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Engineering Inventory Controller

Andover, UK

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 or belief, age, or disability or union membership status.

About Us

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 are currently recruiting for an Engineering Inventory Controller to join our dedicated team at our state-of-the-art Customer Fulfilment Centre in Andover, Hampshire. The CFC boasts world-leading technology and fulfils thousands of customer orders each week.

This role is integral in keeping Ocado moving. The Engineering Inventory Controller is responsible for the ongoing maintenance and management of stock levels in the main and satellite stores using our computerised maintenance management system. On a daily basis, you will be providing spare parts to the Engineering maintenance teams, processing stores purchase orders, invoicing and associated admin processes, goods receiving, inspections, storage, and picking of spare parts, not forgetting there will be some physical heavy lifting – around 20kg, to be precise. You will also need to build and maintain relationships with suppliers to ensure best value and excellent service levels. This role is based within one of our busy 24/7 operating Fulfilment Centres which will require a level of flexibility when it comes to your shifts.

About you

You have proven experience working in a technical stores environment, and you are keen to progress your career. You have excellent interpersonal skills and you are able to communicate clearly with both internal and external stakeholders, including suppliers. You are target driven, and thrive working in a high-pressure environment. Proficient in the Microsoft package and CMMS (computerised maintenance management system), you have great analytical skills and are proficient in administrative processes.

What we offer you

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.

  • Wellbeing support through dedicated apps and an Employee Assistance Programme 
  • 264 hours annual leave, rising after 5 years service (plus optional holiday purchase)
  • Pension scheme (various options available including employer contribution matching up to 7%)
  • Generous Private Medical Insurance (within the first month of joining!)
  • Income Protection (can be up to 50% of salary for 3 years) and Life Assurance (3 x annual salary) 
  • 22 weeks paid maternity leave and 6 weeks paid paternity leave (once relevant service requirements complete) 
  • Train Ticket loan (interest-free)
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Opportunity to participate in Sharesave and Buy as You Earn share schemes
  • 15% discount on and free delivery for all employees (within the first month of joining!


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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