US Cold Storage

  • Maintenance

    City US-IL-Wilmington
    Job ID
    2018-1371
    Type
    Full-Time
    Location Name
    Wilmington
  • Overview

    PRIMARY FUNCTIONS: The Maintenance Technician works from the USCS’ Standard Operating Procedures Manual, preventative maintenance schedule, project work orders, and production schedule.  A Maintenance Technician is required to complete all daily, weekly, and annual preventative maintenance tasks within a scheduled time frame while maintaining and recording all required log sheets and history records. This position requires the use of judgment on the most efficient manner to complete the assigned projects and repairs.

     

    Key Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Perform daily equipment inspections and necessary maintenance repairs.
    • Reads and interprets equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service.
    • Maintain organization and inventory of Maintenance Shop
    • Perform building maintenance with routine inspections of lighting, filters, vents, etc.
    • Maintains outside grounds.
    • Prepares building for season changes.
    • Maintains proper appearance of building by cleaning, painting and repairing.

    Responsibilities

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

     Include the following. Other duties as assigned.

    • Responsible for any routine maintenance or operational task assigned.
    • General house-keeping of all maintenance areas including refrigeration system.
    • Routine inspections of all equipment including but not limited to: Building, Handling and Refrigeration equipment.
    • Take readings of compressors, evaporators and receivers.
    • Limited use of computer control system for refrigeration equipment.

     

    Miscellaneous

    • Maintain a professional manner in appearance and communications at all times.
    • Participate in staff and/or customer meetings if required.
    • Develop PC/tablet skills to perform any e-mailing, reports, label preparation, order release, driver sign-out, inventory checks and/or any type of PC/tablet function necessary for that specific area.  

     

    Safety, Housekeeping, Security

    • Safety glasses, seat belts, and ID badges must be worn if associates are on forklifts.
    • Follow posted security procedures at all times while in the building.
    • Maintain a clean, neat and orderly work/lunch room area. 
    • Safety,  Sanitation,  and  Security :  Maintain  a  clean,  neat  and  orderly  area.  Assist in maintaining the security of the warehouse.  Conduct operations in a manner, which promotes safety.
    • Required to attend Ammonia Training Class yearly.

     

    Responsibility and Authority

    • Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any non-conformities relating to product, process, and quality systems. 
    • Identify and record any issues relating to product, processes and/or quality.
    • Initiate, recommend, or provide solutions through appropriate channels.
    • Verify the implementation of solutions.
    • Responsible to substitute for Maintenance Supervisor when not available with respect to routine maintenance, operations and emergency response under direction of facility management.

    Qualifications

    MANDATORY JOB REQUIREMENTS

    The  requirements  that  an  individual  must  absolutely  posses  to  perform  the  essential  functions  of  the  job :

    • Capable of operating forklifts and their attachments.
    • Have good arithmetic skills.
    • Be able to read.
    • Capable of following verbal and written instructions.
    • Available to work various shifts.
    • Capable of standing and walking extended periods of time.
    • Pass written and driving forklift exam.
    • Understand and follow company policy as stated in the employee handbook.

     

     

    QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: The knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below are representative of the qualifications required to successfully perform each essential duty. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

    Education:                               High School Degree preferred

    Experience:                             -Previous warehouse maintenance preferred but not required.

    -Working knowledge of electrical (PLC's relay logic and motor controls), hydraulics, mechanics and excellent troubleshooting skills.

    -Knowledge of hydraulics and plumbing.

    -Ability to read electrical schematics and blueprints preferred but not required.

     

                                       

     

    PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described below are representative of those required of an individual performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties. 

    • Stand, walk; use hands and feet to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; talk or hear.
    • Use of scanners, telephones, and warehouse machinery.
    • The employee must be capable of occasionally lifting a minimum of 100 lbs.
    • Work longer hours as needed to satisfy customer and USCS daily and seasonal requirements.
    • Drive a registered motor vehicle to satisfy daily requirements.
    • Able to lift and move product above head.
    • Have acceptable and / or correctable vision.

     

     

     

    WORKING ENVIRONMENT:  The characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential duties of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties.

    • Work in an atmosphere range of + 50 to - 30 degrees F.
    • The noise level in the work area is usually moderate to high.
    • Personal interaction and communication required to and from other people is extremely high.
    • Daily workflow is fast paced, dependent on daily and seasonal customer and USCS company requirements. 

     

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