Distribution Maintenance Technician (DMT)

Job details
Posting date: 18 July 2021
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: Competitive
Hours: Part time
Closing date: 16 August 2021
Location: Bristol CDC, BS11 9FG
Company: City Facilities Management UK
Job type: Contract
Job reference: 624271

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Established in 1985 by Lord and Lady Haughey, the company has grown to become one of the world’s largest privately held, integrated FM companies.

City’s business model is unique, and provides world leading maintenance and engineering, technical procurement & support, and cleaning services, in dedicated partnerships, directly aligned to the business objectives of its clients.

City has more than 25 years of successful service delivery experience in retail, residential and commercial markets, and has a global presence, with offices in UK & Europe, North America, Malaysia and Australia.

Our culture and values are shaped by being a family-run business. We invest in our people and embrace change as we strive to innovate and improve. We create passionate teams that work across departments, businesses and countries to deliver world class service, value and compliance to our customers.


To maintain and repair a range of electrical and mechanical plant and equipment in Distribution Centres as defined on the “Scope of Works Task Sheets” in an efficient and cost-effective manner, whilst complying with the laid-down Company Health and Safety policy.


Complete the PPM schedule within agreed KPI timescales and to ensure all necessary paperwork is completed accurately and to the laid-down procedures.

To work flexibly within the cluster as required

Respond promptly and positively to service call requests from the Helpdesk and to assess the requirements of the job and carry out repairs as and where necessary.

Prioritise maintenance and repair work to achieve agreed timescales and response times.

Order spares to the laid-down procedures.

Identify non-repairable faults in plant and machinery and promptly advise the Senior Maintenance Technician or Cluster Facilities Manager of findings, with recommendations regarding suitable replacement.

Where plant and equipment is non-repairable, to make recommendations to the Senior Maintenance Technician or Cluster Facilities Manager regarding suitable replacement.

Advise the GM and distribution line managers of any repair and maintenance issues that are likely to affect the smooth running of the depot.

Assist the Cluster Facilities Manager in his/her duties to manage and control depot third party alliance contractors and ensure service inspection paperwork is correctly filed on site.

Carry out surveys and complete reports as required by the Senior Maintenance Technician or Cluster Facilities Manager.

Carry out minor alterations and installations in accordance with current specifications. Also carry out all relevant testing and inspection supported with full company certification

Complete general repairs and maintenance to Asda Distribution sites as designated by the Senior Maintenance Technician or Cluster Facilities Manager, e.g. this may include general building repairs

Assist City colleagues in other areas when requested to do so by the Senior Maintenance Technician or Cluster Facilities Manager.

Ensure all tools and equipment necessary (as per company tool list) to complete maintenance and repairs are used in the correct manner and are available and serviceable at all times.

Liaise with project teams on any site alterations, modernisations and other relevant works.

Maintain accurate Time Sheets as required

Carry out all tasks in accordance with specific KPI’s

Attend training courses as and where necessary and to ensure personal job skills keep pace with technical developments.

Comply with the company Health and Safety Policy at all times.

Work with company and Asda colleagues to ensure laid-down standards of quality are maintained at all times.

Comply with any other reasonable request or instruction from the Senior Maintenance Technician or Cluster Facilities Manager

Represent the company in a professional manner at all times and develop a good working relationship with City and Asda colleagues.

Ensure that all costs are approved following the correct process.


Quality of repairs and maintenance

Speed and efficiency of work

Response to service call requests within agreed response times

Achievement of PPM schedule within agreed timescales

Timeliness and accuracy of written and verbal reports

Maintenance of Health and Safety policy

Customer and colleague relationships and feedback.

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