McLane Maintenance III in Manassas, Virginia

McLane is a $48 billion dollar supply chain services leader, providing grocery and foodservice supply chain solutions for convenience stores, mass merchants, drug stores, and chain restaurants throughout the United States. McLane, through McLane Grocery, McLane Foodservice and recent foodservice acquisition, Meadowbrook Meat company, Inc., (MBM), operates 80 distribution centers and one of the nation's largest private fleets. The company buys, sells and delivers more than 50,000 different consumer products to nearly 90,000 locations across the U.S. In addition, McLane provides alcohol beverage distribution via McLane Beverage Distribution, Inc., and its acquisitions of Empire Distributors, Inc., Horizon Wine & Spirits and Delta Wine & Spirits. McLane is a wholly owned unit of Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK) and employs 20,000 teammates globally. For more information, please visit .


This description is for advanced mechanics that are required to perform all aspects of troubleshooting, repair and preventive maintenance actions on all material handling equipment (MHE) and other facility support systems. Additional duties include, but are not limited to training lower grade mechanics and general building maintenance support.


Other duties may be assigned. A teammate in this position must have the ability to:

  • Perform scheduled and emergency maintenance repair of all required MHE maintenance actions.

  • Maintains forklift truck serviceability by completing preventive maintenance requirements and repairs to include; hydraulic, electrical and drive train systems.

  • Able to use electronic and published maintenance repair guides to analyze, diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions.

  • Develop approved system modifications and procure resources needed for project completion.

  • Ensure spare parts usage, inventory and labor actions are accurately tracked and documented according to Company policy.

  • Other DC maintenance requirements such as, but not limited to:

o Refrigeration systems

o Plumbing

o Building lighting

o Dock doors

o Air systems

o Racking

  • Weld and fabricate as required.

  • Research parts, tools and technology as required through all sources available.

  • Comply with all Company and industrial safety standards.

  • Effectively communicate both written and orally with supervisor and peers.

  • Follow directions.

  • Work independently and in a team environment.

  • Be trained and certified to operate any required equipment within 30 days after hire.

  • Comply with company attendance policy.

  • Maintain a flexible work schedule to meet the changing needs of the job.

  • Work in warm and cold temperature conditions that may range from -15°F to 110°F.

  • Meet this position's physical demands, which are classified as:


Exerting 50 to 75 pounds of force occasionally (activity or condition exists up to 1/3 of the time), and/or 25 to 40 pounds of force frequently (activity or condition exists from 1/3 to 2/3 of the time), and/or 10 to 15 pounds of force constantly to move objects.


A teammate in this position must:

  • Have a related technical degree. Professional training is preferred.

  • Have 5 or more years of professional experience in industrial maintenance.

  • Have 4 or more years of MHE maintenance experience.

  • Be able to read and understand electrical schematics.

  • Have experience with Distribution Center industrial equipment, including, but not limited to, forklifts, reach trucks, order pickers, tuggers and carts.

  • Possess strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Have knowledge of OSHA regulations.

  • Possess basic computer skills with experience in a maintenance database such as MP2, DataStream 7i and Maintenance Connection.

  • Be able to speak, read and understand the English language.

  • Be able to successfully pass a physical capabilities test, drug screen and criminal background check.


  • The environment encompasses all areas of a Distribution Center.

  • This position requires the teammate to work inside majority of the time.

  • This position may require work in hot and cold temperature extremes and exposure to dust, dirt, fumes,

noise, potentially harmful chemicals, solvents and components, and working in close to proximity to other teammates.


McLane offers competitive pay and benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, STD/LTD and 401(k).

Candidates must pass a background check, drug screen and other job requirements.

McLane is an EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability .