IT & Logistics

IT - KAG Recruitment Consultancy

Welcome to our IT & Logistics Job Page featuring details of all live roles.

If you are interested in any of the opportunities and wish to discuss further please complete the submission form on the Contact page and advise of the vacancy that you wish to discuss further and we will come back to you.

IT vacancies

IT Graduate

We have an amazing opportunity for an IT Graduate to join a market leading Manufacturing organisation and start your career with this fantastic company on a 2 year Graduate Programme which leads to a permanent role.

Role: IT Graduate

Salary: £26,000

Location: Rotational Scheme (UK wide)

Purpose of the Role:

The company’s UK IT Team deliver all Information Technology services to the business, ensuring these services are secure, highly available, responsive and are delivered to a high level of quality. The team cover all aspects of IT from Service Desk, Support and Operations through to IT architectural design, software development, data services and project delivery. They follow industry leading methodologies such as Prince2, ITIL v3 and TOGAF and work hard to deliver the IT service that the business needs to be the best at what it does. The role requires extensive travel and time away from home throughout the programme from a rotational learning perspective and the delivery of IT support and projects.

Key responsibilities of this role include: 

Your ultimate goal will be to progress towards becoming a member of the IT team at one of the companies sites in the UK. From day one, you’ll get real responsibility and the opportunity to work alongside senior management teams. Your journey will take in everything from understanding service management processes, designing new IT services and delivering IT projects for the companies UK business. You will have opportunities to build your technical skills in servers, storage, end user computing, networks, security, software development and business intelligence.

By the end of the training programme you’ll be equipped to manage IT at a site or provide a level of technical expertise as part the central IT Team. Travel to a number of sites across the UK during the duration of your programme is essential for you to be able to understand the fundamentals of the role of an IT Manager and how you fit into the wider business.

The successful candidate will be educated to Degree level in an IT related discipline and be passionate about forging a career working within IT. You will have the ability to quickly extract relevant information from large and complex scenarios and appreciate how methodologies can support great customer service. You will be able to translate complex technical scenarios into solutions that the business understands.

You will be a strong communicator with the ability to influence others and recognise that IT is a service along with excellent attention to detail and be analytical in your approach.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic and vibrant team in an all-encompassing training programme!

You must hold a full UK driving licence

Graduate Software Developer

KAG Recruitment are seeking a Graduate Software Developer to join our client, a growing business who develops solutions for the construction industry and therefore an interest in construction and experience with programs such as AutoCAD and 3D modelling software would be highly advantageous.

Job Title: Graduate Software Developer

Location: West Midlands

Salary: 25,000 plus annual bonus

Purpose of the role:

As the successful candidate, you will work under your own initiative to deliver projects and development works in line with company targets and requirements. You will work within a group of companies providing solutions for the construction sector covering the UK, European and, to a lesser extent, global markets. You will be supported by the Company’s directors to learn about the technologies and solutions they use and also the wider industry they service. You will be expected to add value to the business by driving improvements.

Duties:

You will develop code to supplement the company’s growing range of applications.

Maintain existing applications & support existing applications.

Assist in administering the smooth running of the company’s contractual obligations.

Work with construction designers and engineers to develop solutions to complex problems.

You will be able to demonstrate sound understanding of basic programming concepts and be quick to learn and keen to get involved in every aspect of the company.

You will work well both independently and as part of a team and be confident in representing the company’s interests when meeting with clients and other parties involved in the develop process.

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level with a minimum 2.1 classification in an IT, Mechanical or Construction related discipline, you will also hold A-Level or equivalent at grades A-C in Maths, Science & IT.

You will ideally be conversant with MS Visual Studio, C#, .NET, MVC, SQL, JavaScript, HTML and CSS technologies and have experience or an interest in the construction industry.

You will be able to demonstrate sound understanding of basic programming concepts with the ability to take ownership of your work and ensure that deadlines are met, working both indecently and as part of the wider team.

If you are looking to join an expanding exciting business where you will work closely with the senior management team, then please contact KAG Recruitment to discuss further.

IT Manager

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an IT Manager to join our client based in Yetminster, our client is a leading Manufacturer and they are keen to appoint an IT Manager to join their IT function. 

Job Title: IT Manager

Location: Yetminster

Salary: £Competitive

Job Type: Permanent 

Purpose of the role:

As the IT Manager you will support the site users of factory and office systems whilst ensuring the smooth running of all IT services within the site. You will contribute to the development of the local IT function with leadership and direction given by the Head Office support team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for maintaining the smooth running and operation of local IT Services and minimising production down time by use of preventative measures
Responsible for providing support of trace ability systems and for factory floor based bespoke applications where appropriate I.E computerised product labelling systems
Responsible for the day to day support of IT Services and ensure that the site has in place a secure and resilient infrastructure
Support all IT hardware, software, and production based systems within a very fast-paced and constantly changing environment
Management of Backup, Antivirus, Proxy, Monitoring and Patching
Contribute to developing and testing disaster recovery plans in line with business policy
Maintain a list of issues and ensure that they are managed and cleared in a timely manner using our internal management systems and processes
Commissioning of desktop and laptop hardware
Installing and testing operating systems and software applications as advised by the Birmingham Support Team
Communicate with Birmingham IT and other on-site department managers
Out of hours support

The successful candidate will have proven experience within an IT support background, database technologies; I.E MS SQL Server, be highly analytical with a technical skill and must be demonstrable through experience of introducing IT Services.

You will be proactive, dynamic, motivational, collaborative and able to deliver results in a constantly changing environment. A team player with ability to be self-sufficient, you will possess strong planning and organisational skills along with the ability to be adaptable/ flexible to changing business demands. Qualifications in ITIL are also preferred.

It is essential that you hold a full UK driving license with access to your own car.

Logistics - KAG Recruitment Consultancy

Logistics vacancies

Graduate International Import/Export Advisor

We have several Amazing new opportunities available for Graduate International Import/Export Advisors to join a market leading logistics business within the Midlands. 

Role: Graduate International Import/Export Advisor

Salary: Competitive

Location: Midlands

Purpose of the Role:

As the Graduate Import/Export Advisor you will be required to validate and/or complete customs export declarations for the business within a short time window to ensure the delivery of export transit times. Also validate and/or submit import customs declarations for parcels inbound from our Group customers to their UK receivers to maintain our import transit times. This will be achieved by communicating with all parties specified above to obtain any missing information or validation required so goods can progress correctly and compliantly.

Duties Include:

·        Ensure the completion of all customs declarations in a timely manner

·        Research and resolve customs enquiries

·        Be able to advise customers and internal account managers on international exporting and importing requirements

·        Contact customers and other members of the Group for additional customs information

·        Assist with the management of ETSF storage inventory

·        Assist with the management and coordination of customs inspections

·        Maintain record keeping to satisfy all HMRC and Border Force requirements and accommodate internal audits

·        Maintain compliance with all customs procedures

·        Assist in the completion of internal AEO and Customs compliance audits

The successful candidate will ideally be educated to degree level and possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

Experience within a Customs Import/Export or International trade or knowledge of ETSF/Customs Warehouses would be highly desirable but not essential.

You will be confident in using Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint and have a professional attitude along with a drive to identify and initiate change.

You will possess strong organisational skills with a keen eye for maintaining thorough records of actions taken and progress made and be an assertive and confident communicator to all levels with excellent time management skills.

Graduate Import Coordinator

We have an exciting new opportunity available for a Graduate Import Coordinator to join a Global Logistics solutions business based in Birmingham. 

Role: Graduate Import Coordinator

Salary: £18,000 – £20,000

Location: Birmingham

Purpose of the Role:

As the Graduate Import Coordinator you will be required to effectively carry out all aspects of the operational role within the business whilst working alongside the senior Management team to develop your knowledge on all Operational, Compliance and Customer solutions.

Duties Include:

  • Arranging air and sea imports from origin.
  • Liaison with clients, overseas agents and suppliers.
  • Learning Customs Entries for air and sea.
  • Learning how to use internal Operational and Customs software packages.
  • Arranging delivery to final addresses.
  • Working closely with experienced team members to develop your skills and the        departments services.
  • Compiling quotations to both new and existing clients on a short- and long-term basis.
  • Developing new business users and identifying suitable service offerings.
  • Assisting with all aspects of finance, costings and invoicing to clients.

The successful candidate will ideally be educated to degree level and possess strong analytical and problem-solving skills.

You will be confident in using Excel, MS Word and PowerPoint and have a professional attitude along with a drive to identify and initiate change.

You will possess strong organisational skills with a keen eye for maintaining thorough records of actions taken and progress made and be an assertive and confident communicator to all levels with excellent time management skills.

Graduate Insight Analyst

Role: Graduate Insight Analyst
Salary: 22,000
Location: West Midlands

Purpose of the Role:

As the Graduate Insight Analyst you will be working centrally within the business, your role will work directly with Senior Managers in order to produce insightful reports of exceptional quality to tight deadlines which will drive improvements within the business and form part of their key business decisions.

You will work with vast amounts of data within the business, this will utilise your advanced Excel and problem solving skills to answer key questions, pulling out relevant information and presenting in a clear and concise manner.

Duties include:
• Strategic Pricing for Major Prospective Customers
• Compilation & interrogation of key KPIs for senior managers
• Review profitability of major existing customers
• Bespoke performance reporting for key customers
• Producing MI to support change projects and conduct impact analysis

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level with a minimum 2.1 classification in a numerical related degree and will ideally have experience of working within a similar environment.

You will be confident in using Excel and able to present detailed findings to senior management.
You will be a confident communicator and you must possess excellent problem solving skills along with the ability to work efficiently and to agreed timescales. If you enjoy working with data and you can engage with the content of your work with a ‘right first time’ mentality then this is the role for you.

International Commercial Coordinator

We have an amazing opportunity for an International Commercial
Coordinator to join a market leading logistics business within the West Midlands.

Role: International Commercial Coordinator

Salary: Competitive

Location: West Midlands

Purpose of the Role:

To provide support to the companies UK business in areas of International Operations and Commercial Insight. Instigate accurate and timely completion of weekly and monthly management reporting for International portfolio of services. Provide pro-active support to International Commercial Team Leader and stake holders with commercial and operational aspects of International

Main Duties:

You will provide on time analytical, commercial and decisions support to the International Commercial Team Leader  and other stake holders. Support the Commercial Team Leader in ensuring all department deadlines are met and weekly and monthly management reports are completed within agreed timelines and be able to resolve any price and weight queries on a timely basis.

Reporting key customers contribution figures with additional commercial insight, be able to monitor the weekly customer trends and give input to the forecast process and be Pro-active in resolving customer/supplier queries on a timely basis

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level ideally within a Finance/Numerical related discipline with a minimum 2.1 classification. You will be confident in using Excel and able to present detailed findings to senior management.

You will be a confident communicator and you must possess excellent problem solving skills along with the ability to work efficiently and to agreed timescales. If you enjoy working with data and you can engage with the content of your work with a ‘right first time’ mentality then this is the role for you.

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“I honestly cannot fault anything. Every step of the way, Kate was able to answer all my questions and guide me for preparation. I wish KAG could expand to outside the Midlands as I would recommend to all my friends then! Hopefully in the future you can!”