Sr. Maintenance Mechanic


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 Sr. Maintenance Mechanic will be a highly self-motivated, customer-centric team player with the ability to work independently and lead other team members designing solutions for difficult problems, managing outside contractors, working on call for emergencies and leading multiple projects and daily activities under tight timelines.

Shift Options

  • Sunday – Wednesday (1st shift)
  • Wednesday – Saturday (1st shift)

What You’ll Do

  • Work independently without supervision to troubleshoot all conveyor material handling systems, electrical, plumbing, mechanical, and fire protection systems
  • Develop and execute plans to accomplish departmental and operational goals
  • Design, layout, and reconfiguration of existing systems as necessary
  • Utilize CMMS system to create, maintain and validate team’s work schedule and workflow
  • Work regularly on aerial platform lifts, boom/snorkel lift, and powered industrial trucks (reach, order picker, stand up, pallet runners, stock chaser, etc.)
  • Mentor team members by motivating, providing guidance and direct feedback to help them achieve their goals, improve individual performance and seek out training opportunities on more technical functions
  • Develop and maintain good working relationships across all levels of the organization
  • Responsible for keeping and maintaining tools, supplies, and a clean, organized work area
  • Will perform emergency repairs in high pressure circumstances

What You’ll Need

  • Minimum 5+ years experience in industrial maintenance and/or combined certification(s)
  • Ability to lead, mentor and train team members
  • Proficient reading and comprehending electrical schematics and using associated tools such as volt/ohm meter, etc. (120,240,480VAC, 24VDC)
  • Ability to install, maintain, & troubleshoot relay logic, ladder diagrams, control components, photo eyes, motor starters, relays, limit switches, proximity sensors, timers, solenoids, servo drives, frequency inverters, linear drives, and encoders
  • Proficient using hand & power tools and electrical testing equipment
  • Advanced understanding of HMIs and PLC systems including verifying inputs and outputs and controls
  • Experienced safely using warehouse equipment such as order pickers, pallet jacks, forklifts and aerial lifts
  • Proficient using computer systems and CMMS software
  • 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 directions
  • 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.