At Beelivery, we are already the UK’s leading grocery delivery service, but we aspire to be the number one globally.
We’re excited to be hiring a Mechanical Design Engineer Trainee to join our growing team. This role is only available to people eligible to work as part of the Government’s Kickstart Scheme.
What’s the kickstart scheme?
Kickstart offers an opportunity of a 6 month work placement (25 hours a week), accessible to young people aged 16-24 who are in receipt of Universal Credit and at risk of long-term unemployment.
What you’ll be doing
You will support design of leading-edge autonomous delivery systems.
We’d like you to start with our electric powered bicycle design initiative.
We’d like your initial focus to prove your capabilities by creating bicycle design concepts from design briefs.
You will maintain and extend existing features and collaborate with the rest of the development team to spec, design and build new features end-to-end.
You will have an appreciation of and a passion for cycling.
You will develop a laser focus on quality and user experience.
You will work closely with users, delighting them with support, researching new features and soliciting feedback.
You will contribute opinions on a range of topics, from development practices to product strategy and roadmap.
You will operate within the Company Values.
For this role you will need experience of CAD.
You will have an excellent telephone manner that is courteous and empathetic as well as experience working in customer service, ideally in an online retail environment.
You will have excellent communication and team working skills with the ability to work with and influence others within a culture of Continuous Improvement.
You will need strong IT skills including experience of web-based retail systems, Microsoft Office and Microsoft Teams and be willing to go beyond the call of duty.
This role is home-based (UK only) and you will need to supply your own laptop with a high-speed internet connection.
What are the working hours?
You’ll work 25 hours per week. The times will be agreed between us upon joining.
What you can expect when you join our team?
We pay the national minimum wage
Access to our world-class training platform, each employee receives a £200 learning and development budget for continuous improvement
Fast paced exciting work
The opportunity to work with great people
We use Hive360 for access to online payslips, a range of personal wellbeing tools, an Employee Assistance Program, a 24/7 telephone and online doctor service, a Consultation Support Line, retail discounts & offers, and a pension plan through TAM
As we continue to grow, there are lots of opportunities for career progression
We run fun, virtual social events like pub quizzes
At Beelivery, we believe in getting the right talent onboard. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Our process is objective and we have all candidates go through the same experience by completing the Bryq assessment, which is a 20 minute online bias-free assessment, enabling us to screen candidates only on the job and company requirements. Once completed our team will reach out to inform you about the potential next steps of the process.
|Company Name||We Deliver Local Ltd TA Beelivery|
|Number of Positions Available||5|
|Hourly Rate From||4.62|
|Hourly Rate To||8.91|
|Website Link / Email address to Apply||https://beelivery.recruitee.com/o/mechanical-design-engineer-trainee-kickstart-scheme|
|Sector(s)||Transport and Logistics|