Prep Team Member

Egg Collective

Posted 27 days ago


Full Time
New York City
Brooklyn Navy Yard, Brooklyn
$20.00 - $22.00 / hour

Position Purpose:
The role of the prep team member is to support all facets of the production process and to contribute towards a safe, healthy, clean, and happy work environment for all. We’re looking for a candidate who is intentional, focused, engaged and curious.

Overall:
• Sand and prepare constructed and components of furniture to the Egg Collective standard to prepare for finishing.
• Strive to work within production timeline goals provided by the prep manager and be responsible for helping team execute on-time completion of projects.
• Maintain quality control of pieces as they move between construction and finishing.
• Become proficient in Egg Collective’s finishes and materiality, utilizing that knowledge to
approach each piece when prepping.
• Assist to lift, hold, and move pieces at all stages in the production process.
• Help keep the shop organized and clean, managing trash schedule, trash containers, box
breakdown, etc.
• Learn and assist with basic machine maintenance.
• General assistance throughout the shop with lumber deliveries, assembly, etc.
• Assist in fabricating solid wood bases, crates, finish samples and other small projects.
• Gain an understanding of fabrication methods by working alongside and assisting
builders as instructed.
• Keep an accurate account of hours through Harvest Time app.
• Help with close-down procedures daily.
Qualities of the Ideal Candidate:
• Exhibits a strong attitude of collaboration at all times.
• Approaches everything with a curiosity mindset while progressively building skill sets.
• Understands the value of a well-organized, clean environment.
• Keen eye for accuracy and detail using critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
• Willingness to share opinions to help improve processes and/or ask for help when
needed.
• Focused, engaged and mindful.

Physical Demands:
Physical requirements include lifting / carrying of up to 50 pounds; ability to push and pull carts weighing up to 250 pounds; visual acuity, speech, and hearing; hand and eye coordination; and manual dexterity necessary to operate machinery. Subject to sitting, standing (8 hrs /day), reaching, bending, stooping, squatting, stretching, walking, twisting, and kneeling to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment:
This job operates out of the Egg Collective Manufacturing Facility in Brooklyn, NY. Standard hours are Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm. The prep team member role is an in-person position. This role cannot be performed remotely.

Pay and Benefits:
• $20.00 -$22.00 / hour commensurate with experience
• Paid Company Holidays
• Paid Sick Leave
• Paid Time Off after a year of employment at Egg Collective
• Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
• Retirement Plan (401k) with Employer Match]

About Us

Egg Collective is a New York-based design firm established in 2011. Each item in Egg Collective’s Collection is handmade from natural materials that are intended to stand the test of time. Egg Collective’s work is made of the highest quality raw materials in its own woodshop and in collaboration with local small-scale fabricators.

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