International Product Engineering Manager

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Closing date
30 Mar 2018
40 hours per week
Contract type
Hatfield (Head Office)

As the world’s leading innovator in online grocery shopping with a pioneering business model, developing our own technology and new customer propositions, opening multiple international sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in excing new business partnerships, there has never been a better time to join us. We pride ourselves on the quality of our people, goods and technological advances that power everything we do.

We are looking to recruit an experienced Project Engineer / Manager with an engineering background to join our central automation engineering team. You will manage the globalisaon of Ocado’s own range of automation products. Working closely with engineering supply chain, product technical specialists, realisation engineers and our product development colleagues.

Please note this is primarily an engineering role, project management is an important aspect of the role, but you must be an engineer first.

Role & Responsibilities

● Actively participate in engineering change control process.

● Carry out FAT and/or PDI as required at (international) suppliers.

● Communication across teams and to project stakeholders on progress updates.

● Maintain central documentation including drawings, BoM’s, manuals etc. for all variants.

● Product localisation, ensuring relevant compliance.

● Supporting new and existing suppliers with their engineering enquiries and challenges.

● Work closely with supply chain to support the transfer of manufacturing to new suppliers around the world.

● Working with planning colleagues to create and maintain realisation programmes.

● Collaborate with product technical specialists and product development team.

What are we after?

● A “can do” and “in this together” attitude and approach to work

● Familiarity with “Build to Print” and contract manufacturing as well as small bespoke product conversions

● Ability to multitask and manage/prioritise a complex diary with multiple simultaneous activities

● Be able to perform unsupervised on your own initiative and as part of a team anywhere in the world

● Comfortable in a dynamic, fast paced environment

● Commercially aware and consider cost & value impacts on decisions and proposals

● Communication of complex technical information in a variety of forms to both technical and non-technical audiences

● Good technical competence and understanding relating to both automation and general engineering (including both electrical & mechanical)

● Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google Suite and ideally MS Project

● Proficient with CAD (Solidworks preferred)

● Technical qualificaon, to HND or Degree level

● The ability to draw workable and innovative solutions from diverse teams, acceptable to all stakeholders

● International experience with suppliers, customers & partners

● Risk idenfication and mitigation

Although based at our Hertfordshire head office, you will need the ability and willingness to regularly travel internationally.

What can Ocado offer you?

  • Exposure to complex, highly automated, multi-million pound projects.
  • Working with new and innovave technology.
  • Lead the development of a new and exciting function within Ocado Working as part of an enthusiastic, dynamic and dedicated team.

Benefits: Pension, 15 % Staff discount, Share Opons, Share Save Scheme, Life assurance (3 x basic annual salary), AXA PPP Healthcare, Critical illness cover + many more

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