NEAFP is hiring 2x Production Assistants!

04/28/2017
by NEAFP Co

NEAFP is growing and looking to increase our team in order to meet the challenges of the U.S. Alpaca fiber industry. We are adding 2 full time Production Assistants to help with the increase of raw fiber coming in to the mill and the growing amount of finished products heading out the door!

Here is the full job listing (with a link to apply at the bottom)!

The New England Alpaca Fiber Pool (NEAFP) is an agricultural service provider to U.S. Alpaca farms looking to process their alpaca fiber in the U.S. on a commercial scale. We manage the pooling of raw alpaca fiber coming off thousands of farms and oversee the manufacturing process from raw fiber off the animal to finished good ready for shelf. NEAFP was started in 1997 and located in Fall River, MA.

We are looking to hire a full time (40 hours per week) production assistant to help in several different operations around the mill.

This position's responsibilities will include (but are not limited to) :

  • Sorting Alpaca Fiber by Color and Grade
  • Baling and Handling Fiber
  • Preparing Product for shelf: Labeling, Tagging, and Packaging of finished goods
  • Assisting in Washing and Finishing of Products
  • Cleaning and organizing work and warehouse space

What we are looking for in this position:

  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Reliable, Punctual, Dependable
  • Positive, Can Do Attitude
  • Works well as both a team member and alone
  • Attention to Detail while working at a quick pace
  • Not afraid to get dirty on the job
  • Flexibility, willingness to fill in roles and help where needed
  • Ability to work on feet and lift up to 50 lbs
  • Bonus Points (but certainly not required!): Interest in livestock, agriculture, natural fibers, or textiles

Schedule: 40 hours per week. Monday through Friday - 8am to 4:30pm

Compensation / Benefits: $11 per hour to start. Benefit Packages available after introductory employment period.

Application:
Please share with us your resume, as well as:
Why would you be a good fit here at The New England Alpaca Fiber Pool (NEAFP)?

You can apply here :
http://www.neafp.com/index.php?dispatch=pages.view&page_id=201