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Engineering Assistant

Company: CandleScience
Location: Durham
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

The Position: Engineering AssistantAs an Engineering Assistant at CandleScience, you will be tasked with assisting our Engineering team members with all necessary tasks, duties, and responsibilities in support of the safe and efficient functions of facility operations.Responsibilities:

  • Maintain, service, and conduct minor repairs on industrial production machines.
    • Clean and organize a workshop and storage areas.
      • Assist the engineering team with tasks.
        • Comply with established safety guidelines and procedures.
          • Diagnose basic electrical, pneumatic, and mechanical problems.
            • Devise the best possible solutions to problems in a timely manner.You must thrive in a high-growth, fast-paced, and team-oriented environment and be focused on accomplishing the company's mission and goals. We're looking for someone who is a great team player, a strong communicator, is a quick learner, and makes sound decisions. If you're that person - we want to hear from you!Requirements:
              • High School Diploma or equivalent
                • Basic understanding of electrical theory, circuit analysis, and ability to read electrical diagrams
                  • Willingness to learn new skills independently
                    • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills
                      • Strong analytical and problem solving
                        • Must be able to lift up to 100lbs to waist level occasionally
                          • May need to occasionally crawl and/or lay under machines
                            • Must be able to operate heavy equipment including scissor lift
                              • Must be able to stand for long periods of time and walk several miles within a dayTo Apply: Please submit your resume and a cover letter letting us know why you're perfect for the job. Incomplete applications will not be considered. No phone calls, please!Work LifeHeadquartered in Durham, NC, we're surrounded by great restaurants, cultural activities, and sporting events. Also known as one of the "Tastiest Towns of the South," Durham is one of the best places to live and work.BenefitsBig company benefits with small company culture! We provide comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage with low deductibles. All employees receive employer match for retirement contributions of up to 3% of annual earnings. We have liberal vacation policies and offer additional benefits including technology stipends, gym memberships, and company paid life insurance.About UsCandleScience develops and sells candle and soap making supplies. Our customers vary in size from candle and soap entrepreneurs to seasonal hobbyists. We began in 2003 as a two-person startup, and have become the market leader in the industry.We work hard to develop natural and safe products that push the boundaries of candle and soap making. Our success is a result of our focus on web development, product development, and operations.For More About Us:Igniting Growth with CandleScience - https://compass.ups.com/candlescience/First Candles, Now Soap. Durham's CandleScience Expands in DIY Market - https://www.exitevent.com/2016/06/durham-candlescience-profile-160601/Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/candlescienceJob Type: Full-timePay: $17.00 per hourBenefits:
                                • 401(k)
                                • 401(k) matching
                                • Dental insurance
                                • Employee assistance program
                                • Employee discount
                                • Health insurance
                                • Life insurance
                                • Paid time off
                                • Referral program
                                • Retirement plan
                                • Tuition reimbursement
                                • Vision insuranceSchedule:
                                  • 8 hour shift
                                  • Monday to Friday
                                  • OvertimeSupplemental Pay:
                                    • Bonus pay
                                    • Signing bonusAbility to commute/relocate:
                                      • Durham, NC 27703: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Application Question(s):
                                        • In a few sentences, tell us why you want to work for CandleScience and why you're perfect for this position.Education:
                                          • High school or equivalent (Required)Work Location:
                                            • One locationWork Remotely:
                                              • NoWork Location: One location

Keywords: CandleScience, Durham , Engineering Assistant, Engineering , Durham, North Carolina

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