Experienced Warehouse Operative & Forklift Driver

Experienced Warehouse Operative with a Forklift Licence required in Tonbridge.

Our client is looking for a warehouse operative with an active forklift licence.

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

This role will require you to have experience with a scanning/barcode WMS as they are implementing a new ERP system.

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/ERP knowledge (scanning/barcode)
* 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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Manufacturing & Production Manager

Manufacturing & Production Manager
Dartford
Monday – Friday

If you would like to work for an established business who are forward thinking and invest in on-going R&D, we have a great opportunity for an experienced Manufacturing Manager who wants to have a significant impact on a leading company.

The purpose of this role is to lead and develop the manufacturing function in order to enable the effective planning and running of the operations, meeting the needs of customers in terms of quality and delivery. The Manufacturing Manager will drive continuous improvement and operational excellence by embedding a customer-focused culture, ensuring consistent and rigorous application across the business, in line with best practice.

Duties
*Ensures safe, compliant, efficient and effective operation of the manufacturing site and production processes
*Actively promotes a safety culture where personnel adhere to safe work practices & standard operating procedures.
*Enthusiastically leads, manages and motivates the team of Production Team Leaders, Engineers and manufacturing staff in the delivery of consistently high standards of product quality, operational excellence, and customer service.
*Developing and executing the manufacturing strategy to maximise operational effectiveness.
*Ensuring facilities and equipment are qualified, calibrated and maintained
*Establishing and reporting on appropriate measurement tools and performance indicators
*Ensure a quick and pragmatic resolution to any issues which may affect production effectiveness and product quality.
*Developing, delivering and supporting the delivery of business improvement initiatives.
*Acting as a champion for improving product quality and systems and developing process controls.
*Ensuring any needs/investments in relation to manufacturing are identified and supported by the appropriate business case.
*Training, developing and coaching staff
*Ensuring costs are minimised through the best possible utilisation of plant, equipment, staff and consumable purchases.

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Customer Service Executive (Logistics/Transport)

Client / Customer Service Executive (Logistics/Transport)

Our client is a fast-growing manufacturing business who deliver their bespoke solutions to an expanding global market. Spearheaded by a forward-thinking, innovative MD, they looking to hire individuals with a similar ethos.

We are looking for a person that is highly motivated to provide the best possible experience for clients globally. This is specifically to take responsibility for orders once they have been processed and facilitate a seamless process that gives an exceptional experience for the client at every touchpoint.

As well as having the right skills for the team, we are looking for someone with a positive, upbeat, hard-working attitude who prides themselves on delivering to a high standard.

Duties
*Ensure the client knows they have a personal contact and support for the order.
*Ensure all correct details for delivery and correct delivery contacts for every order.
*Find out from the client what they would like in the way of updates and go above and beyond.
*Follow the process right through until the delivery is complete, ensuring full client satisfaction.
*Customer service calls regarding live or completed orders – not prospecting.
*Take customer calls and providing a comprehensively satisfying experience, every time.
*Provide solutions for customer complaints, take pride in turning them into positive experiences.
*Ensure everything is up to date on the CRM system.
*Keep on top of all delivery dates, to ensure realistic accuracy.
*Be a central point of communication for sales, purchasing, operations, despatch etc.
*Work with despatch to book in the deliveries with the correct contacts.

Requirements
*Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
*Wealth of experience in demanding customer service environments
*Knowledge of logistics/transport
*Knowledge of various communications channels – phone, webchat, email, MS Teams, Zoom etc
*B2B customer experience would be ideal
*Innovative and proactive
*Experience working with global clients would be beneficial
*Good grasp of working with processing and CRM systems
*Sound Excel knowledge and experience
*Good understanding of business principles, both for sales and operations

Monday-Friday 8.00 – 4.30pm
Full time on site
Parking available on-site & public transport options available

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Category Manager

Category Manager
Remote & Office Based (South Kent)
Full Time, Monday-Friday

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

This role is playing a leading role in the development of the product offering, supplier relationships and increasing the sales and profitability of the business. A key part of the role will be to network and build strong relationships both internally and externally.

Working closely with the commercial and purchasing teams you will be embracing digital tools and new ways of working to increase efficiency within the consumer purchase decision-making process and ultimately generate sustainable and profitable growth.

Duties
*Responsible for category ranging, pricing and promotions across the channels
*Developing strong working relationships with external suppliers, key vendors and internal marketing teams to improve pricing and quality of services
*Negotiating with suppliers to improve trading terms, and secure central income and merchandising support
*Seek out new product opportunities with existing and new suppliers
*Responsibility for the integrity of the product catalogue, new line process and sign offs
*Responsibility for product lifecycle management
*Developing an exit strategy for unsuccessful products
*Work with commercial, finance and operations teams to ensure a common category message and strategy is understood and implemented
*Reviewing and supporting industry and consumer category insights produced by the purchasing team to develop strategy
*Include what motivates the shopper, what trends there are in the category, what competitors are up to, what strategies are the retailers implementing etc.
*Ensure we have the right products in the right place with the right space’
*Creating and developing a strategic long-term plan for the development of the category
*Work with the purchasing team on demand management and seasonality
*Supporting purchasing team with demand planning to ensure the sustainability of inventory
*Managing budget development and revenue for the category

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Ecommerce Assistant

Ecommerce Assistant

I am working with a leading manufacturing company near Broadstairs who are seeking an Ecommerce Development individual to join their team.

This role is to develop growth plans to sell the products on ecommerce platforms including marketing content, pricing and web development strategy, whilst providing focus and commercial support for the products range.

Key Duties/Responsibilities:
*Lead the effort to develop and implement plans to profitably grow ecommerce revenue
*Provide commercial support for business unit
*Monitor, manage and update all websites
*Provide literature support through advertising, brochures and targeted e-shot and mail campaigns
*Support new product launch plans online and through traditional channels
*Liaise with colleagues to write and promote case studies.
*Design and implement press releases
*Monitor PR activities, media and customer metrics to formulate growth plans.
*Provide customer service cover as and when required.

Skills required
*Graduate in business, economics, finance or similar field
*Knowledge of ecommerce platforms such as Amazon preferred
*Commercially astute with knowledge of basic finance/accounts functions
*Trained/experience with marketing techniques
*Experience using CMS
*Exceptional spelling and grammar

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

Please forward a copy of your CV for review

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Maintenance Engineer (Electrical/ Multi-skilled)

Maintenance Engineer (Electrical/ Multi-skilled)
Medway
Up to £37,000 per annum + Bens

An international packaging supplier and manufacturer based in the Medway area is looking for a Maintenance Engineer (Electrical/ Multi-skilled) to join their team.

As the Maintenance Engineer (Electrical/ Multi-skilled) your duties will include:
*Fault finding, maintaining, installing and testing PLC and electrical systems
*Fault finding, maintaining, installing and testing a wide range of production
machinery
*Attend breakdowns
*Propose alteration or improvements to all systems and equipment
*Perform Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) as required
*Ensure all Electrical installations adhere to the Safe working Procedures
*Ensure Electrical Installations adhere to best practice and legal requirements
*Keep all records of work up to date
*Attend call outs as required by a roster

You ideally will have previous experience in a similar Maintenance Engineer (Electrical/ Multi-skilled) role, and utilise the following skills:
*Working within a high-volume, fast paced manufacturing environment
*Experience in fault finding and maintaining PLC and electrical systems
*Relevant Electrical qualifications

Working hours:
2x 12 hour Day shift
2x 12 hour Night Shift
4x Days off

Are you a Maintenance Engineer (Electrical/ Multi-skilled) looking for their next opportunity to join an established company in Medway? Apply now!

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Production Operative

Production Operative
Dartford
Monday – Friday 7.15am – 4.15pm (early finish on Fridays)

We are working with a leading engineering business in Dartford with over 100-year history. Due to increased demand, they are seeking a Production Operative to join their established team. This will initially be in a 6-month fixed term contract, which could potentially be extended or moved into a permanent opportunity.

The purpose of this role is to work as part of a production cell team to manufacture the parts and the final assembly of high-quality products. This requires an attention to detail and the ability to follow work instructions. The person will be contributing to achieving the production cell’s targets, ensuring the products achieve the quality standards, are delivered on time, and built within the required time requirements.

As well as the opportunity to work for a fantastic business you will receive a competitive salary, subsidised on-site canteen, life insurance, free on-site parking, pension, and discretionary performance related bonus.

Duties include
*Responsible for the assembly of products by multi-skilling across five process points within the production function.
*Ensuring that work is produced to an acceptable quality standard before submitting to the next step in the process.
*Ensuring that the speed of production is adequate to meet the agreed output standards.
*Operating a variety of equipment to support with the assembly processes.
*Working against detailed work instructions to ensure that work is executed to a high and consistent quality standard.
*Contributing towards the team effort by working as part of a production team to achieve and exceed production targets.
*Identifies opportunities for improvement that have a direct impact on performance – SQDCP (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and People)
*Reporting any issues or non-conformances to the relevant stakeholders to ensure that appropriate action is taken.
*Carrying out basic manual handling duties.
*Maintaining a safe working environment in line with Health and Safety guidelines.

Requirements
*A mechanical, electronics/electrical, production or manufacturing engineering background is highly desirable
*Proven experience of working in a fast-paced environment on a production line or within a production cell or similar
*Has the ability to interpret and follow written and verbal instructions
*Good written and verbal communication skills
*Excellent attention to detail whilst maintaining a consistent level of pace (in accordance with production targets)
*Thrives under pressure
*An electro-mechanical based qualification is desirable, but not essential

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Production Supervisor

Production Supervisor
Dartford
Full time
Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.00pm
Must have some flexibility to work overtime schedule when required which will be 7.00-8.30am or 5.00-7.00pm

We are working with a leading manufacturing business who are focused on sustainability while continuing to deliver a high-quality product and service to their global clients.

The role is a Production Supervisor to manage the shift and all direct staff. This will be to ensure the smooth running of the production process and ensure that all products are produced to the specified standards. This person will take responsibility for targets and deadlines being met to achieve the orders and that all Health and Safety procedures are adhered to.

This position will report to the Production Manager and oversee circa 20 staff across Maintenance Technicians, Inspectors, Goods in/Fork Lift Drivers and Machine Operators.

To be successful in this role it is essential that you are hands-on and can lead by example in all areas of the factory.

Key responsibilities
*Take responsibility of the shift; management of staff, production and quality targets to ensure the smooth running of the production processes
*Take full responsibility of the quality and product that is produced within the shift in line with the company’s quality systems, processes and procedures
*Manage, develop and motivate direct reporting staff
*Monitor, measure and report on production related process performance
*Ensure good communication is given either verbally or written
*Ensure H&S rules and regulations are adhered to during the shift
*Problem solving and troubling shooting skills to identify root causes and take fast effective action to resolve the problems in hand
*Work closely with other Shift Supervisors to ensure handovers are effective
*Ensure training skills are met for current and future demands of the shift
*Have an active role in the company’s continuous improvement plan to achieve plans for future growth
*Maintain housekeeping standards to ensure a clean and safe workplace
*All employees are responsible for ensuring company resources are used in an effective manner to ensure best operating costs

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Report Writing / Consultant – Accounts/Tax/Finance

Report Writing / Consultant – Accounts/Tax/Finance
Full-Time Permanent
Blend of office (Ashford) and home working

The current opportunity is to work as part of the Business Tax Advisory group in a diverse team of highly successful tax and industry specialists. You will support clients in claiming the research & development business tax incentives provided in UK. This role will require you to work in close collaboration within a team-based and consultancy environment. The opportunity is ideal for a Consultant wishing to use their technical knowledge in a creative and analytical way.

If you want to be exposed to exciting R&D initiatives in technology, work with a top practice and be valued in a close knit and positive team who’ll support your development, you’re going to like it here.

Key responsibilities
· Connect with business leaders to discuss their latest projects in fields such as defence, robotics, industrial manufacturing, automotive, chemical production, mining, oil & gas, food & beverages, etc.
· Identify opportunities for claiming R&D business tax incentives
· Write technical project descriptions that detail the client’s R&D activities and how
they satisfy the requirements of the applicable business tax incentive

Skills and attributes
· University degree or strong professional or academic writing experience
· 2-4 years of client facing work experience
· Strong interest in technology and innovation
· You must feel comfortable discussing technical themes with clients in a personable and professional manner
· You must have the ability to swiftly adapt to and learn about different technologies, such as: defence, robotics, industrial manufacturing, automotive, chemical production, civil engineering, mining, oil & gas, food & beverages.
· You interact readily with technical professionals, have outstanding interpersonal skills and excel in producing eloquent and concise summaries of information
· Strong attention to detail and first-time accuracy is essential
· You have excellent spoken and written formal business English, communicating clearly and concisely in phone calls and via email
· You are proficient in the use of Microsoft Office applications
· Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines

Contact to discuss further.

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Technical Sales Administrator

Technical Sales Administrator
Based in the Paddock Wood area
Salary £25k-£35K DOE

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join this company as a Technical Sales Administrator to assist with the growing needs of the business. Ideally, applicants should have electrical wholesale experience, with a knowledge of electrical components or similar. But is not essential.

The successful candidate would usually work on several prospective projects concurrently, meeting defined timescales, quality standards and commercial objectives whilst maintaining excellent working relationships with clients and suppliers.

Duties Include:
.Carrying out take-offs to be produced in conjunction with schedules.
.Preparing detailed costing schedules in Excel and understanding component requirements for each fitting.
.Raising accurately priced quotations for project opportunities whilst ensuring all tenderers receive information within deadline period.
.Placing supplier orders to fulfil projects taking into consideration time restraints that the company has agreed to meet with individual clients.
.Chasing deliveries and liaising with our logistics network to co-ordinate incoming and outgoing shipments.
.Project Management

Skills/ Experience:
.Strong numeracy skills
.have technical knowledge to examine in detail schedules to effectively raise accurate quotations
.Previous experience with IRIS Exchequer accounting software an advantage.
.Good all-round working knowledge of Microsoft packages, in particular, Excel
.Good communicative skills with a pleasant phone manner
.Experience in the tendering process
. Eager to learn, self-motivated with excellent ability to prioritise work with a need to succeed.
.Highly organised and methodical team player who can adapt to the demands of the day, keeping focused and work effectively under pressure.
.Ability to use CAD would be advantage
.Must be eligible to live and work in the UK, with fluent English language skills.

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