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Area Supervisor

Thrive Oldham are working 2 new Area Supervisor roles for Leicestershire Council. The role is very much a hands-on supervisory role. It will require travelling to the Council's RHWSs and WTSs daily to undertake: - HR related tasks (supporting the onboarding process for new starters, undertaking one to ones, return to works, low-level policy discussions) Delivery of training through workbooks and / or supporting those completing learning through e-learning Developing and delivering toolbox talks and other training packages / safety briefings Monitoring and enforcing the Council's safe systems of work and risk assessments for all site operations Ensuring records for waste movements are accurate and appropriately filed Monitoring and enforcing the Council's Quality Management System for processes at the RHWS Issuing and monitoring / recording PPE and uniforms to staff Driving from time to time a Council 3.5 tonne box van Handling of low-level complaints from customers face to face, by telephone and by email. We will provide PPE and may be some uniform requirements, particularly the potential wearing of a Body Worn Camera (BWC). The BWC will only record and make footage available for download, if activated by the holder. These are part of uniform for all field-based staff, unless reasonable adjustments should be considered. The ideal candidate will have: - Essential Good IT skills Good interpersonal skills Good numeracy and literacy skills Experience of dealing with customers Experience of line managing multiple staff Experience of delivering training packages Valid UK drivers' licence for driving up to a 3.5 tonne vehicle, access to own vehicle and insurance to cover business use Desirable Have a valid and relevant Certificate of Technical Competence with the appropriate evidence of continued competence Experience of driving a vehicle up to 3.5 tonnes Working days and hours: Working pattern to be agreed with line manager based on 37 to 40 hours per week across 7 days. Weekend work is mandatory, a minimum of 1 in 3 but will consider more frequent of the successful candidate prefers. Overtime is likely to be available. The role will mainly be field based, travelling to RHWSs and WTSs. There may be some ability to work from home or from County Hall, but this is expected to be minimal. The role is a supervisor of site staff across all the Council's waste sites. Please contact Thrive Oldham for more information

Industrial

Leicester

Up to £13.70 per hour

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Engineering Officer

Thrive Oldham are recruiting for an Engineering Officer in the Tameside Area. To carry out repairs and maintenance of all classes of vehicles, plant and equipment owned or operated by the Authority, whilst ensuring compliance with operator licensing requirements and any other legislation to which the vehicle, plant or equipment is subject to. Essential skills: (1 or more of the below) A certificate in Light Vehicle Maintenance Level 3. Irtec qualification. Agricultural machinery qualification. Plant equipment qualification. Essential criteria: The ability to work in a competent and efficient manner on your own or part of a team. Strong communication skills. Good attention to detail. The ability to carry out work to high standards. A proactive and enthusiastic approach. The ability to accurately follow written and spoken instructions. A full driving licence. Day to day: Carrying out servicing, repairs and maintenance to authority vehicles equipment and plant. Inspecting vehicle engine and mechanical/electrical components to diagnose faults. Repairing or replacing broken or defective parts and resolving defects. Road testing vehicles to check repairs. Following checklists to ensure all procedures are completed to the required standard. Completing all documentation to the required standard. £15.33 - £25.00 per hour

Industrial

Tameside

£15.33 - £25.00 per hour

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Branch Assistant

Thrive Oldham are recruiting a Branch Assistant for our well established client in the Oldham area. Job Description - Branch Sales Assistant Our branch sales assistants are part of a customer-oriented team. You will be responsible for providing excellent service to our customers, handling sales enquiries, processing orders, and supporting the branch manager in achieving sales targets. Key Responsibilities: Support with all day-to-day Branch Operations, including the management of branch inventory, shrinkage, and cash/credit control including customer invoice queries. Deliver an excellent customer experience, maintaining strong effective relationships with customer base & supply partners. Ensure compliance with all aspects of Health and Safety, implementing preventive and corrective measures. Working effectively with key strategic vendors and customers to promote growth and development strong key partnerships. Support achieving & delivery of Branch KPI's to identify new ways to innovate and drive growth. Receipt of weekly stock delivery (shunt) to support in putting goods away in the correct warehouse location. Receipt of customer returns and following our returns procedure to achieve customer credits and the necessary administration work required to successfully ensure we have no loss to the business. Process PDQ transactions and ensure that the correct monies are applied to the ERP system and the customer is in receipt of the correct inventory, making sure we have taken the correct payment in line with the invoice value. Respond to inbound calls and look for opportunities to increase the customer's request order / quotation by utilizing the sales tools within our business. Make outbound calls to proactively seek new opportunities from outbound calls, offer alternatives and utilise our promotions to proactively seek a higher return from the customer's original request. Serving on the Trade Counter - to support serving customers on the trade counter, pick pack and serve the customers in line with company processes. Managing and responding to customer queries on tenders / quotations and technical queries, passing on to the relevant department where necessary. Managing Outbound deliveries - pick pack process and creating relevant courier paperwork. Sap Experience desirable Monday to Friday 7.30am - 4.00pm Up to £14.00 per hour

Industrial

Oldham

£11.00 - £14.00 per hour

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Packing Operatives (Non-Food)

STARTS AVAILABLE FROM 11th March! Available up until the end of April! Thrive Group Trowbridge are recruiting for non-food production / packing operatives on behalf of a prestigious client in Frome, Somerset. The role is on a rotating shift and we are looking for candidates to start ASAP. Pay Rate: 0600-1400 at £10.44 per hour 1400-2200 at £12.11 per hour After 1st April: 0600-1400 at £11.46 per hour 1400-2200 at £13.29 per hour Job Responsibilities: Attending team briefs at start of shift or start of work order to understand daily plans and new work orders. Working efficiently and effectively as a member of the production team to produce quality finished products. Adapting to the demands of various jobs within the Filling Hall - this will include filling, packing, counting, manual handling and any other production requirements. Ensuring you always maintain a pleasant working environment by being proactive at keeping your work area clean and tidy. Job Perks: 8 hour shift Overtime available Day shift Monday to Friday No weekends Free Parking Canteen Paid Breaks Applicants must be 18 Years + On site parking If you are interested in this position please contact Ollie on 01225 632666 INDTRO

Industrial

Frome

£10.44 - £13.29 per hour

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Production Operatives

Thrive Group Shepton are recruiting for non-food filling operatives on behalf of a prestigious client in Frome, Somerset. The role is on a rotating shift and we are looking for candidates to start ASAP. Pay Rate: 0600-1400 at £10.44 per hour 1400-2200 at £12.11 per hour Increasing from April to: 0600-1400 at £11.46 per hour 1400-2200 at £13.29 per hour Job Responsibilities: Attending team briefs at start of shift or start of work order to understand daily plans and new work orders. Working efficiently and effectively as a member of the production team to produce quality finished products. Adapting to the demands of various jobs within the Filling Hall - this will include filling, packing, counting, manual handling and any other production requirements. Ensuring you always maintain a pleasant working environment by being proactive at keeping your work area clean and tidy. Monday to Friday 06:00 to 14:00 and 14:00 to 22:00 on a rotating shift Full training given Casual dress On-site parking Schedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to Friday No weekends Free Parking Canteen Paid Breaks Applicants must be 18 Years + INDSHE

Industrial

Frome

£10.44 - £12.11 per hour

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Maintenance Fitter

Thrive Oldham are recruiting on behalf of our well established Manufacturing client x2 experienced Mechanical Fitters at our Blaenavon facility. Reporting into the Mechanical Engineer the successful applicant will help support Operations in achieving maximum uptime, reliability, efficiency and safety of all plant equipment by providing timely and cost-effective maintenance and repair. Key Tasks and Accountability's: Respond as necessary to operational priorities seeking clarity from Operations or Maintenance Management where necessary. To support production activities at all times by ensuring minimum response times to equipment breakdown Execute tasks in line with Planned Preventative Maintenance schedule, ensuring work is carried out in compliance within all statutory Health, Safety and Environmental guidelines and in accordance with internal risk assessments. Assist in installation and commissioning of new plant and equipment. To work alongside sub-contractors as required and take the lead in such circumstances. Identification of key spares requirements. Fully utilise the Pirana CMMS. Completion of all repair and maintenance documentation to achieve full compliance with any regulatory guidelines and company Standard Operating Procedures Experience and Qualifications Formally trained through an engineering apprenticeship, preferably to NVQ LEVEL 3 or equivalent. Computer literate. Broad range of experience in all aspects of maintenance in heavy engineering environments. Familiarity of operating CMMS packages. Used to working in a pressurised environment, with particular regard to tight downtime constraints. Experience of maintaining both CNC and manual machine tools. Experience of maintaining and fault finding on large, complex hydraulic systems. Experience of maintaining heavy pressing or stamping equipment. Salary Competitive Days and Afternoon shift pattern Shift allowance paid at 10% - £3463.12 Benefits: Holidays - 33 days per annum (option to take up to 5 additional unpaid days per year) Pension- 6% from employer and 4% from employee Death in service - 6 x base pay Sick pay - 13 weeks full sick pay and 13 weeks half pay after 1 years service. Group Income Protection Scheme after 5 years service Maternity pay - 4 months CMP after 1 year's service Paternity pay - Upto 1 weeks paid and 1 weeks SPP after 6 months service Benefits platform - Group purchasing discounts, counselling, cycle to work and electric car schemes Long service awards - 15 years - 1 extra day holiday pa, 25 years - £200 gift or cash grossed up, 40 years - £1000 gift or cash grossed up INDOLD

Industrial

Blaenavon

Up to £34631.28 per annum

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