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DC Technician I

Company Overview
W.W. Grainger, Inc. is a business-to-business distributor of products used to maintain, repair and operate facilities. Approximately 3 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of industries including healthcare, manufacturing, government and hospitality. They place orders online, with mobile devices, over the phone and at local branches. More than 4,800 key manufacturers supply Grainger with 1.5 million products made available to customers through Grainger's distribution centers and branches.
Position Description
Primary Function
This position's primary responsibilities are to repair and maintain all Powered Industrial Equipment (PIE) and associated equipment in order to support the goals of the Distribution Center. In addition, completing Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing repairs and other building tasks will be required. This position will be required to demonstrate proper safe work practices around automated equipment while in a production environment by adherence to Lock-Out-Tag-Out (LOTO) and NFPA70E/NEC code standards. Additional responsibilities for this position include assisting higher level Technicians with the automated material handling system preventive maintenance and repair program.
Principal Duties & Responsibilities
Perform repairs and preventive maintenance tasks for PIE fleet.
Perform battery changes on PIE.
Perform preventive maintenance and repair on batteries and the battery changing equipment.
Perform repairs to picking carts, trash gondolas and other warehouse support assets.
Complete assigned projects to support Operations Departments.
Perform basic building repairs, including plumbing, electrical, mechanical and carpentry repairs.
Maintain shop equipment including cranes, drill presses, stand grinders, welding equipment, presses (hydraulic/pneumatic), jacks, jack stands, band saws and various other pieces of equipment.
Assist Facilities team as needed.
Perform tasks such as fire watch, removing and installing of conveyor and welding /burning projects, etc.
General shop housekeeping and stock keeping responsibilities.
Utilization of CMMS to enter daily Maintenance Activities.
Remain current in training for LOTO, NFPA/NEC standards and other KPI, as required by policies.
Other duties, as assigned.
Additional responsibilities will include assisting Technicians II-IV with preventive maintenance and repair tasks on the automated material handling system.
Position Requirements:
Preferred Education & Experience
Ability to understand and read directions.
Capable of completing all company forms and paperwork.
Must possess basic computer skills.
Possess working knowledge of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and carpentry concepts, as well as proper tool usage.
Ability to develop skill sets through ongoing training in both formal and informal settings.
Vocational high school or equivalent training preferred.
Demonstrated reliability/flexibility in regard to attendance.
Work Environment
Ability to grasp, bend and lift.
Ability to work at heights and unusual position.
Able to safely operate all hand tools.
Able to lift up to 75 pounds on a regular basis.
Able to operate powered industrial equipment including forklifts, pallet-jacks, and handcarts.
Must be able to tolerate an environment with exposure to heat, cold, noise, dust and work around moving equipment - often times while working in uncomfortable positions.
Impact
This position indirectly impacts customer satisfaction and profitability.
This position is responsible and accountable in assisting conveyance materials to ensure timely arrival to final destination.
EEOC Statement
Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
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