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Maintenance Technician I-AM

Pataskala, Ohio
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Full time Job ID R-143149

About us

KnitWell Group, a specialty retail operating company, comprises some of the most iconic brands in America – Ann Taylor, LOFT, Lane Bryant, and Talbots. Individually, our brands are unique and strong. Together, we are powerful.

Our common thread is our commitment to create exceptional products, provide memorable experiences, and achieve superior results. Our associates are innovators who thrive through collaboration and are dedicated to excellence. At the heart of it all are the customers we serve. We are dedicated to creating fashion that not only looks good but also makes our customers feel good.

ABOUT US

KnitWell Group, a specialty retail operating company, comprises some of the most iconic brands in America – Ann Taylor, LOFT, Lane Bryant, and Talbots. Individually, our brands are unique and strong. Together, we are powerful. Our common thread is our commitment to create exceptional products, provide memorable experiences, and achieve superior results. Our associates are innovators who thrive through collaboration and are dedicated to excellence. At the heart of it all are the customers we serve. We are dedicated to creating fashion that not only looks good but also makes our customers feel good.

ABOUT THE ROLE

The qualified individual will perform the daily activities of the maintenance staff and be engaged in repairs and maintenance of all material handling equipment and facilities to meet operational and facility needs. This position may require shift flexibility.  The successful candidate must be able to work any assigned shift.

THE IMPACT YOU CAN HAVE

·       Key responsibility of providing electrical support for both facilities related items as well as operations level material handling systems and any other critical path electrical support.

·       Serve as a leader in all maintenance troubleshooting activities including electrical, communication issues, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic maintenance, HVAC, lighting and repair of MHE and conveyors.

·       Participate in and mentor others in analyzing defects and failures in the above-referenced areas and ensure resolution with minimal disruption to daily operation of material handling systems and facility needs.

·       Independently and as part of a team, work closely with operations staff on problems associated with material handling equipment and building facility needs.  Assess downtime requirements as necessary and establish acceptable resolutions to problems by working with the operations group to reduce impact of downtime.

·       Assess preventative maintenance needs, schedule, and participate in preventative maintenance on material handling and facilities equipment per provided schedule.

·       Evaluate and mentor others in assessing equipment, processes, operations, and assembly to determine time or quality revisions and suggest improvement.

·       Lead in team building at all levels within the distribution environment.

·       Practice and teach safe work practices to prevent accidents.

·       Serve as a leader in establishing additional duties and responsibilities as required to meet the established goals of the facility.

YOU’LL BRING TO THE ROLE

·       1-2 years previous maintenance experience preferred, but not required.

·       Electrical expertise and/or electrical certification or degree.

·       hands-on electrical and material handling, conveyor control and maintenance experience (trade school or two-year degree a plus);

·       Ability to lead and mentor others in both building controls and material handling systems.

·       Knowledge of high-speed sortation and complex integrated MHE systems.

·       Ability to manage multiple priorities and provide effective operations support without significant Supervisor over-site.

·       Strong problem solving and organizational skills and ability to adapt to a rapidly changing environment.

·       PC control packages like plc’s, servo drives, frequency drives, etc.

·       Practice and teach with general lockout/tag out procedures.

BENEFITS AT KNITWELL GROUP

  • Merchandise discount at our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Ann Taylor, LOFT, & Lane Bryant (in store and online) 
  • Support for your individual development plus career mobility within our family of brands.   
  • A culture of giving back – local volunteer opportunities, annual donation and volunteer match to eligible nonprofit organizations, and philanthropic activities to support our communities*  
  • Medical, dental, vision insurance & 401(K) retirement* 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Time off – paid time off & holidays*

*Any job offer will consider factors such your qualifications, relevant experience, and skills. Eligibility of certain benefits and associate programs are subject to employment type and role.

Location:

DC-Distrib Ctr Etna OH-ascena, OH 43062

Position Type:

Regular/Full time

Equal Employment Opportunity

The Company is committed to hiring and developing the most qualified people at all levels. It is our policy in all personnel actions to ensure that all associates and potential associates are evaluated on the basis of qualifications and ability without regard to sex (including pregnancy), race, color, national origin, religion, age, disability that can reasonably be accommodated without undue hardship, genetic information, military status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other protected classification under federal, state, or local law. We do not discriminate in any of our employment policies and practices. All associates are expected to follow these principles in all relationships with other associates, applicants, or others with whom we do business.

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