Current Vacancies

Account Executive, Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

You will be responsible for a portfolio of assigned clients and your aim is to create and nurture long-term relationships within your client base. You should be an excellent communicator who is able to grasp client needs and brainstorm ways to fulfil them. Your goal will be to help safeguard our revenue and retain our clients.

Location: Hilcote, Derbyshire

Salary: £23,320 pa

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8.00 - 17.00


Key Activities:

  • Develop relationships with key stakeholders among client portfolios
  • Administer client orders ensuring requirements are met in an accurate and timely manner
  • Create and implement Service Development Plans to address clients’ business needs
  • Advise clients on creating optimal supply solutions
  • Act as point of contact for complaints and escalate issues as appropriate
  • Ensure both the company and clients adhere to contract terms
  • Collaborate with internal teams to address clients’ needs


Required skills/knowledge:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working within a customer service environment
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong client-facing, communication skills
  • Full UK Driving Licence
  • Competent in all Microsoft Office products; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


For a copy of the full job description, please send an email to jobs@radius-systems.com.


If you're interested in applying for this position, please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to jobs@radius-systems.com.

Production 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

Production Operators (Plastic Extrusion)

• Immediate Start

• 12hr continental shifts - 7 to 7

• A range of shift patterns available


The Job

• Working in a busy plastic extrusion facility

• Operating equipment and machinery on the production line

• Adhering to site Health and Safety procedures

• Monitoring and Maintaining Product quality


You

• Previous experience in a factory preferred but not essential

• Self-motivated and high energy

• Willingness to learn and to be a committed team player

• Good understanding of spoken / written English

• Excellent sense of safety and working safely


What You’ll Get

• Competitive overtime rates

• Excellent Shift Premium including paid breaks

• Opportunities for career progression

• In-house and externally certified training opportunities

• Free Car parking

• Flexible Holidays

• Annual Year-end Shutdown

• Employee Assistance Service

• Death in Service Benefit Scheme

• Occupational Sick Pay Scheme

• Discount Voucher Scheme & Cycle To Work Scheme


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. 

Health and Safety Manager - Lurgan, Co. Armagh

Full Time

The Successful candidate will work under the direction of the organisation’s General Manager and lead health, safety and wellbeing progression and adherence for all Northern Ireland operations.

Summary:

  • Drive the implementation of Health, Safety and Wellbeing policies and procedures to ensure ongoing compliance with all applicable legislation.
  • Support and assist the team in developing and maintaining the company’s SHE management systems in-line with accredited ISO standards.
  • Act as the site subject matter expert and key point of contact for all H&S matters
  • Assist in the development and implementation of H&S strategies and action plans to ensure the business continually improves.
  • Actively lead the site on its safety journey and work closely with key stakeholders are to ensure they are engaged in the safety improvement journey.
  • Develop, promote, support and deliver programmes to reduce the occurrence of Loss Events.
  • Participate and drive both pro-active and re-active H&S monitoring techniques to assist with achieving established key performance indicators.
  • Audit, analyse and report Health, Safety and Wellbeing performance to internal and external stakeholders 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.
  • Provide training and support to all managers/employees as applicable to aid them in fulfilling their Health, Safety and Wellbeing obligations
  • Work closely with the Safety teams across the Radius Systems Group to ensure sharing of best practice and alignment with wider company programmes.


Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • A proven track record in health and safety leadership
  • NEBOSH qualified but ideally to the equivalent of NEBOSH Diploma/NVQ4 level (in health & safety).
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.
  • Computer literate and able to manage own workload to priorities
  • Excellent written and spoken communication skills in order to engage with a wide range of people and to give presentations to groups in relation to health, safety and wellbeing.
  • Negotiation skills to ensure that health, safety and wellbeing  is at the forefront of all day to day decision making.
  • Patience and diplomacy are essential to ensure that operational objectives on safety, health and wellbeing are delivered in the face of potential competing priorities.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrable experience in delivering real change in health, safety and wellbeing improvements, particularly within and shift based manufacturing

Contact Name: Paul Crilly

Contact Telephone: 07936961415

Mechatronic Engineer - Lurgan, Co. Armagh

Full Time

Reporting to the Engineering Manager/ Maintenance Supervisor, the successful candidate will be responsible for undertaking various planned maintenance tasks automation improvement projects 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/supervisor to determine day to day planned maintenance, project and production priorities – scheduled through Workmate.
  • Lead and drive automation/improvement projects on site, with new and old equipment
  • Maintain and evolve workmate schedules for work and PPM’s within target times and without rework following all published procedures and policies
  • Using RCA to combat common faults and improve reliability and reduce downtime
  • Install new machinery and equipment accurately and efficiently, within required timescales and overseeing contractors
  • Required to document and 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
  • Writing and amending the PPM/IWS sheets to be up-to-date, functional and workable
  • Keep up-to-date maintenance records of all daily activities using current MMS system  
  • This role incorporates night shift cover for absence/holidays  
  • Project management and liaising with contractors to meet targets
  • Be able to adapt to a fluid fast moving environment where new duties may change and have to be adapted to suit business needs
  • Deputise for supervisor when off site or absent
  • Provide flexibility in terms of working during planned shutdown periods is required as well as assisting with the planning of these

This job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the person assigned to this role. It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job responsibilities, duties and skills required for this position.


 The Successful Candidate 

The successful candidate will have excellent Automation and electrical skills, great problem-solving skills and organizational ability, a high level of attention to detail, an ability to multitask, be highly resourceful and have good people skills.  They will be self-motivated and thrive working on their own initiative, as well as being comfortable following standard procedures and practices.


Essential Requirements 

  • Time served apprenticeship (4 years) in electrical, Mechatronic or electrical maintenance discipline. With 5 years post apprenticeship experience.
  • Knowledge of DC drives and controls
  • 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.
  • Computer literate with specific knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer
  • Be competent in taking the lead in all tasks


Desirable Requirements 

  •  Experience of working within the plastic manufacturing industry
  •  Demonstrated ability to write and understand basic automation programs 
  •  Multi skilled in both electrical, mechatronic and mechanical systems.

 

 

 

Contact Name: Gillian Field

Contact Telephone: 02838446071

Customer Service and Supply Chain Co-ordinator

Full Time

Under the direction of the Customer Services Team Leader, you will be working alongside the Customer Services Team, providing administrative support to help create an efficient and reliable service to our customers.

Location: Hilcote, Derbyshire

Salary: £21,200 pa

Hours: Monday - Friday, 8.00 - 17.00


Key Activities:

  • Liaison between 3PL supplier and Customer Service Team
    • Attend daily shipping calls
    • Provide updates to Customer Service Team on any transport or loading issues
    • Liaise with customers and / or sites on any potential delays or issues
    • Log updates on ERP system
  • Complete checks for deliveries to sites
    • Update the ERP system with specific delivery information
    • Liaise with the Customer Service team on any changes made to deliveries
  • Manage cancellation requests
  • Liaise with 3PL supplier on additional requests to increase deliveries / loads
  • Complete weekly On Time in Full (OTIF) report for all GB, ROI and International deliveries
  • Validate suppliers weekly OTIF report for all GB deliveries
  • Gather data and produce monthly OTIF reports for publication to Senior Management Team
  • Keep ahead of industry developments and apply best practices to areas of improvement


Person Spec:

Experienced in administration and with an understanding of customer service, you will be a driven and highly motivated team member who leads by example and is passionate about the customer and the service we provide. Possessing a ‘can do’ attitude, you will be resilient and tenacious with the ability to prioritise, manage and organise a varied workload.


Required Skills/Knowledge:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in an Administration role
  • Competent in all Microsoft Office products; Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong client-facing, communication skills
  • Troubleshooting, complaint resolution management and multi-tasking skills
  •  Customer service orientation


For a copy of the full job description, please send an email to jobs@radius-systems.com.


If you're interested in applying for this position, please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to jobs@radius-systems.com.

Contact Telephone: 01773811112

Development Engineer - Lurgan, Co. Armagh

Closing Date: 06/03/2022

Full Time

At Radius Plastics in Lurgan, we are looking to recruit a new development engineer to join our growing Development team.

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 initiative.
  • 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 (e.g. Extrusion, Injection Moulding)
  • Experience with ERP systems.
  • Ability to converse in other European languages
  • Underground utility access systems (Ducting, Chambers)


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

Contact Telephone: 07936961415

Extrusion Setter - Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

A key member of the extrusion shift team, control the process in line with the manufacturing plan through effective continual maintenance of product quality to given standards.

Location: Hilcote, Derbyshire

Salary: £35,767pa

Hours: Continental shifts, 4 on 4 off, 6-6


Key responsibilities:

  • Responsible for setting and maintaining the process to standards making process adjustments to minimise material usage within agreed limits
  • Ensuring pre-start-up check sheets are completed and signed off
  • Start up extrusion lines gaining specification as directed
  • Measure product during start up process
  • Record line running conditions in a timely manner
  • Minimise material usage and wastage
  • Complete all required administration tasks involved with the process
  • Carry out fault finding and running repairs in order to maintain production efficiency and keeping shift production supervision informed
  • Ensure that the required specifications and quality of the pipe are correct


Person spec:

  • A team player that can also confidently solve problems alone if required
  • An effective and thorough communicator, both verbally and through technical documentation, able to liaise professionally at all levels across the business
  • A professional approach to coaching/training


Required Knowledge/Skills:

  • Knowledge and experience of an extrusion environment including shift working
  • Takes ownership and responsibility comfortably with due understanding of the limits of authority
  • IT literate


Desirable knowledge/skills:

  • FLT licence
  • Experience of utilising Lean Manufacturing techniques, driven by continuous improvement


For a copy of the full job description, please send an email to jobs@radius-systems.com.


If you're interested in applying for this position, please send a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to jobs@radius-systems.com.

IT Engineer - Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

Radius Systems are looking for an experienced 3rd line IT Engineer to join our expanding IT Department to support and maintain and provision IT services for the group. The Group have made significant investments in to the core infrastructure supporting several manufacturing sites globally. We are about to embark on several projects involving further investment in to cutting edge technologies and are at the stage to grow the internal IT Team.

The Role

Reporting to the Group Head of IT, the role suits an IT Engineer who enjoys a variety and can thrive in a fast paced environment. You will have a depth and breadth of 3rd Line Skills to deliver projects, provide incident response and assist with systems support.

 

Design, implementation and Maintenance of: 

  • VMware and Veeam Infrastructure
  • Microsoft Stack – Server, AD, Azure, O365, Exchange, SCCM, WSUS
  • System Security – Azure, AD, Group Policy, MFA, Intune, Conditional Access and Patching
  • Connectivity – LAN/WAN, VPN, Routers and Switches
  • Service Availability – Clustering, Load Balancing, Maintenance & Capacity Management
  • ITIL best practice with a focus on service delivery and change management
  • Process Creation and documentation
  • Work with the IT team to own the daily schedule by working through service requests and prioritising tickets
  • Ensure service or project issues are resolved or escalated within agreed SLAs


About You 

A motivated self-starter able to work along side the established team to drive the business forwards through technology. You will have 3 Years+ Proven experience within a similar environment in delivering and supporting the technologies listed.

Skills Required 

  • 3 years + Proven 3rd Level IT Engineer
  • Experience with Cyber Essentials & ISO 27001
  • Strong understanding of ITIL v3 and of a Technical background
  • Strong understanding of the Microsoft Stack – Server 2005 – 2019, SQL 2008 – 2019, O365
  • Strong Understanding of Microsoft Applications, Office, O365, Sharepoint, Teams & Power Bi
  • Strong Understanding of Virtualisation Technologies, VMware, Veeam & Hyper-V
  • Strong understanding of supporting Desktops, Servers & SANs in Datacentre Environments
  • Strong understanding of AD & Group Policy design and execution
  • Strong understanding of Networking, configuring of switches and other core components
  • Experience in DR and Business Continuity
  • Outstanding customer Care, Active Listening and communication skills
  • Team Player, ability to coach team members and provide guidance to the support team on escalated incidents
  • Ability to work in fast moving environment, multi task and adapt to changes quickly

Contact Name: Emily Hutchinson

Assistant Buyer - Lurgan, Co. Armagh

Full Time

To effectively manage and control the day to day running of the purchasing function in the Lurgan plant, including but not limited to regular running of MRP requirements (demand, ordering and expediting as necessary), conversion of Purchasing Requisitions to orders, day-to-day maintenance of the ERP system such as vendor and part updates and following of company guidelines in choosing and approving vendors and products.

KEY DIMENSIONS

  • Understanding and use of MRP system (Syspro) to retrieve demand and convert requirements to orders
  • Verify and update stock parameters to ensure maximum efficiency of MRP purchasing system
  • Ensure orders have been delivered to agreed lead times and expedite where necessary
  • Engage with internal customers to identify current and upcoming requirements to support the CTS business strategy.
  • Where necessary define the requirements according to expected demand and seek suppliers to fulfil orders.
  • React quickly to potential requirements and provide estimated prices to support tenders.
  • Look at all methods of reducing spend, including specifications, usage, lifecycles, price and working capital requirements.
  • Negotiate with suppliers to deliver cost savings on an ad-hoc basis.
  • Work with existing suppliers to look at new products & methods of working.
  • Investigate new sources of supply and alternative products / services as instructed by the Category Lead Buyer.
  • Input purchase orders and approve purchase requisitions as necessary.
  • Work to group purchasing rules.
  • Where necessary develop local methods and procedures of working and keep records of these up to date.
  • Liaise with production, planning and other teams to provide assistance where supply issues cannot be directly solved.
  • Review supplier performance and develop action plans with the supplier to improve performance where necessary.
  • Work with departments such as Quality to review and audit supplier performance.
  • Ensure contracts are up to date, pricings correct and resolve invoice queries.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • To comply with all Heath, Safety and Environmental legislation together with all Company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain accurate records in MRP system.
  • Ensure Purchase Orders are placed in a timely manner.
  • Develop plans with suppliers to maximise OTIF (on time in full).
  • Improve working capital requirements by introducing stock at supplier/consignment stock/VMI, as appropriate and maintaining own stock at ideal levels.
  • Identify, develop and promote high performing suppliers and work to improve or eliminate poor performing suppliers.
  • Migrate ad hoc spot purchase supplier relationships to strategic partnerships where possible.
  • Support other functions with the introduction of new products and ensure that Purchasing are fully involved in new development projects from the outset.
  • Monitor OTIF and non-conformance reports and take the lead in dealing with issues/implementing improvement plans.
  • Take responsibility for price increases, negotiate and neutralise where possible.
  • Report new pricing agreements (increases or decreases) to key stakeholders, e.g. Sales & Finance.
  • Manage requests from colleagues to introduce new suppliers. Where possible identify existing suppliers who could fulfil the need.
  • Develop a supplier base that is sufficiently robust to meet the continuously changing needs of the business.
  • Ensure availability of realistic costs for tenders to be submitted to customers.
  • Manage excellent relationships with key stakeholders to ensure that all activities/projects are delivered on time, within budget through a solid understanding of the wider business aims, objectives and day to day operational issues.


NTERNAL/EXTERNAL RELATIONSHIP

  • Suppliers
  • Production
  • Finance
  • Planning
  • Sales
  • Central Purchasing
  • Senior Management Team

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

Contact Telephone: 02838446058