Network Engineering Coordinator

Job Type Administration
Location Milton Keynes - Magna Park
Partnership Level 9
Closing Date 01/07/2023
Vacancy Type Permanent
Salary £22,700.00 - £30,900.00
Salary Frequency Annual
Hours of Work 37.5


We want all of our Partners to have a good work-life balance and we support flexible working. This might mean flexible or compressed hours, job sharing or shorter hour contracts, where it is possible to do so. Please discuss this further with the hiring manager during your interview.


Our Purpose

Working in Partnership for a happier world – our shared Purpose that guides us in everything we do and inspires 3 important principles; happier people, happier business, happier world. The John Lewis Partnership is a truly unique business, one that seeks to make a positive difference to the lives of everyone.

Our Engineering Team provides 24x7 seamless engineering support to 5 million square feet of state-of-the-art semi-automated warehouses and Distribution Network buildings - critical in ensuring systems, infrastructure and automation deliver effective availability for online sales and store replenishment fulfilment. 

This is achieved by delivering planned and reactive engineering regimes to provide a safe and efficient operational environment, contributing to the success of network engineering business objectives, where availability and service-level are pivotal to site performance, network proposition now representing 85% of online sales fulfilment across estate assortments.

What will you be doing?

The Engineering Shift Coordinator supports the Building Operations Manager, supporting Capital Projects and BAU network engineering functions. To contribute fully to the successful implementation and delivery of departmental objectives resulting in robust and timely end-to-end engineering procurement and finance reporting. 

You will also be managing team rosters, holiday planning and development for a team of over 60 Engineering Partners across the business. This role provides substitute cover for any Compliance Coordinator absence to ensure due diligence is maintained with contractors. 

As a part of providing 24x7 support, the role involves working in shifts, travelling across locations and working weekends as a part of rota and during peak periods and dedicated shutdown maintenance activities. 

What you'll have

  • Essential qualifications / experience
  • A-Level / NVQ Level 3 Qualified (Minimum). English and Mathematics
  • Good level of IT fluency - Windows, Google, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Sharepoint.
  • Ability to work in a methodical and organised manner.
  • Proactive with ability to work on own initiative.
  • An eye for detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to work as a team member.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels.
  • Good working knowledge of Health & Safety.
  • Successful candidates will possess a combination of professional qualifications and office experience.
  • Confidentiality is paramount within this role and you will need to understand the need for discretion

What else could you bring? 

  • Autodesk and Concerto Applications
  • Project  management experience.
  • Use of accompanying software suites, with ability to build asset registers and inventory.
  • Ability to create and manipulate spreadsheets and reporting tools

We understand the importance of a healthy work-life balance and reward our Partners for their contribution to the business through a vast range of benefits.   
As a Partner and after completion of your 3-month Earning Membership period, you’ll be entitled to:

  • 20% Discount at Waitrose & Partners on majority of goods
  • 25% Discount at John Lewis & Partners on majority of goods
  • 12% Discount at John Lewis & Partners on electrical & white goods 
  • Defined contribution pension scheme and Life Assurance (4x annual salary)
  • 22 days paid holiday per year, when you work 5 days per week
  • To see all of our incredible benefits click here. 

At the John Lewis Partnership, we embrace our differences. We want you to be you. Because, well, we know you're at your best when you're free to be yourself. Being a truly inclusive employer to us means creating an environment which celebrates your contribution, regardless of age, gender, race, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, social background, religion or belief. It's why we've set our own aim to become the UK’s most inclusive business - for our Partners (employees) and our customers. We firmly believe that our future success lies in diversity of thought from all Partners and it's integral in our mission to build a happier world. We welcome applications from everyone interested in working for us. And, once you're a Partner, your differences will make all the difference. Find out more about D&I in the Partnership here -

Attachment: Network Engineering Coordinator - Job Outline.pdf 


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