Top 5 Oxford Jobs - Perfect Placement

Oxford, once known as Oxenaforda – founded around 900AD as a great place to cross the river Thames with cattle – is now known for its skyline, bustling high street, and broad economic base. Multiple industries exist side by side, with the motor trade thriving among them.

With plenty of sights to see and a river to cruise on, this might be the next step in your automotive career you’re looking for. Pursue your dream automotive career through one of the following motor trade job opportunities, and then get yourself ready for a relaxing picnic on the river, or enjoy one of the many nightclubs, sports centres, and theatres which Oxford has to offer.

Oxford is a city with a fascinating automotive trade history: home previously to Morris Motors, a vehicle manufacturing company, which now hosts the production site for BMW’s Mini. This company also produced the improved Iron Lung, the Both-Nuffield respirator, using the techniques of the car assembly industry and was instrumental in fighting polio.

Oxford is also home to the oldest purpose built museum on earth, and is the place where Radiohead formed – having attended secondary school together, furthermore this City of Dreaming Spires even boasts the oldest university in the English-speaking world – founded more than 300 years before the Aztec Empire even started!

Whether you’re looking for an automotive administration role or one of the available HGV jobs in Oxford, there will be a motor trade vacancy to suit you.

Looking after the automotive recruitment needs of Manchester is our Regional Recruitment Executive, Elliot Searle, who highly recommends applying for these motor trade vacancies…

Job Title: Vehicle Technician / Car Mechanic Required for Independent Garage

Job Reference: J82568

Salary: Up to £28,000 basic

Why should you Apply?

• Family run independent business

• Excellent working atmosphere and environment

• Great opportunity to work on a variety of prestige vehicles

Job Title: Vehicle Service Advisor Required for Commercial Main Dealer

Job Reference: J84049

Salary: Up to £28,000 OTE

Why should you Apply?

• Leading Commercial brand within a company with an excellent reputation

• Sociable working hours

• Excellent opportunity for progression and brand training

Job Title: Automotive Vehicle Paint Sprayer Required for Accident Repair Centre

Job Reference: J83854

Salary: Up to £40,000 OTE

Why should you Apply?

• Flexible Monday to Friday working hours

• Opportunity to join a small but growing Accident Repair Group

• Excellent opportunities to progress and gain additional qualifications

Job Title: Qualified Vehicle Technician / Car Mechanic Needed For Prestige Main Dealership

Job Reference: J83499 X

Salary: Up to £45,000 OTE

Why should you Apply?

• Leading prestige brand run by a small reputable company

• Sociable working hours with reduced weekend work

• Excellent reward scheme for bonus

Or consider one of many motor vehicle technician roles or automotive sales jobs in grassy Didcot, just 15 miles south of Oxford, an area with strong links to Formula One Grand Prix motor racing. Didcot is also the district in England with the highest healthy life expectancy – and so expect a very long time to appreciate Didcot’s dozens of public parks, gardens, green open spaces, and nearby nature reserve. Could this be the next step in your automotive career?

Job Title: Day or Night Shift HGV Technician / Mechanic Needed for Commercial Main Dealership

Job Reference: J83886

Salary: Up to £44,000 OTE

Why should you Apply?

• Prestige HGV brand with great training opportunities

• Excellent working hours, a 4 on 4 off shift

• Great reward scheme enabling a higher than average earnings

This is only a handful of the motor trade opportunities available through Perfect Placement. If you’re looking for a different role in Oxford please get in touch with Elliott Searle on 01772 910 317 or through email at!

The diverse automotive trade industry in Oxford offers a range of exciting roles and we have many HGV jobs, marketing manager roles, bodyshop vacancies, and technician jobs available today in Oxford. We invite you to visit our job search page to discover the next steps to your automotive career!

If you are looking for a motor trade vacancy in another area of the country, please don’t hesitate to contact our team of highly specialist motor trade recruitment consultants. Visit our Contact Us page for our details or simply give our team a call on 01603 701077.


This blog was first published in November 2018 for Perfect Placement, an automotive recruitment company based in Norwich.

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