Facilities / Despatch Assistant

Shipley, West Yorkshire, England
Excellent Benefits
17 Oct 2016
14 Nov 2016
Richard Ford
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a Desptach/Facilities Assistant to join our office environment in a stand alone role. We are based in a converted mill on the outskirts of Leeds/Bradford and have parking facilities on site. The successful person will need to be well organised and be both professional and positive.

Key tasks

  • Despatch duties including franking generating labels on PC and packing.
  • Franking of business mail
  • General housekeeping of Despatch Area
  • Stock room duties including general ordering and stock taking, ink and paper ordering, general stationery
  • Undertake minor repairs and upkeep of building, including changing light bulbs, door fittings
  • Carry out housekeeping duties
  • Carry out health and safety inspections as required
  • Maintain and operate waste compactors
  • Liaise with contractors regarding repair and maintenance requirements e.g. electricians, plumbers, flooring, air conditioning, generators, door access, alarm company, machine vending company etc
  • Getting quotes and ordering in furniture or appliances and storage and assisting with desk/office moves.
  • Organising the removal of old furniture, appliances, waste and paper waste disposal
  • Carryout housekeeping duties such as unblocking toilets, sinks, collecting recycling, helping managers with filing, storing, disposing and scanning of any work.
  • Deal with the Albion Mills complex Facilities Manager regards any communal areas and be on the alarm call out list.
  • Carry out health and safety inspections as required.
  • Any other task appropriate to assist the smooth running of production and the business.
  • Person Specification

    • Honest, conscientious, team player, reliable, flexible, quick learner.
    • IT literacy essential
    • Previous despatch and facilities experience desirable
    • Practical hands on approach/DIY/Handyman skills

    Qualifications / Experience

    • IT literate - essential
    • DIY / Handyman skills / Plumbing - essential
    • Previous despatch and facilites experience desirable

    You must have aright to work in the UK.

    Please no agencies or advertising companies.