Verification Engineer

Welwyn, Hertfordshire
17 Apr 2019
17 May 2019

Who we are:

Ocado is an award-winning online retailer revolutionising grocery shopping in the UK. Due to a rapid growth in our product development activities we identified a need for a verification engineer.  

This role is pivotal to Ocado’s national and international growth, and our continual development of new automation products and equipment.


Ocado have a portfolio of products in the field and in development awaiting production release. The key functions for the Verification Engineer are:

  • In conjunction with the reliability engineer define and plan the test strategies for products and subsystems.
  • To provide validation of supplier/design reliability claims through developing and implementing appropriate test strategies.
  • Identify material and resource requirements for testing.
  • Ensure full implementation of test plans.
  • Manage and drive the product testing, liaising with Ocado stakeholders and personnel to ensure testing meets schedule.
  • Pro-actively identify and manage any constrains / barriers which could affect testing or testing schedule.
  • To collate, interpret and report the data generated via testing, identify and clearly communicate problems and variations from requirements.
  • To support the identification of root cause and participate in solution generation.
  • Identify testing requirements needed to verify any design changes or cost down recommendation

Qualifications & Experience

  • Pro-active with can-do attitude
  • Strong influencing and communication skills
  • Solution orientated
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • A high degree of Attention to detail
  • A ‘Completer-Finisher’ personality
  • A degree in an engineering discipline, Computer Science, Physics or Mathematics is desirable
  • Proficient in use of MS-Office
  • Experience in actively managing product testing, managing resources and prioritising activities.
  • Ability to develop and present technical reports/presentations across all levels within the business.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and manage time appropriately.
  • Experience managing and interfacing with internal and external personnel
  • Developing experiments and methods based on statistical techniques to support innovation projects.
  • Conducting pilot plant trials to support new product development (NPD).
  • Writing and implementing validation plans for product, processes and equipment in accordance with FDA and ISO guidelines.
  • Flexibility to travel to other sites

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