Elevation Recruitment LTD

Elevation Recruitment LTD City of Leeds, UK
Aug 20, 2018
Elevation Senior Finance are currently looking to recruit a Financial Controller in Leeds city centre on behalf of a fast growing Sme business that is set for continual growth over the next few years. Reporting to the Finance Director this is a fast paced role that will form a crucial link between finance and the wider business. Producing the month end results whilst ensuring the board receive value adding management reports which drives decision making. This is a fantastic opportunity if you are looking for that next step up in your career in a dynamic and fast paced environment. Key duties and responsibilities will include: -Preparation of monthly management accounts -Preparation of monthly accounting pack for submission to senior management -Weekly Cash Flow & P&L forecasting -Reporting on budgetary variances -Ensure financial controls are correctly maintained and adhered to throughout the business -Maintaining and improving the reporting capabilities within the system -Mange VAT and corporation tax reporting -Manage, report on and reconcile all intercompany costs -Year-end audit preparation -Preparation and reporting of key KPI's for the business Elevation Accountancy & Finance is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment focusing on the recruitment of talented Accountancy and Finance professionals across all levels, from Ledger Clerks through to Financial Directors in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our website at for more information on: * Accountancy Jobs or Accountancy Recruitment * Finance Jobs or Finance Recruitment
Elevation Recruitment LTD Huddersfield, UK
Aug 18, 2018
Elevation have been exclusively engaged to identify a UK Operations Director for a leading manufacturing business in the North of England. Our client is part of a global organisation with the UK turnover in excess of £80m and employing over 700 staff. Reporting to the European Operations Director this role will have full responsibility for the UK operations consisting, in the main, of manufacturing, engineering and supply chain across a single site operation. The business provides high valued goods globally and their UK business is engaged with a number of complex manufacturing processes. Operations Director duties & responsibilities will include: *Site leadership of over 300 staff across manufacturing, engineering and supply chain *Accountable for site budget and business performance targets *Ensure products are delivered on time and in full to all major clients and deal effectively with any issues *Develop and encourage a culture of continuous improvement across sites with clear objectives outlined and delivered *Collaborate and contribute to strategic objectives for the business Due to the confidential nature of this role we cannot give too many details at this stage, however, I am keen to speak to candidates with the following skills & experience: *University Degree in Operations, Engineering, Management *Higher Degree in Operations Management/MBA (preferred) *Six Sigma Black Belt and/or Lean/Kaizen qualified *Experience as a Senior Operations Manager overseeing a team of 300+ *In-depth experience of metals forming, processing or high value machining *Successful experience in P&L / Budget responsibility of £50m+ This is a fantastic role and, if suitable, more details will be given on completion of an NDA. Please note the location of the role is not specific and is commutable from West Yorkshire, North Yorkshire and the North West. Due to the confidential nature of this role we cannot reveal the exact location at this time. If you would like to discuss this opportunity in more detail, please call John Bohan at Elevation Recruitment Group on . Elevation Recruitment Group's Engineering & Manufacturing division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and other similar Engineering and Manufacturing positions, visit
Elevation Recruitment LTD City of Leeds, UK
Aug 18, 2018
Job Summary The Head of Supply Chain is responsible for determining the strategic direction of the function while ensuring the smooth running of both internal and external production supplies in accordance with customer delivery requirements. The primary focus of the role is to plan and implement all activities relating to the timely and cost-effective procurement, inventory control, capacity planning, distribution and quality control of a wide range of goods. The Head of Supply Chain will recognise when changing business environments, both internal and external, impact the supply chain function, and they will take appropriate steps to maintain the department's effectiveness and efficiency always. As the Head of Supply Chain you will be required to manage people, processes and systems. With help of the department managers, you would be responsible to manage the core departments which make up the supply chain function - purchasing, supply chain, 3pl contracts and warehousing. You will ensure productivity targets are met and implement and maintain administration systems. Key Responsibilities *Develop a supply chain strategy that supports the company performance objectives. *Development & delivery of integrated processes to achieve optimal supply chain performance through the relevant sector supply chains. *Management of Procurement, including supplier collaboration, procure services to meet BOM's, supply chain and logistical goals optimising costs to meet customer requirements. *Managing and reporting on work in progress and physical stock to meet targets across the business. *Ensuring compliance with the Company's Supply Chain/Logistics Policies and standards. *Providing leadership support and coaching to further develop the teams. *Producing regular reports and statistics on a weekly/monthly basis. *Driving gross profit margin through buying, selection, negotiation. *Participate in various projects to innovate product and/or meet market demands. Experience *Minimum of 5 year's experience as a Supply Chain Manager within the Manufacturing or similar operations based business *10 years working experience in Supply Chain *Significant experience working in a high value low volume manufacturing environment *Advanced MRP / ERP user *S&OP exposure Education & Qualifications *Bachelor's degree in engineering, business or a related discipline would be advantageous *Post graduate qualifications in Business or supply chain Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: up to £60,000.00 /year + Car, Pension, Holiday, Life insurance
Elevation Recruitment LTD Lincolnshire, UK
Aug 18, 2018
A Head of Technical role within a leading food manufacturer. Reporting directly to the Site Director, managing the Quality and Technical team on site. The Technical Manager will be responsible for leading and developing the technical team ensuring the highest technical standards are achieved. Our client is looking to find a strong leader who will nurture and develop customer relationships whilst driving the technical function forward. Technical Manager Duties and Responsibilities include: *Responsible for ensuring the business has the appropriate auditing systems and monitoring in place to demonstrate due diligence, best practice, and full compliance with legal and customer specifications *Direct experience of change management at a senior level and a strong track record of successful team management *Evaluate compliance with the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety *Develop the central technical strategy with site ensuring policies comply with food safety, quality and hygiene and legalities The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following skills and experience: *Degree educated in a Food Science discipline or equivalent *Extensive experience working within the meat industry *Technically astute and the ability to build long standing relationships with customers *Experience of leading and managing large technical teams *Must be conversant with all retailer auditing standards and expectations *Advanced Food Hygiene *HACCP qualification This is an outstanding opportunity for a dynamic Technical Manager who has extensive experience within the food sector to excel their career within a progressive and dynamic food manufacturing business. Equivalent job titles may include, Head of Technical, Technical Controller, Site Technical Manager, Technical Lead If you would like to discuss this position further, please call Rachel Littlewood at Elevation Recruitment Group on . Elevation Recruitment Group's Engineering and Manufacturing division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midland regions. For this role and other similar Engineering and Manufacturing positions, visit
Elevation Recruitment LTD City of Leeds, UK
Aug 18, 2018
Head of Marketing Elevation Recruitment are working with a leading brand in the DIY B2B marketing place supplying independent retailers, trade, online retail and merchants with their product requirements. Based in Yorkshire, this is a great role for a Senior Marketing professional to help drive new business through multichannel marketing campaigns, brand development and people management. You will be responsible for: *Lead a diverse and talented marketing function to help develop the product portfolio *Deliver channel specific B2B and B2C branded communications and work closely with the Head of Internal Sales Director to execute the multi-channel strategy. *Lead the development and implementation of the entire marketing strategy, which includes creative and studio, digital marketing, product and channel marketing, market data, and the marketing communications teams. * You will also have input into the new product development strategy. *Able to drive and challenge internal stakeholders, ensuring the company is marketing led Experience Required: *A commercially astute leader with a rounded background in marketing and extensive product and brand marketing experience *Ideally from within a consumer durables environment, possibly from the homecare, renovation, DIY, or appliance market or similar markets. *Experience of multi-channel sales and marketing, specifically the Online, Omni Channel, Mass retail and independent retail channels, along with distribution and the major merchant channels would be of interest *People management experience is required Elevation Recruitment focusing on Marketing positions in Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our website at for more information on: *Marketing Jobs or Marketing Recruitment
Elevation Recruitment LTD Wakefield, UK
Aug 18, 2018
We have a brilliant opportunity for a design biased, Head of Engineering role for a successful West Yorkshire Original Equipment Manufacturer. The business has seen significant growth and secured some exciting new contracts so are looking for a Head of Engineering to join them. You will provide clear leadership, vision, mentoring and motivating to a multi-disciplined design engineering team. You will ensure the Engineering team activities and output comply with company and legislative procedures, specifications and industry practices. You will liaise with external and internal customers and ensure smooth delivery of projects. You will chair design meeting and ensure projects are delivered on time. The Head of Engineering duties & responsibilities will include: *Provide Leadership for a multi-disciplined Engineering Team *Review competitors' products and identify market trends and changes in technology. *Assist in developing New Products and solutions *Implementing best practice across the site The successful candidate will have the following skills & experience: *Proven leader with an Original Equipment Manufacturer *Experienced manager who has strong leadership skills *A high degree of commercial awareness *A thorough understand of engineering release and control procedures *Ideally degree qualified This is a fantastic opportunity for a Head of Engineering to join a growing business. Elevation Recruitment Group's Engineering & Manufacturing division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and surrounding regions. For this role and other similar Engineering and Manufacturing positions, visit Head of Engineering, Design Manager, Head of Design, Engineering Manager
Elevation Recruitment LTD Selby YO8, UK
Aug 18, 2018
Elevation Recruitment Group are partnering with a leading energy provider to recruit a Head of Logistics to lead a team, set the strategy and ensure the business is stocked with the fuel required to keep the production going 24/7 to meet the demands of the nation. The Head of Logistics will be managing a multimillion storage and fuel delivery budget covering 200+ ships; 5,000+ rail deliveries and 40,000+ truck movements. You'll have a team to lead and take a leadership role in our commercial team. You'll set the detail on logistics strategy, network design, infrastructure, providers, carriers, technology, process, and policies for the team. The role is responsible for logistics activities for sea, rail and road transportation as well as setting the supply chain strategy for biomass product. Responsibilities include; *Responsible for all activities related to ensuring the consistent flow of pellets from suppliers to site utilising sea, rail and road transportation *Develop supply chain options to ensure the most cost effective and efficient route for the business *Responsible for building cross-functional relationships with key functions *Assess internal and external risks such as capacity shortages, regulatory changes, and infrastructure, port, or carrier issues and proactively develop plans to mitigate risk and ensure continuity of service whilst driving down the cost *Manage interface with the suppliers in the supply chain to ensure consistent reliable delivery *Lead supplier selection, commercial contract negotiation (3-5yrs and ongoing relationship management) Knowledge, Skills and Experience required: *Problem management with strong investigation and problem resolution skills *Degree level education *Experienced Logistics professional with detailed knowledge of commercial terms, regulations and instruments associated with supply chain / logistics. *Must have a broad and deep understanding of possible supply chain related risks and possible measures to mitigate Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 Package: Bonus, Pension, PHC, Life assurance, Holiday
Elevation Recruitment LTD Brinsworth, Rotherham S60, UK
Aug 17, 2018
Elevation's Engineering & Manufacturing division are on the lookout for a forward thinking and innovative Operations Director to join a well-established market leader in its field of manufacturing. Reporting into the UK Managing Director the Operations Director will be part of the Senior Management Team based at their site in Sheffield and will oversee site operations, deliver budgets, performance improvements and manage customer commitments. Our client is global organisation with a £100m+ turnover, they have 2 sites based in the UK and employ over 1000 employees. Operations Director - Duties & Responsibilities: *Lead the site operations teams to deliver results in terms of Sales & Production, budget & KPI's *Develop and encourage a culture of continuous improvement across sites with clear objectives outlined and delivered *Oversee regional operations budgets, performance improvements and cost reduction targets *Manage the development, implementation and maintenance of core values to create a cohesive unit that is responsive to increasing demands *Deliver succession plans to create high performing teams *Collaborate and contribute to strategic objectives for the business The successful candidate will have the following skills & experience: *University Degree in Operations, Engineering, Management or similar *Higher Degree in Operations Management/MBA (preferred) *Six Sigma Black Belt and/or Lean/Kaizen qualified *Experience as a Senior Operations Manager overseeing a team of 200+ *In depth knowledge of supply chain operations *Proven skills in the introduction of new products into manufacturing *Skilled in improving safety performance and managing people effectively If you would like to discuss this opportunity in more detail, please call Danielle Ferguson or John Bohan at Elevation Recruitment Group on . Elevation Recruitment Group's Engineering & Manufacturing division work with a vast range of businesses across Yorkshire and Humberside, Lincolnshire and East Midlands regions. For this role and other similar Engineering and Manufacturing positions, visit
Elevation Recruitment LTD Lincolnshire, UK
Aug 17, 2018
Elevation Recruitment Group are acting as retained recruitment partner to a highly entrepreneurial and ambitious specialist manufacturing business based in East Yorkshire as they seek to appoint a Finance Director. Following structural changes at senior management level and after redefining the businesses proposition and routes to market, this company has experienced phenomenal growth over the last 5 years and through continual focus on process improvement and operational efficiency they are seeing profits continue to rise. The appointment of a Finance Director is a key hire for my client and will form an integral part of the businesses senior management team. The incumbent will be crucial in leading and developing the finance function, ensuring accurate/insightful financial information is available to the SMT and providing important input as part of the leadership team in to strategic decision making and the future direction of the business. As within any fast paced and ambitious company, the role of a Finance Director will be wide-ranging and varied position which will require the incumbent to manage a changing workload and prioritise accordingly. Key duties will include: -Ensuring the smooth running of the finance function -Adding more rigour to the monthly management accounts and reporting process -Development of the cashflow forecasting and cashflow management -Producing better commercial MI and financial analysis (both individually and through the team) -Owning the bank relationships - able to think commercially and build strong/trusted working relationships quickly -Managing all external relationships - auditors, insurance, utilities etc -Taking the lead on improving the businesses IT and reporting systems. The owners and SMT within this company are ambitious, driven and commercially focused individuals and as such are seeking a Finance Director who displays similar characteristics. In addition to being an excellent accountant and finance leader, it is essential that applicants can demonstrate a track record of adding value wider than just the finance function and have examples of process improvement, systems development and commercial involvement at SMT level. In addition to a competitive salary and package, there is also the potential for an equity opportunity in the future. My client is a market leader in its field and has a long-standing reputation for quality which combined with an agile and forward-thinking leadership team, makes this an exciting prospect for any senior finance professional.
Elevation Recruitment LTD 41, Barkston House, Croydon St, Leeds LS11 9RT, UK
Aug 17, 2018
Elevation HR are currently recruiting for a Head of HR for a UK Manufacturing & Engineering business with a global presence. You will take the lead on all human resource activities and be responsible for establishing and directing any employment-related functions in accordance with strategic business objectives and cultural change. Responsibilities will Include: *Develop people focused solutions which support business strategy. *Lead and mentor the HR team *Coach and mentor the senior management team; maintaining strong relationships. *Manages Talent and Succession Planning; providing guidance on recruitment activity and campaigns. *Coaches line management on Performance Management issues and processes. *Lead in the areas of employee relations, performance management, absence management, disciplinary and grievance process; advises both employees and management regarding employee relations policies, other personnel policies, procedures, Employee Agreements, and documentation. *Own and develop the relationships with senior officials in the recognised Trade Union. Further Experience/Skills/Education: *Experienced Head of HR from a Unionised environment *Extensive experience of change management *Experience of complex union negotiations / consultations. *Ideally experienced within Industrial Manufacturing *Excellent communication, stakeholder engagement and influencing skills. *Excellent decision-making and problem-solving skills. *MCIPD Qualified Elevation HR is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment Group focusing on the recruitment of HR professionals throughout Yorkshire and surrounding regions. If you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our website at for more information on:
Elevation Recruitment LTD Barker's Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA, UK
Aug 17, 2018
Elevation Recruitment Group are delighted to be working with an established business in Sheffield looking to appoint an Interim Head of HR (9-12 months). Reporting into the MD this is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference as a HR professional. The role has a broad generalist remit and will have responsibility for all HR Operations both in the UK and globally where a remote HR support will be required. The business is anticipating a significant period of change and therefore requires a strong HR generalist to support the senior leaders of the business through this period of change. Supporting a headcount of c150 and the role will be responsible for the upcoming change agenda in relation to HR as well as all the day to day elements of operational HR. Providing expert HR advice across the business this is an excellent opportunity for a CIPD qualified Head of HR. You will have extensive experience gained within a Head of HR or HR Manager role with the ability to influence at all levels, significant experience of change management, a thorough working knowledge of UK employment legislation and strong operational HR capability. Duties & Responsibilities: - Supporting the MD on all areas of HR as well as supporting teams across EMEA, APAC and the US - Supporting the business change agenda on restructures, redundancies and tupe. - Ensuring best HR practice across the business and supporting management teams on operational HR matters - Work across the business on key areas of HR including attraction, retention and engagement strategies - Supporting on learning and development initiatives to maximise people development - Oversee all employee relations issues - Manage and oversee all HR administration processes - Ensure effective communication of HR policies and procedures across the business - Ensure the business is legally compliant and up to date on current legislation Elevation HR are interested in speaking with Senior HR Professionals with the following skills and experience: - Generalist experience and track record at HR Manager or HRBP role. - Exposure to working remotely within a global frameworks and cultures - Degree qualified desirable and CIPD qualified - Strong commercial acumen and credibility - Demonstrable experience of attraction, retention and engagement initiatives - Strong employment law and best practice knowledge - Experience of business mergers and acquisitions and/or Tupe - Experience of managing teams. - Confident of operating and influencing at senior management level Elevation HR is a specialist division of Elevation Recruitment Group, if you match the specified criteria and are interested in discussing the position in more detail, we would love to hear from you. Please visit our website at for more information on: * HR Jobs or HR Recruitment
Elevation Recruitment LTD City of Leeds, UK
Aug 15, 2018
The Head of Purchasing & Logistics is responsible for determining the strategic direction of the function while ensuring the smooth running of both internal and external production supplies in accordance with customer delivery requirements. The primary focus of the role is to plan and implement all activities relating to the timely and cost-effective procurement, inventory control, capacity planning, distribution and quality control of a wide range of goods. The Head of Supply Chain will recognise when changing business environments, both internal and external, impact the supply chain function, and they will take appropriate steps to maintain the department's effectiveness and efficiency always. As the Head of Purchasing & Logistics you will be required to manage people, processes and systems. With help of the department managers, you would be responsible to manage the core departments which make up the supply chain function - purchasing, supply chain, 3pl contracts and warehousing. You will ensure productivity targets are met and implement and maintain administration systems. Key Responsibilities * Develop a supply chain strategy that supports the company performance objectives. * Development & delivery of integrated processes to achieve optimal supply chain performance through the relevant sector supply chains. * Management of Procurement, including supplier collaboration, procure services to meet BOM's, supply chain and logistical goals optimising costs to meet customer requirements. * Managing and reporting on work in progress and physical stock to meet targets across the business. * Ensuring compliance with the Company's Supply Chain/Logistics Policies and standards. * Providing leadership support and coaching to further develop the teams. * Producing regular reports and statistics on a weekly/monthly basis. * Driving gross profit margin through buying, selection, negotiation. * Participate in various projects to innovate product and/or meet market demands. Experience * Minimum of 5 year's experience as a Procurement leader within the Manufacturing or similar operations based business * 8+ years working experience in Supply Chain and Purchasing * Significant experience working in a high value low volume manufacturing environment * Advanced MRP / ERP user Education & Qualifications * Bachelor's degree in engineering, business or a related discipline would be advantageous * Post graduate qualifications in Business or supply chain Job Types: Full-time, Permanent Salary: up to £60,000.00 /year + Car, Pension, Holiday, Life insurance