• Macy's

Job Description


Macys is proudly Americas Department Store. Theres a reason weve been around for 160 years. Customers come to us for fashion, value, and high-quality products. Now is an exciting time to join Macys. The face of retail is changing, and change requires innovation.

Online sales are booming at Macys. Our Distribution Center teams are key to our success in the modern retail landscape. They make sure that products arrive at our stores - and each customers doorstep - on time, in perfect condition. Behind the scenes, a lot goes into getting products to customers. When a shopper makes an online purchase, we plan, prep, and package the merchandise to get it delivered as quickly and efficiently as possible across the country and around the world. It takes a lot of smart people working together to make that happen, and so there are many roles you can play, including (but not limited to): material handlers, equipment drivers, inventory control, packers, quality assurance, safety specialists, asset protection, and many more. Whatever role you play we value you as a colleague. Choose the challenge thats right for you!

Job Overview:
Maintenance Mechanics performs preventive and corrective maintenance on material handling equipment, including daily systems inspections of mechanical and electrical components to include but not limited to material handling equipment, powered equipment and physical building structures.

Essential Functions:

  • Observes and listens to operating machines or equipment to diagnose machine malfunction and determine need for adjustment or repair.
  • Trouble shoot and repair material handling equipment including sorters and conveyors. Identify problems requiring outside vendors and inform the Manager or Supervisor.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on material handling equipment, including daily systems inspections of mechanical, hydraulic and electrical components. Reports any problems to the Manager or Supervisor.
  • Utilize the computerized maintenance management system. Monitors, reports, and documents the usage and replacement of equipment and parts.
  • Dismantles machine or equipment to examine parts for defect or to remove defective part.
  • Replaces defective part with new part or repairs or reproduces parts.
  • Assembles and test operates machine to verify correction of malfunction. Maintains and lubricates machine tools and equipment.
  • Performs preventative maintenance on facility; carpentry, plumbing, and electrical duties.
  • Knowledge of operation and safe storage practices of ARC and MIG welding equipment to include OXY/ACETYLENE, and PLASMA welding and cutting.
  • Maintain a safe working environment at all times. Report possible safety concerns to the Manager or Supervisor.
  • Assembles and test operates machine to verify correction of malfunction. Maintains and lubricates machine tools and equipment.
  • Disassembles, inspects and performs routine repairs and rebuilds of defective parts on all equipment associated with the automated warehouse.
  • May be required to install or recharge batteries for any battery-powered material handling equipment.
  • Adheres to all maintenance safe work practices and maintains a safe working environment at all times.
  • Removes dust, dirt, grease, and waste material from machines, and may paint machines or equipment to prevent corrosion.
  • Performs basic electrical tasks associated with but not limited to replacing motors, fuses, and switches.    

Qualifications and Competencies:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • 1-2 years direct experience.
  • Commercial or industrial maintenance related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret instructional documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals.
  • Resourceful self-starter, works well independently as well as part of a team.
  • Must be proficient in the use of computers and handheld technology.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including day, evening, weekends, and/or holidays.

Physical Requirements: 

  • Position requires prolonged periods of standing/walking around store or department.
  • May involve reaching, crouching, kneeling, stooping, climbing ladders, depth perception and color vision. 
  • Frequent use of computers and other technology necessary to perform job duties, including handheld electronic equipment.
  • Frequently lift/move up to 50lbs.  

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