• CONVEYOR SYSTEMS MECHANIC

    Requisition ID
    2018-11850
    Job Locations
    US-AL-ALABASTER
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Warehouse
    Position Type (Portal Searching)
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Ensures all conveyors are operational to provide product delivery safely in appropriate areas within the distribution center efficiently and effectively. Ability to perform troubleshooting and repair of material handling equipment, hydraulic and pneumatic systems, automated conveyor systems, and follow predictive and preventive maintenance disciplines.  Must have an understanding of the Warehouse Control System.

    Responsibilities

    Routinely communicate effectively and efficiently with management and non-management regarding facility and equipment operations.

     

    Inspecting , lubricating, adjusting, replacing fabricating, installing, removing, and troubleshooting conveyors, conveyor belts, pulleys, rollers motors, gear boxes, chain take-ups, rollers, sensors and reflectors, safety switches, guide rails, and frames.

     

    Repairs and adjusts conveyor systems, using hand tools, installs belts in machinery, tightens bolts, adjust tension rolls, straighten parts, align rollers, and replace defective parts for material handling equipment, pneumatic systems, maintain automated conveyor system, lubrication.

     

    Utilize safe work practices when making adjustment, repairs, or mechanical changes and utilize the lock out/tag out program when applicable.

     

    Ability to install, maintain, and troubleshoot related logic, ladder diagrams, control components such as photo eyes, moto starters, relays, limit switches, proximity sensors, timers, solenoids, Servo drives, frequency inverters, liner drives, tachs, and encoders.

     

    Working knowledge of computers for industrial controls (PLC, ControlLogix) and able to read PLC code for troubleshooting problems and components (CPU back plains, I/O boards, counters, modules, and devices) and communication modules (Ethernet).

     

    Use test equipment (digital multi- meters, oscilloscopes, etc.) to trouble shoot circuits down to the component level.

     

    Ability to move, assembles, and connects hoses or nozzles to material hoppers, conveyor sections or chutes and pumps.

     

    Position deflector bars, gates, and other material conveyor diverters to ensure flow chutes from conveyor to designated area.

     

    Adjust the conveyor or auxiliary equipment of positions, speed, timing, and material flow.

     

    Observe conveyor operations and monitors lights, dials, and gauges in order to maintain specific operational levels and to detect equipment malfunctions.

     

    Must have an understanding of analog and electronics, three phase electricity, and motors.

     

    Ability to use various hand and power tools to include utility knife, hammer, drill, stable gun, and reciprocating saw, etc. safely.

     

    Assist the Maintenance Manager with developing and executing the predictive and preventive maintenance program and assist with new installations.

     

    Ability to read a tape measure both imperial and metric.

     

    Develop good working relationships across all levels of distribution center and promote good housekeeping practices.

     

    Protect the company’s assets and financial information by ensuring the accuracy and effectiveness of internal control procedures, and informing appropriate officials of potential fraud risk.

    Qualifications

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

     

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

    High school diploma or general education degree (GED); three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred.

     

    LANGUAGE SKILLS

    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

     

    COMPUTER SKILLS

    Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.). Prefer experience with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and programmable logic controller (PLC).

     

    MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

     

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