Logistics Lead

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Automata is building a world class company and disrupting the automation industry with Eva, the first low cost high functioning Industrial Automation Robot. 

We’re changing perceptions that robotic technology is expensive and complex and redefining what it is to ‘work’ by empowering people to automate physical tasks.

Innovation is essential to improve each generation of our products, but most importantly we must be sure that every product is built at the standard we expect when shipping them out to our customers. 

We want you to be part of the journey that takes us from an ambitious startup to a truly world class manufacturer of high-quality electro-mechanical products.

Why is this role important for Automata?

Having great products is no use if it's not in the right place at the right time.  We need someone that's world class at mixed package courier movements and understands what makes the logistics business tick. 

In this role, you will be:

Pick and Packing 

  • Association of order specific material to correct outbound orders
  • Tracking of purchased special materials linked to orders/projects due to ship
  • Generate picking lists/Order flush
  • Picking standard product from storage to meet order required dates
  • Receipting standard and project stock and putaway
  • Investigations into short picks or missing stock
  • Conducting routine Stock Takes/Counts
  • Packing wrapping and labelling of material
  • Kitting of material into sales order kits.

Dealing with Admin

  • Generate,Collate,Check Dispatch lists.
  • Update stock system after order picks.
  • Booking and coordinating outbound shipments.
  • Tracking order to confirm material delivery
  • Collation of POD’s to confirm customer delivery.
  • Closing orders after receipt of POD.
  • Update commercial team regarding order shipment status/dispatches/delays/missing items
  • Printing Logistics documentation and forwarding to customers
  • Preparation of customs information for shipment
  • Resolving freight forwarders queries.
  • Generating Commercial invoices for shipping and dealing with export documentation.

Developing Operations Infrastructure

  • Review and develop systems to improve efficiency
  • Assist in selection of software for logistics operations
  • Develop physical infrastructure [cage/racks/label printers and document systems] 

What it takes:

You can make sure that the following are delivered each time, everytime :-

  • Clear vision of customer service.
  • Experience of working with project purchase or fulfilment .
  • Experience with WMS software.
  • Experience of scheduling international parcel movements
  • Desire to create excellence.

The other stuff that will make you stand out

  • You are unflappable and can solve problems
  • You put customers first
  • You are thorough, organised and always have a plan
  • You enjoy making stuff move and seeing our products used around the globe.
  • Not afraid to get your hands dirty but wants to build a world class system as we grow

What gets us excited?  

We’re passionate about the future of Technology and Robotics and our growing success is built upon like minded individuals who share our passion. We are excited about doing automation in a different way so that more people and industries can benefit from it. 

If this sounds like a good fit and you have experience with developing quality in an ambitious startup we would love to hear from you.

Whats our hiring process?

  • CV Review
  • 20 min Google Hangout Interview with hiring manager & recruiter
  • 20 min Bryq Assessment - our AI-assistant that gauges candidates on their personality traits and cognitive abilities, then match the results to role requirements
  • Technical Homework Challenge (we ask candidates to submit a response within 2 days prior to the 2nd interview)
  • 1hr onsite interview manufacturing team
  • 30 min remote, meeting with some of the wider teams
  • Offer


We usually respond within a week

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!


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Work on your terms

  • Learning & Development 🎓

    £1000 per year

  • Holiday 🏖️

    33 days PLUS we close the office between Christmas and New Year

  • Flexible working 🤹

    Blended approach to office and WFH

  • Employee referrals 💰

    £1000 per referral hired from your network

  • Share Options Scheme 📈

    Every team member gets a pot of stock option after probation

  • Keeping you fed 🥙

    Our kitchen is always stocked and we order lunch in on Fridays

  • Dog friendly offices 🐶

    Lola, Evie and Alfie are the current resident pooches

Our values

From the beginning of the company, Automata's founders upheld a few key principles:

  • Think from first principles
  • We solve large scale problems
  • We push the belief envelope
  • We love a good intellectual challenge

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