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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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: Friday 17th August 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 megan.saint@whitemeadow.com

Closing date: Friday 3rd August 2018

Deputy Production Coordinator (Goods In)

Based at Sutton Road, reporting to the Production Supervisor, the successful candidate will provide cover for the Goods In Production Coordinator during absence resuming the responsibility for the receipt of daily deliveries from suppliers and ensure that all appropriate paperwork is completed to the purchase order.

Main Duties include:

  • Liaise with suppliers and the Purchase Department to ensure materials are available when required.
  • Responsible for quantifying on a daily / weekly basis the stock levels of raw materials on site
  • Involvement in quarterly stock takes
  • Responsible for chasing any missing / incorrect deliveries direct with the relevant Supervisors / Managers to ensure load points are made.
  • Responsible for communicating any foreseeable difficulties completing daily production targets as soon as possible to the Production Supervisor.
  • Communicate any quality concerns with the Production Supervisor.
  • Responsible for own and others Health & Safety at work.
  • Ensuring good housekeeping is maintained

 

 

The ability to work accurately with good attention to detail is paramount to this role in addition to excellent communication and organisational skills.

Hours of work: 39 hours per week Monday to Thursday 7.30am-4pm and Friday 7.30am- 3pm including ½ hour unpaid lunch.

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

Closing date: Wednesday 25th July 2018

Sewing Machinist Trainer

 

Established in 1994, Whitemeadow Furniture Limited is now one of the leading upholstered furniture manufacturers in the UK. We design, manufacture and deliver an extensive range of upholstered furniture to our retail customers throughout the UK.

 

We currently have an exciting opportunity to be part of an initiative being launched in the Autumn for a Sewing School based at our Sutton Road site. The purpose of the Sewing School is to address the skills shortage across our industry for skilled Upholstery Sewing Machinists.

 

The Sewing Machinist Trainer who will report to the Sewing Supervisor will be responsible for providing the skills required to Trainee Sewing Machinists to enable them to become an effective member of our production team.

 

The main duties of the Sewing Machinist Trainer include:

 

·         Carry out sewing machine tests and provide feedback on general suitability of candidates.

·         Conduct inductions with new starters.

·         Carrying out ongoing progress assessments during probation period and contribute to probationary assessments.

·         Embrace continuous learning.

·         Ensure all trainee sewing machinists are fully trained in tasks they are required to carry out, responsible for identifying training needs and providing on the job training.

·         Completing training records for sign off by Sewing Supervisor.

·         Ensure quality standards are understood and met.

 

The successful candidate will be an experienced Upholstery Sewing Machinist with at least 5 years’ experience with an excellent quality track record.  In addition, the ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate patience, excellent communication skills, interpersonal skills, and the ability to be objective, diplomatic and fair.

 

Hours of work: 7.30am to 4.00pm (Monday to Thursday) 7.30am to 3.00pm (Friday) including ½ hour unpaid lunch break.

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

 

Closing date: Friday 27th July 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

Trainee CAD Technician

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Trainee CAD Technician to join the Design & Development Department, based at Sutton Road.

Ideally the candidate will have the following experience and skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Office and email.
  • Knowledge and experience of Upholstery and preferably cutting.
  • Experience of the Lectra or Gerber cutting formats.
  • The ability to work within a small team in a pro-active environment.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

The position will require an individual who is competent with computer technology and preferably has knowledge of CAD however relevant training courses and additional support will be available to the successful applicant.

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: Recruitment@whitemeadow.com

Closing date: Friday 15th June 2018

Despatch Co-ordinator – Orchard Way (Twilight Shift)

Based at Orchard Way, reporting to the Production Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for 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 a minimum of 3 years experience working in a warehouse environment in a team leader capacity, having experience of stock control.  The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, motivated and determined, in additional to having 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 2.30pm – 12.45am including ½ hour unpaid lunch).

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

Closing date: Friday 27th April 2018