Distribution Maintenance Mechanic

Job Title: Distribution Mechanic

Department / Company: Southeast Service Center / Amway

Location: Norcross, GA


What’s special about this job:


The Logistics Division is responsible for supporting our customers, manufacturing plants and global affiliates through their warehousing and Service Centers across the United States.  They support all aspects of our business throughout the supply chain, including the final orders to our customers.  Our motto is “Perfect Orders Every Time” and we strive to exceed our customer’s expectations through a flexible and agile workforce.  The Southeast Service Center (SESC) is based in Norcross, Georgia.  As a Distribution Mechanic supporting the facility, you will serve as the quick responder for all material handling and warehousing equipment maintenance and repair.  In this role, you will work on 3rd shift and report to the Group Leader for the 3rd shift team.



How you would contribute to the role:

As a Mechanic on the team, you will have multiple responsibilities in this role.  This will include performing scheduled maintenance, repair and troubleshooting equipment, installing new equipment, as well as modifying and fabricating components for existing equipment.  You will be responsible for monitoring the proper operations of equipment and report necessary major repair and maintenance work.  You may perform routine carpentry work.  You will also manage outside service providers to include acquiring quotes, maintain records, manage department safety and parts management and oversee inspections by outside agencies and internal departments.  You will also operate and make entries in the Exacta Warehouse Control System HMI’ to affect the systems use ad performance, and manage preventative maintenance program through Immpower system.  This position will require employees to be available Monday through Saturday with the department determining which days will comprise the 40 hour work week based upon scheduling demands.


What skills and background will be important to be successful:


  • High school diploma, with a preference for Technical School training or certification.
  • Hilo license is required
  • Maintaining and repairing material handling, conveyor and warehousing equipment, with at least a year of experience.  Three to five years of experience as a Maintenance Mechanic is preferred.
  • Strong mechanical skills to include knowledge of conveyor and sortation equipment, hydraulic systems, compressed air systems, pumping systems, lubrication systems, warehouse control system, HMI screens, forklifts and pallet jacks.
  • Possessing the ability and willingness to follow all safety rules, report and correct conditions that may increase the risk of injury.
  • Operating the following applications/systems: MS Excel, MS Word, Lotus Notes, Internet and applications applicable to warehouse operations.
  • The ability to read, understand and interpret blue prints, technical manuals and related documents.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills with the ability to work well and proactively communicate with individuals throughout the company and with external vendors in a cooperative, constructive and positive manner


If you can see yourself as part of this collaborative environment, visit our web site to apply: www.amway.jobs

Full time
Norcross, Georgia 30071, US