Engineering Team Manager
Based in Kungsangen, Brunna, Greater Stockholm Sweden
Ocado is the world’s leading innovator in online grocery shopping with a highly sophisticated and pioneering technology led solution. Forming exciting new business partnerships with retailers internationally, our automated warehouse solutions enable our partners to deliver what their customers want.
We are now proud to be partnering with ICA, the leading grocery retailer in Sweden. This is a very exciting time to join Ocado and be part of the first solution in the country and our wider global growth journey.
At the heart of this is our Automated Engineering, Maintenance and Robotic Repairs team who play an important part in the solution. Based on-site, they are key in maintaining an operation that delivers our partners expectations, whilst providing pivotal feedback to internal teams that enable future development of our products.
We need Technical Leaders who are passionate about Robotic Automation, Technical Maintenance and Repairs of an innovative and fast paced system.
So what’s the role?
As an Engineering Team Manager your main responsibilities will include:
Day to day supervision of a team of approx 15 employees which will include, engineering technicians and repairs maintenance shift members' including prioritisation and allocation of workload
Working closely with inbound, outbound, and other support teams on a daily basis to ensure direction of labour, and planned engineering activities fully support the operation
Be proactive in the development of team members, Advise, lead and motivate, assess capability and identify and resolve training and skill requirements, including integration of first line maintenance of plant and equipment. Plus be involved in any disciplinary issues.
Management and development of department processes; including shift handovers, briefs, and defect reporting/resolving
Reporting and monitoring of data capture for automation and maintenance activities, including root cause analysis as necessary.
What we are looking for:
Ability to lead from the front, driving pace accuracy and high health & safety standards.
Be competent and experienced within Engineering, Maintenance and repairs. A technical expert in your own right, either mechanically or electrically, although must be familiar and competent with both streams of engineering maintenance to enable decision-making and direction.
HNC Engineering, equivalent relevant Degree coupled with relevant applied learning, Engineering Technician Apprenticeship, Electrical and/or mechanical skills to preferably at least NVQ 3 level (or equivalent.)
Experience at a management or supervisory level within an automated fast paced environment.
Good organisational ability and the ability to plan and prioritise.
Sound analytical skills with an eye for detail; good problem solving ability and a practical approach.
Comprehensive understanding of production, picking and storage MHE systems, gained from experience in an automated environment.
Experience of working with Computerised maintenance management systems
Numerate and PC literate including Word, Excel etc.
Language skills - We need you to be fluent in English. Plus Swedish language is desirable but not essential
Strong verbal communication, written and numeracy skills
- Sound analytical skills with an eye for detail; good problem solving ability and a practical approach
This role will require your flexibility due to us being a 24/7 operation and therefore a shift pattern will be put in place that will require working a variety of days, evenings, weekends and this pattern can include some nights. This is essential so that we can work efficiently to meet the needs of our partners in Sweden.
For more information on what life is really like in one of our CFCs at Ocado Engineering and the exciting technology you would be working with just click the link and watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D2huDm7AyhA
Vi är stolta över att få samarbeta med ICA som är Sveriges största livsmedelshandel. Detta är ett
väldigt spännande tillfälle för att joina oss på Ocado och vara med på vår tillväxtresa både i Sverige
såsom världen runt.
Ocados lokala Automations Team spelar en central roll i att leverera enligt kundens förväntningar,
samtidigt som samarbetar med andra team inom Ocado för att vidareutveckla våra produkter.
For further information please visit our global Ocado Solutions website at
Ocado is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, veteran’s status, or any other classification as required by applicable law.