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Spotlight on Haverhill

Each month we will Spotlight one of our branches, divisions or employees. This month it's the turn of
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How to be successful in interviews

The day of your interview has arrived, you really want, you need this job. You’re nervously waiting in reception with all the other candidates for the interviewer to call your name,
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Five success boosting habits to adopt today

To be successful in work, you need to have a high level of discipline. Most successful business people credit daily routines for allowing them to get ahead in their career and stay focussed.
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How to compliment colleagues: a five-step guide

Want to pay a compliment to a workmate? It’s important to get the tone right or you could end up causing offence. Here’s a guide to help
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How to improve your morning commute

No matter how scenic your route to work is, travelling to work every day can become tiresome. In fact, people in East Anglia spend on average 24 days of the year commuting alone. What can you do to make your journeys to and from work more enjoyable?
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How to be social media savvy if you want to score a top job

It is easy to forget that much of what you do online can be seen by anyone. Which makes it very important to curate your profile with care, says Evie Prosser.
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Why winter is the perfect time to barbecue

Just Recruitment’s resident grill king tells us why the cooler months are perfect for firing up the barbecue, and shares his tips about how to do it

An inspired gathering

Just Recruitment has teamed up with local schools to help with their careers programmes. Here’s what happened when two of its staff led a recent assembly at St Alban’s Catholic High School.
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Why it’s time for the recruitment industry to think big

In an era of ever more sophisticated data analysis, it’s possible to gain important insights into business performance. Tim Gibson explores the implications for the recruitment industry

Keeping pace with a fast-moving industry

The business world moves at a much faster pace than when Just Recruitment started 35 years ago. Here’s how the recruitment industry has evolved to keep up
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Training: the best investment opportunity we have

Attend a Job Fair at a College or University and you’ll wait a long time before you meet a student who wants to pursue a career in Recruitment!
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The future of work

A changing employment landscape means recruitment consultants have to show their value to clients and candidates, reports Tim Gibson

Jobs currently available

Featured job
Management Accountant
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £30,000 - £38,000
Location: Haverhill
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 906965
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group have a superb opportunity for an experienced Management Accountant to join our client on a fulltime, permanent basis working near to Haverhill.

Reporting directly to the CEO of this fast growing successful company. The business is currently growing at 20% per annum and is at a pivotal moment in its development. New premises have been purchased and new sales and accounting systems are due to be installed in the coming 6 months. This role will be part of the senior management team and involved in key decision making for the business going forward.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for the whole of the accounts department and production of the monthly management report and KPIs.
  • Managing the accounts assistant who has primary responsibility for the purchase ledger.
  • Managing UK and overseas payments, controlling deposits and advance payments.
  • Cash management including weekly forecasting of cash and credit control.
  • Running all aspects of payroll.
  • Management of Royal London pension scheme.
  • Responsibility of all company insurances and utility suppliers.
  • Working with the Operations Manager, analysing profit and cost variances to budget.
  • Implementation of new accounting system, which will free up purchase ledger clerk to take some of the more administrative elements of this role.
  • Job and departmental profit analysis.
  • Monthly VAT returns and Bank reconciliations.
  • Ad-hoc tasks necessary for the for Senior Managers and Directors.
  • Management of personnel files.
  • Administration and other duties relevant to the role.

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Experience working in a fast moving busy office environment.
  • Ability to work to deadlines, quickly and accurately under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritise.
  • Discretion required due to nature of the role.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Confident in using Microsoft Excel.
  • Flexible and adaptable.
  • ACA/ACCA/CIMA Qualifications are desirable but not essential.

 

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Featured job
Service Engineer
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 Per Annum
Location: National
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 906655
About the role

This position is based nationally and reports to the Field Service Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Attending customer sites across the UK and Ireland as required by the business.
  • Delivering routine preventative maintenance and repair work as scheduled by the service coordinator.
  • Attending product breakdown calls, providing technical assistance to customers and supporting service refurbishment activities.
  • Working efficiently and safely, always within the companies Health & Safety guidelines.
  • Delivering high standards of customer service and maintaining a commercial outlook towards the business.
  • Occasional visits to our parent company in Denmark or attending other manufacturing sites for the purpose of training or support.
  • Active input into the strategic activities of the business when required.

Qualification 

  • Full clean driving licence
  • Knowledge of ventilation systems
  • Knowledge of refrigeration systems
  • Knowledge of control systems
  • Health and Safety, including but not limited to, a strong understanding of making and working within risk assessments and method statements.

Skills

  • Electrical
  • Braising
  • Fault finding

Experience

  • Service and preventative maintenance on HVAC products at a national level

Personal attributes

  • Honest
  • Diligent
  • Flexible
  • Supportive Team player
  • Work effectively and safely alone.

Hours

Monday to Friday 08:30 – 17:00 with a 60-minute unpaid lunch break. However, will be expected to work such additional hours as are necessary for the proper performance of your duties.

Reward Package

  • Competitive Salary (based on experience/qualifications)
  • Bonus scheme (Profit related)
  • 25 days holiday per annum (up to 5 days used for Christmas shutdown) increasing with length of service, up to a maximum of 30 days per year
  • Company sick pay (after 13 weeks service and increases with length of service)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Auto-enrolment 3% employee contribution and 2% employer
  • Group Personal Pension Scheme (once qualified) 3% employee contribution and 3% employer increasing with length of service
  • Life Assurance (2 x basic salary)
  • Private Medical Insurance (once qualified)
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme

Other benefits

  • Monthly flexi-Fridays (staff can leave at 2pm, having made the time up that week)
  • Medical appointments paid up to one hour (excluding opticians)
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Embedded Software Engineer (ref ES Micro)
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907200
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for an Embedded Software Engineer for their client based in Colchester, Essex, an internationally known manufacturer of single board computer products, for the VPX, VME, Compact PCI, AMC and other bus architectures. Our products are designed and developed totally in-house, and use leading-edge microprocessors and peripheral components.

We sell into many different markets around the world, but in particular we have a number of high-performance processor and other boards used in aerospace, defence and telecommunications applications, among others. Further products provide solutions for a variety of other data processing and industrial I/O requirements.

Continuing expansion of our product range means that the company requires an Embedded Software Engineer.

Continuing expansion of our product range means that the company requires an Embedded Software Engineer.

The Job:

Our software engineers are involved in many different activities, and in particular the following:

  • Design and development of system management firmware and diagnostics software.
  • Creating software utilities for use by customers or our in-house production test facility.
  • Backing up our technical support engineers when problems arise in the field or in our production test facility.

Working in a small company environment, projects are usually small and of short duration, and in most cases the bulk of the work is done by one individual. The hardware and software platforms vary, but most of the devices used are complex and a good appreciation of the hardware is a pre-requisite for this role.

Qualifications:

Engineering graduate, with at least two years of industrial experience and good experience in the areas below:

  • C programming for ARM processors.
  • Programming hardware devices at register level.
  • Excellent diagnostic skills.
  • Ability to write code that complies with complex industry specifications.

Experience with any of the following would be desirable:

  • Experience writing software to access hardware devices under Linux.
  • Experience with boot loader or PC BIOS development.

The ability to communicate effectively with others within the company at an engineering level is an important additional attribute.

Benefits:

Very competitive salary package, with generous relocation allowance where appropriate. Company-supported private pension scheme. Non-contributory private health insurance scheme.

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Embedded Software Engineer (ref ES Linux2)
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907199
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for an Embedded Software Engineer for their client based in Colchester, Essex, an internationally known manufacturer of single board computer products, for the VPX, VME, Compact PCI, AMC and other bus architectures. Our products are designed and developed totally in-house, and use leading-edge microprocessors and peripheral components.

We sell into many different markets around the world, but in particular we have a number of high-performance processor and other boards used in aerospace, defence and telecommunications applications, among others. Further products provide solutions for a variety of other data processing and industrial I/O requirements.

Continuing expansion of our product range means that the company requires an Embedded Software Engineer.

The Job:

Our software engineers are involved in many different activities, and in particular the following:

  • Work on BSPs for cutting edge Intel processor based boards.
  • Design and development of middleware, system and device driver software for many standard operating systems.
  • Working with our hardware designers during the design phase to specify the product, and again during the proving phase to validate the product.
  • Work on challenging customer issues that get escalated to engineering team.
  • Develop test software and procedures.

Working in a small company environment, projects are usually small and of short duration, and in most cases the bulk of the work is done by one individual. The hardware and software platforms vary, but most of the devices used are complex and a good appreciation of the hardware is a pre-requisite for this role.

Qualifications:

Engineering graduate, with good experience in the three areas below:

  • Proficient in Embedded C.
  • Knowledge and hands on experience writing device drivers, preferably for Linux.
  • Good appreciation of hardware.
  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills.

Experience with any of the following would be desirable:

  • Experience with writing low-level software for operating systems such as VxWorks or Windows.
  • Ethernet networking protocols and infrastructure.
  • Programming for parallel processor architectures.

The ability to communicate effectively with others within the company at an engineering level is an important additional attribute.

Benefits:

Very competitive salary package, with generous relocation allowance where appropriate. Company-supported private pension scheme. Non-contributory private health insurance scheme.

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Senior Embedded Software Engineer (ref ES Linux1)
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907201
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for an Embedded Software Engineer for their client based in Colchester, Essex, an internationally known manufacturer of single board computer products, for the VPX, VME, Compact PCI, AMC and other bus architectures. Our products are designed and developed totally in-house, and use leading-edge microprocessors and peripheral components.

We sell into many different markets around the world, but in particular we have a number of high-performance processor and other boards used in aerospace, defence and telecommunications applications, among others. Further products provide solutions for a variety of other data processing and industrial I/O requirements.

Continuing expansion of our product range means that the company requires a Senior Embedded Software Engineer.

The Job:

Our software engineers are involved in many different activities, and in particular the following:

  • Work on BSPs for cutting edge Intel processor based boards.
  • Design and development of middleware, system and device driver software for many standard operating systems.
  • Working with our hardware designers during the design phase to specify the product, and again during the proving phase to validate the product.
  • Work on challenging customer issues that get escalated to engineering team.
  • Develop test software and procedures.

Working in a small company environment, projects are usually small and of short duration, and in most cases the bulk of the work is done by one individual. The hardware and software platforms vary, but most of the devices used are complex and a good appreciation of the hardware is a pre-requisite for this role.

Qualifications:

Engineering graduate, with very good experience in the three areas below:

  • Very proficient in Embedded C.
  • In-depth knowledge and hands on experience writing real time device drivers for Linux or similar operating system.
  • In-depth knowledge of either ARM, PowerPC, x86 or other large CPU architecture.
  • Good appreciation of hardware.
  • Excellent problem solving and debugging skills.

Experience with any of the following would be desirable:

  • VMware configuration and deployment.
  • High-speed Ethernet networking protocols and infrastructure.
  • Programming for parallel processor architectures.
  • Web-based user interfaces

The ability to communicate effectively with others within the company at an engineering level is an important additional attribute. 

Benefits:

Very competitive salary package, with generous relocation allowance where appropriate. Company-supported private pension scheme. Non-contributory private health insurance scheme.

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Composite Repair Supervisor
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907202
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group Ltd are currently Recruiting for a Composite Repair Supervisor for their client based in Braintree, Essex.

Job Purpose:

To run and take supervisory responsibility for the composite repair workshop; working with the Workshop Manager to develop and build a new team. Carrying out the inspection and repair of composite materials for aircraft safety equipment components, including escape slide pack boards, covers and mechanical mechanisms. The role is central to the wider workshop to enable jobs to be completed in line with customer requirements and industry standards. Required to complete the repainting of aircraft seats and gas cylinders. Ensuring that all Health & Safety guidelines and rules are followed at all times; raising ideas for improvement. Supervising technicians and assisting the Workshop Manager in day to day people management. The role may require some ad-hoc travel for training and continuous development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out surveys and assessments of equipment for repair; reviewing workshop findings
  • Review any consumables required for the job and allocate spare parts as needed based on the works order
  • Complete all necessary repairs including but not limited to, sewing, gluing, riveting and any other composite repairs
  • Ensure the accurate and timely completion of repair reports and job packs
  • Work with and support other technicians within the wider workshop environment, providing advice on composite repairs as necessary
  • Ensure that the quality of own work and repairs is maintained to a high standard
  • Work in line with industry standards and regulations; referring to the CMM at all times

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Workshop Manager and other Supervisors to highlight ideas for improvement and play an active part in team meetings and the wider workshop team.
  • Provide updates on the progress of repairs to the Workshop Manager, Supervisors and Front Office staff when necessary or requested.
  • Assist in the day to day people management of technicians

Suitable applicants will offer: 

  • Previous experience in a hands on/manual engineering role 
  • Previous experience working with Glass Reinforced Polyester (GRP), Carbon materials, Honeycomb Structures, Fibreglass, Laminate 
  • Previous experience in inspecting for damage and/or defects in GRP structures 
  • Previous mechanical experience
  • Ability to understand technical documentation such as CMM’s
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Ability to analyse and identify faults and the best method for repair on a case by case basis 

Desireable Experience:

  • Previous engineering experience within an Aerospace environment
  • Previous composite repair experience in an aerospace environment 
  • Paint-spraying 
  • Experience of working in line with industry specific regulations including EASA Part 145, FAA, TCCA 
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Sales/Estimator Assistant
Sector: Sales
Salary: £16,000 - £19,000
Location: South Woodham Ferrers
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907193
About the role

Are you looking to start your career in a sales environment? 

Do you want to work for a specialist, high end and creative company, who are the leaders in their field? 

The Just Recruitment Group are currently recruiting for a Sales/Estimator Assistant to join their clients team based in South Woodham Ferrers. 

You must have a real "can-do" attitude, be enthusiastic, confident and self motivated! 

Duties will include:

  • Maintaining relationships with existing and new clients.
  • Follow up on clients queries.
  • Bring in new business by visiting London and the South East. 
  • Evaluate customer trends and buying actions.
  • Achieve and exceed company and personal targets. 

If you are creative, have a real passion for art and architecture and are keen to get stuck into a role then this is the opportunity for you! 

This is a full-time, permanent role working Monday - Friday 08.00-17.00. Due to the location, and the nature of the role you must drive. 

If you are interested in this amazing opportunity then apply today!!

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Stores & Despatch Packer
Sector: Warehouse
Salary: To be discussed on application
Location: Tiverton
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907181
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group Ltd are currently recruiting for a Stores & Despatch Packer for their client based in Tiverton, Devon.

This is an opportunity to join an industry-leading, customer focused company.

The role will involve working within the Stores & Despatch Department where you will be required to check and pack goods as per our customers’ orders.

Previous experience of working within a factory/manufacturing environment.

Experience of driving a forklift beneficial but not essential

Working on own initiative and as part of a team

Good working knowledge of computers.

Suitable applicants will ideally have Counterbalance Fork Lift Licence, Experience of a CRM system, box making and knowledge of stock control systems and procedures.

Hours of Work:

Monday – Thursday:9.00am – 5.30pm

Friday: 9.00am – 4.30pm

39-hours per week

The position offers a competitive salary, after a qualifying period health care cash back scheme and company pension contributions, a generous holiday allocation of 25 days per year (full time allocation) plus bank holidays and free on-site parking.

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Valuations Executive
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £22k-£25k
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907058
About the role

Just recruitment are currently recruiting on behalf of a well-regarded organisation based on the outskirts of Sudbury. 

The ideal candidate will have Estate Agency/Property experience. 

The Job: 

The Valuations Executive's role is to generate revenue for the company, collect accurate Property Valuation Appraisal reports and distribute them to the relevant company client. 

Duties:

  • Achieve targets as set by the company 
  • Maintain the company values at all times when interacting with colleagues and clients 
  • Ensure company appointed processes are adhered to at all times 
  • Promote and encourage use of ES ancillary services at all times 
  • Compile accurate Property Valuation Appraisal and Desktop Valuation reports 
  • Maintain a consistency level within 10% of Valuation vs Sale Price 
  • Provide interim valuation updates to Sales Negotiators as requested 

This is an excellent opportunity to join an exciting team and great environment - this is an office based role. 

Free parking is available on site - you will need to be able to drive due to the company location 

Lots of opportunity to progress within other areas of the business is available for the right candidate.

 

 

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Quality Systems Lead
Sector: Science and Pharmaceuticals
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907164
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group are looking to recruit a Quality Systems Lead to join a global manufacturer at their site in Sudbury, Suffolk. 

Your mission and responsibilities: 

  • Supervision of the Quality System Team. 
  • Administer and monitor CAPA as well as Issue Resolution to ensure timely and accurate completion. Provide mentoring to support the CAPA process. 
  • Administer and monitor the deviation process to ensure timely and accurate completion. 
  • Prepare for customer, regulatory and notified body audits. 
  • Conduct internal quality audits and audit reports. 
  • Control the quality document repository including administration of the change control process. 

Your qualifications and experiences: 

  • In depth knowledge of Quality Management Systems, ISO 13485, 21 CFR 820. 
  • Knowledge of CAPA requirements. 
  • Nonconformance Management. 
  • Document Control. 
  • GDP & GMP (Good Documentation Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices). 
  • Good working experience of Quality Systems and their operational implementation. 
  • Supervisory skills would be an advantage but training will be provided. 

In return my client offers a competitive salary plus a great flexible benefits package which includes a personalised pension scheme, holiday buy and sell scheme, medical plans and bonus scheme plus much more! 

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