Warehouse & Logistics Assistant

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We're Hiring! — Warehouse & Logistics Assistant Full Time

We're looking for someone passionate about all things logistics. Be part of a fun and innovative team selling Australian designed furniture.

- Work from a centrally located furniture warehouse and showroom in Ultimo, NSW, Australia.
- A dynamic role working closely with sales and production on global projects.
- A fast growing team with room to grow in your role.

About Us

We produce original Australian furniture, selling mainly to interior designers and architects in Australia and Internationally. Our mission is to create a global Australian design brand that represents the best in Australian design. Our goal is simple. Provide designers with the ability to do what they love, produce great work and inspire our customers with accessible, world class design.

We are expanding into international markets and this exciting growth means we need to grow our team as we continue to invest in overseas marketing initiatives.

Our Team

We pride ourselves on providing our clients with friendly, efficient and helpful service. To produce great work, you need a great team who love what they do, enjoy working together, motivate each other and are always striving for new challenges and improvements. This is our team… and hopefully you too!

About The Role

Logistics and Inventory Coordinator - Full Time

You will be part of a team in charge of coordinating the smooth delivery of projects and business operations. The role is a mix of working autonomously as well as closely with all other teams. Being part of a small growing business, you will be encouraged to suggest improvements and implement changes. We value input from all team members and enjoy working together to achieve our goals.

This role is broken into two parts which will suit a candidate who enjoys a diverse role that is both hands on and office based.

Core Responsibilities


  • Ensure warehouse operations and OH&S protocols are maintained

  • Furniture assembly (experience in manufacturing assembly and/or upholstering required)

  • Stock picking and packing (includes palletising orders)

  • Receiving and dispatching of goods

  • Unloading containers with the production team

  • Maintaining and organising the warehouse

  • Assist in preparing showroom samples

  • Pick up supplies, components and stock from local suppliers

  • Organise and occasionally deliver orders to customers around Sydney using a company van or a small automatic truck (full car drivers license required)

  • Work and coordinate casual assembly staff

  • Forklift license ideal but not essential


  • Process and dispatch online orders

  • Assist sales team to quote delivery of large furniture projects

  • Organise pickup and delivery of items from Australian and overseas

  • Schedule and plan logistics with the production team for all incoming and outgoing stock/orders

  • Process residential and online sales in the stock system

  • Escalate any warranty or quality issues to the production team

  • Follow up logistics companies on timely deliveries

  • Update clients on the status of their orders and projects

  • Escalate any logistics discrepancies with providers

  • Enter logistics invoices and allocate GST

  • Provide Logistics reports to Directors


  • Be physically fit – lifting and physical exertion is part of the role

  • Abilities to work in a fast-paced environment and have good communication skills

  • Strong computer competencies (Microsoft suite and Email communication skills)

  • Strong organisational and time management skills

  • A consistently solid work ethic

  • Able to work well as part of a dedicated team

  • Excellent customer service standards and ethics

  • Abilities to prioritise and multitask on a daily basis

  • Valid working visa and driver's license

  • Forklift license preferable

  • Excellent presentation skills, phone and email manner

  • Experience with coordinating freight

  • An understanding of manufacturing and materials

  • Down to earth, fun and ambitious

  • Must be able to tell one good joke a week through either memes, gifs or interpretive dance

Application Process

Please email careers@designbythem.com - with Subject Warehouse & Logistics Assistant

Applications close - 28th February 2021 or earlier if applicant is selected prior

Attention to - Nicholas Karlovasitis

Interviews will be organised upon successful application. Please provide any availability for interview.

The successful candidate may be chosen prior to the closing date.