A Bit About Us
We may have started small, but we’ve always had very big ideas. We launched in 2000 and we just haven’t stopped; a years’ worth of achievements always seems more like three at AO.
Our customers and now our biggest advocates, and we’ve made millions of them happy. We’ve even launched in new territories throughout Europe. Sometimes we have to pinch ourselves.
But, we’re determined to be the best electrical retailer in Europe, and for that, you need to be driven. We need to be bold enough to try new things, and smart enough to see them through. We need to care about people, and we always like to have a little fun as we do it.
More About the Role
We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced White Goods Engineer that is looking to join a rapidly expanding recycling company on a permanent basis. We repair, refurbish and sell a wide range of white goods, including washing machines, tumble dryers, cookers, dishwashers and refrigerators.
Here's What You Can Expect to be Doing
Depending on your qualifications and experience you will be required to:
Repair and refurbish washing machines, tumble dryers, cookers, dishwashers and fridges;
Diagnose electrical and mechanical faults on all appliances;
Safely operate Hydraulic lift tables;
Perform some manual handling tasks.
A Few Things About You
Applicants to be considered for the position must have some or all of the following:
Ideally 2+ years’ experience of working in a white goods/domestic appliance engineering/repairs industry;
Relevant domestic appliance engineering qualification;
Edition City & Guilds/ NVQ Level 3 Electrical Qualification would be a bonus to your application;
The flexibility to cross-train in a similar role;
The ability to work in a team environment;
The confidence to help generate ideas for improvement and the desire to take pride in your work;
Specific manufacturer training of any kind would be an advantage.
Why Choose AO?
It’s not about the job you need now, it’s about who you want to be and where you want go. The thing about AO is that you don’t have to leave to move on. We have the kind of environment where people learn and thrive and be the best they can be. That’s our values talking.
We empower each and every person to push the boundaries of what’s possible. We’re growing rapidly and so should you. Our environment and our culture are vibrant and engaging, you almost have to feel it to believe it.
"Our people are our biggest asset, they’re our culture: that unique, indescribable thing that makes us really different."
Great People Deserve Great Things
As an AO employee you can take full advantage of our benefits package. As well as fundamental benefits, like pensions and holidays, we have designed our "AO Perks" to help you out financially, make your work life a little easier or make your home life a lot more fun.