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OW Lee is hiring in Comfort, TX

OW Lee is relocating its operations from Ontario, Ca to Comfort, TX! Comfort is located about 45 minutes Northwest of San Antonio.

OW Lee a family-owned company, dedicated to designing and producing the best outdoor furniture and fire pits you can buy. We are looking for quality, dedicated candidates in both production and office roles to be part of our team.

For more about our company, visit www.owlee.com/about

Benefits

OW Lee offers a very competitive benefits package:

  • Medical options with two different carriers and coverages
  • Vision Plan
  • Dental HMO and Dental PPO Plan
  • All medical deductions are pre-tax.
  • Company pays for a Life & AD& D insurance for $ 15,000 at no cost to the employee
  • Employee has the option to purchase additional insurance for them and family at low rates.
  • FSA Health Care Plan
  • Vacation
  • Sick Pay
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 401k Retirement Plan

Job Listings

Powder Coater

Powder Coater

SUMMARY: The Finishing Department Powder Coater’s primary job function is the application of either the primer powder or the colored top coat of powder onto frames & parts with the highest efficiency and effectiveness.  Frames and parts come in many different shapes and sizes from large bulky tables & chaises to small pieces the size of paper clips.  Powder thickness, complete coverage of the item, transfer efficiency, powder usage, focus on getting the powder into cracks & crevices are just some of the areas where particular attention needs to paid to in order to maintain the highest quality finish.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Apply powder coatings onto steel & aluminum furniture frames and parts using a powder application gun.
  • Double check to make the sure the correct settings are on the powder coating gun control panel for the color powder that you are about to spray before starting to spray.
  • Always make sure to spray powder at approximately 12 inches from the part, not too close, but not too far away in order to achieve the best transfer efficiency and coverage.

Daily Checks:

  • Proper ground from the powder application machine to the finishing line.
  • Inspect & check the powder hopper, gun & lines for proper operation. Some parts do wear out, so it’s important to check those parts at least once a week to make sure they are still in a condition to provide optimal desired spray pattern & transfer efficiency.
  • Observe the conveyor to make sure you don’t see it stopping when it shouldn’t be or jerking too much.
  • Make sure the dust collection system is operating properly.
  • Train and become familiar with “powder mil (1 mil is equal to one thousands of an inch) thickness” in order to efficiently apply the correct amount of powder.
  • The correct thickness of powder will provide the best protection and the correct look as well as not waste powder.
  • Pay attention and observe the powder that is being applied in order to notice if there is anything unusual about the color of the unbaked powder based your experience with the powder, such as color, texture of the powder, particle size, clumpiness, etc. Stop spraying the powder anytime you notice something unusual and notify your supervisor immediately.
  • Make sure to apply the powder to the entire frame. Pay special attention to NOT miss any spots or spray to thin or not enough mils to get the desired level of coverage of powder depending of the specific powder.  Some powders may require more or less of a mil thickness in order to achieve the desired look for that particular powder.
  • Apply either a primer under coat or a color top coat in accordance with established standards & specifications.
  • Use proper safety equipment & procedures at all times.
  • Inspect your work for quality and make sure it meets established standards & specifications.
  • Keep work area clean and picked upped.

QUALITY:

  • Quality must always be a top priority.
  • All quality issues, rejects, out of specification, and the like need to be documented & sent for review to the Department Lead and then to the Production Manager, on a weekly basis.

SAFETY:

  • Understand thoroughly the Company’s worker and work place safety policies and procedures.
  • Watch for employees who are not wearing proper safety equipment or are committing safety violations, and report any incidents to your Lead, Supervisor or Manager as soon as possible.
  • Notify the department Lead or Supervisor or Manager right away of any serious situation in order to correct the situation.

Other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily in accordance with established standards and quality. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Speak Spanish and an understanding of Basic English is preferred.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Basic addition and subtraction.

REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form.

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Regular use of hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms (waist level).  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.  The employee is required to weave lightweight metal strips in a crisscross pattern and rivet together with a single rivet, riveting machine.  Riveted parts are stacked, inventoried and stored for use in the production of furniture.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to moving mechanical equipment and an environment and noise level consistent with light industrial manufacturing.

Education/Experience

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Must have a least a year experience.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: None.

Benefits/Company

BENEFITS: OW Lee offers the following benefits to their employees after probation period:

  • Medical options with two different carriers and coverages
  • Vision Plan
  • Dental HMO and Dental PPO Plan
  • All medical deductions are pre-tax.
  • Company pays for a Life & AD& D insurance for $ 15,000 at no cost to the employee.
  • Employee has the option to purchase additional insurance for them and family at low rates.
  • FSA Health Care Plan
  • Vacation
  • Sick Pay
  • 10 Paid Holidays
  • 401k Retirement Plan

Compensation

Starting at $15.00/hr

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You are applying for the position of: Powder Coater


    Sewing Machine Operator

    Sewing Machine Operator

    SUMMARY: The Sewing Machine Operator is primarily responsible is sewing cushions, umbrellas and decorative pillows. The Sewing Machine Operator performs the following duties in a fast-paced environment: sewing, cutting, threading, cleaning, oiling, and housekeeping in and around the machine and production area.

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Keep work area clean and picked upped.
    • Always strive to increase your productivity.
    • Ask your supervisor or co-workers for assistance if you need it.
    • Sew all cushions, pillows, umbrellas, etc according to the design specifications, maintaining proper stitches per inch and seam overlap. Locate the hook & loop ties according to the design specifications in order for the cushion to be placed on the specific frame it is designed for on the proper side, front & back, top & bottom and the law label in correct located on the cushion, and the stack of different labels in the correct order.
    • Use the correct color thread & bobbin thread per your supervisor’s instruction.
    • Make sure cushions are handled properly and that they are kept clean and away anything that may potentially damage or stain them.
    • Make sure stitching (stitches per inch) and overlap are maintained according the established standards.
    • Make sure ties are placed on the cushion according design specifications, and in the proper direction & location for proper use.
    • Make sure ties are cut sewn to the proper length according to design specifications, and that a hook and loop are put together as a group in order to secure the cushion to the frame.
    • Observe that the various fabric patterns are properly sewn together in order for the designated center is centered, stripes meet each other and the top of a pattern is facing up on the different cushion designs.
    • Take extra care when working with COM or other special fabrics in order to reduce errors and rework.
    • Pay attention to the machine you are operating & make sure it is operating properly. Notify your supervisor as soon as you notice the machine not operating properly.
    • If at any time you are unsure what to do or use ask your supervisor.
    • Other duties may be required

    QUALITY:

    • Quality must always be a top priority.
    • Sew all materials to established quality standards.
    • Report immediately any material that does not meet established quality standards.
    • Report immediately any fabric panels that don’t seem to meet established quality standards.

     SAFETY:

    • Follow all company safety policies, other polices & procedures.
    • Observe other employees around you who are not wearing proper safety equipment or are may be committing a safety violation, and notify your supervisor.
    • Be on the look out for factory or personnel safety hazards or unsafe conditions within the factory, and notify your supervisor.  Take immediate action to correct if needed.
    • Report all safety hazards or concerns to your supervisor or the Production Manager or the Safety Manager to correct.

    SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None.

    Qualifications

    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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    A strong sense of dedication to your work.  A good work ethic.  Detail oriented.  Tenaciously work towards daily, monthly & annual department and company goals & objectives.   An amenable personality with the ability to self-motivates and works towards a vision or goal.  Ability to prioritize.  Be able to take direction, both verbally and written.  Ability to work with others.

    LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to speak and read in either English or Spanish.

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS:  Posses basic mathematical skills.

    REASONING ABILITY:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Be able to ask for further direction or help when not sure of what to do or is being asked of you.

    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. 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 use hands and fingers to handle or feel; talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include good or corrected to 20/20 for close vision, distance vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job in a warehouse or light manufacturing environment. 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 exposed to moving mechanical equipment and an environment and noise level consistent with light industrial manufacturing.

    Education/Experience

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: 

    • 1 year Sewing Experience required
    • Sewing Machine knowledge required
    • Industrial Sewing Machines experience
    • Experience sewing heavy fabrics
    • Experience operating, troubleshooting, and maintaining sewing machine
    • Ability to sew fabric specifications efficiently and accurately

    Benefits/Company

    BENEFITS: OW Lee offers the following benefits to their employees after probation period:

    • Medical options with two different carriers and coverages
    • Vision Plan
    • Dental HMO and Dental PPO Plan
    • All medical deductions are pre-tax.
    • Company pays for a Life & AD& D insurance for $ 15,000 at no cost to the employee.
    • Employee has the option to purchase additional insurance for them and family at low rates.
    • FSA Health Care Plan
    • Vacation
    • Sick Pay
    • 10 Paid Holidays
    • 401k Retirement Plan

    Compensation

    Starting at $14.00/hr

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    You are applying for the position of: Sewing Machine Operator


      Strapping Applicator- General Production Worker

      Strapping Applicator- General Production Worker

      SUMMARY: The Strapping Department general production workers primary job is the application of various size & types of straps to the seats, backs, and other areas of the furniture according the production schedule.

      ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

      • Apply metal straps to various types of metal furniture.
      • Make sure straps are applied in accordance with established specifications.
      • Use established application procedures only.
      • Inspect your work for quality and to make sure it meets design specifications.
      • Keep work area clean and picked upped.

      QUALITY:

      • Quality must always be a top priority.
      • All quality issues, rejects, out of specification, and the like for both the straps and the furniture the straps are being applied too, need to be documented & sent for review to the Department Lead and then to the Production manager, on a weekly basis.

      SAFETY:

      • Understand thoroughly the Company’s worker and work place safety policies and procedures.
      • Watch for employees who are not wearing proper safety equipment or are committing safety violations, and any incidents to your Lead, Supervisor or Manager as soon as possible.
      • Notify the department Lead or Supervisor or Manager right away of any serious safety situation in order to correct the situation immediately.

      Other duties as assigned.

      SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

      Qualifications

      QUALIFICATIONS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily in accordance with established standards and quality. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      LANGUAGE SKILLS: Speak Spanish and an understanding of basic English is preferred.

      MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Basic addition and subtraction.

      REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form.

      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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Regular use of hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms (waist level).  Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.  Place frames in jigs and secure for additional operations.  Use of a hammer to apply straps.  Use of vise grip type pliers to further apply straps.

       WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 exposed to moving mechanical equipment and an environment and noise level consistent with light industrial manufacturing.

      Education/Experience

      EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: None.

      CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: None.

      Benefits/Company

      BENEFITS: OW Lee offers the following benefits to their employees after probation period:

      • Medical options with two different carriers and coverages
      • Vision Plan
      • Dental HMO and Dental PPO Plan
      • All medical deductions are pre-tax.
      • Company pays for a Life & AD& D insurance for $ 15,000 at no cost to the employee.
      • Employee has the option to purchase additional insurance for them and family at low rates.
      • FSA Health Care Plan
      • Vacation
      • Sick Pay
      • 10 Paid Holidays
      • 401k Retirement Plan

      Compensation

      Starting at $13.00/hr

      Apply now
      You are applying for the position of: Strapping Applicator- General Production Worker


        Welder

        Welder

        SUMMARY: Our welders weld tubular, solid & galvanized steel stock in various sizes and shapes, and aluminum tubular & solid stock in various sizes and shapes.  These pieces are cut & formed into furniture parts and sub-assemblies to make chairs, tables, fire pits, sofas, etc and are welded using TIG or MIG welding machines.  The welder will be expected to place the parts or sub-assemblies from a stack, typically on a pallet, into various custom jigs, weld the item and remove the finished welded item and stack the welded part or subassembly or place the finished item just outside the welding booth, sometimes back on a pallet for movement to another welding booth.  The welder must be able to adjust the welding machine settings in order to maintain the proper weld temperature in order to achieve the proper weld penetration for the required material(s) being welded.  Because we manufacture furniture, structural integrity is very important but the visual appearance of the welds are also very important.  The better the quality of the weld, the greater the reduction in grinding time, which is extremely important.

        ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

        • Weld steel solid stock, galvanized stock, flat stock, tubing, U channel, sheet metal & expanded metal materials in various sizes and shapes in the process of manufacturing high end, outdoor, casual furniture.
        • Weld aluminum solid stock, flat stock and tubing materials in various sizes and shapes in the process of manufacturing high end, outdoor, casual furniture.
        • Welders are expected to set their welding machine and keep the proper settings in order to make quality welds that will maintain the desired structural integrity and require minimum grinding in order to achieve the desired look.
        • Welders are expected to maintain the proper gas mixture at the proper flow rate to maximize weld penetration and minimize porosity & the creation of pin holes.
        • Welders are expected to fit parts in jigs properly so the item being welded is make correctly.
        • Parts that do not fit properly into a jig need to be reported to the welding assistant or their supervisor so the necessary corrections can be made to either the parts or the jig, depending which is not correct.

        GENERAL EXPECTATIONS:

        • Must be physically able to lift 50lbs. using proper lifting technique.
        • Must be able to perform job in a standing position for length of shift, typically 8 hours with the possibility of some over time, approx. 2 hours at a time.
        • Must be able to use an approx.1 lb. hammer.
        • Must be able to set & release clamps similar to
        • Follow directions and be able to take verbal directions.
        • The welding position is semi-strenuous work requiring good vision, lifting, stooping, kneeling, bending, reaching, pulling, tugging, standing and walking from one workstation to another.
        • All safety procedures must be followed and personal protective equipment worn properly.

        Safety and Personal Protective Equipment:

        • Employee will get help when lifting any items over 50lbs or are large & bulky.
        • You will be trained to use proper lifting technique and turning procedures using your legs and not your back.
        • Do not use any machinery you have not been trained to safely operate.
        • You must wear a welding helmet with the proper shade of welding lens.
        • Double eye protection consisting of Safety Glasses and a Face Shield MUST be worn when grinding if the welder is not wearing their welding helmet.
        • Hearing protection MUST be worn properly at all times in all designated areas, Parts, Welding, Grinding and True-Up work centers.
        • DO NOT look at the welding arc without some type of proper visual protection, because any exposure to the weld arc can cause eye damage. Always view any welding operation through a protective curtain or with the appropriate shade of safety glasses suitable to view welding arc.
        • It is recommended that welders wear a welding respirator when welding and a standard dust respirator when grinding. Avoid directly breathing in the welding fumes because welding fumes can contain substances, which may be hazardous to your health.  A safety data sheet is on file in the office and copies are available at your request.
        • You must wear a rubber sole, leather type work shoe (no sneakers). Full length work type pants and a long sleeve work type shirt.  Forearms protectors (or) suitable welding jacket (or) welding apron and sleeves (no sleeveless shirts permitted) and welding gloves are required.

        Other duties as required.

        SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None.

        Qualifications

        QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily in accordance with established standards and quality. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        LANGUAGE SKILLS: Spanish speaking desirable, English speaking and reading desirable.

        MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Basic addition and subtraction.

        REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written and oral form.

        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.  Regular use of hands and fine manipulation of fingers, handle, grip and reach with hands and arms (waist level).  Must be able to lift, move, carry, push and pull up to 50 lbs.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics are typical of a semi industrial/industrial work environment and are typical of those an employee would encounter while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

        There is occasional exposure to moving mechanical parts.  There is exposure to cold or hot seasonal weather.  The noise level in the work environment is moderate and comparable to a semi industrial/industrial work environment. Some welding fumes exist.

        Education/Experience

        EXPERIENCE: Experience with TIG and/or MIG welding and the ability to weld thin wall tubing to thick solid stock while maintaining the appropriate settings on the welding machine to achieve the proper temperature & penetration weld.

        CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: None.

        Benefits/Company

        BENEFITS: OW Lee offers the following benefits to their employees after probation period:

        • Medical options with two different carriers and coverages
        • Vision Plan
        • Dental HMO and Dental PPO Plan
        • All medical deductions are pre-tax.
        • Company pays for a Life & AD& D insurance for $ 15,000 at no cost to the employee.
        • Employee has the option to purchase additional insurance for them and family at low rates.
        • FSA Health Care Plan
        • Vacation
        • Sick Pay
        • 10 Paid Holidays
        • 401k Retirement Plan

        Compensation

        Starting at $15.00/hr

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        You are applying for the position of: Welder


          Customer Service/Order Entry

          Customer Service/Order Entry

          SUMMARY: Provides administrative and service support to customers, sales reps and department by performing the following duties:

          • Process incoming orders in computer system(s) within 24 – 48 hours from receipt.
          • Audit orders for accuracy (price, quantity, style, description, color, etc.).
          • Make necessary corrections to customer orders for accuracy.
          • Acknowledge customer orders within 72 hours from receipt.
          • Operate office machines such as computer, typewriter, adding, calculating and copy machines.
          • Input and retrieve data from computer programs.
          • Compile, prepare and create reports for presentation.
          • Must be able to communicate and work with other factory departments on a regular basis.
          • Service customers and sales rep inquiries via phone, fax and/or e-mail (order status, product availability, lead-time, anticipated delays, etc.).
          • Prepare and send miscellaneous correspondence to customers and sales reps.
          • Participate in departmental group meetings.
          • Travel to and provide customer service at tradeshows/OW Lee showrooms as needed.
          • Work with shipping liaison and/or alone to create/obtain a written freight quote for customers.
          • Confer with the production scheduler, sales, shipping liaison and/or shipper to expedite, trace and/or track delayed shipments.
          • Daily filing of open orders and invoices.

          Other duties as assigned.

          SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

          Qualifications

          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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

          Minimum 1-3 years of experience in customer service/data entry. Ability to work with minimal supervision. Proficient in basic Microsoft applications. Good oral & written communication skills, organized, multi-tasking and detail oriented.

          LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and interpret documents such as purchase orders, letters, invoices, bill of lading, and any other document required in the Order Entry department. Ability to write letters, memos and other correspondence.

          MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Able to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commission proportions, sales tax and percentages. Ability to apply basic math concepts (addition and subtraction).

          REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral form, or reports. Ability to deal with situations where only limited standardization exists.

          OTHER SKILLS: Proficient in the most current version of the Microsoft Windows operating system and ability to operate the basic Microsoft applications.

          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. 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 use hands and fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms, climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, and talk or hear. The employee occasionally is required to stand and walk. The employee is required to sit frequently. Ability to lift up to 10 lbs. occasionally is required. Specific vision abilities include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

          WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing 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 occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts. Employee must have closed toe, rubber sole shoes to wear anytime they are required to be in the factory. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

          Education/Experience

          EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

          CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: None.

          Benefits/Company

          BENEFITS: OW Lee offers the following benefits to their employees after probation period:

          • Medical options with two different carriers and coverages
          • Vision Plan
          • Dental HMO and Dental PPO Plan
          • All medical deductions are pre-tax.
          • Company pays for a Life & AD& D insurance for $ 15,000 at no cost to the employee.
          • Employee has the option to purchase additional insurance for them and family at low rates.
          • FSA Health Care Plan
          • Vacation
          • Sick Pay
          • 10 Paid Holidays
          • 401k Retirement Plan

          Compensation

          Starting at $15.00/hr

          Apply now
          You are applying for the position of: Customer Service/Order Entry


            A/R and Billing Specialist

            A/R and Billing Specialist

            SUMMARY: The Billing & Accounts Receivable Specialist is responsible for the all activities for billing and collecting payments for a company. Specialists use skills in project management, organization and communications to bill and collect payments from clients and customers.

            ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

            • Issue invoices to customers
            • Issue monthly customer statements
            • Update customer files with issued invoices
            • Process credit memos
            • Update the customer master file with contact information
            • Track exceptions between the shipping log and invoice register
            • Enter invoices into customer invoicing web sites
            • Submit invoices by electronic data interchange; and
            • Calls or writes to credit bureaus; references to check credit.
            • Notifies customer by mail, or telephone of acceptance or rejection of application.
            • Keeps record or file of credit transactions, deposits, and payments, and sends letters or confers with customers having delinquent accounts to make payment.
            • Keeps record of applications for credit.
            • Provides customer credit information on request to other manufactures, credit agencies, or banks.
            • Obtains and mails invoice copies for customers, as requested.
            • Researches and processes customer payment disputes.
            • Researches and processes charge backs, returns, and bad checks.
            • Answers accounts receivable phone inquiries and follow up.
            • Calls and/or mails correspondence to customers as necessary in order to update accounts.
            • Data entry of new accounts, customer master updates and cash applications.

            Other duties as assigned

            SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: None

            Qualifications

            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.  Reasonable accommodations may be to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

            1-3 years experience in billing and A/R department.  Ability to work with minimal supervision.  Proficient with Microsoft Word and Excel.  Must be detail oriented, have good communication skills and organized.

            LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients and customers.

            MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, etc.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry

            REASONING ABILITY: Ability to analyze credit reports and account activities.  Ability to write professional business letters.  Ability to affectively communicate information to customers and managers.

            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.  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 and use hands to handle or feel.  The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit, talk, and hear.  The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, seldom lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

            WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

            Education/Experience

            EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: 1-3 years related experience in accounting and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

            CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: None

            Benefits/Company

            BENEFITS: OW Lee offers the following benefits to their employees after probation period:

            • Medical options with two different carriers and coverages
            • Vision Plan
            • Dental HMO and Dental PPO Plan
            • All medical deductions are pre-tax.
            • Company pays for a Life & AD& D insurance for $ 15,000 at no cost to the employee.
            • Employee has the option to purchase additional insurance for them and family at low rates.
            • FSA Health Care Plan
            • Vacation
            • Sick Pay
            • 10 Paid Holidays
            • 401k Retirement Plan

            Compensation

            Starting at $17.00/hr

            Apply now
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