Purchasing / Procurement Manager Job Ref : J4103 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.
Technical Intake Technician Job Ref : J4179 Location : Wisbech, Cambs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : Our client is looking to recruit a Technical Intake Technician to work at their busy company based close to March. Working closely with the Technical Intake Team Supervisor the main purpose of this role is to:
•To complete all aspects of sampling and physical testing. •To undertake physical testing of food products and packaging. •To receipt external microbiological and chemical test results for food products. •To maintain hygiene standards and cleanliness across the Technical Intake Office and ensuring equipment is looked after and maintained •Ensure compliance through working knowledge of BRC to strive for excellence
•Internal: Technical Team, Procurement, Supply Chain & Finance •External: 3PL Transport, external laboratories, material/packaging/bought in goods suppliers •Legal: No specific requirements.
Position Aims (KPI's)
•Reduce the number of rejected deliveries received through identification and escalation of non-conforming deliveries/certifications •Identify cost savings on testing, through identification and escalation of conformity to specification on all raw materials, to pin point possibilities to reduce testing in accordance with CCOP •All raw material intake testing to be completed within <14 days •All packaging intake testing to be completed within <5 days •All WIP intake testing to be completed within <14 days
•To ensure that all deliveries are sampled and tested in a timely manner •To complete physical testing carried out on-site in the Technical Intake office and support on-site Technical teams with questions/queries on physical testing of site deliveries •To complete Technical Intake packs ensuring conformity to process and material is passed into the business accurately •Ensure timely completion and accuracy of the Certificate Check Sheet Process. Escalate issues to the Technical Intake Team Supervisor and/or relevant supplier. Build up supplier relationships to support with this process •Reduce the number of rejected deliveries received through escalation of non-conforming deliveries/certifications •Identify cost savings on testing, through identification and escalation of conformity to specification on all raw materials, to pin point possibilities to reduce testing in accordance with CCOP •Deal with day to day queries and questions from the wider business in relation to Technical Intake •Appropriate escalation of any identified data discrepancies on intake sheets, testing’s sheets, QAD, supplier information, internal specifications etc. (this list is not exhaustive and represents an example of where data discrepancies are found) •Assist with any requirements relating to customer complaints and internal/external audits and traceability exercises •To ensure a good working relationship with 3PLs Transport personnel and to ensure their site requirements are respected •Work with Supply Chain and other internal departments to arrange for samples, or monitoring of stocks as necessary The successful candidate will have: •Worked in either Technical/QA, an Intake role or in Food Operations for at least 2 years •Be conversant with computer systems and practices •Knowledge of Food Safety and H&S within the Food Industry •Good communication, organisational and timekeeping skills •Good attention to detail •Be trained to Food Hygiene Level 2 •Allergen Awareness Training
Description : Working as part of a team of staff delivering a wide range of waste collection and recycling initiatives across the district. To be responsible for the safe driving and operation of refuse freighters and the supervision of the loaders working with the post holder. This role may also require the post holder to work in a street cleansing environment and is therefore required to carry out any duties which are assigned.
·To undertake duties in accordance with relevant health and safety procedures and in accordance with established service specifications and locally agreed procedures.
·To drive/operate vehicles and equipment as required by the authority in accordance with the valid licence, experience and training for that vehicle/equipment
·To drive/operate vehicles and equipment in accordance with agreed authority safety/procedures and legal requirements
·Give instructions to the loaders and check their work
·To complete, check and return all paperwork as required
·To supervise the loaders working with you ensuring that they are following all health and safety rules, procedures, Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work and to report any breaches, issues or concerns to a supervisor immediately
·To maintain the cleanliness and appearance of vehicles and equipment to a high standard, including daily vehicle checks
·To collect waste from properties and load onto vehicles
·To collect any loose waste from properties and load onto vehicles
·To unload waste from vehicles
·To assist with the collection of bulk items
·To deal with customers in a responsible and professional manner
·To undertake any other relevant duties
·To adhere to health and safety legislation including rules, procedures, Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work and locally agreed procedures
·To wear personal protective equipment as required
·Effective and safe driving skills
·Physically fit and able to load/unload onto vehicles
·Effective customer care skills
·Effective supervisory skills
·Full HGV/LGV 2 licence and Driver CPC (this post requires the driving of vehicles up to 32 tonnes)
Description : Warehouse Operative required for a Spalding company.
Temporary position initially but may become permanent for the right person.
Hours are 06.00 - 14.00 / 14.00 - 22.00 / 22.00 - 06.00 working a 5days from 7 shift, which will involve weekends
Applicants should be reliable and hard working and have experience working in a busy picking operation.
Training will be given in the operation of hand held scanners and Pallet trucks.
Candidates should also possess a good level of English and Maths.
The interview process will involve tests in these areas.
Technical Support Engineer Job Ref : J4183 Location : Spalding, Lincs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : Our client, a leading British Equipment manufacturer is seeking a Technical Assistant to join their design and engineering team at our site in Lincolnshire, to assist in the development and manufacture of high quality on-site machinery for markets including Construction, Rail, Events and Oil & Gas. The successful applicant will join an experienced and ambitious design team and will be given the opportunity to develop their skills further within a pioneering environment.
The individual must be able to fulfil the following requirements; • Be familiar with Adobe Acrobat InDesign and Illustrator. • Experience of Adobe Photoshop an advantage. • Ideally experience of SolidWorks Composer but if not training will be provided. • Able to produce build procedures to assist our production team in the assembly of the machines. • Produce Parts Manuals and assist in producing Operator Manuals. • Assist in any other company literature. • Able to read Engineering drawings and be familiar all aspects of the operations within an engineering department. • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team. • Be Willing to undertake differing and new tasks.
Additional Qualities of benefit;
1. Already worked in a similar environment a benefit. 2. Understanding and familiarity with component assembly. 3. Able to do some detail work on SolidWorks CAD system
This is an exciting opportunity for the right applicant to develop their skills further in a challenging and rewarding environment.
The company has an established training programme and is ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accredited.
Hours are 40 hours per week Monday to Friday. A first rate salary and working environment is offered to the successful candidate.
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
Description : We are recruiting for a Client Services role to provide support mainly for our clients field sales team but to also work within their busy accounts/administration department.
Duties would include;
Process new sales and renewals on our database and complete paperwork for invoicing as required Building webpage for new sales which will involve adding photos and conference room dimensions Supply telephone training to new and existing venues on how to operate the admin area online Amending venue information on the database and website for members and non members Answering general questions and queries received by telephone and email Regular service calls to members Produce Customer Service reports Adding commission offers to the database Allocating leads to sales people Prepare spreadsheet for monthly special offers and venue of the month for Marketing Department Sourcing new venues and add to the database as leads General Database housekeeping to ensure validity of data Provide Data Quality support for accommodation sales team
The ideal candidate would require the following qualities:
Ability to demonstrate a high degree of accuracy Conscientious and methodical approach to work Ability to work under pressure and manage time efficiently Ability to demonstrate intelligent research Confident and professional telephone manner Good communication skills
Full training and support provided to the right candidate
Hours of work – Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm
Vehicle Tracker Job Ref : J4170 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 Spalding.
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 : The successful applicant will be responsible for the inputting of sales orders, schedules and liaising with customers. The applicant must have good spoken and written English, computer literate, be highly organised, understand the demands of the business, be able to prioritise their workload and work effectively and efficiently under pressure and use their own initiative and work well in a team.
Responsibilities would include; * Inputting/Downloading of customer schedules using EDI, FTP site onto Syspro. * Order acknowledgments. * Liaising and building relationships with customers via phone/email. * Liaising with other departments internally.
If you would like to apply for the above position please send an application letter and CV detailing why you are applying for this position.
Working hours 8am-5pm Monday – Thursday 8am-1pm Friday.
Production Operative Job Ref : J4151 Location : Coningsby Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : Production Operatives (Various roles) - Coningsby
Days or Nights, Shift work - Minimum wage + opportunity of overtime,
One of the UK’s largest Composite manufacturers. We are currently seeking to recruit Production Operatives (Various roles) to join their growing team based in the Coningsby area. This is an excellent opportunity for Factory Operatives from a manufacturing / production background to further their career. As well as being a good team player, you will also be able to work well using your own initiative to meet company demands.
Our current roles are Moulding, Prepping, Trimming, Painting and Assembly. If you are interested in any of these roles, they will be discussed further in the interview stage.
Key Responsibilities • Laying and mixing of materials • Working to a planned schedule in a timely manner • Working to current standard operating Procedures (SOP’s) • Working to specific quality Standards • Ensure all jobs are completed within allocated production times • At all times ensure a safe, clean and tidy work environment is maintained
Personal Specification • Excellent attention to detail • Good time-keeper • Willing to learn new skills • Own transport or a reliable source of transport is required • Reliable and trustworthy • First Aider – Advantage • FLT Driver – Advantage
If you are currently working in production, manufacturing, factory, factory operative, labourer, operations, production line this may be a great opportunity for you.
Stock Controller/Administrator Job Ref : J4127 Location : Boston, Lincs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : £8.40 per hour
Our client is looking to recruit a Stock Controller/Supervisor to work at their packing site on the outskirts of Boston.
Working 5 days out of 7, with your rota decided before at interview stage. Your main role is to assist in the smooth running of the production & ripening teams by timely movement of stock to and from lines and to and from the stores based on allocations.
Duties include: •To ensure safe usage of POEP trucks •To ensure the lines remain supplied with product in a timely manner •To place finished product in the correct allocated location •Ensure hygiene standards across the site are met •To follow stock allocation information •Have some stock management knowledge and skill •Daily checking of forklifts and barrows to ensure good working condition •The ability to train and develop team members •Adhere to Health and Safety always
Core Competences: •Team skills – It will be necessary to work with and communicate with other members of staff, respect their abilities, helping and assisting where appropriate, to ensure the smooth running of the company •Have a ‘Hands On’ approach to helping maintain efficiencies •Ability to follow instructions •Ability to work on own initiative •Possess good organisational skills •Be flexible to learn new skills •Ability to work under pressure •Knowledge of Basic Food Hygiene •Excellent computer skills •Adhere to Health & Safety at ALL times •Maintaining a clean and hygienic environment, adopting a “CLEAN AS YOU GO” ATTITUDE
General: •To obey Company Rules & Regulations, based on statements of employment and any other communications from the Company management •To be aware of Health and Safety requirements and to avoid any actions or omissions which could create an un-healthy or unsafe environment for self, colleagues, customers or visitors •To strictly adhere to all company protocols in respect of use of technology and to avoid misuse of the systems •To maintain strict confidentiality in respect of all information arising from and in connection with the company •All staff must concentrate on self-improvement both technically and by quality. This will be fully supported by the company. •All staff must be aware of each other’s needs and strive to help colleagues improve their technical knowledge and quality of output. •To undertake any other duties and training in keeping with the nature of the position.
Health and Safety: •To take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and of others who may be affected by their acts or omissions at work. •To co-operate with their employer or any other person as far as necessary to enable compliance with duties or requirements laid down in the relevant legislation. •Not to interfere or misuse any equipment provided for Health and Safety purposes. •To report unsafe acts or conditions to their line manager for remedial action. •Conduct themselves at work in accordance with any Health & Safety training they have received. •Observe all instructions, whether written or verbal, given to ensure personal safety and the safety of others. Where the instruction is recognised as unsafe, as a result of the employee’s training/competence, he/she must report this to his/her line manager. •Report any situation to their line manager that they would recognise, by way of any training received, that would create a serious or imminent risk to the Health and Safety of any person whilst at work •Conduct themselves at all times in an orderly manner in the workplace and refrain from any horseplay. •Use all safety equipment and/or protective clothing as instructed, reporting any loss or defect to their line manager. •Maintain work equipment in good condition, reporting any defects to their line manager. •Acquaint themselves with all equipment, processes, materials and substances used by them and draw attention to their line manager of any processes, materials or substances they are not trained to use. •Maintain their workplace in a tidy state, put materials away and store them correctly and undertake to co-operate in good housekeeping practice. •Report all accidents to their line manager, whether injury is sustained or not. •Attend appropriate Health and Safety training courses when requested. •Be familiar with the emergency evacuation procedure and the location of fire alarm points and emergency equipment.
Production Supervisor Job Ref : J4050 Location : Boston, Lincs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: ADMIN
Description : My client, based close to Boston, is currently looking for a Production Supervisor to join them in a permanent position. This job is working 5 in 7 but over time may be required from time to time.
Principal Accountabilities: To liaise between the Line Leaders and the Production Manager to ensure that production is carried out in the most efficient way, meeting cost objectives, quality objectives, and delivery times. To ensure the safety, legality and quality of the product at all times in conjunction with prescribed working practices
Responsibilities: • To ensure that defined operating procedures are carried out by Production and agency staff, i.e. relating to productivity, hygiene, housekeeping and discipline, and that Production staff ensure that procedures relating to agency staff are followed.
• To carry out the supervisory responsibilities as laid out by the Production Manager.
• To constantly assess the individual Production lines and report back their performance whilst identifying any circumstances that affect this. Continually monitor staff on lines, redeploying them as necessary to obtain maximum efficiency.
• Production Supervisors are required to take an active role in the motivation of Production and agency staff to ensure achievement of production and cost targets, this will, on occasion, mean working on the line alongside the staff to set a good pace of work.
• In conjunction with other Operational Supervisors conduct efficient interdepartmental communications to ensure that the customers’ specifications, deadlines, and hygiene requirements are met.
• To be able to operate such equipment as may be necessary to facilitate the printing of labels in the absence of Print Room staff.
• To ensure that production meets with budgeted cost objectives.
Description : Our client based near Boston is looking to recruit an experienced QC to work within their FMCG packhouse. You must have previous experience in the fresh produce industry.
To ensure all records and shelf life are up to date. To maintain quality per customer specification. To check scales on line daily. To prepare samples for customers and any other duties the Quality Assurance Manager may request.
To check all packaging and products on each line at the start of production, in accordance with the Company's quality control policy. Any abnormalities should be reported immediately to the Line Leader.
To check the label, to ensure that it is correct for the customer concerned. It's colour, sell-by date, clarity of information, country of origin, weight marking, bar code, supplier code, etc must all be correct, with the barcode clear and able to be scanned.
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.
To ensure that all quality control weighing equipment is checked in accordance with the weighing check procedure and entered accordingly in the weighing equipment check record.
To ensure that all QC equipment is maintained and used in the correct manner, and returned to the appropriate storage point at the close of shift.
Line leaders Job Ref : J4051 Location : Boston, Lincs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: ADMIN
Description : £8.40 per hour
We are currently looking to recruit an experienced Line Leader to work for our client, a FMCG based close to Boston.
The ideal candidate must have previous experience of leading a team for at least 6 months, have strong communication skills and previous experience of working in food manufacturing.
The duties for the role are as follows:
• Ensure all KPI's are met • Training new staff • Work to strict deadlines • Strong supervisory skills
Description : Our client is a large and expanding business with exciting expansion plans in South Lincolnshire. As a result of these plans they are looking to expand their maintenance team and develop a new state of the art facility in the Spalding area. These roles report to the maintenance Co-ordinator and this is a multi-disciplined role so electrical qualifications would be a distinct advantage. The role is day based but there will be a need to be on a call out rota, to attend any critical issues, the rota is shared between the whole team.
• The Maintenance Fitter is a key member of the maintenance organisation in sustaining and the continuing development of all production and support processes • Will have a key role in daily production operations, implementing reactive, preventative and process development maintenance tasks. • Candidates should be familiar with mechanical systems, low-voltage controls, pneumatic and hydraulic systems, and any knowledge of horticultural operations would be an advantage. • The successful candidate must possess good interpersonal and team skills, candidates must be capable of effectively identifying and proactively resolving technical issues by direct intervention and correction. Also have the ability to think analytically and innovate to achieve goals. • Possess leadership qualities, initiative, drive, motivation and a capacity and willingness to learn about new systems and technologies. • Identify continuous improvement initiatives.
As a Maintenance fitter, your daily duties will include:
• Day to day reactive maintenance to ensure the smooth running of production • PPM schedules • HSE improvement idea implementation • Projects both short and long term • Managing on site sub-contractors. • Fabrication work – welding experiences an advantage.
To be a successful Maintenance fitter, you will have the following skills and experiences:
• 18th Edition ideally • Previous experience of Mig welding. • Experience in the food manufacturing, fresh produce, horticultural, or general manufacturing industry would be beneficial but is not essential.
Description : Our client in Spalding is looking for an experienced Transport Operator to join their team on a long term temporary contract.
Hours: 07:00 - 17:00 Days of work: Monday to Friday
Responsible for the daily planning of Company and/or third party resources. Effectively managing vehicle utilisation and ensuring drivers are given clear and precise instructions.
Ensuring that all service levels are met cost effectively and within the constraints of drivers hours and H & S regulations.
Ensuring that all elements of the job are effectively communicated to drivers and sub-contractors. To plan the effective utilisation of drivers, vehicles, sub-contractors and agencies ensuring that all Company sites are fully considered when doing so. Ensure that all drivers are working within a safe environment and follow driver hours regulations. Liaising with retail department teams to optimise fleet/driver utilisation, identifying and resolving problems affecting delivery on time. Conducting investigations into accidents or issues of driver performance and raising with Team Leaders and HR to ensure they are dealt with efficiently and consistently. To ensure all vehicle and trailer services are completed on time