Current Vacancies

Machine Operators - Lurgan, Co Armagh

Full Time

Joining a committed team within the extrusion area you will have responsibility for the manufacture of a range of pipe products within a 24 hour/7 day week manufacturing operation

The Role:
Working to high standards of safety and quality, your remit will be the achievement of agreed target levels of productivity, the visual checking and packing of product off the line and the effective use of raw materials.

You will also be expected to use proven fault finding techniques and to contribute to the continuous improvement of the manufacturing process in order to maintain and improve standards.


The Candidate:

  • With experience gained in a manufacturing process or production line environment you will be able to demonstrate evidence of working and contributing to safety and quality standards.
  • You will have an organised approach with good interpersonal skills to make a positive contribution to a team.
  • Basic engineering, maintenance or fault diagnosis skills would be an advantage along with the initiative to identify and act on problems appropriately
  • Please note, this role will be required to work continental shifts during a 24 hour period.


Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Set-up and changeover of lines within set minimum targets.

  • Responsibility for machine repairs required or allocated to ensure continuity of production whilst minimizing scrap and downtime to meet targets.

  • Machine start ups when required and ensure they are up and running to within specification as soon as possible and to maximum efficiency.

  • Ensure equipment and tooling used corresponds with the details on process manuals.

  • Ensure all pre-run check lists are complete and signed off.

  • Once running to correct targets to monitor all lines and maintain efficiency and quality throughout the shift.

  • Ensuring the correct blend of materials is available at each machine and correct formulas are used.

  • Control and the acceptance of responsibility for quality, scrap levels and defects.

  • Ensure all scrap and defects are rerecorded accurately.

  • Ensuring that the company policy on health, safety and environment is followed, and that appropriate health and safety rules regulations and PPE are adhered to.

  • Ensuring the housekeeping standards of the area and especially during and after change over’s is adhered to.


What we offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Career development and progression opportunities
  • Free car parking
  • Long Service Awards
  • Discount Voucher Scheme for major retailers 
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Closure over Christmas
  • Death in service benefit
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Health Promotions
  • Pension Contribution
  • Westfield Healthcare Benefit


Would you like to work for a professional, dynamic and fast growing organisation? If so please forward your CV together with a covering letter to jobsni@radius-systems.com

Radius Plastics Ltd are an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 

ERP Support Analyst - Hilcote

Full Time

The main focus of the role is to maintain, support and develop the use of the Group ERP System.

Duties will mainly involve: 

  • Daily system checks (ERP).
  • Monitoring of System integrity and performance (ERP & Associated Systems).
  • 1st line ERP support – face-to-face, via the telephone or using the helpdesk software.      
  • Analyse and troubleshoot ERP system issues/Process reported by end users. 
  • Delivery of BI, SQL and/or Crystal Reports. 
  • ERP Administration.
  • Training and coaching ERP Users.
  • Work with the ERP Manager in the development of ERP documentation, processes and procedures.


Required Knowledge/ Skills Abilities:

  • IT literate with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in ERP Support, with proven trouble shooting and documentation skills.  
  • A team player, good written and communication abilities.
  • Good customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be a Logical problem solver with good analytic and organisation skills.
  • Must be confident, reliable and a self-starter.
  • Ability to organise own time and prioritise workload to meet deadlines and maximise effectiveness. 
  • Strong communication skills with the need to communicate clearly (verbally and written) with all levels of the organisation both internally and externally.
  • Proactive attitude in both responding to problems and pre empting future issues. 
  • SQL – Data interrogation, queries, creation/maintenance of views.
  • Crystal Reports/QlikView.
  • A proactive attitude with the ability to co-ordinate and prioritise activities with minimal supervision.
  • Working knowledge of Open Database Connectivity (ODBC).
  • Flexibility to travel to other business units within the EU.

 

Desirable Knowledge/ Skills/ Abilities:

  • Experience from Manufacturing or Distribution industry.
  • SQL Admin – SQL Server Administration – Highly desirable.
  • Working Knowledge of Syspro highly desirable, although other known ERP systems will be considered.


To apply for this position, please send your CV and covering note to jobs@radius-systems.com

Sales Co-ordinator – German Speaking, Lurgan, Co. Armagh

Full Time

Operating as part of a small flexible team within the fast moving CTS Business the post holder will provide high-level customer relations support to internal and external contacts. The role is to provide support and management to the sales function primarily within our growing GACH markets. With experience the role will increasingly become involved in sales activities. In this position, the individual will coordinate across company functions ensuring stakeholders are kept informed on progress and are satisfied with the International Radius customer care experience.

Summary :

  • Co-ordinate across company functions, ensuring customer satisfaction is optimised. Making certain all parties involved are kept informed and up to date of any changes in a timely manner.
  • Provide administrative and sales support for the field Sales Managers, in particular the GACH Sales manager, including quotations and information around profit margins.
  • Prompt response to emails and sales calls, with a pro-active approach.
  • Managing orders including liaison with production / supply chain to ensure excellent customer service levels.
  • Customer support, including liaison with engineering in response to resolution of technical issues.
  • Preparation of detailed quotations.
  • Follow up, and tracking of, leads and quotations to secure the closure of deals.
  • Maintain customer records ensuring pricelists are accurate and customer visits recorded.
  • Compile/analyse sales data, and produce weekly and monthly meeting reports.
  • Assist with research and lead generation on new business opportunities within the GACH region.
  • Work with Marketing to organise and despatch Marketing Material for both prospective and existing customers, shows and special events.

 

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Fluency in German both oral and written
  • Strong background in sales administration and order management coupled with an ability to undertake meaningful telephone sales business conversations with customers who are likely to be buyers, engineers, contractors.
  • A naturally good account manager, with an aptitude for customer service, and sales administration, combined with strong telephone skills to develop good relationships with key customers and the sales team.
  • You are likely to be educated to a minimum A-level standard (or 3 years experience in a similar role) and have a track record of working as a Sales Co-ordinator where you have demonstrated a range of skills across the sales and customer service mix.
  • An interest in working in a role with technical products would be very useful in this position.
  • Strong personality – confident and outgoing.
  • Excellent IT and keyboard skills with a sound working knowledge of all MS Office applications.
  • Ability to plan ahead and anticipate requirements, communicating effectively at each stage.
  • Strong team player, with a highly cooperative approach, committed to supporting the team where necessary.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential with the flexibility to deal with individuals at all levels
  • An ability to problem solve when challenges or concerns arise.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise a wide variety of tasks
  • A flexible attitude towards working hours is essential, as is a full clean driving licence.
  • Although the role is office based, there will be the opportunity for international travel e.g. exhibitions and customer support
 
Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
  • Ability to converse in other languages (French, Spanish or Russian)
  • CRM functionality
  • Knowledge of the Industry and/or Radius Systems products and services
  • Knowledge and experience of export procedures ideally within the utilities industry


What we offer:

  • Very competitive salary
  • Career development and progression opportunities
  • Free car parking
  • Long Service Awards
  • Discount Voucher Scheme for major retailers 
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Closure over Christmas
  • Death in service benefit
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Health Promotions
  • Pension Contribution
  • Westfield Healthcare Benefit

Contact Name: Paul Crilly

Graduate Manufacturing Engineer- Work Placement – Derbyshire

Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity for a Graduate to join our passionate and knowledgeable team as a Graduate Manufacturing Engineer on a 12-month work placement. You will be working to support the Operations Management team in the improvement of manufacturing performance at our Hilcote, Derbyshire manufacturing facility.

What will I be doing in the role?

 As part of the production team, the Graduate Manufacturing Engineer will learn to design and develop the lean and flexible manufacturing processes required to deliver at-rate and right-first-time products to our customers. Working alongside production engineers, team leaders and operators you will use engineering and process improvement tools and techniques to develop operational excellence in the injection moulding, extrusion, and assembly processes within our business.

You will be exposed to and mentored in several types of problem solving / improvement techniques 5 why, Fish Bone, Pareto analysis, OEE analysis and Value Stream Mapping. You will also be trained in soft skill techniques such as team building, buy in skills, confidence building, meeting etiquette and format. This will culminate in you running your own projects with actual savings to the business.

During the 12-month placement, as a Graduate Manufacturing Engineer you will be tasked with individual projects targeting improvement of current production processes. You will be expected to research, analyse and create real added value in the area of production process improvement. Whilst challenging, the opportunity and real possibility that your engineering project could both contribute significantly to the organisations knowledge base and be incorporated into live manufacturing processes upon completion.

Am I who you are looking for?

To be a successful Graduate Manufacturing Engineer you will have the following skills and experience:

• The right to live and work in the UK.

• Be predicted or achieved a minimum 2:1 degree in an engineering / manufacturing / materials degree or equivalent.

• A valid UK driving licence.

• Good engineering / technical knowledge

• Be a competent PC user

• Experience of statistics and process modelling highly desirable.

• Previous experience within a manufacturing environment is desirable

• Good team player able to work well with and influence others.

  

What about the business I'll be joining?

 Since 1969 we have developed and manufactured innovative plastic pipeline solutions for the gas industry and these solutions are now commonly used in the water, wastewater, energy & power, district heating and telecoms sectors.

Supporting people in the long term for the continued development and delivery of better products and services for our customers, is important to us. We take the responsibility of sharing our knowledge and experience, built over five decades seriously.

You are assured to be welcomed into a professional and warm environment, where we value all of our employees equally and have a strong focus on their health, safety and wellbeing at all times, whilst acting responsibly towards our environment.


What will I get in return?

 As part of the Radius Group, we offer a competitive starting salary and extensive benefits package.

In addition, you will be supported and mentored building your experience and moulding your career. The one thing you can be sure of is that you can have an exciting and varied career at Radius, where only you set the boundaries to your success.

Salary – Circa 18k dependent on skills and experience

Pension - We offer a competitive pension through Legal & General, Radius will match your contribution up to a maximum of 5%. In addition, all employees receive Life Assurance cover.

Benefits - We offer a wide range of employee benefits including a Childcare Vouchers, Paid Sick Leave, Group Income Protection, discounted breakdown insurance and retail vouchers to name a few...

What do I need to do now?

 Still Interested? If so, we would love to hear from you! to apply please forward your CV together with a covering letter to jobs@radius-systems.com.  We will be in touch with you after your application to tell you about the next stages.


Stockyard Operator

Full Time

Purpose of position: To load all required products onto the relevant trucks to ensure accurate, cost effective and on time deliveries to meet customer needs. Assist with stock taking and transfer functions to ensure stock accuracy and report discrepancies. Ensure all products are properly packaged and available for safe transport. Responsible for Drum Prep duties to include the grinding process, Radbox assembly and packaging.

Summary (5-8 major activities):

· Reporting to the Logistics Supervisor, work within the Logistics team to assist with the daily loading/unloading requirements including completion of despatch notes and adhering to the receipts procedure.

· Ensure all company stock products are recorded or transferred accurately and input on the Syspro system. Monitor and report on stock accuracy to defined departmental KPIs.

· Carry out loading requirements safely with a high degree of care to ensure goods aren’t damaged during the loading process. Ensure, through cross checking, that the products being loaded are as per requested on the loading sheet, signing off your loading sheet at the completion of each load.

· Manage stock effectively and explain variances in stock, suggesting solutions to rectify.

· Be flexible when required to accommodate a fast moving market on rapid demand and delivery measures to be in line with procedures set to meet product needs.

· Liaise with the Logistics Supervisor to achieve all logistic related targets.

· Ensure effective cross departmental communication in matters related to your area. Develop new innovative ideas to cut costs and improve health & safety.

· Work in Drum Prep environment being competent with all required duties.

· Have a full understanding of the stores and yard stock control systems.

· Complete daily checks to all equipment and record and report any faults.

· Provide administrative support and carry out additional duties/reports for the Logistics Department as and when required.

· Contribute to all business health and safety initiatives including safety/accident/incident audits in line with current legislative standards and Codes of Practice.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

· Demonstrate a good basic standard of education.

· Demonstrate a working knowledge of Stockyard Yard/Warehouse environment.

· Have a sound knowledge of modern information technology.

· Be well organised and articulate, paying a high attention to detail, having the ability to deal accurately with a lot of information.

· A self motivated individual with the flexibility to adopt and a willingness to develop new skills.

· Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to deal with a variety of loading challenges.

· Willingness and ability to cover other general duties and cover holidays within the Logistics function.

· Skilled FLT driver with various trucks.

· Good numerical skilled.

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

• An understanding of stock control systems.

• Knowledge of Microsoft Office and warehouse management systems.

• Good health and safety awareness and a willingness to promote good practice.

• Manual Handling.

• Forklift Licences to include, 5 Tonne Counter Balance, Side loader, Tele Handler and Reach Truck.

Contact Name: Paul Crilly

Technical Sales Manager - Central England

Closing Date: 13 November 2019

Full Time

Purpose and Summary of position: Purpose and Summary of Position: Operating as part of a small flexible team within the fast moving CTS Business the post holder will be a focussed and driven sales professional with experience in dealing with utility companies, distributors and contractors. This is a new field based appointment designed to enhance our UK presence by delivering new business, and hence drive our growth strategy. Working closely with the CTS Director and Sales Manager you will deliver enhanced sales levels through various existing and new routes to market. You will work closely with the management team to formulate sales strategies. This is an opportunity to join a business that is financially stable, forward thinking and developing strategies for growth.

Summary :

  • Proven ability to seek out and convert new opportunities to quality sales – increase sales with both current and new customers in the UK.
  • Ensure sales targets and profitability are met or exceeded.
  • Accustomed to working from a home or remote office location you will be disciplined, consistent and effective in your professional application. You will be able to communicate effectively with the high quality support team located in the manufacturing base.
  • Possess gravitas and the ability to communicate and leverage relationships within a wide array of market sectors and broad customer base.
  • Build strong relationships with customers in the target market sectors to sell and develop the Company’s offering.
  • Proven ability to be able to understand market dynamics at various points of sale and sell to margin.
  • Develop new business opportunities through research, meetings and appropriate marketing activities.
  • Tenacious approach to following up and developing leads generated.
  • Ensure continuous growth of the UK sales market.
  • Strong technical ability and product knowledge selling a broad range of products into the civils, cable, telecoms and utility markets.
  • Prompt response to emails and sales calls, with a pro-active approach.
  • Preparation of detailed quotations.
  • Follow up, and tracking of, leads and quotations to secure the closure of deals.
  • Customer support, including liaison with the Engineering Department in response to resolution of technical issues.
  • Managing orders including liaison with Production / Supply Chain to ensure excellent customer service levels.
  • Maintain customer records ensuring pricelists are accurate and customer visits recorded.
  • Compile/analyse sales data, and produce weekly and monthly meeting reports.
  • Work with Marketing to organise and despatch marketing material for both prospective and existing customers, shows and special events.
  •  Any other duties reasonably assigned.


Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • A naturally good account manager, with an aptitude for customer service, and sales administration, combined with strong telephone skills to develop good relationships with key customers and the sales team.
  • You are likely to be educated to a minimum of degree standard with sciences (or 5 years experience in a similar role), and have experience selling standard products and bespoke technical solutions to the cable, telecom utility industries (or similar).
  • Self motivated autonomous worker, but have a real team ethos and belief in supporting colleagues to drive the products and company forward.
  • Ability to work on own initiative and prioritise a wide variety of tasks
  • Strong personality – confident and outgoing with good communication skills.
  • Excellent IT and keyboard skills with a sound working knowledge of all MS Office applications.
  • Ability to plan ahead and anticipate requirements, communicating effectively at each stage.
  • Good commercial acumen with an understanding of financials and product profitability.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential with the flexibility to deal with individuals at all levels – good customer facing skills.
  • Ability to problem solve when challenges or concerns arise.
  • A flexible attitude towards travel and working hours is essential, as is a full driving licence.


Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Ability to converse in other languages (French, German or Russian)
  • CRM functionality
  • Knowledge of the Industry and/or Radius Systems products and services
  • Knowledge and experience of export procedures ideally within the utilities industry


VALUES OF RADIUS

Working Collaboratively

Building Trust

Taking Ownership

Seeking to Excel

Continuously Innovating


What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Sales Bonus
  • Career development and progression opportunities
  • Free car parking
  • Long Service Awards
  • Discount Voucher Scheme for major retailers 
  • Occupational Sick Pay
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Closure over Christmas
  • Death in service benefit
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Health Promotions
  • Pension Contribution
  • Career Development Opportunities


Would you like to work for a professional, dynamic and fast growing organisation? If so please forward your CV together with a covering letter to jobsni@radius-systems.com, on or before 15 November 2019

Radius Plastics Ltd are an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 


Contact Name: Deborah Burns

Contact Telephone: 02838446016