Multiskilled Engineer

Edinburgh  |  Retail

Role Type
Salary Overview
£30,000 per annum plus great benefits
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date


We are currently looking for a Multi-Skilled Engineer to join our Facilities team in our Edinburgh Store. This role is full time, working 40 hours per week. Shift patterns can include some weekends, occasional evenings and late nights - therefore flexibility is essential.

In this role you would report to the Facilities Manager and working alongside the wider team, you will ensure that all Electrical & Mechanical Plant is serviced to the highest standards to preserve the life of the plant and to create a pleasant working and shopping environment.

The role will involve working store events and supporting minor works which may take place out of store hours. The successful candidate will be flexible, and possess strong organisation, time management and interpersonal skills.

What you will be doing:

  • Ensure all works completed are carried out in a safe manner and conform to the latest legislative requirements
  • To recognise and build key relationships internally across the store and with contractors, particularly with other personnel within the Facilities team.
  • Take an active role in identifying, preventing and addressing any Health and Safety risks and hazards and ensure that all work completed is in line with current health & Safety requirements including the H.A.S.A.W. Act, COSHH, EU Directives and company Health & Safety Procedures in their working practices.
  • Work closely with the IT department in terms of the repair of EPOS equipment and computer equipment.
  • Update maintenance records upon completion of a task, ensuring that these are available for inspection as required and in line with company procedures and legislative requirements.
  • Ensure all PPM Inspections are carried out as set out in the PPM Schedule and report any defects to the Department Manager.
  • To work closely with other trades within the maintenance team to ensure repairs are carried out swiftly with minimum down time.

Skills and experience required

  • Formal qualification in electrical or mechanical engineering
  • Previous experience in similar role with a thorough understanding of electrical and mechanical engineering
  • Strong Organisational skills
  • Customer Service Centric
  • Problem solving

All your hard work, rewarded

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including: -

  • 22 days holidays plus bank holidays
  • Very generous staff discount between 30%-40% plus annual clothing allowance
  • Pension Scheme
  • Bi-annual bonus scheme
  • 24/7 access to our employee support helplines including free counselling, financial and legal advice
  • Vouchers or schemes that fit your world from eye care to bike to work
  • Paid voluntary day to support the charity of your choice.

Where do I sign?

The process from here is simple.

  • Your application will be reviewed by a specialist recruiter in our HR Team
  • If suitable you will be called and asked a few simple questions and if expectations match, we will invite you to an interview.
  • Please ensure that you include a cover letter with your application detailing the hours you are available to work, current notice period and salary expectations.
  • You will be in contact at all times throughout the process with the recruiter, who will be able to answer any additional questions you may have.
  • We will contact you by email and so please check your junk folder to ensure you do not miss any correspondence.

Please note we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a vacancy has closed, we may be unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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