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Automation Assurance Engineering Manager in Manchester

Work for TESCO! One of the biggest and most successful supermarkets in the UK.

Job description

What’s in it for you

We offer excellent benefits that help make Tesco a great place to work.  These include but aren’t limited to:

  • 25 days holiday (plus Bank holidays)
  • Company Car Allowance
  • Retirement savings plan
  • Life Assurance
  • Colleague Clubcard after 3 months service
  • Colleague Discounts:
    • 10% off most purchases at Tesco (15% off for a four day period after each pay day)
    • 10% off One Stop
    • 10% off pay monthly & SIM only deals with Tesco Mobile
    • 20% off all F&F purchases
    • 20% off car, pet and home insurance at Tesco Bank. T&C’s apply
    • 25% off Tesco Café
    • 50% off complete glasses purchases & free eye tests (other offers available) at Vision Express
    • 50% off health checks at Tesco Pharmacy
  • An exclusive deals and discounts website saving you money on everyday purchases, treats for the family, eating out and utility bills for the home
  • Uniform and personal protection equipment along with the right tools to ensure comfort and safety in the working environment.

Opportunities to get on - take advantage of our ongoing learning opportunities and award-winning training, to help you achieve the job and career you want.

Our Employee Assistance Programme helps you deal with life’s challenges.

Get involved in a range of fundraising activities with our long-term charity partners

About the role

Tesco Maintenance are currently looking to recruit a Automation Assurance Engineering Manager. At Tesco, our distribution centres, stores and offices couldn’t function without the support of our Maintenance Team. This role is an integral part of this team, leading a team to deliver exceptional service to customer across the wider business.

Should you be successful in your application, your offer will be subject to and conditional upon you providing your bank account details before your agreed start date.

You will be responsible for
  • Assurance of all Automation Capital Projects, New business Complexity Modernisation and Asset upgrades. 
  • Develop / verify specifications produced by others for Factory (FAT) and Site (SAT) Acceptance Tests, 
  • Test on Completion and Performance Tests.
  • Approve / produce technical specifications for modernisation and upgrade paths for automated systems
  • Support technical input to capital business cases based on solution design and life cycle plans. 
  • Support line manager with suppliers and procurement to ensure best value solutions and costs 
  • Work with multi-parties on handover and end user requirements 
  • Operational Improvement on new install/upgraded assets 
  • Delivering excellence in PLC, WCS and control protocols. 
  • Delivery of Project Safety standards and PUWER 
  • Support on existing sites with Operational Improvement 
  • Work with contractors on Design Standard improvements 
You will need

Proven background and experience in delivery of project assurance in complex automation projects.
Requires excellent competencies in PLC, WCS and control protocols. Working knowledge of BS EN12001 and BS EN13857. Competent in reading technical mechanical and electrical drawings. 
Qualified to degree level in an engineering discipline or equivalent qualification and experience. 


  • Safety acceptance testing
  • Functionality testing
  • Factory acceptance testing
  • User acceptance testing
  • Early life support 
  •  Assurance of asset quality, usability and technical specification of automated solutions 
  • Excellent analytical skills 

Extra information

Type of Job
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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