£40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits: flexible benefits
As a global leading technology solutions provider, we supply food processing and air transportation industries with cutting edge machinery and equipment. Our values always place our customer first in everything we execute, and as we continuously advancing in technology, we look to improve our own business across the globe. As a passionate and creative Automation Engineer, you will take responsibility for designing software in line with your customer requirements in order to build, test and implement automated systems for global clients. Working with fellow Software Engineers and Electrical Design Engineers, your solutions will be rolled out worldwide, so the role will involve extensive travel (obviously in line with Covid restrictions) to assist with the installation, commissioning and repair of the equipment. It will be your responsibility to produce functional documentation and internal specifications using your engineering knowledge beyond automation and ideally strong understanding of electrical engineering and experience with hydraulic/pneumatic systems. We need you to be excellent at fault finding and have the ability to test and commission software at all stages of development: FAT, SAT and Final Commissioning. We would like experience ideally with BOTH Allen Bradley (Studio 5000) and Siemens (TIA Portal) and you will drive the entire PLC program development from electrical and mechanical design schematics; with HMI development using the Allen Bradley and Siemens software packages. Knowledge of industrial networking (Ethernet, Ethernet/IP, Profinet, DeviceNet, Profibus) and serial communications as well as experience of motor control, Variable Frequency Drives and Inverters as standard. Experience of working with Stepper Motors and Servo Drives, and Safety PLC programming and safe system design (Understanding Performance Levels, Stop Categories etc.) would be a bonus. An HNC in Electrical Engineering or a degree in Automation Engineering or similar would be desirable but we are flexible on talent acquisition and will consider either candidates with a minimum of a year’s post grad commercial experience and also those at a higher level, for a more senior role. As long as you can demonstrate a history of identifying and implementing improvements to processes in a manufacturing environment, with the development of internal standards and specifications as part of your role. As mentioned at the beginning of this advertisement we always place our customer first in everything we execute, therefore excellent communication skills and being comfortable liaising with customers and key stakeholders at varying levels of seniority, is just as important as the technical skills you bring to us. We are offering a salary of between £40-50k experience dependent and our benefits package can be discussed with our recruitment partner Shirley Willis of Meridian Business Support at application stage – please contact her on 01795 859 260 or email her your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org To manage your expectations our recruitment process will have at least 3 stages, however we will endeavour for this to move as swiftly as possible as we need two people asap! Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.
ERP Business Analyst (Infor LN CloudSuite)
£70000 - £90000 per annum, Benefits: Flexible benefits package
As a global leading technology solutions provider, we supply food processing and air transportation industries with cutting edge machinery and equipment. Our values always place our customer first in everything we execute, and as we continuously advancing in technology, we look to improve our own business across the globe. We will achieve this via an ERP transformation project embedding Infor LN as our newly chosen ERP system. In order to fulfil this rolling release project, we seek 3 ERP Business Analysts with Infor LN expertise (ideally 10.7 knowledge) with strong operational understanding of Manufacturing, Logistics, Warehousing, Service, Projects and Finance. Each person will take the lead on a specific area to include Order to cash; regards customer ordering, from initial order through the entire supply chain including the warehouse, another to lead in Procure to pay; engineering and creating ideas in planning and production areas and a third leading on all integration relating to Finance. We have 6 sites across the UK however your role is to cover the UK, Europe and Asia. Your responsibility will be to cover analysis of needs, implementation of the system, and training a diverse range of business units with mixed skills and mixed abilities, and we estimate this with take around 3 years to implement as we are currently in the first phase. Your natural ability to communicate clearly and effectively will be used daily, and we will look to you to manage business process documentation, to gather the gaps and have the technical expertise and know-how to report back to our US based Corporate IT ERP Deployment Team, with technical information yet using commercial understanding of practical application; learning from each integration to enable smoothing transitions from site to site. This position would normally include around 50-60% travel and once Covid restrictions are lifted we would like you to be comfortable in supporting our Asia offices based in China, Thailand and India with their transformation project. This will mean strong flexibility is required to attend regular meetings online with the US and supporting our international colleague via video meetings, which will mean early starts or late evening meetings. Welcome applicants from the UK and Europe with the expertise we seek in Infor LN. Please note to have additional languages aside from English could be of great use to us – fluent German would very desirable. We are offering a salary of between £70-90k and our benefits package can be discussed with our recruitment partner Shirley Willis of Meridian Business Support. To manage your expectations our recruitment process will have at least 3 stages, however we will endeavour for this to move as swiftly as possible.
International Business Development Manager (Cosmetics & Beauty)
£40000 - £45000 per annum
We are an innovative, rapidly growing SME within the cosmetics industry, and with an ambitious future ahead we are looking for an International Business Development Manager to join our growing team. Our business is projected to go from £20m to around £50m in the next 2-3 years as the company is expanding in the UK and Internationally. To ensure we maximise on our overseas opportunities we wish to engage with the right distributors in the Global marketplace, and as we support their marketing campaigns and product management, we will maintain our growth and maximise on sales. Our team is dynamic, they are passionate about our products and our culture is energetic and forward thinking. As a key member of our sales operation as our newly appointed International Business Development Manager reporting to our Commercial Operations Director, we would like you to come with experience and exposure to sourcing and securing complex international accounts. We use a Distributor model and license suitable partners with brand exclusivity for their country or region, so a CV showing great success at finding, selling to and forming international partnerships with establish regional exclusive Distributors is what we’re looking for. We work with Distributors who sell B2B into professional salons, spa’s, hotel chains and some sell into retail. You will be selling a finished product and by understanding category management you will ensure our products are a new offering into every new Distributors professional network. Your commercial acumen will be needed when negotiating contracts and margins, and your ability to do this without supervision will be discussed at interview. By using direct contact approaches to pre-screen and short-list suitable partners, selected for their scale, potential and location, you will then engage, convert into a sale, set up the contract and oversee the on-boarding process. The great news is that we have a proven model - with several successful international Distribution contracts already in place but globally there is still masses of potential, with plenty of profitable markets still waiting to be opened up. We are offering a competitive salary of £40-45k plus 30% bonus for a demonstrable career from within our desired field of cosmetics, beauty or a similar FMCG sector. Sales professionals from all industries are welcome to apply. Our head office is based in Brighton and we are offering flexibility with the option of some working from home. You will be required to travel to the office for meetings and during on-boarding we predict that you will be mostly office based, whilst new systems and processes are created. Please speak to our recruitment business partner Shirley Willis of Meridian Business Support, who will talk you through our exciting opportunity in more depth.
Head of Change & New Business Implementation
£75000 - £80000 per annum
Our business plays a key role in delivering the UK’s goals for secure, affordable and sustainable energy. We are a not for profit organisation, and we work together as a team to deliver on the Governments 10-point-plan for meeting its new target of reducing UK emissions by 68% by 2030. We are supporting BEIS develop new schemes, such as Industrial Carbon Capture, Use and Storage and this is why, we require new expertise on implementation and change. In line with this we are excited to be recruiting for a Head of Change and New Business Implementation, ideally with a proven track record in portfolio, programme and project management. Our current scheme, Contracts for Difference (CfD) is not measures against a bottom-line figure but against two key guiding principles; maintaining investors’ confidence and minimising cost to us as consumers. The CFD’s are also ever changing based on continuous improvement and regulatory change, so your role will be to ensure we remain as a trusted advisor on our current schemes, whilst providing the same expertise and service on any new schemes we are entrusted with. Via collaborative working and chairing the Change committee (working with the Heads of Teams across the business) you will enable the business to prioritise between existing schemes, and new schemes. You will use a mixture of process architecture and business analysis to assess the impact of change, and decipher the most effective decisions and processes as the changes develop. Execution and delivery of the schemes being the key to success. Although a good understanding of the current UK energy policy landscape and regulations or a good understanding of the UK power market would be desirable, this position would suit those from either an infrastructure body, commercial or public sector background, and not necessarily from just Energy. This is more about your exceptional organisational skills, capability to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders, influencing and decision making skills and having the confident to present to programme boards at Government level. You will have 2 direct reports, namely a Portfolio Manager and Business Analyst, who are currently already starting the needs analysis and process architecture for the new schemes; we may need to expand our team to support these new initiatives so time is of the essence. We are looking for people who are motivated by the clean energy agenda and someone who is driven by being a leader that drives a team who will make a difference to our everyday lives, and the lives of our children. In turn we offer an exciting opportunity to work in an organisation where people are integral to our success and where we encourage diversity and enjoy developing skill and talent. The package is circa £75k per annum, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, 8% pension, life assurance, PHI and discretionary bonus of up to 10% which is finance and performance based. Please note this position will be based in our new Canary Wharf office in 2021. Please contact our recruitment partner Shirley Willis of Meridian Business Support for more information on 01795 859 260 or email her on email@example.com.