Shipping and Despatch Assistant

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

Due to ongoing growth and success, they are currently seeking a Shipping and Despatch Assistant to assist a small, close-knit team with all aspects of the shipping and despatch function, along with other administrative duties. To be considered for this role you will need to possess the ability to work within a small team, be numerate, have excellent attention to detail and be adaptable to helping colleagues as and when needed

The Role:

To support the Import/Export Manager in daily shipping activities
Assist with arranging carriers to ship goods & material, working with suppliers to obtain best prices
Assist with all necessary shipping paperwork, including commercial invoices, packing lists & labels
Assist with customs clearances and ensuring on time delivery
Updating the sales team with shipment information & assisting them with shipping quotations as required.
Providing cover for packing department when required

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Good interpersonal skills for dealing with suppliers & customers
High level of IT proficiency – experience of Word/Excel and MRP systems
High standard of written English
Good organisational skills & time management
Eye for detail
Ability to work to deadlines
Team player
Willingness to learn
Experience of import/export documentation handling, control and procedures would be advantageous
Experience of worldwide customs procedures would be advantageous

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Junior Project Manager

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

Due to ongoing growth and success, they are currently seeking a Junior Project Manager to join their established team.

The Junior Project Manager will support the Senior Management team in regards to managing multiple large projects. You will be responsible for day-to-day co-ordination of the projects, scheduling, tracking progress of projects and reporting their results

Key Tasks/Duties of this role:

Managing and leading designated projects across the business
Defining the project scope and objectives, including all relevant Stakeholders when necessary and ensuring feasibility
Ensuring that all projects are delivered on time, within scope and budget
Breaking down the overall project plan into daily tasks, and allocation of tasks within the project team
Ensuring timely completion of tasks by all members of the project team and reporting progress to the Senior Management team
Pro-actively resolving bottlenecks, risk identification and mitigation

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Ability to communicate effectively with all members of the project team
Excellent written and spoken English skills
Excellent time management & organisational skills, must able to multi-task and work with multiple team members, being used to deadlines
IT proficient, must be experienced in Excel, Word, Outlook
Flexible approach, able to respond to changing priorities in a fast-moving environment
Team player, working together with the project team towards successful project completion
Experience using MS Project or similar software would be advantageous
Understanding of Agile, Scrum, Prince 2 or Project Management techniques would be advantageous

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Import/Export Administrator – Manufacturing

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

Due to ongoing growth and success, they are currently seeking an Import/Export Administrator to join their established team.

The role will involve assisting a small, close-knit team with all aspects of the shipping and despatch function, along with other administrative duties. To be considered for this role you will need to possess the ability to work within a small team, be numerate, have excellent attention to detail and be adaptable to helping colleagues as and when needed.

Responsibilities will include:

To support the Import/Export Manager in daily shipping activities
Assist with arranging carriers to ship goods & material, working with suppliers to obtain best prices
Assist with all necessary shipping paperwork, including commercial invoices, packing lists & labels.
Assist with customs clearances and ensuring on time delivery
Updating the sales team with shipment information & assisting them with shipping quotations as required.
Providing cover for packing department when required

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Good interpersonal skills for dealing with suppliers & customers
Experience in import/export documentation handling, control and procedures preferred, however, full training will be provided
High level of IT proficiency – the experience of Word/ Excel and MRP systems
High standard of written English
Good organisational skills & time management.
Eye for detail
Ability to work to deadlines
Team player
Willingness to learn – potential for progression for the right person
Experience in import/export documentation handling, control and procedures would be advantageous
Experience of worldwide customs procedures would be advantageous
Knowledge of engineering/fabrication would be advantageous

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Health & Safety Manager – Manufacturing

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

Due to ongoing growth and success, they are currently seeking an experienced Health & Safety Manager to join their team.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will need to support and develop the H&S function in line with business objectives and be responsible for all areas of the organisation’s H&S, including, but not limited to, all safety initiatives and improvements, risk assessment creation & review, training of staff on H&S critical matters, ensuring H&S policies and procedures are adhered to & regularly updated. This role will have administrative support.

The successful candidate will be self-motivated, structured, and adaptable in their approach as priorities can alter quickly. They will be an organised person with a commercial mindset and confident in managing H&S driven projects as a direct result of business growth. This role would suit a H&S Manager looking to take on a challenge in a new environment with an already established H&S system. Equally, this could suit an experienced H&S professional looking to take a step up into their first Managerial position. Please note this role may require occasional visits to customer locations.

Key Tasks/Duties of this role:

Provide H&S direction to the management team and supporting management to improve the H&S performance and culture within the Company
Be responsible for ensuring H&S best practices, policies & procedures are adhered to, including review of regulatory legislation
Ensure all documentation is maintained to show compliance to H&S best practise
Chair H&S committee meetings and lead by example in all aspects of H&S
Liaise with external stakeholders on H&S matters where required: customers, enforcement bodies, insurance inspectors, etc.
Ensure all staff receive sufficient H&S related training in order to carry out their function safely & effectively
Manage H&S budgets to ensure appropriate investment is carried out on H&S improvements

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Hold professional qualifications, ideally NEBOSH General Certificate or Diploma
IOSH Managing Safely
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong leadership skills to guide, support and motivate staff
A solid understanding of the key principals of H&S law
Proficient IT skills with strong knowledge of MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Project
Minimum 3 years of experience in a H&S professional role
Experience of working in an ISO9001 accredited Engineering company
Experience of working within ISO18001/45001 H&S management system
Experience of working within a manufacturing/engineering environment

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Engineering Administrator – Manufacturing

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

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an Engineering Administrator to join their established team.

The Engineering Administrator will be responsible for assisting a small team with all aspects of engineering administration and customer service, along with other administrative duties.

Responsibilities will include:

Works order creation via MRP system
Compilation of job packs
Document control
Working with other departments within the business in order to track and provide updates on works orders
Work together with the purchasing department to find appropriate parts

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Experience in order processing
Professional and reliable
Well organised and self motivated
Proficient in Microsoft Office – Excel, Word and Outlook
Excellent communication skills
Engineering or manufacturing background with the ability to read technical drawings would be advantageous but not essential.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing development and career progression. Hours for this role will be 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Friday.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Apprentice Stores Controller – Manufacturing

We are currently working with a specialist manufacturing business based just outside of Maidstone.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an Apprentice Stores Controller to join their established team.

The Apprentice Stores Controller will be responsible for allocating materials, fixtures and fittings to the Production team. They will also be responsible for assisting processing goods-in stock, helping with stocktake duties and moving materials/product between the production halls.

Key duties include:

Responsible for all goods inwards
Ensure Stock systems records are maintained
Issuing stock
Moving materials and products between the production halls

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Computer literate
Strong organisational skills
Effective multi-tasking
A team player possessing good interpersonal skills
Physically fit as there is some lifting required
A fork lift licence would be advantageous but not essential

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing development and career progression coupled with a competitive salary and excellent benefits package.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Finance Manager

Finance Manager (Construction)
Maidstone (Hybrid working)
££ – Competitive base salary plus fantastic benefits

KHR is working with a leading Construction Consultancy that has a current vacancy for a Finance Manager.

This is an exceptional, yet rare, opportunity to join a leading national business that is highly recognised in the industry on a full-time permanent basis.

As the Finance Manager you will meet all or a majority of the following criteria:

* Have previous experience in a similar role
* Be AAT qualified or QBE
* Have excellent knowledge of Sage
* Be computer literate, essentially in Excel
* Be able to work autonomously in a stand alone role

Roles and responsibilities of the Finance Manager will include:

* Invoicing
* Reconciliations
* Credit Control
* Management of Valuation submission from Cost Managers
* Preparation payment runs (incl BACS, direct debits, cheque)
* Issue remittance
* Maintain PO register and amounts invoiced
* Remittance advice processing
* Manage direct debit accounts
* Checking, processing, posting office running / overhead invoices
* Expenses checking, processing, posting inc approval checks
* Month-end checks, reporting, queries resolution Monthly, with interim checks
* VAT

A detailed list of duties will be disclosed upon application.

Hours of work – Monday to Friday 8am – 4pm / 9am – 5pm

Hybrid working options available, ideally you will be based from the office a minimum of 3 days per week

For more information and to be considered please apply today.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Logistics Administrator

Logistics Administrator
Maidstone, Kent
Full-time, Permanent
Competitive basic salary + attractive benefits package
Hours of work are Monday to Friday 8am – 5pm out of office phone every 3rd weekend.

KHR is currently assisting a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone who is looking to hire an experienced Logistics Administrator to join their established team.

Roles and Responsibilities

– Daily and weekly administration of key Logistic processes and functions
– Managing haulier invoice checks, query resolution and recharge mechanisms
– Administer the uplift and returns within agreed timeframes to minimise loss
– Assist and communicate outbound collection times to distribution points
– Arranging haulier collections and communication of ETA to customers
– Organise customers and PR sample collections/transfers from grower sites at best cost and service – maintain detail in sales orders system
– Managing delivery discrepancies and any associated claims within agreed timescales
– Vehicle tracking (UK and European), set up, data management, reporting of inbound loads and analysis to meet on time / arrival time KPIs
– Assist with volume and cost analysis of in and outbound loads
– Deal with daily queries promptly, maintain, and develop key relationships with regular Suppliers, customers, growers and haulier’s dialogue

Candidate Profile

– Previous experience in a similar role
– Good communication skills in order to liaise with suppliers, customers, growers and hauliers in a professional and honest way
– Ability to prioritise workload to suit business needs
– Ability to work as part of a team and across other departments at all levels
– Have good understanding of supply chain to retail customers
– Analytical, computer literate, good level of maths and professional telephone manner

For more information, or to be considered please submit your application for review.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Warehouse Administrator – Night Shift

We are currently working with a leading fresh produce business based near Maidstone.

Due to ongoing growth and success, they are currently seeking a Warehouse Administrator to join their friendly team.

The Warehouse Administrator will be responsible for supporting a busy warehouse function with systems and general administration duties.

Responsibilities will include:

Generate Serial Shipping Container Codes for all loads
Process purchase orders
Receive deliveries and returns and reconcile delivery notes with purchase orders
Generate load builder
Generate delivery notes and manifests
Update customer’s inventory management systems
Support and assist internal teams with queries and resolution
Greet inbound and outbound drivers
Update sales orders
Liaise with the Sales team and Production

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Excellent communication skills
Good IT skills – knowledge of Prophet is preferable
Good understanding of maths
Previous warehouse experience is preferable
Good understanding of Word and Excel

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing development and career progression. Hours for this role will be on a 4 on 4 off shift pattern working 6pm – 6am.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

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Construction Project Manager

Project Manager (Construction)
Field-based covering areas in the South East
££ – Competitive base salary plus fantastic benefits

KHR is working with a leading Construction Consultancy, that due to an increase in workload and new clients coming on board, are in need of experienced Project Managers of all levels.

This is an exceptional, yet rare, opportunity to join a leading national business that is highly recognised in the industry on a full-time permanent basis.

As the Project Manager, you will spend your time on site overseeing and managing a variety of projects across the South East. You will join a team of highly experienced individuals and will be assigned projects that are within the closest proximity to where you reside.

As the Project Manager you will meet all or a majority of the following criteria:

* Be a qualified construction professional with a minimum of 5 years’ post-qualification experience, and at least 5 years experience as a Project Manager managing construction projects in one or more of the following sectors; Retail, Commercial, Distribution and Residential / Mixed Use sectors
* Have a good knowledge of the development process from inception of the project through to the successful delivery of the construction phase
* Have a track record for managing and delivering small-medium sized construction projects
* Have excellent technical knowledge, possessing the core skills and knowledge expected of a mid-high level Project Manager and necessary to manage and lead construction projects successfully
* Be a self-motivated and a committed construction professional with the high operating standards expected of a competent and professional project manager
* Must be able to demonstrate commitment, energy, drive and the ability to work under pressure on multiple projects / client accounts.
* Demonstrates a good understanding and use of key PM management tools including MS Word, PowerPoint, and Excel Project Progress Reporting and tracking and Risk Management processes
* Have a good knowledge of JCT and similar forms of building contracts and demonstrate competence in the implementation of the role of the EA / CA
* Be able to interrogate and monitor project costs and take necessary steps to realise opportunities and mitigate cost overspend risks
* Have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)
* Possess organisational, planning and time management skills
* Be able to work to and meet agreed deadlines, plans accordingly and communicates any deviation to agreed dates in a timely manner
* Have strong influencing and negotiating skills
* Be able to work with Clients at all levels and establish long term relationships built on trust and confidence in delivery
* Be a good team leader generating clear direction, confidence and clarity of project goals and objectives in the team
* Conducts business with the integrity and professionalism expected of a project management professional

Additionally, it is advantageous to hold a relevant Degree and membership of a professional body (MRICS, MAPM, MCIOB, RIBA, Prince Practitioner)

It is essential that you hold a Full UK Driving Licence and are willing to travel to client site.

For more information and to be considered please apply today.

At KHR we take care to ensure that you are represented as well as possible so it is worth checking your CV for layout, spelling and grammar as well as making sure it is up to date before you submit. If you feel you need to highlight particular qualifications, skills or relevant experience with regards to a specific role then please add a cover letter or a preface page. This does not need to be formatted in the same manner. In addition, if your CV is heavy with graphics etc, please could you also submit a “clean” copy in Word. Thank you.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. KHR – Recruitment Specialists is a trading name of KH Recruitment Ltd Keep in touch with us online for job alerts, industry updates and market…