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When it comes to Distribution Centres, Castle Donington is as complex as they come. We mean business, so our kit does too.

But in order for it to work at optimum efficiency, we need engineers who are the business – both mechanically and electrically. Our engineering pathway means whatever level you join the business, you will get the support and development to progress your skills, knowledge and experience (both within role and upwards) and drive your own Continuing Professional Development, accredited by the Society of Operations Engineers.

There are strong commercial imperatives that you’ll need to keep in mind too. Through continuous improvement we are setting the benchmark for professional maintenance, which is key to achieving optimum performance and efficiency – and your problem-solving nature means you’ll enjoy every minute.

Your curious nature and love of engineering will also mean you’re keen to explore the possibilities of our kit and improve its performance, not to mention collaborating across teams and driving autonomous maintenance. Plus, a head for heights as our cranes are 25m high!

We already have a great team on board – but we’re always looking for more exceptional engineers to join them, find out more below about the different type of roles:

Entry level
Through our Maintenance Engineering Apprenticeships or joining as a Junior Inspection Technician: these are great routes into an engineering career if you’ve got a strong technical aptitude – and are curious about what makes things tick. You’ll learn about how things work from the ground up and see first-hand how Engineers work and learn from them.

Maintenance Technicians
Planned, predictive and reactive maintenance will be your core focus. Escalating issues where necessary and guiding the work of First Time Fixers, you’ll be keen to do as much as you can to learn and develop your expertise.

Under our Engineering pathway, those with potential will be able to progress through business-sponsored NVQ2 & 3 qualifications and get accredited by the Society of Operations Engineers.

Maintenance Engineers
You’ll carry out maintenance on all our kit to help our operation keep running smoothly – reactive, planned, predictive and autonomous. Your curious nature and love of engineering will mean during downtime you’re keen to explore the possibilities of the kit and identify improvement opportunities.

There’ll also be the opportunity to lead and coach Maintenance Technicians and Inspection Technicians, recommend modifications as and when necessary, and liaise with Operational Leaders to share work plans and requirements.

Engineering Management
Our Engineering Management team combines an impressive mix of strategic thinkers and hands-on doers. This is about more than the day-to-day leadership of an engineering team. This involves setting the standards, developing the team and ensuring compliance within a continuous improvement framework.

As well as knowing the ins-and-outs of what makes our kit and people tick, we’ll be looking for a strong commercial mindset that understands the impact of engineering to our business and on our ability to deliver for the customer.