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.

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Estimator (New Build/Refurbishment)

Estimator (New Build/Refurbishment)

We are working with a top construction firm who work predominately in the residential sector, but this will also expand in to some commercial properties.

The projects will be a blend of new build and refurbishments ranging from £500K – £5m across London and the South East.

We are looking to recruit at Assistant or Intermediate level, but being a large organisation there is lots of room for growth and progression in the short and long term.

Responsibilities
*Ensure that HSE&Q standards, operating processes, company policies and all legislative requirements are understood, implemented and adhered to at all times.
*Undertake and manage the coordination and final preparation of tender documentation.
*Liaise with the commercial and business development teams
*Develop awareness of clients’ processes and procedures for bid evaluation.
*Effectively plan tenders to ensure timely and accurate preparation of tender documentation.
*Understand local government needs and aspirations including best value and the audit commission/executive service inspection.
*Prepare tenders from architect’s drawings, specifications, bill of quantities, pre-priced schedule of rates supplied by the client, including detailing materials necessary for the contract to achieve specification.
*Identify project risks, develop and produce a risk register to assist in the decision making and cost management process to facilitate calculation of contingency amount.
*Understand business development and the bidding market place including competitor environment and market forces (regional variation).
*Compile and present statistical data for pricing/bid analysis, interpretation and explanation of data.
*Understand labour productivity measured as output per worker and output per labour hour.
*Ensures tender programmes and specific methods of construction are developed with the technical and operations teams.
*Manage tender process to seek and establish project prices from sub-contractors including terms for works to be carried out under the contract.
*Evaluate, engage and negotiate on price documents.

Skills and Qualifications
*Quantity surveying degree or equivalent.
*Good grounding/training from a recognised main contractor
*Minimum 3 years’ quantity surveyor or estimator experience is desirable.
*Track record of winning profitable work.
*Good understanding of business development and the bidding market place.
*Working knowledge of marketing and economic factors.
*Organisation and project management skills, able to prioritise.
*Excellent communicator with strong interpersonal, presentation, influencing and negotiation skills.
*Proven track record in the development of cost models and predicted life cycle costs.
*Strong practical knowledge of construction work types and methods.
*Awareness of commercial aspects including standard forms of contracts, conflict management and dispute resolution.

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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.

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Product Development Engineer

Product Development Engineer
£30,000 – £35,000/pa depending on experience

We are working with a leading product manufacturer based in Paddock Wood and they are currently looking for a Product Development Engineer to join their company. You will be supporting and managing design and R&D projects through the entire lifecycle before going to production.

Some of your role responsibilities:

* Understanding of electronics packaging including ergonomics, thermal & regulatory requirements
* Creating design proposals and concepts providing the company with a strong visual representation using the latest CAD package
* New Product Development and Design Change Request administration
* Creating and maintaining BOMS ensuring all data is recorded accurately
* Administration of all technical documentation including manufacturing information
* Enforcement and Improvement of Design processes and procedures
* Provide technical support internally & externally
* Updating and creating technical drawings
* Experience developing low volume products
* Producing cost effective designs
* Liaise with sales and marketing on technical matters/idea generation
* Department budget and resource, external resource, and project planning
* Customer facing to support with new business opportunities
* Provide technical support internally & externally
* Maintain a good relationship with suppliers

About you:
* Relevant qualifications (HND/HNC etc)
* You must have technical and professional knowledge and have a keen interest in electronics, audio equipment or new technologies.
* Strong attention to detail, self-motivated and excellent communication skills
* Previous Project Management experience and the ability to work to deadlines.
Desirable Skills:
* Experience rendering images for concept, sales & marketing
* An interest in electronics or audio equipment and new technologies
* Prototyping experience
* Inventor & AutoCAD experience

If this opportunity sounds of any interest to you, please call Jane at KHR on 01892 708 704 or email your CV and Cover Letter

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Welder/Fabricator

We are currently working with a market leading designer, manufacturer and fabricator of a variety of mild and stainless steel products for projects across the South East.

Due to levels of work, they are currently seeking an experienced Welder/Fabricator to join their business on a temporary basis with a view to going permanent.

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.

Hours will be Monday to Friday 7am to 5pm and an hourly rate of between £12-£14 depending on experience.

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Contracts Manager (Construction)

Contracts Manager

A leading top 100 construction company are looking for an experienced and dedicated Contracts Manager to join their forward thinking team. This multi-disciplined construction company deliver building works ranging from new builds, refurbishments and regeneration projects. As a Contracts Manager, you will report into the Operations Manager and you will be responsible to ensure the effective management and delivery of multiple contracts to the highest of standards.

You will have a wide-ranging in-depth knowledge, experience and track record in successfully managing residential building contracts. These should have been met to a high standard of health and safety, environmental, time, quality and cost targets. You will ensure sufficient and suitably qualified staff, plants and materials are available and review and develop as necessary.

Role Duties:
· Ensure any contract is carried out in accordance with company systems, policy objectives (including company rules), statutory and contractual requirements
· Lead large high performing teams to ensure high standards of safety, excellent service delivery and beneficial financial outcomes
· Deliver multiple contracts across a variety of geographical locations
· Responsible for the design, quality management, resource planning, defects management and out of hours working, ensuring appropriate procedures and documentation are in place in line the Contract requirements.
· The competence, development and improvement of employees is achieved through effective management, reviews, identification and implementation of training
· Ensure works are planned, monitored, reviewed and reported on as directed and requirements are effectively communicated to the permanent contract personnel
· Contract financial administration and invoicing is processed in a timely and accurate manner
· The works are completed to the client’s satisfaction, are properly inspected and handed over
· Required construction, health and safety, admine and cost records are well established and maintained, and that these are accurate and comprehensive.
· Establish and maintain relationships with clients or their representatives for effective communication

Skills and Qualifications:
· Minimum relevant NVQ Level 6 qualification and/or relevant membership of professional body (MCIOB/MICE) and /or construction related degree
· SMSTS certificate desirable
· Experience and knowledge of Quality Management systems and processes
· Knowledge of document management system
· Proficient user Microsoft Office programmes; incl. Excel, Word, Outlook
· Appropriate CSCS card
· Valid driving licence

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Site Manager (Construction)

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced Site manager to join a multi-disciplined top 100 construction company based in North Kent. This business is renowned for refurbishing and building homes of the highest quality and an opportunity for exceptional Site Manager to join the established team has arisen. This opportunity will be especially suited to an experienced site manager looking to manage social housing and residential sites in London and surrounding areas.

Due to an increase in forthcoming projects, they are looking to expand the management team and are specifically looking for a Site Manager with experience of working on large residential projects.

You will be responsible for maintaining the highest levels of health, safety and environmental standards, and communicating with the rest of the site team including contracts manager, quantity surveyors and buyers to ensure all projects are delivered on time and in a manner that boosts the company’s reputation for quality and minimise defects.

Role Duties:
*You will accountable for all daily operational activity and the management of operatives and sub-contractors ensuring adherence to all company policies, procedures and practices.
*Providing cost effective resource allocation and management of sub-contractors, consultants, staff, plant and materials.
*A proven track record of delivering large, high quality residential projects.
*Review and coordinate contract drawings and specifications for all work sections.
*Ensure the schedule of works and drawings align with the construction detail and method understood
*Demonstrate a strong Customer focus and an ability to deliver initiatives within the local community and to support the Company’s corporate social responsibility.
*Identify and requisition site equipment / plant and materials to ensure completion of works. Ensure all operatives and sub-contractors are suitably trained to use any relevant plant and equipment. Work closely with the commercial team to be aware of the financial position of the contract. Agree scopes of each sub contract package.
* Chair and attend weekly sub-contractor progress and plan meetings and record minutes.

Skills Required:
*Minimum of 4 GCSEs at Grade C or above to include Maths and English
*SMSTS certificate
*Relevant construction related level 4 and above qualification (HNC / NVQ)
*Appropriate CSCS card and driving licence

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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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Assistant Quantity Surveyor

A leading top 100 construction company are looking for a passionate individual with QS experience to join them in their expanding team.

As their Assistant Quantity Surveyor who will report to and assist the Estimators and Senior Quantity Surveyors within the South-East. The successful applicant will provide commercial expertise by working within stringent procedures to support the director and operational managers.

Key Responsibilities:
*Liaise with the site teams and take the lead with contract administration, including record keeping.
*Maintain and continuously improve commercial /legal/contractual awareness.
*Ensure timely submission of valuations
*Ensure cash flow is maximised including ensuring payments are received on time
*Ensure the accurate and timely evaluation and agreement of final quantities, revised and additional items, rates and compensation events
*Ensure that good records are kept in order that the full entitlement under the contract is achieved
*Identify and realise opportunities to maximise cost/value management.
*Assist with the preparation of accurate and timely monthly valuation reports.
*Assist with the procurement and management of subcontract packages.
*Evaluate risks and review project risk register.
*Working in one or more locations as required.
*Assist with preparation of contractual claims.
*Measure and assess the work undertaken and then submit detailed, accurate and timely applications

Key Skills and Qualifications:
*Qualified or working towards a HND/HNC or similar in Quantity Surveying or equivalent
*Basic legal and contractual knowledge
*Previous surveying or experience of working within a construction focused environment
*Must be flexible and able to work as part of a team and using own initiative
*Excellent communication skills
*CSCS card holder at appropriate level
*Ability to use a range of IT packages including Microsoft Office and bespoke packages
*Literate and Numerate
*Good organisational skills and the ability to prioritise
*Ability to work to deadlines
*Willing to undertake training and development when appropriate
*Valid driving licence and access to vehicle

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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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