Trainee Sample Technician

Our client seeks a keen, self-motivated individual to join as a trainee member of its sample production team. This position offers the valuable opportunity to learn many creative skills centring on the company’s unique products. The right candidate will have an interest in creative trade skills and have a strong willingness to learn a wide range of company techniques.

Key duties and responsibilities:

* Creating samples (cutting MDF, priming, colour matching, waxing and labelling)

* Supporting other areas of the business

* Supporting the build-up and preparation of the company’s trade show stands for key architectural shows in London

* Working on live jobs as part of a professional team

* Keeping working areas clean and in order

Our client is committed to full training across a wide range of knowledge and skills.

The company enjoys a friendly and hardworking environment with a strong team attitude.

This position is based at the head offices and workshops in Sevenoaks (a 5-minute walk from the train station). Duties will also be required at their distribution and casting facilities near Marden.

Other information

Working hours: 9am – 5:30pm with an hour lunch.

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Part-Time HR Manager

Part-Time HR Manager

Are you an experienced HR Manager looking for a new challenge in a growing international business?

My client has been operational for over 40 years providing high quality services and products to a range of prestigious clients across the globe. They have a number of interesting projects in the pipeline and continue to set plans for future growth.

They are looking for an energetic HR Manager who is used to working in a standalone role for a global business. We need a generalist who can cover all of the administrative aspects of HR, but also look after the strategic aspects including being the expert on legal requirements.

The successful candidate will deliver an effective and efficient HR service to the organisation. This role is suited to a forward-thinking HR Manager who can implement policies and procedures.

What We Need From You:
*A strong HR Generalist background
*CIPD Level 7 qualified (or equivalent)
*A thorough knowledge of current employment legislation/laws
*Minimum of 5 years’ experience of working within a HR role
*An energetic, positive approach to work
*Ability to prioritise conflicting demands, pressures and to manage time effectively
*Able to deal with confidential information and to discuss sensitive issues confidently
*Ability to communicate and build relationships across the business up to, and including senior management
*Managing HR across numerous locations in Europe would be advantageous but not essential.
*Flexible working is essential

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Customer Service Coordinator

Customer Support Coordinator

We currently have a brilliant opportunity for Customer Support Coordinator to join an expanding company with an international presence in East Sussex.

They are leaders in their field with a number of patented designs. Expanding through numerous offices due to ongoing success.

The role of the Customer Services Coordinator is to successfully manage the Customer Services function, providing excellent service and support to the whole team and customers alike.

The role will include –
*Ensuring all customer orders are processed in an efficient and timely manner. This includes entering the order onto the Sage accounts system, liaising with the customer for any necessary amendments and to resolve any discrepancies, passing to the warehouse for despatch and monitoring through to delivery, working closely with both the Sales and Warehouse departments.
*Answering and handling phone enquiries from the main office line, including giving details of product availability and stock levels, cost enquiries, basic technical advice on the products, customer complaints. Passing calls to colleagues and taking and passing on messages when required.
*Arranging collections with customers of incorrect or surplus stock from site for restocking.
*Arranging site visits coordinating with Account Manager’s and the client for mutually agreeable dates etc.
*Sending out of marketing material to clients when required and notifying Marketing Manager when literature is low in stock.
*Obtaining PoD’s and chasing up ETA’s with hauliers and carriers both over the phone and on portal websites.
*Monitoring of back orders seeing these through to delivery.

Suitable Candidate;
*Minimum two years previous experience working in a customer service role.
*Fully conversant and competent with Sage accounting is essential.
*Basic educational qualifications in Maths and English.
*To be self-motivated with a willingness to work alone as well as part of a team.
*To maintain a customer focused approach at all times, making the customer feel reassured.
*To take ownership of actions, seeing them through to completion
*IT skills, ability to use Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel. Sage accounts package.
*Ability to learn new methods and systems
*Neat, tidy, well ordered and disciplined with a desire to learn and improve personal performance
* A full clean driver’s license and vehicle is essential due to location of premises.
* Opportunity for career progression for the right candidate.

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Senior Warehouse Operative

Senior Warehouse Operative

Do you have experience working in a busy warehouse? Do you have experience working in a senior role?

One of Europe’s leading suppliers in their specialist field are currently looking to hire and experienced Senior Warehouse Operative.

With sites in Sevenoaks and Marden it is essential that the Senior Warehouse Operative can, and is willing to travel to both warehouses when needed.

Responsibilities of the role:

– Overseeing the smooth running of two warehouses in managers absence
– Managing customers expectations, ensuring orders are met on time
– Stock control
– Picking and packing
– Liaising with transport and logistics companies
– Implementing and monitoring Health & Safety
– Work closely with the Warehouse Manager

Candidate profile:

– Warehouse experience
– Experience in a senior role
– Positive attitude
– Good verbal and written communication
– Forklift licence
– Ability to report back to senior staff

On offer:

£20,000 – £24,000pa

Discretionary bonus
26 days holiday (excluding bank holidays)
Pension
Parking on site

Monday to Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm

To be consider please apply today, alternatively call Hannah at KHR – Recruitment Specialist 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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Warehouse Manager

Warehouse Manager

Do you have experience managing a busy warehouse? Do you consider yourself to be authoritative, organised and a strong communicator?

One of Europe’s leading suppliers in their specialist field are currently looking to hire and experienced Warehouse Manager.

With sites in Sevenoaks and Marden it is essential that the Warehouse Manager can and is willing to travel to both warehouses when needed.

Responsibilities of the role:

– Overseeing the smooth running of two warehouses
– Managing customers expectations, ensuring orders are met on time
– Stock control
– Liaising with transport and logistics companies
– Managing budget, achieving maximum cost-effective productivity
– Implementing and monitoring Health & Safety
– Hands on in the warehouse when necessary
– Led a team of warehouse operatives
– Liaise closely with operations team

Candidate profile:

– Previous experience managing a warehouse
– Positive attitude
– Good verbal and written communication
– Experience of an ERP system
– Forklift licence
– Ability to report back to senior operations staff

On offer:

£28,000 – £34,000pa

Discretionary bonus
26 days holiday (excluding bank holidays)
Pension
Parking on site

Monday to Friday 8.00am – 5.00pm

To be consider please apply today, alternatively call Hannah at KHR – Recruitment Specialist 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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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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Temporary Product Finisher

Temporary Product Finisher

This Product Finisher role is a great opportunity for someone that has a key eye from detail and can work with intricacy following precise instructions.

Our Client is located in the heart of Kent, situated close to the A21, so being able to drive is a must. Its distribution facility is set over a 9 acre site which includes their Head office.

Circa 3 – 5 days work
3 people needed
Monday – Friday
9am – 5pm
Start date TBC, circa 9th/10th August

Key skills
Can follow precise instructions
Has good attention to detail
Is focused and with good concentration
A creative flair would be advantageous
Own transport
Previous experience in not essential, just the right attitude and a willingness to work hard and offer a good service.

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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

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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