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Industrial Engineering Specialist

Primary Location: LONDON, London - United Kingdom Job ID R22008346

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Job Description


We’re looking for people to join a project-orientated team in Dynamic Sort Instructions (DSi), part of our UK District Industrial Engineering department. These contracts are expected to last between one and two years – but they could lead to permanent opportunities with us.  


If you’re looking to take your career further, faster, this is an exciting opportunity to join our DSi team as a Specialist Industrial Engineering Technician. It’s a role that will give you huge scope to expand and develop your experience as you help to deliver a key project. Your time will be spent working with Dispatch applications, primarily during the early hours of the morning, normal start times would be between 1 – 4am.

Your general activities will include:

  • Travelling to Package Centres throughout the UK (and potentially in Europe), spending blocks of time away from home

  • Bringing a confident and patient approach to what is an important role that involves working alone as well as in a supportive team

  • Organising a demanding workload to strict deadlines, making full use of your computer literacy

What does it take to keep one of the world’s biggest and best shipping and logistics companies running as part of our Industrial Engineering department?

  • A Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in an Engineering-related field

  • A technical mindset, including knowledge of information systems reporting, data integration and database creation

  • An understanding of operational barriers and the ability to suggest improvements

  • A flexible approach and a full UK driving license – you’ll have some extended stays away from home either in the UK, or in Europe (hotel accommodation will be provided)

  • Excellent communication, presentation and organisational skills along with plenty of initiative and self-motivation

  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Powerpoint and Excel, including Pivot tables and V-look ups


What’s in it for you? The professional challenges, expert team and cutting-edge technology… Plus we offer excellent training and opportunities for career growth – you could also become a UPS shareholder if you reach management level. But what else makes this engineering technician role such a great opportunity?

  • Private healthcare

  • Company pension scheme (matched contributions up to 5%)

  • Life Assurance

  • Perks at Work platform

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Tuition reimbursement


We help to deliver groundbreaking solutions for some of the world’s biggest logistics challenges. For you, it’s an opportunity be immersed in innovative ideas, whether that’s drone delivery, the newest construction techniques or our state-of-the-art Data Centres. Teaming up with world-class colleagues, you’ll impact the lives of millions of people on a daily basis.

UPS is committed to a policy of treating individuals fairly and recruiting, selecting, training, promoting and compensating based on merit, experience and other work-related criteria. We do not discriminate against any applicant based on age, race, religion, sex, disability, sexual orientation or gender identity.

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