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Careers at Ossila

Location: Windsor Street, Sheffield

Employment Type: Part time

Hours: 16 hours per week (flexible)

Term: Permanent

Salary: £10 per hour (plus holiday pay)

Deadline: Monday, Jun 06, 2022 (with rolling interviews as good applications are received)

Start Date: As soon as possible

About Ossila

Ossila is a small but high-growth, high-tech business based in the UK looking to continue our rapid expansion over the next few years. Formed by academics from the University of Sheffield we have now moved off-campus and currently employ around 40 people. Our aim is to build a world-class company of significant size and stature over the next five years that helps to accelerate the pace of scientific discovery by providing standardised materials and equipment with improved performance, lower cost and great customer support.

The majority of our sales are exported to over 1000 institutions in 70 countries, we have many of the world leading research institutions as customers and have won both Institute of Physics awards for innovation and a Queens Award for export.

Job Overview

We are looking for someone who wants to gain valuable part-time work experience in a fast-growing, high-tech business setting. The successful candidate will be required to prepare a range of stock items and manage the stock systems to ensure appropriate levels are maintained. Full training will be provided. As this role involves handling small and delicate components, having good attention to detail is key. Additionally, they must be willing to approach repetitive tasks in a diligent, attentive manner, and be capable of working in a busy environment.

The candidate will coordinate with the Customer Care team to ensure stock levels are maintained, prepare parts of international shipments for delivery, as well as learn valuable stock management skills.

As a small and fast-growing company, we are looking for someone who can work effectively as part of a team in a busy office but the successful candidate must also be willing to work under their own initiative and take responsibility to solve problems when required.

Essential requirements

  • Methodical and diligent work ethic
  • Good organisational skills
  • Competent IT skills
  • Some experience with tools
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Experience with CRMs and stock management systems is desirable
  • Right to work in UK

How to Apply

To apply, send a CV and cover letter to If you are currently studying, please indicate your likely availability to work both during and outside of term time.

Please note that all applicants must have the right to work in the UK for the duration of the position, including UK or Irish citizens, EU citizens already enrolled in the EU Settlement Scheme or current work permit holder. No agencies please.

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