Careers with Aquafix

If you’re looking for a fortune 500 company, we’re not it. But if you’d like to work for a growing science-based company that’s focused on improving the environment, you will love this opportunity! Your talents will be put to use and your accomplishments will be recognized. Aquafix, Inc. is a biological sciences company based in Madison, Wisconsin providing products to help the people who clean water succeed at their job.

How to apply? Email cover letter and resume to jobs@teamaquafix.com

Production Technician

Job Location: Madison, WI

Employment Term: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Monday-Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm Central Time

Starting Wage: $TBD per hour with performance-based raise after 90-days plus 100% employer paid health and dental insurance premiums along with many other excellent company benefits.

Job Description:
The current position is for a production technician who has a valid driver’s license and will be responsible for assisting with blending and packaging liquid and powdered products, running errands, and other duties as assigned. This is a 1st shift position that operates Monday to Friday from 7:30 am to 4:00 pm on the east side of Madison, WI.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Physical lifting a variety of sizes and weights by hand up to 50 LBS in a safe and efficient manner
  • Perform a variety of tasks including repetitive and non-repetitive production
  • Blend and package liquid and powdered products
  • Package and palletize orders
  • Perform basic cleaning in production area and warehouse
  • Inspect finished products for quality and adherence to customer specifications
  • Driving and operating forklifts and hand trucks
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements:

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow simple instructions, safety requirements, and short correspondence.
  • Education: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or three to six months of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Mathematical Skills:
  • Ability to add and subtract. Ability to perform these operations using units of weight and volume measurement.
  • Ability to read and understand basic formulas.
  • Ability to read a scale in grams, ounces, and pounds. Must be able to convert from one unit to another.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Mechanical or construction skills is a plus but not required.

Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:

  • Walk, sit, or stand for long periods of time
  • Use hands to handle objects, tools or controls
  • Reach with hands and arms
  • Stoop, kneel or crouch
  • Push, pull, and lift 50 lbs or more
  • Perform repetitive motions for long periods of time

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

  • Slightly Dusty
  • Light to medium noise

Benefits:

  • 100% Employer paid health & dental insurance premiums
  • Steel toe boot reimbursement
  • Paid vacation and discretionary days
  • Health club membership and wellness class reimbursement
  • Quarterly Profit Sharing

Lab Technician

Job Location: Madison, WI

Employment Term: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time

Monday-Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm Central Time

Starting Wage: $TBD plus 100% employer paid health and dental insurance premiums along with many other excellent company benefits.

Job Description:
Aquafix, Inc. is looking for a Lab Technician to support the current laboratory staff by performing microscopic analysis, maintaining glassware, perform wet chemistry tests, keep the lab clean and organized, and helping with special projects as assigned.

Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Microscopy of water samples
  • performing laboratory tests in order to produce reliable and precise data
  • carrying out routine tasks accurately and following strict methodologies to carry out analyses
  • preparing samples
  • constructing, maintaining and operating standard laboratory equipment
  • following and ensuring strict safety procedures and safety checks
  • Maintains glassware by picking-up, cleaning, washing, sterilizing, and distributing.

Qualification:

  • A degree in or in the pursuit of a biology or chemistry degree is a plus
  • Self-motivated with strengths in time management and organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills along with outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle a high volume of work with accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Must be a team player
  • Good computer skills required
  • Position requires sitting the majority of the day and occasionally lifting up to 35 pounds to move files/boxes short distances
  • Position also requires the ability to stand, bend, twist, and reach

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Health & Dental insurance
  • Paid vacation and discretionary days
  • Health club membership and wellness class reimbursement
  • Profit Sharing

Technical Sales Representative

Job Location: Madison, WI

Employment Term: Regular

Employment Type: Full-Time: 40-45 hours per week

Monday-Friday, 8am – 4:30pm Central Time
Salary: Base Salary, Plus Commissions, Profit Sharing, and Excellent Benefits

Qualification:

  • A degree in environmental science, chemistry or biology, or an aptitude for science.
  • Enjoys problem solving and troubleshooting.
  • Enjoys learning and researching new things.
  • Proven track record of developing customer relationships.

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize phone and email communication with existing customers to improve revenue growth, and help solve challenges.
  • Develop prospects into active Aquafix customers.
  • Utilize Aquafix resources to create proposals that address customer needs and goals.
  • Meet or exceed quarterly sales goals within assigned territory.
  • Meet 80% annual customer retention.
  • Utilize CRM software to log interactions with customers.
  • After training period is complete the Ideal Candidate will transition to 1 trip per month, visiting customers and prospecting. Expect to be overnight 2-4 nights per month.

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive Health & Dental insurance
  • Paid vacation and discretionary days
  • Health club membership and wellness class reimbursement
  • Profit Sharing and Retirement Program
  • Ongoing Training at UW Executive Leadership Program
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