Location: Leicester, Leicestershire
Salary: Up to £8.72 per hour
Posted: 9 months ago
Contract Type: Temporary or Contract
Industry: Technical
Contact Name: Sarah Bickerdike

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Workshop Assistant / Driver Temp to Perm

Job Description

Our client is an established calibration and repair service company supporting engineering clients in a variety of sectors.

Due to continued success they are now looking to recruit a Workshop Assistant on a Temporary - Permanent basis based from their Leicester site.

The Workshop Assistant is a varied role and typical duties include: degreasing of engineer's gauges prior to calibration, cleaning of all instruments prior to despatch back to customers including electrical safety (PAT) testing as applicable, this will include cleaning and preparation of electrical test equipment, torque wrenches, pressure instruments, temperature measuring instruments and a wide variety of engineer's gauges ready to be returned including correct labelling, responsibility for weekly cleaning of company vehicles, taking them to be washed plus vacuuming/cleaning the interiors, cover for van driver at times of leave/sickness - this will be greater initially due to their permanent driver shielding

Working Hours are Monday to Thursday - 8.00am to 5.00pm and Friday - 8.00am to 1.00pm

The ideal Workshop Assistant will have previous experience within the calibration industry but not essential as full in house training will be given to the successful applicant, the ability to maintain an excellent quality standard and attention to detail at all times with repetitive tasks, be a team player while also being able to work off their own initiative, and have Full driving license and the confidence to drive various size vans (must be over 25 years old for insurance purposes)

Benefits for the Workshop Assistant role include:

£8.72 per hour

28 days holiday

Onsite parking

If you are interested in the Workshop Assistant role, please apply today!


This vacancy is based in the United Kingdom. Barker Ross Staffing Solutions only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently a resident and eligible to work in the UK.

Whilst we endeavour to contact you following your response due to the high volume of applications this cannot always be possible. If you have not had notification within 7 days unfortunately your application has not been successful.

This vacancy is being advertised on behalf of Barker Ross Group who is acting as a recruitment agency.

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