Electro / Mechanical Maintenance Engineer

  • Job Reference: 687882
  • Date Posted: 13 January 2022
  • Employer: Tesco
  • Website: https://www.tescoplc.com/
  • Location: Thetford/UK
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Retail & Consumer Products
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

About the role

Tesco Maintenance are currently looking to recruit a qualified Mechanical Service Engineer to work as part of our Mechanical Service Team. At Tesco, our stores and offices couldn't function without the support of our Maintenance Team. Working closely with the Store Leadership Teams, our Service Technicians deliver preventative and reactive maintenance to minimise equipment breakdown and impact on business, in a prompt and cost effective way.

You will have an Electrical / Mechanical background with experience of fault-finding on lifting and handling equipment such as Scissor Lifts, Dock Levellers, Powered Access Gates, Roller Shutter doors and their associated electrical invertor drives and hydraulic control systems.

Ensuring the business can continue to deliver its promise of serving Britain's shoppers a little better every day.

You will be responsible for

- Completing planned preventative maintenance in line with Tesco Safe Operating Procedures.

- Responding to maintenance and repair requests using latest technology through CMMS approach.

- Management of van stock, usage and parts replenishment.

- Communication with the team and the wider business team.

- Working collaboratively with the National Operation Centre

- Supporting manager to resolve customer issues.

You will need

  • Completed an Electrical/Mechanical apprenticeship          
  • NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in relevant discipline
  • Strong mechanical/Hydraulic and electrical knowledge
  • Full UK driving licence
  • Confident in interrogating electrical and mechanical schematic diagrams
  • Welding experience would be an advantage

Behavioural Expectations

  • Strong communication skills
  • Customer service focussed
  • 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 more effective way.

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:

  • Holiday starting at 20 days plus a personal day rising to 22 days after 12 months (plus Bank holidays)
  • 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 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.