Import / Export Administrator

Import/Export Administrator

Up to £28k per annum DOE

Chelmsford

Permanent

BENEFITS: 24 Days Holiday plus Bank Holidays / Performance Bonus / Pension Contribution / Life Insurance / Employee Assistance 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Handling customer enquiries
  • Freight quotations
  • Taking bookings
  • Arranging cargo collections
  • Liaising with clients, overseas agents and internal departments
  • Trailer load planning
  • Dealing with internal & external transport
  • Raising files
  • Maintaining accurate administrative records
  • Resolving and managing queries and complaints courteously and efficiently
  • Ensuring site and customer objectives are achieved
  • Respond to and deal with customer communication by email and telephone.

Background & Skill:

  • At least two years’ experience within logistics/freight forwarding is preferred
  • Strong administration skills
  • Computer literate – understanding of word and excel, and a keen attitude to learn tailor made systems
  • Good communication skills and telephone manner
  • Ability to work under pressure and to be able to prioritise a busy work schedule
  • High level of customer service
  • Ability to work as part of a busy team
  • Ability to work on own initiative

Quality Administrator

Quality Administrator

Maldon, Essex

Up to £26k pro rata

Full Time, 6 month contract

Job Purpose

The role of the Quality Administrator is to support the delivery of high quality information by supporting the quality team with their routine administration tasks, generating reports and documents relating to the Quality Management System activities. The Quality Administrator may also provide additional support to other business functions as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Completing all general administration tasks for the department, including managing training documentation and matrices for site, and managing files.
  • Assisting the Quality & Compliance Engineer in the delivery and administration of Quality Management System programs as required.
  • Maintaining all Quality Assurance records and ensuring that these are updated accurately on the internal shared system.
  • Arranging samples of components and ingredients to be tested.
  • Carrying out assessments of components and materials under quarantine.
  • Assisting the Quality & Compliance Engineer in the administration of customer complaints and deviations, and incidents.
  • In agreement with the EHS & Quality Manager, taking responsibility for other tasks to support the needs of the business.
  • Undertaking internal audits against Business Management System
  • Knowledge & experience of ISO 9001
  • 14001, 8001
  • H&S knowledge
  • Quality issues & compliance

 Background and Skill

  • Previous Quality Operations or audit experience an advantage.
  • Experience of working with Quality management systems (QMS), ideally ISO 9001
  • Degree or equivalent an advantage in a technical or numerical subject, or any subject requiring accuracy.
  • Broad administration experience in maintaining documents and files, preferably in a Quality role.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word & Excel.
  • Sound organisational skills, excellent accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Able to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Team player who is keen to learn the role and business.

If you think this is the role for you – please get in touch on 01245 362 500 today!

Senior HR Manager

Senior HR Manager

Permanent

BENEFITS: Competitive Salary / Performance Bonus Scheme / 24 Days Holidays plus Bank Holidays / Pension Contribution

Job Purpose:

The successful candidate will support the business and its employees with all people activities. Taking a lead on dealing with day to day HR issues, supporting and project managing HR projects such as the Company Values and Training.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy
  • Be the first point of contact for all day-to-day HR advice and support for managers and colleagues and provide support the business with all people related activities including disciplinaries and formal grievances.
  •  Bring insights, recommendations and improvement to both the Management and HR team.
  • You will take leadership on employee engagement and performance management including the appraisal process providing guidance and coaching.
  • You will oversee the company’s recruitment, induction and retention process to ensure the company consistently recruits and inducts at a high level and retains.
  • You will set up a more structured approach to training and people development and digitalise our training records.
  • Working with Managers to ensure we provide comprehensive training to ensure employees have the necessary skills to perform their roles.
  • You will be responsible managing and also expanding the use of our integrated HR/Time and Attendance system to further digitalise our processes.
  • Update and interpret employment law and best practice to ensure advice, policy and procedure is accurate and up to date and ensure robust business operational practices are in place
  • Work with the Directors and Managers on embedding and living our Company Values.
  • You will control Absence Management – providing analytical reports and supporting Managers with Occupational Health and Returns to Work.
  • Support the HR Assistant with the the monthly payroll with an external provider

Background & Skill:

  • Must be CIPD Level 7
  • A motivated self-starter happy to operate in a stand-alone role and spinning a variety of plates
  • A proactive and solution orientation mindset with strong organisational and critical thinking abilities
  • Fair and consistent with a broad mindset
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and communications skills
  • Demonstrable experience with HR metrics and HR systems
  • Attention to detail, good judgement and an ethical mind

Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Colchester, Essex

£25k per annum

Temp to Perm

8.30AM-5.00PM

Job Purpose:

To support and assist the Finance Manager in the operation of accounts, which will include the role of Purchase and Sales Ledger.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all invoices within designated responsibility are correctly authorised, coded and posted
  • Record all cheque and direct debit payment transactions
  • To ensure all payments are allocated accordingly and any debit balances are investigated
  • Ensure all supplier queries are dealt with promptly and efficiently
  • To perform a monthly reconciliation of purchase ledger balances to supplier statements
  • Assist With Month-end Procedures
  • To enter data relating to purchase ledger into cash book

Background and Skill:

  • At least 1 years’ experience working within a busy accounts department
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be an enthusiastic, committed individual
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work using own initiative and within a team

If you are looking for a new role and feel you are right for the Accounts Assistant position – please get in touch with us on 01245 362 500!

Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Colchester, Essex

£25k per annum

Full Time, Permanent

8.30AM-5.00PM

Job Purpose:

To support and assist the Finance Manager in the operation of accounts, which will include the role of Purchase and Sales Ledger.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that all invoices within designated responsibility are correctly authorised, coded and posted
  • Record all cheque and direct debit payment transactions
  • To ensure all payments are allocated accordingly and any debit balances are investigated
  • Ensure all supplier queries are dealt with promptly and efficiently
  • To perform a monthly reconciliation of purchase ledger balances to supplier statements
  • Assist With Month-end Procedures
  • To enter data relating to purchase ledger into cash book

Background and Skill:

  • At least 1 years’ experience working within a busy accounts department
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be an enthusiastic, committed individual
  • Ability to work under pressure and to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to work using own initiative and within a team

If you are looking for a new role and feel you are right for the Accounts Assistant position – please get in touch with us on 01245 362 500!

HR Manager

HR Manager

Permanent

BENEFITS: Competitive Salary / Performance Bonus Scheme / 24 Days Holidays plus Bank Holidays / Pension Contribution

Job Purpose:

The successful candidate will support the business and its employees with all people activities. Taking a lead on dealing with day to day HR issues, supporting and project managing HR projects such as the Company Values and Training.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy
  • Be the first point of contact for all day-to-day HR advice and support for managers and colleagues and provide support the business with all people related activities including disciplinaries and formal grievances.
  • Bring insights, recommendations and improvement to both the Management and HR team.
  • You will take leadership on employee engagement and performance management including the appraisal process providing guidance and coaching.
  • You will oversee the company’s recruitment, induction and retention process to ensure the company consistently recruits and inducts at a high level and retains.
  • You will set up a more structured approach to training and people development and digitalise our training records.
  • Working with Managers to ensure we provide comprehensive training to ensure employees have the necessary skills to perform their roles.
  • You will be responsible managing and also expanding the use of our integrated HR/Time and Attendance system to further digitalise our processes.
  • Update and interpret employment law and best practice to ensure advice, policy and procedure is accurate and up to date and ensure robust business operational practices are in place
  • Work with the Directors and Managers on embedding and living our Company Values.
  • You will control Absence Management – providing analytical reports and supporting Managers with Occupational Health and Returns to Work.
  • Support the HR Assistant with the the monthly payroll with an external provider

Background & Skill:

  • Must be CIPD Level 7 or studying towards the qualification
  • A motivated self-starter happy to operate in a stand-alone role and spinning a variety of plates
  • A proactive and solution orientation mindset with strong organisational and critical thinking abilities
  • Fair and consistent with a broad mindset
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and communications skills
  • Demonstrable experience with HR metrics and HR systems
  • Attention to detail, good judgement and an ethical mind

Warehouse and Lab Assistant

Warehouse/Lab Assistant

Witham

up to £23k per annum

Monday to Friday

Permanent

6am-2pm and 1pm-10pm rotating every 4 weeks

Pursuit Resources are currently seeking a Warehouse/Lab Assistant for a well established company located in Witham

Your main responsibilities will be:

  • Completing stock checks and making sure all machinists are fully supplied with materials.
  • Giving out support within the department
  • Mixing samples with litharge using an extracted cupboard
  • Accurate weighing of metals
  • Ensuring the Furnace area is kept clean whilst maintaining safety standards
  • Using hand held pump truck to move material
  • Moving around boxes within the department
  • Raise ideas for improvement and areas of concern

Background and Skill

  • Ability to work under your own initiative
  • Good level of flexibility both in work and time
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Good proven work ethic
  • Physically fit
  • Good time management

Commercial and Supply Chain Manager

Commercial and Supply Chain Manager

Up to £90k Per Annum DOE

Suffolk

Permanent

BENEFITS: Bonus scheme / 25 Days Holiday / Private Medical / Generous Pension Contribution / Life Assurance / Health Plan

Our client is currently recruiting for a Commercial and Supply Chain Manager.

Are you a proven leader with the appetite to be a part of an exciting period of development in the energy sector? If so, we want to hear from you!

In this role you’ll be providing oversight and direction in the following key departmental areas – Performance Improvement, Supply Chain, Training and Finance. You’ll be accountable for the functioning, effectiveness, productivity and output quality of these departments, with the chance to initiate real change and drive simplification and efficiency.

Your demonstrable business acumen and commercial focus will be key to your success in this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Establishing relationships with key stakeholders on strategic business decisions
  • Continuously assessing performance of your departments, driving change and innovation to maintain high levels of success in your team
  • Providing commercial leadership and ensuring that ‘value for money’ is obtained from the supply of all goods and services
  • Overseeing the performance and relationships of our contract partners
  • Managing the provision of skills and technical training programmes

Background & Skill:

  • Ideally qualified to Degree level in a relevant subject (such as Finance, Commercial or Business), or equivalent.
  • A background in manufacturing or the energy sector is essential, with the energy sector being an advantage.
  • Senior leadership experience in any of the departmental areas (Supply Chain, Finance, Training or Performance Improvement).
  • Experience leading teams and managing performance, along with aspects of delivering change, project management, improvement cycles, budget management and peer reviews.

HR Manager

HR Manager

£55k per annum

Permanent

BENEFITS: Competitive Salary / Performance Bonus Scheme / 24 Days Holidays plus Bank Holidays / Pension Contribution

Job Purpose:

The successful candidate will support the business and its employees with all people activities. Taking a lead on dealing with day to day HR issues, supporting and project managing HR projects such as the Company Values and Training.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy
  • Be the first point of contact for all day-to-day HR advice and support for managers and colleagues and provide support the business with all people related activities including disciplinaries and formal grievances.
  • Bring insights, recommendations and improvement to both the Management and HR team.
  • You will take leadership on employee engagement and performance management including the appraisal process providing guidance and coaching.
  • You will oversee the company’s recruitment, induction and retention process to ensure the company consistently recruits and inducts at a high level and retains.
  • You will set up a more structured approach to training and people development and digitalise our training records.
  • Working with Managers to ensure we provide comprehensive training to ensure employees have the necessary skills to perform their roles.
  • You will be responsible managing and also expanding the use of our integrated HR/Time and Attendance system to further digitalise our processes.
  • Update and interpret employment law and best practice to ensure advice, policy and procedure is accurate and up to date and ensure robust business operational practices are in place
  • Work with the Directors and Managers on embedding and living our Company Values.
  • You will control Absence Management – providing analytical reports and supporting Managers with Occupational Health and Returns to Work.
  • Support the HR Assistant with the the monthly payroll with an external provider

Background & Skill:

  • A HR generalist (CIPD qualified) with previous HR experience in a Manufacturing environment
  • A motivated self-starter happy to operate in a stand-alone role and spinning a variety of plates
  • A proactive and solution orientation mindset with strong organisational and critical thinking abilities
  • Fair and consistent with a broad mindset
  • Excellent interpersonal, collaboration and communications skills
  • Demonstrable experience with HR metrics and HR systems
  • Attention to detail, good judgement and an ethical mind

Admin Assistant

Admin Assistant

Braintree

Permanent

up to £22k per annum (Depending on Experience)

Must be a car driver due to location!

Key Responsibilities:

· Answer and direct phone calls promptly, fielding solicitors/cold sales calls; and maintain office efficiency

· Perform a variety of administrative duties, such as generating and distributing memos, letters, spreadsheets, forms, and faxes; and sorting and distributing incoming mail

· Assist with ordering by preparing and sending orders; maintain client databases; track accounts; oversee the order workflow, and assist in copying and distributing production orders and other internal documents as requested

· Update spreadsheets used by accounting, production, and field services as requested

· Schedule and track meetings and appointments, and book travel arrangements

Skills & Background:

· Excellent communication skills

· Strong IT Skills

· Great work ethic and positive attitude

· Experience within an admin role.

If this looks like the role for you – get in touch with us today!