Senior Maintenance Operative


Job Details


Knowsley DC

Contract Type


Working Pattern

Full Time


Competitive plus benefits

Closing Date

29/03/2019 12:00

About the Role

This role is based in our Knowsley Distribution Centre, which is based on the Knowsley Industrial Estate in Liverpool. The site is just over 1 million Sq Ft, here we operate a large E-commerce and retail business and distribute to over 220 stores as well as our Export business.

As a Senior Maintenance Operative you will mentoring and coaching other members of the team. You will be required to carry out contractor control tasks, checking that all elements are compliant and adhering to health & safety legislation and building & welfare regulations.

A large part of the role will be to carry out and assist with planned preventative and reactive maintenance tasks within a warehouse and office building environment

Health & safety is a big aspect of the role, you will be required to ensure that all Health & Safety Policies and Procedures are followed and practiced. You will be required to carry out planned periodic inspections of the Fire Detection & Sprinkler systems, Fire fighting equipment, Fire door and access & egress systems, as well as reporting and addressing any safety hazards.

Working Hours

 Monday – Friday – 7.30am – 4pm

About You

To find the best candidate for this role, we’d like you to have the following....

  • Experience of working in the building industry  
  • IOSH Managing Safely Certificate, IPAF / PASMA, Grinding & Abrasive wheels. 
  • Experience of managing a small team
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

Why Matalan

Working at Matalan is exciting, challenging, and above all fun!  As part of the Matalan family you can expect some great benefits and opportunities to develop yourself.

The Benefits available are...

  • From 23 Days holiday 
  • 20% Staff discount
  • PPT & Uniform
  • Our Family Extras Scheme  - An exclusive discount website, which you as a valued member of our Matalan Family, can access and save money at hundreds of retailers across the country
  • Pension Scheme
  • We are fully committed to creating a learning culture in all our stores so from day one you’ll get a great induction, access to our ‘Me Learning’ online platform and ongoing support and development to help you grow within your role


This is your opportunity to be part of our exciting vision - to become the UK’s most trusted value retailer. This is Retail Made Real.