ASRS Maintenance Tech

Job Locations US-IL-Rochelle
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(3/5/2018 3:16 PM)
Functional Group
Monday-Friday 6AM-3PM


Americold provides temperature-controlled warehousing and transportation to food producers, restaurants, schools and retail outlets such as grocery stores. We're proud to provide an essential link in the food and beverage industry supply chain, and to play our part in ensuring families across the US and overseas can sit down together to eat.


Based in Atlanta, Georgia, Americold owns and operates 165+ temperature-controlled warehouses in the United States, Australia, New Zealand, China, Argentina, and Canada. In North America we have over 11,000 associates and offer a wide variety of employment opportunities - from warehouse forklift operators and supervisors to accounting, customer support, engineering, transportation, and technology solutions positions.


Primary Responsibility:
Works independently, performs advance maintenance and repair on the ASRS cranes and other automated pallet handling systems

Essential Functions:

  • Performs routine preventive maintenance on ASRS cranes, conveyors, pallet elevators, etc
  • Performs major repairs on ASRS cranes, conveyors, pallet elevators, etc
  • Performs Electrical troubleshooting on the system.
  • Ability to understand and troubleshoot ladder logic programming. 
  • Test, maintain, and evaluate equipment performance using the appropriate test equipment. 
  • Troubleshoots ASRS cranes, conveyors, pallet elevators, etc and recommends corrective action.
  • Maintain tools and machinery in good condition and use tools and equipment carefully as instructed.
  • Maintains accurate preventive maintenance records.
  • Answer after hours “call backs” as needed.
  • Keeps work area clean and performs housekeeping duties as required.
  • Performs related work and other job assignments as required.


Qualifications/Additional Skills:

  • 5 plus years maintenance mechanic experience on ASRS Cranes, conveyors, and pallet elevators or similar type systems.
  • Strong knowledge of PLC systems and ability to troubleshoot them
  • Experience working in a CMMS system, SAP is preferred.
  • Strong communicate skills
  • Strong analytical thinking skills
  • Fully competent to a high degree in mechanical and electrical knowledge
  • Strong knowledge of various types of equipment in maintenance trade
  • Successfully completed RETA courses is a plus.
  • Successfully completed HAZMAT responder training is a plus.
  • Ability to work with hands in mechanically oriented situations.
  • Ability to work in cold conditions for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to work at high elevations in fall protection.
  • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions, as well as interpret pencil sketches and electrical diagrams.


Americold is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.


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