Maintenance Manager

Erith, UK
22 Sep 2019
17 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Maintenance Manager to join our Engineering team at Ocado's newest CFC4 in Erith, Kent.

The main purpose of this role is to coordinate and manage the maintenance team and ensure all Engineers and Technicians are working both effectively and safely.

Role and Requirements:
  • To Manage and maintain the stores and maintenance equipment inventory, to include lifting and access equipment
  • Develop and maintain a preventative maintenance plan using our internal computerised maintenance system
  • To increase productivity throughout the department whilst ensuring high standards are maintained throughout
  • Promote a continuous improvement working environment
  • To work with internal teams and departments to plan and prioritise maintenance windows
  • Assist with developing and enhancing training material for our Engineers and Technicians'
  • Create and manage an escalation process for dealing with any issues that arise to enable a 'first line response'
  • Develop and maintain processes for capturing all departmental KPI's
  • Develop methods for root cause analysis and maintain the work centre for enabling quick servicing and repair
  • Manage all 're-call' activities for our robots and other MHE
  • Support our research and development team in new developments

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
  • Experience of managing or supervising a team of Engineers within a similar role
  • Experience in electrical and mechanical maintenance and knowledge of PLC's
  • You must hold a formal Engineering qualification
  • Good interpersonal skills with an ability to meet demanding targets in a highly pressurised environment
  • Ability to communicate clearly with both internal and external customers
  • Confident in using IT and experience of using Microsoft packages and CMMS's
  • Effective problem solver with a keen eye for detail
  • Expert analytical skills with the ability to identify opportunities for improvement and cost saving initiatives
  • Strong time management skills with the ability to prioritise workload

Working Days/Hours:

This is currently a days role where you will be required to work 40 hours per week Monday - Friday. We may however require an element of flexibility in order to meet the needs of the business as required.


You will be paid a competitive salary for this role role which is dependent on previous experience. You will also receive additional benefits including Free Shares and Life Assurance.

  • 15% off your Ocado shopping
  • Onsite subsidised café and company shop offering discounts of up to 70% on groceries from leading brands and major retailers
  • Private Healthcare
  • Numerous local discounts and benefits

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