IT & Logistics

IT - KAG Recruitment Consultancy

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IT vacancies

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.

Graduate Project Manager

We have an amazing opportunity available for a Graduate Project Manager to join a market leading Manufacturing organisation on a fantastic 2-year Graduate Programme which leads to a permanent position.
Role: Graduate Project Manager

Salary: 26,000 rising to 28,000 at Year 2 of the Graduate Programme

Location: Birmingham – with flexibility to travel

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 travel and time away from home throughout the programme from a rotational learning perspective and the delivery of IT support and projects.
Key responsibilities

  • Facilitate the definition of project missions, goals, tasks and resource requirements.
  • Use defined methods to monitor project or area progress and provide corrective actions if necessary.
  • Assemble the project teams, ensuring resource is agreed, booked and coordinated with relevant line managers
  • Follow a defined, agreed upon project management methodology to provide an analytical and leadership resource to deliver projects within the agreed portfolio, including budget and resource management.
  • Working with various virtual implementation teams, both formal and informal, to ensure successful delivery and roll out at multiple UK sites. This will include production of training materials, standard operating procedures and data migration documents.
  • Proactively identify further opportunities within the project management framework for improvement
  • Define, document and agree processes that meet the agreed business goals and translate into operational processes within the relevant business systems
  • Assisting in the resolution of business issues through the effective use of technology
  • Working with various virtual implementation teams, both formal and informal, to ensure successful delivery and roll out at multiple UK sites.

The successful candidate will be educated to Degree level in an IT related discipline, you will be passionate about forging a career working within IT and have the ability to quickly extract relevant information from large and complex scenarios.

You will be a confident communicator with the ability to influence others and possess excellent attention to detail with an analytical 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

IT Manager

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an IT Manager to join our client based in Leeming Bar.  Our client is a leading Manufacturer who are keen to appoint an IT Manager to join their IT function. 

Job Title: IT Manager

Location: Leeming Bar

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 traceability 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.

1st Line IT Analyst

Job Title: 1st Line IT Analyst

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £21,000 – £25,000 DOE

Job Type: Permanent

Duties:

• Acting as the bridge between the business, partners, project teams and technology teams

▪ Deliver IT solutions and requirements in line with efficiency, availability and warranty demands of the business

▪ Responsible for the efficient operations of all IT services and providing the business with first line support

▪ Provision of second line support for all IT services at remote sites as part of a rota

▪ Assisting with the implementation and support of high quality IT services

▪ Identify service improvement opportunities with the end to end services around IT and suggest solutions to introduce said improvements

About you:

• Results driven, taking pride in achieving objectives
• Great attention to detail
• Able to work effectively to tight deadlines and targets
• Accomplished in organising and prioritising workload
• Able to cope well under pressure
• Looking for a challenging role in which they can develop personally and professionally in line with corporate objectives

The ideal candidate will have previous experience within a similar role and have knowledge of supporting servers and users within an Active Directory.

You will have a good understanding of IT Systems delivering solutions and be able to communicate at all levels with an excellent customer facing manner.

The ideal candidate will be educated to Degree level in an IT related discipline and hold qualifications in ITIL v3 and Prince2. You will be required to travel to other sites within the business and occasional travel to suppliers will be required.

Applicants must have a driving license as there will be occasional travel to various sites.

Logistics - KAG Recruitment Consultancy

Logistics vacancies

Logistics Operations Clerk

We have an exciting new opportunity available for a Logistics Operations Clerk to join a Global Logistics solutions business based in Birmingham. 

Role: Logistics Operations Clerk

Salary: 18,000 – 26,000 DOE

Location: Birmingham

Duties Include:

Manage the movement of our clients’ goods in to the Country complying with all the laws of International Trade.

Manage documentation related to this function, both in compliance with Customs, but also enabling smooth movement of the goods.

Prepare and submit relevant administration in a timely and accurate manner, for example: shipping schedules, letters of credit, credit control paperwork, licences, declarations, packing, routing, transport and safety documentation

Negotiate contracts for sales/purchases and renew, review contracts as required to enable effective trading, operations and customer/supplier relations.

Carry out all financial aspects of the role, such as sales invoicing, passing purchases and accruing to the best possible accuracy.

The successful candidate will have previous experience in Customs Ocean Imports.  It would also be highly beneficial for you to have exposure to Air Services or have a keen interest in developing your knowledge within this field.

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.  In addition, the business in question uses BOXTOP and Sequoia so experience with this industry software would be advantageous.

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.

This opportunity would really suit an individual who is looking for a challenge and an opportunity to develop and grow within a business that gives their clients as full International service offering.

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.

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