At SpartanNash, relationships matter and working on the Supply Chain/Distribution team isn't just about how we serve our customers, it's about how we treat our associates. We want you to feel valued as an individual and as part of our team. Our culture is vibrant and associates want to stay here because we have good people. It's not unusual to see longevity of 25+ years at our facilities. We share a sense of pride and are excited to contribute to the company's prosperity.
1100 Prosperity Road - Lima, Ohio 45801
The Apprentice Mechanic is responsible for determining and performing required repairs on Semi tractors, trailers and Reefer units. The Apprentice Mechanic must ensure the availability of vehicles, and make sure the vehicles are in safe operating condition and provide written documentation of repairs that meet DOT and company requirements.
Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities:
Ensures all vehicles are maintained in a safe operating condition and that scheduled Preventative Maintenance (PM) is performed as set out in the set PM program schedule
Simple diagnoses vehicle malfunctions on engines, transmission, air conditioning and electrical with the use of computer diagnostic equipment.
Inspects all components of the vehicle and repairs any defects found in accordance to the Regulations set out by DOT and company policies. Such components consist of brake systems, steering mechanisms, air system, vehicle suspension, transmission, air conditioning, all electrical components, all body components and the condition of the exterior and interior of the vehicles
Performs routine preventative maintenance such as changing oil, checking batteries, and lubricating equipment as set out in the PM Schedule
Adjusts and replace brakes on all vehicles
Uses hoists and hydraulic jacks
Diagnoses and repairs electronic fuel injection systems on equipment
Installs and repairs accessories as required
Responds to situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns
Assists other mechanics as needed for the purpose of completing difficult tasks and responding to co-worker requests
Completes associated paperwork at the completion of each vehicle repair
Maintains a safe and clean work area and must focus on safety to reduce the opportunity for injury to self, other employees and fleet.
Demonstrates a cooperative attitude with fellow employees and supervisors while promoting Company values
Maintains a professional demeanor and appearance including strict adherence to company supplied uniforms, being properly dressed, neatly groomed and with good hygiene according to Company standards
Demonstrates regular and consistent attendance and punctuality in compliance with Company policies
Attends all required in-service training, Company required safety meetings and training and other required meetings
All other duties as assigned
The Apprentice Mechanic works in a workshop environment with occasional visits to the field and requires the following physical activities: long periods of standing, walking, crouching and bending, considerable use of arms, repetitive hand- wrist motion, and moving the whole body such as climbing, lifting, walking, handling of equipment and materials and wearing protective safety harnesses where required. The Apprentice Mechanic occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is exposed to wet and/or humid conditions as well as adverse weather conditions. The Apprentice Mechanic at all times must wear protective eye wear, safety gloves, safety shoes, safety vest, welding jackets when required.
High School Diploma or equivalent
Valid driver license with an acceptable driving record. Class A CDL is helpful.
Any ASE certifications are helpful
Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities:
Knowledge of mechanical maintenance and repair methods and practices
Ability to write clear and concise work orders and complete required documentation
Understanding of hand and power tools
Basic ability to read and understand electrical, air, hydraulic and mechanical schematics
Ability to learn and understand diagnostic programs such as Cummins Insite, Service Ranger, Quick Serve and Bendix.
Familiarity with the use of all safety related equipment
Strong problem-solving skills
Ability to meet deadlines
Strong attention to detail
Ability to safety operate a variety of mechanical equipment (hoists, tow motors and drill presses )
Effective verbal and listening communication skills
Ability to plan ahead and schedule work
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Must frequently sit, walk and stand, use hands to handle, grasp, and twist objects, tools, or controls, and use both feet for repetitive movements as in operating foot controls. Must frequently walk, talk, crouch, kneel, bend, stoop, twist, and reach with the hands and arms. Ability to lift up to 75 pounds with assistance as needed. While performing the duties of this position, employees are subject to a warehouse environment and may frequently be exposed to changes in temperature and humidity based on assignment. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high. Employees must be able to work weekends, holidays, days and night hours, and overtime as necessary and as assigned, and must be able to work in the condition specified for 8-10 hours shift as assigned. Travel requirements vary by assignment.
SpartanNash is a certified Military-Friendly employer. Veterans are encouraged to apply!
We are not able to sponsor work visas for this position.
SpartanNash is proud to take care of the people who take care of our business through our robust and competitive Total Rewards benefits package. Learn more .
SpartanNash is an Equal Opportunity Employer who celebrates diversity and believes employing a diverse workforce is key to our success. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all individuals.
Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.