Maintenance Assistant

Oldham, Greater Manchester
Competitive and subject to experience
03 Nov 2016
01 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Hours: 7.30 am – 5pm M-F with overtime available
Location: Chadderton, Oldham, UK
Pay: Competitive & Subject to Experience

Ultimate Products Ltd require a suitably skilled maintenance assistant/ handyman to assist with the general running of our Victorian Mill based in Chadderton, Greater Manchester. Responsibilities will cover repairs, painting & decorating, overall maintenance, and ensuring the Company's Health and Safety procedures are carried out at all times. Internal project work will also be completed as the mill requires some general modernisation work throughout 2016/17 in order to maintain the building's safety and operational effectiveness.

The role is varied in its duties and will include working with internal team members and external suppliers/contractors to discuss job requirements, review quotations and supervise projects.

Core duties:
To complete site inspections and complete general repairs, including:

  • Painting & Decorating
  • Repairs to equipment and furniture
  • General handyman repairs
  • Clearing and cleaning

To monitor requirements for site servicing and work with necessary contractors, including:

  • Central heating system
  • Fire and Sprinkler systems
  • Security alarm

To assist with bigger internal site projects including:

  • Removing and Building partition walls
  • Some basic joinery – doors, skirts, shelving
  • Some basic plumbing

Ultimate Products Ltd is currently experiencing fantastic success off the back of our branded strategy and has seen turnover rise from £50m to £80m in just 2 years. The forecasted figures show continual increases that are likely to exceed our £100m turnover target in less than 2 years time. As a result the Company is currently on a massive recruitment drive to expand its core departments and support the upcoming business expansion.

With a focus on branded products across 12 different consumer categories, including Housewares, Electrical SDA and Audio, we’re dedicated to providing high quality products at competitive prices. Our brand portfolio includes heritage brands such as Beldray and Progress as well as established brands including Russell Hobbs, Salter, Intempo, Disney, ZFrame & Constellation.

Person Specification:

  • At least 2 years experience of utilising varied building/DIY skills such as joinery, plumbing, painting
  • Good English language both spoken and written
  • Some building/construction/ H&S qualifications are advantageous but not essential
  • Driving licence
  • Hard working and reliable
  • Good attention to detail and takes pride in their work

To apply : Please apply through our website www. or send your CV and covering letter to Craig Holden at recruitment@

Keywords: electrician, painter, decorator, plumber, joiner, maintenance, building, handyman