Amy Byng

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Amy Byng's jobs: 50 jobs

Amy Byng's jobs:
50 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

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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

Project Coordinator
8:30am-5:15pm Monday -Thursday, 8:30-4pm Friday (30mins lunch)

I am currently recruiting for a well established company based in Bromsgrove who are looking to expand their team. This an exciting time to join this company who are rapidly growing. They are looking for a Project Coordinator to support the smooth delivery of the fixtures department and the admin needs of the Project Support team.

Reporting to the Project Manager/Account Manager, pivotal aspects of your role will include;

Coordinate the day to day project admin activities
Ensure smooth delivery to meet client deadlines
Use the most cost effective and client focused approach
High standard of both external and internal communication
Your fundamental responsibilities will include, but are not limited to;
Completing drawing Take Offs in line with the store programme and keeping up to date with drawing revisions
Producing store quotations from the take-off's and ensuring the information is accurate and in-line with the latest layouts
Raising and issuing Purchase Orders and liaising with suppliers on a daily basis both in the UK and China
Budget monitoring - ensuring order cover received for each store based on the quotes issued and keeping the client up to date with any issue changes
Raising and issuing invoices to the client in a timely manner and updating the divisional Order Book for the Accounts Department on a monthly basis
Monitoring inbound and outbound supply - ensuring supplier kit has arrived/despatched in line with programme requirements
Schedule Management - ensuring work is completed within time frame required and followed as required by the client
Issue resolution and progression reporting - advising management/client of progression with suppliers, kit and workload
Manage and prioritise a diverse workload
Delivering reporting information to corporate timetable
Internal progression reporting, this will include monthly statistic collation
Monitor and adhere to key dates and deadlines - this will include liaising with the transport department
Develop & maintain operational relationships both with client and external suppliers

As a person you will need the following qualities & experience:
Strong communicator - verbally, telephone and email
Ability to interact on a level with other internal departments
Ability to manage and prioritise a variable workload in a changing environment
Capable of working under pressure
Flexible and adaptable
Experience of operating IT Systems/Microsoft office packages
Experience of Sage 200 accounting system
Experience of using warehouse management systems
Experience working within a project environment

Office Workforce are responsible for thousands of temporary, temp-to-perm and permanent vacancies across the Midlands. We operate from several prime locations in the area, and are likely to have an office right near you. Our team offer a unique service tailored to match your precise needs, and can assist you with the following job categories; Clerical and Administration, Call Centre, Customer Services, Sales and Business Development, Secretarial and PA, Professional and Management. 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.

Kim Hayden

£30000 - £32000
Responsible for sourcing and managing a portfolio of suppliers and negotiating contracts in accordance with the Company's needs in terms of price, quality and delivery. Achieve and Monitor annual savings in line with budget targets.


Principal duties and responsibilities:

• To source and identify best supplier for commodity range
• To negotiate contracts with suppliers for direct and indirect material: price, batch, delivery condition, warranty condition, consignment stock and tooling
• To liaise with Engineering Design Department and manage supplier selection for new product introduction and place orders for sample and tooling.
• To create annual savings plan in line with Group Purchasing Targets
• To achieve / monitor actual savings achieved in line with budget targets and report updates to Corporate Purchasing team as necessary.
• Work and liaise with the Corporate Strategic Sourcing team.
• To support Operational purchasing team in lead times negotiations if required to fulfil specific customer requirements.
• To update SAP supplier information records and source lists for any new change of supply
• Undertake any other duties as may be reasonably required within the scope of the role.


Proficiency in Mathematics and English Language

Proficiency in SAP and Microsoft Office Systems (Excel and Access)

Engineering component buying/Sourcing experience

CIPS Certification or equivalent purchasing module (DESIRABLE)


Proven ability to negotiate contracts with suppliers

Proven ability to build strong relationships with suppliers

Demonstrative proactive approach and initiative in problem solving

Ability to communicate and interface diplomatically and effectively with all levels of the organisation, external suppliers etc

Salary 30,000-32,000

With other benefits apply to hear more!

Sam Clarkson

Branch Manager
30,000 - 35,000 OTE 50,000

An exciting, new opportunity has arisen within an expanding local estate agency. The client is ideally looking for an experienced candidate who know the local area to assist the set-up of a brand new branch.
With brilliant career progression opportunities and fantastic on target earnings this is an opportunity not to be missed.

Branch Manager Job Purpose:
Managing and overseeing branch personnel, supervising branch operations, and ensuring efficient operation on a day-to-day basis. Improving productivity and streamlining branch activities to maximise results and achieve peak performance levels.

Branch Manager Job Duties:
Organising and executing training programs for branch personnel
Evaluating employee performance and providing feedback and coaching as needed
Recognising employee achievements and encouraging excellence in the work environment
Developing and implementing sales plans
Conducting regular sales and operations meetings
Briefing employees on current sales goals, promotions, and other relevant information
Organising marketing activities and events for the branch
Increasing brand awareness for the company within the community
Interacting with customers on a regular basis to ensure satisfaction and gain useful feedback
Resolving customer problems as needed
Complying with all applicable laws and regulations for the industry within your state
Assessing market conditions and identifying opportunities
Drafting forecasts and business plans
Managing budgets, allocating branch funds, and defining financial objectives
Coordinating with other branches to share knowledge, plan promotional activities, or achieve goals
Adhering to high ethical and professional standards

Branch Manager Skills and Qualifications:
Management Experience, Ability to Meet Set Goals, Proven Record of Achieving Revenue Targets, Experience Growing Branch Revenues, Knowledge of Industry Rules and Regulations, Results Driven Attitude, Leadership Skills, Strong Customer Service Skills, Written and Oral Communication Skills, Human Resource Management Skills, Outstanding Organisation Skills, Attention to Detail, Basic Computer Skills, Advanced Skills with Microsoft Office, Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or a Related Field or the Equivalent Work Experience

Sam Clarkson

Job title: Senior Sales Negotiator
Location: Solihull
Salary: 25,000 basic with OTE of 50,000
Hours: 8.30am - 5.30pm and 2 Saturdays a month

An exciting, new opportunity has arisen within an expanding local estate agency. The client is ideally looking for an experienced candidate who know the local area to assist the set-up of a brand new branch.
With brilliant career progression opportunities and fantastic on target earnings this is an opportunity not to be missed.

Day to day duties will include the following:
* Arrange valuations
* Taking valuation calls
* Carrying out accompanied viewings
* Negotiating deals
* Matching properties to clients
* Providing a good customer service
* General administration

As a person you will need the following qualities and experience:
* Previous experience within a similar environment is desirable
*knowledge of the Solihull area is essential
* Confident and outgoing personality
* Looking for a career within the estate agency industry
* Must be fast learner
* Proactive personality

Sam Clarkson

Hours: FULL TIME DAYS 36.5 Hours Basic / Overtime when available @ Time x 1.5
Monday - Thursday 0800-1630 / Friday 0800-1230

Well established manufacturers of bespoke cutting tools in Carbide, Continued Growth has led to a requirement for an experienced Toolroom Machinist Grinder to join the growing team.

Day to day duties will include the following:
• Surface grinding
• CNC Turning (Fanuc)
• CNC Turning, Milling, and Wire EDM
• Wider opportunities exist in the company for candidates wishing to develop further within the business and attain multiple skill sets or become a TEAM LEADER
• Bespoke Drilling, Reaming and Milling Tools (normally 1 off - 5 off) in High Speed Steel and Tungsten Carbide
• Working to tight tolerances
• Carrying out own inspection
As a person you will need the following qualities and experience:
• Experience in all these disciplines or cutting tool production is not essential, as training will be available for the right candidate.
• Experience in a similar capacity within an engineering workshop / Toolroom environment is DESIRABLE.
• Candidates must have a methodical approach, be able to interpret engineering drawings

Twice annual Basic Wage life Assurance after 3 months
Stakeholder pension scheme after 3 months - 227 Hours Annual Holiday.

Manufacturing Workforce are responsible for placing skilled and in demand people on both a permanent and contract basis into the Engineering, Technical and Manufacturing sectors, from skilled Shop Floor Personnel and Specialist Engineers to Supervisory and Management positions. We operate from several prime locations throughout Central England and our Specialist Consultants will have an in-depth understanding of your skills and offer best advice on your next step!! We are always searching for the best talent, so if you know anyone, why not recommend someone to one of our professional team who will be more than happy to help.

Jon Vinall