Operations Director

Operations Director

We are working with a leading manufacturing business who have been established for nearly 50 years offering a niche product range who are seeking an Operations Director to join their growing business.

This individual needs to come from a manufacturing background, be an excellent relationship builder, confident presenting to senior level individuals and drive continuous improvement.

The role will be managing operations across all warehouse, production, and despatch operatives, and you will be promoting a lean manufacturing culture within the business.

We need someone who has worked up from grass roots and leads by example. While being at a senior level role you need to have a strong understanding of all functions within the warehouse at an operational/hands-on level, and roll your sleeves up to get involved as and when required.

Ideally this individual will have experience working in a business that distribute internationally. Experience of assisting a business as they continue to grow across different markets could also be beneficial.

Duties
*Lead the operational function of all warehouse divisions and teams
*Ensuring all Health & Safety regulations are up to date and maintained
*Forward planning of warehouse capacity
*Manage any staffing issues, rotas & appraisals.
*Implementing lean manufacturing principles and deploying business improvement projects
*Budget management
*Visits to key client site as and where required
*Be hands on with all areas of warehouse operations as and when required – Leading from the front
*Report to board regularly on various activities

Required Experience:
*Must have a strong track record in a senior level operational role
*Experience in a manufacturing or similar environment
*Good communication skills – written & oral
*Experience managing multi-functional teams
*Lean principles
*Continuous improvement experience
*Project management skills would be beneficial
*Computer literate
*Knowledge of WMS/ERP/MRP systems required
*Good manual dexterity
*Confident presenting to individuals across all levels and disciplines
*Quality Management
*H&S knowledge

Salary is dependent on the level of experience

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Warehouse Operative & Forklift Driver

Warehouse Operative with Forklift Licence

Our client is looking for a warehouse operative with a forklift licence. This starts as a temporary contract (probation) before moving to a permanent contract.

This person will have longevity in their career and demonstrate commitment. Ideally someone who has had a little supervisory experience would be preferred.

If this person has additional skills to offer – H&S, quality, assembly, installation, ERP management, process improvement etc, that would be beneficial.

The opportunity comes with progression opportunities for the right individual who shows a willing, interest and capability to fulfil these.

Full Time – Monday-Friday, 8.30am- 5.00pm

Requirements
* High school qualification – GCSE
* Active fork lift truck licence – Preferably Counterbalance
* WMS knowledge
* Excellent PC skills
* Quantitative skills
* Manual dexterity
* Some supervisory exposure in a warehouse
* Able to work in a busy environment and also create suitable work for themselves during quiet times
* Continually looking at ways to improve yourself and add additional value to the business
* Longevity in career
* Reading/comprehension
* Have own transport & clean licence
* Well presented
* Good work ethic
* Attention to detail
* Well organised
* Friendly
* Reliable

Preferred skills (not essential)
* Health & Safety qualification
* ISO9000/Quality awareness
* Stock control
* Logistics control
* First aid
* Fire Marshall
* ERP implementation and management

Please send your CV for review.

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Warehouse & Packaging Manager

Warehouse / Packaging Manager
Location – Rural Tonbridge
£neg + bens

Working for a leading manufacturer with a long track record of success this is a great opportunity to use your experience as they continue on their upward trajectory.

Must have good experience with a range of ERP’s, worked in a managerial capacity across all warehouse duties including dispatch. Being a smaller team you must be hands on with all aspects of the warehouse as well as leading the team.

Responsibilities
*Responsible for the overall packaging activities in the department, managing goods in and goods out, and dispatching orders to customers, ensuring full compliance with the company quality manual and procedures as well as to current good manufacturing practice.
*Responsible for the purchasing and inventory of packaging materials and finished products.
*Responsible for managing a team of packaging operators handling various packing, picking and dispatching activities.
*Responsible for the warehouse, maximising space and safety.
*Responsible for all current and new customers packaging related requirements.
*Co-operating effectively with managers from other departments to ensure that customers’ orders are prioritised, and quality standards are met.
*Proactively implement new continuous improvement initiatives to increase departmental efficiency.
*Ensuring the work proceeds in a safe, orderly manner and the packing department, warehouse and dispatch areas are maintained in a clean and tidy condition.
*Organising yearly end stock-take.
*Deputise for staff reporting to the job holder as required.

Experience required:
*Previous experience in packaging/dispatch/warehousing
*Previous managerial experience
*Essential to demonstrate strong knowledge of ERP systems
*Driver with own transport due to location
*Experience in a pharma, clinical, fresh produce or similar fast paced environments

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Production Operative

Production Operative
Permanent
Full Time
Competitive Salary + Benefits package

We are working with a leading manufacturer who have a long track record of success. They are seeking a Production Operative to join their company based mid-way between Edenbridge and Tonbridge.

Responsibilities
*Production of bulk product from raw materials
*Filling approved bulk products into containers
*Picking from stock for production and filling
*Labelling
*Despatch
*Assisting with periodic stock checks and annual stock-take.
*Working in a safe, orderly manner

Requirements
*Prior experience in production roles
*Experience working in a fast-paced environment
*Good spelling, grammar and numeracy skills
*Experience in a pharma, medical, food or similar industry would be preferred
*Due to location a driver is required

Please forward a copy of your CV 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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Quality Controller (Day Shift)

We are currently working with a leading FMCG distributor, based in Sittingbourne.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Quality Controller to ensure all produce dispatched meets all customer requirements of safety, quality, and legality.

The Quality Controller will be responsible for:

Ensuring all product packaging and detail meets or exceeds the customer’s legal standards
Maintain an understanding of each customers labelling and packaging specifications
Continually monitor labelling and packaging standards of the packed product
Ensure accuracy of date coding, barcoding, and all other pack and outer case labels information is correct
Ensure all associated promotional detail, ribbon and any other form of additional pack information is correct
Ensure that the correct packaging is being used as per customer requirements
Responsible for raw material checks
Responsible for collecting shelf life samples
Set up quality standards on the line before production starts
To work safely and report any hazards or near misses to the Line Leader or Shift Production Manager
To maintain high levels of health, safety, hygiene and housekeeping to BRC and HACCP Food Standards at all times

The Quality Controller will be able to demonstrate:

Experience working in a temperature-controlled environment
Experience working in a packhouse/production environment
Knowledge of fresh produce standards
Excellent written and spoken English
Ability to work as a team and do repetitive work
Ability to work under pressure, to strict deadlines

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business that can offer ongoing career progression and development.

Hours for this role are 5.30am to 5.30pm on a 4 on/4 off shift rota, hourly rate is £10.11.

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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Supply Chain Administrator

We are currently working with a leading distributor of fresh produce into the UK markets.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking a Supply Chain Administrator to support a complex supply chain function with systems and general administration duties.

Main Responsibilities:

*Develop and maintain excellent systems knowledge across all supply chain functions

*Work with all departments to ensure smooth running of the site operations

*Receive deliveries and returns and reconcile delivery notes with purchase orders

*Generate load builder, delivery notes and manifests

*Support with site waste operations including arranging collections as needed to keep the site tidy

*Keep all records of waste collection and inbound deliveries as required

*Support and assist warehouse and stocks team with queries and resolutions

*Greet inbound and outbound drivers and direct to correct bays as required

*Track stocks of stationery and PPE to ensure supplies are ordered in good time

*Assist with works order management to ensure stocks are controlled throughout the production process.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

*Excellent communication skills
*Excellent level of English
*Good IT skills
*Prophet system knowledge essential
*Good understanding of Maths
*Good organisation skills
*Good understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel
*Problem solving and can-do attitude

Hours for this role are Monday to Friday 8am-5pm with the flexibility required to cover holiday over weekends on an ad hoc basis.

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…

Supply Chain Administrator

We are currently working with a leading distributor of fresh produce into the UK markets.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking a Supply Chain Administrator to support a complex supply chain function with systems and general administration duties.

Main Responsibilities:

*Develop and maintain excellent systems knowledge across all supply chain functions

*Work with all departments to ensure smooth running of the site operations

*Receive deliveries and returns and reconcile delivery notes with purchase orders

*Generate load builder, delivery notes and manifests

*Support with site waste operations including arranging collections as needed to keep the site tidy

*Keep all records of waste collection and inbound deliveries as required

*Support and assist warehouse and stocks team with queries and resolutions

*Greet inbound and outbound drivers and direct to correct bays as required

*Track stocks of stationery and PPE to ensure supplies are ordered in good time

*Assist with works order management to ensure stocks are controlled throughout the production process.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

*Excellent communication skills
*Excellent level of English
*Good IT skills
*Prophet system knowledge essential
*Good understanding of Maths
*Good organisation skills
*Good understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel
*Problem solving and can-do attitude

Hours for this role are Monday to Friday 8am-5pm with the flexibility required to cover weekends on an ad hoc basis.

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…