Wheelchair Workshop Technician

      The Ability Matters Group (AMG) is a market leading international healthcare products and services provider, operating primarily in areas that enhance mobility and accessibility including orthotics, prosthetics and wheelchairs. We have a number of sites across the UK and Ireland, as well as operations in France, the Netherlands and Sweden.
      We take pride in providing patients with an industry leading service to enhance their ability so we are looking for positive and dynamic people to join us and deliver on this commitment.
      We are a growing company and have an excellent record of people progressing within the organisation and therefore welcome applications from ambitious individuals who are looking to further their career.
      Due to continued growth and recent acquisitions of new businesses, we are now looking to recruit a Stores Operative in our team in Middlesbrough, Greencare Mobility are a leading supplier to the NHS for manual and Powered Wheelchairs and accessories.
      This is a key role which helps to Optimise Wheelchair Service fleet and peripherals to deliver a value for money service to current and future contracts in alignment with company business objectives and promote company values and behaviours.

      Key Responsibilities & Tasks:

      • Refurbishment of fleet and built to prescription manual wheel chairs to quality assurance standards
      • Following decontamination procedures and the correct disposal of scrap / unwanted equipment both physically
      • Accurately document all workshop technician activities using Optimum bespoke tool and quality assurance documentation
      • Maintain accurate records of stock inventory, reconditioned spare parts and consumables used in all workshop technical activities
      • Identifying all equipment for reuse
      • Support Wheelchair engineering team (field and in house based)
      • Demonstrate a positive can-do attitude with a mind-set of continuous improvement
      • Demonstrate a strong work ethic
      • To comply with required health and safety standards as outlined by local site policy

      Skills & Qualifications:
      The position requires the job holder to possess:-

      • Good understanding of English –Written and Verbal
      • Technical background
      • The ability to refurb as per specification to a quality assured standard
      • A good working knowledge of IT systems including Microsoft Word, Outlook and Excel
      • Excellent attention to detail
      • Willingness to learn new processes
      • Flexible and helpful attitude
      • Take responsibility for own workload
      • Physically fit to meet the demands of the job
      • Technical or Mechanical engineering qualification, educational or vocational (desirable)
      • Technical background within a Wheelchair Service or Wheelchair Service Approved repairer (desirable)
      • Experience of working with wheelchair product ranges (desirable)
      • Understanding of wheelchair mechanics and technical specifications (desirable)

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