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13.05.24
We are Hiring - Production Co-ordinator

Simon James is seeking a Production Co-ordinator to join our Auckland based Furniture and Lighting team. This is an exciting opportunity with considerable scope and potential.

 

Role Overview

As Production Co-ordinator, you will be a highly motivated individual who has a strong interest in the local furniture production supply chain. This role requires a candidate with a confident yet personable nature who will be a key part of our furniture and lighting production team. Reporting to our Operations Manager, you will feel empowered to think on your feet, dealing with both internal and external stakeholders to deliver client orders on time and to the highest standard. The successful candidate will be well organised, and a quick thinker who can manage their varied responsibilities efficiently and methodically within a close-knit, dedicated team.

 

Key Responsibilities

- Co-ordinate smooth on-time delivery and installation of client orders, liaising between suppliers, freight partners and customers.
- Assembly of furniture at the Simon James warehouse, and onsite at residential and commercial locations.
- Manage onsite custom fit outs and installations.
- Manage quality control of inward and outward goods.
- Work with the Sales team to facilitate sampling and stock transfers for residential and commercial projects.
- Assist with ordering both service and stock items, as well as general supplies and equipment. 
- Operating a pallet stacker and forklift.

 

Key Expectations

A full, clean drivers licence and ability to drive our manual work van.
- An in-depth understanding and working knowledge of production processes within the design / furniture industry.

- Excellent interpersonal skills and communication, both within the team and working with external suppliers and stakeholders.
- Highly organised to co-ordinate multiple projects and clients simultaneously, with the confidence to adapt quickly to changes in scheduling and make decisions under pressure to ensure deadlines are met.

This is a full time position based at our warehouse in Eden Terrace. This position will suit someone who is looking to establish relationships in the design and furniture industry and is interested in future career growth with Simon James.

If you feel you would suit this role and enjoy the challenge, we look forward to hearing from you. To apply please send your CV and cover letter to lewis@simonjames.co.nz.