Samples Assistant

Job Type: Temp-to-Hire
Salary: $18 Per Hour
Location: Gilberts, IL. 60136
Hours: M-THUR. 6 a. m. – 3 p. m. FRI. 6 a. m.  – 11 a. m.
Schedule: Monday to Friday


FLSA Status: Non-exempt

Job Output:

Reporting to the Samples Manager, the Samples Assistant supports the Samples department, creating and executing the samples requests.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Executes the Samples schedule
• Communicates professionally with department personnel
• Coordinates and closes out Samples shipments
• Works with the Engineering department on custom samples
• Maintains the samples inventory
• Maintains Sample assembly methods
• Demonstrates familiarity with product and assembly of product
• Reviews and ensures quality of Samples

Supervisory Responsibilities: None

Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Excellent time management skills with a proven ability to meet deadlines
• Strong in computer skills, including file management & organization
• Knowledge of materials and manufacturing process a plus
• Detail oriented
• Professionalism in Client interaction
• Clear, concise communication skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
• Proficient in reading and writing in English


• High School diploma or equivalent


• Manufacturing and/or assembly experience preferred, but not required
• Experience and confidence operating Zund cutting machine preferred

Travel: None

Location & Reporting:
This position works out of the Turf manufacturing plant (Gilberts) and reports to the Samples Manager.

This is a full-time, non-exempt position. Requires regular lifting 30-50lbs.

Physical and Mental Demands:

The demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to: sit for prolonged periods; repetitive motion of hands/wrists/fingers; concentrate and repeat the same physical or mental activities over and over; think analytically and be exact or highly accurate; make decisions such as to identify complex problems, develop options and implement solutions; work in a team; ability to maintain regular, punctual attendance consistent with the ADAAA, FMLA and other federal, state and local standards; pay attention to and remember details; communicate effectively including active listening to understand points being made, and asking appropriate questions and not interrupting inappropriately; speak to convey information effectively; write to communicate effectively as appropriate for the needs of the audience; read to understand work related documents; move between different physical locations within and between buildings; and push, pull, carry and lift in the normal course of travel.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Requires working indoors in environmentally controlled conditions with standard level of noise common to an office environment including office equipment and co-workers speaking to each other and on phones. Employees are required to wear personal protective equipment when entering the floor of manufacturing facilities based on the specific requirements of each location.

Sample Assistant