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The coastal town of Christchurch is located on the border of Dorset and Hampshire.   Christchurch is situated in the South West region of the UK and is governed by Christchurch District (B) council.  Christchurch has 2 train stations called Christchurch Rail Station (CHR) and Hinton Admiral Rail Station (HNA).

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Posted: 17/01/2019

Salary: £30000 - £37000/annum Excellent per Annum

Category: Automotive/Aerospace

Systems Engineer

Location: Christchurch

Do you want to design and build systems to provide a secure 4G communication networks for our armed forces? Could you create systems that can allow a user to securely browse the internet from a secret network? Want to work on the next generation of Military IT systems? Or develop the technology needed to send a text message to an inflight Typhoon, or even phone the pilot up? Would you like to be part of a team, integrating leading edge technologies to provide our military services with competitive advantage?

If any of those grab your attention, how would you like to work for a business that is committed to making the workplace agile and flexible to meet the diverse needs of our customers? Where high standards of work are expected and encouraged? Where people are understood and valued? Where you can develop and enhance your skills and knowledge, with potential to become a leader in a global business?

Your main responsibilities as a Systems Engineer will involve:

· Ownership of requirements, design and implementation, system integration and test, within schedule and estimates

· Adherence to systems engineering practices

· Reporting on progress and providing feedback to team members and leadership

· Production of appropriate technical documentation

· Design of technical solutions, integrating COTS hardware and software

· Planning and Estimating development activities

· Management of technical risk

· Working with customers to support delivered systems and resolve issues

As part of the engineering team you will work closely with team members, and support the team and/or project leadership in daily activities. You may also be asked to lead teams.

Your skills and qualifications as a Systems Engineer:

Competence in:

· Requirements Engineering

· Defining architectures (e.g. MoDAF, TOGAF)

· Defining and managing interfaces between systems

· System integration and testing, including acceptance activities

· Configuration management

· Model-based systems engineering including SySML

Understanding of

· C2 Systems

· Communications and Networking

· Security Architectures

· Training and Logistics systems

· Physical and Electrical Safety, Security and Environmental compliance

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive
Posted: 17/01/2019

Salary: £40.00 - £44.50/hour per Hour

Category: IT

Would you like to join a global aerospace and defence organisation? Do you want to play a key part in protecting the lives and futures of others?

Due to continued investment, this leading-edge manufacturing business is currently in the midst of a huge recruitment drive and is looking for an Integration Engineer to join their growing team in Christchurch on a 6 month contract.

This is a phenomenal opportunity to work with a true leader on some of the biggest challenges and most advanced technologies in the industry.

The Role

Developing releases across several operational systems

Support the team in managing and maintaining reference and development rigs

Occasional visits to customer sites to support deployment

The Candidate

* 2008+ Server, Windows 7+ Operating Systems
* MS patch updates
* Knowledge of Linux servers (Operating Systems and applications)
* Linux installation, configuration and administration
* Undertaking changes in controlled environment
* Active Directory
* Citrix XenServer, XenDesktop
* VMware, ESXi, vCenter
* Protective monitoring using ArcSight, Splunk
* Backup & archive using ArcServe & VEEAM
* SAN technologies
* IP Networking, load balancing, firewalls and routers using Cisco, Juniper and McAfee
* Rational Team Concert (RTC) for configuration management (or similar)
* Scripting and powershell
* Technical documentation production

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If this sounds like the role for you, we’d love to hear from you! To apply for the position of Integration Engineer, please send your CV to Tom McGuire via the ‘apply now’ button.

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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Posted: 16/01/2019

Salary: £40.00 - £44.50/hour per Hour

Salary: £24000 - £35000/annum per Annum

Category: Engineering

Water Mains Engineer - Christchurch, Dorset

Due to expansion and continued regrowth, our client is recruiting for Water Mains Engineers based in various locations throughout the UK.

This role will predominantly be site based in Christchurch, Dorset, undertaking a variety of water mains jobs whilst ensuring, where possible, that work is completed on the first visit.

The engineer requires previous experience in undertaking find and fix repairs to the water supply, while ensuring the most economical repair is completed. Previous experience and confident in trench-less methods of installation (moling). You will be able to confidently explain to customers what works you need to carry out while ensuring you leave them with peace of mind and providing a first class customer experience.

Essential

Leak detection ('Find & Fix' through use of listening stick, ground mic, etc)

Moling

Logical approach to water mains investigation to establish ownership of supplies.
20mm to 32mm service laying including the creation of new 'Point of Entry'
National Water Hygiene Card EUSR (Blue Card)
CAT & Genny - Scanning to identify buried services
CAT & Genny - Tracing of existing metallic water services
Reinstatement of various different domestic surface types (Paving Slabs, Block Paving, Cold Lay Tarmac, Concreting etc.)
Excellent standard of customer care

Desirable

Basic cold feed plumbing (Hepworth/SpeedFit and Copper pipework)
Use of 360 Excavators (1.5T, 3T, 5T)
WRAS Accreditation (WIAPS)

Prerequisite

CRB check
Driving licence check

If you want to kick start your career to grow and develop within their company then apply immediatley!

To apply, please contact Paul Hewitt on (phone number removed) or email: ;

Hales Group Ltd collects and keeps information from applicants, so that we can monitor our recruitment process, ensure compliance with the Equal Opportunities policy, and when appropriate send you details of future job opportunities. We keep your name and address, and details of your application. If you do not want us to do this please contact your local branch

Salary: £35000 - £38000/annum per Annum

Category: Sales

Business Development Manager required to join our client, a well-established company based in Christchurch. The successful candidate will be be responsible for attending speculative meetings with prospects and formal presentation meetings in order to develop relationships and increase revenue opportunities for the company.

Duties:

* Management and acquisition of client accounts.
* Generating leads by cold calling and networking.
* Engaging with prospects to investigate and understand the issues they face.
* Develop an in-depth knowledge of the wider risk and security industries to enable a very consultative approach in their dealings with prospects and clients, and to be considered an “expert” in their field.
* Identify opportunities for the company’s core business propositions.
* Identify other areas and opportunities that may not currently fall under the company’s core business offering, and bring them to the company’s attention.
* Attend both speculative and formal meetings with prospects and clients to build relationships and develop business revenue opportunities.
* Write and develop compelling client specific proposals.
* Close business based on a mutually agreeable set of expectations.

Key Skills and Requirements:

* Experience of operating in a business services sales environment ideally solutions and or consulting sales.
* Graduate or graduate calibre.
* Managing the client cycle from targeting and engagement through to pitch and delivery.
* Demonstrated success in developing and maintaining executive-level relationships.
* Flexibility in approach and open to international travel.
* Strong communication, organisation and presentation skills and the ability to work autonomously.
* A self-starter motivated by the opportunity to deliver client solutions and enjoy the monetary returns.
* A strategic thinker; able to conceive and execute sector development plans.
* Excellent relationship management skills with a track record of developing long-term client partnerships.
* Reporting skills.

Hours and Benefits:

* Hours: 37.5 hours, 09:00 – 17:30 hours, Monday – Friday with a 60 minute unpaid break
* Holiday: 22 days plus bank holidays – will increase after 2 years’ service to a max of 25 days
* Uncapped Commission
* Car allowance £5000
* Pension (after 3 months service), Death in service (4 x salary), Incapacity benefit, Parking on site – first come first serve basis, shower facilities, buying, selling and carrying forward holiday, onsite restaurant, membership to the East Christchurch sports and Social club, lunchtime fitness classes with showering facilities and cycle to work scheme

If you are interested in the Business Development Role please submit your application or contact Hannah Darby on the Office and Commercial Team.

Bond Williams Professional Recruitment are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency

Salary: £21000 - £23500/annum per Annum

Category: Customer Services

International Operations Responder required to join our client, a well-established company based in Christchurch. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the handling of international incident reports, resource dispatching, emergencies and communications. The suitable candidate will be a problem-solving leader, critical thinker and detail orientated individual.

Duties:

* Ability to handle stressful situations while staying calm during reported emergency incidents
* Ability to operate within a fast-moving environment and adapt to ever changing operational requirements
* Ability to coordinate and prioritise tasks with little guidance and within competing timelines in a fast-moving environment and adapt to changing operational requirements
* Ability to carry responsibility calmly and professionally
* Ability to understand complex problems, making decisions and taking effective action
* Have knowledge of case management software (CMS)
* Initial response to client situations across the globe following dedicated standard operational procedures
* Case management of medical and security assistance calls in line with individual client requirements
* Notify and collaborate with client stakeholders on traveller assistance cases and management of the process
* Manage the Interactive Communications Platforms launch during managed cases
* Be familiar with our clients and their specific day to day needs as well as their emergency procedure requirements
* Administer and maintain data using a range of specialist software and internal security software
* Ensure daily operational communications are conducted to standard
* Maintain and deliver agreed Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to achieve business objectives and ensure defined Service Level Agreements (SLAs) are met
* Effectively manage all aspects of the case lifecycle, including case notification, verification, authorisation, task reassignment/case handover and case closure
* React accordingly to the customers situation and their needs to deliver superior customer service, this may include using empathy, handling crisis or grief, liaising with relatives and providers, taking ownership and responsibility of situations and problems
* Review and develop existing process and procedures in line with client requirements
* Contribute to regular team meetings, and provide support or guidance to peers
* Ensure effective handover and/or feedback to deliver 24/7 coverage
* Escalate issues, risks, ideas/suggestions to the line manager as needed to ensure business effectiveness and processes continue to be fit for purpose
* Provide ad-hoc support

Key Skills and Requirements:

* Self-motivated, able to work on own initiative
* Be able to follow and develop processes
* Be confident liaising with clients and suppliers
* Excellent communication and administration skills, both written and verbal with the ability to communicate at all levels of the business
* Excellent customer service skills and professional telephone manner

* Excellent computer skills with proficiency in MS Office, particularly Excel and Outlook and an aptitude to learn new, relatively complex systems
* Worldwide geographical knowledge is desirable, with an active interest in current affairs
* Being bilingual would be an advantage

Hours and Benefits:

* 40 hours on rotational shift pattern to include days, nights, weekends and bank holidays
* Holiday: 30 days inc bank holidays – will increase after 2 years’ service to a max of 33 days
* Pension (after 3 months service), Death in service (4 x salary), Incapacity benefit, Parking on site – first come first serve basis, shower facilities, buying, selling and carrying forward holiday, onsite restaurant, membership to the East Christchurch sports and Social club, lunchtime fitness classes with showering facilities and cycle to work scheme

If you are interested in the International Operations Responder role please submit your application or contact Hannah Darby on the Office and Commercial Team.

Bond Williams Professional Recruitment are an equal opportunity employer and operate as an Employment Business and Recruitment Agency
Posted: 16/01/2019

Salary: per

Category: Engineering

We are looking for a Stores Assistant to join our brand new facility near Bournemouth Airport for a 12 month contract. This is a crucial position within the organisation as you will ensure that our inventory levels are accurate, carry out picking and packing and ensure an effective dispatch process so we can get our products out the door to our customers. You will also produce kits, cycle count, carry out stock checks, unpack and book in goods, all whilst ensuring that our stock systems and computer processes are updated so someone with excellent IT skills, good initiative and experience in a similar position would do well within this role.

In return we offer a great place to work, a good benefits package and the experience of working within a globally renowned organisation that focuses on quality and high performance and we will expect the same from you.

Responsibilities:

* Ensure that inventory levels are accurate.
* Produce kits on time and with accurate content in line with demand requirements.
* Operate an effective packing and dispatch process.
* Interface with other departments and suppliers to avoid/overcome problems.
* Comply with all Company and personal Health and Safety requirements.
* Comply with all Quality Management System requirements.
* Maintain a high level of Stores housekeeping.
* Provide support for all functions within the Materials Handling Department.
* Provide a proactive and rapid stores issue, receipt and related query resolution service.
* When required, unpack and 'book in' goods within 1 working day from receipt.
* Support the inventory-checking program, which may include full physical stock checks, in order to maintain inventory accuracy.
* Implement, maintain and promote the safe handling, storage, and identification of goods in accordance with relevant procedures and in particular those associated with electrostatic sensitive devices.
* Ensure inventory integrity is maintained to defined levels.
* Process stores receipts and promptly process return of rejected goods.
* Ensure kitting accuracy to defined levels.
* Carry out packing and dispatch processes for all goods as required to ensure same-day dispatch.
* Collect and deliver materials when required using Company vehicles.
* Distribute incoming/outgoing mail promptly.

Skills and Experience

* Ideally have experience in a Stores related role, a basic understanding of stores, packing and manufacturing operations and the ability to demonstrate competence to successfully carry out the requirements of the role.
* Computer literate with a basic working knowledge of Word and Excel would be advantageous.
* Hold a current and clean driving licence valid for category B vehicles.
* Able to carry out all activities in a disciplined and professional manner.
* Team player with good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate confidently and persuasively with a wide variety of people, up to senior levels.
* Good organisational skills and ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
* Self-motivated and the ability to work with minimum supervision.
* Flexible as some out of hours and weekend working may be required.

This position may require exposure to information which is subject to export control regulations such as the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must meet eligibility requirements of the ITAR and of the UK/EU through completion of a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) application. In the event information provided on the BPSS application reveals ineligibility to access US export controlled information, any offer of employment may be withdrawn.

Curtiss-Wright values diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition and we will make all reasonable efforts to accommodate your request
Posted: 16/01/2019

Salary: £9.75 - £10.87/hour per Hour

Category: Retail/Purchasing

Shift Manager - 20 - 30 hours - Christchurch

As a Shift Manager, you'll be responsible for the store when you're running a shift in the absence of the Store Manager and Deputy Store Manager. Supervising a team of Customer Assistants, ensuring store processes run like clockwork and keeping an eye on targets - it's a job that'll keep you on your toes. Hands-on and proactive, you'll be a natural at delegating tasks, boosting performance and satisfying customers. We'll give you all the responsibility you need to prove yourself as an adaptable leader - and plenty of challenges to keep your career growing too.

What will you do?

•Supervise your store in the absence of the Store Manager and Deputy Store Manager, taking responsibility for day-to-day operations
•Keep on top of inventory and stock volumes, manage cash and oversee the rota to ensure shifts run smoothly
•Lead and motivate your team, delegating as needed and solving problems swiftly
•Follow company processes to maintain your store's performance
•Keep everything tidy and clean, on the shop floor and behind the scenes

What will you need?

•Experience of leading a team to achieve targets in a fast paced environment
•The ability to effectively delegate tasks and motivate a team
•A customer-focused manner, remaining level-headed in any situation
•Willingness to work as a key part of the store team, completing daily tasks on every shift
•A responsible approach to holding the store keys and managing the tills

What do we offer?
You'll be well rewarded as a key player in the Lidl team. As well as being part of a strong, fast-growing business, we'll make sure you have quality training and real opportunities to build your career. On top of your competitive salary, starting from £9.75 with the potential to earn up to £10.87, you'll get 30 days' holiday, a pension, discounts on all Lidl products and on a range of holidays, days out, cinema tickets and plenty more
Posted: 15/01/2019

Salary: per

Category: Automotive/Aerospace

Airworthiness Engineer (Fixed Wing)

Our client is a highly successful global aviation company, they are currently recruiting an Airworthiness Engineer (CAMO). The role of the Airworthiness Engineer is to ensure the airworthiness of the fleet achieving a high standard of performance and technical despatch reliability whilst ensuring continuing airworthiness. The Airworthiness Engineer is responsible for compliance, management and supervision of continuing airworthiness activities under his span of control in accordance with Regulatory and Company requirements

Objectives:

No accident, serious incident or breach of compliance

Safety, Quality and Regulatory Compliance

Positive contribution to the successful implementation of the Safety Management System

Work with the Operator (AOC holder), Maintenance Organisations, Logistics department to ensure that good communication is developed and maintained in order to ensure aircraft are available to meet contractual requirements

Responsible for the quality and effectiveness of the maintenance system consisting of the maintenance and reliability programs for aircraft, engines and components

To engage, promote and support a culture of innovation and continuous improvement

Support to the CAM to ensure the department annual audit programme is effective, relevant and accomplished within the timescales set

Develop an effective communication partnership with key Stakeholders including the Regulator

Special Conditions – Airworthiness Engineer

The aviation sector is highly regulated, and safety and compliance are the highest priority. The position requires the Airworthiness Engineer to have a broad range of experience in aviation disciplines including:

* Operations under an Air Operators Certificate (AOC)

* Aircraft Continuing Airworthiness activities

* Aircraft Maintenance Programs

* Defect Monitoring and Reliability Programs

* Quality & Safety Systems

* A comprehensive knowledge of UK and European Aviation regulation

* A working knowledge of USA Federal Aviation Regulations and Military Aviation Regulation

As an Airworthiness Engineer your skills and qualifications will ideally include:

Educational Vocational Qualifications

* BTEC equivalent or aviation apprenticeship or proven industry experience related to Continuing Airworthiness activities,

* An appropriate Part 66 license or an aeronautical engineering degree (or equivalent) or formal aeronautical maintenance training on Airframe, Power plant or Avionics.

* Training by a recognised provider in EASA Part M and Part 145 regulation application

* A formal Level 1 (general familiarization) maintenance training course on turbofan or turboprop aircraft (Level 3 desirable).

Experience required – Airworthiness Engineer

* At least 5 years in a Continuing Airworthiness organisation as airworthiness engineer

* At least 10 years in aviation, airlines or aircraft engineering organisation in an engineering or technical support role

* Eligible to hold (or be trained to) EASA Form 4 approval by an EASA Competent authority for Airworthiness Review Certificate issue & renewal.

* Extensive experience in the Airworthiness environment working in areas such as airworthiness directive and service bulletins analysis, planning, modifications, defects, records, maintenance program within a CAMO.

* Experience within an aircraft maintenance environment and knowledge of rotorcraft.

* Use of Technical Records, Planning and Maintenance related Software Applications.

* Operations under an Air Operators Certificate (AOC)

* Aircraft Continuing Airworthiness activities

* Aircraft Maintenance Programs

* Defect Monitoring and Reliability Programs

* Quality & Safety Systems

* A comprehensive knowledge of UK and European Aviation EASA Part 145 and Part M regulations.

* A working knowledge of USA Federal Aviation Regulations and Military Aviation Regulation#

* Eligible to hold (or be trained to) EASA Form 4 approval by an EASA Competent authority for Airworthiness Review Certificate issue & renewal

Salary – Competitive plus excellent benefits

Location – Christchurch, Bournemouth, Dorset
Posted: 15/01/2019

Salary: £40.00 - £44.50/hour per Hour