Midwest Basement Systems Shop Technician - Midwest Basement Systems in Des Moines, Iowa

Title:Shop Technician - Midwest Basement Systems

ID:1220

Department:Operations

Location:Des Moines, IA

Company:Midwest Basement Systems

Description

POSITION: Warehouse Maintenance Technician

REPORTS TO: Production Manager

POSITION SUMMARY

Assists in maintaining the company’s warehouses, grounds, product inventory, and tool inventory. In the case of a Warehouse Foreman, helps to manage Warehouse Assistants. Supports the company’s management, purpose, mission, and values.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

  1. Assists with the organization and maintenance of the company’s warehouses. Helps keep a constant eye on product inventory so that the company always has the products it needs for scheduled jobs.

  2. Assists with the Tool Room’s organization and maintenance. Helps keep a constant eye on tool inventory so that the company always has the tools it needs for scheduled jobs.

  3. Assists with the company’s grounds maintenance, including the car wash, lawn, parking lot, debris pile, garbage, and rock bin.

  4. Helps production crews by coordinating delivery of products and tools to job sites as needed.

  5. [If Warehouse Foreman:] Helps to manage Warehouse Assistants.

7 Helps with building maintenance issues.

  1. Assists with the preparation of the company facilities for on-site events.

  2. Drives for the company in a safe manner.

  3. Regular, reliable on-site attendance.

INDIRECT REPORTS

If the Warehouse Foreman, Warehouse Assistants

NECESSARY KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS

  • Knowledge of inventory and procurement practices.

  • Knowledge of best practices in warehousing.

  • Skill in verbal communication.

  • Ability to understand, speak, read, and write in English.

  • Ability to handle a variety of tasks.

  • Possess talent and personal traits:

  • Adaptability ● Integrity ● Teamwork

  • Communication ● Personal Accountability ● Work Ethic

  • Customer Focus ● Problem Solving

  • Detail Orientation ● Self-Starting

  • Initiative ● Stress Management

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or GED preferred;

  • 1+ years of experience in warehousing, logistics, and/or inventory management; or,

  • A combination of education and experience that illustrates a proven track record in this field.

  • A valid driver’s license and a safe driving record.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 0-24% 25-49% 50-74% 75-100%

Detect/recognize information in written materials and on computer screen

X

Detect/recognize information in written materials and on computer screen – Tool Room

X

Communicate accurately on the telephone and in person with others

X

Move about/Traverse

X

Accurately operate a computer and calculator

X

Accurately operate a computer and calculator – Tool Room

X

Ascend/Descend/Move self to lower position to inspect items under, on, or close to floor level

X

Ability to drive a vehicle

X

Ability to enter and work in a crawlspace

X

Ability to travel overnight, up to 5 days a week

X

PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS FOR LIFTING, CARRYING, PUSHING, PULLING

30% Light Work: Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Job involves maintaining a stationary position most of the time, yet the use of arm and/or leg controls require exertion of forces greater than for Sedentary Work.

30% Medium Work: Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to move objects.

40% Heavy Work: Exerting up to 100 pounds of force occasionally and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 20 pounds of force constantly or to move objects.

NOTICE

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position. Such statements are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of this position. All employees are requested to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties as requested by their supervisor. Employees may also be required to work in excess of normal working hours as workloads and seasonal activities necessitate. This document is subject to change at any time without notice.