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Refrigeration Technician(Days)

  • Department: Engineering & Maintenance
  • Location: Knightsbridge
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Contract Type: Permanent
  • Job reference: JFV010

Our facilities team are recruiting a Refrigeration technician to join our day shift team. This unique opportunity will work 4 days on 4 days off rolling rota at our Knightsbridge store and play a key role in ensuring smooth daily operations and a seamless Harrods experience for all our customers.

About Us

At Harrods, we ask everyone to believe in the Art of the Possible, to challenge the conventional view of what is possible and turn delivery into an art form. Our brand needs us to be Master of Luxury, Experts of Exceptional and Creators of Magic, as brands are made by people, we all have a really important role to play. Our facilities team play a key role in keeping our terracotta palace safe and ever improving and developing with the demands of our customers.

About You

You will be qualified to a minimum of City and Guilds Level 2 in Refrigeration or equivalent with 2 years of experience in the refrigeration equipment industry. Experienced in fault finding and repair of refrigeration and AC equipment with a good level of brazing experience. You’ll be a confident and accountable trades specialist, able to work on your own initiative and work collectively with your colleagues to ensure a co-operative team working environment. As our work is tracked logged and updated digitally you must be computer and mobile devices literate.

In addition to this you will also meet the below required skill standards:

  • FGAS certified
  • Co2 Safe handling certified
  • Flammable refrigerants trained
  • Air conditioning splits and VRV experience
  • Plumbing knowledge in line with the requirements for a refrigeration engineer
  • BMS knowledge
  • Large water chillers operational knowledge
  • Electrical and controls awareness and competency
  • CO2 experience
  • Refrigeration central pack experience

What to expect

Working as part of a team under the Refrigeration Manager to Maintain and Repair Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Systems including associated mechanical and electrical plant & controls within the Harrods buildings. As a Refrigeration technician you will carry out the day to day planned maintenance programme and attend reactive calls to promptly report any issues or problems.

You will provide a handover to the oncoming shift in writing or in person to ensure continuity of service on every shift and support with ad hoc overtime to ensure the smooth operation of the department.

You will check chiller availability at the start of the day shift and provide confirmation as such by way of email to the refrigeration manager and the BMS team. You will check all refrigeration assets are available and to escalate any non-working assets that will affect trading. As a subject matter expert, you will ensure that all work is in line with industry best practice adhering to relevant Health and Safety Regulations and any other legal requirements including BS378.

Our promise to you

If you are looking to take the next step in your career with a dedication to maintenance in an environment unlike any other, this role will open doors for you. We offer great pathway opportunities to develop your career as a specialist and expand your career horizons.

More immediately, you will benefit from an excellent benefits package, including a company pension, flexible working, 25 days’ holiday, and your birthday off up to 33% in-store discount and a season ticket loan.

Uniquely you

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or Instagram.

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