Marketing Account Manager

Account Manager

Chelmsford, Essex

up to £35,000 PA DOE

Monday-Friday 9-6pm

BENEFITS INCLUDE: WORK EVENTS/CHRISTMAS SHUTDOWN, 20 DAYS + BANK HOLIDAYS + CHRISTMAS + BIRTHDAYS/COMPETITIVE SALARY

Our client is looking for a creative, dynamic and meticulous Account Manager to join their growing team! As an Account Manager you will manage a core list of clients and be the main point of contact. You will become an extension of their team, assisting with managing creative projects as well as assisting with strategy and marketing communications. Our client’s office is a fast-paced creative environment where your ideas are welcomed. You will project manage both small and large projects, therefore strong organisational skills coupled with excellent communication are essential.

As an Account Manager, no two days are the same! You will work within our Client’s office in Chelmsford, but also head out to meet clients for regular meetings and project catch-ups.

Experience within a marketing agency is not a requirement, however you must have strong customer service experience within a fast-paced environment.

What we are looking for:

  • Creative and able to talk strategy as well as successfully manage projects through the studio/with clients successfully
  • Digital marketing experience / social media knowledge a plus, but not essential
  • You love a challenge
  • Great Attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills both verbally and written
  • Willing to go above an beyond for clients with a ‘part of their team’ mentality
  • Good literacy and numerical skills

What we can offer:

  • A role where you can grow! This is a great opportunity to join our client’s growing team and perfect for those looking to develop a career in the industry within a forward thinking creative environment.
  • Support and guidance from day 1 from their experienced leadership team and training resources to up-skill are available for all team members.
  • A dynamic, social team environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Christmas shutdown

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

Customer Services Administrator

Customer Services Administrator

Witham

up to £24,000 Per Annum

Permanent

Key Responsibilities

  • The successful candidate will deal with customer enquiries in a professional manner to ensure that they understand their requirements
  • Proactive response to answering the telephone within 3 rings. Enthusiastic attitude to deal with and resolve customers queries or issues within a timely manner.
  • Proactively chase customers to resolve queries if they have not come back with a response. Ensure all verbal correspondence is confirmed in writing and the system is updated with correct information.
  • Fast track priority orders and liaise with production to confirm any agreed dates
  • Match up delivery notes to customers paperwork and invoice daily. Investigate and find any missing delivery notes.
  • Routinely speak to key account and regular customers to grow a productive working relationship with them.

Background & Skill:

  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Competent with Microsoft packages
  • Organised and able to prioritise workload
  • Passionate about providing great customer service,
  • Adaptable to changing situations with efficient problem solving skills.
  • Enthusiasm to work effectively as part of a team and be a positive influence to other colleagues.

Accounts Assistant

Accounts Assistant

Colchester, Essex

£22k 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!

Laboratory Analyst

Laboratory Analyst

up to £22k including Shift Bonus

Witham, Essex

Full-Time, Permanent

Purpose of Job:

To carry out duties to daily analytical requirements and to gain knowledge and expertise in analytical chemistry to produce results to preset targets under the guidance of the chemist/Laboratory Supervisor.

Duties:

All duties to be carried out in accordance with our clients policies, Health & Safety and Environmental policies and the client’s accreditation and quality systems.

  • To develop good laboratory techniques and manipulation skills.
  • To ensure that work is carried out in a strict conformance with instructions, established methods and quality standard.
  • To calculate and ensure results are understood and, when directed, checked.
  • To gain knowledge of methods or preparation or analysis and to be able to follow them accurately under the supervision of the chemist.
  • To learn and apply safe working practices, and to develop a full understanding of the application of the COSHH regulations.
  • To learn and apply the role and importance of UKAS and ISO 9001:2000 in the Laboratory.
  • To ensure that equipment is efficiently and effectively used, and where directed, maintained.
  • To ensure that good housekeeping and a clean, safe and tidy environment is maintained in the Laboratory.
  • Other duties as directed by the Laboratory Supervisor.

Necessary Skills and Experience:

  • Degree, A Level or GCSE (grade C or above) in Any Science
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate with Company personnel at all levels.
  • Skill to work to a satisfactory level of mathematical accuracy.
  • Ability to prepare and analyse with speed and accuracy.
  • Ability to work in an organised and disciplined manner.
  • You must live within a 15 mile radius of Witham

Please be aware that this position works on a rotating shift pattern basis:

  • Hours: 6:00am – 13:00pm (rotating to the following)
  • Hours: 13:00pm – 20:00pm

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

In House Commercial Lawyer

In House Commercial Lawyer

Bristol

£65-70k

Permanent, Hybrid, Full Time (may consider Part Time)

BENEFITS: 26 Days Holidays / Private Medical / Generous Pension Contribution / Discounts from shops / gyms

Job Purpose

Our client is recruiting for an In House Lawyer to join their team. The role holder will handle their own case transactions, and their areas of law and specialisms will be varied and include Commercial Contracts, NDA’s, Asset and Share Purchase Agreements, Data Protection and IP risk alongside IT, M&A, Divestitures and buy-outs to name a few!

Main Responsibilities:

  • Supervise externally appointed Solicitors or Legal Counsel.
  • Develop and coordinate the delivery of policies.
  • Work with internal teams to enable integration of departments and services, and to participate in company projects.
  • Monitor the work of administration staff and paralegals reporting into the role.
  • Ensure legal practices support the improvement of processes and drive efficiency and good practices.
  • Provide sound and creative advice to the company.
  • Support the professional development of line managed administrators and paralegals.
  • Ensure the company is up to date in relation to legislative and sector specific changes alongside national changes and best practices.
  • Development and delivery of training to internal and external parties in relation to areas of law and company products.
  • Identify risk and escalate concerns.
  • Communicate guidance and legal practice changes via published articles, practice notes or blogs.
  • Keep client files organised.
  • Process client instructions accurately and to the appropriate standards, maintaining confidentiality and demonstrating discretion.
  • Ensure client deadlines, KPI’s, service standards and regulatory reporting requirements are met.

Qualifications:

  • Strong academic education and qualifications.
  • Fully qualified Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive holding a current and valid practising certificate in England and Wales with c.1-2 years PQE.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Experienced in commercial contract drafting (at least 2 years), and experience of an in house environment, ideally within financial services sector.
  • Full understanding of the relevant commercial marketplace.
  • Genuine interest in financial services sector.
  • A working knowledge of all office systems.
  • Able to demonstrate numerical skills and accuracy in all work aspects.
  • Able to identify conflicts of interest.
  • Able to demonstrate a good working knowledge of all market active pension wrappers.
  • A complete understanding of the relevant asset classes / instruments.

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

Customer Service Administrator

Customer Service Administrator

Up to £30k per annum DOE

Permanent

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

Purpose of the role:

The successful candidate will deliver the best possible level of service to our customers. You will be managing allocated customers and coordinate orders from the start of their journey to the end.

Responsibilities:

  • To process orders received from our customers according to the relevant processes.
  • To process all necessary paperwork and documentation.
  • Liaise with external Sales Managers, planning dept, supply chain and Logistics teams to ensure orders are planned, produced and dispatched within customer agreed lead times.
  • Have a full understanding of all assigned customers.
  • Investigate complaints received to ensure a satisfactory outcome for the customer and the business and log these on the internal complaints system.
  • Assist as required with matters relating to HMRC compliance.
  • Act in accordance with all company policies and rules as detailed in the company handbook.
  • Undertake any other appropriate duties as requested.

Background & Skill:

  • Good standard of general education.
  • Experience of a similar role.
  • Export and customs entry experience (desirable) with the attitude to gain further knowledge
  • Excellent telephone skills.
  • Good IT and administrative skills.
  • Ability to build relationships with customers and colleagues.

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

Chemist

Chemist

up to £22k per annum

Witham, Essex

Full-Time, Permanent

Purpose of Job:

You will be carrying out duties to daily analytical requirements and gaining knowledge and expertise in analytical chemistry, producing results to pre-set targets under the guidance of the Chemist/Laboratory Supervisor.

Necessary Skills and Experience:

  • Recent Degree, A Level or GCSE in Chemistry
  • Skill to work to a satisfactory level of mathematical accuracy.
  • Ability to prepare and analyse with speed and accuracy.
  • The ability to work as part of a team.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and confidentiality.
  • Ability to communicate with Company personnel at all levels.
  • Ability to work in an organised and disciplined manner. All duties must be carried out in accordance with the Company’s policies, Health and Safety and Environmental policies and the Company’s accreditation and quality systems.

Duties:

  • To develop good laboratory techniques and manipulation skills.
  • To ensure that work is carried out in strict conformance with instructions, established methods, and quality standards.
  • To calculate and ensure results are understood and, when directed, checked.
  • To gain knowledge of methods of preparation or analysis and to be able to follow them accurately under the supervision of the chemist.
  • To learn and apply safe working practices, and to develop a full understanding of the application of the COSHH regulations.

Please be aware that this position works on a rotating shift pattern basis:

  • Hours: 6:00 am – 13:00 pm for 4 weeks (rotating to the following)
  • Hours: 13:00 pm – 20:00 pm 4 weeks

Production Manager

Production Manager

Chelmsford, Essex

BENEFITS: Competitive salary / Bonus / Generous Pension / Death in Service / 24 days holiday plus bank holidays

Overall purpose of job:

Leadership, management and organisation of key operational areas including Engineering, Projects and Facilities to ensure business and customer requirements are met in a cost effective and efficient manner. Deliver key projects and develop team to deliver an effective production team.

Key areas of responsibility:

EHS:

  • Ensure areas of responsibility are working to legal & company standards, and deliver the safety improvement plan.
  • Ensure Risk Assessments and procedures are in place.
  • Support and suggest sustainable goals including environment, colleagues, and stakeholders.
  • Ensure suppliers act in a sustainable and responsible manner.
  • Develop a positive EHS culture in areas of responsibility.
  • Ensure site infrastructure & security systems meet business needs.

Quality:

  • Ensure areas of responsibility comply with relevant standards & procedures incl. ISO, Exipact GMP
  • Support Managers to resolve Customer Complaints and Non-Conformances, and develop a deliver a right first time, continuous improvement culture.

Service:

  • Support Managers with operational issue resolution and prioritisation.
  • Use the output of the S&OP process to manage the Operations response to changes in forecasts.
  • Investigate plan failures and implement improvement actions.
  • Input into NPD / Commercial plans to ensure efficient ongoing production processes and projects delivered to plan & cost
  • With the Supply Chain Manager & Operations Director develop the long-term capacity plan and ensure short term capacity fix implementation.
  • Ensure all equipment has relevant PPM plan in place.

Cost:

  • Ensure measured KPI’s for each area are in place and reported on.
  • Own the Operations budget and support Managers in managing their budgets.
  • Support annual Budget and Forecast preparation process.
  • Own capex justification and plans and deliver capex projects.
  • Drive operational efficiency improvements, cost reductions and CI cultures.

People:

  • Manage 4 teams
  • Support Managers personal development and co-ordinate performance reviews.
  • Optimise the organisational structure in your area.
  • Own the people plan and budget.
  • Ensure effective communication is in place across production and the wider business.
  • Manage performance issues and disciplinary, grievance and appeal meetings.
  • Ensure skills & training are in place to deliver training plan, progressions, company standards & legal requirements.
  • Act as point of contact with Agency suppliers and complete performance reviews. Own of long-term strategy for Agency suppliers

HMRC:

  • Ensure site procedures followed to comply with HMRC (Excise Goods) requirements.
  • Audit area to ensure compliance with HMRC regulations and practices.

Strategy:

  • Be involved in creating long term strategy with business management teams with emphasis on the potential requirements of Production.

Candidate Profile:

  • Minimum degree qualified ideally engineering, operations or science based
  • Experienced Production Manager with minimum 5yrs experience across FMCG & SME ideally in chemicals, pharma, food or Dangerous Goods
  • Extensive experience in managing production & engineering teams
  • Proven experience of delivering improvements using business improvement tools & techniques
  • Experience of bulk liquid handling, blending & filling equipment
  • Proven project management skills and delivery of equipment installation
  • Proven track record in identifying change and shaping operations
  • Advanced excel skills and ability to interpret data

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