Reporting and Systems Support (FMCG)

Reporting and Systems Support

KHR is currently assisting a leading National FMCG business based near Maidstone who is looking to hire an experienced Reporting and Systems Support

A successful candidate will be good at interacting with people and understanding their requirements, have good SQL knowledge and ideally some knowledge of Prophet.
The learning curve will be steep, and there is a broad set of knowledge to pick up, but it is a fun and rewarding industry to work in for an inquisitive individual.

Your job will be split between two main areas. For half your time you will be working with the users with reports, understanding their needs and developing solutions to these requirements. For the rest of your time you will be working through the support desk, working with the systems team to resolve user problems with business systems.

Duties
*Report definition, creation & implementation
*Responsible for reporting environment & report development process
*Daily work on support system to resolve outstanding queries
*Work within systems team to support and document existing and new workflows
*Advocate good BI design and usage within the business
*Actively moving users from data heavy reports to aggregated dashboards
*Some data analysis work
*Active problem solving
*End-user system support for supply base
*Phone cover one week-end in ten with ad-hoc evening support during cover week. Small chance of having to attend site out of hours for emergencies.

Requirements
*Experience in a similar FMCG industry
*Data analysis
*Experience of database technologies beneficial – particularly SQL querying
*Report writing (PowerQuery in Excel as an example)
*Excel Macro / VBA knowledge
*If you have knowledge of Prophet this would be preferred
*Excellent communicator
*Highly numerate
*Autodidactic
*Creative thinker with strong problem solving skills
*Logical & systematic
*Full, clean driving licence
*Willingness to work occasional unsocial hours

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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Sales Support / Senior Sales Administrator

Sales Support Executive / Senior Sales Administrator (12-month contract)

Would you like to work for an innovative forward-thinking business?

We have an excellent opportunity for a Sales Support Executive to work on a Maternity contract starting in August 2021 for circa 12 months (to then be reviewed).

As well as an extremely competitive salary, this business offers a friendly and supportive team and a range of benefits.

This role will be based at the office near Kings Hill Monday-Friday (40 hours per week). There could be occasional out of hours work for networking and events. There are options for public transport as well as a large on-site staff car park.

Responsibilities
*Sales admin support for the sales team
*Uploading contacts, companies, opportunities, clients and project information into CRM system
*Processing incoming sales orders in the order management system
*Proactively seeing sales orders to completion with regular client contact and ongoing internal system management
*Credit checks
*Preparing quotations
*Assisting the sales team to prepare presentations and marketing information
*Responding to customer enquiries – email and phone
*Organising meetings, preparing agendas, booking venues, ordering refreshments, basic minute-taking and following up action points
*Preparing and distribution of reports
*Assisting with Supply Chain enquiries/queries for particular projects
*Overseeing the creation of contracts, client packs and other documents, including their formatting, printing, binding and distribution
*Arranging social events for both clients and the team
*Readiness to be contacted or attend events out of office hours
*Assisting with client visits
*Setting up contracts/NDA Agreements and PQQs with clients and suppliers

Requirements
*Educated to A-Level standard or equivalent. A degree-level qualification would be advantageous, but is by no means essential
*Previous administration and sales support experience is essential
*Must have worked in a product-based business
*Extremely competent with Microsoft Office & planning tools
*Exceptional time management skills
*Good at prioritising
*Professional and friendly communication style
*Highly organised
*Ability to work to tight deadlines
*Exceptional spelling and grammar
*Good attention to detail
*Good problem solver

If you would be interested in this role please forward a copy of your CV

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Maintenance Engineer (Junior / Entry-level / Apprentice)

Maintenance Engineer (Junior / Entry-level / Apprentice), Broadstairs
Permanent, Full Time
Monday – Friday, 8.45am – 5.15pm

A client based near Broadstairs are seeking a Junior / Entry Level Maintenance Engineer to join their day shift team. This will be working across the development, testing and maintenance of machinery and equipment in a fast-paced, high-volume manufacturing business.

Key Duties/Responsibilities
*To fault find and maintain plc and electrical systems
*To fault find and maintain complex hydraulic and pneumatic systems
*To devise, fabricate and assemble new and modified mechanical plant and equipment
*To undertake timely, planned, preventative maintenance tasks
*Repairs to machinery, ancillary equipment and services
*Following tests and inspections, to complete appropriate documentation / IT system entries
*To work in a safe and efficient manner
*To maintain good housekeeping throughout the work area
*To undertake and maintain ‘5S’ activities
*To undertake training and development to fill skill voids as appropriate

Experience required
*Knowledge of plc control and electrical systems
*Knowledge of hydraulic and pneumatic systems
*Knowledge of 5S
*Degree or similar in a related field
*If you have hands on commercial experience this will be preferred but not essential

Permanent, Full Time
Monday – Friday, 8.45am – 5.15pm

Please forward a copy of your CV for review

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Warehouse Operative & Forklift Driver

Warehouse Operative with Forklift Licence

Our client is looking for a warehouse operative with an active forklift licence. Ideally, you will have Reach truck but Counterbalance would be considered.

This person will have longevity in their career and can demonstrate commitment.

If this person has additional skills to offer – H&S, quality, assembly, installation, ERP management, process improvement etc, that would be beneficial, but not essential.

The opportunity comes with progression for the right individual who shows a willingness, interest and capability.

Full Time – Monday-Friday, 8.30am- 5.00pm

Requirements
* High school qualification – GCSE’s
* Active forklift truck licence – Preferably Reach Truck, but will consider Counterbalance
* WMS knowledge (scanning would be ideal)
* Excellent PC skills
* Quantitative skills
* Manual dexterity
* Able to work in a busy environment and also create suitable work for themselves during quiet times
* Longevity in career
* Reading/comprehension
* Have own transport & clean licence
* Well presented
* Good work ethic
* Attention to detail
* Well organised
* Friendly
* Reliable

Please send your CV for review.

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Customer Care / Customer Service Representative

Customer Care / Customer Service Representative

We are working with a leading and growing business on the South Kent Coast who are going through an interesting period of change and developing in the world of eCommerce.

They are looking for an experienced individual to join their established team. The role will be to provide excellent customer service by keeping customers informed, assisting with incoming telephone sales, enquiries and customer queries. You will also be expected to undertake administrative duties associated with the smooth running of the customer services department and provide a professional interface between customer and company.

Duties
*Keep customers informed of delivery dates, delays, or product issues
*Undertake a proactive customer care role, answering telephone calls, responding to electronic correspondence and resolving problems.
*Provide a limited level of technical expertise
*Liaise with the warehouse team to ensure promised delivery date is met
*Ensure customer goods have been received and invoice has been sent
*Review customer’s feedback to the web team providing up-sale opportunities
*Promoting positive culture of understanding and caring for the customer journey
*Complaint handling and problem solving, logging and progressing all delivery queries, liaising with the despatch department to aid the order delivery.
*Escalate potential problems with the customer care supervisor
*Active listening and empathy to customer concerns
*Maintain despatch spreadsheet and assist with daily delivery problems
*Assist with customer returns as required.
*Completing online enquiries, call backs and delivery queries

Experience required
*Prior office/phone-based customer service experience
*Experience with webchat and/or social media customer service would be beneficial
*Strong spelling and grammar to be able to liaise via email with customers
*High level of numeracy
*Good IT skills (Word/Excel etc)
*Experience with a CRM would be beneficial
*Articulate and good communicator
*Very good at prioritising
*Highly organised

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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Installations Manager

Installations Manager (with some knowledge of logistics)
Mid-Kent
Full Time, Permanent
Salary DOE

A well established and growing international manufacturing company offering a niche product range is seeking an experienced individual to oversee the Logistics and Installations for the business.

To fulfil this position the individual must have experience managing Installations and working with building contractors. This position will also take responsibility for the export freight team, so if you have knowledge of working with despatch and delivery teams this would be preferred.

Duties
*Installation
oOverall costing and analysis of delivery and install.
oCapacity planning
oLegal and contractual side of projects.
oBe a ‘senior solution provider’ and resolve issues with clients/architects etc, on site.
oAble to read and understand plans and can get involved in quoting for projects
oWork with your team members on fitting and installation
oLiaising with customers on schedules
oQuotes for fitting
oDoing site surveys
oTest building – new samples
oWorking with customers on bespoke orders
oAfter sales visits

*Logistics
oOver-seeing the day-to-day running of Despatch, Delivery, Customer Services and Export
oMain point of contact and responsibility for all export freight
oCo-ordinating the daily movement of parts from the UK to suppliers
oCommunicating, and ideally mitigating, any potential issues due to freight that would affect lead times
oAssisting in balancing the workloads among the team.
oUsing MRP software to enter transport pricing and pulling out relevant reports to assist in the delivery planning and forecasting
oReviewing procedures across the function and identifying areas of improvement.
oNegotiating on transport and installation costs

Required Experience:
*2-3 years’ experience managing an installation team – familiar in dealing with building contractors
*Experience in a manufacturing environment
*Proven negotiating skills
*Export freight experience ideal
*Experience of working with a Delivery and Despatch Team
*Previous use of MRP/ERP software very useful
*Good geographical awareness
*Excellent MS office skills

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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Packaging Coordinator / Assistant

Packaging Coordinator / Assistant

If you are experienced in the world of packaging in an FMCG business and would like to work for a company that are leaders in their industry, please do get in touch.

Based in a scenic area of Maidstone an established business of over 40 years are seeking a professional to join their team. As well as working for a reputable business and gaining a competitive salary, you will also have an array of benefits including company pension, excellent holiday allowance, life insurance, medical and dental cover.

Duties
*Procure all packaging components from suppliers
*Record order information on a computerised system
*Provide forecasting information to suppliers
*Reconcile invoices against orders placed and prepare for payment within agreed deadlines
*Responsible for meeting audit deadlines as per the guidelines from the clients
*Provide telephone support to business – including some out of hours support.
*Design and format accurate label/film overprint designs on the in-house systems.
*Invoice goods received by suppliers in a timely fashion
*Obtain proof of delivery documentation for invoice disputes
*Assist in stock counts as required
*Arrange and record stock transfers between sites and credit/debit the correct accounts accordingly

Requirements
* Experience working within an FMCG business
* Prior experience working in a packaging co-ordination position
* Good at managing relationships with clients, suppliers, internal stakeholders and 3rd party agents
* Good at multi-tasking and prioritising
* Keen eye for detail
* Used to working to strict deadlines
* Due to location a driver would be preferred

This role is a full-time permanent position. Monday – Friday

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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Logistics and Installations Manager

Logistics and Installations Manager

A well established and growing international manufacturing company offering a niche product range is seeking an experienced individual to oversee the Logistics and Installations for the business.

To fulfil this position the individual must have solid export freight experience as well as demonstrating excellent skills in managing a despatch and delivery team along with experience at managing a team of on-site installers.

Duties
*Logistics
oOver-seeing the day-to-day running of Despatch, Delivery, Customer Services and Export
oMain point of contact and responsibility for all export freight
oCo-ordinating the daily movement of parts from the UK to suppliers
oCommunicating, and ideally mitigating, any potential issues due to freight that would affect lead times
oAssisting in balancing the workloads among the team.
oUsing MRP software to enter transport pricing and pulling out relevant reports to assist in the delivery planning and forecasting
oReviewing procedures across the function and identifying areas of improvement.
oNegotiating on transport and installation costs
*Installation
oOverall costing and analysis of delivery and install.
oCapacity planning
oLegal and contractual side of projects.
oBe a ‘senior solution provider’ and resolve issues with clients/architects etc, on site.
oAble to read and understand plans and can get involved in quoting for projects
oWork with your team members on fitting and installation
oLiaising with customers on schedules
oQuotes for fitting
oDoing site surveys
oTest building – new samples
oWorking with customers on bespoke orders
oAfter sales visits

Required Experience:
*At least 2+ years recent export freight experience
*Export experience to America would be preferred
*2-3 years’ experience of managing a Delivery and Despatch Team
*2-3 years’ experience managing an installation team – familiar in dealing with building contractors
*Experience in a manufacturing environment
*Proven negotiating skills
*Previous use of MRP/ERP software very useful
*Good geographical awareness
*Excellent MS office skills – Proficiency in Excel (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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Financial Controller

Financial Controller

A well established and growing international manufacturing company is seeking a fully qualified Financial Controller to join their business.

We are looking to find a capable Financial Controller who can demonstrate desire and ability to evolve into a Finance Director as the company continues to grow.

Duties
*Assisting in the production of group management accounts including commentary and variance analysis across the P&L, balance sheet and cashflow statement.
*Communicating monthly results to the board of directors.
*Management of cashflow, including daily cash reporting and cash flow forecasting.
*Monthly reconciliations of all balance sheet accounts.
*Challenging and reviewing spend by budget holders across various departments.
*Organise the year end statutory accounts amongst the subsidiaries.
*Responsible for forecasting and annual budgeting process.
*Responsible for co-ordinating annual audit process.
*Support the management team in analysing, understanding and interpreting the operational and financial performance of the business.
*Ensure quality control over financial transactions and financial reporting.
*Reviewing and advising on current processes with a view to streamline.
*Overseeing customs duty requirements to ensure compliance.
*Reviewing old processes and streamlining them within the MRP
*Overseeing the system transfer and upgrade projects within the finance function
*Looking at other business opportunities and investments
*Working across the company and proactively analysing suggested cost-control efficiencies and savings.
*Identifying risks and make appropriate recommendations or decisions on the accurate reporting

Experience required
*ACA, ACCA, or CIMA qualified
*5+ years of PQ experience.
*Experience in a manufacturing or production based business
*Highly numerate, meticulous attention to detail and work accuracy
*Comfortable in a role that requires being hands on when required
*Strong leadership and people management skills
*Experience with working with foreign subsidiaries
*Ability to present and articulate financial information/complex ideas simply and concisely

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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Baker

Due to increasing trade and continued success we have an opening for a qualified day baker. Monday – Friday.

Approximately 40-43 hrs per week, producing a full range of Artisan Bakery produce from Sourdough to Cinnamon Buns we make everything by hand using their tried and tested recipes.

The role is a lovely one where you will work the products from start to finish including mixing, proving, baking and packing. Your main responsibility will be the production of the very popular Artisan bread range but will also include bread ‘plant production ‘ tin bread, Oven work, finishing of morning goods and dispatch of all products.

The ideal candidate will have experience in a small bakery and be used to working with a specialist team and will be especially confident with artisan bread, but would also consider a pastry chef. You will also be competent in working the whole process from start to finish without guidance.

The successful applicant will probably also have a documented and proven college education in bread production, fermented morning goods and flour-based confectionery.

The hours: – 7am – 3pm (Monday to Friday)
Approximately 43 hours per week

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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