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Job Title: Administration Assistant (Part time)20 hours per week 

Salary: £17,000-£19,000 (Pro rata) 

Location: Cramble Cross, North Cowton, Northallerton, North Yorkshire DL7 0HL

Company Description

Hill Cross Furniture is an international market leading business supplying contract furniture to the leisure, hospitality and healthcare sectors. Based in North Yorkshire, DL7 OHL, we supply and manufacturer an unparalleled product range across the globe. Over the last 18 years we have acquired an impressive international client base from world-renowned brands. Clients include Nandos, Galvin Restaurants, Pizza Express, National Rail & Gleneagles to name just a few.

Reason for the Vacancy 

Due to an increase in work-load a vacancy has arisen for a Part-time Administration Assistantto join the Finance and Purchasing team, you will report to the Head of Finance, and be responsible for supporting the team with all elements of administration

· Control Samples

· Liaising with couriers

· Creating Export paperwork 

· Keeping live project spread sheet up to date

· Chase suppliers to get pricing and lead times

· Raise non-conformance documents in line with ISO procedure

· Processing and chasing up remedial orders

· Answering inbound calls into the office where necessary

· Collating Operations & Maintenance Manuals

· Managing fabric/leather reservations

· Allocating stock through SAGE

· Adding new suppliers and products to bespoke database

· Administering the stock re-order sheet

· Arranging supplier returns

· Ordering sundry items

· Filing

· Updating Production schedule spread sheets as required

· Any other reasonable duties as required to assist the business and Finance team.

Candidate must show previous performance and skills in the following areas;

Excellent interpersonal skills as the role demands effective communication both internally and externally at all times.

· Team player with a flexible attitude allowing them to adapt to a growing business environment.

· Have excellent planning, organisational and time management skills  

· Be resilient and able to work well under pressure

· Highly Organised and the ability to prioritise a heavy workload  

· Ability to deal with confidential information in a professional manner

· Continuous Improvement drive. 

· Accuracy and attention to detail. 

Full working knowledge of Microsoft office suite to include experience of excel sheets, knowledge of Sage Line 50 would be an advantage.

The successful candidate ‘may’ not possess all the required skills stated above. They must, however, be able to give sound examples from within their current role of the necessary characteristics, demonstrating their potential for development. 


  Must have a full UK driving license and own vehicle as business is based in a semi-rural location and not close to any public transport routes

How to apply

If you wish to apply for this position please email your CV and covering letter stating the reasons for your application to Jen Barker


We welcome speculative CVs from people with relevant skills at any time.

To apply call Jen Barker 07961 300196 or email her with your CV to


Speculative applications

We are a growing business who have a constant need for good quality people who have the right ‘can do attitude’. If you have ample experience in any of the following areas we'd love to hear from you.

  • Upholsterers
  • Sewing/machinists
  • Joiner/Framer
  • Fitting
  • Deliveries
  • Sales and Marketing

Please take a minute to get to know us and meet some members of the team and view our portfolio and customers.

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