Verification Engineer – Grid Products

November 15, 2023

Job Description

Job title: Verification Engineer – Grid Products

Company: Ocado

Job description: “We are on a mission: to transform the future of online grocery through cutting-edge technology innovation.”

About our team…

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Our Automated Storage & Retrieval Systems (ASRS) teams are at the forefront of our technology engineering enterprise. We specialise in designing, manufacturing, and delivering cutting-edge products to our Customer Fulfilment Centres (CFCs) worldwide. Our custom electrical and mechanical development projects are advancing the frontiers of innovation and automation.

Within the ASRS department, we have our Grid development teams. These teams are dedicated to creating innovative, reliable products that align with our clients’ and customers’ diverse needs.

Here’s what you could accomplish;

As a verification engineer, you will play a crucial role in supporting the successful development and launch of our Grid product range. Your responsibilities will include:

Fostering collaboration to define and plan test activities for Grid products and subsystems.

Validating supplier/design reliability claims by creating and implementing suitable test activities.

Identifying testing, hardware, and resource requirements necessary to verify design changes.

Ensuring the full execution of test plans within the agreed-upon schedule.

Managing and overseeing product testing while collaborating with stakeholders to ensure it stays on schedule.

Utilising accelerated life testing and stress screening techniques to uncover potential design weaknesses in new products.

Leading or assisting in identifying the root cause and contributing to solutions for issues discovered during testing.

Constructing electro-mechanical setups to facilitate design verification and reliability testing.

Our ideal candidate would have:

Demonstrated expertise in measuring and verifying critical mechanical characteristics, such as vibration, temperature, and fatigue.

A background in data collection, analysis, statistical evaluation, confidence level determination, and reporting.

Prior experience in developing product verification activities activities for electro-mechanical products.

Confidence in delivering technical presentations and analytical skills.

Experience in managing and collaborating with internal and external personnel involved in product testing activities.

What would set you apart?

Previous experience taking accountability for the verification of complex multivariate products or systems.

Familiarity with creating technical content to demonstrate a product’s compliance with standards or codes and the ability to understand and interpret regulations and codes.

Understanding of Six Sigma problem-solving methodology.

Developing experiments based on statistical techniques to support innovation projects.

Proficiency in data analysis tools such as SQL and Python.

Please rest assured that this list is not exhaustive! If you believe you have the potential to excel in this role, we welcome your application, as there are additional skills we can provide training for. We look forward to hearing from you.

What we offer you…

Our employee benefits are designed for you, we care about people and we’ve ensured we have a wealth of benefits that focus on your well-being. We regularly review our benefits to ensure we are supporting our employees appropriately. Currently, we offer technically stretching work, a competitive salary and;

A Work from Home policy that sees you in the office typically 40% of your time.

30 days ‘working from anywhere’ policy

Equity Plan (10-15% of salary) for eligible roles

Wellbeing support

25 days annual leave, rising to 27 days after 5 years service (plus optional holiday purchase)

Pension scheme (various options available including employer contribution matching up to 7%)

Private Medical Insurance

22 weeks paid maternity leave and 6 weeks paid paternity leave (once relevant service requirements complete)

Train Ticket loan (interest-free)

Cycle to Work Scheme

Free shuttle bus to and from Welwyn Garden City Train Station to the Welwyn Garden City offices

Opportunity to participate in Sharesave and Buy as You Earn share schemes

15% discount on and free delivery for all employees

Income Protection (can be up to 50% of salary for 3 years) and Life Assurance (3 x annual salary)

We also have regular divisional socials, sports clubs not to mention the Ocado Technology Academy for a packed schedule of courses, conferences and events. If you think you have what it takes to make a difference, please submit your application below.

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Be bold, be unique, be brilliant, be you. We are looking for individuality and we value diversity. We are an equal opportunities employer and we are committed to treating all applicants and employees fairly and equally. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive work environment. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

Due to the energising nature of Ocado’s business, vacancy close dates, when stated, are indicative and may be subject to change so please apply as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. If you have applied and been rejected for this role in the last 6 months, or applied and been rejected for a role with a similar skill set, we will not re-evaluate you for this position. After 6 months, we will treat your application as a new one. All benefits information is subject to change and the terms of the individual arrangements. Please assume you have been unsuccessful if you haven’t heard from us within 4 weeks.

Expected salary:

Location: Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire

Job date: Thu, 05 Oct 2023 07:44:41 GMT

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