Americold

Maintenance Technician-Level 3/ 1st shift

US-PA-Mountville
5 months ago
ID
2017-2193
Functional Group
Maintenance
Schedule
Monday-Friday; 7AM-3:30PM

Overview

Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food and beverage industry supply chain, and to play our part in ensuring families across the US and overseas can sit down together to eat.

 

Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 165+ temperature-controlled warehouses in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina, and Canada. In North America we have over 11,000 associates and offer a wide variety of employment opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.

Responsibilities

Primary Responsibility:

Under general supervision works independently performing routine general maintenance and repair throughout the warehouse.  Must be proficient in the troubleshooting and repair of forklifts, pallet trucks, scissor lifts, scrubbers, attachments, wrap machines, batteries, chargers and any other material handling equipment.  Will need to supervise contractors on occasion.

 

Essential Functions:

  1. Performs preventative maintenance, repair and adjustment of material handling equipment.  
  2. Inspects forklifts, pallet jacks, and other material handling equipment to ensure compliance with OSHA and operational standards.
  3. Maintain batteries and chargers in working order in accordance with OSHA Standards
  4. Performs routine maintenance on various types of warehouse equipment in accordance with OSHA Standards.
  5. May be required to work in the areas of building maintenance and/or refrigeration maintenance at times
  6. Test, maintain, and evaluate equipment performance using instruments such as voltmeters, ohmmeters, and any other testing instruments
  7. Maintain tools and machinery in good condition and use tools and equipment carefully as instructed
  8. Conducts test of safety equipment to ensure OHSA and operational standards
  9. Maintains accurate preventive maintenance records
  10. Follow attendance policy, show up for work on time and ready to work assigned shift.
  11. Answer security alarm calls as needed.
  12. Keeps work area clean and performs housekeeping duties as required.
  13. Able to perform routine maintenance on external equipment and grounds to include snow removal, painting, paving repairs, etc.
  14. Performs related work and other job assignments as required

 

Qualifications

Qualifications & Experience:

 

Education, Training & Professional Experience:

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) preferred.
  • 5 years’ maintenance experience 
  • Some formal MHE technical training, such as Hyster, Crown, Toyota, or Raymond, preferred.   Strong Work Experience will be considered in lieu of Training Courses during the initial hiring process.
  • Knowledge of various types of equipment in maintenance trades.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Principles
  • Knowledge of Computerized Maintenance Management System (SAP Preferred)
  • Microsoft Office knowledge

 

Knowledge & Employment Standards:

  • Fully competent to a high degree in MHE knowledge.
  • Strong communication skills
  • Mathematical and documentation skills necessary
  • Ability to work with hands in mechanically oriented situations
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions, as well as interpret pencil sketches and diagrams
  • Proficient in use of testing equipment
  • Must be able to work flexible shifts, if required, including on call
  • Must be able to relate to other people beyond giving and receiving instructions: they must get along with co-workers without exhibiting behavioral extremes; perform work activities requiring reasoning, negotiating, instructing, persuading, or speaking with others; and respond appropriately to criticism from a supervisor
  • Share knowledge, train and develop less experienced technicians.
  • Ability to troubleshoot and diagnose down to the component level on all material handling equipment

 

 

Physical Requirements & Abilities:

The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job

 

May be required to tolerate working environment with inside controlled temperatures of –15 degrees Fahrenheit and outside ambient temperatures (including heat, cold and precipitation)

Must tolerate heights up to 35 ft. and be able to access elevated platforms and catwalks

Must be able to climb ladders and stairs

Frequently required to stand; walk; push; pull; reach with hands and arms; stoop; kneel; and crouch

Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds

Must be able to use hand and power tools

Must be able to use hands and fingers to handle, feel, and/or manipulate parts & tools

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and depth perception. Either naturally or with the aid of eye glasses

Able to work nights and weekends

Able to pass a physical and respiratory exam

 

Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.    EOE/AA  M/F/D/V  DFW.

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