• Independent multi-sector recruitment specialist

Thame

Production Manager

K&D Recruitment are currently supporting a local award winning company in seeking a Production Manager to manage a team of 120 staff.

  • Are you educated to degree level or equivalent?
  • Do you have a professional skill set in Management?
  • Are you a Production Manager from a manufacturing background looking for your next challenge?

Our client is looking for a Production Manager with manufacturing knowledge & experience, who has the ability to help the company continue to meet their current & future goals.

The purpose & responsibilities of the role will include the management and performance of the department heads, ensuring that the service and quality provided is of the highest standards.

You will need to have excellent people management skills, a passion for making improvements and efficiencies and familiarisation of ERP systems.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience in the manufacturing sector within a management or senior position. Candidates from Production Management, or similar backgrounds would be suitable.

You will also need to be educated to degree level or equivalent and/or have a Business Management qualification.

Overall this is a fantastic opportunity to join a long established business, where you can play a massive part in the company’s success and progress your career. No 2 days will be the same and you will be given all the tools needed to succeed and make the position your own.

This is an on-site role, salary c£65k.

Interested? Please apply here today and we will be in touch to discuss the role and the company in more detail!!!!

Production Operative

Great opportunity for someone with a production / Manufacturing background to work for our local client based in Thame!! If you have previous experience in soldering, assembly, wiring or even Injection moulding or testing and you are looking for a new challenge then this could be the perfect position for you!!!

The purpose of the role: Working with minimum supervision, work in any area of component manufacturing, product assembly, wiring and test as required to meet delivery requirements.

Carry out component manufacturing, product assembly to meet requirements documented in build instructions, drawings, BOM’s or other related documents. Ensure all activities satisfy quality standards or other applicable standards.

What is in it for you?! Hourly rate of £13.67, working hours 2-10.30 Monday – Thursday 12-5 Friday, ongoing overtime available, good training and potential to work in different departments, enabling you to increase your level of skills.

(Training will be on the day shift first few weeks)

The job is a long term permanent position (payrolled) via the K&D for 12 weeks on a temporary contract before being transferred onto the clients books.

What you will be doing?! Set up component manufacturing equipment (including EHRT, Plating line, power presses), product production areas, to ensure it is run efficiently and effectively to meet requirements. Maintain a safe, orderly and clean work area.

Ensure safe working practices are carried out at all times. Ensure that all components and products are stored tidily and correctly identified. Accurately maintain production records, product records and other records.

Liaise with Team Leaders and ensure stock levels are kept up to date. Ensure equipment is running efficiently/effectively with maximum use of material, resource and time.

Maintain machinery and equipment as required by TPM programs. Alert the Production Manager or other appropriate staff of any plant or equipment maintenance issues. Take an active part in all team working and continuous improvement initiatives.

Offer suggestions to the Team Leader/Line Manager that will improve the efficiency and safety of production areas and equipment.

The use of hand vibrating tools may be required. Ear, eye, and face protection and other PPE may need to be worn. Manual handling will be required.

Secondary Activities / Tasks. To undertake any other duties and responsibilities as required / instructed in order to maintain and / or improve the efficiency, quality and service provided by Production Services. Health & Safety – adherence to all Company Health & Safety Policies, Procedures and Safe Working Practices. Attend Health Surveillance as appropriate. Attend training courses and participate in “on the job” training, as appropriate to the development of job skills and mandatory Health & Safety requirements.

What the client would like from you? previous experience setting up and using production equipment and efficiently. Previous experience assembling product. Someone who can multi task successfully. Good IT skills. Ability to interpret BOMs and analyse and work to drawings.

Nice to have skills but not essential?! Lean / Six sigma qualification and experience. Knowledge of and experience of using ERP and Teamcenter or other CAD software. If you believe that these requirements match your skills then please apply hear today and we will call immediately to discuss further!!

Production Operative

Great opportunity for someone with a production / Manufacturing background to work for our local client based in Thame!! If you have previous experience in soldering, assembly, wiring or even Injection moulding or testing and you are looking for a new challenge then this could be the perfect position for you!!!

The purpose of the role: Working with minimum supervision, work in any area of component manufacturing, product assembly, wiring and test as required to meet delivery requirements.

Carry out component manufacturing, product assembly to meet requirements documented in build instructions, drawings, BOM’s or other related documents. Ensure all activities satisfy quality standards or other applicable standards.

What is in it for you?! Hourly rate of £12.02, working hours 7-3.30 Monday – Thursday 7-12 Friday, ongoing overtime available, good training and potential to work in different departments, enabling you to increase your level of skills.

The job is a long term permanent position (payrolled) via the K&D for 12 weeks on a temporary contract before being transferred onto the clients books.

What you will be doing?! Set up component manufacturing equipment (including EHRT, Plating line, power presses), product production areas, to ensure it is run efficiently and effectively to meet requirements. Maintain a safe, orderly and clean work area.

Ensure safe working practices are carried out at all times. Ensure that all components and products are stored tidily and correctly identified. Accurately maintain production records, product records and other records.

Liaise with Team Leaders and ensure stock levels are kept up to date. Ensure equipment is running efficiently/effectively with maximum use of material, resource and time.

Maintain machinery and equipment as required by TPM programs. Alert the Production Manager or other appropriate staff of any plant or equipment maintenance issues. Take an active part in all team working and continuous improvement initiatives.

Offer suggestions to the Team Leader/Line Manager that will improve the efficiency and safety of production areas and equipment.

The use of hand vibrating tools may be required. Ear, eye, and face protection and other PPE may need to be worn. Manual handling will be required.

Secondary Activities / Tasks. To undertake any other duties and responsibilities as required / instructed in order to maintain and / or improve the efficiency, quality and service provided by Production Services. Health & Safety – adherence to all Company Health & Safety Policies, Procedures and Safe Working Practices. Attend Health Surveillance as appropriate. Attend training courses and participate in “on the job” training, as appropriate to the development of job skills and mandatory Health & Safety requirements.

What the client would like from you? previous experience setting up and using production equipment and efficiently. Previous experience assembling product. Someone who can multi task successfully. Good IT skills. Ability to interpret BOMs and analyse and work to drawings.

Nice to have skills but not essential?! Lean / Six sigma qualification and experience. Knowledge of and experience of using ERP and Teamcenter or other CAD software. If you believe that these requirements match your skills then please apply hear today and we will call immediately to discuss further!!

Office Assistant

Exciting opportunity for a full time Administrator to join a small team in a busy hire office!!

Are you looking for a position in administration / customer service ? Do you class yourself as someone who is flexible & happy to undertake a wide variety of tasks? If so this could be the perfect opportunity for you to gain some great experience in an office environment!!

Purpose of role: To work alongside and assist the Hire Team & manager.

Duties will be varied and will include shadowing other administrators to gain a better understand of a hire controllers role and to support where necessary. Be the first line on the main phone line answering and filtering incoming calls.

Front of house – meeting and greeting visitors & managing the gate phone to let visitors through. Looking after visitors / internal meetings with drinks and refreshments. Opening and distributing post.

Ad hoc office administration, assisting office manager where required, you will also be required to do all other tasks supporting the Hire Team, looking after general housekeeping. Hours of work are 8.00-5.30 Monday to Friday

Interested in contining your career in an office and learning lots of new skills?! Then please apply today! We will then be in touch to discuss the position in more detail!!

Invoice Administrator

Great opportunity for an experienced Administrator working for our client based near Thame!

They are looking for someone who has experience & recent focus working around accounts / purchasing / invoicing, these will be the areas you will be focused on.

What you will be doing!

Invoicing new and existing hires – checking that information on system is correct and investigating any discrepancies prior to invoicing. Invoicing Sales raised by team members

Liaising with Accounts Department to check whether proforma payments are required for extended hires.

To monitor dates covered by Purchase Orders, contact customers to check whether extended hires are covered by the order and to agree additional costs where necessary.

To run a report daily to check that all current Purchase Orders are being invoiced.

To deal with Customer’s invoicing queries, liaising with the relevant Technical Advisor where necessary. Raise credit notes as required.

Updating the SAP system with customer details prior to filing finished orders.

Invoicing Engineering Visits. Invoicing service works for customer own machines. Invoicing missing and damaged and updating record. Arranging exchanged when required.

Monthly Invoicing To provide cover for other roles within the administrator team.

Essential experience ?

Invoicing, good interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently and part of a team

Excellent attention to detail. Excellent time management and organisational skills are a must.

Comfortable working on different software systems

Desirable? Knowledge or experience with SAP/Insphire

Job Terms

Monday – Friday 8.30am – 5.30pm

22 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays (increasing with length of service)

4%/4% Employer/Employee Contribution Pension Scheme

Salary £25-30K

Interested? Then please apply here today!