Refrigeration Engineer

Date: 12 Feb 2024

Location: Hull, GB

Company: GXO Logistics

Are you an experienced Maintenance Technician? Do you have previous experience of Ammonia Refrigeration Systems? Does the opportunity of using your skills and experience excite you? Then this maybe the role for you!


Here at GXO, we are currently looking for a Refrigeration Engineer, to join our coldstore site in Hull. You’ll be responsible for the upkeep of the site while doing preventative maintenance and reactive work when needed.


You will be joining us on a full time, permanent basis. You'll be working Monday to Friday with the usual core hours of 07:00 -15:00 or 08:00 – 16:00. However, during our peak season (Mid-June – last week of August), flexibility in your working hours will be required, as the shift pattern will be, 4 on 2 off, rotating over days and nights, with the hours of 06:00 – 18:00 and 18:00 – 06:00.

Pay, benefits and more:


We’re looking to offer a salary of up to £45,000.00 per annum and 33 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays). Your benefits package includes flexible dental insurance plans, a company sponsored pension scheme, a 24/7 online GP service, life assurance and a fully comprehensive employee assistance programme. You’ll also have access to our MyBenefits platform offering a variety of high street discounts, a cycle to work scheme, cashback cards, a saving scheme and much more! 


What you’ll do on a typical day:


  • Manage maintenance projects including quotations, capital applications, cost control, labour scheduling and contractor control
  • Ensure compliance with the Ammonia Code of Practice
  • Understand and keep up to date with statutory requirements and codes of practices whether issued through enforcing authorities or company policy
  • Through best practice and continuous improvement techniques, monitor and control utility consumption


What you need to succeed at GXO:


  • Formal Ammonia Refrigeration Engineering Qualification
  • Experience working in a similar facilities or engineering environment would be advantageous, but we will consider those from other backgrounds
  • Ability to flex with an ever-changing environment, both where the job is impacted and in attitude
  • A team player with a good level of IT skills


We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.


GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work. GXO is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate, support and thrive on diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  We believe that diversity and inclusion in our business is critical to our success as a global company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. We are an Armed Forces friendly organisation and Disability Confident Leader as part of the Disability Confident Scheme (GIS) and actively welcome applications from people with disabilities.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.