Maintenance Technician Thurs- Sunday

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Love Books? Come join a leader who treat Employees as family!

If you love books and want to play an active role in the continued expansion of one of the book industry's most important and fastest growing organizations, then you must be part of the Readerlink Distribution Service's dynamic team. Readerlink sells 1 of every 3 trade print books sold in the United States to a blue chip customer base including the biggest names across multiple retail channels. In the past few years, Readerlink has become the #1 book distributor in the U.S. by doubling its annual sales to over $1 billion through the distribution of 300 million books per year to over 70,000 store locations nationwide. Readerlink ships via its extensive logistics network of 6 national distribution facilities totaling 50 acres of building capacity. Readerlink also publishes under the name Printers Row Publishing Group with four unique imprints: Canterbury Classics, Portable Press, Silver Dolphin Books, Thunder Bay Press and Dreamtivity. The diversity of these imprints allows PRPG to develop and expand on book industry trends in both the juvenile and adult book genres. Readerlink HQ is in Oak Brook, Illinois with its publishing HQ in San Diego CA.

We offer the right candidate a highly competitive salary and much more....

  • 401(k) Matching
  • Employee Discount
  • Health, Dental, Disability and Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Referral Program
  • Retirement Plan
  • Vision Insurance

Essential Functions:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies to perform the essential functions of this position:
  • Perform preventative maintenance on material handling equipment including conveyers and related equipment.
  • Notify Management concerning major repairs or additions to building operating systems.
  • Move equipment and supplies either manually or by using various types of material handling equipment as needed in a safe manner.
  • Requisition supplies and equipment needed for cleaning and maintenance functions.
  • M aintain Maintenance area in a clean, organized, and safe manner at all times .
  • Maintain and repair IT equipment as required.
  • Must be able to follow safety rules for personal protection and the protection of others, including maintaining a clean and safe work environment.
  • Ability to be certified on p owered industrial trucks including Reach Truck, Order Picker, Sitdown Forklift, Electric Pallet Jack and F orklift B attery C hanging E quipment and Scissor Lift .
  • Must be willing to work overtime on short notice including nights and weekends as needed.
  • General knowledge of electrical, carpentry, plumbing , pneumatics, and hydraulics.
  • Schedule preventative maintenance as needed and anticipate maintenance needs in the facility.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail, pride in quality of work, and a positive attitude.
  • Required to maintain OSHA compliant annual training including Lockout/Tagout, Hand & Power Tool Safety, Eye Safety, Electrical Safety, Machine Safeguarding, Proper Lifting, Slips, Trips and Falls Training, Basic HazMat Training, Ladder Safety, Pedestrian Safety, Fall Protection Training and Proper PPE u sage. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, procedure manuals, operating and maintenance instructions and manuals.
  • Ability to add, subtract and divide simple numbers such as weights and quantities.
  • Common sense understanding to carry out instructions in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.
  • Maintain compliance with OSHA regulations for hazardous chemical program.
  • Ability to apply situational awareness to identify hazardous situations.

  • Hydraulic & Pneumatic Experience
  • Proficient knowledge of: Mechanical, Electrical, Blueprint Reading, Electrical, Schematics Reading, Arc Welding & Cutting
  • Forklift Operation & Repair
  • Work Safely adhering to established safety procedures
  • Maintain excellent standards of housekeeping
  • Bearing installation and removal
  • Troubleshooting: Electrical, Mechanical, Pneumatic, Hydraulic
  • Spare Parts Inventory & Inventory Control
  • Equipment Assembly
  • General Assembly
  • General equipment and facilities wiring
  • General Building and Facilities maintenance
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule across all shifts and weekdays

Physical Requirements: The requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Must be able to stand and walk up 8 to 10 hours a day.
  • Must be able repetitively reach up and out.
  • Must be able push/pull up to 25 pounds repeatedly and occasionally push/pull up to 75 Lbs.
  • Will frequently lift up to 50 Lbs. and occasionally lift up to 75 Lbs.
  • Specific vision ability required by this job includes close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus

  • Action Oriented - Work with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Collaborates - Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet department and company objectives.
  • Decision Quality - Making competent and timely decisions that meet or exceed organizational goals and objectives.
  • Optimize Work Processes - Understanding and compliance to all standard operating procedures within your department with a laser focus on continuous improvement.
  • Common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to apply situational awareness to identify hazardous situations.
  • Situational Adaptability - Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of work volumes.

Work Environment:
  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • The work performed is in a high-volume distribution center environment.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate at low decibels.
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment.
  • Frequently exposed to noise, dust, vibration, heat, cold and moving machinery.

ReaderLink is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or status as an individual with a disability. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran.

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