Warehouse Mechanic

Lakewood, NJ
Full Time
Tipico Cheese Products

At Tipico, we offer retail, foodservice and industrial customers an array of value-added, imported and domestic cheeses along with a number of processing services performed in its plant.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Responsible for maintenance and repair of all facility structures including but not limited to: Drywall repair, plumbing repair, electric repair, flooring maintenance, racking. Also responsible for all external facility property repairs and maintenance including but not limited to: fence repair and maintenance, exterior lighting, grounds maintenance etc.

2. Monitoring and responding to Fire Alarm and Fire Suppression Systems.

3. Provide regular greasing of mobile equipment at a schedule determined by the Fleet Mechanic

4. Provide accurate record keeping of preventative maintenance (P/M) and of all repairs. Initiate re-stock of equipment with Supervisor’s permission.

5. Assist all mechanics as directed by senior mechanics.

6. Ability to work with others harmoniously.

Other duties include but are not limited to:
1. Assisting Maintenance Supervisor and senior mechanics with General Facility Maintenance.
2. Monitor HVAC Systems.
3. Handling Inclement Weather Issues – to include snow plowing, shoveling, salting, etc.
4. Picking up parts at local parts supply houses.
5. Metal working – to include welding, dock plate repair, storage rack repair, etc.
6. The ability to read hydraulic/pneumatic/electrical schematics and ability to work with 12 volts to 480 volts.

7. General labor as may be required.

Experience Preferable:
The “B” Mechanic position is a position where 3 years or more of experience is required. References from previous jobs are helpful.

The candidate should have a mechanical aptitude and be physically fit. Lifting heavy motors and industrial-sized tools and other equipment is commonplace. The ability to read instructions, wiring diagrams, and to clearly communicate verbally and in written form is critical. Dependability is critical, as the candidate is often required to open or close the facility as may be required, and may also be required to work off-hours and occasional Saturdays. The candidate must also have the ability to work alone, as many of the tasks are solo-tasks. The warehouse is a 38F environment. The candidate must have a valid Drivers license.

The work-day for the position is typically 9-hours: 8-regular hours, 1-hour unpaid lunch. The work-week shall consist of 40-regular. Overtime will be required as the need determines but are often mandatory so a flexible schedule is required.



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