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Logistics Administrator

A vacancy has arisen for a Logistics Administrator at the Dishforth Site. Reporting to the Logistics Controller the Logistics Administrator will primarily provide help and administrative support to the Logistics Department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Logistics Controller 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

 

To apply for this role please send a covering letter and your CV to michelle.mccann@devenish.com by 5pm on Friday 6th August 2021.

 

 

Health Safety and Environmental Officer

A vacancy has arisen for a Health Safety and Environmental Officer. This role will be responsible for leading on the Health, Safety and Environmental initiatives across our A-One sites located in Dishforth and Milby.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promote a positive proactive culture towards health and safety
  • Keeping the Site leads informed of statutory requirements and ensuring compliance from EHS regulations
  • Providing an advisory service on EHS matters
  • Ensure in depth completion of accident and incident investigation (reactive) and devising strategies and guidance to target improvements
  • Ensure risk assessments (general and specific) and development of safe working practices are undertaken to promote a safe working environment and provide advice and guidance when required. These will be wide ranging but will include:
    • COIVD-19
    • COSH, MSDS
    • Manual Handling, DSE, First Aid etc
    • Production/Manufacturing and Office employees
  • Arranging and/or undertaking regular inspections, audits, health surveillance, surveys and tests to assess the standards achieved using, where appropriate, external assistance
  • Liaising with managers and technical personnel to ensure that health and safety aspects of all new plant, equipment and processes are fully assessed
  • Reporting notifiable incidents to the appropriate authority
  • Ensuring compliance with fire and emergency evacuation procedures
  • Providing periodic EHS, KPI and performance reporting
  • Conduct Environmental monitoring and follow-up on remedial actions
  • Assistance in the claim management process, with the legal and HR team
  • Providing advice in investigations into the cause of significant accidents and dangerous occurrences and carrying out recommendations for remedial actions
  • Arranging and/or undertaking regular and statutory inspections, audits, surveys and tests to assess the standards achieved using, where appropriate, external assistance

Essential Criteria:

  • NEBOSH certification or equivalent
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience (or equivalent) in the same or a similar role
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Good understanding of the wider environment to make appropriate resource decisions
  • A good knowledge of Health and Safety legislation
  • Previous experience of carrying out in-depth incident/ accident investigations
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively across all levels
  • Highly motivated and results orientated
  • Resilient - works well under pressure
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills, with the ability to prioritise effectively and work under pressure
  • Strong analytical problem-solving abilities
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to build constructive working relationships and work collaboratively with others
  • Flexible and adaptable
  • Prepared to travel to various sites across GB, NI and RoI as required

Desirable Criteria:

  • Degree in Health, Safety and Environmental discipline
  • First Aid trained
  • Experience of leading or coordinating a significant change or safety programme
  • Experience of undertaking HSE investigations and decision making
  • Experience within a Manufacturing/Production environment
  • Experience in working towards ISO standards
  • Knowledge of CDM Regulations

Salary and Benefits:

  • Competitive salary dependent upon skills and experience
  • Company pension scheme
  • Corporate Health Cash Plan with access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Internal training and development opportunities


To apply for this role please send a covering letter and your CV to michelle.mccann@devenish.com by 5pm on Friday 6th August 2021.

 

 

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

 

 

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