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.
About the role
We have a rare opportunity for an experienced Engineer to be part of Ocado history, joining us at our operational Customer Fulfilment Centre in Bicester, Oxfordshire. You will be working on state-of-the-art technology, being the principal point of contact for any critical technical issues, as well as keeping the operation running smoothly through proactive improvement works and maintenance activity. You will be working on a range of incredible machinery, from the impressive conveyor networks to lifts and cranes.
On a day-to-day basis you will be reacting to mechanical and electrical MHE breakdowns, analysing faults and identifying solutions, proactively improving machine reliability, supporting on project work to optimise efficiency, sharing your knowledge and experience with the wider team, and taking personal responsibility for your own health and safety whilst at work.
You will work a shift pattern to support our 24/7 operation, consisting of 12 hour shifts across days, nights and weekends.
You are a highly competent Engineer with a passion for career development. Ideally, you have come from an FMCG background, and are comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. You are computer literate, keen to learn new skills, and you take a creative approach to problem-solving. Health and safety is a top priority for you, and you are able to work safely at height.
You have at least a Level 3 qualification or a relevant Engineering degree, and you have a strong technical understanding of automation hardware and software, along with good working knowledge of PLCs, SCADA, and conveyor systems.
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
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.
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