Full time – 40 hours per week (Mon-Fri)
Temporary – 12-months maternity cover
Nest is a destination for design.
We sell expertly curated brands that have the same thing in common: they are passionate about producing high quality, innovative and modern design.
We are purveyors of beautiful, iconic, ever-lasting furniture.
We care about what we sell and the service we provide.
A small independent, we genuinely love what we sell, we listen and are proud to deliver a personal, friendly service with every purchase.
The role involves planning and coordinating our international collections and deliveries (courier and freight).
You will have an excellent understanding of global multi-modal transport routes, international trade, customs procedures and preferably shipping difficult products.
You are efficient and well organised with a logical and methodical approach, a team player with a very high attention to detail and the ability to self-manage.
You will be a fabulous communicator with excellent written and verbal skills and the ability to solve problems and think quickly.
You will be keen to develop your leadership skills and be a competent problem solver and decision-maker.
You will report to the warehouse Site Manager.
You will have previous experience in an export/shipping or transport environment.
It would be desirable if you are ITOPS qualified and/or have knowledge of import/export regulations.
Knowledge of EU and non-EU import/export processes, documentation and dealing with freight forwarders and agents will stand you in good stead.
Experience of producing and dealing with international shipping documentation would be advantageous.
You will have good negotiation skills.
An ability to work within an SME often with competing priorities and a fast-paced environment who’s not afraid of change.
Excellent customer service skills.
You report to the Site Manager. This is also whom you will have your PDPs with.
You will also work closely alongside all other teams and especially the wider management team.
You will provide regular updates and attend meetings with the senior management team.
You will live our values and behaviours.
This is a full-time temporary 12-month fixed term role to cover a period of maternity leave.
Salary is £18,500 to £20,000 per annum dependent on experience.
We will give you 29 days holiday each year, which includes all bank holidays and your birthday off (pro-rata if you are part-time).
We will also give you an additional 1 days leave whenever you might just need a duvet day or a day away from the office. So that’s 30 days leave in total! (pro-rata if you are part-time).
A Westfield Healthcare membership which includes help towards dentist and optician costs.
A Perkbox membership, which includes discounted gym memberships and cinema tickets.
Free tea and coffee
Free fruit and healthy snacks
A commitment to your personal development and training. We will send you on as much training as we possibly can, this will include product training, role-specific training and also personal development.
Getting to us is easy via public transport but if you like to drive, we provide free parking too.
A company pension scheme is in place to look after your future.
Majority of your working days will be spent at Unit 6-7, Parkwood Business Park, 75 Parkwood Road, Sheffield, S3 8AL and we will expect you to be present there between the hours of 8am and 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.
However, you will be required to work at various locations should business need arise, including our head office site. You will also be available to attend any business need outside of contracted working hours, should the need arise.
Our customers, our colleagues, and the quality of our products and services are at the heart of our business culture.
We demonstrate this by living our values:
To apply please send your CV and cover letter by email to Chris Pendleton, Site Manager at email@example.com
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