Maintenance Technician - Picnic site


We are looking for a Maintenance Technician who will carry out maintenance work on the entire logistics system together with his/her colleagues. This is a great opportunity to work in the newest automated distribution centre in the Netherlands for what is currently the largest online supermarket. Groceries for over 150,000 families are supplied, picked and delivered from Picnic’s newest distribution centre in Utrecht. The centre is highly automated and divided into three temperature zones, covering an area of 42,000 square metres. The automation comprises state-of-the-art material handling equipment. This includes belt conveyors, roller conveyors and shuttles. The system is controlled using sensors, scanners and weighing systems. The heart of the design is the shuttle system, with nearly 40 aisles capable of tracing and loading over 200,000 storage locations. Would you like to know more about TGW and Picnic? Check our landing page:

Suzanne Van Wezel HR
Suzanne van Wezel
Talent Acquisition Advisor


  • You will be responsible for tracing and solving any electrical, mechanical and software faults in all TGW systems.
  • You will be responsible for solving any failures and, obviously, for preventing these.
  • This involves performing a thorough analysis to find the cause of the failure.
  • You will also carry out maintenance on the conveyor belts to replace broken rollers or bearings, for example, or trace faults in the network and digital panels, as well as attending meetings of the Picnic operators' team.
  • You will be TGW's representative on site, and the face of the company for our client Picnic. As such, you will play a key role in building a working relationship.
  • The site is open 24/7 and you will work in a 5-team shift system.

What you'll need

  • Engineering diploma at MBO (secondary vocational education) level 2 or higher.
  • Practical knowledge of and experience with service and maintenance work on electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Since you will be working on site for the client, strong communication skills are required.
  • You like working in team and have a flexible attitude.
  • You are proactive, eager to learn and creative in finding solutions.


  • A dynamic, open and informal working environment with pleasant colleagues.
  • Immediate a permanent contract with a market conform salary (30% shift allowance because of the 5 shifts pattern) and 8% holiday allowance.
  • Travel allowance € 0,23 per kilometre (max. 100 km per day).
  • Collective Labor Agreement Metaal en Techniek, Technisch installatiebedrijf  applies.
  • 32 holidays plus extra age days in accordance with the Collective Labor Agreement.
  • Excellent secondary employment conditions, including collective health insurance, discount on private car lease, a bicycle plan and generous employee insurance.
Suzanne Van Wezel HR
Suzanne van Wezel
Talent Acquisition Advisor
In this position, you can expect the following benefits, among others.


*TGW is an employer that promotes equal opportunities. We invite everybody interested in this job to apply.