Recruitment Consultant (Driving Division)– Basingstoke

Abacus Employment have been trading in Basingstoke for in excess of 20 years specialising in the Industrial & Distribution markets. Our Basingstoke office is well established and amongst the leaders in the area with an enviable database of both candidates and clients and a reputation of excellence. The role will involve working closely on existing accounts – managing their day to day operations as well as identifying and developing new opportunities.

This is a busy role and would suit someone looking for a career in recruitment.  Ideally you will be a sales driven person, have excellent communication and organisational skills and be a team player.  Strong PC skills are essential too.  You will need to be able to work to deadlines, multi task and prioritise your workload.

The successful person maybe new to recruitment, from a sales background or have a proven recruitment track record.

Full training will be given, along with a competitive salary and commission structure. We can offer a company pension scheme & private health care too.

Please contact us today to apply

Manufacturing Technician

Manufacturing Technician

 

Abacus are hiring a manufacturing food technician for a local client with a worldwide known brand.

 The Role:

  • Operate world-class machinery in line with clients safety policy to deliver quality products that the clients brand demands .
  • Be a positive and active member of the team to drive for autonomous working, be flexible to the needs of the business and have a passion for delivering on clients targets.
  • Apply the knowledge gained during training to resolve any potential  issues in the right way
  • Accurately complete daily reports such as daily stoppage reports, end of run and quality.
  • Adhere to Company policies and procedures, including health and safety and ensuring quality standards are exceeded.

Attributes :

  • Able to drive high reach trucks, pedestrian riders and counterbalance FLT’s
  • Strong computer skills using programmes such as Microsoft outlook and Microsoft excel, experience using SAP would be beneficial, but this is not essential.
  • Experience of working in a Logistics department environment.
  • Ideally experience in the food manufacturing industry but not essential
  • The ability to work with minimal supervision, effectively being able to manage your own time.
  • Excellent communication skills with a focus on giving clarity to others.
  • Good problem-solving skills.
  • Have a positive, can-do mindset
  • Be reliable and self-motivated, with good organisation skills. ​​

Hours of work :

  • Shift pattern runs on a three-week rotating basis (days 06:00 -14:00 afternoons 14:00 -22:00 and nights 22:00 -06:00).
  • Hours of work are 41 hours per week
  • When required the clients business also runs weekend shifts
  • starting salary is £21,131.52.

Positions available with immediate start please call us on 01264 339933.

Experienced Quality Assurance Operative-Food Production

Experienced Quality Assurance operative required for a Food Production company in Amesbury.

 

Working as apart of the Good’s in team in a friendly family run business, you will be completing all raw material checks on stock delivered to site. Leasing with suppliers regarding the quality of goods and following processes accordingly.

 

2 years previous experience in a similar role is highly desired, full training will be given.

 

Full Time, permanent Contract for the right candidate!

 

  • 07.00am – 16.00pm
  • Monday-Friday
  • £20,000 per annum
  • Full training provided
  • Easy access via public transport

 

Duties include but not limited to:

  • Control non-confirming raw materials, leasing with suppliers as required
  • Monitor CoAs, Micro and Allergen results
  • Complete all raw material sampling and testing as required by testing schedules
  • Audit all factory paperwork relating to raw materials
  • File production records

 

For more information or an immediate start please contact our Salisbury branch today on 01264 339933 or apply now by sending through your CV to salisburystaff@abacus-employment.com

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.

HGV1 Driver – Night Shift

HGV1 Driver – Night Shift

Abacus are recruiting a full time HGV1 Driver to work night shifts for a large Distribution company based in Andover, Hampshire.

This is a permanent role for the right candidate.

Salary: £36,400 per Annum (£700 per week)

Shift Pattern:  Monday to Friday with starts between 16.00 and 18.00

For this HGV1 Driver position you will need:
– Full UK relevant driving licence
– Recent HGV experience is a advantage.
– DQC card and Digital Tacho Card

To find out more about this HGV1 Driver position, please apply online or get in contact with our Andover office on 01264 339933

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