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Engineer - PM

Innomar Strategies

Innomar Strategies

Coatbridge, UK · Scotland, PA, USA · Coatbridge, UK
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Our team members are at the heart of everything we do. At Cencora, we are united in our responsibility to create healthier futures, and every person here is essential to us being able to deliver on that purpose. If you want to make a difference at the center of health, come join our innovative company and help us improve the lives of people and animals everywhere. Apply today!

What you will be doing

Location: Coatbridge ML5
Days/hours of work: Monday - Friday, 3.30pm - 11.30pm 37.5 hours per week
Rate of Pay: £12.64 per hour

Did you know that Alliance Healthcare delivers to over 17,000 pharmacies, doctors, hospitals and health centres twice a day from across the UK?

Are you an enthusiastic and motivated team worker looking for the next step or a change in your career? Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding role? If so we might have just what you are looking for!

Job Purpose:

To ensure all aspects of Service Centre automation is maintained and serviceable and operating efficiently.

All staff are expected to understand the principles of Good Distribution Practice of Medicinal Products for Human Use (2013/C 343/01) which is reflected in our SOP – REF Chapter 1 AHDL GDP 1.1. It will be a requirement for all staff to be trained in this SOP and have an annual refresher. All other GDP training will be job specific and as per your personal training matrix

Key Accountabilities

  • To perform preventative maintenance procedures and repair where necessary the automated pick system, (Automat and integrated line), using electrical/electronic mechanical and pneumatic disciplines.
  • To maintain and repair the associated equipment where applicable to the role (subject to qualifications and legal requirements), consisting of: compressors, label printers, strapping machines, manual barcode scanners, PC’s and printers.
  • Where specialist repairs are required, the Automat Technician is expected to arrange for the timely execution of this work, including overseeing contractors on site when necessary.
  • To ensure a comprehensive stock of spare parts is available at all times to support the Automat and associated equipment.
  • To maintain records relating to the maintenance and repair of the equipment and the spare parts stockholding.
  • To liaise with the Alliance Healthcare internal agencies to ensure maximum availability, reliability and efficiency is achieved in the operation and day to day running of the Automat.
  • To assist in staff training that is directly related to the correct and safe practice for automated equipment.
  • Additional technical duties specific to the branch are stated under the heading “Additional Information”.
  • To maintain cover for breakdowns and repairs during branch working hours. (See additional Information)
  • Maintain standards in accordance with the Health & Safety Policy
  • Other general duties as and when required

Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required:

Job Knowledge

  • Broad based knowledge of Electrical/Mechanical equipment, with a minimum of at least 2 years technical experience spent with computer controlled machinery.
  • Experience of pneumatics, conveying systems and compressed air is also a requirement of the role.
  • Intermediate numeracy and literacy are also requirements of the role.
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Good communication skills

Additional Information:

  • It should be noted that manual handling tasks such as lifting and bending are “essential requirements” of this role.
  • Whilst Alliance Healthcare is committed to developing positive policies to promote equal opportunities in employment, we have a duty of care to ensure we do not instigate or worsen any conditions that would prevent the employee from carrying out manual handling duties.
  • On that basis, for this role we cannot make “reasonable adjustments” for any applicant who is unable to carry out such duties. If you are unsure as to whether this applies to your application, you must detail on your application form and discuss at interview any information you feel may be relevant.
  • Existing employees should keep their line manager informed of any changes that may affect their ability to carry out such duties.
  • Call out responsibilities.


What your background should look like

Top 5 benefits working with us:

  • Competitive Pension scheme where the company matches your contribution and can include death in service benefit
  • Career training, development and various internal progression opportunities, such as forklift truck licence, forum representatives, and working in other departments
  • Employee Assistance programme with free legal and financial advice as well as mental health counselling and access to trained Mental Health First Aiders at work
  • Access to Cycle to work scheme and Perks at Work, with discounts at various retailers such as Currys, Samsung, HelloFresh and more
  • Charity days for events such as Children in Need and fun activities all year-round

What Cencora offers

All team members globally are provided with basic life insurance, personal accident insurance, business travel accident insurance, and EAP resources at no cost. Additional country-specific benefits such as healthcare, sick leave, death and disability, retirement, as well as perks and allowances may be provided. Details of programs vary by location.


Full time

Affiliated Companies

Affiliated Companies: Alliance Healthcare Management Services Limited

Equal Employment Opportunity

Cencora is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or membership in any other class protected by federal, state or local law.

The company’s continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

Cencora is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities during the employment process which are consistent with legal requirements. If you wish to request an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 888.692.2272 or email We will make accommodation determinations on a request-by-request basis. Messages and emails regarding anything other than accommodations requests will not be returned