Purchasing Planner

Purchasing Planner to currently required to join a growing business in Sittingbourne.

Reporting into the Purchasing Manager the Purchasing Planner will be responsible for assisting with the purchasing of ambient and non-food goods for the business, maintaining stock control and maximising service levels and availability.

Other responsibilities will include:

– Maintaining supplier Terms & Conditions and ensuring all suppliers adhere to terms in regards to delivery, service & condition of goods
– Ensuring minimum/maximum stock levels
– Updating in-house stock software with product specifications
– Actioning any promotional activity to maximise business opportunities
– Delivering stock build promotions
– Outlining accurate supplier contract details
– Responding to buyer group requests
– Reviewing and updating reports related to product range
– Removing slow or damaged product lines

This role will suit someone with previous Purchasing experience, specifically from an FMCG or ambient food background.

You will be joining a close-knit, successful team and will have the chance to work alongside the Warehouse, Transport & Sales teams.

This is offering a competitive salary of up to £23,000 + benefits.

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

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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Late Shift Supervisor

Late Shift Supervisor
Cranbrook
£ Competitive salary + ongoing career progression
Benefits: free parking, 25 days holiday, fun, friendly team environment

We are currently working with a thriving agricultural manufacturer in Cranbrook, who is looking for a Late Shift Supervisor to join their growing business.

The Late Shift Supervisor will be responsible for Front-line leadership of the late/weekend shift operation of the warehouse. While ensuring an excellent delivery service, you will also be responsible for a small team so strong people management skills is a must.

Late Shift Supervisor responsibilities will include:
– Pre-Brief of all staff on the working plan for the shift
– Management of the start-up procedures – pre-start checks on Pallet trucks, forklifts and
counterbalance (Sign off)
– Resource planning to maximise efficiency and ensure operational success
– Manage the Daily load plan
– Constant rotating of stock to assure Best Before date is loaded correctly
– Manage and organise loading picking and loading requirements
– Monitor accuracy and organisation during loading/unloading of inbound and outbound goods
– Supervise picking and checking process for accuracy and to ensure all orders are completed
– Daily liaison with Logistics to monitor and improve processes
– Full adherence to Health & Safety
– Assist in employee Training & Development
– Constant monitoring of Bio-security
– Shunt movements around the depot

As the Late Shift Supervisor, you will be able to demonstrate:
– Experience in leading a team in a warehousing and logistics environment
– Excellent People management and communication skills
– Knowledge and experience of Health and Safety but not essential
– An Eye for problem-solving and continuous improvement
– Excellent PC Skills

Company Benefits the position offers:

-free parking
-25 days holiday
-Friendly, fun team environment
-Incentive schemes
-Ongoing career progression

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 Design Manager

We are currently working with an international manufacturing business with clients based in the UK, US, Europe, The Middle East, Africa, and the Far East.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an Engineering Design Manager who will be responsible for the day to day management, operation, and development of the technical office. This role requires a proven mechanical/production engineer with the leadership skills, motivation, drive and experience to lead a team in the design, development, and reconfiguration of a range of bespoke and standard products.

Responsibilities of the Engineering Design Manager will include:

Provide technical/engineering support and advice to the production and sales departments and to other companies in the group where appropriate.
Design, develop and manage production processes.
Maximise profitability by delivering cost reduction and greater efficiency.
Providing product design and development resources to support local and group strategy including the realisation of new products.
Lead the technical design team, scheduling work and resources.
Design, reconfigure, draw and develop specialist products.
Ensure that H&S is met.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

HNC, degree or equivalent in engineering.
Experience using 3D CAD preferably AutoDesk Inventor.
Knowledge of the H&S requirements of the Machinery Directive (CE marking).
Knowledge of ISO9001.
Strong leadership and communication skills.
Best practice knowledge of Engineering Project Management and Quality Systems.
Mechanical engineering design experience.
A good knowledge of manufacturing, sheet metal, and fabrication techniques.
Very strong technical and execution capabilities with the ability to solve technical problems.

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a well-established business with sites in Europe and the US that can offer ongoing development and training, coupled with a competitive salary and benefits package.

Benefits include – pension, flexible benefits (approximately £750 per year subject to tax deductions) which is paid after 3 months and increases by £400 after 5 years. £10,000 Life Assurance and holiday is standard statutory holiday but increases by 1 day per year up to 5 years. They also offer a millennium holiday so every 10 years, our employees are given an extra two weeks off work and encouraged to add this to their standard holiday so they take a complete break (month off) work.

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 Estimator / Trainee Surveyor

Junior Estimator / Trainee Surveyor
Permanent

£ Competitive Salary + ongoing career progression

Benefits: Company Bonus Scheme + Company Pension + 28 days paid holiday per year including bank holidays.

Do you have previous experience working as a Junior Estimator/Trainee Surveyor or worked alongside an experienced Estimator/Surveyor? Are you looking for the next step in your career?

My client is a global manufacturer operating all over the world and with an outstanding product range, they remain at the forefront of sustainable solutions. Due to continuous growth, they are looking for a Junior Estimator / Trainee Surveyor to join their team and progress within the company.

Junior Estimator / Trainee Surveyor duties:

* Mark-up drawings, produce basic quotations and log tender return dates on the internal database
* Monitor incoming emails and calls to the Estimator while replying to clients when they have requested a price
* Check drawings and seek further information relevant to pricing the project
* Ensure where information is missing, request and log it, which may include scopes of works, finish confirmation, working hours, location of the project and proposed installation dates
* Gather information from the Regional Sales Managers and Contracting Departments to support them with additional bid information
* Work with the Specification Sales Administrator to follow up all quotations prior to the expiry date and seek re-quotes where appropriate

Junior Estimator / Trainee Surveyor requirements:

* MUST HAVE previous experience working as a Junior Estimator or Estimating Administrator or similiar
* The successful candidate will be self-motivated, methodical, and proactive in their approach to the work
* Must be very IT literate with excellent organisational and interpersonal communication skills
* The ability to multi-task working in a fast-paced office environment whilst meeting strict deadlines
* Previous Administrator experience is required

What the Company offers:

Ongoing career progression a competitive Salary and excellent company benefits: Company Bonus Scheme + Company Pension

What you need to do now If you’re interested in this role;

Click ‘apply now’ to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call Jane Hardy at KHR-Recruitment Specialists now.

If this job isn’t quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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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Maintenance Support Technician (Nights)

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

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Maintenance Support Technician to work night shifts.

Working as part of the Engineering team, the Maintenance Support Technician will support the Shift Maintenance Engineer with preventative maintenance. This will involve deep cleaning of production machinery by removing guards and barriers under the supervision of the Shift Engineer.

Responsibilities will include:

Ensuring that the cleaning schedule is adhered to
Carrying out preventative maintenance
Carrying out tasks with regard to the cleaning specification and all legislation including Health & Safety and Personal Hygiene
Ensuring correct materials, equipment and methods are always used and equipment is kept clean and in good working order
Report faulty machinery/equipment immediately
Report all accidents and dangerous occurrences and complete all necessary documentation
Work efficiently and effectively ensuring that you contribute to the daily KPI’s of the department
Maintain high levels of health, safety, hygiene and housekeeping to BRC, HACCP and PIU at all times through the clean as you go policy

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate previous experience in a Maintenance Engineer or Maintenance Support role. You will have good written and spoken English along with good dexterity and the ability to use basic hand tools. You will be self-motivated and able to work unsupervised. Knowledge of COSHH is advantageous.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a successful business that can offer ongoing career opportunities and training/development. They offer a competitive salary along with benefits including 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays, company pension scheme and free parking. Hours for this role will be 7pm to 7am, 4 on 4 off.

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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Designer (B2B Print & Digital)

Designer (Print & Digital) – Temporary to Permanent

The company
Our client is a global business with over 1500 employees and HQ’s in 10 locations. They have been operational for over 100 years and continue to grow 15% YOY.

They understand that people are key to their ongoing success and recognise and value and contribution that the teams make. In return for your hard work they offer full and rewarding careers, competitive benefits and great opportunities in a supportive and dynamic environment.

Job role
The position is responsible for the design and generation of marketing communications material, including printed and digital media, exhibition stand graphics, technical support material for internal and external customers, product photography, media library housekeeping and the maintenance of the company website(s).

Duties:
*Maintenance of company website.
*Creation of advertising artwork for both print and digital media.
*Creation, production and maintenance of sales brochures, product data sheets, sales/training presentations material.
*Creation and production of co-branded literature and other marketing materials for customer network.
*Liaising with print suppliers, ordering and managing print projects from start to finish
*Creation, production and maintenance of technical documents such as installation instructions and manuals.
*Creation and maintenance of product image library, utilising digital photography and 3D modelling.
*Other graphic design work as and when required.
*Providing support for exhibitions, customer events etc.

Person Specification
*GCSE in English and Mathematics
*Degree in Graphic Design or similar
*Graphic design within a B2B (business to business) environment
*Having worked for a manufacturer would be beneficial
*Computer Literate with knowledge of Windows operating system, Adobe Creative Suite 6 (Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) and Powerpoint.
*SAP Business 1, experience with a website CMS and 3D Modelling (KeyShot or similar) would be advantageous
*Photography skills would be useful
*Motion and video experience would be beneficial but not essential

Please not this type of design is quite corporate. While we need someone with a creative flair, we need someone who has worked with more conservative brands and companies and should be demonstrated in your portfolio.

This is a temporary to permanent position as and additional resource to the business. They are unsure of the exact end date (if there is one) but they are looking for people who can start ASAP.

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Health & Safety Advisor

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

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

The Health & Safety Advisor will be responsible for driving excellence in Health & Safety, ensuring all relevant standards are met and audited and the business remains compliant.

Responsibilities will include:

Health & Safety compliance across the site, being responsible for the development, maintenance, implementation, review and reporting of the Safety Management System.

Spend time engaging with teams across the business, especially in operational areas and work with them to improve the awareness of Health & Safety.

Support the design and delivery of a comprehensive program of safety training.

Provide specialist safety advice to management.

Contribute to the development of Health & Safety strategy, risk plans and the delivery of policies and practices to support them.

Coach Managers on incident reporting.

Develop and carry out regular site safety audits and work with external auditors.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

NEBOSH qualified
Experience of Health & Safety within a manufacturing environment is preferred
Excellent communication skills
Ability to work under pressure to deadlines
Excellent IT skills

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business that can offer a competitive salary and benefits package, coupled with ongoing career progression. Hours will be Monday to Friday 8am to 5pm. Benefits include pension scheme, free parking and 20 days holiday plus bank holidays.

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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Line Leader – Packing (Nights)

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

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking a Line Leader to work as part of the packing line, leading and developing the packing team to meet quality and packing targets.

Responsibilities of the Line Leader will include:

Machine operation and team coordination
Ensuring the line runs effectively and efficiently
Ensure machines are kept in good working order
Ensure quality service levels are maintained
Maintain a good working relationship with quality control personnel
Minimise and accurately record packaging waste
Ensure production plan is adhered to
Ensure works orders are completed 100% accurately
Ensure any additional costing information is recorded
Maintain CAYG (clean as you go) standards are adhered to
Ensure correct PPE is being worn by all employees on the line
Ensure Health & Safety standards are adhered to

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:

Previous experience of leading a team of line operatives
Excellent written and spoken English
Ability to work as part of a team
Ability to work under pressure to strict deadlines
Be organised and methodical

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing business that can offer a competitive salary and benefits package, coupled with ongoing career progression. Hours will be 7pm to 7am, 4 on 4 off. Benefits include pension scheme, free parking and 20 days holiday plus bank holidays.

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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Financial Controller – (Part Time – FMCG)

Are you a qualified Financial Controller? Have you worked within the FMCG sector previously?

A unique FMCG business based in Paddock Wood require a Part-Time Financial Controller to join them on a permanent basis.

The core responsibility will be to lead the financial control, governance, reporting and financial accounting for the Company. More than a traditional controller, the role is also key in driving performance management and strategic growth.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities

– Lead the Financial accounting, reporting, and analysis
– Drive improvements in cash management, reporting, analysis, governance, and control
– Business partner within the management team, challenging, collaborating and finding ways to drive the business forward to be the best it can be
– Develop innovative processes to support financial governance and control, with diligence and measure
– Deliver critical tasks to deadlines, including monthly reporting, forecasting, budgeting

Candidate Profile

– A professional accounting qualification with post qualification experience commensurate to the role
– Experience in manufacturing and/or FMCG is preferred, but not essential
– A high level of technical accounting competence is desirable, an audit background may be beneficial but not essential
– Strong communication skills, with the ability to communicate financial issues and solutions to non-financial colleagues
– Analytical and diligent in approach, with an attention to detail
-Strong systems skills and excel wizardry, with the ability to digest complexity and find innovative solutions

Hours of work are flexible, either 3 long days or 5 shorter days (25 – 30 hours)

£21,875 – £37,499pa (£35k – £50k FTE)

Paddock Wood, Kent.

To be considered please apply today; alternatively please call Hannah at KHR Recruitment on 01622822805/.

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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Christmas Temps – Immediate start!

Are you in between jobs and looking for extra cash for Christmas? Are you available for temporary work in and around Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells or Paddock Wood?

We are looking for temporary staff for all kinds of work over the Christmas period. We have jobs in Tunbridge Wells and the surrounding areas and, If you drive, we have work all over Kent.

You must be hardworking, turn up on time, and have good communication skills. Above all else, you must be reliable.

You may need steel toe capped boots for some jobs. You may need your own transport.

If you are available for temporary work, get in touch with Jane, Ellie, Hanna or Louise

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