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Operations assistant/executive
at Established & Sons

Established & Sons is looking for an operations assistant/executive to join its office in London.

Position: operations assistant/executive
Reports to: senior supply chain manager
Salary: on experience
Working hours: part-time/full-time
Location: London (Old Street)
Start date: as soon as possible

About the company

Established & Sons is a recognised luxury brand that has led the way in contemporary furniture design, pioneering collaborations with designers, artists and architects since its foundation in 2005.

About the role

Established & Sons is looking to strengthen its team with a resourceful operations assistant/executive. The role’s main remit is to operate and constantly improve a best-practice order processing and outbound logistics process that minimises costs while ensuring exceptional distribution quality and service customers.

Main responsibilities:

  • process client orders including raising orders, payment requests and invoices, confirming dispatch and delivery times to customers
  • provide a high standard of service to customers, e.g. by relaying relevant order updates or related information to the customer in a timely manner
  • allocate stock to client orders, organise dispatch schedules and outbound shipments to customers and prepare appropriate paperwork for shipping and customs
  • support the procurement and stock manager in organising inbound supplier shipments, keeping the ERP and stock management system current
  • monitor warehouse performance and carry out (warehouse) stock audits
  • monitor logistics costs, check shipping invoices for accuracy and constantly strive to drive down operational costs, in particular with regard to shipping fees
  • provide general logistical support to the wider team, such as for company events, and work on general operations projects as they arise

Skills and requirements:

  • two+ years of logistics/operations experience
  • experience working with high-end goods and clients and shipping furniture or other unique, valuable and bulky items
  • working knowledge of procurement, production, and stock control (ERP) systems
  • excellent English communication skills; knowledge of Italian is a plus
  • strong analytical skills; high proficiency in Excel is a plus
  • team player, yet comfortable working autonomously and taking ownership of tasks/processes
  • well-organised and methodical approach to achieving results
  • proven ability to work under pressure and meeting deadlines
  • experience from within the design or furniture industry and/or passion for design essential

If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit your CV alongside a cover letter using the ‘apply’ link below.

We look forward to hearing from you!

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