Design Engineer
Ocado Group
Hatfield, Hertfordshire, UK
4d ago

Within Ocado Group sits Platform Implementation, whose mission is to orchestrate the implementation of Ocado’s platforms globally’.

This department focuses on the full programme management life cycle of the implementation of our highly automated, multi-million pound Customer Fulfilment Centres (CFCs) - from pre-deal, through to the design, construction, installation, testing and go-live’ phases (with all the process and portfolio management in between).

This department is instrumental in ensuring we deliver these CFCs on time, to budget, and to the specific requirements of each client.

The Design Coordination team (known internally as Integration Engineering) is located within the Product Application Engineering department in Platform Implementation.

This team is responsible for ensuring the effective coordination of the holistic engineering solution to itself, as well as to the building architecture and services.

We consult with various internal and external stakeholders to mitigate risks of integrated solutions and provide technical support to overcome design coordination challenges.

Please note, this role is based at our Head Office in Hatfield, UK & international travel as well as flexibility to working hours will be required.

We're also happy to talk flexible working with you.

What will you be doing?...

  • Ensuring engineering models (created by CAD Services) are accurate and highlighting challenges to the Realisation Engineering team
  • Consulting and working closely with Product Engineering Specialists to ensure applicable products are used and applied in the right manner
  • Providing technical support to Realisation Engineers to enable conclusion of design challenges
  • Auditing and inspecting design information (created from a wide spectrum of design consultants), with an emphasis on identifying the impacts on Ocado OSP MHE
  • Acting as a primary stakeholder in reviewing project drawings for technical accuracy, highlighting where corrections and bespoke interventions are required
  • Creating technical documentation to promote adherence of best practice in architectural, mechanical, site / system safety and local code requirement considerations
  • Consulting and supporting Realisation Engineers and Planners with technical advice on the scope and sequencing of engineering deliverables
  • Managing the content within component libraries - working with Product Engineering Specialists to audit and quality control, and with CAD Services to outline the scope of work for component updates
  • Working and following all CDM guidance, both external and internal
  • About you...

  • Architectural, Engineering or Construction-related degree, or internationally recognised equivalent qualifications
  • Demonstrable practical experience delivering on accountabilities and responsibilities relating to design coordination
  • Proficiency in using BIM software and tools such as Autodesk BIM360, BIM360 Docs and Revit
  • Ability to read and interpret Architectural, Structural and M+E layout drawings for building, services and sub-systems
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal), with ability to write documentations and deliver presentations
  • Proven ability to manage and mitigate risks and challenges faced in the undertaking of common practices
  • Ocado Group is an equal opportunities employer and as such makes every effort to ensure that all potential employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

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    About Ocado Group...

    When our journey started, we were all about changing the way people shop for groceries. 20 years later, we’re a FTSE 100 business developing our own ground breaking technology, opening multiple sites at an accelerating rate and engaging in exciting new business partnerships around the world!

    Transforming an industry means also transforming the way we do business. As we continually develop new technologies and customer propositions, we’re looking for the brightest talents to lead us into the next stage of our evolution : enhancing our capabilities, inspiring our teams and developing new ways of working.

    We are only a 20 minute commute from London King’s Cross and provide a free shuttle bus from Hatfield Station to the office!


    Ocado employee experience is very important to us. As well as keeping a smile on your face with weekly massages, a games room, coffee shop, weekly food samples and an amazing food hall to satisfy your daily breakfast and lunch taste buds.

  • all Ocado employees are offered a benefits package of - 25 days holiday + the option to buy an additional 3 via salary sacrifice, 15% discount on your weekly Ocado shop, pension, share options, discounts on gym memberships and much much more .
  • We are thrilled to welcome applicants from across the world. Please note that unfortunately we are unable to cover the cost of your visa at this time.

    We do cover the relevant company costs for visa sponsorship. For all employment offers made for UK roles, it is expected that you will be based in the UK in commutable distance, ready for your first day of work, so please keep this in mind.

    If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask.

    Our values : we’re in it together, we are proud of what we do, we can be even better


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