Maintenance Technician

Maintenance Lexington, Kentucky


Position at Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc.

The SEWS - KCSC Maintenance Technician will maintain and repair all warehouse and facility equipment as required; perform preventive maintenance on equipment as needed; perform project work as assigned (kaizen, equipment improvement, etc.); will install equipment as needed and other duties as assigned my supervisor.
  • Maintain and PM baler and pallet auger.
  • Maintain, PM, and water pallet jacks, stock pickers, and forklifts
  • Assist with installations and repair of safety items such as guardrail, clean out drains, signage, etc.
  • Routine Fire Pump inspections/churns and fire extinguisher inspections
  • Replacement of warehouse equipment as needed (Battery Backups, PC's, cameras, troubleshooting, repack table equipment, etc.)
  • Minor plumbing repairs
  • Inspections and repair of 36 dock doors and associated equipment though out the building
  • Maintenance of pallet rollers and other material handling equipment
  • Roof inspections-patch as needed along with annual gutter cleanout.
  • Perform preventative maintenance or repair for all warehouse material handling equipment.
  • Inspect fire/safety equipment on a monthly basis to include exit and emergency lighting, fire suppression system, electrical equipment and panels.
  • Assist with outside contractors when needed.
  • Performs general facilities duties such checking for damage/leaks, changing lights, minor alterations/fabrications, ordering material for general warehouse repairs.
  • Checks and waters forklift batteries.  Tags and schedules forklifts for needed repair.
  • Assists with other duties as assigned.
  • 1-3 years of maintenance experience required
  • Knowledge of and experience servicing hydraulic equipment, electrical systems, and material handling equipment
  • Ability to lift, bend, and otherwise meet physical requirements of the position
  • Available to work overtime as scheduled (daily and Saturdays)
  • Two year Technical Degree is required
About Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc.
Sumitomo Electric Wiring Systems, Inc. (SEWS) is part of the Sumitomo family of companies, a 400 year old brand with a reputation for quality and reliability.  With the support of facilities throughout North America, SEWS has been delivering innovative solutions to automakers for over 30 years, and is a leading supplier of electrical distribution systems, components and electronics.  SEWS is committed to technical development worldwide and with a global network of resources, is able to deliver a truly competitive advantage to each of our customers.  Our associates are what drive Sumitomo’s continued growth, which is why we proudly offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package, including Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability, Life, 401(k) with match, tuition benefits, paid holidays and vacation.
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About the Sumitomo Electric Group
Since the founding of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. in 1897 with copper wire production, we have developed many new technologies and products through innovative R&D activities based on Sumitomo Electric manufacturing technologies for electric wires and power cables.  With more than 350 subsidiaries worldwide, we continue to introduce a wide variety of products that fulfill the expectations of society, in five business fields: Automotive, Information & Communications, Electronics, Environment & Energy, and Industrial Materials.  We are a Fortune global 500 company. 
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 An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V