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General Warehouse Maintenance Associate

Kiryas Joel, New York
Job Type
2 May 2022
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General Maintenance Associate

We connect farms to families. And now, you can be a part of that. As a General Maintenance Associate, you matter. You aren't just responsible for the general maintenance and repairs of the building and grounds, you are doing the work that nourishes millions. We are excited about what we do and we want people who can get excited with us.

  • Competitive pay & benefits.
  • Growth and professional development opportunities.
  • We're committed to listening and responding to feedback.
  • Recognition for great work, company events and picnics, and much more.
  • Full-time employment opportunity.


The General Maintenance Associate is responsible for general maintenance and repairs of the building and grounds (75% of duties). Ensures that the facility is maintained at a high level, snow removal is performed in a timely manner when needed, and cleanliness and safety standards are upheld. The position may also do light cleaning as requested by management.

Ability to use power tools to perform job tasks safely and with desired results.
Ability to service basic mechanical devices and functions within the operations.
Ability to operate alternate facility PIT (scissor lift, sit-down fork, floor scrubber, etc.) safely and within expectations of site leadership.
Maintain and repair production equipment as needed.
Monitor equipment and perform troubleshooting for problems and breakdowns.
Maintain and repair facilities including basic plumbing and electrical systems.
Maintain grounds, parking lots, and driveways. Clears snow.
Provide recommendation to repair or replace poorly functioning equipment.
Efficiently prioritizes repair schedule to ensure an uninterrupted production schedule.
Conduct regular facilities inspections.
Keep management informed of areas activities and of significant concerns. Report major concerns or significant problems.


High School Diploma or Equivalent.

Basic mechanical knowledge.
Specialized training for blood borne pathogens, as well as hazardous materials.

Experience and training in service contractor-based skills necessary to perform general building upkeep.
1-2 years general maintenance experience.

Ability to use power tools.
General repair knowledge.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. UNFI is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to creating an inclusive and respectful environment for all. - M/F/Veteran/Disability. VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Additional Information
  • Schedule: Full-time
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  • Job Reference: 581244962-2
  • Date Posted: 2 May 2022
  • Recruiter: Unfi
  • Location: Kiryas Joel, New York
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Manufacturing Operations
  • Job Type: Permanent