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Deneen Pottery

Medallion / Handle Applier

Location: MN - Twin Cities Metro
Type: Full Time
Category: Fabrication and production

City: St. Paul, MN
Salary: $13 / hour
Website: www.deneenpottery.com
Is this a remote / work from home position?: No

Job description


Our staff of 60+ is very self motivated and proud of their work. Currently we produce over 11,000 mugs per week for a customer base that exceeds 5,000.

The majority of our clients are in the hospitality industry (B&B, Inns, or Resorts) but our most active and growing type of customer is our restaurants and parks. We believe that our influence goes far beyond the extraordinary goods we produce and sell. Deneen Pottery is also deeply committed to conserving resources, recycling and reuse since our founding in 1972 – our green initiatives include installing a 399 rooftop solar array and setting up a waste reduction program that includes company wide composting.

JOB SUMMARY: Responsible for applying medallions/handles by performing the required duties to quality and productivity standards. Must have the ability to work both alone and/or with a team.

Able to provide a quality product, in a timely manner, for the kiln department, as per the customer work orders. Required to do an average of 250-300+ mugs per 8-hour shift.


1. Exposure – Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment may be loud.
2. Physical – This position is very active and requires talking, hearing, sitting, standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, and crouching all day. The employee must frequently lift and/or move items over 25 pounds.
3. Equipment – Sponges, stamps, laser, vase, bamboo stick, medallion wheel, carts, bowls, towels, latex gloves and computer.
4. It is every employee’s responsibility to perform each job task safely. If an employee is unsure how to perform the task safely and/or follow operating procedures, he or she must consult with their lead/manager.

Full-time employees are eligible to receive health and dental benefits after a 60-day waiting period. After 90 days of employment, they are eligible for Paid Time Off (PTO) and are able to participate in the company 401k plan after one year of employment.

Qualifications or requirements

This is an entry-level position, prior experience is a plus. Must have hand and eye coordination. Corrected vision to 20/20. Accuracy and attention to detail is required. Must be able to enter daily production information into the computer. A high school diploma or GED is a plus. Knowledge of Macintosh operating systems is a plus, as well as database programs such as File Maker.

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