Welder/Fabricator

We are currently working with a market leading manufacturer and fitter of specialist HGV and plant vehicles. Established for over 30 years, our client has sites across the UK and due to growth, are currently recruiting Welders/Fabricators for their New Addington site.

Responsibilities will include:
*Sheet metal work and fabrication in various metals.
*MIG and TIG welding.
*Working to deadlines.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate:
*MIG and TIG welding experience to a high standard.
*Be able to work independently with minimal supervision.

Our client offers an hourly rate of £11.16 plus a performance related bonus of up to £10,000 per annum, alongside benefits including 20 days annual leave and pension with double company contribution.

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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European Sales Manager (Retail)

European Sales Manager

Description
An experienced retail product sales manager who has delivered European product sales growth predominantly with the ability to both develop and execute a growth strategy. Existing contacts in large retailers and distribution networks would be of benefit along with market knowledge and the tenacity to search out the players in the market would be a given.

Key Duties/Responsibilities
* Work with a team of sales and marketing representatives based in East Kent to assist them in developing their brands across the European market.
* To develop country specific growth strategies for products.
* Responsible for the compilation of sales and marketing plans and growth strategies
* To visit customers and develop long-term partnerships.
* To keep up-to-date with market developments and strengthen the customer relationships
* To monitor competitor activity

Experience
* Sales and marketing experience into European retail markets
* B2B sales track record
* Worked with products for distribution in the mass retail space
* Have a network of contacts with consumer products sold into the large big box retailers across Europe.
* Exposure to arts, crafts and hobbies retailers would be preferred.
* Additional languages to English would be advantageous but not essential.

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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Graduates needed for Manufacturing company

Our client, a FTSE 100 company and leaders in the packaging industry are seeking exceptional graduates in this exciting opportunity to join them at the heart of the business.
The client is a trusted partner by some of the most prestigious companies and brands in a range of sectors including FMCG, industrial and e-commerce. Their business model is based on sustainability, and they are one of Europe’s biggest recycler and have a unique supply cycle strategy.

What will you be doing?
The Graduate Programme is a fantastic opportunity to become a member of the Supply Engine, contributing to business operations and influential projects throughout the programme and opening up exciting opportunities for your future career. The Supply Engine is a shared way of working between our client’s four distinct areas of business excellence.
The Programme is a 2 year rotation scheme, consisting of 1 year based in Kent and then 1 year at any of the clients other sites within Europe.
You will be involved in a really dynamic working environment, with plenty of chances to grow and develop. The client will help you apply your knowledge and experience to make a real and valued contribution to the organisation.
What support will you get?
To support you on your journey you will be paired with a Mentor who will provide help and guidance throughout the two years within the business

What we are looking for?
*Ambitious recent graduates who have leadership potential, a track record of achievement and a strong interest in pursuing a career in a dynamic and challenging manufacturing company.
*A strong academic record; you will be studying towards or have graduated with a relevant degree or work experience in Business Studies, Supply Chain, Manufacturing etc
*You must be internationally mobile for the duration of the programme as one year will be working in Europe
*Strong interpersonal skills within a multi-disciplinary team
*Strong communication skills
*Good understanding of the business development process including sales and purchasing process
*Basic knowledge of Supply Chain

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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Customer Service Coordinator – services & repairs

Customer Service Coordinator (Gas servicing and breakdowns)

Would you like to work for a top 100 construction business?

Would you like to work in an established customer service team that has good long term career prospects?

Role
To Co-ordinate the gas servicing appointments and breakdown for residents and assist in the smooth running of the office.

Responsibilities
*Take calls from residents and clients, assist and resolve queries
*Book appointments with residents for repairs, servicing and boiler replacement works
*Check diary to ensure all jobs are booked correctly, move work as necessary, rearrange work on diary in event of an emergency or engineers sickness
*Answer telephone calls/emails form tenants, engineers, housing officers and other client representatives
*Close down completed jobs and rebook where necessary
*Cover other co-ordinators tasks when they are on holiday or sick
*Work in a team environment with a positive flexible attitude; service orientated and customer focused
*First point of contact for clients and residents for telephone answering and identifying/determine next action
*Assist to maintain computerised database of reported and booked calls and ensure information is kept up to date
*Provide general administrative support for word processing various correspondence and documents, photocopying, filing, faxing and general office duties when required

Knowledge and experience
*Call centre or customer service experience essential
*Must have a professional telephone manner
*Good Word, Excel and CRM exposure
*Highly organised and able to prioritise
*Must have prior office based work experience
*Experience in the gas industry would be beneficial
*Ability to work as a team or on their own

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Service Engineer/Mechanical Fitter (Gas Safe)

Our client provide facilities management services to commercial clients.

They require a Service Engineer to visit client/customer on various site locations to perform maintenance, reactive calls and repairs on heating/hot water systems, boosted water systems, ventilation systems and all associated plant.

Key responsibilities:

* The Service Engineer must repair and service all the machinery and equipment present on the customer site or unit;
* Work in teams as and when required so the work can be conducted within the specified timeline;
* Make detailed reports on all the work that is done;
* Ensure that any parts that need replacing are available;
* Also,must conduct safety checks on all the machines/equipment or it could prove to be dangerous for the other workers working on them;
* They must keep an inventory of equipment required for the repair work;
* Know about all the latest machinery, equipment & tools etc that are available on the market;
* Must inspect all the machines/equipment and make reports for the management that whether new equipment/machines are required;
* Be well versed with the user manual of large commercial plant machinery
* To promote and adhere to KM Services policies and procedures e.g. HR; Health & Safety;

Education/Qualifications/Experience:

Must have a good level of education and vocational training certificate e.g. City & Guilds, HNC, HND, BTEC or NVQ certifications in several areas, and/or equivalent/relevant experience. These could include Building, Construction, Mechanical or Electrical Engineer, Plumbing.

Experience gained by learning on the job. Possess at least secondary school education with good level of English (verbal and written communication skills).Ability to work under pressure and on own initiative.

Must have a clean driving licence

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Engineering Manager

Our client is an established company specialising in the manufacture of mechanical products and associated electronic display systems.

Due to increased growth they are now at a stage where they need assistance to reach the next level of their objectives.

The engineering work they produce covers mechanical engineering, embedded electronics,
mechatronics and PC Windows developed software. The mechanical design is handled in-house
whereas the electronics and PC software is primarily out-sourced. Their products are technically quite complex, often including bespoke features which could be mechanical, electronic or in a software form.

They require an experienced candidate to head up a new dedicated Engineering Department.
The expectation is that the engineering department will be a key driver to help the company make significant progress and continue growth by streamlining, improving and maintaining current systems and processes.

The Engineering Manager will quickly develop a dedicated team which in turn will take responsibility for the following:

* Quality management/processes
* Managing non-conformance
* Act as the gateway between Sales and Production
* All Research & Development
* All version control of existing products
* Maintaining all BOM’s
* Establishing cost
* Defining all products
* Technical drawings
* Product testing
* Training for Production
* Product certification
* Documentation

Role

The Engineering manager will be responsible for building and managing a team of staff assisting with
the day to day duties of the Engineering Department.

The Engineering Manager will require the following key qualities:

* An engineering background in a manufacturing environment is essential
* Experienced Manager capable of maintaining a highly motivated, disciplined and focussed
department
* Strong communication skills
* Capable of developing and working within company systems
* Capable of managing projects of varying complexity
* Experience in developing a “Quality” environment and associated company systems
* Strong character
* Motivated to achieve excellence in a team environment
* Ideally with an automotive, medical or similar background

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Contracts Site Supervisor

Our client has a fantastic opportunity to work for a market-leading niche company currently going from strength to strength. They seek a dynamic, career minded individual to assist with their contracting site management and customer service standards. The position will be almost entirely site based, predominately in London.

This is a position which is expected to assist growth and grow itself as the business continues to expand. The candidate will be lucid and communicative, demonstrating good personal skills and a professional style. An in-house training programme on brand ethos, products, policies and procedures will be undertaken as the company wishes to fast-track the position to one of independent responsibility. In short, the position is to ensure smooth running of jobs such that end client, contractor and specifier are pleased and wish to work on more projects.

Key duties

* to apply the highest standards of timeliness, courtesy and professionalism in all site liaison, conversation and correspondence
* to visit sites to meet the contractor, architect, designer or end client with a view to ensuring that all parties are ready to commence work.
* to liaise with contracts administration in respect of labour, plant, materials, consumables, PPE and all site-specific Health and Safety
* to visit allocated sites during phase(s) of work to ensure that the service standard is outstanding
* to attend allocated sites once works are finished with a view to inspection, agreeing and effecting snagging and getting works signed off and handed over with an agreed measure for subsequent invoicing
* to ensure the correct behaviour from the suppliers and staff engaged on sites and to report to the Contracts Director and Contracts Manager any issues of service concern by any CIS supplier or PAYE staff
* to liaise with contracts drivers and contracts administration regarding any site needs such as urgent additional materials supply and clearance of sites
* to promote company policy that all stock, plant, tools and consumables belonging to the Company are brought back to its Distribution Centre
* to identify and immediately record and communicate any problems on site.
* to set a brand example regarding the wearing of site clothing and correct PPE, with manners, timeliness and tidiness
* to attend contracts meetings as instructed
* to perform any other reasonable and related duties as requested from time to time to assist in delivering the brand standards and the Group’s aspired growth Experience

The candidate must:

* have at least several years experience in the contracting industry having worked for a trade subcontractor as a contracts supervisor, project manager or contracts manager
* have demonstrable and referenced experience with on-site accountability for installation standards and overall customer service to end client, the specifier and contractor
* have been educated to ‘A’ level, HND or completed a related recognised relevant apprenticeship * demonstrate previous attendance at and certification for industry-specific related training courses for example: the Site Supervisor Safety Training Scheme (SSSTS) the Site Management Safety Training Scheme other industry Health and Safety training
* demonstrate labour and time management skills
* demonstrate site and service problem recognition and solving skill

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PA/Office Manager

We are currently working with a manufacturing company based in Maidstone. An established business who are consistently growing year on year, are now seeking a Senior PA/Office Manager to join their successful team.

The Senior PA/Office Manager will report directly into the Operations Director and be an integral part of the business managing staff and implementing procedures.

Responsibilities will include:

*PA duties such as answering the Senior Management’s emails, managing the diary, screening calls, general administration, taking meeting notes, filing etc.
*Monitoring and authorising staff holiday requests.
*Organising rotas of engineers and call centre staff.
*Producing spreadsheets on Excel using company data.
*General compliance across the business.
*Managing company vehicles and the associated documents.
*Ensuring daily workshop sheets are produced and filed.
*Overall responsibility for all staff to include monitoring sickness, punctuality etc.
*Management of a phone system.
*Recruitment of new staff including interviewing.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate a high level of organisational skills and have huge amounts of common sense. They will need to be assertive, resilient and flexible – this is a 24/7 operation so the need to take calls or deal with problems outside of core working hours may arise. Previous experience working as a PA/Office Manager is essential, as is experience of managing staff.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established business that can offer ongoing development and career progression along with a competitive basic salary and other benefits.

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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