The Village of Willand in the County of Devon

The village of Willand is located within the county of Devon.   Willand is situated in the South West region of the UK and is governed by Mid Devon District council.

Postcode Sectors within Willand

Map of the village of Willand in Devon

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Churches and Places of Worship in Willand

St Mary the Virgin
Bradfield Chapel

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Latest Jobs in Willand
Electrical Engineer
Posted: 20/07/2018

Salary:£33000 - £37000/annum Package per Annum

Category: Construction

Currently looking for an Electrical Engineer on a permanent basis to work for a client to support the existing engineering department, you must be able to work shifts. The successful Electrician will oversee all electrical and site utilities maintenance.

Your New Position

The client is a big player within the food industry and have offices all over the UK, You must have experience of working in an industrial setting and also working with plant and building fabric.

* Maintain existing machinery and equipment across the site by undertaking planned preventative maintenance tasks
* Carry out plant checks and readings on essential equipment.
* Work efficiently to ensure all electrical/mechanical engineering work is completed in a safe manner.
* Conduct continuous monitoring of production lines to identify and implement improvements.
* Carry out machine inspections, conduct relevant repairs or improvements and carry our preventative maintenance on equipment.
* Respond quickly and effectively to breakdowns or other engineering problems
* Accurately complete all documentation required by the business and work closely with the H&S manager
* Maintain stock levels of engineering spares
* Support Engineering Manager
* Post is subject to a 4 on 4 off night shift

What you'll need to succeed

* Have experience in a manufacturing / production / military environment
* Possess strong communication skills and the ability to build relationships with production
* Knowledge of 3 Phase processing equipment in a production environment
* Understanding PLC
* Knowledge of HV switch gear
* Be IT literate


* City & Guilds minimum Engineering or Electrical qualification
* Be a fully qualified Electrician with 16th/17th Edition qualification

What you’ll get in return

In return a market leading salary plus package

The next step?

Click apply for an immediate call back or contact Adele at Girling Jones for a full detailed brief on the role.

Girling Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy

Operations Administrator
Posted: 09/07/2018

Salary: per

Category: Manufacturing/Surveying

Operations Administrator

Operations Administrator, Production, Manufacturing, Data Entry

Job Title: Operations Administrator
Hours: Monday to Friday 7:30am – 3:30pm
Plus alternate Saturday afternoons (approximately 4 to 5 hours)
Pay: £9.18ph (weekday hours – enhanced rate for weekends)
Location: Willand

We are recruiting for a strong administrator to join a busy team for our client in Willand. Some key responsibilities will include processing data, running factory tours, preparing production paperwork and sampling of products.

This is an important role within the planning department. It will be your responsibility to monitor and report on various areas of the production process, provide support to the rest of the team and handle administrative duties.

Responsibilities Include:

• Process, check and manage production data
• Account management, Database administration, Data input
• Weekly price and code checks for all products
• Arrange and manage factory tours for visitors
• Arrange samples of products, liaise with others departments, couriers and internal transport departments
• Good customer service to both internal and external customers

Essential Experience Required:

• Computer Literate with good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
• Good attention to detail
• Ability to work well under pressure, use own initiate and work well as part of a team

Desirable Experience:

• Experience in a similar role would be an advantage but not essential

More information can supplied on request.

If you feel your experience can fulfil this role and you are interested in working for a fantastic company, please get in contact with Charlotte on (Apply online only) for a confidential chat.

Acorn Recruitment acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment

Contract Coordinator
Posted: 26/06/2018

Salary:£18000 - £21000/annum Bonuses after Probation Period per Annum

Category: Management

Staffline are recruiting for a Recruitment Contract Coordinator to join our client's busy, chilled food processing factory premises based in Willand.

Are you looking for a new challenge? Staffline are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our team on a permanent basis.

We are offering the chance to join a progressive, forward thinking team where opportunities and progression are available. You will also benefit from:

* Starts from £18,(Apply online only) per annum
* 20 to 25 Days Holiday
* Staff Discount scheme,
* Pension
* Training opportunities for accredited qualifications

Duties will include:

* Registering and inducting candidates to work in Production roles within a busy factory
* Booking and organising temps for work on a daily basis
* Assisting with producing and processing weekly payroll
* Responding to applicants and booking them for interview
* Advertising and attracting candidates via media, social media and contact with the local job centre

Candidate requirements:

* Strong administration skills and Microsoft skills, specifically Excel
* Prioritisation and ability to react at short notice
* Organisational skills
* Strong communicator with excellent relationship building skills
* Flexible with a Proactive mind-set
* Demonstrates integrity and creative
* Own transport preferred however not essential
* Working Monday to Friday and each 3rd Saturday

The salary for the role will start from £18,(Apply online only) per annum.

If you are interested or you need more information Please contact Saulius on (Apply online only) or email