Maintenance Technician

Macmillan Gordonsville , VA 22942

Posted 3 weeks ago

Position Summary:

The Maintenance Technician plays a versatile and important role in MPS' success. The role is responsible for ensuring the operation of the fulfillment system to include components of the conveyor system (belts, motors, drives, controls, scales, etc.), material handling equipment, warehouse vehicles, and power equipment. Additionally, the role performs maintenance tasks as needed to maintain facilities infrastructure systems.

Macmillan is a group of media companies in the United States held by Verlagsgruppe Georg von Holtzbrinck, based in Stuttgart, Germany, which publishes a wide range of books, magazines, and digital products for the consumer and education markets. Our American publishers include Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Henry Holt & Company, W.H. Freeman and Worth Publishers, Palgrave Macmillan, Bedford/St. Martin's, Picador, Roaring Brook Press, St. Martin's Press, Tor Books, Hayden McNeil, i>clicker, Macmillan Children's Group, Macmillan Audio and Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Requirements

Job Responsibilities:
  • Perform preventative maintenance on conveyor systems, motors, drives, and associated warehouse equipment (Baler, shrink wrap machine, storage racks, etc.) to ensure availability and safe operation

  • Problem solve system/equipment issues and malfunctions through observing operations; leveraging operations/maintenance manuals; and consulting with team members, as needed

  • Correct and repair equipment problems using manufacturer's guidelines, prescribed precision measuring and testing instruments, appropriate repair parts as necessary

  • Perform limited maintenance, repair, upgrades, overhauls to facility systems: electrical; plumbing; heating and air conditioning; doors (both entry and dock); fire/safety; security

  • Maintain a clean, neat, and orderly working environment

  • Adhere to established safety, health, and housekeeping policies and procedures to minimize injuries, loss of production time, and damage

  • Maintain technical knowledge through review of technical publications, attending training/educational workshops (as necessary), and through personal networks

  • Document and communicate daily actions, system irregularities, and continued improvement/efficiency ideas

  • Contribute to team environment through communication and collaboration of effort

Required qualifications:


o High school diploma or general education degree (GED)

o Or one to three years related experience

Technical experience/knowledge in at least one of the following core functions:

o Electrical

o Mechanical

o Plumbing

o Heating and air systems

o Carpentry

o Construction

Desired skills:

  • Ability to interpret technical manuals and drawings/schematics

  • Problem solving/Trouble shooting

  • Basic understanding of safety/OSHA

  • Teamwork

  • Communication

Two positions available: 12 p.m.-8:30 p.m. and 2 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Monday-Friday. Apply On-line Send This Job to a Friend About Us | Careers | Contact | Site Map | Terms of Use | Privacy Notice Visit a Publisher's website ADULT TRADE - - - - - - - - - - Farrar, Straus & Giroux First Second Books Henry Holt Macmillan Audio Picador St. Martin's Press Tor/Forge CHILDREN'S - - - - - - - - - - Feiwel & Friends Farrar, Straus & Giroux Books for Young Readers Henry Holt Books for Young Readers Priddy Books Square Fish Books Tor Starscape COLLEGE & ACADEMIC - - - - - - - - - - Bedford/St. Martin's Palgrave Macmillan W.H. Freeman Worth Publishers MAGAZINES & JOURNALS - - - - - - - - - - Nature Scientific American Macmillan 2007

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