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UK Wide Employment Agency In Wiltshire

Direct Response Employment Services is your local recruitment agency set in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire. If you are looking for temporary and permanent jobs or an Employment Agency across Wiltshire, Somerset & the rest of the UK, speak to our consultants today.

Having been recruiting since 1998, Direct Response Employment Services has become one of the top employment agencies in the local area as Di and her team know exactly the calibre of staff to look for when it comes to placing candidates.


Areas We Cover

We are one of the top employment agencies based in Trowbridge, Wiltshire but we also regularly have jobs available from across the whole of the UK for a range of different sectors. Some of the popular areas we regularly list jobs for includes but is not limited to Aberthaw, Cardiff, South Wales, Bristol, Kent, Essex, Barnstone, Mount Sorrell, Solihull, Banbury, Herefordshire, Southampton, Buxton, Dunbar, Scotland, Swindon and more.

If you are looking for a temporary or permanent role across the UK please register with us or contact our helpful team for more information.


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Electrician/Solar Technician

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  • Permanent
  • St Austell
  • Salary: £30,000-40,000

Website Response_direct Direct Response Employment Services

Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency set in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Our client, the world’s largest independent renewable energy company operating across 11 countries is looking to recruit several qualified (and newly qualified) electricians with solar/battery storage experience and solar technicians to join their expanding team.

As an Electrical Technician, you will be based on site, performing operation and maintenance tasks on utility-scale solar plants with outputs of 5MW and above (25 acres and above). The purpose is to ensure the solar plants achieve outstanding levels of safety, quality and performance at a cost that meets operational budget, as part of an industry-leading team of renewable energy specialists.

Applicants must be fully qualified with all relevant certificates and have experience operating and maintaining MW Scale solar plants and DC/HV Experience.

You must have a full driving licence (preferably clean) as you will be required to work at various sites within a certain radius of your location.

A full training programme is provided and technicians that want career progression will be encouraged to broaden their experience to advanced levels such as an industry HV Authorised Person or Senior Authorised Person.

Responsibilities include:

  • Observing H&S requirements and maintain these across all sites
  • Achieve and maintain Authorised Person status following training
  • Undertake planned inspections and maintenance according to legal, technical, manufacturer and contractual requirements
  • Inspection, testing and maintenance of PV modules, DC strings and inverters
  • Undertake AC and DC testing, trouble shooting and fault finding
  • Perform reactive maintenance, fault diagnosis and resolution
  • Repair sensors and communication equipment
  • Configure computer-based devices and components
  • Keep accurate data and records
  • Keep in contact with the main office
  • Occasionally work away from home for training courses or to cover other sites for up to one week at a time
  • Induct/manage sub-contractors, ensure their safe working, and undertake quality checks on their work.

Knowledge

You should have a good understanding and knowledge of central inverters, principles of high voltage operations, experience with AC, DC and communications networks and experience with solar PV technology.

Experience

You must have a good understanding and experience with;

  • DC Installation
  • DC Fault finding testing and commissioning
  • LV installation
  • LV fault finding, testing and commissioning
  • Experience working remotely

Desirable

  • Inspection and testing qualifications (City & Guild 2391 or 2394/5)
  • First aid qualification
  • H&S qualifications (e.g IOSH, SSSTS, CSCS)
  • Advanced electrical qualifications
  • High Voltage qualifications

These positions are full time and permanent for the right applicants. You will be working Monday to Friday full time hours with occasional weekend work on a rota basis, so flexibility is key.

In return the client can offer, company vehicle, phone, tablet/laptop, full PPE and equipment, overtime, pension scheme (Very generous) paternity/maternity pay, private health insurance, 25 days holiday, flexible working and more.

Salary

Salary starts between £30,000 – £40,000 DOE.

If you think you have the right qualifications and experience to join my client’s team, please get in touch with us today.

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Telemarketing Executive – French speaking

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  • Temporary
  • Bradford on Avon
  • Salary: £12.00 per hour + Commission

Website Direct Response Employment Services

Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency based in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Direct Response is pleased to be working with an established business in the beautiful town of Bradford on Avon. They are seeking candidates to join their team on a temporary basis.

As a Telemarketing Executive, you will be joining a great team with the ethos of work hard, play hard. They are a friendly bunch within a modern working office. They have a dress down culture and there is an early finish on a Friday.

The main duties will be making outbound B2B calls across the UK in relation to IT Products and software on behalf of clients. The ability to speak French is essential.

Ideally the right candidates will have some previous experience within a sales environment, such as outbound calling, business to business sales or field sales. Full training can be given to those who are ambitious, target driven and confident in talking to decision makers.

Working hours will be Monday to Thursday 09:00-17:00 & Friday 09:00-16:00.

Commission is paid additionally for appointments booked.

Immediate start available.

If you are interested then please get in touch.

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General Operatives

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  • Permanent
  • Westbury
  • Salary: £9.50 to 9.70

Website @Response_direct_direct Direct Response Employment Services

Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency based in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

We have various openings for Assembly Workers working with our client in Westbury.

As an Assembly Worker you will be working within a manufacturing environment.

You will have  good communication skills and be able to read from drawings. Previous use of hand tools would be an advantage. We are looking for reliable, enthusiastic and motivated candidates.  You will have good attention to detail and observe all Health and Safety rules.

These positions could become permanent for the right candidates, full training is given.

Hours: Monday to Friday  working on a day shift.

Free on site parking. Must have access to own transport due to location.

Please contact us for more information.

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Purchasing Coordinator

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  • Permanent
  • Frome
  • Salary: £28,000 - £32,000

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Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency based in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

Direct Response Employment Services are delighted to be supporting a client of ours in Frome who are actively seeking a Purchasing Coordinator to join the team on a permanent basis.

As a Purchasing Coordinator you will be reporting to the Finance and Administration Manager and taking responsibility coordinating purchasing activities, along with taking the lead in securing locally based raw materials and services.

Key Tasks:

  • Be the point of contact for suppliers and contractors whilst coordinating communication across the procurement team.
  • Proactively seek alternative suppliers and find best prices, quality and supply terms.
  • Manage all contract and evaluation reviews with suppliers and contractors in order to assess contract performance and maximise contract re-negotiation.
  • Risk assess any single suppliers to minimise/mitigate risk of failure of supply.
  • Create and manage the supplier contracts on the AS400.
  • Maintain the component database through the Purchase Master File to provide accurate ongoing pricing information.
  • Provide accurate and regular information to the Stock Manager on quantities contracted.
  • Support the Stock Manager on resolving issues with quality of stock, supply issues or non-delivery of stock items after the supply chain team have exhausted their communications.
  • Be the point of contact for queries relating to purchases and stock, namely, (i) invoice queries, (ii) cost controller queries and (iii) the valuation of de-listed stock (iv) non-conformances with the technical department and suppliers
  • Attend NPD project meetings and ensure purchasing meets deadlines set out in the critical path in order to meet project launch deadlines.
  • Take responsibility for and oversee custom declaration submissions to the HMRC

To be considered in this role you will have previous experience within purchasing and proven negotiation skills along with excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Ideally you will also have experience working within a manufacturing setting and have good financial and business understanding with experience of transactional management desirable but not essential.

On offer is a salary of between £28-32k per annum, working 40 hours per week and additional benefits on offer.

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Warehouse Operative

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  • Permanent
  • Trowbridge
  • Salary: £9.50

Website Response_direct Direct Response Employment Services

Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency set in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

We are currently seeking a full time warehouse operative for our client based in Trowbridge working within a small friendly team.

The ideal candidate will have a good level of communication skills (Written and verbal), previous warehouse experience would be an advantage.

As a warehouse operative, your role would involve

  • Cardboard Baling
  • Cutting cardboard
  • Boxing up orders
  • Packing ready for delivery
  • Keeping workshop floor tidy
  • Possible picking/Loading of orders
  • Clearing the yard of any debris
  • General warehouse duties
  • Keeping samples area up together

Our client is looking for someone to work full time hours, 08:00-17:00 Monday to Thursday & 08:00-12:30 on Friday with 30 minute unpaid breaks.

This would be a temp to perm position for the right candidate

If you wish to join the team then contact us today

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HR Advisor

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  • Permanent
  • Westbury
  • Salary: £30,000-32,000

Website direct-response Direct Response Employment Services

Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency based in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

We are delighted to be recruiting for an HR Advisor to join our client’s team in Westbury.

As an HR Advisor, you will be supporting the HR Manager in the delivery of an efficient and effective HR support and advisor service to departments by providing first-line contact on all people-related issues consistent with internal processes and legal requirements.

Key Responsibilities:

• Managing on-site ER matters including absence management, disciplinary, and grievance in a timely manner.

• Coaching and advising Managers on employee relation cases and general management issues.

• Proactively manage sickness absence, including a return to work meetings, sickness review meetings, and support managers with all long-term sickness cases and where necessary bring them to a satisfactory conclusion in a timely manner.

• Engage Occupational Health support as required.

• Developing and promoting employee engagement and well-being activities

• Scanning and recording training records.

• Monitoring, reviewing, and updating all HR policies and ensuring these are in line with current legislation.

• Training managers on policies and procedures.

• Provide cover for the Health & Safety Manager on inductions.

• Write, review, and continually update job descriptions.

• Look for opportunities to improve our HR processes, practices & people solutions.

• Dealing with ad hoc employee queries

• Supporting the HR manager and the needs of the HR function.

• Maintain up-to-date employment law knowledge in line with UK legislation

• All other duties as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience:

Experience in a similar HR role, with excellent operational HR knowledge, preferably in a fast-paced environment.

Employee relations and change management experience.

Ability to build trusted relationships through a professional but personable approach.

Excellent interpersonal skills and strong oral and written communication skills.

Resilience and the ability to deal with conflict.

A creative and innovative approach to problems and solutions.

Experience in implementing and driving value-adding HR initiatives.

Confident and professional in handling phone calls, email enquiries, and receiving visitors.

Computer literate, confident, and proficient in word, excel, and PowerPoint.

Flexibility and ability to multitask.

A proactive approach to work and a good ability to anticipate issues and find solutions.

The ability to remain calm and polite under pressure.

Able to complete tasks in a timely, accurate manner

Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritise tasks

Team player and supportive to other team members

Professional attitude and appearance

Excellent organisational skills

Experience requirements:

Worked in an advisory role for a minimum of 2 years.

Worked in HR for a minimum of 4 years.

CIPD qualified.

The hours are 34.5 hours a week, 30 minutes unpaid Lunch or 1-hour unpaid Lunch taken between 12pm – 2pm. This can be decided by an employee but they will not be able to switch once they have decided. Most Office staff take 30 minutes but this is personal choice.

Our client has a lovely office staff room with a fridge, kettle, microwave, Coffee machine, utensils and water station but does not serve hot food on site.

Working Pattern of Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm, No weekends:

Benefits:

  • 25 Days Holidays – run from January 1st – December 31st. A few days of this, usually no more than 5 days is attained to use for our Christmas shutdown.
  • Bank Holidays
  • A possibility of voluntary overtime when required
  • Pension scheme:
  • Sickness scheme:
  • Life insurance:

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Sales Scheme Engineer

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Direct Response Employment Services is your local employment agency set in the centre of Trowbridge, Wiltshire

We are searching for a sales scheme engineer to join our client’s team in Westbury.

As a Sales Scheme engineer, you will produce Sales & Project Schemes as part of a larger team, finding design solutions are required to satisfy customer requirements within fixed timescales.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES OF ROLE:

  • Compile detailed Sales Scheme and Project Approval level drawings required by the Sales and Projects teams within set timeframes to a high level of quality and accuracy.
  • Liaise with Sales and Projects Managers to provide the required information to assist in the advancement of projects through to approval including design recommendations and solutions to any problems that may arise due to architectural/client requirements.
  • Ensure that the drawings within your control adhere to the relevant design standards and meet Health & Safety requirements.
  • Personal training and development to ensure personal and business success.
  • Manipulate and interpret architects’ drawings to aid with design and product choice where required.

Skills:

  • An active and considered approach to problem-solving.
  • Strong education background with mechanical and practical aptitude with good visualization skills.
  • Ability to interpret architects’ drawings.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, able to build effective working relationships at all levels.
  • Previous experience of AutoCAD 2D.
  • Information Technology Skills (Excel & Word).
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines without errors.
  • Proven team player who is willing to contribute effectively.

Hours: Monday to Thursday 08:30 to 17:15 Friday 08:30 to 13:00

TRAINING/DEVELOPMENT:  In order to ensure that you are able to meet these requirements, training will be given in line with business objectives.

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