• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist

Gateshead

HR Team Leader

Job Title: HR Team Leader

Location: Gateshead

Salary: up to £27,000

6 months contract

Full-time

We are looking for an experienced Team Leader to support HR Administration team that delivers high quality solutions and support for employees. This is a Full-time, 6 months contract, based in Gateshead office.

This role requires strong people management skills, alongside an ability to pick up administration issues and advise team on delivering high standard practices.

Job responsibilities:

  • Manage a small team of administrators who work across multiple business groups to assist employees and managers
  • Manage the performance of Transactional teams
  • Take care of high-volume HR inbox
  • Support the delivery of HR Processes like Vetting, DBS
  • Provoke a positive change in your team
  • Provide training, coaching, guidance, and direction for your team
  • Take a hands-on approach involving completion of the tasks in all areas to support the team as required
  • Ensure delivery of outputs, in a timely and effective manner meeting agreed and established KPI’s and other metrics

You will have:

  • Previous team management or supervisory experience
  • Excellent and advance level capability for all Microsoft programmes
  • Use judgement to know when to ask for help and guidance
  • Ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate practical problem-solving skills

INDMN

Excel Administrator

Estimator

£24,000 – £34,000 – depending on experience

Gateshead

Full Time (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm) – Permanent

Our client is currently recruiting for a very exciting position due to promotion within the team. They are looking for an ‘Estimator’. Sounds fancy but someone who loves attention to detail, a wiz on Excel, numerate with ability to learn quickly and loves liaising with different departments within a business.

This role is responsible for providing accurate and detailed estimates requested by the External and Internal Sales Team, to existing and potential customers. You will sit in a small team reporting into the Commercial Manager.

Our client is one of the largest global manufacturers, working with some of the worlds most recognised brands of food, drinks, household goods, personal care and pet products. With over 20,000 employees working in more than 120 locations worldwide, they strive to be environmentally responsible in their industry and in the communities that they work within.

These guys know their greatest and biggest asset is their people, therefore they have amazing internal training programmes in place designer to support your career development. This role will offer support, guidance and a clear progression plan for your career, making sure you get where you want to be!

Key responsibilities:

  • Receive pricing enquiries and process through several stages to completion
  • Create quotations based on materials, processing time, set-up, transport costs etc. using the Company Estimating model
  • To provide tender completion support as required
  • Give customers realistic costs based on present capacity/material availability/transport/ and task times to manage customer expectations
  • Work closely with the Sales team, Supply Chain team and Finance team to achieve best value for the Company
  • Provide support to the Senior Estimator as directed by them as required

Key skills/Experience:

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment – FMCG
  • Excellent communication skills is key!
  • Analytical & Methodical and process driven
  • Must be numerate with the ability to learn quickly and the flexibility to “go the extra mile” when required to complete a task
  • Exhibit the desire to develop existing and new skills within the working environment
  • Understanding of the need to follow procedures and the importance of so doing.
  • Tenacity and exceptional attention to detail
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Excel; Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to work under pressures and to tight deadlines whilst managing a varied workload
  • Skilled written and verbal communicator

Key Competencies:

  • You must be reliable, able to effectively prioritise and adapt to a varied and changeable workload.
  • Strong work ethic, with a positive, passionate attitude and ownership of tasks through to completion.
  • Proactive and self-motivated with a drive to succeed.

Salary & Package:

  • £24,000 – £34,000
  • Flexible working – WFH days here and there
  • 25 days holiday + 8 days statutory
  • 4% standard company pension scheme
  • Company benefits website distributed monthly with discount on a number of high street brands
  • Social events – very big on everyone coming together
  • Plenty of more brand new benefits currently in the pipeline for sign off!

Our client is looking to conduct a 1 stage interview process, week commencing 11th July, with the view for the right candidate to then start as soon as possible.

Please contact Zoe Bellenger on Zoebellenger@major-recruitment.com for a confidential chat.

Major Recruitment act as an Employment Agency for permanent roles and an Employment Business for temporary opportunities.

Estimator – no experience needed!

Estimator

£24,000 – £34,000 – depending on experience

Gateshead

Full Time (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm) – Permanent

Our client is currently recruiting for a very exciting position due to promotion within the team. They are looking for an ‘Estimator’. Sounds fancy but someone who loves attention to detail, a wiz on Excel, numerate with ability to learn quickly and loves liaising with different departments within a business.

This role is responsible for providing accurate and detailed estimates requested by the External and Internal Sales Team, to existing and potential customers. You will sit in a small team reporting into the Commercial Manager.

Our client is one of the largest global manufacturers, working with some of the worlds most recognised brands of food, drinks, household goods, personal care and pet products. With over 20,000 employees working in more than 120 locations worldwide, they strive to be environmentally responsible in their industry and in the communities that they work within.

These guys know their greatest and biggest asset is their people, therefore they have amazing internal training programmes in place designer to support your career development. This role will offer support, guidance and a clear progression plan for your career, making sure you get where you want to be!

Key responsibilities:

  • Receive pricing enquiries and process through several stages to completion
  • Create quotations based on materials, processing time, set-up, transport costs etc. using the Company Estimating model
  • To provide tender completion support as required
  • Give customers realistic costs based on present capacity/material availability/transport/ and task times to manage customer expectations
  • Work closely with the Sales team, Supply Chain team and Finance team to achieve best value for the Company
  • Provide support to the Senior Estimator as directed by them as required

Key skills/Experience:

  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment – FMCG
  • Excellent communication skills is key!
  • Analytical & Methodical and process driven
  • Must be numerate with the ability to learn quickly and the flexibility to “go the extra mile” when required to complete a task
  • Exhibit the desire to develop existing and new skills within the working environment
  • Understanding of the need to follow procedures and the importance of so doing.
  • Tenacity and exceptional attention to detail
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Excel; Word and Outlook.
  • Ability to work under pressures and to tight deadlines whilst managing a varied workload
  • Skilled written and verbal communicator

Key Competencies:

  • You must be reliable, able to effectively prioritise and adapt to a varied and changeable workload.
  • Strong work ethic, with a positive, passionate attitude and ownership of tasks through to completion.
  • Proactive and self-motivated with a drive to succeed.

Salary & Package:

  • £24,000 – £34,000
  • Flexible working – WFH days here and there
  • 25 days holiday + 8 days statutory
  • 4% standard company pension scheme
  • Company benefits website distributed monthly with discount on a number of high street brands
  • Social events – very big on everyone coming together
  • Plenty of more brand new benefits currently in the pipeline for sign off!

Our client is looking to conduct a 1 stage interview process, week commencing 11th July, with the view for the right candidate to then start as soon as possible.

Please contact Zoe Bellenger on Zoebellenger@major-recruitment.com for a confidential chat.

Major Recruitment act as an Employment Agency for permanent roles and an Employment Business for temporary opportunities.

Duct Fitter & Mate

Major Recruitment are working with a Nationally Accredited Air Conditioning Cleaning company who specialise in HVAC maintenance services commercially across the UK.

They are looking to appoint an experienced Duct fitter and fitters’ mate to work on various projects locally around the North East.

My client has been at the forefront of what they do for over 20 years and have a fantastic reputation for the work they carry out for their contracts.

As a Duct Fitter you will be going job to job to installing spiral and square ducting a long with HVAC and AHU installations.

Essentials:

  • Own tools
  • Come as a pair (Fitter &Mate)
  • Blue CSCS Card
  • IPAF
  • Fire damping/testing experience

The role:

  • Working as part of the HVAC Install team
  • Fitter-£20 per hour
  • Fitters mate- £11 per hour
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Full UK Driving License- You will be required to drive a work van
  • IPAF License
  • CSCS Card blue
  • PASMA is desirable but not essential
  • Fitters mate

Apply online for immediate starts!

INDMN

Assistant Depot Manager

Assistant Depot Manager

Gateshead

£30,000-£35,000 & Bonus

Full Time – Permanent

Our client is a customer-focused business who take great pride in looking after their customer relationships long term. They are a medium sized company who are rapidly growing that sit within the building materials industry. This is rare and super exciting opportunity to join our client on their journey based at their brand new depot near Gateshead.

You will be responsible for assisting and overseeing the smooth running and operation of the Depot alongside the Depot Manager. You will be working with the Sales & Admin Team, the Warehouse & Drivers on a daily basis. As well as keeping up to date with processes and polices. Also ensuring that all health and safety are always enforced.

Responsibilities

  • Assist the depot manger in growing sales and increasing margin
  • Manage and maintain a profitable depot
  • Assist in ensuring the smooth running of all functions within the depot
  • Manage, develop and motivate staff effectively
  • Assist in reporting on depot performance according to company requirements
  • Attend training and develop relevant knowledge and skills
  • Assist with the communication of company strategy and policies effectively to staff and customers
  • Adhere to all Company processes and policies
  • Improve and maintain a high level of health and safety
  • Maintain and manage a high quality of customer service
  • Comprehensive control of stock
  • Maximise the efficiency of deliveries on vans
  • Maintain and provide an efficient and effective service to customers
  • Working to set targets
  • To actively identify any areas of improvement and to implement the improvements
  • To perform any other task that is of a reasonable request in line with the business

Skills and Experience:

  • Extremely customer focused
  • Ability to lead & manage a team
  • A thorough understanding of health and safety practices
  • Warehousing & Sales knowledge
  • Organised and structured approach to work and tasks
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to plan and organise own workload and that of others
  • Ability to work as a member of a team and on own initiative
  • Proficient IT skills (MS Office)
  • Ability to solve problems, make good judgements and take decisions.
  • Ability to support and supervise staff and provide on the job coaching, personal development, and guidance to all staff to always ensure the highest standard of care to all service users.
  • Strong ability to prioritise, work under pressure and within tight deadlines.
  • Development of controls, policies and procedures.

Key personal attributes:

  • Analytical thinker
  • Can do attitude
  • Determination and Drive
  • Work under pressure
  • Positive influencer
  • Creative problem solver
  • Initiative
  • Flexible

Employment Details

  • £30,000-£35,000 & Bonus Scheme
  • Working Hours: 42 hours per week, paid 43hrs to include Saturday Rota (1 in 4 which is paid in Salary) Mon-Thurs 8.5hrs, Fri 8hrs, Sat 4hrs
  • Salary is paid on a weekly basis (one week in arrears)
  • 28 days holiday per year including Bank Holidays (Jan-Dec) Christmas closure taken from holiday entitlement.
  • Statutory Sick Pay
  • Work wear Provided

Our client will be looking to conduct interviews as early as next week with a view for the right candidate to start as soon as possible.

Please contact Zoe Bellenger on Zoebellenger@major-recruitment.com for a confidential chat.