South England
Advertising Salary
£25,000 - £26,500 per annum

About The Role

We are looking for a Maintenance Engineer to provide support to the property department to aid in the smooth running of the Company’s property interests.  working around our stores in Cornwall, Devon and Exeter.


You will assist the property department with day-to-day management of the companies mixed property portfolio. The role will be to ensure smooth operation and compliance of the Ebor estate whilst also supporting the wider Property function


Your main responsibilities:


  • Assist with the implementation of both planned and reactive maintenance
  • Conducting routine inspections of commercial and residential premises and equipment
  • Assess property expenditures on a weekly basis with the aim of supporting the team ensuring visibility and cost control
  • Assist with the day-to-day delivery of property management.Working closely with external maintenance providers, ensuring both reactive and planned maintenance is delivered in a satisfactory and cost-effective manner
  • To represent the property function internal and wider business externally in a professional manner
  • Overseeing contractors when professional repairs are necessary
  • Ability diagnosing mechanical issues and correcting them when within the role scope and personal skills
  • Ability to repair machines, equipment, or structures as necessary within the scope of the role
  • Identify and report the need for major maintenance repairs
  • Managing specification and arranging quotes where necessary
  • Respond to stores maintenance requests in a timely and professional manner, reporting and feedback
  • Maintain the cleanliness of outside spaces within CSGL demise
  • Inspect buildings, equipment, and systems to identify any issues
  • Perform general maintenance tasks including landscaping, painting, plumbing and joinery
  • Help develop and implement the budget for the Property department.
  • Maintain the inventory records for equipment and materials

About You

  • Solid experience with plumbing, refrigeration, and electrical systems
  • Ability to work with hardware tools and power equipment
  • Detail-orientated and technically minded with an aptitude for problem-solving
  • Extremely organized with good communication skills
  • Time management and flexibility to prioritise workload in a reactive pressurised environment
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Commercial awareness
  • Decision making ability
  • Good IT skills
  • Ability to work well as part of a team

About Bestway

Established in 1976, Bestway Wholesale has grown to become the UK’s largest independent food and drink wholesaler, we also operate in Banking, Cement and Heath Care Sectors with UBL Bank, Bestway Cement and Well Pharmacy.

Our mission is to be the ‘Best Way to Grow your Food and Drinks Business’.

With 58 depots spanning the length and breadth of the UK, Bestway Wholesale is a supply partner to over 70,000 independent retailers and 40,000 catering and foodservice operators.

We have scale and purchasing power to help our customers compete in an ever-changing market. In addition to supplying to thousands of convenience stores, Bestway Wholesale also operates the award-winning Best-one symbol group which has 1,400 members across the country and over 3,500 independent retailers have chosen our depot-run promotion club, Xtra Local, as their retail club of choice. 

Through the acquisition of Costcutter Supermarkets Group into our Bestway Retail Division, our annual wholesale turnover has grown to c£3b per year.

Bestway Retail now supports nearly 3000 symbol retailers as well as operating over 400 franchised stores, and over 170 company owned stores throughout England and Wales, we employ over 2500 colleagues who enable us to provide a great local retail service in our communities.

We own the UKs largest franchised off license and convenience chains which encompasses the brands Bargain Booze, Wine Rack, Select Convenience and Central Convenience. Our vision is to be the best value off licence led convenience retailer and wholesaler.

Both retailers and suppliers are supported by this new additional scale of the combined business, with the collaborative partnership approach making Bestway the partner of choice for growing sales in the convenience market.

Join us and you will be joining our fast-paced business, entrepreneurial and dynamic business. It's an incredibly exciting time to join us in this new venture!!

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