Office Assistant


Admin and Secretarial

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Job Type




Salary Range

Up to USD20 per year

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Branch Information

New York City, NY - Metro - (USA) 99 Park Avenue 6th Floor NY New York , NY 10016



Job Description

Manpower is partnering with a nonprofit institute dedicated to research and education in the field of gemology and the jewelry arts.

If you have previous experience as a lab assistant or if you are familiar with lab production workflows this will be the opportunity for you!

Job Title: Office / Lab Assistant

Location: Midtown Manhattan

Duration: 6 months potential to go perm

Shift Timings: Mon-Fri 7:00-3:30pm or 3:30pm to 11:30pm

Pay Rate: $20 per hour

Position Overview

* Perform assigned pre/post grading production processes of Lab Weights & Measures, Lab Inscription, Lab Inventory Control, Lab Report Services and Lab Transport required to complete the production workflow.

* Perform any of the following or other duties as assigned to meet quality and production goals Lab Weights & Measures.

* Measure stone weight and other required data; prepare each stone for subsequent processes in accordance with procedures and requirements using relevant data.

* Perform in weigh and operate cleaning station.

* Perform screening, label printing, and/or measure ultraviolet fluorescence, and/or color measurement, and/or stone measurement.

* Prepare setting of stones.

* Learn and follow defined procedures/guidelines to perform job; complete tasks through application of detailed procedural knowledge.

* Use judgement to select appropriate action from defined procedures/guidelines; seek help from experienced staff and/or management for troubleshooting non-routine issues


* Requires High School Diploma.

* Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Basic knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint).

* Ability to learn and understand company proprietary systems (Spectrum, Searchlight, etc.)

* Basic problem-solving skills: Understand when there is a problem and escalate as required; follow procedures to solve routine and often repetitive issues.

* Sound communication skills in reading, writing and speaking clearly and ability to read and comprehend English (Spectrum, training in English).

Why Manpower?

At Manpower we are dedicated to enriching people's lives with meaningful employment and development opportunities, as we have done for more than 60 years. We care about you and the role of work in your life and focus on enabling you to achieve your goals in work and in life.

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Looking forward to working with you soon!