Production Assistant Position
Production Assistant Position:
Experience with repetitive, physical work, such as manufacturing/production, farming, restaurant work, etc.
Experience working with your hands in a way that requires fine motor skills.
Extreme attention to detail and sensitivity to the subtleties of line, shape, and proportions.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
Strong time management skills and follow through on commitments.
Propensity for taking initiative, asking questions, and seeking constructive criticism and feedback.
Prior ceramic experience is a bonus but not required!
Waxing bisque ware and applying underglaze designs with both stencils and brush work.
Glaze dipping and touch ups
Pressing and attaching handles
Operating the pug mill for clay reclaim
Expectations of all team members:
Respect for their craft and for their body (taking good care of our bodies is crucial if we want to keep doing this for a long time!)
Daily cleaning and care for our studio.
Daily production logging.
Receiving clay deliveries.
Willingness to step in an assist in other parts of the process, from loading kilns to receiving shipments and helping pack and ship large orders when it’s crunch time.
Attending occasional open studio events and sales.\
The most important! All members of the team are expected to:
Use clear and direct communication.
Show supportive care and kindness toward other team members.
Take responsibility for your own work and commitments, with a willingness to take humble ownership of both successes and failures alike.
Details for Production Assistant Position:
This position can be full time or 3/4 time
All team members are expected to be present Monday-Thursday with Friday as a flex day, depending on preferred hours.
Pay: $15 - $19 per hour
All team members accrue 1 hr of paid sick/PTO per 40 hr worked, approximately 1 paid week off per year, if working full time, plus unpaid time off upon request.
All team members are expected to avoid requesting time off during our busiest season, September 1st through December 20th.
We ask for a commitment of at least 1 year
When you fill out the application, you'll be prompted to upload 6-10 images of your personal work (This doesn’t have to be ceramic. It could be anything creative and that uses you hands. Wood work, drawing, or even production baking!)