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HGV Class 2 Driver & Installer 

As part of our continuing expansion, a vacancy has arisen within our Transport Department for an HGV Class 2(C) Driver/Installer. 
Reporting to the Transport Manager, the successful candidate will provide a delivery and installation service for Godfrey Syrett customers throughout the UK. 
 
Key Duties/Responsibilities:
  • Delivering across the whole of the UK
  • Basic installation of small furniture items, when required
  • Responsible for loading own vehicle and ensuring no damage occurs to furniture when loading and delivering to customers
  • Ensuring compliance in relation to Daily Defects and DVSA Compliance
  • Working as a team with Drivers and Warehouse Staff when at the Distribution Centre
  • Ensuring you are always dressed in Company workwear when delivering to customers
  • Adhering to all working procedures in relation to delivering and returning of furniture
  • Adhering to all Health and Safety Procedures in relation to your position
  • Ensuring you submit timesheets in a timely and accurate manner
  • Submitting your Digital Tachograph Card on a daily basis to the Transport Manager
  • Ensuring you get all paperwork signed by the customer and return to SD Office
 
Essential Requirements: 
  • Good geographical knowledge of the UK
  • Must drive in accordance with all EU and UK Driving regulations
  • Excellent communication skills are paramount when dealing with customer requirements
  • Previous experience in a similar would be deemed an advantage
  • Must be available to work weekends – specifically Sundays
  • Available to work away from home for regular periods of time
  
This is a full time, permanent position, working a minimum of 39 hours per week, however the number of hours worked will vary, depending on the routes assigned, which is done on a weekly basis. 

If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit your CV and covering letter to: 
 
Julie Griffiths – Transport Manager
Godfrey Syrett
Belmont Industrial Estate
Durham
DH1 1ST
 
Or email to:  julie.griffiths@godfreysyrett.co.uk

Closing date for applications – Friday 4th May 2018.
 

Quality Administrator

We are currently recruiting for a Quality Administrator to join the Quality Team at Godfrey Syrett.
 
Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Quality Administrator will ensure effective administrative support to the Quality Department.
 
Key Responsibilities: 
  • To provide administrative support to all members of the quality team as required
  • Preparing reports and analysing data
  • Supporting quality improvement projects
  • Daily communication and processing of non-conformance reports
  • Document management and control
  • Collation of information from relevant documentation
  • Supporting quality reporting and KPI’s documentation
  • Attendance at meetings to take minutes when needed
  • General administration, filling, photocopying, updating accurate information via Excel

Essential Requirements: 
  • Previous admin experience in a similar role, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge and application of quality tools and terminology
  • Computer literate, with the ability to compile Excel spreadsheets and Word reports
  • Good attention to detail
  • Awareness of working to tight deadlines
  • Understand the importance of quality with an appetite to change culture
  • Diligent and methodical approach to workload
  • The role will involve travel between all three of our sites to investigate quality and process issues, therefore a valid driving licence is essential for this role.
  
This is a full-time, permanent role, working 39.5 hours per week, 8.30 - 5.00pm, Monday to Thursday & 8.30 - 4.30pm Friday. 
 
If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit your CV and covering letter to Stuart McCourt, Quality Manager - stuart.mccourt@godfreysyrett.co.uk.

Closing date for applications: Friday 30th March 2018.
 

Quality Controller

We are currently recruiting for a Quality Controller to join the Quality Team at Godfrey Syrett.
 
This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to have an immediate impact in the business as we roll out our 2020 Vision.
 
Reporting to the Quality Manager, the Quality Controller will be responsible for helping to drive a culture of continuous improvement by investigating inefficiencies relating to production and product lifecycle, with an emphasis on monitoring product quality against specification, to ensure that we manufacture quality products which meet specification and standards and that any non-conformance issues are identified and recorded, and corrective actions are taken.
 
 
Key Responsibilities: 
  • Identify and investigate quality and process issues. The individual will be empowered to resolve said issues.
  • Complete required investigations through the NCR process ensuring root causes are identified.
  • Close out system failures in a timely manner and implement process improvements where appropriate.
  • Provide technical support to address consumer and customer complaints.
  • Regularly carry out Quality Control spot checks to ensure product are of the highest standard.
  • Support quality improvement projects.
  • Carry out internal and supplier/sub-contractor audits in line with audit programme.
  • Completing timely investigations and deliver against set deadlines.
 
 Essential Requirements:
 
  • Previous experience in a similar role, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Knowledge and application of quality tools
  • Working with procedures and work instructions
  • Strong IT skills, with the ability to compile Excel spreadsheets and Word reports
  • Good communication and influencing skills, at all levels
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and person management skills
  • Diligent and methodical approach to workload
  • Understand, interpret and take proactive action on data and information as presented
  • Understands Importance of Quality with appetite to change culture
  • Use problem solving techniques to aid the site team in improving quality performance.
  • The role will involve travel between all three of our sites to investigate quality and process issues, therefore a valid driving licence is essential for this role.
 
This is a full-time, permanent role, at 39.5 hours per week. Hours are 8.30 - 5.00pm, Monday to Thursday & 8.30 - 4.30pm Friday. 
 
If you would like to be considered for this role, please submit your CV and covering letter to Stuart McCourt, Quality Manager - stuart.mccourt@godfreysyrett.co.uk.
 
Closing date for applications – Friday 23rd March 2018.
 
 
Godfrey Syrett Ltd are an Equal Opportunities employer, and positively welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.