IES Job Vacancies

    Export Packer & Case Maker


    BASIC PURPOSE

    • To manufacture crates in accordance with customer specifications and IES best practice. To prepare and package goods in a manner to withstand all external action normally encountered during lifting, handling, shipment and storage.
    • The post holder will carry out all packing functions as required to agreed standards with a timely and accurate process.

    KEY TASKS 

    • Construction of cases with correct bracing as necessary, and packaging of all items in accordance with Customer, IES & industry specifications as appropriate.
    • Packaging of all equipment in a manner to withstand all external action normally encountered during lifting, handling, shipment and storage.
    • Strapping and stretch wrapping of goods to protect from ingress of moisture & dirt.
    • Foam lining, bubble wrapping and foil bagging to protect in transit, from bracing pieces.
    • Locking-down machines, securing goods to bases using brackets, as necessary.
    • Ensuring cases are correctly protected by shock and tilt indicators.
    • Ensuring provision of adequate imbalanced weight markings and correct way up markings.
    • Indicating lifting points on the cases as per customer, IES & industry specifications.
    • Indicating temperature control requirements on cases.
    • Ensuring cases are correctly marked and stamped where heat treated timber is used.
    • Ensuring tools used are kept clean and in good working order and reporting any inadequacies.
    • Ensuring work areas are kept clean and tidy.
    • Participating actively in safety and other training.
    • Ensuring compliance with airline security regulations.
    • Reporting damage & defects in machinery, tools & equipment in accordance with internal procedures.
    • Co-operating in packing workflow in accordance with schedule and deadlines.
    • Participate in machinery movement as and when required.
    • May be required to complete other business activities on behalf of the company from time to time in line with identified skills, competencies and experience.

    KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS

    • Packing Department is kept tidy and in an operational, efficient, functional state always.
    • Quality of records and paperwork (presentation, accuracy, timeliness and completeness) in line with company expectations and high standards.
    • Completion of Customer requirements in full in an accurate and timely manner.
    • All packed goods are in accordance with Customer, IES & industry specifications as appropriate.

    REQUIREMENTS

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Excellent organisation & prioritisation capabilities.
    • Ability to use own initiative and make considered, informed decisions, seeking advice from Senior Export Packer & Case Maker.
    • Ability to implement, and ensure compliance with, company policies & procedures.
    • Customer-focused.
    • Excellent time management skills.
    • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Flexibility, adaptability and ability to cope with change.
    • Willingness and ability to learn.
    • Keen eye for detail.
    • High level of professionalism, confidentiality, honesty & integrity.
    • Forward thinking with a positive, ‘can-do’ attitude.

    Training, Education & Experience

    • Export packing & case-making experience required.
    • Experience of packing & ground handling sensitive and heavy equipment.
    • Experience of power tools to ensure competent, safe use.

    Special Working Conditions

    • Additional and/or unsociable hours may be necessary when required.
    • Early starts and late finishes are not uncommon.
    • Travel away from home and sometimes abroad required.

    How to Apply

    To apply for this role, please submit your up to date CV to careers@ies.co.uk quoting reference 04EPCM0921