Temporary Machine Operator (Sample Manufacturing)

Supply Chain · Fairfield, New Jersey
Department Supply Chain
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Phillip Jeffries is looking for a temporary Machine Operator to join our Sample Manufacturing team!

In this role, the qualified candidate will be producing high quality samples of wallcovering on time without running out of sample stock. This position will report directly to the Assistant Manufacturing Manager.

What you will be doing:


  • Maximizing machine uptime while minimizing the sample stock
  • Maintain and clean all necessary equipment
  • Ensure all stock of supplies, headers, and cut memos are counted, labeled, inventoried and stored in the proper way and in the proper place
  • Deliver feedback and suggestions on processes and ongoing workings of machine and process to management with suggestions on how to make it better
  • Maximizing machine uptime while minimizing the sample stock
  • Help insure only authorized staff handle materials or equipment
  • Assist Sample Manufacturing Lead in various tasks whenever assigned and machine is not running
  • Ensure PJ Sample Manufacturing maintains a library for master/working master standards for all PJ products.
  • Ensure PJ Sample Manufacturing Department has the highest Safety standards
  • Work with the Management to continually assess and set new Sample Manufacturing goals, which are communicated to every level of the organization.

Must have:


  • Previous machine handling experience with cutting, gluing or binding a plus
  • Previous manufacturing experience a plus
  • Ability to take direction
  • Experience analyzing and improving processes
  • Takes initiative
  • Mechanical Aptitude
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team or as a single individual
  • Basic understanding of MS systems (Excel, Word and Outlook)
  • Experience with WMS systems
  • Upbeat, energetic, positive, can-do attitude
  • Excellent time management and follow up skills
  • Respectful and courteous
  • Punctual
  • Accountable… See it, Own it, Solve it, Do it!
  • Possess high integrity
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
  • Calm under pressure, level-headed
  • Can lift at least 50 lbs.
  • Able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be able to work flex hours


Why Phillip Jeffries?

As a purpose-driven organization, we truly believe that where you work matters. We are committed to creating an organization with a higher purpose, a place where our talented team can truly flourish. Phillip Jeffries believes in creating an environment with opportunities to grow personally and financially, offering volunteer opportunities that support our community and environment as well as extending a rich benefits package to care for our most valuable assets, our team.

Phillip Jeffries, the world’s leader in natural, textured and specialty wallcoverings, has been providing award winning designs to the architectural and interior design community for over 40 years.  With a diverse collection of product, Phillip Jeffries has provided luxury goods that grace the walls of properties such as the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas and the Barney’s New York stores as well as luxurious homes throughout the world.

To learn more about Phillip Jeffries, please visit us at www.phillipjeffries.com.


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  • Location
    Fairfield, New Jersey
  • Department
    Supply Chain
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience