Engineering Technician

Employer
Ocado Engineering
Location
Dordon, Tamworth
Closing date
2 Dec 2019

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Ocado is the world’s largest dedicated online grocery supermarket, unique and completely independent focusing on the home delivery of high-quality food, drink and household goods. We’ve won countless consumer awards for our incredible, customer-centric business.

We are now looking for a Engineering Technican to join our team in Dordon, Warwickshire. 

You will undertake the day to day reactive and planned engineering maintenance activities and improvement works at the Dordon Customer Fulfilment Centre on MHe such as conveyor networks, lifts, cranes, belts, etc

Day to day duties will include:

  • Reacting to MHe breakdowns (both mechanical and electrical), locating the fault, analysing the issue and completing the fix in a timely manner to keep operation downtime to a minimum.
  • Keep accurate records such as work activities, tasks carried out, parts used through stores, etc.
  • Work closely with other departments to find ways to increase machine reliability on existing and new equipment, diagnose equipment breakdowns and action repairs ensuring direction of labour and planned engineering activities fully support the operation.
  • Analyse data and find solutions to improve equipment performance whilst ensuring safe working practice and full communications are maintained at all times.
  • You will also be involved in projects within the business to develop an effective engineering install and commissioning.

What do we need from you?

  •  A formal qualification in an electrical or mechanical engineering subject (apprentice served, NVQ, HNC or equivalent)
  • Strong electrical experience preferable within a FMCG environment.
  • Knowledge / experience of working with controls, analysing faults and providing solutions.
  • Experience of both reactive and preventative maintenance
  • Good technical ability relating to automation hardware and software.
  • Strong organisation and communication skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplined team of varying levels of technical experience.

What will I get in return?

  • Job security in a rapidly growing Company
  • Holiday entitlement = 248 hours which equates to 20.5 shifts
  • Holiday purchase scheme - buy 3 extra days tax/ni free
  • Pension - Ocado matches up to 7% of pay
  • Genuine career development in the UK 
  • Training and technical development
  • Share schemes
    • Free shares issued annually
    • Buy as You Earn - buy shares through your wages (tax and ni free)
    • Share Save (SAYE) - offered annually
  • 15% off Ocado, Fetch, Sizzle and Fabled
  • Refer a friend scheme = £500 - £1,000
  • Fabulous subsidised restaurant with our famous £1 cooked breakfast!
  • Life Assurance - 3 x basic salary
  • Online access to GP via Axa Digital GP app - for employee and family
  • Employee Assistance Programme with 8 free counselling sessions
  • Heavily discounted onsite company shop with up to 70% off - meat, fish, ready meals, snacks, fruit, vegetables, bread, cupboard items, household
  • Free uniform
  • National discounts including Vodafone, Merlin (Theme Parks/days out), Cineworld, Enterprise car hire, Prezzo, Buyagift
  • Neyber - Affordable loans and free financial education

Due to the site being a 24/7 operation, the shift pattern you will be working will include days, nights and weekends. 

Please note, due to the fast paced nature of our business, our vacancy close dates may be subject to change.

Ocado was established in the UK over 16 years ago and listed on the London Stock Exchange in July 2010. We are the world’s largest dedicated online grocery retailer with over 580,000 active customers shopping with us today. Our objective is to provide our customers with the best shopping experience in terms of service, range and price, which builds a strong business and delivers long term value for our shareholders. 

We have developed a unique end-to-end operating solution for online grocery retail based on proprietary technology and IP, suitable for operating our own business and those of our commercial partners. 

The world is changing fast, driven by different shopping habits and ever more advanced technology for the consumer. Grocery is the largest of all retail segments and is moving online. Moreover, the rapid growth of shopping using mobile devices opens new opportunities. We are well positioned to take advantage of these long-term structural trends for the benefit of our customers, partners and shareholders.

With everything from websites to warehouses designed in-house, our departments are specialists in a wide range of technologies.

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