• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist

Lancashire

Accounts Administrator

Our client have steadily evolved to become one of the UK’s premier suppliers of High-Performance Fibres and Fabrics for the UK Composite and Reinforced Plastic Markets.

Their main products are manufactured from Carbon Fibre, Glass Fibre and Aramid Fibre as well as supplying Resins and Adhesives. These products are used in a variety of different markets i.e. Automotive, Aerospace, Marine, Renewable Energy, Sport and Recreation to name a few.

Role:

Our client are looking for an Accounts Administrator on a part time basis (3 days) over a 12 week temporary contract.

Responsibilities:

Process customer and supplier invoices accurately and efficiently in SAGE 50

-Assist with the daily banking

-Statement reconciliation (Purchases)

-Credit control

-Dealing with Debtor queries

-Sending debtor statements

Skills and Experience:
-High attention to detail and accuracy

-Be numerate and highly accurate with their work

-Knowledge of SAGE 50 will be desired

Additional information:

3 days a week (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday or Friday)

-Pay: £10 – £10.50 per hour

-Pay frequency: Weekly (on Friday) for the previous week hours.

If you are interested in this role please submit your CV using the “apply” option below. If you are interested in future vacancies please register with Major Recruitment (01254 920800) using the link below selecting “Blackburn” and “Warehouse, Manufacturing & Production” on the first page of the form.

Upholsterers

Major Recruitment are currently working with a client in Lower Darwen and have a great opportunity for an Upholsterer who will be responsible for producing seating (chairs, seats and upholstered furniture) by using skill, to upholster, cover and finish to a high standard.

The Role

  • To prepare fabric and components for use in upholstery and/or soft furnishings.
  • To prepare to upholster items of furniture involving preparation of the frame for upholstery, application of suspensions and filling materials.
  • To competently fix upholstery to standard items of modern furniture and traditional furniture using a hand held staple gun, screw gun and other hand tools.
  • Application of mesh material into plastic back using air hammer and hands.
  • To competently fix upholstery to standard items of modern furniture and traditional furniture using a hand held staple gun, screw gun and other hand tools.
  • Maintaining a high level of quality and meeting production efficiency
  • Carry out cleaning and basic maintenance of work areas and machinery

The Person

  • High degree of upholstery skills
  • he ability to produce a good quality product with excellent attention to detail.
  • Practical skills, manual dexterity, especially hand skills and co-ordination.
  • A positive mind-set with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • The aptitude to assimilate techniques.
  • Manual handling, as some lifting is required.
  • Ability to use own initiative and to work quickly to meet production deadlines.
  • Measuring and cutting skills would also be beneficial

The job details:

  • Working hours: 07:00am – 16:00 (Monday to Thursday) & 07:00 – 12:45 (Friday) with optional overtime on Saturday.
  • Pay rate: £11.12 – £12.50 per hour.
  • Temporary to permanent position over 12 weeks (based on performance and attendance).
  • Starts available as soon as possible.

If you feel you currently have the necessary skills and experience for this position please submit your CV using the “apply” option below.

To follow up on your application please call Major Recruitment (Blackburn) on 01254 920800.

Assembly / Production Operative

Our client are a well-established independent business with over 28 years of manufacturing experience in UPVC building products. They operate over two large manufacturing sites in Blackburn and Knowsley. It is not only their products that are known for quality but their employees also. With a dedicated workforce they have reached new heights in the industry and created growth in all areas of the business.

Job title: Assembly Operative / Production Operative (UPVC Windows & Doors)

Salary as follows:

  • Days – £7.51 per hour (18 – 20 year old), £10.10 per hour (21 – 22 year old), £10.45 per hour (23+ year old)
  • Nights – £8.20 per hour (18 – 20 year old), £11.16 per hour (21 – 22 year old), £11.45 per hours (23+ year old)

Shift Patterns available:

  • Days – Monday to Friday, rotational shifts 6am / 2pm (week 1) and 2pm / 10pm (week 2)
  • Nights – 10pm – 6am Monday to Friday

Required skills and experience:

Comfortable with interpreting measurements to work to details.

-Experience of health and safety practices.

-Familiarity with CNC machinery and modern manufacturing techniques – desirable but not essential as training is provided

-Experience in various PVCu fabrication methods and procedures both manual and automated – desirable but not essential as training is provided

If you think you have the necessary skills, experience and personal qualities to join the team, please don’t hesitate in sending your CV for immediate consideration.

Our client are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sec, disability, religion / belief, sexual orientation or age.

To follow up on your current application for this role please call Major Recruitment (01254 920800).

Assembly Operative (Rotating Shifts)

Major Recruitment are looking for experienced Assembly Operatives to work within a clean room for a in Shadsworth, Blackburn.

The company support the design and manufacture of medical devices, equipment and other medical products.

What’s on offer?

-£10.00ph plus £40allowance per week (£11.07 per hour total).

-Shift work! 05.30 – 14.00 / 14.00 – 22.30 (Monday to Thursday) and 05.30am – 11.00am / 11.00am – 16.30pm Friday.

-Finger print access onto site.

-Close to public transport.

The ideal candidate will have the following:

Assembling experience.

-Keen to progress.

-Dexterous.

-Good communication skills.

Additional pay:

Bonus scheme – £40 a week attendance bonus

Apply now with your up to date CV or call Major Recruitment Blackburn office on 01254 920800. You can also register in advance for future vacancies by completing the following registration form.

IT Support Desk Analyst

We have a fantastic new job opportunity for an IT Support Technician with excellent trouble shooting skills to work on-site across Lancashire helping our customers dealing with day-to-day IT issues.

The position is for a full-time on-site IT engineer with working hours 7:30AM – 3:30 PM Mon-Fri, based at a private school in the Northwest (Blackburn area).

The candidates must have great IT knowledge including, and not limited to, Windows Server management including active directory, group policy, Microsoft 365, VMware + great networking skills. Communication and troubleshooting skills are essential. Previous work in education is preferred.

This role would suit an individual that likes to be challenged and maintains a high customer service ethic. Key to success in the role is character and professionalism alongside the technical knowledge to complete the duties in hand.

The salary: £25,000 – £27,000

The main duties involved in this role will include but not limited to:

· Log, handle, resolve and/or escalate service requests and incidents supporting both in person and via remote technology

· Experience working with Microsoft server 2012, 2016 & 2019

· Knowledge of overall Microsoft Windows environments

· Understanding of basic networking and administration

· Experience with Office 365 platform, applications and features including:

· OneDrive

· SharePoint

· Exchange

· Anti-virus

· Teams etc. / Amazon Web Services / Microsoft Azure knowledge (Desirable but not required)

The ideal candidate should possess the following

· Experience from a support background in an education related role.

Excellent customer service with ability to communicate well internally and externally.

· Ability to liaise between 3rd parties if required.

· Keen to learn and have a forward thinking attitude.

· Pro-active attitude to help improve systems rather than just maintaining them

Job Type: Full-time

This dynamic and challenging role is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to join our expanding business.

The successful candidate will be required to problem solve and must be able to work on various projects/installs ranging from new servers, networks and interactive whiteboards.

There will be an expectation to work on and off-site both on your own and as part of a structured team. We expect your skills, and positive ‘can do’ attitude, to complement our professional and friendly team.

Office Administrator

Our client based on RedScar Industrial estate are looking for a creative and collaborative individual to join their team in an administration capacity on a temporary ongoing basis.

Job Title: Office Administrator

Working hours: 9.15am – 4.15pm

Rate of pay: £10.00 per hour

Day to day duties:

Experience of office administration in a B2B (business to business) background ideally within a manufacturing or distribution sector.

– Inputting orders received from sales and customer service teams.

– Managing and receiving phone calls and correspondence (e-mail, letters, packages etc)

– Dealing with and responding to customer queries.

– Any other reasonable administration duties that may arise as requested by management.

If you feel you have the desired knowledge and skills for this role please submit your CV using the “apply now” option and call Major Recruitment in Blackburn on 01254 920800.

Manufacturing / Production Operative

We are currently recruiting for a Production Operative to work on machines and production lines blending products such as adhesives, coatings and binders.

Items are manually labelled and products dispensed by tap into tins, bottles or drums for stock and dispatch. If you work well in a small team and can carry out tasks quickly and accurately, this job could be for you.

In this job you will need to have patience, as the tasks can be repetitive. You will also need to work well in a small team and on your own. You will not usually need any qualifications to start work but it would be useful if you have experience of work in a paint manufacturing environment.

Duties
The manufacture of adhesive products is particularly hands on, so your work as an operative is likely to include:

* The blending of adhesive and binders.

* The accurate weighing of raw materials and finished goods.

* Labelling and dispensing completed batch production.

* The completion of internal documentation.

* Loading of completed goods and unloading of incoming goods.

* The handling and weighing of liquids and powders.

* Ensuring that both equipment and work areas are cleaned and maintained.

Hours

You would typically work a 5 day, 40 hour week consisting of a 9.00am start and 5.00pm finish (Monday to Friday). Overtime may be required during busy times.

Factories are usually noisy and can be hot or cool, depending on the time of year and products being manufactured. You would wear protective clothing.

Entry requirements

The successful applicant will not need any qualifications to start work however it will be useful if you have previous experience of work in a manufacturing environment, specifically on mixing or blending.

It would be beneficial to hold a valid UK driving licence and have access to your own transport as the company will be relocating to RedScar Industrial Estate in Preston. (On completion of the initial 12 week temporary period and successful probation the company will offer up to £22000 as a permanent salary).

Skills, interests and qualities

To be a Production Operative you should have:

* Good observational skills and ability to work with accurate measurements.

* Patience to carry out repetitive tasks.

* The ability to work quickly to meet production targets.

* Good team working skills and the ability to work on your own.

* The ability to follow strict health and safety guidelines and quality procedures.

* Good standards of personal hygiene and a considerate attitude.
* A willingness to work flexibly.

Apply now with your up to date CV or call Major Recruitment Blackburn office on 01254 920800. You can also register in advance for future vacancies by completing the following registration form.

Warehouse Team Leader (Night Shift)

We are currently recruiting for a Picking Section Team Manager (to work Night shifts) for a recognised supplier of dairy, fruit, meat, poultry, store cupboard essentials, sundries and vegetables products.

Summary:

Leading the daily operations within their Picking Department ensuring accurate and timely picking processes of all orders with maximum efficiency.

The role will also include providing coaching assistance to the picking team members while maintaining all company policies and procedures.

Understanding and confirming full compliance to all Safety and Technical standards is imperative for this role.

Creating a positive and motivated energy with the team and shift to drive excellent levels of accuracy and quality to ensure great customer service.

Responsibilities:

· Partnering to ensure all picking deadlines and priority cut-off times are met.

· Living our passion for Quality and Product presentation aligned with our High-End customers’ expectations.

· Reviewing daily pick errors with pickers.

· Ensuring all routes are picked to meet deadlines while maintaining first-in-first out concept.

· Identifying special instructions on pick tickets to comply with Chef Support and BDM’s request.

· Daily weekly

· Conducting timely research to locate product to prevent backorders.

· Helping to attract and retain qualified and motivated workforce, while fostering new ideas for improvements.

· Continuously develop direct reports by coaching them for excellence. Document progress and ensure colleagues are cross trained to provide adequate coverage in key processes.

· Assisting with the evaluation of employee performance, handle disciplinary issues and maintaining an environment of respect and accountability to promote a cooperative and harmonious working culture.

· Tracking and maintaining productivity standards and assessing colleagues, supplies, and equipment needs.

· Maintaining “Tour Ready” clean and safe work area and securing building/operations at end of shift.

Performing additional duties as assigned.

Skills required:

· Be proficient with MS Office (i.e. Word, Excel) and operational systems

· Be able to multi-task and perform excellent communication, supervisory and customer service skills.

· Must be able to identify problems and resolve in a timely manner; possess a sense of urgency and ability to prioritise tasks and resources appropriately.

· Promote an environment conducive to maximise employee morale, productivity, and effectiveness.

Metrics & Objectives:

· Hazard reporting (5 per each team member)

· Support Total Shift Team culture

· Prod Rate 101 (and rate for section)

· Picking Accuracy – 99.5% overall (and section)

· Achieve Overtime budget- volume dependant

· Deliver target IF element of OTIF (%TBC)

· Hit Trunk times. (1am Scotland)

· Manage absence levels XX%.

· Confirm walk away standards after every shift.

· Develop improvement and People plans for team (1-1’s min 6 months).

If you are interested in applying for this role please submit your CV using the “apply now” option below. If you have any questions please call us on 01254 920800.

Alternatively if you are interested in registering for future vacancies please complete the following registration form.

Support Desk Analyst/Service Engineer

Major recruitment is currently working on behalf of a client who, due to business growth and expansion, requires talented Remote Support Analysts/ Service engineers to join their growing team.

My Client is a 24x7x365 IT support business servicing customers throughout the UK and abroad (UK speaking) they are a Family business which is growing out of SME and into med size which regularly creates job opportunities and development for promotions past service desk. They are continually growing and cover some amazing clients nationwide in multiple sectors;

-Hospitality,

-Retail,

-Manufacturing, Engineering & Logistics,

-Nuclear Services,

-Health Care- Private,

-Property Management

These roles are primarily remote support based, but also includes Field Service Support and project opportunities

They require fast working multi skilled engineers , who are fluent in dealing with first & second line support, great time management in order to control and escalate tickets according to SLA’s and strong communication skills.

This role is for the Service Desk Engineer responsible for level 1 & 2 escalated issues, working alongside the Snr Service Engineer, within a friendly, passionate & driven team unit.

Our desired candidates need to be punctual, professional, smart and very confident with customers both remotely, and in person.

Engineers work in accordance to support 24/7/365 rota, the Service Desk analyst is office based and works an 8 hour day over three shifts with 7.00am, 8.00am, or 10.00am starts, the rota includes weekend and night shifts (worked remotely).

A full UK driving licence is also required as some local clients may require a visit if a solution requires a physical engineering install.

Service Engineers must have strong fundamental knowledge on Windows O.S- 8.1, 10, Server 2016 and above.

Fluent with Microsoft Exchange Server, Office & Microsoft 365 including Azure A.D and Sharepoint. And Managed service/IAAS/PAAS experience.

Desired knowledge on

-Connectwise Manage & Automate,

-Citrix,

-Google Services,

-MDM,

-PRTG,

-Meraki/Cisco Network,

-Trend AV,

-PRTG,

-Apple & Android Devices

If you have a skillset that matches the requirements outlined, please apply for this excellent opportunity which has genuine opportunities for career advancement.

Production Administrator

Our client have steadily evolved to become one of the UK’s premier suppliers of High-Performance Fibres and Fabrics for the UK Composite and Reinforced Plastic Markets.

Their main products are manufactured from Carbon Fibre, Glass Fibre and Aramid Fibre as well as supplying Resins and Adhesives. These products are used in a variety of different markets i.e. Automotive, Aerospace, Marine, Renewable Energy, Sport and Recreation to name a few.

Role

Our client are looking for a Production Administrator to join our friendly team during a time of exciting transformation and growth. The purpose of the role will be to support the production team in providing exceptional service to all customers and achieving project deadlines.

Responsibilities

Processing sales orders

-Assisting and supporting the Operations Manager

– Support in the development of processes to ensure appropriate standards of safety and quality are continuously achieved

-Produce internal and external communications documents, including proposals, guides, and quality manuals

-Providing administrative support

-Perform other relevant duties as required

Skills and Experience:

Proactiveness, problem solving, organisational skills. Great communication skills, the candidate will be required to communicate via email and phone with customers.

Desirable:

Experience using NetSuite Oracle

Benefits:

Competitive salary and bonus scheme

-Ongoing development training

-On-site parking

If you are interested in this role please submit your CV using the “apply” option below. If you are interested in future vacancies please register with Major Recruitment (01254 920800) using the link below selecting “Blackburn” and “Warehouse, Manufacturing & Production” on the first page of the form.