Production Assistant

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

Phillip Jeffries is growing and we are actively searching for a Production Assistant!


Our Design team is searching for a dedicated team player to support our new product launch process.  Collaborating with cross functional teams, the Production Assistant will be responsible for working directly with external vendors as well as all internal launch teams.  The ideal candidate has a passion for perfection, an obsession with organization and an aspiration to drive accountability. This position will report to our Production Manager and would work a hybrid schedule.


What you will be doing:


Launch Coordinator 

  • Create all vendor related files, allocation, components, address, vendor IQ 
  • NEW Launch Sales Tools liaison with marketing  
  • Liaise with PD for all launch related details 
  • Follow up with internal teams to communicate allocations to binderies 
  • Follow up with bindery on all launch details 
  • Liaise with DLT for launch  
  • Manages and maintains excess Rep kit library for new hires 
  • Liaise with inhouse memo manufacturing on launch needs; cut list, file upload 
  • Work with external memo header vendor for all launch digital file needs 
  • Gather, manage, and provide follow up for all showroom and Rep kit domestic shipments 
  • Ensure Rep kit collation and delivery 
  • NIP coordinator; help with all aspects of Launch 


Nav maintenance for sales tools 

  • Create work orders and transfer orders for all sales tools
  • Nav Processes follow up and close out 


Launch Proof Lead 

  • Proofing team leader for sales tools; pdf, swatches, color 
  • Liaise with PD, Marketing and QC for all launch related details 


Produce Sales tools  

  • Project manage Launch and Colorway Reruns 
  • NIP coordinator; help with all aspects of Launch 
  • Liaise with PD for all launch related details 
  • Works closely with the PD project manager to ensure timeline is maintained and communicated 
  • NAV/IQ chart maintenance for launch 
  • Assistance with daily tasks for Launch, and Sales Tools 
  • Provide continual support to team 
  • Follow up with marketing to ensure image dates & copy are communicated and maintained for launch and rerun sales tool projects 



Must have

  • Problem solver 
  • Organized 
  • Deadline driven 
  • Able to analyze and draw conclusions 
  • Strong design aesthetic 
  • Understands cause + effect  
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) 
  • Able to absorb information and learn from others 
  • Master listener 
  • Proactively anticipates the needs of others 
  • Ability to move tasks forward 
  • Able to give and take constructive criticism 
  • Passionate about design and the arts 
  • Ruthless team player 
  • Motivator and motivated  
  • Goal oriented 
  • 2-3 years’ experience in office setting 
  • Proficient knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook 
  • Upbeat, energetic, can-do attitude 
  • Responsible and reliable 
  • Detail oriented  
  • Self sufficient 
  • Communicates obstacles with solutions 
  • Embraces fast-past environment 
  • Enjoys change and can pivot quickly 
  • Reports directly to the Production Manager for all phases of responsibilities 
  • External Relationships: bindery’s, printing mills, all other PJ departments 
  • Advises, consults, and coordinates with: All internal teams + necessary outside vendors 

 

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.


 Perks:


  • Stocked break room with complimentary healthy snacks and beverages
  • Easily accessible, just minutes from Routes 46, 80, 23 and GSP
  • Unique culture that includes an annual Spirit Week with a focus on our core values, team building and having fun!
  • Frequent team building activities
  • Annual holiday party and picnic
  • Beautifully designed office space that includes open concept and collaborative work spaces, large kitchen, library, inclusion of live plants, convenient nursing room, privacy rooms, and access to natural light via most all work stations
  • Paid time off for community service with the ability to take (3) paid days off per year to volunteer during a work day and (3) days per year on a weekend earning you an additional (3) days of comp time
  • Gym rewards of up to $240 per year for every month that at least 12 visits are made to one of +4000 facilities


Benefits:


  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus program
  • Paid days off
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision benefits
  • Complimentary Flu Vaccines
  • Retirement Plan in which company automatically contributes approximately 10% of your annual compensation
  • Tax advantages through Flexible Spending Accounts that allow you to pay for specific healthcare and dependent care expenses with pre-tax dollars
  • Financial protection through Accident, Short Term Disability, Hospital and Cancer Insurance
  • Identity theft protection


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
    Design
  • Employment Type
    Full Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced