Sandvik Osprey in Neath is looking for a
Junior IT Technician
Sandvik is a high-tech and global engineering group offering advanced products and services that enhance customer productivity, profitability and safety. We have world – leading positions in selected areas – tools for metal cutting, equipment and tools for mining and construction industries, stainless materials, special alloys, metallic and ceramic resistance materials as well as process systems. The group has approximately 47,000 employees and representation in approximately 130 countries, with sales of about £7.3 billion.
At Sandvik, we offer you a world of opportunities. Our diverse businesses and global network enable you to explore your potential and thrive. While discussing the best solution for you today, we are already thinking ahead to the best solution for you tomorrow. Our proactive career planning ensures that your performance is recognised and offers various ways to fuel your growth towards exceptional achievements.
We are now looking for a Junior IT Technician to assist the IT Department with day to day tasks, providing first-line support to internal users and assisting with the migration of internal systems to a new platform.
This is an excellent opportunity for school/college leavers and for those interested in a career in IT but who have limited applicable experience. You will learn from the beginning through on the job training.
Job summary
As Junior IT Technician you will be continuously developed and trained. Initially your day to day duties will include routine tasks such as fixing telephone faults, computers and photocopiers and build up to you installing software and migrating the current systems to a new package.
Reporting to the IT manager you will provide first-line support to colleagues, assist with day to day tasks and gain in-depth knowledge of our existing internal systems and applications to enable you to assist in the migration of current systems to a new system using Microsoft technologies.
Your profile
We are looking for an individual who is passionate about starting a career in IT. Ideally you will have A Levels in IT and Math’s; a degree would be advantageous, and have GCSE’S (or equivalent) at grade C or above in IT, English language and Math’s. You will have experience of Windows Operating Systems, knowledge of Microsoft Software including MS Office and an understanding of database design, preferably MS SQL Server. You will have strong organizational skills, excellent communication skills and possess an enthusiasm for IT. You will be a self-motivated and proactive individual with good time management skills. You will be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team and possess strong mathematical abilities.
Where others see many, we see you – personally. We recognize and value your passion and personality. With yourexcellent prioritising and communication skills, you will be able to bring our services to the next level! Furthermore, you have the ability to take ownership and challenge everything we do in a manner that will help unlock our potential. You work independently, but with back-up from your team, and have a determined approach.
How to apply? Interested by the challenge? Please apply directly via the PeopleSoft Employee Self Service with the reference 350089 For further information regarding the recruitment process please contact HR Services Europe on 0800 652 0011
Closing Date: 12th March 2017
Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK or hold a valid permit to work in the UK.
Deadline: 12 Mar
Job-ID: 350089