Procurement Assistant

Are you a Procurement professional looking to gain experience in the Manufacturing industry? Are you available for a 2-3 month temporary placement?

Our client, one of Kent’s leading manufacturers, is looking for a temporary Procurement Assistant with experience. You will be responsible for managing supplier relationships and negotiating pricing and procurement agreements with new and existing suppliers.

You will need excellent communication skills, the ability to manage your own workload and the ability to build business relationships quickly and easily.

Duties of the role include:
Managing and selecting suitable suppliers
Managing supplier relationships
Negotiate with suppliers on pricing and procurement agreements
Purchase products to meet production requirements
Manage a cost improvement process to meet a gross margin plan
Monitor delivery schedules and productions requirements
Take action to avoid shortages and excess stock
Monitor stock levels and advise on shortage or overstock
Manage the placement of orders to suppliers

This role will be based in Rochester, Kent, and would suit someone with their own transport as it is not near a train station.

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience in a relevant role
Excellent and demonstrable negotiating skills
Knowledge of procurement guidance and advice, standard document development and implementation, supply chain management, contract management, Contract law, EU procurement legislation, Supplier appraisal, or Supplier risk assessment
Excellent interpersonal skills
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Self-motivated and a self-starter
Ability to influence at all levels
Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
Excellent Microsoft Office skills

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

Facilities Assistant – Temp

Are you a friendly and reliable person with a background in facilities management? Do you have an astute sense of Health and Safety, as well as up to date IT/Admin skills?

Our client is looking for a Temporary Facilities Assistant on a three-month fixed-term contract. This role will support their facilities manager in the maintenance and repair of their site in Tunbridge Wells town centre. You will be monitoring the cleaning, maintenance, security and building services, making sure they are running smoothly and addressing any issues or service disruptions.

Duties of the Facilities Assistant include:
– Managing the day-to-day aspects of maintenance projects, involving decision making and problem-solving, monitoring the work from start to finish and liaising with the Facilities Manager
– Managing contractors on site and making sure they comply with health and safety regulations.
– Helping with moves and office layout changes
– Management of office Health & safety
– Undertaking office risk assessments
– Delivering Health & safety, first aid, and Fire Safety training to staff and induction training for new staff
– Assisting with emergency evacuations; liaising with emergency services
– Maintaining scheduled work spreadsheets, completing H&S paperwork and managing the document archive
– Controlling the issue of key fobs and tracking where keys are held
– Monitor CCTV and fire alarms for the building
– Ordering office consumables, equipment and furniture
– Monitor the cleaning of all areas of building. Monitoring cleaning contractors
– Maintaining the car park allocated user list, issuing passes and permits
– Responsible for incoming and outgoing post operations

This role would suit someone with recent office experience, admin experience, and knowledge of facilities and buildings management. Health and Safety experience is desirable but not essential eg. RAMs/ workstation assessments, lone working experience.

The ideal Facilities Assistant will have:
– Office experience
– Experience in managing contractor/supplier relationships
– The ability to carry out manual handling duties
– Data Entry accuracy
– IT Proficiency
– Clear and confident communication skills
– The ability to prioritise tasks effectively
– Flexibility to work outside of normal working hours – night time, weekends etc
– Calm and Assertive personality
– Strong team player
– Full UK Driving Licence with access to a vehicle for occasional use

For more information, or to apply for the Facilities Assistant vacancy, send CVs to Ellie or call the office.

Warehouse – Day

We are currently looking for enthusiastic, driven and committed warehouse operatives for our clients based within Tonbridge and surrounding areas.

*Ideally, you will have some experience working in a warehouse environment
*Great team player
*Exceptional communication skills
*Reliable and hardworking
*Enthusiastic and willing to learn
*Capable of following all health and safety regulations

We have ongoing positions with great potential for the right candidates.

For further information please contact Alex on 01732 758849 or send your CV

Order Picker / Packer

Order Pickers/Packers
Paddock Wood
Temporary, Ongoing
Monday – Friday

We are currently seeking Order Pickers/Packers for a client based in Paddock Wood.

General duties on a day to day basis will be general order picking and packing and dealing with returned items.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a company who will always recognise the hard work given! If you are adaptable, willing to work in a fast paced environment to set targets and have good attention to detail then please apply today for an immediate start!

Please note although this is a temporary position, permanent positions are available for the right candidates.

* Possess good communication skills
* Be able to adhere to all health and safety
* Be honest and reliable

Monday to Friday, 7am – 3pm and 10am – 6pm.

For an immediate start please call 01892 708 704 and speak to Jane. In order to apply please send your C.V by clicking on the apply button below.

Alternatively, please call Jane at KHR-Recruitment Specialists to discuss these opportunities further.

Keywords: Order Pickers/Packers, Pickers, Packers, Picking, Packing, Production Operative, Production Assistant, Production Line, Production, Manufacturing, Factory Operative, Production Technician, Manufacturing and Production, Manufacturing

Receptionist (Temp – immediate start)

We are currently recruiting for a very well established organisation that are seeking to recruit a temporary receptionist on an initial 3-4 week booking. You will be required to manage the reception area, deal with visitors in a polite and courteous manner. You will also be supporting one of the department with administrative support as well.

You will ideally have reception exposure, good admin skills, excellent all-round communication skills, internally and externally, be PC literate and confident in dealing with range of individuals.

The hours are Mon-Fri 8.30am – 5pm!

Helpdesk Engineer

Are you a 1st Line Support or Helpdesk Engineer with excellent software application and hardware knowledge? Do you have excellent communication and customer service skills?

Our client, based within walking distance of Tunbridge Wells station, is looking for a Helpdesk Engineer on a temporary basis. This role will see you as a first point of contact when an IT issue arises and you will be providing end user support, training and guidance on the phone and in person.

You will be responsible for making sure all IT devices are correctly configured and actively engaging with users. You will also be completing routine and scheduled maintenance and processing requests for IT equipment for meetings.

Key areas of your knowledge will include:
– MS Windows operating system
– Office 365 (inc. Outlook, OneDrive, Teams, SharePoint)
– Citrix Xen App
– Meraki
– Uniflow
– Software Install
– Printers

You will also need two years experience in a helpdesk environment and the ability to organise your own workload.

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

Telephone Interviewers (Temporary)

KHR Recruitment are looking for Temporary Telephone Interviewers to join a leading business in the Ashford area.

This project will start on Saturday 18th January and will run for 2-3 weeks. Please note you must be available for the full duration of the project.

The Telephone Interviewers will join a busy team and will be responsible for undertaking consumer market research on behalf of various clients and to accurately record all answers in a specialist database to support the quality of consumer services.


To be suitable for this role you must be immediately available, professional and articulate, able to communicate effectively over the phone and proficient in computer, Microsoft and system use.

Hours of work will be Monday-Friday 4pm-9pm + additional hours and weekend shifts for exceptional candidates.

Pay will be £8.21 per hour.

If interested please apply ASAP or get in touch with KHR Recruitment Specialists.

Funds Administrator

We are currently recruiting for a fantastic financial services organisation based in Chatham that are seeking to employ an experienced Funds Administrator to join my client on an initial 12-month contract.

The role will require you to provide custody and maintenance of all assets held within Funds on behalf of all clients.

Company benefits: Annual bonus, private healthcare, life assurance, 25 days holiday etc.

Key skills and experience:
*Manage market queries relating to Funds, Business Timetable and Distribution
*Validation of instructions, re-arrangements and substitutions ensuring it complies with requirements, and Underwriting conditions and requirements, Solvency requirements, Anti-Money Laundering and Financial crime regulations
*Validation of instructions to release assets from Funds and to ensure it is in line with, Solvency, Trustee requirements and AML and Financial Crime regulations
*Cross training colleagues and sharing knowledge
*Communicate confidently with clients on operational matters around the Business Timetable including trustee rules and regulations
*Support the Transfers Team
*Keep up to date with knowledge and be able to register and settle all asset types and transfer assets to and from Funds
*Maintain effective controls, ensuring accuracy and attention to detail whilst working to strict market deadlines and service standards
*Responsible for reporting all exceptions to the Manager
*Build and maintain strong working relationships with all stakeholders ensuring a high level of satisfaction

Apply now for this excellent opportunity.
*Experience of providing customer service in the Financial Sector
*Experience of working to multiple fixed deadlines
*Experience of working within the rules and regulations of Financial Crime, Anti-Money Laundering and CASS
*Experience and understanding of working within financial and operational risk
*Knowledge of business process and systems change tools and best practice principles
*Knowledge of relevant UK and International legal & regulatory requirements
*Knowledge of the various asset classes acceptable as Funds including Unit Trusts, Equities, Bonds/Gilts, Life Policies, National Savings Certificates, Bank and Building Society Accounts, Bank Guarantees and Letters of Credit

Apply now!!!!!

Temporary Administrator

A leading firm based in the Kings Hill area is seeking an experienced Administrator to join them on a temp basis until the end of March 2020. This may be ongoing or go permanent for the right candidate.

You will be joining a hard-working and friendly team and will be a valued member of the business support team.

This is a Monday – Friday role, 9am – 5pm. Starting on Monday 13th January.

Paying £9.50 per hour.

You will be responsible for the following:
* Processing exam results in both online and from colleges
* Liaise with exam centres and colleges to confirm results
* Issue certificates
* Answer all incoming queries via email/ telephone
* Data entry
* Keeping the CRM system up to date
* Processing exam registrations
* Liaising with students
* All department administrative tasks

Person Specification:

* You will have excellent organisational and time management skills
* You will be driven and ambitious
* Interpersonal skills – the ability to build successful relationships

If this opportunity sounds like the perfect role for you please apply or get in touch with myself, Katy Lingham at KHR Recruitment Specialists for more information.

Cleaners – East Peckham (Kent)

Immediate Start – Saturdays only
East Peckham (Kent)
£10 per hour

The job role includes vacuuming, sweeping and mopping, dusting and polishing of, canteen area, toilets, changing rooms and showers, etc. as specified by the client.

You must be able to maintain consistently high standards, pay close attention to detail and be able to work effectively unsupervised. You’ll be part of a core team cleaning the facilities on a daily basis, so will also need to work well with others.

You should be able to organise your own work to achieve the required standards within a clearly defined time frame and be capable of receiving regular feedback on your work performance in a professional and constructive manner

If you are free and available – contact Sonia on 01732 879 716 or email