Purchasing / Procurement Manager Job Ref : J4257 Location : Coningsby Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : My client is one of the leaders in their field within the UK. Based between Boston and Lincoln they are looking to expand their team by recruiting a Procurement Manager.
As a Procurement Manager, you will need strong interpersonal skills with the ability to negotiate as you try to achieve the best price from suppliers. You will also need the ability to manage the financial aspects of the role and understand budget management processes.
The role will include aspects of forecasting future business activity: therefore post holders will require a thorough commercial understanding and the ability to plan and forecast demand. Having responsibility for Stores and Purchasing Administrator, you will need skills in management, delegation and motivational techniques.
The Procurement manager is responsible for ensuring that the business has a very clear strategy when purchasing goods and services. The Procurement Manager may set policies for purchasing that take into account budgets, stock requirements.
To purchase all services or goods, as required for the business. Ensure that quality products are obtained at competitive prices and within the required timescale.
•Liaise with key company employees to determine their products and service needs. •Monitor business trends and product availability and obtain the best price for goods and services, without sacrificing quality or delivery times. •Nurture relationships with suppliers to negotiate the best price and terms for the business. •Research new products and services to meet the company’s goals. •Develop and implement strategies for procuring, storing and distributing goods or services and maintain stock levels. •To design and implement robust strategies and procedures to deliver excellent supply chain management, that achieve cost reduction strategies in the business. •Maintain REACH and COSHH data sheets, ensuring compliance. •Oversee the stores team. •Reports to the Manufacturing Manager. •Liaise with the Quality Department to ensure suppliers are providing the relevant CofC documentation. •Ability to build strong relationships – internally and externally. •Accuracy. •Excellent Microsoft skills.
Internal Sales Engineer Job Ref : J4231 Location : Spalding, Lincs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Salary to : £42,000.00 Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : Are you a Sales Engineer with a background in Engineering, looking to join a successful and growing company who offer fantastic training schemes and progression.
On offer is a great opportunity to join an industry leader, where you can progress your career into a senior position within the sales team, learn about their bespoke product range and become a technical specialist.
This company are a renowned manufacturer who are well known for their high quality products and great service. Due to growth they are looking for a motivated internal sales engineer making it a great time to get on board and continue your career.
The role will suit a Sales Engineer with a background in Engineering looking to join a well-established company where you can progress your career.
The role: - Managing new and repeat accounts and achieving sales targets - Preparing order documentations, quotations and contract reviews - Lots of industry specific product training and career progression
The person: - Experience in a similar sales role is essential - A good knowledge within Engineering/Fabrication would be highly beneficial
Description : Our client, a prestigious transport company in Spalding is looking to recruit a Customer Services Administrator to support the day to day administration of Client Support. This position is to help the company offer outstanding contract support and customer service in a fast paced friendly environment and providing a continuous professional and dedicated service.
•Control the timely and accurate receipt of sales orders, ensuring they are available to the (Transport team) within agreed timeframes •Key manual orders onto (Stirling), ensuring a confirmation is completed for each order processed •Chase any missing / outstanding orders with the client, confirming receipt or non-receipt •Control duplicate receipt of orders confirming with the client whether orders are to be processed or cancelled •Deal with clients face to face, by phone or email, ensuring queries dealt with are managed in a timely and professional manner •Trace and resolve any paperwork queries such as overs/ shortages and respond to clients in a timely manner •Provide client reports that are accurate and communicated within the agreed timeframes •Ensure a positive client experience through high quality service and communication thereby attaining client retention •Provide detailed traceability reports to clients within an agreed timescale •Obtain special costs for one off delivery points and off delivery destinations •Communicate with internal teams to achieve query resolution for clients • Looking after a portfolio of clients on a daily basis
This is starting initially as a 8 week temporary placement, although it could become permanent for the right candidate.
Vehicle Tracker Job Ref : J4229 Location : Boston, Lincs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : A Vehicle Tracker is required to work at a busy distribution site near Boston.
Duties will involve tracking vehicles and speaking to drivers to deal with any issues of where they are and when they will deliver. You will be working on the companies in house traffic management system.
The role is very busy and someone with good multi tasking skills and who is organised will most suit the role.
12 hour Shifts 4 on 4 off days therefore some weekends will be worked. 8am to 8pm.
Description : Hours of work:9 am / 5 pm Monday to Friday (Part-time available)
Main purpose of the role:
To sell membership to hotels throughout the UK and Southern Ireland. To identify, close and maintain new business opportunities in order to maximise profitability and generate regular revenue within the companies agreed sales strategy.
Cold calling. Updating of prospects / clients records. Administrative duties related to sale.
The key competencies that we would be looking for in a Telephone Sales person are as follows:
Communication skills Persuasiveness Negotiation Cold Calling Telesales skills Attention to detail Keyboard Skills Tenacity Questioning Closing
Sales Person Job Ref : J4201 Location : Spalding, Lincs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : Through proactive lead generation and customer contact, to meet and exceed specified sales targets within this high quality, technical, bespoke manufacturer.
Essential Requirements: • Proven track record of sales success within the building/joinery industry • Experience in generating own leads and building and maintaining own customer base • Business-to-business and consumer sales • Proven evidence of personally meeting and exceeding sales targets • Confident dealing with a range of customers including architects, large contractors, housing developers, housing associations and large self-builds • Strong technical acumen and be able to deliver technical information effectively. • Experience of selling a complex product range • Ability to read and understand customer technical specifications • Positive, engaging and down-to-earth
Desirable Requirements: • Joinery industry experience
Role accountabilities: • Self-generated lead identification and customer contact • Creation and maintenance of own customer base • Effective management of warm leads passed on via the Sales Director • Site and customer visits as required to identify potential sales opportunities and secure sales • Advise and recommend products in accordance with customer needs and budgets • Liaise between architects and builders to ensure sales are secured and products delivered in accordance with project plans • Liaise with Head Office to request pricing/quote generation • Negotiate and close deals in accordance with company guidelines • Work closely with senior management team colleagues to ensure operational delivery of accounts • Fully and effectively update the company CRM system to ensure accuracy and maintain essential customer information • Provide information and produce regular reports as requested by the Sales Director • Feedback marketing insight information and other intel to the Sales Director and Marketing Manager as appropriate • Act as an ambassador for the company, delivering a high quality, professional service at all times • Undertake tasks as requested by the Sales Director • Such other duties as reasonably required for successful fulfilment of the role • Achievement of sales objectives and targets • Delivery of market insight and intel • Full and compliant use of CRM and other company systems • Accountable for accurate and on-time reporting • Observe all safety rules and procedures, ensuring that the work area, equipment and materials are left in a safe state; and that reasonable care is taken for the health and safety of all fellow employees and any other persons within the work area. • Work in a manner that actively seeks to reduce any negative environmental impact in relation to the processes and procedures operating within their area and across the wider business e.g. reduction of waste, recycling etc. • Carry out and comply with all company policies, procedures and instructions and any other reasonable duties deemed necessary by the company.
Trainee Production Planner Job Ref : J4264 Location : Coningsby Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : Our client, in the Boston area is looking to recruit a Trainee Production Planner Assistant on a permanent contract.
The Trainee Production Planner Assistant, will be responsible for helping support the Planning Department. You will help support and assist the Production Planner Manager and the Stores & Material Controller. Within the planning area you will be result driven, being able to plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and have minimum delay, the goal is to ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of our production operations.
•Help support your Production Planner Manager by being able to determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand. •Support by monitoring jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget. •Support by addressing issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption. •Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives). •Ensure business system is updated daily. •Prepare and submit KPI reports and other performance reports. •Produce route cards for production units. •Maintain stock data from external processors. •Ensure proof of delivery notes are scanned on to the business system. •Keep paperwork organized. •Collaborate with quality control, warehouse and other staff.
•Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment. •You will be a dynamic worker who can deliver and work effectively under pressure and time constraints, be self-motivated and have the ability to communicate efficiently to all staff. •Some knowledge of production planning and quality control principles •Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP Systems. •Good at math and statistics. •Strong organizational and problem-solving skills. •Excellent communication abilities.
Financial Accountant Job Ref : J4262 Location : Coningsby Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : We are looking to recruit a permanent Finance Controller for our client based between Boston and Horncastle.
As a Finance Controller, you will be responsible in managing the day-to-day accounts of the business. Reporting directly to the Finance & HR Director, your duties will include raising of final sales invoices from delivery notes, processing of customer payments by using Sage. Sending out monthly statements. Coding and posting of all purchase invoices, and handling BACS payments.
Main duties and Responsibilities: •Processing and generating sales invoices •Sending customer statements •Bank Reconciliations for both company bank accounts. •Monthly/ Quarterly VAT return •Supplier statement reconciliation •Accruals and Prepayment monthly journals on Sage. •Checking of wages and salaries reports. •Weekly and monthly Payroll journals on Sage. •General filing of all financial paperwork. •Weekly financial reports to Director. •Maintenance of cashflow on excel spreadsheet. •Credit Control. •Reconciliation of credit card statements with card receipts. •Allocation of Delivery Notebooks and maintenance of register. •Checking of Defect Return Notes for credits when due. •Processing of Petty Cash payments / receipts on Sage. •Checking of Credit Application forms for new customers. •Completion of Credit Application forms for new suppliers. •Financial Admin support to Directors as required •Month End processes as per Sage. •End of Year processes as required by the Company Accountants. •Answering of switchboard and reception duties as and when required.
Requirements: •Ability to communicate clearly. •Must be experienced in using Sage 50 Accounts •Excellent Time Management. •IT Literate – MS Office •ERP software desirable not essential •Minimum of 1 years proven experience in a financial account role. •Ability to act decisively, whilst working under pressure and to tight deadlines. •Confidentiality •Attention to detail •Good written and verbal communication •Flexible, highly motivated and be able to work with minimum supervision
Spanish Speaking Transport Co-Ordinator Job Ref : J4278 Location : Spalding, Lincs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : Our Spalding client is looking to recruit a Spanish Speaking Transport Co-Ordinator to be responsible for the arranging and contracting of inbound transport, facilitating the timely ongoing supply of product to meet business requirements whilst ensuring that commercially acceptable terms are agreed and adhered to at all times.
Reporting to the Senior Manager and Commercial Director your responsibilities will be:
•To support executives in building loads according to order requirements, and procure transport based on the information provided in relation to collection and delivery points, pallet space, and delivery times. •To negotiate and agree transport rates in conjunction with Sourcing staff to ensure the company’s commercial competitiveness is preserved. •To liaise closely with packhouses in the appropriate country of origin to ensure collections are properly coordinated and collection times are met. •To diligently control loads in transit and ensure they are on track to meet delivery times, communicating with commercial teams in a timely manner regarding any delays that may occur, whilst endeavouring to remedy them if at all possible. •To monitor arrivals and provide regular information to the business, ensuring communication is accurate and that any problems are managed in conjunction with the appropriate teams. •To register and negotiate claims with hauliers in the event of difficulties attributable to delays, shortages due to CMR discrepancies, and costs derived from intrusion or any damaged caused in transit. •To systematically monitor and measure existing hauliers’ performance, and evaluate new transport companies, implementing changes to the supplier base as necessary in order to maintain a service level that is acceptable to the business. •To control transport and transhipment related costs, approving invoices as required and ensuring that the computer system is updated appropriately. •To liaise closely with administration and logistics personnel to ensure that they are advised in good time of matters that will affect the smooth running and trouble-free supply of product. •To have an understanding of and be able to apply internal procedures and systems as required. •To be able to assist in providing cover for other members of the team as required. •To undertake other such duties as may be required to ensure the smooth running of the business as a whole. •To undertake any training deemed necessary to meet company and personal performance and development requirements. •To ensure personnel procedures (e.g. reporting absences, completing holiday/ sickness/ absence forms, etc.) are followed at all times within set timescales. •To ensure all of the company’s policies and procedures are maintained and enforced, including, but not exclusively, those relating to computing, food safety and quality, health and safety (including reporting accidents and incidents), fire, hygiene, protective clothing, employment of disabled people, discrimination, ethical trading, site security, data protection, smoking, allergens, environmental, carbon reduction and personal medicines.
Applicants should only apply who are fluent Spanish speaking.
Description : Our client is looking for a Store Manager to work for them at their busy production sites in the Boston area.
As a Stores Lead its is your responsibility to maintain the stores department. You will report to the Procurement manager. You will be responsible for the upkeep of all stock across the whole business, which may mean travelling between sites, so a driving license is essential.
You will manage and control all consumables making sure all materials are stocked and that there is no wastage on materials. You will keep all spreadsheets and logs up to date. You will manage a team of two, you will ensure that they remain engaged and be efficient within their work to enable them to work with minimum supervision. The stores department should run smoothly and effectively for the business. Additionally, you will help ensure that the stores department remains organised and at all items are clearly marked and correctly stored.
Responsibilities •Running of the stores department. •Overseeing the process of kits for the shop floor use. •Ensure that all factory units receive their orders in a timely Manner. •Instructing the Procurement Manager of consumable items to order. •Audit transactions of stores team to ensure accuracy and record findings. •Management of calibrated tools, control and secure inventory including safety equipment and tooling. •Maintain full auditable records on both system and paper. •Ensure business stock system is updated daily. •Maintain a safe, clear and clean environment ensuring all procedures are adhered to. •Conduct weekly cycle/annual inventory checks to produce audit result and team performance. •Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption. •Prepare and submit stock reports and availability reports. •Keep paperwork organized. •Collaborate with quality control, warehouse and other staff.
Requirements •Strong Character, who can implement changes and deal with different characters within the business. •Previous experience within a store’s environment. •Hands on approach. •Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment. •You will be a dynamic worker who can deliver and work effectively under pressure and time constraints, be self-motivated and have the ability to communicate efficiently to all staff. •Working knowledge of MS Office. •Good at maths and statistics. •Strong organizational and problem-solving skills. •Excellent communication abilities.
Sales and Purchase Ledger Assistant Job Ref : J4279 Location : Boston, Lincs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : Our client based on the outskirts of Boston is looking to recruit a Sales and Purchase Ledger Assistant to join their expanding accounts team.
The client is looking to recruit a bright, self-motivated individual with good analytical skills to join their small office team. The candidate should have the ability to work under light supervision, perform to deadlines, adapt quickly to new systems and demonstrate flexibility in their approach.
The successful applicant will be required to enter data into both Sage and our custom software package. Experience is preferred but not essential as training will be given.
Accountabilities: • Ensure purchase ledger is up to date and accurate • Maintain aged debtors report • Ensure member recharge invoices are up to date
Responsibilities: • Entering purchase invoices onto Excel & custom software programme • Producing aged debtor report and statements on Sage • Raising sales invoices for customers • Completing monthly supplier pay run • Recording member bio-logical control spend accurately • Compile staff meeting minutes • To cover for other roles as and when required
Requirements: Maths & English grade C/grade 4 above (or equivalent) Familiarity with MS Office packages Good analytical skills Have an organised a methodical approach to work with the ability to prioritise
Hours will be 09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday. From time to time, you may be required to work outside or in addition to these specified hours, depending on the workload of the company. Holiday entitlement is 20 days (excluding bank holidays) for a full-time appointment.
Industrial Cleaner Job Ref : J4261 Location : Coningsby Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : We are looking to recruit an industrial/ site cleaner for our Coningsby based client.
You will be responsible for maintaining their Units. Your daily duties will be hoovering up, dusting, sweeping and mopping large areas. You will also be cleaning toilets along with cleaning outside and around the units, keeping areas clean at all times.
Main Duties and Responsibilities: •Ensure all jobs are completed. •To follow company’s Policies and Procedures. •Ensure that you follow site rules at all times. •Ensure that general housekeeping is maintained at all times (Inc. canteen and toilets). •Ensure all Health & Safety standards are fully implemented and working to the correct Risk Assessment. •All equipment is to be put back in the correct storage at the end of the shift. •Ensure the noise levels and disturbance is kept to a minimum for the local neighbours. •You must wear correct PPE at all times within your unit. •Report any breakdowns, damage or vandalism to the Unit Leaders. •Secure all doors and windows whenever the building is vacant. •Perform floor care duties. •Cleaning to the highest standard.
Requirements •Good understanding and willingness to improve our units •Good timekeeping and attendance
Paint Shop Operative Job Ref : J4260 Location : Coningsby Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : We are looking to recruit Production Operative – Painter for our client based in Coningsby on a full time permanent basis.
You will be responsible for carrying out all daily duties assigned to you by your Supervisor. These duties will involve painting of panels and other parts that need to be met by customer specifications. This may involve sanding and filling of parts required. Making sure you always work to the client’s Standard Working Instruction (SWI), relating to the relevant contract. Working to job specific timings with attention to detail being meet at all times. Whilst making sure you adhere to all Health & Safety policies and procedures with and across the site.
As part of a production team you are responsible for performing a range of preparation and manufacturing operations to the required safety standards, on time and within commercial completion cost budgets.
Main Duties and Responsibilities:
•Ensure all jobs are completed within allocated production times. •To adhere to Quality Standards. •To follow company’s Policies and Procedures. •Completing of all Route cards and Quality records. •Liaise with your cell leader to maintain company standards. •Ensure that you follow site rules at all times. •Ensure that general housekeeping is maintained at all times (Inc. canteen and toilets). •Ensure all Health & Safety standards are fully implemented and working to the correct Risk Assessment. •All tools to be put back in the correct storage at the end of the shift. •Ensure the noise levels and disturbance is kept to a minimum for the local neighbours. •To bring immediate attention to your cell leader of any issues that might arise. •Painting parts to company standards. •You must wear correct PPE at all times within your unit.
Requirements •Good understanding and willingness to learn new skills •Good timekeeping and attendance
Description : Our client based in Spalding seeks a permanent Warehouse Operative & Relief Supervision capabilities to join their team.
Your role will involve picking items from a chilled warehouse with a hand held scanner using a pallet truck and efficiency loading the items carrying out all necessary paperwork involved. The role requires good English and Grammar skills.
Hours of work for warehouse picking are usually Monday to Friday 8am to 4.30pm however as a relief supervising your hours will be 6am to 2.30pm with some flexibility for weekends if needed.
A forklift counterbalance license is not essential but useful.
The salary will be weekly paid with extra payments for overtime and for relief supervision. The starting wage will be around £20,000 per year plus overtime and supervision.