Maintenance Engineer – Erith, Kent
‘Our teams are putting the world’s retailers online using the cloud, robotics, AI, and IoT. We provide services to partner clients globally via our innovative advanced robotics technology, known as the Ocado Smart Platform (“OSP”), this drives our highly automated, multi-million pound Customer Fulfilment Centres (CFCs). In our CFCs – together with the proprietary software applications – we operate a world-class online grocery business that automates the single pick of products, ready for your online delivery.
We are currently recruiting for Engineers to join Ocado’s state-of-the-art automated Customer Fulfilment Centre, which is 563,000 square feet and boasts world leading technology that is predominantly developed in-house at Ocado. At full capacity we will be fulfilling over 200,000 customer orders a week from Erith, which requires 24/7 operation and a dedicated team of Engineers and Technicians.
About the role
As an Engineer you will play an important part in supporting the operation, by providing 1st response to engineering fault conditions, reactive and planned maintenance activities as well as proactive improvement works. You will also be undertaking the day to day reactive and planned engineering maintenance activities and improvement works at the CFC on MHE such as conveyor networks, lifts, cranes, belts etc
You will be working as a time served engineer with experience of both reactive and preventative maintenance. You will have some form of formal engineering qualification (apprentice served, NVQ, HNC or equiv). You will have some electrical engineering experience preferably within a FMCG or fast paced environment. This role involves working at height using a variety of access equipment, so technicians need to be comfortable working at heights.
This role will require flexibility due to us being a 24/7 operation and a shift pattern will be put in place that will require working days,nights and weekends.
What do 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). Ocado Group is an equal opportunities employer and as such makes every effort to ensure that all potential employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.