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Automation Technician (ASRS), Wakefield

Wakefield, United Kingdom Supply Chain Posted on: 15/03/2023 86130
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ASRS Technician 2 (Electrical ) - Wakefield

Permanent – Full time

Shift Pattern: Continental Shift Pattern: 7 pm– 7am  (3 days on / 3 days off / 3 nights on / 3 nights off).  (+ 23 Holidays)

Starting Salary: £46,000 approx. + Benefits.

(Structured Career Development + Annual performance related pay bonus and pay reviews + Share scheme + Competitive pension contributions + Laundered uniform and all safety equipment provided + Range of flexible benefits and Corporate discounts + Free parking + Overtime available + Free hot and cold drinks and subsidised canteen + Excellent parental benefits + Flexible working).

What you become part of:

Wakefield Distribution Centre is a 24/7 operation, our Automated Storage and Retrieval System (ASRS) warehouse holds 28,000 pallets, alongside a racked and block-stacked conventional warehouse of 12,000 pallets. The combined typical annual throughput is over three million pallets. Every 24 hours we expect to receive around 5,000 pallets from the on-site manufacturing operation, as well as handling around 360 vehicle movements at peak.

What to expect:

As a Multi Skill engineer based in the CCEP largest GB warehouse, you will be responsible for the efficient operation of the automated storage retrieval systems, including: maintenance, repairs, and attending to breakdowns.

You will be the Senior Technion within a team of three, reporting to the Warehouse Senior Professional.  You will work as one of four shift-based teams that collective provide 24/7 operational cover, overseen by the Distribution Reliability Manager.

Your core responsibilities within the ASRS:


  • Operate within the Company Health and Safety management system
  • Collaboration with team of site and centrally base H&S representatives.
  • Responsible for critical inspections and defect reporting.
  • Ensure the safe maintenance and repair of both ASRS and individual equipment.
  • Uphold a safe system of work, adhering to SOP’s e.g lockout tagout procedures.
  • As part of the role you will be trained as a member of the site emergency team, this includes engaging in rescue work at height and duties of a first aider.


  • You will be expected to oversee the execution of an advanced maintenance plan while ensuring that direct and indirect KBIs are met.
  • You will complete a site based electrical competency assessment and area familiarization before becoming the designated shift lead for electrical work.
  • Make efficient use of our Central Maintenance Management System
  • Perform both preventative and corrective maintenance to guarantee that the warehouse's various components continue to function as intended.
  • Collaborate with a network of local and external engineering teams.
  • Promote operational excellence by sharing best practices
  • Innovate and enhance current systems and procedures.
  • Providing technical assistance for product/equipment adjustments.

Skills & Prerequisites:


  • Formal Electrical Qualification- Minimum of a Level 3 / Higher National Certificates (HNC) in a relevant topic (i.e: electronic / production or software engineering / physics / computing) or equivalent qualification.
  • Proven knowledge of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering
  • Ability to work at height – up to 100ft (vertical climb in restricted spaces)
  • Experience in 3 phase electrical installations.
  • Previous record of Process Compliance and Fault Find with Electrical equipment.
  • Understanding of the in/output of programable logic controllers (PLC)
  • Strong IT skills (Microsoft Package - Excel / Outlook)
  • Excellent communication and influencing skills.
  • Willing to accept responsibility for long term, sustained improvement.
  • Ability to work under pressure whilst managing multiple timed targets simultaneously.
  • Awareness of PUWER / LOLER

Desirable but not essential:

  • Apprentice Trained or Extensive Experience in a similar role
  • Previous Warehouse or FMCG Experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of SAP or Other Warehouse Management System / Business Software Solutions
  • Experience with Danfoss invertor / SEW speed controllers
  • PLC Programming Skills  (Siemens would be advantageous)
  • Design / Fabrication skills
  • Quality Control


Coca-Cola Europacific Partners (CCEP) is a major fast-moving consumer goods business and the world’s largest independent Coca-Cola bottler. With a dedicated team of 33,200 people, serving customers in 29 countries, we make, sell and distribute the world’s most loved drinks brands to more than 600 million people, including Coca-Cola®, Fanta®, Powerade®, Glaceau Vitaminwater®, Monster® and Capri-Sun®. And we want a workforce as diverse as our products – with a culture that fosters belonging and inclusivity. One that enables everyone to be themselves, whatever their background or experience. From gender, age and ethnicity to sexual orientation and different abilities, we welcome people from all walks of life and empower unique perspectives. We recognize we’ve got some way to go, but we’ll get there with the support of our people. It’s them who drive our future growth.


Job Information:
Location: Wakefield

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