Purchasing / Buying Assistant

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Buying/ Purchasing Assistant to join a growing company initially on a 3 month contract. For the right candidate this has the potential to become a permanent job opportunity.

You will expedite and administer all systems and processes to successfully support the Procurement Department and the wider organisation to deliver the following in the most cost effective way.

Key responsibilities:

*Assist in the negotiation and bidding process for the cost effective procurement of all low value purchases working closely with the budget holders to scope out the correct specification and quality requirements
*Assist in the research, review and proposing of alternative suppliers or products to best meet requirements
*Establish and maintain excellent working relationships with suppliers and internal customers to achieve the optimum result for the company
*Understand and comply with all relevant policies, procedures and controls to meet internal audit requirements and segregation of duties
*Process and release stock and manual orders for direct and indirect materials and services
*Obtain quotations in support of all low value purchase orders (LVPO’s) for the organisation and process the necessary paperwork
*Analyse and police face approved invoices and work with relevant stakeholders to reduce the level below agreed targets
*Set up and maintain pricing files and source lists within SAP
*Assist in the investigation of supplier complaints and provide feedback to relevant stakeholders
*Investigate and resolve invoice queries where applicable
*Maintain supplier performance reports to agreed criteria
*Maintain procurement email inbox
*Expedite order receipts and maintain order acknowledgement reports
*Provide support and cover for the Procurement Department as necessary

This is a Monday – Friday role

Your working hours will be 8.30 – 5.30pm

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 trends…

Customer Service Representative – 3 month temp

Do you have office based customer service experience? Are you a natural problem solver with an excellent telephone manner?

Our client, a not-for-profit foundation in Kings Hill, West Malling is looking for great communicators, with relevant experience, to join their customer service department. You will be part of a fun and hard working team delivering excellent customer service and resolving customer queries and complaints.

You must be committed to providing a high level of customer service and be able to build rapport with customers easily. You will be a vital team player and have an approachable, helpful nature.

Main duties include:
– Handling written and verbal communications from customers
– Handling a high volume of queries in a professional and timely way
– Providing high quality support to internal and external customers
– Supporting fellow team members and other customer service departments
– Managing your own time and priorities effectively

The ideal candidate will have:
-Office based Customer Service Experience
-Experience of handling queries on the phone
-Admin experience
-Computer literacy and up to date IT skills
-Flexible working hours

For more info or to apply, send CVs to Ellie or call the office

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Chef De Partie

Have you got bags of stamina and enjoys the fast pace of working in a kitchen?

Can you stay calm and work as part of a team during a frenetic service?

Well established pub/restaurant based in Rainham Kent, looking to expand their existing team, with an immediate start ready to cover the busy Christmas period.

This is a perfect role for someone who is looking to develop their career, utilising their skills and experience within a reputable company.

As head of your section, you need to be confident enough to manage the staff working with you – and to give them clear instructions.

Must be flexible to work weekdays, evenings and weekends, especially coming over the Christmas period. This is a permanent position and hours may vary.

Salary is dependant on experience and will be discussed in the interview. A trial shift will be given if you are successful from your interview.

Key responsibilities:

Preparing, cooking and presenting dishes from the menu
Managing and training any members of staff working with you
Ensuring you and your team have high standards of food hygiene and follow the rules of health and safety
Monitoring portion and waste control to maintain profit margins

What skills do I need?

Great cooking skills
A cool head
An ability to delegate appropriately
Organisational flair
Ability to work well in a team and independently
Ability to work to a high standard during busy periods in the day
Ability to keep the kitchen and work area clean to a high standard
Must hold a minimum NVQ Level 2

You must have your own uniform (Chef Whites)
Previous experience is essential at least a minimum of a year working in a busy restaurant environment

You do not necessarily need to drive for this role, however, please bear in mind on applying that food service can finish late and public transport may not always be available.

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…

Warehouse Picker and Packer

Reliable Picker Packers needed for Warehouse in East Peckham. Working in a Warehouse the candidate will be picking and packing various plastic items during their shift.
Due to the company location only candidates who can drive will be considered for these shifts. So access to a vehicle is essential.
The shift patterns are
6am – 2pm
2pm – 10pm
10pm – 6am

The candidate has to be able to complete one of these shifts ongoing.
There there are no other hours/shifts available.
Initially the positions available are temporary however for those exceptional candidates there is a chance the role can go permanent.

Apply today for your chance to start work as soon as tomorrow!

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Customer Service & Order Processing (Temp)

Customer Service & Order Processing (Temporary)

We are looking for Customer Service and Order Processing staff to join a leading business based in Medway on a temporary basis.

This will be to start ASAP. It will initially be 2 weeks, but could be extended up to 3 months.

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Key Responsibilities:
– Processing of orders that would usually be ordered online ensuring that all approvals, discounts, special requirements are in place.
Assisting with transferring customers from one online portal to another portal due to new ERP system.
– Assisting with and resolving account login issues.
– Set up customer records, maintaining and actioning amendments to customer accounts.
– Daily liaison with external customers and internal departments including sales, finance and customers via telephone & email to discuss and resolve customer and system queries.
– Delivering first class customer service, ensuring the customer has a satisfactory customer experience.
– To help ensure that all aspects of daily/weekly/monthly tasks are completed in a timely fashion.
– Working as part of a team, helping to achieve the KPI’s set for the team.
– To assist on any other ad-hoc administration duties as required by your supervisor.

Key skills:
– Experience within administration/order processing/customer service/operations (office based)
– Able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills
– Problem-solving skills
– Have used a CRM system and can follow clear instructions and procedures
– Exposure to a B2B environment would be highly beneficial
– Excellent communication skills verbally and written.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Interim Senior Financial Accountant

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced “Senior Finance Manager” ideally with SAP R/3 finance experience to join a growing company.

My client is looking for someone who could commit for a duration of 3 months.

Hours: 8.30 – 5.30pm

Daily rate: £250 – £300

Requirements of the role:

*Drive the month-end closing process (managing the reporting timetable, posting journals, liaising with other departments, consolidating group results, producing analysis to demonstrate the accuracy of results).

*Act as a key liaison point for Group companies including coordinating returns from subsidiaries.

*Produce UK statutory accounts personally and manage the production of overseas subsidiaries statutory accounts, assisted by outsourced providers as necessary, ensuring deadlines met.

*Prepare Tax and other statutory returns

*Lead the finance aspects of the annual planning process, including coordinating data inputs and submissions to Cognos controller

*Manage intercompany charges and balances (reconciling regularly and ensuring intercompany charges are invoiced)

*Ensure compliance with IFRS, UK GAAP, legal and corporate reporting requirements, including company secretarial activities.

*Participate in general monthly accounting activities (balance sheet reconciliations and account clearing, cost analysis, SOX compliance reports etc.)

*Support auditors by preparing the PBC list and providing information and explanations and co-ordinating with colleagues in other departments.

*Act as a subject matter expert on accounting and tax, including maintaining policies and procedures and communicating these across the group.

*Prepare company scorecard on a monthly basis, reconciling to underlying data and verifying with Group

*Understanding and improving accounting processes

*Reconciling financial and management reporting

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Warehouse Operative (Temp to Perm)

Warehouse Operative (temp to perm), Marden

This is 45 hours per week Monday – Friday (No weekends or bank holidays)

There are a number of different shift patterns between 7.00am – 21.30pm which will be covered by the team, so you need to be flexible to cover any options you are scheduled for.

There is lots of heavy lifting and the average person walks 10-15 miles a day within the warehouse so you need to be happy and able to do this as well as be trained in appropriate lifting techniques.

After 13 weeks temping with KHR, if things are going well, you would transfer on to the company’s payroll and start to benefit from the excellent benefits package on offer.

Requirements
* High school qualification – GCSE
* Fork lift truck licence – would be beneficial but not essential
* 6 months+ materials and warehouse experience
* Quantitative skills
* Manual dexterity
* Able to lift heavy objects and be on feet all day
* Reading/comprehension
* Have own transport

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Picker Packer – Christmas Temp

Are you looking for work over Christmas? Can you work quickly, efficiently in a dynamic warehouse environment?

Our client, based in Tonbridge, are looking for bright and enthusiastic Warehouse Operatives to join their team over the Christmas period. Picking and packing experience is helpful but not essential.

Duties of the role include:

– picking and packing orders
– wrapping and packaging products
– packing wrapped products ready for dispatch
– Quality checking products before dispatch
– unpacking incoming products and distributing in warehouse#
-wrapping and unwrapping pallets

The ideal candidate will:

– Have some warehouse/picking & packing experience
– Be an excellent team player
– Have basic computer skills
– Own steel toe capped boots or shoes
– Speak good standard of English

This is a fun and dynamic position that would suit someone looking for extra Christmas cash. You need to pay attention to detail and work well in a team to achieve targets.

For more information, send CVs to Ellie or call the office.

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

Trainee Lab Assistant

Trainee Lab Assistant / Technician

Are you looking for a role that can kick-start your career? Do you have a keen eye for detail, able to work in a fast paced environment and are you driven?

An amazing opportunity has come up in Sevenoaks for candidates that are looking to secure a permanent opportunity with a future within a company that offers progression and stability.

Our well established and fast growing client, are currently looking for numerous employees to come on board to train and progress internally within the business.

Full training will be provided for the selected candidate so no previous experience is required.

What we are looking for:

Good communication and organisational skills
High attention to detail, fine motor dexterity and a strong work ethic are essential attributes.
Happy to work shifts during busy periods

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…

Account Administrator

My client is seeking a temporary, professional “Accounts Administrator” to assistant with the support of all financial administrative duties.

This is a great opportunity for an Accounts Generalist to work alongside a friendly, hard working team.

As a “Accounts Generalist, you will be required to cover “Accounts receivable, Accounts Payable and Expense administration”.

You will also be required to:

Process high volumes of invoices, cross checking for errors and claiming credits
Bank reconciliations
General administration
Ensuring any disputes are resolved in a timely manner

The Accounts Administrator will be also required to demonstrate the following abilities:

Good knowledge or MS packages including Word and Excel
Strong attention to detail
A can do attitude
Ability to work to deadlines and prioritise own workloads
A Strong team player

KH Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.