This position is responsible for maintaining all warehouse equipment to ensure availability and reduce breakdowns, lost time and productivity. The equipment mechanic is required to safely and accurately perform these functions to the proper specifications as defined by the respective equipment manufacturer using the proper tools and equipment.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill set, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) preferred. Three to five years of warehouse equipment maintenance related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of related education and experience required. Mechanical aptitude, understanding of facilities equipment and systems, knowledge of ammonia refrigeration systems operations and its maintenance requirements are preferred. Must remain up to date on proper maintenance and repair procedures as defined by the equipment manufacturer(s).
Must have ability to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. Must have the ability to read and write simple correspondence. Must have the ability to speak effectively in one-on-one and small group situations, and communicate effectively with co-workers, visitors and outside contractors.
Must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Must have the ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.
Must possess excellent organizational and problem solving skills. Must be detail oriented; and possess the ability to see problems through to completion. Must be able to work in a proactive manner, address issues, and solve problems by using previous education and experience in identifying appropriate actions. Must have the ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions and the ability to deal with standardized situations with frequent variables.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Certification on material handling equipment or the ability to become certified is required. Electrical certification preferable.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION
The working conditions and physical demands described herein are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. An individual should contact his or her supervisor or the Human Resources Department if he or she believes that an accommodation is needed.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, stand and walk, and reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. The associate is regularly required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate must frequently lift and/or move up to 40 pounds, occasionally lift and/or move between 41 and 50 pounds, and seldom lift and/or move 51 pounds and up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The job is performed in maintenance and warehouse type environments. While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly exposed to fast moving material handling equipment or other mechanical equipment. The associate is frequently exposed to freezer, cooler and dry warehouse environments including temperatures of -10 degrees. The associate is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high, precarious places, vehicle emissions, contained toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions. The associate is frequently exposed to varying voltage electrical equipment and vibration. The noise level in the work environment usually is loud.
This is a full-time position. The incumbent must have the ability to work a varying schedule which might include shift work (days or nights), weekdays or weekends, and some holidays. Work hours may vary or change based on operational and/or departmental requirements or business needs.
The position may require some travel to support RDC business needs.