Production Associate

Woodridge, IL (Chicago Area)

Who We Are:

Through our network of websites and mobile apps, PlanetArt gives consumers the opportunity to design personalized products like holiday cards, photo canvases and customized gifts that are professionally printed. We provide consumers with unmatched tools and content and an unparalleled end-to-end customer experience that result in high-quality and meaningful finished products and memorable celebrations of life events.

Our purpose is quite simple: We deliver smiles.

What You’ll Do:

The Production Associate position will report directly to the Production Supervisor. The position consists of applying personalized designs to products using specialized equipment and utilizing a variety of methods and media. Additionally, this position consists of preparing, matching, and/or shipping final products directly to the customer. All roles are required to follow specific prep guidelines, order details, or shipping/fulfillment procedures.

  • Multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment
  • Good eyesight for detailed work
  • Ability to visualize center on items
  • Good hand dexterity
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift, up to 30 pounds
  • Be able to work while wearing protective safety glasses
  • Move to other areas as directed by Supervisor or Managers
  • Bring all product defects to the attention of department supervisor
  • Clean area by sweeping, breaking down boxes and removing trash at the end of each shift
  • Basic computer skills
  • Verify product against Bill of Material (BOM) for accuracy, print, size, color, and selection
  • Return all printing errors to supervisor immediately
  • Check completed item for quality and accuracy
  • Ability to use high jump WMS (depending on the position/department)
  • Distinguish between different fonts and font heights used by the Company
  • Understand/identify minor machine issues
  • Clean machines as necessary, report any machine malfunctions to supervisor immediately
  • Finish (clean) all products to prepare orders for gift wrap
What You Should Have:
  • Minimum High School or equivalent work experience
  • Must be able to work all scheduled hours including weekends
  • Be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to work at a fast pace while maintaining accuracy
  • Ability to use repetitive hand motions for long periods of time
  • Read, write, and communicate in English is preferred
  • Good eye for detail/Attention to detail
  • Good hand dexterity and strength
  • Ability to learn how to use an RF Gun
  • Ability to learn how to use computerized receiving system or WMS
  • Ability to be certified in the operation of a forklift (this may vary by department/role)
  • Must work well without constant supervision and stay current with incoming work follow and outbound completed orders as they are matched
  • Knowledge or ability to learn how to manage a manual pallet jack
How to Apply:

If you would like to work in a creative, collaborate, high-growth environment, PlanetArt’s Production Associate role may be for you! Please submit your resume and cover letter. Be sure to tell us why you think you would be a great fit! We look forward to hearing from you!