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Dash Linen


       
Position:     Laundry Manager
Description:
Dash Linen Hire is a long-established commercial laundry in South London. It provides a high quality laundry service to the hospitality sector.
Requirements / job description:
  • Knowledge of production management
  • Strong track record in people management
  • Team player able to motivate staff
  • Understanding of continuos improvement in systems and processes
  • Computer literate
  • Full command of spoken and written English
Apply via email with your CV to sales@dashlinen.co.uk
Salary dependant on experience

Johnsons Apparelmaster Ltd


       
Position:     Senior Project Engineer
Description:
Johnsons Apparelmaster is the UK's market leading workwear rental business, providing comprehensive clothing portfolio to the workplace, supported by sourcing and aftercare solutions. We count ourselves as a people business and are committed to an open and positive culture that puts people first. We are looking to recruit a Senior Project Engineer. As line manager for a small team and reporting to the Managing Director, this national role will be to effectively manage major strategic business projects from inception to completion for both the Company and the Johnsons Service Group. The successful applicant will have responsibility for Group health and safety management, business unit design, layout, refurbishment, M & E installation, energy conservation, improved utilisation of utilities, effective plant maintenance and awareness of new and improved equipment.
The Candidate:
  • Through direct reports, to manage Health & Safety for the business
  • To plan and manage new projects and project issues around engineering, health and safety and the environment for the Company and Group
  • To liaise with contractors, architects and engineers
  • Through direct reports, to audit standard of engineering, plant, machinery and the efficiency of plant utilities
  • To ensure all locations are operating to ISO 9001 and 14001standards and procedures
Candidates should have a suitable H&S qualification (NVQ Level 5 diploma or equivalent), experience of a leadership role in project management, extensive knowledge of project engineering, the ability to work within multiple teams and deal with changing priorities and the ability to generate accurate conceptual CAD plans. Regular travel across the UK will be a requirement of the role The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, a company car and a range of benefits associated with an organisation of this size.
If you are interested in this position, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter explaining how you would meet this challenge to;
Sonia Formby ,
HR Manager, Johnsons Apparelmaster Ltd, Pittman Way, Fulwood, Preston, Lancashire PR2 9ZD or by email to; soniaformby@jsg.com

H J WEIR ENGINEERING CO LIMITED Field Service And Installation Engineer


       
Position:     Field Service And Installation Engineer
Location :     Based in the M4 corridor
Description:
World leaders in the manufacture of industrial laundry equipment have a vacancy for a FIELD SERVICE AND INSTALLATION ENGINEER
Role and Responsibilities:
  • This role is mainly field based servicing and repairing the full range of H J Weir’s machinery in laundries across the UK. The installation of new equipment is also required. It is essential that the engineer forms productive working relationships with all H J Weir customers and is sensitive to their operational requirements. This will require a flexible approach to all jobs.
  • The engineer will also have to work closely with their colleagues at the factory to ensure an efficient service. The job is not 9 – 5 and there will be some weekend and night-time working to fit around the needs of our customers. There will also be a small element of foreign travel.
  • It is essential that the engineer fits in with the “can-do” culture of H J Weir and has the ability to feedback information from the field to assist in service improvement.
Key Skills (Essential):
  • Minimum 5 years in a field based maintenance position
  • Minimum 5 years mechanical engineering experience
  • Minimum 5 years electronic engineering experience
  • A full UK driving licence
  • A customer focused approach
  • No restriction to working hours/days
Additional Skills (Desirable):
  • Knowledge of industrial laundry operation in the UK
  • Knowledge of PLC controlled machinery/programming
  • A high level of fault diagnosis and correction ability
  • UK commercial GAS qualifications
  • IPAF tickets for lift trucks and access equipment
Package:
  • Basic 25K – OTE 35K with overtime
  • Company vehicle
  • Tool allowance
  • 22 days paid holiday
  • Company Pension
Contact details :
HJ WEIR ENGINEERING CO LTD
BULWARK CHEPSTOW NP16 5QZ
TEL: 01291 622036
Please apply with CV to sgriffiths@hjweir.co.uk

Hoffman Presser/Dry Cleaning Operative


       
Position:     The Lanesborough, 5* hotel, is now recruiting for a Hoffman Presser/Dry Cleaning Operative
Job Description:
  • Proven track record of previous experience preferably working in a dry cleaning shop or hotel's dry cleaning department with the ability to work both in a team and on own initiative is essential.
  • The ideal candidate would have worked as a dry cleaning specialist within a luxury standard establishment
  • Experience using pressing and dry cleaning machines with a preference for any training certificates/qualifications
  • This role will involve manual handling (pushing, pulling, lifting)
  • Well-groomed appearance and high level of personal hygiene
  • Willing to work flexible hours
  • Good command of the English language
  • COSHH Training preferred but not essential
Please apply with CV to jbamford@lanesborough.com

ForthSector Laundry Manager St Jude's Laundry


       
Position:     Laundry Manager St Jude's Laundry
Job Description:
Salary £26 - 29K dependent on experience St Jude's Laundry, part of the Forth Sector Group, is a long-established commercial laundry in Edinburgh.
A Royal Warrant Holder since 1985, the business provides a high quality hand-finished laundry service to the hospitality sector and discerning customers.
Requirements:
  • Knowledge of production management
  • Knowledge of hospitality sector
  • Strong track record in people management
  • Team player with the ability to inspire
  • Understanding of continuous improvement in systems and processes
  • Ability to deliver hard outcomes in a challenging business environment
  • You will be able to think, plan and act strategically
Contact details : Please apply with CV to iain.grieve@forthsector.org.uk
or
call Dr. Iain Grieve on 0131 201 2450

Experienced Commercial Laundry engineer required


       
Position:     Experienced Commercial Laundry engineer required
Location :     Tibard Laundry Services, Ashton-Under-Lyne
Job Description:
  • Fault finding
  • Service and repair on commercial laundry equipment
  • Develop and implement a ppm system
  • Steam boiler maintenance
Requirements:
  • Knowledge of steam boiler and steam raising equipment
  • Air compressor knowledge
  • Experience working on laundry equipment
  • Strong communications skills
  • Good electrical and mechanical knowledge
  • Gas safe knowledge an advantage
Contact -Applications : hazel@tibard-laundry.co.uk
Or call Tel: 0161 330 5106

Work Flow Manager


       
Position:     Work Flow Manager
Location :     Star County Textile Services Ltd, Wrexham, UK
Permanent position- Specification:
  • A minimum of 2 years' experience in a laundry environment
  • A minimum of 2 years in leading a team.
  • Capable and Confident individual who can multitask in a very busy environment
  • Confident and driven personality to motivate the staff and drive the team to excel
  • Proven success of achieving/exceeding targets and KPI's
  • Computer literate
  • Ability to work shifts, including weekend work
  • Salary to be discussed upon experience
Duties:
  • Accomplishes production staff results by communicating job expectations, planning, monitoring, and appraising job results
  • Maintains work flow by monitoring steps of the process, setting processing variables, observing control points and equipment
  • Completes production plan by scheduling and assigning personnel; accomplishing work results; establishing priorities; monitoring progress; revising schedules; resolving problems
  • Ensures operation of equipment by calling for repairs and liaising with the engineer
  • Maintains safe and clean work environment by educating and directing personnel on the use of all control points, equipment, and resources; maintaining compliance with established policies and procedures
  • Maintains working relationship with other managers
  • Resolves personnel problems by analysing data, investigating issues; identifying solutions; recommending action.
Closing date : 30th April 2017
Contact details : Apply via email to donna@starcounty.co.uk

General Manager


       
Job title:     General Manager
Job Role        Due to continued expansion, Afonwen Laundry (part of Johnson Service Group PLC) is seeking a talented individual to take on the role of General Manager to lead and develop our team and assist with the smooth running of our modern factory.
     
Job description
Reporting to the Managing Director, the ideal candidate will have a proven laundry industry track record having at least five years previous experience of management facilities. Ideally having excellent experience of managing people and co-ordinating a range of issues in a busy operational environment. The candidate will also be able to demonstrate a motivating management style, be able to make tough decisions, be a natural when it comes to solving problems and be ambitious with a real can do attitude. A knowledge of all Health & Safety legislation is also preferable, ideally IOSH qualified.
The post will be directly responsible for the management and direction of the entire plant in conjunction with the existing management team. An in-depth knowledge of production, engineering and customer service functions is desirable.
In return, we offer the successful candidate a rewarding role with long term career prospects and to be a part of a modern and highly automated business serving the corporate 4 star and budget hotel sectors.
If you are interested in applying, please send your CV in the strictest of confidence to :
Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director
Afonwen Laundry
Units D&E, Reading Approach, Craddock Road, Reading, RG2 0EE or markwoolfenden@afonwenlaundry

General Manager


       
Job title:     General Manager
Job Role        To be responsible for the successful running of St Lucia Linen Services Limited.
REPORTING LINES       Direct report to Chairman of St Lucia Linen Services Limited.
Job description
St Lucia Linen Services Limited is a privately owned company with one of the best equipped industrial laundry plants in the Caribbean. It is the largest laundry amongst a handful of established laundry businesses in St Lucia, providing all laundry care and cleaning value based activities such as commercial laundry, linen rental, dry cleaning, healthcare laundry and linen sales. We are looking for a General Manager who will be responsible for all aspects of running this successful business. Applicants will have proven experience in running an industrial laundry and have good communication skills at all levels. DUTIES -The General Manager shall be responsible for every aspect of the business operations of St Lucia Linen Services Ltd
Including:
  • Sales and Marketing.
  • Laundering, dry cleaning and rental services.
  • Customer Care.
  • Collection and conversion of waste oil.
  • Maintenance of the physical plant and vehicles.
  • Human Resources.
  • Purchasing.
  • Inventories.
  • Distribution.
  • Finance.
  • IT.
  • Insurance.

SKILL REQUIREMENTS
  • Previous experience running a commercial, large scale laundry.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good sales skills.
  • Experience in fixing laundry equipment would be an advantage.
  • Experience in healthcare laundry would be an advantage.
  • Experience in the use of waste oil would be an advantage.
If you have the requisite experience and skills, please send your CV to : hrmail@sunsweptresorts.com

A SALES EXECUTIVE


       
Job title:     A SALES EXECUTIVE
       
     
Job description

H J WEIR ENGINEERING- ARE PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT DUE TO EXPANDED GROWTH AND AN INCREASED LEVEL OF ENQUIRIES FOR OUR NEW PRODUCT RANGE WE ARE LOOKING TO EXPAND OUR SALES TEAM TO RECRUIT A SALES EXECUTIVE

Reporting to the MD applicants should be able to demonstrate the following attributes:- Previous proven track record and highly accomplished selling skills to match and exceed set targets. Experience of selling flatwork finishing equipment including ironers within the commercial and industrial sector is a pre-requisite for this post. Strong ability to be able to identify and follow up new sales leads throughout the UK.Flexibility to travel throughout the UK, as and when required, will be necessary.Company car (for which a full current driving licence is essential) together with a competitive salary and commission package will be offered to the successful applicant.

If you feel that the above requirements can be fulfilled by yourself we would be pleased to receive your detailed CV at : ross@hjweir.co.uk
(HJ Weir do not accept enquiries from recruitment agencies)

Experienced Laundry Engineer


       
Job title:     Experienced Laundry Engineer
         
     
Job description

Bates of London are looking for an experienced Laundry Engineer to join their friendly dynamic engineering team. You will need experience in a similar role, ideally in a laundry environment, and be able to demonstrate a can do attitude. As with all laundries the work is varied and there are times when our team works under pressure to meet deadlines and complete projects

The position is offered on a full time or part time basis but must cover a minimum of 3 days per week to include Saturday and Sunday.

Please email your CV to our HR Manager linda@batesgroup.co.uk
Or call 0800 528 6379

Full & Part time Maintenance Engineers


       
Job title:     Full & Part time Maintenance Engineers
       
Closing Date:       17th June 2017
Experience:       Electrical, Pneumatic, Hydraulic and Mechanical experience preferred.
Job description
Due to continued growth Blue Dragon are seeking experienced maintenance Engineers to work at our Uxbridge plant and regional Dry cleaning shops.
Please send latest CV and salary to : graham@bluedragon.uk.com


General Manager/Operations Managers/Laundry Engineers


       
Job title:     General Manager/Operations Managers/Laundry Engineers
Job description:
 

Due to continued expansion, Afonwen Laundry continues to seek a range of talented individuals who want to join one of the fastest growing family run laundries in the UK. We have opportunities for individuals with proven track records in the laundry industry, ideally in large volume plants, although a passion and commitment for working in a busy operational environment and being strong team players are more important.

In return, we offer the long term career progression and the ability to join very heavily invested production facilities which allow you to be part of a modern and highly automated business serving the corporate 4 star and budget hotel sectors.

 

All applications will be treated in strict confidence, please send your CV to Mark Woolfenden, Managing Director: markwoolfenden@afonwenlaundry.com

 
Salaries dependent upon experience. No agencies.


Full and part time Engineers


       


  Cottage Linen
Job title:     Full and part time Engineers
Job description:
 

Due to continued growth Cottage Linen are actively seeking Full and Part time Maintenance Engineers to work at their plants based in Watford, Coventry and Leeds.

This is a varied role and requires a flexible working approach. The successful candidates will be responsible for the maintenance and breakdown of laundry equipment and ideally have previous experience working in a similar role. They will also work closely with our Senior Engineers.

 

If you are interested in this role then please send your CV to: Steve.boyd@cottagelinen.co.uk

 




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