Role Overview:

In a Nutshell…

We have a new opportunity for a Customer Service Technician to join our team within Vistry Northern Homes Counties, covering various locations in and around Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Cambridgeshire, and Northamptonshire. As our Customer Service Technician, you will provide an exceptional customer care service to all Vistry Clients and Customers in accordance with the guidelines specified within the associated contract conditions and working to maintain our 5* builder status.  You will carry out repairs, and complete works on time and within the first visit. You will also assist office-based staff and offer technical advice regarding the remedial solutions.


Let’s cut to the chase, what’s in it for you…

  • Competitive basic salary and annual bonus
  • Company Van
  • Agile working possible (dependent on role)
  • Up to 33 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Private Healthcare
  • Competitive contributory pension scheme
  • Life assurance – 4 x your annual salary
  • Share incentive schemes
  • Employee rewards portal with many more benefits…

In return, what we would like from you…

  • Behave in line with our company values – Integrity, Caring and Quality
  • Have a can-do attitude and right first-time approach.
  • Excellent communication skills – and be able to remain calm under pressure or when faced with difficult customer situations.
  • Excellent customer focus with construction-based knowledge
  • Keen eye for detail and final finish and take pride in your work.
  • General carpentry / making good shrinkage / painting and decoration/dry lining / tiling and grouting essential. Including changing kitchen doors, cabinets, and base units/aligning doors.
  • Good mastic and sealant skills to accord with the NHBC consistent approach to finishes.
  • Ad hoc duties as and when required from the Customer Service team.
  • Knowledge of basic plumbing i.e. Ability to change a tap and diagnose minor plumbing issues.
  • Capable of managing own workload and time in order to complete works in a timely manner.
  • Confident phone manner
  • Organised and self-motivated
  • Awareness of Health & Safety
  • Practical knowledge of NHBC Standards and A Consistent Approach to Finishes Chapter 9.1.

More about the Customer Service Technician role…

  • To carry out remedial works as deployed by the customer’s service team in occupied and unoccupied properties – complete repairs on time/first visit.
  • To complete works to a high standard of quality in line with NHBC/LABC/Premier Consistent Approach to Finishes
  • To review defects lists and ensure that any materials required are collected prior to customer appointments.
  • Ad hoc duties on closed site and assist with any customer ready inspection works when required.
  • To assist Area Manager and Housing Association Partners to inspect and resolve End of Defect Period reported defects.
  • Provide feedback on subcontractor quality issues.
  • To organise and prioritise workload.
  • Work as part of a team and provide support to the Customer Service Manager and Coordinators.
  • Carry out work in a safe, cost effective manner and look for opportunities to reduce costs and improve standards.

Finally, let’s tell you a bit more about us…

At Vistry Group, we build more than homes. We develop sustainable communities across all sectors of the UK housing market through our leading housing brands Bovis Homes, Linden Homes and Countryside Homes. Delivered through Vistry Housebuilding, Countryside Partnerships and Vistry Works with the support of Vistry Services, our values of integrity, caring, and quality continue to shape all we do.

We’re proud that our UK Green Building Council membership, 2021 Large Housebuilder of the Year award and status as a UK top-five housebuilder with a five-star House Builders Federation (HBF) customer satisfaction rating allows us to transform land into thriving spaces. We’re also proud that our culture sees everyone treated fairly and respectfully, with diversity and inclusion a top priority and reasonable adjustments provided during the application process. From memories and communities to worthwhile careers, we’re making Vistry.

Job Type: Permanent – Full Time
Location Detail: Building 7,Caldecotte Lake Business Park, Milton Keynes, MK7 8JU

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