dusting machines, emptying trash and recycle bins)
  • Some heavy lifting. 25-50 lbs boxes.
  • Learn and master how to run machines and produce product
  • Order supplies and products
  • Occasionally run the shop on Saturdays
    • Friendly and outgoing with customers
    • Ready to answer any questions
    • Running the register and accepting payments

Responsibilities (The Done Department)

  • You will report directly to the Manager, but will take direction and tasks from all print project managers as needed.
  • Participate in morning workload meetings with the team.
  • Work in tandem sometimes with Shop Coordinator.
  • You will become the primary finishing person and will learn to operate and master all finishing equipment, including:
      • Guillotine paper cutters
      • Electric & Manual Scorer/Perforator
      • Machine Folder
      • Shrink Wrapper (and heat gun)
      • Booklet Finisher
      • Heat press
      • Coil puncher (and binding)
      • Wire puncher (and wire binding)
      • Small and large hand trimmer
      • Laminator
      • Corner Rounder
      • Paper drill
      • Transfer tape gun (for invitation layering)

Hours needed

The Done Department – Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8-5 with 1 hour for lunch. 

Golden Gems Tuesday, Thursday 9-5 with 30 min for lunch, and the occasional 11-4 on a Saturday

Hours may be more or less depending on workload, but the more you can master, the better!

Compensation

4 months of training at $12/hr. After 4th month, evaluate for increased pay based on performance.

If this unique opportunity sounds like something you would be interested in please send a resume and cover letter to info@shopgoldengems.com