Himalayan Corporation is accepting applications for Production Associate to serve as a utility position to fill in for any possible vacancies due to absenteeism, vacations, or increases in work volume. This will include working on any machines as well as assisting in cooking department, packaging department, and shipping department. Manufacturing experience is required for this position. Our company is growing and we are looking for several flexible and adaptable individuals; there is room for growth and and opportunity for advancement. This position must be able to work under limited supervision, perform a variety of skilled work and perform related duties as assigned. (Shift 7 am- 3 pm Monday through Friday).
Duties & Responsibilities:
Follow operator and supervisor's instructions when assigned to a particular machine as support personnel.
Follow all plant safety policies and practices.
Visually inspect and conduct quality checks; alert operators and supervisors of non-conforming quality product.
Cross train on other machines.
Willingly work as part of a team when assigned to different machines and equipment.
Complete necessary reports in an accurate and timely manner, including but not limited to: Production Data, Machine Operational Status, Safety Data and Quality Data.
Be proactive in the maintenance of equipment; if is not working notify immediately your supervisor or the operator for needed repairs.
Switch duties with first helpers as necessary.
Maximize the utilization of equipment by operating the machinery at available capacity and speed.
Comply with all company policies and procedures, including safety and maintaining good housekeeping.
Makes recommendations for optimizing the schedule to meet cost, quality and service goals.
Wears personal protective equipment at all times in the production area.
Adheres to production schedule.
Report to work on time as scheduled.
Additional duties may be assigned by management.
Himalayan Corporation d.b.a. Himalayan Dog Chew is located @ 4480 Chennault Beach Rd Mukilteo WA 98275. Himalayan Corporation is a small but rapidly growing pet treat manufacturer. We are looking for someone who is able to work in a fast-paced environment and able to take on any tasks needed. Our company is growing and there is room for growth and opportunity for advancement within this department.
Duties and Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Customer Service Duties
o Answers customer service line regarding inquiries
o Helps walk-in customers regarding inquiries
o Handles and resolves customer complaints
o Follows up with customers to ensure problems or questions are resolved
o Checks and answers emails sent by customers regarding any product information, product problems or complaints
o Sells display merchandise
o Keeps display merchandise stocked
o Sends out replacements for products with issues
o Creates sales orders in Quickbooks
o Makes return labels for customers to send back products with possible issues
o Keeps track of different kinds of customer inquiries and creates a monthly report of the inquires for future reference
o Checks and forwards emails to the company's departments respectively (including backup forwarding sales emails when needed)
o Maintains, orders and keeps up the company store front (stocking/appearance/pricing/etc.)
**Detail oriented is a MUST**
o Greats vendors and visitors
o Operates telephone switchboard to connect, hold, transfer and disconnect phone calls to respective departments
o Takes phone messages
o Keeps track of entry and exit times of maintenance staff and visitors
o Assists in resolving administrative problems
o Files and delivers invoices and bill of lading (BOLs)
o Ships packages for office employees
o Creates employee handbooks
o Makes phone calls for necessary information
o Records and types meeting minutes
o Data entry skills (including back up fulfillment for sales department as needed)
o Assists Administrator in licensing and trademark tasks
o Supports Admin with projects as needed
o Manages internal and external newsletters
o Creates forms and documents
o Assists Admin in Document Program Management
o Effective communication across multiple departments in order to organize and complete projects
o Willingness to add skills, tasks and responsibilities as departmental growth and change warrants
o Willingness to step in and assist other departments, as needed, even if they are not departments directly connected to job description
o Assisting creating, updating, and managing company spreadsheets
o Manages company filing and archiving systems
Graphic Design Duties (These duties can be trained for the right candidate)
o Basic knowledge and utilization of Adobe Creative Cloud software - including but not limited to, InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop.
o Consistent use of short cuts and actions to expedite work flow throughout Adobe CC software.
o Basic knowledge and utilization of best practices for page layout, document handling, text and typography management, image handling, pre-flighting and printing - within InDesign.
o Basic knowledge and utilization of best practices for vector creation, document handling, page layout, image integration, exporting, pre-flight and printing - within Illustrator.
o Basic knowledge and utilization of image handling, photo editing, photo manipulation and image output - within Photoshop.
o Basic knowledge and utilization of best practices in program selection based on project and output.
o Basic knowledge and utilization of color theory, typographic theory, and general design concepts.
o Basic knowledge of color space and output method - be able to utilize best practices and troubleshoot if necessary to fix minor color output issues.
o Task and time management skills necessary to complete required work, communicate with various departments, and meet deadlines.
o Knowledge and implementation of naming conventions and file handling best practices in maintenance and creation of design and design related files on the Himalayan servers and other related storage devices.
o Willingness to juggle multiple tasks across multiple departments and re-prioritize tasks as needed to accommodate interdepartmental need and fluctuation of deadlines.
o Willingness to learn new design skills and programs.
~ Entry Level Pay/DOE
~ Medical benefits available after 60 days of hire 50% percent employer contribution (75% after 1 year)
~ Vacation pay after 90 days
~ 5 Paid Holidays and Sick Pay
~ Employee Discount o
Himalayan Corporation is hiring a full time associate. Candidates with Pet Industry experience will be considered first. This is a Communications position. There will be some travel and a lot of cross-culture communication. We are able to train anyone who meets the language skills (must speak 4 languages) qualifications.
The position will involve Quality Assurance, Sales, and Production.
Qualifications: Speaks English, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean
Skills, Duties, and Responsibilities (as long as qualifications are met, skills, duties, and responsibilities can be trainable):
-Fast learner and eager to ask questions when unsure
-Works well in a team and alone
-Previous customer service background with positive attitude
-Strives to exceed goals and participates in brainstorming ideas to achieve growth
-Great at multi-tasking (email, phone calls, documentation, and in-person interruptions)
-Communicates effectively through writing and orally with co-workers and managers
-Has a sense of urgency and excellent time management skills
-Handle confidential materials
-Email customers in a professional manner, following company guidelines
-Assist other departments as requested
This is a salary paid position. The regular schedule is Monday to Friday 7:45 am - 4:15 pm as well as extra hours and weekends as necessary. There may be travel which will be paid for and scheduled by the company.
-Medical benefits abailable after 60 day of hire, 50% employer contribution (75% after 1 year)
-Vacation pay after 90 days
Himalayan Corporation is looking for a Maintenance Technician II with experience in the pet industry. Under the direct supervision of the Maintenance Manager, the Maintenance Technician will be responsible for performing general maintenance and repairs on facility equipment and property structures, in addition to performing grounds maintenance. All work will be done in compliance with EPA, Hazmat and OSHA safety rules and regulations. If you have prior experience in a maintenance role in food industry, we encourage you to apply for this position today.
Duties (including, but not limited to):
Perform general maintenance, construction, plumbing, and various building maintenance projects
Comply with all company policies and applicable laws
Pleasant and professional manner in dealing with co-workers, supervisors, employees
Will be responsible for maintaining, repairing, replacing, and installing industrial equipment and machinery used in a food manufacturing environment
Maintaining the various machinery and equipment in the processing plant, including troubleshooting and fabrication
Have complete knowledge of all current and voltage characteristics such as single phase, 3 phase, 110v, 220v, 440, 12.5kv and DC voltage
Other duties as assigned such as greasing and lubrication
**Must be flexible, training will be 8 am - 4 pm M-F, ultimately this position will be swing shift (Sun -Thu 12 pm - 8 pm)