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Manufacturing Assistant

  • Ref: 291164
  • Type: Option-to-Hire
  • Location: Moonachie, NJ
  • Industry: Lighting / Other Fixture Manufacturing
  • Job Level: Junior
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

Manufacturing Assistant needed for an opportunity in Moonachie, NJ.

Job Duties

  • Assist Head of Manufacturing Department in Production and Inventory control, process documentation, job accounting (receiving and scheduling)
  • Data Entry & Processing
  • Enter Work Orders into ERP System
  • Print all job labels
  • Develop priority lists for production
  • Editing and creating process documentation for standard part production processes- including photos of key elements
  • Use of ERP System (Syspro); Update data on ERP System as changes occur
  • Perform daily evaluation of what is required to make schedules.
  • Create production schedule
  • Monitor performances of operation against schedules.
  • Create priority lists from backlog reports.
  • Coordinate with Sales and expedite when needed to obtain results.
  • Creation of monthly and daily reports
  • Completes special tasks as required, and in a timely and positive fashion


  • Bachelors Degree or some college preferred

Experience & Skills Required

  • Any previous exposure and performance in a manufacturing environment is helpful.
  • Familiar with manufacturing terms/methods a plus.
  • Able to demonstrate transferrable professional experience to a manufacturing environment.
  • Ability to use Microsoft Office including Excel, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong attention to detail and demonstrated organizational skills
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office 
  • Proactive, assertive and self-motivated
  • Strong problem solving and creative thinking skills
  • Knowledge of ERP (SYSPRO) is plus