Accountant (Manufacturing)

Our client are currently seeking to recruit an Accountant to join their well established manufacturing company, based in Paddock Wood.

You can expect a competitive salary, good working hours, generous holiday entitlement, an accessible location to commute to and a supportive team to work alongside.

You can expect to be responsible for the following duties:
– Producing monthly accounts
– Cashflow forecasting
– Inventory management
– Monthly sales and margin reporting
– Completing balance sheet reconciliations
– Using the SAGE Manufacturing / Batch Controller System
– Completing balance sheet reconciliations
– Preparing quarterly VAT returns
– Supporting the Accounts Assistants when necessary
– Reporting to the Financial Controller

The ideal applicant will:
– Have worked within a manufacturing business previously
– Have Sage 50 / similar accountancy software experience
– Be part qualified / fully qualified (ACCA/ACA/CIMA)
– Be proficient in all Microsoft programmes, with advanced skills in Excel
– Have excellent communication skills
– Be able to work both independently and as part of a team

If you feel as though this role is right for you, apply today for immediate consideration.

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 & Order Processing (Temp)

Customer Service & Order Processing (Temporary)

We are looking for Customer Service and Order Processing staff to join a leading business based in Medway on a temporary basis.

This will be to start ASAP. It will initially be 2 weeks, but could be extended up to 3 months.

Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm

Key Responsibilities:
– Processing of orders that would usually be ordered online ensuring that all approvals, discounts, special requirements are in place.
Assisting with transferring customers from one online portal to another portal due to new ERP system.
– Assisting with and resolving account login issues.
– Set up customer records, maintaining and actioning amendments to customer accounts.
– Daily liaison with external customers and internal departments including sales, finance and customers via telephone & email to discuss and resolve customer and system queries.
– Delivering first class customer service, ensuring the customer has a satisfactory customer experience.
– To help ensure that all aspects of daily/weekly/monthly tasks are completed in a timely fashion.
– Working as part of a team, helping to achieve the KPI’s set for the team.
– To assist on any other ad-hoc administration duties as required by your supervisor.

Key skills:
– Experience within administration/order processing/customer service/operations (office based)
– Able to demonstrate excellent customer service skills
– Problem-solving skills
– Have used a CRM system and can follow clear instructions and procedures
– Exposure to a B2B environment would be highly beneficial
– Excellent communication skills verbally and written.

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Quality Assurance & Regulatory Manager – Manufacturing

We are currently working with an exciting business who create bespoke food products for a specialist market.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking an experienced Quality Assurance & Regulatory Manager to join their team based just outside Tonbridge.

The QA & Regulatory Manager will be responsible for technical compliance, quality assurance and internal auditing.

Responsibilities will include:

*Supporting strategic business goals by planning, directing and coordinating the activities of the technical compliance team.
*Building & maintaining a robust quality system to meet legal requirements and customer Codes of Practice and Guidelines.
*Drive full compliance to Food Safety, Legal and Quality Systems.
*Auditing and audit preparation of production processes.
*Ensure customer satisfaction through effective management of a customer complaints system and customer liaison.
*Trending/analysing all incoming products assessments and shelf life reports.
*Providing quality assurance advice to cross functional company departments.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

*5+ years Quality Assurance/Regulatory experience in a manufacturing environment.
*Management experience.
*Experience of quality checks and audits, reporting and monitoring.
*Compliance, hygiene, health & safety and legal requirements knowledge.
*Advanced knowledge of MS Office, specifically Excel.
*Experience of report writing and ongoing maintenance of document systems.

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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Testing / Fault Finding Engineer – PCB’s/electrical components

Testing / Fault Finding Engineer – PCB’s / Electrical components

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.

The role
To ensure that manufacturing resources required for the production process are available, operational and maintained so that the production system is able to operate effectively with a focus on electronic production support.

Duties
*To investigate and repair to component level production failure PCB’s
*Identification of process and equipment requirements to ensure production output and quality can be achieved
*Introduction of new products from initial design and prototypes through to mass production
*Preparation of proposals/justifications for production equipment
*Identify, investigate, and implement production process improvements
*To investigate and rectify day to day production problems and repair of test fixtures
*Build electronic circuits to improve test equipment
*Working with outside contractors scheduling planned maintenance and carrying out regular scheduled maintenance on production equipment.

Person Specification
*HNC in Electronic Engineering or equivalent
*2 years’ minimum experience within an electronic engineering role
*Certificate courses for manufacturing would be advantageous
*Prior electronic engineering experience in a manufacturing industry would be preferred
*Working with manufacturing equipment and an understanding of Lean methodology would be advantageous
*SAP knowledge would be good
*Strong communicator verbally and written
*Pro-active and able to take ownership
*High attention to detail
*A good thinker and active listener
*Good time management skills
*Highly motivated and have a passion to contribute to the success of the business
*Good problem solving skills
*Self-starter with the ability to quickly learn about new processes

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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Picker Packer – Christmas Temp

Are you looking for work over Christmas? Can you work quickly, efficiently in a dynamic warehouse environment?

Our client, based in Tonbridge, are looking for bright and enthusiastic Warehouse Operatives to join their team over the Christmas period. Picking and packing experience is helpful but not essential.

Duties of the role include:

– picking and packing orders
– wrapping and packaging products
– packing wrapped products ready for dispatch
– Quality checking products before dispatch
– unpacking incoming products and distributing in warehouse#
-wrapping and unwrapping pallets

The ideal candidate will:

– Have some warehouse/picking & packing experience
– Be an excellent team player
– Have basic computer skills
– Own steel toe capped boots or shoes
– Speak good standard of English

This is a fun and dynamic position that would suit someone looking for extra Christmas cash. You need to pay attention to detail and work well in a team to achieve targets.

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

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Trainee Lab Assistant

Trainee Lab Assistant / Technician

Are you looking for a role that can kick-start your career? Do you have a keen eye for detail, able to work in a fast paced environment and are you driven?

An amazing opportunity has come up in Sevenoaks for candidates that are looking to secure a permanent opportunity with a future within a company that offers progression and stability.

Our well established and fast growing client, are currently looking for numerous employees to come on board to train and progress internally within the business.

Full training will be provided for the selected candidate so no previous experience is required.

What we are looking for:

Good communication and organisational skills
High attention to detail, fine motor dexterity and a strong work ethic are essential attributes.
Happy to work shifts during busy periods

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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Plant Manager (Warehouse, Logistics and Production), Belgium

Plant Manager (Warehouse, Logistics and Production), Harze (Leige, Belgium)

This warehouse is a new site for the business so we need someone strategic who can assist with the set up and development of all aspects of the plant.

Responsibilities
*Strategically manage site in compliance with the company’s and the countries statutory legal, health and safety policies.
*Maintain standards of health and safety, hygiene and security
*Oversee receiving, warehousing, production, distribution, logistics and maintenance operations
*Setup layout and ensure efficient space utilisation with support and agreement from group operations.
*Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures
*Adhere to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements
*Manage stock control and reconcile with data storage system
*Prepare annual budget with support and agreement with group operations
*When required liaise with clients, suppliers and transport companies
*Plan work rotas assign tasks appropriately and appraise results
*Recruit, select, train, coach and motivate employees
*Produce reports and statistics regularly (IN/OUT status report, inventory, slow moving and dead stock, production/WIP inventory reporting etc)
*Receive feedback and monitor the quality of services provided
*On going quality control of incoming goods, production, packing and dispatch.
*Maintain site and facilities management including heating, electrical, water, sewage and maintain surrounding area to be kept in good order.

Key Attributes/Requirements
*This individual must be Fluent in English and French. Any other additional languages would be advantageous.
*Must drive and have own transport
*Proven work experience as a warehouse and logistics manager
*Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices
*Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives
*Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
*Good IT skills, hands on experience with warehouse management software and databases, with knowledge, understanding and use of Microsoft office.
*Leadership skills and ability manage staff
*Strong decision making and problem-solving skills
*Excellent communication skills
*Materials planning and control.
*Liaison with procurement for the timely supply of raw materials.
*Stock management and control including periodic cycle counts and stock-takes.
*Production scheduling and planning for all manufacturing assets.
*Liaison with internal personnel to ensure on-time deliveries are met.
*Cost control for all logistics requirements.
*Logistics planning for internal and external resources.
*Despatch and invoicing of completed goods and services.
*General administration and office support
*Clean driving license
*Ability to work under pressure, using own initiative
*Fork lift Certificate – Reach and Counterbalance
*Scissor lift experience
*Knowledge/use of hand-held scanners for bar coding.

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Technical Systems Specialist

To continue with their ambitious international strategy and growth plans this market leading organisation are seeking a Technical Systems Specialist to join their team.

This organisation design, manufacture and support various specialist systems which are installed on a worldwide basis in a diverse range of market sectors.

Key responsibilities:

* Will be the lead engineer in the installation and commissioning of mechanical and
electrical equipment
* Working alone, or leading a team of installation engineers to complete a task within preset timeframes.
* Provision of training to customers on the use, maintenance and optimisation of the
equipment.
* Acting as a representative on-site, and supporting the customer, providing
exceptional service to ensure their investment in our technology yields them highest
benefit possible
* Maintaining regular interaction with our project team in the UK, regarding progress,
issues and time schedules.

The Candidate:

* Ideally, a graduate holding a relevant technology-based degree in an engineering
discipline
* Experience in configuring, fault finding and commissioning complex software controlled
electro mechanical equipment/instrumentation.
* Knowledge and experience working with PLC systems would be an advantage.
* IT skills including wireless networking would be desirable but not essential
* Will be willing and able to work flexible hours including extensive international travel
* Comfortable working to deadlines in a timely and efficient manner
* Strong communication skills at all levels
* A confident self-starter able to work independently or as part of a team
* Spanish speaker would be desirable but not essential.
* Will hold a full driving licence and valid passport

Starting salary: £35K + with expenses paid

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