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Facilities Assistant

Date Posted:
15 May 2018
Job Type:
We are currently recruiting for a Facilities Assistant to be based at our site in Porton Down.
Hours of Work: 40hrs per week, 08:00-17:00, Monday to Friday
Job Purpose:
To provide professional and effective service which encompasses stores and porterage duties within the site operational teams ensuring its efficient and smooth operation.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Management of day to day inventory and stock control
  • Control all stock from goods inwards to despatch
  • Maintain and control stock levels
  • To load and unload deliveries
  • Source, develop and maintain relationship with suppliers and subcontractors
  • Ensure maximum stock levels at all times
  • Reduced down time due to lack of available stock
  • As required assess porterage jobs and complete relevant H&S risk assessments, ensuring all staff undertaking the task are appropriately briefed and aware of their responsibilities
  • Sorting, delivery and collection of post across site as directed by the Site Manager.
  • Moving of office furniture and equipment, ensuring compliance with manual handling, risk assessments and method statements
  • Moving of stores and equipment, ensuring compliance with manual handling, risk assessments, method statements and client specific access permits and equipment move and store procedures
  • Reconfiguring meeting and conference room furniture and equipment as directed.
  • Carrying out and completion of porterage help desk tasks as requested
  • Provide assistance to third parties as and when required
  • Act upon reasonable requests and instructions from Site Supervisor, Contracts Manager and Client
  • Assistance on other sites can be expected
  • To work reasonable overtime as and when required


Person Specification

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Previous stores experience
  • Full driving licence (preferable but not essential)
  • Fork Lift Licence (Preferable but not essential)
  • Technical expertise, qualifications in a craft skill or engineering discipline would be an important pre-requisite of the role
  • Knowledge of key operational procedures, e.g. timesheets, planned maintenance systems, Quality, Health & Safety
  • Previous experience in a front facing customer service skills
  • Sound administrative experience
  • Good IT skills including Word, Excel, Power Point and an understanding of a SMMS (maintenance system)
  • Well organised with the ability to prioritise workloads




  • 25 days annual leave
  • Auto enrol pension
  • Company sick pay

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