Samples Assistant

Location: Cheltenham

Salary: £9.50 - 9.50 per hour + Temp to Perm – 40hrs a week + overtime – weekly paid

Type: Fulltime

Closing Date: 09/02/2021

           Samples Assistant


              £9.50 – Temp to Perm – 40hrs a week + overtime – weekly paid

Reporting to: Warehouse Manager/Samples Supervisor Liaising with: Warehouse colleagues & all other JF team members

Job Summary:  To be an active, enthusiastic and valued member of the fulfilment team providing a high level of productivity and efficient service at all time.  The role requires involvement in many stages of the fabric cutting process including picking, cutting, finishing and packaging.  

Job responsibilities:  Carry out responsibilities /duties to the highest possible standard at all times.

The role involves: –

  • Efficiently and effectively fulfilling customer showroom and online customer orders as directed by the Warehouse Manager/Samples Supervisor.
  • Ensuring all quantities of fabric are cut correctly and calculated.
  • Lifting heavy rolls of fabric in line with manual handling procedures.
  • Wrapping orders securely to ensure no damage to goods either whilst in situ or during transit.
  • Making sure that stock is accurately controlled with the minimum waste as possible. 
  • Overseeing the cutting process from order to packaging ensuring that orders are completed in a timely matter.
  • Ensuring good communications with team members at all times so customers can be advised of any delays or problems with their orders.
  • Having the ability to work independently and manage your work load to ensure that you always have a continuous supply of work.
  • Ensure systems & procedures are adhered to in a professional and timely manner.
  • To help ensure the Warehouse is maintained correctly and is clean at all times.
  • To observe company health and safety policy at all times.
  • To carry out any other duties, which may reasonably be required from time to time.
  • To cover, as required, staffing in other locations.

Working times :

         Monday to Friday ( overtime on Saturday )

         08:00am to 04:00pm

Pay rates:

          £9.50 per hour

           Temp to Perm and weekly paid on Friday 






• A minimum of 4 G.C.S.E’s (or equivalent) including Maths and English at Grade C or above



  • Proactive, organised,  computer literate.
  • Strong communicator and good listener



• Interest in home furnishings, sewing and interiors an advantage


Previous experience

• Cutting experience preferred but willingness to learn and a great attitude more important.


Experience Required

• Experience of working in or being in a warehouse environment


Special attributes

  • Willingness to learn
  • Flexible approach
  • Positive attitude
  • Confidence with people


Personal qualities

  • Self-Motivated
  • Enthusiastic
  • Approachable
  • Conscientious
  • Presentable



Salary£9.50 - 9.50 per hour + Temp to Perm – 40hrs a week + overtime – weekly paid
Job ReferenceCheltenham Assistant
Contract TypeFulltime
Closing Date09/02/2021
Regional OfficeCheltenham
Date Posted02/02/2021

To discuss this position further please contact:

Petru Lazar

Account Manager


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