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As one of the UK’s leading FF&E manufacturers and supply specialists we pride ourselves on our incisive thinking, outstanding service and whole-of-project delivery through solutions that optimise the use of space, enhance user experience and drive productivity. If you’d like to become part of our dedicated and passionate team, why not take a look at the current opportunities that are available.

Current Opportunities

We are looking for a responsible Contract Co-ordinator to administer and organise all types of projects, from simple activities to more complex installation plans.

Key responsibilities include managing the Project Management team by co-ordinating their daily activities, and preparing comprehensive action plans, including resources, time frames and budgets for key projects.

To succeed in this role, you should have excellent time management and communication skills, as you’ll collaborate with clients and internal teams to deliver results on tight deadlines. Ultimately, the Contract Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that all projects are completed on time, within budget and to high quality standards.

Key duties:

  • Maintaining and monitoring projects including co-ordinating project management activities;
  • Breaking projects into achievable actions to meet the agreed program;
  • Liaising with clients at pre-start meetings to identify and define install requirements, scope and objectives;
  • Assigning tasks to internal teams and assist with schedule requirements for all supply chain;
  • Overseeing project procurement management;
  • Creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports;
  • Preparing necessary presentation materials for meetings;
  • Determining project risks and schedule changes;
  • Providing administrative support as needed.

Person specification:

  • Three years’ experience in related field or a proven track record / work experience as a Contract Co-ordinator or similar role;
  • Experience in project management, from concept to delivery;
  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills;
  • Ability to use own initiative and work effectively both independently and as part of a team;
  • Competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook;
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure when working to tight deadlines;
  • Solid organisational skills, including multitasking and time-management;
  • Strong client-facing and teamwork skills;

Rates of pay are competitive, and we offer a range of benefits including pension, life insurance and discounted gym memberships.

To apply, please email your CV below.  ​​

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team as Process Operatives at our sites in Macclesfield & Bolton. Duties will include the operation of machinery in our wood working department, and the assembly of furniture including seating, desks and pedestals.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Flexible approach to work as there is an expectation that candidates will be willing to be learn all aspects of the role so that we can flex according to business needs.
  • Ability to work as a part of a team with a positive attitude.
  • Attention to detail as quality of product is of paramount importance.
  • Good manual dexterity as the use of hand tools will be required.
  • Experience in either joinery, furniture assembly or manufacturing would be advantageous but is not essential as full training will be provided.

The jobholder will be expected to comply with relevant SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environment, Quality) requirements, and embrace business improvements and changes in a positive manner.

Rates of pay are competitive and we offer a range of benefits including pension, life insurance and discounted gym memberships. ​​

To apply, please email your CV below.  ​​

We are looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team as Upholsters at our site in Bolton. Key duties will include undertaking all aspects of upholstery work within a production environment.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Flexible approach to work as there is an expectation that candidates will be willing to be learn all aspects of the role so that we can flex according to business needs.
  • Ability to work as a part of a team with a positive attitude.
  • Attention to detail as quality of product is of paramount importance.
  • Experience in modern and traditional upholstery utilising a range of materials, components and manufacturing techniques would be advantageous but is not essential as full training will be provided.

The jobholder will be expected to comply with relevant SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environment, Quality) requirements, and embrace business improvements and changes in a positive manner.

Rates of pay are competitive and we offer a range of benefits including pension, life assurance and discounted gym memberships.​

To apply, please email your CV below.  ​​

We are looking for a Transport Manager to join our team at Southerns Broadstock, covering sites in Bolton, Macclesfield & Leeds.

To succeed in this role, you should have thorough knowledge of supply chain management and an understanding of warehouse procedures, including storing goods, dispatching orders and tracking transportation vehicles. You should also be familiar with safety processes and legal regulations.

Ultimately, you will ensure that all shipments are handled quickly, safely and within budget.

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing a fleet of vehicles, ensuring compliance with safety and legal regulations;
  • Ensuring correct quantities of products are delivered to their required location and installed within the given time limit by effectively organising and managing a team of drivers and installers;
  • Scheduling daily and weekly routes;
  • Tracking orders using functional systems (e.g. barcodes and tracking software);
  • Maintaining customer relationships, managing questions and complaints calmly and decisively;
  • Responsible for organising and overseeing all health and safety checks and routine vehicle checks and adhering to both company and statutory requirements;
  • Involvement in strategic development and maintenance of any administrative records.

Person specification:

  • Must hold a CPC qualification or a similar qualification relevant to Transport Management;
  • Strong communication and people management skills being able to cultivate strong business relationships on multiple levels;
  • Must have a sound understanding of basic accounts as this position requires involvement in managing budgets;
  • Must be safety conscious with a full knowledge of transport operations and maintenance, and be detail conscious with regards to the vehicles themselves and route planning;
  • Experience with route planning and vehicle tracking software; and
  • Must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.

Rates of pay are competitive and we offer a range of benefits including pension, life insurance and discounted gym memberships.​

To apply, please email your CV below.  ​​

We are looking for experienced Sales Co-ordinators to join our Customer Service Teams at Bolton and Macclesfield. The team strive to provide a first class service to their customers through understanding and resolving a wide range of queries, ensuring that customer satisfaction is paramount.

The main purpose of this role is to build an excellent rapport with customers, delivering a first class professional service. Key responsibilities of the Sales Co-ordinator role include:

  • Dealing with a variety of inbound enquiries via telephone and email;
  • Inputting orders onto the system; and
  • Liaising with suppliers and distribution regarding deliveries, ensuring that timescales are met.

The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Experience in a similar sales co-ordination or customer services role;
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to engage with customers;
  • Flexible approach as the team will be expected to flex their workload to business needs;
  • Have a customer-focused, positive and professional attitude;
  • Strong organisational skills as you will be expected to prioritise your own workload; and
  • Computer literate, including experience with Microsoft Office.

Whilst it is desirable for individuals to have experience in a similar role, appropriate training will be given.

Rates of pay are competitive and we offer a range of benefits including pension, life insurance and lifestyle benefits.

To apply, please email your CV below.  ​​

We are looking for an Operations Administrator to join our Logistics & Installation Team in Macclesfield.

The main purpose of this role is to offer a focused administration function to the team, assisting with the day to day management of Logistics & Installation. Key responsibilities of the Operations Administrator role include:

  • Liaising with customers regarding deliveries and installations;
  • Production of delivery files for the Installation Team;
  • Preparation of Risk Assessment Method Statements;
  • Maintaining timesheet and tacograph records for the Logistics & Installation Team;
  • Preparing weekly and monthly reports for management information; and
  • General administrative duties associated with the function.

The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Experience in a similar administration role, ideally in Logistics & Installation;
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to engage with customers;
  • Flexible approach as the team will be expected to flex their workload to business needs;
  • Have a customer-focused, positive and professional attitude;
  • Strong organisational skills as you will be expected to prioritise your own workload; and
  • Computer literate, including experience with Microsoft Office.

Whilst it is desirable for individuals to have experience in a similar role, appropriate training will be given.

Rates of pay are competitive and we offer a range of benefits including pension, life insurance and lifestyle benefits.

To apply, please email your CV below.  ​​

We are looking for experienced Class 1 & Class 2 drivers to transport office furniture equipment to a variety of customers around the UK. In addition to driving, there will also be a requirement for the installation of office furniture onsite.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Class 1 or Class 2 license along with recent driving experience.
  • Flexible approach to work as there is an expectation that candidates will undertake installation onsite.
  • A positive and professional attitude as the jobholder will be dealing with customers on delivery.
  • Good manual dexterity as the use of hand tools for installation will be required.
  • Experience in furniture assembly would be advantageous but is not essential as full training will be provided.

The jobholder will be expected to comply with relevant SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environment, Quality) requirements, and embrace business improvements and changes in a positive manner.

There is an expectation that there will be approximately two overnight stays per week. Although the normal working days are Monday to Friday, there will be a requirement to work weekends where required.

To apply, please email your CV below.  ​​

We are currently looking for enthusiastic individuals to join our team on a temporary basis as Operatives at our sites in Macclesfield, Bolton & Leeds. Duties will include the assembly of furniture including seating, desks and pedestals; operation of various machinery; general warehouse duties; and assisting with onsite installations.

Applicants should meet the following criteria:

  • Flexible approach to work as there is an expectation that candidates will be willing to be learn all aspects of the role so that we can flex according to business needs.
  • Ability to work as a part of a team with a positive attitude.
  • Attention to detail as quality of product is of paramount importance.
  • Good manual dexterity as the use of hand tools will be required.

The jobholder will be expected to comply with relevant SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environment, Quality) requirements, and embrace business improvements and changes in a positive manner. ​

To apply, please email your CV below.  ​​

 

We are looking for an Operations Administrator to join our Logistics & Installation Team in Macclesfield.

The main purpose of this role is to offer a focused administration function to the team, assisting with the day to day management of Logistics & Installation. Key responsibilities of the Operations Administrator role include:

  • Liaising with customers regarding deliveries and installations;
  • Production of delivery files for the Installation Team;
  • Preparation of Risk Assessment Method Statements;
  • Maintaining timesheet and tacograph records for the Logistics & Installation Team;
  • Preparing weekly and monthly reports for management information; and
  • General administrative duties associated with the function.

The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Experience in a similar administration role, ideally in Logistics & Installation;
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to engage with customers;
  • Flexible approach as the team will be expected to flex their workload to business needs;
  • Have a customer-focused, positive and professional attitude;
  • Strong organisational skills as you will be expected to prioritise your own workload; and
  • Computer literate, including experience with Microsoft Office.

Whilst it is desirable for individuals to have experience in a similar role, appropriate training will be given.

Rates of pay are competitive and we offer a range of benefits including pension, life insurance and lifestyle benefits.

We are looking for experienced Sales Co-ordinators to join our Customer Service Teams at Bolton and Macclesfield. The team strive to provide a first class service to their customers through understanding and resolving a wide range of queries, ensuring that customer satisfaction is paramount.

The main purpose of this role is to build an excellent rapport with customers, delivering a first class professional service. Key responsibilities of the Sales Co-ordinator role include:

  • Dealing with a variety of inbound enquiries via telephone and email;
  • Inputting orders onto the system; and
  • Liaising with suppliers and distribution regarding deliveries, ensuring that timescales are met.

The ideal candidate will meet the following criteria:

  • Experience in a similar sales co-ordination or customer services role;
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to engage with customers;
  • Flexible approach as the team will be expected to flex their workload to business needs;
  • Have a customer-focused, positive and professional attitude;
  • Strong organisational skills as you will be expected to prioritise your own workload; and
  • Computer literate, including experience with Microsoft Office.

Whilst it is desirable for individuals to have experience in a similar role, appropriate training will be given.

Rates of pay are competitive and we offer a range of benefits including pension, life insurance and lifestyle benefits.

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