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Cyber security

Cyber fraud is major business, what can we do to protect ourselves.
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Feeling stressed? Try this technique to help you unwind

Modern life is full of stress. Here’s a technique to help you manage the pressure points
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A beginner’s guide to motorcycling

Paul Allen passed his bike test in Ipswich in the 1970s. He tells us how to do it in the 21st century
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How to make yourself job ready

It can be a shock to start work after full-time education. But as thousands of students leave school, college and university, now’s the time to get in practice
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The best 10 albums from the 1970s (in my opinion)

Once in a while, we ask a member of the Just Recruitment team to name their favourite music from a given era. This time, Peter Foy gives us the lowdown on the 1970s
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What do the phrase “quality jobs” actually mean?

We often hear the phrase “quality jobs” being used by politicians and journalists, but what do they mean by it – or rather what should it mean?
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Workplace dilemmas: I think my colleague has fallen for me

Our resident agony uncle addresses your workplace woes. This time: does your co-worker want to be more than just friends?
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Just gardening: what to do in spring

Just Recruitment’s credit controller earned his horticultural degree in Garden & Landscape design. Here are his spring tips
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Stepping up: how to find your ideal next job

Considering a career move? Tracey Bates, a consultant at Just Recruitment Group Ltd, offers a seven-step guide to making the leap
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Five top tips for branding success

Every business wants to build a brilliantly strong brand, right? We ask the experts how to do it in style
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Why I became a writer: a builder’s tale

After 40 years in the trade, Ipswich-born builder Paul Allen decided to retrain as a writer. Here’s his story, in his own words
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In praise of plastic

Plastic gets a lot of bad press, and there’s no denying its negative environmental impact. But it’s not all bad, as Peter Foy found out
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Workplace dilemmas: do I tell my boss I found his personal document on the work computer?

Each month, our resident agony uncle deals with your workplace concerns. This month, protecting a colleague’s confidentiality
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Five of the best holiday reads

As thoughts turn towards the annual week in the sun, here are five great books that are worth sacrificing your baggage allowance for
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Can’t find the right word to describe how you feel? Reach for The Happiness Dictionary

If words fail you, it may be time to reach for a different language. Peter Foy finds a book that helps you do just that
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What’s the connection between three dead dogs, Bruce Springsteen and a Coconut?

Peter Foy explores the difficult concepts of truth and reality
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Hi-Fi founder gives staff a richer future

The founder of Richer Sounds is celebrating his 60th birthday by turning the company into an Employee Ownership Trust
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How to make it as a YouTuber

Vlogger Henry Gibson is the brains behind Teen Car Reviews. In this guest post, he tells Just Recruitment how it’s done
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Why encouragement is the greatest motivator

Tim Gibson reflects on a life lesson about the power of encouragement to change lives
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Just on mental health and wellbeing

As this is Mental Health Awareness week we thought we would pull together some of our recent articles on wellbeing in the workplace.
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All you need to know about interviews

From how to do the perfect handshake to what to wear, we’ve got it covered.
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Workplace dilemmas: how do I settle back into work after my operation?

Each month, our resident agony uncle deals with your workplace concerns. This month, returning to work after a long sick leave
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Just testing: Subaru Outback 2.5i SE Premium Lineartronic

Cinderella brand or genuine Volvo contender? Tim Gibson weighs the merits of Subaru’s rugged AWD estate
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Six reasons to introduce remote working in your business

The benefits of allowing staff to work remotely are manifold. Here are just a handful of reasons to consider it
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Why, despite limitless playlists, I still listen to Def Leppard

Tim Gibson considers the impact of music streaming on his listening habits
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What’s the value of your degree?

New research reveals the degrees that command the best salaries, and those that are hardest to sell to employers. Peter Foy explores the findings
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How to beat the post-grad blues

As students around the country prepare for their final exams, Sophie Cole considers the fearful question of what happens next
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The tech time bomb that could floor your business

When Microsoft pulls support for Windows 7 in 2020, nearly a half of all Windows PCs will be vulnerable to cyber attack
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All about content

Just Recruitment has launched an all-new website. Read our Q&A to find out why it’s different from other recruitment sites
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Getting things into focus

Local photographer and project coordinator worker Tony Wooderson is curating a very special exhibition this month. He explains how photography has helped addicts develop habits of mindfulness
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Inspirational People

We all know people that have inspired us. Sometimes they are from the world stage of business, sport or politics and sometimes they are everyday folk who have touched our lives; teachers, colleagues or friends.
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Why AI personality testing gives me the creeps

The emergence of computer programmes that predict personality types isn’t something to be celebrated, argues Tim Gibson
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Top tips guide

Want to secure the job of your dreams? Let Just Recruitment be your guide...
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Anyone who wants to work in the media should read this

The media is one of the most competitive industries for would-be employees. Here are six ways to stand out from the crowd
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Inspirational people: Billie Jean King, tennis player, equal rights campaigner

It took an impressive person to put women’s tennis on the map. 20-time Wimbledon champion Billie Jean King was more than up to the task
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Just Recruitment's guide to the future

We have pulled together a small collection of articles from some of our regular contributors that look at what changes are on, or just over, the horizon.
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Five ways AI is changing the recruitment industry

Artificial Intelligence is the next big thing in the world of technology. But how can it be used to sharpen recruitment practices?
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What place does ethics have in business?

Just Recruitment Group Ltd Director Peter Foy reflects on the value of morality in contemporary commerce.
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Are storm clouds gathering over UK plc?

Just Recruitment Group Ltd director Peter Foy examines the latest employment figures from the ONS.
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How to create the perfect cover letter

A decent cover letter can make all the difference when trying to get noticed by would-be employers. Here’s our guide to getting it right
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Business heroes: Ove Arup, Structural Engineer – Shaping the world

Ove Arup wasn’t only the finest structural engineer of his generation. He led the way in forming one of the earliest employee-owned companies, too
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Business insight: Analysing UK employment figures

The ONS’s latest employment survey seems to bring good news. But what happens next in the UK jobs market? By Peter Foy, Director, Just Recruitment Group Ltd
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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.

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
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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

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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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Technical Sales Support Officer
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £21,000 - £23,000 per annum
Location: Lavenham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908402
About the role

Just Recruitment Group is delighted to be recruiting for a Technical Sales Support Officer on behalf of a lovely family owned company which is currently based on the outskirts of Sudbury.

You will have a technical background in the plumbing industry, either in the installation process or in technical sales.

This is a stand-alone position, working closely with the general manager, to grow and develop the business building clientele and maximising sales.

This is a really exciting role, attending trade shows and taking the occasional trip overseas from time to time.

Salary dependent on experience. (between £21,000 and £23,000) plus annual bonus, Company pension scheme and private health care plan along with 25 days’ holiday plus bank holidays will be offered after successful completion of 3-month probation period.

If you are up for the challenge or this role looks like something you could see yourself doing, then we would love to hear from you.

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Tax Senior
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: Competitive
Location: Holt
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908397
About the role

Just Recruitment is thrilled to be recruiting for one of the UK’s top 40 Accountancy Firms.

They are looking for an experienced accountant to join their Business and Private Enterprise Department. You will predominately be managing a portfolio of personal tax clients, providing excellent advice that exceeds our clients’ expectations. You will be a born-leader who is firm but compassionate.

This is a tremendous opportunity to join a company that truly regards its staff as its number one asset.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a large portfolio of Self-Assessment personal tax returns and reviewing those submitted by junior staff
  • Providing ad-hoc tax advice
  • Working within set budgets
  • Ensuring the efficient use of software packages
  • Maintaining a first-rate knowledge of clients’ business and personal affairs
  • Developing good working relationships with clients
  • Taking an active role in business development
  • Contacting clients and liaising with HMRC
  • Achieving deadlines
  • Adhering to the firms Risk Management policies

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An ATT, CTA, ACA or ACCA qualification or be working towards this
  • A wealth of knowledge and understanding of Personal Tax
  • Experience of working with an external client base
  • Experience of preparation of personal tax returns
  • Experience of working with Microsoft and other computerised packages

In return our client will provide an excellent salary. But they recognise that life is about more than just money.

Our client believes a healthy work-life balance is pivotal to good performance, so flexible working options are usually available. In addition they offer excellent health benefits, social events, an award-winning wellbeing programme, and more besides.

For an informal chat about this role please apply now with your up to date CV.

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Tax Senior
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: Competitive
Location: Fakenham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908400
About the role

Just Recruitment is thrilled to be recruiting for one of the UK’s top 40 Accountancy Firms.

They are looking for an experienced accountant to join their Business and Private Enterprise Department. You will predominately be managing a portfolio of personal tax clients, providing excellent advice that exceeds our clients’ expectations. You will be a born-leader who is firm but compassionate.

This is a tremendous opportunity to join a company that truly regards its staff as its number one asset.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Managing a large portfolio of Self-Assessment personal tax returns and reviewing those submitted by junior staff
  • Providing ad-hoc tax advice
  • Working within set budgets
  • Ensuring the efficient use of software packages
  • Maintaining a first-rate knowledge of clients’ business and personal affairs
  • Developing good working relationships with clients
  • Taking an active role in business development
  • Contacting clients and liaising with HMRC
  • Achieving deadlines
  • Adhering to the firms Risk Management policies

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An ATT, CTA, ACA or ACCA qualification or be working towards this
  • A wealth of knowledge and understanding of Personal Tax
  • Experience of working with an external client base
  • Experience of preparation of personal tax returns
  • Experience of working with Microsoft and other computerised packages

In return our client will provide an excellent salary. But they recognise that life is about more than just money.

Our client believes a healthy work-life balance is pivotal to good performance, so flexible working options are usually available. In addition they offer excellent health benefits, social events, an award-winning wellbeing programme, and more besides.

For an informal chat about this role please apply now with your up to date CV.

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Private Client Senior
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: Competitive
Location: Norwich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908399
About the role

Just Recruitment is thrilled to be recruiting for one of the UK’s top 40 Accountancy Firms.

They are looking for an experienced accountant to advise on complex personal tax issues, including tax for unincorporated businesses, capital tax opportunities, as well as domicile and residency issues, among other things. You will become a presence in the local market place, always with one eye on developing the business and generating income.

This is a tremendous opportunity to join a company that truly regards its staff as its number one asset.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining a high level of technical knowledge to help your own clients, as well as helping to train and educate other staff members within the firm
  • Being a visible and active presence within the company, advising on complex transactions/computations, ensuring the knowledge base is as high as it can be within the office
  • Making a significant contribution to practice development
  • Networking, seminars and press activity
  • Seeking out ways to support staff within the firm
  • Achieve and exceed individualised targets

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An ATT, CTA, ACA or ACCA qualification
  • Previous experience working at Senior or Portfolio Holder level
  • An understanding of the workings of an accountancy firm
  • Strong, client focused technical expertise
  • A high level of practical, personal tax experience

In return our client will provide an excellent salary. But they recognise that life is about more than just money.

Our client believes a healthy work-life balance is pivotal to good performance, so flexible working options are usually available. In addition they offer excellent health benefits, social events, an award-winning wellbeing programme, and more besides.

For an informal chat about this role please apply now with your up to date CV.

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Outsourcing Assistant
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: Competitive
Location: Holt
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908395
About the role

Just Recruitment is thrilled to be recruiting for one of the UK’s top 40 Accountancy Firms.

They are looking for an experienced Outsourcing Assistant to join the Business and Private Enterprise Department. This role would suit someone who has a keen interest in bookkeeping and payroll and someone who thrives on working in a fast-paced office environment.

This is a tremendous opportunity to join a company that truly regards its staff as its number one asset.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Ledger processing and reconciliation
  • Bank reconciliations
  • Dealing with clients’ queries
  • Posting sales and purchase invoices onto accounting software
  • Liaising with the accounts team about VAT/year-end deadlines
  • Developing great working relationships with clients
  • Attending client premises to undertake outsourcing services

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 2+ years experience in a similar role
  • Maths and English at GCSE level – a very high standard of literacy and numeracy
  • Prior bookkeeping experience
  • The ability to learn and adapt quickly
  • A sense of humour
  • Previous experience with Cloud software and outsourcing software (desirable)

In return our client will provide an excellent salary. But they recognise that life is about more than just money.

Our client believes a healthy work-life balance is pivotal to good performance, so flexible working options are usually available. In addition they offer excellent health benefits, social events, an award-winning wellbeing programme, and more besides.

For an informal chat about this role please apply now with your up to date CV.

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CNC Operator (Night shift)
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per annum
Location: Earls Colne
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907645
About the role

CNC Machine Operator required on a full time permanent basis, for a manufacturing company based just outside of Halstead, Essex. 

Night Shift hours (can be flexible) - Monday to Thursday 8pm-8am - Friday to Sunday – 8am-8pm.

Competitive salary + shift allowance.

Applicants must have experience with operating CNC Machines.

You must be able to drive due to location.

Hourly rate of pay will depend on experience. There is plenty of career progression opportunities available with this company - from Machine Operator, to Team Leader and potentially Shift Manager. 

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Cloud Services Specialist
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: Competitive
Location: Norwich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908401
About the role

Just Recruitment is thrilled to be recruiting for one of the UK’s top 40 Accountancy Firms.

They are looking for a Cloud Services Specialist to support the main accounting function and portfolio holders across the business. You will play a key role in shaping the Cloud Services offered by them going forward.

This is a tremendous opportunity to join a company that truly regards its staff as its number one asset.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with clients to determine Cloud Package pricing terms, as well as helping to train and develop them to better utilise the software
  • Converting existing business to the new system and training staff to use it
  • Helping to synergise other systems with the Cloud
  • Troubleshooting and general advice ad-hoc
  • Keeping up to date with new developments in this fast-paced field
  • Attending meetings elsewhere as required, principally in London

The ideal candidate will have:

  • GCSE Maths and English at Grace C or equivalent
  • A college or higher level of education in ICT would be preferable
  • ACCA or ACA qualification or working towards this would be a huge advantage
  • Experience of using cloud accounting packages (desirable)
  • Experience of Sage Accounting products (desirable)
  • Experience of providing training to large groups

In return our client will provide an excellent salary. But they recognise that life is about more than just money.

Our client believes a healthy work-life balance is pivotal to good performance, so flexible working options are usually available. In addition they offer excellent health benefits, social events, an award-winning wellbeing programme, and more besides.

For an informal chat about this role please apply now with your up to date CV.

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Audit Senior
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: Competitive
Location: Norwich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908398
About the role

Just Recruitment is thrilled to be recruiting for one of the UK’s top 40 Accountancy Firms.

They are looking for an Accountant to join their Corporate and Commercial Division. You will lead the audit teams within the site, providing hands-on compliance and advice depending on the clients’ needs and expectations. You will be a key member of the team, so you will need to be an excellent collaborator and team-player.

This is a tremendous opportunity to join a company that truly regards its staff as its number one asset.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing audit plans and making sure they address key objectives
  • Identifying audit risks and potential fraud issues
  • Preparing and reviewing audit documentation and producing reports
  • Delegating work to other team members and ensuring junior staff understand their role – providing coaching and training where appropriate
  • Controlling audit timescales
  • Providing feedback through regular communication with clients
  • Maintaining and up to date understanding of clients’ business needs
  • Keeping up good working relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Being an ambassador for the firm
  • Working to strict deadlines, communicating workloads with management
  • Attending training courses and keeping up to date with shifts in industry standards
  • Travelling around East Anglia for some assignments

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of working within a professional accountancy practice
  • Experience of working in a professional accountancy practice
  • A proven ability to work with Microsoft Packages and Computerised Audit Packages
  • A track-record of meeting and exceeding strict deadlines and managing a portfolio
  • A sense of humour

In return our client will provide an excellent salary. But they recognise that life is about more than just money.

Our client believes a healthy work-life balance is pivotal to good performance, so flexible working options are usually available. In addition they offer excellent health benefits, social events, an award-winning wellbeing programme, and more besides.

For an informal chat about this role please apply now with your up to date CV.

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Audit Senior
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: Competitive
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908396
About the role

Just Recruitment is thrilled to be recruiting for one of the UK’s top 40 Accountancy Firms.

They are looking for an Accountant to join their Corporate and Commercial Division. You will lead the audit teams within the site, providing hands-on compliance and advice depending on the clients’ needs and expectations. You will be a key member of the team, so you will need to be an excellent collaborator and team-player.

This is a tremendous opportunity to join a company that truly regards its staff as its number one asset.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Preparing audit plans and making sure they address key objectives
  • Identifying audit risks and potential fraud issues
  • Preparing and reviewing audit documentation and producing reports
  • Delegating work to other team members and ensuring junior staff understand their role – providing coaching and training where appropriate
  • Controlling audit timescales
  • Providing feedback through regular communication with clients
  • Maintaining an up to date understanding of clients’ business needs
  • Keeping up good working relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Being an ambassador for the firm
  • Working to strict deadlines, communicating workloads with management
  • Attending training courses and keeping up to date with shifts in industry standards
  • Travelling around East Anglia for some assignments

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of working within a professional accountancy practice
  • Experience of working in a professional accountancy practice
  • A proven ability to work with Microsoft Packages and Computerised Audit Packages
  • A track-record of meeting and exceeding strict deadlines and managing a portfolio
  • A sense of humour

In return our client will provide an excellent salary. But they recognise that life is about more than just money.

Our client believes a healthy work-life balance is pivotal to good performance, so flexible working options are usually available. In addition they offer excellent health benefits, social events, an award-winning wellbeing programme, and more besides.

For an informal chat about this role please apply now with your up to date CV.

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Accounts Assistant
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: Competitive
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908394
About the role

Just Recruitment is thrilled to be recruiting for one of the UK’s top 40 Accountancy Firms.

They are looking for an experienced Accounts Assistant to join their growing practice. An excellent administrator and communicator, you will be confident in dealing with external clients, helping them to handle sensitive compliance matters.

This is a tremendous opportunity to join a company that truly regards its staff as its number one asset.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Handling of compliance for companies, partnerships, sole traders etc.
  • Preparing VAT returns
  • Handling Tax Computations
  • Knowing the importance of budgets and communicating effectively to ensure these are met
  • Maintaining efficient use of software packages
  • Supporting clients’ external accounting systems
  • Developing the business actively within the local area
  • Selling services to new and existing clients
  • Keeping up with clients’ business needs

The ideal candidate will have:

  • An AAT Qualification, partial qualification, or ability to demonstrate equivalent knowledge
  • Previous experience of working within an accounting practice
  • Experience of accounts preparation and managing budgetary deadlines
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office Packages
  • Experience working with bespoke accounting software
  • First-class organisational and administrative skills
  • Strong multi-tasking abilities
  • A sense of humour

In return our client will provide an excellent salary. But they recognise that life is about more than just money.

Our client believes a healthy work-life balance is pivotal to good performance, so flexible working options are usually available. In addition they offer excellent health benefits, social events, an award-winning wellbeing programme, and more besides.

For an informal chat about this role please apply now with your up to date CV.

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Quality Manager - Engineering
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908392
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for a Quality Manager for a company based in Colchester, Essex.

You will be able to offer relevant Industrial Experience within the Electronics Hardware and Software development sector.

This is a pivotal new role within their Quality Department and has the main objective of reviewing, evolving and policing all Engineering processes from a quality and improvement perspective, to drive compliance to process and a right first time culture across the Engineering Department’s multiple locations.

You will possess a strong Quality background in electronics hardware and software design disciplines, be able to work at all levels of the organisation, and be able to implement improvement whilst integrating processes into existing ISO9001:2015 accredited system.

Occasional travel to other UK and overseas Engineering sites is anticipated, but the role is based in Colchester Essex.

The Job:

  • To audit the companies design processes and projects on an ongoing basis to ensure design requirements and agreed processes are adhered to.
  • To work with senior managers developing and amending current and new procedures, removing duplication and ensuring compliance at all design locations.
  • To agree and implement departmental top level KPI's as an improvement tool and as measurement of a “right first time “culture within the organisation.
  • To use suitable problem solving tools to determine root cause analysis when internal issues are identified, using the analysis to drive improvement and standardisation across the company.
  • To organise and carry out training of staff as required.
  • To link into the existing ISO9001:2015 audit programme, carrying out internal audits on an agreed basis.

Qualifications:

  • Degree / HND in Quality Management or a relevant Engineering discipline.
  • Relevant Industrial Experience within Electronics Hardware and Software development.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Planning and project management skills.
  • The ability to interpret data and statistics.
  • Ability to work at all levels of an organisation.
  • Familiarity with quality standards and processes.
  • Familiarity with problem solving tools and techniques.

Benefits:

Very competitive salary package. Company-supported private pension scheme. Non-contributory private health insurance scheme.

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Press Brake Operator
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £9.50 - £10.50 per hour
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907860
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a Press Brake Operator to join their client’s team in Colchester.

The main purpose of this position will be to assist the Production Managers with the manufacture of goods by use of the press brake machines as well as assisting when required to all other factory duties.

Responsibilities:

  • Prioritise production runs to assure customer orders are concluded on time, maximise machine run time plus productivity.
  • Operate fabricator, begin machine and supervise projects, machine operation and to identify malfunction.
  • Maintain and manage machine as well as tooling cleanliness and in good physical shape.
  • Inspect all manufactured parts following work in process inspection methods and ensure to accomplish engineering specifications.
  • Resolve quality as well as mechanical problems and repair minor issues along with equipment adjustments as required.
  • Ensure to setup sheet for accessible for part being established or complete.

Skills Required:

  • Adaptable and open to trying new ideas and techniques and recognising that new ideas may not suit all applications.
  • Ability to listen and communicate new processes and procedures.
  • Meticulous attention to detail, alongside a high level of accuracy.
  • Self-Motivated with good time management skills, ability to prioritise multiple tasks.

This is a full-time, permanent position. Standard hours are 8.30am – 4.30pm, occasional overtime available.

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Financial Adviser
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £20,000 - £21,000 per annum
Location: Various
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 1110188
About the role

Just Recruitment is recruiting for a company that has been established for over 100 years, servicing their existing members (customers) in their own homes with their range of life insurance and personal savings vehicles such as stocks and shares ISA.

The role we are looking to fill would entail someone working through a data base of around 1,000 existing members with the view of arranging meetings in their homes to update and discuss the plans held with our client and encourage them to increase what they have or alter their contracts if their personal circumstances deem this appropriate.

Full residential training is provided as well as ongoing field support and training.

We are looking for:

  • Field sales experience, this does not need to be within financial services although this does help.
  • Someone with an outgoing positive attitude who always wins over with sales of any kind.
  • No qualifications are required.

Package offered:

  • Realistic OTE in the 1st full year of around £40k.
  • Commission structure.
  • Company pension.
  • Sick pay.
  • Holiday.
  • Fully expensed company car
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Multi-skilled Machine Operator
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £9.00 - £14.00 per hour
Location: Earls Colne
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908209
About the role

Just Recruitment is looking for a Multi-skilled Machine Operator required on a full time permanent basis, for a manufacturing client based just outside of Halstead, Essex.

Applicants must have experience with operating any of the below CNC machines:

  • Tornos
  • Mazak
  • Fanuc
  • Axis
  • Star

You must be able to drive due to location.

Hourly rate of pay will depend on experience.

There is plenty of career progression opportunities available with this company - from Machine Operator, to Team Leader and potentially Shift Manager.

To discuss the opportunities in more detail, please call today.

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CRM Marketing Executive
Sector: Marketing, Advertising and PR
Salary: £25,000 - £26,000 per annum
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 907768
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group is delighted to be supporting our client who are seeking a CRM Marketing Executive to join their highly reputable and consistently growing business.

We are seeking to recruit a CRM Marketing Executive to support the delivery of CRM marketing solutions predominantly within Salesforce with some experience of Dynamics 365 to support the wider marketing strategy.

The role will work in conjunction with the Operations Projects team to facilitate implementation of Salesforce software from a marketing perspective. Dynamics 365 is currently in place and therefore the role will focus upon integration from Dynamics to Salesforce and support the transfer of all marketing data onto Salesforce leading the roll out of the marketing aspect of the system to relevant employee groups.

The ideal candidates will:

  • Be process orientated
  • Have strong attention to detail
  • Be able to work to tight deadlines
  • Have the ability to multi-task with a strong commercial acumen, which is essential
  • Have strong analytical skills, which will be essential to improving campaigns and driving good results
  • Have a strong understanding of CRM and marketing automation which is essential, as is a love of data.

Key skills:

  • Must have extensive experience of Salesforce software with a marketing focus
  • Proven experience with Dynamics 365
  • Experience in identifying, proposing and implementing solutions within Salesforce within a marketing environment
  • 3+ years’ relevant CRM marketing experience
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office Package
  • Ability to self-manage and deliver to tight deadlines
  • Ability to act on changing priorities - flexibility and openness to change are key
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to analyse data and make recommendations
  • Ability to work in self-directed, results oriented environment
  • A creative, analytical and commercially driven approach
  • Educated to degree level or experience gained from a similar role and environment
  • Highly organised and process driven

Benefits include:

  • Annual bonus opportunities
  • 20 days holiday + bank holiday, increasing to 25 basic days after completion of 12 months service
  • Life assurance
  • Income protection insurance
  • Healthcare

For more information apply today.

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Marine Export Coordinator
Sector: Transport, Logistics and Shipping
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 per annum
Location: Felixstowe
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908246
About the role

The Just Recruitment Group is delighted to be supporting our client based in Felixstowe, who are seeking to recruit a Marine Exports Coordinator to join their team on a full time, permanent basis.

Our client is a longstanding and well-respected business, who, due to their continued growth require a strong team player with excellent communication skills and the ability to work to strict deadlines to come aboard!

Duties will include:

  • Processing Exports
  • Tending to vessels in London Gateway
  • Hazardous cargo management
  • Liaising with other areas of the business to ensure a smooth and efficient service

Experience in CNS, CHIEF and Destin 8 would be desirable as well as familiarity with Excel and Word.

Candidates must be flexible and willing to work unsociable hours for which time in lieu will be granted.

Our client offers a competitive salary as well as the opportunity to progress within the business.

For more information or to be considered for the position please call today.

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Design Engineer
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908345
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for a Design Engineer to join a company with an expanding workforce.

They require a CAD draughtsperson who is dynamic as well as organised and will offer support to the project managers, manufacturing and on-site installation teams. The role will be predominantly based at their Halstead Site however you must be able to travel to their site in Sudbury also.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Experienced in 3D CAD software, Preferably Autodesk Inventor/Solidworks
  • Experience with Tolerances/Dimensioning
  • Steelwork/Fabrication/Sheet Metal
  • Design data management (PDM) – Vault/Solidworks PDM
  • ECN/ECO Processes
  • AutoCAD & experience with design layouts
  • Previous knowledge of integrating designs into manufacture
  • Previous knowledge of Creating works orders and Bill of materials would be beneficial
  • Ability to manage customer expectations
  • Computer literate with Microsoft packages
  • Good knowledge of report generation & database input

Monday - Friday

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Commodity Manager
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £30,000 - £47,000 per annum
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908035
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be supporting one of Europe's largest manufacturing and electronics companies who are seeking a Commodity Manager to join them on a full time, permanent basis. 

Responsibilities include developing complex buying strategies to purchase and arrange delivery of supplies and materials, managing supplier capabilities and negotiating prices and quality requirements. 

Other duties include managing supply chain risk, analysing and reporting supplier performance metrics and communicating proactively with various stakeholders on supply issues. 

Successful previous experience in purchasing and supply chain is essential. 

Certification of a professional body associated with procurement is desirable although not essential. 

Our client offers a highly competitive salary coupled with excellent benefits and opportunities to progress within the business.

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2 x Warehouse operatives
Sector: Warehouse
Salary: £8.21 per hour
Location: Wellingborough
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 908314
About the role

Just Recruitment Group is currently recruiting for 2 x Warehouse Operatives to start on as soon as possible for our rapidly expanding client based in Wellingborough.

Duties:

  • General Warehouse duties
  • Scanning of boxes
  • Unloading and loading of vans
  • Wrapping of orders

Working Hours:

Monday to Friday - 8am to 5pm.

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SEO Executive
Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: £24,000 - £26,000 per annum
Location: Braintree
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908365
About the role

Do you have previous experience of using SEO tools (Google Webmaster Tools, SEMrush, or Majestic SEO)?

Do you have an understanding of SEO?

Just Recruitment Group is delighted to be recruiting for an SEO Executive for their client, a highly reputable and prestigious online retailer based on the outskirts of Braintree.

You will be helping with all areas of SEO, and assist with collaborations, technical areas and creative content campaigns.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support outreach and content areas within the SEO team when required.
  • Support technical and onsite SEO roadmap.
  • Monitor site performance and understand which initiatives drive sales and new customers.
  • Manage relationship with 3rd parties.
  • Identify ROI for SEO and content campaigns and prioritise quick wins where possible.
  • Keep up to date with SEO tools, web technology and Google’s and other search engines algorithm and how they affect SEO.
  • Monitor competitor performance and rankings, ensuring relevant insights are communicated to key stakeholders.

 

Experience & Skills

  • Degree educated (or equivalent) preferable
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Basic understanding of search engine optimisation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent MS Excel skills
  • Previous experience of using SEO tools e.g. Google Webmaster Tools, SEMrush, or Majestic SEO, is desirable but not essential
  • Experience with analytics tools such as Google Analytics is desirable but not essential

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday – Friday on a 40 hour week.

If you are interested, then apply today!

 

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Advertising Account Executive
Sector: Sales
Salary: To be discussed on application
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908357
About the role

Do you have experience in sales, or are looking to start your career in media sales?

Are you target driven?

Just Recruitment Group is currently recruiting for an Advertising Account Executive for their client based in Colchester.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Covering leads: Each issue it is imperative that all leads are contacted to give them a chance of featuring in the issue on which you are currently working
  • Creating leads: Each Executive will be responsible for ‘growing’ and maintaining their sector of the alphabet split.
  • Adhering to definite deadlines
  • Administration, this will include booking confirmations, booking onto the log sheets, updating files, copy production and any other duties that are seen as relevant and reasonable.
  • Attending exhibitions relevant to your magazine. This in some cases will require staying away from home this will be at the expense of the company.
  • Supporting managers

Requirements of the position:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written – most importantly an impeccable telephone manner.
  • Ability to keep paperwork in order and perform basic administrational duties.
  • Good organisational skills and ability to co-ordinate several tasks at once.
  • Good customer service skills and the ability to be a team player.

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday – Friday.

If you are interested then apply today!

 

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Sales Administrator – Maternity Cover
Sector: Public Service and Administration
Salary: £18,000 - £22,000 per annum
Location: Witham, Essex
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 908329
About the role

Do you have recent Office Administration experience?

Do you consider yourself a whizz on a computer?

Just Recruitment Group is currently recruiting for a Sales Administrator to join their client's team on a Maternity Cover basis, based on the outskirts of Witham.

Duties will include:

  • Generating quotations based on client's specifications. Recommending production and decorating techniques. Upselling and using skills to determine right product for client.
  • Producing ideas for graphic visuals using client's artwork.
  • Processing sales purchase orders and delivery notes.
  • Develop relationships with existing and new clients to increase annual spend.
  • Chase quotations to develop business.
  • Answering telephone and dealing with clients professionally and efficiently, or directing to right department.
  • Accurate handling of all administration.
  • Support of Office Manager and other members of the team as requested.
  • Maybe called upon to cover other departments when colleagues off sick or on holiday.
  • Any other office administration duties that maybe delegated.
  • Sending out post and special deliveries, putting stationary away.
  • Assisting other departments with administration tasks as necessary.

 

This is a full-time position working Monday – Friday 08.30 – 17.00.

Due to the location of this role you must have your own transport.

If you are interested then apply today!

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3-Axis CNC Miller
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £12.50 - £16.00 per hour
Location: Witham
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908387
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for an experienced 3-Axis CNC Miller to work full time for a successful CNC precision engineering company based in Witham.

Essential Requirements:

  • Setter, Programmer, Operator
  • Able to read technical drawings
  • Write, prove and run a program
  • Trouble shoot problems
  • Inspect part to drawings
  • Someone who has used Mazak machines

Desirable:

  • Someone who has used CAMWARE like HYPERMILL, DELCAM, EdgeCam etc
  • Apprentice trained
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Editorial Assistant – 6 Month Contract
Sector: Media and Internet
Salary: To be discussed on application
Location: Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary
Job ref: 908386
About the role

Do you have an Editorial background and available to start in a contract role?

Just Recruitment is recruiting for an Editorial Assistant for their ever-growing client based in Colchester.

Duties will include:

  • Researching and writing news and features
  • Writing regularly for their websites and social media platforms
  • Subbing and proofing features
  • Occasional attendance at consumer and trade shows

You will:

  • Thrive on working in a fast-paced environment
  • Hit tight deadlines with ease
  • Be highly organised and adaptable
  • Have a strong eye for detail and stunning imagery
  • Be a first-class writer with an excellent grasp of English grammar
  • Juggle multiple tasks with confidence
  • Be highly creative
  • Be a whizz at social media and trend-spotting

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

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Machine Operator
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £8.50 per hour
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Temporary to Permanent
Job ref: 908383
About the role

Just Recruitment Group is looking to recruit Temporary to Permanent Machine Operators for a company based in Halstead. 

This is an exciting opportunity to work for a busy company.

The role will involve: 

  • Operating the processing and packing of all products to customer specifications 
  • Working as part of the team on each packing line 
  • Completing all paperwork accurately and in a timely manner 
  • Ensuring compliance with health and safety requirements 
  • The ideal candidate will come from a food background

This role will involve working on a 6am until 2pm and 2pm until 10pm shift. 

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Credit Controller
Sector: Accountancy, Banking and Finance
Salary: £25,000 - £26,000 per annum
Location: Sudbury
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908382
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for a Credit Controller on behalf of a company based on the outskirts of Sudbury. 

The main purpose of this role is to ensure that the customer credit accounts are paid within the agreed terms. You will have the ability to demonstrate a high degree of competency in analytical thinking, troubleshooting and problem solving. 

Responsibilities: 

  • Chasing debt 
  • Issuing statements, invoices and credit notes 
  • Running credit checks and reviewing credit limits 
  • Dealing with customer queries 
  • Reconciliation of payments and bank accounts 
  • Managing the automated cash procedures 
  • Vetting of new account applications 
  • Preparation of aged debt reports 
  • Managing returns and liaising with internal staff and customers regarding returns 
  • Debt insurance administration 
  • Establishing a good working relationship with internal staff, customers, financial institutions and suppliers 

Skills and experience: 

  • Previous experience of working in a Credit Controller role is essential 
  • Proactive, firm but customer focused approach to collection of money via telephone calls, letters and emails.
  • Knowledge of SAP 
  • Knowledge of Sage Pay would be desirable 
  • Microsoft office 
  • Flexible approach to work to manage, prioritise and work to deadlines 
  • Ability to problem solve 
  • Good verbal and written communication skills 
  • Team player 
  • Analytical skills 

Competitive salary plus benefits. 

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Stair Assembler
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £18,000 per annum
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908354
About the role

Just Recruitment is seeking an Assembly Operative to join a busy manufacturing company based on the outskirts of Colchester.

Key Duties:

  • Assembly of timber staircases from in-house manufactured components.
  • Working to daily/weekly deadlines for delivery of stair kits to customer sites.
  • Assisting with machining standard parts for staircase assembly.
  • Assisting team with loading and dispatching finished goods and making the necessary dispatch records.

Skills Required:

  • Use of a variety of hand and power tools including power screw drivers and nail guns.
  • A clear understanding about safe manual handling and group lifting.
  • The ability to work to and meet production deadlines on weekly batch manufacturing plans.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Be physically fit and able to lift and carry parts/materials.
  • Comfortable with handling workshop documentation.
  • Additional skills in first aid, H&S, manual handling or fork truck driving will be noted.
  • Candidates with experience (or a keen interest) in staircase manufacture, wood working techniques and wood machinery usage may have an advantage.

With 28 days statutory annual leave (20 + 8) and the likelihood of some overtime working, this will be a full-time position but subject to satisfactory completion of 6 months’ probation.

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Maintenance Labourer
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Tiverton, Devon
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908367
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for a Maintenance Labourer on behalf of a company based in Tiverton, Devon.

As a Maintenance Labourer you will be responsible for supporting both electrical and mechanical engineers during planned and reactive maintenance of the factory machinery.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with electrical and mechanical repairs to ensure maximum uptime of machinery.
  • Manage the requirement of Total Preventative Maintenance program and planned maintenance to maximise machine availability.
  • Effective communication of machine statues to minimise and prevent downtime.
  • Ensure company policies and procedures are followed at all times.
  • Regular inspection of machinery to ensure compliance with Total Preventative Maintenance.
  • Work closely with other departments to find ways to increase machine reliability on existing and new equipment.
  • Maintain machine cleanliness pre, during and post machine servicing to increase efficiency of the department.
  • Some involvement in projects within the business to develop process improvements.

Skills:

  • Strong team working experience.
  • Flexibility.
  • Motivation and initiative.
  • Good organisational skills.
  • Experience of driving forklift trucks.
  • Basic computer skills
  • Good level of physical fitness.

Hours of Work:

Monday - Thursday: 7.00am – 4.00pm, 30-minutes for lunch.

Friday: 7.00am – 12.00pm, no lunch break.

39-hours per week.

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Forklift Truck Driver
Sector: Property and Construction
Salary: £9.50 per hour
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908351
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for a well regarded organisation who are looking for a Counterbalance Forklift Driver to join their team in Ipswich.

They are looking for a diligent, hard-working individual to join the team on a permanent basis.

The successful candidate will be required to move a variety of goods to relevant locations within the construction area and sometimes take the goods on the road, so a Full UK Licence is required.

Key duties include:

  • Assisting with moving goods.
  • Loading and unloading of goods depending on requirements.
  • Working within a team, sometimes under pressure and be able to handle a fast-paced busy yard.

Skills and abilities:

  • Personable nature and possess excellent communication skills.
  • Counterbalance Forklift licence and Full UK driving licence.
  • Experience in a similar role is advantageous.

Benefits:

  • 20 days holiday plus Bank Holidays.
  • Paid overtime
  • No weekend working

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a company that lives up to its values and looks after its people.

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Digital Account Manager
Sector: Marketing, Advertising and PR
Salary: £23,000 - £28,000 per annum
Location: Kelvedon
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908356
About the role

Do you have experience of Account Management in an Agency environment?

Are you used to handling a variety of accounts?

Just Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for a Digital Account Manager on behalf of a hugely reputable and growing Agency based in the Kelvedon area.

Duties will include:

  • Liaise with assigned clients to create a project brief and understand their requirements.
  • Liaise closely with the Creative and Development teams in order to produce the projects for the clients which meet the deadlines and budgets set.
  • Working closely with the team to brief jobs into the studio throughout each stage of a project, ensuring that a job is always managed and processed in the correct way.
  • Daily management of your jobs in the studio alongside your team.
  • Responding proactively to all client requirements.
  • Provide quotes for clients on all work and manage invoicing.
  • To create a close working relationship with assigned clients, including attending client meetings.
  • Proactively pursue additional work from assigned clients.
  • Delegate work as appropriate to the team assigned to the accounts.

Experience:

  • Experience of handling a variety of accounts and dealing with a number of different stakeholders.
  • Previous experience of account management, particularly within an agency environment.
  • Previous experience of people management.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Excellent people management skills.
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail. Excellent computer skills, including the Microsoft suite.

This is a full-time, permanent position working Monday to Friday on a 37.5 hour week.

If you are interested then apply today!!

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Yard Person
Sector: Production and Stock Control
Salary: £16,000 - £18,000 per annum
Location: Ipswich
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908337
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be supporting one of Ipswich’s leading manufacturers of Windows, Doors and Conservatories.

They are looking for a Yard Person to help continue the smooth operation of their Yard.

This will involve the safe and efficient loading and unloading of fragile and handmade products.

You will take great pride and care in moving the products, balancing a careful and efficient approach.

A full UK driving licence is essential, as well as some experience driving vans, as products will need to be driven to various sites in the local area.

You will have experience in a manual job.

The working hours are between 7:30am and 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.

In return you will receive a generous salary of up to £18,000 annually, as well as 20 days holiday (plus 8 days bank holiday) and pension contributions.

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CNC Machine Setter/Operator
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: £18,000 - £19,750 per annum
Location: Halstead
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908355
About the role

Just Recruitment is seeking a Machine Setter/Operator to join a busy manufacturing team based on the outskirts of Colchester.

If you have experience of CNC machining of timber components that will be of particular interest. A knowledge of hard and softwood species will be an advantage along with an understanding of FSC sustainable timber procedures.

Key Duties:

  • Machine setting.
  • Machine operation.
  • Checking tool and cutter condition and monitoring finishes to ensure tool replacement is carried out at right times.
  • Reading component data from workshop documentation including drawings and cutting lists.
  • Carrying out daily/weekly/monthly maintenance and cleaning of machinery to keep in good working order.

You will be:

  • Physically fit and able to lift and carry parts and materials and be experienced in group lifting activities when the need arises.
  • Comfortable with handling workshop documentation and learning the established works procedures.
  • Have a familiarity with timber machining and how cutter rotation in and out paths can affect quality finishing.
  • Be ready to assist others in any workshop duty that may not be connected with CNC machine operation.

With 28 days statutory annual leave (20 + 8) and the likelihood of overtime working, this will be a full-time position but subject to satisfactory completion of 6 months’ probation.

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Weekend Shift Production Cell Team Leader
Sector: Engineering and Manufacturing
Salary: Discussed on application
Location: Tiverton, Devon
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908350
About the role

Just Recruitment is delighted to be recruiting for a Weekend Shift Production Cell Team Leader.

Reporting to the Production Manager, our client is recruiting for an additional team leader to support the continued growth of their company whilst strengthening the people management of their production cells. The Team Leader will have day-to-day responsibility with supporting and developing employees.

Scope of the Role:

  • Promote a safe working environment and reduce accident trend.
  • Ensure output targets are met or exceeded.
  • Ensure performance of team and individuals meets targets set, including managing performance effectively.
  • Achieve positive customer service with high levels of on-time delivery and delivered quality results.
  • Improve productivity results through improving OEE performance.
  • 5S percentage score improvement.
  • People management and performance to include skills, appraisals and development.
  • Team communications and daily HR procedural adherence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Creating and maintaining a positive workforce and developing an effective team-working environment.
  • Promote safe working practices.
  • Coaching employees to include addressing performance issues and conducting personal development reviews to improve skills.
  • Identify skills gaps and implement training plans to support the business needs.
  • Day to day HR activities and deal with employee conflict and perform first level disciplinary reviews to include absence management.
  • Develop and support improvement programmes in conjunction with employees.
  • Participate in regular team briefings, to promote and develop a culture of inclusive communication, engagement and co-operation.
  • Planning, organising and prioritising the workloads of machine shop personnel to ensure production targets are met, maximising the utilisation of capital equipment.
  • Key person in ensuring KPI targets on safety, quality, cost, efficiency and delivery are achieved.
  • Maximise the Overall Equipment Effectiveness performance.
  • Adhere to lean principals and working practices including 5S.

Key Skills:

  • Strong leader with previous experience of coaching and people management to include employee engagement, motivation and performance and development.
  • Performance management processes and techniques.
  • Previous experience of production supervision.
  • Appreciation and implementation of lean principles including 5S and SMED.
  • Excellent IT and communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Sound knowledge and experience of health and safety compliance.

Hours of Work:

Friday to Monday: 36 hour week comprising of 2 x 6 hour shifts Fri and Mon and 2 x 12 hour shifts Sat and Sun.

In return we offer:

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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Lead Designer
Sector: Creative Arts and Design
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 per annum
Location: Kelvedon, Colchester
Role: Full Time
Contract: Permanent
Job ref: 908338
About the role

Are you a Lead Designer looking for your next fantastic career move?

Are you used to working with High-quality concept designs?

Do you seek to contribute to the wider creative thinking of your employer?

Our client is looking for you.

You will be joining a growing company, delivering high quality creative concepts and will be a valued member of their creative team working in collaboration with the wider studio team, as well as other departments to produce the best possible outcomes for each project you under take.

If you have a keen interest in the design industry and design trends, have the ability to work to tight deadlines and also experience with using Adobe Creative Software then we want to hear from you!

Due to the location of their offices you will also need to hold a full UK license and have access to a car. 

Don't delay, apply today!

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