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Employment Opportunities at PING

PING employs workers in a variety of capacities, including golf club production, customer service, administrative, engineering, managerial positions and more.

PING/Karsten Manufacturing Corporation offers a competitive benefits and compensation package. Interested candidates should send their cover letters and CV's to the specified e-mail address in each job advert. Remember to insert the job title in the subject of your correspondence.

 
 

Maintenance Engineer

PING is seeking to recruit a full time permanent Maintenance Engineer who will work within the company’s busy Maintenance Department. The successful applicant will report to the Maintenance Manager and will be a multi skilled problem solver comfortable working in both lead and support roles as tasks require.

Main Responsibilities of the role will be:

  • Reactive and planned equipment maintenance
  • Maintain buildings and other facilities
  • Routine calibration and testing
  • Maintain records within maintenance system
  • Co-ordinate and direct external contractors (Electrical, mechanical, etc)
  • Maintain KANBAN of critical Spares
  • Other duties as assigned

Education and/or Experience:

Essential

  • Electro-mechanical
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and wiring diagrams
  • Ability to organise and prioritise tasks assigned to ensure deadlines are met
  • Computer literate and proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Manufacturing Maintenance experience
  • Broad practical/hands on skill set
  • Driving License

Desirable

  • Experience working with Maintenance Management Software
  • Welding and fabricating experience
  • Mechanical/Electrical training or qualification
  • Experience with PLC fault finding
  • Lean/5s experience

Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letters to sophiej@pingeurope.co.uk.

 
 

Process Engineer

PING is seeking to recruit a full time permanent Process Engineer who will work closely with the Production Manager to maintain and improve efficiency of Production Processes, without compromising the quality of assembled product, maintaining and updating all assembly & repair work instructions when required.

Reporting to the Engineering & Quality Manager, the Process Engineer will be a logical problem solver, with excellent mathematical, analytical and hands on practical skills. Comfortable working in both lead and support roles as projects require.

Main Responsibilities of the role will be:

  • Route Cause Analysis of process & quality issues within the production environment.
  • Work with the Maintenance Manager to implement new machinery & upgrades.
  • Work with IT, Maintenance and Phoenix on Production machinery issues.
  • Perform a lead role in Process improvement projects in co-operation with the Quality, Production and Maintenance departments
  • Other duties that may be assigned when required

Education and/or Experience:

The ideal candidate will be educated to degree level in a relevant subject or alternatively possess the technical knowledge and experience from carrying out a similar role.

The candidate will ideally possess the following skills and personal qualities:

  • Excellent mathematical and statistical analysis skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Advanced user of Microsoft Excel and other analytical software
  • Experience with CAD software – Pro-E / Creo would be an advantage.
  • Attention to detail with a hands-on approach to problem solving
  • Ability to multi-task, manage their time well and prioritise their workload accordingly.

Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letters to caroliner@pingeurope.co.uk.

 


 

Front of House & Banqueting Manager

Gainsborough Golf Club is currently undergoing extensive renovations to ensure future success and stability. Located in the beautiful Lincolnshire countryside, the Golf Club boasts extensive function/catering capability and on-site accommodation. We are seeking to recruit a Front of House & Banqueting Manager who will report to the General Manager.

Main Responsibilities of the role will be:

  • Management of day to day operations of the food and beverage department including special functions and events
  • Provide sufficient training and implementing adequate procedures to ensure the level of service and operating standards offered are in line with the companies positioning and operating strategy.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for the financial performance of all areas of the food and beverage department compiling accurate financial and operating reports to monitor the departments performance.


The candidate will possess the following skills and personal qualities:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of food & beverage operations including; service standards, table presentation, inventory control, cost control, pre-event P&L forecast, managing multiple outlets, health & safety, ESP point of sale systems, bar & cellar management and excellent hygiene standards

  • Ability to create innovative food and beverage promotions
  • Ability to lead, supervise and motivate a large team
  • Possess strong financial and business acumen
  • Strong service standard skills
  • Ability to relate to staff and customers from a variety of backgrounds
  • Ability to multi task and manage time effectively
  • Excellent organisational skills and be able to meet deadlines
  • Ability to work with sensitive and confidential information
  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, accounting applications and database management software
 

The candidate will have the following experience:

  • Degree or equivalent in Hospitality Management, Culinary Studies or Food and Beverage related subject
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience working in a food and beverage environment at least 2 of which must have been as a Restaurant Supervisor or Food & Beverage Manager
  • Equivalent level of training and experience will also be considered
  • Current personal license required
  • Experience in managing banqueting numbers of up to 300 people


Interested candidates should send their CV and cover letters to sophiej@pingeurope.co.uk.
 



Production Cell Leader

Due to our continued commitment to improving our quality and service we now have a vacancy for the position of Production Cell Leader within the Production Department of Ping Europe Limited based in Gainsborough.

The ideal candidate must have strong leadership and communication skills, well organised, good attendance record and have shown they can identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities. The successful candidate will be cross-trained to operate in all areas of production.

The responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Carry out the Daily Employee meeting.
  • Organise and supervise the day to day running of the Production Cell.
  • Assess and make adjustments to constantly balance the cells flow.
  • Identify any Quality concerns to your Supervisor.
  • Work as an operator within the production line process when applicable.
  • Maintaining and improving product quality.
  • Maintaining and improving output efficiency.
  • Ensuring the production schedule is maintained by planning, assigning, and directing work.
  • Assist in the training in conjunction with the Supervisor and Training Officer.
  • Interfacing with other departments in working towards the achievement of the department and company objectives.
  • Adhere to the applicable Ping Standard Work procedure
  • Maintaining a clean, orderly and safe workplace.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Previous experience in a Supervisory role would be preferred but not essential as training in Supervisory techniques and responsibilities will be provided.

If you would like more details about the role, please contact Dale Parkinson, interested candidates should send their CV and cover letters to caroliner@pingeurope.co.uk.

 



Buyer

Working in conjunction with the appropriate Department Manager, the Buyer will be responsible for the scheduling, tendering, negotiation, evaluation and performance monitoring of a wide range of Service/Maintenance Contracts examples of which; utility contracts and service/maintenance contracts for buildings and equipment.  In addition, there will be specific buying responsibility for a selection of consumable products used within our production facility.

The responsibilities of the role will include:

  • Maintain the contract renewal schedule to ensure the management of the contracts are carried out in a timely manner
  • Responsible for the Tender preparation and negotiation
  • Responsible for the full evaluation of the quotations in conjunction with the appropriate Manager
  • Effective evaluation/analysis of quotations and subsequent proposals to senior Management to enable timely decision making
  • Responsible for maintaining up to date and accurate Contract Records
  • Work in conjunction with other departments to create, evaluate and maintain the Approved Contractors File
  • In conjunction with the Maintenance and Health and Safety Managers, further develop and improve the criteria to determine best practice for managing contractors
  • Responsible for maintaining inventory levels for an assigned range of consumable products
  • Ensuring the timely and accurate placing of purchase orders with suppliers
  • Ensure regular review of the suppliers to cover service level agreements, KPIs, cost monitoring and any other improvements
  • Monitor Vendors to ensure adherence/compliance to established terms and conditions
  • Other tasks or responsibilities that may be assigned by the Purchasing Manager as needed

The candidate will have the following experience:

  • Min 2-3 years Procurement experience
  • Previous experience in a similar role is desirable
  • Sound mathematical ability  

The candidate will possess the following skills and personal qualities:

  • Must be able to demonstrate excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office particularly Excel spreadsheets
  • A broad-minded thinker with the ability to investigate and challenge information presented to them
  • Ability to organise, schedule and prioritise a variety of tasks to ensure deadlines are met

Candidates that meet and exceed these attributes should send their CV and cover letter to  sophiej@pingeurope.co.uk.

 

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