Distribution Center Mechanic - Weekend 1st Shift - Bedford


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Distribution Center
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Distribution Center PA
Remote Eligible
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What's cool about this job
The Distribution Center Mechanic contributes to REI’s success by ensuring equipment repairs and maintenance are accomplished to support the Co-op’s business initiatives and priorities. This role handles scheduling, diagnosing, performing and documenting preventative maintenance, repairs and adjustments. Provides backup for Facilities Maintenance functions requiring equipment maintenance and repairs. The DC Mechanic should model and act under REI’s guiding values and mission. DC Mechanic can expect to do the following on a daily basis:
  • Performs preventative maintenance and repair of DC equipment such as conveyors, scales, carousel systems, compactors, flow racks, pallet racks, shelving systems, pallet jacks, floor sweepers, order picking carts, batteries, chargers, and safety equipment; adjusts or repairs equipment; replaces and lubricates parts as needed.
  • Develops and maintains service records, including scheduled and actual maintenance; documents repair date, required repairs, parts or inventory souring, and cost.
  • Coordinates with DC supervisors, managers, vendors and contractors for the scheduling of repair and maintenance services.
  • Maintains appropriate inventory and supplies; help in purchasing; orders, stocks, and documents inventory.
  • Backup for building maintenance; troubleshoots, repairs or replaces parts and equipment such as lights, ballasts, switches, outlets, fixtures, plumbing, HVAC systems; performs miscellaneous carpentry, painting, and janitorial duties as necessary.
  • Maintains ongoing relationships and serves as member on various committees to represent departmental and/or overall company interests; communicates company needs and expectations internally or externally; provides review, input and recommendations as appropriate.
Bring your passion and expertise
Skills and experience we look for in our Distribution Center Mechanics:

  • 2+ years of journey level experience as an industrial mechanic, industrial electrician, conveyor installer or equivalent.
  • Experience managing parts inventory preferred.
  • Knowledge of conveyor systems, control panels, relays and sensing devices preferred.
  • Ability to operate a personal computer to track parts inventory.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including being on call.
At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.

With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.

REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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§753. Factors to be considered concerning a previous criminal conviction; presumption.

1. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall consider the following factors:

(a) The public policy of this state, as expressed in this act, to encourage the licensure and employment of persons previously convicted of one or more criminal offenses.

(b) The specific duties and responsibilities necessarily related to the license or employment sought or held by the person.

(c) The bearing, if any, the criminal offense or offenses for which the person was previously convicted will have on his fitness or ability to perform one or more such duties or responsibilities.

(d) The time which has elapsed since the occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(e) The age of the person at the time of occurrence of the criminal offense or offenses.

(f) The seriousness of the offense or offenses.

(g) Any information produced by the person, or produced on his behalf, in regard to his rehabilitation and good conduct.

(h) The legitimate interest of the public agency or private employer in protecting property, and the safety and welfare of specific individuals or the general public.

2. In making a determination pursuant to section seven hundred fifty-two of this chapter, the public agency or private employer shall also give consideration to a certificate of relief from disabilities or a certificate of good conduct issued to the applicant, which certificate shall create a presumption of rehabilitation in regard to the offense or offenses specified therein.