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Facilities Coordinator in Guildford, Surrey


Guildford, Surrey





Facilities Coordinator

Job Reference No: ID 307

Gordon Murray Automotive is a world-leading automotive design company; we have gained a global reputation as a pioneer of lightweight and efficient vehicles, taking a highly innovative approach to all aspects of vehicle design, development and production.

With multiple sites in Shalford, Dunsfold, Warwick and a new purpose-built HQ on its way in Windlesham, the Gordon Murray Group continues to grow with multiple vehicle programmes currently in development. As a result, we currently have exciting opportunities for a Facilities Administrator to join our Facilities Team based in Shalford.

About you

The successful candidate will have previous experience supporting a multi-site facilities team and be extremely well organised. You will have strong interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication and the ability to plan and prioritise tasks.

You would ideally have experience working within an engineering or manufacturing environment, however other backgrounds will be considered depending on the complexity of previous experience. As a business, we have facilities that include standard offices, a manufacturing facility, design studio, storage facilities, as well as a new purpose built HQ being developed with it's own test & development facilities including a test track.

Due to the nature of the business, as well as tight project deadlines, we have a very fast paced working environment which requires this person to operate well under pressure and manage multiple work streams simultaneously.

Some key skill include:

  • Ability to liaise efficiently with suppliers and good understanding of planned preventative (PPM) and reactive maintenance requirements
  • Ability to raise purchase requisitions and have a good overall understanding of finance with regards utilities and facilities provision.
  • Good Business Administration skills and ability to pick up processes quickly and act on own initiative when required and to see a task through to the end.
  • Understanding of security, cleaning, front of house service provision.
  • Time management, and good organisation skills.
  • Attention to detail especially with PPM documentation and annual renewal of compliance and Health and Safety regulatory requirements.
  • A positive and professional manner. Enthusiastic and motivated as is the willingness to works extra hours when required.
  • Good written and verbal communication at all levels.
  • Hands on approach when required i.e assisting with room set ups, assisting with day to day issues which arise from reactive maintenance. The ability to 'get stuck in' when required.
  • Planning diaries where necessary
  • Must enjoy working in a collaborative close knit team.
  • Any other duties as and when required.

What's on Offer:

As well as the opportunity to work with a fantastic team, the position comes with:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Private Medical Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Holiday Loyalty Bonus Scheme
  • Enhanced Personal Pension Plan
  • Car Scheme
  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Recruitment Referral Incentive Scheme
  • Parking Onsite

Gordon Murray Group is committed to equal employment opportunities regardless of age, sexual orientation, gender, pregnancy, religion, nationality, ethnic origin, disability, medical history, race, marital status, genetic information or parental status. We strive to promote a workplace that celebrates diversity and encourages individuals to express their opinions and beliefs.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch should you require any reasonable adjustments to assist with your application.

Due to the onsite requirements for this role, all applicants must already hold the Right to Work in the UK.


This vacancy is being advertised by Optamor Limited. Optamor is a specialist Recruitment Process Outsourcing provider. We provide a flexible full recruitment solution which takes care of all recruitment requirements from planning to on-boarding. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference ID307_1693985076
Date posted 06 September 2023

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