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As a growing business, we know that attracting and retaining the very best talent is a critical part of what makes us successful. We do whatever is takes, and more, to provide exceptional service solutions to our clients and are always looking for talented individuals who embody the same enthusiasm to come and join us. If you're the best at what you do - either here in the UK or in Europe - then please check out our vacancies below or just send us your CV and tell us why we should hire you!
1. Executive Assistant (Sittingbourne)
Our Executive Team are at the forefront of our growth and we’re looking for someone who can support them in achieving their ambitious agenda. Based in Sittingbourne but reporting to someone in Munich you will need to be a self-starter with the ability to work on your own initiative. You’ll be coordinating the diaries of a busy team of Executives who work across Europe so you’ll need to have a common sense and pragmatic approach to make sure their time is used effectively.
Preparing documents for various stakeholders that will include potential clients, accuracy will be one of your top strengths as will your advanced IT skills on PowerPoint and Office 365. The type of person you are will be as important as your skills, we’re looking for someone who will add to our culture, with enthusiasm and energy to get the job done and add that little bit extra that makes all the difference. The Team will need you to act as ‘gatekeeper’ so you’ll need to be resilient and adaptable with a genuine desire to please and help other people.
Previous experience as an Executive Assistant isn’t required, but you must have strong administrative skills and be used to working in a fast paced, changing environment.
2. Warehouse Operatives (Coventry)
Our Midlands operations are vital to our network and to support our increasing client base we’re looking for Warehouse Operatives to strengthen our team. You will be responsible for loading and unloading delivery vehicles and ensuring goods are sorted correctly for dispatch.
It’s a fast-paced environment that will require you to be able to work methodically and carefully to maintain accuracy and quality. Working in a team, you’ll need to be a good communicator with a strong work ethic and by physically able to handle the volume and weight of the goods we work with.
We’re looking for people both with and without forklift truck licence. For all roles previous Warehouse experience is required, as is a ‘can-do’ attitude and a commitment to doing your best every day. The hours of work are 45 per week across a 24 / 7 operation.
3. Depot Manager (Coventry)
Our network is at the heart of our service solutions and we are looking for a capable leader to be an integral part of the creation of a culture of excellence in our new depot in Coventry. With an eye on our margins, this role’s main focus will be to optimise our processes and our people to ensure they are operating efficiently and effectively. At Carousel, change is our constant and we need someone to help create the vision that galvanises support from the wider Depot team.
We’d be interested in hearing from you if you have:
- Proven success in recruiting, managing, coaching and developing a high performing team.
- Operational expertise in a fast paced 3PL or 4PL multi-site environment.
- An established track record of strong internal and external stakeholder engagement.
- The ability to balance financial, operational, client and strategic needs.
To be successful in the role you will need to be financially and commercially astute with a commitment to the delivery of service excellence to our clients. People will be at the forefront of your mind while you meet your operational targets, coaching and developing the team to ensure high levels of engagement and sustainable capability.
4. Transport Controller (Coventry)
Our network is at the heart of our service solutions and we are looking for Transport Controllers to ensure the efficiency and accuracy of our collections and deliveries. You will be at the forefront of our operation, coordinating our drivers and their routes to maximise our commercial returns. You’ll be interacting with our clients, calculating quotes and advising on ETAs and being a central point of communication for our drivers too.
To be successful in the role you will:
- Be a strong communicator with demonstrable experience in a similar role
- Have excellent geographical knowledge and the ability to work calmly under pressure, focusing on solutions rather than problems
- Understand the link between the efficiency of our routes and the commercials of the business
- Be flexible enough to operate within a 24/7 operation.