Senior Technical Engineer

London £45,000 - £50,000 Permanent

Job Reference: 014496

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DHL is the most international company in the world with a global network in over 220 countries and territories across the globe and a workforce exceeding 500,000 employees serving 2.8 million customers worldwide. They are currently expanding and seeking a Senior Technical Engineer to develop within the business. This is a permanent role offering fantastic training and progression.


Commutable from: Reading, Slough, Guildford, Watford, Bromley, London


Salary: £45,000 p.a. - £50,000 p.a. + Pension + Benefits




  • Competitive Salary, including unsociable Hours Shift Allowance.

  • Annual Bonus up to 5% (depending on company performance).

  • Company Reward Scheme (Discount, saving, cash back at over 3000 retailers).

  • Pension Scheme with up to 5% Company Contribution.

  • Access to Occupational Health.

  • Childcare Vouchers (after 12 months).

  • Company Share Purchase Plan (after 3 months).

  • Cycle to Work Scheme.

  • Enhanced Maternity & Paternity Pay.

  • Private Medical Scheme (after 12 months).

  • CIS Induction - a week‘s all expenses paid induction to our Company Values!

  • Lifeworks - Employee Assistance Programme.

  • Free onsite Parking.



The Role


  • Evaluate current facility design/material handling equipment and assess capacity against forecasted volumes

  • Work with all necessary departments to determine the process bottlenecks, improvement opportunities and solutions

  • Work with local and global Engineering to review designs against Global Standards and evaluate technical alternatives

  • Work closely with H&S to ensure compliance with industry standards

  • Provide technical input into BCA‘s and produce BCA‘s as required

  • Support supplier tendering processes of projects

  • Develop, plan and align technical concepts for MHE with necessary departments, including drawings, process flows and associated data/information

  • Engage equipment suppliers to develop detailed designs and quotations, based on agreed requirements and specification, and build project budgets ready for approval

  • Manage projects from approval through to installation and commissioning ensuring solutions are delivered on time, to budget, with minimal disruption to operations

  • Manage suppliers and technical staff to ensure resources and processes are in place to fulfil the Engineering team objectives

  • Develop and manage task prioritisation to ensure end user operational benefits are delivered from the resources assigned

  • Develop and conduct project management, communication and templates to ensure standardisation within the Engineering team.

  • Manage budgets and expenditure including budget approval, tracking, purchase requests and invoicing.

  • Engage with key stakeholders - operational and cross functional teams, supervisors, management and Senior Management to gain alignment and buy in to improvement opportunities.






The Person


The Senior Technical Engineer will have working knowledge of facility designs and material handling equipment and multi-tier controls systems. An ideal candidate will also have a good track record of managing projects from design through to installation & commissioning on time and within budget. They will be proficient in AutoCAD and a minimum of 5 years in Engineering experience/ Project Management.


The role may also include travel - the successful candidate must be flexible to do so.


To apply, please contact Jack Packwood with a current CV.


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