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Maintenance Mechanic

Date: Jan 29, 2019

Location: Portland, OR, US

Company: Williams-Sonoma Inc.

Requisition Number: RJ-12501
Area of Interest: Facilities
Organization: Corporate
Brand/Division: Rejuvenation
Position Type: Full-time


Our Company

Founded in 1956, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is the premier specialty retailer of high-quality products for the kitchen and home in the United States. Our family of brands are Williams-Sonoma, Pottery Barn, Pottery Barn Kids, PBteen, West Elm, Williams-Sonoma Home, Rejuvenation, and Mark and Graham. These brands are among the best known and most respected in the industry. We offer beautifully-designed, stylish and functional products for every area of the home, including the kitchen, living room, bedroom, home office, closet, laundry room and even outdoor spaces. We've seen some big changes since our first brick-and-mortar store opened more than half of a century ago. What hasn't changed is our passion for high-quality products, functional design, outstanding customer service, and enhancing the lives of our customers and the communities where we operate. Today, we're a multi-brand, multi-channel, global enterprise supported by state-of-the-art technology and some of the most talented teams in retailing - and we're always looking for new energy and ideas.

Position Summary

Performs maintenance and repair to factory and warehouse systems and equipment.

Specific Responsibilities

* Performs routine and periodic maintenance of machines and equipment throughout the company.
* Repairs machines and equipment throughout the company
* Works with production engineer and facilities manager to trouble shoot maintenance issues.
* Occasionally performs carpentry duties necessary to construct, maintain, and repair woodwork and displays to building.
* Provide support for general housekeeping, facility maintenance, and preventive maintenance of fire extinguishers, and other miscellaneous general warehouse equipment.
* Work with maintenance staff to maintain a safe and functional work environment
* Other tasks as assigned by management


* Three or more years experience with a combination of the following skills;

ü General mechanical ability and demonstrated knowledge of mechanical systems.

ü Ability to troubleshoot complex electrical and mechanical systems.

ü Basic knowledge of industrial electricity.

ü Ability to read and understand blueprints and related specifications and codes on written materials.

ü Knowledge of finish carpentry and construction.

ü Understanding of plumbing, and HVAC.

ü Welding

* Prior experience with pumps and water/wastewater treatment systems preferred.
* Limited Maintenance Electrician's license a plus.
* Prior experience with maintenance scheduling.
* Demonstrated ability to safely use basic hand and power tools, and forklift
* Basic level proficiency in general computer skills and use of MS Office Products, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
* Must possess a valid driver's license
* A methodical approach to solving problems
* Moderate levels of English reading, writing, speaking, and comprehension.
* Moderate levels of active listening, critical thinking, learning, coordination, instructing, service orientation, installation, time management, and organization.
* Positive attitude, strong work ethic, ability to work under pressure, and be a fast learner
* May require overtime and weekend work, depending on the needs of the business.

Physical Demands:

* While performing the duties of this job, the associate is required to constantly stand, walk, bend, climb, talk and hear. The associate must be able to frequently move, lift or carry heavy objects or materials up to 50 pounds, intermittently up to 75lbs. Specific visual abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and color vision.

Work Conditions:

* Work is regularly performed in a manufacturing setting. There may be exposure to flying particles and airborne particles, chemicals, fumes, flammable materials, dirt, grease, and electrical equipment (Personal Protective Equipment provided). Will work near moving mechanical parts and may be exposed to humid, hot, or cold conditions as well as exposure to high noise levels.

Personal Competencies

Global Business Acumen -- Understand the complexity of business on a global scale. Embrace cultural and individual differences with empathy. Work with the nuances of specific local cultures to make informed decisions.

Strategic and Analytical Capability -- Ability to think globally, strategically, and objectively. Effectively translates data into actionable insights, strategies and financial plans.

Leading Teams -- Attracts, develops and motives the talent needed for current and future business requirements. Articulates an inspiring vision for the future, establishes high performance expectations and sets example through own behavior. Ensures alignment of individual goals with overall business objectives. Coaches team members to success and holds individuals accountable for achieving results.

Drive for Results -- Credibility earned through delivering results. Balances urgent and effective action, commitment to excellence, taking initiative to resolve problems and work quality. Demonstrates high initiative and provides leadership in a project-oriented environment.

Effective Communication -- Communicates clearly and effectively with associates at all levels, board members, external partners and customers. Strong verbal and written presentation skills including the ability to communicate complex ideas in a simple way and to tailor key messages and presentation style to multiple audiences.

Influence and Collaboration -- Builds and sustains collaborative relationships at multiple levels in the company. Able to work through complex disagreements and conflict to achieve resolution. Builds trust by including others and by keeping the cross-functional teams focused on the success of the entire company.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc. will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, or other applicable state or local laws and ordinances.

Nearest Major Market: Portland Oregon

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