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Systems & Control Room Technician

Logistics done differently.


Our control room is at the heart of our operation, it keeps our warehouse moving and pumps all the complex signals around to achieve a healthy and efficient way of working. We are on the lookout for Systems & Control Room Technicians to keep our busy operation alive and keep all things technical pumping!


Due to the success of our M&S warehouse we are expanding and there couldn’t be a better time to join us on our growing venture. You’ll be working both days and nights on a two-week rotational basis (Week 1- Monday, Tuesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday/ Week 2- Wednesday and Thursday). Hopefully those numbers haven’t sent your heart racing too much, we promise its less complex than it looks and gives you a great work life balance, that’s pretty unique in a warehouse environment!


Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £23,500 per annum plus a 5%-night shift allowance (paid 10pm to 6am). In addition, we offer 23 days annual leave inclusive of bank holidays, as well as the option to buy additional days. You’ll have access to a variety of high street discounts, as well as a cycle to work scheme, a workplace pension, and many other perks.


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Rotate between the 4 areas of the Control Room, learning each role in-depth to broaden your knowledge of our operation. You will work on SCADA, order management, incident management and our new E-comm operation
  • Scada – monitor the system via CCTV and our messaging system that advise us of any errors in the operation and deal with these head on
  • Order management – releasing shipments and ensuring all orders are picked
  • Incident Management – look at any problems that have not been resolved in first instance and require further in-depth investigation, working closely with our IT team
  • E-comm - responsible for ensuring all orders are picked, fulfilled and dispatched in a timely and efficient manner


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • Warehousing experience is not essential but exposure to working with automation flow in similar environments such as production/manufacturing or if you are a graduate with a Technical or IT degree would be great!
  • You will thrive in a fast-paced environment and be able to problem solve and think on your feet. Be a resilient, logical & technical minded person.
  • With a high degree of computer literacy, strong in MS Excel. Knowledge of a WMS system or Kisoft – advantageous but not essential, we can teach you all you need to know!
  • A flexible approach to the role, we work hard and need you to as well. Your hard work will always be rewarded and this could really be the start of an exciting career for you


Be part of something big.


GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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