Electronics Engineer

We are currently working with a leading specialist fabrication company based in rural Maidstone.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Electronics Engineer to join their established research and development team.

The Electronics Engineer will be responsible for designing, developing and documenting the practical build of original equipment to meet customer requirements.

You will be responsible for performing test set ups and operations both in house and externally, whilst documenting procedures and results. The role will also require communication with customers to provide technical support which can involve site visits.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Practical experience with a range of electronic measurement and signal generation equipment.
Basic fault finding and demonstration of logical method.
Basic programming skills for equipment automation.
Electronic component recognition and understanding operation.
Technical documentation skills with a keen eye for detail.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills.
Basic workshop skills are required as well as academic qualification.
A good appreciation of health and safety aspects within the daily operation of a busy laboratory/workshop environment is needed.

Hours for this role will be Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm with 50 minutes’ break per day.

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Purchaser – Manufacturing

We are currently working with a leading manufacturer of bespoke products.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Purchaser to join their team, who will be responsible for over £1m of spend.

The Purchaser will be responsible for managing key supplier relationships, organising and managing stock levels and supporting all departments with stock and non-stock purchasing.

Responsibilities include:

All aspects of purchasing
Setup and run strategic procurement strategies
Manager over £1m of company spend
Processing all purchasing requirements company-wide
Managing and organising stock to increase efficiency
Setting up and managing supplier accounts
Liaising with internal departments to ensure large scale projects have material requirements met

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Previous purchasing experience, ideally within a manufacturing environment
Experience of order processing and receipts
Good communication skills for dealing with suppliers
IT proficient (Word/Excel)
Knowledge of engineering/fabrication would be advantageous as would the ability to understand engineering drawings

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business that can offer long term progression and career development, coupled with a competitive salary and benefits package including a quarterly bonus (approx £300 per quarter), 20 days annual leave increasing by 1 day for each year worked up to a maximum of 25 and enrolment onto a company pension scheme.

Hours for this role will be Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm.

Interim Estate and Facilities Manager (3-6 months)

Interim Estate and Facilities Manager

Would you like to work as an Interim Estates and Facilities Manager for a prestigious institute that has been established for nearly 100 years and set within nearly 250 acres of parkland in the Heart of Kent?

This interesting site is made up of 18th-century buildings through to modern state of the art facilities. In the last decade our client has spent almost £30 million on improving every aspect of their community, with many new additions to their facilities. They are also continuing to extend and improve their estate even further.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
*Manage all aspects of running and maintaining the estate and its facilities.
*Manage minor building development projects.
*Work with the Project Consultant and Project Manager to support building projects.
*Ensure the estate is fully compliant with regards to ISI, H&S etc.
*Responsible for updating and testing the Estates and Facilities aspects of the Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity Plans
*Responsible for a team including H&S Administrator, Helpdesk Administrator, Site Maintenance team members.
*Monitoring the performance of outside contractors.
*Maintaining the DBS documentation for contractors.
*Act as the Health & Safety Officer for the estate
*Ensure compliance with all relevant waste legislation and forward planning to ensure future compliance.
*Allocating works orders to the team and overseeing report works.
*Ordering of stock and parts, ensuring value for money at all times.
*Taking a hands-on approach to resolving issues.
*Ensuring planned preventative maintenance (PPM’s) is carried out as required, utilising either in-house maintenance staff or external contractors and carrying out checks to ensure compliance.
*Maintaining Access Control (Paxton) and Building Management System (Schneider & Trend).
*Responding to out of hours emergencies, attending site and calling in relevant staff or contractors as required.
*Maintaining and monitoring the Fire Alarm System ensuring isolation, testing and record-keeping is maintained at all times.
*Managing the maintenance of department vehicles.