Work Placement / Internship

Facilities Building Management and Energy - 13 Month Placement (July 2021)

Swindon Pressings Ltd.

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We believe in creating an environment where our placement student really can learn by doing during their time with us and where they are given their own areas of responsibilities from the start. That’s why our experts treat you as part of the team from day one, encourage you to bring your own ideas to the table – and give you the opportunity to really show what you can do. 

Facilities Building Management and Energy Placement

Our Facility Management and Energy team are looking for a student to join our team for 13 months commencing July 2021. The department maintains all the non-production infrastructure, such as roads, buildings and utility supply networks on plant.

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What will you be doing?

  • Prepare documents to put out tenders for contractors.
  • Supplier Steering and responding appropriately to reactive repairs as they arise.
  • Project manage, supervise and coordinate the work of contractors.
  • Manage and lead facility change requests to ensure minimum disruption to core activities.
  • Plan for future developments including best allocation and utilisation of space and resources for new buildings, or re-organising of current premises.
  • Check that agreed work by staff or contractors has been completed satisfactorily and follow up on any deficiencies.
  • Use performance management techniques to monitor and demonstrate achievement of agreed service levels and to lead on improvement.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Studying towards a Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction or Business and on track to achieve a 2:1 or above. Work experience can be particularly useful in areas such as: administration, building, business, construction, and engineering.
    Confident decision making.
  • Time management and project management skills.
  • Teamwork skills and the ability to lead and motivate others.
  • IT skills preferred, particularly with experience of the MS Suite.
  • A practical, flexible and innovative approach to work with an ability to prioritise workload.
  • A full driving license may be required, if travelling between sites.

Why choose us?

Great Pay – A competitive annual salary of £18,500, 26 days holiday (pro rata to your contract) and a pension scheme as well as a subsided on-site restaurant.

Rewarding Work-Life Balance – Contracted working hours are 36 hours a week, with a half-day on a Friday helping you develop a fulfilling work-life balance.

Exciting Additional Benefits - Throughout your placement you will be supported by our experts and many fellow students and have the opportunity to enjoy other employee benefits.

What do you need to do now?

If this sounds like the opportunity for you then apply today using the link below.

The next stages of the recruiting process could include: online testing, video interview and then a face to face, or telephone or virtual interview with the hiring manager. This may be in the form of an assessment centre.

Please note:

We operate rolling recruitment, this means we may close the application window earlier than identified, if sufficient applications are received, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

Please ensure that you complete all of the free text questions for your application to be progressed, and include a role relevant cover letter, explaining why we should consider you for this position.

To be eligible for this position, you must be returning to your studies, for a minimum of 6 months, after completion of this placement, and be able to provide proof of your legal right to work in the UK, if you are not a UK or European passport holder. 


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Job ID Number: 200002G5
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Opportunity Overview

  • February 21st, 2021
  • £18,500 + benefits
  • 2:1 and above (expected)
  • Year-long
  • Swindon
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  • Construction Management
  • Energy

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