Senior Web (PHP) Developer – Northamptonshire

A Northamptonshire based Digital Agency is looking for a Senior Web (PHP) Developer to join an existing team.  The role is a blend of technical skill, collaborative communication, and problem-solving and the ideal candidate will live and breathe programming with a strong interest in new technologies, advancements, and what happens next.  This position will work closely with the Digital Services Manager and be expected to deputise in their absence and the candidate needs to be an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual who will bring passion, drive, and positivity to the team. Work on a range of client projects you will need: At least 5 years of commercial Web Development experience PHP (knowledge of Laravel or similar MVC framework is essential) JavaScript (jQuery / GSAP would be ideal) ES6 JavaScript: Especially React / React Native GIT version control via GUI or terminal SQL / good knowledge of relational databases, especially MySQL HTML / CSS (less/sass, a good awareness of standards An understanding of API architecture, including REST / SOAP will be an advantage A solid understanding of SEO principals Experience using Adobe creative suite (extracting assets from supplied creative files) Key Responsibilities will include: Working with the team to deliver digital projects to a high standard – this could include corporate websites using an established CMS, or development of bespoke-built platforms Communicating with and meeting clients at all stages of a project to deliver on their goals Play a pivotal role in project planning, specification, and costing Server Maintenance via Terminal and web hosting GUI ExpressionEngine / WordPress integrations Assisting with maintaining office IT equipment (NAS / Servers / Network devices For further details please call Woodlands Recruitment Solutions 01604 864441 or email...

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Brewer – Sussex

The Brewer will manage all brewing processes from sourcing ingredients to packaging product. This will include materials, ingredients, equipment, facilities and production processes. Creation and implementation of SOPS, accurate use of Brewery Management software and related record keeping. Supervision of production staff as needed. Freedom to lead NPD with the GM’s commercial input. The Brewer is a key role in a small team and must lead by example. Position answers to the GM.   Skills, experience and attributes: Ability to brew a range of beers and ales to a high, consistent, standard. Ability to pack product into keg, cask and can. Excellent communication, planning and organisational skills. Flexible ‘can do’ attitude, attention to detail, positive mind-set, pragmatic. Desire and drive to fix problems rather than simply notice them. Diploma (IBD) or Brewing Degree. Ability to work with people of different levels. Ability to work confidently without day-to-day supervision and under pressure. Ability to manage a small team of people, working collectively as a team and motivating team members accordingly. Undertake any training as agreed....

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Managing Director – Lincolnshire

POSITION OVERVIEW An opportunity has arisen for an experienced and hands on Managing Director to join an established SME that specialises in the manufacturer of plain and printed packaging products. Operating within a niche, the business has developed a strong value proposition supporting a diverse customer base.  Over more than 4 decades, the business has continuously built on its reputation for quality and reliability. Reporting to Group Investment Director, the Managing Director will oversee, manage, and direct operations of the business. The Managing Director will be responsible for maintaining the profitable trading conditions of the business whilst working to a defined business plan. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Ultimate responsibility for the financial, commercial, and operational elements of the business in line with the defined business plan. Maintain continuity and be a champion of the high-performance culture established within the business. Duties will include planning and controlling day to day aspects of running the business as well as key account management, and work closely with the Group Sales Manager to adopt a proactive approach to business development. Ensure that production strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of price, quality, and delivery targets enabling the company to continue to compete effectively. Responsible for leading all divisions of the company to maintain the quality driven and customer focused culture of the business. Oversee key project work in order to facilitate continuous improvement across all areas of the business. Ensure appropriate policy and procedures are in place to comply with health, safety, environment, and other statutory regulations. ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE Financially literate with strong commercial acumen. Experienced as a Managing Director or similar role. Self-motivated and personable, with excellent organisation and leadership skills. Proven ability to execute business plans, delivering profitable growth and manage all areas of business administration. A critical thinker, with excellent problem solving and analytical skills. A manufacturing or production background is essential, preference will be given to candidates with a printing,...

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Craft Brewery Sales Exec – Sussex

We are seeking a Sales Executive individual with a can-do, get-stuck-in attitude. Initially the role will be responsible for sales administration (under supervision): Contacting/receiving sales enquiries on phone & email from trade and public Processing these orders, maintaining BMS database, issuing delivery notes Liaising with brewery team re stock/orders as required Contacting regular customers to make sales/take orders Various other tasks For the right candidate, this will become a full-time sales position, responsible for developing existing customer relationships and finding new customers. Maintaining and developing relationships with existing customers Visiting potential customers for new business Making accurate, rapid cost calculations Providing customers with quotations Negotiating the terms of an agreement and closing sales Gathering market and customer information Representing 360° at trade exhibitions, events Negotiating variations in price, delivery and specifications with your company’s managers Checking quantities of goods on display and in stock Recording sales and order information and sending copies to the sales office Reviewing your own sales performance, against targets as you gain experience Various other tasks Key Traits: Positive, mental attitude. Excellent verbal and written English. Strong numeracy. (These will be tested). Outgoing, comfortable and capable when dealing with diverse people Driven to succeed, takes things personally, high ownership of responsibilities Willing to join in, we are a small team, so a willingness to pick up a broom or help can (for example), is required, we will succeed together. We offer the opportunity to progress as our business grows and address all market channels and gain significant commercial...

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Shellfish Hatchery Algae Technician – Orkney Islands

The position will involve hands on work with batch and continuous algae production cultures to meet the ever expanding needs of a modern shellfish hatchery. The employee will work closely with the hatchery manager, as well as the other hatchery staff. The position is fundamental to all aspects of algal rearing including; inoculation and scale-up, general quality control and glassware cleaning, maintaining the controlled environment for the algae in the flask room, mixing of chemicals and vitamins and maintaining stocks of each, transfers of sterile algae, and the upkeep of the algae bio-reactor system, etc. In the bulk algae area of the hatchery the technician is responsible for maintaining the algal bio-reactors, cleaning and sterilization and performing the necessary filter changes. On a daily basis required adjustments will need to be made to aeration, CO2 injection, water flow and pH. The algal technician will work closely with the hatchery manager performing daily harvesting of selected algal strains, determining feed rates based on background algal cell levels to ensure every success of the shellfish hatchery. The algal technician will assist with the hatchery and land based intensive nursery operations when needed and must be available during weekends and work to a roster as set by the hatchery manager. The main duties and responsibilities will include managing nutrient and chemical stocks for algae production. Performing cleaning and sanitation duties for algae production equipment. Prepare flask, media, and algae production equipment for autoclaving. Perform algae flask culture in lab. Monitoring algae growth parameters in lab and algal bioreactors. Perform microalgae culture in continuous harvest algae bioreactor systems. Perform sanitation routines in continuous harvest algal bioreactor systems. Perform microalgae culture in batch algae system, sanitation routines in batch algae system as wellas weekly sterilisation routines. Manage sanitation logs for lab and algal bioreactors. Assist the hatchery manager and technicians as needed. Washing of glassware and preparation of materials before and after autoclaving. Perform runs on all autoclaves. Decontamination and disposal of laboratory waste....

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