Job Opportunities in South Plainfield, NJ

Title: Administrative Assistant (Entry Level)
Department: Accounting
Description:
Kobo is seeking a talented, highly-motivated professional to join our team as the Administrative Assistant in the Accounting Department. Willing to train an entry-level candidate.
Job Requirements:
  • 4 year degree required; Degree in Business or Accounting preferred
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, time-management, and multi-tasking ability
  • Ability to work independently
Responsibilities Include:
  • Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable tasks
  • Data entry
  • Clerical duties – scanning/photocopying, filing, etc.
  • Various other administrative functions – mail postage/sort/distribution, coffee service maintenance, answering phones, ordering office supplies, etc.
  • Support key departments in the company with various projects/functions
Please send resume and salary requirements to Hrkobo@koboproductsinc.com Please reference “Administrative Assistant/Receptionist” in the subject field

Title: Chemical Operator
Department: Production/Maintenance
Description:
Seeking an experienced and energetic professional to join our team as a Chemical Operator for batch making and operating of process milling equipment.

We are seeking applicants flexible to work on any shift (1st 6am-2pm, 2nd 2pm-10pm, 3rd 10pm-6am – Monday-Friday).
Responsibilities and skills include, but will not be limited to the following:
  • Experience required running powder treatment equipment and working with surface treated pigments in cosmetic or personal care industry.
  • Experience running hi speed mixing equipment.
  • Experience with media mills and others.
  • Experience using transfer pumps and scales
  • Experience working w/ HAZ materials preferred
  • All candidates should have previous exposure to GMP and must be able to maintain a safe and clean working environment
  • Repacking of raw materials and general warehouse duties
  • Must be able to operate a forklift and have experience with material handling equipment.
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds

Title: Customer Service/Export Coordinator (Bilingual Spanish)
Department: Customer Service
Description:
Kobo Products, Inc. located in South Plainfield, NJ is seeking highly motivated, bilingual (Spanish) Customer Service/Export Coordinator with background in logistics.
Job Requirements:
  • Candidate must be able to work well under pressure in a very fast paced environment, and have excellent multi-tasking, problem-solving, and written and spoken communication skills.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills required (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access)
  • Candidate must have logistics (shipping) experience
  • DOT/IATA training a plus
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) REQUIRED
  • Associates Degree (at minimum) required
Responsibilities Include:
  • Plan and arrange shipments – documents, print labels, schedule carrier pick-ups
  • Communicate with customers and applicable internal departments throughout the export process
  • Ensure that all products being shipped are compliant with DOT/Hazardous Materials regulations
  • Address all customer complaints quickly and professionally from start to finish, and escalate when necessary
  • Review delay and shipping reports daily

Title: Gratis Assistant (Entry Level)
Department: Gratis
Description:
Kobo is seeking a talented and organized professional to join our team as a Gratis Assistant. Willing to train an entry-level candidate – great opportunity for a motivated self-starter.
Job Requirements:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational, time-management, and multi-tasking ability
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • 4 year degree preferred
Responsibilities Include:
  • Data entry for processing and shipment of international and domestic sample orders
  • Preparation and shipment of sample orders
  • Ordering and receiving material for the Gratis department
  • Communicate with Sales Acount Managers, Quality Control, and Customers
  • Assist with Gratis inventory
  • Filing, scanning, photocopying
Please send resume and salary requirements to HRkobo@koboproductsinc.com
Please reference “Gratis Assistant” in the subject field.

Title: Local/Regional Truck Driver (CDL)
Department: Warehouse
Description:
Kobo Products, Inc. in South Plainfield is seeking an extremely reliable CDL driver that can maintain safety and accuracy in a fast paced environment.
Job Requirements:
  • CDL
  • Clean driving record
  • HazMat endorsement preferred
  • Must be trained to safely and responsibly operate forklift equipment
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
  • Flexibility with day shift hours
  • Must be able to work overtime as necessary
Responsibilities Include:
  • Coordinate with Production and the Warehouse every day to set up runs depending on needs.
  • Pick up and deliver raw materials to Production, and pick up finished goods from Production to take to the Warehouse for orders.
  • Monitor the schedule for pick-up orders from Planning as well as outside Kobo facilities, and log arrival and departure times.
  • Complete inspection of the interior and exterior of the truck every day from the first run and notify the Facilities/Engineering Manager of any problems.
  • Check MTO’s at pick-up and delivery, especially for finished goods. Ensure that all copies are signed upon delivery, and paperwork is distributed to the appropriate departments.
  • General Warehouse support.
  • Comply with all company and OSHA regulated safety codes.

Title: Maintenance Worker
Department: Maintenance
Description:
Kobo Products, Inc. is seeking a Maintenance Worker to work between our four locations in South Plainfield, NJ. Shift is from 2pm-10pm – there may be a small amount of flexibility with the hours.
Job Requirements:
  • 5 years of field experience required
  • Candidate must be able to work well independently in a fast paced environment and maintain high levels of accuracy in daily operations
  • Candidate must be a self-starter with strong work ethic who is able to perform multiple tasks simultaneously and manage time efficiently and effectively
  • Must be able to lift at least 50lbs. When needed
  • Must be available to work overtimes and support call-in work on weekends when required.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Emergency repairs to Production equipment as needed
  • Perform planned maintenance on Production and auxiliary equipment at our two Production plants
  • Support and execute request through the company work order system (building/equipment issues)
  • Installation of new equipment lines and supporting systems
  • General building upkeep for all company locations (4 buildings within a ~1 mile radius)
Please send resume and salary requirements to HRkobo@koboproductsinc.com
Please reference “Maintenance Worker” in the subject field.

Title: Warehouse Associate
Department: Warehouse
Description:
Seeking a highly motivated Warehouse Associate that is detail oriented and can manage in a fast paced environment.
Job Requirements:
  • Candidate must be able to work in a very fast paced environment and maintain high levels of accuracy in daily operations
  • Experience with cGMP and hazardous materials required
  • Background in cosmetic or personal care manufacturing industries preferred
  • Must be trained to safely and responsibly operate forklift equipment
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs
  • CDL a plus
Responsibilities Include:
  • Responsible for shipping, receiving, transfer, and storage of raw materials, packaging, and supplies.
  • Coordinate with several other departments/buildings daily in order to prepare and inspect materials that are shipped and received.
  • Continuously maintain an organized and clean warehouse.
  • Comply with all company and OSHA regulated safety codes
  • Must be able to work overtime as necessary
  • Coordinate with Productions and the Warehouse every day to set up runs depending on needs
  • Pick up and deliver raw materials to Production, and pick up finished goods from Production to take to the Warehouse for orders
  • Monitor the schedule for pick-up orders from Planning as well as outside Kobo facilities, and log arrival and departure times
  • Complete inspection of the interior and exterior of the truck every day from the first run and notify the Facilities/Engineering Manager of any problems
  • Check MTO’s at pick-up and delivery, especially for finished goods. Ensure that all copies are signed upon delivery, and paperwork is distributed to the appropriate departments

Job Opportunities in Labège, France

Title: Director of Sales & Application Lab
Description:
 
  • Responsibilities: including but not limited to:
  • Identify, qualify, promote, grow and close sales opportunities with new and established clientele
  • Manage and Support Distributors throughout EU, Clients, Key accounts, Sales Managers and Representatives
  • Work closely with internal teams (Marketing, R& D, Regulatory, Customer Service)
  • Must be flexible regarding business trips and travel; Travel is required
  • Visiting customers and participating in various trade exhibitions, within Europe and the US
  • Organizing and Implementing Customer and Distributor Seminars and Presentations
  • Making reports of visits and sales
  • Overseeing Application Lab and Formulation Development
Skills:
  • Excellent organizational, communication and presentation skills
  • Advanced selling & negotiation skills
  • Identify and support customer requirements/opportunities and recommend solutions
  • Excellent computer and software skills are a must
  • Formulating Color and Skin Care Products
Education & Experience:
  • Minimum 5+ years experience working in the personal care and/or cosmetic industry.
  • Minimum 3+ years experience as a Sales Manager. Must be fluent (oral & written) in English & French. Additional languages are a plus.
  • Formulation experience in Color and Skin Care Products
  • Bachelors Degree Required

Title: Plant Maintenance worker
Description:
Plant maintenance worker will serve as the key resource for the manufacturing operation focusing on:
 
  • Safe, efficient, reliable operation of equipment to ensure the production of quality products.
  • Preventative maintenance, troubleshooting and problem resolution for process issues, including electrical and mechanical equipment troubleshooting
  • Planning and undertaking scheduled maintenance
  • Responding to breakdowns
  • Obtaining specialist components, fixtures or fittings
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety legislation
  • Managing stocks of supplies and equipment
  • Maintain 24/7 plant manufacturing operation
Job Requirements:
  • Three to five years of experience working with electrical and mechanical maintenance.
  • Strong attention to detail and skillful in handling machine parts.
  • Conformance to the other plants in other countries.
  • May need to travel for training or maybe even a Summit

Job Opportunities in Germany

Title: Account Manager
Description:
Seeking a high-energy, aggressive, and motivated Account Manager who is eager to join a dynamic personal care company. The successful candidate will be a sharp, energetic and focused individual who is motivated to get results - one who possesses the highest levels of integrity at all times. Strong oral and written communication and organizational skills are required in order to maintain a level of activity which includes qualifying prospects, scheduling appointments, presenting products, and generating sales. Excellent PC skills are a must. Minimum 5+ years experience working in the personal care and/or cosmetic industry. Minimum 3+ years experience as an Account Manager or Formulator. Must be fluent (oral & written) in English & German and reside in Germany. Must be able to travel throughout Germany and Benelux. Visits to France and USA annually. Education: Bachelors Degree Required.

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