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RME Technician, Hinckley

CategoryFacilities, Maintenance, \u0026 Real Estate
Job typeFull Time
CountryUnited Kingdom
Amazon Operations sits at the heart of the Amazon customer experience. We look after everything from the moment a customer clicks buy, to the moment their item is delivered - from desktop to doorstep.

Across Europe we have more than 50 Fulfillment Centers, hundreds of Delivery Stations, thousands of machines, and tens of thousands of employees, all working together in harmony to make sure the right item gets delivered to the right person, in the right place, at the right time.

Working in Amazon Operations is for people who like to be active and give their all. We work in a busy, dynamic environment and are part of a bigger team delivering on the expectations of millions of customers every single day.

We are open, inclusive and welcome individuality and diversity. The culture in our Operation is built on the way teams bond and the work ethic that enables our business run like clockwork. Our teams take pride in a job well done, looking out for one another, ensuring the highest safety standards and playing their part in delivering the quality service Amazon is known for around the world.

Join us in the Amazon Reliability Maintenance Engineering team. We maintain and optimize technologies in the Global Amazon Warehouse & Delivery Network.

We are looking for a motivated technician who enjoys working in a team. The job is about maintaining our equipment in a safe way to a high standard. Focusing on planned preventative maintenance you will engage in mitigation of risks by proactively addressing and resolving issues. Raising the availability and quality of the equipment is the daily job. Our technicians focus in on our operational team, their customers, with support from the team and their leaders.

Shift Pattern: This role includes working in non-traditional shift pattern, which may include nights and weekends

Key job responsibilities

• Put health & safety best practices first in all work carried out ensuring compliance with all health & safety standards and regulations.

• Carry out planned preventative maintenance on the full range of equipment within the site.

• React quickly to breakdowns, communicate clearly with affected parties and work efficiently to fix the issue.

• Support continuous improvement by learning from breakdowns and sending feedback and suggestions for improvements through the line manager.

• Provide high levels of equipment availability to our internal customers.

• Support and learn from Senior Reliability Engineering Technicians.

• Management of contractors.


• Multi skilled in both electrical and mechanical disciplines.

• Experience of planned preventative maintenance systems.

• Experience fault finding within MHE (Material Handling Equipment)/Automation systems.

• Experience in interpreting both mechanical and electrical drawings.

• Experience of conveyor maintenance, motor controllers/inverters.

• Served a full Engineering indentured apprenticeship and/or qualified to a minimum of NVQ level 3 or equivalent in a relevant Engineering subject (City & Guilds Level 3, SVQ/IVQ,)


• Experience of high voltage switching.

• Experience of sortation machines.

• Experience of maintaining/configuring bar code scanners.

• Experience of print and apply machines.

• HNC, HND, BSc, BEng

Amazon is an equal opportunities employer. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success. We make recruiting decisions based on your experience and skills. We value your passion to discover, invent, simplify and build. Protecting your privacy and the security of your data is a longstanding top priority for Amazon. Please consult our Privacy Notice (https://www.amazon.jobs/en/privacy_page) to know more about how we collect, use and transfer the personal data of our candidates.

Our inclusive culture empowers Amazonians to deliver the best results for our customers. If you have a disability and need an adjustment during the application and hiring process, including support for the interview or onboarding process, please contact the Applicant-Candidate Accommodation Team (ACAT), Monday through Friday from 7:00 am GMT - 4:00 pm GMT. If calling directly from the United Kingdom, please dial +44 800 086 9884 (tel:+448000869884). If calling from Ireland, please dial +353 1800 851 489 (tel:+3531800851489).
EmployerAmazon UK Services Ltd.