Mechanical Maintenance Technician

Our Client;

We are working alongside an incredibly innovative biotechnology company based in South Oxfordshire who due to continued growth are now looking to add a site based Mechanical Maintenance Technician to their growing engineering team.

The Role;

  • Execute Planned Preventative Maintenance to ensure that the building, plant and equipment continues to support day to day operations.
  • Maintain site services; AHU’s, extract fans/motors, water systems (process /domestic) inclusive of pumps, calorifiers, boilers, pressurisation units, and vacuum systems.
  • Maintain all electrical systems and perform fault finding where failures occur.
  • Undertake routine emergency light testing, external lighting checks and associated remedial works.
  • Liaise with and support external contractors in maintaining;
  • Gas Boilers, Compressed Air, UPS, AC/Chillers, Water System dosing, BMS, PAT and Fixed Wire testing.
  • As a Team member, support routine activities such as Weekly Fire Alarm Testing, and daily checks to verify correct operation of plant.
  • As a Team member, support routine activities such as Weekly Fire Alarm Testing, and daily checks to verify correct operation of plant.
  • Action maintenance/engineering requests, either internally or by use of external contractors for specialist work.
  • Occasional weekend or out of hours work and participation in on-call rota.

Key skills & knowledge required;

  • Mechanical Engineering related qualification/apprenticeship
  • Excellent communication and proven trouble shooting skills
  • At least 3 years’ experience gained within a similar environment


  • Experience of working in a GMP environment
  • Experience of working in ATEX classified areas.

What you can expect;

  • Competitive salary £30,000 – £37,000 + yearly bonus
  • 25 days holiday plus bank increasing 1 day per year served
  • Private medical & dental
  • Subsidised gym & canteen
  • Income protection

Commutable locations;

Oxford, Abingdon, Didcot, Headington, Cowley, Radley, Milton, Wantage, Marcham, Grove, Benson, Watlington


If this role sounds of interest then please get in touch with our Technical Divisional Manager via email


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Job Information

Job Reference: SIC2121DL_1659624369
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Medical, Overtime, Holiday
Salary From: £30000
Salary To: £37000
Job Industries: Engineering
Job Locations: Didcot, Oxfordshire
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: "Maintenance" AND "Hydraulics" AND "Mechanical"
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