General Assistant

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  • Vacancy Title
  • General Assistant
  • Location
  • Peterlee, Durham, United Kingdom
  • Company
  • Speedy Services
  • Closing Date
  • 07/08/2022
  • Job Description
  • Summary

    Flexible hours available this includes job shares/ amended hours, we will consider all. Offering a work/life balance is of great importance to Speedy!

    Role - Location - Days of work - Times

    Speedy are the UK’s leading hire provider with the widest range of tools, specialist hire equipment, plant and support services – everything for every job!

    Working in all areas of the depot, you will play a busy but key role in making sure our depot runs smoothly.  On a day-to-day basis, you can expect to be working both independently and directly with other colleagues in any area of the depot. This can include: making deliveries and/or collections, assisting with vehicle loading/unloading, electrical testing of our equipment, stock control, or serving customers on the hire desk.

    What you’ll need:

    • Driving licence
    • Basic computer skills
    • Strong communication skills both verbally & written
    • Ability to adapt quickly to support others
    • Main Duties & Responsibilities
      • Keeping the yard/depot clean and tidy
      • Organising and parking of a variety of items of plant
      • Ensuring H&S in the yard/depot
      • Off hire inspections of machines/tools

      Requirements
      • Has good timekeeping
      • Able to work well within a team, as well as on own initiative and be adaptable to changing situations and solve arising problems
      • Plant machinery experience is an advantage but not essential as training will be provided
      • Experience as a yardman/depot tech preferred, but not essential
      • Must be willing to work outdoors in all weathers & Driving licence

    What we offer:

    • 26 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
    • Discretionary bonus scheme
    • Life assurance
    • Pension Scheme
    • 95% discount on our products
    • Plus other Salary Extras/Discounts

    Our Career Line of Sight programme will ensure you receive the training and support to help you be the best that you can be in your role and will encourage you to pursue your career aspirations.

      

    Speedy reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

     

    Please be aware that some roles within The Speedy Group UK&I may require one or more of the following - DBS, Credit, Security Clearance or Health & Safety Check.

     

    The Speedy Group is an equal opportunity employer where we embrace diversity in all of its forms and fostering an inclusive environment for all people to do the best work of their lives with us. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, veteran, neurodiversity status or disability status. All roles within The Speedy Group require proof of right to work in the UK by the start of employment.

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