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Warehouse Supervisor

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Warehouse Supervisor to join our Client’s team at their new state of the art distribution centre based in West Suffolk.

The Role

You will be responsible for a designated area within the Distribution Centre which will involve the management of multiple employees.

Key Responsibilities

Responsible for ensuring the effective management of your designated area including organising, planning, co-ordinating and distributing tasks to meet the daily, weekly, monthly and yearly objectives according to deadlines and in line with company process and procedures. 

You will track KPI’s and manage operational costs as well as develop, coach and support the Team to achieve short-term as well as future goals whilst promoting a positive attitude and energy in the work environment.

You will manage the operational shift effectively on a rotational basis and manage any shortages. 

Required Skills and Experience

  • Ability to handle complex situations in a professional manner
  • Demonstrable experience in motivating individuals and a team to achieve targets
  • Must have a good knowledge of health and safety procedures
  • Must have knowledge of shipping, receiving and processing functions
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management and employees to maintain productivity whilst ensuring all customer requirements are met in a timely manner
  • Ability to learn company customised programs such as AS400
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word/Excel or other spreadsheet programs

Certified Equipment Operator is desirable but not essential.

The successful candidate must possess excellent oral/written analytical skills.

For further information please contact Kurtis@labourtech.co.uk

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Location: Suffolk, England
Salary: £30000-35000 Annual

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Wave Planner

Our Client has an exciting opportunity to join their team as a Wave Planner in their new state of the art Distribution Centre in West Suffolk.

The Role

You will be responsible for creating a daily operational plan for processing in the Distribution Centre across the three main aspects of wave planning, personnel planning and follow-up of equipment.

Key Responsibilities

You will have experience and understanding of operational processes and flows. Initiating the daily processing workload, you will need to develop an in-depth knowledge of the entire operation, with an emphasis on systems and people. 

The successful applicant will interface with all department Team Leaders, workers and upper management. You will need to be very flexible to ensure that the wave planning is managed efficiently and in a timely manner to meet business needs

Required Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrable experience in WMS, database query management (AS400 is preferred).
  • Analysis, research and planning skills are essential.
  • Advanced Excel knowledge.
  • System knowledge of Ortec, Commander, PKMS, would be an advantage.
  • Experience in corporate communication with internal and external partners.
  • Must have a high level of insight, reasoning and problem-solving skills.
  • Must be highly organised and able to work autonomously.
  • Experience of working in a Distribution Centre would be advantageous

For further information please contact kurtis@labourtech.co.uk

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Location: Suffolk, England
Salary: £30000-35000 Annual

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Engineer Technician

Our Client, a prestigious school in the local area, is looking for a skilled Engineering Technician to join their team.

The successful candidate will carry out first line servicing of machines and equipment in the workshops to ensure safety and reliability. This will include cleaning, oiling, sharpening, removing dust and minor repairs.

Key responsibilities:

• Report any maintenance issues directly to relevant Head of Department.

• Check all machinery at the end of each day and keep records of any problems / safety issues. 

• Clean and sharpen hand tools and maintain the good order and organisation of the workshop and its storage facilities.

• Tidy workshops when and where necessary.

• Under the supervision of the Heads of Department or Senior Technician, maintain stock rooms, keep stock records, and receive the delivery of equipment and materials.

• Prepare materials and equipment for lessons and projects, including preparation of demonstration materials and resources, and the stocking of classrooms with consumable items.

• Control and store safely all chemicals, flammables and specialised solutions, ensuring that current Health & Safety and COSHH regulations are followed.

• Maintain all necessary safety signs adjacent to machinery and maintain a record of all equipment checks and testing.

• Undertake CAD/CAM tasks for the department, such as using the laser cutter and CNC router.  

Additional requirements

• Provide classroom support during lessons as and when required.

• Assist teachers and pupils before, during and after lessons.

• Support the Health & Safety documentation / risk assessments in the department.

• Prepare display materials and equipment for parents’ evenings; remove and display items of work around the school, as and when requested.

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Location: Ely, Cambridgeshire, England
Salary: £10.6-10.6 Hourly

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Steel Fixer

Our client is currently recruiting for Steel Fixers to join their busy manufacturing plant.

The role

Working within a fast-paced environment installing and tying together steel bars and cages to strengthen concrete during construction. The ideal candidate will have experience working with precast concrete.

Main responsibilities

  • Setting out the work area, following engineering plans
  • Using hand and power tools to cut and bend bars or mesh
  • Tying rebar (reinforcement bars) together with wire, clips or welds to build up sections
  • Fixing steel to concrete bases
  • Fixing the wooden formwork and shuttering used to hold setting concrete in place.

Additional Requirements 

  • To ensure that all duties are carried out in line with all Company policies and procedures and requirements.
  • Additionally, he or she should be familiar with the construction/manufacturing industry.
  • To ensure you conduct your personal behaviour so that the Company’s reputation is protected and enhanced.

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Location: Brandon, Suffolk, England
Salary: £12-15 Hourly

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Lab Assistant

Our Client, a manufacturer of pharmaceutical products based just outside Ely, is looking for a Lab Assistant to join their their team.

The ideal candidate will be educated to A-level or equivalent in sciences, preferably including biology, chemistry, maths as a minimum.

Minimum requirements:

  • Experience of working in a biological or biochemical laboratory, ideally protein chemistry is required.
  • Excellent practical, communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • You will be innovative with a goal-oriented approach to problem-solving.
  • You must be able to work without supervision.
  • An eye for detail is required with the emphasis on accurate record keeping in a regulated environment.

Laboratory experience is essential, training in phlebotomy would be an advantage. 

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Location: Littleport, Cambridgeshire, England
Salary: £23000-25000 Annual

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