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Apprentice Electronics Engineer (6 Months Fixed Term Contract)

Athens, Greece

Work in a fast-moving technology environment. Study for a qualification. Start building a successful career. You can do it all as an Ocado apprentice programs. Joining one of our early professional programs will give you a taste of what it's like to work across different teams and departments. For the period of 6 months, You'll be provided with the building blocks for a successful career, alongside continued support and development opportunities as you learn where your passion lies. 

The role of the Electronics Engineer is to develop and test custom Printed Circuit Board (PCB) prototypes for various robotic applications. Key responsibilities include driving component selection, conducting schematic capture, prototyping, verification, debugging, and testing. It also involves making improvements and conducting failure root cause analysis to existing PCB boards in order to optimise designs. The role also requires some firmware programming under the guidance of senior engineers. 

This role includes among others:

  • Design, develop and test Printed Circuit Board (PCB) prototypes and custom hardware solutions according to project specifications
  • Support component selection, analysis, schematic capture, prototyping, verification, debugging, documentation and testing
  • Perform failure root cause analysis, present results and provide feedback to optimise existing designs 
  • Perform PCB rework to support testing and failure analysis
  • Collaborate with multi-discipline engineering teams including software, firmware, mechanical, integration and testing
  • Exposure to all stages of the design cycle: initial concept, specification, implementation and testing, documentation and support

Knowledge, Skills and Experience


  • Degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering
  • PCB design experience using any of the industry-standard CAD tools (Altium, Cadence, Mentor, KiCad, Eagle)
  • Solid understanding and knowledge of analog and digital electronics
  • Familiarity with standard test and measurement laboratory equipment (oscilloscopes, signal generators, power supplies, signal analyzers, etc)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Communicative and team-oriented spirit


  • Experience in soldering
  • Experience with Microservices


Our employee benefits are designed for you. We care about people and we've ensured we have a wealth of benefits that focus on your well-being. We regularly review our benefits to ensure we are supporting our employees appropriately. Currently, we offer technically stretching work, a competitive salary and:

  • A hybrid working policy that sees you in the office typically 40% of your time.
  • 30 days 'working from anywhere' policy
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Meal tickets
  • Wellbeing support through Apps such as Unmind and an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Opportunity to participate in share schemes

We also have regular divisional socials, sports clubs not to mention the Ocado Technology Academy for a packed schedule of courses, conferences and events. If you think you have what it takes to make a difference, please submit your application below.



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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