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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 

As an Engineering Technician, you will play an integral part in delivering pre-planned and reactive maintenance within our state-of-the-art automated CFC in Purfleet. Working at height and using a variety of access equipment, you will diagnose equipment breakdowns and resolve issues in a timely manner, completing repairs where possible. You will handle the Computerised Maintenance Management System system, maintaining accurate data records to meet Engineering KPIs. You will support the Engineering team in analysing engineering failures and finding solutions to improve Mechanical Handling Equipment performance. 

You will work a shift pattern to support our 24/7 operation, consisting of 12 hour shifts across days, nights and weekends. 

About you

If you are looking for your next step in your Engineering career, this role is for you! 

You will have a formal Engineering qualification, along with hands-on experience. Ideally, you have a good technical understanding of automation hardware and software, along with good working knowledge of PLCs, SCADA, and conveyor systems.

Organised and meticulous, you are a natural problem solver with great analytical skills. You can communicate effectively, and you are able to share knowledge and best practice with your peers. You are comfortable working safely at height, and you are happy to work to a 24 hour shift pattern.

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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