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Apprentice IT Assistant


Job description

As an Apprentice IT Assistant within MacGregor Industrial Supplies, you will be part of a small team of experienced IT professionals providing support to our employees in the six branches across the North of Scotland. This role is ideal for somebody who has recently completed their Secondary Schooling and is seeking a career within IT. This is an excellent step onto the Technology career ladder with lots of future prospects for career progression and development.


  • Work through the daily IT challenges on the Support Helpdesk
  • Maintain and improve network infrastructure
  • Review and maintain the CCTV network
  • Provide PC hardware and software upgrades along with printer administration
  • Microsoft 365 deployment and enhancement, including user active directory administration
  • Help the staff to be effective when using technology.
  • Be part of the digital transformation within the business.


  • Genuine interest in all forms of IT
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office, with a working understand of the products, experience in them all is not essential.
  • Confidence in your own abilities. We understand you will not have a great deal of experience, but there is an expectation that you want to learn, develop your skills and have the confidence to grow. Which we will support you with at all points.
  • Communication with the team and the wider business is key to the role. Having the confidence to discuss problems and solutions with staff either over the phone or in person it very important.
  • There will be travel to other branches, some of which may occasionally be overnight.

MacGregor Industrial Supplies Ltd is very diverse, with over 70,000 products, the IT department must be just as diverse to help the continued growth of the business. The successful candidate will be exposed to a wide variety of IT, some examples would include Cloud based software, Handheld Android devices, CCTV, Office 365, Exchange, Excel, Network upgrades, hardware rebuilds, VMware, Label Printers, Software deployment, Ecommerce, Mobile Phone administration, Wi-Fi management and many more.

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