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PHOENIX Healthcare Distribution Limited
Norwich Depot - Pinetrees Business Park, Pinetrees Road, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 9BB
Up to £32,000 Dependent on Experience
Closing date

About Us: At Phoenix Group we are committed to excellence and dedicated to our customers’ needs. We deliver health, every day, all day.


As a pan-European wholesaling and retail company we do that in many ways, with more than 500 community pharmacies, 13 nationwide distribution depots and over 6,000 employees. Supporting longer, healthier and happier lives is at the heart of the service that we deliver to our communities and something that we are really proud of.


About The Opportunity: We now have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Maintenance Technician to join our Healthcare Distribution Depot in Norwich. Reporting into the Depot Manager and National Systems Manager, you will be responsible for ensuring the effective operation of the automated conveyor system, sub-systems and elevators, while maintaining economic use of resources within legal requirements. You will also be responsible for the maintenance of other depot facilities ensuring services are carried out on time with minimum downtime.


Your key responsibilities will include maintaining high volume picking machinery via planned maintenance schedules, maintain up to date records of all maintenance work and support and manage the activities of any outside contractors whilst on site.


The successful candidate will understand the principles of Good Distribution Practice (GDP) guidelines for Pharmaceutical Distributors and carry out the duties in such a way that they demonstrate compliance. You will have the ability to safely work at height. Although you will not have direct reports, you will mentor and coach junior members of the technical team.


Who We Want: You will have previous maintenance experience from within a relevant industry (warehouse/logistics automation) as well as an understanding of laws and regulations relating to Health & Safety. You will be proactive with a root cause approach. 


Essential Skills/Experience:

  • Recognised level 3 engineering electrical/mechanical qualification
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & Outlook)
  • Experience of fault finding within electrical/mechanical/pneumatic systems.



  • IOSH/NEBOSH certificate
  • Demonstrated history of continuous improvement
  • Knowledge of AS-i/PROFIBUS/PROFINET

The hours are 37.5 per week and the working pattern is Monday to Friday 7am - 3pm
Monday to Friday 1pm-9pm