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Production Operators

Location: Dishforth, Thirsk (YO7), YO7 3DH

Responsibilities:

  • Adhere to all Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) when operating machinery or FLT's, work instructions and quality procedures and standards
  • To complete all training required to successfully carry out all tasks
  • Ensure all paperwork in your relevant area is completed to the highest standard of accuracy
  • To work as part of a production/operational team, adhering to H&S, work order sheets and comply with quality guidelines
  • Ensuring daily operational and housekeeping tasks are completed to a high standard and fully documented
  • Ensure that your designated workstation/area is clean and tidy during and at the end of your shift., complying with the required clean as you go policy
  • Ensure that the relevant PPE is worn at all times
  • Carrying out all tasks and duties in accordance with Health and Safety standards
  • Always pay due care and attention when moving pallets anywhere in the operation
  • Maintain a positive attitude, actively engage at work and be a committed team member whilst well with others
  • Have a good attendance and timekeeping record, and adhere to all site rules regarding break times and smoking policy
  • Work flexibly to meet demands which may include working at our second site miles from Dishforth (Milby)
  • Carry out other tasks as detailed by the Production Management
  • Develop and maintain effective working relationships
  • Work with Production Manager and Shift Managers to ensure shared responsibility for delivering all Key Production Indicators and targets
  • Demonstrate a professional, positive and helpful attitude to all colleagues and customers and develop and maintain effective working relationships

Pay and Benefits: From £9.40 per hour, company pension scheme, Corporate Health Cash Plan with access to an Employee Assistance Programme, internal training and development opportunities and 40-50 hours a week following a shift pattern (Days and Nights available). 

Essential Criteria:

  • Previous experience in production/manufacturing environment and willingness to learn new roles
  • Ability to work as a strong team player and demonstrate a knowledge of output and quality standards
  • Ability to operate manufacturing equipment and has god attention to details
  • Computer literate and good communication skills and positive and professional attitude
  • Physical capability to meeting the manual handling aspects of the role
  • A good level of both written and verbal English

Desirable Criteria:

  • Forklift Counterbalance licence and knowledge, Maths and English at grade C or higher.

 

Applying: Please send your CV through to megan.hudson@a-one.co.uk

 

 

Ruminant Nutrition Graduate

Location: Dishforth, Thirsk (YO7), YO7 3DH

The Role

Reporting to the Assistant Nutritionist, the successful candidate will work within a busy formulations and purchasing team.

Key duties include:
Supporting our Technical and Nutrition teams with the administration of diet formulation for manufacturing

  • Liaising with internal departments and external parties to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Creating product and label specifications whilst complying with current legislation
  • Assisting with the set-up of new raw materials and manufactured products on computer system

Essential Criteria:

  • Degree in Agriculture, Animal Science or related subject
  • Excellent analytical skills, numeracy accuracy and attention to detail
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively across all levels
  • Good organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise effectively and work under pressure
  • Strong ICT skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build constructive working relationships and work collaboratively with others
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Ability to work both within a team and unsupervised
  • Full driving licence and access to a car

Salary and Benefits:

  • 40hr week, flexibility will be required
  • Based in Thirsk, travel may be required
  • Competitive salary dependent upon skills and experience
  • Salary Sacrifice Pension Scheme
  • Corporate Health Cashplan

How to apply?
If you wish to apply for this position, please forward your CV, covering letter indicating your notice period and salary expectations and why you are suitable for this role to: michelle.mccann@devenish.com

Closing date for applications is 30th November 2021 at 5pm

 

Logisitcs Manager

Location: Dishforth, Thirsk (YO7), YO7 3DH

The Role

Reporting to the Director, the successful candidate will work within a busy manufacturing environment. The successful candidate will take the lead in overseeing the transport fleet and logistical operation of the business to ensure that the business can deliver within business constraints as required. This will include:

  • Being responsible for ensuring the right products are delivered to the right location on time, to the quality required and in the most cost-effective way
  • Management & scheduling of own fleet and 3rd party providers
  • Evaluate the performance and deliver efficiency improvements of the logistics operation
  • Understanding the inbound and outbound supply chain to optimise fleet utilisation via the liaison with raw material suppliers, customer services, manufacturing, commercial teams and customers

Key duties include:

  • Integration of own and 3rd party operators to ensure Production output is maximised as efficiently as possible
  • Ensure good communication with stakeholders at all levels
  • Identify savings by removing waste or unnecessary steps in the logistics process
  • Negotiate rates and contracts with 3rd party providers and monitor service against performance criteria
  • Use associated information systems to coordinate and control the order cycle, manage delivery times and to evaluate cost performance against budget
  • Allocate and manage staff & fleet resources according to changing needs
  • Continually try to improve and develop business performance within the constraints of legislation, fuel costs and rising environmental pressures
  • Implement and monitor health and safety procedures across the logistics function
  • Manage, coach and develop a high performing team that meets agreed objectives and delivers best practice results, added value and continuous improvements
  • Set departmental objectives/KPIs and review and assess ongoing performance of direct reports
  • Ensure metrics, reports and process documentation is available for management review
  • Develop, implement and control ongoing fleet replacement plans
  • Manage and optimise the day to day running of the fleet
  • Instigate process review and improvement exercises using available data to deliver best in class driver and fleet performance
  • Ensure inbound and outbound material planning and production scheduling is properly aligned & executed to facilitate optimised fleet running costs incl driver hours.
  • To implement standards and systems that delivers best in class performance and compliance with all customer, statutory and regulatory requirements in fleet management, health & safety and environment.


Essential Criteria:

  • Prior experience of working in agricultural logistics/supply chain function with a comprehensive knowledge of logistics processes and procedures
  • Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) qualified to operate own fleet
  • Thorough knowledge of complex fast moving Logistics operations
  • IT literate with the ability to handle electronic data
  • Commercial and financial acumen with a full understanding of the impact of failure in terms of business cost, production schedules and customer order fulfilment
  • Demonstrable experience of good people management and leadership skills
  • Excellent communication skills with an ability to influence stakeholders
  • A positive attitude to continued learning
  • Able to work in a demanding and challenging environment
  • Flexible and adaptable in terms of role and work hours

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary dependent upon skills and experience
  • Company pension scheme paid via salary sacrifice
  • 40 hour week, flexibility will be required
  • Corporate Health Cash Plan
  • Based in Dishforth

How to apply?

If you wish to apply for this position, please forward your CV, covering letter indicating your notice period and salary expectations and why you are suitable for this role to: michelle.mccann@devenish.com

Closing date for applications is 20th December 2021 at 5pm

 

Logistics Administrator

Location: Dishforth, Thirsk (YO7), YO7 3DH

Key duties include:

  • Working with the Logistics Manager to make sure deliveries are processed through the delivery system efficiently and safely
  • Involved in general order processing and progressing
  • Interact with account managers with respect to delivery schedules maintaining customer satisfaction to help run efficiently and according to safety guidelines. Ultimately, you will ensure our customers receive the right orders on time
  • Plan shipments based on product availability and customer requests
  • Ensure all relevant Logistics documentation is prepared and circulated appropriately
  • Liaise with Third Party Haulage Providers, ensuring conformance to agreed standards
  • Be cost aware, co-ordinating despatch of goods within budget
  • Participate in and contribute to Continuous Improvement initiatives
  • Create and maintain work instructions and process flows as needed
  • Promote a harmonious and safe working environment

 

Essential Criteria:

  • Ideally experience within a similar role but not essential
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise effectively and work under pressure
  • Highly motivated
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong IT skills including standard Microsoft packages and in house systems

 

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary dependent upon skills and experience
  • Company pension scheme paid via salary sacrifice
  • 40 hour week, flexibility will be required
  • Corporate Health Cash Plan
  • Based in Dishforth

 

How to apply?

If you wish to apply for this position, please forward your CV, covering letter indicating your notice period and salary expectations and why you are suitable for this role to: michelle.mccann@devenish.com

Closing date for applications is 30th November 2021 at 5pm

 

Devenish is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community