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Material Handling Equipment Superintendent

Posted: 11-17-17 Company: Ocean State Job Lot Location: North Kingstown,


The Material Handling Equipment (MHE) Superintendent at Ocean State Job Lot is responsible to plan, coordinate, and oversee the physical operation of OSJL corporate campus machinery, material handling equipment, lifts, conveyor systems, generators and related Distribution Center rolling equipment. This position will provide equipment repair and schedule preventative maintenance, with assurance to follow local, state, federal, and OSHA regulatory requirements. This role will also assist and recommend purchasing materials and equipment, and preparation of yearly budget needs to the Facilities Manager. This individual must lead by example; display the ability not only to organize and manage efforts, but also to show and teach the assigned duties.


Lead and assist in maintaining the safety, repair, preventive maintenance, functionality and appearance of all MHE equipment, rolling equipment, charging equipment, reach trucks, order pickers, pallet jacks, pump jacks, mart carts, scrubbers, scissor lifts, aerial lifts, U Boats, and conveyor systems
Fix or lead corrective actions on building systems as directed by the Facilities Manager
Recommend personnel hiring to facilities manager for approval and proper hiring process
Assist in the management of HVAC, plumbing, vending machines, and electrical systems for the campuses
Make recommendations for improvements and modifications to the Facilities Manager
Assist in maintaining the safety, utility and appearance of the facilities
Oversee and coordinate all contractual services
Schedule and perform work utilizing WO’s and PO’s through required property management process
Perform work effectively to limit operational downtime, with a goal of zero downtime


Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred
Minimum 5 years related professional experience in MHE and Distribution Center Facilities/ Maintenance Management
OSHA certification required (safety first attitude)
Knowledge of building machinery, conveyor, mechanical and safety systems, NFPA regulations, MHE related codes, current building, and google platform (i.e. drive, docs, slides, sites, sheets)
Possession of valid RI driver’s license and good driving record


Communicator: You possess strong communication skills and enjoy working with customers.
Team Oriented: You are capable of embracing the ideas of others (even if they conflict with your own) for the sake of the company and client.
Self-motivated: You can work with a minimum of supervision and be capable of strategically prioritizing multiple tasks in a proactive manner.
Passionate: You must be passionate about online collaboration and ensuring our clients are successful; we love seeing hunger and ambition.
Analytical: You are able to analyze problems and offer alternative solutions, while thinking outside of the box.


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, or electrical components.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Ocean State Job Lot offers a competitive salary and benefits package including:

Medical, Vision, and Dental Insurance
FSA (Flexible Spending Account)
401K plan
Paid Time Off (Vacations, Personal, and Sick)
Life Insurance
Short and long term disability
Store 20% discount

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