Factory Project Design Manager

  • Hatfield  
  • Company
    Start date
  • Closing date
    3 October 2019  
    Posted on
    4 September 2019  

Did you know that Ocado is no longer just an online grocery retailer? 

Based on our ground-breaking technology, we are now developing world class automated warehouse systems and engaging in exciting new business opportunities with clients in both the UK and around the world!

Easily commutable from London Kings Cross with a free shuttle bus from Hatfield station to the door, the role of Project Design Manager offers you the opportunity to be at the forefront of the design of these warehouses.

You will be given the responsibility of ensuring that the warehouses maximise productivity and cater to the clients’ demands to offer the most efficient solution. Taking a lead on new and existing projects, you will coordinate and manage a wide range of internal and external stakeholders to develop, evaluate and agree both concept and detailed designs. Identifying and developing all business processes, equipment and automation requirements.

You will also manage a team of designers focusing on the sizing and capacity, operational metrics, requirements and layout of the sites which includes mechanical/material handling (MHE), automated and refrigeration equipment. 

To be successful in the role of Project Design Manager, you will have strong project management experience ideally within the warehousing, supply chain or manufacturing field. Previous design and planning experience of material/mechanical handling equipment (MHE) is essential.  


In return for your expertise, Ocado offer a challenge like no other and a sense that you are part of a team doing something different. Ocado offer benefits such as contributory pensions, share schemes, private medical insurance, life assurance and employee discount on Ocado as well as on our speciality stores sites (Fetch and Sizzle).



This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

Ocado is an equal opportunities employer and as such makes every effort to ensure that all potential employers 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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