Vacancies

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We're a growing company which regularly presents new opportunities across a variety of roles within the business. Our current vacancies are listed below.

Should you be interested in joining the Whitemeadow team, please feel free to send your CV to recruitment@whitemeadow.com

 

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Development Administrator

Working within the Development Department the Administrator will report to the Office Manager and will predominately be involved in the paramount function of setting up new models in our bespoke ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) System.

In addition, the Administrator will assist with the collation of all Fire-Retardant test certification, which involves maintenance of a comprehensive Fire-Retardant certification system for fabrics, foams, fibres, linings etc., recording of customer & supplier test report matrices; requesting new certificates from suppliers when due; and liaising with the Commercial Director for due diligence testing information.

The successful candidate will have excellent computer skills, particularly in Microsoft office, in addition to excellent communications skills both verbal and written.  Applicants must have a flexible approach as the successful candidate will be required to provide holiday cover for others within the department.  In addition, applicants will be required to demonstrate attention to detail as it is vital that the setting up of new models is done accurately.

Hours of work: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday, including ½ hour unpaid lunch break.

Please apply in writing to recruitment@whitemeadow.com

Closing date: 28th September 2018

CLASS 2 DRIVER (CAT. C)

We have excellent opportunities for a Class 2 (Cat. C) driver to become part of our operation, committed to providing a first-class service to our customers.

This opportunity is based out of Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire and the successful candidate will report to the Transport Manager.

Successful applicants will have a minimum of 2 years Cat. C experience, have a reasonable geographical knowledge of the UK, in addition to having a good understanding of Drivers Hours & WTD regulations. Experience of multi-drop deliveries would prove advantageous but not essential.

Hours of work: Working a minimum of 39 hours per week Monday to Friday (overnight stays will be required).

 

Please apply in writing to recruitment@whitemeadow.com 

Closing date: Friday 21st September 2018

Customer Support Assistant

Established in 1994 Whitemeadow Furniture Limited is now one of the leading upholstered furniture manufacturers in the UK.  We design, manufacturer and deliver an extensive range of upholstered furniture to our retail customers throughout the UK and have an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Administrator to join our Customer Support team. If you are currently working as an Administrator ideally within a Customer Support function and are wanting to join an organisation that will provide you with an opportunity to progress both personally and professionally then this could be a great role for you.

 

Reporting to the Customer Support Manager responsible for ensuring customer orders received both manually and via EDI are processed both accurately and in a timely manner into the ERP System.  In addition, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to be involved in all elements of supporting our customers both pre and post-delivery.

 

The successful candidate will join a dynamic Customer Support team who provide a first-class service to our customers both external and internal and we are looking for someone to join the team with a desire to develop and take on additional responsibilities to allow the role to evolve.

 

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of working in a customer support environment with excellent verbal and written communication skills, having a good working knowledge of the Microsoft suite. Previous experience of EDI and EPR systems would be advantageous but not essential.   Attention to detail is paramount to this role and the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a high level of initiative and energy.

 

In return you will receive a wide range of employee benefit and opportunities to enable you to fulfil your potential.

 

If this sounds like the opportunity for you, please apply in writing by post or email to:

 

Megan Saint

HR Assistant

Whitemeadow Furniture Limited

Orchard Way

Calladine Business Park

Sutton in Ashfield

Notts NG17 1JU

recruitment@whitemeadow.com

Experienced Upholstery Sewing Machinists

We currently have opportunities for Experienced Upholstery Sewing Machinists.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate good attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines. They must also have experience in record keeping and be able to work quickly and accurately.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as an Upholstery Sewing Machinist and will be expected to adhere to the company’s policies and procedures, including Health & Safety and Quality Standards.

Hours of work: 39 hours per week (Monday to Thursday 2.30pm – 12.45am including ½ hour unpaid lunch).

Please apply in writing to recruitment@whitemeadow.com

Closing date: 30th September 2018

Deputy Despatch Co-ordinator – Sutton

Based at Sutton, reporting to the Production Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing assistance and cover to the Despatch Co-ordinator, ensuring that the Company’s products are delivered to its customers, on time, of the correct specification and that the appropriate paperwork is completed.

Main Duties include:

  • Working with production staff throughout the day to ensure deadlines are met
  • Monitor and assist loading & packaging to help loading/bagging staff carry out their duties correctly using the Company’s ‘Packaging Specification’
  • Responsible for ensuring all relevant paperwork is on the product before loading
  • Ensure that Health & Safety regulations are adhered to
  • Direct the work of loading personnel & oversee related activities
  • Manage inventory of stock and re ordering of items required
  • Responsible for safe storage of completed orders ready for despatch
  • Document actions by completing forms, reports and records where required
  • Assist in developing policies & procedures to improve operation of despatch
  • Investigate & report any despatch/operational discrepancies
  • Responsible for the securing of the premises
  • Ensure prompt delivery of all goods in the warehouse.
  • Able to locate all orders in warehouse and traceability on delivered orders.

 

The ideal candidate will have experience working in a warehouse environment, preferably in a team leader capacity and with experience of stock control.  The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, motivated and determined, have excellent planning and organisational skills and be able to demonstrate good delegation skills.  An awareness of health & safety at work will also prove advantageous.

Hours of work: 39 hours per week (Monday to Thursday 7.30am to 4.00pm and Friday 7.30am to 3.00pm including ½ hour unpaid lunch).

Please apply in writing to Megan Saint, HR Assistant recruitment@whitemeadow.com 

Closing date: Friday 24th August 2018

Skilled Upholsterer

An opportunity has arisen for a skilled Upholsterer based at Orchard.

 

With at least 2 years upholstery experience the successful applicant will have experience in a variety of skills and methods in the manufacturing of quality domestic upholstered furniture from pre-upholstery to finished product.  The successful applicant will have to demonstrate excellent attention to detail and flexibility.

 

The successful candidate must also adhere to the Company’s policies and procedures, including Health & Safety and Quality Standards.

 

Hours of work will be 39 hours per week, Monday to Thursday from 6am – 2.00pm and Friday from 6am – 3.30pm.

 

Please apply in writing to recruitment@whitemeadow.com

 

 

Closing date: Sunday 30th September 2018

Experienced Sewing Machinist – Orchard Way (Twilight Shift)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a sewing machinist based at Orchard Way on the Twilight Shift.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate good attention to detail and the ability to meet deadlines. They must also have experience in record keeping and be able to work quickly and accurately.

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience as a sewing machinist and will be expected to adhere to the company’s policies and procedures, including Health & Safety and Quality Standards.

Hours of work: 39 hours per week (Monday to Thursday 2.30pm – 12.45am including ½ hour unpaid lunch).

Please apply in writing to Megan Saint, HR Assistant recruitment@whitemeadow.com 

Closing date: Friday 3rd August 2018

General Operatives

Established in 1994 Whitemeadow Furniture Limited is now one of the leading upholstered furniture manufacturers in the UK.  We design, manufacturer and delivery an extensive range of upholstered furniture to our retail customers.  All of our products are handmade to order at our 6 manufacturing sites within a 3-mile radius from our Head Office in Sutton in Ashfield, Nottinghamshire.

We currently have opportunities across our manufacturing sites located in Sutton in Ashfield, Huthwaite and Kirkby in Ashfield to work as part of a team, contributing to the production of upholstered furniture to the correct specification and quality standards, in a variety of general operative roles including Cushion Filling, Despatch, Goods in and Inspection.

All roles are physically demanding and include physical activities that require considerable use of the whole body, such as lifting, bending, walking and handling of materials.

Successful applicants will have good communication skills, be able work as part of a team and be self-motivated.

In addition, successful applicants will be expected to adhere to the Company’s policies and procedures, including Health & Safety and Quality Standards.

Hours of work are 39 hours per week (Monday to Friday) including ½ hour unpaid lunch break per day, opportunities are available working either days or twilights.

Please apply in writing to recruitment@whitemeadow.com