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Production Operative

Posted on: July 24, 2024

Location: Gillingham

Salary: £11.44 per hour

Category: ProductionWarehouse

Job Type: Full TimeTemporary

We are looking for a Machine Operator to join an independent local in Gillingham, Dorset.

 

This is a temporary placement.

 

What you will do.

 

You will be joining the production team to operate the machinery and run the production lines for customer orders.

 

  • Set up and operate machinery.
  • Follow machine maintenance programme.
  • Monitor product quality.

 

 

Skills and experience.

 

Experience in a similar environment is an advantage but you will receive full training for this job. Most important is an excellent work ethic within a fast-paced environment and working well with your team. You will need good attention to detail and communication skills.

 

Hours of work for this position are Monday to Friday on the 8am to 5pm shift.

 

Are you the right person for this job? Apply here or give Anna a call on 01747 825568.

 

Octopus Personnel focuses on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We are committed to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register.

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Contact details for this job

Agent Name: Anna Wiklinska

Telephone: 01747 825568

Email: enquiries@octopuspersonnel.co.uk

Ref: #386/29

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Customer Service Administrator

Posted on: July 16, 2024

Location: Near Hindon (SP3)

Salary: £23,320-£25,000 per annum

Category: AdministrationCustomer ServiceOfficeSales

Job Type: Full TimePermanent

We are recruiting for a Customer Service Administrator for a market leading company based near Hindon in Wiltshire.

What you will do as Customer Service Administrator.

You will join the customer service team to provide admin and order support.

  • Manage the orders email inbox
  • Process orders quickly and accurately
  • Deal with any queries
  • Work closely with other teams to ensure customer orders are delivered on time in full.

You will also provide incoming telephone support during busy times and fulfil general admin tasks for the office.

Your skills and experience.

To be successful in this role you will have effective communication skills, good attention to detail, be a team player and have strong computer and data entry skills. We are looking for a person who is initiative-taking and full of energy.

What you will receive.

The working environment is exciting, fun, and friendly and you will receive a competitive salary and bonus scheme, 25 days holiday, health cash plan, contributory pension, and staff discount.

You will be working in modern, purpose-built offices, with large kitchen and break area, in a beautiful countryside location, close to the amenities of Hindon. Transport links are excellent with the office just off the A303 and less than 20 minutes from Shaftesbury or Warminster.

Are you the right person for this job? Simply click the Apply Online button. Sandra is recruiting for this role, and she’d love to hear from you. To find out more about looking for work with Octopus, head to our Looking For Work? page.

Octopus Personnel focuses on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We are committed to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register.

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Contact details for this job

Agent Name: Sandra Smart

Telephone: 01747 825568

Email: enquiries@octopuspersonnel.co.uk

Ref: #411/102

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Seasonal Bar Staff

Posted on: July 9, 2024

Location: Salisbury

Salary: £12 per hour

Category: Hospitality

Job Type: Part TimeTemporary

Join Anna’s Events Team! We’re looking for Seasonal Bar Staff over the Spring and Summer season to work events in Salisbury, Wiltshire.

What you’ll do as bar staff

As a Seasonal Bar Staff, you will travel to the event and provide a helping hand behind the bar. You may be needed front of house from time to time. You’ll be able to pick and choose from the events Anna has available throughout the season.

Your experience

Bar experience is required so that you can get stuck in straight away. You’ll need to have a warm, friendly and welcoming manner, be able to think on your feet and have a hands-on approach to working!

How to apply

If you’d like to earn some extra money during our season of events, you can register with Anna – simply apply here or ask for a registration appointment with Anna on 01747 825568. To find out more about looking for work with Octopus, head to our Looking For Work? page.

Octopus Personnel focuses on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We commit to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register.

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Contact details for this job

Agent Name: Anna Wiklinska

Telephone: 01747 825568

Email: enquiries@octopuspersonnel.co.uk

Ref: #1535

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Packing Operative

Posted on: July 2, 2024

Location: Gillingham

Salary: £11.90 per hour

Category: Warehouse

Job Type: Full TimeTemporary

We are looking for a Packing Operative to join a large company site in Gillingham, Dorset.

What you’ll be doing as Packing Operative

You will be joining the friendly packing and logistics team to assist with picking and packing orders using their computerised system. As a Packing Operative you will make sure that all orders are picked, quality checked accurately and dispatched on time.

  • Picking products
  • Packing customer orders
  • Operating labelling and packing machinery
  • Online despatch processing
  • Courier bookings
  • Quality control of orders
  • Stock control
  • General warehouse duties and housekeeping.

Areas are well set up to ensure the efficient flow of customer orders and you will receive full training in your area. Everyone who works in the team is actively encouraged to contribute to the continual improvement of processes. As a result there are regular team catch ups to discuss progress and discrepancies.

Working pattern

Full time hours are 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. There are permanent opportunities available following a period of temporary work.

Skills and experience

You need to be comfortable working on your feet, and reading and writing in English for this role.

What you’ll receive

This job is a great chance to work for a successful company and there are some lovely staff benefits such as parking, free tea and coffee, 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, and job progression, as well as a fantastic hourly rate. Overtime rates paid at time and a half over 40 hours and double time weekend rates.

Are you the right person for this job? Simply click the Apply Online button. Anna is recruiting for this role, and she’d love to hear from you. To find out more about looking for work with Octopus, head to our Looking For Work? page.

Octopus Personnel focuses on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We commit to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register.

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Contact details for this job

Agent Name: Anna Wiklinska

Telephone: 01747 825568

Email: enquiries@octopuspersonnel.co.uk

Ref: #7/173

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Trainee Print Finisher

Posted on: June 26, 2024

Location: Hindon (SP3)

Salary: £24,000 per annum

Category: OtherProductionTechnicalWarehouse

Job Type: Full TimePermanent

We have an opportunity to join a thriving printing company near Shaftesbury as a Trainee Print Finisher.

 

What you will do as Print Finisher

You will be trained to operate various finishing and enclosing machinery alongside the print production team. This includes operating envelope inkjet, envelope fulfilment inserting, poly enclosing lines, folders, and guillotine. You may also need to assist in the hand finishing department as needed.

Skills and experience

Starting salary is £24,000 per year, rising to £28,111 for an experienced Print Finisher. Training will be provided for all job aspects. A forklift licence is a bonus but not essential.

  • Mechanically minded
  • Computer literate
  • An eye for detail
  • Good at handling paper
  • Working to tight deadlines

Working pattern

 

This is a full-time role from 8am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. The company offers a company pension scheme and free on-site parking. Please note, due to their location, having your own transport is necessary.

 

Are you the right person for this job? Simply click the Apply Online button. Sandra is recruiting for this role and she’d love to hear from you. To find out more about looking for work with Octopus, head to our Looking For Work? page.

 

Octopus Personnel focuses on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We commit to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register. 

 

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Contact details for this job

Agent Name: Sandra Smart

Telephone: 01747 825568

Email: enquiries@octopuspersonnel.co.uk

Ref: #474/58

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Print Finisher

Posted on: June 26, 2024

Location: Hindon (SP3)

Salary: £26,512 - £28,111 per annum

Category: OtherProductionTechnicalWarehouse

Job Type: Full TimePermanent

We’re on the lookout for a Print Finisher to join a thriving printing company near Shaftesbury, situated on the Wiltshire/Dorset border.

 

What you will do as Print Finisher

Your main responsibility will be operating various finishing and enclosing machinery alongside the print production team. This includes operating envelope inkjet, envelope fulfilment inserting, poly enclosing lines, folders, and guillotine. You may also need to assist in the hand finishing department as needed.

Skills and experience

Salary offered will be dependent on level of experience as a Print Finisher. Training will be provided for all job aspects. A forklift licence is a bonus but not essential.

  • Mechanically minded
  • Computer literate
  • An eye for detail
  • Good at handling paper
  • Working to tight deadlines

Working pattern

 

This is a full-time role from 8am to 4.30pm, Monday to Friday. The company offers a company pension scheme and free on-site parking. Please note, due to their location, having your own transport is necessary.

 

Are you the right person for this job? Simply click the Apply Online button. Sandra is recruiting for this role and she’d love to hear from you. To find out more about looking for work with Octopus, head to our Looking For Work? page.

 

Octopus Personnel focuses on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We commit to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register. 

 

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Contact details for this job

Agent Name: Sandra Smart

Telephone: 01747 825568

Email: enquiries@octopuspersonnel.co.uk

Ref: #474/57

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Packing Operative

Posted on: June 11, 2024

Location: Gillingham

Salary: £11.90 per hour

Category: Warehouse

Job Type: Full TimeTemporary

We are looking for a Packing Operatives for around 8 weeks temping in Gillingham, Dorset.

What you’ll be doing as Packing Operative

You will be joining the friendly packing and logistics team to assist with picking and packing orders using their computerised system. As a Packing Operative you will make sure that all orders are picked, quality checked accurately and dispatched on time.

  • Picking products
  • Packing customer orders
  • Operating labelling and packing machinery
  • Online despatch processing
  • Courier bookings
  • Quality control of orders
  • Stock control
  • General warehouse duties and housekeeping.

Areas are well set up to ensure the efficient flow of customer orders and you will receive full training in your area.

Working pattern

Full time hours are 9am to 5.30pm, Monday to Friday.

Skills and experience

You need to be comfortable working on your feet, and reading and writing in English for this role.

What you’ll receive

This job is a great chance to gain work experience for your CV.

Are you the right person for this job? Simply click the Apply Online button. Anna is recruiting for this role, and she’d love to hear from you. To find out more about looking for work with Octopus, head to our Looking For Work? page.

Octopus Personnel focuses on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We commit to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register.

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Contact details for this job

Agent Name: Anna Wiklinska

Telephone: 01747 825568

Email: enquiries@octopuspersonnel.co.uk

Ref: #7/174

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Purchasing Assistant

Posted on: June 11, 2024

Location: Zeals

Salary: £28,000 per annum

Category: Accounts

Job Type: Full TimePermanent

We are recruiting for a Purchasing Assistant for a food production company based in Zeals, Wiltshire.

What you will do as Purchasing Assistant

You will need excellent communication, numerical, and planning skills, and commercial awareness to excel in this role.

  • Keep products and prices up to date.
  • Maintain technical admin for accreditation.
  • Help to manage the supply chain and stock control.
  • Resolve queries regarding deliveries.
  • Maintain good relationships with suppliers and resolve any queries and discrepancies.

Skills and experience

  • Purchasing experience, ideally in the food industry or hospitality.
  • Able to participate effectively in cross-functional teams and at all organisational levels.
  • High standard of computer software skills including ERP systems, Excel.
  • Communication skills
  • Mathematical skills

Working pattern

This is a full time, permanent role, Monday to Friday. Hours are 7am to 4pm with one Saturday per month.

The office is located in the pretty village of Zeals, close to the amenities of Mere and Gillingham and just off the A303. They have some office helpers so you must be comfortable with dogs. Our client is keen to find someone who will develop their skills in this role.

The job is office based in a beautiful location, but you will need your own transport to get there. There is free parking on site.

 

Are you the right person for this job? Simply click the Apply Online button. Sandra is recruiting for this role, and she’d love to hear from you. To find out more about looking for work with Octopus, head to our Looking For Work? page.

Octopus Personnel is focused on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We are committed to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register.

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Contact details for this job

Agent Name: Sandra Smart

Telephone: 01747 825568

Email: enquiries@octopuspersonnel.co.uk

Ref: #617/15

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Food Production Operative

Posted on: May 31, 2024

Location: Wincanton

Salary: £12.00 per hour

Category: Production

Job Type: Full TimePart TimeTemporaryWincanton

We’re recruiting for Food Production Operatives to join our well-respected production client in Wincanton.

What you will do as a Food Production Operative

You could be helping across any of their various departments, preparing, weighing, and packing food products.

No previous food production experience is required for the role just a good attitude to working and a reliable nature. We’re looking for a good team player who enjoys working on their feet.

You can pick up any available shifts. Shifts become available on Fridays for the following week. This is a great option if you need the flexibility of picking up shifts when you want them. Pay is weekly in arrears.

6am-2pm (1pm finish on Fridays)

2pm to 10pm (1pm to 8pm on Fridays)

Are you the right person for this role? Simply click the Apply Online button. Anna is recruiting for this company and she’d love to hear from you. To find out more about looking for work with Octopus, head to our Looking For Work? page.

Octopus Personnel focuses on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We commit to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register.

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Contact details for this job

Agent Name: Anna Wiklinska

Telephone: 01747 825568

Email: enquiries@octopuspersonnel.co.uk

Ref: #486/shifts

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Nanny and Housekeeper

Posted on: May 24, 2024

Location: Lymington

Salary: £50,000 pro rata DOE

Category: Childcare and EducationCleaning

Job Type: Part TimePermanent

We are currently seeking a part-time weekend Nanny & Housekeeper to assist a busy family residing between Lymington in Hampshire and London. The role includes comfortable live-in accommodation and travel opportunities.

You will arrive at 5pm on Thursdays and finish at 8.30pm on Sundays. Accommodation will be provided, and occasional travel with the family, as well as the option to stay at the family’s London residence during breaks, will be available.

What you’ll do

As the Nanny & Housekeeper, your daily tasks will revolve around tending to the children (aged 6 and 10) and maintaining a pleasant living environment.

Key childcare and housekeeping duties include:

  • Light cleaning
  • Laundry
  • Cooking meals for the family
  • Grocery shopping
  • Preparing school uniforms for the children
  • Assisting with home organisation
  • School drop-offs and pickups
  • Childcare and homework assistance
  • Engaging in enjoyable activities with the children

Skills and experience

You will have a proven track record of working with families and children, possess a strong work ethic, professionalism, and reliability. A valid First Aid certificate and DBS check are mandatory for this role.

Accommodation will be provided, and occasional travel with the family, as well as the option to stay at the family’s London residence during breaks, will be available.

Are you the right person for this job? Simply click the Apply Online button. Anna is recruiting for this role and she’d love to hear from you. To find out more about looking for work with Octopus, head to our Looking For Work? page.

Octopus Personnel focuses on equality and believes in the value of our diverse characteristics that make each one of us unique. We commit to inclusive recruitment policies, where everyone is welcome to register.

 

Apply online

Contact details for this job

Agent Name: Anna Wiklinska

Telephone: 01747 825568

Email: enquiries@octopuspersonnel.co.uk

Ref: #2298/10