Senior Maintenance Engineer

Patrick Swanson / September 20,2022

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.

Attend 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.

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.

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.

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