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Our culture and values

At MDS our five values reflect who we are and how we do business. Our employees are passionate about what they do, work in collaboration to achieve great results, use creativity to think outside of the box and challenge the status quo, show expertise to get problems resolved and will always show customer focus in whatever they do. If you're offered the opportunity to join MDS, you’ll be joining a team of high performing and talented individuals who inspire each other every day and deliver the very best every time.

Collaboration
Collaboration

We collaborate positively in every interaction.

Creativity
Creativity

We encourage an environment where creativity and innovation can flourish

Expertise
Expertise

Through expertise and leadership we make informed decisions and deliver great results

Customer Focus
Customer Focus

Our customer focus is what drives us to exceed expectations in every situation every day

Passion
Passion

We have a passion to succeed and to accomplish more than we thought possible

Whatever role you join us to do, you'll play a vital part in providing the very best service to our customers! And that’s why our customers chose MDS.

It’s not all work, work, work though, with regular social events, there are opportunities to enjoy yourself too. We hold an annual Winter Ball, Children’s Christmas party, 5 a side football matches as well as regular charity events - so whether you can bake a cake or run a marathon, there will be something for you to get involved in, meet your new colleagues as well as challenge yourself and have a good time.

Diversity

MDS embraces diversity. It forms part of our culture and relates to all aspects of your journey from recruitment and selection through to terms and conditions, training and every other aspect of employment.

We aim to provide a fair and supportive work environment, regardless of your age, sex, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or affiliation to any political party or trade union. Somewhere that you can be yourself and be your best!

Learning and Development

Your career is important to you. We will support you by listening to what learning and development needs you have on an ongoing basis and then together we’ll make it happen.

From the first day you join MDS, we’ll welcome you with a Company Induction programme -  so whether you’re new to the industry or you’re a telecoms expert, you will be equipped with the knowledge that you need to do your job and understand the part you have to play in the success of MDS.

We’re passionate about giving everyone the opportunity to develop and learn. Your annual performance review will allow you to discuss and plan for your learning and development needs with your Manager. Whether it’s a new skill or seminar, leadership programme or role related course, we’ll promise to support and invest in your personal development to help you succeed and in turn make MDS succeed too.

We want you to grow with us and that’s why we will always promote current vacancies to our existing employees to give you the opportunity to progress and develop. So whether you want to experience a different team, move up the ladder or are happy doing what you do, we will support you all the way!

Location and Environment

We currently have office locations in Warrington and Limerick. 

Location and Environment
UK

Warrington

Our head office is based in Warrington, near Manchester and is home to around 190 of MDS employees. We moved into our new offices in 2013 and we’re centrally located close to the M6 and M62 motorway network. There is free on site car parking as well as showers, lockers and kitchens with free tea, coffee and fruit.  In our main canteen area, you’ll find a break out area with pool table and TV.

In Warrington you’ll find our Business Support teams (Finance, Management Information Systems, Human Resources & Development, Facilities, Compliance), Managed Services (Application and Billing, Business Support, Internal IT, Production Fix and Infrastructure, Service Change, Service Delivery, Service Operation Centre), Operations (Service Analysis and Design, Services QA, Development and Programmes and Project Management), Marketing, Sales and Product Management.

Limerick

In a great town centre location, our Limerick team is smaller and currently have around 40 employees based here. We’re currently in the process of updating our office space.  The onsite kitchen offers free tea, coffee and fruit. In Limerick, you find our Operations team (Service Analysis and Design, Services QA and Development).

Our Benefits

When we say our people are our biggest asset, we mean it. So to say thank you for everything you do, we offer a range of competitive benefits including:

  • 25 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays) from the moment you join us – increasing with the length of your service up to a maximum of 30 days
  • Annual company bonus scheme for all roles
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity schemes (after qualifying period)
  • Private medical plan after 12 months service
  • Holiday buy and sell scheme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Dawes Rewards employee discount scheme for Martin Dawes Electronics Store
  • Discounted local gym membership
  • Fresh fruit provided each week
  • Workplace offers such as retailer discounts and online deals
  • Flexible working hours
  • Bike 4 Work scheme (UK)
  • Childcare Vouchers (UK)
  • Life assurance
  • Regular social events to let your hair down
Our Benefits