Jobs at Mathmos

Ecommerce Manager 

From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Bonus of up to 30% of basic

You will be based in our Poole factory and manage a small team of 3 staff growing sales to the public through our own International websites and selected online market places. You will work closely with our Head of Web and Graphic design on digital marketing initiatives, social media and systems management. You will also work closely with the Operations Manager to ensure that orders are processed efficiently and outstanding customer service is provided by your team. You will also manage some of Mathmos’ wholesale sales to businesses in the UK and abroad. You will sit on the management team and report directly to the M.D.

You will have at least 2 years of relevant experience in e-Commerce and Digital Marketing. You will have experience with key marketplaces. You will have good numeracy and analytical skills. You will be personable and have good customer and staff management skills. You will be flexible, hard working and reliable. You will be self-reliant yet a good team worker. You will handle stress well and be prepared for two months of hard work in the lead up to Christmas. You will have up to date I.T. skills and work to improve and automate Mathmos’ processes and systems. European languages would be an advantage.

Mathmos is a British Heritage brand famous for its invention the lava lamp. Mathmos has exciting growth plans for its original lava lamp range and to build its online offering direct from its factory to homes all over the world.

There is parking on site and we are a short walk from Holton Heath train station.

Apply only by email to: With CV and covering letter.


Product Design and Development Engineer and Opperations Assistant

Salary: According to experience

An exciting opportunity to take a pivotal multi faceted role in a shaping the future of a well known British Heritage company.


Product Design & Development

Designing and Developing Mathmos’ lava lamp range. Working closely with external designers and specialists taking products from concept right through to sale. You will be involved with all aspects of product design and development, research and development, manufacturer sourcing and management, component sourcing, testing, compliance etc.

Operations Assistant

You will also assist the Operations Manager wherever required in purchasing, manufacturer management, transportation management, facilities management, Health and Safety, production planning etc.


Design / Engineering graduate with a minimum of 2 years relevant work experience. Systems orientated with good all round IT skills. Commercially pro active and aware. Reliable with great attention to detail. A good team player, very reliable, flexible and trustworthy.

Interested in developing all round skills in a small growing company and taking on more responsabilities over time.

Apply only by email to attaching CV and covering letter.


Mathmos Design Internships - full or part time

Based in our Poole factory Mathmos offer unpaid placements providing fantastic hands on experience seeing products through from concept to sale.

You Need;

  • To have finished or be part way through a relevant design degree.

  • To live within a one hour commute of our factory: BH16 6LG. (We will pay either a petrol allowance or train fair (our factory is next to Holton Heath train station and has parking) plus lunch.

  • To be able to commit to a minimum of 4 months either full time or 3 days a week. (Please ensure you can afford to take an unpaid role before applying.)

  • A personable and willing attitude.

  • Solid Works and Adobe Suite are an advantage.

You will Receive Hands on Experience in the following areas;

  • Product design and development

  • Packaging Design

  • Product sourcing, supplier management

  • Setting AQLs and managing product quality

  • Exhibition design and execution

Please send a covering letter explaining what you could bring to the role, your CV and 2 pieces of work no larger than 3MB to