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We are still very much open and operating as usual to both clients and candidates. All visitors will need to follow and maintain strict social distance measures that are in place whilst on our premises. All visitors will be required to wear a face mask and must sanitise their hands upon arrival where you will then be asked to complete a COVID 19 pre-screen questionnaire.
We are only allowing one person in the office at one time now to minimise the number of visitors. If you are looking to register for work, may we ask you to phone us and book an appointment. We will keep you updated with any changes.

Direct Response Employment Services

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

Having been recruiting since 1998, Direct Response Employment Services has become one of the top recruitment 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.

Latest Jobs

Frame Assemblers

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Job Reference: DR0768

Bonus/Benefits: Free Parking Excellent package.

We are currently seeking general operatives to work for our client in Melksham these positions could lead to permanent roles.

The ideal candidates will have a good level of communication and written skills and have a good level of fitness as this can be a physically demanding role. previous experience of working within a fast paced environment.

As a key member of the team within this fast-paced role, you will be responsible for assembling  wooden frames.  You will be required to operate air powered staple guns and other hand tools.

Applicants will possess the following key skills: –

  • Previous experience within a similar role.
  • Manuel Handling Experience
  • Confidence in handling a staple gun and other hand tools.
  • Dexterity and the ability to organise your workspace to achieve efficient working methods.
  • You will enjoy repetitive tasks in a high-volume environment.


Monday to Thursday 14:00 to 22:00 Friday 13:00 to 18:00

Must have access to transport due to client location.

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Lab Technician (Weekends)

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  • Permanent
  • Frome
  • Salary: £17000 Per Annum

Direct Response Employment Services are pleased to be supporting our long established client in Frome in the recruitment of a Lab technician to join the team on a permanent basis.

This role will be working weekends only where you will be rotating each week between a night and day shift, working 12 hours per night, working 24 hours per week.

Week 1: Friday and Saturday Night 10pm to 10am

Week 2: Saturday and Sunday days 10am – 10pm

Ideally you will have previously worked within a Lab environment or have studied with a scientific / food qualification, your main responsibilities will be to carry out chemical and microbiological tests against company standards and record and report on these results.

Key Duties:

  • To be able to carry out all tests within either a chemical or micro lab.
  • To carry out environmental and plant hygiene swabs.
  • To Ensure stock is rotated correctly and to notify when there is low stock that needs to be re-ordered.
  • Collate all spec results, record, report and circulate to designated staff.
  • Dispose of waste in a safe manner.
  • Taste Panel of products.
  • Respond to requests for product releases via phone and email.

This is a fab role for anyone who has previous lab experience or a science / food graduate looking to gain further experience within a laboratory.

On offer is a start salary of £17,000 which equates to £13.62 per hour with an increase after successfully passing probation. Along with this is excellent company benefits such as increased pension contributions, company sick pay, death in service, free eye test and glass contribution and staff rewards for service.

Holiday is 10 days per year plus bank holidays.

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Transport Planner

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Job Reference: DR0764

Bonus/Benefits: Free Parking

Direct Response Employment Services are delighted to be supporting a fantastic client in Westbury in the recruitment of a Transport Planner on a temp to perm basis.

We are looking for an all-rounder who can take responsibility for the timely traffic planning of routes and scheduling delivery times to ensure that the customer receives a first-class service in a cost-effective way.

The ideal candidate will have excellent geographical knowledge of the UK working out the most cost-effective routes whilst working with factors such as fuel costs, tolls etc. You will be expected to plan up to ten vehicles daily.

Key responsibilities:

  • Knowledge of Drivers hours
  • Performing Drivers licence checks
  • Dealing with Drivers delivery notes
  • Excellent Geographical knowledge of the UK
  • Excellent Customer service skills
  • IT literate and Excellent admin skills
  • Booking and hiring of vehicles
  • Liaising with hotel for drivers’ nights out
  • Booking and scheduling MOT and services
  • Tracking Vehicles
  • Dealing with returns
  • Remaining calm under pressure
  • Being highly organised
  • Self-motivated
  • Good at problem solving

Applicants will also be required to assist in the warehouse when needed. This will involve movement of stock, gathering orders, manual handling of goods, assisting with deliveries and any other duties that are needed by the customer.

Working hours are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 17:00 with flexibility.

If you would like more information please do not hesitate to get in touch.

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