Current Vacancies

Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer Apprentice - Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

Radius Systems are teaming up with Toyota Manufacturing Ltd to offer a fantastic opportunity to become a Multi-Skilled Maintenance Engineer Apprentice, 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 workforce, making continuous improvements to tools within a manufacturing environment.

A fantastic opportunity to gain Level 3 Engineering Qualifications, to become a Multi skilled Maintenance Engineer with Radius. Training in Toyota's 'World Class’ Academy, you will learn about hand tools, welding, machining and electronics.


The 44 month training programme will be delivered by Toyota Manufacturing UK Ltd , Burton, South Derbyshire College and Radius.

 

The training programme is in two stages:- 

 

Stage 1. Based in the ‘Toyota Academy’ for 22 months you will learn engineering technical theory, gain practical skills, and undertake several personal development courses needed to help you commence your career in engineering and maintenance. You will also have some placement weeks within the Radius Facility at Hilcote, Derbyshire.

Stage 2. You will spend 22 months with Radius completing hands on engineering role practically learning how to apply your new skills.


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

Contact Name: Rachel Davis

Contact Telephone: 01773 582419

Shift Maintenance Engineer - Lurgan, Co. Armagh

Full Time

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager and Maintenance Supervisor, 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.

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

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 mechanical 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 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 tolerance 
  • Computer literate with specific knowledge of Microsoft Office and Internet Explorer
  • Multi skilled in both electrical and mechanical systems.

Key Account Executive - Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

As a Key Account Executive you will be accountable for cultivating and ensuring the retention and satisfaction of a portfolio of assigned clients by delivering an excellent client experience. Your aim is to develop long-term, strategic and loyal relationships with your client base safeguarding our revenue and retention of our clients.

We are looking for an enthusiastic, resilient and resourceful individual with a sharp eye for identifying and facilitating organic growth, you will be responsible for achieving assigned strategic account objectives. Being structured and well-organised is a key attribute as you will be responsible for meeting our valued customer expectations whilst meeting business objectives.

You will be an excellent communicator who is able to grasp client needs and brainstorm ways to fulfil them. You will strive to deliver an outstanding client experience by mapping and analysing the customer journey from new client on boarding and implementation through to invoicing. Acting as the voice of the customer, you will play a valuable role in collating and monitoring client feedback and client satisfaction levels, actioning and addressing issues whilst striving to improve the overall client experience.

Experienced in key account management, the vision is to build on being a driven and highly motivated team member, who leads by example, is commercially minded, creative and is equally passionate about the customer and the service we provide. You will be on hand to ensure all clients’ orders go through without any issues and if there are any issues look to resolve and minimise any potential impact to the delivery to ensure clients are satisfied with our services.

Working in an ever-changing environment, managing conflicting priorities and multiple stakeholders is a key aspect of this role. Alongside this, you will be measured on offering innovative and solutions focused resolutions whilst also having the ability to appropriately challenge and improve existing ways of working to achieve greater productivity and performance and ultimately to deliver an ever-improved service to our customers.

 

Core Responsibilities & Accountabilities

Develop relationships with key stakeholders among client portfolios

  • Effectively manage client’s expectations through frequent contact
  • Understand what the customer wants and balance against business needs
  • Align customer requirements with business targets and manage expectations
  • Encourage relationship growth and contract development

Administer client orders ensuring requirements are met in an accurate and timely manner

  • Review stock availability and interpret production schedules
  • Communicate effectively to ensure client’s needs do not conflict with other customer or business needs

Create and implement Service Development Plans to address clients’ business needs

  • Obtain data relating to forecast verses demand to better support clients’ needs
  • Share data with S&OP Management Team to allow for accurate capacity planning

Advise clients on creating optimal supply solutions

  • Liaise with Supply Chain to obtain best solutions to clients’ requirements
  • Proactively utilise Logistics resource to forward plan requirements

Act as point of contact for complaints and escalate issues as appropriate

  • Own client issues and follow problems through to resolution
  • Document complaints thoroughly and update relevant stakeholders in a timely manner

Ensure both the company and clients adhere to contract terms

  • Understand compliance requirements and share knowledge with clients

Collaborate with internal teams to address clients’ needs

  • Manage relationships between different departments in the business to ensure client’s needs are met within the agreed SLA’s

Keep ahead of industry developments and apply best practices to areas of improvement

 

Key Objectives 

 

Lead and manage the partnership of several large Key Accounts

  • Provide high-quality professional expertise and consultancy
  • Responsible for driving client accounts forward and thinking proactively to ‘go the extra mile’

Maintain Service Development Plans

  • Analyse data relating to forecast verses demand & share insight into any variances to forecast
  • Liaise with S&OP Team to allow for accurate capacity planning
  • Review OTIF delivery performance and highlight areas of improvement
  • Review Cost of Quality & identify areas of improvement
  • Create action plan to manage internal and external expectations on continuous improvement projects undertaken
  • Frequently update S.W.O.T analysis and share updates with key internal stakeholders

Conduct formal review meetings with key stakeholders internally and externally

  • Create a contact plan to schedule regular review meetings
  • Comfortably chair discussions and provide informative insight and expertise to grow the account and gain competitive advantage

Support the Sales Team with securing on boarding of new clients

  • Attend introductory meetings to establish client objectives in order to successfully implement account
  • End to end management of initial order promoting seamless delivery of service
  • Hold post implementation review meetings to ensure all obligations are being met

Study competition to find new ways to retain customers

  • Keep up to date on the product portfolio of Radius Systems Ltd and develop more detailed knowledge of the product set relating to your appointed clients

 

Person Specification

Typical qualities of a successful Key Account Executive include:

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience working in Account Management
  • Ability to inspire confidence in your clients, our own team and your peers
  • Possess a positive and enthusiastic ‘can-do’ attitude, whilst being emphatic to both customers and colleagues
  • Passionately networks, internally and externally, in order to build and maintain trusted and loyal relationships finding win/win situations along the way
  • Ability to think strategically and creatively and present plans convincingly
  • Ability to reconcile complex accounts and have excellent attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic about customer success, goal setting and getting tasks completed, with a view of taking on more
  • Competent in all Microsoft Office products, Exchange, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Calm, confident manner to handle potentially uncomfortable conversations / difficult situations
  • Advanced troubleshooting, complaint resolution management, negotiation and multi-tasking skills
  • Full UK Driving Licence


Hours of work for this position will be 8am till 5pm, Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week


Interested and would like to work for an expanding, dynamic and agile organisation? if so please submit your CV to jobs@radius-systems.com

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

Contact Name: Cheryl Brown

Purchasing Assistant - Hilcote, Derbyshire

Closing Date: 30/04/2021

Full Time

A vacancy of Purchasing Assistant has arisen under the purchasing department reporting to the Head of Procurement. The overall purpose of this role is to develop and understanding of Purchasing Practices and Procedure with Radius Systems whilst at the same time being introduced to the wider concepts of Purchasing and Supply Management through MCIPS training.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for certain suppliers in selected categories - Input purchase orders and purchase requisitions as necessary.
  • Liaise with production, planning and other teams to provide assistance where supply issues cannot be directly solved.
  • Work with departments such as Quality to review and audit supplier performance.
  • Ensure contracts are up to date, pricings correct and resolve invoice queries.
  • Manage contract documentation and key review dates
  • Help ensure good team Admin procedures.
  • Comply with all Heath, Safety and Environmental legislation together with all Company policies and procedures.
  • Support other functions with the introduction of new products
  • Monitor OTIF and non-conformance reports and take the lead in dealing with issues/implementing improvement plans.
  • Manage requests from colleagues to introduce new suppliers. Where possible identify existing suppliers who could fulfil the need.
  • 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.


You will also be working with and supporting Category Lead Buyers for the following:

  • To look at all methods of reducing spend, including specifications, usage, lifecycles, price and working capital requirements.
  • To negotiate with suppliers to deliver cost savings.
  • Work with existing suppliers to look at new products & methods of working.
  • Investigate new sources of supply and alternative products / services.
  • Review supplier performance and develop action plans with the supplier to improve performance where necessary.
  • Be involved in small value Capital Purchase projects (CAPEX)


Person Specification:

  • Educated to at least A-Level standard
  • Business Degree Desirable but not essential
  • Desire to complete MCIPS qualification.
  • Analytical ability, with great attention to detail
  • Ability to network and build strong relationships both internally and externally.
  • Strong IT skills especially Excel, but also Word, Outlook and PowerPoint or equivalents
  • MRP system experience desirable
  • Able to travel frequently according to job demands, both nationally and internationally
  • Clean Driving Licence
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong desire to learn
  • Works effectively under pressure
  • Ability to deal with multiple demands


Hours of work for this position will be 8am till 5pm, Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week


Are you interested and would like to work for an expanding, dynamic and agile organisation? If so, please submit your CV to jobs@radius-systems.com

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

 

Category Lead Buyer - Hilcote, Derbyshire

Closing Date: 30/04/2021

Full Time

A vacancy of Category Lead Buyer (CLB) has arisen under the purchasing department reporting to the Head of Procurement. The overall purpose of this role is to effectively manage and control the given spend categories, primarily raw materials, engineered parts and bough in parts for resale. The CLB will work closely with the internal customers of Purchasing across all functions to develop and implement category strategies that delivery total cost benefits and operational efficiency. The CLB will take a lead role in Deep Sea sourcing and International Shipping.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:

  • Carry out detailed spend analysis and produce category reviews;
  • Responsible for all spend in given categories
  • Control of significant annual expenditure
  • Look at methods to reduce spend
  • Input purchase orders and approve purchase requisitions as necessary
  • Liaise with production, planning and other teams to provide assistance
  • Review supplier performance and develop action plans
  • Develop a cost saving programme for your own area
  • Ensure all contracts are up to date
  • Be involved in small value Capital Purchase projects (CAPEX)
  • Develop plans with suppliers to maximise OTIF (on time in full)
  • Improve working capital requirements
  • Create KPIs with critical suppliers
  • Implement longer term pricing agreements
  • Develop a robust supplier base
  • Manage relationships with key stakeholders

(For a copy of the full job description, please contact jobs@radis-systems.com) 


Person Specification:

Essential –

  • Educated to A-level standard or equivalent
  • Demonstrable track record of delivering extensive bottom line benefits
  • Ability to understand complex business issues
  • Ability to network and build strong relationships both internally and externally.
  • Strong IT skills especially Excel, but also Word, Outlook and PowerPoint or equivalents
  • MRP system experience
  • Able to travel frequently according to job demands, both nationally and internationally
  • Analytical ability, with great attention to detail
  • Excellent negotiation skills

Desirable –

  • Degree level qualifications
  • MCIPS or working towards preferred
  • Experience of Category Management Approaches
  • Experience of Deep Sea Sourcing and Negotiation
  • Experience of EU Import Procedures, Clearance Details and Incoterms.
  • Experience of Manufacturing / Engineering Sector Buying or Management
  • Strategic Purchasing experience
  • Experienced at persuading and influencing at all levels
  • Capable of building category plans and implementing a strategy


Hours of work for this position will be 8am till 5pm, Monday to Friday, 40 hours per week


Are you interested and would like to work for an expanding, dynamic and agile organisation? If so, please submit your CV to jobs@radius-systems.com

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

Stockyard Multi-Skilled Materials Handler - Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

Multi-Skilled Materials Handler will have experience and be responsible for operating multiple pieces of MHE to successfully complete stockyard operations (Includes but not limited to side loaders). This includes loading and unloading of quality product as per customer requirements in a safe, accurate and timely manner. Supporting with stock rotation, making space, managing products by FIFO (First In, First Out) and scrap inbound/outbound handling.

Summary (Key activities):

  • Responsible for ensuring thorough daily checks are carried out on MHE equipment in accordance with site training and operating procedures.
  • Ensure all loading is undertaken safely, efficiently and to best practice standards including ensuring accuracy against picking paperwork with a high degree of care to ensure goods are not damaged.
  • Prepare orders for loading using a batch-based Inventory system.
  • Produce despatch dockets for outbound deliveries from ERP system.
  • Checking to ensure that products being loaded are as per the requested loading sheet and spec.
  • Unload and receive goods from suppliers and process delivery notes.
  • Respond to various paperwork requests to retrieve, check, and make up orders for internal customers.
  • Load coils, pipe lengths and fittings onto outbound delivery vehicles
  • Supply internal manufacturing with coil storage frames and move new stock into locations as and when required.
  • Ensure all roadways are clear and product is stored to maintain quality.
  • Responsible for undertaking daily housekeeping routines.
  • Responsible for marking product for final customer delivery with customer details and product differentiator.
  • Liaise with on site shunter for trailer selection.
  • Comply with company systems and procedures for health, safety and environmental control including auditing, near miss reporting and inspections.
  • Be flexible when required to accommodate a fast-paced environment with rapid demands, thus supporting the business to achieve customer expectations.
  • Assist with control of stock.
  • Monitor and report any stock variations, raising any quality issues to Lead Hand.
  • Dependant on business needs, the role will include a reasonable amount of overtime which you will be called upon do.
  • Liaise with Lead Hands and Stockyard Manager to achieve stockyard operational targets and goals.
  • Splitting full pack products and creating mini packs whilst ensuring safe loading and the safe packing and security of split packs back into storage areas.
  • Work in line with agreed picking rates, highlighting any issues which may be presented.

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Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Excellent safety awareness is essential with willingness to receive training in legislation and auditing as required.
  • FLT Reach, Counterbalance & Side Loader trained with current licence.
  • Experience of working within a stockyard environment, outside in all weathers.
  • A self-motivated individual with the flexibility to adapt and a willingness to develop new skills.
  • Good numerical ability, with basic computer keyboard skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to co-operate and deal tactfully, assertively, and diplomatically with a variety of people.
  • Problem solving skills, with a high attention detail and the ability to deal accurately with a lot of information.
  • Awareness of MRP / Stock Control principles
  • Willingness and ability to cover other general duties and cover holidays within the stockyard.
  • Full Driving Licence.

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience gained in a manufacturing process, warehouse, or production line environment.
  • All terrain telehandler trained.
  • Computer literacy in word, excel and outlook.
  • Experience of liaising with customers and suppliers


Interested and would like to work for an expanding, dynamic and agile organisation? if so please submit your CV to jobs@radius-systems.com

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

Stock Controller, Night Shift - Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

A Vacancy has arisen within the organisation to support the existing Team of Stock Controllers.

The Role:

Working within the Logistics team, you will be responsible for ensuring good product is stored correctly within the stockyard area.

Providing a responsive service you will collect good product directly from manufacturing, carry out initial quality checks, and transport to correct location, highlighting any issues at point of transfer.

You will ensure that all supporting paperwork is present and correct and recorded accurately onto the Syspro System.

You will also be required to carry out loading requirements safely with a high degree of care ensuring that goods aren’t damaged during the loading process.

The shifts for this position is 12 hour nights, (6pm till 6am) on a rolling 4 on 4 off pattern.


The Candidate:

  • Excellent safety awareness is essential with a willingness to receive training in legislation and auditing as required.
  • FLT reach, counterbalance, side loader and telehandler trained with a current UK licence.
  • Experience of working within a similar environment.
  • Self motivated individual with the flexibility to adapt and a willingness to develop new skills.
  • Good numerical ability, with basic computer keyboard skills.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to co-operate and deal tactfully, assertively and diplomatically with a variety of people.
  • Problem solving skills, with a high attention to detail and the ability to deal accurately with lots of information.
  • Experience of MRP/ Stock Control Systems
  • Willingness, flexibility and ability to cover other general duties.


Interested and would like to work for an expanding, dynamic and agile organisation? if so please submit your CV to jobs@radius-systems.com

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

Highbay Driver - Hilcote, Derbyshire

Full Time

Responsible for the safe and efficient loading and unloading of products and materials and correct storage within the warehouse and stockyard areas. Ensuring activities operate to Company standards at all times.

Summary (Key activities):

  • Ensure all loading is undertaken safely, efficiently and to best practice standards including ensuring accuracy against picking paperwork.
  • Prepare orders for loading using a batch-based inventory system.
  • Unload and receive goods from suppliers and process delivery notes.
  • Respond to various paperwork requests to retrieve, check, and make up orders for internal customers.
  • Responsible for ensuring daily checks are carried out on Forklift equipment in accordance with site training and operating procedures.
  • Ensure all roadways are clear and product is stored to maintain quality
  • Responsible for undertaking daily housekeeping routines
  • Responsible for marking product for final customer delivery with customer details and product differentiator
  • Check stock levels as and when necessary, in accordance with agreed monthly targets.
  • Comply with company systems and procedures for health, safety and environmental control including auditing, near miss reporting and inspections.

Required Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • A self-motivated individual with the flexibility to adapt and a willingness to develop new skills
  • Good numerical ability, with basic computer keyboard skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to co-operate and deal tactfully, assertively and diplomatically with a variety of people
  • Problem solving skills, with a high attention detail and the ability to deal accurately with a lot of information
  • FLT counterbalance trained with current licence.
  • Good safety awareness essential with willingness to receive training in legislation and auditing as required
  • Awareness of ERP and Stock Control systems and principles
  • Willingness and ability to cover other general duties and cover holidays within the warehouse department.

Desirable Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:

  • Experience gained in a manufacturing process, warehouse or production line environment
  • VNA trained, training will be provided if required.
  • Experience of Syspro an advantage
  • Computer literacy in word, excel and outlook
  • Experience of liaising with customers and suppliers

Contact Telephone: 01773582258

Stockyard Operator - Lurgan, Co. Armagh

Closing Date: Friday, 4th June 2021

Full Time

As a result of changes within the stockyard, we are looking for recruit a new stockyard operator. The successful candidate will be responsible for the loading and unloading of quality product as per customer requirements in a safe, accurate and timely manner .

The Role:

  • Reporting to the Logistics Supervisor, you will work within the Logistics team to assist with the daily loading/unloading requirements including completion of despatch notes. 
  • You’ll ensure all company stock products are recorded or transferred accurately, monitoring and reporting on stock accuracy to defined departmental KPIs.
  • With a full understanding of the stores and yard stock control systems, you will contribute to all business health and safety initiatives. You will carry out loading requirements safely and efficiently. 
  • This role will require flexibility to accommodate a fast moving market on rapid demand and delivery measures; you will liaise with the Logistics Supervisor and across departments to achieve all logistic related targets.


The Candidate:

  • You will demonstrate a good basic standard of education as well as a working knowledge of Stockyard Yard/Warehouse environment. You will also have a sound knowledge of modern information technology.
  • You’ll be well organised, working with a high attention to detail. 
  • We’re looking for a self motivated individual with the flexibility to adapt and develop new skills. With good communication skills, you’ll be able to deal with a variety of loading challenges. 
  • You must be a skilled FLT driver with various trucks. 
  • Good numerical skills are essential for this role.
  • A willingness and ability to cover other general duties and cover holidays within the Logistics function is also essential.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office & warehouse management systems as well as an understanding of stock control systems would be advantageous.