Maintenance Mechanic

  • 547 McKinney Ave, Midway, KY 40347, USA
  • Full-time

Company Description

Lakeshore Learning Materials is one of the most innovative manufacturers of educational materials in the country. Specializing in top-quality products for the home and classroom, we are a thriving multichannel organization with a robust web business, multiple catalogs for early learning and elementary programs, 60 store locations and a sales force that is second to none. Thanks to the daily contributions of the amazing people who make up our team, Lakeshore has experienced continuous growth since the day it was founded in 1954. 

Job Description

We are currently searching for an experienced Maintenance Mechanic to work full-time at our new 500,000-square-foot distribution center in Midway, KY. Primary responsibilities include preventive maintenance and repair of facility infrastructure—including plumbing, electrical and utilities, as well as structural and material-handling equipment. This position also performs necessary project management on all facility and material-handling equipment components.

Successful candidates will possess a minimum of 3 years of related experience in a warehouse environment, expertise with hand tools and power tools, and the fitness required to perform a variety of physical tasks both indoors and out. This person will work our second shift (Monday-Friday, 3:30 pm-12:00 am).

A day at Lakeshore looks like this:
•Perform preventive and predictive maintenance on the facility’s conveyor system using industry-accepted procedures, plans and manuals
•Conduct maintenance and troubleshoot basic electrical and mechanical problems related to all material-handling equipment and components
•Maintain and troubleshoot when required all motors, photo eyes, relays, proximity sensors, solenoids, motor starters, etc.
•Maintain and repair as needed the facility’s material handling, racking and shelving
•Perform routine maintenance on the facility infrastructure
•Maintain dock levelers and overhead doors
•Ensure forklift batteries have appropriate water levels and are charged timely and correctly
•Assist and support in janitorial duties as required
•Demonstrate an awareness and compliance with Loss and Prevention and Safety policies and procedures


Got the skills and experience? Here’s what we’re looking for:
•Minimum 3 years’ experience in a warehouse environment or equivalent combination of training, education and experience
•Forklift-certified or willingness to acquire certification. Knowledge of forklift repair and troubleshooting a plus
•Ability to use hand tools and power tools effectively
•Ability to work in conditions that may include small spaces, dust, fumes/odors, hot/cold temperatures, inside/outside, noise, vibration, standing on concrete for long hours and wet or uneven surfaces
•Ability and willingness to perform limited overtime, including weekends and off-shift hours
•Strong interpersonal, written and oral communication skills
•Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects

Additional Information

And here’s our end of the bargain! 
• Competitive compensation based on skills and experience
• Excellent medical/dental and vision coverage—EPO, PPO and HSA
• 401(k) retirement plan with company contribution (because you will retire someday)
• Flexible benefits—choose what you like, ignore the rest
• Super-awesome annual profit bonus plan
• Generous employee discount
• Casual dress…and we really mean it

We know we couldn’t do the extraordinary things we’re doing without the people on our team. Thanks to their passion and enthusiasm, Lakeshore is more than a great place to work—it’s a great experience to be part of. So if you’re a down-to-earth professional who shares our desire for making a difference in the world, we’d love to hear from you.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy
People are selected to become members of the Lakeshore family based on skill, merit and mind-boggling talent—not based on race, color, creed, sexual orientation, gender or gender identity, marital status, domestic partnership status, military status, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, alienage, AIDS or AIDS-related complex status, genetic information, predisposition or carrier status, status as a victim of domestic violence, physical or mental disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If things aren’t equal, we all lose. INDPLL2