Sales Estimator

Posted: 01 August 2022
Expires: 31 August 2022

Job Title: Sales Estimator

Location: Outskirts of Cardiff

Job Type: Permanent/Full time

Hours: Mon - Fri 37.5 hours

Salary: Up to 28k

Profile

To effectively manage estimating projects and analyse data to produce accurate quotations for our customers, these include Main Contractors, Sub-Contractors, and Architects. To maintain a high level of customer service through timely and effective communication. To support a culture in which employees take pride in their work, are focussed on customer service, are proactive in finding long term solutions to problems as they arise, are constantly looking for ways to improve the way they work, accept responsibility for their actions, and treat each other with respect.

Key Responsibilities:

Produce quotations for projects using the EPICOR system and issue back to the Commercial Office Supervisor within dedicated timescales.

Communicate regularly with external customers to ensure comprehensive and compliant quotation.

Communicate with internal departments to ensure accuracy of information and timings within the quotation.

Review enquiries to ensure we can supply a compliant quotation within our product range.

Ensure quotations are 100% accurate including relevant margins.

Regular customer contact regarding key quotations

Quote amendments pre and post-sale.

Raise DFA's when required ensuring accuracy and compliance.

Ensure certification requirements are adhered to within the quotation.

Answer general technical enquiries ie. specification, certification, building regulations, referring to technical team when required.

Follow all standard operating procedures and processes.

Ensure KPI's are fulfilled.

Competencies:

Ability to understand standards and the routes to compliance advantageous.

Construction product/systems estimating experience preferred.

Excellent communication skills.

Professional telephone manner.

Organised.

Microsoft Office (word/excel/outlook etc).

Experience in using CRM system.

Accuracy in attention to detail.

Ability to read construction drawings & schedules.

Ability to work alone and communicate confidently as a team member.

 

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Brooke.Gilmore@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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Whilst we endeavor to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Successful applications will be contacted within 1 week of the closing date. Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgments solely on suitability for the job. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us, you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. Click here to read our full Privacy Policy. Thank you for your interest in this role.

 
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Laboratory Technician
£ 23000 - £ 29000
Posted: 02 August 2022
Expires: 01 September 2022

Job Title: Laboratory Technician

Location: Cardiff

Job Type: Full Time / Perm

Hours: Mon -Thurs - 08:00 - 16:30 / Friday 08:00 - 14:00

Salary: 23k - 29k DOE

Role Purpose

The Laboratory Technician role is a generalist Laboratory role, conducting day to day testing and monitoring of the chemical production environment as per the testing schedules. Working with the team, the Laboratory Technician will perform the day to day testing and monitoring of samples; escalating issues and concerns as per the escalation process.

Following the agreed testing guidelines as set out within departmental policy, procedures and operational practices, the laboratory technician is responsible to monitor and communicate results from testing in order that technical issues can be prevented and that the environment can be closely monitored to address issues in a timely manner.

This role is vital to support production quality and plating performance for the volume of work as per requirements.

Key Accountabilities / Responsibilities:

      Perform daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual testing as per the laboratory testing schedule (as per business requirements).

Communicate test fails and escalate issues as per the escalation process.

Make additions to process solutions in a safe manner as per H&S instructions and procedures

Work proactively to support production and inspection making recommendations and suggestions to address test fails in order to close technical issues in a timely manner.

Supporting quality and production during internal and external audits.

To ensure 5S principles are followed; maintaining an environment that supports efficient working and a methodical approach.

To look after laboratory equipment maintaining, calibrating, cleaning and testing sterility.

To order and maintain stock and resources.

To perform other duties as may be assigned by the line manager or as per the requirements of the business.

 

Performance Measures:

      Departmental data (Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost)

Turnaround time for addressing technical issues

Up to date record keeping and supporting documentation

Care for the environment (reduced wastage / 5s work space organisation)

Team worker behaviour (working supportively across departments and within the team - being reliable punctual, adapting, improving and learning)

Safety - observed adherence to the company Health & Safety Procedure

 

Requirements:

      Ability to work methodically and systematically in a laboratory environment

Ability to track and record data using relevant software and systems

A customer focussed "Can-Do" attitude (internal customers - production, quality etc)

Efficient and effective working - managing time to prioritise important deadlines

Strong interpersonal and communication skills - working with others to provide the information they need to complete laboratory tasks and eliminate production delays

Ability Ability to work as part of a team - working flexibly and collaboratively to solve technical issues and exceed departmental targets

to follow and work within laboratory processes and procedures - exercising sound judgement at all times; suggesting operating improvements to support team delivery

Sound literacy and numerical skills

Personal ownership and responsibility for being professional, punctual, consistent and reliable

Knowledge

      Strong laboratory knowledge within an industrial / production environment

Ability to take direction, learn and apply knowledge and skills within a changing operating environment

Commitment to learning and the ability to apply knowledge in order to create solutions and resolve technical issues

Experience

      Previous experience working in a laboratory within a production environment (required)

Experience working methodically and systematically within a science environment (required)

Experience working in a metallurgical environment (desirable)

  • Experience working with scientific data - analysing and monitoring Data

 

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Brooke.Gilmore@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

 

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Embedded Software Engineer
£ 50000 - £ 70000
Posted: 19 July 2022
Expires: 18 August 2022

Job Title: Graduate Embedded Software Engineer

Location: Cardiff

Job Type: Full Time/Permanent

Salary: Competitive, neogtiable depending on experience

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are looking to recruit an experienced Embedded Software Engineer for a superb opportunity with our client,  in a highly specialised niche market.

Joining a small team of engineers, you will collaborate to support and refine existing product code and develop structured code for new systems. As an  embedded engineer, you will also be developing embedded software in C/C . You will be working with ARM microcontrollers and real-time operating systems (RTOS) and egularly be involved in testing and debugging new solutions on vehicles.

Finally, you should have an analytical mind and be someone who truly enjoys solving complicated problems using both logical and creative approaches. You should have excellent organisational skills and be able to plan different aspects of a project whilst always keeping the final goal in mind. You should have excellent communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work productively within a team whilst also being able to complete tasks autonomously.

Due to the hands on nature of our work, this is an office-based role.

 

 

Requirements

A good degree (2:1 or first-class) in software Engineering or another relevant subject

 

Desirable skills:

Experience in a similar environment using embedded C/C

Strong software debugging skills

Understanding of electronics schematic drawings & automotive electrical wiring

Knowledge of automotive communication protocols (CAN, CAN-FD, LIN)

Experience developing on ARM Cortex Microcontrollers such as STM32 & Nordic nRF51822 series

Excellent communication and teamwork skills

 

Salary is negotaible depending on skills and experience 

25 days annual holiday plus bank holidays and being part of a great team in brand new offices in Cardiff.

 

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Rachel.Sheehy@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer - Elec bias
£ 36225 - £ 36225
Posted: 19 July 2022
Expires: 18 August 2022

Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer - Elec bias

Location: Cardiff

Hours of work: 6am to 6pm and 6pm to 6am - on a 4 on 4 off basis

Salary: £36,225

 

Summary:

They are looking for a highly versatile, professional and self-motivated individual, who will be part of a small engineering team involved in a dynamic and varied role helping to support the smooth running of one of their laundries. This is an exciting opportunity to work within a fast-paced environment.

The ideal candidate will possess excellent maintenance and fault-finding skills. You must demonstrate flexibility with a hands-on approach and a can-do attitude dealing with a wide variety of tasks.

Key Responsibilities:

·Completion of all routine maintenance, in line with the agreed site plan;

·Repair and maintenance of the plant and its equipment, to ensure faults are identified quickly and production downtime is minimised;

·Accurate recording of all work undertaken for compliance and audit purposes;

·Ensuring all duties are undertaken in line with current health & safety legislation.

Experience, attributes & skills sought:

·An experienced multi-skilled engineer with an electrical bias;

·Proven track record within a fast-paced production environment;

·Conversant with PLC's;

·Proactive and can-do attitude;

·Flexible approach to working hours is essential (at this time we are working only dayshifts but as things begin to open further, we will be changing back to a continental shift pattern)

·Ideally from a Laundry or FMCG industry background

 

Closing date is 26 th June 2022

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Rachel.Sheehy@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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Maintenance Engineer
£ 37000 - £ 42000
Posted: 12 August 2022
Expires: 11 September 2022

Maintenance Engineer

Mechanical Electrical

Wigan WN4 

£37,000 - £42,000

Hours: 39 hours per week

Monday to Friday - 6am-2pm & 2pm-10pm on a rotating shift basis.

Permanent Role

Profile

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are recruiting for a company based near Wigan. Due to expansion, my client is currently recruiting for a new Multi Skilled Maintenance Engineer to join their team.

Key Duties

  • To maintain a wide range of production equipment and machinery installations.
  • On-line fault finding
  • Introducing process improvements
  • Participating in capital expenditure projects to increase outputs and improve efficiencies
  • Development and introduction of a formalised preventative maintenance program
  • To gain a wide, in-depth knowledge of the current production facility, equipment and Participate in continuous improvement activities to maximise machine utilisation, decrease cycle times, and improve labour recoveries
  • Fault finding and repair of all plant, machinery, and equipment.
  • Carry out checks and inspection of plant, machinery, and equipment
  • Liaise with external contractors
 

Essential Skills & Experience

  • Will either be a time served fitter/engineer or have a City & Guilds certificate (or equivalent) in Mechanical Electrical Engineering including at least 17th Edition.
  • Have experience in fault finding, repair and general maintenance of machinery, hydraulics, electrics, and other production associated systems.
  • Have excellent communication skills and the ability to work positively in a team environment.
  • Strong health and safety knowledge.
  • Competent to attempt most aspects of mechanical and electrical engineering with little direction.
  • Experienced with the various types of PLCs and able to competently interrogate, fault find and program with little direction.
  • Experienced with control systems and finding potential faults.
  • Able to read schematic drawings and diagnose faults quickly & accurately.
  • Experienced with all aspects of pneumatics and hydraulics.
  • Competent using MIG, TIG and electric arc welding equipment.
  • Experienced in continuous improvements techniques preferred.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary with shift allowance
  • Overtime
  • Onsite parking
  • staff uniform
  • canteen
  • Pension
  • Death in Service Benefits
  • Health Insurance Plan

This is a genuinely exciting opportunity to join an innovative company with a fun, friendly but professional working environment. They offer a competitive salary and generous benefits... if you feel that you fit the bill, we would like to hear from you.

Closing date is 12.9.2022 Please note this could change subject to suitable applications.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are acting as an employment agency on behalf of it’s client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to debbie.gough@hawk-3.com  By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment, and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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Technical Lead - Composites
£ 30000 - £ 40000
Posted: 12 August 2022
Expires: 11 September 2022

Technical Lead - Composites

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Gloucester

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 0800-1700

Salary: £30'000-£40'000

Summary:

Our client is UK specialist in composites and mouldings based in Gloucester are currently recruiting for a Technical Lead -Composites to join their team. The Technical Lead will manage the delivery of engineering projects within the Composite products business unit, this will include solution development, preparation of enquiry responses, de-risking activities, validation activities, product ionisation, development projects and improvement projects. The role will require project ownership from conception through to production.

The Technical Lead will become the business expert for a given product set and work as part of a wider team of specialists, offering task management and expertise in the field of mechanical design engineering. This role will contribute to exciting civilian and defence projects.

Required Duties:

      Lead the delivery of engineering projects including enquiry responses & development projects

Manage the development of new products and processes

Specification & execution of test programs for development and validation of new products

Supporting the business development team with on-site visits, customer calls and event

attendance

Acting as a point of contact for suppliers, customers, sister sites and internal departments

Become the technical expert in the business for a product range

Mechanical design engineering with composite & metallic materials

Completion of numerical and mechanical analysis, as required to demonstrate and validate

products

Occasional UK travel likely, infrequent overseas travel possible

Skills Required :

      Minimum 3 years' experience in a similar role

Well organised and comfortable completing multiple projects concurrently

Experience in technical writing of reports

Experience of preparing technical summaries, proposals and presentations

Basic knowledge of stress analysis by FEA & Hand Calc

Demonstrable experience in mechanical design engineering

Familiarity with composite materials desirable

Familiarity with aerospace and/or defence industry desirable

Excellent attention to detail and enjoy working in a procedure driven environment

Eligible for Security Clearance

Benefits ;

- 26 days of annual leave

- 3% Employer Pension Contribution

- Income protection scheme and Private medical cover

- Cycle to work scheme

Closing date is 15 th of September 2022

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to maria.thorne@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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Technical Lead - Polymers
£ 27500 - £ 32500
Posted: 12 August 2022
Expires: 11 September 2022

Technical Lead - Polymers

Job Type: Permanent

Location: Gloucester

Hours of work: Monday to Friday 0800-1700

Salary: £27500-32500

Summary:

Our client is UK specialist in composites and mouldings based in Gloucester are currently recruiting for a Technical Lead to join their team. Technical Lead will act as technical authority for thermoplastic polymer film materials and manage new business development activities for the business unit. The team member will become fully conversant in the attributes and processing methods of a range of polymer materials. This will involve interpreting customer and regulatory requirements, ensuring our products align fully with them as well as leading product improvement initiatives to improve the quality and performance of our products.

The successful candidate will build a comprehensive understanding of TPU film applications. By conducting market research for new materials, supporting collaborative developments with customers and partners and managing development of new material grades, the Technical Lead will identify new customers, applications and opportunities to achieve ambitious business growth.

Required Duties:

Technical Authority - working with the quality and process engineering departments to ensure our products are compliant with the relevant requirements and standards.

- Product Development - Managing new product development projects in a time effective manner.

- Market Research - review the raw material supplier market to identify new materials that will enhance Permali's thermoplastic product portfolio.

- Administration - creating and maintaining a directory of product files with technical data sheets, test results, approvals management, regulatory compliance statements & health & safety guidance.

- Process Optimisation - work with Process Engineering to ensure products are being produced by the most efficient / cost effective method.

- Process Research - research and understand customer processes associated with Permali's thermoplastic products and help advise best practice to our customers.

- Product Promotion - enable the Sales & Marketing team by applying technical understanding of Permali's products to commercial product literature and digital campaigns from the point of view of the market (customer).

Skills Required :

Minimum 2 years of experience working in a similar role with Polymer materials or trained in Materials Science / Engineering or similar to HNC level or above.

- An appreciation for, or experience of commercial sales in a B2B setting.

- Excellent computer skills, with working experience of using the MS Office suite, with a desire to learn new software packages.

- Ability to work independently and as part of a team

- Excellent communication skills - written and verbal. Ability to communicate information, whether technical or non-technical to team members and customers in a clear and concise manner

- A strong work ethic with good organisational skills and excellent punctuality and attendance.

- An ambition to succeed, develop professional skills, and make a positive impact.

- Ability to work under pressure, be proactive, inquisitive, quick to learn, and capable of multitasking

- A conscientious character who will always work in the best interests of The Company

Benefits ;

- 26 days of annual leave

- 3% Employer Pension Contribution

- Income protection scheme and Private medical cover

- Cycle to work scheme

Closing date is 15 th of September 2022

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to maria.thorne@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future

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Customer Service Administrator
Posted: 22 July 2022
Expires: 21 August 2022

Job Title: Customer Service Administrator

Location: Outskirts of Cardiff

Job Type: Full Time / Fixed Term Contract (1 year maternity cover)

Hours: Mon - Thurs - 8am - 4:30pm - Fri - 7:30am - 2pm

Job Purpose

Customer Services Administrator is the first point of contact to customers to meet their needs and ensure that they get maximum value from the business (dealing with inquiries via phone calls, emails and resolving them).

Customer Services Administrator is responsible for effectively administering the data entry requirements for the quotation process in line with the sales order process and for providing Admin support for other Commercial Team Members.

Responsibilities

· Pivotal role assisting between Customer, Supplier, Design, Purchasing, Production Scheduling, Accounts and Senior Management.

· First point of contact for customers assisting with any queries or redirecting calls to the relevant person/department.

· Cross-checking each quote and DFAs against the customer PO or all customer enquiry requirement correspondence prior to raising orders to reduce errors, remakes and customer complaints.

· Ensure purchase orders are or agreed customer reference numbers in place for each Customer Order to prevent delay of payment.

· Accurate raising of sales orders in line with customer requirements i.e. phasing

· Accurate monitoring of the contract review, contract review amendment and delivery improvement request processes ensuring they are actioned and returned from Design, Purchasing & Scheduling within 72hours (unless large project) ready for customer acknowledgement.

· Issuing customer delivery acknowledgements

· Issuing transport booking requests to the Logistics Administrator in line with customer delivery expectations and vehicle/offload restrictions.

· Assisting Accounts with internal enquiries, dispute investigating & credit reporting.

· Raising and assisting with the investigation of customer complaints and resolving in a timely manner.

· Maintaining the sales order backlog ensuring all orders are shipped and invoiced and closed from previous week.

· Record and maintain data accurately to assist department reporting i.e. Orders raised, 'free of charge' orders, credits to be raised, CRM.

· End of month, ensuring all orders are shipped, invoiced, and closed on the last working day of each month.

· Work within the guidelines laid out in current Eurobond procedures/working practices i.e. credit control.

Key discipline

  • Compliance with order processing with the department disciplines.
  • Maintain sales order backlog.
  • Maintain and monitor the contract review processes.
  • Input and resolution of customer complaints.
  • Team working.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Brooke.Gilmore@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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Sales Office Administrator
Posted: 21 July 2022
Expires: 20 August 2022

SALES OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR

Outskirts of Cardiff

Permanent - Full Time 37.5 hours

Salary £19,500

Hawk 3 Recruitment are working with a specialist manufacturer based on the outskirts of Cardiff to recruit an Administrative Assistant to join their estimating team on a permanent basis. Excellent opportunity for someone who is looking to progress and develop their career within an established and successful firm.

Job Purpose:

  • To provide a comprehensive administration service to the estimating department.
  • To play an active role in supporting all estimating activities and to provide the administration Cross Cover when required
  • Responsible for ensuring that all records associated with the estimating activities are accurately maintained and administered.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for accurate maintenance of estimating spreadsheets and records
  • Reviewing Projects to compare information from different clients
  • Maintaining Project Folders
  • Supporting the estimating team and sales office manager
  • Communicating with customer for any missing/required information
  • Estimating
  • Quote to order
  • Customer Service - email, phone
  • Checking DFAs against quote prior to processing order
  • Quote follow ups by phone
  • Provide Cross Cover for customer services

Key Skills:

  • Organised and efficient.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and work to deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Team player with high level of dedication.
  • Excellent communication skills ie. written and verbal communication.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Knowledge of all Microsoft office packages ie. excel, word, outlook, powerpoint.
  • Time management.

Pay and Benefits:

  • Salary £19,500
  • Holidays are 22 days plus bank holidays (up to 27 days awarded for long service)
  • Workplace pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Free car parking

Closing date for applications: 23.06.22

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are operating as an employment agency on behalf of its client.

To Apply please follow the application process for the site this job is advertised on or email your CV to Brooke.Gilmore@hawk-3.com. By applying for the above position and providing your personal data to us you understand that your data will be processed in line with our Privacy Policy. To view our full Privacy Policy please visit our website.

Hawk 3 Talent Solutions are committed to the selection, recruitment and development of the best people, basing judgements solely on suitability for the job. Whilst we endeavour to respond to all applications individually, due to high volumes, this is not always possible. Thank you for your interest in this role and we look forward to working with you in the future.

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