Ocado Jobs 2023 – Engineering Technician

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About Us

Our teams are putting the world’s retailers online using the cloud, robotics and AI. We provide services to partner clients globally via our innovative advanced robotics technology, this drives our highly automated, multi-million pound General Merchandise Distribution Centre’s (GMDC’s). In our GMDC’s – together with the proprietary software applications – we operate and support a world-class online grocery business that automates the single pick of products, ready for your online delivery.

About the role

This role is shift work based, so it would include working days/night shifts including weekends and bank holidays, on occasion you might need to travel for training or asked to support other sites with maintenance tasks or with site cover, which would involve travelling. Travel and Accommodation costs would be covered.

As an Engineering Technician, you will be carrying out planned maintenance across the site in an accurate, timely and safe manner ensuring maintenance procedures are followed. Some tasks involve working at height, so you must be comfortable with working at heights.

You will be responsible for updating records of work activities/tasks carried out, parts used through stores and training given. Work closely with manufacturers, suppliers and internal departments in finding ways to improve process and increase machine reliability and performance. Respond to and diagnose equipment breakdowns, resolving issues and carrying out repairs and perform daily housekeeping and cleaning duties of all equipment.

You will be responding to and resolving any issues on the automation across the GMDC, using computerised systems to maintain incident and maintenance logs. Being constantly mindful of health and safety, reporting any issues to management as appropriate, upholding our exceptional hygiene standards, which could involve anything from general housekeeping to deep cleaning our automation equipment. Engineering Technician – Welwyn Garden City

About you

If you are currently working in an engineering role ideally in a fast paced environment, this could be the perfect opportunity for you.

You will ideally have some technical ability and understanding relating to automation hardware and software would be preferred, but training can be given. A formal engineering related qualification would be advantageous. Competent mechanical or electrical knowledge and demonstrable analytical skills with sound problem solving ability. Good organisation skills, able to prioritise. Knowledge of control systems would also be preferred. This role has certain elements of working at height using a variety of access equipment, so technicians need to be comfortable working at heights. Please note this role is shift based to support the 24/7 operation.

What will I get in return?

Private healthcare, Car salary sacrifice and Cycle to Work schemes; a range of amazing benefits, including Free Shares and Life Assurance; 15% off your Ocado.com shopping. Company shop offering discounts of up to 70% on groceries from leading brands and major retailers. Exclusive travel, retail and leisure discounts nationwide. 22 weeks paid maternity leave and 6 weeks paid paternity leave (once relevant service requirements complete). Enhanced Pension scheme, matching employee contributions up to 7% of salary. Employee Assistance Programme

We’re in it together, we are proud of what we do, we can be even better

We welcome applicants from across the world. If your employment is subject to sponsorship under the UK points-based immigration system, Ocado Group will only pay for the cost of a Certificate of Sponsorship for you, including the Immigration Skills Charge (ISC) if applicable. You will be responsible for the cost of your own visa application and the Immigration Healthcare Surcharge (IHS)

About Ocado Group

When our journey started, we were all about changing the way people shop for groceries. 20 years later, we’re developing our own ground breaking technology, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships around the world!

Transforming an industry also means transforming the way we do business. As we continually develop new technologies and customer propositions, we’re looking for the Everyday Pioneers to lead us into the next stage of our evolution: enhancing our capabilities, inspiring our teams and developing new ways of working.Changing the way the world shops, for good.



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