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Material Handling Technician I - (87120)

  • Sysco
  • 03/15/20
  • Pocomoke City, MD
  • 21851
  • DOE / Hourly
  • Full-Time
Company: Sysco Eastern Maryland
Location: US-MD-Pocomoke City
Zip Code: 21851
Minimum Level of Education: Not Applicable
Minimum Years of Experience: 0-1
Position Type: Non-Exempt
Travel Percentage: 0

More information about this job:

This position is located at 33300 Peach Orchard Road, Pocomoke City, MD, 21851

We offer our associates the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why were at the heart of food and service.


This is an Operations position responsible for assisting Material Handling Equipment (MHE) technician II & III with maintenance activities associated with material handling equipment, and maintenance of industrial batteries.


Demonstrate an understanding and adherence to all work safety policies, procedures and governing requirements
Learn / gain knowledge of controls and electric (AC DC low voltage)
Learn / complete small electrical repairs and welding projects as needed.
Learn to perform and maintain power material handling equipment (MHE). Including preventive maintenance (PM) of MHE fleet
checking, draining and filling oil levels as needed
checking, adjusting, or replacing all belts and chains as needed
checking and troubleshooting electrical controls issues
replacing motors and controls
safety checks
PM per manufacturers recommendations
Learn / gain knowledge of:
Hydraulic systems/schematics/components
Electrical systems/schematics both AC and DC systems
Drive motors
Power amps
Electrical controls including PLC systems
Learn / gain knowledge of mechanical systems including:
Drive units
Braking systems
Telescopic masts
Reach mechanisms
Steering systems
Suspension systems
Completes all special projects associated with building or grounds, as requested. Includes but not limited to:
Moving furniture or fixtures
Changing lights
Light carpentry
Light plumbing
Changing of light bulbs
Repair of minor electrical devices
Battery Maintenance duties will include:
Battery charger repairs
Battery changes for MHE
Repair of plugs and tips of batteries and chargers
Watering and washing batteries
Acid spill clean up
Battery rack cleaning
Battery area sweeping and cleaning
Setting equalizing charge on batteries
Performs all other duties as assigned
Participate in departmental on-call program, as designated
Responsible for logging time and materials into computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) on a daily basis in the form of work orders, P.M.s, etc.
Responsible for housekeeping, clean up of all maintenance areas/work areas on a daily basis.
Maintain all tools and equipment in clean, safe, working order
Adhere to all safety requirements and wear the proper Personal Protective Equipment required by the job
Respond to emergency situations to ensure employee and facility safety
Champion overall safety in the department
Comply with OSHA, and other local, state and federal regulations
Adhere to Organization and the Facilities Department policies and procedures including appropriate attire, grooming and attendance
Interact effectively, build relationships, and demonstrate a high level of cooperation
Education and / or Experience:

High School diploma or general education degree (GED);
Tech school or equivalent is preferred (2 years)
Two years in a MHE maintenance position preferred (No experience required)
Professional Skills:

Ability to read, analyze and interpret technical procedures, or governmental regulations
Ability to add, subtracts, multiply, and divides in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals
Certificates, Licenses and Registrations:

Must possess a valid state Driver's License and provide proof of liability coverage meeting Company standards. Complete a Sysco approved defensive driving program
Obtain a Powered Industrial Equipment Certification from Sysco within 3 months
MHE 8 hour maintenance tech certificate from MHE manufacturer (IE: Crown, Raymond, Hyster, etc.) preferred
Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is regularly required to talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and climb or balance. The associate is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
Working Conditions:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an associate encounters while performing the essential functions of the job.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate is occasionally exposed to wet, hot, extreme cold and/or humid conditions; and moving mechanical parts and may be required to work in confined spaces. The associate works non-traditional business hours including evenings, nights, weekends, holidays and on-call. The associate may occasionally be required to travel to other Operating Companies or the corporate office as business needs dictate (i.e. training, business continuation, etc.). The associate is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places and confined spaces. The associate is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
NOTICE: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the environment and level of work being performed by this job. This job description in no way states or implies that the duties and responsibilities listed are the only tasks to be performed by the employee in this job. The employeewill be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other job related duties requested by his or her supervisor.

Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

This job description supersedes prior job descriptions. When duties and responsibilities change and develop the job description will be reviewed and subject to changes of business necessity.

Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

Sysco Eastern Maryland is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.

Employment Type: Full Time

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