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Installation Assistant (Burnley-based): TGJOB027

Posted: 27th January 2023

Lift manufacturer Terry Group Ltd, trading as Terry Lifts, has a requirement for an installation assistant to work in a challenging and rewarding environment.  No lift industry experience necessary.  Full training will be provided.  Experience with power and hand tools is essential.  Burnley-based.  Full-time plus travel and regular overtime.   Driving licence essential.

The Role

We don’t expect you to be in the Lift industry currently and full product training will be given.
Most important is an open mindedness, willingness to provide colleagues with the highest levels of support and a genuine desire to assist a successful team in achieving an ever increasing demand for its products.

You will enjoy working within a challenging environment where ambition is rewarded and you will be recognised for your contribution which to date, in your current role, may have gone unnoticed.
In return, you can expect a competitive package including a company pension and annual pay increases. You will be put on a comprehensive training programme to bring you fully up to speed with the range of products manufactured and there are opportunities for career progression for hard working and enthusiastic members of the team.

On-going support will be provided to ensure you maintain your skills base and always deliver to the company’s high standards. 

Applicants require the following: Essential Skills Base 

  • Ability to use power tools and basic hand tools in a safe manner
  • A methodical approach to problem solving
  • Ability to deal with customers in a professional manner

The role involves assisting in the preparatory work and installation of a range of access products including:

  • Domestic through the floor lifts; non enclosed lifting platforms; step lifts; wheelchair platform stairlifts
  • Service and repair work to the above range of products

The Installation Assistant is also responsible for the following key tasks:

  • Keeping the company vehicle in a clean and presentable condition
  • Complying with Health and Safety requirements at all times

The role involves considerable travel and regular overtime, and applicants must be prepared to stay away from home if required. Own transport to travel to Knutsford and full driving licence is required. Current CSCS card desirable but not essential.

Full training will be given.

We offer:

  • Competitive salary and commission
  • Career Progression Programme
  • Employer contribution pension scheme.
  • 22 days holiday per year plus statutory bank holidays
  • Birthday day off
  • 2 years’ death-in-service benefit from first day of employment
  • Length of service is rewarded with additional days annual leave
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Wellbeing portal
  • Free eye test for DSE users
  • H&S training
  • Enrolment on NVQ Level 2 in Platform Lift Installation (if this or a recognised
    equivalent is not already held)

Who we are:

Terry Group Ltd is a British engineering company with over 50 years’ experience in the design, manufacture and installation of lift solutions.  Currently converting our suite of in-house systems to Microsoft (MS) Dynamics 365: Business Central & CRM.

How to apply for Installation Assistant role:

For vacancy TGJOB0027 please complete an application form and an equality and diversity form.

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