Installation & Commissioning Engineer - Contract

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Closing date
28 Sep 2018
40 hours per week
Contract type
Erith (Fulfilment Centre)

Installation Engineer

Contract Engineer Role:


Ocado are looking for a contract Engineer to complement the installation team at our Customer Fulfilment Centre in Erith.  The project team are responsible for delivering capital projects in order to increase capacity, improve productivity and / or provide resiliency to the existing operational MHE equipment.


This is a 6 month appointment.

Core hours will be Monday to Friday between 07:30 and 19:00. Flexibility around working hours will be needed as project dictates.

There may be some weekend work.


The Contract Engineer will be expected to;

  1. Work in a multi-disciplinary team working with other Engineers and Project Managers identifying technical solutions to a range of project or site issues.
  2. Support EPM's to deliver complex programmes of technical work either by managing sub tasks within a project or providing supervision of contractors during project works.
  3. Submit change requests, write technical documentation and training/install manuals
  4. Support install, commissioning, testing and project go live.
  5. Have a good understanding of MHE equipment from a mechanical, electrical and control perspective.
  6. Manage tasks in compliance to relevant regulations and standards, ensuring they are completed within agreed time-scales and within a budget.
  7. Liaise with others to identify solutions to site issues

The ideal candidate will need to be:

  1. Qualified as a multi-disciplined electro-mechanical engineer. City and Guilds 2391 test & inspection an advantage.
  2. Experienced with good technical knowledge of automated warehouses with highly automated machinery or similar industry e.g. high speed packaging.
  3. A team player with good interpersonal skills and able to liaise with multiple stakeholders
  4. Able to take direction from management team or assigned engineering project manager.
  5. A highly motivated self-starter.
  6. Strong installation and commissioning experience.
  7. Competent in Microsoft word / excel / google docs
  8. Hold a current CSCS or ECS or SPA card.

We will always aim to respond to everyone who applies for one of our roles. Sometimes though we have a lot of applicants and it takes us a little while to get back to everyone.  If you haven’t heard from us within two weeks of your application, then you should take it that you have not been successful on this occasion and accept our apologies that we didn’t manage to get back to you personally. 

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