Jobs at Mathmos

Designer / Operations Assistant 

c.£20k Full Time / based in Poole, Dorset

A multi faceted role in a small creative product company. You will get involved with all aspects of designing, developing, manufacturing, stocking and managing product inventory and quality.

This role will suit a bright, flexible, hard working graduate with good numeracy and communication skills. A proactive commercial attitude will be essential together with a degree in product design, industrial design or engineering. Good computer skills including a sound grasp of excel are essential.

Design / Development & Quality

·      Working with external and internal designers you will be involved in redesigning elements of our current products and expanding our range with new products.

·      You will assist in the project management of product development liaising with all parties to bring in products on time, on budget and to the agreed quality.

·      You will work with various technical bodies to ensure that Mathmos remains compliant in all current regulations.

·      You will assist in all aspects of quality management to ensure our products achieve the highest quality standards as is appropriate for a premium brand.


You will assist in the following activities;

·      facilities management of the office and factory, ensuring the factory is run in full compliance with current Health and Safety law.

·      purchase and production planning process.

·      the management of production and dispatch.

·      the management of all aspects of logistics.

·      all aspects of stock management.

·      the management of external suppliers.

Apply in the first instance with CV and covering letter to We will ask for portfolio at a later date.



Customer Services Assistant 

A temporary job 1st July 2015 – end February 2016

£8.50 per hour  

£1k bonus to be paid at the end of the term.

Hours: 9.00am - 5.00pm Monday to Friday with half an hour for lunch

The Job

- Dealing with queries from online customers on the phone and by email

- Processing orders

- Various sales and admin. jobs


-Have excellent written and spoken English

-Have good keyboard skills

-Have good all round I.T. skills

-Have a personable telephone manner

-Can commit to work for the full term

-Are flexible and a quick learner

-Experience of Sage 50 an advantage but not essential


- Mathmos: Brilliant lights from the inventors of the lava lamp

- An office within a factory

- A friendly tight knit team

- There is parking on site and we are next to Holton Heath railway station

Email explaining why you would be good for the job and attaching your CV. Closing date for applications end June 2015.



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