Current Vacancies

Production Operators, Hilcote, Derbyshire - 24/7 Shift Pattern

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.


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 jobs@radius-systems.com

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
  • 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

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

Production Operator - Fittings, Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity to join our experienced and knowledgeable team as a Production Operative. You will be working as part of our Electrofusion Team producing quality fittings for the utilities industry.

What will I be doing in the role?

 

In the role as Production Operator you will;

  • Operate injection moulding cells in line with standard operating procedures, including start up, wire changes and shut down of operations

  • Manufacture to customer specifications, carrying out final inspection of product to quality standards

  • Highlight to Process Controller and Team Leader if any process is running out of standard cycle time

  • Ensure all components and labels used match the bill of materials on order

  • Contribute to process improvements

  • Carry out routine safety inspections to identify and rectify where appropriate, unsafe acts and conditions and report any incident (safety or environmental) to minimise risk of reoccurrence

  • Carry out efficient inter-shift communication at handover relating to your part of the process

  • Work with others to ensure the highest standards of plant housekeeping and hygiene are maintained

  • Contribute to all business health and safety initiatives including safety/accident/incident audits in line with current legislative standards and codes of practice

    What are the hours of work?

    This position is working a rotating shift based pattern Monday to Friday, as below:

    Days, 6am till 2pm

    Afters, 2pm till 10pm

    Nights, 10pm till 6am

     

    Am I who you are looking for?

    For the Production Operator it is important that you have/are:

  1. Previous experience in a similar manufacturing role including shift working.

  2. Able to follow instructions and procedures; following instructions from others, and keep to schedules and procedures.

  3. Proficient in the use of IT systems, ideally with some understanding of ERP systems

  4. Able to manage your time effectively, identifying and organising resources needed to accomplish tasks, monitoring performance against set targets.

  5. Set yourself high standards for safety, quality and quantity, monitoring and maintaining quality and productivity, working systematically and methodically.

  6. Able to adapt and cope to change; working productively in high pressure environment, adepts to changing circumstances and accepts new ideas.

  7. Adapts to the team and builds team spirit, upholds ethics and values, demonstrates integrity, encourages responsibility towards the organisation, community and environment.

  8. Rapidly learns new tasks, learns from successes and failures, and seeks staff and customer feedback.

  9. Makes prompt clear decisions, takes responsibility for actions, and decisions.


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.

Salary – Starting rate £19,013 (£9.14 per hour)

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...


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 jobs@radius-systems.com

Process Development Engineer - Lurgan, Co Armagh

Full Time

Purpose and Summary of position: New product design, process development and technical support.

Summary:

  • Design and develop new products and processes

  • Lead product and process improvement and cost reduction initiatives.

  • Promote a culture of efficiency and waste elimination.

  • Design equipment and tooling.

  • Conduct performance testing and maintain organised records.

  • Build an insight into product performance for the purpose of optimising future designs.

  • Develop a strong understanding of plastics properties and processing.

  • Assist with preparing documentation for manufacturing, quality, product approvals and tenders.

  • Liaise with other site functions to resolve engineering issues relating to safety, environmental impact and product quality.

  • Provide Technical support to both internal and external customers.

  • Prepare & maintain development drawings and project records.

  • Liaise with customers regarding opportunities and requirements.

  • Participate in site visits relating to deployment of the company’s products.

  • Work closely with all departments within the company.


Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Graduate level in Engineering, Polymer Technology or similar discipline.

  • Strong engineering understanding.

  • Sound technical and commercial judgement.

  • Hands-on, results orientated, methodical approach.

  • Innovative attitude.

  • An ability to analyse problems and identify opportunities.

  • Excellent ability to communicate at all levels inside and outside the organisation.

  • Be able to work autonomously and on own initative.

  • Drive and determination to achieve results.

  • Fluency in Microsoft applications.

  • CAD proficiency and solid modelling experience.

  • Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience in the Plastics industry.

  • Experience with ERP systems.

  • Ability to converse in other European languages


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
  • 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

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

Fittings Process Controller/ Tool Setter, Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

We are looking for someone to tool change/insert change moulding tools and change over all ancillary machines and equipment, ensuring that products made comply to standard operating procedures and specifications.

The role will include - 

· Tool change and insert change production moulding tools in a safe and timely manner

· Perform running adjustments and fault finding. Assist maintenance and tooling in machine and tooling repairs.

· Ensuring equipment is running to correct cycle times.

· Adherence to all quality plans.

· Adherence to all company health and safety rules and procedures.

· Complete a shift hand over with all necessary information for other shift PC’s and area team leader.

· Inform Team leader when encountering technical or quality problems.

· Provide, where required, training to new and inexperienced employees.

· Make sure of an efficient start of production, ensuring product traceability is maintained at all times.

· Ensure all company equipment and tooling is maintained and cared for appropriately.

· Process products into specification to ensure adherence to PCS

· Participate in continuous improvement activity’s

· Hands on machine operating, when necessary.

· Work a reasonable amount of overtime to cover absence and holidays.

The ideal candidate will - 

  • Have experience of injection moulding minimum of 5 years. 
  • Demonstrable ability of working to high safety and quality standards. 
  • Have technical knowledge with the ability to fault find and rectify.
  • Take an organised approach with good interpersonal skills to make a positive contribution to the team. 
  • Have a can do attitude.

This position is working a rotating shift based pattern Monday to Friday, as below:

Days, 6am till 2pm

Afters, 2pm till 10pm

Nights, 10pm till 6am

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

Health & Safety Officer - Lurgan, Co. Armagh

Full Time

Purpose: The candidate will work under the direction of the organisations General Manager although you will be the resident contact for health and safety progression and adherence for the Northern Ireland operations.

Summary:

· Drive through the implementation of SHE policies and procedures to achieve compliance with all applicable SHE legislation

· Support and assist the team in developing and maintaining the company’s SHE management systems in-line with accredited ISO standards

· Assist in the development and implementation of SHE strategies and action plans to ensure the business continually improves

· Actively promote and support programmes to reduce the occurrence of Loss Events

· Participate and drive both pro-active and re-active SHE monitoring techniques to assist with achieving established key performance indicators

· Audit, analyse and report SHE performance to internal and external clients and regulatory bodies as required

· Assist with all forms of hazard identification and risk control programmes to identify, assess and control the businesses occupational SHE risks

· Coordinate all aspects of pollution control, waste management, recycling, environmental health, conservation and energy whilst ensuring that all permitting and licencing requirements are observed

· Provide training and support to all managers/employees as applicable to aid them in fulfilling their SHE obligations

· Be self-sufficient in using computer programmes to develop reports, charts, presentations etc.


Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

· A proven track record in the discipline of health and safety

· NEBOSH qualified but ideally to the equivalent of NEBOSH Diploma/NVQ4 level (in health & safety)

· Ideally Certificate Level qualifications in environment management

· A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role

· Good environmental management knowledge and experience

· Computer literate and able to manage own workload to priorities

· Excellent written and spoken communication skills in order to explain health and safety processes to a range of people and to give presentations to groups;

· Negotiating skills to convince managers of the need to implement and maintain safety standards that may compromise speed or efficiency in the organisation;

· Patience and diplomacy are essential because the profession requires a collaborative approach;

· Ability to understand and analyse complex information and present it simply and accurately;

· Strong attention to detail and a flexible approach to work;

· An interest in the law and the ability to understand regulations;

 

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Membership of either IOSH/IEMA or equivalent HS&E bodies would be advantageous
  • An investigative mind
  • A proven track record in environmental management, preferably in a similar role and environment


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 no later than Friday, 26th April 2019 at 5.00pm.

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

Contact Name: Deborah Burns

Contact Telephone: 028 38 446 016

Business Information Analyst, Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Business Analyst to join our Business Information Team. You will be responsible for a suite of business information activities. The role has specific emphasis on sales forecasts and business intelligence in support of the Commercial/sales team as well as the Finance and operations teams.

What will I be doing in the role?

 

In the role as Business Information Analyst you will;

  • Manage the monthly process to update the rolling eighteen-month sales forecast from initial data entry by the external sales force, through consolidation, analysis and critique at operations level to ultimate sign off by the Commercial Director
  • Support existing business analysis ‘dashboards’ and modify or create new dashboards for identified business needs.
  • Develop reports and/or dashboards to analyse sales, prices, margins and volumes so as to identify and track customer and product trends and anomalies by market sector or product group.
  • Undertake business reporting for UK, Ireland and International customers and/or product groups in support of the Commercial team as well as other areas of the business.
  • Prepare reports and undertake ad-hoc analysis as required.

 

Am I who you are looking for?

For the Business Information Analyst role it is essential that you have/are:

  • Experience of producing reports and documentation to a consistently high standard
  • Logical thinker with the self-motivation to acquire information
  • Highly numerate and literate with the ability to collate and analyse large volumes of data
  • Ability to organise and priorities tasks in order to meet agreed deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills are essential with proven people skills and the ability to work at all levels within the business
  • Attention to detail with application of a methodical and structured working style
  • Expert user of MS Excel, particularly array formula and pivot tables, with a knowledge of MS Access database management and a capable user of MS Word and MS PowerPoint
  • SQL database proficiency with the ability to write views/queries so as to extract and consolidate data from multiple sources and transform into required format
  • Experience of forecasting using predictive planning software
  • Experience of using business intelligence software to consolidate, search and visualise data into user dashboards
  • Experience of working within an integrated ERP/MRP environment with an S&OP process

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities include:

 

  • Background in business finance advantageous with commercial acumen and comprehension
  • Experience of working within a fast-moving, competitive manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge and experience of SysPro, Vanguard and Qlikview with Nprint add-on
  • Experience of presenting to board level individuals


What do I need to do now?

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

Stockyard Operator, Lurgan

Full Time

Working in the Supply Chain team, your responsibilities will span Goods In and Out, Dispatch and Stockyard Operations, all focussed on the timely and accurate flow of materials to our customers.

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

Tool Room Technician Apprentice, Derbyshire

Full Time

Radius Systems Ltd are looking forward to taking on two new apprentices during 2018 in a recent dynamic business partnership with Toyota Manufacturing (UK) Ltd.

Radius Systems are teaming up with Toyota Manufacturing Ltd to offer a fantastic opportunity to become a Tool Room Technician Apprentice, training in Toyota’s world class training facilities whilst being employed by Radius Systems.

As part of our Tool Room team, you will be part of an agile workforce, making continuous improvements to tools within a manufacturing environment.

Stage 1 – First 24 months

Based at the state of the art Toyota Apprenticeship Development Centre

39 Hours, Monday to Friday, 07:30 – 15.48

Stage 2 – Following 24 months

Based at Radius Systems working within the tooling team

40 Hours, Monday to Friday, 08:00 – 17:00

Start date: September 2019

To be a successful candidate, you will:

• Have a minimum of 4 GCSE’s at grade ‘C’ or ‘4’ and above, including Maths and English, or the equivalent

• Have capable IT skills and experience of Microsoft Office

• Willing to study hard on one of the industry’s most advanced Apprenticeship Schemes

• Be reliable, punctual and have a passion to learn

• Be motivated with a positive attitude, and be responsible for your own learning

• Team work and strong communication skills

• Must be able to travel to both Burnaston, Derbyshire and South Normanton, Derbyshire

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer Apprentice, Derbyshire

Full Time

Radius Systems Ltd are looking forward to taking on two new apprentices during 2018 in a recent dynamic business partnership with Toyota Manufacturing (UK) Ltd.



Radius Systems are teaming up with Toyota Manufacturing Ltd to offer a fantastic opportunity to become a multi-skilled maintenance engineer, training in Toyota’s world class training facilities whilst being employed by Radius Systems.

As part of our engineering team, you will be part of an agile, mobile workforce, responsible for the safe maintenance of Radius’s plant and systems

Stage 1 – First 24 months

Based at the state of the art Toyota Apprenticeship Development Centre

39 Hours, Monday to Friday, 07:30 – 15.48

Stage 2 – Following 24 months

Based at Radius Systems working within the engineering team

40 Hours, Monday to Friday, 08:00 – 17:00

Start date: September 2019

To be a successful candidate, you will:

• Have a minimum of 4 GCSE’s at grade ‘C’ or ‘4’ or above, including Maths and English, or the equivalent

• Have capable IT skills and experience of Microsoft Office

• Willing to study hard on one of the industry’s most advanced Apprenticeship Schemes

• Be reliable, punctual and have a passion to learn

• Be motivated with a positive attitude, and be responsible for your own learning

• Team work and strong communication skills

• Must be able to travel to both Burnaston, Derbyshire and South Normanton, Derbyshire

Radius Plus Customer Service Advisor, Hilcote Derbyshire

Full Time

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator to join our team. The primary function of this position will be to provide administrative support to the RadiusPlus business.


The role will involve working under the direction of the Business Administration Manager and the main duties will include:

  • Quoting, Co-ordination of site works, booking teams and ensuring that the site pack and materials are available.
  • Maintenance of product structures, bill of materials inventory, scheduling and invoicing.
  • General administration duties including cover for the Business Administration Manager as and when required.
  • Dealing with customer and supplier complaints.
  • General purchasing and receipting of bought in goods.
  • Invoice queries.

 

The Candidate:

We are looking for an experienced administration professional, who possess the ability to put forward ideas that will improve current ways of working, in a systematic and organised manner.

Computer literate with good numerical ability, experience or familiarity of an ERP system such as Syspro. 

You will have high attention to detail and be able to interact with a variety of internal and external contacts.

A logical problem solver with good communication and interpersonal skills are key along with a strong commitment to the team.

An administration qualification equivalent to NVQ level 2would be an advantage.  


If you 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 jobs@radius-systems.com


Contact Telephone: 01773 811112

Sales Co-ordinator - Lurgan, County Armagh (Maternity Cover - 12 months)

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 nationally and internationally. 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 Technical Sales Managers, including quotations and information around profit margins.
  • Prompt response to emails and sales calls, with a pro-active approach.
  • Preparation of detailed quotations.
  • Customer support, including liaison with engineering in response to resolution of technical issues.
  • Follow up, and tracking of, leads and quotations to secure the closure of deals.
  • 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.
  • Fact finding on new business opportunities.
  • Work with Marketing to organise and despatch Marketing Material for both prospective and existing customers, shows and special events.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • 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.

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

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


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. 

 

Contact Name: Paul Crilly

Production Operators (Summer work) Lurgan, Co Armagh

Part Time

We’ve currently got a number of temporary manufacturing roles available over the summer months in our Lurgan factory. The roles are contracted from June to September and are ideal for candidates who want a bit of temporary work to pay for a summer holiday or just a bit of experience of working in a busy factory that ships worldwide. During your time at Radius, you will gain valuable manufacturing knowledge and experience as well as the opportunity to work with a team of industry experts. Both full time and part time hours are available - 3 shift rotation, including days, evenings and nights.

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:

  • Previous experience gained in a manufacturing or production environment would be an advantage, however is not essential. 
  • You will have an organised approach with good interpersonal skills to make a positive contribution to a team.
  • Please note, this role will be required to work a 3 shift rotation, including days, evenings and nights


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.


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. 

Marketing Officer, Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

We’re looking for a creative person to work under the direction of the Head of Marketing to deliver on the marketing communication plan and goals in line with the Company Marketing Strategy

The Role:

Responsibilities will include:

·Social Media channel management

·Content writing for news pieces, brochures, flyers and other communication materials.

·Brochure and flyer design or working with external design agencies to create material

·Event management including setting up of displays and representing the company at such events.

·Supporting our external sales team with preparation of material for customers

·Management of sales platform (Showpad)

·Supporting customers (stockists) with marketing material

 Sourcing and management of company corporate gifts

The Candidate:

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

·Highly developed literacy and communication skills

·Organised and able to work accurately and efficiently

·Ability to work on own initiative

·Content writing skills in English language

·Ability to communicate at all levels, both inside and outside the organisation

·Computer literate, familiar with Adobe Creative Suite.

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

·Marketing qualification desirable but not essential if experience gained within marketing role.

·Photography skills/interest

·Video shooting and editing


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


Regional Sales Manager – Water (North) GB

Full Time

We are currently seeking an experienced Regional Sales Manager to lead the way in achieving our sales objectives within our Water Utility Division.

The Role:

Responsibilities will focus on relationship building and developing a customer focussed approach to account managment within the assigned water utility companies and their associated key contractors.

Working with existing Water Utilities Framework Companies, you will be required to identify potential opportunities to best place Radius for future Water Utility frameworks tenders.

Effective Account Management of existing and new framework agreements held by Radius Systems, Severn Trent Water, South Staffs Water and United Utilities through effective planning of up coming projects within the Water Utility and associated contractors.

In addition to this you will be required to formulate price / product strategy to win any competitive mini tenders/ orders.

You will also receive and track information regarding key projects and utility strategies and spending plans.

You will also provide after sales support through regular visits with Utility companies key stakeholder base and Contractors to ensure issues / problems are resolved quickly and effectively

The Candidate:

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

•Cultivates and builds strong customer relationships

•Is able to interface with key planning & forecasting tools

•Sales resilience and adaptability, customer focused

•Excellent communication and ‘people skills with the ability to listen and take on board customer requirements

•Effective planning skills and time management

•Initiative and enthusiasm along with a good business sense.


Desirable Knowledge Skills/Abilities

•Good technical knowledge and know- how of Radius product and solutions to capture cross selling possibilities,

•BSc in Sales, Business Administration or relevant field

•Excellent knowledge of UK water companies & their key Contractors

•Knowledge of competitors portfolio and pro’s and con’s


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

Maintenance Engineer (Continental Shifts), Lurgan

Full Time

The Opportunity Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking various planned and reactive maintenance tasks on pipe extrusion and ancillary machinery, and will work as part of the Radius Maintenance Team in a varied and fast paced environment.

The Role

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Liaise with maintenance manager and shift supervisor to determine day to day maintenance and production priorities.
  • Complete maintenance and repairs within target times and without rework following all published procedures and policies
  • Carry out the requirements of the planned preventative maintenance program
  • Install new machinery and equipment accurately and efficiently, within required timescales
  • When required, disseminate knowledge and experience to other Service personnel
  • Ensures tool kit meets ‘minimum requirements’ and personal and Company supplied tooling is maintained to the appropriate standards
  • Comply with Company and Government legislation regarding Health & Safety
  • Maintain a clean and tidy work area
  • Perform daily in depth fault finding, diagnosis and breakdown repairs
  • Keep up-to-date maintenance records of all daily activities using current MMS system
  • This role incorporates continental shift work

Essential Requirements 

  • Time served apprenticeship (4 years) in electrical, Mechatronic or electrical maintenance discipline. With 3 years post apprenticeship experience.
  • Knowledge of DC drives and controls
  • Must have practical Knowledge of automated control systems
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a very high level of attention to detail and thoroughness in completing tasks, while following standardized procedures
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and perform duties within specified deadlines
  • Demonstrated ability to work on own initiative under minimal supervision as part of a small team
  • Strong analytical, oral/written communication, customer service and time management skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to co-operate and deal tactfully and diplomatically with a variety of people, both internal and external
  • Updating, maintaining records and generating reports.
  • Good safety awareness essential with willingness to receive training in legislation as required.


Desirable Requirements 

 Experience of working within the plastic manufacturing industry

  • Demonstrated ability to apply ‘tool room’ skills and tolerances
  • Computer literate with specific knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer
  • Multi skilled in both electrical and mechanical systems.

Quality Manager, Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Quality Manager to provide leadership of the quality function throughout the Hilcote site, promoting operational excellence, leading people and delivering quality performance.

The Role:

The successful candidate will provide visible leadership throughout the Hilcote site and to quality professionals who are responsible for Quality performance. You will manage customer concerns using the 8D process and define and implement CAPA, along with providing support to our commercial teams and customers when required.

You will also be accountable for leading quality improvement activities (DMAIC) to achieve and sustain low DPMO defect rates, together with ensuring the product release meets or exceeds 98% of DTS to ensure OTIF delivery target is achieved.

Ensuring site wide compliance to ISO9001:2015 QMS and all national and international test standards and protocols, both planning and leading on all internal and external site quality audits.

In addition to this you will also be responsible for generating and maintaining Product Quality Plans in line with National and International requirements, and assisting the Head of Quality with future state planning.

You will also provide data on Quality performance for the monthly Operations meeting.


The Candidate:

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

·Full working knowledge of ISO9001 2015 Quality management systems requirements and track record of implementing, sustaining and evolving required cultural behaviours

·Ability to lead quality professionals, acting as the site authority on quality matters (discipline leadership) in addition to proven line management skills

·Able to travel at times with short notice

·Working knowledge of laboratory management with specific reference to requirements for equipment specification, sourcing, maintenance & calibration

·Knowledge of industry quality measurements & standards

·Excellent communication skills/ PC software skills

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

·Knowledge of plastic extrusion and moulding technologies

·Full working knowledge of standards pertaining to polymer based pipeline engineered products, primarily gas and water pressure systems, Telco & sewer non pressure

·Project management expertise to be deployed for major investigations relating to both quality incident management and development of the quality organisation

·Experienced Lead auditor

·6 Sigma trained (preferred)

·Excellent problem solver and coach


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