Maintenance Mechanic I


IL, Romeoville

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We are Wayfair; we deliver a best-in-class customer experience in the furniture and home space because of people like you, who are driven, determined, collaborative, and thrive in a fast-paced environment. In order to maintain our high level of delivery standards and meet our customer’s needs, the Wayfair Distribution team plays a key role in improving customer satisfaction and driving repeat business. We’ve been busy building a best-in-class logistics network that allows us to delight customers by speeding up deliveries, adding services, and reducing damage using our own physical, asset-based warehouses. We are looking for talented hard-working individuals to join our growing team – your professional home awaits you at Wayfair! The Maintenance Mechanic I will be a highly self-motivated, customer-centric, team player which possesses basic carpentry, mechanical, electrical and janitorial experience to assist in day to day operations.

Shift Option

  • Sunday – Wednesday (1st shift)

What You’ll Do

  • Work with supervision to troubleshoot basic conveyor material handling systems, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and fire protection systems
  • Responsible for projects related to facilities as directed by the Supervisor
  • Work regularly on aerial platform lifts, boom/snorkel lift, and powered industrial trucks (reach, order picker, stand up, pallet runners, stock chaser, etc.)
  • Complete work orders, records, logs and other written or computer-based documents
  • Responsible for keeping and maintaining tools, supplies, and a clean, organized work area

What You’ll Need

  • Minimum 1 year experience in industrial maintenance or relevant certification(s)
  • Experience with basic carpentry including painting, drywall, cleaning and basic maintenance
  • Proficient using hand & power tools and electrical testing equipment including PLC systems
  • Proficient using computer systems and CMMS software
  • Experienced safely using warehouse equipment such as order pickers, pallet jacks, forklifts and aerial lifts
  • Will be required to wear applicable personal protective equipment including arc flash protection and safety shoes
  • Ability to regularly bend, lift, stretch, crawl and reach, engage in full manual dexterity in both hands and wrists and stand and walk for long periods
  • Must be comfortable repeatedly lifting up to 75 lbs unassisted
  • Ability to access all areas of the building by climbing ladders and gangways safely and without limitation
  • Ability to work in a non-climate controlled environment that can be noisy and have a low lighting levels
  • Follow all company safety policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Ability to work independently, as part of a team and take direction
  • Must be a safety conscious, motivated, detail oriented, self-starter with a positive attitude
  • Must be flexible on working hours and willing to work scheduled & unscheduled overtime

Benefits (Starting Day 1)

  • Referral bonus
  • Overtime hours & pay
  • Job Security
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wayfair company discount
  • Heath benefits start day one
  • Growth opportunities (Conversions, Promotions, and more!)

About Wayfair Inc.

Wayfair is one of the world’s largest online destinations for the home. Whether you work in our global headquarters in Boston or Berlin, or in our warehouses or offices throughout the world, we’re reinventing the way people shop for their homes. Through our commitment to industry-leading technology and creative problem-solving, we are confident that Wayfair will be home to the most rewarding work of your career. If you’re looking for rapid growth, constant learning, and dynamic challenges, then you’ll find that amazing career opportunities are knocking.

No matter who you are, Wayfair is a place you can call home. We’re a community of innovators, risk-takers, and trailblazers who celebrate our differences, and know that our unique perspectives make us stronger, smarter, and well-positioned for success. We value and rely on the collective voices of our employees, customers, community, and suppliers to help guide us as we build a better Wayfair – and world – for all. Every voice, every perspective matters. That’s why we’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, veteran status, or genetic information.