• Maintenance Technician

    Job Locations US-WI-Milwaukee
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(10/5/2018 3:32 PM)
    Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management
    Employment Type
    Regular - Full Time (4)
    Travel Requirements
    Position Code
  • Position Description




    • Complete maintenance requests
    • Perform equipment repairs and PMs
    • Manage consumables such as soap, paper towels, paper plates, cups, light bulbs, salt
    • Get bids for maintenance work performed by outside vendors
    • Contact vendors for garbage, recycling and scrap pallets
    • Erect and take down shelving and pallet racking
    • Maintain eye wash stations
    • Monthly rack inspections
    • Monthly fire extinguisher inspections
    • Weekly sprinkler system riser pressure checks
    • Maintain air compressors
    • Check emergency lights and exit signs monthly
    • Spread salt by building entrances, as needed
    • Clear snow from building entrances, as needed
    • Empty garbage cans, when needed
    • Run floor scrubber
    • Maintain a safe working environment as a condition of employment.
    • Maintain a strong attendance record in accordance with Ryder policy.
    • Follow lockout/tag out process when working on any equipment


    This position has flexible work hours. Candidates can choose between 6:00am - 2:30pm or 7:00am - 3:30pm.



    • High school diploma or equivalent preferred
    • Six months of related warehouse experience required (one year experience preferred)
    • Ability to read, do basic mathematics, understand and respond to written and verbal instructions in English for the purposes of safety, work instructions, policies, etc. Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted
    • Ability to input data into several WMS computer systems
    • Ability to learn to operate powered industrial truck(s), such as: stand-up and sit-down forklifts, cherry pickers, pallet jacks, etc, including how to operate and maintain (change battery, recognize common mechanical issues)
    • May be required to operate manual and/or automated other warehouse/manufacturing equipment (such as a packaging line)
    • Works overtime as assigned.


    • Perform the assigned tasks as described in the location's policies and procedures standards to include handling of materials within associated logical transactions
    • Package, kit and/or assemble orders and materials 
    • Perform material moves with associated physical/logical transactions as required
    • Participate in workgroup and other team activities for the purpose of self improvement and improving warehouse operations and related business functions
    • Load and unload inbound/outbound trailers
    • Ensure all scanning is completed correctly
    • Help train dock employees on new procedures
    • Ensure facility is secure at end of shift; investigate/resolve scanning issues and housekeeping
    • Perform picking and packing duties
    • Check for evidence of product or container damage
    • Performs housekeeping duties for assigned area
    • May operate fork-lift equipment or other warehouse machinery


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