Engineering, IT, Manufacturing & Logistics

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Online Trading Assistant (Ebay/Amazon)

We have an amazing opportunity for an Online Trading Assistant (Ebay/Amazon) to join an award-winning business based in Telford.

Job Title: Online Trading Assistant (Ebay/Amazon)     Location: Telford     Salary: Competitive

Job Specification

Our client is looking for an Online Trading Assistant (Ebay/Amazon) to join their business and be fully responsible for managing and coordinating merchandising, marketing, reporting whilst achieving forecasted revenue growth targets in line with given margins.

Duties include:

  • Analysing Sales and forecasts to ensure correct stock levels are available
  • Maximise sales, whilst minimising overstocks and markdowns
  • Managing buffer levels to ring-fence key products
  • Use sales data and initiative to identify new products that can be sold
  • Creating new listings on marketplaces whilst continuing to improve current listings
  • Dealing with Amazon issues
  • Analyse competitor’s listings and pricing whilst monitoring and adjusting price changes on products for profit and sales against our competition
  • Weekly reporting to Marketing Manager

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level with previous experience working within marketplace activity (Preferred but not essential).

You will be analytically minded with the ability to make decisions confidently and have a passion for Digital Marketing.

You will be a confident communicator who possesses excellent attention to detail along with the ability to work efficiently and to agreed timescales.

If you want to join an award winning local business whilst developing your Digital Marketing skills then this is the role for you.

Engineering

Procurement & Production Coordinator

We have an exciting opportunity for a Procurement & Production Coordinator to join a leading Manufacturer based in Coventry

Role: Procurement & Production Coordinator

Salary: 17 – 19K

Location: Coventry

Duties include:

• Coordinate the purchasing of products

• Analysing the product usage against the delivery schedules

• Managing the purchasing expenditure against budgets

• Monitor the inventory value

• Pick and prepare the products according to customer requirements

• Working as part of a team to achieve our objectives

• Maintaining a good relationship with our suppliers

The successful candidate will ideally be educated to degree within a Business/Supply Chain related discipline.

You will be a confident communicator with exceptional attention to detail and possess excellent problem solving skills along with the ability to work efficiently and to agreed timescales.

Graduate Process Engineer

We have an amazing opportunity for a Graduate Process Engineer to join an industry leading Manufacturing company within the West Midlands. 

Role: Graduate Process Engineer

Salary: £25,000

Location: Birmingham

Purpose of the role:

To work within the Process Engineering team, to learn and challenge current processes, to help and support improvement projects throughout the business across all platforms. To implement changes using lean, 5s and Six Sigma methodology, using data and root cause analysis to drive improvements.

You will work on a variety of projects, facilitating and implementing throughout the business and help to maintain the required standards as set out by our client. This will include challenging the status quo and mind set of current processes and associates through all areas of the business along with modernising how the company currently works and gain efficiency.

The successful candidate will be educated to Degree level with a minimum 2.1 classification in an Engineering/Aerospace related discipline.

You will be a confident communicator who can work with colleagues on all levels and possess excellent problem solving skills along with the ability to work efficiently and to agreed timescales.

Structural/Façade Engineer

KAG Recruitment are seeking a Structural/Façade Engineer to join our client, a growing structural Design and Engineering consultancy business.

Job Title: Structural/Façade Engineer

Location: West Midlands

Salary: £27,000 – £33,000

Purpose of the role:

The role will be focused on delivering detailed structural design and calculations for a variety of building components and materials. These will vary from full structural steel frames to window frames and cladding support systems. 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 have input into the drafting process and liaise with external installers, designers, engineers and architects ensuring that the final design is fit for purpose – practical, buildable and cost-effective.

Duties:

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 have input into the drafting process and liaise with external installers, designers, engineers and architects ensuring that the final design is fit for purpose – practical, buildable and cost-effective. In addition you will be expected to add value to the business by driving design and process improvements. You will always be looking for more efficient ways of working and improving the company’s competitiveness within the market whilst adhering to all relevant regulations and maintaining design integrity. You will be involved in several different projects at any one time and will need to prioritise your workload in order to meet the company’s obligations. Commitment to delivery is essential.

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level with a minimum 2.1 classification in a Civil, Structural or Mechanical Engineering discipline, you will also have A-Level or equivalent at grades A-C in Maths and Physics.

You will be fully conversant with MS office and other common desktop packages and ideally have some experience with 2D and 3D CAD packages. Basic knowledge of VBA or other programming languages would also be of use. You will have previous working experience in or around the construction industry for a minimum of 18 months and ideally have experience in design of various structural materials – steel, aluminium, concrete, timber and masonry.

You will be able to demonstrate sound understanding of basic structural behaviour, quick to learn and keen to get involved in every aspect of the company business. 

You will a confident communicator and have the ability to represent the company’s interests when meeting with clients and other parties involved in the design process

IT

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 provides all Information Technology services within the business and ensures that IT Services are secure, highly available, perform to a high level and meet with the business quality requirements. We cover all aspects of IT from service desk, support and operations through to IT architectural design 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

Manufacturing

Compliance, Audit and Training Manager

We have an exciting opportunity available for a Compliance, Audit and Training Manager to join a leading Healthcare Recruiter with offices across the UK.

Role: Compliance, Audit & Training Manager

Salary: £26,000 – £32,000 plus quarterly bonus

Location: Birmingham

Purpose of the Role:

The role is to bring surety and confidence to the business that they are compliant in all areas.  You will be responsible for process improvement; which shall include but not be limited to the implementation of new technology and/or additional service providers.

You will ensure that the process is robust and effective whilst ensuring compliance with all applicable legislation and contractual obligations.

Duties include:

External Audits – Ensuring all files are 100% compliant, liaising with NHS frameworks to understand best practice and work with external auditors on spot-checks.

Internal Audit – Central Contracts Register, ensuring T&Cs are received with relevant rate cards. 

GDPR Management of implementation of GDPR alongside operational managers.

Compliance- Management of the day-to-day compliance process and a compliance team to targets and KPI – line management, promotion, performance management etc.  Manage monthly compliance commissions.   Ongoing continuous improvement and automation reviews.

Training – Work with Branches across the network to ensure best practice is achieved, manage mandatory training events.  Sourcing of training courses relevant to specialist nurses/mental health nurses, and management thereof.

Management Reporting – To prepare and review weekly / monthly reports

The successful candidate will have experience within a similar role and be able to demonstrate best practice. You will be Microsoft efficient with a good technical appreciation. 

You will be a confident communicator and Manager/Team Leader who possesses excellent problem solving skills along with the ability to work efficiently and to agreed timescales.

Estimator

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for an Estimator (Doorset) to join our client based in West Bromwich. Our client is an established Manufacturer and they are looking for a self-motivated Estimator to join their team and receive and interpret architectural drawings in terms of supplying standard or bespoke doors and/or doorsets to the industry.

Job Title: Estimator (Doorset)

Location: West Bromwich

Salary: £20,000 – £23,000

• Creating schedules from various architectural drawings

• Pricing schedules

• Check detail against fire/acoustic test evidence, structural opening sizes

• Liaising with customers

• Chasing work internally with the group

• Creating specifications for products 

• General administration 

Working as the Estimator you will transfer the information from the drawings into Excel spreadsheets, providing comprehensive pricing structures and delivery schedules to both internal and external customers. 

Duties include:

The successful candidate will have previous experience working with architectural drawings and will also have experience working within the joinery industry. It is essential that you are competent with MS Excel to an advanced level and you have good Maths skills at grade C or above. 

Candidates will have strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills and a logical mindset. 

Credit Controller

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Credit Controller to join our client based in West Bromwich. Our client is an established Manufacturer who is looking for a Credit Controller to join their existing team.

Job Title: Credit Controller

Location: West Bromwich

Salary: £19,000

Duties: 

Identify and resolve disputes by liaising with the relevant employees to resolve queries in a timely manner.

Allocation of payments received for outstanding debts for all of our internal companies.

Balancing all cash / cheques, ensuring that records are correct and up to date at all times.

Approving invoice discounts and / or credit notes when required.

Routinely checking customer accounts, ensuring that they are within their agreed credit limit

Statement reconciliations

The successful candidate will have previous experience within a similar role, you will be computer literate with experience of MS Excel along with a proven track record of substantially reducing debts.

You will possess excellent attention to detail and the ability to work within a fast moving environment

Sales Administrator

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Sales Administrator to join our client based in West Bromwich. Our client is an established Manufacturer who is looking for a Sales Administrator to join their existing team.

Job Title: Sales Administrator

Location: West Bromwich

Salary: £18,000 – £22,000 

Purpose of the role:

To liaise with Contracts Managers on various projects to ensure all materials are procured and secured according to strict deadlines and within budget. Role to include the full scheduling of all customer requirements. Follow through with the processing of each contracts manufacturing documentation. To effectively purchase material supply to maximise production, ensuring that materials are purchased at the best possible price. Role will be working extensively in Excel formulating codes and data inputting.

Duties include:

• Support Sales directly with the procurement of contracts materials.

• Recording & checking Purchase Order acknowledgements from suppliers.

• Liaising with suppliers to gain optimum supplier agreements.

• Record & maintain daily Purchase Order records, ensuring that receipt of all goods are documented.

• Define project requirements from customers.

• Communicate to internal and external customers should any problems arise affecting delivery schedules.

• Liaise with supply chain to ensure projected dates are fulfilled.

• Liaise with production on suppliers.

• Assist in the raising of manufacturing process documentation.

The successful candidate will previous experience within a similar role, have a good basic standard of education and be fully conversant in Excel with strong IT skills.

You must be self-disciplined with the ability to work to tight deadlines, be persuasive and self-motivated but happy to use your own initiative.

Email Marketing Manager

We have an amazing opportunity for an Email Marketing Manager to join an award-winning business based in Telford.

Job Title: Email Marketing Manager

Location: Telford

Salary: Competitive

Our client is looking for an Email Marketing Manager to join their business and be fully responsible for all email communication to their customers with the objective of increasing retention, satisfaction and revenue.

Duties include:

• Designing and building emails within our ESP platform

• Providing clear reporting, and more importantly actionable insights on future communication

• Identifying new opportunities for efficient growth in industry

• Implementation of trigger-based communication

• Supporting new product, brand and proposition launches through email, working closely with our buying teams

• Identify and implement changes to drive retention and revenue

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level ideally within a Marketing related discipline. You will be analytically minded with the ability to be able to present detailed findings to senior management.

You will have experience using Photoshop and Google Analytics

You will be a confident communicator who possesses excellent attention to detail along with the ability to work efficiently and to agreed timescales.

If you enjoy the buzz of creating a great market-leading business then this is the role for you.

Health & Safety/Compliance Manager

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for a Health & Safety/Compliance Manager to join our client based in West Bromwich.

Our client is an established Manufacturer who is looking for an experienced Health & Safety/Compliance Manager to join their expanding business.

Job Title: Health & Safety/ Compliance Manager

Location: West Bromwich

Salary: £14,000 – 2 Days Per Week

Purpose of The Role:

To be responsible for 10 sites across the UK, to promote, develop and establish a positive safety culture within the Group. You will also have responsibility for a H&S & Compliance Officer to ensure that they follow procedures, practices and record keeping within the group.

Duties include:

  • To coordinate, support and advise the business on all aspects with regards to Health & Safety and Compliance within the group.
  • To establish, manage and monitor standards, processes, communication, training and systems to ensure all responsibilities associated with H&S and Compliance within the group are adhered to.
  • To ensure that the business is up to date and working in line with new legislation, best industry practice, recommendations from HSE and Insurers and advise Directors / Managers on anything that could impact the business.
  • Maintain a safe workplace without risk to health.
  • Ensure the completion and regular review of risk assessments for all work equipment and operations.
  • Ensure that all accidents are documented, investigated and recommended improvements are implemented.
  • Coordinate the development of H&S and Compliance policies, systems of work and procedures.
  • Ensure that full and accurate H&S, Compliance and training records are maintained.
  • Maintain a full programme of documented inspections, audits and checks.
  • Liaise with Occupational Health, ensuring the business is fully compliant and regular testing is carried out (where required).
  • Formulate and maintain the division’s health and safety policies, arrangements and procedures.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous safety improvement within the Group and assist the Directors and Senior Management Team in their implementation.
  • Liaise with external bodies such as local authorities and specialist groups on health and safety issues.

The successful candidate will have at least 3 years relevant experience in a similar role within a Manufacturing environment.

You will be able to prioritise your workload and work to deadlines, you will have previous audit experience and be an experienced man manager along with the experience of working in a multi-site role.

You will hold a recognised Heath & Safety Qualification, NEBOSH/IOSH

Logistics

General Manager – Road Services


An amazing opportunity has arisen for an experienced General Manager (Road Services) to join a market leading International Logistics business within the Midlands. 

Role: General Manager – Road Services

Salary: Competitive Package

Location: Midlands

Purpose of the Role:

The General Manager will have responsibility for our International Road Services, Offshore and Compliance in order to deliver exceptional service to the customer. Lead and inspire the management team; International Service Delivery Manager – Road, Compliance Manager and Offshore Manager to achieve their business objectives and KPI’s whilst ensuring the business remains compliant with government regulations. Create operational solutions and deliver projects that grow the International business.

Duties Include:

Create innovative solutions and make recommendations to the Director of International Operations that improves the compliance, efficiency and service to the customer.

Identify and make recommendations to the Director of International Operations and management team of any risks to the continued growth of the International Operations Department and the services it provides.

Ensure the business is compliant with HMRC regulations in relation to the import and export operations and remedial action is taken where necessary.

Responsibility for the protection of our AEO status and Customs approvals by maintaining records, audits and supporting the international operation to adhere to AEO standards.

To deliver Road and Offshore services that exceed the expectations of our internal and external customers in both service and revenue to ensure customer retention.

Define goals for Road and Offshore services that support the Director of International Operations’ strategic vision and take the lead to implementing them through the management team.

Proactively instigate innovative solutions for new business that supports the growth and development of International accounts.

Represent the Director of International Operations in Group projects and initiatives to deliver operational excellence and compliance to drive our international services.

The successful candidate will have excellent man management skills and be able to lead and inspire the management team.  Have a strong operational background with extensive experience in dealing with Customs, Freight and AEO with a full understanding of export procedures and operational compliance.

You will have a natural passion for delivering results and meeting customers’ expectations with the ability to adapt and respond to change quickly, an entrepreneurial thinker who can formulate strategies and concepts in order to develop the future of the business. An ability to create and innovate, persuade and influence and analyse complex data is also highly desirable.

It is essential that you have an excellent understanding of HMRC regulations for International Import and Export

International Road Services Coordinator

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

Role: International Road Services Coordinator

Salary: Competitive

Location: Midlands

Purpose of the Role:

To deliver operational and service support, propose solutions and make recommendations to the International Management team. You will liaise with suppliers and partners, analyse service statistics and support the resolution of operational issues to drive service excellence

Duties Include

• Proactively identify and resolve service performance issues on Road Services ensuring actions are completed to improve overall service and customer experience

• Assist with the completion of Operations and Service presentations and reports for the International Management team as required in a timely manner

• Conduct trend analysis on receipt of any escalations relating to export non-compliance and submit a report of actions for resolution. Investigate customer and supplier queries or complaints relating to the International Road operation

• Monitor, record and report operational performance on a daily basis and escalate any non compliance in a timely manner to ensure service is maintained

• Provide weekly KPI updates to the International Road Services Manager.

• Support the International Management team in setting up new International accounts to ensure the successful operational implementation of new business 

• Undertake specific projects, working groups or other duties as required by the International management team in order to develop or enhance the international service offering 

• Supporting the International Operations Department by providing cross functional support for Offshore and Compliance teams as well as all products and services including Offshore and Compliance 

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level with a minimum 2.1 classification. 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 have strong organisational skills with a keen eye for maintaining thorough records of actions taken and progress made. 

You will be an assertive and confident communicator to all levels with excellent time management skills

Graduate Network Insight Analyst

We have an amazing opportunity for a Graduate Network Insight Analyst to join a market leading logistics business on a 2 year Graduate Programme

Role: Graduate Network Insight Analyst

Salary: £24,000 & London Weighting Allowance

Location: Dartford

Purpose of the Role:

We are seeking a resilient, dynamic and enthusiastic candidate who can demonstrate excellent qualities to be able to take our business forward.

You will develop the necessary skills and knowledge to be considered for the role of Network Insight Analyst, upon completion of the development programme.

During this time the successful candidate will be required to travel on occasion throughout their aligned region. A flexible approach to working hours and shift patterns will be required.

Duties include:

• Identifying trends and Key Performance Indicators that could be beneficial to Heads of Network & Business

• Producing daily / weekly / monthly performance reports with recommendations in order to improve

• Identifying and resolving all data issues and providing adhoc reporting to the Regional team

• Creating reports and examine Key Performance Indicators in a view to improve trends

• Producing information and summaries in a clear and concise manner

• To provide timely and accurate insightful analysis of reports that contributes to achieving Business goals

• To provide data analysis and intelligence to internal colleagues and external customers 

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level with a minimum 2.1 classification ideally in a Mathematics, Physics or Business Degree related discipline. You will be confident in using Excel to an advanced level and be able to present detailed findings to senior management.

You will be a confident communicator who possesses excellent problem solving skills along with the ability to work efficiently and to agreed timescales.

If you enjoy working with data and can engage with the content of your work with a ‘right first time’ mentality then this is the role for you

Graduate Sortation Controller – Nights

We have several exciting opportunities available for Graduates looking to join a market leading logistics business based in the Midlands

Role: Graduate Sortation Controller – Nights

Salary: Competitive

Location: Midlands

Duties include:

• Working alongside General Managers on a range of Business Projects.

• Ensuring that both Service Performance and Customer Experience are performing above KPI Levels.

• Work proactively within the Business Network to assess processes and areas for improvement and to take action to provide best practice. 

• To achieve goals set by the Management Team to grow and develop new innovative solutions. Producing information and summaries in a clear and concise manner.

The successful candidate will be educated to degree level ideally in an Engineering, Business, Logistics or Supply Chain degree discipline. 

You will be confident in using Excel to an advanced level and be able to present detailed findings to senior management.

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

Graduate Administration Assistant

A Classic Car Insurance Broker is looking for a Graduate Administration Assistant to join their expanding team. 

Job Title: Graduate Administration Assistant / Customer Service Advisor

Location: Birmingham

Salary: £16,320, plus shift allowance after 6 months and bonus.

Purpose of the role:

The first 6 months will be within an Administration Assistant position. The Administration Assistant will ensure that all policies are issued and sent out to customers within the service level agreement of three days; you will also handle post and incoming emails from customers and complete other office duties. You will be targeted on processing a number of policies each day to ensure that the company achieves their SLAs.

Once the initial six month period is complete, the role will progress to a Customer Service Advisor. The role will be to generate income for the business and deliver excellent customer service. This will be achieved by handling customer adjustments and queries, preventing cancellations, up-selling add ons to existing customers and generating cross sell leads for the sales teams. You will also ensure that correct fees are collected for all mid-term adjustments, duplicate document requests and cancellations. 

The Customer Service advisor will deal with inbound and outbound calls and will manage their time effectively to achieve all KPI targets including calls handled per day

Duties include:

• Ensure all Key Performance Indicators are achieved/exceeded (Income, add-on sales, cross selling private car, travel and home insurance, outbound and inbound call handling statistics, fee collection and TIFCO) and are attained compliantly within FCA regulation

• Acting upon coaching/training to successfully overcome performance challenges 

• Achieve the high standards expected with call compliance and monthly file audits

• Handle and process all policy administration work for the sales teams.

• Speak to insurance companies daily to ensure all paperwork is complete

• Update customer files with updated and scanned documents.

• Deliver and maintain excellent levels of customer service. 

• Ensure that a first call resolution is in place and that a customer will never have to ring us more than once to resolve their query.

• Ensure compliance to the company’s employment policies and procedures as contained with the Employee Handbook. 

• Ensuring that our insurers are protected by maintaining excellent business quality.

The successful candidate will ideally be educated to degree level with previous Customer Service or Sales experience. You will be IT Literate to a high standard, numerate with excellent attention to detail, persuasive and self-motivated but happy to use your own initiative. An excellent communicator who is able to work under limited supervision