Career Opportunities: URBN Maintenance Lead

Employer
Urban Outfitters, Inc.
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
May 03, 2021
Closes
May 05, 2021
Ref
1947070358
Function
Accountant, IT
Hours
Full Time
Career Opportunities: URBN Maintenance Lead (130901) Urban Outfitters, Inc.?("URBN"), is a leading lifestyle products and services company which operates a portfolio of global consumer brands comprised of Anthropologie, BHLDN, Free People, Terrain,?Urban Outfitters?and Nuuly brands and the Food and Beverage division. Urban Outfitters, Inc., is a Fortune 1000 company with $4 Billion in revenue. Reports to: Facilities Supervisor Status: Full Time Location: URBN DC/FC Campus Schedule: 4:00pm to 2:30am Direct Reports 3 to 5 Candidate should be a motivated team player with good attitude and possess organizational and communication skills. Individual should be able to function well in a multi-task environment with attention to detail, and willing to accept new and diverse assignments. Candidate must be able to work with all organizational levels including fellow-employees and management. The lead maintenance technician will be responsible for leading all the maintenance technicians in repairing the conveyors, plumbing, electrical systems and pumps. Also supports both FC and DC. This position requires past supervisory experience along with solid maintenance experience in several areas. The right candidate will have proven leadership skills, the ability to multi-task and experience as a maintenance technician in a manufacturing/distribution setting. Primary Responsibilities Leads maintenance crew in installation, preventative maintenance, emergency repairs, and modifications/upgrading of forklift, conveyor electrical, electronic, building and mechanical systems pertaining to facilities or production equipment. This work crew will consist of two hourly maintenance employees. Engages Facilities Lead Counterpart as needed for Campus Project Execution and Spare Parts Inventory. A ssists in training and writing of operational and preventative maintenance SOPs. Assists with recommendations pertaining to equipment upgrades, analysis of operation parameters of equipment, and other requirements to support operations. Applies technical, leadership, and maintenance experience to improve and maintain both short- and long-term facilities and/or production equipment. Maintains validated parameters as well as cGMP's during the operation of equipment, thus permitting the timely release of product and meeting functional, cosmetic, and other quality control specifications. Proposes and initiates equipment-related recommendations that will secure improvements in productivity, efficiency, cost control, and product quality. Trains and instructs, per SOPs and related documents, subordinates in maintenance and operation of equipment and all other job functions within assigned areas under the guidance of the Supervisor/Manager. Pursues and implements methods that will maximize reliability of production and/or facilities equipment within its limitations. Monitors and controls equipment in assigned areas to ensure the operation of equipment within written SOP/cGMP guidelines. Closely monitors daily performance of production and/or facilities equipment. Will assist and consult subordinates in technical issues used in troubleshooting equipment. Identifies equipment failures which may affect performance and makes recommendations for corrective action. Issues weekly and/or monthly reports to identify results as they pertain to operational standards. Ensures equipment operation, maintains cGMPs, and ensures required documentation is compiled and retained. Be available for emergency callbacks and flexible toward the daily start schedule and overtime requirements, including holidays and plant shutdowns. Adhere to all safety codes and practices for self and others throughout the plant. Experience Minimum HS diploma or equivalent, along with specialized coursework beyond high school education Minimum of 5 years related maintenance experience Trade skills in one or more of the following: welding, electrical, mechanical, HVAC, instrumentation, forklifts, building construction, conveyor. Ability to interpret and understand maintenance manuals and electrical equipment blueprints. Knowledge and experience in industrial electrical and equipment mechanics Strong leadership skills Ability to lift up to 55 lbs. regularly. Ability to safely operate motorized heavy equipment. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.The employee is required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Frequently lifts up to 55 pounds. May operate warehouse equipment (ie, forklift, pallet jack, cherry picker) which requires some coordinated movements. The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Works in a warehouse environment in all types of weather. The employee may operate warehouse equipment. Using proper safety procedures will eliminate any potential hazards. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Urban Outfitters, Inc. celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We believe strongly in fostering a safe, fair and respectful work environment. To ensure compliance with our non-discrimination and anti-harassment policies, we offer anti-harassment training to managers and employees.