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Manufacturing Engineer – FMCG

Manufacturing Engineer

Mon – Friday

DAYS with flexibility

Working on behalf of an FMCG client based in Andover, BPSS are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer.

You will be joining a well-established 4th generation family owned business, that manufactures a great high quality product.

Working closely with your Line Manager – Chief Site Engineer, you will be attending to machinery breakdowns, fault finding, PPM’s, kit inspections, general maintenance, CI projects and many more.

There are several different PLC’s on site and the 2 lines are 90% automated, so electrical hands-on skills as well as qualifications are crucial in this role.

Apart from engineering duties (especially during your induction process), you will be also required to operate machines on some occasions, as that is the best way to learn them.

Please note: the client is running a small business and within the small business people naturally are covering more duties, therefore you need to be flexible in terms of what you actually do.

You will be working as a part of very close on site team, where everyone needs to chip in and help each other. Positive attitude and willingness to help people, go beyond your “job title” duties will be very important in this role.

The role has come about due to succession planning and you will be given plenty of training and development opportunities as the plan is for this function is to grow and develop into the Site Chief Engineer.

Requirements:

– C&G level qualifications in engineering

– Multi-skilled – electrical and mechanical

– 18th Edition

– Experience of working in fast paced environment (ideally food / drinks)

– Flexibility towards working

– Helpful team player

– Willingness and hunger to develop, learn and progress

Benefits:

– Competitive Salary – new position, so the client is open to discussion

– Engineer’s dream: Monday to Friday Day Shift (with flexibility for breakdowns etc.)

– 10% pension

– Life cover

– Private Health Care

– 25 holidays + Bank Hols

– Great company culture

BPSS is a recruitment agency working on this role.

Process Development Technologist

Process development technologist

Based in Melton Mowbray

Food related discipline Graduate role

Our FMCG client is looking for a Junior Process Technologist to join their team on a perm basis. Your role will be to follow the critical path and effectively launch NPD or EPD products safely, legally and to the agreed quality standard.

Who we are looking for?

  • An ideal person would be a recent graduate in Food Science or any similar discipline
  • Understanding of food safety and basic food manufacturing
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to manage time well
  • Demonstrate effective problem-solving skills
  • Good knowledge of MS Office
  • Work flexibly within a 24/7 food manufacturing operation

BENEFITS

  • Enhanced Pension Scheme
  • Health Scheme
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Annual Pay Review
  • Profit related pay
  • Training
  • Progression opportunities

BPSS is a recruitment agency working on this perm role.

Finance Manager

This is a brand new role in a Billion turnover food manufacturing business, where you will play a pivotal role in the business decision making and shaping the commerical propositions.

The role is site based in North Yorkshire, however will liase between sites across the UK

You will work closely with the commercial teams on sites and advise on costings, tenders, pricing and be the conduit between commercial and finance

Key Accountabilities

* Provision of timely and accurate facts with balanced and insightful information to the right people at the right time.
* Improving commercial insight and analysis
* Act as “bridge” between commercial and other functions to ensure best business outcome and alignment of plans and actions

Skills and Experience Required

* Degree level education preferred
* Commercial finance
* High level of IT literacy – with excellent excel skills
* Strong analytical and communication skills
* Ability to work on own initiative and within the team structure
* Able to challenge in a constructive manner

Competencies:
– Complex thinking
– Achievement drive
– Influencing
– Developing others
– Integrity
– Organisational awareness
– Information seeking
– Challenging
– Client satisfaction
– Creative thinking

NPD Project Manager – FMCG – Hybrid

NPD Project Manager

Food Industry

Hybrid role – 2 days in the office based in St Albans

Our client seeks a driven and passionate NPD Project Manager to join their growing team.

Responsibilities:

  • You will effectively lead and manage projects working with cross functional teams
  • Support the delivery of new products to international markets
  • Monitoring and managing scope and schedule to ensure projects stay on track
  • Effectively project manage all technical aspects of the projects (stakeholder management, budgets and reporting)
  • Partner with the all stakeholder project lead
  • Be the focal point of all project communications for the technical functions
  • Driving the technical development and implementation of packaging and product formats
  • Working simultaneously across multiple projects
  • Working with suppliers to develop fit for purpose technical solutions
  • Managing technical risk by identifying risks and developing mitigation plans

Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a similar role – any FMCG background
  • Stage gate
  • Experience of working in cross functional team
  • Must be able to facilitate meetings and be proactive

BPSS are a recruitment agency working on this new perm role.

CI Lead – Food Industry

CI Lead

Mon-Friday days flexible

Perm Position

Working on behalf of a growing FMCG business BPSS are looking for a Continuous Improvement Manager to look after 2 sites based in the North West.

Key responsibilities :

  • We are looking for a senior CI leader who will build strong relationships and influence operational teams to deliver CI programmes
  • Must be commercially focused to deliver site CI Cost saving targets via ops teams and external support as required
  • Project management – you will be working on a range of projects across the site at agreed frequencies and targets
  • Set the agenda for and manage Continuous Improvement across the site

Skills & Experience

  • Lean Sigma black belt (green belt would be considered as well)
  • Experience of supporting multiple sites
  • Experience of managing multiple projects
  • Experience of developing people

BPSS are a recruitment agency recruiting for this permanent opportunity.

Line Supervisors – Food Industry

Line Supervisors

Perm Roles – days and backs (rotating)

£33,000+

Our FMCG client is a reputable business based near Barnsley. They are looking for a number of Line Supervisors to oversee production in a busy chilled food manufacturing environment.

If you are an ambitious team leader / supervisor who currently works in food or any FMCG environment and wants to develop, learn and grow their career with a business focused on its people – this is a role for you!

A “can do” attitude is what we are looking for, positively, drive and the energy to be a part of something great!

Nice environment of work, strong culture – you will be surrounded by hard-working people, motivated and capable.

Hours of work:

Your normal hours of work are 5.30am-2pm and 1.45pm-10pm (rotating shift pattern)

Monday to Friday inclusive with the exception of one week in four when your normal hours of work include Saturday and Sunday 5.30am-2pm with the following Monday as a rest day.

In this position you are also required to cover one late (2 hours) every two weeks.

Flexibility:

As the client’s business is very dynamic, the shift pattern may change in future.

Due to the nature of this role, you are expected to exercise a flexible approach to work patterns and may cover absence/sickness, holidays or unforeseen circumstances.

This may include weekends and nights and it is a condition of this role that that you are prepared to do this.

Pay, hours, benefits

  • Hourly rate of pay – £15.37 / salary of £33,000+
  • Company benefits: pension, life cover, health cover, staff discounts and many more!

BPSS acts as an agency for these perm roles.

Planning Manager – 18 months contract

Planning Manager

Birmingham based – hybrid role

FMCG Manufacturing

Working on behalf of our client Mach are looking for an experienced Planning Manager to work for a FMCG client based in Birmingham.

Reporting to the Supply Chain Director, you will be responsible for managing of the planning team and facilitating the efficient demand planning for the 2 manufactring sites.

You will be working in close liaison with production management, sales teams, NPD and the technical department.

Main duties include: forecasting demand, stock control levels monitoring and ensuring the planning is accurate and correct. (Full JD will be provided at the interview stage.)

Requirements:

  • Previous experience in a smilar role withing food or drinks industry
  • SAP and Excel knowlegde

The role:

  • Monday to Friday days with flexibility and hybrid working
  • 18 months FTC (maternity cover)

BPSS act as a recruitment agency for this vacancy.

Technical Project Consultant / Interim Technical Manager

Technical Project Consultant / Interim Technical Support

FTC / Contract / Temporary

£350 per day

Working on behalf of our Chilled Food Manufacturing client, BPSS are looking for a Technical Project Consultant to support their Site Technical Manager on a number of projects across their site.

You will be helping in projects relating to pack sizes, technical audits, production, specifications and testing, compliance and legislation.

The site is BRC AA accredited and in the process of upgrading to BRC 9.

We are looking for an experienced Technical Manager, who will be able to support our client’s fairly new Technical Team.

Requirements:

  • Chilled manufacturing background
  • High risk environment
  • Short shelf-life product experience

BBSS are a recruitment agency working on this role.

Finance Manager

This is a brand new role in a Billion turnover food manufacturing business, where you will play a pivotal role in the business decision making and shaping the commerical propositions.

The role is site based in North Yorkshire, however will liase between sites across the UK

You will work closely with the commercial teams on sites and advise on costings, tenders, pricing and be the conduit between commercial and finance

Key Accountabilities

* Provision of timely and accurate facts with balanced and insightful information to the right people at the right time.
* Improving commercial insight and analysis
* Act as “bridge” between commercial and other functions to ensure best business outcome and alignment of plans and actions

Skills and Experience Required

* CIMA qualified
* Degree level education preferred
* Commercial finance
* High level of IT literacy – with excellent excel skills
* Strong analytical and communication skills
* Ability to work on own initiative and within the team structure
* Able to challenge in a constructive manner

Competencies:
– Complex thinking
– Achievement drive
– Influencing
– Developing others
– Integrity
– Organisational awareness
– Information seeking
– Challenging
– Client satisfaction
– Creative thinking

Marketing Executive – Beverages

  • Drive real understanding of the sector , including competitor activity and key strengths.
  • Build the marketing and engagement plan for the key product categories
  • To source, manage and utilise market data, working closely with the commercial team to win with customers and launch viable new products.
  • Manage regional marketing budgets.
  • To develop social media plans to drive awareness and trial of new product launches
  • Help to drive customer centricity at every stage of the customer journey.
  • To work closely with internal and external stakeholders to ensure the timely development of products and packaging to meet customer’s needs.
  • Develop a range of marketing materials that can be utilised by the commercial teams to drive awareness of the new product launches
  • To identify UK ‘trade and marketing’ show activities to build customer awareness of our new product launches
  • To be aligned to the group innovation function to identify both national and regional opportunities within our key product categories

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Ideal candidate will have

  • Strong Marketing experience preferably in the FMCG channel.
  • Experience of Digital marketing – Scoping and Implementing
  • Budget Holder: assessing investment return across all activities

Business Related Competencies

  • Business Acumen.
  • Strong Interpersonal Skills.
  • Strategic Agility,