Procurement Assistant

Are you a Procurement professional looking to gain experience in the Manufacturing industry? Are you available for a 2-3 month temporary placement?

Our client, one of Kent’s leading manufacturers, is looking for a temporary Procurement Assistant with experience. You will be responsible for managing supplier relationships and negotiating pricing and procurement agreements with new and existing suppliers.

You will need excellent communication skills, the ability to manage your own workload and the ability to build business relationships quickly and easily.

Duties of the role include:
Managing and selecting suitable suppliers
Managing supplier relationships
Negotiate with suppliers on pricing and procurement agreements
Purchase products to meet production requirements
Manage a cost improvement process to meet a gross margin plan
Monitor delivery schedules and productions requirements
Take action to avoid shortages and excess stock
Monitor stock levels and advise on shortage or overstock
Manage the placement of orders to suppliers

This role will be based in Rochester, Kent, and would suit someone with their own transport as it is not near a train station.

The ideal candidate will have:

Experience in a relevant role
Excellent and demonstrable negotiating skills
Knowledge of procurement guidance and advice, standard document development and implementation, supply chain management, contract management, Contract law, EU procurement legislation, Supplier appraisal, or Supplier risk assessment
Excellent interpersonal skills
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Self-motivated and a self-starter
Ability to influence at all levels
Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
Excellent Microsoft Office skills

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

Assistant SHEQ Officer

We are currently recruiting for a fantastic organisation that is seeking to recruit an experienced individual with strong exposure to sampling and testing to join their organisation as an Assistant SHEQ Officer. This role is based on the outskirts of Sittingbourne, own transportation will be required.
Benefits: annual bonus, holidays, staff incentives etc.

Hours: Mon-Fri 7.30am-4.30pm

The role will require you to complete all sampling and quality control procedures required for a specific product with a key customer. Support the SHEQ Officer in ensuring that the business complies with relevant legislation and promotes a positive health and safety culture in the workplace as and when required.

Duties will include:
*Collecting the appropriate number and weight of samples and distributing to the appropriately labelled containers
*Homogenising the samples to produce the correct volume of samples for further external lab testing and recording all samples on the QC Database
*Accurate packaging and labelling of all samples for further testing and for retention
*Liaise with courier companies to ensure collection of samples in accordance
*Accurately maintain computerised records
*Accurately maintain results received from external labs
*Manage the disposal of discarded samples as directed
*Assist with a range of sampling and testing products in order to meet customers quality inspections
*Assist with reviews and audits on-site
*Assist with monthly inspections on first aid boxes, ladders and fire-fighting equipment and maintaining relevant records
*Support with SHEQ communications and other administration

Skills and experience required:
*Any exposure to sampling and testing of products (most industries considered) would be a distinct advantage
*Health and safety experience an advantage
*Numerate and literate
*High attention to detail
*Intermediate level on MS packages incl. Word / Excel and exposure to similar databases recording relevant information
*Organised
*Self-motivated with the ability to work on your own
*Own transport due to location is essential

Apply now!!!!!!

Procurement Manager

Are you a Procurement Manager looking to take the next step in your career? Are you looking for more responsibility and a new challenge?

Our client, one of Kent’s leading manufacturers, is looking for a Procurement Manager with experience. You will be responsible for managing supplier relationships and negotiating pricing and procurement agreements with new and existing suppliers.

You will need excellent communication skills, the ability to manage your own workload and the ability to build business relationships quickly and easily.

Duties of the role include:
Managing and selecting suitable suppliers
Managing supplier relationships
Negotiate with suppliers on pricing and procurement agreements
Purchase products to meet production requirements
Manage a cost improvement process to meet a gross margin plan
Monitor delivery schedules and productions requirements
Take action to avoid shortages and excess stock
Monitor stock levels and advise on shortage or overstock
Manage the placement of orders to suppliers

This role will be based in Rochester, Kent, and would suit someone with their own transport as it is not near a train station.

The ideal candidate will have:

At least 3 years’ experience in a relevant role
Experience in all levels of procurement – from low cost purchases to major contract management
Excellent and demonstrable negotiating skills
Experience of successfully developing or implementing new procedures
Knowledge of procurement guidance and advice, standard document development and implementation, supply chain management, contract management, Contract law, EU procurement legislation, Supplier appraisal, or Supplier risk assessment
Excellent interpersonal skills
Effective written and verbal communication skills
Self-motivated and a self-starter
Ability to influence at all levels
Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
Excellent Microsoft Office skills

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

Fire Extinguisher Engineer (Trainee or Experienced)

Fire Extinguisher Engineer (Experienced or Trainee)
Kent and London
£22,000 – £25,000 + Van, Training/Qualifications, Pension + Bonus

We are working with a well established family-owned business who specialise in the supply, installation, and maintenance of vital emergency equipment.

They are looking for a Fire Extinguisher Engineer (experienced or willing to learn). They will consider all levels of experience. This is an excellent opportunity to train as an Engineer and to gain accredited qualifications or for an experienced engineer to demonstrate his/her skills.

The Role:
– Install Fire Extinguishers, Hose Reels and Fire Blankets
– To maintain portable Fire Extinguisher, Hose Reels and Fire Blankets
– Ensure all paperwork is correct & with head office weekly
– Keep up to date with safety signs and current regulations

The Ideal Candidate:
– An organised individual
– You must be confident and have a personality to help upsell products
– You must be close to Sevenoaks to be able to jump in with the Service Engineer for appointments across London.

This is a physically demanding role as you’ll be carrying Fire Extinguishers from your branded van to the clients’ offices, along with your toolbox. Please bear that in mind when applying.

If you wish to be considered for this opportunity then please contact Eleni at KHR for more information.

Document Controller

Document Controller
£22,000 – £25,000/pa depending on experience
Canterbury
Permanent

Benefits:
Mon-Fri, 8am – 5.30pm
Standard Holiday entitlement
Pension contribution

Role Overview:
KHR is pleased to be supporting a leading Electrical Engineering company based in Canterbury. Due to recent success and growth, they are looking to recruit an experienced Document Controller to join their growing team.

The successful candidate will have previous Document Control experience matching the below role responsibilities, previous experience with Asite, strong communication and Microsoft office skills.

Role Responsibilities:
* The Document Controller will be responsible for controlling the numbering, filing, sorting and retrieval of electronically stored or hard copy documentation produced by technical teams, projects or departments in a timely, accurate and efficient manner.
* Downloading and printing drawings for Contract Managers will also be required as well as answering the telephone and transferring calls.
* Copy, scan and store documents, check for accuracy and edit files
* Distribute project-related copies to internal teams as required
* File documents in physical and digital records
* Retrieve files as requested by senior management and manage the flow of documentation within the different teams
* Maintain confidentiality around sensitive information
* Prepare reports as needed

Requirements:
* Applicants must have experience in Mechanical and Electrical or Construction document controlling.
* Should be self-motivated, have a good telephone manner, be computer literate and must have own transport.
* Good Knowledge of Electronic Document Management Systems (EDMS) – Asite
* Design new workflows when needed and contribute to writing the Procedures and Protocols
* Proficient typing and editing skills
* Attention to detail

If you have a minimum of 3 years recent experience as a document controller and would like to be considered for this exciting position, please send an up to date CV to Jane at KHR Recruitment Specialists

Domestic Maintenance Plumber

We are currently working with a leading national plumbing service that provides 24/7 reactive solutions.

Due to ongoing growth, they are currently seeking customer focused Domestic Maintenance Plumbers in the SE/BR/DA postcode areas to cover local works. The role is fast-paced with Engineers rewarded with bonuses for fast efficient works with first-time fix rates as well as good customer feedback.

Package:

*Basic salary of £22,000 – £27,000 (depending on experience)
*Company van, fuel card, phone and uniform
*Based from home
*Progressive routes and training
*Company days out, health benefits and pension scheme

Essentials Requirements:

*NVQ Level 2 in Plumbing
*Full UK Driving License, no more than 6 points
*Be open to a CRB/DBS disclosure
*Be a polite, articulate and professional customer-facing Engineer
* 2 years of experience with domestic plumbing works

Junior Back End Developer (C# .Net)

Junior Back End Developer (C# .Net)

Our client is a growing integrated agency who works with some of the most prestigious brands in the world. They produce outstanding work and are looking for a like-minded developer to join them.

They offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package including a bonus scheme, in-house gym, meals, snacks and an excellent holiday allowance. They also invest in their team with industry recognised courses being available to all.

The successful candidates will love all things digital, have a great portfolio and a passion for producing well-built and highly accessible digital spaces. You will be working in a great team of developers where everyone’s input is valued.

A minimum of 1 years ASP.Net experience required. This does not need to be commercial experience but you will need to be able to share some projects you have worked on, personal or commercial.

Key skills required:
*C#
*.Net Framework 4.6 (Web based technologies)
*ASP.NET MVC 4/5
*Microsoft SQL Server
*HTML, CSS & JavaScript
*CMS implementation

Optional skills desired:
*.Net Core 2.0+
*Umbraco CMS 7/8
*Modern JavaScript frameworks (Angular, React, Vue etc.)
*Understanding of source control

If this role and company grab your interest and you feel you have the right skills and attitude to succeed in this position please submit your CV for review.

Mortgage Consultant – Buy to Let/ Residential

Residential Mortgage Adviser
£30,000 to £32,000
10% Commission
25 days holiday
50% off gym membership for an upmarket gym
Yearly bonus (based on company performance)

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Buy to let or Residential Mortgage Adviser to join a dynamic company. Reporting to the Sales Director you will use your experience to take ownership of the role and will be given the flexibility and trust to further develop it.

Mortgage Adviser Job Role:

*To receive mortgage enquiries by e-mail/telephone from new/existing sources, converting those enquiries into completed mortgage business. This includes the effective management of the ‘processing’ of cases from enquiry through to receipt of Application.
*To manage and develop effective, lasting relationships with external clients/lenders, pursuing the core objective of increasing revenues.

Process Related tasks

*Receive and process enquiries by telephone/e-mail and communicate appropriate recommendations to the client with all data to be recorded on centralised database in line with published SLAs
*Establish an effective proactive system for the follow-up of all proposals made to improve the overall rate of conversion of enquiries to business
*Develop and maintain key client for own portfolio needs, to include a regular contact programme for all clients in line with the published sales process
*Provide clear written/verbal instructions to the Case Management Team, with respect to the processing of cases after Application, assuring the quality of work to be processed
*Maintain sound working relationships with key lenders in the market, ensuring that requests for funding are communicated to them clearly and without ambiguity
*Utilise all IT and sales support materials effectively to ensure timely and accurate advice
*Ensure that lenders’ core criteria/information requirements are satisfied prior to submission of Application to Case Manager
*Communicate Terms of Business clearly to the client

CeMAP and also a high knowledge of Buy to Let experience would be required for this position.

Skills:
Appropriate professional qualification, ideally with a financial/business management orientation.

Proven ability to develop sound internal and external relationships (well-developed people ‘management’ and influencing skills)

Sound communication skills (written and oral)

Experience of working as part of a team motivated by a series of stretching business objectives with a sales/income orientation.
Innovation and creativity

This is an opportunity to join a great company that offers a fantastic benefits package and rewards its staff for hard work.