Technical Support Assistant
- Full Time
Technical Support Assistant
Swords, Dublin (with occasional travel at sites throughout Ireland and the UK)
€26,843 - €31,580 DOE Plus Benefits
Our client is the charity that saves lives at sea. Working from the organisation’s regional bases and support centres around the UK and Ireland, the Technical Support Assistant role provides essential support to the in-service Support Coastal Maintenance team for the completion of maintenance and repairs to their fleet of lifeboats, launching equipment and lifeguard equipment.
Reporting to the Divisional Maintenance Manager, your duties will require a broad understanding of engineering operations including the management of stores and stores deliveries.
You will provide planning, scheduling, budgetary and administration support to both the Divisional Maintenance Manager and a team of Engineers, Technicians and Assistants located throughout the relevant engineering division.
The role involves some travel which will occasionally require nights away and working at other locations within the UK and/or Ireland. You must be available to work away as required, although this will be a less frequent requirement after completion of your induction and initial training.
As this role often involves working on your own, comprehensive training will be provided within the organisation. You can expect to be away from home in order to complete training for certain periods during the first few months in the role, and this is seen as a requirement of accepting the role.
To be considered, you’ll need:
- Experience of working in an engineering environment
- Stores management experience
- Extensive experience with Information Systems, including experience of Microsoft Dynamics AX
- Office administration experience
- A track record of co-ordinating and planning resources
- At a minimum, GCSEs (or equivalent)
The importance of this role cannot be underestimated as it enables our client’s skilled engineers and technicians to focus on the critical task of keeping lifeboats and other equipment operational, efficient and safe whilst saving lives at sea.
An NVQ level 2 qualification in an engineering discipline would be beneficial to your application, as would a forklift truck licence.
The closing date for applications is the 24th June 2018.
Our client’s staff and volunteers have been saving lives at sea without prejudice for nearly 200 years. They respect and value diversity of background, skills and perspectives within their teams, and consider it essential to help deliver a world-class lifesaving service. They are an inclusive organisation and welcome applications from everyone. In addition to having the skills needed for the role, they also look for applicants who share their commitment to living their values (trustworthy, courageous, selfless, and dependable), and helping them work towards their goals of halving drowning in the UK and Ireland by 2024. This involves a growing commitment to preventative action, using expertise to work in partnership with communities locally, nationally and internationally to prevent drowning.
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