Maintenance Technician
Ocado Group
Toronto, ON
Who We Are

Ocado ( https://www.ocado.jobs/ ) is a UK based company admitted to trading on the London Stock Exchange (Ticker OCDO). It comprises one of the world's largest dedicated online grocery retailers, operating its own grocery and general merchandise retail businesses under Ocado.com and other specialist shop banners, together with its Ocado Solutions division.

The Ocado Solutions ( http://ocadosolutions.com/ ) division is responsible for providing Ocado's innovative advanced robotics technology, known as the Ocado Smart Platform ("OSP"), to our major retailer clients around the world. OSP comprises access to Ocado's physical infrastructure solutions, running highly efficient warehouse operations for the single pick of products, together with the entire end-to-end proprietary software applications and advanced robotics required to operate a world-class online grocery business.

Our unique, proprietary and industry-leading technology is set to transform the shopping experience of consumers around the world. We have partnered with Sobeys to help it redefine the grocery customer experience in Canada through the adoption of the centralized, automated model of online retailing provided by the Ocado Smart Platform.

Come join us as we build our North American team, bringing world-class innovation and technologies to one of the most exciting global markets for e-commerce.

What You Will Do

As a Maintenance Technician, you will provide first response to engineering fault conditions, both reactive and planned maintenance activities as well as being involved in continuous improvement projects within our start of the art, automated Customer Fulfilment Centre (CFC).

Day to day, your role may involve:
  • Carrying out electrical and mechanical planned maintenance across the site in an accurate, timely and safe manner
  • Update records of work activities, tasks carried out, parts used through stores and training given
  • Perform assembly and sub-assembly repairs by following written work instructions, blue prints and schematics
  • Respond to and diagnose equipment breakdowns, resolving issues and action repairs
  • Perform daily housekeeping and cleaning duties of equipment
  • Analyze data to find solutions to improve MHE performance, providing reports where necessary
  • Complete quality inspections to ensure work is completed to a safe standard
You may be asked to perform tasks as required by management deemed as a reasonable request. This job description is a summary of the typical functions of the role, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of possible role responsibilities, tasks and duties and is subject to review. The responsibilities, tasks and duties of the job holder might differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, might form part of the job.

Who You Are

  • Minimum of 2 years of relevant work experience, preferably in automation hardware and software
  • A Bachelors degree in engineering or relevant field, or technical trade school, or advanced training in maintenance is required
  • Experience carrying out electrical or mechanical maintenance to include predictive and preventive planned maintenance
  • Experience diagnosing and documenting equipment breakdowns, resolving issues and handling repairs
  • Demonstrable analytical skills with sound problem solving ability
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, able to impart knowledge effectively to others
  • Good organization skills, able to prioritize
  • This role involves working at height using a variety of access equipment, so you need to be comfortable working at heights
  • Flexible to working a shift based pattern including nights and weekends
This role will require flexibility due to us being a 24/7 operation and a shift pattern will be put in place that will require working days, nights and weekends.

Location

This position is located in the Toronto, Ontario area.

Why Ocado?

We have revolutionized the online grocery world. Our technology is at the forefront of our business and it's the people, like you, willing to challenge the norm to come up with innovative ideas that have enabled this. We offer a challenge like no other, interesting projects to work on and a sense that you are part of a team doing something different. With this being our first site in Canada, you will be part of our success in a new country, with opportunities to develop your career within a structure path, whether it be improving your technical skills and ability or progressing into management roles. So what are you waiting for?

For a sense of who we are and what we deliver we invite you to explore online to learn more about Ocado Technology and Ocado Engineering, which directly support the Ocado Solutions division, and take the next step in what will be an amazing career with us.

Learn about our partnership with Sobeys:
  • Ocado seals new international tie-up with Sobeys in Canada ( https://www.reuters.com/article/us-ocado-group-sobeys-deals/ocado-seals-new-international-tie-up-with-sobeys-in-canada-idUSKBN1FB0QF )
  • A sneak peek at the future of grocery automation in Canada ( http://www.canadiangrocer.com/top-stories/a-sneak-peak-at-the-future-of-grocery-automation-in-canada-81673 )
  • Check out this video about our advanced robotics technology ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DKrcpa8Z_E )
Ocado Solutions values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing employment accommodation in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.