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Goods-in/Steel Store Operative Temp to Perm

Posted 15th August 2019

£8 to £10 per hour
Permanent,

Lowestoft , Suffolk

 

Oakes Recruitment Limited is acting as a Recruitment Agency for our client and we are currently looking for Goods-in/Steel Store Operative in a Lowestoft Business

PURPOSE

  • Ensure all manufacturing goods inwards/outwards are received/despatched correctly

  • Label/store products correctly, safely and efficiently

  • Ensure all relevant paperwork/administration is completed accurately

  • Carry out checks in accordance with current company/departmental procedures

  • Move materials around site using front and side loader FLT

  • Support the Manufacturing Manager by liaising and negotiating with suppliers in relation to overdue orders, changes to orders and non-conformances

  • Work alongside other members of the team to ensure products are produced, manufactured, labelled and stored appropriately

  • Participate in target setting through team meetings and business briefing sessions

  • Ensure agreed targets and deadlines are met in line with company needs

  • Adhere to all company/departmental policies and procedures at all times

  • Adhere to the company H&S policies and procedures at all times

  • Continuously strive to improve working processes

Carry out any other duties that are reasonably asked of you in any area of the company, which could include light engineering activities during quieter periods of work

PERSON SPECIFICATION AND SKILLS

  • Ability to work without direct supervision and work as part of the manufacturing team

  • Take responsibility for own work/decisions

  • Able to communicate at all levels across the business

  • Has a basic understanding of engineering drawings

  • Previous experience of using a fork-lift truck (front and side loader)

  • Able to plan/organise effectively

  • Accurate and attention to detail to meet deadlines and company targets

  • Good negotiation skills

  • Good team player and has excellent integrity

  • Has a flexible attitude and is receptive to change

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft software products, eg, word, excel and outlook as well as other in-house software packages (eg, X-suite)

  • Good hand-to-eye coordination

  • Can develop a comprehensive knowledge of sport and horticultural products

  • Has the ability and patience to undertake repetitive tasks

  • Desire to exceed targets

  • Confident – but able to ask for support where necessary

  • Self-motivated and have the ability to multi-skill

  • High level of endurance and energy

  • Drives own self-development and willing to undertake training when required

  • Has the ability to coach or train others when required

  • Seeks to be challenged and stretched

COMPETENCIES

COMMUNICATION

  • Using the most appropriate method of communication to meet individual and business needs effectively

COACHING AND INFLUENCING

  • Working constantly on your own development through coaching in the interest of improving business performance

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

  • Continuously look for ways to improve performance by striving for excellence in the standards and methods of working

INDIVIDUAL TARGETS AND MONITORING PERFORMANCE

  • Agree targets to support business needs/individual competency levels. Monitors performance and progress against targets set

EMOTIONAL RESILIENCE

Performs effectively under pressure by remaining professional in all situations; considering the impact of your actions on others

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Good standard of secondary education [GCSE A-C (9-4) for Maths and English]

  • NVQ Level 2 (minimum) qualification (or a willingness to be trained)

  • Previous experience working in a busy goods-in/stores area

  • Previous experience of working in a batch production environment would be beneficial

  • Previous fork lift experience (front and side loaders)

  • Full driving licence required

HOURS OF WORK 39.5 HOURS BUT MUST BE FLEXIBLE DURING BUSY BUSINESS PERIODS

FLEXIBILITY IS ESSENTIAL FOR THIS ROLE

Salary and benefits

£8 to £10 per hour

Type

Permanent

Locations
  • Lowestoft
  • Suffolk
Sector
  • Engineering
Skill
  • Warehouse Forklift Good-In Stores Manufacturing

Mechanical Engineer

Posted 5th August 2019

£32,000 to £32,000 per annum
Permanent,

Bungay , Suffolk

Oakes Recruitment Limited is acting as a Recruitment Agency for our client and we are currently looking for a Mechanical Engineer based at Bungay

In this role you will be required to:

  • Have a broad engineering skill base.

  • Complete both reactive and preventative maintenance on a wide range of printing / print finishing equipment.

  • Be comfortable working under pressure

  • Ensure minimal downtime is experienced due to machine breakdowns.

  • Work with the engineering team & suggest improvements.

  • Be comfortable working alone or as part of a small team.

The successful candidate will have the relevant Mechanical Engineering qualifications, strong diagnostic / rectification skills and have excellent communication skills.  Ideally from a manufacturing background within the print industries

The shift pattern for this role will be confirmed but will vary across days, nights or weekends to suit the needs of the business. Working three days a week on 12 hours shifts with overtime available. Excellent basic wage plus overtime

Salary and benefits

£32,000 to £32,000 per annum

Type

Permanent

Locations
  • Bungay
  • Suffolk
Sector
  • Engineering
Skills
  • Engineering
  • Mechanical

Powder Sprayer/ Labourer

Posted 18th July 2019

£8 to £10 per hour
Temporary, Temp to Perm

Lowestoft , Suffolk

Oakes Recruitment Limited is acting as a Recruitment Agency for our client and we are currently looking for a qualified and experienced Powder Sprayer / Labourer:

We are currently recruiting for a well-established manufacturing company in Lowestoft. Your role will include Powder spraying and preparing materials ready for assembly. Previous experience in Spraying is not required but strength and fitness will be needed to ensure that you will be able to lift the materials safely. It is a 6am start so own transport or pushbike will be needed. If you feel you may be suitable please apply.

It is essential that you have previous experience and are available to start immediately

Salary and benefits

£8 to £10 per hour

Type

Temporary

Duration

Temp to Perm

Locations
  • Lowestoft
  • Suffolk
Sector
  • Engineering
Skills
  • Paint
  • Powder
  • Sprayer
  • spraying

Operations and Maintenance Engineer

Posted 17th July 2019

£16 to £16 per hour
Permanent,

Beccles , Suffolk

Oakes Recruitment Limited is acting as an Recruitment Agency for our client and we are currently looking an Operations and Maintenance Engineer for the following role:

Operations and Maintenance engineer to join a team responsible for the safe efficient running of our anaerobic digestate Biogas plants. You will work as part of a small team of O&M engineers working across at several plants on a shift pattern basis of 4 days on 4 days off.

Your duties shall include, but not be limited to, the day to day operation and maintenance of the plant. You shall be required to respond quickly to machine and systems failures in a safe and efficient manner as well as to investigate and resolve the cause of faults to minimise plant downtime. Accurate recording of tasks, faults and any plant system failure is essential. The monitoring of IT control systems, which shall include out of hours monitoring when on call, shall be a a key part of the role. Good housekeeping, a safe method of working and good task execution is essential to ensure the plants are kept clean, safe and operating in line with current legislation. 

Required:

Trade qualification – Mechanical or Electrical

Full UK driving licence

Ability to plan and prioritise varied tasks.

Knowledge of SCADA control systems an advantage

Good numerical, analytical and diagnostic skills.

Computer literate

Maintenance experience preferred

Salary and benefits

£16 to £16 per hour

Type

Permanent

Locations
  • Beccles
  • Suffolk
Sector
  • Engineering
Skills
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • SCADA

Production Workers

Posted 10th July 2019

£8 to £8 per hour
Temporary, Temp to Perm

Halesworth , Suffolk

Oakes Recruitment Limited is acting as a Recruitment Agency for our client and we are currently looking for Production Workers in an International prestigious Business based in Halesworth

Have you ever had those days when you are getting ready for a night out and wonder who puts the products in your expensive favourite face cream, or how they get those amazing lotions in those beautiful containers? What actually goes into these amazing products we all see being advertised? Spent the evening getting ready, wishing you had the kind of job, working with top of the range beauty products? Working how to make these products better for you, the business and the environment. Are you the type of person, who genuinely wants to ensure every single product that leaves the business, is top notch and personally checked by yourself, to feel proud of what you are doing?

Are you the type of person, who is always thinking how do we do this better rather than just waving the products past in your current manufacturing post? Do you want more? Do you want to be part of an innovative cosmetics manufacturer? Working with cosmetics and personal care products for all the family, from skin care to bath products, from sun protection to aromatherapy oils. This is a business that is winning awards in the top cosmetics ceremonies and growing continuously.

This is a business that cares about you and your career progression, a market leader in natural and organic ranges.

For this position its would be ideal to have previous manufacturing background, you will be used to working with intricate and fiddly products, you may have hobbies like sewing, crafting, D&D gaming, or even train sets, where you are used to be very careful what you do, working with delicate bits and bobs. You are going to be the person who can easily untangle yours or partners necklace when it’s been left to tie itself in knots and organise the drawer so it shouldn’t happen again. You will be the type of person who can mix that cocktail for the party, to appreciate the colour, taste and textures, and why they are important to others. You will be able to work in a team, showing those leadership values from football or netball as the attack position. You are going to be the type of person who follows beauty and fashion, understanding the trends and why having on fleck’ brows are a must for most of today’s beauty icons. You will be the person who understands that the little things do matter. You will take pride in your appearance and timekeeping.

You will need your own transport to get to work as due to the location there are no suitable bus or train service. You will be working shifts on a rota, currently 6am to 2pm and 2pm to 10 pm, working Monday to Friday

This is a temporary to permanent position, with a 12-week probation period. After the probation your company training and 6-month period your wages will increase from the NMW to £17,145.00 a year. Full training will be given.

Salary and benefits

£8 to £8 per hour

Type

Temporary

Duration

Temp to Perm

Locations
  • Halesworth
  • Suffolk
Sector
  • Manufacturing and Production
Skills
  • Manufacturing
  • Production

Mechanical Engineer

Posted 8th July 2019

£32,000 to £32,000 per annum
Permanent,

Bungay , Suffolk

Oakes Recruitment Limited is acting as a Recruitment Agency for our client and we are currently looking for a Mechanical Engineer based at Bungay

In this role you will be required to:

  • Have a broad engineering skill base.

  • Complete both reactive and preventative maintenance on a wide range of printing / print finishing equipment.

  • Be comfortable working under pressure

  • Ensure minimal downtime is experienced due to machine breakdowns.

  • Work with the engineering team & suggest improvements.

  • Be comfortable working alone or as part of a small team.

The successful candidate will have the relevant Mechanical Engineering qualifications, strong diagnostic / rectification skills and have excellent communication skills.  Ideally from a manufacturing background within the print industries

The shift pattern for this role will be confirmed but will vary across days, nights or weekends to suit the needs of the business. Working three days a week on 12 hours shifts with overtime available. Excellent basic wage plus overtime

Salary and benefits

£32,000 to £32,000 per annum

Type

Permanent

Locations
  • Bungay
  • Suffolk
Sector
  • Manufacturing and Production
Skill
  • Mechanical Engineer

Manufacturing Operative

Posted 8th July 2019

£9 to £10 per hour
Temporary, Temp to Perm

Lowestoft , Suffolk

Oakes Recruitment Limited is acting as a Recruitment Agency for our client and we are currently looking for Manufacturing Operative in a National prestigious Business based in Lowestoft

Duties and Responsibilities

Operate (be trained/coached where appropriate) on the use of bending machines, swaging, multi-head punches, drilling machinery and hydraulic presses with an aim to develop proto-types/specials for long-term manufacture

Understand and work effectively with steel & aluminium processes

* Follow manufacturing processes to drawings and complete job cards accurately until work is completed

* Good understanding of engineering Drawings and able to use the information effectively within the role

* Good awareness, understanding and take responsibility for department Health & Safety issues, ensuring adherence to Health & Safety policy at all times

* Take part in new product design meetings and put forward own ideas/suggestions

* Train or coach others on-the-job to develop manufacturing capability

* Develop a good knowledge and understanding of Harrod products

* Participate/contribute new ideas in all continuous improvements’ projects/meetings

* Work with other teams across the business to effectively to deliver manufacturing objectives

 

Person Specifications

  • * Able to work accurately and within timescales
  • * Good organisational skills and able to communicate clearly at all levels
  • * Has the ability to work without direct supervision
  • * Good time management skills
  • * Driven to exceed targets
  • * Self-motivated
  • * Seeks to be challenged and stretch their own development
  • * Good team player and willing to support colleagues
  • * Complies Human Resources policies and procedures
  • * Has a flexible attitude, is receptive and supports change initiatives
  • * Can be relied upon and has excellent integrity
  • * Commitment and willingness to be trained and developed
  • * Aligns own behaviours with the vision, goals and values
  • * Positive attitude and willing to share knowledge and experience with colleagues

Competencies

 

 

 

COMMUNICATION

* Using the most appropriate method of communication to meet individual and business needs

effectively

COACHING AND INFLUENCING

* Working constantly on own development through coaching in the interest of improving business

performance

CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT

* Continuously look for ways to improve performance by striving for excellence in the standards and methods of working

INDIVIDUAL TARGETS AND MONITORING PERFORMANCE

* Agree targets to support business needs/individual competency levels. Monitors performance and progress against targets set

EMOTIONAL RESILIENCE

* Performs effectively under pressure by remaining professional in all situations; considering the impact of your actions on others

HOURS OF WORK 39.5 per week. Flexibility required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

* GCSE grades A-C (4-9) preferred and/or any other qualifications in manufacturing/ engineering

* Previous engineering background would be advantageous

 

 

 

Salary and benefits

£9 to £10 per hour

Type

Temporary

Duration

Temp to Perm

Locations
  • Lowestoft
  • Suffolk
Sector
  • Engineering
Skills
  • Engineering
  • Machining
  • Manufacturing

Welder qualified and experienced

Posted 8th July 2019

£10 to £10 per hour
Temporary,

Lowestoft , Suffolk

Oakes Recruitment Ltd. are acting as a recruitment agency on behalf of our client

Oakes Recruitment are currently recruiting a welder for a reputable business in the Lowestoft area.

The Ideal candidate will be MIG and TIG qualified and have experience in aluminium welding. Although experience in these is essential, the role is ideal may be suitable for college leavers who are looking for a rewarding job that will provide many opportunities. Experience in a working environment, preferably one such as this, is required as a strong work ethic is essential. All applicants will be given a weld test to ensure the right candidate is employed.

Everyday roles will include fabricating mechanical structures and parts with a great deal of precision in order to ensure excellent product quality and customer satisfaction.

Team work is imperative; the successful candidate will need to be a team player, working with other people to guarantee that the work gets completed, efficiently and to a high standard. The successful candidate must have access to their own transport or live locally as public transport is not available

Salary and benefits

£10 to £10 per hour

Type

Temporary

Locations
  • Lowestoft
  • Suffolk
Sector
  • Engineering
Skill
  • Welder

Welder qualified and experienced

Posted 5th July 2019

£10 to £10 per hour
Temporary,

Lowestoft , Suffolk

Oakes Recruitment Ltd. are acting as a recruitment agency on behalf of our client

Oakes Recruitment are currently recruiting a welder for a reputable business in the Lowestoft area.

The Ideal candidate will be MIG and TIG qualified and have experience in aluminium welding. Although experience in these is essential, the role is ideal may be suitable for college leavers who are looking for a rewarding job that will provide many opportunities. Experience in a working environment, preferably one such as this, is required as a strong work ethic is essential. All applicants will be given a weld test to ensure the right candidate is employed.

Everyday roles will include fabricating mechanical structures and parts with a great deal of precision in order to ensure excellent product quality and customer satisfaction.

Team work is imperative; the successful candidate will need to be a team player, working with other people to guarantee that the work gets completed, efficiently and to a high standard. The successful candidate must have access to their own transport or live locally as public transport is not available

Salary and benefits

£10 to £10 per hour

Type

Temporary

Locations
  • Lowestoft
  • Suffolk
Sector
  • Engineering
Skill
  • Welder

Multi Skilled Filling Operative

Posted 5th July 2019

£8 to £8 per hour
Temporary, Temp to Perm

Halesworth , Suffolk

Oakes Recruitment Limited is acting as a Recruitment Agency for our client and we are currently looking for a Multi Skilled Filling Operative, based in Halesworth for an established and expanding business.

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE ROLE:

As a multi skilled operative you will be supporting the Team Leaders with the production of products. You will be responsible for the assembly of various finished products to the specification given. Responsible for ensuring the packing specification is adhered to by the packing team at the end of the filling line. Reaching expected targets always and meeting quality standards. Cleaning and sanitisation of the end of line equipment to the required quality standards. Following the company’s policies and procedures, ensuring housekeeping, quality standards, processes and procedures are always being followed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Set up and adjust of machines/filling lines

  • Assemble and pack goods to meet production target rate;

  • Adapt to all lines, jobs and speeds required across all the different machinery within the business;

  • Communicate your knowledge and show your skills to all new and existing team members; by applying various skills across lines such as application of caps, labelling, collating bottles on and off lines, batch coding, assembly of decorative cartons, shrink wrapping and tamper label application.

  • Perform on- line quality control checks

  • Complete all quality control paperwork

  • Verify rejects from line and daily reporting of production output

  • Complete all packing lists and paperwork in full within the time frame required.

  • Assist the Team Leader with:

  • Interpret specifications and job orders to workers.

  • Achieve optimum line output and line efficiency’s.

  • Ensure assembly of finished goods is to the specification and quality standards.

  • Always maintain good housekeeping within your area

  • Helping in other areas to ensure high standards are maintained

  • Interprets company policies to remind colleagues of safe working practices where required.

  • Communicate with your team leader in order to understand operational targets;

  • Communicate any operational shortfalls immediately and directly to your Team Leader and ensure that any equipment faults or failures are highlighted immediately to our on-site engineer.

  • Ability to run all areas of the filling operation.

  • Adapt to any job given by your superiors;

Please note the above list is not exhaustive and is intended as a guide only

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Previous experience within a manufacturing environment

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work as a part of a team as well as be self-motivated

This is a temp to perm position for the right candidates, with a 12-week probation period. Salary will increase on acceptance of the permanent contract

The shifts are 6am – 2pm and 2pm-10pm 37.5 hours on week block rotations

IT IS ESSENTIAL YOU HAVE YOUR OWN TRANSPORT DUE TO THE LACK OF PUBLIC TRANSPORT IN THIS AREA, AND THE SHIFT PATTERNS

 

 

 

 

Salary and benefits

£8 to £8 per hour

Type

Temporary

Duration

Temp to Perm

Locations
  • Halesworth
  • Suffolk
Sector
  • Manufacturing and Production
Skills
  • Factory
  • Labouring
  • Manufacturing
  • Operational
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