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Local Facility Management Co-Worker (Edinburgh)

Edinburgh, Scotland - Explore location Real Estate & Leasing Full Time

Job description


At IKEA, we like to do things a little differently and we like to have fun whilst we do it.
We currently have a position available within Facilities for an FM Co-worker and we are looking for the right person who can work as part of a team or individually ensuring that our stores are maintained to a high standard, providing a great environment for our co-workers and customers. The ideal candidate will need to be self-motivated, have good organizational skills and be confident in communicating at all levels. Ideally, you will have a background in maintenance and hold a trade qualification either electrical, mechanical or plumbing, although this is not essential.

It is essential that the ideal candidate:
•Has a good understanding of the Facilities function
•Has an awareness of M&E and the FM Services
•Is competent in completing facilities tasks and using tools
•Is able to manage FM projects and work to deadlines
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Desirable knowledge/experience in:
•Facilities experience in a retail environment
•Facilities Management systems
•Site H&S regulations, understanding, reading, producing method statements, risk assessment and permits to work
•Working at Height: MEWP/IPAF
•BMS & CAFM systems knowledge
•Knowledge and competence with contractor management as well as ensuring legal compliance.


The role of a facility co-worker is to deliver site-based facility management services to ensure a sustainable, safe, clean and functional environment for other co-workers, visitors, and customers. A key aspect of this role will be having a passion to maintain our property and equipment with the ability to learn and develop the site maintenance and management with support from the facility Management Specialist.
General Building Maintenance Examples:
•Minor plumbing / electrical repairs
•Equipment maintenance
•Toilet maintenance
•Door repairs


IKEA UK & Ireland is has a vibrant culture where ideas are heard, where there is an opportunity to learn new skills, and where the goal always is “to create a better everyday life for the many people”. We give down-to-earth, straightforward people the possibility to grow, both as individuals and in their professional roles.
We make sure to secure, build, and maintain our physical locations - from stores to offices to factories – to meet the needs of the many people. Together we lead the way in delivering safe, compliant, sustainable, and innovative solutions for every property. And we feel a great sense of pride in seeing everything working smoothly!


This position is permanent and will be working Monday to Friday from 07:00 - 15:45pm with a 1 in 3-weekend shift rotation.

Internal Applications: We ask that you please include an up-to-date Talent Profile with your application. Talent Profile templated can be found via Inside.

External Applications: To enable us to get to know you in the best way, we ask you to attach an up-to-date copy of your CV with a cover letter outlining your motivation to join the IKEA Facilities Management Team.

Advertising Closing Date: June 2021

Successfully shortlisted candidates will be invited to a virtual interview with the hiring team.

If you have any questions regarding the role or around the recruitment experience please contact Cheryl Craig.