Engineering Shift Technician-Hatfield

  • Job Reference: 00000038-1
  • Date Posted: 6 November 2019
  • Recruiter: Ocado
  • Website: https://www.ocado.com
  • Location: Hatfield, Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £20,882 to £23,543
  • Sector: Engineering, Trades & Services, Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

The first of four, our Hatfield fulfilment centre is our most established major distribution depot. This site is an automated warehouse where all Ocado products are stored. It also facilitates our customers’ orders which are picked and dispatched, using highly sophisticated systems and processes, enabling Ocado to deliver in one hour time slots. In order to run such an operation, a skilled and dedicated team of engineers must be on hand to carry out maintenance and repairs at all times. 

Please note this role is shift based to support the 24/7 operation of the site.

The role will involve:

  • Carrying out planned maintenance across the site in an accurate, timely and safe manner ensuring maintenance procedures are followed
  • Update records of work activities, tasks carried out, parts used through stores and training given
  • Work closely with manufacturers, suppliers and internal departments in finding ways to improve process and increase machine reliability and performance
  • Respond to and diagnose equipment breakdowns, resolving issues and actioning repairs
  • Perform daily housekeeping and cleaning duties of equipment
  • Analyse data to find solutions to improve MHE performance, providing reports where necessary
  • Complete quality inspections to ensure work is completed to a safe standard

To be considered for this role you will need:

  • Some technical ability and understanding relating to automation hardware and software would be preferred, but training can be given
  • A formal engineering related qualification would be advantageous
  • Demonstrable analytical skills with sound problem solving ability
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, able to impart knowledge effectively to others
  • Good organisation skills, able to prioritise
  • Knowledge of control systems would also be preferred
  • This role involves working at height using a variety of access equipment, so technicians need to be comfortable working at heights

What will I get in return?

  • Job security in a rapidly growing Company
  • 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

Working Hours-42 Hours per week