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production + operations assistant

position: full time, M-F

start date: asap

job description:

gold + ivy is looking for a production + operations assistant to join our candle studio based in Nashville. As a production + operations assistant, key responsibilities include all aspects of making inventory, inventory management, and online order shipping + fulfillment. Day to day responsibilities will fluctuate depending on the week - this is part of the fun working for a small business! While small business history is a plus, you don’t have to have experience with making home fragrance products- we will teach you everything! We are looking for someone who has a genuine desire to be part of a small business. 


duties + responsibilities:

  • Cleaning and preparing jars + bottles in preparation for production
  • Filling wax melters daily with 50lb+ of wax
  • Hand pouring products including measuring and mixing ingredients
  • Post-production including cleaning jars, labeling, heating tops and packaging
  • Managing stock levels and tracking inventory
  • Packaging and processing online orders for shipment
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

requirements + desired skills:

  • Physical strength, this job will require repeated lifting of 50+ lbs and 7-8 hours of standing a day.
  • Basic math skills (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, percentages - with calculator)
  • Must have a can-do work ethic
  • Responsible, dependable and honest
  • Self starter with strong creative problem solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and consistency
  • Maintain a safe and clean work environment
  • Passion for candles + home fragrance is a plus 
  • You will be working in a fully functioning and very fragrant candle studio. Please be advised that this job is not ideal for those with fragrance sensitivities

how to apply:

If you’re interested in applying, send an email to Please attach your PDF resume + in the body of the email, tell us about yourself + why you want to work for g+i.