PCB Assembler

Osborne Appointments are recruiting on behalf of our client based in Stevenage, an electronics manufacturer who are looking to recruit 2 experienced PCB assemblers to join their team on a temporary to permanent basis .

The hours for this role are Monday to Thursday, 7.30am till 4.00pm and till 12 noon on a Friday

Main duties & experience required:

– Working in the Production Department, you will be assembling PCBs and you will need to be proficient in the following, as you will be asked to carry out a trade test as part of your interview

– Work from assembly drawings and build packs

– Solder conventional components to IPC-A-610, class 2 and 3

– Pre-form, insert and crop component leads using hand tools such as cutters, pliers etc

– Hand place surface mount components using SMT soldering and rework to IPC class 3

– Undertake SMT wet board assembly

– Knowledge of SMT component recognition and SMT number codes

– Understand component identification codes such as resistors, capacitors and ICs

– Understand the general requirements for PCB assembly and static control

– Operate various machinery used in the assembly process, eg flow solder machine, cleaning tank, drill etc

– Marking / labeling

– Complete production documentation

Established in 1995, Osborne Appointments is an independently owned recruitment agency specialising in the supply of temporary, contract and permanent placements. OA are committed to placing the right candidate in the right job every time and pride ourselves in outstanding levels of Candidate Satisfaction

Thank you for your interest in this position. It is with regret that we are unable to respond personally to each individual application due to the high volume of CVs we receive on a daily basis. However, your application will be reviewed by one of our qualified consultants within the next 48 hours. If you do not hear from us within this time period, you have unfortunately been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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This vacancy is being advertised by Osborne Appointments who are acting as an employment agency / business


Warehouse Duty Manager (Nights)

Warehouse Duty Manager (Nights)

Next Distribution is one of the great success stories of British Retail. Their success is dependent on the expertise and passion of their teams across the UK.

Position: Warehouse Duty Manager – Nights
Location: Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Shift pattern: 22.00 – 06.00 Monday – Friday inclusive, these hours attract an excellent night shift premium on top of your basic salary!
Salary: £Competitive

About the role:

In this ‘hands on’ role, you will support the Warehouse Manager to develop and manage all warehouse and pre-retail operations. The Warehouse Duty Manager will drive efficiencies throughout the operation in order to achieve the best performance.


– Ensure staff balance and profile mix (i.e. full time / part time) provides required operational support and resource flexibility to react to volume fluctuation
– Ensure that all daily and weekly reports are completed accurately and timely, with subsequent actions being recorded and monitored
– Constantly review methods and procedures to maximise productivity performance, whilst ensuring safety is not compromised
– Establish productivity tracking tools in order to identify where efficiencies can be improved and monitor continually
– Provide clear targets for the warehouse team and provide appropriate and timely feedback on performance and present recommendations on potential performance improvement to the Warehouse Manager
– Act as a mentor and role model to both Supervisors and Operatives at all levels
– Cover the Transport Department as the Manager in charge for the night shift

About you:

– Experience within a similar position within a retail and / or distribution environment at managerial level
– Have excellent organisation skills and an ability to prioritise and manage own and operatives workload
– Be a strong communicator, able to establish positive working relationships with both the customer and operational teams

You may have experience of the following: Warehouse Duty Manager, Shift Manager, Distribution, Warehousing, Supply Chain, Warehouse Manager, Logistics, Warehouse Supervisor, Depot Manager, Warehouse Management etc.

This vacancy is being advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment, the UK`s leading Online Recruitment Agency. The services advertised by EasyWeb Recruitment are those of an employment agency. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate on the grounds of gender, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, or belief, and we confirm that we will gladly accept all applications

Goods in Warehouse Operative



Permanent Full time


The role of the Goods Inwards operative is to ensure that all inbound Goods are received and processed into the business in a safe, timely and efficient manner. The role is executed across several tasks and operatives are expected to be able (with training) to be able to execute the full range of tasks.


Loading and unloading of vehicles in a busy Goods In department.
Receipt and inspection of goods received – checking for damages, checking quality and quantity of goods received against our purchase order and the suppliers delivery note.
Book onto the system using hand Help Terminals to confirm receipt
Labelling of stock ready for put away
Handling goods received in a methodical way.
Put goods away to picking or pallet locations or transfer to boxing or subcontract operations.
Confirm receipt of any documentation accompanying the delivery e.g. material cert, test cert. etc.
Repackaging of bulk product into smaller quantities to comply with any company specific requirements.
Continually check for damaged or unsuitable packaging and report unsuitable goods as necessary.
Keeping a clear & tidy Goods In area.
Report discrepancies noted when processing inbound materials
An understanding of basic Health & Safety procedures
In addition, once qualified on warehouse Mechanical Handling Equipment (MHE)

Operate and maintain preventively warehouse vehicles and equipment
Loading of goods onto nominated carrier transport using MHE
Processing of Inbound Stock using MHE

Working as part of a team
Problem solving
Manual Handling
An understanding of health and safety requirements
Flexible approach to duties and tasks
Ensure specified deadlines for work and/or reporting are met.
Be accountable for the area of business you work in
A willingness to learn and be willing to obtain a FLT/MHE Licence
Ensure any special instructions are noted and carried out.
Any other function or activity required with this function
A Counterbalance licence is required for this position refreshed within the last 5 years.

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 08:00 16:00 35 hours per week

Pay Rate: Starting Salary of £14,512 rising to £15,022 after 6 months and to £15,247 after 12 months.

An attendance allowance is also available starting at £16 per week rising to £27 per week

To apply, please send an up to date CV to Chris Byrne

HGV Class 2 Drivers – New Pass Welcome – Harlow

HGV drivers (Class 2) needed in Harlow! Various shifts available Self Employed drivers welcome!

Nexus people are currently recruiting for HGV drivers in the CM19 area of Harlow. We are looking for someone who can be flexible with their start and finish times, and who has experience driving an HGV Class 2 vehicle.

Working for one of the UK’s leading DIY & Home Improvement companies, you will be driving a Class 2 vehicle and the role will involve the usual vehicle checks and paper work as well as driving a Class 2 vehicle. There will be some manual handling involved and we are looking for HGV drivers with a variety of experience who can slot straight in to this amazing opportunity.

There are a variety of different shift times available, however we are particularly interested in people who can commit to 6am start times.

Now for the legal bits.

We appreciate that it has taken a lot of hard work for you to get your Class 2 licence, and that driving an HGV isn`t easy. To make sure you are eligible to drive one of our HGV`s, there are some important criteria you must meet first.

You should hold a full UK Class 2 HGV Licence
You need to have a minimum of 2 years` experience in driving a Class 2 HGV commercially
We need you to have driven commercially for at least 90 days in the last 180, and these must be tachograph recorded
Whilst we will accept up to 6 points on your driving licence, there must be no DD, TT, DR, CD, IN endorsements
You must have a Digi Tachograph Card and have a good understanding of the Working Time Regulations
You will need your DCPC Card

As well as these bits, we are look for individuals who take pride in their appearance, enjoy being part of a bigger team, are motivated in their work, and who are friendly, approachable and engaging.

If this is you, here is what`s on offer!

Weekly Pay no more stretching your wage for the month.
Free onsite car parking
Onsite Canteen
Plenty of overtime available, often with increased rates
24 hour support from your fabulous onsite team
Free PPE equipment provided as standard
Self Employed Drivers welcome
Immediate starts available

If you are interested in this amazing opportunity, please click to apply. All of our HGV Class 2 drivers are required to go through a driving assessment to assess suitability.

Keywords: HGV, HGV Driver, HGV Driving, HGV Class 2, HGV2 Driver, Class 2,

Please be aware, Nexus People do NOT charge any fees for arranging work for you – if anyone asks you for money to organise an interview or assessment, please contact our HR team immediately

Benefits: Self Employed Drivers welcome, CPC Tr

Customer Service Representative (Day Shifts)

Customer Service Representative (Day Shifts) – Cosham, Portsmouth – Salary £17,576 (£8.45 per hour)

Brook Street is delighted to present the opportunity to work as a Customer Service Representative for a leading global provider of facility services. The Customer Service Rep will be the first point of contact for all client and customer enquiries and will effectively and efficiently deliver helpdesk services; ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction are achieved. This role will involve working on our client’s Barclays contract, one of their globally integrated contracts, which will include providing various helpdesk solutions such as reactive maintenance, facilities management, room bookings and switchboard services.

As our client operate a 24/7 service 365 days a year, the successful candidate will work 40 hours per week, which will be comprised of 8.5 hour shifts between 7am – 7pm, which will be operated on a rota basis. You will also be required to work approx. 1 in 8 Saturdays (lieu day in the week will be offered).

The client do also have a night shift available (12 hours shifts between 7pm and 7am – 4 shifts on, 4 shifts off) which will command a slightly higher pay rate, so if this suits you, please advise in your application.

Key Responsibilities:

* Action all Helpdesk requests, via telephone, email request or online request.
* Ensure all jobs are processed in line with the agreed SLA’s and priority response times.
* Administer the My MCS system, ensuring information is correct and kept up to date.
* Liaise with site-based contacts to ensure jobs are closed off in a timely manner.
* Ensure the customer is kept aware of the progress of a job and any reasons for delay.
* Encourage customer feedback and promote a feeling of involvement by maintaining contact with the customer and carrying out customer service feedback questionnaires.
* Feedback information or any issues that may affect the contract performance or cause client dissatisfaction.
* Demonstrate extensive knowledge, understanding and awareness of facilities management issues effectively interpreting the described situations to enable a satisfactory resolution to customer requests.
* Respond in a professional and courteous manner to every customer, recording all requests for service to accurately reflect correct priority for work based on health, safety, business criticality and customer expectation.
* Maintain awareness and contribute to the achievement of KPI and quality standards.
* Achieve no lower than 95% of the maximum quality score based on calls marked on a weekly basis.
* Ensure timely management of complaints maintaining efficient and professional communications with all parties.
* Maintain and keep up to date with information, processes and procedures supporting continuous improvement and innovation to service delivery.
* Provide statistical analysis of information for client reports and project work by use of customised reporting from a variety of different databases.
* Provide clerical and administrative support including email boxes, customer satisfaction surveys, meeting room booking reports, courier requests and any ad-hoc requests as required.
* Comply with all company policies & procedures and maintain company standards.
* Any other ad hoc duties which may be requested by management.

Skills, Experience and Attributes:

* Outstanding active listening skills.
* Ability to effectively communicate at all levels both verbally and in writing.
* Data input accuracy and speed.
* Excellent customer service orientation with a good understanding of customer complaint handling.
* Confident and assertive telephone manner.
* Enthusiastic and effective team player.
* Flexibility to adjust working patterns according to business needs.
* Accurate administration skills.
* Receptive to change.
* Ability to learn quickly.
* Ability to work with a number of different systems consecutively.
* Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word.
* Ability to organise workload and multi-task where necessary.
* Self-motivated.
* Familiarisation of problem-solving techniques.

Call to action:

Whilst training will be provided, this role will require competent IT skills, including Microsoft office. You will be an efficient communicator with strong telephone experience and the ability to put the customer first and listen to ensure they are given an excellent customer experience. If you have previous experience in a call centre environment, this will put you in a very strong position for the role.

Benefits: pension, free parking


Reservationist – Broadway, Worcestershire – Red Star Hotel Estate – £18,720 Per Annum

Platinum Recruitment’s Elite Division is currently representing a Red Star Hotel Estate in Worcestershire and have a fantastic opportunity for a Reservationist to join their team.

Our client is an estate of 3 luxury boutique properties or Red Star Standard.

The role will involve working as part of the reservations team to assist queries and bookings across the estate for both rooms and restaurant. The role is a based on a 40 hour week across 5 days including days and evenings. Previous experience working at high volume level is essential. Previous experience working at Red Star level and with Opera would be preferential.

Candidates that have previously worked within Reception will also be considered.

* £18,720 Per Annum

If you or someone you know would be interested in this Reservationist role in Worcestershire please get in touch with an up to date CV and contact number to find out more

* Position Reservationist
* Job Ref 902828
* Location Worcestershire

Due to the high level of response only candidates with the relevant experience will be contacted – Thank you for your application.

Reservationist – Broadway, Worcestershire – Red Star Hotel Estate – £18,720 Per Annum

All positions advertised are for immediate start unless otherwise stated.

In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked to provide documented evidence of eligibility

In line with the requirements of the Employment Agencies Act 1973 Platinum Recruitment Consultancy are prohibited from charging work-seekers for work finding services

Graduate Graphic and Digital Media

Our client is a leader in their industry and is looking to recruit a Graphic and Digital Media
Graduate to support the company’s strategic growth plans.

The Role is varied but has two main elements.

1. Creation of graphics & video content for web and social media
2. Print and graphic operative in our print department

Key accountability’s:
The successful candidate will use their knowledge and skills in design to develop creative and lead-generating materials in innovative ways to support the company’s strategic growth plans. There will be opportunities to provide creative design outputs for our website,social media platforms and promotional material.
In addition they will use their knowledge to create visuals ,liaise with customers and produce print to decorate garments.

This is an exciting opportunity for a graduate preferably with two years working experience to build upon existing skills and develop new skills in an exciting commercial environment.

Example outputs will include:
Digital graphics, including web and social media graphics.
Production and editing of motion graphics and video.
Conceptual design & Infographics
Newsletter design and ongoing upkeep.
Development of online applications
Promotional design, including: adverts, banner design and flyers

Duties in print department will include:
Creation and redrawing of customer designs in Corel Draw
Liaise with customers and prepare visuals
Produce vinyl cut transfers
Produce colour print logos

Person Requirements:
Degree qualified with a proven track record in the field of Graphic and Digital Media design
Excellent communication skills and ability to work as part of a small team and independently
Well-developed IT skills, especially in the sphere of design
An ability to demonstrate working under pressure, exceed expectations and meet deadlines. Attention to detail is essential
Must have an Imagination and an enthusiasm for working creatively
Proficiency in design packages such as Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, After Effects, Flash
Player and 3D Flash Animator, Adobe premier pro and Corel Draw
Experience in working with Google web designer for display ad creation

All successful applicants will be contacted within 5 working days. Unfortunately, due to high levels of response we will not be able to respond to everybody.

As an equal opportunities employer, Cordant people welcomes applications from all sections of the community


Cordant is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy