Production Administrator – Night Shift

We are currently working with a leading fresh produce business based in Sittingbourne.

Due to ongoing growth and success, they are currently seeking an experienced Production Administrator to join their friendly team.

The Production Administrator will be responsible for providing a comprehensive administrative support service to the production and stock control functions ensuring that all processes and documentation is accurate and completed in a timely manner to allow for the efficient operation of the site.

Responsibilities include:

Accurately control and complete production related paperwork across all production lines, and stock movement documentation.
Communicate with Shift Support Supervisor to ensure plans and stock orders are communicated and executed smoothly and on time.
Liaise with Sales team and Planning and Performance Analyst to ensure all orders captured, all jobs set up on correct lines and shift is conforming to plan.
Provide regular Plan Status updates to Production Management Teams.
Responsible for the management of the “Production Quality Alert” process to communicate quality driven production issues internally and with Customer.
To review/reconcile the work order stock information to increase the accuracy of stock, closing works orders by end of each production shift.
Actively liaise with colleagues on a day to day basis on matters relating to stock, work orders, stock errors etc., to allow for decisions to be made “real-time” which will increase the accuracy of stock usage information.
Ensuring that all product is used in the allocated order and scanned to each job correctly and that end stock and out grades are recorded and accounted for.
To review/reconcile the ERP system work order documentation and investigate and resolve any discrepancies.
Undertake general ad-hoc administrative duties, as required and as directed by the Shift Production Management Team.
Ensure that all practices and procedures are carried out in accordance with Company Policy and Health & Safety guidelines.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

A good standard of education including Maths and English at GCSE level or equivalent
Previous experience of working in a busy office environment
Strong knowledge and understanding of MS Office including Excel and Word
Knowledge and understanding of providing high quality and accurate administrative processes and procedures
Ability to make confident and effective decisions
Excellent attention to detail
Effective interpersonal skills
Ability to work to challenging deadlines in a pressurised environment accurately and quickly
Effective planning and organisational skills
Be adaptable and flexible in approach to work
Good written and verbal communication skills
Show initiative and the ability to work unsupervised
Demonstrate customer understanding
Be results focused
Effective team working

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

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Maintenance Support Technician – Engineering

Our client is a leading distributor of fresh produce across the UK. Due to ongoing success, they are now seeking a Maintenance Support Technician to join their team near Sittingbourne on a permanent basis.

The Maintenance Support Technician will be responsible for working as part of the Engineering Team and will support the Shift Maintenance Engineer with some preventative maintenance.

The role is predominantly a deep cleaning role which will involve removing guards and barriers under the supervision of the Shift Engineer and cleaning production machinery.

Responsibilities will include:

Ensuring that the cleaning schedule is adhered to, to minimise the uptime of production machinery so far is reasonably practicable.
To carry out preventative maintenance as directed by Shift Maintenance Engineers.
To carry out tasks with due regard to the cleaning specification and all legislation including Health & Safety and Personal Hygiene.
To ensure correct materials, equipment and methods are always used and equipment is kept clean and in good working order. Report faulty machinery/equipment immediately.
To use every effort to develop and maintain effective working relationships with all departments and colleagues.
Report all accidents and dangerous occurrences and near misses to your Manager.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Good written and spoken English.
Good dexterity and the ability to use basic hand tools.
Must be self-motivated and can work unsupervised.
Must possess a genuine desire to maintain and clean machinery.
COSHH Awareness.
Excellent attention to detail.

Hours for this role are based 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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Head of Manufacturing & Production (Engineering)

Head of Manufacturing & Production (Engineering)
Dartford
Monday – Friday

If you would like to work for an established business who are forward thinking and invest in on-going R&D, we have a great opportunity for an experienced Head of Manufacturing & Production who wants to have a significant impact on a leading company.

This role would suit someone who has been on a leadership board or 2nd in command to the CEO.

The purpose of this role is to lead and develop the manufacturing function in order to enable the effective planning and running of the operations, meeting the needs of customers in terms of quality and delivery. The Head of Manufacturing & Production will drive continuous improvement and operational excellence by embedding a customer-focused culture, ensuring consistent and rigorous application across the business, in line with best practice.

Duties
*Ensures safe, compliant, efficient and effective operation of the manufacturing site and production processes
*Actively promotes a safety culture where personnel adhere to safe work practices & standard operating procedures.
*Enthusiastically leads, manages and motivates the team of Production Team Leaders, Engineers and manufacturing staff in the delivery of consistently high standards of product quality, operational excellence, and customer service.
*Developing and executing the manufacturing strategy to maximise operational effectiveness.
*Ensuring facilities and equipment are qualified, calibrated and maintained
*Establishing and reporting on appropriate measurement tools and performance indicators
*Ensure a quick and pragmatic resolution to any issues which may affect production effectiveness and product quality.
*Developing, delivering and supporting the delivery of business improvement initiatives.
*Acting as a champion for improving product quality and systems and developing process controls.
*Ensuring any needs/investments in relation to manufacturing are identified and supported by the appropriate business case.
*Training, developing and coaching staff
*Ensuring costs are minimised through the best possible utilisation of plant, equipment, staff and consumable purchases.

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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Manufacturing & Production Manager

Manufacturing & Production Manager
Dartford
Monday – Friday

If you would like to work for an established business who are forward thinking and invest in on-going R&D, we have a great opportunity for an experienced Manufacturing Manager who wants to have a significant impact on a leading company.

The purpose of this role is to lead and develop the manufacturing function in order to enable the effective planning and running of the operations, meeting the needs of customers in terms of quality and delivery. The Manufacturing Manager will drive continuous improvement and operational excellence by embedding a customer-focused culture, ensuring consistent and rigorous application across the business, in line with best practice.

Duties
*Ensures safe, compliant, efficient and effective operation of the manufacturing site and production processes
*Actively promotes a safety culture where personnel adhere to safe work practices & standard operating procedures.
*Enthusiastically leads, manages and motivates the team of Production Team Leaders, Engineers and manufacturing staff in the delivery of consistently high standards of product quality, operational excellence, and customer service.
*Developing and executing the manufacturing strategy to maximise operational effectiveness.
*Ensuring facilities and equipment are qualified, calibrated and maintained
*Establishing and reporting on appropriate measurement tools and performance indicators
*Ensure a quick and pragmatic resolution to any issues which may affect production effectiveness and product quality.
*Developing, delivering and supporting the delivery of business improvement initiatives.
*Acting as a champion for improving product quality and systems and developing process controls.
*Ensuring any needs/investments in relation to manufacturing are identified and supported by the appropriate business case.
*Training, developing and coaching staff
*Ensuring costs are minimised through the best possible utilisation of plant, equipment, staff and consumable purchases.

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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Production Operative

Production Operative
Dartford
Monday – Friday 7.15am – 4.15pm (early finish on Fridays)

We are working with a leading engineering business in Dartford with over 100-year history. Due to increased demand, they are seeking a Production Operative to join their established team. This will initially be in a 6-month fixed term contract, which could potentially be extended or moved into a permanent opportunity.

The purpose of this role is to work as part of a production cell team to manufacture the parts and the final assembly of high-quality products. This requires an attention to detail and the ability to follow work instructions. The person will be contributing to achieving the production cell’s targets, ensuring the products achieve the quality standards, are delivered on time, and built within the required time requirements.

As well as the opportunity to work for a fantastic business you will receive a competitive salary, subsidised on-site canteen, life insurance, free on-site parking, pension, and discretionary performance related bonus.

Duties include
*Responsible for the assembly of products by multi-skilling across five process points within the production function.
*Ensuring that work is produced to an acceptable quality standard before submitting to the next step in the process.
*Ensuring that the speed of production is adequate to meet the agreed output standards.
*Operating a variety of equipment to support with the assembly processes.
*Working against detailed work instructions to ensure that work is executed to a high and consistent quality standard.
*Contributing towards the team effort by working as part of a production team to achieve and exceed production targets.
*Identifies opportunities for improvement that have a direct impact on performance – SQDCP (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and People)
*Reporting any issues or non-conformances to the relevant stakeholders to ensure that appropriate action is taken.
*Carrying out basic manual handling duties.
*Maintaining a safe working environment in line with Health and Safety guidelines.

Requirements
*A mechanical, electronics/electrical, production or manufacturing engineering background is highly desirable
*Proven experience of working in a fast-paced environment on a production line or within a production cell or similar
*Has the ability to interpret and follow written and verbal instructions
*Good written and verbal communication skills
*Excellent attention to detail whilst maintaining a consistent level of pace (in accordance with production targets)
*Thrives under pressure
*An electro-mechanical based qualification is desirable, but not essential

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Production Supervisor

Production Supervisor
Dartford
Full time
Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Must have some flexibility to work overtime schedule when required which will be 7.00-8.30am or 5.00-7.00pm

We are working with a leading manufacturing business who are focused on sustainability while continuing to deliver a high-quality product and service to their global clients.

The role is a Production Supervisor to manage the shift and all direct staff. This will be to ensure the smooth running of the production process and ensure that all products are produced to the specified standards. This person will take responsibility for targets and deadlines being met to achieve the orders and that all Health and Safety procedures are adhered to.

This position will report to the Production Manager and oversee circa 20 staff across Maintenance Technicians, Inspectors, Goods in/Fork Lift Drivers and Machine Operators.

To be successful in this role it is essential that you are hands-on and can lead by example in all areas of the factory.

Key responsibilities
*Take responsibility of the shift; management of staff, production and quality targets to ensure the smooth running of the production processes
*Take full responsibility of the quality and product that is produced within the shift in line with the company’s quality systems, processes and procedures
*Manage, develop and motivate direct reporting staff
*Monitor, measure and report on production related process performance
*Ensure good communication is given either verbally or written
*Ensure H&S rules and regulations are adhered to during the shift
*Problem solving and troubling shooting skills to identify root causes and take fast effective action to resolve the problems in hand
*Work closely with other Shift Supervisors to ensure handovers are effective
*Ensure training skills are met for current and future demands of the shift
*Have an active role in the company’s continuous improvement plan to achieve plans for future growth
*Maintain housekeeping standards to ensure a clean and safe workplace
*All employees are responsible for ensuring company resources are used in an effective manner to ensure best operating costs

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…