An exciting opportunity has arisen for an office based COURIER MANAGER to manage clients deliveries across the country. It is an exciting time to join the company which is now part of a large and successful company who have huge growth plans for the future and new base of operation for the courier company locally.
In this fast-paced role you will be given the flexibility and autonomy to think both creatively and commercially to manage the courier business on a day to day basis, ensuring all deliveries run smoothly.
Based from offices in South Lincolnshire you will be on hand to ensure that all couriers in your area fulfil their orders for the day. You will be receiving calls with loads and will be experienced in logistics and have good geographical knowledge to plan client loads with the most efficient and cost-effective routes. You will always look improve processes and make sure everything runs smoothly. You will have good problem solving skills and be adept at managing your couriers and providing back-up cover in case of illness and holidays. With the support of the larger company you will help with the integration of systems and procedures of the courier business with the parent companies centralised systems in the months to come.
It will be your responsibility to make sure that couriers collections and deliveries go to plan and clients remain happy.
Logistics, customer service and management experience is necessary along with the ability to make quick decisions, think on your feet and prioritise your own busy workload.
The ability to work autonomously is key. Training will be given and your managers will offer you support, but you won't be given a list of tasks for the day, that is down to you, and they are looking for candidates that relish this autonomy and thrive in a pressurised, competitive environment where your decisions count, and in turn you are rewarded for your efforts.
Successful candidates must have experience of managing field operations, ideally within Transport and Logistics.
The role is available on either a part- time or full-time basis.
Part-time hours are Friday, Saturday and Sunday or full time hours to be confirmed. There is some cover needed for evenings on a short term basis.
Salary for experienced full time person is £25,000. Part time is pro rata.
Data Reporting Administrator Job Ref : J4207 Location : Spalding, Lincs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : We are looking to recruit a Data Reporting Administrator to work alongside the Ethical Trading Manager for our client based in Spalding.
Key Objectives •To compile weekly reports for the business on the status of our quality performance to customers. •To compile monthly reports for the business on the status of our sustainability metrics for growers. •To support the business on creating adhoc reports that support our performance indicators. •To support the business with data metrics that drive our LEAN journey forward & support the LMI structure. •To support the business on creating seasonal review reports, using key business data. •To develop the inhouse systems for data capture and reporting. To support a self-serve approach.
Operational Tasks •Undertake the development, maintenance and reporting of KPI’s (both internal and customer) to drive a continuous improvement culture. •Assist with the creation of customer and supplier reviews using data compiled within the Technical and Commercial teams. •Generate & share reports on the status of our internal and customer online systems. •Work in conjunction with the technical team to develop reports that demonstrate our due diligence status for all KPI’s. •Work as part of a team with relevant commercial, procurement & operational colleagues to deliver customer and supplier requirements (including presentations), necessary to maintain and develop business
Person Specification For The Position Of Data Reporting Administrator
Mandatory competencies and criteria. The post holder must:
•Have an excellent understanding of computer based recording & reporting software, suitable for data capture. •Possess a good understanding of the Fresh Produce business & UK Retailers. •Have a proactive & flexible approach to managing tasks. •Be able to work as part of a team & independently. •Have strong organisational & time management skills, with the ability to prioritise workloads. •Be an excellent communicator. •Have strong competency with PC’s & systems. •High attention to detail. •Be able to create strong working relationships with all parties involved in the business. •Have a high level of managing data & business reporting.
Technical Intake Technician Job Ref : J4179 Location : Wisbech, Cambs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : Our client is looking to recruit a Technical Intake Technician to work at their busy company based close to March. Working closely with the Technical Intake Team Supervisor the main purpose of this role is to:
•To complete all aspects of sampling and physical testing. •To undertake physical testing of food products and packaging. •To receipt external microbiological and chemical test results for food products. •To maintain hygiene standards and cleanliness across the Technical Intake Office and ensuring equipment is looked after and maintained •Ensure compliance through working knowledge of BRC to strive for excellence
•Internal: Technical Team, Procurement, Supply Chain & Finance •External: 3PL Transport, external laboratories, material/packaging/bought in goods suppliers •Legal: No specific requirements.
Position Aims (KPI's)
•Reduce the number of rejected deliveries received through identification and escalation of non-conforming deliveries/certifications •Identify cost savings on testing, through identification and escalation of conformity to specification on all raw materials, to pin point possibilities to reduce testing in accordance with CCOP •All raw material intake testing to be completed within <14 days •All packaging intake testing to be completed within <5 days •All WIP intake testing to be completed within <14 days
•To ensure that all deliveries are sampled and tested in a timely manner •To complete physical testing carried out on-site in the Technical Intake office and support on-site Technical teams with questions/queries on physical testing of site deliveries •To complete Technical Intake packs ensuring conformity to process and material is passed into the business accurately •Ensure timely completion and accuracy of the Certificate Check Sheet Process. Escalate issues to the Technical Intake Team Supervisor and/or relevant supplier. Build up supplier relationships to support with this process •Reduce the number of rejected deliveries received through escalation of non-conforming deliveries/certifications •Identify cost savings on testing, through identification and escalation of conformity to specification on all raw materials, to pin point possibilities to reduce testing in accordance with CCOP •Deal with day to day queries and questions from the wider business in relation to Technical Intake •Appropriate escalation of any identified data discrepancies on intake sheets, testing’s sheets, QAD, supplier information, internal specifications etc. (this list is not exhaustive and represents an example of where data discrepancies are found) •Assist with any requirements relating to customer complaints and internal/external audits and traceability exercises •To ensure a good working relationship with 3PLs Transport personnel and to ensure their site requirements are respected •Work with Supply Chain and other internal departments to arrange for samples, or monitoring of stocks as necessary The successful candidate will have: •Worked in either Technical/QA, an Intake role or in Food Operations for at least 2 years •Be conversant with computer systems and practices •Knowledge of Food Safety and H&S within the Food Industry •Good communication, organisational and timekeeping skills •Good attention to detail •Be trained to Food Hygiene Level 2 •Allergen Awareness Training
Technical Support Engineer Job Ref : J4183 Location : Spalding, Lincs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : Our client, a leading British Equipment manufacturer is seeking a Technical Assistant to join their design and engineering team at our site in Lincolnshire, to assist in the development and manufacture of high quality on-site machinery for markets including Construction, Rail, Events and Oil & Gas.
The successful applicant will join an experienced and ambitious design team and will be given the opportunity to develop their skills further within a pioneering environment.
The individual must be able to fulfil the following requirements; • Be familiar with Adobe Acrobat InDesign and Illustrator. • Experience of Adobe Photoshop an advantage. • Ideally experience of SolidWorks Composer but if not training will be provided. • Able to produce build procedures to assist our production team in the assembly of the machines. • Produce Parts Manuals and assist in producing Operator Manuals. • Assist in any other company literature. • Able to read Engineering drawings and be familiar all aspects of the operations within an engineering department. • Able to work on own initiative and as part of a team. • Be Willing to undertake differing and new tasks.
Additional Qualities of benefit;
1. Already worked in a similar environment a benefit. 2. Understanding and familiarity with component assembly. 3. Able to do some detail work on SolidWorks CAD system
This is an exciting opportunity for the right applicant to develop their skills further in a challenging and rewarding environment.
The company has an established training programme and is ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 accredited.
Hours are 40 hours per week Monday to Friday. A first rate salary and working environment is offered to the successful candidate.
Description : Working as part of a team of staff delivering a wide range of waste collection and recycling initiatives across the district. To be responsible for the safe driving and operation of refuse freighters and the supervision of the loaders working with the post holder. This role may also require the post holder to work in a street cleansing environment and is therefore required to carry out any duties which are assigned.
·To undertake duties in accordance with relevant health and safety procedures and in accordance with established service specifications and locally agreed procedures.
·To drive/operate vehicles and equipment as required by the authority in accordance with the valid licence, experience and training for that vehicle/equipment
·To drive/operate vehicles and equipment in accordance with agreed authority safety/procedures and legal requirements
·Give instructions to the loaders and check their work
·To complete, check and return all paperwork as required
·To supervise the loaders working with you ensuring that they are following all health and safety rules, procedures, Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work and to report any breaches, issues or concerns to a supervisor immediately
·To maintain the cleanliness and appearance of vehicles and equipment to a high standard, including daily vehicle checks
·To collect waste from properties and load onto vehicles
·To collect any loose waste from properties and load onto vehicles
·To unload waste from vehicles
·To assist with the collection of bulk items
·To deal with customers in a responsible and professional manner
·To undertake any other relevant duties
·To adhere to health and safety legislation including rules, procedures, Risk Assessments and Safe Systems of Work and locally agreed procedures
·To wear personal protective equipment as required
·Effective and safe driving skills
·Physically fit and able to load/unload onto vehicles
·Effective customer care skills
·Effective supervisory skills
·Full HGV/LGV 2 licence and Driver CPC (this post requires the driving of vehicles up to 32 tonnes)
Description : Our client based between Boston and Spalding is currently looking for additional Tele - Sales staff to help grow their business.
This will be a part time role with the hours between 1pm-4.30pm Monday - Friday.
This role involves calling, existing clients, past clients and potential clients to take orders, offer promotions and sell the full package of services in order to grow the business.
Applicants should have a proven track record in a Fast moving business to business sales environment with the personality and qualities needed for a sales role.
Other qualities needed are:
Effective communication skills Tenacity Self motivation A desire to succeed Excellent listening skills
If you feel you have the right qualities and personality needed to succeed and want to work in a pleasant working atmosphere and be part of a busy and successful team where you will be appreciated please submit your CV.
Description : Our client, based between Spalding and Boston is looking to recruit Customer Services Executives to work for them on a temporary to permanent basis.
Working 40 hours per week between 8.30am – 6.30pm you will ensure that incoming calls are answered and bookings dealt with efficiently.
Entering clients details accurately onto database. Dealing with any queries that may arise Amending and cancelling existing bookings.
The key competencies that we would be looking for are as follows: Communication skills: Verbal communications – telephone conversational skills. Written communication – emails, typing notes onto the database. Listening skills – understanding the clients requirements Competent spelling. To work efficiently as part of a team. To support one another within the team. Sharing information and knowledge with other team members.
To be adaptable within the working environment. Problem solving and using own initiative when required. Ability to work under pressure
Description : Hours of work:9 am / 5 pm Monday to Friday (Part-time available)
Main purpose of the role:
To sell membership to hotels throughout the UK and Southern Ireland. To identify, close and maintain new business opportunities in order to maximise profitability and generate regular revenue within the companies agreed sales strategy.
Cold calling. Updating of prospects / clients records. Administrative duties related to sale.
The key competencies that we would be looking for in a Telephone Sales person are as follows:
Communication skills Persuasiveness Negotiation Cold Calling Telesales skills Attention to detail Keyboard Skills Tenacity Questioning Closing
Vehicle Tracker Job Ref : J4170 Location : Boston, Lincs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : A Vehicle Tracker is required to work at a busy distribution site near Spalding.
Duties will involve tracking vehicles and speaking to drivers to deal with any issues of where they are and when they will deliver. You will be working on the companies in house traffic management system.
The role is very busy and someone with good multi tasking skills and who is organised will most suit the role.
12 hour Shifts 4 on 4 off days therefore some weekends will be worked. 8am to 8pm.
Production Administrator Job Ref : J4204 Location : Spalding, Lincs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : Our client a FMCG company based in Spalding are looking for an Administrator to work in their Production Office.
Hours of work are 08.00 - 17.00 Wednesday - Sunday candidates should have good admin skills and preferably experience Prophet.
This is a permanent role with excellent career prospects for the right candidate.
Administrator Job Ref : J4210 Location : Sleaford, Lincs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : Our Sleaford client has a position for an Administrator with good telephone and customer service skills in their busy office.
Working Monday – Friday this role will be ideal for someone who likes to be busy all day and looks for work needing to be done within a varied and interesting role.
Applicants must have the ability to multi task, prioritise and have good memory/keep good concise notes, as you will be working in a very busy office.
Day to day duties will include: • Answering the telephone, taking messages & customer orders • Sales order Processing • Checking & dealing with daily dispatches & organising what’s going/has gone out that day • Booking all types of transport: • Booking on and chasing deliveries • Dealing with complaints, delivery issues • Collating & sending out samples/sample packs: • Cutting samples • Mail shots, Email shots • Filing • Stationary – stock check, ordering and putting away & keeping the office tidy • Photocopier – cartridges & any maintenance, emptying as required • Chase Purchase orders & deliveries with suppliers • Booking in guests in hotels, dinner reservations etc. • Setting customers up on the system, CAF and completing their account setup • Keep the sold lists up dated each month • Keep the wholesale prices lists, samples and customer lists/spread sheets updated • Do a monthly ‘what’s available’ stock list for the wholesalers • Understand and adhere to BRC procedures and practices • Responsible for keeping the office tidy • Helping the sales & accounts teams as required • Organising & keeping the sample room tidy & stocked
Digital Designer Job Ref : J4181 Location : Donington Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Salary to : £20,000.00 Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : Full time 9:00am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
Working in the company's marketing team and under the direction of the marketing executive, the digital designer will be creating engaging graphics across a range of channels to support the brands' services and membership.
We are looking to recruit a dynamic and engaging individual who shows real passion, enthusiasm and flair. Someone who can be inspired by an idea or thought and turn it into an exciting graphic or email that a target audience will respond to. If you're someone who would prefer to set a new trend than follow an old one, we'd love to hear from you!
This position would suit someone with a driving licence owing to the rural location. Candidates will need a portfolio to demonstrate their creativity, experience and knowledge.
Digital Designer Job description
·Following a content brief and working with the marketing executive, design and test monthly email campaigns and landing pages/micro sites across the brands
·Maintain the company's marketing email databases to meet company and GDPR policies
·Working to a brief, design and manage a new website
·Working with the marketing executive, identify and create new categories for the company's websites to increase SEO and to support social media and email campaigns
·Promote the company's services with the creation of graphics, including animated GIFs, for use on social media
·To assist the junior graphic designer in the design, creation and testing of two monthly digital magazines
·To help maintain the site structureofthe company's blogs
·To create ad hoc emails, PDFs, infographics and presentations to support the sales teams and business development
·The successful candidate will be able to work to tight deadlines, responding to feedback and amendments with a 'can do' attitude
·Enjoy working across different projects and have the organisational skills to multi-task, have an exceptional eye for detail and be able to follow brand guidelines
·Work as part of a team, contributing to team meetings, forward planning, reporting new trends and developments and suggesting new campaign ideas and incentives. Will also be able to work on own initiative
·Exceptional written and verbal communication skills as well as creative flair
·A desire to learn new skills in an ever-changing digital environment
Skills & knowledge
·A relevant diploma/degree
·Highly proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) or GIMP/Inkscape/Scribus
·Intermediate Microsoft Office/LibreOffice
·Experience using content management systems
·A fundamental understanding of SEO principles
·Knowledge and experience of responsive websites and email design plus experience in cross-browser testing
·Experience creating digital designs for social media, magazines, websites and emails.
Description : Our client, a relatively young organisation run by a small and dedicated, friendly and proactive team is looking to recruit an Office Administrator to cover a broad range of tasks.
This company is at an exciting and crucial point in its young history. With a growing need for efficiency to support customer demand, and with internal projects in progress to support it. They are now on the lookout for a new team member to join them on this challenging and rewarding journey.
In your role you will be responsible to the Managing Director and your duties and responsibilities will involve managing the following:
•Processing orders: via web shop, phone, email and post; from gardeners, retailers and growers. •Maintaining the web shop, web site and contributing to the smooth operation of it systems. •Stock level management: of product, packaging and consumables. •Seed packet production: printing and packing, gardeners and grower’s packs. •Book-keeping: data entry and reconciliation's. •Sales communications; customer enquiries and feedback, social media promotion, and contributions to newsletters. •Record maintenance: ensuring all requirements of our certification body and seed licensing are met, in addition to any legal or regulatory requirements. •Catalogue generation, packet pricing and sales promotions; also slowly expanding the range of products we offer for sale. •Events organising.
All tasks will involve working with other members of the team; at times you will need to assist in areas co-ordinated by others, these may include:
•Assisting with seed processing and testing •Glasshouse and field crop management tasks •Supervising the work of volunteers •Ordering horticultural supplies and spare parts for machinery and infrastructure •Providing support and sales stall during events
A team player. Generous of spirit, with a co-operative open nature, wanting to share skills and knowledge. Someone who enjoys learning new skills; with a hunger for knowledge. Creative and passionate about making a difference towards a better world through their work.
Essential skills & experience
•Establishing and maintaining efficient administration systems •Capable of administering IT systems including small networks. •Good experience of computer operation including word processing, spreadsheets and databases, and peripherals such as printers and scanners.
Desirable skills and experience
•Practical experience of gardening, particularly of vegetables •Knowledge of varieties of vegetables, herbs and flowers •Passionate about good food •Understanding of sustainability and environmental issues, particularly around food and farming •Knowledge of organic horticultural practices; why they are important and how they are implemented
Product Utilisation Coordinator Job Ref : J4206 Location : Spalding, Lincs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : Our Spalding client is looking to recruit a Product Utilisation Coordinator to assist their team in achieving targets for material usage. Reporting to the Senior Commercial Manager your main tasks will be to:
•Liaise with all stakeholders involved in the project, including QA, Product Managers, Ripening, Commercial, Technical, Operations & Supply Chain •Represent the Material Utilisation Team at meetings •Interpretation of customer specifications and intake quality reports •Coaching and training of production operatives to achieve project team objectives •Take an active role in leading and driving innovation and new ways of working •Play an active role in driving efficiencies throughout the business and supply chain •Develop an understanding of the ERP, QMP and BI systems •To play an active role, alongside HR, endorsing Equal Opportunities in the introduction and progression of all employees, both new and old and in ensuring that at all times such staff are aware of their roles and responsibilities they hold within the Company •To be aware of your own responsibilities for Health & Safety and to play an active part in ensuring that all staff work within the Company’s Health & Safety Policy
The successful candidate must have:
•Excellent communicator at all levels of the organisation, written and verbal •Clear mind, calm under pressure •Analytical approach to data •Open mind in terms of new ways of working, continuous improvement, innovation •Ability to devise and present a viable business case to change ways of working at all levels of the organisation •Very good IT skills
Description : Our client is looking for an experienced legal secretary to work in a temporary to permanent capacity in their South Lincolnshire offices.
A small job specification is below however more information is available if you would like to contact us.
Full Time, Permanent
Your duties will include: • To provide secretarial support to the fee earner • Audio/copy typing • Liaising with clients • Preparing & Drafting Court documents and correspondence • Diary management • Dealing with monthly billing and all aspects of billing • Updating Files, opening and closing files • Key general admin tasks • Other general ad hoc duties as required Skills required: In order to be considered for this role, you will need to have: • Minimum of 2 years legal experience • Fast and accurate typing skills with attention to detail • A professional telephone manner, with the ability to engage clients • Excellent communication and organisational skills • Willingness to go the extra mile. • Full working knowledge of case management systems • The ability to work as a team
Description : The successful applicant will be responsible for the inputting of sales orders, schedules and liaising with customers. The applicant must have good spoken and written English, computer literate, be highly organised, understand the demands of the business, be able to prioritise their workload and work effectively and efficiently under pressure and use their own initiative and work well in a team.
Responsibilities would include; * Inputting/Downloading of customer schedules using EDI, FTP site onto Syspro. * Order acknowledgments. * Liaising and building relationships with customers via phone/email. * Liaising with other departments internally.
If you would like to apply for the above position please send an application letter and CV detailing why you are applying for this position.
Working hours 8am-5pm Monday – Thursday 8am-1pm Friday.
Production Labourer Job Ref : J4195 Location : Spalding, Lincs Job Type : Permanent - Full Time Contact: Lee Dickings
Description : Our Spalding client is looking to recruit a FLT Driver / Labourer to work in their successful business.
This position is day shift role to assist the fabrication workshop in carrying out such tasks as Drilling & Tapping, Riveting, cleaning of parts returned from galvanising. Also to carry out general duties of keeping the fabrication areas neat and tidy. In addition to this to carry out other duties required by the department supervisor.
Experience & Skills
•The ideal candidate will have worked in an engineering workshop environment and have experience of interpreting engineering drawings •Knowledge and experience of operating fabrication hand tools and associated machines is required •A valid forklift truck licence is preferred, along with familiarity with overhead cranes/lifting equipment but is not essential as training can be provided. •The candidate must be committed to producing products right first time, help to ensure that product quality levels are maintained (reporting any found defects) and should have knowledge of working to ISO standards •A high-level of housekeeping is essential; there will be a requirement to assist the department with 5s activities
In return our client can offer an attractive salary and regular work Monday – Friday with overtime available during busy periods.
Description : Our client in Spalding is looking for an experienced Transport Operator to join their team on a long term temporary contract.
Hours: 07:00 - 17:00 Days of work: Monday to Friday
Responsible for the daily planning of Company and/or third party resources. Effectively managing vehicle utilisation and ensuring drivers are given clear and precise instructions.
Ensuring that all service levels are met cost effectively and within the constraints of drivers hours and H & S regulations.
Ensuring that all elements of the job are effectively communicated to drivers and sub-contractors. To plan the effective utilisation of drivers, vehicles, sub-contractors and agencies ensuring that all Company sites are fully considered when doing so. Ensure that all drivers are working within a safe environment and follow driver hours regulations. Liaising with retail department teams to optimise fleet/driver utilisation, identifying and resolving problems affecting delivery on time. Conducting investigations into accidents or issues of driver performance and raising with Team Leaders and HR to ensure they are dealt with efficiently and consistently. To ensure all vehicle and trailer services are completed on time