Multiskilled Engineer

Edinburgh  |  Head Office, Retail

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Salary Overview
£29,000 to £30,000 Per Annum
Expiry Date


Luxury Department store Harvey Nichols is 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.

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 childcare to bike to work.
  • Paid voluntary day to support the charity of your choice.

You will also have access to charity days, a season ticket/bike loan; learning and development opportunities; to our Employee Assistance Program - Retail Trust and recognition schemes and the opportunity to join one of our employee groups – Wellbeing, Diversity & Inclusion and Sustainability. These are just some of the reasons people join and stay!

About the role…

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

About us...

Since Harvey Nichols first opened in Knightsbridge in 1831, it has led the way in sourcing the most desirable and cutting-edge designer brands. The ultimate fashion experience, exclusive, niche and established labels sit alongside accessible everyday collections, offering customers the must-have edit for all their wardrobe needs – from every day to extraordinary. We are fearlessly stylish and encourage our customers and team members to be the same. 

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