Maintenance Technician- Location: Austell, GA

Location: Austell, Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 07-05-2018
Maintenance Technician
Austell, GA
The world’s leader in aftermarket automotive and RV accessories, Keystone Automotive Operations, Inc. (KAO), is looking to hire a loyal, dedicated, and skilled Maintenance Technician to work in our Austell, GA warehouse.  You will maintain the day-to-day operations and assume responsibility for maintaining the property under the direction of the Warehouse Manager. 
Are you up for the challenge and ready to join our ever-growing company?  We offer great benefits!
Job Summary: Maintain the day-to-day operations to assume responsibility for maintaining the physical asset of the property under the direction of the Plant Manager
Essential Job Duties:
1. Responsible for the completion of all maintenance service requests as assigned.
2. Work with expense limits established.
3. Maintain inventory controls for cost effective operations.
4. Schedule and complete the "Preventative Maintenance Program"
5. Coordinate special projects as directed by Plant manager
6. Assist in monitoring all work being performed by outside contractors.
7. Carry pager or cell-phone as required for on-call maintenance
8. Monitor and maintain all building systems as assigned.
9. Responsible for alerting Plant Manager of any unusual occurrence and/or damage within the plant
10. Maintain a professional courteous manner with all vendors, contractors and fellow employees.
11. Assure safety standards are used which comply with all company, local, city, State and Federal guidelines.
12. Ensure compliance of all work related in a fair, ethical and consistent manner.
13. Follow established company policies.
Education and Experience: High School graduate or G.E.D. equivalent desired. Prior painting, sanding, and machining experience preferred, supplemented by on-the-job training, to learn duties, nature of work performed, procedures, work methods, to become familiar with the company’s products, locations, machines and equipment, operating methods, and to attain proficiency requirements and to fully assume responsibilities of the job.
Knowledge/Skills/Abilities: Must be familiar with the company's products and warehouse methods, techniques and procedures. Must be able to work in cooperation with others. Must be attentive to detail and ensure accuracy in work assignments. Must be able to communicate effectively with others. Must have the flexibility to work variable schedules, including weekends.
Machines, Equipment, and Software: Lathe, sand blaster, powder coater, hand grinder, torch set, wheel straightener, and ladder.
Essential Physical Demands/Work Environment: This position requires individuals to constantly be on their feet except when operating machinery.
LKQ is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a drug free work environment. Employment with LKQ is contingent upon the successful completion of a criminal background check* and may be contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screening.

*The existence of criminal conviction(s) does not constitute an automatic bar to employment.
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