Tractor Supply Macon, GA, USA
Apr 06, 2017
**Overall Job Summary** The DC Forklift Mechanic is responsible for performing periodic maintenance, repair, replacement and limited troubleshooting on material handling equipment/forklifts; in accordance to safety, predictive and productive maintenance systems and processes. **Essential Duties and Responsibilities** 1. Responsible for the maintenance and repair of the facility's material handling equipment (MHE); including monitoring and trending, troubleshooting, repair and preventative maintenance. 2. Conduct preventive maintenance (PM's) within manufacturer's guidelines/specifications and established timelines. 3. Observe and/or test the adjustments, repairs or modifications to ensure safe operation. 4. Responsible for logging time and materials, maintaining work orders, PMs and inventory tracking into computerized maintenance management system/software. 5. Interpret and understand plans and specifications, schematics, operating and maintenance manuals. Perform required tasks in accordance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures, rules, and safety procedures. 6. Assist battery maintenance in battery charger repairs, battery changes for MHE, repair of plugs and tips of batteries and chargers, watering and washing batteries, acid spill cleanup, etc. 7. Assist conveyor maintenance in repairs and preventive maintenance, to ensure productivity is not compromised during peak periods. 8. Assist general maintenance in performing building maintenance repair to various systems, including electrical, plumbing, fire safety, dock doors, rack installations, etc. 9. Maintain spare parts inventory, order replacements, and prepare routine updates to maintenance records and reports. 10. Perform other general maintenance tasks as assigned. **Qualifications** _Experience_ : Minimum 3 years of distribution or manufacturing maintenance experience/forklift repair is desired. Modern powered forklift equipment and computer-based maintenance systems is highly desired. _Education_ : High School diploma or equivalent. Technical/Trade School certificate, preferably in facility maintenance or related areas; any suitable combination of education and experience will be considered. _Professional Certifications_ : Certification in MHE equipment _Other knowledge, skills or abilities_ : Proficient in forklift mechanics, pneumatics, hydraulics, welding and interpreting blueprints. **Working Conditions** + Ability to work in a physical environment that is subject to temperature extremes, movement of mobile and fixed equipment, and other conditions associated with a warehouse operation.