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Sam Clarkson's jobs: 9 jobs

Sam Clarkson's jobs:
9 jobs

Transport/Facility Manager
30,000 - 40,000 D.O.E
Our client based in Droitwich is expanding their team due to an exciting relocation. They offer grab lorry and tipper lorry hire along with the recycling of inert construction waste which happens on site at their yard and plant facilities. They operate a variety of modern machines and equipment, which ensure they can offer customers the best recycled aggregate available.

• Managing the yard and the incoming/outgoing of material to process and finished product for sale.
• Managing daily duties of drivers and yard staff
• Working directly alongside the Managing director to ensure smooth running of the facility/recycling depot.
• Route planning for 5 HGVs, these are expected to be single drops.
• Load allocation and compliance checks
• Taking responsibility for 5 drivers including briefing/de - briefings
• General running of the recycling facility.
• Managing the traffic desk and dealing with any escalated driver or transport issues.
• Identifying and progressing opportunities to develop business with existing customers

• The ideal candidate will come from the skip hire/recycling industry or HGV logistics linked with construction industry.
• Transport manager CPC licence is essential
• WAMITAB qualification an advantage
• Experience in routing vehicles
• Management experience of a yard environment
• Ability to quickly gain a good understanding of the customer base and market.
• Ability to coach, train, develop and inspire your staff to promote a hardworking and positive team spirit.
• An understanding of standard operating procedures and how to create, develop, record and manage their adherence.

Logistics & Supply Chain Workforce are responsible for placing thousands of dedicated professionals out to work across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Job categories include; Food Production, Food Processing, Warehouse, distribution and Planning. We are always on the lookout for the very best talent, so if you know anyone, refer them to our professional and friendly team who will be more than happy to help.

Sam Clarkson

Stores Coordinator


20,000 - 24,000

Overview:You will coordinate receipt of all deliveries, ensuring that they are inspected, booked in and batch labelled, and allocated either to storage or processing.

You will ensure stock is stored in such as way as to be readily accessible (efficient access and retrieval, particularly of high frequency items), protected from possible product contamination or spoilage, clearly labelled, and listed on a rolling inventory list to assist the Accounts team in stock valuations.

Your Incoming Goods and Storage role is to critically inspect incoming goods against commonly accepted and documented standards, report non-conformance through the Operations team or purchaser, safely and efficiently store materials and consumables, assist in keeping production flowing by accessing off-site or harder to access materials required for processing, and ensure all goods are batch controlled, traceable, clearly labelled and identifiable as having passed or failed inspection. You are expected to maintain excellent housekeeping standards and to ensure storage and safety standards are maintained. You will also oversee waste management on site, ensuring production operations remain efficient through removal of waste and supply of empty containers, also managing waste collections to ensure sufficient capacity exists for storage of waste in a hygienic and orderly manner.

In the area of off-site sub-contracted processes, you will pack goods for transport, completing appropriate records; and may be required to ferry goods locally to and from outworkers or sub-contractors, completing relevant goods inwards inspections on re-entry.

An additional aspect to the role is to handle all pallet despatch, packing and preparing consignments for transportation and ensuring they are fully protected, labelled according to customer requirements, compliant with customer standards and booked in to the haulier's delivery system. You will aim to minimise transport costs while ensuring goods reach customers in the same condition that they left Meridian.

Reporting to the Warehouse Manager you will also offer support in all areas of goods inwards, storage, picking and despatch as per the immediate needs of the business.

Quality and safety checks must be carried out as per documented instructions and records must be kept including signatures on relevant paperwork (delivery notes, incoming goods check lists, works instruction dockets, etc.).

Main Responsibilities:_Goods inwards - receipt of goods, inspection, paperwork completion, storage or movement
_Outwork & sub-contracted processes - packing, ferrying, completion of paperwork
_Production flow - ensuring all materials and sundries or consumables are accessible efficiently as needed by production
_Pallet despatch - preparation, adherence to customer standards, booking, packing, loading
_Waste management - retrieval of full containers and supply of empty containers, booking collections

Health and Safety Requirements:Awareness of safe use of wrapping equipment
Awareness of safe use and inspection routine for Fork Lift Truck
Awareness of general risks in production and stores
Awareness of external site risks and moving vehicles
Awareness of evacuation procedures
Awareness of chemical handling and storage including location of fireproof solvent containers
PPE: mandatory safety footwear; mandatory hi-visibility outside

Sam Clarkson

Purchasing Assistant - JOB DESCRIPTION

We have an exciting opportunity for a Purchasing Assistant to join our well established clients Purchasing Team.

Reporting to, and assisting, the Head of Purchasing, you will be responsible for a dedicated category and collaborate in delivering 'best in class' purchasing performance.

Working in partnership with suppliers, internal stakeholders and collaboratively with both the replenishment and Technical teams to drive excellence within the business and, in turn, to our customers.
This is an ideal opportunity for somebody to forge an exciting career in food manufacturing and procurement.

1. Job Title

Purchasing Assistant

2. Reporting Structure

The Purchasing Assistant reports directly to the Head of Purchasing. In the absence of the Head of Purchasing, the Purchasing Assistant reports to the Purchasing Director. The personnel leader is the Head of Purchasing.

3. Role Scope

The role of the Purchasing Assistant is to provide a comprehensive and professional support service to the Head of Purchasing / Purchasing Director.
Undertaking administrative tasks as outlined by the Head of Purchasing, in a diligent, professional and timely manner.

4. Substitution

Cover for the Purchasing Assistant is provided within the Purchasing Team.

5. Key Accountabilities

* Manage the efficient and accurate flow of correspondence and information, both incoming and outgoing, with external and internal parties ensuring an ongoing understanding of current issues, proposing/taking action where appropriate.

* Full responsibility for a defined buying category, e.g. Herbs & Spices.

* General administrative tasks, data entry, tender coordination, filing and travel booking.

* Ensure contracts are developed and maintained.

* Review Supplier Performance, delivery schedules and KPI's.

* Have full knowledge of all products and suppliers.

* Source and review new raw materials in partnership with NPD team requirements.

* Work closely with Technical and Replenishment teams.

* Manage due diligence for raw materials and new launches collaborating with internal stakeholders.

* Actively manage the area of responsibility by using initiative and suggesting ways of improving systems for greater efficiency.

* Ensure all manual and computerised procedures and files are accurate and up to date at all times.

* Take full share of responsibility of collective tasks.

* Produce and maintain reports for the wider business.

* Ensure that a polite and professional manner is maintained in all internal/external communications.

* Contribute positively and constructively to the Purchasing Team.

* Carry out any other reasonable tasks requested by Head of Purchasing.

6. Qualifications and skills:
* Educated to A Level with GCSE Maths and English or equivalent

* Methodical in approach with keen attention to detail

* Strong verbal and written communication skills

* Enthusiasm to learn and develop

* Confident working both independently and as part of a cross-functional team

* Organised with the ability to plan and prioritise different tasks.

* Strong administrative skills, proficient in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

* Knowledge of supply chain, food supply chain, supplier management, portfolio management

Sam Clarkson

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Our client has an exciting opportunity for an Freight Forwarding operator to join their expanding team. As a business we specialise in Freight Forwarding activities within the EU to a wide range of manufacturers and industries. This would be an ideal position for someone with specific operational experience, already working within the Forwarding industry.

The Role

Daily customer services to ensure the needs of our clients are met

Assisting with completion of documentation and compliance

Experience of the AEB customs software package advantageous but not essential.

Ensuring that documentation is prepared and accepted for all daily export shipments in a timely manner

Load planning and liaising with hauliers to secure trailers as required

Assist in managing customer interfaces and expectations to ensure excellent customer service is offered to our clients

Provide the rest of our team with customs support as required

Monitor the clearance status of all shipments

Liaise with warehouse and operations staff to be ensure that tight time schedules are met

Initial flexibility on working hours whilst we adjust to the new Brexit requirements from 1st January 2021

The Candidate

Excellent communication and co-ordination skills, with a good knowledge of Freight Forwarding and Customs procedures

IT literate with knowledge of Customs software and transport Management Systems being advantageous

Strong organisation and time management skills

Ability to work as part of a team

At least 3 years relevant experience

Sam Clarkson

Harvest Supervisor
25,000 - 28,000

Our client are looking to recruit for a Harvest Supervisor, to oversee and ensure the smooth running of the rig. This is a hands on role, you will assist in the planting and harvesting of crop.
Please note - this is an outdoor role, any applicants must be aware that the duties all year round are outdoor.

The position
* Overseeing 5 - 10 staff
* Development assistance to enhance profit and time saving
* Supporting the farm manager
* Administration and completing of records
The person
* You must be self-motivated and an excellent communicator
* Strong and assertive personality
* Ability to work outside in all weathers
* A team player
Plenty of training for this role will be given
Hours are Mon - Fri 730 - 430 and some Saturdays

Sam Clarkson