Leeds

Class 2 Driver

Major Logistics are currently looking for Class 2 Skip Drivers to join an expanding team based in Leeds, LS9 on a temp to perm basis.

Pay Rate for the Class 2 Driver:

£14.00 per hour

Hours for the Class 2 Driver:

Monday to Friday, odd Saturday will be required as and when needed.

Standard working hours of 06:00-16:00.

This role will lead to a permanent full time role.

Duties:

Delivering empty skips

Collecting loaded skips and taking to landfill sites and transfer yards

Requirements:

Current Class 2 (C) Licence

Valid Digi and CPC Card

At least 12 months experience driving Class 2 vehicles

Skip experience is preferred but not essential.

Machine Operator – Leeds

Job Title: Machine Operator

Location: Leeds, LS11 5JL

Available Shifts:
MONDAY-FRIDAY
Mornings 6:00-14:00
Afternoons – 14:00-22:00

Rates:
Morning Shift – £12.04, per hour
Afternoon Shift – £13.15 per hour

Weekly pay
Overtime Rates apply above 40 worked hours and it’s x1.5 of a basic rate above.
Breaks: 2x 20-minute paid breaks

About the Role:

We are currently seeking a Machine Operator who is ready to join our team, receive comprehensive training within a supportive environment and explore permanent job prospects. Responsibilities will include:

  • Set up and operate packaging machinery efficiently and safely in accordance with company procedures and guidelines.
  • Monitor and oversee the production line for ready meals and noodles, ensuring smooth operations and adherence to production schedules.
  • Perform regular checks on machinery to ensure proper functioning, promptly reporting any issues or malfunctions to supervisors.
  • Adjust machine settings to regulate speed, size, and other specifications as needed.
  • Load materials into the machines and perform regular quality checks to maintain product standards.
  • Fill up line sheets accurately, recording production data, and maintaining detailed records of quantities produced.
  • Take samples from the production line at specified intervals for quality control purposes.
  • Conduct routine cleaning and maintenance of equipment to ensure cleanliness, safety, and optimal functionality.
  • Follow safety protocols and guidelines to maintain a safe working environment for yourself and your team.
  • Collaborate with team members and supervisors to achieve production targets and resolve any operational issues promptly.
  • Adhere to Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and safety regulations at all times.

Qualifications:

To be successful in this role, you should have the following qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a machine operator in a manufacturing or food production setting, preferably in dry food industry.
  • Familiarity with operating and troubleshooting production & packaging machinery is highly desirable.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical manuals, schematics, and operating instructions.
  • Great counting, literacy and communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain accurate records.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and a proactive approach to addressing issues.
  • Willingness to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities.
  • Knowledge of safety protocols and commitment to maintaining a safe work environment.

Workplace:
The factory is located in Leeds LS11 5JL. It is a modern facility specialised in the manufacture and packaging extensive range of dry ready meals. The workplace offers excellent working conditions and is committed to providing the best quality of service. Employees at this facility have many years of experience and dedication to their work. We are looking for individuals who seek permanent employment and are willing to promote and advance their careers with an experienced employer

Transport to Leeds, LS11 5JL : The site is located in the Beeston area, near the city centre, with excellent public transportation and a thriving local community.

Benefits: Free car park, Access to staff shop, Convenient access to good public transportation,

Apply now and become a key part of our team as a Machine Operator and Help us ensure efficient and safe movement of goods within our factory. We offer competitive compensation, opportunities for career advancement, supportive work environment, training, and the potential for permanent employment.

INDTG

Unit Manager (Food Manufacturing)

Major Recruitment are currently recruiting an experienced Unit Manager join our client’s team in Leeds. Established in 1827, our client boasts a remarkable history in the food industry, combining tradition with a commitment to cutting-edge practices. As a family-run business, they have cultivated a supportive and collaborative work culture, making this an ideal opportunity for those who value both innovation and heritage.

The role of Unit Manager exists to provide effective frontline management to a designated unit within the production facility. The key focus of the role is to manufacture product to the highest possible standard of quality, efficiency and with minimal wastage. This is achieved through the effective planning of labour, ensuring availability of material and provision of a safe working environment for all colleagues and visitors.

What’s in it for you?

  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Permanent position
  • Great working hours – Monday – Friday (2pm – 10pm)
  • £38k salary – paid monthly.
  • Canteen Facilities
  • Christmas raffle
  • Comprehensive PPE provided.
  • Training for career progression
  • Free parking

Key duties of Unit Manager may include:

  • To ensure that all work is carried out in a safe manner in compliance with the Company’s Health & Safety Policy and Procedures.
  • To ensure that all Company and customer quality procedures are complied with to deliver the highest possible standard of product to meet our customers’ expectations.
  • To ensure that the highest standards of hygiene and housekeeping are maintained in the unit and across the whole facility.
  • To act as the initial point of contact for all issues within the designated unit.
  • To maintain performance and deliver clear action plans to improve all areas of cost within the unit.
  • To provide accurate and relevant data to support the performance delivery and effective management.
  • To manage the skills of all colleagues in the unit and where further training is required, plan and ensure that skills are further developed.
  • To actively encourage all colleagues to provide solutions to problems and a means of improving the company both to reduce cost and enhance its position in the business environment and local area.
  • To manage the unit to meet all cost parameters and deliver improvement.
  • To set the standards of behaviour, work ethic and appearance to all colleagues and visitors.
  • To actively manage all people issues and challenges using all relevant departments and support staff to correctly manage these situations.
  • To provide agreed team briefs to all colleagues at agreed times.
  • To review team performance with each line during shifts to provide relevant information in SIC.
  • To ensure that the business is correctly appraised of any challenges and successes in the unit.
  • To ensure that all communication is completed with accurate data, correct facts and is carried out in professional manner.
  • To aways challenge the status quo to ensure the unit of responsibility is continually striving to be the best it can be.
  • Together with other peers to ensure that all units always have management cover, and all colleagues are clear about the contact for that shift.
  • To adhere to all HR policies/procedures and to deal with people issues that may arise in a timely and accurate manner – e.g. Return to Work Reviews, Performance Management etc.
  • To take an active role in continuously developing your skills and knowledge through self-development activities and/or through attending Company organised training and development opportunities.

The ideal candidate:

  • Must have experience working within a food manufacturing environment.
  • Experienced in a similar role.
  • Organised
  • Professional
  • Attentive to detail
  • Process orientated.

If you are interested in this position, please apply by uploading an up-to-date CV showcasing your experience.

INDMG

QA Technician (Food production)

Major Recruitment is currently searching for a committed QA Technician to join our client’s team, a prominent family-operated food production company boasting a remarkable 190-year history. The primary responsibility entails guaranteeing that all manufactured and packaged products meet the stipulated food safety and quality standards and specifications. Additionally, the role involves ensuring that all tasks are executed safely, adhering to the company’s Health and Safety Policy and Procedures, and fostering a secure working environment alongside fellow employees.

What’s in it for you?

  • Permanent position
  • 40 hours per week, rotating Sunday to Thursday / Monday to Friday, on the following rotating shift pattern: 4 weeks on the afternoon shift 02:00 pm – 10:00 pm, 1 week on the day-shift 06:00 am – 2.00 pm.
  • Holiday purchase scheme
  • Canteen Facilities
  • Salary £28,982.40 pa inclusive of shift premium
  • Christmas raffle
  • Comprehensive PPE provided.
  • Training for career progression
  • Fast-track opportunities to become Senior Operative and Team Leader
  • Free parking

Key responsibilities:

  • Support the business objectives to product safe and legally compliant food
  • Support the site product assessment systems to ensure products made are of the required quality and meet customer agreed specifications
  • Conduct audits of the manufacturing facility with respect to GMP, hygiene, glass and other foreignbodies and compliance to procedures
  • Support the site product launch system by creation of accurate launch packs and production documentation
  • Support & co-ordination of customer complaints investigations to find root cause of complaints andsupport identification of preventative action as appropriate
  • Co-ordinate sending of samples for laboratory analysis according to site schedules & interpretation of incoming results, escalating were out of specification
  • Control of out of specification stock through raising of internal holds and holding/released stock viathe business’s warehouse management system
  • Conduct swabbing activities according to site schedule and as support for production during free from production or site validation/verification activities
  • Review and approval of packaging deliveries against approved artwork files
  • Support the business during third party audits and traceability exercises through presentation of QA function auditors and/or document retrieval.

The Person:

The ideal candidate will be able to display a full understanding of a QA Technician requirements and relevant experience to support their application. With an ability to make decisions candidates applying will need to have excellent communication skills- written and verbal. Ideally you will have Food Safety and HACCP to level 3 and must have worked within the food industry previously.

If you are a motivated individual with a strong work ethic and a desire to contribute to a dynamic team environment, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Please submit your resume detailing your relevant experience. Please do not call the office, if you have been successful, you will hear back within 2 days.

INDMG

Field Sales Representative

Field Sales Representative

Are you an established Field Sales Representative? Worked within a sales role in a fast-paced environment? Want to join a company that is on an upwards journey of growth?

Major Recruitment are seeking an experienced Field Sales Representative to join their team at their sales team based in Leeds.

The Field Sales Executive will be a key team player within the sales team, in this fast-paced environment you will support the wider sales team. You will be responsible for the promotion of our clients’ products and services by calling customers, engaging them in a business conversion and identifying potential sales opportunities. The Field Sales Representative will use campaign information to contact customers, engaging them in a business conversation and identifying potential sales opportunities.

Key Responsibilities of a Field Sales Representative:

  • Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG):Experience in selling FMCG products is essential.
  • Cold Calling:Proven ability to generate leads and make cold calls to potential clients.
  • Appointment Setting:Skilled in pre-booking appointments from cold calls and effectively managing schedules.
  • New Business Development:Ability to identify and pursue opportunities to bring in new business.
  • Client Relationship Management:Experience in building and maintaining relationships with existing clients, including upselling and cross-selling.
  • Tender Processes:Familiarity with tender processes and experience in filling out government tenders.
  • Target Markets:Ideal but not essential experience in selling to schools, hospitals, coffee shops, colleges, universities, tourist attractions, etc.
  • Flexibility:Ability to work 40 hours per week with flexitime and hybrid working options. The role can be home-based with one day a week being office based.
  • Autonomy:Minimal micromanagement with a focus on results. However, consistent sales performance is essential.
  • Transportation:If using own car, mileage reimbursement at 45p per mile. Alternatively, a company car is available but only used for business purposes.
  • Technology:Ability to use call recording apps like Call Switch on personal phones, or access to a company phone if preferred. A company laptop will also be provided.
  • Commission:A competitive commission structure will be offered.
  • Team Environment:A collaborative work environment where everyone pitches in. The ideal candidate should be versatile and adaptable, with a proactive attitude.

What’s in for you?

  • Circa £30K
  • Commission
  • Pension Fund
  • Training opportunities

Skills required to be a Desk Sales Executives:

  • Proven experience in sales, preferably in the FMCG sector.
  • Strong negotiation and closing skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Familiarity with sales tracking software and CRM systems.
  • A bold and assertive personality with a willingness to take initiative.

If you are interested, please click apply now and one of our recruitment specialists will be in touch.

Major Recruitment are an employment agency working on behalf of our client. Should you be seeking a new permanent position, temporary assignment, or contract you will find our staff professional and courteous and our interview process straight forward.

INDAC

Reach Truck Driver – Leeds

Job Title: Forklift Driver (Reach Truck)

Location: Leeds, LS11 5JL

Shift Schedule:
12h shift, Monday – Thursday 6:00-18:00

Pay Rates
£12.20 Per hour (Basic Pay Rate)

Overtime rules apply above 40 worked hours:
Overtime x1.5 Monday to Friday: £18.30 per hour,
Overtime x2 Sunday, and Bank holidays: £24.40 per hour
Temp to Perm
Weekly pay

Work Environment:
The factory is located in Leeds, LS11 5JL. It is a modern facility that belongs to global food packaging company specialised in the development and manufacture of dry food products. The workplace offers excellent working conditions and is committed to providing the best quality of service. Employees at this facility have many years of experience and dedication to their work. We are looking for individuals who seek permanent employment and are willing to promote and advance their careers with an experienced employer.

Job Description:

FLT (Reach Truck Driver) – Experience is needed but a valid license is not required, as fully paid training provided
As an FLT (Reach Truck Driver), your responsibilities will include:

– Operating a reach truck to scan, move, and manage pallets efficiently.
– Conducting stock checks to ensure accuracy and quality.
– Loading and unloading trailers with precision and care.
– Adhering to all safety and operational procedures to ensure a safe working environment.

Role Overview:

Operating and Transporting:
– Responsibly operate a Reach Truck Forklift Truck (FLT) to move pallets and materials across the shop floor.
– Efficiently transfer products between various production areas, ensuring adherence to production timelines.

Transporting Goods
– Unload incoming trucks and relocate materials to assigned storage zones.
– Prepare finished goods for distribution, ensuring proper securing and orderly arrangement.

Health and Safety:
– Strictly follow health and safety protocols and guidelines.
– Conduct pre-operational checks on the FLT to verify its operational status.
– Promptly report any safety issues or incidents.

Collaboration:
– Forge close working relationships with production and warehouse teams to facilitate smooth operations.
– Effectively communicate with colleagues and supervisors to coordinate material movements.

Qualifications:

To be successful in this role, you should have the following qualifications:

  • Previous experience as an FLT (Reach Truck) Driver is required.
  • A valid FLT (Reach Truck) license is not mandatory but is a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of warehouse safety and operational procedures.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to quality.
  • Good communication and teamwork skills.
  • Physical fitness and the ability to lift and move heavy objects as needed.

Transport:
The site is located in the Beeston area, near the city centre, with excellent public transportation and a thriving local community.

Apply now and become a key part of our team as an FLT (Reach Truck Driver)!
Join our team and take advantage of training, benefits, and the potential for permanent employment and help us ensure efficient and safe movement of goods within our warehouse.

INDTG

Reach Truck Driver – Leeds

Job Title: Forklift Driver (Reach Truck)

Location: Leeds, LS11 5JL

Shift Schedule:
8h shift, Monday – Friday 14:00-22:00

Pay Rates
£13.15 Per hour (Basic Pay Rate)

Overtime rules apply above 40 worked hours:
Overtime x1.5 Monday to Friday: £19.73 per hour,
Overtime x2 Sunday, and Bank holidays: £26.30 per hour
Temp to Perm
Weekly pay

Work Environment:
The factory is located in Leeds, LS11 5JL. It is a modern facility that belongs to global food packaging company specialised in the development and manufacture of dry food products. The workplace offers excellent working conditions and is committed to providing the best quality of service. Employees at this facility have many years of experience and dedication to their work. We are looking for individuals who seek permanent employment and are willing to promote and advance their careers with an experienced employer.

Job Description:

FLT (Reach Truck Driver) – Experience is needed but a valid license is not required, as fully paid training provided
As an FLT (Reach Truck Driver), your responsibilities will include:

– Operating a reach truck to scan, move, and manage pallets efficiently.
– Conducting stock checks to ensure accuracy and quality.
– Loading and unloading trailers with precision and care.
– Adhering to all safety and operational procedures to ensure a safe working environment.

Role Overview:

Operating and Transporting:
– Responsibly operate a Reach Truck Forklift Truck (FLT) to move pallets and materials across the shop floor.
– Efficiently transfer products between various production areas, ensuring adherence to production timelines.

Transporting Goods
– Unload incoming trucks and relocate materials to assigned storage zones.
– Prepare finished goods for distribution, ensuring proper securing and orderly arrangement.

Health and Safety:
– Strictly follow health and safety protocols and guidelines.
– Conduct pre-operational checks on the FLT to verify its operational status.
– Promptly report any safety issues or incidents.

Collaboration:
– Forge close working relationships with production and warehouse teams to facilitate smooth operations.
– Effectively communicate with colleagues and supervisors to coordinate material movements.

Qualifications:

To be successful in this role, you should have the following qualifications:

  • Previous experience as an FLT (Reach Truck) Driver is required.
  • A valid FLT (Reach Truck) license is not mandatory but is a plus.
  • Excellent knowledge of warehouse safety and operational procedures.
  • Strong attention to detail and a commitment to quality.
  • Good communication and teamwork skills.
  • Physical fitness and the ability to lift and move heavy objects as needed.

Transport:
The site is located in the Beeston area, near the city centre, with excellent public transportation and a thriving local community.

Apply now and become a key part of our team as an FLT (Reach Truck Driver)!
Join our team and take advantage of training, benefits, and the potential for permanent employment and help us ensure efficient and safe movement of goods within our warehouse.

INDTG

Purchasing/Buyer

Purchasing Buyer

Are you an established Purchasing/Buyer? Worked within a busy manufacturing role in a fast paced environment? Want to join a company that is on an upwards journey of growth?

Major Recruitment are seeking an experienced Purchasing Buyer to join their team who’s head office is based in Leeds. With a dedication to delivering outstanding packaging solutions across the UK, our clients work closely with their clients to ensure they are using the smallest amounts of packaging possible to wrap and protect their goods, so that they reach their destination in perfect condition.

The Purchasing Buyer will be a key team player within the purchasing team, you will be responsible for sourcing and purchasing goods and services to meet the company’s operational requirements

You will be responsible for sourcing and negotiating with suppliers to secure the best possible delas. The Purchasing Buyer will also hold responsibility conducting market research and analysing data to identify trends and opportunities.

Key Responsibilities of the Purchasing Buyer:

  • Sourcing and negotiating with suppliers to secure the best possible prices and terms
  • Conducting market research and analysing data to identify trends and opportunities
  • Developing and managing relationships with suppliers to ensure timely and quality deliveries
  • Creating and managing purchase orders, contracts, and other procurement documentation
  • Collaborating with internal stakeholders to ensure procurement requirements are met
  • Managing inventory levels and optimizing inventory management processes
  • Identifying and implementing cost-saving initiatives

What’s in for you?

  • Opportunity to work with a dynamic and innovative company
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment
  • Professional development opportunities to advance your career
  • Access to cutting-edge technology and system

Skills required to be a Purchasing Buyer:

  • CIPS level 2 in Supply Chain Management, Procurement
  • Knowledge of tendering and purchasing of packaging products or similar
  • Procurement experience under the European Community regulations
  • 2+ years of experience in purchasing or procurement, preferably in a fast-paced industrial or commercial environment
  • Strong understanding of procurement principles and practices
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Proficient in MS Office, particularly Excel, and procurement software (e.g. SAP)
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

If you are interested, please click apply now and one of our recruitment specialists will be in touch.

Major Recruitment are an employment agency working on behalf of our client. Should you be seeking a new permanent position, temporary assignment, or contract you will find our staff professional and courteous and our interview process straight forward

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Mechanical Engineer

Mechanical Engineer

Leeds

Salary IRO £41K PA

Days – 6am to 2pm

Major Recruitment are working with their food manufacturing client in Leeds assisting them with the recruitment of a Skilled Mechanical Engineer.

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB (Why does the job exist?)

Responsible for Planned Maintenance, Breakdowns and Size changes to include guidance of

the production equipment on site at Dartmouth Way

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

To provide general maintenance for all production related equipment.

To ensure all PPM’s are completed on time as part of your KPI’s Targets

Ensuring requests for Size changes are completed in a satisfactory time period

To action the maintenance associated in the provision of equipment.

To manage contractors associated with the maintenance and repairs of all equipment

when required to do so.

To ensure compliance to all aspects of the company health and safety policy with specific

regard to the management of contractors.

To ensure compliance to all aspects of the Company Quality Policy and GMP with specific

regard to the management of contractors.

Ensure that all statutory and regulatory checks are carried out as per the service

agreements and schedules in place for all production equipment.

To provide front line engineering support to the manufacturing operations following the

Company rules on Health and Safety, Quality and Engineering Procedures.

To complete stores requisitions for parts and services.

To continually monitor plant conditions and report defects.

To maintain a detailed log of all work carried out on plant using the appropriate Company

systems.

To ensure that the Company is always professionally represented, both inside and outside

the business.

To protect the health, safety and welfare of yourself and others always.

To take an active role in continuously developing your skills and knowledge through self development activities and/or through attending Company organised training and

development opportunities.

To respond to ad hoc requests and/or take an active role in specific projects as directed by

your line manager.

To undertake any other reasonable duties as may from time to time be required by the Co

HMIND

Multi-Skilled Engineer Electrical Bias

Multi-Skilled Engineer Electrical Bias

Leeds

Salary IRO £41-£43K PA

Hours: 6-2/2-10 Rotating Shift

Major Recruitment are working with their food manufacturing client in Leeds assisting them with the recruitment of a Multi-skilled Engineer with Electrical bias.

If you are a skilled multiskilled engineer looking for their next opportunity this role could be for you.

Minimum Skillset

Working with single phase & three phase systems.

Competent in electrical fault finding in panels, 3 phase motors, inverters, relays.

Basic fault-finding knowledge of PLC’s.

Good mechanical skills – knowledge of pneumatics, bearings, gearboxes.

Key Responsibilities

To provide general maintenance for all production related equipment.

To ensure all PPM’s are completed on time as part of your KPI’s Targets

Ensuring requests for Size changes are completed in a satisfactory time period.

To action the maintenance associated in the provision of equipment.

To manage contractors associated with the maintenance and repairs of all equipment

when required to do so.

To ensure compliance to all aspects of the company health and safety policy with specific

regard to the management of contractors.

To ensure compliance to all aspects of the Company Quality Policy and GMP with specific

regard to the management of contractors.

Ensure that all statutory and regulatory checks are carried out as per the service

agreements and schedules in place for all production equipment.

To provide front line engineering support to the manufacturing operations following the

Company rules on Health and Safety, Quality and Engineering Procedures.

To complete stores requisitions for parts and services.

To continually monitor plant conditions and report defects.

To maintain a detailed log of all work carried out on plant using the appropriate Company

systems.

To ensure that the Company is professionally represented at all times, both inside and

outside the business.

To protect the health, safety and welfare of yourself and others at all times.

To take an active role in continuously developing your skills and knowledge through self development activities and/or through attending Company organised training and development opportunities.

To respond to ad hoc requests and/or take an active role in specific projects as directed by

your line manager.

To undertake any other reasonable duties as may from time to time be required by the Co

Working with single phase & three phase systems.

Competent in electrical fault finding in panels, 3 phase motors, inverters, relays.

Basic fault-finding knowledge of PLC’s.

Good mechanical skills – knowledge of pneumatics, bearings, gearboxes.

HMIND