Van Drivers

We have been given the unique opportunity to supply van drivers on a 3-month contract collection medical samples for surgeries and test sites.

Your main responsibilities will include collection samples for 30-40 locations in and around Hampshire. Any ADR training will be provided during this assignment however should you already hold this then that is an advantage.

  • £9.50 PAYE
  • £10.50 umbrella

 

A minimum of 8 hours work per day and overtime will start after 50 hours completed work.

The working week may be Mon to Sat, 4 on 4 off or 5 on 5 off however full details will be provided.

You may also be required to take the vehicle home with you.

Please apply by submitting your CV to the email address provided

Food Manufacturing – Senior Technical Assistant

We are hiring a Technical Senior Assistant for a well-established family business, producing award-winning and high-quality food.

You will be an enthusiastic, reliable, and a conscientious individual who has a keen eye for detail as well as a strong work ethic.

Shifts – Monday to Friday. 07:30AM to 16:00PM.

Pay – £12.00p/h. After 12 months this increases to £13.00p/h.

Key accountabilities:

Checking production paperwork and updating production records

Supplier & Ingredient support including:

  • Sourcing NPD samples and manage the booking in / checking process.
  • Assisting with the evaluation of new raw materials and new suppliers.
  • Assisting with the purchasing of all raw materials in an efficient and cost-effective manner.
  • Updating existing suppliers’ files and ingredient specifications

 

Production recipe updating and creation as required.

Assistance with projects:

  • Update finished product specification files;
  • Annual shelf life review;
  • Ingredient and Product Shelf Life Extensions;
  • Prepare reports for annual QA topic reviews;

 

Other technical, quality, purchasing and planning projects that arise over time.

Day to day stock control and management

Minute taking and Participation in management meetings (when appropriate), including providing all relevant information regarding production and quality issues for the agenda.

Supervision and Assistance with stock takes.

Ensure Health and Safety guidelines are always maintained inclusive of HACCP.

Target zero customer complaints related to quality issues etc

Ability to communicate at all times to ensure the smooth operation of the department

If you are a Technical Senior Assistant, looking for an exciting role within a friendly and passionate team – please submit your CV to be considered for this vacancy.

If you require any additional information, please call Abacus on 01635 552232.

 

Food Manufacturing – Production Cook

We are hiring an experienced Production Cook for a well-established family business, producing award-winning and high-quality food.

You will have a genuine passion for combining the very best ingredients to create exceptional recipes and a strong enthusiasm to provide new and innovative ideas.

Shifts – Monday to Friday. 06:00AM to 14:30PM. 42.5hrs per week minimum.

A flexible attitude is key as you will be required to work overtime whilst training and when the business is busy.

Pay – £10.50p/h. After 12 months this increases to £11.00p/h.

Ideal candidate:

This is a general production assistant role with added cook responsibilities. Working with a small-medium sized team, the company encourage everyone to learn wider parts of production e.g., filling, capping, etc. However, the core tasks will be the cooking ones.

 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organisation skills.
  • Physically fit as products are made in large batches which is often heavy.
  • Strong understanding of food and people safety.
  • A good level of maths and writing skills as accuracy is important.
  • Ability to weigh ingredients, follow a recipe and processes. Record information on recipe sheets and conduct testing of pH.
  • Follow policies and procedures and complete start up checks each day.
  • Prepared to carry out cleaning between batches (2-3 times a week) and at the end of the day.

If you are a Production Cook, looking for an exciting role within a friendly and passionate team – please submit your CV to be considered for this vacancy.

If you require any additional information, please call Abacus on 01635 552232.

DBS checked cleaners required – immediate starts /days /nights

We are looking to support the Royal Berkshire Hospital in Reading with cleaning /HK staff.

We are looking for a number of staff for immediate starts who  fit the following criteria.

 

  • Have a current DBS
  • Are available to start immediately
  • Have cleaning experience
  • Can work 5 days out of a 7 day shift (weekends included)

 

Working hours

 

  • Shifts will start from midmorning to noon onwards
  • Hours of work will be dependant on the work load but will be a minimum of 4 hours upto 12 hours (optional ) when required

 

Housekeeping Duties

 

  • High and low level damp dusting, mopping floors, emptying and disposal of refuse, cleaning waste bins, cleaning taps ,sinks ,basins, showers, toilets and fixture &  fittings, vacuuming, changing of curtains and shower curtains .Use of chemicals and hot water.
  • There will be a degree of pushing & ,lifting , bending, stretching  and carrying small items .
  • Wearing a mask at work is mandatory  and PPE must be worn when advised .

 

 

If you are interested in the above please apply including your CV

Temp to perm 7.5 Tonne Delivery Driver

7.5 Ton Delivery Driver based in Basingstoke

Are you looking for a role that will provide you with job security? Our client in Basingstoke are seeking 7.5T drivers to deliver electrical goods.

10 week Temp to Perm role paying £11.50 per hour and leading to a full time salary of £29,624.00.

This role is multi drop and you will always have a trained drivers assistant with you.

Start time each day will be 0700, average of 45 hours per week working 5 on 3 off so flexibility is a must.

This is a customer facing roll so you will be required to have excellent customer service skills and a smart appearance.

After the 10 week TTP has been completed you will enjoy the following perks;

· Overtime 1.5 after 45hrs (OTE of £35k +)

· Medical & Dental cover available

· Annual bonus, recognition awards throughout the year

· Annual salary review

· 5 out of 8 rosta this does give clear weekends and an extra circa 30 days off a year

· Pension scheme

· Progression into management & complex installations including gas

For more information and an immediate interview please call Simon at our Basingstoke branch on 01256 336 633.

Salary: £29,624.00 /year

Newly Qualified HGV 2 Drivers

Abacus are seeking newly qualified HGV 2 drivers on a temp to perm contract for a new exciting role in Reading, with the aim to start ASAP & Training provided. These are customer facing roles so you will be required to have excellent customer service skills and a smart appearance.

Paying £10.00 to £12.50ph, minimum 9.25 hours per day.

Candidates;

  • Full UK Licence with no more than 6 points
  • Excellent English, both written and spoken
  • To work in a team and as an individual
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Smart Appearance
  • References
  • Essential are CPC, Tacho Card and C requirement on licence
  • Experience is not essential

Full time salary;

  • £550 – £650 p/w
  • Min 9.25hr days 46.25 p/week – Guaranteed
  • 3-7 Drops Daily
  • Temp to Perm Role

Please contact us on 01256 336633

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