MiddletownRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Middletown jobs

Robotics Operator

Company: Ocado Group
Location: Middletown
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Who We Are Ocado 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 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 Kroger to help it redefine the grocery customer experience in the United States 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 The Robotics Operator will report directly to the respective shift assigned Engineering Team Manager. The Robotics Operator's role will be to provide first line support to the Operation through monitoring the activities and efficiency of the Grid, Robots and peripheral equipment in order to meet its KPI targets. This is a hands-on role and, therefore, the candidate will need to adopt a versatile and flexible approach to work as the site evolves; relative to new software system implementations. Daily Robotic Operator roles may involve:

  • Investigate any stoppage on the grid which pauses the Operation and see through to resolution, including escalating to off-site support, remotely connecting to the Robots and communicating with operations..
  • Monitor Robot performance and appropriately escalate problems to Engineering Operations for inspection.
  • Monitor the status of both the Robots and the physical grid - investigating locked grid cells, charging ports and general Robot health.
  • Monitor Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition(SCADA) systems to proactively communicate MHE downtime
  • Align, priorities and monitor KPI's as defined by the ETM that support the Customer's optimized service for its end customer/clients
  • Communicate across multiple departments to ensure the right equipment is being used to maximize operational efficiency, and assist with the planning.
  • Coordinate Robot software roll-outs to keep the most up to date software running across the Robot fleet. The Robotics Operator 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. If hired for a "Pre Go Live / Start Up" site, the initial 6 to 9 months will involve training and most likely require some travel in order to obtain the training from another site in North America. In the event the operation is undergoing its initial startup, the daily responsibilities for this role may be different while supporting the needs of a facility in its initial stages of starting its operations. Once the facility is commissioned, the roles defined in this job description will become the daily responsibilities for the Robotic Operator. Who You Are To qualify for this position, you must meet the following requirements:
    • A minimum of two years' relevant experience in technology, preferably in robotics and automation.
    • A degree from a vocational or technical school in a relevant field of study or an additional two years of relevant experience.
    • Possess excellent computer skills and be PC literate.
    • High level of attention to detail.
    • Ability to work well under pressure and manage to tight deadlines.
    • Analytical approach to problem-solving.
    • Experience working in an FMCG production, automated warehouse or distribution center environment preferred.
    • Be familiar with basic UNIX shell commands to connect to remote hosts, authenticate and traverse the file system.
    • Be able to work with log files and extract relevant log lines through the application of commands used for file manipulation.
    • Experience of working with computerized maintenance management systems.
    • Numerate and PC literate including G-Suite and MS Office programs.
    • Flexible to working a shift-based pattern including nights and weekends This role will require flexibility due to the facility being a 24/7 operation and a shift pattern will be utilized that will require working days, nights and weekends. Physical Activities: -
      • Ascending or descending ladders and stairs. -
      • Moving between worksites to accomplish tasks in tight and confined spaces. -
      • Remaining in a stationary position, often standing or sitting for a prolonged period. -
      • Adjusting or moving objects up to 30 pounds in all directions. Work that includes moving objects up to 100 pounds or more. -
      • Communicating with others to exchange information. - Environmental Conditions: -
        • Low temperatures and noisy environments. - Location You will be based at the customer fulfillment center in Middletown, Ohio . - 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 Kroger:
          • Kroger Bets on Robots With Ocado Deal
          • Meet Ocado, Kroger's Newest Weapon in Its Grocery Delivery War with Amazon and Walmart
          • Check out this video about our advanced robotics technology - Ocado is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, veteran's status, or any other classification as required by applicable law.

Keywords: Ocado Group, Middletown , Robotics Operator, Other , Middletown, Ohio

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Ohio jobs by following @recnetOH on Twitter!

Middletown RSS job feeds