IT Support Technician

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    £19000 - £22000 per annum

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    Sarah Lane

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

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  • Consultant:

    Sarah Lane

The Company:

This is an in house role, providing 1st, 2nd and 3rd line support to all employees and occasionally to external customers to help them resolve any software and hardware problems with communications technology and ensure that an effective solution is provided. You will work alongside the IT Manager and use your existing IT Support experience, whilst developing new hands on skills.

Job Responsibilities:

Respond to enquiries from staff to help them resolve any hardware or software problems.

Thorough research and in-depth troubleshooting to determine the most effective manner to resolve technical issues.

Provide support for all Information Technology products and services by answering questions, troubleshooting problems and communicating policy.

Maintain a log of any software or hardware problems detected to facilitate the resolution of common queries.

Support users in the use of computer equipment by teaching, instructing or providing any necessary training and advice to staff regarding software or hardware functionality.

Recommend suitable software and hardware systems where these might improve performance.

Work on Service Desk related projects as assigned by supervisor.

Preferred Skills:

Ideally, you will have delivered hands on IT and Communications support within a busy manufacturing, distribution or office environment.

Experience of resolving computer software and hardware problems

Good knowledge of PCs and fault finding

Personal Attributes:

This is a people centric role, you must have excellent written

and verbal communication skills

Picks up on technical things quickly; can learn new skills and knowledge; is good at learning new industry, company, product, or technical knowledge.

Wide knowledge of Office software applications

Associated Benefits:

Statutory pension

Discretionary bonus based on profitability

Health care and life assurance after one years service

22 days holiday plus bank holidays

Employee assistance program

Subsided canteen

Discount on products, free Wi-Fi on site, use of computers and printers in the canteen for personal use during break times, Christmas saving scheme, cycle to work scheme and we do lots of charity activities, as well as opportunities for training and development as you would expect.

Working Hours:

The company work a 40 hour week and this is a full time, permanent job opportunity.

The hours may vary, but this will predominantly be a 9-5 Monday to Friday position.

Covid-19 specific information: To support the business in its continued operations in these challenging times and ensuring social distancing rules are adhered to in line with Government guidelines, the position will involve an element of working in the office and remotely at home to help keep our on-site team safe.

To apply, or to find out more information, please click on one of the "apply" buttons Please note that due to a high level of applications, we can only respond immediately to applicants whose skills & qualifications are suitable for this position.

Meridian Business Support is acting on behalf of our Client as a Recruitment Agency.