Service Engineer - General Equipment (Mechanical/Hydraulics) in Reading

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

Job description

About the role

Tesco Maintenance are currently looking to recruit a qualified Mechanical Engineer to work with our existing in house maintenance team based at our Distribution Centre in Reading. At Tesco, our Distribution Centre’s, stores and offices couldn’t function without the support of our Maintenance Team. Working closely with the Distribution Leadership Teams, the Service Technicians deliver statutory requirements and proactive planned maintenance using the operating model to minimise equipment breakdown and impact on business, in a prompt and cost effective way. Ensuring the business is able to continue to deliver its promise of serving Britain’s shoppers a little better every day.

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

Completing planned preventative maintenance, and reactive maintenance on equipment within The Distribution Centre such as;

  • Dock levellers
  • Scissor lifts
  • Roller shutter doors
  • Sectional shutter door
  • Traffic light system
  • Dock shelter
  • Safety gates to scissor lifts
  • Ramp plates
  • Verisae usage and parts replenishment.
  • Communicating with the team and the wider business team
  • Consistently receives a green rating from managers and the stores. 
  • Following our Business Code of Conduct and always acting with integrity and due diligence.
  • Be a custodian of Health and Safety.
  • Supporting change within the business to ensure continuously improved performance. 
  • Highlighting opportunities to managers to complete tasks in a ‘Better, Simpler or Cheaper’ way.
  • Completing tasks and ensure they are ‘right first time'.
  • Liaising with existing maintenance team and updating them on status of maintenance work for service.
  • Delivering non-negotiable standards across the Distribution Centre.
You will need

Essential criteria:

  • Apprenticeship in Mechanical or Electrical engineering/Armed forces Engineering or NVQ Level 2 Electrical or Mechanical engineering.   
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Knowledge of basic Risk Assessment processes and working safely.
  • Experience working with Hydraulic systems. 

Desirable criteria:

  • Experience working with Electrical and Electronic control systems operating powered equipment such as Scissor Lifts, Dock levellers and Roller Shutter doors.
  • Experience working with Safety systems on Powered and Lifting equipment.
About us

At Tesco Maintenance, it’s our people that make us one of the leading retail maintenance providers in the UK. We operate in over 3,500 Tesco and One Stop stores, distribution centres, Tesco banks and head offices, to deliver first class maintenance and engineering solutions and support. 

With our comprehensive induction and our technical competency plan, we invest in training for our field colleagues to have the right level of skills and expertise for each role to work safely and provide first-rate asset management across our estate. We create a culture where every colleague is competent, motivated and professional, maximising the level of support we offer to Tesco stores. 

From multi-skilled, to technically-savvy technicians, we’ve got it covered. Our Operations and Maintenance Managers span the entirety of the UK; technically-minded individuals who support our field engineers to get the job done.  Our Engineering team work internationally to introduce a broad spectrum of award-winning new technological initiatives; from compliance testing to refrigeration, security to sustainability.  

Everything we do in Tesco Maintenance is focused on supporting continuous improvement to the overall shopping experience for our customers. 

What’s in it for you

We offer an excellent benefits package that helps make Tesco Maintenance a great place to work. These include but aren’t limited to…

  • A Colleague Clubcard, giving you 10% discount on your Tesco shopping throughout the year, both in-store and on-line.
  • Eligibility for the annual colleague bonus plan.
  • Access to our competitive pension scheme and life assurance policy.
  • Uniform and personal protection equipment along with the right tools to ensure comfort and safety in the working environment.
  • Regular exposure to Tesco deals, discounts and offers.
  • A smarter working environment, friendly colleague atmosphere and subsidized onsite canteen. 
  • Training and career development opportunities within Maintenance and the wider business, as well as support from a large regional team and inhouse technical specialists. 
  • 21 days holiday (plus bank holidays in lieu if worked), increasing with length of service. 
  • Long service awards starting after 15 years.

Extra information

Location
Reading
Published at
05-03-2019
Type of Job
Retail
Full UK/EU driving license preferred
No
Car Preferred
No
Must be eligible to work in the EU
No
Cover Letter Required
No
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