Cengage Learning Maintenance Mechanic - 3rd Shift in Independence, Kentucky


As a member of the maintenance support team, the primary objective for this position is to ensure that the packages on the conveyor continue to move freely. Perform general maintenance on the conveyor system under the direction of the maintenance coordinator


Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

• Troubleshoot, repair and perform preventative and general maintenance on Automation conveyors

• Provide maintenance on: Compressors, Dryers, and Carton Sealers

• Change industrial batteries, program variable frequency drives, change motors, reducers, V-belts and bearings

• Perform weekly pump test on sprinkler system

• Perform quarterly waterflow test

• Assist Maintenance Technician – Value Add when necessary

• Must be able to bend/twist/kneel/crawl without difficulty

• Forklift and Boomlift qualified

• Excellent attendance

• Ability to work overtime and weekends if necessary

• On-Call status if necessary

• Able to safely lift 50 or more pounds

• Must be able to stand/walk for 8/10 hours

• Work in a team environment

• Operate Powered equipment

• Able to perform responsibilities within a specified time frame to keep conveyor system operational for scheduled production

• Provide weekly report of activities, projects and completed assignments


• Understanding of basic electrical AC/DC of 480 VAC, 110 VAC, 207 VAC

• Ability to use Volt Meter and understanding of AC/DC current

• Understanding of VFD’s

• Sortation Operation experience

• Demonstrated computer skills: Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet

• Strong Safety Skills



• High School Diploma or equivalent

• At least 18 years of age.

• Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to complete forms, write routine reports and correspondence.

• Basic Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

• High Skills: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule.

Requisition ID 2016-2436

Job Locations US - KY - Independence

Posted Date 10/18/2016

Job Function Warehouse