Aug
25
Fixed Term Contract – Warehouse and Logistics Manager
By paula-collins

Why Prism Medical UK?

Are you a skilled Warehouse and Logistics Manager looking for a technically varied and rewarding role?

Prism Medical UK is part of the Prism Healthcare Group, who are a reputable healthcare company employing circa 600 colleagues, across various locations within the UK. We work with a variety of mobility equipment, including moving, handling and bathing devices, committing to the ongoing safety and wellbeing of the people who use our equipment. Through our family of brands, we are best positioned to share our experience and expertise with every client and customer.

What you will be doing

Reporting directly into the Operations Director, the ideal candidate would be a highly motivated manager who has run similar, complex, fast moving operations. Responsible for the management of a 6 warehouses across the UK and staffing and stock levels within each, whilst ensuring the delivery of company directives, initiatives and attainment of KPI targets set. They must also be excellent role models in the areas of communication and problem solving.

Essential duties will include, but not limited to the following: -

  • Maintains receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures.
  • Complies with local warehousing, material handling, and shipping requirements by studying existing and new legislation; enforcing adherence to requirements; advising management on needed actions.
  • Safeguards warehouse operations and contents by establishing and monitoring security procedures and protocols.
  • Controls inventory levels by conducting physical counts; reconciling with data storage system.
  • Maintains physical condition of warehouse by planning and implementing new design layouts; inspecting equipment; issuing work orders for repair and requisitions for replacement.
  • Achieves financial objectives by having a strong understanding of annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions.
  • Completes warehouse operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains warehouse staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains warehouse staff job results by coaching and guiding staff, conducting disciplinary meetings where required.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops and reviewing professional publications.
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.
  • Understand as to how their performance within their role contributes to the overall success of the business
  • Supervision of activity across inbound & outbound warehouses
  • To liaise with distribution and logistics teams ref production & departure dates
  • To liaise with external 3rd party logistics providers
  • Coordination of stock movement, both internal and external ensuring good stock control processes are in place
  • Running the days delivery reports to generate pick lists and routing details
  • Resolution of distribution issues and implementation of pre-emptive actions
  • Work collaboratively with all internal departments including all back office teams
  • Reporting discrepancies in both stock and process
  • Monitoring of attendance levels, holiday, sickness etc.
  • Reporting on warehouse performance

Personal Characteristics

  • Exceptional knowledge of managing & improving operational KPIs in real time & able to demonstrate reactive abilities to deal with any dips that occur.
  • Strong delegation skills where clear objectives are communicated to the teams & then managed accordingly.
  • Strong Communication skills both written & verbal.
  • Analytical skills to interpret data.
  • Proven coaching style to train & motivate teams at all levels
  • Reporting discrepancies in both stock and process
  • Monitoring of attendance levels, holiday, sickness etc.
  • Reporting on warehouse performance
  • Excellent analytical, communication and influencing skills
  • Impeccable attention to detail and forward-thinking.
  • Able to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Integrity, initiative and focus.
  • Proactive, with good problem-solving skills, able to make decisions independently.
  • Exceptional customer service – both internally & externally.
  • Team player but able to work independently.
  • Flexible approach to work and working hours.
  • Anticipate what information is required by their colleagues and to disseminate it actively and efficiently.
  • Ability to plan, organise and prioritise own work with minimal supervision.
  • Willing to listen and take advice from others.
  • Shows initiative and has ability to think for self.

Education & Experience

Proven track record in successful warehouse management

Competitive Salary

25 days annual leave plus bank holidays

Contract length: 6 months

Aug
20
Fabric Cutter – Care-Ability
By paula-collins

Why Prism Medical UK?

Are you looking for a technically varied and rewarding role? We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Fabric Cutter.

Prism Medical UK is part of the Prism Healthcare Group, who are a reputable healthcare company employing circa 600 colleagues, across various locations within the UK. We work with a variety of mobility equipment, including moving, handling and bathing devices, committing to the ongoing safety and wellbeing of the people who use our equipment. Through our family of brands, we are best positioned to share our experience and expertise with every client and customer.

What you will be doing

· Cutting of various cloth materials to produce healthcare items including Slings.

· Making sure work areas and equipment are clean

· Deciding on the correct cutting method for the type of material

· Preparing the fabric for cutting out by spreading it out in flat layers, smoothing out creases and checking the fabric for faults

· Planning how much to cut from a piece of material so that there is not much waste

· Placing the pattern on the fabric and marking round it

· Cutting round the pattern using a Eastman knifes and circular cutters. scissors.

· Working to Orders and tight deadlines.

You need to have:

  • good hand to eye coordination
  • a steady, accurate hand, for cutting
  • Good attention to detail
  • a methodical approach to work.

You need to be able to:

  • work quickly and accurately under pressure
  • follow instructions
  • follow health and safety procedures carefully
  • work as part of a team with other cutters and machinists

Details

38 hours per week. Monday to Thursday 8:30 to 5 pm and 8:30 to 3 pm Friday

30 mins break

25 days holiday

Possible overtime - paid at 1.5

Uniform

Free parking

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Jul
24
Despatch Operative
By james-lyon

Role Description

  • To coordinate the activities of dispatch personnel to achieve daily delivery requirements.
  • Maintain the department in an organised way to ensure product for dispatch is in the correct place at the right time.
  • Ensure products are packed in line with company policy to ensure all items are protected from transport damage.
  • Coordinate with Despatch Supervisor on RMA inputs.
  • Work with production to ensure Goods in items are cleared through the system and put into stock daily.
  • Coordinate stock levels of despatch materials.

Essential Duties

  • Excellent practical and problem solving skills
  • A reliable and punctual approach to work
  • Ability to prioritise, plan and work on own initiative
  • Ability to learn new skills and ability to grasp large amounts of product information
  • Good IT and administration skills
  • Excellent communication and customer care skills
  • To be quality focused – a positive “can do” enthusiastic attitude towards addressing the technical challenges facing Smirthwaite and our clients
  • Possess a strong safety mindset to assure the work completed reflects the technical requirements within industry safety standards
  • To positively approach change or new situations
  • To proactively identify areas for improvement and share them with colleagues and line manager

Personal Characteristics

  • Impeccable attention for detail and forward-thinking.
  • Encourage a positive working environment
  • Clear communicator between all facets of the business
  • Able to thrive in a dynamic and fast-paced environment.
  • Proactive, with good problem-solving skills, able to make decisions independently.
  • Flexible approach to work and working hours.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills.

Education & Experience

  • Ability to work unsupervised and to provide good working relations with colleagues
  • English and Maths GCSE or equivalent
  • Counterbalance and Reach truck desirable
  • Must have current driving license.
Jul
21
Sewing Machinist
By paula-collins

Why Prism Medical UK?

Are you looking for a technically varied and rewarding role? We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Sewing Machinist.

Prism Medical UK is part of the Prism Healthcare Group, who are a reputable healthcare company employing circa 600 colleagues, across various locations within the UK. We work with a variety of mobility equipment, including moving, handling and bathing devices, committing to the ongoing safety and wellbeing of the people who use our equipment. Through our family of brands, we are best positioned to share our experience and expertise with every client and customer.

Due to continued business growth and expansion, The UK`s leading manufacturers of healthcare equipment are looking to recruit Sewing Machinist to join this busy operation. The key responsibility of a sewing machinist is to make sewn medical devices of meet specifications and quality criteria with particular emphasis on maintaining quality standards whilst working at the required efficiency rate and meeting targets and deadlines.

The sewing machinist role is fundamental to the production process right across this diverse, multi sector industry. The role may involve operations such as lock stitching, hemming, overlocking, binding, cover stitching, cup seaming and CNC.

A truly rewarded role in the manufacturing of a product that changes and enhances the quality of life for some of our end users.

Essential Duties

·Complete requirement for sewing items selecting appropriate materials.

· Draw threads through needles and adjust machine functions to meet the requirements of the sewing products.

· Sew missing stiches or replacement parts.

· Follow an SOP instruction for the particular job.

· Report any faults or Discrepancies to the team leader.

· Quality Control Checks.

· Recording how many pieces have been sewn during production.

· Perform general and preventative maintenance tasks on sewing machines to ensure their longevity.

Personal Characteristics

· Impeccable attention for detail and forward-thinking.

· Able to thrive in a dynamic and very fast-paced environment.

· Proactive, with good problem-solving skills, able to make decisions independently.

· Exceptional customer service – both internally & externally.

· Team player but able to work independently.

· Flexible approach to work and working hours.

Education & Experience

· Experience of sewing with material such as Polyester, Foam and Vinyl.

· Industrial Sewing Machine experience required.

· Monitor machine operation to detect problems such as defective sewing, breaks in thread and machine malfunction.

· Folds or fits together materials such as Polyester, Foam and Vinyl or prepare for machine sewing.

· Overlocking and Flatbed Experience required.

Benefits

· Excellent Rates of Pay.

· 25 days Holiday per year, plus bank holidays off and Christmas Shutdown.

· Pension Scheme.

· Employed Status.

· Mortgage & Rent references.

· Sick pay.

· Death in Service Payments.

· Medicash – Free Dental, Optical and Physiotherapy treatments as well as an online portal offering vouchers and discounts.

· Onsite Parking.

· Friendly Working environment.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Jul
21
Sewing Machinist
By paula-collins

Why Prism Medical UK?

Are you looking for a technically varied and rewarding role? We have an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Sewing Machinist.

Prism Medical UK is part of the Prism Healthcare Group, who are a reputable healthcare company employing circa 600 colleagues, across various locations within the UK. We work with a variety of mobility equipment, including moving, handling and bathing devices, committing to the ongoing safety and wellbeing of the people who use our equipment. Through our family of brands, we are best positioned to share our experience and expertise with every client and customer.

Due to continued business growth and expansion, The UK`s leading manufacturers of healthcare equipment are looking to recruit Sewing Machinist to join this busy operation. The key responsibility of a sewing machinist is to make sewn medical devices of meet specifications and quality criteria with particular emphasis on maintaining quality standards whilst working at the required efficiency rate and meeting targets and deadlines.

The sewing machinist role is fundamental to the production process right across this diverse, multi sector industry. The role may involve operations such as lock stitching, hemming, overlocking, binding, cover stitching, cup seaming and CNC.

A truly rewarded role in the manufacturing of a product that changes and enhances the quality of life for some of our end users.

Essential Duties

·Complete requirement for sewing items selecting appropriate materials.

· Draw threads through needles and adjust machine functions to meet the requirements of the sewing products.

· Sew missing stiches or replacement parts.

· Follow an SOP instruction for the particular job.

· Report any faults or Discrepancies to the team leader.

· Quality Control Checks.

· Recording how many pieces have been sewn during production.

· Perform general and preventative maintenance tasks on sewing machines to ensure their longevity.

Personal Characteristics

· Impeccable attention for detail and forward-thinking.

· Able to thrive in a dynamic and very fast-paced environment.

· Proactive, with good problem-solving skills, able to make decisions independently.

· Exceptional customer service – both internally & externally.

· Team player but able to work independently.

· Flexible approach to work and working hours.

Education & Experience

· Experience of sewing with material such as Polyester, Foam and Vinyl.

· Industrial Sewing Machine experience required.

· Monitor machine operation to detect problems such as defective sewing, breaks in thread and machine malfunction.

· Folds or fits together materials such as Polyester, Foam and Vinyl or prepare for machine sewing.

· Overlocking and Flatbed Experience required.

Benefits

· Excellent Rates of Pay.

· 25 days Holiday per year, plus bank holidays off and Christmas Shutdown.

· Pension Scheme.

· Employed Status.

· Mortgage & Rent references.

· Sick pay.

· Death in Service Payments.

· Medicash – Free Dental, Optical and Physiotherapy treatments as well as an online portal offering vouchers and discounts.

· Onsite Parking.

· Friendly Working environment.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

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