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Hundreds of new jobs to be created at the Cowley Mini plant
7:13pm Thursday 12th December 2013 in News
HUNDREDS of new jobs are set to be created at the Cowley Mini plant.
Parent company BMW has revealed its is creating 1,000 permanent contract positions at its four UK plants, with the majority coming to Oxford. Workers curently on agency contracts will be given priority, bosses have confirmed.
The initial recruitment phase covers 700 jobs and will start in the New Year with the recruitment process for the remaining 300 contracts starting in 2016.
Last month the company officially launched the third generation car.
BMW spokesman Angela Stangroom said: “We are part of the way through the £760m investment in the Mini production network and it is the new model that is creating this expansion.”