Production Assistant - Part Time - 2 days per week

Location
Orpington
Salary
£14500 - £16000 per annum
Posted
20 Jun 2019
Closes
10 Jul 2019
Ref
00096245
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Production
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Part Time
Production Assistant (Part Time - 2 Days per week)

A production assistant is required to join the UK's leading provider of security marking and asset identification solutions. The company has just celebrated 32 years in business. The successful candidate will be joining a company with a strong team ethic, which creates a very enjoyable environment to work in. PLEASE NOTE that the role is part time, 2 days per week).

About The Position

This is an exciting new position for a hard-working and enthusiastic operations/production professional with the desire to make a positive impact within a £2m+ turnover business, with strong growth prospects both in the UK and abroad.

You will report to the Operations Director and be responsible for:
- Opening up production, turning on machinery and computers, reading and actioning emails, prioritising workload for the day
- designing and producing orders using the laser machines
- designing and producing orders using the label printers
- overseeing laser jobs
- assembling orders as per packing lists
- boxing and packaging orders
- maintenance and cleaning of equipment
- checking orders prior to shipping in order to comply with ISO9001 procedures and processes
- reading and dealing with internal emails
- booking couriers through UPS and other courier's software
- postage and franking of mail
- double checking sales order paperwork for completeness and accuracy
- hitting production deadlines
- carrying out stock counts on a regular basis
- notifying management of low stock levels
- prioritising inbound orders
- maintaining security and confidentiality of company information
- attending specialist shipping courses
- ensuring good health and safety practices are maintained
- maximising all downtime with filling-in jobs
- adhering to all company policies and ISO standards

You will need:
- good communication and interpersonal skills
- a can-do attitude
- to possess an excellent work ethic
- to be punctual and not a clock watcher
- self-motivation and drive
- a competitive streak to get things done in a quick efficient manner
- good IT skills (MS outlook, excel, couriers online shipping systems, and programmes used for the printers and lasers)
- clean driving licence (preferable)

Salary and Benefits:
- £14,500-16,000 pro rata dependent on level of experience
- 7.5 hours per day (9:00-5:30)
- 23 days holiday pro rata
- Company pension
- Ongoing training and development

The company is based in Locksbottom in Kent and is a short bus ride to Orpington and Bromley train stations. The company's two main brands are a leading DNA forensic marking system used by Police Forces, Local Authorities, leading banks and retailers to prevent crime, and the No.1 database in the UK for bicycles which is endorsed by both the Met Police and Transport for London.

The company is ISO9001, ISO27001 and ISO14001 accredited, and is proud to be a trusted name within the UK security industry.

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