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Facilities Maintenance person

Location: Multimatic Technical Centre Europe, Thetford, Norfolk, United Kingdom

Posted: October 24th, 2022

Company overview:

Multimatic is a global automotive supply company providing hardware and engineering services to OEMs around the world. Its UK based engineering division, Multimatic Technical Centre Europe (MTCE), is a leading supplier of engineering and vehicle development services to major automotive OEMs and a growing number of niche vehicle manufacturers. Specialties include suspension systems, vehicle dynamics, mechanisms and mechatronics.

MTCE is currently seeking to recruit a Facilities Assistant with a range of skills to join the facilities and maintenance team. Sound knowledge of health and safety, along with practical hands-on experience is key in this role. The successful candidate will be part of our busy facilities team, helping to maintain and repair our main site in Thetford and keep to a good standard.

  • Support with the maintenance of plant, equipment, and buildings to ensure compliance with relevant statutory provisions, minimisation of equipment downtime, care of equipment to maximise life expectancy and efficiency.
  • Contact and schedule contractors as needed.
  • Carry out routine preventative maintenance tasks and checks, as well as dealing with non-routine repairs and maintenance tasks, ensuring accurate records are kept.
  • Maintain efficient communication methods to ensure the team can work efficiently and that production managers are aware of issues with accurate timescales which are likely to affect production.
  • Assist with specific activities e.g., building fit out, introduction of new machines or processes etc.
  • Maintain control of all contractors on site, ensuring they are accurately briefed and inducted.
  • Assist with ongoing best practice for all related activities e.g., scrap metal, wastes, PPE, cleaning consumables, production gases, coolant & oils etc.
  • Identify relevant training needs to ensure you are current on the range of equipment used within Multimatic e.g. Forklifts.
  • Assist with H&S systems to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements.
  • Support the H&S Manager with meetings, audits and training.
  • Carry out any other duties which may from time to time be reasonably requested to assist in the day to day running of the company.
  • Ensure all company standards are promoted and maintained.
  • Ensure safe working practices at all times.
  • Ensure commitment and application of the company Environmental, Quality and HS Policies.

Basic Requirements:

  • Forklift licence
  • Flexible approach to work tasks
  • Multi skilled
  • Proactive approach to building maintenance
  • Full Clean Driving Licence
  • Ability to read, write and speak English


If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.