• Trainee Support Technician

    Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-New Mills, Wotton-under-Edge
    Job Reference
    PL10674 PL11114
    No. of Openings
    No. of Openings Remaining
    Corporate Services Division
    Job Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    Renishaw is seek to recruit two Trainee Support Technicians to join the Business Systems department. The roles will primarily involve the support of Windows 10 and 7 installed PC’s and the applications installed on them. Renishaw uses a variety of PC applications including MS Office, Visio, Project and server applications including SharePoint and SCCM. The successful applicant will assist with the day to day system administration on a variety of different desktop systems.


    Progression to Support Technician will be possible for the right candidate at some point in the future depending on individual performance, and similarly longer term there may be the opportunity to progress to Senior Support Technician.  Over time, depending on individual performance, the candidate may be offered the chance to work in one of the other technical teams supporting and developing the IT infrastructure.  Opportunities for further training and courses exist depending on individual and project need.


    • Provide fast, efficient, and diligent IT support to Renishaw employees worldwide
    • Implement and develop systems following defined standards and procedures
    • Keep abreast of current technologies and working practices

    Key requirements

    • Minimum of four GCSE A-C passes (or equivalent), including Maths and English
    • Good knowledge of Windows 10 and Windows 7
    • General understanding of TCP/IP and networking
    • Knowledge of PC hardware
    • The ability to work with a variety of PC software packages
    • Full UK driving licence

    Desirable requirements

    • Previous expertise in an IT support role
    • Educated to degree level (or equivalent), in a related computer studies course

    Person specification

    The successful candidate will have an enthusiastic approach to work and learning new skills. They will hold excellent communication skills both verbally and written and will be able to communicate clearly with all employees. They will require good problem-solving skills with the ability to think problems through in a logical manner.




    When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable, including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus and pay reviews, subsidised onsite restaurant, free parking and sports and leisure societies. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to work than the office, so we also offer 25 days holiday, Life Assurance and BUPA Renishaw Health Trust.


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