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Posted: 20/09/2018

Salary: per

Category: Retail/Purchasing

Seeking an experienced Buyer…

gap personnel are recruiting for an experienced Buyer to work in Ilminster, Somerset and join a market leading company in photonics technology. Their expertise enables innovation and effective manufacturing in the aerospace & defence, industrial, life sciences and scientific research sectors. You will reporting to the Site Procurement & Supply Chain Manager, support with sourcing direct and indirect materials at the appropriate quality level, on time and at the most competitive cost from new programme launch through to steady state production.

This role is permanent, full time and offers a very competitive salary along with an attractive benefits package. The salary will be discussed more on application and is very much dependent on your experience levels.

Qualifications required:

CIPS

Or Working Experience matching expectations of role

Mandatory Responsibilities:

Work within Health & Safety regulations, Company Quality and Environmental systems of work, and all other Company policies and procedures

Working positively to develop and foster good working relationships with colleagues and contracted personnel in order to maintain a culture of mutual respect and dignity

Role Responsibilities:

Purchasing of direct materials in line with operational requirements. Actioning the requirements of MRP. Re-phasing deliveries and expediting where necessary.

Maintaining part and procurement parameters in MRP/ERP, i.e. supplier lead times, strategic safety stocks, yields. Ensure all purchase orders and amendments are always up to date in the system.

Running tender processes for new requirements, negotiating pricing and terms and conditions to ensure the best position for the company.

Develop and maintain proactive supplier relationships.

Inventory management. Work with internal and external partners to optimise stock and ensure stock is provided in line with product lifecycle and business requirements.

Identify and manage cost reduction initiatives.

Supplier Quality – work with suppliers and other departments to ensure robust corrective actions are in place to deal with non-conformity.

Work with Product/Programme team to manage procurement actions in new product introduction.

On a regular basis monitor Procurement KPI’s (OTIF, Quality, MPV) and publish along with action plans to deliver agreed targets.

Build strong internal relationships and work with all areas to address purchasing issues and requirements.

Continuous Improvement. Work with internal colleagues and group colleagues to continuously develop and improve procurement and supply chain processes, tools and ways of working. Implement new tools, processes and procedures that are identified for group role out.

Performance Measures:

Supplier OTD

Supplier Quality Performance (PPM or alternative)

PPV/TAC

Inventory management

Cash benefit

Launch on time

Personal Attributes:

Experience in manufacturing environment essential

Knowledge and experience of running MRP systems

Technical experience preferable

Able to be accountable and deliver results

A safety-conscious approach to work

Positive attitude to continuous improvement

Well experienced in building internal and external relationships

Flexible approach to working to meet deadlines

Quality and accuracy are key

Skills / Abilities:

Understanding of quality requirements in aerospace and medial industries

Understanding of contracts and contract management

Strong IT Skills and in depth knowledge and experience of working with MRP

Ability to communicate and negotiate at all levels

Experience in implementing Pull Control or Vendor Managed Inventory processes with suppliers

Project management skills

Excellent problem solving skills

Good concentration levels and attention to detail

Strong organisational skills

Must be reliable, have the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team

Notes:

This job description is not intended to be exhaustive in every respect, but rather to clearly define the fundamental purpose, responsibilities and dimensions for the role. Therefore, this job description does not describe any individual role holder. In addition to the contents of this job description, employees are expected to undertake any and all other reasonable and related tasks allocated by their line manager.

If you would like to apply for this role and find out more then please send your CV to Rebecca Griffiths or call her on (Apply online only)
Posted: 19/09/2018

Salary: £30000 - £34000/annum per Annum

Category: Engineering

Maintenance engineer

Illminster

£30,000-£34,000 + Overtime + Sick pay + Pension + 30 days holiday

Excellent opportunity for a maintenance engineer to join a leading engineering company that offers brilliant, training, progression and career stability.

In this role you will work a four on four off shift carrying out planned preventative maintenance and breakdown repair on all manufacturing machinery on site.

The ideal candidate will have experience working on an FMCG manufacturing environment and be a multi skilled maintenance engineer with an electrical bias.

This is a great role for a maintenance engineer to join one the UK’s biggest manufacturing companies that offers career moves not just jobs.

The role:

*4 on 4 off days and nights.
*Electrical and mechanical maintenance engineer (Mechanical Bias)
*Planned preventive maintenance and breakdown repair.
*Some project work.
*Overtime available.

The person:

*Multi skilled maintenance engineer
*Have completed an engineering apprenticeship.
*Ideally hold an engineering qualification.
*Good electrical and mechanical fault finding and maintenance.
*Have experience as a maintenance engineer from a manufacturing background.
*Good electrical and mechanical maintenance engineering skills.
*Ideally hold an electrical qualification.
*Have worked in a manufacturing facility.

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Reference Number: RTR71792

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To apply for this role or for to be considered for further roles, please click "Apply Now" or contact Keris John-Baptiste at Rise Technical Recruitment.

This vacancy is being advertised by Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd. The services of Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd are that of an Employment Agency.

Rise Technical Recruitment Ltd regrets to inform that our client can only accept applications from engineering candidates who have a valid legal permit or right to work in the United Kingdom. Potential candidates who do not have this right or permit, or are pending an application to obtain this right or permit should not apply as your details will not be processed
Posted: 19/09/2018

Salary: £20 - £22/annum OTE 30K per Annum

Posted: 19/09/2018

Salary: per

Category: Medical/Pharmaceutical/Scientific

We are currently working with a friendly, down to earth surgery based in Ilminster, Somerset to recruit for a Qualified Lead Dispenser to join their team on a part time basis.

This is a part time role working 22.5 hours per week. These hours are offered on a flexible basis in regards to days and times. The salary will be dependent on experience and discussed further upon application.

Working in a team of 4 you will be the Lead Dispenser working in a very busy dispensary. A proven ability to work efficiently and accurately is vital.

Key duties will include:

* Dispensing Medicines / drugs as required by the Doctors in the practice and to arrange for their checking as required
* Processing prescriptions for non-dispensing patients
* Ensuring that medicine/drugs are not date expired
* Receiving, recording and dispensing repeat medicine requests
* Collecting and recording prescription charges
* Re-ordering medicine/drugs and containers as required
* Maintaining stock efficiently and economically
* Maintaining records
* Assisting with auditing of dispensing activity and workload
* Logging prescription details
* Weekly and monthly stock checks
* Any other duties/issues that arise within the dispensary

The successful applicant will be a Qualified Dispenser with a NVQ Level 2. Working in a welcoming and friendly team environment you will need to be a team player who understands the importance of confidentiality.

If you have the required qualification and experience and you would like to apply for this role please do so online or contact Georgie on (Apply online only).

We look forward to hearing from you!

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Office Angels. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information – please copy and paste the following link in to your browser: https://(url removed)/candidate-privacy

Salary: £8.50/hour per Hour

Category: Administration

Seeking a Receptionist on a part time basis for a friendly, down to earth surgery based in Ilminster, Somerset.

This is a part time role working 14 hours per week on the following days:

Tuesday - 8am - 1pm

Wednesday 2pm - 6.30pm

Friday 2pm - 6.30pm

Your main responsibility will be to provide a polite and friendly service to patients and visitors to the surgery.

Key duties will involve:

* Meeting and greeting visitors
* Dealing with patient queries
* Booking appointments
* Answering the telephone
* Dealing with letters and distributing correspondence

You will be working with a very friendly and welcoming team therefore you will need to be a team player. Reliability is highly important as is an empathetic working attitude and someone who understands the importance of confidentiality.

Parking is available on site.

If you are interested in this role, you have prior reception experience and you can commit to the above hours then we would love to hear from you!

To apply for this role please do so online or contact Georgie on (Apply online only).

Office Angels acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. Office Angels UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

By applying for this role your details will be submitted to Office Angels. Our Candidate Privacy Information Statement explains how we will use your information – please copy and paste the following link in to your browser: https://(url removed)/candidate-privacy
Posted: 18/09/2018

Salary: £38000 - £40000/annum per Annum

Category: Management

Do you have 5 years + experience within a Product/ Project Management role? Have you worked within a Manufacturing business? Are you familiar with manufacturing processes? Are you a self-starter? If so, please read on as this could be the perfect opportunity for you!

I am currently looking for a Product Manager to join a highly dynamic and forward-thinking organisation on a permanent and full-time basis. This is a very exciting time to join the business as they are going through a period of growth!

This role is a key part of the business and you will be responsible for introducing, developing and managing all product developments and initiatives within the business. You will have the ability to plan and drive all new and existing product development milestones through effective liaison with internal teams and external stakeholders. You will also be responsible for quality market research, understanding customer requirements and competitor analysis data.

Your day to day duties will include:

* To plan, implement and deliver to market new products on time and within cost controls

* Plan and develop new product launches including marketing specifications and internal departments product training requirements

* To use market research data to effectively establish product pricing plus continuous review of production and sales costs, forecasting and pricing of special and customized items

* To identify the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing specification and requirements, appraising and adjusting as needed and preparing ROI analyses

* To establish time schedules with design, manufacturing and component partners

* To determine customer needs, product trends and product positioning via high quality research and analysis

* To conduct quality external competitor analysis to accurately assess competition

* To work with Group Sales Director and Data Analyst to develop effective product sales strategies

* To work closely with Marketing; product marketing and brochure updates

* To line manage two Product Assistants, allocating workloads and ensuring project timelines are met

* To report monthly to the Senior Management Team

* To ensure timely competition and storage of project documentation

Experience and skills

* Educated to degree level

* 5 years solid experience in Product/Project Management within the manufacturing industry

* Familiarity with manufacturing processes (assembly, injection, SMC, GRP, RTM) advantageous

If you feel you fit the bill and would like to discuss this further, please call Jessica Harmer in branch today
Posted: 17/09/2018

Salary: £23000 - £25000/annum £23k - 25k per year + Excellent Bene per Annum

Category: Distribution

My Client is an established FMCG manufacturer based near ilminster. They are an expanding thriving business and as a result are now seeking an Export Coordinator to join the team.

The successful Export Coordinator will be joining a team of 3 and will be responsible for the order to delivery cycle within an export environment. The ideal candidate will have had exposure to managing customers’ orders within an export team that would include dealing with shipping documentation and being able to check warehouse and freight forwarding schedules.

Main responsibilities of the Export Coordinator include:
·Accurate processing of international sales orders
·Raising or applying for country specific certificates as required
·Acknowledging and ensuring the customer is kept up to date on the status of their order
·Planning and coordinating overseas shipments (including courier services) via freight forwarders/logistics companies, and deciding on the most appropriate mode of shipment with consideration to time and temperature sensitive goods
·Creating and completing accurate shipping and commercial documentation (knowledge of Export Master would be beneficial but not essential) including letters of credit, bills of lading, certificates of origin, packing lists and commercial invoices
·Liaising with internal colleagues such as the Planning, Quality and Warehouse teams to gather required information
·Liaising externally with Government Sectors, Freight Forwarders, Banks etc. to ensure the smooth processing of customer orders

Essential candidate skills
·Excellent communication skills and experience of building relationships
·Previous export / Transport administration experience is essential as is a high level of customer service
·Strong written and verbal communication skills to communicate with customers and colleagues internationally

Salary and Benefits
£23,000 – 25,000 DOE
Excellent Benefits including Free Parking, Pension, 25 days Holiday+ Bank Holidays, discount packages

This role is commutable from Taunton, Chard, Ilminster, Axminster, Bridport, and Yeovil – Please note due to location of the site public transport to the site is not an option

Key Words, Export Administrator, Export coordinator, Materials Planner, Transport Coordinator, Transport Planner, Export Controller, Export Clerk
Posted: 14/09/2018

Salary: £23000 - £25000/annum £23k - 25k per year + Excellent Bene per Annum

Category: Distribution

My Client is an established FMCG manufacturer based near ilminster. They are an expanding thriving business and as a result are now seeking an Export Coordinator to join the team.

The successful Export Coordinator will be joining a team of 3 and will be responsible for the order to delivery cycle within an export environment. The ideal candidate will have had exposure to managing customers’ orders within an export team that would include dealing with shipping documentation and being able to check warehouse and freight forwarding schedules.

Main responsibilities of the Export Coordinator include:
·Accurate processing of international sales orders
·Raising or applying for country specific certificates as required
·Acknowledging and ensuring the customer is kept up to date on the status of their order
·Planning and coordinating overseas shipments (including courier services) via freight forwarders/logistics companies, and deciding on the most appropriate mode of shipment with consideration to time and temperature sensitive goods
·Creating and completing accurate shipping and commercial documentation (knowledge of Export Master would be beneficial but not essential) including letters of credit, bills of lading, certificates of origin, packing lists and commercial invoices
·Liaising with internal colleagues such as the Planning, Quality and Warehouse teams to gather required information
·Liaising externally with Government Sectors, Freight Forwarders, Banks etc. to ensure the smooth processing of customer orders

Essential candidate skills
·Excellent communication skills and experience of building relationships
·Previous export / Transport administration experience is essential as is a high level of customer service
·Strong written and verbal communication skills to communicate with customers and colleagues internationally

Salary and Benefits
£23,000 – 25,000 DOE
Excellent Benefits including Free Parking, Pension, 25 days Holiday+ Bank Holidays, discount packages

This role is commutable from Taunton, Chard, Ilminster, Axminster, Bridport, and Yeovil – Please note due to location of the site public transport to the site is not an option

Key Words, Export Administrator, Export coordinator, Materials Planner, Transport Coordinator, Transport Planner, Export Controller, Export Clerk
Posted: 13/09/2018

Salary: £30000 - £38000/annum Negotiable, Depend Upon Experience per Annum

Category: Engineering

Process Engineer – Opto-electronics – Somerset – MO/IM317
Salary / benefits – negotiable, dependent upon experience
Job Term: Permanent / Full Time
Job Outline:
Owing to a period of successful growth a market leader in the development of Opto-Electronic Products now requires a Process Engineer to support the development of new and existing manufacturing processes.
Working within an NPI environment, you will be responsible for the supporting documentation, equipment and procedures; documenting manufacturing methods, tooling and fixture needs.
Through the development and deployment of processes, fixtures and tooling required for assembly tasks, you will identify improvements and apply change management.
You will investigate production and process issues, and provide support to key personnel, deploying best practices in terms of process yields, process times and process profitability.
Working with all stages of the product life cycle you will review all manufacturing processes and methods.
You will identify and highlight project risks and solutions; conduct Design Reviews and support Business Systems to support the development and improvement of Processes.
This is a key role within the NPI Development, and therefore you will be required to identify key stakeholders and work closely with all parties, both internal to the organisation and external, such as suppliers and end customers.
Qualifications:
Ideally you will be qualified to at least Degree level in a Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering Discipline, or similar, and have experience in an NPI Process Development role.
Experience:
You will have previous experience in a similar role in an NPI environment, developing Processes, and Control Maps.
Preference will be given to candidates who have experience or an awareness of glass machining, thin film coatings, metal machining, and plating and precision engineering.
Ideally you will have experience working in LEAN Manufacturing environment and be familiar with Six Sigma methodologies.
Additional Information:
Candidates MUST be eligible to work and live in the UK. Copies of Visa and Passport will be requested.
Skills: Process, Manufacturing, Photonics, Optics, Glass, Thin Films, Opto-electronics.
To Apply Direct: Please send CV & Covering Letter to Iona Mulligan
Posted: 13/09/2018

Salary: £30000 - £40000/annum per Annum