Who  We  Are

Ocado is a UK based company admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange (Ticker OCDO). It comprises one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, operating its own grocery and general merchandise retail businesses under Ocado.com and other specialist shop banners, together with its Ocado Solutions division.

The Ocado Solutions division is responsible for providing Ocado’s innovative advanced robotics technology, known as the Ocado Smart Platform ("OSP"), to our major retailer clients around the world. OSP comprises access to Ocado's physical infrastructure solutions, running highly efficient warehouse operations for the single pick of products, together with the entire end-to-end proprietary software applications and advanced robotics required to operate a world-class online grocery business.

Our unique, proprietary and industry-leading technology is set to transform the shopping experience of consumers around the world. We have partnered with Kroger to help it redefine the grocery customer experience in the United States through the adoption of the centralized, automated model of online retailing provided by the Ocado Smart Platform.

Come join us as we build our North American team, bringing world-class innovation and technologies to one of the most exciting global markets for e-commerce.

What You Will Do

The Senior Maintenance Engineer will report directly to the respective shift assigned Engineering Team Manager.  This position will undertake reactive and planned engineering maintenance activities and improvement works at the Customer Fulfillment Center (CFC) on material handling equipment (MHE) such as conveyor networks, lifts, cranes, belts, etc.

The Senior Maintenance Engineer’s day-to-day responsibilities include:

  • Reacting to MHE breakdowns (both mechanical and electrical), locating the fault, analyzing the issue and completing the fix in a timely manner to keep operation downtime to a minimum.
  • Keeping accurate records such as work activities, tasks carried out, parts used through stores, etc.
  • Align, priorities and monitor KPI’s that support the Customer’s optimized service for its end customer/clients. 
  • Working closely with Customers Inbound, Pick, Dispatch areas, and other support teams on a daily basis to ensure direction of labor, and planned engineering activities to fully support Ocado’s assets and the Customer’s daily operational goals.
  • Maintenance priorities and mentoring for the assigned Maintenance Engineers.
  • Performing assembly and sub-assembly repairs by following written work instructions, blueprints and schematics.
  • Working closely with other departments to find ways to increase machine reliability on existing and new equipment, diagnose equipment breakdowns and action repairs ensuring direction of labor and planned engineering activities fully support the operation.
  • Attending meetings as required, analyze data and find solutions to improve equipment performance whilst ensuring safe working practice and full communications are maintained at all times.
  • In addition, the position will be involved in projects within the business to develop an effective engineering install and commissioning.
  • Completing quality inspections to ensure work is completed to a safe standard.

The Senior Maintenance Engineer may be asked to perform tasks as required by management deemed as a reasonable request. This job description is a summary of the typical functions of the role, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of possible role responsibilities, tasks and duties and is subject to review. The responsibilities, tasks and duties of the job holder might differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, might form part of the job.

The initial 6 to 9 months will involve training and most likely require some travel in order to obtain the training from another site in the US and/or UK.  In the event the operations is undergoing its initial startup, the daily responsibilities for this role may be different while supporting the needs of a facility in its initial stages of starting its operations.  Once the facility is commissioned, the roles defined in this job description will become the daily responsibilities for the Senior Maintenance Engineer.

Who You Are

To qualify for this position, you must meet the following requirements:

  • A minimum of five years of direct experience in the mechanical or electrical field.
  • A degree from a vocational school or college with a focus in the mechanical or electrical field.
  • Strong electrical experience preferable within a FMCG environment.
  • Knowledge / experience working with controls, analyzing faults and providing solutions.
  • Experience with both reactive and preventative maintenance.
  • Good technical ability relating to automation hardware and software.
  • Strong organization and communication skills and the ability to work in a multi-disciplined team of varying levels of technical experience.
  • This role involves working at height using a variety of access equipment, so you need to be comfortable working at heights.
  • Good technical ability relating to automation hardware and software.
  • Sound analytical skills with an eye for detail; good problem solving ability and a practical approach.
  • Experience of working with computerized maintenance management systems. Numerate and PC literate including Word, Excel etc.

This role will require flexibility due to us being a 24/7 operation and a shift pattern will be put in place that will require working days, nights and weekends.

Location

You will be based at the customer fulfillment center near Monroe, Ohio

For a sense of who we are and what we deliver we invite you to explore online to learn more about Ocado Technology and Ocado Engineering, which directly support the Ocado Solutions division, and take the next step in what will be an amazing career with us.

What We Offer 

  • 401k Plan; 100% match up to 5% of earnings
  • Paid Vacation and Sick Days
  • 10 Paid Public Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Medical and Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Health Reimbursement Account; Company Contribution of 50% of Annual Deductible
  • Company Paid Life Insurance  
  • Short Term Disability Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program

Learn about our partnership with Kroger:

 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.

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