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Care
Respect, safety, the best for everyone
Innovation
Do it better, growth mindset, appetite for change
Get Things Done
In the right way, when we said we would, think first and find a solution
Quality
Pride in our work, planning to succeed, work done in full and on time, without reworks
Team Player
Positive, communicate, work with others

We are a fun, passionate and lively group of innovators that love a challenge. With a relentless drive to deliver the best, we work together as an unbeatable team, recognising the best in everyone. We are growing fast. Join us on our journey into the future…

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Talent Manager
HR
Hemel Hempstead, UK

If you're a fit for this role, you will be 100% aligned with our core values as they underlie everything we do. They are:

  • CARE (Respect, safety, the best for everyone)
  • QUALITY (Pride in our work, planning to succeed, work done in full & on time without reworks)
  • GET THINGS DONE (In the right way, when we said we would, think first/find a solution)
  • TEAM PLAYER (Positivity, communicate, work with others)
  • INNOVATION (Do it better, growth mindset, appetite for change)

We are looking for a Talent Manager to shape and implement strategies that will help us develop and retain high-performing employees.  This includes designing employee training programs, building strategies for succession plans and internal promotion. 

To be successful in this role, you should have a solid understanding of full-cycle recruiting along with a strategic mindset in order to develop a skilled workforce.  Ultimately, you will build a talent pipeline that aligns with our hiring needs and business objectives.

Responsibilities

  • Design and deliver employee training programs (e.g. individual, team, skill-based and management training)
  • Develop mentoring and coaching sessions for employees
  • Build succession plans
  • Design employee promotion policies
  • Conduct skills gap analyses to determine personnel needs
  • Oversee sourcing and hiring procedures to ensure we attract and select high-potential employees

Requirements

  • Proven, relevant work experience in Talent Management, HR or a similar role. No agency recruiters please.
  • Experience with performance management procedures
  • Hands-on experience implementing learning and development programs
  • Familiarity with approporiate performance measurement systems, balanced scorecard, etc
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Minimum BSc/BA in a broadly relevant field
  • Additional certification (e.g. CIPD or SPHR) is a plus
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Assistant Product Manager
Marketing
Hemel Hempstead, UK

We are looking for a motivated individual with an eye for detail to help assist in the delivery of our global product strategy. Reporting to the Product Manager within our Marketing team, your role will be vital to achieving the high-growth revenue targets the company has, ultimately ensuring the success of every product line.

If you're a fit for this role, you will be 100% aligned with our core values as they underlie everything we do. They are:

  • CARE (Respect, safety, the best for everyone)
  • QUALITY (Pride in our work, planning to succeed, work done in full & on time without reworks)
  • GET THINGS DONE (In the right way, when we said we would, think first/find a solution)
  • TEAM PLAYER (Positivity, communicate, work with others)
  • INNOVATION (Do it better, growth mindset, appetite for change)

Responsibilities

  • Assist with new launch of new products and existing product enhancements:

Work with R&D team to gather detailed product information

  • Commission and assist with creation of all needed product resources to a deadline
  • Communicate internally to all global regions
  • Assist with management of existing product changes and effectively communicate internally
  • Assist in updating of global pricing mechanisms (trade pricelists & internal quoting tools)
  • Ensure existing products have the needed resources to be succeed (literature, samples, imagery, 3d files, feature videos etc)
  • Assist with product certification where necessary (environmental etc)
  • Become a product expert – know the value offered in every product
  • Manage and maintain the image library
  • Maintenance of product webpages in all regions to the highest standard
  • Ensure maintenance of accurate & useful product information on internal training website
  • Assist with ‘best-in-class’ product presentation methodologies (talktracks, sampling etc) 
  • Assist garnering, logging & implementing customer product feedback
  • Assist with product performance reporting, including product positioning (analysis of product fit/marketability)
  • Assist with monitoring & reporting on the competition
  • Delivery of other projects relating to product strategy

Requirements

  • Strong Project Management skills and experience
  • Proven analytical skills and technical understanding
  • Ability to see the bigger picture as well as acute attention to detail and desire for accuracy
  • Ability to clearly communicate at all levels
  • Ability to work with other departments and understand their needs to achieve desired outcomes
  • Ability to function as an effective team member
  • Ability to coordinate resources to manage and meet deadlines in a fast paced environment, sometimes under pressure
  • Keenness to learn and ambition to progress within the department 
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Technical Operator
Production
Hemel Hempstead, UK

We're looking for a Technical operator to join our production team. This role involves a technical and mechanical understanding of all machines on the shop floor with an emphasis on quality control, planned preventative maintenance and operator mentoring.

The most suited candidate will show a keen interest in production engineering as well as be results driven.

If you're a fit for this role, you will be 100% aligned with our core values as they underlie everything we do. They are:

  • CARE (Respect, safety, the best for everyone)
  • QUALITY (Pride in our work, planning to succeed, work done in full & on time without reworks)
  • GET THINGS DONE (In the right way, when we said we would, think first/find a solution)
  • TEAM PLAYER (Positivity, communicate, work with others)
  • INNOVATION (Do it better, growth mindset, appetite for change)

This role involves a technical and mechanical understanding of all machines on the shop floor with an emphasis on quality control, planned preventative maintenance and operator mentoring. The most suited candidate will show a keen interest in production engineering as well as be results driven.

About the role:

You will need all the below to succeed in this role;

  • A keen eye for detail
  • The ability to work well under pressure.
  • A flexible attitude towards work.
  • Excellent communication skills both spoken and written in English.
  • A desire to learn and continuously improve.
  • Be mechanically minded with an interest in engineering.
  • A team player.
  • Passionate about production engineering.
  • Passionate about quality control.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Be professional.

 

The role will require the candidate to;

  • Perform pre-run and post-run checks on machinery ensuring the machines are ready to run and set in
      the correct way.
  • Perform periodic quality checks and rectify issues as they arise in a precise and timely manner.
  • Keep the machines running to ensuring production is always the top priority.
  • Perform planned maintenance cycles on all machinery within the factory.
  • Liaise with machine operators, production management and engineering ensuring a constant flow of information.
  • Mentor and train machine operators ensuring our operators are trained to the best possible level.
  • Set and monitor the standards that our customers expect.
  • Improve morale through training and development.
  • Continually look for opportunities for efficiencies by driving a culture of cost-awareness & innovation.
  • Communicate telephonically with machine suppliers when dealing with breakdowns or ordering parts.
  • Having the ability to read technical drawings and exploded diagrams.
  • Have a working knowledge of workshop equipment and safe use.
  • Be passionate about health and safety
  • Be flexible and understanding that the role will evolve as time passes.
  • Be able to identify machine issues and rectify these in a precise and timely manner.

 

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Design Engineer Internship
R&D/Design
Hemel Hempstead, UK

We have an engineering internship available in which the prime area of study would be an analysis of our work pods & booths, both on the structure itself and the services the pod provides.  Structural analysis would include strength and stability, mechanical properties, rationalising structure, cost & weight savings.  Services provided by the pod focusses on performance criteria – acoustics, ambience (ventilation) and lighting.

Knowledge of engineering disciplines such as Finite Element Analysis, with a view to rationalising and eliminating waste would also be very useful.

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Internship
Any Department
Anywhere in the World

Looking to put theory into practice following your studies? Gain practical experience and insight into the day-to-day business of any department here at Spacestor. Create your own internship! We'd love to know what experience and skills we can give you to help further your career. We look forward to getting to know you!

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Area Sales Manager - Germany
Sales
Hemel Hempstead, UK

If you are a fit for this role, you will be 100% aligned with our core values as they underlie everything we do. They are:

  • CARE (Respect, safety, the best for everyone)
  • QUALITY (Pride in our work, planning to succeed, work done in full & on time without reworks)
  • GET THINGS DONE (In the right way, when we said we would, think first/find a solution)
  • TEAM PLAYER (Positivity, communicate, work with others)
  • INNOVATION (Do it better, growth mindset, appetite for change)

We are looking to recruit a German-speaking Area Sales Manager for Europe. The role is focussed on Germany and other countries in Europe, and will report to the Global Sales Director. The objective of the role is to promote the Spacestor range of workplace furniture (storage/lockers/quiet pods/seating/desking/tables and other products) to dealers, architects and contractors in Europe.

Spacestor has strong existing relationships at all levels within many of our existing accounts (dealers & architects), and have been actively working with them on projects for long periods, some of them 3+ years. The role will primarily be based either from the Spacestor regional office/showroom, or from your home office.

Key success measures for the role:

  • Value of orders secured vs target (per week)
  • Pipeline up to date and overall value

Requirements 

  • Fluent business German is essential, other European languages including French/Italian would be useful
  • The successful candidate must have a track record of at least 2 - 3 years of growing sales in the European workplace interiors/fitout market
  • Spacestor have a very active presence with top level architects and designers within the European and UK markets, which generate a large number of opportunities through these dealers, it will be your responsibility to work with the dealers and architects to bring these through to successful orders
  • Successful existing relationships with key European architects, dealers and fit-out contractors would be very useful

Activity in a typical week would consist of:

  • Face to face presentations/meetings - either formal design presentations to individuals or groups, or project based discussion and specification meetings
  • Phone work - following up contacts and projects and booking in future face to face presentations/appointments
  • Some general admin/email follow-up/completion of appointment actions/internal meetings as required

Key Skills Needed

  • Proven networking capabilities
  • Flexibility and willingness to travel
  • Dedication to follow-up
  • Persistence and resourcefulness

If you can speak fluent business German, think you qualify on the above points and have something distinctive to offer Spacestor, please get in touch! 

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Design Engineer
R&D
Hemel Hempstead, UK

We're looking for a Design Engineer to join our R&D team. This role involves a technical analysis of a design in its virtual and physical prototypes and at pre-production stage.

We're constantly adapting our product mix and designs to the changing needs of the workplace market in major global cities, and this is an exciting role with scope to put to work your various skills and insights.

If you are a fit for this role, you will be 100% aligned with our core values as they underlie everything we do. They are: 

  • CARE (Respect, safety, the best for everyone)
  • QUALITY (Pride in our work, planning to succeed, work done in full & on time without reworks)
  • GET THINGS DONE (In the right way, when we said we would, think first/find a solution)
  • TEAM PLAYER (Positivity, communicate, work with others)
  • INNOVATION (Do it better, growth mindset, appetite for change)

What’s important for this role?

  • Analytical skills
  • Excellent knowledge of product engineering disciplines 
  • Clear thinking and communication
  • The ability to respect and work with a team as well as alone

Required Skills/Experience:

  • A relevant degree (product design/industrial design) 
  • Experience and excellent working knowledge and application of materials eg wood, metal, plastics and upholstery products
  • Expertise in materials, fatigues, acoustics, testing, FEA etc
  • CAD skills (AD Inventor)
  • Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA)

Other skills that are an advantage:

  • Ability to continually look for opportunities for efficiencies by driving a culture of cost-awareness & innovation
  • Negotiation and procurement

Within a highly engaged, creative team in our Hemel Hempstead head office and factory you'll be collaborating closely with directors and colleagues in Marketing, Design and Production. Our other showroom and office locations are in London, New York and Los Angeles.

An excellent salary + benefits package is offered to suitable applicants.

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Purchasing Manager
Purchasing
Hemel Hempstead, UK

 If you're a fit for this role, you will be 100% aligned with our core values as they underlie everything we do. They are:

  • CARE (Respect, safety, the best for everyone)
  • QUALITY (Pride in our work, planning to succeed, work done in full & on time without reworks)
  • GET THINGS DONE (In the right way, when we said we would, think first/find a solution)
  • TEAM PLAYER (Positivity, communicate, work with others)
  • INNOVATION (Do it better, growth mindset, appetite for change)

As Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for the Purchasing function and the Purchasing team (currently a team of 4). The business is fast paced and high growth, so it is important that you can prioritise and oversee the team effectively to complete the required workload whilst growing the systems and processes to suit.

The Role

  • Overall responsible for all stock and special product ordering
  • Take responsibility for Purchasing budget
  • Overseeing partner supplier ordering (eg seating)
  • Team HR (eg recruitment, management of HR situations as they arise, team appraisals and motivation)
  • Purchasing strategy
  • Responsibility for strategic supplier meetings
  • Rebate schemes set up and maintained where possible
  • Find new suppliers and ensure a secure supply chain for all products
  • Researching new products
  • Auditing suppliers - Supplier score cards created and maintained
  • Instigate new systems and improvements and roll these out across the team, and work through problems that arise
  • Combining the various systems for different products and different teams
  • Work together with warehouse supervisor to balance efficient purchasing vs efficient warehouse operation

Key Skills and Capabilities Required

  • Experience working in a high growth business
  • Commercial awareness
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Very experienced in methods of securing tenders/pricing from suppliers
  • Team management experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work within deadlines and cope under pressure
  • Knowledge of furniture manufacturing industry

Targets and KPIs

  • Measure and reduce non-conformances rising from purchasing team
  • Goods in on time (5 days before install) score to 95%
  • Budget maintained (total project purchasing costs over total revenue)
  • Efficient and effective systems and processes set up or maintained
  • Team motivated and staff issues resolved without escalation as much as reasonably possible
  • 100% A players in team by end of 2019
  • Accurate stock take valuation completed by 14th of month, every month

If you think you're a fit for this role, we'd like to talk!  Please get in touch by applying.

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CAD Technician
Design
Hemel Hempstead, UK

If you're a fit for this role, you will be 100% aligned with our core values as they underlie everything we do. They are:

  • CARE (Respect, safety, the best for everyone)
  • QUALITY (Pride in our work, planning to succeed, work done in full & on time without reworks)
  • GET THINGS DONE (In the right way, when we said we would, think first/find a solution)
  • TEAM PLAYER (Positivity, communicate, work with others)
  • INNOVATION (Do it better, growth mindset, appetite for change)

The role:

  • Working within AutoCAD to create 3D models and turning into 2D drawings in plan, elevation, section and details from a predetermined design
  • Working with designers, sales team and project managers
  • Update drawings with changes following site surveys
  • Liaise closely with the factory to ensure project deadlines are met
  • Amend drawings as required if factory CNC machinists find errors in machine programs

Essential personal attributes required for this role:

  • A passion for learning
  • Unsparing attention to detail
  • Ability and commitment to hit deadlines
  • Capable of investigating, trouble-shooting, and taking ownership of the projects taken on
  • Excellent drawing reading and understanding skills
  • Good communication skills, ability to communicate both verbally & written and in an honest manner

Essential experience required for this role:

  • 5 years AutoCAD experience, with both 2D and 3D experience
  • 5 years experience within furniture design and manufacturing
  • Knowledge of furniture assembly and manufacture, materials and fittings
  • Substantial understanding and knowledge of furniture design, with commercial industry experience
  • Basic grasp of engineering drawing and principles, and understand the qualities of melamine faced chipboard, laminated chipboard, veneer, solid grade laminate, metals, glass, stone and fabrics, and limitations of standard materials
  • General understanding and working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Excel. Proficient at creating/designing, editing and maintaining Microsoft Excel files

Non-essential attributes that would be advantageous:

  • Knowledge of 3D solid modelling with AutoCAD is advantageous
  • Knowledge of SQL Databases is advantageous
  • Knowledge of parametric modelling is advantageous
  • Xml programming language understanding is advantageous
  • Degree qualified in an engineering orientated subject would be advantageous
  • Experience of bench work cabinet making would be an advantage
  • Knowledge and understanding of machine tooling and appropriate usage would be an advantage
  • Understanding of board optimisation would be an advantage
  • Experience with CNCs advantageous / experience with CAD/ CAMHow you match
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to be a SpaceMaker?

The design of a workspace cannot be mastered by an individual. It takes an entire team united by one mission to create an amazing interior inspired by the people using it. Spacestor are a family united with the mission to create furniture that attracts and retains the best talent in the world. Together, we continually explore, ruthlessly innovate and make it easy. We are the tech-driven and design-led millennials. We are the aficionados of workspace furniture.

 

No one’s job is ordinary. We reward all individuals with more than just a salary; we train and develop, listen to each other’s ideas, we empower, we collaborate. We embrace every individual’s unique talent and skills set and this wealthy resource is valued, opening many new paths to future successes. People make us. They’re our most important asset. We love people. We welcome you!

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