Working at Direct Air

At Direct Air our people are the most important resource in our commitment to our customers and to growth. We offer job opportunities in a culture of innovation, diversity and personal development. We have a comprehensive training, personal and professional development programme that provides our employees with the skills to enhance their performance in the workplace and grow in their careers.

How do I apply for a job?

If you are interested in applying for one of our vacancies, please email vacancies@directair.co.uk

If you feel we could benefit from your experience and knowledge in any positions we may have in the future we’d like to hear from you.  Please send us your CV along with a cover letter outlining why we should choose you to

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We have 3 position(s) currently available.

Warehouse Apprentice

Due to ongoing growth we require to recruit a keen enthusiastic individual who will work within the stores/warehouse department providing support to our service and installation departments. During your apprenticeship, you will work within all areas of the business to ensure you gain solid all-round experience and an understanding of what we do.

The successful candidate will be enrolled onto a Level 2 Supply Chain Warehouse Operator Apprenticeship Standard.

Duties will involve:

  • Receiving and despatching goods
  • Move and stack materials
  • General housekeeping duties in the warehouse or other areas and duties as assigned
  • Preparing job boxes for service department
  • Assisting the Stores Manager
  • Support the team in day-to-day purchasing including raising purchase orders, liaising with suppliers on delivery, prices, and availability

Desired skills

  • Good level of numeracy
  • Good level of literacy
  • Competent IT skills in Microsoft packages

Personal qualities

  • Attention to detail
  • Enthusiastic approach to work
  • Keen to learn new skills

Qualifications

  • GCSE or equivalent (required)
  • Full UK driver’s license (desirable)

Future prospects
On completion of the apprenticeship, the role will be reviewed, and progression opportunities considered.
Working week 7.30am – 4pm, Monday – Friday.
Total hours per week: 40.00

Job Types: Full-time, Apprenticeship

Salary: £5.50-£6.83 per hour

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Compressor Service Engineer

Available positions: 1
Reporting location: Coventry

Direct Air is looking for a new service engineer with either a mechanical or electrical bias, to join our expanding compressed air service team. Direct Air are based in Coventry & Cheltenham but provide service support to UK wide facilities.

The role

  • You will carry out preventative and reactive maintenance, fault finding & repairs on all types of industrial compressed air equipment.
  • Attendance to call outs on customers sites in or out of normal working hours to attend to breakdowns when they occur.
  • Attending manufacturers training courses as necessary.
  • Providing the highest standard of service or repairs to build on our already excellent relationship with our customers.
  • Good communication skills and the ability to also work as part of a team is essential.
  • Prepare and submit completed job sheets carried out both on paper and electronically.
  • Effective communication with colleagues and customers.
  • Identify and recommend system & new product upgrades to Sales team.

KEY COMPETENCIES.

  • The ideal candidate must have great communication skills and have experience in mechanical and electrical fault-finding work.
  • Work safely in line with current Health and Safety legislation.
  • Show enthusiasm for the job in hand and demonstrate the ability to work unsupervised
  • A patient and methodical approach.
  • Be prepared to work away from home and at weekends when occasionally required
  • Be able to understand electrical and mechanical schematic drawings and diagrams
  • Be prepared to take part in the ON CALL rota that provides 24 Hour call-out to our customer base
  • Installation experience not essential but would be useful
  • Valid full driver’s license and safe driving record required.
  • Experience/awareness of compressed air systems [desirable]

Service Engineers will be provided with all equipment required to complete the work including mobile phones, tablet and calibrated testing equipment. Engineers will be provided with a company vehicle.

Company branded work clothing will be provided along with all PPE

Service Engineers will be paid overtime, call-out payments, service engineer bonus scheme in addition to the basic salary offered

21 – 24 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays per year

Job Type: Full-time, permanent
Starting salary: Salary is dependant on experience
Hours: Min. 40 hours per week
Development: opportunities for role to develop, in which the salary would increase alongside.

Trainee/Apprentice Office Administrator

Job Type: Full-time, permanent

Location: Coventry

Due to continual expansion Direct Air are seeking to hire 2 Service/Office Administrators based at our Coventry offices. You will be working in a business environment supporting the Service Department. In your role, you will be assisting different members of the team with tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Supporting and covering various roles within the service administration department
  • Producing business documentation in line with templates and processes including quotations and reports
  • Reviewing and actioning job sheets from field engineers
  • Reporting on service work/breakdown analysis
  • Management of bespoke databases and CRM systems
  • Information management – collating customer information, lead times for customers, engineer timesheets, engineer job sheets etc.
  • Handling customer enquiries and questions via email and phone
  • Liaising with multiple departments including Engineering, Sales & Stores
  • Providing general administration support

Key competencies

  • Ability to also work as part of a team is essential.
  • Effective communication with colleagues and customers.
  • Commutable to Coventry.
  • Strong communications skills, written and verbal.
  • Strong organisational skills.
  • Target driven.
  • Able to think quickly and make decisions.
  • Experience in all OFFICE software including Word and Excel.

Working week is Monday to Friday, with working hours 8am-4:30pm (Mon-Thurs) and 8am-4pm (Fri).

Salary: dependant on experience

Holiday entitlement: 21 days holiday plus statutory bank holidays per year, rising to max 24

How to apply: Email a CV and covering letter to vacancies@directair.co.uk

Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position. It is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities, qualifications, or benefits. The company reserves the right to modify or amend the job description as necessary.