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Grainger | Patterson, California
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Job Description

Company Overview

Grainger is a broad line, business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. More than 3.2 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 commercial, government, healthcare and manufacturing. They place orders online, on mobile devices, through sales representatives, over the phone and at local branches. Approximately 5,000 suppliers provide Grainger with more than 1.6 million products stocked in Grainger’s distribution centers and branches worldwide.


Position Description

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.

  • 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:

  • 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.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • 0-2 years experience in related field preferred.

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.

About Grainger

W.W. Grainger, Inc. (Grainger) distributes facilities maintenance products, and provides services and related information used by businesses and institutions primarily in the United States, Canada and Mexico to keep their facilities and equipment running. Grainger is the supplier of facilities maintenance and other related products in North America. Its operations are managed in three segments: Grainger Branch-based, Acklands - Grainger Branch-based (Acklands - Grainger), and Lab Safety Supply, Inc. (Lab Safety). Grainger Branch-based is an aggregation of the Grainger Industrial Supply (Industrial Supply), Grainger, S.A. de C.V. (Mexico), Grainger Caribe Inc. (Puerto Rico), Grainger China LLC (China) and Grainger Panama S.A. (Panama). Acklands - Grainger is the Company's Canadian branch-based distribution business. Lab Safety is a direct marketer of safety and other industrial products. (Source: 10-K)

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