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Supv, Distribution Center Maintenance - NEDC

Date: Feb 18, 2021

Location: BORDENTOWN, NJ, US, 08505-4750

Company: Grainger Businesses

Grainger is a broad line, business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. More than 3.2 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of industries including commercial, government, healthcare and manufacturing. They place orders online, on mobile devices, through sales representatives, over the phone and at local branches. Approximately 5,000 suppliers provide Grainger with more than 1.6 million products stocked in Grainger’s distribution centers and branches worldwide.

This is a 2nd shift position working Monday - Friday 3 p.m. - 11:30 p.m. 

  • Supervise staff to ensure proper operation of the Distribution Center, including predictive, planned, and breakdown maintenance.
  • Diagnoses problems and identifies solution processes of all building equipment/automation.
  • Manage the CMMS, (Computerized Maintenance Management Software), to insure the maintenance team is properly using for the appropriate building and operational assets and all costs are recorded to assist in future decisions.
  • Versed in Electrical (controls, distribution) and PLC’s(Programmable logic Controllers) with associated communication networks.
  • Assist in creating and maintaining operational forecast and budget for functional area.
  • Assist Facilities Maintenance Manager with developing and documenting best demonstrated practices and network standardization in accordance with the company goals and objectives.
  • Assist Facilities Maintenance Manager in developing and achieving both short-term and long-term goals for the department.
  • Motivate and develop staff to create high level of customer service and long term plan for Company assets.
  • Create an environment that promotes continuous growth of direct reports.
  • Analyze preventive and predictive maintenance programs for effectiveness and efficiency and develops programs where none exist.
  • Review Operation(s) requests and respond appropriately or assign to subordinates.
  • Evaluate and recommend modifications to Operational Equipment (conveyors, PIE, Goods to Person) equipment to improve performance and efficiencies to improve Operational goals.
  • Manage emergency recovery plans and efforts.
  • Act as a single point of contact for Building contracts and services.
  • Assign and prioritize work for Facilities Technicians.
  • Create performance plans and reviews for direct reports.
  • Monitor and assist contractors working in facility ensuring quality and safety.
  • Assist regulatory agencies or inspectors as needed.
  • Ensure work is performed to be consistent with local and national building codes.
  • Participate in root cause analysis on equipment and system failures.
  • Utilize the CMMS to generate equipment PMs and work assignments to repair, replace, or remove equipment, fixtures or furniture.
  • Working knowledge of all equipment and assets the Facilities Maintenance Organization is responsible for maintaining.
  • Recommend solutions to complex problems in areas of expertise and assures utilization of efficient work practices.
  • Coordinate with internal customers to ensure appropriate execution with minimal disruption of business operations.
  • Interface with different levels of management within the company as well as with vendors, suppliers, and contractors.
  • Utilize effective written and oral communication skills that enable easy understanding of technical information being communicated.
  • Knowledge of building standards for safe workplace practices. Assist in developing and monitoring compliance procedures.
  • Analyze utility consumption to verify operating efficiencies and modify operating procedures as necessary.
  • Establish and administer safety and emergency procedures

Preferred Education & Experience

  • Associate's degree and/or equivalent experience in large commercial property maintenance, repair and operations.
  • Five -10 years’ experience in:
    • Operating large scale DC and associated equipment (e.g. conveyors and industrial maintenance equipment)
    • Building management systems
    • Supervising staff and consultants
    • Maintaining Automated Material Handling Equipment.
    • Basic computer operation
    • Enforcing standards through informal authority
    • Establishing and completing projects by deadlines
    • Project management
  • Ability to lead and prioritize workloads for staff of 10-30 technicians.
  • Self-motivated, ability to work with minimal supervision, and highly organized.
  • Knowledge of Industrial Material Handling Equipment, I/O device network systems ie. Profibus/CanBus/Ethernet, Programmable Logic Controllers (PLC), Motor controls/Drives, and Power Distribution Systems.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills, including the ability to listen and translate diverse information and points of view into cohesive solutions.
  • Must have working knowledge of Microsoft Office, BAS (building automation systems), Fire Protection systems, and Local Building Codes.

EEOC Statement
“Grainger is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, or protected veteran status.”