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

Technical Sales Representative

Job Location: Madison, WI

Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time 40-60 hours per week
Monday-Friday, 7:30am – 5:00pm Central Time

Starting Wage: Base Salary, Plus Commissions, Profit Sharing, and Excellent Benefits

Qualifications:

  • A degree or high comfort level in science related fields.
  • 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

Manufacturing Team Member

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.

Desired Education: Associates Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field

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

  • Maintain all warehouse equipment on a weekly, monthly, and annual basis including but not limited to: tablet press, dust collection system, plow blender, liquid mixer, sealing equipment, auger/filler, scales, and air compressors
    Communicate equipment maintenance, storage, cleaning, and possible issues to the production team
  • 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
  • Set up and operate production equipment in accordance standard operating procedures
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements:

  • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow simple instructions, safety requirements, and short correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to other employees of the organization.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but involved written or oral instructions.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in workload and switch priorities, as problems occur.
  • Ability to demonstrate sound judgment to identify and resolve problems.
  • 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 two digit numbers. 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

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.

  • 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

Graphic Design Specialist

Job Location: Madison, WI

Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Monday-Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm Central Time
Compensation: Competitive salary with excellent benefits (retirement plan, quarterly profit sharing and 100% employer paid health and dental insurance premiums)

Primary Graphic Design Functions:

  • Create a variety of promotional materials such as product labels, product flyers, newsletters, educational posters, etc.
  • Generate and manipulate graphic images and animations
  • Analyze data to produce meaningful infographics and case history flyers
  • Assist in creation of marketing text and content
  • Assist in the production of webinar and product videos
  • Assist with photography as needed

Secondary Functions:

  • Answering phones
  • Taking customer orders and preparing orders for production
  • Coordinate shipping for completed customer orders
  • Assist with data entry as needed
  • Preparing catalogs and miscellaneous items for mailing as requested from customers
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design, market research or a similar field, such as math, statistics or computer science
  • 2+ years of experience with Adobe software programs such as Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Premier Pro, etc
  • Portfolio of past work required
  • Intermediate computer skills required, experience with MailChimp and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), and email a plus
  • Must be a team player: We value teamwork, a positive attitude and the willingness to do what is needed for our customers and our business
  • Self-motivated with strengths in time management, organization, and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Ability to handle conflict and perform comfortably in a changing, fast-paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills along with outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Position requires long periods of sitting, occasionally lifting up to 35 pounds short distances. Position also requires occasional bending, twisting, and reaching.
  • Benefits:

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

Administrative Assistant

Job Location: Madison, WI

Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Monday-Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm Central Time
Compensation: Competitive salary with excellent benefits (retirement plan, quarterly profit sharing and 100% employer paid health and dental insurance premiums)

Responsibilities:
We are looking for an Office Assistant to administer, organize, and coordinate a variety of administrative duties and office procedures. A successful Office Assistant should have an upbeat personality, basic accounting skills, experience with and administering a variety of software programs (QuickBooks Desktop, Outlook 365, Excel, and CRMs, VOIP Software), and be able to accurately handle a variety of administrative duties. The ideal person for this job will be able to effectively communicate with a diverse group of individuals.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Office Administrator Functions:

  • Process daily invoices
  • Answer phones
  • Take customer orders and prepare orders for production
  • Process customer credit applications
  • Review and approve weekly company credit card expenses
  • Monitor Accounts Receivable
  • Assist with Inventory Reporting
  • Filing
  • Assist with data entry as needed
  • Act as a back up to the Office Manager and Financial Specialist as needed
  • Complete tradeshow paperwork and coordinate shipping
  • Prepare catalogs and miscellaneous items for mailing as requested from customers
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Associate degree in Business Administration, Accounting, or Human Resources is a plus
  • Experience with QuickBooks Enterprise, Microsoft Office, and Outlook 365 is a plus
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills along with outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated with strengths in time management, organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle conflict and perform comfortably in a changing, fast paced environment
  • Must be a team player: We value teamwork, a positive attitude and the willingness to do what is needed for our customers and our business

Benefits:

  • Comprehensive health & dental insurance
  • Paid vacation and discretionary days
  • Health club membership and wellness class reimbursement
  • Quarterly Profit Sharing
  • Retirement Plan
  • Continuing Education at UW-Madison

Lab Technician

Job Location: Madison, WI

Employment Term: Regular
Employment Type: Full-Time
Monday-Friday, 7:30am – 4:00pm Central Time
Compensation: Competitive salary with excellent benefits (retirement plan, quarterly profit sharing and 100% employer paid health and dental insurance premiums)

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

Responsibilities:

  • Maintaining glassware by picking-up, cleaning, washing, sterilizing, and distributing
  • 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

Qualifications:

  • 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
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