Engineer/Driver Support

Website AbleworldUK Ableworld

Position: Engineer/Driver Support

Hours: 9 am to 5.30 pm, 5 days over 6 on a rota basis

Type: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: £19,000 per annum (reviewed after 3 months), plus generous company bonus scheme

Area: Colchester CO3 0JX

Main Purpose of the Role:

Due to the recent growth of the business, Ableworld Colchester is looking to recruit an enthusiastic Engineer who will also be able to support the delivery side of the business. The role is unlike any typical engineering role as you will work alongside our current engineer and complete high quality control checks on a range of equipment (mobility scooters, wheelchairs, powerchairs etc), checking for and repairing faults due to part failure or repairing damaged items. On the delivery side you will carry out demonstrations of power chairs, mobility scooters and other mobility equipment for customers, in their homes or nursing/care homes; you will also get involved in installations of the equipment and products.

Throughout your working day you will be interacting with customers, so we are looking for an individual who has good customer service skills, is highly organised and enjoys working with people of all ages.

Duties will include:

The repair and maintenance of various mobility products as described above
  • Undertaking installations of mobility products
  • Delivering products to customers’ homes and care homes etc when required
  • Promoting a high level of customer service in a polite and professional way
  • Completing required paperwork

Skills and Experience, you will:

Be someone with a mature, responsible outlook on life who enjoys engaging with people of all ages
Be energetic and flexible in your approach to work, as this is a varied role
A confident communicator with an enthusiastic and positive manner
Have excellent customer service, organisational and problem solving skills
Have a full driving licence

Ableworld is the leading Mobility and Stairlift retailer in the country and we have reached this position by being very ethical in our approach to our customers combined with providing excellent customer service. We also have a determined policy of consistently keeping prices as low as possible for all our customers. We employ people of all ages and have even enticed some back to the workplace, out of retirement.

DBS Check: A DBS disclosure will be required for this position (for which Ableworld will meet the cost).

We will Offer You:

Full comprehensive training on products and the chance to join a rapidly expanding business that offers real job satisfaction and a package that includes a basic salary, generous bonuses and 20 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays.

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