Automated Warehouse Technician

£45000 to £50000 per year
04 Dec 2018
03 Jan 2019
Supply Chain
Business Sector
Food Manufacturing
Contract Type
Job description:

ASRS Technician, Edmonton ,
Shift Based – 4 on, 4 off. Days & nights.

Salary Circa £45,000 + Bonus + Flexible Benefits + Share Scheme + Pension Plan + Car Parking

What you become part of:

Edmonton Distribution Centre is a 24/7 operation, our Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS) warehouse holds over 25,000 pallets, with a typical annual throughput of one-and-a-half million pallets.  Every 24 hours we expect to receive around 2,000 pallets from the on-site manufacturing operation, directly into the ASRS, as well as handling around 200 vehicle movements.  Inbound vehicles arrive from our other factory sites, with palletised goods which must be put away promptly and safely into the ASRS and accurately recorded.  At the same time, orders of full pallets will be pre-assembled into gravity racking and side-loaded on third party haulage vehicles, for dispatch to our customers and other sites across our network.

 What to expect:

In this role you will be working alongside an engineer playing an active and important part of the overall supply chain operation. Key responsibilities include:

  • Safely maintain machinery, within an automated warehouse.  To ensure required outputs are achieved in performance case fill and CRS targets
  • You will be required to drive efficiency and effectiveness through supplying technical support to execute product/equipment changes and critical cleaning processes.  The role will require you to manage an advanced maintenance plan through completion of all asset care tasks ensuring all relevant KBI’s are met.  This will involve effective use of our Central Maintenance Management System.
  • Our engineers complete both preventative and corrective maintenance to ensure that all parts of the warehouse remain fully operational.
  • Support the engineer in their duties
  • This role requires you to be able to work at height and form part of the safety rescue team.
  • Drive Operational Excellence/Functional Excellence through Technical expertise, sharing best practices with colleagues. We operate in a Continuous Improvement environment which will involve the successful candidate being able to innovate and improve upon existing processes and systems.
  • Follow site safety best practices to ensure safe-working for self and to protect the safety of colleagues to demonstrate zero accident behaviour.

Skills & Essentials:

  • Strong knowledge of Mechanical and or Electrical engineering
  • Minimum of a HNC in a relevant subject (proven extensive work experience would be considered)
  • Completed a formal Engineering apprenticeship;
  • Good working knowledge of PLC’s (Alan Bradley or Siemans would be advantageous)
  • You will be required to work at height – up to 100ft.



If this role is of interest to you please upload a recent copy of your CV and a member of the Talent Acquisition team will be in touch.

We believe that equal opportunities means inclusion, diversity and fair treatment for all.


Job Information:
Location: United Kingdom : South East : Edmonton 

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