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Installation Assistant – South East

Posted: 24th April 2024

Terry Group Ltd are now recruiting for the below role: 


Job Title: Installation Assistant (located Northants/Warwickshire)

Department: Installations

Report to: Director of Installations


An employer you can trust

Terry Group Ltd are a British engineering company who have been working in the lift industry for more than 70 years. We design and manufacture our own lifts right here in Cheshire, and fit them in homes and public buildings across the country and beyond. We are proud to provide our customers with nothing less than the outstanding quality, safety and service they expect from a lift provider they can trust.


What you can expect from us

Each member of our team plays a big part in creating products and services that people around the world can trust, and we reflect that in our benefits. We offer ongoing product and personal development training and automatic enrolment into our pension scheme when you join us. You’ll also enjoy life insurance, 22 days’ holiday plus statutory bank holidays, additional annual leave based on length of service, a day off on your birthday and free regular eye tests for employees using a visual display unit.


Your trusted responsibilities

You will be collecting from our production facility in Knutsford, Cheshire on average, twice a week and safely transporting our lifts to site the remaining days of the week, primarily in the Southeast of the country. 

You’ll also assist the Installation Team Leader in all aspects of the Installation or Service and Repair of Home Lifts, Platform Lifts and Stairlifts through to completion ensuring our reputation for quality is upheld in all aspects of site work.

We trust our team to do their best for our customers. 

Here’s what you can expect to be doing in this role:

  • Driving long distances between our production facility in Cheshire and installation locations across the Southwest in a large transit van safely
  • To assist in the Installation, service and repair the company’s products in a safe and competent manner
  • To work away from home as requested to meet the needs of the business, occasionally at short notice
  • Ensure adequate precautions are taken and maintained to safeguard the customer, jobholder, other employees, and the public from any hazards connected with his work.
  • Complete all paperwork required by the company in an accurate & timely manner 
  • Carry out additional functions as requested by management
  • Carry out weekly maintenance checks of the company vehicles and report any defects as necessary
  • To keep the work areas clean and tidy at all times
  • Maintain the vehicle stocks to ensure we retain the necessary equipment to complete all installations on time
  • Comply with all company policies & procedures, with particular reference to all Health & Safety policies.


What you’ll bring to the role

You’ll also have the following essential skills:

    • Basic understanding of working on Mechanical and Electrical equipment.
    • Good communication skills
    • Awareness of the needs of persons with impairment
    • The ability to use power tools and PPE in a correct and safe manner
    • Driving large transit style vehicles
    • Clean driving licence is desirable 
    • A valid CSCS card is desirable
    • A methodical approach to problem solving
    • Ability to deal with customers in a professional manner


Rewarding our people

As well as access to comprehensive and ongoing product and personal development training, you’ll enjoy a range of benefits including:

  • Competitive Salary depending upon experience.
  • 22 days holiday per year, plus statutory bank holidays and birthday day off.
  • Company pension scheme
  • 2 years salary death-in-service benefit from day one of employment
  • Additional holidays after 5 years’ service
  • Comprehensive in-house training programme to get you fully up-to-speed with the wide range of products manufactured.

We’re looking for people who share our passion for quality and innovation, and the compassion to put our customers’ needs and wellbeing at their heart. If you think you have what it takes to be an Installation Assistant/ Delivery Driver at Terry Lifts, we want to hear from you.



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