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Mechanical Technicians (Shift)

£30000 - £32000/annum £3000 pa Shift Allowance
OX4, Cowley, Oxfordshire
16/05/2019 (15:28)
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Resource Direct Recruitment  (RDR) is an internal recruitment for a global energy services and facilities management group.  Our recruiting expertise spans across facilities management (hard and soft services), corporate, executive, sales, marketing, procurement, operations, manufacturing, engineering, finance, IT and HR. We pride ourselves in recruiting the best talent and offer insight on recruitment industry trends.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for enthusiastic, motivated Engineers to work for ENGIE at one of the largest car manufacturers, Mini BMW in Oxford, producing more than 650 customised MINI vehicles daily!

RDR are recruiting for Shift Mechanical Technicians to be based at BMW Oxford Plant. This is a permanent full time role working average 38.5 hours per week - the shift required is a four on four off pattern rota. On offer is a salary range of £30 000 - £32 000 plus shift allowance (£3,000), dependent upon skills and experience, and benefits package. 

General Overview:

  • To carry out all PPM and reactive repairs as necessary.
  • Responsible for minor installations and maintenance of site mechanical & plumbing systems including Pressure, Water and Gas
  • Diagnose and repair faults on systems and plant including basic electrical fault finding.
  • Complete the relevant paperwork and report diligently.
  • Responsible for all record keeping, control of sub-contractors and raising and issuing of safety documentation as required.
  • Ability to work in a customer focused environment where quality and image is very important.
  • Ensure any parts required are clearly and accurately stated. 
  • Ensure that any difficulties encountered on engineering activities are reported to the Engineering Supervisor/Manager. 
  • Ensure all record keeping functions are completed on a daily basis or as required.
  • Ensure all work is carried out to the highest standards of workmanship and safety.
  • Understanding of company procedures.
  • Understanding of escalation procedures.
  • RAMS & Permit to Work
  • To evaluate performance and ensure the proper servicing and maintenance of equipment under contract to the company is carried out.

Required Qualifications or Experience:


  • A recognised industry Mechanical qualification will be required and previous experience is essential.
  • Plumbing & Pipework
  • IPAF 3a & 3b
  • Health & Safety Awareness
  • Legionella Awareness
  • Proficient in use of IT software Word/Excel etc.
  • LV Electrical systems

Not essential but an advantage:

  • Gas Safe Qualified 
  • FGas Qualified 
  • Pressure Systems 
  • Confined Space 
  • Fuel Delivery System Qualification 
  • Refrigeration & Air Conditioning 

For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. There is no re-location package with this job role. RDR/ENGIE do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

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