Site Maintenance Team Leader

Basic Overview
Salary: £9.50 – £16.50/hour
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent
Minimum Salary: 9.50
Maximum Salary: 16.50
Job Location: Kingston Upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire

Site Maintenance Team Leader

Based near Hull, HU11

Monday to Friday – 08:30-16:30

Salary negotiable dependant on experience

due to the rural location and multiple sites, a valid driving license and transport is required

Our client is based just outside Hull and dedicates their time to the enhancement of science and medicine. Their mission is to be the premier source of animal models and related services for the preclinical research and development of human medicines, vaccines, medical devices, and other therapies, as well as for the clinical research and development of companion animal pharmaceuticals.

For over 80 years their animals have contributed to the development of life saving therapies and treatments for humans and animals alike. They hold themselves to the highest standards of health and quality, and accreditation serves to enhance our top commitment to animal care and welfare.


Basic experience in Electrical and Mechanical skill
Experience in large scale production of laboratory animals is desirable.
Good Numeracy and literacy skills
Experienced in routine manual work that requires attention to detail
Experience of laboratory animal production methods and disease prevention in barrier systems is desirable.
Minimum of 5 GCSE's grade A-C or equivalent qualification
Ability to gain or hold maintenance skills
Qualified Driver with clean driving licence, (less than 9 penalty points and not banned from driving).
Ability to gain or hold a forklift certificate
Ability to gain or hold a Yard Banksman Certificate
IT Skills: Familiarity and expertise with Excel, Word, Outlook and Access Dimensions Database or other similar sales/accounting software desirable.

Job Summary:

To ensure Site Services provide a comprehensive support to the Animal Units and Site.
Manage staff as requires ensuring repairs and cleaning is covered at all times.
Ensure site is secure at all times and that security programme and control elements are carried out effectively.
To ensure animal delivery van driving duties are carried out to meet customer and company's expectations.
Ensure the site is maintained to the company's standards, Site maintenance programme controls and record keeping is carried out effectively, including grounds and buildings.
Services to Animal facilities- Ensure deliveries and supplies are carried out as required, equipment is appropriate facility as required, and production support as required.
Equipment cleaning and Biosecurity standards must be met in maintaining the optimum standard of hygiene for the care and welfare of the animals. Procedures and duties for equipment cleansing must be carried out effectively.

Essential Tasks

To ensure site security is reviewed monthly and findings reported to the UK Site Services Manager.
To manage the staff rota for the site services team.
To notify the UK Site Services Manager of faulty equipment and organise repairs as required.
To ensure daily weekly checks are completed as per Plant Maintenance planning schedule
To ensure cameras and alarm systems are regularly checked and in good working order.
Project Management Capex investments – including managing the project
Identify Site Improvement and efficiencies
Site Maintenance Programme
Unit Heating systems
Monthly Generator on load/off load tests
Filter change program
Check Heating and Ventilation
Manage Fault repair log
Source Quotations for repairs & Equipment replacement
Follow all safety instructions as per legal & company documents
Maintain and check Intruder alarm system.
Maintain fire alarm test and procedure.
Report any problems with safety equipment
Report all accidents, regardless of how trivial they may seem.
Wear appropriate items of Personal protection equipment for the job intended.
Work permit and Work Instruction procedure.
Site Services Duties:
Services Support to Animal Facilities:
Ensure warehouse/site services deliver products as requested.

If you are interested and meet the above criteria, please send your CV to (url removed) or call the Commercial team on (phone number removed) if you have any queries.

Due to the high volume of CVs we are currently receiving, we are unable to reply to each application. If you have not heard from us within 10 days, then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Please note: Prestige Recruitment is an equal opportunity employer with 30 years of service within the recruitment & staffing sector

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