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 Sobeys to help it redefine the grocery customer experience in Canada 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

As our Robotics Operator, your role will be to provide first line support to the Operation through monitoring the activities and efficiency of the Grid and Robots, ability to meet its KPI targets. This is a hands-on role and therefore you will need to adopt a versatile and flexible approach to work as the site evolves.

Day-to-day responsibilities for this role may include:

  • Investigate any stoppage on the grid which pauses the Operation and see through to resolution, including escalating to off-site support and remotely connecting to the Robots.
  • Monitor Robot performance and appropriately escalate problems to Engineering Operations for inspection.
  • Monitor the status of both the Robots and the physical grid – investigating locked grid cells, charging ports and general Robot health.
  • Communicate across multiple departments to ensure the right equipment is being used to maximize operational efficiency, and assist with the planning.
  • Coordinate Robot software rollouts to keep the most up to date software running across the Robot fleet.

You 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.

Who You Are

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

  • Possess excellent computer skills and be PC literate.
  • High level of attention to detail.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage to tight deadlines.
  • Analytical approach to problem-solving.
  • Ideally have experience working in an FMCG production, automated warehouse or distribution center environment.
  • Be familiar with basic unix shell commands to connect to remote hosts, authenticate and traverse the file system
  • Be able to work with log files and extract relevant log lines through the application of commands used for file manipulation

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

This position is located in  Vaughn, Ontario.

Why Ocado?

We have revolutionized the online grocery world. Our technology is at the forefront of our business and it’s the people, like you, willing to challenge the norm to come up with innovative ideas that have enabled this. We offer a challenge like no other, interesting projects to work on and a sense that you are part of a team doing something different. With this being our first site in Canada, you will be part of our success in a new country, with opportunities to develop your career within a structure path, whether it be improving your technical skills and ability or progressing into management roles. So what are you waiting for?

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.

Learn about our partnership with Sobeys:

Ocado Solutions values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

 

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