Welcome to A+ Personnel

A+ Personnel was established 27 years ago to provide temporary, consulting and direct hire staffing services to corporations located in New Jersey and New York. We are a family owned, women’s business enterprise.

Our success has come from the numerous long-term relationships fostered with our clients by delivering outstanding customer service, understanding their needs, and maintaining a good sense of humor!

A+ Personnel offers the type of customer service that can only be provided by an independent firm. After all, our success relies solely on your satisfaction, nothing more.

We treat our candidates with respect and go the extra mile by offering career coaching, resume preparation and review and interview preparation. We believe both the candidate and the client must be happy or we have not succeeded in our mission.

A+ Personnel provides qualified temporary and direct hire candidates in the following areas:

  • Accounting
  • Banking
  • Continued Medical Education
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Brokerage
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Insurance
  • Legal
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Office Support
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Publishing
  • Sales
  • Shipping/Distribution

Our bottom line…to make a positive impact on your bottom line, by delivering the qualified candidates you and your company need to succeed.

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Dream Job!

“I found the career of my dreams through A+ Personnel. After meeting with the agency they knew I would love the position and location of my new job and they were right!

I highly suggest that you contact them whether looking for a new position or exploring the opportunity of a new career.” – Lauren S.

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Data Entry Clerk – Elizabeth, NJ

Data Entry Clerk – Elizabeth, NJ

This client needs your attention to detail for this PM data entry position!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Client will train!
  • Data entry of received inventory
  • Download pictures of cargo
  • Email tallies with correct pictures to clients
  • Scan paperwork
  • General clerical duties

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Good Word and Excel skills
  • Strong data entry skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Must be punctual and dependable
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Must have common sense!

Hours: 7PM to 3AM

Training hours: 5AM – 1PM

Car necessary to reach location.

If qualified and interested please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com

 

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Telemarketers – Englewood Cliffs, NJ

A+ Personnel celebrates its 27th Anniversary in the staffing industry in 2014!

We have successfully been placing qualified candidates with top corporations, from entry to

Executive level. We would like to thank our client companies and outstanding candidates for their major contribution to our continued success.

 

We now look forward to assisting you with your next career move!

 

Have a great day!

 

Jill G. Rowland, President

Use your Telemarketing skills to grow your knowledge of the pharmaceutical industry and your bank account! This is a base plus commission position selling products to clients that actually use them, so you’re not trying to fit round pegs into square holes!

Account Manager – Englewood Cliffs, NJ

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Account management
  • Promote and sell weekly specials and new products. Meet established monthly goals by maintaining existing accounts and establishing new accounts.
  • Sell generic drugs, OTC products and DME items in your assigned territory
  • Gather and provide competitive market and price information to management.
  • Customer maintenance including returns, damages and pricing questions.
  • Special projects as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of one year inside sales experience required.
  • Distribution or pharmacy experience a plus.
  • Bilingual (Mandarin, Russian, Gujarati) a plus.
  • Must be computer literate including MSOffice
  • Excellent communication skills required.
  • Ability to read and understand documents such as technical data and procedure manuals.

This is a temp to potential hire situation. Base plus commission, when full-time with client.

If qualified and interested, please forward your resume to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com

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Administrative Assistant – Bayonne

Administrative Assistant – Bayonne, NJ

 

This employee friendly client is looking for your intelligence and initiative for this entry level position

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Organize daily work flow and managing Outlook calendar with high volume of scheduling matters
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and detailed itineraries
  • Manage personal/business contacts, incoming phone calls, e-mail correspondence, and sort and review mail on daily basis
  • Provide the needed administrative support to ensure effective and efficient meetings, providing meeting materials, sending invites, etc.
  • Regular interaction with high level supervisors, from within the organization, as well as clients
  • Maintain and organize filing systems, correspondence, and documentation

 

 

REQUIRMENTS:

  • 6 months office experience required

 

  • Good computer skills are essential. Experience in Outlook, Word and Excel. PowerPoint is a big plus!
  • Exhibit exceptional communication, writing, and organizational skills
  • Must be highly organized and detail oriented, as well as, eager, proactive, and responsible for their own work-flow
  • Capable of anticipating and farseeing potential problems and requirements and using good judgment to take appropriate action
  • Superior follow-up and follow-through skills
  • Display professionalism and discretion when handling matters of a confident nature
  • Comfortable dealing with all levels of employees and external contacts, while handling a heavy work volume
  • Must be able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and work calmly under pressure

HOURS: 8 to 4 or 9 to 5, ½ paid lunch break

 

BENEFITS: Health, dental, vision, and 401k

 

If qualified and interested, please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com

 

 

 

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Manager – Operations

 

Operations Manager – NYC

RESPONISIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for managing all activities related to operations and manufacturing of company products by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors. Focus will be to ensure the on time, in budget launch and quality execution of brands.
  • Plans, organizes, directs, and controls activities related to the purchasing and manufacturing of new Product launches for the NY Beauty team.
  • Ensure purchase orders and planning schedules are prepared and kept in line for timely launch.
  • Interact with local and US fillers and product development houses to ensure their awareness of all packaging, quality expectations and shipping methods needed.
  • Reviews production and operating reports and directs the resolution of operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays.
  • Coordinates manufacturing activities, with all other internal functions of the organization and external 3rd party suppliers, to obtain optimum production for planned launches
  • Establishes production and quality control standards, develops budget and cost controls, and obtains data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products ordered.
  • Communicates BOM and Fill and Assembly instructions
  • Ensures all established costs, quality, and delivery commitments are met.
  • Works with extended Project team to establish Project Timetables from onset of approved projects, and is then responsible to monitor project milestones throughout the development and production process to ensure on time delivery of new product launches.
  • Hold internal teams accountable for missed dates, while updating timetables weekly to ensure all parties are aware of project.
  • Responsible to finalize budgets of assigned projects based on preliminary budgets created by Package Development team.
  • Develops a system to evaluate vendor quotations that utilizes appropriate negotiation and purchasing techniques to ensure quality, price, delivery, and service meet project requirements.
  • Monitors budgets as it relates to execution of components, bulk and filling to ensure project margins are maintained (or improved).
  • Keep budget updated at all times.
  • Maintain positive attitude & foster a positive working environment at all times.
  • 24 hour rule – Making a concerted effort to acknowledge and/or address all inquiries within 24 hours upon receipt.

Required Skills:

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • 3-5 years of experience in the field or in a related area.
    • Familiar with field concepts, practices, and procedures
  • Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.

 

  • Works in compliance with established procedures and/or protocols.
  • Identifies and resolves problems.
  • Demonstrates skill in data analysis, techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information, inconsistencies /anomalies in routine research/data.

 

Preferred Skills:

  • Experience working with overseas manufacturers, especially in China.
  • English and Chinese language.

 

 

If qualified and interested, please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com

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Marketing – Assistant Brand Manager

 

 

Assistant Brand Manager – NYC

 

Description:

  • Reports to the Sr. Brand Manager of Marketing and Product Development.

 

  • Working alongside the Senior Manager to lead cross-functional teams to plan, develop and execute the branding and product development of several color cosmetics brands.

 

  • This includes driving marketing strategies including brand identity, packaging, pricing, timelines and formula development.

 

  • Market research and track industry trends to identify branding opportunities suitable for each unique account.

 

  • Drive the product development process by tracking all samples and submissions, evaluating product formula and textures, create shade lineups and shade matching at the labs as well as oversee and track all testing and regulatory.

 

  • Help create brand voice for new brands, write brand and product copy.

 

  • Work closely with the Sales team to manage relations and expectations of key accounts to maintain smooth flow of communication during the brand development process.

 

Requirements:

  • Have a passion for beauty.

 

  • Minimum of 3 to 5 years work experience in beauty/cosmetic branding and product marketing such as cosmetic and/or personal care development.

 

  • Must have experience with an emphasis on brand building, consumer insights, and a team-oriented work ethic.

 

  • Experience in a consumer packaged goods environment.

 

  • Thrive in an entrepreneurial, fast moving environment.

 

  • Ability to process Nielsen and/or NPD data.

 

  • Ability to analyze retail sales.

 

  • Must have experience working with nationwide brands in mass retailers, drug stores and/or grocery stores.

 

If qualified and interested, please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com

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Office Manager – Hoboken, NJ – Parking available!

Office Manager – Hoboken, NJ – Parking available!

This established client needs your maturity and multi-tasking for this busy spot!

You must be comfortable in a small office environment as this is a two person office. The other members of the company go into the field daily.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Accounts Payable – posting bills, paying bills, monthly A/P report
  • Accounts Receivable – billing, collections, change orders
  • Preparing estimates, credit applications, customer applications
  • Job estimates
  • Completing applications required for the business
  • Interacting with clientele
  • Payroll utilizing Paychex
  • Making sure employee files are correct and in order
  • Monthly bank reconciliation
  • Ordering office supplies
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REQUIREMENTS:

  • MUST be proficient with QuickBooks
  • MUST be able to create Spreadsheets
  • Must be able to work in a small office with little supervision
  • Must have strong computer skills
  • Must be able to multi-task
  • Must be punctual with a strong attendance record
  • Must have excellent organizational and follow thru skills
  • Bilingual Spanish a plus!

If qualified and interested, please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com

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Administrative Assistant

This well-established client needs your office expertise!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Data entry
  • Enter bills into system
  • Email bills to clients
  • Answer client inquiries
  • Interact with internal and external customers
  • General office duties
  • Special projects as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong data entry skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent customer skills
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Strong communication skills

If qualified and interested please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com

 

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Customer Service Representative

Customer Service Representative:

 

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Respond to calls from customers and Sales Consultants on matters relating to product availability, pricing, delivery, and order status.
  • Fax and track special order requests.
  • Research customer requests. Issue credit for items that are short in the customer orders and price adjustments on invoices for customers.
  • Contact order expeditors with any inventory concerns.
  • Pack and send interdivisional transfers daily and log charges.
  • Call assigned accounts, check on any customer issues, telemarketing weekly or daily specials, new products, or other items.
  • Enter faxed- or phoned-orders for designated accounts.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

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REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Prior customer service experience a must
  • Experience handling customer complaints.
  • Strong time management, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Familiarity with MS Office suite and data entry into business software.
  • Disciplined problem-solving skills.
  • Sense of urgency.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish, Mandarin or Gujarati) a plus!

 

If qualified and interested, please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com. Please include your hourly comp requirement.

 

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Data Entry / Administrative

This well-established client needs your office expertise!

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Data entry
  • Enter bills into system
  • Email bills to clients
  • Answer client inquiries
  • Interact with internal and external customers
  • General office duties
  • Special projects as assigned

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong data entry skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Excellent customer skills
  • Must be detail oriented
  • Strong communication skills

This is a potential temp to hire situation!

If qualified and interested please forward your resume as a Word.doc attachment to: JillR@AplusPersonnel.com

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