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WRS are pleased to announce that we have moved to larger newly refurbished offices we are now based at;
2 South View Roade Northamptonshire NN7 2NS

Weetabix bought by China’s Bright Food http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-17935661

Restaurant Managers UK wide £25-30k + c£10k Bonus + Full Autonomy & Support to deliver Results & achieve your Potential call 07787 40 88 44

WRS are seeking a Production Manager £40k in Bucks on an initial 6 months contract.

Samworth Brothers pushing for £1 billion turnover http://www.foodmanufacture.co.uk/Business-News/Samworth-Brothers-pushing-for-1bn-turnover

Fire at Carlsberg brewery in Northampton  –  http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-northamptonshire-14392283

Buyer Non Food Inventory & Services c£40k + Car + Bonus + Benefits – Berkshire call WRS to discuss on 07787 40 88 44

Export Sales Executive £17-19k an excellent opportunity to establish your career within a branded FMCG environment

Maintenance Engineer £25k Oxon Day Shift Call WRS to discuss 07887 40 88 44

2x Electrical Engineer £29k + o/t Northampton Day Shift PLC skills (Siemens, Mitsubishi, Allen Bradley) Call WRS on 07787 40 88 44

NAE required for a branded Food Manufacturer c£30k + Bonus – Call 07787 40 88 44 to discuss in more detail

Marketing Director – Northamptonshire £65-70k + Performance Related Bonus + Pension

Posted by on Oct 2, 2019 in £60,000 - £70,000, Marketing Director, Northamptonshire | 0 comments

Position Overview Cadman Capital Group is an alternative asset investment company which is set up to sell investments to high net worth individuals, family offices and institutional investors. The business focuses on 4 sectors: Real Estate, Sustainable Businesses, Food & Beverage and Lifestyle companies. The Group co-invests / operates many of the investments and owns a portfolio of SMEs. The Group has an aggressive acquisition program and intends to buy companies which suit the ambition of the M&A team. The company operates in the UK, USA, British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico and Canada with the majority of the operations run from the UK, liaising with the BVI investment manager and Group Chairman. The Marketing Director is a newly created role to head-up a high-performing central marketing function.  Marketing is a pivotal part of the Group and the Director will be expected to contribute to the strategic direction of the Group and individual companies through market analysis, planning and execution, the development of marketing strategy for the companies within the Group and contributing actively as an accountable member of the Strategic Management Board. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership qualities and interpersonal skills, they will motivate the existing marketing team to deliver high quality input and initiative, based on analysis of the broader market, recent industry developments and their own experience, to our growing business. Reporting to the Chairman, the successful candidate will need to have a proven track record in devising and delivering complex, multi-faceted marketing strategies which contribute to the business vision and mission, delivering commercial advantage and maximising revenue potential. Key Responsibilities Key member of the Group Strategic Management Board, influencing and contributing to all elements of business growth and management and supporting the delivery of the Group 5-year plan. Overall responsibility for the marketing and communications functions including the existing members of that team, providing leadership and developing a Group marketing strategy to grow the Investment manager, fund businesses and the individual operating companies Collaborating with and guiding our key service providers in PR, WebHosting, Design and Advertising.  Day to day oversight of websites, social media, published material, creative input, design and internal communications. Providing internal and external reports and data to promote business activity and achieve Group objectives.  Monitoring, reporting and modifying marketing activity to maximise results. Support of sales functions through creative contribution, media management and production of sales related materials. Essential Skills Proven track record working as a Marketing Director at board level, devising and delivering complex, multi-faceted marketing strategies which contribute to the business vision and mission, delivering commercial advantage and maximising revenue potential. Track record in working for a growing company and adhering to a business plan / budget, with ability to demonstrate how strategies impacted results and delivered objectives. Able to provide creative input, blue-sky solutions and react to different scenarios.  Evidence of how previous campaigns they were responsible for, were devised, developed and implemented and the results achieved. Strategic thinking, willingness to progress with autonomy and ability to problem solve.  A broad range of skills and experience across various marketing and communication channels. Commercially astute and able to communicate with team members in both operational, sales and support functions.  Can-do attitude, able to demonstrate a willingness to deal with detail and solve day-to-day matters. The ideal candidate will...

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Graduate – On-Line Retail Northamptonshire £18,000

Posted by on Sep 12, 2019 in All Sectors | 0 comments

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a highly motivated individual to join a well established and rapidly expanding company based in South East Northamptonshire.  This role will be a graduate role where the individual will learn all aspects of the business which is a retailer engaged in the sale of high-quality consumer goods across multiple channels namely; online, in store and at numerous high shows. As well as learning all aspects of the business, our expectation is that the successful candidate will, after a few weeks assume responsibility for all inbound service issues, via telephone, email and online contact forms, there will also be a requirement to deal with service queries from our other on-line retail businesses that share the same office space. We would also expect that this person will assume responsibility for the effective running and management of the local store, however, depending upon experience, this may take a few months until this is undertaken. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small business that is part of a larger group of companies, a company that is growing and has significant plans to increase range and turnover. Activities to include…..but not limited to; Respond to Customer service calls and emails. Action refunds and deal with returns, liaise with suppliers over quality issues. Visit and manage all aspects of a small store retail environment. Liaise with marketing team on store/online campaigns and marketing material. Assist with sourcing/buying new products and categories. Liaise with online product merchandiser on listings, sales channel and pricing. Attend shows and promote the company (overnight stays possible). The position is a full time permanent position and provides the successful candidate with an unprecedented opportunity to be involved in this organisation as it grows. Workplace –Rural offices, South East Northamptonshire – car / driving licence likely to be essential. Hours – nominally 37.5hrs per week, generally 9.00-5.30 Monday to Friday, Some infrequent weekend and evening duties may be required so a flexible outlook is helpful. Holiday entitlement – Initially 20 days plus National/Local bank holidays (or time off in lieu) Pension arrangements – A workplace pension scheme will be provide, subject to qualifying criteria being met. Salary – Initial salary £18,000 per annum (subject to review annually) If you are a recent graduate looking for your first step on the career ladder and feel that you have the energy and enthusiasm our client is seeking combined with a positive attitude and practical aptitude to complete a wide variety of customer facing tasks then please, in the first instance, contact Kieron Madden at Woodlands Recruitment Solutions. Email: km@woodlandsrecruitmentsolutions.co.uk Mobile: 07787 408844  ...

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Geospatial Regional Sales Manager – South West

Posted by on Jul 15, 2019 in All Sectors | 0 comments

Geospatial Sales Consultant South West About KOREC KOREC is Trimble’s largest distributor of positioning solutions and surveying equipment in the UK and Ireland.  For over 40 years our mission has been to forge new and stronger business relationships that will underpin the future; for ourselves, our partners and our customers.  We therefore specialise in bringing innovative technology to market including the most advanced GNSS, mobile mapping, 3D laser scanners, UAS and total station solutions available to geospatial professionals, all backed up by in-house software development and extensive training and technical support departments. The geospatial world is expanding and with it, KOREC’s aims and ambitions. Position Summary As a Geospatial Sales Consultant at KOREC you will be responsible for maximising the sales of Trimble’s world leading Geospatial solutions in your sales territory, including robotic total stations, GPS, 3D laser scanning, Monitoring, Rail, UAVs and Mapping solutions. Key Responsibilities: Generate monthly sales to meet revenue and gross margin targets Generate and work to a territory sales plan Identify, nurture and close new sales opportunities within your designated territory Demonstrate the benefits of Trimble geospatial equipment and KOREC software to potential users Balance managing the existing customer base with proactive prospecting Maintain accurate recording of activity using our CRM system for forecasting and reporting Requirements: Experience in a survey/construction related field (setting out, engineering or topographical) Desire to progress within a sales environment Highly motivated and enthusiastic Flexible, can-do attitude Full driving license Strong computer skills Desirable: Geomatics/Survey/Engineering degree level qualification or 3 years’ industry experience Experience in a technical sales environment Why apply? KOREC recognises the importance of having the right people in the right roles which is reflected by the high level of training and attractive package we will offer successful candidates including: Competitive basic salary + uncapped commission scheme Company car + fuel card 25 Days holiday (+ bank holidays) Pension scheme Employee Benefits (Perkbox benefits, Corporate gym and Virgin Media discounts, cycle and technology purchase schemes) At KOREC we are committed to developing and promoting inclusive behaviours that create and sustain equality of opportunity, fairness, mutual respect, dignity and respect for all. If you feel that you share our passion and enthusiasm for providing high quality, premium surveying equipment to meet our customers’ requirements and exceed their expectations then in the first instance email your CV to Woodlands Recruitment...

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Geospatial Regional Sales Manager – North East

Posted by on Jul 15, 2019 in All Sectors | 0 comments

Geospatial Sales Consultant North East About KOREC KOREC is Trimble’s largest distributor of positioning solutions and surveying equipment in the UK and Ireland.  For over 40 years our mission has been to forge new and stronger business relationships that will underpin the future; for ourselves, our partners and our customers.  We therefore specialise in bringing innovative technology to market including the most advanced GNSS, mobile mapping, 3D laser scanners, UAS and total station solutions available to geospatial professionals, all backed up by in-house software development and extensive training and technical support departments. The geospatial world is expanding and with it, KOREC’s aims and ambitions. Position Summary As a Geospatial Sales Consultant at KOREC you will be responsible for maximising the sales of Trimble’s world leading Geospatial solutions in your sales territory, including robotic total stations, GPS, 3D laser scanning, Monitoring, Rail, UAVs and Mapping solutions.   Key Responsibilities: Generate monthly sales to meet revenue and gross margin targets Generate and work to a territory sales plan Identify, nurture and close new sales opportunities within your designated territory Demonstrate the benefits of Trimble geospatial equipment and KOREC software to potential users Balance managing the existing customer base with proactive prospecting Maintain accurate recording of activity using our CRM system for forecasting and reporting   Requirements: Experience in a survey/construction related field (setting out, engineering or topographical) Desire to progress within a sales environment Highly motivated and enthusiastic Flexible, can-do attitude Full driving license Strong computer skills   Desirable: Geomatics/Survey/Engineering degree level qualification or 3 years’ industry experience Experience in a technical sales environment   Why apply? KOREC recognises the importance of having the right people in the right roles which is reflected by the high level of training and attractive package we will offer successful candidates including: Competitive basic salary + uncapped commission scheme Company car + fuel card 25 Days holiday (+ bank holidays) Pension scheme Employee Benefits (Perkbox benefits, Corporate gym and Virgin Media discounts, cycle and technology purchase schemes)   At KOREC we are committed to developing and promoting inclusive behaviours that create and sustain equality of opportunity, fairness, mutual respect, dignity and respect for all. If you feel that you share our passion and enthusiasm for providing high quality, premium surveying equipment to meet our customers’ requirements and exceed their expectations then in the first instance email your CV to Woodlands Recruitment...

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Survey Sales Consultant – Southern Regions

Posted by on May 11, 2017 in £35,000 - £40,000, £40,000 - £50,000, £50,000 - £60,000, Area Manager, Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Dorset, Engineering, Hampshire, Hertfordshire, National Accounts, Oxfordshire, Sales Manager, South, South Coast | 0 comments

Survey Sales Consultant – Southern Regions £Basic + Substantial Bonus + f/e Car + Benefits About KOREC KOREC is Trimble’s largest distributor of positioning solutions and surveying equipment in the UK and Ireland.  For over 40 years our mission has been to forge new and stronger business relationships that will underpin the future; for ourselves, our partners and our customers.  We therefore specialise in bringing innovative technology to market including the most advanced GNSS, mobile mapping, 3D laser scanners, UAS and total station solutions available to geospatial professionals, all backed up by in-house software development and extensive training and technical support departments. The geospatial world is expanding and with it, KOREC’s aims and ambitions. Position Summary As a Survey Sales Consultant at KOREC you will be responsible for maximising the sales of Trimble’s world leading Geospatial solutions in your sales territory, including robotic total stations, GPS and 3D laser scanning. Key Responsibilities: Generate monthly sales to meet revenue and gross margin targets Generate and work to a territory sales plan Identify, nurture and close new sales opportunities within your designated territory Demonstrate the benefits of Trimble geospatial equipment and KOREC software to potential users Balance managing the existing customer base with proactive prospecting Maintain accurate recording of activity using our CRM system for forecasting and reporting Requirements: Experience in a survey related field (setting out, engineering or topographical) Desire to progress within a sales environment Highly motivated and enthusiastic Flexible, can-do attitude Excellent verbal communication skills Full driving license (clean preferred – no more than 3 points) Strong computer skills Desirable: Geomatics/Survey/Engineering degree level qualification or 3 years’ industry experience Experience in a technical sales environment Why apply? KOREC recognises the importance of having the right people in the right roles which is reflected by the high level of training and attractive package we will offer successful candidates including: Competitive basic salary + performance related incentive Company car & fuel card 25 Days holiday (+ bank holidays) Pension scheme Employee Benefits (Corporate gym and Virgin Media discounts, cycle and technology purchase schemes) Childcare vouchers   If you feel that you share our passion and enthusiasm for providing high quality, premium surveying equipment to meet our customers’ requirements and exceed their expectations then in the first instance email your CV to Woodlands Recruitment Solutions or for further details call Kieron Madden on M:07787 40 88 44....

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National Account Manager £50k + Bonus + Car

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in All Sectors | 0 comments

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your FMCG career within National Account Manager’s role designed to manage existing business as well as developing new business opportunities. If you are seeking greater autonomy to develop your customers then this position will serve you with the ideal experience and customer exposure. Working for an expanding branded food manufacturer which has benefited from significant capital investment and brand / range extensions you will be joining the business at an exciting time in it’s development into a major supplier within it’s categories. Supplying a diverse account base to include UK Grocery multiple and second tier grocery you will gain exposure to major national accounts and be given an insight into the supply of both branded and own label products. In addition to maintaining the existing customer account base and achieving targets you will also be actively looking for new business opportunities. Be that to extend the number of SKUs supplied to a particular account or to open completely new customer accounts. You will be given unparalleled support and coaching whilst also being empowered with the autonomy to act independently. Ideally a graduate or of graduate calibre you will already have gained experience of winning and manager business with the major grocery multiples be seeking to develop your F.M.C.G career within Account Management. Previous experience within a customer orientated environment is essential, ideally you will already have gained experience within the UK Food & drinks industry and have had full P&L responsibility for your accounts. Previous experience of branded, private label and licensed products would be desirable. For further details please call Kieron Madden at WRS on M: 07787 40 88 44 or email your CV to...

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Commercial Brand Manager £50-55k North Oxon

Posted by on Jul 27, 2016 in All Sectors | 0 comments

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a rapidly growing and privately owned FMCG business based in Oxfordshire. Due to continued growth year on year, an opportunity has arisen for a Commercial Brand Manager to join the marketing team. The organisation has a selection of instantly recognisable products and brands in it’s portfolio and the successful candidate will enjoy a breadth of opportunities to grow and develop these. In addition to working with the company’s branded products you will also have the opportunity to work with a number of very high profile licensed products as well as retailer own label ranges. Reporting to the Marketing Manager, this varied role will allow you to employ your experiences across the full marketing mix as you take full responsibility for the P&L on your defined portfolio. You will have full marcomms responsibility and play a key role in supporting the sales team through trade marketing. You will drive NPD in line with the brand plan and take an active role in defining the knowledge of the key consumer groups and their dynamics. You will have gained previous experience in an Assistant Brand Manager or Brand Manager role within an FMCG business as well as having a strong working knowledge of the major UK grocery accounts. You will be prepared to challenge the business and build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and have a self-starter attitude. This is an organisation which ahs grown rapidly and will continue to do so and as such you will need to be flexible, adapt to change and be comfortable working within a hands on flat structure which is more roll your sleeves up than ivory towers. If you feel that you share our passion and enthusiasm for producing high quality, premium convenience food to meet our customers requirements and exceed consumer expectation then in the first instance email your CV to Woodlands Recruitment Solutions or for further details call Kieron Madden on M:07787 40 88...

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Shift Maintenance Engineer £30-35,000 Kent

Posted by on Jul 6, 2016 in Engineering, FMCG, Kent, Manufacturing, South East | 0 comments

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for a division of a major UK Food Manufacturing Group with factories in Ireland, UK and Europe, their commitment to excellence impacts on every aspect of its business. Our teams of experienced and reliable meat experts are passionate about building lasting partnerships in the European retail, manufacturing and food service sectors. Their customers are the major grocery multiples and high profile caterers / food service and require the best 365 days of the year. That means central packing and sophisticated distribution, a revolutionary supply chain in the industry which is being led and developed by our client. Only well-resourced companies can compete for such business. We want the best people to work for us and we know that a supportive and friendly working environment plays a key role in attracting and retaining employees. We promote the sharing of knowledge and invest strongly in training and development. Job Role An opportunity has arisen for the requirement of a Multi-Skilled Engineer who are qualified up to or above an ONC, BTec or similar Electrical Qualification. The Multi-Skilled Engineer must be competent in Fault Finding Techniques. The role of Multi-Skilled Engineer may include general factory services, which can include pumps, control and waste water treatment. The Multi-Skilled Engineer must have experience on working on Refrigeration and Steam Generation equipment. The Multi-Skilled Engineer must have the ability to complete engineering based projects. Main Duties and Responsibilities: • To work in a safe manner compliant with company Health & Safety policies. • To plan and carry out all planned preventative maintenance so as to ensure that all plant and equipment is in good working order and all customer orders are met. • To be responsible for ensuring all equipment is maintained in a safe and efficient state, in good working order and in accordance with the recommendations and schedules of the manufacturer. • To quickly respond to production breakdowns and carry out diagnosis, repairs and breakdown prevention actions. • To complete these duties in a logical and efficient manner. • To assist the engineering team with any required maintenance on site services, building fabrication. • To complete work orders given to you by your supervisor or manager. • To liaise with other departments within the business to ensure the smooth running of the business and develop good working relationships with these departments. Skills & Experience: • ONC, HNC or HND in Engineering or equivalent • Lean thinking or similar • Advanced or Competent at Fault Finding Techniques • Knowledge of Refrigeration & Steam Generation Equipment • Computer Literate – Basic Intermediate in MS Office • Computerised maintenance management system Literate • Ability to Fault find • Knowledge of Electrical Regulations • Knowledge of Safety Circuits • Pneumatic Systems • Mechanical Knowledge • Ability to complete engineering based projects • Good knowledge of Plant and Equipment on Site If you feel that you share our passion and enthusiasm for producing high quality, premium foods to meet our customers’ requirements and exceed consumer expectation then in the first instance email your CV to Woodlands Recruitment Solutions or for further details call Kieron Madden on M:07787 40 88...

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Survey Sales Consultant London £Basic + Substantial Bonus + f/e Car + Benefits

Posted by on Oct 16, 2015 in All Sectors | 0 comments

About KOREC KOREC is a well-established nationwide company providing innovative measured solutions for the Construction, Machine Control, Survey and Mapping industries. From GNSS Receivers to Lasers, Robotic instruments to Total Stations, KOREC offer Sales, Hire, Service and Repair. Position Summary The successful candidate will be responsible for maximising the sales of Trimble Surveying Solutions in the South West Region, including Robotic Total Stations, Trimble GNSS, Software and Spatial Imaging. Ideally you will have experience of construction or land surveying GPS equipment although this is not essential as full product training and induction will be provided. The right candidate will be a self-starter, with evidence of sales success in a business-to-business sales environment, be ambitious, tenacious and have a ‘sense of urgency.’ Candidates will have excellent communication skills, written and verbal, and outstanding negotiation and presentation abilities at all levels. Above all you will have the confidence, commitment and ability to sell innovative positioning solutions. This is an outstanding opportunity to join a rapidly growing company with a young and ambitious team. Full Product and Professional External Sales Training will be provided. A substantial package, including company car, is available to the right candidate. If you feel that you share our passion and enthusiasm for providing high quality, premium surveying equipment to meet our customers’ requirements and exceed their expectations then in the first instance email your CV to Woodlands Recruitment Solutions or for further details call Kieron Madden on M:07787 40 88...

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Stock Manager £28-32,000 M40

Posted by on Sep 27, 2015 in £25,000 - £30,000, FMCG, Logistics, Manufacturing, Oxfordshire, Supply Chain | 0 comments

Stock Manager £28-32,000 M40 This is a fantastic opportunity to join an innovative and quality driven food manufacturer who supply a wide range of premium products primarily within the baking and ingredients categories. You will be producing major brands as well as grocery retailer own label products across a hugely diverse product range incorporating several hundred SKUs. Reporting to the Managing Director you will be responsible for ensuring that all aspects of our stock are examined, controlled and communicated in an accurate and timely manner. Within the role your primary responsibilities will include monitoring the accuracy of sales forecasts and challenge / advise the team on how we can improve the quality of the data. You will provide daily communication of all potential Stock shortages to allow Management/Sales to proactively manage CSL and customer liaison. This will also include communication of reasons for stock problems (Sales over FC, production issues, supplier problems etc) along with clear and accurate communication on “back in stock” dates. As the Stock Manager you will co-ordinate “Stock allocation” so we make informed judgements, agreed with the team along with monthly reporting of Overstocks and BBE issues directly to the relevant Sales personnel. The Stock Manager will Chair a Monthly cross functional Stock Management meeting to highlight key adverse variances and causals to include a Monthly clean down of all “Stock on hold” issues as well as running a Monthly SMS meeting ensuring clear and accurate data is provided to the sales team to clear problems as well as tracking the dissipation of SMS to reduce the value of stock provisions In addition to these roles and responsibilities you will monitor and report on the accuracy of Syspro Stock data and comment and advise on SKU rationalisation / business complexity issues in order to build reports and new communication channels to improve the overall management of stock. Weekly reporting (in time) of Overstocks and BBE issues directly to the relevant Sales personnel You will have previous supply chain and stock management experience ideally gained within a fast paced dynamic environment. This experience may have been within an FMCG, Food Manufacturing or other consumer goods business environment and you must be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of being part of a commercial team within a customer-facing business. In addition to your previous stock control experience you will be able to demonstrate a high degree of numeracy combined with excellent MicroSoft Excel spreadsheet skills. This role will liaise with a number of internal departments on key time critical issues and as such excellent communication skills are essential as is the ability to have the strength of character to stand firm with senior managers whilst still operating as a good team player. If you feel that you share our passion and enthusiasm for producing high quality, premium foods to meet our customers’ requirements and exceed consumer expectation then in the first instance email your CV to Woodlands Recruitment Solutions or for further details call Kieron Madden on M:07787 40 88...

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