Careers with Aquafix

Aquafix, Inc. is a biological sciences company that strives to clean up waterways by developing natural and sustainable biotechnologies. 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, where your talents can be used and your accomplishments are recognized, you will love this opportunity! We are based in Madison, WI but serve people around the world with our innovations.

Learn more about Aquafix, Inc.: www.teamaquafix.com and www.naturalake.com

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. Visit our indeed page to learn more about working at Aquafix.

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

Office Assistant

Job Location: Madison, WI

Employment Term: Regular

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

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

Salary: 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.

This position will report the to the office manager and will focus primarily on office tasks and procedures and less on management of others.

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 Administrator 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, or Accounting 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
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