Transport Assistants (Night + Day shifts available)

One of the leading global FMCG company are looking to develop their company further by hiring x2 experienced Transport Assistants to work along side the sites Transport Manager.

Shifts: 4 on 4 off (either day shift or night shift 12 hours)

Job Overview:

As a Transport Assistant, you will be assisting your manager by ensuring the operation of the Transport Office runs smoothly. You will be compiling and maintaining documentation and managing the informationprovided. Liaising and ensuring the drivers depart on time as well as processing vital information, issuing journey details and booking staff on and off shift, this is a role as challenging as it is demanding however very rewarding and plenty of room for progression.

Responsibilities include:

* Brief and debrief the drivers on both departure and return from each journey
* To effectively communicate via telephone with customers and Depots, ensuring incoming calls are answered and dealt with promptly
* To assist the management team in providing a professional service
* To work well within the transport team function to ensure deadlines are met
* Generate driver journey sheets from in-house computer systems and issue to drivers
* Produce Reports, such as missing volume, debrief status and unconfirmed orders
* Collate weekly information for Transport auditing purposes

Candidate Profile:

* Excellent communication skills
* Well organised
* Being able to multi-task and prioritse
* You will have strong PC skills
* Knowledge of transport hours and regulations

What else can they offer you?

* Competitive rates of pay
* Childcare voucher scheme
* Health Scheme – Cash Plan
* Excellent career development opportunities
* Contributory Pension Scheme
* Service Related Holidays and Long Service Awards


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful but we will keep your details on file for future opportunities.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency

Benefits: Childcare Vouchers, Discounts, Health Sc


Finance Business Partner

Finance Business Partner Support Services

About Us

The main responsibilities are to act as Finance Business Partner for senior stakeholders in HR, General Counsel, Strategy & Regulation and Finance, as well as providing the commentary and insight for total General & Support costs and budgets.

It is our vision to provide a world class business partnering service to our stakeholders. This will include:
* Developing a deep understanding of the business areas partnered and to act as a trusted advisor
* Providing insight to drive performance and to challenge with credibility
* Facilitating collaboration between different business areas and teams to deliver continuous improvement
* To actively seek opportunities to seize the commercial initiative and support delivery

Key Accountabilities
* Act as Business Partner to specific operational teams or support functions (i.e. HR, Finance, Commercial) within the business and work collaboratively across the companies.
* Own support areas P&Ls ensure accurate month end reporting of actual results with quality explanations, and recovery actions where required.
* Prepare high quality forecast and budgets for Group delivering stretching targets and ambitious efficiencies, working with operational and transformation teams to underpin savings required.
* Work as part of the support functions leadership teams to support on strategy, performance and financials.


* Experience working as part of a team and individually to meet tight deadlines.
* Experience collaborating with various business areas to drive improvements in performance.
* Building effective working relationships with financial and non-financial people.
* Experience preparing high quality financial information and presenting this in a clear and understandable format.
* Strong excel and power point skills.

* Experience using Tagetik, SAP ECC, SAP BW and Hyperion.
* Knowledge of Water industry regulatory framework.
* Understanding of key forecasting principles.
* Experience business partnering operational teams
* Experience working in a large listed company involving consolidation

* Solid accounting knowledge, qualified ACA or CIMA
* Strong analytical and diagnostic skills and attention to detail
* Ability to present complex information clearly to financial and non-financial stakeholders.
* The ability to build relationships with and challenge stakeholders at all levels (including senior / middle management) with confidence and credibility
* Ability to assimilate both financial and non-financial data in order to advise, influence or challenge business decision making.
* A self-starter who will take the initiative to drive improvements and pro-actively identify and resolve potential risks and issues
* Ability to investigate and develop solutions and proposals with minimal supervision.
* Ability to manage time effectively, work independently to tight deadlines.
* Desire and ability to identify, evaluate and drive continuous improvement

Data Collector

I am really pleased to currently be working with this countrywide company, genuine progression is offered for the right candidate’s who are looking for a career rather than just a job !!!

Job Introduction:
Due to continued expansion, we are delighted to offer exciting and flexible opportunities across the UK to train as a Metering Representative. We are looking to train highly efficient and motivated Metering Representatives to provide a flexible resource to this expanding data collection market.

If you are interested in a role with a difference that offers flexibility, customer interaction and you like the outdoors; our Metering Representative role is for you.

Role Responsibility:
Metering Representatives are responsible for collecting data from residential and commercial properties, on behalf of utility suppliers and other data collection clients. Walking from property to property (sometimes up to five miles per day), however you decide how and when you work through our flexible working model.

Our recruitment process is designed to ensure both that you are right for the role and that the role is right for you. So there are no trick questions, no attempts to catch you out. It’s a chance for you to show us what you can do, while getting a better feel for what’s involved.

The Ideal Candidate:
For these roles, we’re looking for people with the following key skills: oCompetency in numeracy and literacy oThe ability to work to timescales and under pressure oA flexible approach to tasks and working hours oCustomer orientation oFitness appropriate to work content (sometimes you may be required to walk as far as five miles per day, between different customer properties). oSmart and friendly with a professional approach to work oInclined to strive for continuous improvement oFull driving license, must have ownership or access to their own car
It is a requirement for candidates to have use of:
” A vehicle which is suitable for work purposes
” A telephone land line which can be used on a daily basis for communicating the Hand Held Computer.

We will consider applicants who are prepared to offer a flexible Metering Representative service to the Client as their primary role. This role comes with a competitive salary, an excellent bonus scheme and expenses including 0.35p per mile claim for business miles. A uniform and Hand Held Computer (HHC) is also provided.Some candidates may be allocated a company vehicle to complete their duties, those not allocated a vehicle will be required to provide their own transport, support their travel whilst completing the duties of the role.

Apply immediately to be considered for this really flexible role

Parcel Sorter, Chelmsford

We are currently recruiting for Parcel sorters for our well known client in Chelmsford. This would be starting in March 2017 and on a ongoing Temp basis.
The warehouse is a fast paced and busy environment with health and safety being paramount. Previous experience is preferred but not essential.
The client requires a full background check including a 5 year employment history with evidence for the reasons of gaps in employment and references for the full 5 years. They also require a full DBS police check to be performed.
The duties included in this position include but are not limited to the following:
Accurately sort customers parcels
Handle customers parcels with care and consideration to minimise damages and maximise customer service
Working in a physically demanding environment
Manual handling
Working in a team environment
Accurately count and log all orders loaded onto the vans for delivery
Using the hand-held scanners to accurately scan all stock
There are essentials you must have and they are as follows:
You must be able to provide photo ID
Have a full 5 year employment and address history
Be confident in successfully passing a criminal record vetting – Police DBS check
Working hours are worked around a 7 day rota. hours would be 2330 to 0730
£8.00 per hour

Workshop Technician

Workshop Technician – Milton Keynes

Our client is a Global Manufacturer – leading player in both Mobile Security and Banknote Production and Processing.

Salary £21k + benefits + company vehicle to use for mobile tasks as and when they arise


Execute timely repair to any machine returned to the workshop by Customer or Engineer
Maintain workshop area to a high standard of cleanliness
Test Machines and supply reports on the machine repair to the Service Manager, if required
Liaise with Help Desk Customers about the repair when required

Cover for Warehouse personnel, issue stock, as required, load and unload deliveries

Update stock data base to down date any parts used for any repair
Technical Help

Provide technical training for engineers/customers
Importation of product from supplier

Help with import of product when required
Pre-delivery inspection

Prepare and set up any new machines before delivery to the customer specification

Essential Skills required for the role:

Mechanical/electrical/electronic engineering skills
Computer literate (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, email
Alpha-numeric skills, esp. report writing, problem solving, good communication and interpersonal skills at all levels
PC Software and Hardware competency

Regional Operations Manager

Russell Taylor are actively recruiting for a Regional Operations Manager to work on several Fuel Terminals in Scotland. The Terminals are currently undergoing a major capital refurbishment programme and require an experienced candidate who is used to managing COMAH sites.

* Assist with the development and implementation of a strategic plan for the terminals
* Develop detailed operational, technical, customer service and SHEQ plans, aligned with each terminal strategic plans
* Develop and monitor budgets for operational, maintenance, customer services, and SHEQ costs of the terminal, in alignment with terminal’s strategic plan and budget
* Manage all operational personnel and SHEQ activities at the terminal and monitor execution of customer services activities, aimed at operational excellence on a COMAH site.
* Actively manage and monitor the quality of products and services, in alignment with SHEQ standards and policies.
* Encouragement of all staff to be proactive in the avoidance of accidents, and to develop safe working procedures.
* Develop and maintain contacts with public authorities, associations, and suppliers with regard to each of the terminal operations, in such a way that a constructive working relationship is ensured
* Ensure adequate resources and an effective organisational structure, in line with HR policy, to ensure that the employees of the terminal are well motivated and equipped for current and future challenges
* Ensure correct, timely and complete administration, execution and invoicing of customer contracts, in order to contribute to maximization of revenues and customer satisfaction

Key Requirements:
* COMAH experience
* Experience working on a chemical / fuel storage site
* Strong leadership skills

Please follow the details below to apply

Benefits: excellent benefits

7.5 Tonne Drivers

Encore Driving have temporary positions for 7.5 Tonne Delivery Drivers based in Chesterfield, Alfreton and Worksop working for a Food Distributor. Encore Driving is an approved JAUPT training centre and after a qualifying period Encore can offer drivers the chance to top up their CPC modules for the future.

Job Title: Experienced 7.5 Tonne Drivers Required – Temporary Work
Location: Chesterfield, Alfreton and Worksop
Pay rate: Starting at £8.25 per hour

Shift: Monday to Friday – 05:00-08:00 Starts. Weekends also available.

The Benefits:

This is a genuine opportunity for a temporary position for the right candidate with pay rates from £8.25 per hour. Reliable and trustworthy drivers will become part of Encore Driving’s approved driver scheme. As a result of this drivers will have the opportunity to earn free CPC training modules and the chance to up-skill their licence and become a more rounded candidate.

The Job:

Encore require experienced 7.5 Tonne Delivery Drivers to work on a busy contract based in Chesterfield, Alfreton and Worksop. In this position drivers can expect to complete up to 15 runs per shift. There will be some handball in this role. In order to be considered for this role drivers must have excellent communication and customer service skills.

The Candidate:

Reliable, flexible and able to demonstrate excellent communication skills are a key attribute to this position. You will be able to keep calm under pressure, have good customer service skills and have an eye for detail. You will have a good working knowledge of driver’s hour’s legislation and an understanding of RT(WT)R .

To Apply:

Encore Personnel are an Equal Opportunities Employer. Specialist Recruiters in the Technical/engineering, Industrial, Driving, Energy and senior appointment sectors. Supplying nationally. Encore offer a “refer a friend” reward scheme where you could receive a gift of up to £500