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Payroll administrator – maternity cover

  • Poole, Dorset
  • £18000 - £24000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • zk914427

Our client in Poole is looking for payroll administrators for 9 months maternity cover.

Experience is not necessary but you must be willing to learn, follow process, rules and systems. Willing person with an admin type background to be trained over a payroll. Confident phone user also a plus. You will be working as a part of a team of 3, processing weekly payroll of a manufacturing business.

The job role is a maternity cover, 9 months. Monday to Friday 08:00-17:00. Salary is between £18000 and £24000.

The job will include

  • Processing data regarding new starters, leavers and amendments
  • Assist in ensuring the correct PAYE, National Insurance, Pension, Student Loans, Employment Benefit and Court Orders are processed and paid over to the appropriate authorities within the correct timescales
  • Process and calculate sickness benefit entitlements for all employee absence including SMP/SSP/SAP/SPP payments and calculating entitlements on request
  • Respond to daily queries
  • Admin responsibilities

You must have

  • knowledge of Microsoft office to include Excel, Outlook and Word
  • attention to details
  • strong customer service and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and pro-actively

If you have previous experience as a payroll administrator or in general office admin role we want to hear from you. Apply now or contact Zsofia on 07702 167 785.

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Category Buyer

  • Poole, Dorset
  • £25000 - £35000 per annum
  • Permanent
  • zk914426

As a category buyer you will be working with a manufacturer of luxury yachts in Poole, Dorset.

What your benefits will be;
– annual salary up to £35 000, DOE
– Monday to Friday, 08:00-17:00 with 1 hour lunch break
– life insurance from day 1
– pension scheme

Your previous experience and skills will include
experience of working within a complex and dynamic manufacturing environment
-communicating with existing and new suppliers on daily basis, on reviews and on site visits
-organizing delivery schedules and ensuring accurate lead times
-negotiating prices, being cost effective
-understanding of production schedule, tooling and material lead times, negotiation timelines
-working under pressure in a face paced environment
-working to or has CIPS certification.
-has hand on experience with business systems, ERP and P2P experience (e.g. SAP, Ariba, Oracle), and the material planning process
-Strong project management and process improvement skills
-Strong negotiation, communication, interpersonal, and leadership skills

Your main tasks will include
-Ensure timely sourcing goods and services to meet business requirements
-To liaise with suppliers with respect delivery schedules and ensuring accurate lead times
-Carry out regular and appropriate supplier reviews to ensure that the performance and quality of service and goods are met.
-Co-ordinate regular meetings with suppliers and site visits, and produce visit reports to record outcomes and actions to address business issues and improvement plans
-Cost effectiveness: Purchase parts demonstrating value for money and from a perspective of total acquisition cost without affecting either the quality of the goods or delivery deadlines
-Creating and maintaining long-term supplier contracts and single source contracts
-Is responsible for managing the suppliers to the contracts or T&C’s agreed
-Ability to complete (with support) supplier validation for new and ongoing requirements. Able to highlight risks and potential mitigation plans for agreement with senior team
-Has an understanding of tiered supply chains and the basic operational requirements of the business for this to be successful
-Has an appreciation of total acquisition cost specifically relating to internal versus external supply and the likely drivers that will need to be considered when making make versus buy decisions
-Able to evaluate sourcing requirements for new models and service requests and to identify critical milestones that will need to be met in order to achieve business targets (e.g. Production schedule, tooling and material lead times, negotiation timelines.)

The role is mostly office based however, occasionally you might be required to work outside office (company premises, shipyards, boat shows, suppliers and conferences). The role might include travelling nationally and internationally at a short notice. Valid full UK driving license is required.

If you have previous experience as a category buyer, we want to hear from you. Apply now or contact Zsofia on 07702 167 785.

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Machine Operative

  • Dorset
  • £9.30 - £9.55 per day + Free parking
  • Permanent
  • SC56983

Holt Engineering are recruiting for a Machine Operative to join a forward-thinking, well-established manufacturing business in East Dorset

As part of this Machine Operative position, you will be:

  • Operating machinery, ensuring a smooth transition of products
  • Technically minded and able to fault find and resolve
  • Cleaning machinery used and area worked into company standards
  • Maintain high-quality performance working with a high volume of products.

To be successful in this role as a Machine Operative, the below skills are desirable however not essential:

  • Reliable, self-disciplined, and a team player
  • Previous machine operating experience
  • People skills.

This role offers:

  • Flexible on shift patterns
  • £9.55 per hour starting rate
  • Free parking
  • Opportunities for development.
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  • Poole, Dorset
  • £12.50 - £12.99 per hour
  • Temporary
  • ZK914422

Our client in Poole is currently on the lookout for experienced part 1 & part 2 scaffold labourers.

You will be working on luxurious yachts with the marine industry’s most recognised brand. To be considered for this role you must have experience in part 1 & part 2 scaffold. Wilst in this role you will be building and dismantling scaffolding using laid down guidlines.

Pay rates are £12.99 per hour.
Monday to Friday 07:00-15:15

If this role interests you, apply now or contact Zsofia for more information 07702 167 785.

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Electrical Inspector

  • Poole, Dorset
  • Up to £27000 per annum + 25 days hols etc
  • Permanent
  • JKLineInsp

As the quality line inspector you will be responsible for the identification of non conformities in the manfacture of cables, looms and electrical assemblies.

You will

  • be IPC qualified to IPC-620 standards for cables / wiring and IPC-610 for pcb’s
  • be able to read technical engineering drawings, wiring schedules and schematics
  • be able to identify problems in manufacture and participate in root cause analysis to ensure right first time
  • record non-conformances and highlight issues to the production technicians

Your experience will include

  • previous inspection of cables, looms and electrical assemblies
  • a meticulous approach to your work
  • excellent communication skills including written numeracy and literacy
  • good IT skills to be able to use the MRP system

In return

  • you’ll work for a company that is growing and in a sector not affected by the current pandemic
  • get a better than average pension
  • receive 25 days holiday plus BH
  • have flexible working hours and an early finish on Fridays
  • have the ability to work overtime at time and half

This is a permanent role with an immediate start so apply.

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Warehouse Operative

  • Bournemouth, Dorset
  • £9.50 - £10.50 per hour
  • Permanent
  • sg104

Warehouse Operative, Twilight shift 3:00pm – midnight

Holt engineering are currently working with a well-established lead manufacturing business to recruit a warehouse operative to join their dispatch department. Are you a warehouse operative who wants to work in a business that recognises hard work, takes care of their staff, and work in an awesome environment?

As a warehouse operative you will:

  • replenish stock
  • pick orders and pack them
  • General warehouse duties
  • wrap pallets
  • book stock in and out on the company’s computer system
  • keep your workspace tidy

You will:

  • need to be physically fit as this is a very busy role and some of the products are quite heavy
  • need a good level of spoken and written English
  • have previous experience working in a warehouse environment
  • be able to work at a fast pace and work well under pressure
  • if you hold a forklift license that would be an advantage but not necessary as training can be given

In return you will be rewarded with:

  • a competitive rate of pay
  • excellent training opportunities and career prospects
  • overtime at enhanced rates
  • on-site free gym
  • free parking
  • free team nights out
  • free healthy snacks, tea, and coffee

Make sure you don’t miss out on this great opportunity. Apply now online or email

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  • Poole, Dorset
  • Up to £10.00 per hour
  • Temporary
  • SG105

Our client, based in Poole, are looking for a Packers to join their busy warehouse team within the manufacturing production sector on a temporary basis. This role as a Packer will involve:

  • Picking & Packing
  • Working in a busy warehouse
  • Preparing items for dispatch
  • Stock checking
  • Making boxes up
  • Other general warehouse duties

If you are looking for a packing role apply now through this advert or contact Sammy or Sophie on 074830 69098.

The hours of this role are 09:00am – 17:00pm, Monday – Friday

Paying £10.00 per hour!

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Production Team Leader

  • Poole, Dorset
  • £23000 - £25000 per annum + Free parking< bonus scheme
  • Permanent
  • SC89756

Holt engineering are recruiting for a Production Team leader for our successful forward-thinking client in North Dorset.

This role has become available due to growth within the business.

The successful candidate’s key role will be managing the workflow within their garment department, ensuring accuracy, and maintaining high levels of efficiency at all times.

Some key duties and responsibilities but not limited to:

  • Provide suggestions regarding design, placement, fabric, and thread selection;
  • Ensure quality whilst maintaining good levels of productivity at all times;
  • Support Warehouse Manager in carrying out 121 meetings with allocated team members, (currently 8 team members);
  • Manage the workflow ensuring the best use of your staff’s time.
  • Monitor levels of heat seal transfers, threads, and of other consumables and order as necessary;
  • Support in resolving design, placement, fabric, and others linked to the activity issues;
  • Keep waste of garments to the minimum, suggest preventative actions to reduce reoccurrence;
  • Lead by example and be able to demonstrate high levels of performance;

To be considered for this role you must:

  • Be a team player;
  • Have good attention to detail;
  • Have previous experience in managing small teams is desirable;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Have a Positive attitude;
  • Experience in a similar environment involving either both, health seal and embroidery functions or at least one is preferred; ( desirable)

In return, our client can offer a:

Competitive salary based on experience, companywide bonus scheme, free lunch every Friday, free tuckshop onsite, progression opportunities.

For more information about this role please call Sophie on 07483069099 alternatively please apply today!

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TIG Welder

  • Poole, Dorset
  • Up to £26300 per annum
  • Permanent
  • JK914406

We are looking for a skilled TIG welder who can weld both stainless steel and aluminium. Most of the work is thin gauge.

My client is looking for a permanent TIG welder based in Poole, working in a very clean environment. The company are extremely busy and their order book is full.

You will need to be able to work from drawings and be able to ensure tight tolerances are met.

Overtime is paid at time and half, you will get 25 days holiday plus bank holidays.

This is a permanent position from day one.

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Mechanical Inspector

  • Totton and Eling, Hampshire
  • £27000 - £30000 per annum + depend on exp and shift
  • Permanent
  • DJ913465

If you are an experienced mechanical inspector / quality inspector with CMM experience and looking for your next role then this could be the position for you

You will be inspecting precision machined components to drawings and specifications in an efficient manner – you will also:

  • First Article Inspection Reports
  • First off’s, in-process and final inspections and raise any quality issues with the quality department
  • ensure all documentation and reports are maintained
  • raise Non-conformance reports and corrective actions
  • ensure delivery to customer is right first time, every time.

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

  • mechanical inspection of precision machined components
  • Working knowledge of CMM with the ability to create programmes ideally on Mitutoyo, PC-DMIS, or proficient in alternate controls. Specific training is available
  • understanding of complex component geometries including geometric dimensioning and tolerancing.
  • internal auditing

In return you will work for a world leading precision manufacturing business with fantastic company benefits including, life assurance, health and sickness scheme, overtime, over 5 weeks holiday plus bank hols

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