Job Vacancies

Ossila Limited is undergoing rapid growth and is often recruiting. We are based at the University of Sheffield's North Campus, which gives us the best of both worlds - industry and academia.

Company information

Founded in Sheffield in 2009, Ossila Limited is a fast-growing SME that provides a catalogue of specialised materials and equipment to researchers around the world. Approximately 75% of our sales are exported to more than 600 institutions in over 50 countries, and we have many of the world's leading research institutions as customers.

We are looking to expand rapidly in the next few years, and are searching for enthusiastic people to help us grow and believe that. In return, Ossila offers the opportunity to join an exciting enterprise and experience life in a high-growth, high-tech environment.

We aim to provide technically-challenging projects and exposure to aspects of commercial activities. Previous student projects have also led to entirely new business units and permanent positions.


Current Vacancies 

Stock Assistant 

Salary: £8 per hour
Hours: Part-time, flexible to fit around studies or other commitments (8 to 16 hours per week, additional hours available during holidays if required)
Closing Date: 28th May 2017 (Sunday)  
Starting Date: As soon as possible

Job Overview

We are looking for someone flexible who wants to earn some extra money, as well as gain valuable experience in a fast-growing materials science startup organisation. 

The successful candidate will be required to prepare a range of stock items and manage the stock systems ensuring levels are maintained. Dealing with delicate & small pieces, a good attention to detail is key. Further to this, they must be willing to approach repetitive tasks in an attentive and diligent manner, and be capable of working in a busy environment.

Person Requirements

Ossila is a small and friendly company. We are looking for someone who can work effectively as part of a team in a busy office, but also work on their own initiative and take responsibility to solve problems when required.

Key Duties

  • Stock management
  • Coordinating with the operations team to ensure stock levels are maintained
  • Preparing parts of international shipments for delivery

Essential Requirements

  • Methodological and diligent work ethic
  • Good organisational skills
  • Competent IT skills
  • Some experience in tool usage
  • Good manual dexterity
  • Experience with CRMs and stock management systems is desirable

*Unfortunately, Ossila is unable to sponsor work permits. Therefore, we require candidates to either be EU nationals or current UK work permit holders.


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