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Furniture Technician

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Job Introduction

We currently have an opportunity for a Furniture Technician to join our team. This is a great opportunity for a customer focused individual to join a world leading food and facilities management company, which can offer unrivalled opportunities for career progression.

Role Responsibility

  • To close all Help Desk Calls (HDCs) promptly
  • To record all HDCs on reverent daily record sheet
  • To open Delayed Notices promptly
  • To ensure the PFI Furniture price list is up to date and distributed to all necessary departments   
  • To ensure Furniture/Accommodation Manager receives Daily update on outstanding HDCs
  • To ensure all Stock Receipts and issues are input onto Asset Tracking Management System (ATMS)
  • To ensure all Work Orders are recorded on (ATMS)
  • To Ensure hand held scanners are updated daily, Weekly and Monthly as required
  • To select furniture or components for help desk calls.
  • To assist in loading/offloading of deliveries/collections to/from warehouse.
  • To assist in keeping Vehicle clean and serviceable condition
  • To assist in keeping the warehouse clean and tidy.
  • To liaise with unit representatives & work colleagues on a daily basis when reacting to help desk calls and programmed maintenance.
  • To ensure serviceability of furniture and component stocks in the warehouse.
  • To assess the requirements for help desk repairs.
  • To deliver required furniture to site and repair or replace as assessed
  • To remove damaged furniture from site and dispose of items as instructed.
  • To carryout Portable Appliance (PAT) or Electrical Safety BS6396 testing when required (after attending course).
  • To ensure all closed HDCs has correct documentation before distributing to ASA and file
  • To ensure Furniture/Accommodation Manager receives Daily update on outstanding HDCs

The Ideal Candidate

  • “A” Vehicle Driving licence.
  • Fork Lift Truck capability (in house training)
  • Basic Computer Skills Word & Excell experience.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Able to work within a diverse team
  • Able to respect others and other opinion

About the Company

In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 35,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

Sodexo and our clients are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and adults within a regulated activity. Certain roles will require applicants to undergo screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and/ or Disclosure Scotland.


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