Jonathan Lee Recruitment's Food and Drink division offers clients a unique level of expertise in contract, interim and permanent recruitment solutions across three dedicated areas:
Manufacturing - Supply Chain - Commercial
As many of our food and drink consultants are industry specialists from relevant backgrounds, we pride ourselves on our in-depth understanding of the skills, experience and personal attributes required for specialist food and drink roles.
Industry supporter to the IMechE and REC accredited. Make UK Advantages Partner, our global clients range from prestigious global household brands to SMEs, including food manufacturers and processors, wholesalers and retailers, logistics and distribution companies, packaging manufacturers and suppliers, we’re committed to a culture of continuous improvement, providing clients with world-class recruitment services to the food and drink industry to keep us at the forefront of industry evolution.
For more information, please call Dan Plimmer on 01384 446174.
Quality Auditor £19,000 to £20,800 plus Benefits Nuneaton Manufacturing A fast-paced manufacturing company are recruiting for multiple QA Auditor’s to join their quality department. You will be responsible for ensuring food safety and quality standards are being met across the factory. Coming from a food background with an understanding of HACCP, food hygiene and BRC standards. As a Quality Auditor your day-to-day responsibilities will consist of: Carry out online product quality assessment of snack products. To assist operations with producing safe, quality snacks To provide advice and coaching to personnel from other operational departments on quality related matters To audit line and other production records To ensure high levels of GMP within the factory environment, including process equipment cleaning standards Control of non-conforming product, root cause investigation and corrective action Other QA related tasks such as calibration Working 6 am till 2pm or 2pm till 10pm Monday to Friday. An exciting opportunity for a Quality Auditor with the following. Experience working within a quality department, with an understanding of food safety, GMP and food hygiene. Awareness and understanding of BRC standards and food compliance. Excellent communication and time keeping skills. Full UK Driving license. If you are a Quality Auditor with the right experience and you want to be considered, please apply today or please contact James Randall at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07947343990. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.Permanent / Nuneaton
I am currently recruiting for a Work and Life Advisor to work for a leading food company in Bourneville. This is a PAYE role inside IR35 paying up to £11.09 per hour on a 12 week contract. Position Description: Receives and manages employee data maintenance and workforce administration requests within the below process families: Employee Events eg Pay/work schedule change, Temporary contract extension, Promotions, Lateral moves, Downgrades, Maternity leave, Parental leave Separations Temporary contract end Involuntary and voluntary separations Data Corrections Individual data correction for personal/non-personal data Execution of reversals Notifies payroll and other relevant parties of requests; confirms payment Updates case management tool and Workday as needed by processes Provides requested Workday and Payroll data/transactions to auditor Fulfils all of the above duties with a high level of customer service Being accountable and taking ownership of own workload Building relationships with key stakeholders within supported population ie HR Managers, Recruitment, key line managers Working flexibly across other teams within the Shared Service Centre as volumes in the centre fluctuate Skills Required: Working to deadlines. Attention to detail. Customer Service. Flexible and agile approach, able to deal with changing priorities Self directed, able to multi task and manage fluctuating workload Able to work under pressure and learn quickly Able to work collaboratively as part of a team Customer-focused and detail orientated Problem Solving Skills Excellent communication and stakeholder management skills Comfortable with technology and technical tools (e.g. case management tool, Workday) Computer literate Skills Preferred: Experience in HR, global organisation and/or shared service organisation. Excellent database and data skills. European Language. Experience Required: Shared Service/Admin/HR experience. Education Required: Educated to A Level standard or equivalent desirable. Additional Information: Any European language out of the list below is beneficial but not an absolute requirement. German, French, Spanish, Italian, Polish, Slovak, Czech, Hungarian, Swedish, Norwegian, Dutch Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.Contract / Birmingham
Service Engineer - Birmingham - £35k + benefits Processing Machines UK and Ireland Travel will be required. You will need to be in commutable distance of the Birmingham office. Hours: 8.30am - 5pm Useful Skills: Conveyors, cutting machines, industrial machines, capital equipment, food processing machines, Servicing, Service Engineer, Technical Engineer, Applications Engineer An Service Engineer is required to join a leading provider of food processing machines based in Birmingham. You will be the first point of contact for our customers with regards to service and support so making a great impression is key, therefore we are looking for enthusiastic and driven individuals to join our dynamic team. This position is more than servicing it is also providing technical solutions to our customers and up selling. As the Service Engineer you will require the following skills and experiences: Resilience and a must can do attitude. Engineering background at degree level or similar would be beneficial plus a history of customer support. Ability to up sell products. Previous experience in service would be an advantage. Strong communication skills are a must. Ability to multi-task and prioritise workloads with good time management. Poses a high level of administration ability to effectively manage paperwork. As the Service Engineer your key responsibilities will include: Visiting customers on a daily basis across the UK and Ireland. Over night stay may be required on occasions. Responsible for conducting maintenance, breakdown calls and training. Develop and execute territory plans for development of the service business. Up sell products. Provide technical customer support internal and external. Daily use of internal CRM system. Must be capable of producing end of month reports following a set template. Support the actions of the sales team. Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you are interested in this excellent Service Engineer opportunity please apply today or alternatively contact Oliver Smith at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446104 or email email@example.com Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.Permanent / Birmingham
Custom Specialist required in Bourneville for an 18 week contract. Up to £13.93 per hour PAYE INSIDE IR35 Position Description: To support the UK Export team with project MIC (Brexit Related) & Expo. Key responsibilities: Collation/Production of customs documentation, quality checking, sending to customers and archiving Support in management of Transit movements Support in producing new procedure documents for changes under Brexit Movement of stock between warehouses Support of Order Fulfilment process Skills Required: Clear communicator, written & oral. Organised, can handle complexity with quantity and high accuracy. Works on own initiative. Ability to coordinate several aspects of the role at the same time, keeping all parties informed with correct information. High level of accuracy right first time is very important. Need to deliver through self & others internal and external to Mondelez so team work is key. Will need to drive own areas of responsibility. Skills Preferred: Intermediate Excel skills Experience Required: 2-3 years Global Exporting (customs clearance, legalised documentation, EUR1 etc) Experience Preferred: Practical use of SAP would be an advantage as well as Customer Service experience, but these are secondary to Export knowledge and experience. Education Required: A level or above Education Preferred: Grad level preferred Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.Contract / Birmingham
Compliance Officer £23,000 to £26,000 plus Benefits Evesham Manufacturing A fast-paced manufacturing company are recruiting for a Compliance Officer to join their technical department. You will work closely with Head of Technical to ensure all aspect of BRC standards are being maintained. Lead BRC audits and conduct internal audits. You will understand food compliance and safety with experience dealing with BRC. As a Compliance Officer your day-to-day responsibilities will consist of. Maintain the internal system to manage all document control in line with BRC requirements. Including approval, archiving, and reviewing of all policies and procedures. Manage the internal audit programme in line with the BRC; ensure all internal audits are maintained, scheduled, and completed by the wider internal audit team. Conduct monthly hygiene and fabric assessments in line with BRC to ensure that the sites facilities are maintained, and corrective actions are managed via the relevant personnel. Review all food safety plans to ensure we are fully compliant with BRC requirements referencing any changes within the business. Prepare data for monthly meetings to evaluate and assess progress on all BRC KPIs. Ensure all action plans are managed, and trending of data is in place. Update and review the non-conformance log to assess all incidents that may compromise food safety issues. Ensure all investigations are followed up and verified. Assist the packhouse in meeting BRC requirements including carrying out spot check audits to manage compliance. Assist in any BRC mini training that will help develop departments meet all clauses for the BRC. Working with the technical team to manage and maintain all aspects of organic compliance including certification and site compliance to organic requirements. An exciting opportunity for a Compliance Officer with the following. Experience working within a food manufacturing environment, with an understanding of BRC standards, HACCP, and Food Hygiene. Exposure of conducting internal audits. Strong administration and compliance skills. Excellent communication both written and verbally. Full UK Driving license. If you are a Compliance Officer with the right experience and you want to be considered, please apply today or please contact James Randall at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07947343990. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.Permanent / Evesham
Ref: 3575 Title: Stores Lead Division: Research & Development Contract Position based at: Reading We require a Stores Lead for a leading food and beverage company. You will be based at the research and development site in Reading and will be responsible for raising all MRP orders on SAP, booking client samples into LIMS system and ensuring all stock is constantly restocked. This is PAYE role paying between £12-£12.50 per hour depending upon experience and is a 6 month contract. Position Description: Raising MRP orders on SAP to replenish Stores. Booking in Client Samples into LIMS system. Issuing Stores consumables to Labs. Restocking Stores Shelves. Driving goods/samples to RSSL Wokingham site. Skills Required: SAP MM Organisation Communication SAP/ Organisational Skills/ Literacy & Numeracy Experience Required: Stores/Warehouse "Essential", SAP knowledge essential, Experience of using Stores lifting equipment. Experience Preferred: Food/Pharmaceutical industry experience Education Required: GCSE Additional Information: We no longer have a forklift on site. We only have pallet trucks on site. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Contracts are those of an Employment Business.Contract / Birmingham
Customer Service Executive FMCG Manufacturing Herefordshire Up to £22,000 plus excellent benefits package, 25 days holiday. The benefits package is excellent, after qualifiying period you get enhanced sick pay and disability payments if you are seriously ill. The pension is very attractive, you can put upto 6% of salary and the company will put in 8%. They also offer a dedicated, online discount scheme for several lifestyle, holiday and retail companies. We are looking to recruit an exceptional Customer Services Executive to work in a new and developing team. The business is a major provider of product to the FMCG sector. The role of the Customer Services Executive is to deliver an exceptional customer experience at every opportunity, ensuring that as a business, the business delivers a first-class Customer Service. Customer Service Executives are the first point of contact for the customers, effectively managing the day-to-day ordering, shipping, billing, and query process. You will be responsible for delivery in full, on time and in specification, the Customer Service Executive drives towards the goal of being “supplier of choice” for every customer, every day. Key Responsibilities: Be the single point of contact for customers and take ownership of all issues, managing them to a timely and effective resolution, and escalating them where necessary. Own all communication with the customer in relation to orders, deliveries, stock management and prices. Make the customer feel valued in every interaction. Oversee the DIFOTIS (Delivery in Full, on time and in specification) experience for every customer. Adhere to business policies and process. Engage with Sales colleagues appropriately to ensure the customer experience is seamless. Cultivate brilliant customer relationships, getting to know and understand customer needs and challenges to support the goal of becoming the supplier of choice. Oversee the delivery of product category re-designs. Actively manage customer invoice queries. Pro-actively work to achieve Company and Individual KPIs (targets). Drive continuous improvement of Finished Goods stock performance. Performing all tasks within the Health & Safety, Quality & Environmental procedures of the site. Skills and Abilities: Excellent written and verbal communication skills. A pro-active individual who uses their initiative. Good organisational skills. Effective administrator who pays close attention to detail. Assertive and constructive style. Good understanding of IT systems. High level of customer satisfaction orientation. Flexibility and adaptability. Willingness to accept responsibility and accountability. A good team player. Experience: Experience of working in a manufacturing environment would be desirable. Previous customer services experience is essential. Good working knowledge of SAP IT literate – good working knowledge of Microsoft packages including Excel, Word, and PowerPoint Qualifications: • Good standard of education, GCSE O Level, A level Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.Permanent / Ledbury
Environmental Officer £20,000 to £25,000 plus Benefits Tewkesbury Manufacturing A fast-paced manufacturing company are recruiting for an Environmental Officer. Working closely with the Technical Manager you will be responsible for coordination all aspects of pollution control, waste management, recycling, environmental health, and renewable energy. You will have experience working within a similar role, with strong knowledge of BRC, ISO 14001 and environment standards. As an Environment Officer your day-to-day responsibilities will consist of. Implement, monitor, and develop an environmental management system to meet company environmental permit (IPPC). Produce, manage, implement, and audit company environmental policies to meet current legislation. Collect information and analyse environmental impact data, risk assessments, producing reports and implementing environmental KPI targets. Negotiate environmental service agreements and manage associated costs and revenues, including monitoring energy consumption for the company, producing regular reports. Promote awareness to all levels of the organisation, including training on the emerging environmental issues including best practice to meet the company legislative, corporate responsibility. Take an active role in leading the development of investment plans for the site operations and buildings to reduce on-going energy costs. Work towards meeting targets for recycling and waste management. Complete and submit environmental reports, both mandatory and voluntary, by deadlines using consistent methodologies. An exciting opportunity for an Environmental Officer with the following. Degree qualified or relevant environmental training with knowledge of IPPC, with exposure of conducting internal audits. Awareness of sustainability principles and environmental regulations relating to food and drink industry. Ability to produce yearly internal carbon footprints based on internally established method/spreadsheet. Awareness of accreditation standards such as BRC & ISO 14001. Excellent communication and time keeping skills. Full UK Driving license. If you are an Environmental Officer with the right experience and you want to be considered, please apply today or please contact James Randall at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07947343990. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.Permanent / Gloucestershire
Sales Analyst Manager £35,000 to £40,000 plus 20% bonus, pension & 33 days holidays (inc bank holidays) Kettering Manufacturing A fast-paced manufacturing company are currently recruiting a Sales Analyst Manager to join the growing sales team. You will be responsible for sales planning, forecasting activities, Sales and KPI Reporting. You will have experience of developing sales analytics, sales planning and developing sales strategies. As a Sales Analyst Manager your day-to-day responsibilities will consist of. Providing reports and analytic support to ensure the Sales team and Senior Managers, and wider business is aware of performance trends. Provide sales analysis and insight to ensure that the Global Sales Leadership team have the right information to make strategic decisions. Conduct daily, weekly, monthly KPI reporting and performance dashboards. In cooperation with Head of Sales, convert sales forecast into production forecast in a timely and accurate manner. Work with Head of Sales to ensure accurate financial reporting, monitoring and budgetary control. Liaise effectively with other managers and staff to ensure that the requirements and needs of the Sales Team are identified and met in departmental and inter-departmental projects such as Digital projects, product launches, events and IT infrastructure changes. An exciting opportunity for a Sales Analyst Manager with the following. A strong background of developing and providing business analytics and insights. Experience of sales planning, forecasting, and reporting. An understanding of direct selling model and working for similar businesses. Exposure of using sales analytics and insights to propose and develop sales strategies. Experience of successfully managing projects, working across functions and departments, through to delivery. Excellent communication and time keeping skills. Full UK Driving license. If you are a Sales Analyst Manager with the right experience and you want to be considered, please apply today or please contact James Randall at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 07947343990. Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.Permanent / Kettering
Sales Executive / Sales Manager - Automotive Competitive Salary + car, bonus & benefits Packaging Solutions - UK/Home/Office based My Client supplies premium thermoformed packaging solutions to a wide range of customers and markets including automotive, FMCG brands, retail packaging, consumer, commercial and industrial. Being a business centred around innovation, excellence, and New Product Development, they will design and manufacture bespoke packaging to meet their Client's needs. Within one of their markets, Automotive, they supply bespoke packaging for a range of supply chain and OE companies in support of component and systems protection. What makes this business unique is that most products contain recycled material (rPET) not only demonstrates sustainability but also focuses on the protection of environmental factors too. The new Senior Sales Executive/Manager will be tasked with winning and developing new business with a sound focus on innovation, solutions, and relationship management. Your duties & responsibilities will include the following: To be targeted at securing contracts of multi-year duration for current or future automotive systems and/or component supply Understand and follow process surrounding Service Level Agreements You will be tasked with identifying new prospects and monitoring performance using CRM system Delivering completion of monthly sales and gross profits targets Developing long term relationships with newly gained customers Provide technical advice and guidance on the best production technologies for the customer You will assist the Sales Director in the preparation of Sales Budgets A key characteristic of this role is that the successful candidate targets relevant contacts at retailers including C-Suite and senior management as the access point into new accounts We are looking for the following: A motivated and solution driven Senior Sales Executive/Manager with experience in the automotive packaging arena A successful Senior Sales Executive/Manager looking for a new challenge An excellent communicator and relationship builder The self-discipline to manage workload autonomously, working between home and office when required Experience or contacts within the sectors being targeted would be highly advantageous Strong commercial acumen and an eye for innovation If you feel you have the skills and experience required to support this role, then please apply directly or contact Matthew Heath (firstname.lastname@example.org). Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.Permanent / Huntingdon
Shift Engineer £Negotiable Plus Benefits (Panama Shift) Herefordshire Maintenance, Electrical, Shift, PLC, TPM, PPM, Pneumatic, Manufacturing, Breakdown, Problem Solving Are you a Shift Engineer with a hands on approach to proactive and reactive maintenance within a fast moving manufacturing environment covering all electrical and mechanical maintenance, seeking a new and challenging opportunity? If yes this opportunity could be for you! As a Shift Engineer you will be charged with both proactive and reactive maintenance across a high volume, fast paced manufacturing environment to support production demands. As a Shift Engineer you will be responsible for: Completion of machine PPMs to the agreed schedule and standard. Actively participate in TPM activities. Respond to breakdown repairs, working closely with the Team Leader on shift. Document all work completed each shift. Book out all parts and consumables as used. Undertake training where required. Develop knowledge of the production processes, plant equipment and manufacturing systems to assist in fault finding. Participate in a risk assessment role across the site. Working on a 12 hour shift rota days/nights (2 days on, 3 off, 2 nights on, 2 off, 3 days on, 2 off, 2 nights on, 3 off) As a Shift Engineer youwill require the following skills and experience: Fault Finding capability and problem resolution techniques Electrical / mechanical maintenance and engineering background Knowledge of PLC and Pneumatic diagnostic and rectification work Total Preventative Maintenance (knowledge and experience) Maintenance of plant equipment within a face paced manufacturing environment (FMCG, Automotive, etc) Health & Safety Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.Permanent / Ledbury
Our client is a high-volume manufacturer of plastic packaging for the FMCG industry, they are looking to recruit an Engineering Manager to manage an established engineering team and various projects. The Engineering Manager will ideally come from an automated, FMCG manufacturing background and understand injection moulding processes. The Engineering Manager responsibilities will include: Act as Strategic Manager of multiple technologies Development and implementation of the necessary systems, procedures and protocols ensuring that they meet and adhere to Quality Management System and Design Control requirements. Compliance with all the regulations governing and the maintenance of effective Health and Safety, Environmental and Quality systems. Development and implementation of complete asset management system including maintenance functions. Identification and selection of best value technologies. Preparation of annual operational and capital expenditure budgets. Management of agreed budgets, hiring, day to day management, project resourcing etc. Delivery of profitable on time product/project launch. Priortise and drive execution of multiple complex department projects. Sponsors and supports value improvement in the operation Ensure the efficient and timely transfer of process knowledge from project personnel to manufacturing engineers and coordinator the training of production team members on new processes and equipment. Establishes and supports a work environment of continuous improvement that supports our customer's quality policy. Initiates cross-functional partnerships to identify and resolve production/engineering issues. Managerial, leadership and employee development, ensuring adequate training is provided to satisfy all operational and health and safety requirements. The Engineering Manager will be/have: Technically astute, n umerate, and possessing excellent analytical ability. A h ighly confident team player with a quality focused approach and an innovative approach to problem solving demonstrating a "Right first time" approach and attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal skills dealing with people and situations at all levels . Strong People Management Skills, written and verbal communication skills along with effective presentation skills. Knowledge of latest plastic injection mould tool and automation technology A proven knowledge of technology deployment Possess a g ood understanding and application of, quality PSW/PPAP/APQP, lean principles. Measures effectiveness and has a strong business and financial acumen. Degree qualified in Engineering. To apply for this position, please forward your CV to email@example.com Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.Permanent / Bedfordshire
Senior Recruitment Consultant - Engineering & Manufacturing Competitive Salary plus benefits Stourbridge Commercial / Engineering / Manufacturing We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Senior Consultant to join our growing team in our Stourbridge or Warwick offices, developing senior level retained business and providing recruitment support for new clients. With a fantastic reputation and track record in supporting the Technical, Engineering and Manufacturing industries, we pride ourselves on understanding our client needs and cover roles from senior management to executive and interim managers. As a Senior Consultant within our Search & Selection division you will be responsible for: Generating leads and converting them into opportunities for sales. Developing new client relationships, up-selling and cross selling our suite of complimentary services in line with agreed fee targets, utilising your negotiation skills to agree terms of business and fee arrangements. Identifying and qualifying target clients that align with our business growth strategy, attending client visits and preparing written proposals. Working to agreed KPI's and revenue targets. Delivering a senior level recruitment provision, managing client and candidate expectations throughout and providing solutions to recruitment challenges. Attracting suitable candidates through writing appropriate adverts, utilising relevant websites/social media, utilising our internal database or using your professional network of contacts. Interviewing candidates to evaluate their suitability. Attending networking events and exhibitions to promote the Jonathan Lee brand Successful applicants should have the following skills or experience: Demonstrable track record in the Technical, Engineering or Manufacturing industries or associated commercial functions such as Purchasing, Sales etc Experience of recruiting directors and senior managers, ideally through a retained solution Strong relationship building and negotiation skills, proven ability to drive pipeline revenue. Competitive drive and determination to succeed against your KPI's and performance targets. This is challenging and rewarding role with real growth potential for the right individual based on success and delivery. Jonathan Lee have been providing recruitment and associated services to our clients who range from SME's to high profile OEM's within the automotive, aerospace, defence and aviation, general engineering, commercial and manufacturing industries for over 40 years. We are immensely proud of our highly experienced and professional team and work hard to ensure that we nurture a climate of industry excellence alongside a dedicated socially responsible framework. We want great people to join our business who share our values of quality, service excellence and team work but can also bring their own skills, knowledge and experience to the table. If you have any questions about the Senior Consultant role, please contact Jon Blaze at Jonathan Lee Search & Selection on 01384 446184Permanent / Stourbridge, West Midlands