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Administrative Assistant

Are you searching for an Administrative Assistant position within a stable company that provides the opportunity to further your career? If so, you might be the candidate we are searching for.

Our ideal Administrative Assistant at American PERMALIGHT®, Inc. will have previous administrative support experience, possesses a growth mindset, is coachable, and committed to helping our organization reach even greater levels of success.

Life Safety experience is not required as we provide detailed training, but we are searching for a candidate who is seeking a long-term position within a reputable organization.

About Our Company

American PERMALIGHT®, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Photoluminescent Safety Products, Foam Guards, and Professional Offerings & Services. We have been in business for over 33 years and specialize in Photoluminescent Egress Path Markings, Printable Substrates, Masterbatch, EXIT Signs, and a variety of Safety Foam Guards. Our most recent customer-facing category is a service-based offering that provides Virtual Education Sessions, Online Marketing Opportunities, Comprehensive Material Takeoffs, and PERMALIGHT® Certified Partner Programs. In short, we, directly and indirectly, help save people’s lives.

The Administrative Assistant position at American PERMALIGHT®, Inc. plays a critical role in providing comprehensive support to every department of our organization and will report directly to the General Manager and Director of Strategy.

Core Responsibilities:

The typical day as the Administrative Assistant at American PERMALIGHT®, Inc. will consist of executing a variety of administrative tasks that include but not limited to

Operations
  • Communicate with the logistics department at our parent company
  • Follow up with our logistics vendors
  • Provide status updates to internal team members
  • Provide status updates with our customers

Special Support Projects
  • Perform various administrative and office support duties
  • Pivot tables, mail merges, presentation design, etc.
  • Update databases and tracking tools
  • Update databases and tracking tools
  • General Bookkeeping duties

Financial
  • Review sales orders to ensure invoice accuracy
  • Write checks to our vendors
  • Make customer collections calls
  • Perform credit checks on customers requesting terms

Human Resources
  • Schedule interviews, conduct introduction interviews and communicate with candidates
  • Provide support throughout the onboarding process and continuing education for each team member
  • Process payroll, PTO requests, and maintain team member personnel records
  • Act as a liaison with our vendors (Payroll, legal, 401K, staffing agencies, background checks, employment verification companies)

Ideal Candidates Will Have the Following Requirements:
  • Willingness to serve as backup coverage for our Order Desk
  • Motivated to exceed expectations and help our organization grow
  • Must be organized and can multi-task
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Must be professional and can take initiative
  • Can meet tight deadlines with a high level of accuracy
  • Enthusiasm to improve daily
  • Enthusiasm to improve daily
  • Possess the ability to prioritize tasks and possess strong attention to detail
  • Strong business acumen and ability to make an immediate impact
  • Strong business acumen and ability to make an immediate impact
  • Proficient Microsoft 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, To Do)

Compensation: Base pay + Performance-Based Bonus (Determined by Individual and Company Performance)

The work schedule is typically Monday – Friday 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. but this position could occasionally require more than 40 hours a week.

This is an in-office position that reports to our office in Torrance, CA.

Perks of Working at American PERMALIGHT®
  • Work for a reputable organization in the life safety industry
  • Eligible for Performance Based Bonus
  • Excellent Health Benefits
  • Great Team Environment
  • New office

If you are interested in applying to this position, please email us at careers@americanpermalight.com and include your resume, what position you are applying to, and your supporting documents (Cover Letter, Professional References, etc.).

Sales and Project Specialist

Are you searching for an Inside Sales and Support position within a stable company that provides the opportunity to further your career? If so, you might be the candidate we are searching for.

Our ideal candidate has previous Inside Sales and Support experience, possesses a growth mindset, is coachable, and committed to helping our organization reach even greater levels of success.

Life Safety experience is not required as we provide detailed training, but we are searching for a candidate who is seeking a long-term position within a reputable organization.

About Our Company

American PERMALIGHT®, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Photoluminescent Safety Products, Foam Guards, and Professional Offerings & Services. We have been in business for over 33 years and specialize in Photoluminescent Egress Path Markings, Printable Substrates, Masterbatch, EXIT Signs, and a variety of Safety Foam Guards. Our most recent customer-facing category is a service-based offering that provides Virtual Education Sessions, Online Marketing Opportunities, Comprehensive Material Takeoffs, and PERMALIGHT® Certified Partner Programs. In short, we, directly and indirectly, help save people’s lives.

The Sales and Project Specialist position at American PERMALIGHT®, Inc. acts as a Key Account Manager and will report directly to the General Manager and Director of Strategy.

Core Responsibilities:

The typical day/week as the Sales and Projects Specialist at American PERMALIGHT®, Inc. will consist of executing a variety of sales and support activities that include but are not limited to:

New Business
  • Hunt for New Business Leads
  • Reach out to prospects to identify appropriate contacts, qualify and drive leads through the sales pipeline
  • Respond to RFI, RFP, RFQ from new leads
  • Listen, uncover, consult, and recommend services and products
  • Keep new business contact information up-to-date in our CRM and additional tracking systems
  • Reach a predetermined call quota and revenue goal for new business

Existing Business
  • Cultivate existing business relationships
  • Contact existing customers (previous customers) to identify appropriate contacts, qualify and drive leads through the sales pipeline
  • Respond to RFI, RFP, RFQ from existing customers
  • Listen, uncover, consult, and recommend services and products
  • Keep new existing business contact information up-to-date in our CRM and additional tracking systems
  • Reach a predetermined call quota and revenue goal for existing business

Certified Partners
  • Grow, Train, & Develop our PERMALIGHT® Certified Partners
  • Conduct live Virtual Education Sessions (Product Training, Installation Training, & Sales Training) with our PERMALIGHT® Certified Partners via Microsoft Teams
  • Perform Comprehensive Material Takeoffs for our PERMALIGHT® Certified Partners
  • Follow up and hold our PERMALIGHT® Certified Partners accountable to reaching their desired business goals
  • Increase the number of projects performed and the amount of revenue generated from each PERMALIGHT® Certified Partners
  • Provide continuous program support for each PERMALIGHT® Certified Partners

Offerings & Services
  • Educate & Inspire leads, prospects, and existing customers on the American PERMALIGHT® Professional Offerings & Services
  • Increase the number of participants who have purchased the a la carte options of our Professional Offerings & Services
  • Demonstrate the additional value the American PERMALIGHT® Professional Offerings & Services provide to potential and current customers
  • Articulate the differentiation strategy the American PERMALIGHT® Professional Offerings & Services and PERMALIGHT® brand provide
  • Act as the subject matter expert of our unique Professional Offerings & Services and our industry-leading products
  • Increase the number of products purchased, the amount of revenue generated, and the profitably earned

Ideal Candidates Will Have the Following Requirements:
  • Willingness to reach assigned targets
  • Motivated to exceed expectations and help our organization grow
  • Must be organized and can multi-task
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Must be professional and can take initiative
  • Can meet tight deadlines with a high level of accuracy
  • Enthusiasm to improve daily
  • Must be well-spoken and able to communicate verbally/electronically
  • Possess the ability to prioritize tasks and possess strong attention to detail
  • Strong business acumen and ability to make an immediate impact
  • Previous CRM experience
  • Proficient Microsoft 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, To Do)

Compensation: Base pay + Performance-Based Bonus (Determined by Individual and Company Performance)

The work schedule is typically Monday – Friday 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. but this position could require more than 40 hours a week.

This is an in-office position that reports to our office in Torrance, CA.

Perks of Working at American PERMALIGHT®
  • Work for a reputable organization in the life safety industry
  • Eligible for Performance Based Bonus
  • Excellent Health Benefits
  • Great Team Environment
  • New office

If you are interested in applying to this position, please email us at careers@americanpermalight.com and include your resume, what position you are applying to, and your supporting documents (Cover Letter, Professional References, etc.).

Order Fulfillment Specialist (OFS)

Are you searching for an Inside Sales, Customer Service, and Order Processing position within a stable company that provides the opportunity to further your career? If so, you might be the candidate we are searching for.

Our ideal candidate has previous Inside Sales, Customer Service, and Order Processing experience, possesses a growth mindset, is coachable, and committed to helping our organization reach even greater levels of success.

Life Safety experience is not required as we provide detailed training, but we are searching for a candidate who is seeking a long-term position within a reputable organization.

About Our Company

American PERMALIGHT® Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Photoluminescent Safety Products, Foam Guards, and Professional Offerings & Services. We have been in business for over 33 years and specialize in Photoluminescent Egress Path Markings, Printable Substrates, Masterbatch, EXIT Signs, and a variety of Safety Foam Guards. Our most recent customer-facing category is a service-based offering that provides Virtual Education Sessions, Online Marketing Opportunities, Comprehensive Material Takeoffs, and PERMALIGHT® Certified Partner Programs. In short, we, directly and indirectly, help save people’s lives.

The Order Fulfillment Specialist position at American PERMALIGHT® Inc. is a customer facing position and will report directly to the General Manager and Director of Strategy.

Core Responsibilities:

The typical day/week as the Order Fulfillment Specialist at American PERMALIGHT® Inc. will consist of executing a variety of sales and support activities that include but are not limited to:

Inside Sales Functions

Existing Business
  • Cultivate existing business relationships
  • Contact existing customers (previous customers) to identify appropriate contacts, qualify and drive leads through the sales pipeline
  • Respond to RFI, RFP, RFQ from existing customers
  • Listen, uncover, consult, and recommend services and products
  • Keep new existing business contact information up-to-date in our CRM and additional tracking systems
  • Reach a predetermined call quota and revenue goal for existing business

New Business
  • Hunt for New Business Leads
  • Reach out to prospects to identify appropriate contacts, qualify and drive leads through the sales pipeline
  • Respond to RFI, RFP, RFQ from new leads
  • Listen, uncover, consult, and recommend services and products
  • Keep new business contact information up-to-date in our CRM and additional tracking systems
  • Reach a predetermined call quota and revenue goal for new business

Order Processing and Customer Service Functions
  • Process inbound orders
  • Enter purchase orders into QuickBooks
  • Utilize UPS WorldShip, FedEx Tracking & Locations, and preferred Freight Carriers to process order shipments
  • Process incoming payments in QuickBooks
  • Process credit card payments and email receipts to customers
  • Answer inbound phone lines and online chat

Warehouse and Special Project Functions
  • Back up the Warehouse Associate position
  • Perform a team lift on products that require multiple team members
  • Pick, pack, and ship orders if/when necessary
  • Prepare sales sheets and sample kits
  • Perform physical inventory counts and cross reference them with our electronic count
  • Maintain safety precautions at all times

Ideal Candidates Will Have the Following Requirements:
  • Willingness to reach assigned targets
  • Motivated to exceed expectations and help our organization grow
  • Must be organized and can multi-task
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Must be professional and can take initiative
  • Can meet tight deadlines with a high level of accuracy
  • Enthusiasm to improve daily
  • Must be well-spoken and able to communicate verbally/electronically
  • Possess the ability to prioritize tasks and possess strong attention to detail
  • Strong business acumen and ability to make an immediate impact
  • Previous CRM experience
  • Proficient Microsoft 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, To Do)

Compensation: Base pay + Performance-Based Bonus (Determined by Individual and Company Performance)

The work schedule is typically Monday – Friday 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. but this position could require more than 40 hours a week.

This is an in-office position that reports to our office in Torrance, CA.

Perks of Working at American PERMALIGHT®
  • Work for a reputable organization in the life safety industry
  • Eligible for Performance Based Bonus
  • Excellent Health Benefits
  • Great Team Environment
  • New office
If you are interested in applying to this position, please email us at careers@americanpermalight.com and include your resume, what position you are applying to, and your supporting documents (Cover Letter, Professional References, etc.).

Warehouse Associate

Are you searching for a Warehouse Associate position within a stable company that provides the opportunity to further your career? If so, you might be the candidate we are searching for.

Our ideal candidate has previous Warehouse experience, possesses a growth mindset, is coachable, and committed to helping our organization reach even greater levels of success.

Life Safety experience is not required as we provide detailed training, but we are searching for a candidate who is seeking a long-term position within a reputable organization.

About Our Company

American Permalight® Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Photoluminescent Safety Products, Foam Guards, and Professional Offerings & Services. We have been in business for over 33 years and specialize in Photoluminescent Egress Path Markings, Printable Substrates, Masterbatch, EXIT Signs, and a variety of Safety Foam Guards. Our most recent customer-facing category is a service-based offering that provides Virtual Education Sessions, Online Marketing Opportunities, Comprehensive Material Takeoffs, and PERMALIGHT® Certified Partner Programs. In short, we, directly and indirectly, help save people’s lives.

The Warehouse position at American Permalight® Inc. is a support position and will report directly to the General Manager and Director of Strategy.

Core Responsibilities:

The typical day/week as the Warehouse Associate at American Permalight® Inc. will consist of executing a variety of order picking, packing, shipping, and support activities that include but are not limited to:

Order Picking, Packing, and Shipping
  • Accurately locate and retrieve products from within the warehouse daily
  • Pack all outbound orders daily
  • Perform all outbound shipping operations
  • Accurately measure the dimensions (WxHxL) and weight of each shipment

Inbound/Receiving
  • Receive inbound shipments and verify the material against the packing list/invoice
  • Review returned shipments for accuracy and damage
  • Organize stock and product inventory within the warehouse
  • Properly place goods in their designated location

Special Projects
  • Back up the Order Fulfillment Specialist position
  • Process inbound orders
  • Enter purchase orders into QuickBooks
  • Utilize UPS WorldShip, FedEx Tracking & Locations, and preferred Freight Carriers to process order shipments
  • Answer inbound phone lines and online chat
  • Perform physical inventory counts and cross reference them with our electronic count
  • Convert products to finished goods (Assemble EXIT Signs with an Allen wrench, add adhesive to non-adhesive signs, etc.)
  • Make sells sheets, prepare products for samples, arrange product sample folders, and assemble product starter kits

Ideal Candidates Will Have the Following Requirements:
  • Willingness to reach assigned targets
  • Motivated to exceed expectations and help our organization grow
  • Must be organized and can multi-task
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Must be professional and can take initiative
  • Can meet tight deadlines with a high level of accuracy
  • Enthusiasm to improve daily
  • Must be well-spoken and able to communicate verbally/electronically
  • Possess the ability to prioritize tasks and possess strong attention to detail
  • Strong business acumen and ability to make an immediate impact
  • Previous CRM experience
  • Proficient Microsoft 365 (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, SharePoint, To Do)

Compensation: Base pay + Performance-Based Bonus (Determined by Individual and Company Performance)

The work schedule is typically Monday – Friday 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M. but this position could require more than 40 hours a week.

This position reports to our facility in Torrance, CA on a daily basis.

Perks of Working at American Permalight® Inc.
  • Work for a reputable organization in the life safety industry
  • Eligible for Performance Based Bonus
  • Excellent Health Benefits
  • Great Team Environment
  • New office
If you are interested in applying to this position, please email us at careers@americanpermalight.com and include your resume, what position you are applying to, and your supporting documents (Cover Letter, Professional References, etc.).

Project Development Internship

American Permalight® Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Photoluminescent Safety Products and provider of Safety Foam Guards. We have been in business for over 32 years and specialize in Photoluminescent Egress Path Markings, Printable Substrates, Masterbatch, EXIT Signs and various Safety Bumper Guards.

American Permalight® Inc. is recruiting for an enthusiastic student who is looking to gain hands-on experience in photoluminescent egress path marking projects. This internship will provide the individual with an opportunity to gain valuable skills that will enhance their career development.

In this position, you will collaborate with talented professionals from multiple departments including; customer service, shipping, receiving, sales, marketing and company management.

This is a non-paid, full-time (35-40 hours/week) in office internship for 3 to 4 months (12-16 weeks) that can be used to receive credits at the intern’s college/university. The working office hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm PST.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Gain insight on local, state, and federal building codes and how they are enforced
  • Learn how architects write specifications
  • Gain insight on DIV. 10 Specialties and DIV. 05 Metal of the CSI MasterFormat
  • Learn about the industry leading PERMALIGHT® photoluminescent safety products
  • Perform customer, company and industry research
  • Educate architects on why they should include PERMALIGHT® photoluminescent safety products into their specs
  • Create content for emails, blog articles, and press releases that engage architects and installers
  • Send press releases to editors to get them to publish American PERMALIGHT® in future publications
  • Learn how to perform egress path marking material takeoffs
  • Understand the quoting, bidding and installation process of photoluminescent safety products
Preferred Requirements:
  • Enrolled in a college or university
  • Pursuing a degree, (Associates, Bachelors, or higher)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Ability to think and work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Technologically savvy
The successful candidate will possess a positive attitude, have a willingness to learn, professional demeanor, be motivated to further their career and a strong desire to help our organization succeed.

If you are interested in applying to this position, please email us at careers@americanpermalight.com and include your resume, what position you are applying to, and your supporting documents (Cover Letter, Professional References, etc.).

Marketing Internship

American Permalight® Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Photoluminescent Safety Products and provider of Safety Foam Guards. We have been in business for over 32 years and specialize in Photoluminescent Egress Path Markings, Printable Substrates, Masterbatch, EXIT Signs and various Safety Bumper Guards.

American Permalight® Inc. is recruiting for an enthusiastic student who is interested in gaining hands-on digital marketing experience. This internship will provide the individual with an opportunity to gain valuable skills in data entry, copy writing, content creation, research, analytics, SEO, SEM, social media, CRM, etc.

This role will allow you to collaborate with talented professionals from multiple departments including; customer service, shipping, receiving, sales, marketing and company management.

This is a non-paid, full-time (35-40 hours/week) in office internship for 3 to 4 months (12-16 weeks) that can be used to receive credits at the intern’s college/university. The working office hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm PST.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Email, call, and message existing customers
  • Research and identify potential new customers
  • Data Entry
  • Organize Filing Systems
  • Answer phones
  • Update customer records
  • Customer Outreach
  • Performing customer, company and industry research
Preferred Requirements:
  • Enrolled in a college or university
  • Pursuing a degree, (Associates, Bachelors, or higher)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Ability to think and work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Technologically savvy
The successful candidate will possess a positive attitude, have a willingness to learn, professional demeanor, be motivated to further their career and a strong desire to help our organization succeed. Work Location: Torrance, CA 90595

If you are interested in applying to this position, please email us at careers@americanpermalight.com and include your resume, what position you are applying to, and your supporting documents (Cover Letter, Professional References, etc.).

Business Administration Internship

American Permalight® Inc. is a leading manufacturer of Photoluminescent Safety Products and provider of Safety Foam Guards. We have been in business for over 32 years and specialize in Photoluminescent Egress Path Markings, Printable Substrates, Masterbatch, EXIT Signs and various Safety Bumper Guards.

American Permalight® Inc. is recruiting for an enthusiastic student who is looking to gain hands-on business experience. This internship will provide the individual with an opportunity to gain valuable skills that will enhance their career development.

In this position, you will collaborate with talented professionals from multiple departments including; customer service, shipping, receiving, sales, marketing and company management.

This is a non-paid, full-time (35-40 hours/week) in office internship for 3 to 4 months (12-16 weeks) that can be used to receive credits at the intern’s college/university. The working office hours are from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm PST.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
  • Email, call, and message existing customers
  • Research and identify potential new customers
  • Data Entry
  • Organize Filing Systems
  • Answer phones
  • Update customer records
  • Customer Engagement
  • Perform customer, company and industry research
Preferred Requirements:
  • Enrolled in a college or university
  • Pursuing a degree, (Associates, Bachelors, or higher)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Ability to think and work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Technologically savvy
The successful candidate will possess a positive attitude, have a willingness to learn, professional demeanor, be motivated to further their career and a strong desire to help our organization succeed. Work Location: Torrance, CA 90595

If you are interested in applying to this position, please email us at careers@americanpermalight.com and include your resume, what position you are applying to, and your supporting documents (Cover Letter, Professional References, etc.).
About American Permalight®, Inc.: Established in 1988, we are a manufacturer of photoluminescent safety products and supply foamy cushioned wall- and corner guards to nationwide customers. We offer a range of building code required signs and markings, plus additional innovative safety products out of our Torrance-based US headquarter location. We are a tight-knit, small team, looking for the perfect candidate to join us!