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Maintenance Operative

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    Transport & Logistic

  • Salary:

    £25000 to £35000

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

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Our client a furniture company based in South West London are looking for an experienced Maintenance Operative to join their team. To be eligible for this you must have a clean driving licence.
  • Should have basic ‘handyman’ skills with ability to do:
  • Basic rewiring, changing bulbs, and changing fuses.
  • Maintenance and repair of fixtures and fittings.
  • Moving or assembling furniture or equipment.
  • Basic plumbing jobs.
  • Organisation of workshop.
  • Assistance with installations.
  • Hanging of pictures/mirrors.
  • Liaising with outside contractors.
  • Capable and educated in the art of moving furniture.
  • Ensure the safe, tidy and efficient storage and protection of the stock.
  • Manage the logistics of all stock, making sure everything is packaged and transported in the safest manner.
  • Expert at loading a van competently and safely, ensuring pieces are cared for and arrive immaculately.
  • Driving respectfully, competently and with care, looking after the vehicle and keeping it clean and serviced.
  • Upkeep of inventory and stock lists, working with in-house software.
  • Preparing orders for dispatch.
  • Maintaining an inviting environment for visitors.
  • Hiring an driving the correct vehicle for the transportation of goods when necessary.
  • Evaluating the requirements and needs of a company owned vehicle.
  • To have a comprehensive knowledge of all stock.
  • Maintaining the stock of packing materials needed at all locations. 
Essential criteria: 
  • Basic handyman skills.
  • Have full clean driver’s license for at least 3 years, ideally 5+.
  • Have exceptional packing standards (furniture removal experience would be ideal).
  • Competent and experienced van driver.
  • Fit, strong and knowledge of correct lifting techniques.
  • Excellent command of English reading, writing and speaking.
  • Conscientious, organised and methodical.
  • Great communication skills.