Electro-Mechanical Technician

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Closing date
17 Nov 2018
40 hours per week
Contract type
Welwyn Garden City (Remus)

Ocado have recently signed 4 high value and large scale international deals, we now focus on getting in the high calibre of staff needed to build and support the infrastructure around these and continue to change the way the world shops.

Engineering Electro-Mechanical Technician

What will I be doing?

Responsible for the creation of electrical and mechanical subsystems from drawings, diagrams and verbal instruction. The work includes the creation of cable harnesses, prototype mechanical/electrical systems and sub-systems. In addition it includes running prototypes, performing tests and troubleshooting where required. On occasions may be required to transport items to test houses / suppliers etc.

  • Creation of components, sub-systems and systems, both electrical and mechanical;
  • Working from drawings, diagrams and verbal instructions;
  • Ordering and obtaining parts, tooling and other resources as required to be in time for builds;
  • Select, order and install instrumentation systems;
  • Running prototypes and tests;
  • Generating simple test reports and project documentation;
  • Troubleshooting problems and making repairs where necessary;
  • Maintain working area and running of test rigs in a safe condition;
  • Keeping others informed of progress;

What do you want me to be able to brag about?


  • An HND or above in a relevant Engineering discipline followed by experience in industry;
  • Expert experience creating electrical and mechanical systems and subsystems including cable harnesses;
  • Competent soldering to a high level of quality;
  • Able to interpret block diagrams, schematics and mechanical drawings;
  • Familiar with running prototypes and performing testing;
  • Able to read and follow safety documentation such as safe systems of working and material safety data sheets (MSDS);
  • The ability to work within a team on multiple projects, to prioritise tasks and to manage own time;

Preferred (in addition to minimum)

  • Experienced in troubleshooting mechanical and electrical problems;

Experienced in making PCB repairs including soldering SMD components;


What can you offer me?

Well… where to start, Ocado really look after our employees and offer a wealth of benefits.

At Ocado, in everything we do, we strive to offer the very best to our customers - the best service, the best quality and the very best customer experience. That begins with each and every one of us and how we behave.

Our values are Ocado’s DNA; they act as a guide for everything we say and do. ‘The Ocado Way’ develops our values into the details about the way we do things - how we act and work together with each other and our customers. It describes how you need to behave at work to make a real and positive impact on our success.

To read more about The Ocado Way and please click here.

  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 23 days holiday, increasing to 25 with 3 years’ service
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Free Shares
  • Opportunity to participate in Sharesave and Buy as You Earn schemes

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DISCLAIMER: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.

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