Join Our Team

Each role at Rookwood Pottery is vital to our success, and we take pride in our work because our history has built us a strong foundation which we strive to uphold every day. Are you a hands-on, ambitious self-starter who is passionate about their work? We would love to hear from you.

See below for available positions.

JOB TITLE: Press Team, Operations

CLASSIFICATION: Non-exempt ( hourly)

SALARY/GRADE LEVEL/FAMILY/RANGE:

  • Entry level
  • $13.00 and up
  • Based on experience

REPORTS TO: Floor lead, Floor Supervisor, Department Director.

OVERVIEW

The press team member will support the operational schedule by providing quality products to the department members. To be successful in this position you should be a self-starter and own your responsibility. Your commitment will ensure the success of Rookwood and provide you with greater opportunity based on your commitment.

RESPONSIBILITIES

This position will be working in the Press department in various competencies.  This individual will be cross trained in all areas of the department for added value.  You will be working with large pieces of mechanical equipment and electronics by setting drying schedules or computerized functions. You must have a fine eye for detail, great awareness and be able to think independently by taking corrective action with operational challenges.  You should have good hand eye coordination for repetitive motion when working towards product quality.  Personal Protection Equipment is required for this position and must be maintained at all time. PPE will vary from job to job.

COMPETENCIES

  • Good work ethic independently and in a team environment
  • Follow production protocols and schedules
  • Work collaboratively with other departments to ensure a quality product is being produced
  • Perform die setups on press machines (requires lifting up to 75 lbs.)
  • Operate press machine and cut and clean product
  • Operate clay pug machine
  • Sand green product to quality standards
  • Quality Control functions of product at all stages (wet/dry)
  • Perform routine maintenance on all machinery and equipment as directed by Team Lead
  • Follow all safety rules and practices to include PPE.
  • Participate in all process improvement exercises
  • Maintain good housekeeping throughout the facility, assigned areas or not
  • Other duties as assigned

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • Prefer manufacturing and/or ceramic experience
  • Work in a non-climate-controlled environment.
  • Ability to recognize problems and flag Team Lead/Supervisors for assistance
  • Must be organized, work independently and able to multitask.
  • Commitment to a safe work place.
  • Ability to communicate verbally and written.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Ability to take personal responsibility for quality and timeliness of work.
  • High school diploma or equivalent

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY

  • This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be elevated at times and may require earplugs or other PPE related to safety.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk, listen, standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbing all day. The employee must frequently lift up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. Good hand eye coordination is a vital skill for this position.

POSITION TYPE/ EXPECTED HOURS OF WORK

  • This is a full-time position. Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., 40 hours per week. Hours may vary and will be discussed with your supervisor.

TRAVEL

  • No travel is expected for this position.

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • 1-2 years of factory-related  or equivalent experience preferred.

ADDITIONAL ELIGIBILITY QUALIFICATIONS

  • None required for this position.

WORK AUTHORIZATION / SECURITY CLEARANCE (if applicable)

  • Nothing currently

AAP /EEO STATEMENT

  • Refer to Employee Handbook

OTHER DUTIES

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

HOW TO APPLY

JOB TITLE: Retail Team, Liberty Center Store

CLASSIFICATION: Non-exempt ( hourly)

SALARY/GRADE LEVEL/FAMILY/RANGE:

  • Entry level
  • $13.00 and up
  • Based on experience

REPORTS TO: Retail Store Manager

LOCATION:  7135 Foundry Row, Liberty Township, OH 45069

OVERVIEW

You will be an intricate member of a long and rich history dating back over 130 years.  Rookwood’s legacy of superior quality and customer satisfaction is a world-wide brand of excellence. Every team member aspires to the highest level of quality of product without exception. If you are a hands-on, self-motivated sales individual who accepts a challenge we would like to speak with you.

 

This is a part-time position located at Liberty Center, 7135 Foundry Row, Liberty Township, OH 45069.  Hours of operation are flexible and discussed during the interview.  This position may require you to open/close the store and/or work weekends, and holidays. No relocation offered for this position.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Welcome customers by greeting them in a courteous, professional manner. Provide assistance and make them feel special, listen carefully and suggest options for their purchase.
  • Inform customers of promotional items and upcoming events
  • Ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction during the sale
  • Maintain in-stock inventory and displays, merchandising and store cleanliness
  • Keep customers informed by notifying them of preferred customer sales and upcoming events with Rookwood Pottery Co.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a cash/credit draw and balance receipts at store close

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

  • A minimum of 1-3 years of sales experience, (industry preferred)
  • Basic understanding of retail sales and merchandising products
  • Clear understanding of exceptional customer service
  • Integrity, hardworking, quality minded individual with solid core values
  • A Sales Professional who is self-motivated, works independently, and results orientated who provides superior customer service
  • Rookwood is a drug-free workplace. You must successfully pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen to be considered for this position.

OTHER DUTIES

  • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

HOW TO APPLY

 

 

Rookwood Pottery Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer