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Maintenance Manager

Job ID SYO00000126 Date posted 09/06/2017
Provides management, leadership and training to maintenance team and other internal and external management regarding facility and operational repairs and improvements. Proactively works to reduce cost and improve productivity of operations while helping develop warehouse process and best practices. Assist with distribution systems development (Conveyors/MHE, Voice Picking & Slotting etc.)


Implement maintenance continuous improvement measures and initiatives
Communicate effectively up and down the organizational hierarchy in Maintenance and Senior Leadership as well as with team members
Ensure effective administration and compliance of all internal process and procedures
Manage project plans and assign team resources as necessary. Work with other discipline leaders on projects to ensure efficient execution across the entire lifecycle of the project
Support and help train our internal and external customers on new operational changes and communicate those changes effectively
Manage and Assist with the maintaining of the Material Handling Systems (conveyor, SRM’s in motion scanners, VFD’s, Servo Motors and controls, etc.)
Provide training for distribution center employees on procedures/ MHE systems
Develop and maintain a preventative maintenance schedule for all MHE systems as required by the manufacture and SWS/management policies
Manage and maintains the spare parts inventory and report as required to keep the systems in a production ready mode
Be on call and available for ownership of the MHE’s systems function at all times
Ability to read drawings and trouble shoot Electrical (low and high volt) issues
Working knowledge of PLC operations and PLC electrical panels
Working knowledge of Compressed Air system
Working Knowledge of Storage and Retrieval Machines (SRM’s)
Working knowledge of Case & Pallet conveyor systems
Working knowledge of spirals and sliding shoe sorters
Working knowledge of Motor starters, overloads and basic wiring
Stay current on emerging warehouse MHE solutions, trends, technologies, and best practices
Train and develop a high performing work team, encouraging excellence and team building
Motivate team members to work collaboratively and effectively while mitigating conflict and communication problems

Education Requirements:

• Bachelor's Degree Preferred (Industrial engineering, business administration, computer science, information systems, or other industry related curriculum)

Experience Requirements:

15 or more years of work experience (10 or more years of work experience in Warehouse Maintenance )
Knowledge of wholesale distribution strongly preferred
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Knowledge and understanding of Labor Management processes strongly preferred
MS Office and other general desktop software experience required (Advanced Excel preferred)
Strong communication skills with proven ability to work well independently and in a team environment
Must have experience with conveyor systems, pick to belt maintenance and other MHE systems
Strong organizational & time management skills. Must be able to multi-task, prioritize effectively, and change direction on short notice in an effective manner. Do what it takes to get the job done.

Primary Location:United States-New York-Syosset
Shift:Day Shift

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