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IT Services Technician – Manufacturing REF 1064

Published
October 23, 2023
Location
Stockport, Stockport, United Kingdom
Category
Job Type
Salary
£34,000
Work Hours
Monday to Friday - Business Hours
Responsibilities
General IT Support - Desktop / Network / Server
Industry
Manufacturing
Qualifications
Any relatable Technology Support Qualifications a benefit
Skills
IT Support
Contact number
0113 299 0570
Benefits
25 days holidays (plus stats) + 4% Pension + Life x 3 + Free Parking
Additional Benefits
Cycle Scheme + EAP + Enhanced Family Benefits
Region
North West

Description

 

 

 

This is an opportunity to join a global manufacturing and engineering firm with multiple sites UK wide. The IT Department is a global department with technicians and support based at most sites. That said, the work is shared and IT deal with issues from all sites (nobody is allocated their own site), therefore a great deal of communication skills and flexibility is required. The UK business currently employs around 350-400 employees with an average service history of 12 years. Stockport has around 100-150 staff and the average length of service here is 11 years.

Role Purpose

To support Computer applications and platforms within an office and manufacturing environment. The role therefore is both 1st and 2nd line focused but the added ability to get heavily involved in a high number of projects including hardware refreshes, cyber security roll outs, various software / database projects as well as cloud migration.

Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Respond to requests for technical assistance in person, via phone and helpdesk.
  • Assist with diagnosing and resolving technical hardware and software issues.
  • Log all helpdesk interactions.
  • Follow standard operating procedures.
  • Redirect IT issues to appropriate resources.
  • Identify and escalate issues requiring urgent attention.
  • Create and maintain user accounts in Active directory and Google Administration console.
  • Build and refurbish PC Base and Laptops as required.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Requirements:

  • HNC/HND or equivalent in Computing.
  • Google experience using and/or supporting components of the Google Suite of applications including, but not limited to Gmail, Google Docs, Google Sheets and Google Calendar.
  • MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) in Windows 10/11 environment.
  • Understanding and experience of CompTIA A+ (PC Hardware Break Fix), exposure to Windows Server environment, SQL, Jira Helpdesk and bespoke system support would be advantageous.
  • 1-2 year experience in a helpdesk support role.
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