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Cargo Services Operatives - Dover - Competitive

Job Summary

The post holder will be trained and competent to operate a range of plant and equipment. The duties of the position include cargo ship operations, landside operations and all mechanical handling equipment necessary to provide this service.

This position will require you to work flexible hours and you will also be required to work at short notice as and when needed.

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Key Duties

  • Operate the ships cranes in order to load and unload vessels (training will be given)

  • Be able to operate mechanical handling equipment

  • Carry our mooring operations when called upon

  • Ensure all safety issues are dealt with promptly

  • In the absence of the controller assist with dealing with any enquiries and bookings

  • Assisting when necessary in the training of new staff

  • To identify and manage risks, particularly those that effect safety

Skills and Qualifications

  • GCSE in Maths & English Grade C or above or equivalent standard

  • Previous experience working with Harbour mobile cranes

  • Have manual handling experience

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Be able to work flexible hours

  • Experience working as a Signaller/Slinger

  • Knowledge of H&S Regulations

  • Be able to climb ladders and work at heights

  • Have a willingness to learn new skills

  • Be able to work on own without supervision

Benefits

  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days holiday

  • Generous contributory pension scheme

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

 

 

 

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Corporate Social Responsibility Officer - Dover - Competitive

Job Summary

To audit, monitor and provide an overview and advice on all aspects of the organisations Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities. To coordinate, develop and promote the organisations liaison and profile with external interested parties at local, regional, national, international and industry levels. To manage the organisation of certain statutory (and other) corporate events.

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Key Duties

  • Coordinate the Corporate Social Responsibility activity. Set up and chair departmental and community CSR working groups. Manage the recording, targets and promotion of all related CSR activities (including those of the wider Port community) and identify opportunities for the CSR agenda which will benefit the company and society locally, nationally and/or internationally.

  • Administer the regular formal stakeholder consultative meetings.

  • Organise and manage all aspects of corporate events (including but not exclusively the Annual Consultative Meeting and ad hoc public events).

  • Assist with the production of corporate annual in liaison with the Corporate Communications Manager.

  • Gather feedback relating to external stakeholders - views, issues, meetings.

  • Join the out-of-hours duty roster for media support in the event of an incident or emergency.

  • Organise and administer stakeholder visits to the organisation.

  • Be responsible for the operational administration of the department’s budget, ensuring that financial procedures are followed correctly and keeping Corporate Communications updated regarding departmental spend.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Degree or relevant experience

  • Experience in developing and implementing CSR strategies

  • Previous experience within stakeholder or event management

  • Excellent Knowledge of MS Office Packages

  • Full UK licence and use of own transport

Benefits

  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days holiday

  • Generous contributory pension scheme

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

 

 

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Service Contracts Manager - Dover - Competitive

Job Summary

To work as a driving force within the team providing first class procurement and delivery to the organisation, focussing principally on the administration of the commercial service contracts. The post holder will be an integral part of the Contracts & Procurement Dept management and be expected to contribute to on-going continuous improvement initiatives.

 

The post holder will contribute to the strategic and operational development of the organisations contract processing activities and will work with closely with various other departments. A fundamental part of the role will be the reprocurement and tendering of existing and new service contracts.

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Key Duties

  • To contribute to the assessment and recommendation of tendering and procurement options and the development of the management techniques and terms and conditions to suit.

  • To lead in the drafting and managing of tendering processes and documentation associated with procuring new contracts, drawing in input as required from relevant sections.

  • To act as the primary point of contact between the contractor and the organisation, coordinating communication to ensure that the contractual framework is observed.

  • To monitor compliance with contractual obligations by service providers and support internal stakeholders in managing issues arising from non-compliance.

  • To drive effective contractor performance.

  • To maintain, review and update Service Level Agreements with key suppliers as required.

  • To undertake Supplier and Contractor meetings and evaluations in conjunction with the Purchasing Manager – Supply Chain.

  • To develop a Service and Project Contract calendar which includes alert prompts at key milestones to ensure adequate time-frames are allowed for.

  • To assist the Head of Contracts & Procurement in achieving the departmental objectives.

  • To focus on the delivery of maximising value through contract arrangements.

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Educated to degree level or relevant qualifications

  • To demonstrate track record in managing service contract delivery

  • Contract Awareness, including NEC, JCT and ICE

  • Drafting of tender and contract documentation

  • Tendering and scope preparation

  • Experience of negotiating terms and conditions

 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days holiday

  • Generous contributory pension scheme

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

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Product Safety Administrator - Broadstairs - Kent - Competitive

Company Profile

A global leader in what they do, with worldwide distribution channels. Their headquartered are in Broadstairs, on a 4.5-hectare site incorporating high-tech manufacturing and research and development facilities.

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Position Expectations

The Product Safety department plays a key role in our continued success by ensuring that the business complies with all product safety legislation relating to the supply of chemical products. Whilst compliance is essential, the team also play a key role in helping to shape the legislative framework process to find workable business solutions, through representation.

The role involves the review, coordination and creation of technical data related to hazard assessment, preparation of hazard labelling and provision of product safety documentation.  Maintenance of product safety information systems including a customer Extranet site, co-ordination of product safety enquiries, meetings and other administrative duties.

You will be responsible for collating and submitting health, safety and environmental performance data to the parent company, working closely with internal functions and the Product Safety Advisors to demonstrate positive performance.

This role will allow you to develop your own personal expertise through the management of this information as you proactively seek opportunities to increase your knowledge and build relationships with internal and external customers, stakeholders and other interested parties. 

Candidate requirements

Ideally, you will be educated to A-Level standard and have an interest in health and safety.  Accuracy of information is paramount in this increasingly complex arena and you will be competent and confident using IT systems, ensuring data is updated and maintained in accordance with the relevant legislation.   

You will be able to manage your time effectively, with an organised approach and excellent communication skills.  Some experience of working in a technical data environment would be an advantage. 

Remuneration & Benefits

Competitive Basic Salary

Excellent holiday entitlement & benefits

The opportunity to work for an extremely reputable market leading organisation.

 

 

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Junior Risk Analyst - Dover - Kent - Very Competitve

Job Summary

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Junior Risk Analyst to join the Legal and Risk Department of a very large, extremely reputable employer. The purpose of this role is to support the development and promotion of an embedded risk management process across the organisation by risk management support, undertaking regular audits and challenging the status quo. The main emphasis of this post is to be a proactive advocate of risk management and highlight the strategic benefits of considering risk at every level of the business.

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Key Duties

  • Actively support in promoting risk management across all areas of the business.

  • Update of strategic scorecard for reporting to the Board.

  • Undertake regular audits and inspections to ensure that the risk management processes are being adopted, used and can be developed in light of developing knowledge.

  • Carry out a wide variety of practical and administrative duties in relation to risk management falling within the remit of a business risk coordinator.

  • Meet with all departments to review risk assessments

  • Full training will be given

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Good standard of education, including a minimum of Grade B (or equivalent) in GCSE English and Mathematics.

  • Experience of working in a similar role.

  • Analytical skills.

  • Proficient in Microsoft packages.

 

Benefits

  • Competitive salary

  • 25 days holiday

  • Generous contributory pension scheme

  • Discretionary bonus scheme

 

 

 

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Production Team Leader – 14:00 – 22:00 Shift - Ashford - Kent - Competitive

Company Profile

A market leading manufacturing organisation, operating across 100 countries worldwide. Through product innovation and operational excellence, they continue to expand and increase their market share worldwide.

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Position Expectations

To lead and manage a multi-skilled team in the production area, specifically carton and packaging operations. Meet the production schedule and production targets for customer satisfaction, quality, and cost in a safe working environment. To motivate, coach and develop the team to become a self-managing, self-sufficient unit.

Candidates must possess proven leadership experience within a production or manufacturing environment, a Pharmaceutical or Medical Device environment would be a distinct advantage. This is position covers the 14:00 – 22:00 shift so candidates must be able to commit to these working hours long term.

Key Areas of responsibility

  • Enable the team to equip themselves with the appropriate resources needed to meet their objectives
  • Agree individual performance targets for team members, review performance against target with team members
  • Ensure team is aware of and working towards the key performance indicators for the Business Unit
  • Develop system that enables team to track their teams performance
  • Provide advice, guidance and coaching to the team or individuals as required
  • Create an environment of continuous improvement, support and encourage individuals to participate in CI activities
  • Facilitate regular communication within the production area and with support functions
  • Keep Shift Manager and Operations Managers informed of progress via regular reports, presentations discussions etc.
  • Develop an effective network with support and service function teams
  • Work with peers to ensure a consistent application of ways of working are implemented effectively across the business unit
  • Responsible for Employee Relations issues within the team
  • Co-ordinate people management and development requirements with support from the Human Resources department.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements is understood by all team members and achieved
  • Responsible for health and safety awareness and compliance within shift team
  • Authorised user of all secondary manufacturing equipment
  • Ensure that all labelling and packing operations are performed efficiently
  • Complete documentation in the correct manner within the specified time
  • Perform all duties according to Standard Operation Procedures.
  • Report all faults, unusual occurrences and problems to the Production Team Manager
  • Liaise with the Production Team Manager any Continuous improvement ideas on the overall performance of the line
  • Any other reasonable duties as required by the Production Team Manager

Remuneration & Benefits

Very Competitive Basic Salary + a very competitive shift allowance

Excellent benefits package

Working hours: 14:00 – 22:00

The opportunity to really make a difference to a company that truly invests & values their employees

 

 

 

 

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Production Engineer - Based at either Stevenage, Hertfordshire or Chelmsford, Essex - Very Competitive

Company Profile

This company is a worldwide leader in what they develop, manufacture and supply, with a legacy that dates back to 1985. Listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”) and the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange (“AIM”) in the United Kingdom.

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Duties and Responsibilities

You shall be required to support the introduction of new products into manufacture. This shall include providing the necessary documentation to the production facility, identification and approval of piece-parts, components and suitable alternatives, and design and fabrication of any test equipment, jigs or fixtures required by production.

You will be required to offer technical support in order to establish and maintain production of existing models to the required standards. This shall include auditing the production process and finished goods, to ensure that standards are maintained, as well as the maintenance of production equipment, jigs and fixtures, and ensuring that test equipment is in a valid state of calibration.

You shall be expected to identify and implement improvements to the production process and test procedures, with views both to cost reduction and improving product quality.

You will be expected to administer training in the assembly of new products, use of test equipment and fixtures, and the understanding and interpretation of documentation. Creating documentation to completely describe manufacturing, assembly and test procedures is another essential part of the role.

Essential Skills & Knowledge

  • ATE programming using Labview – The ability to automate test for a manufacturing environment.

  • Volume Manufacturing Experience in a production support role

  • Experience of New Product introduction/Project Management/Continuous Improvement

  • The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, and be capable of liaising effectively with company directors, customers, suppliers and sub-contract manufacturers, both in the UK and overseas.

Desirable Skills & Knowledge

You will be computer literate, with RF experience, particularly relating to RF test techniques, equipment, jigs and fixtures.

The successful candidate should have attained a minimum of HND or equivalent in Electronic Engineering, Production Engineering, or a related discipline.

Remuneration & Benefits

Very Competitive Basic Salary

Excellent benefits package

Flexible working hours

The opportunity to work for a world leading organisation in what they do

 

 

 

 

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Site Installer – Kitchen Fitter - Canterbury - Competitive

This very reputable company that offers professional retail installations staffing solutions. They provide storage and outfitting of specialist retail equipment such as refrigeration cabinets, server counters and food preparation areas. They pride themselves on being responsive offering quick turnarounds as well as a quality installation. Their cost-effective shop fitting solutions also ensure a quality team, backed by experience, the necessary skills and industry accreditations.

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Position Expectations

To deliver quality installation solutions to their clients in a professional and effective manner. Candidates must be able to drive and be over the age of 25 due to insurance reasons. Possess a good understanding of basic plumbing, carpentry, metal and electrical works and previous experience of working in installation. Commercial kitchen fitting experience would be a distinct advantage along with experience of working with Corian worktops.

Candidates must also possess very good customer service and communication skills and very willing to undertake personal development as a lot of training will be provided. Due to the nature of the industry candidates must be flexible regarding working hours and willing to travel as the working week will include Sundays, nights and potentially staying away from home.

Key Areas of responsibility

  • To deliver the client installation requirements within procedures and quality expectations.

  • To resolve issues in a pragmatic, professional and experienced manner, so as to be able to explain your decisions and actions as and when challenged.

  • To provide clear internal communications to supervisor, to include communications on project progress, existing issues, potential issues, suggested ideas of improvement etc. This will take the form of daily feedback opportunities and team meetings.

  • To ensure all work is carried out within the working methods for Health and Safety compliance

  • To work efficiently and cost effectively in every aspect in recognition of business performance.

  • To develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, suppliers and clients.

  • To receive line management feedback as agreed with the Line Manager.

  • To maintain high standards of professional integrity and respect for others in all dealings with clients, colleagues, suppliers, other professionals and members of the public.

  • To develop and maintain appropriate boundaries of confidentiality between clients and other organisations.

  • To act in accordance with current and future policies, procedures, guidelines (Staff Handbook) and relevant codes of practice, aiming to ensure the highest possible standards of service provision.

  • To develop and maintain the range of skills appropriate to the post and to keep up-to-date with latest techniques and technologies.

  • To ensure continuous self-development, both professionally and personally, through training, supervision and other appropriate means.

  • To attend appropriate professional training courses/conferences/meetings, by agreement with the Line Manager.

Remuneration & Benefits

Very Competitive Basic Salary

Use of company vehicles + fuel card

Financially rewarded for working weekends

The opportunity to really make a difference to a company that truly invests & values their employees and rewards commitment.

 

 

 

 

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Site Installer – Welding Experience - Canterbury - Competitive

This very reputable company that offers professional retail installations staffing solutions. They provide storage and outfitting of specialist retail equipment such as refrigeration cabinets, server counters and food preparation areas. They pride themselves on being responsive offering quick turnarounds as well as a quality installation. Their cost-effective shop fitting solutions also ensure a quality team, backed by experience, the necessary skills and industry accreditations.

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Position Expectations

To deliver quality installation solutions to their clients in a professional and effective manner. Candidates must be able to drive and be over the age of 25 due to insurance reasons. Possess a good understanding of basic plumbing, carpentry, metal and electrical works and previous experience of working in installation. Experience of TIG welding, working with stainless steel and metal polishing would also be a distinct advantage.

Candidates must also possess very good customer service and communication skills and very willing to undertake personal development as a lot of training will be provided. Due to the nature of the industry candidates must be flexible regarding working hours and willing to travel as the working week will include Sundays, nights and potentially staying away from home.

Key Areas of responsibility

  • To deliver the client installation requirements within procedures and quality expectations.

  • To resolve issues in a pragmatic, professional and experienced manner, so as to be able to explain your decisions and actions as and when challenged.

  • To provide clear internal communications to supervisor, to include communications on project progress, existing issues, potential issues, suggested ideas of improvement etc. This will take the form of daily feedback opportunities and team meetings.

  • To ensure all work is carried out within the working methods for Health and Safety compliance

  • To work efficiently and cost effectively in every aspect in recognition of business performance.

  • To develop and maintain effective working relationships with colleagues, suppliers and clients.

  • To receive line management feedback as agreed with the Line Manager.

  • To maintain high standards of professional integrity and respect for others in all dealings with clients, colleagues, suppliers, other professionals and members of the public.

  • To develop and maintain appropriate boundaries of confidentiality between clients and other organisations.

  • To act in accordance with current and future policies, procedures, guidelines (Staff Handbook) and relevant codes of practice, aiming to ensure the highest possible standards of service provision.

  • To develop and maintain the range of skills appropriate to the post and to keep up-to-date with latest techniques and technologies.

  • To ensure continuous self-development, both professionally and personally, through training, supervision and other appropriate means.

  • To attend appropriate professional training courses/conferences/meetings, by agreement with the Line Manager.

Remuneration & Benefits

Very Competitive Basic Salary

Use of company vehicles + fuel card

Financially rewarded for working weekends

The opportunity to really make a difference to a company that truly invests & values their employees and rewards commitment.

 

 

 

 

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Secretary – Tax & Estate Planning - Canterbury - Competitive

One of the largest legal practices in the county, offering a wide range of services specifically for businesses together with legal support for individuals.  With over 230 years of history they have some very long-standing clients and great heritage in Kent.

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Position Expectations

To work as part of the tax and estate planning team providing secretarial and administrative support to the fee earners within the department. To ensure work is completed in an efficient and timely manner within the parameters of ISO 9001 standards. To promote the professional image of the firm at all times.

Ideal candidates must possess legal secretarial experience. Up-to-date knowledge of wills, probate and inheritance tax planning would be a distinct advantage as well as secretary experience with a tax and estate planning environment. They must also possess excellent communication, organisational skills and an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Key Duties

  • To prepare correspondence and documents through audio-typing (BigHand) and word processing.

  • To make appointments, arrange meetings and maintain up-to-date diary for fee earners.

  • To deal whenever possible with routine client enquiries and communications.

  • To administer filing which will include daily filing and the opening, closing, storage and retrieval of client files within the parameters of policy and procedures.

  • To prepare mail and enclosures.

  • To prepare documents/reports as required by the fee earners.

  • To attend clients both in person and on the telephone and to provide such support in a professional and friendly manner in keeping with the firm’s standards for client care.

  • To provide support to other secretaries as required.

  • To ensure the confidentiality of all the firm’s client’s documentation and information.

  • To attend and contribute to departmental meetings.

  • To undertake any other reasonable tasks to assist the department, as requested by the practice head.

  • Reception cover from time to time.

     

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Skilled Mechanical Fitter – No Shift Work - Broadstairs - Competitive

A global leader in what they do, with world wide distribution channels. Their headquartered are in Broadstairs, on a 4.5-hectare site incorporating high-tech manufacturing and research and development facilities.

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Position Expectations

The Engineering Department is responsible for maintaining all aspects of the Broadstairs Site.  The team activities are split between planned preventative and reactive breakdown maintenance together with project work, including installation of new equipment. As part of this team this role is responsible for all Planned Preventative Maintenance, Fault Finding and Reactive Breakdowns together with installation of equipment and project work as assigned.

You will plan maintenance tasks and prioritise in conjunction with the Team Leader, focusing on reduction of plant downtime, continuous improvement initiatives and KPI’s to ensure the safe and efficient operation of the plant.

Candidate requirements

You must be from an Industrial/Manufacturing background possessing experience of working within a plant environment on large capacity machines and hydraulic/pneumatic systems. 

You will be an apprentice trained fitter, with industrial plant experience. Possessing the ability to work to tight deadlines, you will have the ability to adapt and respond quickly with ever changing priorities.  Compliance with health, safety, quality and environmental standards is essential as you ensure you deliver results and meet expectations.

You must be comfortable working in confined spaces and at heights.  Fork lift truck and mobile elevated work platform experience would be beneficial, however full in-house training will be given.  

 

Remuneration & Benefits

Competitive Basic Salary

Excellent holiday entitlement & benefits

Working hours: 7:00 – 15:00

The opportunity to work for an extremely reputable market leading organisation.

 

 

 

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Multi Skilled Engineer - Ashford - Competive

A market leading manufacturing organisation, operating across 100 countries worldwide. Through product innovation and operational excellence, they continue to expand and increase their market share worldwide.

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Position Expectations

To provide high standard of maintenance throughout the Production areas, to include the preventative maintenance of machines and equipment; as well as responding to emergency machine breakdowns through the site. Candidates must be 17th edition qualified, possess a working knowledge of Mechanical, Hydraulics & Pneumatics. Be able to demonstrate sound decision-making skills, good communication skills and a current knowledge of relevant H&S legislation.

Key Areas of responsibility

  • Carry out Preventative Maintenance

  • Ensure all machines are safe and fit for purpose

  • Installations of new machines and equipment

  • Overhaul of all plant machines and facilities

  • Electrical Installations

  • Work with and install single phase/three phase electrical circuits

  • Actively promote safe working practices

  • Work with and Coordinate Contractors

  • Undertake repairs and servicing to the highest standard in accordance with work orders and pre-determined specifications

  • Fault finding, testing, and the removal or adjustments of existing fittings, fixtures and parts

  • Effective Communication – Keeping Management and relevant departments aware and seeking advice and assistance when required

  • To contribute to company objectives and values

  • To assist with the continual improvement of the business, looking for the improvement to the service and for effective good practice within this role

  • To adhere to all company procedures, systems and practices

  • To attend training and continuous development opportunities as required

     

Remuneration & Benefits

Very Competitive Basic Salary + an excellent shift premium

Excellent benefits package

Working hours – Monday to Friday on a rotating shift pattern 06:00-14:00/14:00-22:00

The opportunity to really make a difference to a company that truly invests & values their employees

 

 

 

 

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Maintenance & Facilities Engineer - Ashford - Competitive

A market leading manufacturing organisation, operating across 100 countries worldwide. Through product innovation and operational excellence, they continue to expand and increase their market share worldwide.

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Position Expectations

To provide maintenance and facilities engineering support services to the Ashford sites. The engineer will operate across all the Ashford sites supporting an effective and efficient high standard of maintenance operations to ensure maximum productivity for a fast-paced multi-site manufacturing operation.

Candidates must be qualified to the latest edition of the BS 7671, 17th or 18th Edition, must hold and valid UK Driving Licence and possess previous maintenance and facilities engineering experience in a busy manufacturing environment. Experience in the pharmaceutical industry or in a regulated FMCG/High Speed Packaging industry would be a distinct advantage.

Key Areas of responsibility

  • Responsible for the coordination of maintenance and facilities tasks relating to various hard and soft services such as air conditioning, compressed air, chilled water, building maintenance, electrical systems, vending, pest control, cleaning, waste and to ensure that all planned and reactive aspects meet business and statutory requirements.

  • Complete various daily rounds and record status information on complex plant equipment.

  • Conduct a range of reactive and preventative facilities maintenance tasks to provide effective and timely repairs.

  • To assist with planned and preventative maintenance on complex plant equipment.

  • To carry out emergency repairs on facilities support services and building infrastructure.

  • Prioritise work requests based on current workload and standing Process or Product Priorities.

  • Identifying suitable suppliers and maintaining supply of the correct specification parts.

  • Ensure all stakeholders are informed with progress regarding defects and equipment downtime.

  • Ensure all contractors working practices are carried out to the company’s requirements.

  • Manage contractors in accordance with contractor control policy, issuing work permits as required.

  • Assist with H&S compliance and continued improvement across the Ashford sites to ensure all relevant legal, statutory and business standards are maintained and records are up to date.

  • Provide specialist knowledge and its practical application by way of engineering support for Project teams during new and existing project design phases and during equipment build, testing and commissioning.

  • To assist the department during audits and inspections.

  • To comply with all company policies, procedures, systems and practices.

  • Continuously update skills and knowledge of new technologies, ensuring that best practice is achieved.

  • To demonstrate our values: Dedicated, Inventive, Partners and Friendly.

  • To complete any other duties connected with the company’s business.

 

Remuneration & Benefits

Very Competitive Basic Salary

Excellent benefits package

Working hours: 08:30 – 16:30 Monday to Friday

The opportunity to really make a difference to a company that truly invests & values their employees

 

 

 

 

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Senior Software Engineer - Stevenage - Very Competitive

Company Profile

This company is a worldwide leader in what they develop, manufacture and supply, with a legacy that dates back to 1985. Listed on the Mainboard of the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Limited (“SGX-ST”) and the AIM Market of the London Stock Exchange (“AIM”) in the United Kingdom.

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Position Expectations

The role of the Senior Software Engineer is to participate in the development of an innovative video distribution system capable of delivering high quality and reliable video & audio streams to many mobile devices. The Senior Software Engineer shall be responsible for designing and creating Linux based software applications, at all levels of the software stack, that are capable of processing multimedia content from multiple sources and distributing it over IP networks. There is significant additional scope for the successful applicant to expand their skills and experience by participating in the development of other areas of the system including Apps for mobile devices, network optimisation and web applications. A highly motivated and candidate with a desire to create new things and a proven ability to overcome technical challenges is therefore sought. 

Key Areas of responsibility

  • Take technical responsibility for the complete product lifecycle.
  • Personally, contribute to the project; definition, partitioning & coding.
  • Communicate development issues and solutions.
  • Monitor working practices and tools, and suggest improvements.

 

Suitable applicants will possess the following skills and experience;

Software skills:

Required

  • Linux application and kernel development

  • Linux based build systems, package managers and distribution

  • Proficient with programming languages: C, C++, Python, Shell scripts

Beneficial

  • Familiarity with QT application framework

  • Experience with software licensing

  • Experience with programming languages: JavaScript, Html

Technical Knowledge:

Required

  • Protocols at all layers of TCP/IP stack

  • Multimedia container formats (MP4, MPEG-TS)

  • Multimedia streaming protocols (MPEG-DASH, HLS, RTP)

  • Multimedia frameworks and applications (FFmpeg, Gstreamer)

  • Broadcast TV standards (DVB, MPEG-TS) and operation

  • Expert level capabilities with Unix-like operating systems

Beneficial

  • Video codecs (MPEG2, H.264, HEVC) & Audio codecs (MP2, MP3, AAC, AC-3)

  • Security / encryption (content protection, conditional access & DRM)

  • 802.11 specifications

  • Network protocols (RESTful web services, SOAP, JSON)

Other skills:

Required

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Software Developer
  • College or University degree in Computer Science or a related discipline
  • Proven experience in developing system/software development projects in a structured environment
  • Experience using project management & issue tracking tools (e.g. Redmine, JIRA or similar)
  • Experience in various development approaches & methodologies (e.g. Agile and Waterfall)
  • Good testing skills. A systematic and detailed approach to problem solving.
  • Experience using version control systems

 

Remuneration & Benefits

Very Competitive Basic Salary

Excellent benefits package

Flexible working hours

The opportunity to work for a world leading organisation

 

 

 

 

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Microbiologist – Maternity Cover - Ashford - Competitive

A market leading manufacturing organisation, operating across 100 countries worldwide. Through product innovation and operational excellence, they continue to expand and increase their market share worldwide.

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Position Expectations

The primary purpose of this role is to perform Microbiological testing of In- Process, Water and Finished Product samples and to perform environmental monitoring. It will be necessary to work within the cleanroom facility. All work must be conducted to the company’s specifications, meeting statutory, regulatory and customer requirements, within the Good Control Laboratory Practice (GCLP) framework and working to the company SOPs.

 

Candidates must be degree educated preferably in microbiology, possess experience of GMP and aseptic techniques. Have excellent attention to detail and experience in microbiology identification.

 

Key Areas of responsibility

  • Growth, Counting and Identification of Microorganisms
  • Bioburden testing of In-Process, Water and Raw Material Samples
  • Sterility testing
  • Microbiological media quality control
  • Processing of Biological Indicators
  • Environmental Monitoring of Cleanrooms for both viable and non-viable particulates
  • Challenge testing
  • Reading of Media Fills
  • Training cleanroom operatives in aseptic techniques
  • Participation in OOS investigations
  • Recording all results as per cGMP standards
  • General upkeep of the laboratory, including cleaning, waste disposal, stock control etc.
  • Carrying out any other reasonable duties as requested by the Quality Control Manager.

Remuneration & Benefits

Very Competitive Basic Salary

Excellent benefits package

Working hours: 08:30 – 16:30 Monday to Friday

The opportunity to really make a difference to a company that truly invests & values their employees

 

 

 

 

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Manufacturing Assistant - Ashford - Kent - Very Competitive

A market leading manufacturing organisation, operating across 100 countries worldwide. Through product innovation and operational excellence, they continue to expand and increase their market share worldwide.

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Position Expectations

The Manufacturing Assistants role is to bring support to the Manufacturing department in all procedures involved in the manufacturing process and to provide a service to the sterile filling operation.

 

Candidates must possess excellent communication skills and attention to detail. Experience of working within a manufacturing environment and a working knowledge of GMP would be a distinct advantage and a good understanding of SOP’s (standard operating procedures) is essential. This position is working on a 14:00 – 22:00 shift, therefore candidates must be able to continually commit to these working hours.

 

Key Areas of responsibility

  • To be responsible for the transfer of primary packaging components from manufacturing rooms to sterile filling areas.
  • Operate and maintain steam auto-claves, keeping records of completed loads.
  • Packages and wraps equipment and supplies in accordance with sterile procedure
  • Cleaning equipment to prepare for sterilisation
  • Examining equipment to detect disrepair
  • To maintain the manufacturing areas in a safe, clean and tidy state.
  • To carry-out weekly calibration checks on manufacturing equipment.
  • To follow current GMP standards within the manufacturing areas.
  • Perform all procedures according to current SOPs to the level required by cGMP and company quality standards.
  • Report all faults, problems and unusual occurrences immediately to the Manufacturing Supervisor.
  • Liaise with the Manufacturing Supervisor any ideas, suggestions or criticisms of manufacturing processes.
  • Any other reasonable duties as requested by the Manufacturing Supervisor.
  • To assist in batch Manufacture of solutions
  • Check supplies to ensure they have not expired

Remuneration & Benefits

Very Competitive Basic Salary

Excellent benefits package

Working hours: 14:00 – 22:00 Monday to Friday

The opportunity to really make a difference to a company that truly invests & values their employees

 

 

Reference: JO474

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Junior Laboratory Technician - Broadstairs - Kent - Competitive

Company Profile

Known as the largest photographic and imaging company in the world that has been established for over 80 years.

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Position Expectations

To support chemists with technical requirements in a manufacturing environment. Candidates must possess a real passion for Chemistry & Science, this position would be ideal for someone wanting to pursue a rewarding career in this field with an extremely reputable employer.

Candidate requirements

  • Must possess a minimum of GCSE Maths, English & Science

  • An A level in Science/Chemistry would be a distinct advantage

  • Be enthusiastic, dynamic and be practical minded

  • Possess excellent attention to detail and be willing to learn

  • Laboratory experience would be a distinct advantage, although full training will be given.

 

Remuneration & Benefits

Competitive Basic Salary

Excellent holiday entitlement and benefits

Working hours: 8:30 – 17:00 Monday to Friday

The opportunity to work for an extremely reputable market leading organisation.

 

 

Reference: JO469

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Bathroom Sales Designer - Broadstairs - Kent - Competitive

Established in 1948, a lovely family run business specialising in the sales and design of luxury kitchens and bathrooms.

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Position Expectations

To be a part of a small expanding team, responsible for the designing of very high-end bathrooms for many varying clients. Additional to the designing of bathrooms you will also be responsible for account management and sales. From taking the initial brief to working with the client throughout the design process to installation and ensuring complete client satisfaction at all times. Candidates must be able to drive as you will be required to travel to the client’s premises and possess a in depth working knowledge of CAD based computer software. You must also possess good time management and organisational skills as well as excellent communication and listening skills. Bathroom design experience is preferred but not essential, candidates with other design experience will also be considered.

Key Duties

  • Completing on site surveys and measurements, including identifying and potential installation or design problems.

  • Liaise with the installations team to conduct 2nd survey and pricing

  • Design bathrooms using relevant computer software and information gathered from the survey and converting this into sales.

  • Establish excellent client relationships, to ensure sales are achieved and to encourage repeat business

  • Meet with supplier representatives and establish good working relationships with them

  • Assist with the company’s marketing strategy to improve brand awareness through various channels, including social media.

  • Promptly responding to incoming telephone, email and walk-in enquiries in a professional, positive and efficient manner.

Remuneration & Benefits

Very competitive salary + Bonus subject to performance  

40 hours per week

24 days’ holiday + Bank Holiday

The opportunity to work with a friendly, fun, customer focused & expanding company.

Reference: JO433

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Photocopier Engineer – Flexible Working Hours - Thanet- Kent - Competitive

Company Profile

A service driven company with 100 years combined experience. They pride themselves on honesty, customer focus and communication and offer their clients a very cost-effective, extremely reliable solution.

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Position Expectations

To service, repair and maintain photocopiers on client’s premises, predominantly in East Kent. The working hours of this position is very flexible as the Engineer will be called upon as required, therefore this would suit someone who has very technical mind and wants extra income. Photocopier Engineering experience would be beneficial but is not essential as training will be provided. Although the hours of work are flexible to start with as the business continues to expand this role also has the scope to expand and develop.

Key Duties

  • To service, repair and maintain photocopiers & printers

  • Ensure all visits are completed in accordance with company procedures and within service level agreements

  • Advise on potential upgrades (if applicable)

  • Maintain records and paperwork as directed by management

  • Providing exceptional customer service at all time

  • Attend training sessions to keep skill sets updated

Reference: JO426

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Project Workers – Bank Workers - Broadstairs - Very Competitive

Trapeze Recruitment is delighted to be working in partnership with Fairport Care Services ltd.

Fairport Care Services are looking for emotionally resilient, resourceful and experienced staff to join their team of bank workers within their bespoke residential children’s home.

Their reputation for consistently good therapeutic residential childcare has resulted in an invitation to contribute to the Parliamentary review on best practice with this very vulnerable but rewarding group of young people.

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Fairport Care Services are particularly interested in recruiting bank workers who:

  • Have extensive professional experience of working in a residential childcare environment

  • Have the ability to act as a sound and mature role model

  • Are able to use initiative and creativity when following instruction

  • Genuinely like, have respect for and a compassionate attitude towards young people within the care system

  • Have extensive experience of working in a residential childcare setting which enables you to quickly support the statement of purpose and child centered task of our home

  • Hold a clean full UK driving license

Fairport Care Services would welcome your application to join their team of compassionate, committed and valued staff.

Project Workers Bank, £10.20- £12.00 basic pay per hour (exclusive of pro-rated holiday pay) dependent on qualifications and experience

Senior Residential Project workers Bank, £ 12.10- 14.00 basic pay per hour dependent on experience and qualifications

Sleep in duties paid at £7.50 basic pay per hour (exclusive of pro-rated holiday pay)

Benefits

•              Supportive and caring work environment

•              £7.50 an hour for sleep-in duties

•              Competitive basic hourly rate

Reference: JO341/B

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Project Worker – Child Care - Broadstairs - Kent - Very Competitive

Trapeze Recruitment is delighted to be working in partnership with Fairport Care Services ltd.

Who are looking for emotionally resilient, resourceful and experienced staff to work within our bespoke residential children’s home.

Their reputation for consistently good therapeutic residential childcare has resulted in an invitation to contribute to the Parliamentary review on best practice with this very vulnerable but rewarding group of young people.

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They are particularly interested in recruiting individuals who have relevant life and or professional experience which would equip them to support adolescents with complex family backgrounds, help them develop greater resilience and be better equipped for a more hopeful future.

  • If you are interested in working with challenging but vulnerable adolescents and their families

  • Have interests and hobbies that you can bring to work

  • Have a sense of humour and enjoy fun

  • Enjoy hard work, personal inquiry and job satisfaction

  • Are over 21 years of age, have a valid and clean UK driving licence

    Then they would welcome your application to join our team of compassionate, committed and valued staff.

They are looking for project and senior project workers to join their team!

Senior Residential Project Workers £22,687.60-£26187.60 rising to £22,810- £26,310 from 1.04.17(incl. contractual sleep-in duties)

Overtime rate £12.70 per hour 

Sleep in duties paid at £61.20 rising to from 1.04.17

Residential Project workers Unqualified £18,437.60-£19,437.60 rising to £18,746.40- £19,060.00 from 1.04.17 (incl. contractual sleep-in duties) overtime rate £10.50 per hour

Qualified

£19,437.60-£22,437.60 rising to£19,560- £22,560 from 1.04.17 (incl. contractual sleep-in duties) overtime rate £12.70 per hour

Benefits

•              Supportive and caring work environment

•              Living wage hourly rate for sleep-in hours

•              Competitive Salary

•              Competitive overtime rates

•              Flexible rota

•              Contributory Pension Scheme

•              22 -32 days holiday per year in addition to statutory bank holidays.       

•              Career Progression Opportunities

•              In house Diploma 3&5 Programme available after probationary period

•              Opportunities for Post graduate, Master’s and post mandatory Professional qualifications subject to length of service

 

Reference: JO341

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Business Administrator - Whitstable, Kent - Competitve

Company Profile

A progressive, forward thinking and extremely reputable company that provides invaluable services to a diverse mix of businesses and industries. The services they provide ensure their clients can focus on the core business activities.

 

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Position Expectations

To undertake various administration duties and out-bound sales activity assigned by their manager. Providing an efficient, reliable service ensuring all calls and administration tasks are completed to the highest standard. Candidates must have previous administration and sales experience, have excellent written and verbal communication skills, great attention to detail and be proficient with all Microsoft Office products.

Key Duties

  • Answer calls and handle them in a polite and efficient manner following instructions displayed on the screen

  • Make out-bound sales calls, focusing on both warm and cold prospects

  • To be self-motivated and driven to achieve personal and company targets

  • Complete all tasks to a high standard within the agreed time frame

  • Develop and maintains relationships with clients, fulfilling all their requirements to a very high standard

  • Log all client activity

  • Manage, organise and updates relevant client data using database applications

  • Escalates any client issues as they arise

  • Provides support and assistance to the Service Centre Support Manager/Group Assistant and other team members at all times

  • Attends meetings as required

Remuneration & Benefits

Competitive

40 hours per week

21 days’ holiday + Bank Holiday – This increases by 1 day a year for every year served

The opportunity to work with a friendly, fun & customer focused team.

Reference: JO304

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Medical Business Assistant - Whitstable - Kent - Competitive

Company Profile

A progressive, forward thinking and extremely reputable company that provides invaluable services to a diverse mix of businesses and industries. The services they provide ensure their clients can focus on their core business activities.

 

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Position Expectations

To undertake various administration duties assigned by their manager. Providing an efficient, reliable service ensuring all calls and administration tasks are completed to the highest standard. Candidates must have previous administration experience within a medical environment or excellent administration skills and an in-depth knowledge of the medical sector, which could have been gained through personal experiences or work experience that involved direct contact with the medical sector.

Key Duties

  • Answer calls and handle them in a polite and efficient manner following instructions displayed on the screen

  • Complete all tasks to a high standard within the agreed time frame

  • Develop and maintains relationships with clients, fulfilling all their requirements to a very high standard

  • Log all client activity

  • Manage, organise and updates relevant client data using database applications

  • Escalates any client issues as they arise

  • Provides support and assistance to the Service Centre Support Manager/Group Assistant and other team members at all times

  • Attends meetings as required

Remuneration & Benefits

Competitive

21 days’ holiday + Bank Holiday – This increases by 1 day a year for every year served

The opportunity to work with a friendly, fun & customer focused team.

Reference: JO234

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Heating Engineer - Whitstable - Kent - Very Competitive

Company Profile

A very reputable Heating and Plumbing organisation covering the South East, they have been established for over 20 years and pride themselves on honesty and trust.  Due to an increased workload, they are looking to increase their very skilled and committed workforce.

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Position Expectations

Candidates must be an experienced, qualified Heating Engineer, possessing excellent customer service skills as they will be dealing with the domestic market place. Qualifications must include CCN1, CPA1 and CENWAT. Candidates must also be able to drive and willing to cover the South East, however the majority of the work will be in East Kent.

Key Duties

To quote, install, inspect, repair, and service domestic heating appliances across the South East.

Remuneration & Benefits

Very Competitive Basic salary

Due to current workload overtime is available

Company Vehicle, Phone and uniform provided

 

 

Reference: JO208

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