Job Opportunities in South Plainfield, NJ

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.
Prospective candidates should include desired rate/salary (a range is acceptable) along with their resume. Kobo offers a competitive compensation package including 401k, health and life insurance, as well as paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

Title: Jr. Account Manager
Department: Sales
Description:
Seeking a self-motivated and organized Jr. Account Manager that will work with new and existing customers in the Northeast region concentrating on New York and Connecticut.
**Travel requirement are on hold due to COVID-19, and all work will be remote until deemed safe to do otherwise**
Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's of Science, with degree in Chemical Engineering preferred
  • 1-3 years' experience in the personal care products industry preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Strong multi-tasking skills
  • Must be flexible to travel both domestically and internationally as needed
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Must have valid driver’s license
Job Responsibilities:
  • Managing existing business and acquire new business within the Northeast, particularly New York and Connecticut
  • Travel visiting customers to discuss and assist with formulas, customer projects, and company products
  • Maintain solid business relationships with clients and participate in industry events such as trade shows
  • Serve as the liaison between customers and various company departments
  • Communicate regularly with customers and suppliers
Prospective candidates should include desired rate/salary (a range is acceptable) along with their resume. Kobo offers a competitive compensation package including 401k, health and life insurance, as well as paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

Title: Maintenance Mechanic
Department: Maintenance
Description:
Seeking an experienced and professional Maintenance worker to work between our four locations in South Plainfield, NJ.
Job Requirements:
  • Experience in manufacturing environment 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
Job Responsibilities:
  • Emergency repairs to Production equipment as needed
  • Perform planned maintenance on Production and auxiliary equipment at our two Production plants
  • Support and execute requests through the company work order system (building/equipment issues)
  • Installation of new equipment lines and supporting systems
  • General building upkeep for all company locations (5 buildings within a ~1 mile radius)
Prospective candidates should include desired rate/salary (a range is acceptable) along with their resume. Kobo offers a competitive compensation package including 401k, health and life insurance, as well as paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

Title: Mobile App Developer
Department: Marketing/Research & Development
Description:
Seeking a candidate to develop mobile applications (iOS and Android) for our customers, that will present existing and new products and help customers to place and review status of orders and sample requests. The candidate will work with the Marketing and R&D Departments, and in collaboration with our IT and Sales teams. The developer will be responsible for software design, coding, testing, documentation, implementation, and maintenance.
Job Requirements:
  • 4-year degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or other related majors
  • Experience/knowledge of mobile apps for iOS and Android and website development required
  • Experience/knowledge of VB.Net, C#, ASP.Net, VBA, SQL, and PYTHON required
  • Experience/knowledge of Microsoft Azure preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and English communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Self-starter capable of independent creative work, with demonstrated experience defining requirements and delivering applications to meet requirements
  • The Developer will work on-site at Kobo in South Plainfield, NJ.
Prospective candidates should include desired rate/salary (a range is acceptable) along with their resume. Kobo offers a competitive compensation package including 401k, health and life insurance, as well as paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

Title: Production Coordinator
Department: Production / Purchasing & Planning
Description:
Seeking a motivated, detail-oriented Production Coordinator for our location in South Plainfield, NJ.
Job Requirements:
  • 4 year degree
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and tasks at once
  • Strong organizational skills and time-management ability
Job Responsibilities:
  • Enter and create tickets for material production
  • Generate material transfer orders for materials to be moved through buildings
  • Coordinate pickups and deliveries of material from other company locations and local public warehouses
  • Coordinate with multiple departments to prepare materials for shipment as needed
  • Understand proper cGMP and cGDP for accurate documentation
Prospective candidates should include desired rate/salary (a range is acceptable) along with their resume. Kobo offers a competitive compensation package including 401k, health and life insurance, as well as paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

Title: Quality Control Lab Technician
Department: Quality Control
Description:
Seeking a motivated QC Lab Microbiologist with a Microbiology degree or Microbiology training/work experience to join our team. Willing to train candidates with limited work experience, but strong laboratory experience in an educational setting.
Job Requirements:
  • B.S. in Microbiology (or Chemistry/Biology with Microbiology training/work experience)
  • 1-2 years working experience a plus
  • Strong color experience required
  • Must have the ability to multi-task and work with others in a fast paced environment
  • Must be able to work independently prioritizing the work load
  • Must have strong problem solving, communication, organizational, math, and computer skills
  • Background working with powders in the personal care industry or similar industry is preferred
  • Exposure to GC and Ion Chromatography is a plus
  • Must be able to lift at least ~25lbs.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Performing various tests/inspections of raw materials and manufactured products to ensure quality
  • Recording, analyzing, and reporting data
  • Adhering to lab methods, procedures, and documenting results of testing procedures in accordance with GMP standards
  • Maintaining Microbiology Lab equipment calibrations and documentation
  • Maintaining current knowledge of Microbiology
  • Interacting with QA/RD to make sure all non-conforming results are investigated
  • Cross-support in the Quality Control Lab
  • Maintain inventory and integrity of the lab
Prospective candidates should include desired rate/salary (a range is acceptable) along with their resume. Kobo offers a competitive compensation package including 401k, health and life insurance, as well as paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

Title: Software Developer
Department: Information Technologies
Description:
Seeking a candidate to provide on-site support for internal software applications. The developer will be responsible for software design, coding, testing, documentation, implementation, and maintenance.
Job Requirements:
  • Experience and knowledge of VB.Net, ASP.Net, VBA, SQL Server is a must.
  • Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Dynamics NAV ERP system is preferred
  • 4-year Degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or other related majors
  • Self-starter capable of independent creative work, with demonstrated experience defining requirements and delivering applications to meet requirements.
  • Strong desire to bring best practices to the team, sharing knowledge and expertise – enabling your team members mutual success as the organization continues to grow.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal).
Prospective candidates should include desired rate/salary (a range is acceptable) along with their resume. Kobo offers a competitive compensation package including 401k, health and life insurance, as well as paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

Title: Warehouse Associate
Department: Warehouse
Description:
Seeking a highly motivated Warehouse Associate that is detail-oriented and can manage in a fast paced environment.
**Seeking candidates for 1st and 3rd shift positions**
Job Requirements:
  • Minimum of 3-5 years experience in cosmetic, personal care, or chemical manufacturing industries preferred
  • Must be trained to safely and responsibly operate forklift equipment
  • Experience with cGMP and hazardous materials required
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.
Job Responsibilities:
  • 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
Prospective candidates should include desired rate/salary (a range is acceptable) along with their resume. Kobo offers a competitive compensation package including 401k, health and life insurance, as well as paid holidays, vacation, and sick time.

Job Opportunities in Labège, France

Title: Plant Maintenance worker
Department:
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