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Non-Food Sorter Maintenance Operative 2
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Non-Food Sorter Maintenance Operative 2

Posted 5 April by Lidl GB
Salary icon Competitive salary
Location icon Houghton Regis , Bedfordshire


£12.50 up to £16.00 per hour - This isn’t 9-5. This is making the most of every day.

For any hours worked between 11pm and 5am you will receive an additional £3.50 per hour

We're looking for the right people to join our Luton warehouse team! This is a full time, 40 hour contract, working any 5 days out of 7 on a rotating shift pattern as below:

Shift 1: 06:00am - 14:30pm

Shift 2: 14:00pm - 22:30pm

Shift 3: 22:00pm - 06:30am

**Initially the shifts will be 08:00am - 16:30pm until the warehouse is at full capacity. Shift patterns may be subject to change dependant on the needs of the business. This can be discussed at interview stage.

Our maintenance team are always on the go, keeping our distribution centre and network of stores running smoothly by looking after our equipment, machinery, fixtures and fittings.

As a dedicated Sortation Maintenance Operative, you’ll take pride in making sure our Automated Sorter stays in top condition, supporting your team with a can-do attitude, plenty of initiative and a flexible approach to working late shifts, nights, and weekends. It's a busy, dynamic workplace, full of variety and fresh challenges.

*This position requires the ability to climb ladders, work at height and/or in confined spaces, and stand for extended periods. Complete in-depth training will be provided, with an ideal opportunity to gain experience from the ground up with this exciting new material handling equipment

What you'll do

  • Maintain the daily operation of an Automated Sortation system in the distribution centre.
  • Ensure that all equipment is operating at optimal levels and identify areas for improvement.
  • Work with the Assistant Team Manager to develop and implement maintenance schedules and procedures to ensure the continued functionality of the automated systems.
  • Communicate regularly with other departments in the distribution centre to ensure that all automation systems are integrated and working effectively.
  • Troubleshoot and repair minor electromechanical issues and computer-based adjustments with the relevant training.
  • Maintain accurate records of all maintenance, repairs, and changes to the sortation system.
  • Run daily, weekly, and monthly reports working with the Assistant Team Manager towards achieving department’s targets

What you'll need

  • Experience in a maintenance or technical role, preferably in a distribution centre or warehouse environment is essential.
  • Experience with automated systems, including conveyors, sorters, and other material handling equipment is desired.
  • SAP EWM knowledge is desired but not mandatory
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative to identify and solve problems.
  • Relevant maintenance related qualifications and experience
  • Confidence working with mechanical equipment (PPT’s, LLOP’s and FLT’s)
  • Ability to work with hand tools and specialist lifting equipment
  • Motivation, positivity and initiative
  • A flair for multi-tasking to prioritise conflicting deadlines
  • An eye for detail in a busy working environment

What you'll receive

You'll be well rewarded as a key player in the Lidl team. As well as becoming part of a strong, fast-growing business, you'll get great training and real opportunities to build your career. On top of your competitive hourly rate, you'll enjoy 30-35 days' holiday and a pension. We'll also give you discounts on all Lidl products and on a range of holidays, days out, cinema tickets and more. 

We’re proud to have a culture and salary structure that promotes both the equality of opportunity, and pay.  

Please note your employment is conditional upon the Company's receipt of satisfactory references and if requested by the Company, a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.

Disclaimer: due to the high volume of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a vacancy has closed, we are unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

Reference: 52425462

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